No Luxuries in the Himalayas - Page 3
Hot springs at Machhakhola ("Fish River"). Photo by Richard Bull.
> Race Dates November 9-22, 2013
> Race Website www.manaslutrailrace.org
> What to Carry A small running pack to tote warm layers (for after you finish), some food and drink. The rest of your supplies will be carried by porters.
> Food Meals are provided. For the evening meal, traditional food such as dal bhat (the Nepali national dish of rice, lentils and vegetables) is served, as well as pasta, soups, potatoes, bread, fruits and, occasionally, meat or even apple pie. It is also possible to buy snacks in villages.
> What to Wear It is recommended you dress modestly, e.g. cover your shoulders, no tiny shorts. Warm clothes and a good sleeping bag are necessary for higher altitudes.
> Pre / Post Race Kathmandu has seven world heritage sites, well worth exploring. If you want to extend your trip, accommodations to suit all budgets are available.