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Manaslu circuit Trek

Manaslu circuit Trek

Trip Overview

Manasulu region is located to northeast from Kathmandu. Mt Manasulu (8162m) is eight Heights Mountain in the world. Manaslu region offers a wide array of trekking options. As the region constitute sub-tropical foothills of the Himalaya to arid Trans-Himalayan high pasture bordering Tibet. It is one of most being popular trekking routs from restricted area of Nepal since it’s open for trekking around Manasulu region at 1992. Manaslu Trekking region is new resizing jewel form Nepal trekking regions. Manasulu or Manaslu circuit or Manaslu Round or Manaslu sanctuary is most challenging and adventure trekking in Nepal. Manasulu region is popular for Hindu and Buddhist culture, Mani walls and prayer flags, protected wildlife, rhododendrons and wild flowers, raging rivers, precarious bridges and eye-catching mountain scenery. Adventure trekking holiday  in Nepal around Manaslu circuit will be extremely rewarding you to the full splendor of natural beauty, offering you unsurpassed view of the Manaslu sanctuary.

The remarkable journey start with drive from Kathmandu to Arughat or to Soti Khola and trek start to Lokpa through passing terrace fields, villages to villages, shearing local experiences, crossing suspensions bridge and Budhigandaki river sides and enter to Manasulu Valley and cross Larkya La Pass (5160m). This trek can combine with Tsum Valley Trek (after Lokpa can be entering to Tsum Valley Trek) or after arrival Dharapani can do continually to Annapurna Circuit. This trek is pure nature of beauty and good

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (540m), Drive by Land Curser or Local Bus
Day 04: Arughat Bazaar to Soti Khola (730m), Trek 7 hrs
Day 05: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 06: Machhi Khola to Doban (1150m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 07: Doban to Philim (1570m), Trek 6.30 hrs
Day 08: Philim to Dyang (1860m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 09: Dyang to Namrung (2540m), Trek 7 hrs
Day 10:  Namrung to Lho (3020m), Trek 5 hrs
Day 11: Lho to Sama Gaon(3390m), Trek 4 hrs
Day 12: Exploring Day & Rest Day
Day 13: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m), Trek 4 hrs
Day 14: Samdo to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4460m), Trek 3-4 hrs
Day 15: Dharamsala to Bhimtang (3590m) via Larkya La Pass (5100m), Trek 7-8 hrs
Day 16: Bhimtang to Dharapani (1860m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 17: Dharapani to Jagat (1300m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 18: Jagat to Syanje (1150m) Trek 1 hrs & Transfer to Kathmandu by Privet Vehicle or Bus
Day 19: Leisure Day
Day 20: Final departure onward destination."Farewell"

Service Cost Includes on

Service Cost Includes on

  • All Airport – Hotel – Airports pick up and drop transfer by privet vehicle
  • All ground transportations by tourist bus or privet Vehicle depend of group size
  • Four night’s accommodation with breakfast at budget hotel to star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • A full day Kathmandu Valley sight seen tour including tour guide, all entrance fees and privet vehicle
  • Full board meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Diner) during Manaslu circuit Trek on the Camping Trek, also it is possible to do lodge or tea house in Manaslu circuit and possible Full board meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Diner) during Manaslu circuit Trek on tea house or Home Stay
  • Accommodation during trek tented on Camping trek. But if you wish to do tea house trek then best available twin sharing lodge or tea house accommodation or Home Stay during Manaslu circuit Trek
  • An experienced English speaking trek leader or trekking guide, assistant trek guide (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and needed Sherpa porters to carry luggage and camping gear (2 trekkers: 1 porter) with including their salary, insurance, equipment, transportations, food and lodging. For Camping trek needed more crew and Sherpa porters
  • Down jackets, sleeping bags and trekking pole (Down jackets & sleeping bags are returnable)
  • First aid medical kit
  • Trekking map and Visit Nepal Adventure T-shirts
  • Special permit from Immigration to Manaslu, Mnasulu Conservations Area Project Permits fee and Annapurna Conservations Area Project  (Please bring 8 passport size photos for Permits) or if you book this package through mail the you can sand us you Passport with Nepal valid VISA and Picture via scanned to our mail
  • Emergency co-operative service incase of you needed
  • Farewell dinner with traditional dance show
  • Entire administration and local taxes

Service Cost does not Includes on

  • Nepal Visa fees on your airport arrival (You should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size picture)
  • Personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, personal transportation incase of needed, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu than above itinerary
  • Your Lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
  • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
  • Tips for guides and porters /Donations
  • Rescue insurance and Travel insurance

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Welcomed and Pick up by our airport representative and escort to your hotel. Our airport representative will explain the daily program upon arrival. Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation

Guided Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley including: Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (540m), Drive by Land Curser or Local Bus
Morning after breakfast, we drive to Arughat Bazaar by Land Curser or Local Bus through exploring Nepalese country side that offer green hills, river, farms. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 04: Arughat Bazaar to Soti Khola (730m), Trek 7 hrs
Trek to Soti Khola with easy walk hilly up and down through passing Gurung and Mager villages, passing seasonal crops fields and waterfalls. But, there is possibility to drive till to Soti Khola after Arughat by private Land rover during best season. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house
 
