Mardi Himal Trek with Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and Meditation trek
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PRICE PER PERSON

  • 1 PAX US$1110
  • 2 PAX US$949
  • 3 PAX US$930
  • 4 PAX US$883
  • 5-10 PAX US$845
  • 11-20 PAX US$820
Price Per Person US$ 820 All included Services

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  • Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Route Map
  • What Included / Excluded
  • Dates & Availability
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  • FAQ's

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Unspoiled and non-commercialized trekking route.
  • Stunning backdrop of Mount Manaslu, standing at 8,163 meters (26,781 feet), throughout the journey.
  • Tsum Valley, renowned for its ancient Buddhist monasteries, traditional villages, and unique Tibetan-influenced culture.
  • Offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, and remote landscapes.
  • Encounter diverse terrain, including terraced fields, rhododendron forests, and high alpine passes.
  • Larke Pass (5,160 meters), offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Mount Manaslu.
  • Lho Village, a charming Tibetan-influenced village with beautiful stone houses and colorful prayer flags.
  • Beautiful Monasteries high altitude lakes, glaciers sustaining views of mountains.
  • Encounter various species of rare wildlife such as the elusive snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, blue sheep and a variety of bird species.
  • Fusion of Unique Nepali and Tibetan culture in the local area.
  • Tea houses allows you to experience the simplicity of mountain life in a cozy atmosphere.
  • Panoramic views of several Himalayan peaks like Himalchuli, Ngadi Chuli (Peak 29), Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna II.
  • Sunrise and sunset views bathing the mountains in golden hues are truly awe-inspiring.

EXPLORE MARDI HIMAL WITH YOGA AND RETREAT SERVICE

Manaslu Circuit Trek -16 days

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a popular and challenging trekking route in Nepal, known for its pristine natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and stunning views of Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world. The walk takes hikers around the mountain via a variety of habitats, including forests, rivers, and alpine terrain, covering a distance of roughly 176 km (109 miles).

Manaslu Circuit trek begins in the lower hills and valleys, characterized by terraced fields, forests, and small settlements. You’ll trek alongside the Budi Gandaki River, following its course as it carves its way through narrow gorges and deep valleys. The lower regions are relatively warmer and feature lush

Manaslu Circuit trek begins in the lower hills and valleys, characterized by terraced fields, forests, and small settlements. You’ll trek alongside the Budi Gandaki River, following its course as it carves its way through narrow gorges and deep valleys. The lower regions are relatively warmer and feature lush vegetation, including bamboo and rhododendron forests. As you gain elevation, the landscape transitions into alpine forests. You’ll trek through dense forests of pine, oak, and rhododendron trees, creating a picturesque and serene environment. The forests are home to a variety of wildlife and bird species, adding to the natural beauty of the trek. One of the main highlights of the Manaslu Circuit Trek is its remote and untouched beauty. The trail takes you through pristine landscapes, deep gorges, and rugged terrain. You’ll be surrounded by breathtaking mountain vistas, serene valleys, and cascading waterfalls. The sense of being in a remote and less-trodden part of Nepal adds to the adventure and charm of the trek.

Samagaun is a picturesque village located at the foot of Mount Manaslu. It is an ideal place to rest and acclimatize. Explore the village and visit the Pungyen Gompa, a Buddhist monastery that holds significant cultural and religious importance. The Manaslu Circuit region is inhabited by several ethnic groups, including Gurungs, Tamangs, and Tibetans. Along the trekking route, you’ll pass through traditional villages and have the opportunity to interact with the locals. You can experience their warm hospitality, learn about their unique cultures, traditions, and even taste traditional local dishes. Visiting monasteries and prayer flags along the way adds a spiritual aspect to the journey.

