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We spent 15 days on the circuit and our itinerary turned out as follows:

  • Day 1: Bandipur to Dumre (by local bus) – 50 NPR
  • Day 1: Dumre to Besisahar (by micro bus) – 375 NRP – got scammed
  • Day 1: Besisahar to Syange (by jeep) – 700 NRP
  • Day 2: Syange to Tal
  • Day 3: Tal to Timang
  • Day 4: Timang to Chame
  • Day 5: Chame to Upper Pisang (2 nights for acclimatization)
  • Day 6: Upper Pisang to Manang
  • Day 7: Manang to Yak Kharka
  • Day 8: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (2 nights for acclimatization)
  • Day 9: Thorong Phedi to THORONG LA PASS (5450 m or 17880 ft) to Muktinath (Ranawpani)
  • Day 10: Muktinath to Jomsom (Airport)
  • Day 11: Jomson to Larjung
  • Day 12: Larjung to Ghasa
  • Day 13: Ghasa to Tatopani (Hot spring)
  • Day 14: Tatopani to Beni to Pokhara (micro bus / tourist van)

Things we Abandoned

As we trekked further into the circuit certain items we were holding became too heavy.  This is a list of the things we left behind on our trek.

  • Dignity
  • Half a towel
  • Capri yoga pants
  • Half bottle of moisturizer
  • Small bottle of shampoo
  • Three t-shirts
  • Two locks (one cut off my bag)
  • Vitamins
  • Probiotics
  • Baseball cap
  • Hard Times by Charles Dickens
  • Four Braclets
  • Plastic case for oils
  • Tupperware containing almonds
  • Inflatable travel pillow
  • 2/3 soap bar
  • Two mosqituo nets
  • Shorts
  • Sleeping bag
  • Compression sac
  • Two pairs socks
  • Two N95 masks
  • Belt
  • Two straps
  • Beef jerky
  • Instant coffee

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Check out some pictures from the trip.