Our destination - trekking the Manaslu circuit - one of the more challenging treks in Nepal!
|Mt. Manaslu 8163 m - 8th highest peak in the world|
|Soti Khola tea house|
|Some narrow trails following the Budi Gandaki river|
|Lots of stone steps with gain and loss of elevations|
|Many suspension bridges|
|New bridging above the river to avoid flood seasons|
|Many lodges and homes being rebuilt post 2015 earthquake|
|Narrow trails, valleys, and bridges|
|Bridge to Philim|
|Lots of variety in geography|
|Manaslu at sunrise from Lho|
|Naike - 6211m|
|Samagaon 3500m) after rest day and a 25 cm snowfall - |
this view to the north and to Samdo,
then Larke La pass at 5100m
|Too dangerous to go up or to go down and more snow on the way! |
How about a chopper out to Kathmandu?
It only costs $3300 USD one way.