The Tsum Valley is an extension of the Manaslu Circuit Trek. This hidden valley is rich in culture, tradition, and ancient Buddhist monasteries. Visit places like Chhokangparo, Nile, and Mu Gompa to immerse yourself in the unique Tsum Valley experience. Along the trek, trekkers pass through Lho Village, a charming Tibetan-influenced village with beautiful stone houses and colorful prayer flags. Take a stroll through the village and visit the Ribung Gompa, a monastery adorned with intricate Buddhist murals. The Manaslu Circuit trek region is dotted with beautiful glacial lakes that add to the natural charm of the trek. Birendra Tal, located near Samdo Village, is a serene glacial lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains. The shimmering waters of these lakes against the backdrop of the Himalayas create postcard-perfect scenes. The highlight of the trek is crossing the Larkya La Pass, which stands at an elevation of 5,160 meters (16,929 feet). The pass offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

The Manaslu region is dominated by the majestic Mount Manaslu itself, the eighth highest mountain in the world. Throughout the trek, you’ll have awe-inspiring views of this snow-capped peak. Additionally, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of other prominent peaks, including Himalchuli, Ngadi Chuli (Peak 29), Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna II.The trek follows the Budi Gandaki River, which originates from the Manaslu glacier. You’ll cross numerous suspension bridges and witness the power and beauty of waterfalls cascading down the cliffs along the trail. These water features add to the scenic charm and provide a refreshing atmosphere.

The best time to trek in Nepal (special for the Manaslu area) is during the spring and autumn seasons. March to May and September to November are the ideal months for trekking in Nepal. During these months, the weather is mild, and the skies are clear, providing great views of the Himalayas. The trek is considered challenging and requires a good level of physical fitness and prior trekking experience. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, high-altitude passes, and long days of trekking. Adequate acclimatization and preparation are necessary to tackle the challenges of the trek.

The trek offers a sense of remoteness and tranquility, as it is less crowded compared to some of the more popular trekking routes in Nepal. This allows you to immerse yourself in the serene surroundings, connect with nature, and appreciate the untouched beauty of the region. Overall, the Manaslu Circuit Trek offers a truly immersive and unforgettable experience for trekkers seeking adventure, natural beauty, and cultural exploration. It is an opportunity to witness the raw and untouched landscapes of the Himalayas, connect with local communities, and create lifelong memories.

Wild life and Flora

The area around the Manaslu Circuit Trek is renowned for having a wide variety of unusual wildlife. The walk passes through a variety of climates and altitudes, including subtropical forests, alpine meadows, and glaciers, providing a diverse diversity of habitats for numerous plant and animal species. Himalayan black bears, musk deer, snow leopards, and red pandas are a few of the frequently encountered wildlife species in the area.

While the higher elevations are peppered with alpine meadows and grasslands, the lower altitudes of the climb are covered in lush forests of rhododendron, oak, and bamboo. A number of rare and endangered medicinal plants and herbs are also found in the area.

The Manaslu Circuit trip is renowned for its diverse species as well as its magnificent natural beauty and picturesque Himalayan range views, making it a veritable paradise for nature enthusiasts.

Culture and People

Numerous ethnic groups, including the Gurungs, Tamangs, and Bhotias, who each have their own customs, traditions, and ways of life, may be found in the Manaslu Circuit Trek region. The journey goes through a number of small towns, where you can meet the welcoming residents and learn about their way of life.

The Gurungs are renowned for their extensive cultural heritage and are incredibly proud of their long-standing customs. Their traditional homes and homesteads are a sight to behold, and they are well recognized for their vibrant festivals and ceremonies.

In addition to having a rich cultural past of their own, the Tamangs are Tibetan Buddhists who participate in numerous festivals and dances. They are also adept in agriculture and weaving, and their homes are decorated with hand-woven carpets and vibrantly colored fabrics.

The traditional way of life of the Bhotias, a semi-nomadic people with expertise in cattle raising, is centered around their herds. They are well-known for their vibrant festivals, music, and dances and have a rich cultural legacy.

Each of these settlements has a strong bond with the land and its customs, making a trip to the Manaslu Circuit Trek region an exceptional chance to learn about the many cultures and ways of life of the locals.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Permits:

Trekking in Nepal requires various permits and fees,. Due to the restricted  zone ,  Trekkers  need to have special permits for the Manaslu trek. Manaslu Restricted (Special)  permits are issued by the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu. The permits vary depending on the  duration of the trek. This  permit can be  issued only by the government registered Trekking  agencies.

Trekking permits are required for all treks in Nepal including the trekking permit, National Park entry fee, and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. These fees and permits are necessary to maintain the trekking routes and conserve the natural environment.

In additional of Manaslu Restricted area (Special Zone) Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area permit (MCAP), Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and TIMS Card are required to do Manaslu circuit trek. For all other trekking’s regional permits and  touristic  destination’s  Entrance  fees , please  go through  link permits and entrance fees

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness can affect trekkers when they reach high altitudes. It’s essential to acclimatize properly and slowly gain elevation to avoid altitude sickness. It’s also recommended to have a first-aid kit with medicines like Diamox to help alleviate the symptoms of altitude sickness.

