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Very good advice, I will take that into consideration. I do not have much idea about Nepal, only what I have read. I was thinking that once I will reach there, I will ask from the locals but the plan that you have suggested is quite good. Thanks.Good that you have shared these details. I would suggest make few changes to your plan to make it less time consuming and so that all the family members enjoy together.
1) Manokamana is exactly between KTM & Pokhara. Thus there is no reason for someone to stay in Pokhara and then visit Manokamana. I would suggest the following :.........
Local alcohol : Apple wine @ Marpha. Must try!!!
Ruslan is a mild vodka, you would not get hangover.
AMS is real and it may not always lead to a hangover like situation. AMS can lead to irritated behavior for no reason. If all of you get this, then none of you would know what is happening while all of you have heated discussions. My cousin got it and I recognized. So I avoided getting into an argument with him for 2 days Have ample water and stomach always full to avoid AMS as much possible. Practically speaking medicine can only do so much.
NCell connection is bad on most patches. So take the other one, I guess its called NCET. BTW connection is available only in towns. For most part of the routes, it wont work. It will work in Muktinath.
Yes, the pains that you have taken are worth it. Great voyage.
I have heard about the wine too How much does it costs?
I have thought of doing Pokhra - Muktinath - Pokhra in two days.
I think that even if I stop somewhere like in between Pokhra and Jomsom the first day, I can go to Muktinath and then come back to Pokhra the next day. Of course it will get dark but then while returning, we will have better roads after Beni.