Manasalu Region

Summary of the Trip

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  • Trip Altitude
    5135 m
  • Season Spring, Summer
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  • Per Day Route
    2-3 hrs

  Manaslu Trekking is one of the most popular teahouse & camping trekking in Nepal which offers a unique opportunity to experience the Manaslu and Ganesh Himal areas lying in the north of Nepal neighboring to the Tibetan border. Manaslu Trekking like other trekking destinations is also one of the well-known and well-loved trekking trails; as that provides perfect views of mountains, combination of rich cultural heritage, genuine adventure, incomparable beauty and biological variety. Mt. Manaslu [8163m] is the eight highest peaks in the world, was opened for the trekking purpose only in 1992. It is located near the border of Nepal and Tibet. The name Manaslu means "The spirit-mountain", the local dialects refer it to be the benevolent and strong deity that dwells within.
  Manaslu trekking leads along the Budhi Gandaki River, the popular holy river which originates from the snowcapped Mountains. 'Budhi' means an old woman. Therefore, this river can be said as Old Gandaki River. Manaslu (8163m) trekking was opened for tourists only in 1992. It is still not the regular trekking trail as it was used only for the expedition. Not being connected to the big cities, Manaslu area still offers the natural vegetation with beautiful flora and fauna.Manaslu trekking starts from Gorkha, the home town of former Royal family of Nepal. Before starting trekking we do sightseeing in the old Royal Palace in Gorkha,built in the fortress style with goddess Kali temple. It is a wilderness trekking that passes through the typical Nepali villages and rural market centre like Arughat Bajar which is the old busyness centre of Gorkha district. The trail leads to the height of Larkya pass (5213m). Manaslu trekking ends at Beshisahar which is the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit.

  The spectacular mountain views and bio-cultural diversity are the delightful adventures of Manaslu trek. At the low land there is the inhabitation of Gurung ethnic groups, mainly associated with agricultural work. Upon the arrival to the Himalayan range, tourists get to meet with the local ethic people, strongly influenced by the Tibetan culture and tradition.

¤Kathmandu city tour

¤Scenic dirt road driving to Arughat from Kathmandu

¤Exploring the Budhi Gandaki River valley

¤Experience the Nepalese and Tibetan mixture culture

¤Walking between the borders of Nepal and Tibet

¤Crossing Larkya La over 5,215m

Day 01: Arrival at the Kathmandu international airport and picked up by our office representative and brought to the hotel by private coach.
Day 02: Briefing on Manaslu trekking and trekking preparation
Day 03: About 7 hours drive to  Arughat Bazaar(490m)
Day 04: About 5 hours trek to Sotikhola (900m)
Day 05: About 6 hours trek to Machhi Khola (830m)
Day 06: About 5 hours trek to Doban (1360m) 
Day 07: About 6 hours trek to Fillim (1590m)
Day 08: About 4 hours trek to Deng (1920m)
Day 09: About 6 hours trek to Nambrung (2380m)
Day 10: About 4  hours trek to Low Goun (3180m)
Day 11: About 4 hours trek to Samag Gaun (3360m)
Day 12: Rest Day in Sama Gaun
Day 13:
 About 3 hours trek to Samdo (3900m)
Day 14: About 5 hours trek to Dharamsala(4390m)
Day 15: About 8 hours trek to Bimtang (3630m) via Larkya-La-Pass (5250m)
Day 16: About 6 hours trek to Tilje (2240m)
Day 17: About 6 hours  trek to Jagat (1290m)
Day 18: About 3 hours drive back to Beshishar and 6 hrs drive back to Kathmandu
Day 19: Rest and farewell dinner with Nepali music and dance
Day 20: Drop off at the airport and fly back to home

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