Bhimtang Manaslu Trek takes you to the last stage of Larke La(5160m), providing you a unique experience. Bhimtang Trek is also the part of Annapurna Circuit Trek and Manaslu Circuit Trek. Trekking along the trails of Bimthang, trekkers can cherish each and every moment in the lap of nature. Trekkers will get astonished by the beauty of tranquil Ponker and Nayamlo lakes which are located just beneath the majestic Himalaya range. These two lakes are the summer home to the ducks. Verily, joining this trek trekkers will gain the amazing experience of wilderness and serenity.
Trekkers will pass through the lush forest and picturesque ethnic settlements. On the way, you may witness various endangered fauna such as Red Panda, Deer, Langur, Himalayan Thar, the reclusive Snowleopard, and Pheasant. Besides this, the captivating views of Mt Manaslu, Mt Kangaru, Himlung, Cheo Himal, Phungi Himal, and Ponkar lakes leave you spellbound. The presence of teahouses and lodges along the trail makes your trek more comfortable.
A few decades ago, Bimthang was one of the salt trading points between Nepal and Tibet. In recent times it is well known among trekkers as one of the beautiful trekking trails of Manaslu Trek. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the city area, Bimthang provides the perfect ambiance for people who loves to explore exotic culture and peaceful nature. The grandeur of the Bimthang Manaslu trail welcomes all the traveler enthusiasts.
Bimthang Trek is a moderate trek that requires no previous trek experience. However, having a trekking experience makes your trek easier. Any person with good physical fitness can join the trek to Bimthang.
The maximum elevation to be reached during the trek is Ponker lake situated at an altitude of 3965m. As the trekkers shouldn’t have to trek to the higher altitudes, there is no chance of getting the altitude sickness.
Best time for Bimthang Manaslu Trekking
Bimthang Manaslu Trek is doable throughout the year. However, autumn(Sep-Nov) and spring(March-May) season are considered the time for trekking to Bimthang. During these seasons the weather normally remains stable and the skies are clear offering you the stunning views and wonderful experience.
Even winter is the best for people who love to walk during the cold climate.
What permits are required for Bimthang Trek?
Trekking to the Bimthang you need to carry Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit and Trekker’s Information Management System(TIMS) card.
Last Minute Booking / inquires for Bimthang Manaslu Trekking
Fascinating view of Manaslu, Nemjung, Kang Garu, Phungi Himal, Chombi Cone, and so on.
A glimpse of rare wildlife such as Deer, Himalayan Thar, Red panda and many more
A perfect blend of unique culture, and nature
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03:Kathmandu to Tal(1700m)
Day 04:Trekking from Tal to Suti Khola(2700m)
Day 05:Trekking from Shuti Khola to Bimthang(3720m)
Day 06:Explore the Ponkar and Nyamlo Tal around Bimthang(3965m)
Day 07:Trekking from Bimthang to Goa(2560m)
Day 08:Trek from Goa to Chamje (1410m)
Day 09:Trek from Chamje to Besi Sahar(760m) to Kathmandu(1300m)
Day 10:International Departure.
Airport Pick up and drop off service by Private Coach.
3 night's accommodation with breakfast at standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
Three-time food in a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while you are on trekking.
Tea House accommodation during the trek.
Professional English speaking trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism) his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.
Local bus to go to Besi Shar and Tourist Bus Ticket to Kathmandu.
Annapurna conservation permits & TIMS Permits.
Tourist service charge, Vat.
One map Annapurna Trekking for the group.
International airfare and Nepal Visa Fees.
Nepal Travel insurance.
Food in Kathmandu.
Travel/Medical insurance and Emergency evacuation cost if needed.
Personal expenses such as phone calls, drinks, donations, souvenirs etc.
Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
Tips for guide, porter (it is expected).
Day 01Arrival in KathmanduAfter your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, we will transfer you to the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02Sightseeing in KathmanduToday we will take a cultural day tour around the Kathmandu Valley. Visiting the Pashupatinath, Swyombhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, and Durbar Square we will get the cultural, historical, and religious insight from ages back. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03Kathmandu to Tal(1700m)Around 9 hours of drive from Kathmandu we will reach to Chamje from Kathmandu. A short walk from Chamje we will finally reach Tal and spend the whole night there.
Day 04Trekking from Tal to Suti Khola(2700m)Following the trail, to the east bank of Marshyangdi river with Annapurna glacier to the north, we will walk through the pristine barley, wheat, and potato fields. After that, we will do the steady climb through pines and follow the roads to Dharapani. Dharapani is a busy Tibetan town. Crossing the Marshyangdi River with suspension bridge we will reach the charming Gurung village, Tilje. Further continuing our trek the trail leads us to Goa and then to Suti Khola. On the way, we will walk through the beautiful oak and rhododendron forest cherishing the spectacular views of Manaslu, Nadi Chuli, Himal Chuli, and Annapurna II. Overnight in Shuti Khola.
Day 05Trekking from Shuti Khola to Bimthang(3720m)Today we will walk passing the zig jag trails and verdant forest areas. We will view numerous glaciers on the trail. We will pass through some steep portion of the trail that leads us to the Sangura Kharka, a yak pasture. Continuing the walkthrough forested areas we will reach to Hompuk and then to Bimthang.
Day 06Explore the Ponkar and Nyamlo Tal around Bimthang(3965m)On this day we will venture on the rocky trail behind the glacier wall. The cloud obscures the views during the morning. Following the trail, we will first reach Dangbboche Kharka at the foot of the Larkya La and Manaslu region. Further trekking, the trail leads us through the rough dusty track that takes us to the confluence of three glaciers: Clockwise the Kaechakyu, Ponkar, and Salpudanda. Later, visiting the Ponkar and Nyamlo Tal you will get astonished by their beauty. The thrilling beauty of majestic glaciers and majestic peaks lure the trekkers. Peaks include the Chombi cone, the Kechakyu pinnacle, Kang Garu, Nemjung, and Gyalji Kang. We also witness Larke(6249m), the northwest face of Manaslu(8163m), and Phungi Himal(6538m) in the south from SE.
After enjoying the wonderful views we will return to Bimthang and stay overnight.
Day 07Trekking from Bimthang to Goa(2560m)Retracing the route we will trek to Goa from Bhimtang. You will get to witness the rich flora and fauna while trekking.
Day 08Trek from Goa to Chamje (1410m)Backtracking the same route the trail leads us back to Tal and further walking we will stay overnight at Chamje.
Day 09Trek from Chamje to Besi Sahar(760m) to Kathmandu(1300m)After having the early breakfast we will take a jeep down to Besi Sahar. Taking the bus from there we will drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 10International Departure.Our representative will depart you in an international airport.