Besisahar - Dharapani - Manang - Gangapurna Glacier Lake - Pisang - Tal Village
3,637 M/11,930 FT
Full Board Meals On The Tour
Manang Jeep Tour Highlights
- Adventurous drive on the Annapurna circuit trek route to Manang Valley
- Easiest way to reach Manang valley with high altitude acclimatization
- Comfortable off-road four-wheel drive along Marshyandi valley on the gorge
- Visit natural hot spring Chame and Shree chaur
- Explore unspoiled Buddhist culture in the mountain
- Visit green and blue color glacier lakes Ice and Gangapurna
- Take a deep breath a sight of Annapurna mountain range Gangapurna, Annapurna II & III, Manaslu, Tilicho Peak, Lamjung Himal etc
Manang jeep tour also Kathmandu to Manang jeep trip is blend of exclusive nature and culture. Exploring Glacier Lakes, Buddhist monuments, and mountain views Annapurna mountain range. Along the drive discovered a waterfall, wild river, snowcapped mountains, and varied landscapes. Manang jeep tour-6 days is scattered in tropical to alpine climate zone. Manang jeep tour lower section accomplished with lush green terrace and the upper region surrounded by high snow peak. The off-road four-wheel drive is ideal to discover Upper Marshyandi and Manang valley. The tour is perfect for the short time frame travelers who can experience high altitude in a short period. On the Manang road trip, the highest place to sleep is Ngawal village (3,600 m). Panoramic mountain view of Annapurna mountain range seen from the bedroom. Get a close-up view of Annapurna II, III, IV, Mount Manaslu, Tilicho Peak, Chulu east and west with Lamjung Himal. Standard and semi-deluxe accommodation are available throughout the journey. All the places have private bathroom accommodation with a hot shower. Travelers can have multi-cuisine meals with normal and luxury drinks.
Kathmandu to Manang jeep trip takes about 15-16 hours and it also depends on the road condition. But not advise to get Manang (3,450 m) directly from Kathmandu (1,350 m) in a day because of rapid altitude rise. Our Manang trip explored semi Annapurna circuit trek trail and delighted with the lush green valley and arid terrain. While whistling in Manang can organize a day trip to Ice Lake, Gangapurna glacier Lake and Milarepa cave. The Manang valley passing through Thorung La pass, Mesokanto La pass and Kang la pass trek. Manang jeep tour cost includes the experienced mountain guide and experience jeep drive. The driver is familiars with the off-road and has driven many times in the year.
The journey to explore Manang valley begins from Kathmandu and drives to Besisahar. Then drive goes through rice terrace along the gorge of Marshyandi River. An off-road provides a good view of the stunning waterfall above the wild glacier river. We see the monsoon-flooded village where the locals are practicing Buddhism. En-route visit several Buddhist monasteries like Upper Pisng Buddhist temple and Bhraka monastery. The route is strewn with a lot of Buddhist monuments like a stupa, Chorten, praying wheel, and Gompa. The bowl shape sacred Manang valley is surrounded by high snow peaks. The myth said famous Buddhist poetry Milarepa and Gururinpoche have visited Manang for the meditation. The Milarepa cave and Parken cave existence beyond the Human hamlet in the mountain. A day hike is an option in the Manang like a long day trip to Ice Lake (Kecho Tal) and Milarepa cave. Also a possible half-day trip to Gangapurna Glacier Lake, Parken Gompa, and Chongkor/Chonkar Viewpoint. After exploring the Manang and embracing the Himalayas drive back to Kathmandu carrying tons of photographs.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Besisahar (780 m/2,560 Ft)
5-6 Hrs Drive B/L/D with hot drinks Hotel/Guesthouse
First day of the Manang jeep tour getting to Besisahar. It is the commercial town and gate-way of the Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nar Phu Trek as well as the ending point of Manaslu Circuit Trek. The question comes how to get from Kathmandu to Besisahar and how long does it take? The distance of Kathmandu and Besisahar is 180 Km and it requires 5-6 hours' drive. Daily public transport departure from Kathmandu from 05:30 hours to 15:00 hours in each 30-minute. We also arrange private jeep/car to Besisahar from Kathmandu which is far comfortable than local transport. The drive offers breathtaking Mountain View on a far distance also provides close sights of lush and green countryside. Also, get a glimpse of white water rafting on the Trishuli River.
