Trip Outline

Manaslu region is located in the western part of Nepal and Mt. Manaslu at [8163m] is the eighth highest peaks in the world.  The Manaslu region was opened for trekking only in 1992 AD. The Manaslu region is located near to the border of Nepal alongside Tibet. The name the spirit mountain. The local jargon refers it to be the compassionate and strong deity that mysteriously dwells within its domain. Manaslu is a well-known and much loved trekking trail in Nepal’s Himalayan landscapes Manaslu trek offers great views of some of the highest mountains in the world. Furthermore, Manaslu offers cultural heritage, a genuine outing in the outback, incomparable beauty and biological varieties that’s amazing.

It is no doubt that the trekking in the Manaslu Himalaya region is one of those delightful adventure treks in Nepal. The magnificent views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks will reward you on trek. Furthermore, that is literally gratifying to the soul along the way. Despite, the taxing drills of this trip, Mt. Manaslu located in the east of Annapurna Himalaya range.

The trekking within the Manaslu circuit is a controlled & government regulated issue because it’s a restricted trek area as well. Consequently, we must be take permission prior to organizing treks for Manaslu region. The trekking in the Manaslu area has been considered to be one of the finest adventure destinations in Nepal. If you are looking for the unusual experience in sublime territory, the Manaslu is for you. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the imposing Himalayas stretching beyond horizons as you trek your trekking routes.  You will also come across cultural diversities and natural scenery with high altitude dreamy glacier lakes and enthralling floras and faunas. There features inherently make up all when trekking in this unspoiled less trodden Region of Manaslu.

We at Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition have 18day itinerary for the Manaslu Circuit trek. We have included your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal. You will have day tour in Kathmandu before we start the trek and we use this day to prepare the trekking permits as well. Your real trek starts with a day drive from Kathmandu to Arughat and follows the version trail to the Larkya pass at (5420 m.).

After passing the pass, you continue trekking to the Annapurna trails for our return to Bhulbhule & then drive back to Kathmandu through a scenic highway. Furthermore, if you have longer days and want to continue trekking to the Annapurna circuit trail from Dharapani then you can join the Annapurna trail from Dharapani.

The teahouse lodges are beginning to take shape along the route on Manaslu trek, so small groups can do the trekking in this region in teahouse style. if you have bigger group about 10 or more people then we better to organize the trek in camping style and we organize both styles for those who want camping & a feel for the true wild & also offer options for the rough & tough teahouse lodges for those who are happy with basic facilities & more focused on the wonders of the wilderness.

We have given itinerary program; cost and the services and these are based on tea house style trek. There should be minimum 2 or more people to obtain the special trekking permits for the Manaslu trek. However, we have fixed some dates for the trek so; you are welcome to join on our group trek even if you are single and planning to trek in the region.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at TIA Kathmandu (1350m) & Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tour & Trip preparation.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Sotikhola by local bus / Jeep. (Altitude – 710m, Walking Time – 7/8 hrs)
Day 04: Trek from Sotikhola to Machha Khola. (Altitude -9 00m, Walking Time – 6/7 hrs)
Day 05: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat. (Altitude – 1410m, Walking Time – 6/7 hrs)
Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Deng. (Altitude – 1805m, Walking Time – 6/7 hrs)
Day 07: Trek from Deng to Namrung. (Altitude – 2630m, Walking Time – 6/7 hrs)
Day 08: Trek from Namrung to Samagaun. (Altitude – 3530m, Walking Time – 6/7 hrs)
Day 09: Samagaun Rest (Visit Pungyen gompa and Sherpa village)
Day 10: Trek from Samagaun to Samdo. (Altitude – 3860m, Walking Time – 5/6 hrs)
Day 11: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala. (Altitude – 4460m, Walking Time – 4/5 hrs)
Day 12:  Dharmasala to Bhimthang via Larke La pass (5160m). (Altitude -3720m, Walking Time – 8/9 hrs)
Day 13: Trek from Bhimthang to Tilje. (Altitude -2300m, Walking Time – 5/6 hrs)
Day 14: Trek from Tilje to Tal. (Altitude -1700m, Walking Time – 5/6 hrs)
Day 15: Trek from Tal to Syange. (Altitude -1010m, Walking Time – 5/6 hrs)
Day 16: Drive from Syange to Kathmandu via Bensi-shahar by Local Bus / Jeep (Driving hours – 8/9 hrs)
Day 17: Final Departure

Cost Includes

13 nights 14 days in mountains which include accommodations and 3 meals a day.

3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.

All ground transportation as per Itinerary including Airport pick up and drop off.

Manaslu Conservation Area trekking permit and a Tourist Information Management System (TIMS) Card.

Government-licensed, English speaking guide.

Porter service (one porter for every two people).

All government and local taxes

Welcome dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

Nepal entry visa at Immigration at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) (approx. $40 USD) per person.

Trekking gear rental like sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking poles, etc.

Unforeseen costs due to health,  weather conditions, etc.

All the expenses for city tour except Tour Guide such as like Entry fee, Car, Meal etc.

Extra night hotel in Kathmandu in-case if early return from your trip in any reason.

All kinds of drinks and snacks.

Tips for the guide and porter after the trek.

Anything else not mentioned in the included costs above.