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Duration: 16 Days Country: Nepal
Max. Altitude: 5,106m / 16,751 ft. Walking Per Day: 5 - 7 Hours.
Nature: Hotel +Lodge + Tea house Grade:
Best Season: Spring / Autumn Group Size: 2-15 People

Trip Introduction

Mt. Manaslu, The eighth highest peak of the world which is elevated at the height of 8,163m (26,781 ft) above the sea level is located in the ridges of Mansiri Himal in Gorkha District of Nepal. Regarded as the “mountain of spirit”, Mt. Manaslu is identified as Mt. Kutung in Tibet. If you are one of those, who just started trekking and if you consider yourself a fit, then Manaslu Circuit Trekking, legally opened since 1991 is well suited for you. However, one has to make sure good cardiovascular fitness as well before actually planning to embark journey. This journey is best for those who look for adventures but fewer technicalities. Manaslu Circuit is by far the concealed regions of Nepal, not much of exploration have been done here. This round trekking displays breathtaking views of mountains with fascinating diversity of flora and fauna. Cultural diversity of indigenous groups like Gurung and Sherpa captivates even more. Manaslu Trek route is spread up to Nepal – Tibet Border, but it is restricted to be there. This circuit has been best alternative to Annapurna Circuit. This has to be one of the most loved tourist destinations in Nepal.

Manaslu Trek starts from Shotikhola; via Arughat. Arughat is a small city which borders two district Gorkha and Dhading. The trail starts alongside the Budhi Gandaki River roams around and climbs towards the region known as Nupri. Higher we move, rich Tibetan influence can be seen on the customs and traditions. This region is home to many endangered wild animals like Snow leopard and Musk Deer. The highest point in this trek is the “Larkya La pass” situated at the height of 5,106m which is considered as one of the most challenging passes crossing the Himalayas. Another attraction of the trip is Pungyen Gumba at 4,400m.

The weather is generally unpredictable, the temperature varies from -10 degree C to 20 degree C. It is strongly recommend carrying warmer clothes no matter which season you travel. This Trek has the flawless balance of Nepali culture and mountain scenery.

Day

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,300m)


Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m)

Day 03: Trek from Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (900m)

Day 04: Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat (1,410m)

Day 05: Trek from Jagat to Dyang (1,804m)

Day 06: Trek from Dyang to Namrung (2,630m)

Day 07: Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3,530m)

Day 08: Trek from Samagaon to Pungyen Gumba (4,400m) to Samagaon: 4-5 hrs exploration day

Day 09: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m)

Day 10: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. (4,460m)

Day 11: Trek from Dharamsala to Larkya la (5,106m) to Bhimthang (3,720m)

Day 12: Trek from Bhimthang to Tilije (2,300m)

Day 15: Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley

Day 16: Transfer to International Airport for final departure

  1. Arrival & Departure: Airport - Hotel transfers – Airport (Pick Up and Drop).
  2. Hotel Accommodation In Kathmandu: 3 nights sharing twin bed room at hotel in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast Basis.
  3. Welcome or Farewell Dinner: One Welcome or Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staffs.
  4. Permit: All necessary paper works: Trekking Permit (including MCAP & ACAP) and special permit, TIMS Card & conservation entry fee.    
  5. Insurance: Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs during the trek.
  6. Trekking Map: Manaslu Region Trekking map.
  7. Member transportation:  
    -Land Transportation: Kathmandu – Arughat – Shoti Khola and while returningDharapani - Kathmandu (by reserved Jeep, as per itinerary)
  8. Member Luggage: Up to 15 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carrying by porters.
  9. Food & Lodging: Food 3 meals a day (BDL; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Tea house/Camp during the trek.
  10. Drinking: 2 liters boiled water to carry on thermos per day per member.
  11. Guide: A local government licensed Guide during the trek and in Kathmandu sight seeing.
  12. Porter: Porters (2 trekkers: 1 porter) during the trek.
  13. Staff Salary and allowance: All Nepalese staffs & porters daily wages, salary, equipment, foods & clothing.
  14. Sight Seeing: Sightseeing major world heritage sights around Kathmandu Valley [Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambu (Monkey temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square] by professional guide.
  15. Comprehensive Medical kit.
  1. Air Fare: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
  2. Nepal entry Visa fee: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100).
  3. Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner in during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking than the scheduled itinerary).
  4. Extra night in Kathmandu: Extra nights accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking  (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  5. Insurance: Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
  6. Rescue Evacuation: Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation cost if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Medication, Medical Tests and Hospitalization costs.)
  7. Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, any Alcoholic beverages.
  8. Personal Equipment: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears and equipment.
  9. Filming:Special Filming, Camera and Drone permit fee.
  10. Internet Service: Internet facility during the trek in not included.
  11. $25 USD for extra porter per day (If extra porter demanded).
  12. Tips: Tips for Guide, porters and staffs.
  13. Extra: Any other services or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  14. Any other item not listed in “Cost Includes”

Days

Itinerary

Remarks

1

Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,300m)

Overnight: Hotel B/B Plan

2

Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

3

Trek from Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (900m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

4

Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat (1,410m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

5

Trek from Jagat to Dyang (1,804m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

6

Trek from Dyang to Namrung (2,630m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

7

Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3,530m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

8

Trek from Samagaon to Pungyen Gumba (4,400m) to Samagaon: 4-5 hrs exploration day

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

9

Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

10

Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. (4,460m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

11

Trek from Dharamsala to Larkya la (5,106m) to Bhimthang (3,720m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

12

Trek from Bhimthang to Tilije (2,300m)

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

13

Trek from Tilije to Dharapani and drive to Besishahar

Overnight: Lodge Meals: B/L/D

14

Drive from Besishahar to Kathmandu & transfer to the Hotel

Overnight: Hotel Meals: B/L

15

Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley

Overnight: Hotel Meals: Breakfast

16

Transfer to International Airport for final departure

Meals: Breakfast

B= Breakfast, L= Lunch and D= Dinner.

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