Nepal Trekking – Manaslu Trek (17 days).

Total tour Duration : 23 days
Manaslu Trekking  days : 17 days  manaslu_trek
Trekking grade: strenous
Max altitude : 5213 m
Trekking style : Camping
Best Seasons: Oct. to Nov . and March to April
Min group size : 3 pax

Manaslu used to be a restricted trekking area , only from December 2007 that it is allowed for general trekkers. The Manaslu trekking takes us to the upper Budhi Gandaki of Gorkha district , also called Nupri in Tibetan. The region borders with Tibet, the people have active trading with the Tibetans and they are themselves descendants of Tibetans. Their speech, clothing and cultureare same as that of Tibetans. Manaslu trekking offers preserved, authentic villages, invaluable old monasteries, Tibetan Buddhist culture and superb mountain views. This trip is both a Himalayan trek and a cultural journey to medieval world.

The Manaslu trekking starts with a five hour drive to Arughat and the trail follows the valley of thundering Budhi Gandaki river. Passing through numerous waterfalls and enjoying the alpine scenery, we reach the exotic Buddhist villages of Sirdibas and Samagaon. These villages offer an otherworldly , exotic atmosphere and are a great place to watch authentic Buddhist arts. The mountain views in Nupri are sensational and the Larke pass (5,213m) is a dramatic Himalayan pass to cross. Crossing the Larke pass we emerge to Marshyangdi valley on the popular Annapurna circuit trek. Our trek ends at Beshisahar where we catch our vehicle back to Kathmandu.

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Manaslu Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Arughat-500m (6 hr).
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
Day 14: Samdo – Larke Bazar-4150m (4-5 hr).
Day 15: Cross Larke Pass 5213m, the highest point in Manaslu trekking. 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
Day 21: Drive Besishahar to Kathmandu, 5 hours
Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu.Farewell Nepali dinner with ethnic cultural show.
Day 23: Fly back home

Manaslu trekking permit

Sep to Nov USD 35/week
Dec to Aug USD 25/week

Price: All our trips are tailor made trips with personalized services. In order for us to quote you the price, please write us with the number of persons in your group, your choice of hotels and ammendments in our itinerary, if any. Our prices are very reasonnable for the services we provide.

Included in the price

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • Trekking permit.
  • Two star hotel in Kathmandu in twin sharing ,bed and breakfast basis
  • Fooding, lodging and other expenses of trekking crew
  • Fooding (3 meals a day ) and lodging for the clients in trek days
  • Necessary permit and national park fees
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Farewell Nepali dinner.

Not included in the price

  • single suppliment charges (if required.)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Departure tax from Kathmandu ($24 approx)
  • Personal equipments and clothing
  • International airfare and your travel insurances
  • Cold drinks and beverages
  • Personal expenses and tips to the crew

* Source :  – http://www.trekkingnepal.biz/

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3 Responses

  1. Hi there,
    You have quoted $35 USD for the permit to Manaslu in November and $25 August. I believed the permits to be $70 USD peak season and $50 off peak.
    Have they been reduced since the new Lonely planet trekking guidebook 09. Can you please tell me which is the correct amount as I am planning to be there soon to trek. Thanks, Sally

  2. As of 2011 permits were changed to US $50 all year round. I am quoting the manager of the lodge at Larkya Phedi’s website http://manaslutrek.org. The lodge is closed at the time of writing due to a local dispute so check for updates or call before departing. Maybe you do need to take a tent, but hopefully not.

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