Travel & stage itinerary
This is the itinerary for the race and the days before and after, with the Google Earth tracks and distances for 2017. 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 2017. Specific days’ routes are given below in the list.
|1, 2, 3||Sat, Nov 11th||Days 1-3 – Kathmandu (11th arrive, 12th organise, 13th depart to start)|
|4||Tue, Nov 14th||Stage 1 – Sotikhola to Tatopani||19.5km||2080m||-1770m|
|5||Wed, Nov 15th||Stage 2 – Tatopani to Pewa||32.2km||1250m||-440m|
|6||Thu, Nov 16th||Stage 3 – Pewa – Hinang Gompa||27.5km||2130m||-780m|
|7||Fri, Nov 17th||Stage 4 – Hinang to Samagaon||24km||1550m||-1180m|
|8||Sat, Nov 18th||Stage 5 – Samagaun ~ Manaslu Base Camp ~ Samagaun||12.7km||1310m||-1310m|
|9||Sun, Nov 19th||Stage 6 – Samagaon to Samdo||7.9km||530m||-310m|
|10||Mon, Nov 20th||Day 10 – Rest/Walking – Samdo – Tibetan Border – Samdo||(20km)||( 1200m )||-1200m|
|11||Tue, Nov 21st||Hike / run Samdo to Bimtang||22km||1490m||-1594m|
|12||Wed, Nov 22nd||Stage 7 – Bimtang to Dharapani||22.86km||630m||-2410m|
|13||Thu, Nov 23rd||Day 13. Return to Kathmandu (Drive)||-2410m|
|14||Fri, Nov 24th||Kathmandu departure (14th day!)||-2410m|