The Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) is the eight highest mountains in the world which is quite popular less tourist visit trekking destination and the trek goes high passes of 5,160m in Larkya La pass. This trek is restricted areas trekking, only opened from 1992 for trekkers by Nepal government. Until then the area was a virgin land with un spoilt beauty. However, even today Manaslu trek has kept its beauty intact and continues to be a unsurpassable trekking destination. The trek can be done with local home stay with tea houses services along the Manaslu circuit trek where the trekkers can take local life taste and can be safe the money than camping services trek. The trek gives unforgettable beautiful mountain scenery of Manaslu region and Annapurnas with the diverse culture and the local people daily life structures.
The Manaslu trek can be start different trek starting places either from Gorkha and or from Arughat Bazar. If you have longer vacation for Nepal, then you should start the trek from Gorkha and do the trek for 17 days. The trek route goes, Drive: Kathmandu to Gorkha – Arkul – Baluwa – Barpak – Larpak – Khorlabesi – Philim – Deng – Namrung – Sama gompa – Samdo – Dharmasala – Larke la pass – Bimtang – Soti Khola – Dharapani – Besisahar and drive to Kathmandu.
And also can be done with 13 days starting from Arughat Bazar. The trek routes goes, Drive Kathmandu to Arughat Bazar and catch to local jeep to Soti khola – Machha Khola – Jagat – Dang – Namrung – Samagaon – Samdo – Dharmasala – Larkya La pass – Bimtang – Dharapani – Besisahar and drive to Kathmandu.
So, this trek can be design in shorter and longer days up on your requested and holidays time frame. We have designed two different itineraries for Manaslu trek, if your time frame isn’t suit as a schedule then can drop an e-mail for special holidays design.
After your arrival in Kathmandu our representatives at the airport will transfer you to your hotel and help you in checking in.
Today, official work issuing the special permit fees/Manaslu conservation & Annapurna conservation entry fees. So, you have a full day free time & can visit around the city and collecting the last pieces of equipments that our trek requires.
we can drive Kathmandu to Arughat by local bus where need to change twice to reach at Soti Khola about 8 hours. The road from Dading to Arughat & Sotikhola is rough unsealed road. Alternatively can be hire private 4WD Jeep from Kathmandu & easier/comfortable & will get sooner then local bus.
The walking treks start from here towards the Manaslu circuit and the walking destination for second day is Machha Khola passing through the shady sal forests trees and climb up and down for some time on a with the views of waterfalls cliff and the beautiful village of Gurung Labubesi and Gale gaon. and continue walking to Machha khola which is our first second night stay on trek, TEA HOUSE staying.
The place where we stay in JAGAT is the check point of MCAP. we continuing walking through the khorlabesi passing the few houses and passing the Tatopani (hot water) which is natural minerals and we walk continue at JAGAT for our stay in TEA HOUSE
We walk Jagat to Dang through the village Phillim where we checked our permit again after passing the suspension bridge and walking up and down. Here, you will see the signs of Buddhist culture with the MANi and written on stone. our walking continue towards in Dang where we stay a night in TEA HOUSE
Today, our stay in Namrung village which is one of the Buddhist village in Manaslu region and can be seen Monastery and many prayer flags/MANI walls/chortens along the trail and stay a night in this beautiful village TEA HOUSE
Today, we walk for a night stay in Lho which is already 3,180m altitude and we have short walking from Namrung to Lho about 4 hours only. It’s better to have slowly walking and resting when we are higher altitude for health to get a success Manaslu circuit. Overnight stay in Lho TEA HOUSE
from Samagaon village can be seen the Mt. Manaslu himal & Kutang Himal which is the Bhuddhist village and influences by the Tibetan culture due to the proximity to Tibet and find many monasteries Mani walls and chortens along the villages. Overnight stay in Samagaon village in TEA HOUSE
Today, we stay resting in SAMAGAON village for acclimatization and can do the short walking towards the Manaslu base camp or in Birendra Tal where you can observe excellent views of Samdo, Manaslu glacier, Ice fall and himalaya. Overnight stay in SAMAGAON in TEA HOUSE
Today for night stay in SAMDO which is 3,875m higher from the sea level and can be seen the excellent views of Manaslu glacier/ice fall. Mt. Manaslu himal. we walk through the juniper and birch forest passes and reach at SAMDO village for a night stay in TEA HOUSE
We start walking Samdo to Dharmasala where we stay a night before crossing the Larkya La pass on next day. It’s about 4 hours walking from Samdo to Dharmasala and prepare for the next day big hike and pass Larkya La.
The big day for today is Larkya La pass 5,160m and see the beautiful mountains views from the top. we can see Annapurna 11 7,937m, Kang Guru 6,981m, Himlung Himal 7,126m, Cheo Himal 6,820m. The trekking trails goes through the numerous rocky moraines hills and reflects the surrounding snowy mountains and after pass descending the steep trail passing through the Bimtang glacier and finally reached in Bimtang about 11 hours walking, stay a night Bimtang, TEA HOUSE
The walking Bimtang to Dharapani will be longer walk about 9 hours where join the Annapurna tourist highway and start missing the quiet days in Manaslu. we stay a night in Dharapani, TEA HOUSE
Today, we catch the local jeep from Dharapani to besisahar and catch the next local bus or private transport for your next travel destination either back in Kathmandu or in Pokhara city and our 13 days trekking journey ends here with happiness and enjoyable. Hopefully, you will gain some experience of Nepal Mountain life and enjoyed during your stay in mountain.
Note: Above holiday itinerary can be customized as our guest specific requirements and can make shorter and longer. We design your holidays accordingly.
Water: Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks (paying your own). You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.
Medical support: An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.
Travel Insurances: –
Travel Insurances are compulsory for clients trekking or climbing with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.
Nepal has four climatic seasons
While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Enquire about any trekking region and we will tell you about the best season to visit that area.
The following equipment are required during the Climbing period: –
(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore – Tax Jacket with hood).
If you’d prefer to share this Peace Nepal holiday trip with your own group of friends, we’ve got good news, it’s also available as a Private Adventure!, Our Private Adventure specialists are on hand to give you a quote or talk through some different options.
In 2005 I had the honor assisting to build a primary school in Pakuwal Tulo Parsel Nepal, together with a friend and on behalf of the Lions Club Schoorl. Tulo Parsel is the home ground of Nir Bahadur Lama, managing director of Peace Nepal Treks. During the building time I was in close contact with him, and still we are.…