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Highlights of the Trip

Trip Name: Manasalu Trekking Trip starts- ends: Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Max Height: 5135 m Accommodation: Camping Tents
Duration: 15 Days Destination: West Of Kathmandu, Nepal
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

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Manaslu Trekking could never have been this better with one more added to its list.You can combine the Manaslu Circuit with the Tsum Valley, a beautiful, sheltered valley where century old Tibetan traditions prevail. It is no doubt that the trekking in the Manaslu Himalaya region is one of those renowned adventure treks in Nepal where along the way you will be honoured with magnificent views of the Annapurna Massifs and Dhaulagiri peaks that’s literally pleasing to the soul.

This trek was officially opened to tourist in 1991, 
Very few Trekkers visit this pristine region which makes a visit here all unique and unspoiled. This area is marked by two cultural and historical highlights : Gorkha which is the ancestral seat of the Royal Shah dynasty and the temple of Manakamana. The trekking in this region is very unique since the starting points elevated as 1000 meters to the high pass of 5200 meters.

During manaslu trekking, we ascend to the foot of the north face of Manaslu. We will be welcomed with a stunning panorama and mesmerizing aspects of  massifs. We begin our trek with the drive to Arughat from Kathmandu and then follow the windy Budhi Gandaki River northwards to the village of Deng.The Gandaki River is fed by numerous rivers and waterfalls, and the rushing, rumbling tumult of the frigid waters accent the silence of towering pines and lush bamboo groves and perhaps the best trekking trail.Apart from Manaslu, we will also get a great opportunity to explore the stunning panorama of other mountains including Himlung Himal , Annapurna massif, and Ganesh Himal Peaks.In short, this trek is not only for the adventure seekers, but also for nature lovers who wishes to bask in the charming beauty of lush landscapes, verdant meadows, freshwater lakes and the gigantic himalayas. Manaslu trekking is loved by every trekkers around the world.

Manaslu region is encircled by the eight highest mountains of the world, close to Chinese border which offers you a real challenge. This trekking gives you an idea about intact tradition & culture, high & remote mountain trails.

Tibetan monks inhabit sacred monasteries & combined with the views of Tibetan plateau against stark white Himalayas all proves it as a truly spiritual place. As we continue further, we can visit very old monastery "Sama Gompa" at Sama Gaou, along with close up view of Mt. Manasalu, and our biggest challenge will be crossing Larkya La pass (5214m), here you are rewarded with great mountains views & then we descend from alpine to tropical areas, bursting with ferns, bamboos, pine, waterfalls & aqua-blue green lakes laced with cotton- white beaches.
 
In Brief: You will visit the legendary town Gorkha from where the name brave Gurkha starts. The Himalayan Range of Manaslu, villages of Midhill peoples and their living. Terraces of crops field. The area less visited and restricted area of Nepalese Government as it is fragile land.


Day 1 :

Arrive at Kathmandu welcome to our representative and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2 :
Kathmandu-Arugath (550 m) 7 hrs bus/jeep ; 1 ½ more by jeep to Soti Khola (597 m)

Day 3 :
Soti Khola (597 m)- Machhakhola (825 m) 6 hrs

Day 4 :
Machhakhola (825 m)- Jagat (1330 m) 7-8 hrs

Day 5 :
Jagat (1330 m)- Deng (1860 m) 6-7 hr

Day 6 :
Deng (1860 m)- Namrung (2580 m) 6-7 hrs

Day 7 :
Namrung (2580 m)-Samagaon (3480 m) 6 hrs

Day 8 :
Restday Samagaon (3480 m); acclimatization walk to Birendra Tal and eventually to Manaslu Base Camp (4400 m)

Day 9 :
Samagaon (3480 m)-Samdo (3865 m) 3-3 ½ hrs

Day 10 :
Samdo (3865 m)- Dharmasala/Larke Phedi (4470 m) 3-3 ½ hrs

Day 11 :
Dharmasala/Larke Phedi (4470 m)-Bimtang (3740 m) 8-12 hrs walk via Larkya La (5125 m) (time depending on shape and weather conditions)

Day 12 :
Bimtang (3740 m)- Tiliche (2255 m) 6 hrs

Day 13 :
Tiliche (2255 m)- Dharapani and drive back to Besishar via local Jeep

Day 14 :
Drive back to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 15 :
Departure your country. 

Services Include :

  • Airport pick up/drop and city guided tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicles.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 3 stars level
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking for you (You can choose any food from the Menu)
  • Twin sharing, comfortable and clean private room during the trek. Trip Map.
  • Ground transportation by bus from Kathmandu to Besishar to local transportation by jeep or bus (as available) from Besishar to
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Four season sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag(bag pack) and walking stick(which need to be returned after the trek).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • Restricted area special permit
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.

Services Exclude :

  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
  • Entry fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu (USD 30 per person).
  • Personal equipment
  • Nepal Visa fee (visa charge USD 40 and 4 passport photographs for the visa and permit).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry, shower etc.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

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