Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 @ 6:00 AM
Registration closes: Sun, Sep 1 @ 11:59 PM NPT

Come fastpack with us!

Are you a trail runner looking for a new adventure? Or an experienced hiker who likes to travel fast and ultra light? We organize small groups of active people who want to get way off the beaten path in the Himalaya. Join us on one of our newest fast packs, where we go around Mt. Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres.


  • Get off the beaten track - we are experts at finding alternative trails (and sometimes just going cross country).

  • Visit Hinang gumba, option to hike towards Nepal/Tibet border on acclimatization day in Samdo and overlap part of Annapurna Circuit towards the end.

  • Travel without porter or pack animal support. Seriously, there is no need to do this - the lodges have blankets and good food. Travel quick and light!

  • Move at your own pace - you can run when you want or just power hike all day long. We've got you covered.

  • Let us handle the logistics, we've led a lot of trail runners down crazy (and not so crazy) trails in Nepal - we know what we are doing!

  • This is the perfect introduction to high altitude mountain running in Nepal.

The Numbers

  • Eleven days on the trail with two acclimatization days included. (Sep 14 - 29, 2024)

  • Distance: 212 km, Total Gain: +8108m, Max Elevation: 5134m

  • Check out our route in Caltopo

  • Max group size: 10

  • Cost: $2,570. All inclusive, including $250 deposit through your UltraSignup registration (the rest due within 30 days)


  • Briefing and Orientation starting at noon.

  • Kathmandu to Machhakholagaon (870m) Bus Transport

  • Day 1, Machhakholagaon (870m) to Philim (1,565m), Distance: 25.61 km, Ascent: +2,200m, Descent: 1,485m

  • Day 2, Philim (1,565m) to Ripchet (2,502m), Distance: 17.06 km, Ascent: +1,765m, Descent: -833m

  • Day 3, Ripchet (2,502m) to Chule (3,293m), Distance: 19.77 km, Ascent: +1,314m, Descent: -523m

  • Day 4, Acclimatisation day

  • Day 5, Chule (3,293m) to Lokpha (1,907m), Distance: 28.52 km, Ascent: +927m, Descent: -2,309m

  • Day 6, Lokpha (1,907m) to Ghap (2,118m), Distance: 22.98 km, Ascent: +2,488m, Descent: -2,298m

  • Day 7, Ghap (2,118m) to Samagaon (3,517m), Distance: 24.85 km, Ascent: +1,902m, Descent: -500m

  • Day 8, Samagaon (3,517m) to Samdo (3,867m), Distance: 8.13 km, Ascent: +385m, Descent: -37m

  • Day 9, Acclimatisation day

  • Day 10, Samdo (3867m) to Bhimtang (3709m), Distance: 21.3 km, Ascent: +1,371m, Descent: -1,531m

  • Day 11, Bhimtang (3,709m) to Nache (2,195m), Distance: 23.73 km, Ascent: +881m, Descent: -2,403m

  • Day 12, Buffer day

  • Transport back to Kathmandu.

  • Departure Day

Our fastpacks

  • Are non-competitive.

  • Are self-supported.

  • Have a good mix of hiking and optional running.

  • Include cultural components.

  • Prioritise Safety.

  • Reinforce backcountry skills.

  • Are all-inclusive in price.

  • Please visit our fastpack page on our website to learn more on how we put safety and fun at the center of our trips.

Terms and Conditions

Please visit our registration page on our website for complete terms and conditions including refund policy and payment plan.

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