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 10th||Days 1-3 – Kathmandu (10th arrive, 11th organise, 12th depart to start)|
|4||Tue, Nov 13th||Stage 1 – Sotikhola to Tatopani||19.5km||2080m||-1770m|
|5||Tue, Nov 14th||Stage 2 – Tatopani to Deng||32.2km||1250m||-440m|
|6||Thu, Nov 15th||Stage 3 – Deng – Hinang Gompa||27.5km||2130m||-780m|
|7||Fri, Nov 16th||Stage 4 – Hinang to Samagaon||24km||1550m||-1180m|
|8||Sat, Nov 17th||Stage 5 – Samagaun ~ Manaslu Base Camp ~ Samagaun||12.7km||1310m||-1310m|
|9||Sun, Nov 18th||Stage 6 – Samagaon to Samdo||7.9km||530m||-310m|
|10||Mon, Nov 19th||Day 10 – Rest/Walking – Samdo – Tibetan Border – Samdo||(20km)||( 1200m )||-1200m|
|11||Mon, Nov 20th||Hike / run Samdo to Bimtang||22km||1490m||-1594m|
|12||Wed, Nov 21st||Stage 7 – Bimtang to Dharapani||22.86km||630m||-2410m|
|13||Wed, Nov 22nd||Day 13. Return to Kathmandu (Drive)||-2410m|
|14||Fri, Nov 23rd||Kathmandu departure (14th day!)||-2410m|