Travel & stage itinerary

MMTR-2013-full-track imageThis 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.

Japanese version

1, 2, 3Sat, Nov 6thDays 1-3 – Kathmandu (6th arrive, 7th organise, 8th depart to start)
4Tue, Nov 9thStage 1 – Sotikhola to Tatopani19.5km 2080m  -1770m 
5Wed, Nov 10thStage 2 – Tatopani to Deng32.2km 1250m  -440m 
6Thu, Nov 11thStage 3 – Deng – Hinang Gompa27.5km 2130m  -780m 
7Fri, Nov 12thStage 4 – Hinang to Samagaon24km 1550m  -1180m 
8Sat, Nov 13thStage 5 – Samagaun ~ Manaslu Base Camp ~ Samagaun12.7km 1310m  -1310m 
9Sun, Nov 14thStage 6 – Samagaon to Samdo7.9km 530m  -310m 
10Mon, Nov 15thDay 10 – Rest/Walking – Samdo – Tibetan Border – Samdo(20km)1200m ) -1200m 
11Tue, Nov 16thHike / run Samdo to Bimtang via Larkya pass22km 1490m  -1594m 
12Wed, Nov 17thStage 7 – Bimtang to Dharapani22.86km 630m  -2410m 
13Thu, Nov 18thDay 13. Return to Kathmandu (Drive) -2410m 
14Fri, Nov 19thKathmandu departure (14th day!) -2410m 

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