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Manaslu Trekking is the 18 days trekking in Nepal to the undisturbed landmarks of Manaslu Nepal. Round Manaslu trekking is one of best-unspoiled trekking destination of Nepal which offers completely untouched natural and regional refinement. Manalsu opened for trekkers only after 1991. Manaslu is a controlled area which needs a special permit for trekking and only allows for the organized trek. Manaslu Trekking gives an opportunity to visit old monastery "Sama Gompa" at Samagaun along with close up view of Mount Manaslu peak. This trek offers a spectacular view of Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal and Manaslu Himal. We find the feeling toward the inside into the secret Buddhist world of monasteries. The scenery becomes even more impressive as we climb up into alpine to the Larkya La Pass 5215m. After having a complete excursion all around, the trail takes you back along the Annapurna circuit trekking routes to Besisahar and then you will drive to Kathmandu.
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Stop At: Trekking Mart, Behind Amrit Science Campus, Thamel-29, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

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Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh Boudha, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

The day starts by breakfast and continues with sightseeing of Kathmandu World Heritage Sites.The guided tour of Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Dubar Square, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple make you understand about the cultural richness and religious integrity of the country. After the supervision of auspicious and spiritual values, we will give you pre-trip briefing about your trek preparation & necessary shopping.

Duration: 6 hours

Pass By: Arughat Rural Municipality, Aarughat, Nepal

By the day, we start our wild adventure journey to the Manaslu region. We leave Kathmandu with drive for Sotikhola where we stop today. The roadway from Kathmandu till Dhading Bensi (district headquarters of Dhading) is of pitched road and further more is of rough road. During the entire journey, the nature and bio-diversity offer us to admire them and gamble the enjoyment. Our eyes will sharpen by ever running river, terrace fields & village human settlements. The virgin experience of virgin beauty starts by here

Stop At: Manaslu, Gorkha Nepal

Upon the trek starts, we cross a bridge and move through huge Sal (a timber tree) forest. The pleasing sound and great speed of Budhi Gandaki river motivates us to climb above. The rocky trail leads the way to Khursane with waterfalls and complex ecosystems in the surrounding. The further up & down trail of sloppy terraces direct us to a Gurung inhabitant called Labubesi. We climb further more and then drop down to the sandy river beach. After the few distance walk, along the edge of river, we again go up and drop down to cross a suspension bridge. Then we reach to the Machha Khola.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Manaslu, Gorkha Nepal

The wide and straight way is rare in hills and Himalayas. So, we forward through the narrow and snaky way with a bit up & down. This twisting way makes us to cross Tharo Khola, Khorlabesi and eventually to Tatopani (990m). At Tatopani, there is a small hot spring. We climb furthermore ridges and cross the Budhi Gandaki by a suspension bridge. he stone stairs of up and around the river go to Yaru Khola and then to Tharo Bhayang. By there we go along the west bank of the river and then climb up towards the village of Jagat.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal

The rocky ridges are decorated by beautiful environment. We feel gorgeous along the way to Salleri and then down to Sirdibas. We climb up after crossing a long suspension bridge and meet a big Gurung village called Philim. The trail goes north along the millet fields of Ekle Bhatti and again down to the bank of Budhi Gandaki river. Upon ascending from the bank, we pass through the bamboo forests and to Deng Khola. A small village of Deng welcomes us as we cross the Khola.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal

Today we walk in and around of Budhi Gandaki for several time. Firstly we make a short hike from Deng to cross Budhi Gandaki and then climb to Rana. From there we move towards Budhi Gandaki valley. The diverse relief feature of the place eventually brings us to Pork Village. The village offers us the sight of magnetic view of Siringi Himal. In plus steps, we go to cross Budhi Gandaki and to the dense forests. The same fantastic up and down trial continues till we reach Namrung.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Samagaun Hiking Area, Sama, Samagaun, Nepal

Siring, Ganesh (7,422m) and Himal Chuli’s (7,893m) fantastic view is the specialty of Namrung village (2,630m). From the village we climb up through forest to reach to Lihi. Then we pass through the valleys, Sho, Lho, Shyala and then to Sama villages. The Lho village (3,180m) is the perfect place to view Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) and also has great religious significance which is distinct by Ribung Gompa. While we are at Shyala village, we will be surrounded by mountains from 360 degree such as by Manaslu (8,163m), Himal chuli (7,893m), Peak 29, Ganesh (7,422m) and many others. Our journey today breaks by Samagaun.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Samagaun Hiking Area, Sama, Samagaun, Nepal

This is our exploration as well as acclimatization day. Samagaun is highly influenced by Sherpa culture and Buddhism. We can understand and enjoy the cultural values, lifestyle, mani stones and many Gompas there. Mani stones consist of Buddhist slogans, text and pictures. Near to the next hill of village, there is an old monastery called Pungyen Gompa and is the perfect place to view glacier. We do hike around and overnight stay in Samagaun.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal

