Manaslu trek photo

Overview

Located in west-central Nepal the region is spectacularly beautiful, it lies along the border of Nepal and Tibet and it is a controlled trekking route due to the sensativity of its postion on the Tibetan (Chinese) border. Only organised trekking groups via a trekking agency are allowed and all supplies necessary for the trip (including food and kerosene) must be carried in and all rubbish must be portered out.The trek itself is a 177-km in legnth and you can expect some fantastic mountain scenery that spans altitudes that vary from 375 m to 5.300 m. there is also a highly diverse range of ecosystems and ethnic cultures and you are physically closer to Tibet than any other trek in Nepal.

This is without doubt a spectacular journey around Manaslu and into the northern Himalayas the aim is to completely encircle the great Manaslu-Himalchuli-Baudha massif. The Manaslu Region opened to trekkers in 1991 and a special permit is required ($U.S.50 per week plus an extra $7 per day spent trekking)the region is far less trekked than any of the popular regions perhaps because it is a demanding area and you need to be in good physical condition.The Tibetans of the upper Budi Gandaki, a region known as Nupri, are direct descendants of Tibetan immigrants. Their speech, dress and customs are almost exclusively Tibetan and there is still continuous trade between Nupri and Tibet. The mountain views in Nupri are sensational and the Larke pass (5,213m) is a dramatic Himalayan pass to cross. Many seasoned trekkers rate the Manaslu Cicuit as one of the best in Nepal and whilst the going is tough at times the rewards far outway any personal  physical outlay.It is in fact not only exciting and adventurous it is a once in a lifetime experience.

A. Itinerary in Detail (22 Days)

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, Warm welcome and receive at the airport and transfer to Hotel then briefing about the tour

Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley which includes the visits to many historical and architectural monuments, Temples, Stupas, etc.

Day 03 : Drive to Arughat-500m (6 hr) by private car/van.

Day 04 : Trek to – Arkhet-650m ( 5-6 hr).

Day 05 : Trek to – Labu Bensi-700m (6-7 hr).

Day 06 : Trek to – Tatopani-800m (5-6 hr).

Day 07 : Trek to – Sirdibas

Day 08 : Trek to – Ngyak-1550m (6-7 hr).

Day 09 : Trek to – Namru-2450m (6-7 hr).

Day 10 : Trek to – Lho Gaon-3000m (5-6 hr)

Day 11 : Trek to – Sama Gaon-3450m (5-6 hr).

Day 12 : Trek to – Samdo-3900m (4-5 hr).

Day 13 : Rest and acclimatisation at Samdo or hiking around .

Day 14 : Samdo – Larke Bazar-4150m (4-5 hr).

Day 15 : Cross Larke Pass 5213m, the highest point in Manaslu trek. Trek further to Bhimathang-3800m (7-8 hr)

Day 16 : Bhimathang- Karche-2550m (5-6 hr).

Day 17 : Karche- Dharapani-1943m (6-7 hr).

Day 18 : Dharapani- Jagat-1314m (6-7 hr).

Day 19 : Jagat- Bhulbhule

Day 20 : Bhulbhule – Besishahar, Manaslu trek ends here.

Day 21 : Drive Besishahar to Kathmandu by private car/van, 5 hours

Day 22 : As per your flight schedule, transfer to airport and fly back to your next destination with beautiful memories of your trip.

Cost:

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

B. Itinerary in Detail (20 Days)

Day 01 : Arrival in  Kathmandu. Welcome and receive from airport and transfer to Hotel. Briefing about trip.

Day 02:  Drive to Gorkha by private car/ van and to Khanchowk

Day 03 : Khanchowk- Arughat

Day 04-08 : Arughat- Jagat

Day 09 : Jagat- Nyak

Day 10 : Nyak- Gap

Day 11 : Gap- cho

Day 12-14 : Cho- Sama Gompa explore around Manaslu Base camp and Sama village.

Day 15 : Manaslu Base camp- Yak Kharka

Day 16 : Yak Kharka- Bhimdakothi

Day 17 : Bhimdakothi- Tilje

Day 18 : Tilje- Chamje

Day 19 : Chamje- Naya gaon

Day 20 : Naya gaon- Beshishar

Day 21 : Beshishar- Kathmandu(drive by private car/van) and transfer to Hotel.

Day 22 : As per your flight schedule, transfer to airport and fly back to your next destination with beautiful memories of your trip.

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private vehicle
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • Round trip / internal flights / overland transport / if needed / as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
  • Airport transfers for internal flights
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required
  • Farewell Dinner with typical local cultural program
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure 

Cost Excludes

  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses and bar bills
  • Clients’ travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Important Note and Optional Activities

Please note: All the trekking itineraries are flexible and can be revised in order to best meet your requirements i.e. your time, interests etc. Please make contact with us if you have any special requirements or interest.

 

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