If you are planning to do Annapurna Circuit Treks. The first day you need to drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. The bus / Micro van costs 5$ and you will
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If you are planning to do Annapurna Circuit Treks. The first day you need to drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. The bus / Micro-van costs 5$ and you will get from the near New Bus Station call Maccha Pokhari. The duration of the drive is 6 to 7hrs from Kathmandu. The next day again it will continue off-road drive by local jeep from Besisahar to Chame and it has cost 25$ per person in the group.
Transport To Chame
So your actual treks start from the Chame. From Chame, the trek will go to Pisang overnight and the next day ahead to Manang. Before ahead to Thorong La Pass 5416m. It is a better idea to get 1-day Acclimatization at the Manang Valley. So there is many short side trip in Manang during your acclimatization day in Manang Village. Manang is best for exploration day hiking around the upper Marsyangdi if you are crossing the Thorong La Pass it is ideal for acclimatization.
The Next Site Visit During Acclimatization Day is the visit to Bojo and Braga gompa of Manang. It is just half a hrs walking and worth to see during your rest day in Manang. Also, the Karki Gompa which is 400 years old and Praken Gompa located in 3945m will fulfill your day trip at Manang. Another worth Places to visit during your acclimatization day is to visit at Gangapurna Lake that is just a short hour to walk. And yes if you want the toughest and most spectacular excursion from Manang just a 4-hour hike to Kicho Lake which is 4950m high is also an attraction point to see while you are in a rest day at Manang.
Besides all these from Manang, you will also view Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna and Tarke Kang Mountain. Also if you choose something less Strenuous, you can visit to Manang Cultural Museum. The Museum is open at 10.00 am to till 5.00om. The entry cost is 100 Rs. In this Museum you will see Traditional Manangi Life. There is a hall where you can see displaying antiques old things. So to enjoy your rest day in Manang you have ample of choice to visit.