Travel & stage itinerary
This is the itinerary for the race and the days before and after, with the Google Earth tracks and distances. The height changes may be less than shown due to inaccuracies of GPS spot heights recorded at the bottoms of river gorges.
Click the image to the right for a Google Earth file of the route for 2018. Specific days’ routes are given below in the list.
|1, 2, 3||Sat, Nov 9th||Days 1-3 – Kathmandu (9th arrive, 10th organise, 11th depart to start)|
|4||Tue, Nov 12th||Stage 1 – Sotikhola to Tatopani||19.5km||2080m||-1770m|
|5||Wed, Nov 13th||Stage 2 – Tatopani to Deng||32.2km||1250m||-440m|
|6||Thu, Nov 14th||Stage 3 – Deng – Hinang Gompa||27.5km||2130m||-780m|
|7||Fri, Nov 15th||Stage 4 – Hinang to Samagaon||24km||1550m||-1180m|
|8||Fri, Nov 16th||Stage 5 – Samagaun ~ Manaslu Base Camp ~ Samagaun||12.7km||1310m||-1310m|
|9||Sun, Nov 17th||Stage 6 – Samagaon to Samdo||7.9km||530m||-310m|
|10||Mon, Nov 18th||Day 10 – Rest/Walking – Samdo – Tibetan Border – Samdo||(20km)||( 1200m )||-1200m|
|11||Tue, Nov 19th||Hike / run Samdo to Bimtang||22km||1490m||-1594m|
|12||Wed, Nov 20th||Stage 7 – Bimtang to Dharapani||22.86km||630m||-2410m|
|13||Thu, Nov 21st||Day 13. Return to Kathmandu (Drive)||-2410m|
|14||Fri, Nov 22nd||Kathmandu departure (14th day!)||-2410m|