Bimthang Manaslu Nepal Trek - 11 Days

Mountain view from Bhimthang

Bimthang situated in Manaslu trek route; explore magnificent trek beyond round Annapurna Trek in the peaceful environment which offers you unique experience with diverse savor. Gifted by nature, trekkers can feel the real nature pleasure in the trek non disturbed excess crowd. It was a junction point for Nepal – Tibet salt trade few decades back. Visit to Bimthang and Ponker Lake is life time memory which will leave you spellbound. Your heart will remain cool throughout the trek by stunning view of mountains like Mount Manaslu, Mt Kangaru, Himlung, Cheo Himal, Lamjung Himal, Phungi Himal and Ponker Mountain etc. Close observation of Himlung glacier, Himlung Lake, Ponker Lake and adoring people, pleasant accommodation, amazing flora and fauna.

The Bimthang trek route first follows Annapurna Circuit part one then trek diverts to the right goes through the beautiful historical and cultural village of Tilche. Pyakane cave is another attraction located 30 minutes west from Tilche having religious significant. And we can visit Tamrang Gompa which is situated in north east Thonche village from Thonche village in 1 hour distance. Statue of Buddha and other deities, religious scriptures and holy book are positioned. This off the beater trek in Annapurna can be combined with Annapurna Circuit, Nar Phu Valley Trek and people doing Manaslu Circuit end their trek in Annapurna Circuit Part one so Bimthag trek is ending part of Manaslu trek.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Join Kathmandu
Day 02: Rest, get permits and visit ancient old temples in Kathmandu>
Day 03: Drive to Besisahar and connecting to jeep to Jagat (1300m)
Day 04: Trek to Dharapani (1963m), Overnight in Lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Gowa (2510m), Overnight in Lodge
Day 06: Trek to Yak Kharka (3020m), Overnight in Lodge
Day 07: Trek to Bimthang (3590m), Overnight in Lodge
Day 08: Excursion Ponker Lake, explore around Bhimthang, Overnight in Lodge>
Day 08: Trek to Goa, Overnight in Lodge
Day 09: Trek to Chyamje, Overnight in Lodge.
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu.
Day 11: Fly back home or further destination.

Trip Cost Includes

  • All airport transfers by private car/van depending on group size.
  • 3 Nights deluxe bed room in 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu on double occupancy with breakfast.
  • Guided Kathmandu Valley Tour in UNESCO World Heritage Sites with Private car/van.
  • 1 Government registered, well experienced and friendly helpful guide.
  • 1 Sharing porter for 2 trekkers to carry your luggage.
  • Assistant guide to support the group as per group size.
  • 3 Times meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • Sharing twin/double bed room in tea house lodges during trek.
  • Accommodation, food, salary, equipment for your guide and porters.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by A/C tourist coach.
  • Pokhara – Phedi transfer by private car or van depending on group size.
  • Necessary insurance for your guide and porters.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and TIMS Cards.
  • All applicable local tax, vat and office service charge.
  • Farewell dinner in one of authentic Nepalese Restaurant with Live culture show

Trip Cost Excludes

  • All bar bills, beverages such as coke, fanta, sprite and mineral water.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel insurance, Nepal Tourist Visa fees, Items and expenses of personal nature.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment and rescue operation in case of emergency.
  • Any expenses which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political trouble, and strikes etc.
  • Laundry, phone calls, internet, heater charge and wifi services.
  • Advance deposit transfer fee.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.

Packing List and Equipment for Bhimtahang Trek


  • A waterproof trekking boot with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek,
  • Trail shoes or trainer or casual shoes, for walking or strolling around(optional)
  • 2-3 Pairs of warm socks for colder areas depending on trekking duration.
  • Gaiters, in case of rain or snow
  • Sandal or flip flop to take shower and walk around,
  • 2-3 pair of smooth thin wool, nylon or Capilene Liner socks to be worn next to the skin. This reduces the incidence of blisters and hot-spots and makes the outer sock last longer before needing to be changed. They should fit well with your heavyweight socks.

Leg wears

  • Trekking/hiking casual trousers and short, Thermal leggings for colder areas
  • Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers and Waterproof trousers.


  • Selection of hiking/trekking T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton
  • Thermal and warm shirts, possibly fleece shirt for colder areas.
  • Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper
  • Hard shell jacket with hood and hard shell pants if trekking in colder months/winter.
  • Windbreaker or waterproof jacket for higher altitudes
  • Down jacket (optional for cold nights and mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply)


  • Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava
  • Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking
  • Sunglasses or goggles
  • Warm gloves
  • Buff and higher and colder place, not very important for ABC Trek.
  • Large handkerchief/bandana for neck
  • Head lamp/torch with spare batteries
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Strong rucksack or large hold all to be carried by porters
  • Day sack to carry valuables such as passport, cash, camera, travel documents personally
  • Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag, Personal first aid kit to include essential items, Adjustable 3 section trekking pole
  • 3-4 season sleeping bag, Camera and memory cards, charger, tripod if necessary, towel and toiletries., rain cover for yourself and luggage, multi-purpose hiking pocket knife.

Optional items

  • Binoculars, Books or an eBook, Altimeter, Compass and GPS.
  • Playing cards, backgammon and chess set etc.

For water

  • Two water bottles one liter each is fine or preferably camel bag water bottle. Water treatment tablets: Iodine, Dioxide tablets, Taste neutralizer tablets remove iodine taste if necessary. Vacuum flask and a cup preferably is doing teahouse.

Pee Bottle (Optional) but very useful.
Pee funnel for women (optional) Lightweight urinary director.
Hand/foot warmers (Optional) Recommended if you easily get cold hands and feet 1-3 pairs.

Personal first aid kit (small and simple) Aspirin, Moleskin, Adhesive tape, Band-Aids. Scissor, Blade,

Drugs/medications/prescriptions Climbers should bring Mupirocin (Bactroban) cream, excellent topical antibiotic for scrapes and cuts. Cirprofloxin (Cipro) 500mg tablets for travelers' diarrhea and for urinary tract infections. Loperamide (Lomotil) or Immodium for diarrhea. Acetazolamide (Diamox) 125 or 250mg tablets for alltitude sickness. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 200mg tablets for altitude headaches, sprains, aches, etc. Excedrin for headaches. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) 325mg tablets for stomach sensitivity.

This above list is only an advice for you. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands. If you have questions please email at:


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Manaslu Circuit Trek - 14 Days Oct 2017

I contacted several trekking agencies, and it was Pradip Tamang of Wilderness Excursion, who was not only quick in replying, he was the only one flexible with my requests on how I would like my travel itinerary be organized.Throughout, Pradip was always patient with my many questions, and we always felt very assured with his advice. His guide, Rahul and porter, Pulba, were just as patient, always smiling and took care of us extremely well during our trek.Excellent service!I would highly recommend ...

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Trip Facts

  • Max Elevation: 3890m
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 Pax
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Mode of Trek: Teahouse Trek

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