KATHMANDU - AARUGHAT - MACHHA KHOLA - DENG - NAMRUNG - LARKE PHEDI - BHIMTANG - KATHMANDU
Why Manaslu Circuit Trek?
- Explore Amazing Wilderness, Rivers, Waterfalls and Rare Animals (Thar (Himalayan Goat), Blue Sheep, Pika and endangered snow Leopard.
- Introduce with local people and Experience Unique trekking in the Himalaya.
- Cross Larkey La pass (5,167 m), it is High adventure pass in Nepal.
- Enjoy Manaslu mountain range and neighboring peaks, such as Nemjung, Manaslu, Cheo Himal, Gyaji Kang Himlung Himal, Kang Guru, and Annapurna II.
Manaslu Circuit Trek is a moderately new trek in the collection of most Nepali trekking Guides. It was just discharged to individuals outside Nepal in 1991 and pursues an old salt exchanging trek along the Budhi Gandaki River and the Budi Gandaki Gorge with its most fabulous perspectives. The trek drives you through the Pristine Wilderness with a view from Mount Lho to Bhimtang like you have not seen some other. On the off chance that you need to realize what Heaven on earth implies, this is the spot to come and to encounter. Mount Manaslu (8156 m) was first vanquished by Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, on May 9, 1956, as a feature of a Japanese undertaking.
One of the not to miss attractions of this trek is the Samdo Village. It is the most astounding Village in the Budhi Gandaki Valley and is Inhabited by Bhotias. From this Village, you have an Excellent perspective on the valley and Pang Phuchi Village; with the Tibetan fringe in its far.
The Manaslu Round trekking isn't simply appealing a result of its Spectacular perspectives. It is an unquestionable requirement go Destination for any nature darling. In a practically immaculate zone, you can encounter 110 types of Birds including the Golden Eagle, Eurasian Griffon, Himalayan Griffon, Blood Impeyan, Kalij and Koklass Pheasants, Himalayan and Tibetan Snow Cocks and the Crimson Horned Pheasant.
The Manaslu Circuit Trek is likewise various in its greenery. For instance, it hinders nineteen distinct sorts of woods, a large portion of it, be that as it may, establishes of the Rhododendron, and Himalayan Blue Pine. A side trek to the Manaslu Base Camp is its very own affair kind. From that point you can undoubtedly get to the Pungyen Monastery with its Breathtaking perspective on Himalchuli (7331 m). A Glacier you have to see to accept.
The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a circuit and at one point gets together with the Annapurna circuit trek by means of Bhimthang. Nonetheless, this just occurs after you have passed the Larkya-La Pass (52,235 m) and after that drop through Dharapani. From the Lara pass you can appreciate a shocking perspective on Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, and Kang Guru and as uncommon beautiful sight, once in a while you will get a look at the enormous Annapurna itself.
Manaslu Restricted area trekking permit cost:
- Autumn season- (September to November)- $70 US for first one week and $10 US forever additional day
- Spring, Monsoon and winter season( December to August)- $ 50 US for first one week than $ 7 US for every additional day
Manaslu Conservation area (MCAP) permit cost:
- MCAP trekking permit for SAARC nation: 1,000 NPR ($10 US) per person
- MCAP trekking permit for other nations: 3,000 NPR ($30 US) per person
Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) cost:
- ACAP trekking permit for SAARC Nationalities: 1,000 ($ 10 US) per person
- ACAP trekking permit for other nationalities: 3,000($30 US) per person
Manaslu Circuit Trek Outline
- Airport Pickup & Drop in a private Transport,
- All the grounded Transportation as per itinerary,
- 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast,
- Tea House/ Lodges Accommodation During your trek,
- Bed & Breakfast During your trek,
- Manaslu & Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card,
- Kathmandu city map if needed,
- Good English speaker Guide who have authorized license,
- Guide and Porter Salary,
- Staff Insurance during the trek,
- Emergency Helicopter Management.
What's not included?