Trekking Gear

Trekking gear is an essential part of a successful trek. It’s essential to have a good pair of trekking boots, warm clothes, a waterproof jacket, a sleeping bag, a backpack, and trekking poles. To view detail list  please  click the link of  EQUIPMENTS LIST

Trekking with a Guide

Trekking with a guide is recommended, especially for first-time trekkers. Guides are familiar with the trekking routes, can provide information about the local culture and traditions, and can help with any problems that may arise during the trek.

Accommodation

Trekking lodges or tea houses are available along Manaslu circuit  trek  routes. They provide basic accommodation, meals, and hot showers. It’s essential to book the accommodation in advance during peak trekking seasons.

Travel Insurance

It’s essential to have travel insurance that covers trekking in Nepal. The insurance should cover medical emergencies, evacuation, and repatriation.

Respect for Local Culture:

Nepal is a culturally rich country, and it’s essential to respect the local culture and traditions. It’s important to dress modestly, ask for permission before taking photographs, and not to disturb the local environment and wildlife.

Trek Booking Procedure

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that requires a special trekking permit due to its restricted area. Our clients, who wish to experience the natural beauty of the Himalayas and the vibrant culture of local people in Manaslu circuit trek area are most welcome to  handle your planning of your Trek with Touch The Himalaya Treks and Expedition, which is a Government approved tour and trekking operator in Nepal.
please follow the instructions to book a trip with Touch the Himalaya, tthimalaya.com

Overall, trekking in Nepal can be a life-changing experience, but it requires proper planning and preparation. By following the above mentioned information, trekkers can have a safe and enjoyable trekking adventure in Nepal with Touch The Himalaya Treks and Expedition P.Ltd.

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Itinerary

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Day
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Welcome at Tribhuvan International Airport, then transfer to your hotel.

Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
Day
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Max. Altitude: 1360 M Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 stars hotel

Itinerary Note:

This itinerary is just the guide line, it can be changed (longer or shorter) as per our client's wishes, fitness, ground reality and weather condition. If you're not satisfied or have an alternative plan please feel free to discuss it with us By Clicking :- ASK QUESTION or COSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP.

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What's Included / Excluded

Cost Incluldes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • Kathmandu to Machha-khola (trekking starting point) transfer by Bus, and way back from Dharapani to besisahar by jeep and from Besisahar to Kathmandu or Pokhara by tourist bus.
  • All necessary trekking and restricted area permit and fees, (Entry Permit, Manaslu conservation area permit, Annapurna conservation permit, Manaslu Restricted area special permit and TIMs cards).
  • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • All accommodation during trek (Tea house/guesthouse)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Manaslu special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • An expert Manaslu local porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, Equipment, transport, food and accommodation.
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by trekking guide)
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

Fixed Departure

September-23
October-23
November-23
December-23

Can't find trip as your Schedule Date?

  • Above mentioned departure dates “AVILABLE”‘ means these dates are currently open for bookings for the particular Trek. If the mentioned dates are not suitable with your preferred date, you can make your own private trip by clicking the box billow in the bottom.
  • A date “GUARANTEED” means that we give guarantees that the costumers will be able to start theirs Manaslu circuit trek on the specified date, regardless of whether the seats are fully booked or not.
  • “LIMITED”‘ Status refers to a type of seats booking for the trek, that has been certain seats available to book
  • In the status, “CLOSED” means that the Trekkers seats are fully booked and there are no more seats available for new booking. Trekkers may be put on a waitlist for a chance to get a seat if there are cancellations unless your are requested to plan your own private trip by clicking the box billow in the bottom.

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Good To Know

  • We can see the natural beauty of forests, rivers, and flora of the Manaslu region
  • We can see the friendly people and the best culture of the region which includes Nepalese and Tibetan ethnic groups.
  • Incredible landscapes and breathtaking mountain views.
  • Hiking to the new trekking route.
  • Explore the local cultural and natural beauty.Explore the historical Gorkha Palace, home of king Prithvi Narayan Shah.
    world Larky La Pass (5106 meters).
  • Visit cultural world Heritage sites in the city before or after the trek.
  • Hiking to the unspoiled trekking route as well as.

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