Day 05: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Today walk 6-7 hours with normal local trail to Machha Khola. Machha Khola means Fish River and it’s located just over the stream. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 06: Machhi Khola to Doban (1150m), Trek 6 hrs
Trail to Yaru Phat, several steep ascend and descents through exploring country hill side, crossing and passing rivers and passing several settlements. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 07: Doban to Philim (1570m), Trek 6.30 hrs

Trek for today start with rugged trail with up and down continue to Philim through passing jungle and dramatically stunning view of Srigri Himal. Philim is a large numbers of Gurung villages with millet and corn fields. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 08: Philim to Dyang (1860m), Trek 6 hrs
Today trek continue flowing along the way to Buddhi Gandaki River until the way combined to the left Manasulu Trek & to the right Tsum Valley, Trek will continue to left side trail to Dyang. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 09: Dyang to Namrung (2540m), Trek 7 hrs
Trail to Namrung will continue after crossing Budhi Gandaki River with up hill and down hill in forest through passing Mani Walls, Stupas, Gompas, stunning view of Naike peak, Manaslu North (7774 meters) and Manaslu (8150 meters) and final steep up trek to Namrung. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 10:  Namrung to Lho (3020m), Trek 5 hrs
Today after sunrise and breakfast trail lead continue up hill through frost with glaciers and streams, scenic view of landscape and different angle of Mountain View, passing Chortens and Mani wall.  Namrung village is good viewpoint superb view of Manaslu Himalayas.  There are also a MCAP office, health post, police station in Namrung and famous Ribung Gompa. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house
 
Day 11: Lho to Sama Gaon(3390m), Trek 4 hrs
This is short day trek through stunning view of Himalayas, passing Mani walls, small Buddhist settlement, its more like excursion. Samagaon is one of the classic Lama settlements in the region with monastery and Mani walls and all things totally Tibetan. We will get surrounded by huge mountain as we reach Shyala by Himal Chuli and Peak 29 along with Manaslu and some large glaciers right to the front of us. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 12: Exploring Day & Rest Day
Today we will explore Pungyen Gompa is most charming part of acclimatization day as it bears a good history and outstanding view of glaciers.  Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 13: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m), Trek 4 hrs

Trail to Samdo via smooth walking after pass branch of to Manaslu Base Camp through pass Manaslu Glacier, eye-catching view of Manaslu Himalayan glacial highland, crossing suspensions wooden bridge and finally passing through a large white colored Kani, we arrive  Samdo. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 14: Samdo to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4460m), Trek 3-4 hrs

Today trail lead short day walk, trail start walk down the edge and crossing via wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki. Trek gradually rises through juniper and tundra with a viewpoint overlooking the Larkya La Glacier. Further climb will bring to the stone guest house (4450 m) which is not a lodge but a kind of shelter called Dharmshala, also known as Larkya Phedi, after arrival can be done any time acclimatization prevent from high altitude. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 15: Dharamsala to Bhimtang (3590m), Trek 7-8 hrs

This is big day of entire trip from Manaslu Trek. Today trek starts earlier then usual. Trail continues gradually up hill till to Larkya La Pass (5100m) through walking glacier and moraine, after arrival at top can see unexpected eye caching mountain view;  Kangurru, Himlung Himal and Annapurna II. After some break at the top we will descent toward the Bimthang. The pass gets steeper and sleepy. It is comparatively a long trek today but we don’t get tired because we refill ourselves with joy. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 16: Bhimtang to Dharapani (1860m), Trek 6-7 hrs

Today will be last trekking day of Manaslu region, trail for today will descend with short up hill walk through pine and rhododendron forest, Crossing the Dudh Khola twice, climbing up through a chorten-shaped arch and passing a Mani wall and Crossing suspension wooden bridge. After police checking at the village of Thonje, we get merge with the famous trekking trail of Annapurna Circuit. Interested trekker can perform Annapurna circuit trek from here crossing Thorang La pass exploring mustang district. Overnight at guest house or tea house

Day 17: Dharapani to Jagat (1300m), Trek 6-7 hrs

Trek until to Jagat will be descending through walking Marshyandi River side, terrace field, jungle and passing village to village. Overnight at guest house or tea house

Day 18: Jagat to Syanje (1150m) Trek 1 hrs & Transfer to Kathmandu by Privet Vehicle or Bus

Morning after breakfast, trek down to Syanje about an hours and get privet vehicle or Local Jeep to Beshisahar then we drive to Kathmandu by Privet vehicle or Local Bus through exploring Nepalese country side that offer green hills, river, farms. Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 19: Leisure Day
Leisure day in Kathmandu, Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 20: Final departure onward destination."Farewell"

Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination. In case of if you stay longer in Nepal.  It is possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting, wildlife safari and other adventures activities. Also possible to customized your itinerary according to your duration of holidays in Nepal and itinerary are subject to change due to weather, route conditions, local politics, transport or and other factors of beyond our control. We would do our best.

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