- Nepal's entry visa,
- Travel Insurance,
- Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of the Temple in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley,
- your lunch & Dinner in the city,
- Tea, Coffee & Alcoholic Drinks,
- Mineral Water, Chocolates, and all Cold Drink items,
- Tip for Guide Porter & Driver.
Day by Day Itinerary
30 Min Breakfast , Lunch ,& Dinner Hotel
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu TIA Airport, we will manage your pick up service as we have rules. Our airport representative will pick up you from the airport to your Hotel. After you checked in to your hotel we let you rest and be a refresh for some time than around evening time we introduce you to our team leader (Guide) who will take you to the mountain. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
1 Hrs Breakfast , Lunch ,& Dinner Hotel
Today is our city exploration day after we have breakfast at your hotel. Our professional guide will pick up you from your hotel than he/ she will take you around the world heritage sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Syanmbhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar square and Bauddha Stupa. After visiting those popular places around we will drop you at your hotel and give you some brief about your trip.
7 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
We will get the bus in the morning from Kathmandu to Aarughat which is direct bus takes about 7 hours then next Short drive to Soti Khola. During this period till Soti Khola, we will get to see the local Nepali houses, farming, rivers, forest and paradise valley view. The first 92 km drive till Dhading Besi will be paved road is quite nice then we will be following the off-road till we reach Sotikhaola. Sotikhola is a small local area where we will spend the night at Tea House.
6 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
We will get our early breakfast at lodge than we follow the small trekking route crossing of the bridge and trek through Sal tropical trees, after some walk we will reach the ridge of Mountains above Budi Gandaki River Than we continue our walk following the natural path which is quite an easy walk till Khursane we then follow the rocky path ascends and descents on the mountain cliff. The walking route will be easy after passing this un and down trails that we follow the trail via terrace field till we reach Beautiful Gurung village Lapubesi. Passing this village we will climb up to the hill then we will see the open Valley of Budi Gandaki river. After that, the small trail leads us to the gravel bar of the river before we begin to climb the other side of the hill. The last bit to walk today is downhill after reaching the top ridge passing suspension bridge just before we reach Machha Khola.
5-6 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
The trail from Machha Khola to Jagat at the beginning is quite narrow going uphill and downhill towards small suspension bridge overt Dhado Khola we then reach to Khorla Besi. We continue our walk to Tatopani (Hot spring) following some up and downhill walk we then climb another small Ridge of the mountain than after we will cross the suspension bridge over the Budi Gandaki River. We will have some rest at this junction then follow the path going through the massif landslide before we reach Donovan. Continue our scenic walk on a stone made steeps then descends to the River than again small stone made climb till Dharo Bharang than after some time we will follow the river bank of Budi Gandaki before we climb up to the west ridge after some easy walk to will reach at Jagat.
6-8 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
Our first walking trail today will be steeply uphill over the rocky ridge of Salleri than we go downhill to Sidebars. The trails will be more and more natural each step ahead, however, we continue our scenic walking upstream to the suspension bridge at Philip it is also known as a very big Gurung residency area. We follow the North side trail after Passing Philim Village than we will go through the millet field than we reach Elle Bhatti. The trail will be quite difficult now on a steep trail, Deep Gorge we then go down to the lawn area cross the river and walk along the West Bank than East River bank walk than back again. The last walking route will be though bamboo forest to reach Deng which is the small settlement is Manaslu trek.
6 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
We begin our walk after breakfast at our lodge we stayed in the short walking takes us to the River where we have to go over the bridge to cross it and ascent to Rana located at 1910 m. The trail takes us to west Budi Gandaki River Passing Bhi. The beautiful walking route takes us to the forest some time via religious Buddhist Mani than we after some walking we reach Gap. After that, we cross Budi Gandaki River Several times & River up steams along the valley and forest. As we walk uphill after passing that forest the forest becomes less dense than the trail will be much easier. The last walking trail will be steep up for some time that we reach Namrung.