On way to Besisahar possible to do 3-hours rafting before reaching Besishar. The private driver halts anywhere on the highway for the photograph, toilet, and meals. The budget to luxurious accommodation is in an option at Besisahar.
Day 02: Besisahar to Dharapani (1,860 m/6,100 Ft)
4-5 Hrs Drive B/L/D with hot drinks Hotel/Guesthouse
We start the Manang jeep tour after breakfast at your hotel. The drive towards Manang valley through the terraced rice, waterfall, gorge, and villages to Dharapani. A drive passes lush green rice plantation till Syange village and enjoys the stunning view of the water. Now drive towards the Marshyandi gorge and passes beautiful villages as well as see two waterfalls at Chyamje. Often see the native are hunting wild honey east banks of Marshyandi River. If the time permitted side trips to Tilche and cross a suspension bridge over the glacier melted river. The budget to luxurious accommodation is in the option at Dharapani village. In the evening meet with like-minded people who come down after crossing high altitude Larkya la.
Day 03: Dharapani to Ngawal village (3,560 m/11,676 Ft)
5-6 Hrs Drive B/L/D with hot drinks Hotel/Guesthouse
We eat a hot and delicious breakfast at the hotel before the board on the jeep. We continue our Manang Jeep tour through the villages, pristine forest, and along the Marshyandi River. The drive passes a thrilling waterfall near to Timang village also enjoys with breathtaking sights of Mount Manaslu. The drive passes commercial Chame and the large apple farm also visiting natural hot spring. Our drive continues and views sloppy rock called Paungda Danda east side of Pisang Peak. We then passes Pisang and Humde airport then uphill drive to Ngawal Village. The Ngawal village rewards a great mountain panorama of the Annapurna range.
Day 04: Explore Manang Valley
5-6 Hrs B/L/D with hot drinks Hotel/Guesthouse
Today exploring Manang valley is filled up with villages, Glacier Lake, and Buddhist religious sites.
The snow-clad peaks surround the bowl shaped valley. A few side trips can organize like visit Braka Gompa, Manang village and Gangapurna Glacier Lake by drive. Then Ice Lake, Milarepa cave and Chonkor/Chongkor viewpoint by walking. The Gangapurna glacier lake and Chongker viewpoint provides magnificent and close view of the glacier.
Day 05: Ngawal to Besisahar (780 m/2,560 Ft)
6-7 Hrs Drive B/L/D with hot drinks Hotel/Guesthouse
Our journey continues downwards to Besisahar, it is 6-7 hours' drive along the bank of Marshyandi River. Since it is a private trip, the jeep can stop anywhere to capture the natural beauty of the impressive landscapes.
Day 06: Besisahar to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,244 Ft)
5-6 Hrs Drive B and L with hot drinks ---No---
After delightful breakfast departure from Besisahar. On the way cultural and heritage tour to little Bandipur village. The south asia longest natural Siddha cave also in walkable distance. After lunch at the hostorical place drive continous to Kathmandu. Upon arrive Kathmandu you will be dropped at your hotel.
- International airport transfer airport/hotel/airport
- Annapurna trek permit (Annapurna conservation area and Trekker's Information Management Systems card)
- Manang jeep tour by private four-wheel jeep
- Manang tour is leading by highly experience trekking guide
- Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
- Comfortable twin sharing room with inside private toilet in the mountains
- Fresh fruits apple, banana, orange and snack
- Farewell dinner organize at authentic Nepalese restaurant with live cultural show
- First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
What's not included?
- Travel and medical insurance
- Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing
- Porter for day tour
- Personal expense laundry, phone call, etc
- All drinks soft and hard
- Gratitude/Tips to guide and driver