Manaslu located near to the border of Nepal and Tibet, wich is 8163 meters (26, 775') high, the 8th highest peak in the world. Around Manaslu trek begins by sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. To trekking in around the beautiful Manaslu region which is a well-loved trekking route that Opened in 1992. Providing with pristine mountain views, rich culture and genuine adventure is the main importancy to trek there as well as trek experience around the 8156m. Manaslu, this area offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. Manasalu region is restricted trekking area but it is becoming more popular day by day among adventurer trekkers. It is very rich for Tibetan buddhist culture and less beaten path as well.
Team of Touch The Himalaya Treks and expedition collected huge experience of this trek and lunching this program through our website. If you would like to sample both extremes of the trekking experience in Nepal, and really get to see what all the fuss is about in terms of the most breath-taking mountain scenery on earth, we would be happy to provide trekking service with our team with The Tibetan enclave of Nupri, north of Manaslu at the head of the Budhi Gandaki. The area was surreptitiously opened in 1991, but it took several years for the word to get out.
The name Manaslu means "The Spirit-Mountain" in the local dialect, referring to the benevolent and strong deity, which dwells within. Trekking in Manaslu is one of the most delightful adventures.
Total days:27 Days
Days in Kathmandu: 5
Trekking days: 21
Day: 01: Welcoming at Kathmandu Airport, Transfer to hotel and introduce about the trekking.
Day: 02: Sight seeing around Major touristic attraction (Unesco world heritage sites) of Kathmandu such as Bhaktapur Durbar Squire, Pasupathi Nath and Swyambhu Nath.
Day: 03 Kathmandu to Arughat (600m) by local bus.(7-8hrs) overnight in nice Hotel Manaslu.(Arughat Bazzar is big town and popular for marketing for local people from Northern part.Most of the people are Hindu and it is situated in Bank of Bhudhi Gandaki river which is started from Tsum valley and Larke pass.
Day: 04:Arughat to Lapubensi (970m) 6/7 Hours :-Soti khola(700m) probably Lunch over here, then head to Lapu Bensi(970m)(6/7hrs) for overnight.Majority of the way bank of the Budhi Gandaki river and bumpy road up to Sotikhola.You can expect waterfall,monkey,rice field,green forest and If weather gonna be clear Ganesh Himal view.
Day: 05 :Lapu Bensi to Tatopani (990m) (6-7hrs) Tatopani means Hot water where you can have shower with natural hot water and do some laundry)
Day: 06: Tatopani to Jagat (1340m) (5/6hrs) We gonna cross some suspension bridge and see Ganesh view,Sringi himal,water fall,stone paved way,maniwall,MCAP office and specially restricted area gonna start from Jagat.
Day: 07: Jagat to Lokpa (6-7hrs) Today is the day which we gonna start Tsum valley which known as hidden valley & extremely rich about authentic Tibetan Culture & Religion.(Sringi himal,suspension bridge, water fall,maniwal,water driven mill,Chorten etc are highlights of the day)
Day: 8 : Lokpa to Chumling (2386m)(4-5hrs)(Lunch and camp together).(suspension bridge,pine,bamboo,rhododendron trees,Ganesh view from Chumling.)
Day: 09: Chumling to Chhokang Paro (3031m, 5/6 hrs) Lunch and camp together. Tibetan community,maniwal,Ganesh Himal range etc)Specially landscape gonna open from today. „«
Day10: Chhokang parro to Mu Gumpa (3700m, 6-7hrs). Today is the massif day of tsum valley.At least you can explore Ganesh Himal,Monastery,maniwall,Chorten,Stupa,entrance & exit gate in every town,Milarepa Cave,Buddhist community,ceremony in Mu gumpa etc)
Day 11: Mu Gumpa to Chumling.(6/7hrs) (Alrmost same way return)
Day12: Chumling to Deng(6-7hrs).(1860m) (Alrmost same way return)
Day 13:.Deng(1860m) to Namrung (2630m., 7 to 8hrs), Today you gonna see Sringi,Ganesh,Kutang Himal and more.
Day14: Namrung to Lho (3180m., 4/5hrs) Today is the first day to see Manaslu and specially the real exciting view gonna start from today.
Day15: Loho to Sama (3520m., 3/4hrs) Shyala is the first town we gonna have today which is one of the best view of this region to see 360 degree only mountain from town.(high light of the day:-Manaslu,Himal Chuli,Nadi peak,Naike peak,Kutang himal,Pangbuche himal, stupa,maniwal etc.
Day 16: Acclimatization day, (we can hike arround Birendra lake/Manaslu Base camp/Pungen Gumpa etc. discuss with guide which one gonna be best one according your fitness and desire.
Day 15.Sama to Samdo (3850., 3-4hrs.) ) which is known as refugee camp.we can do hiking around the hill after Lunch in Samdo to have better acclimatize.
Day 16: Samdo to Dharmasala ( 4460m, 4 -5hrs.)
Day 17: Dharmasala to Larke La 5160m: Then Bhimthang overnight(3590).Today is one of the crucial and most waited day of the trip for great view and adventure.)(8-9hrs)Once you got in Bhimthang,it might be best accommodation of the trek and right place to celebrate great success of Larke La. „«
Day 18: Bhimthang to Tilje (2300m 7hrs).
Day 19: Tilje to Jagat overnight. (6hrs)
Day 20: Jagat to Bhul Bhule.(5/6hrs)
Day 21.Bhulbhule to Kathmandu/Pokhara by local bus.(6/7hrs).Then enjoy in city with good food, drinks, shopping etc after huge achievement of trek.
Day 26: once you got a time, we expect your visit into our office to get your feedback from your trek and join with tea/coffee, this is your free days, you can do your final shopping, visit around the town, and in the evening we can join farewell dinner with your guide and porter before depature.
Day 27: Transfer to international airport and fly back home or some other destination.
The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we will provide. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. Trekking price will be according to deluxe, standard, and budget and group size, so if you provide details about it we will be pleased.Our client’s Safety is the main concern while travelling with Touch The Himalaya. Please note that you and your group leaders have authority to amend or change any part of the above itinerary if it is unnecessary due to the safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep the above itinerary, however this is adventure in remote mountain region,so, we can not guarantee weather conditions, health condition of a member, unexpected natural disasters etc which may change the itinerary.
We are going to explain a cost that you have to pay.We are one of the best local company providing the world wide travel with international qualified services.We are trying to provide the trip with lowest cost as far as possible.We have guaranteed safety and satisfaction during trekking.
Pick up and Drop from the international airport
Hotel in Kathmandu with BB Plan.
Welcome and Farewell Dinner.
Internal transport and flight within Nepal as per the itinerary.
Three meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.
Accommodation during trekking that includes tents or local lodges / guesthouses.
All trekking and climbing permit fees,(Entry permit and TIMS Card).
Professional English speaking tour leader, guides and necessary porters.
Sleeping bag and Duffel bag during trekking period.
A comprehensive medical kit.
All government and local taxes.
International air fare to/ from Nepal
Entry Visa fees- at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water.
All food and beverages other than on the itinerary.
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from trekking due to some reason.