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