7 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
Spending a night at Beautiful Nmarung village we begin our journey to Samagaon. The trails lead us to steeply through barley field, Buddhist Curtains and villages after that we will be walking on the side of Simpang Himal as it is steeply downhill walking we then continue to walk through Sho-lo & Shyala Small Village before we react at Sama Village. Today we get to see beautiful Mt. Manaslu and Ribung Monastery which is historical and religious Tibetan monastery for ages. When we react at Shyala we can see very up close snow Cap Mountains views around Such as Peak 29(Ngadi Chuli), Himal Chuli massif Mt. Manaslu. However, today we will see so much snow cap peaks, buddies Curtains, Monastery and indescribable landscapes along the way to Samagaon.
5 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
It is about 5 hours walking today from Samagaon to Samdo passing the river, Mani Walls, Juniper, and Birch forest. We first descent to Budi Gandaki river than we cross a small bridge over it after that the small trail going to the left side takes you to Manaslu base camp and other is Larke la pass goes beyond Mani walls than we reach at Karmo Kharka as it is an easy walk through the forest. Each and every step ahead we can observe the extraordinary views of massif peaks. Landscapes and paradise valley as we go all the way down to Budi Gandaki Valley again cross it than ascending to Kani than we reach Samdo Village.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
Today we have a rest day but still, there is an option either you can go and visit Tibet border which is very long day walking go and back, so we only recommend you to go there if you are fit otherwise just explore around Samdo village and enjoy the extraordinary vies of the Himalayas.
4-5 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
We today also walk downhill to the edge and cross the river Budi Gandaki than follow the trail upwards to Dharmasala. Today we have to cross two Kholas (Streams) and walk along the massif Glacier than after short walk following the small trail take us to Stone made shelter called Dharamsala. We have to rearrange the room by phone or sending message before you reach Dharmasala otherwise there will be quite difficult to get even sharing Accommodation in Peak season. We have a very short walk today meaning after reaching Dharmasala, you can enjoy true nature around and prepare for Larke La pass tomorrow.
8 -9 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
We begin our journey today after we have breakfast at Dharmasala than we follow the trail ascending up to the hill after that we reach to the north side valley of Larke la glacier, from where we will see admirable views of towering massif mountains including Cho Danda Larke peak and many other peaks.
8-9 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
We begin our journey today after we have breakfast at Dharmasala than we follow the trail ascending up to the hill after that we reach to the north side valley of Larke la glacier, from where we will see admirable views of towering Massif Mountains including Cho Danda Larke peak and many other peaks. Exploring the magnificent view we gradually ascent towards Larke La Pass which is highlights of Manaslu trekking route. The last bit just before Larke la pass we have to go steeply up but once we reach the top we can see just outstanding Himalayan panorama. As usual today we will have a long walking day but after Larkey pass, the route will be just descending all the way to Bhimtang.
5-6 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
Bhimtang is such a beautiful village from where we can see Mt. Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, him long, Cheo Himla and many other Rolling green hills. We begin the day after the breakfast following the downhill to Sanger Khraka than we cross the bridge over Dudh Koshi River. We continue our walkthrough Rhododendron forest and narrow walking route and valley goes down gradually to Karcher located at 2785 m. Mostly today we are going downhill except short steep walk before Gho. It is alternative settlements instead of Tilije but if you can push yourself to reach Tilije than it will be much better for food & Accommodation.
5 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
The first short walking today we will follow the steep up walk to the small ridge than continue walking ion a stone made easy trail goes through the local villages. After the village walk, we have to pass the bridge over Dudh Koshi river than short climb up to the ridge beyond buddies religious Mani, Stupa and prayer flags that we arrive at Tonje Village where we have to show our permits then continue our walk to Dharapani. Passing Dharapani we entered into the ACAP (Annapurna Conservation area project). The beautiful trekking path smoothly takes us through villages and cross the bridge over Dudh Koshi River than we pass some buddies Mani walls after that we reach Tal.