The trek starts by descend to the Budhi Gandaki river. Then we direct north and on crossing a bridge of a stream, we take left which lead us towards Manaslu Base Camp (4,400m). Several mani walls are seen when the valley begins and we continue by shelf above the river. This trail to the kermo kharka is covered by birch and juniper forest. On crossing the Budhi Gandaki river, we do ascend towards a large white Kani made by stone arch. Then we pass the Kani to meet Semdo (3,8620m) for night stay.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Larkya La Pass, Larkya La Trail, Thoche 33500, Nepal

For the day, we start our trek on downhill. The descend ends by Budhi Gandaki river. Here we cross the river for the last time and on crossing the wooden bridge, trail goes up. We pass Larkya Bazaar (4,090m), valley of Salka Khola on upon crossing some streams. The fantastic Larkya glacier lovingly welcomes us and motivates to climb up. There we get a kind of shelter called Dharmsala which is not exactly the lodge but easy enough to stay today. The place is also called Larke Phedi. Night stay in Dharmashala

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Bhimtang Lake viewpoint, Thoche 33500, Nepal

Today we continue from longitudinal face of Larkya glacier by the north side. The glacier offers us the finest view of Larkya peak (6,249m) and Cho danda as well. From the glacier, we make gradual ascend and later steep up to Larkya la pass (5160m). This highest point of entire trek is perfect place to admire beauty of Nepal with the spark of Cheo himal, Himlung himal Kangguru and massive Annapurna II (7,937m). The steep descend ahead leads us to Bhimthang. Even though the trek today is longer, the stunning surrounding of Himalayan landmass makes us to forget all physical difficulties by securing excellent mental refreshment.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal

Early in the morning when first sun rays strike in the whole Manaslu range, it reflects to sharpen our eyes once more. Today mostly we walk downhill to reach Tilije. By crossing some bridges over streams and along the rocky trail, we pass Yak Kharka and to a cultivated land of Kharche. The area is covered by Rhododendron forests. The Kharche is followed by a steep climb over the ridge and down to the Gho village. Above the Gho village, there is a superb view point of Manaslu. The further gradual downhill brings us to Tilije .

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal

Today we make the journey up to Tal. The trek forwards by stone paved trail, crossing of bridge over Dudh khola and some mani walls to the Thonje village. From the next village Dharapani, we enter in the Annapurna circuit section. Karte village is another human settled place on our journey. Further down, we cross Marshyangdi Khola bridge, and several Buddhist shrine: mani walls to reach Tal village. It’s a beautiful village decorated specially by a large waterfall.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal

After morning breakfast, we leave Tal by crossing Marshyandi Khola. For the whole trek today we walk along side of Marshyangdi Khola. We pass by two large villages: Chamje (1,430m) and Jagat (1,300m). The trail route is characterized by terrace fields, green hills and the forests of pine and rhododendron trees. Our today’s destination will be Syange and is also the last point of our trek.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Trisuli River, Kurintar Nepal

Today we are returning back to Kathmandu by drive. From Syange, we catch the bus or other private vehicle and come back via Besi Sahar (760m). The streamline of Marshyangdi and Trishuli river direct us for most of our way. The amazing landscapes, terraces, water bodies, disparate human settlements etc. are running in our eyes for the last time. On arrival in Kathmandu, we will be transfer to our hotel. Trekking Mart would grant you lots of congratulation for your successful completion of Round Manaslu Trek

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal

At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination. Trekking Mart family wishes your best time ahead.

Duration: 30 minutes
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  • All Fees and Taxes
  •  Porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers=1 porter)
  •  Manaslu Special permit  Manaslu and Annapurna Conservation area permits
  •  Staff food, accommodation, salary & insurance
  •  All governmental procedure
  •  Rescue arrangement in case of emergency
  •  Kathmandu sightseeing tour in day 2
  •  3 Nights 5-star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • 14 Night Lodge to Lodge accommodation during the trekking
  • All ground transfer as per itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Manaslu
  • Entry/Admission - Manaslu
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Manaslu
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Manaslu
  • Entry/Admission - Samagaun Hiking Area
  • Entry/Admission - Samagaun Hiking Area
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Manaslu
  • Entry/Admission - Larkya La Pass
  • Entry/Admission - Bhimtang Lake viewpoint
  • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Entry/Admission - Trisuli River
Exclusions
  •  Bar, laundry and telephone bills
  •  Travel insurance
  •  Rescue and Evacuation cost in case of emergency
  •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except welcome and farewell dinner
  •  Tips for guide and porter
  • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
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  • Duration: 17 days
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