Manaslu Circuit Trek - Untouched trail

Manaslu circuit trek leads you through the mountain peaks, glaciers, high latitude lakes, rivers, pastures and dense forests of pristine Manaslu Conservation Area (1,663 km2). Mount Manaslu (8163 m) is the major attraction of the park. On this trek you can get great views of mount Annapurna, Ganesh and Langtang. Manaslu Conservation Area is home to Snow leopard, Grey Wolf, Musk Deer, Blue Sheep and Himalayan Tahr. You can discover 21 species of mammals, 193 species of birds, 587 species of vascular plants, 2,500 species of flora during the this trek. Bird species seen during this trek are the Variegated laughing-thrush, Grandala, Northern Goshawk. Manaslu circuit trek offers unique experience of wilderness and adventure in the pristine Manaslu conservation area.

per adult from

$2,135

NZD

Duration

14 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 13x Breakfast
    • 11x Dinner
    • 12x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 14 nights
    • All meals during trekking, Tea House accommodation during trekking
    • All ground Transportation kathmandu to Kathmandu. It could be 4 wheel and public bus.
    • All paper works, necessary special permits, Mcap, Tims and more
    • Experienced & English speaking trekking guide & porter (2 trekkers one porter) & all their expenses
    • Some equipments and first aid kit medicines
    • Emergency rescue service
    • Airport pick and drop , kathmandu valley sight seeing
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Manaslu
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Manaslu
    • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
    What's excluded :
    • Nepali visa and international airfare
    • Personal expenses bar bills, laundry, phone calls, internet, hot shower and drinking water
    • Emergency rescue cost
    • Donation and monastery fees during trekking
    • Tipping for guide, porters and others..
    • Entrance fees in kathmandu sightseeing spot
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    As you land in the Tribhuwan International Airport and make your way through customs and
    immigration, you are greeted by the hospitable representative of our company. The staff shall
    then drop you to the designated hotel in a private vehicle.
    After settling down and getting refreshed at the hotel you shall have plenty of time to get
    acquainted with the city of Kathmandu or get some rest, as per your liking. Trekking prepare and shopping.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu

    Day 2: Kathmandu Heritage Sigh seeing

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Your second day in Nepal is all about exploring the splendid sights of the historic city of
    Kathmandu. After your breakfast, you shall witness the artistry and culture surrounding the
    UNESCO world heritage sites such as Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Monkey Temple. These
    heritage sights are among the few places you would get a chance to live the history and culture
    of for the day.
    Boudhanath is the oldest stupa in the country which holds a major significance to the Buddhist
    population and Nepal in general due to the gigantic prestige it holds for the country and its
    religious harmony.
    Pashupatinath is the holiest temple of Hindus all around the world. A temple is a sacred place
    where Shiva the destroyer is preached.
    Although Pashupatinath is home to a lot of monkeys, The Monkey Temple a.k.a Swayabhunath
    Temple is a whole other story. The vicinity which integrates Hindu and Buddhist deities to
    create one whole religiously intertwined worship place provides an overall enriching experience
    to the visitor in the valley of Kathmandu. The temple's perfect harmony can also be witnessed
    through the harmonious co-existence of the monkeys and the humankind.
    Although these are the major attractions in the wondrous valley of Kathmandu, your
    experience doesn't come to an end just there. There is a huge plethora of experience this city is
    yet to offer to you. In between, there are a variety of stops which are equally if not the most
    valuable part of the trip. During these stops is where you can get the real taste of the way of
    the Nepali people while getting a firsthand experience of their culture and lifestyle.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu

    Day 3: Kathmandu to Soti Khola 700m drive 10 hours

    Stop At: Manaslu, Gorkha Nepal
    The third day after you've had your breakfast take your first step into the exciting excursion to
    one of the world's highest peak, Manasalu commences. You would be boarded into a private
    vehicle to set foot for your astounding trip. As the bus transport would take you twice the time
    and given the treacherous road conditions as you exit the highways, a 4WD Jeep is a viable
    option for you to comfortably take on the road trip to Soti Khola, located 700m above sea level.
    As you pass through several districts of Nepal, Dhading and Gorkha remain to be the most
    significant ones. Passing through all the serene views and adventurous roads for about 6 hours
    you reach the town of Arughat in the Gorkha district. Arughat, one of the busiest towns in the
    district, serves as a transit for tourists willing to get to Soti Khola. You would have your lunch
    there while getting to know the locals from a closer perspective. After getting the taste of the