8 Hrs Drive Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Hotel in Kathmandu
We take an early public bus from Tal after breakfast to Kathmandu, it is quite long drive through but after many days hiking you must be tired so having bus ride is not too bad idea all the way from Tal to Kathmandu, once you arrive in Kathmandu you will have luxury rooms and city food, message you will be refreshed, and we go for Fare well Dinner
30 Minute Drive Breakfast
On your time, approximate 3 hours before your scheduled flight I will drop you to the airport. It is our last day in Kathmandu but hoping to see you in nepal again soon, thank you have a save flight back Home or next destinations.
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Is Nepal Safe to Trek?
Yes, it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involves in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party is already in parliament and doing their best, it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe. If you feel scared still you can have you authorized guide who will take care of you and give you much information.
How Can I get Nepal visa?
To get visa for Nepal is an easy once you arrive in TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visas. All service you will get easier when you arrive at Kathmandu airport.
Where is the best area to trek in Nepal?
There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visit a restricted area or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely.
Which season is the best to travel to Nepal?
Nepal is rich in biodiversity as it has many temperature and climate within a few hour drives. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to call the best season of the year.
What type of equipment do I need to bring for the trek?
The trekking equipment will depend on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Windproof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as below:
- Sleeping bag, torch,
- Down Jacket,
- Trekking pools, a pair of t-shirt and pair Pant,
- A Pair of sucks and Sun Glass,
- General medicine,
- Rucksack and day bag,
- Windproof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
- Inner drawer and thermal.
Can I trek in Nepal?
Yes, you can easily trek in Nepal because there are so many trekking routes. If you are going to trek in Nepal for the first time you can make an easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are an easy walking trek. If you are adventurous trekkers you can go to Everest base camp, Gokyo trekking, Chola pass trekking, Annapurna base camp, Annapurna circuit trek etc. So you consult with your local travel agent when you decide to go to Nepal which is the best area up on your pace.
Can I get an experienced guide in Nepal?
Yes, you can get an experienced guide in Nepal if you book your trip with a trekking company or agent. You have to check very well who is going with you through your agent than figure out he is a nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.
What is the price of Everest trekking?
There are so many trekking and travel company who organize all trekking and touring activities in Nepal, and they have their own strategy and price but the fact of the trek is the same so if you are in Nepal to make Everest base camp trekking and if you are alone it cost comparatively more than groups, in general for solo trekkers Kathmandu to Kathmandu 12 days Everest base camp trek cost 1299 USD and if you are two people going there cost 1199 USD. If you are budget travelers still you can save some money with this cost but this price is just enough to do all activities during your 12 days time up to the mountain. You have more than 8 people in your group one get free trip while you are in Nepal except for your domestic flights.
What is the maximum weight for the porter in Nepal?
Nepal's tourism board published some rules and regulation for porters who used to work generally with tourist they carry 25 kg, so in general you will get one porter for two trekkers it means one trekker need to make their weight about 12.5 kg and if you have extra clothes or any extra things that you bought from your country you can leave in the hotel locker in Kathmandu once you are back you will get it, it is safe.
What is the maximum weight can I take to Lukla in a plane?
Flying to Lukla we will be in a small plane whereas just 14 to 16 people in one plane it is small this is why there is short of strict rules need to be just 15 kg per person as luggage and small day bags as a hand carry you can take with you. If you have any extra things in your bag you can leave in Kathmandu hotel before you leave than it helps a lot to repack and to follow the rules. Still, after repacking your bag have more than 15 kg you have to pay 5 USD per kg than you can fly in or out.
How much do I need to tip for guide and porter?
Tipping things is not compulsory but it is highly expected from field staff during your trek in Nepal such as waiter Driver, Guide Porters. Mainly if you are in Nepal and doing more than week trip with Guide or with Porter you can tip about 100 USD for Guide and 80 USD for Porter but if they make your special trip with lots of information take caring and you feel safe all the time with them than you can add more tip on top of that.
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