    warm hospitality and food, you again hop on your Jeeps to undertake the adventurous nature
    of the roads that lead you to your destination of Soti Khola. Soti Khola is a small hilly
    settlement that houses a majority of the local Sherpa population. You will get to witness the
    majestic nature of mountains such as Annapurna and Ganesh Himal.
    You rest at the beautiful village for the day while also indulging yourself in the local culture,
    campfires and socializing with the locals as well as your fellow travelers. Not to miss, the local
    alcoholic beverage that tags along with all that.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Trekking teahouse lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 4: Soti Khola to Machha Khola 869m 6 hours trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    4 days into the expedition on the path to Manasalu you wake up in Soti Khola and have your
    breakfast. This is the part where you start the real part of the trip, the trekking. The distance
    between Soti Khola and Machha Khola is 14.1 kilometers or 8.7 miles. The le3ap from an
    altitude of 700m to 869m takes you somewhere around 6-7 hours of trekking in general.
    The cultural submergence in the Gurung villages along the pathways especially the places like
    Lapubesiu and Khanibasi enriches your trip phenomenally. With the eye-candy vicinity at your
    disposal, you shall surely make up for the harsh hilly terrain you make your way through in this
    adventurous trek. You shall pass through the lush green forests, the furious yet calming Budi
    Gandaki river and of course the priceless snowcapped mountain glimpses.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge in twin sharing basis

    Day 5: Machha Khola to Jagat 1340m 6 hours trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    We shall be climbing upwards to a more high altitude destination while approaching the
    Machhakhola which is 1340m above sea level. The track along the picturesque vista takes you 6
    hours on an average to trek to your destination.
    It is in this region that you find the best of views, due to the high elevations. Also, the hot spring
    in Khola Besi, helps you relax and unwind through all that adventure you embarked upon in
    your trekking.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House Lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 6: Jagat to Deng 1860m 6 hours Trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    You will trek via Gurung village Philim and through the cultivated lands to Ekle Bhattai. From there you will cross the river Budi Gandakai and continue through bamboo forest to Deng. You will cross the Deng river and stay overnight in the village of Deng.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House Lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 7: Deng to Namrung 2630m 7 hours Trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    Today you will cross the river Budi Gandaki again and enter the Budi Gandaki valley. You will then trek via Prok village while gazing at stunning views of mount Siringi. After then you will trek further upstream of river Budi Gandakai crossing it several times and get to Namrung for staying overnight.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 8: Namrung to Samagaon 3523m 6 hours Trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    As you trek further from Namrung village you can get spectacular views of mount Ganesh, Siringi and Himchuli. You will continue trekking to Lihi village through beautiful forest, farm fields and chhortens. After then you will pass through Sho village, continuing further you will get to Lho village from where you can get magnificent views of mount Manaslu. You will also explore Ribung Gompa in Lho village and trek to Shyala. From Shyala you can get dramatic views of mount Himchuli, Peak 29, Manaslu and numerous snow capped peaks. Trekking further you will get to Samagaon where you will stay overnight.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 9: Acclimatization Day

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    You will spend the day at Samagaon acclimatizing and exploring the village. You can find thousands of Mani stones throughout the village. The village is mostly inhabited by Sherpa community. You can enjoy warm Nepalese hospitality at Samagaon. Later the day you will visit Pungyen Gompa, your guide will tell you interesting stories about the village and mountains. You will stay overnight in Samagaon.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 10: Samagaon to Samdo 3875m 5 hours Trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    You will continue trekking towards Samdo through beautiful Brich and Juniper forest. You will pass through alpine grassland of Kermo Kharka and cross the river Budi Gandaki on wooden bridge to get to Samdo. You will stay overnight in Samdo.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 11: Samdo to Dharamsala 4460m 5 hours Trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    Today you will trek around the valley of Salka Khola while gazing at the Larkya glacier. Then trekking further you will get to a stone made hut called Dharmashala. You will stay overnight in Dharmasahala.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 12: Dharamsala to Larkya La Pass 5160m to Bimthang 3590m 9 hours Trek

    Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
    You will trek further from Dharmashala through the moraines of the glacier. Then you will get to Larkya La pass at 5,160m from where you can get stunning views of Larkya Peak, mount Himlung, Cheo, Kangguru and the bold Annapurna II. Crossing the pass you will enter in to the magnificent sight of mount Manaslu. You will trek further to Bimthang gazing at this beautiful mountain glowing gold. Overnight in Bimthang.


    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 13: Bimthang to Dharpani 1963m 5 hours Trek

    Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
    Today you will descend through Sangure alpine meadow and cross Dudh river. On the way you can get dramatic views of mount Manaslu, Lamjung, Himlung and Cheo. Continuing further through rhododendron forests and farm field you will get to Gho. You will trek further to Dharapani for staying overnight. Today yous step in Annapurna conservation area.


    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis

    Day 14: Dharapani to Kathmandu drive 10 hours

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Finally you will finish your trek and you are fre. You can choose where to go and where to stay afterwards.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tea House lodge on twin sharing basis
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up from airport on arrival and pick up from hotel on departure on time. Airports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

1

Organised by Trek Around Himalayas

Activity ID: V-104483P9

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