Manaslu Circuit Trek – 18 days
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The Manaslu conservation area is a sanctuary for large diversity of birds and animals. Huge species of wildlife like grey musk deer, blue sheep, Himalayan Thar along with endangered animals like snow Leopards and red pandas are conserving in the conservation area. We able to have phenomenal view above the 8000m landmarks, deep gorges of Budi Gandaki Khola(river) and several mountains range; Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Himalchuli etc.
Manaslu Circuit Trekking will be start from Gorkha district moving along the series of green foothills through the side of gorge of Budi Gandaki then we steadily make our path to Arughat. Moving from North side of Aurghat our journey will to Dyang, following our path from Dyang to Lhogaon. The splendid views of Manaslu begin to appear vivid and clearer. The route heading to Syala village along the thick pine forest, we are able to have vies of many snow-capped peak in Manaslu . Samagaon lies at the fort of Manaslu, this village possesses many Buddhist shrines where many nuns and monks inhabit. Samdo is an amazing village that is inhabited by Tibetan Nepali. The superb view of the whole Budi Gandaki valley and Pang Puchi village with a backdrop of the Nepal-Tibet border can be seen from the Samdo Village. This trekking trail moves ahead to a major valley of Larkye-La from where Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal and Kang Guru is visible. Similarly we lead towards meadowland of Bhumthang , from where we can have clear view of Manaslu peak. The Manaslu circuit trek makes a route of Manaslu then treail head to Dudh khola which later meets with Marsyangdi River making our way to Bulbule and drive back to Kathmandu.
Trip Duration: 18 Days
Accommodation: Lodgel / Camping
Activities: Trekking, Hiking
Best Time: Oct/Nov and March /April
Group Sizes: 2+
Date: Various on application
Max Altitude: 5,235m
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Reach Kathmandu via respective airlines at the airport terminal meet our representative from Adventure Specialist Travel at the Tribhuwan International airport, holding your name plate in front of the arrival gate. After meeting you will be drop at your hotel in Kathmandu. Remaining free time there is an option to explore the place near your hotel.
Day 02: City tour of Kathmandu valley
Today after breakfast we will be introduced to our local tour guide and start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu.
- Pashupatinath Temple: This temple is situated 5 km east of Kathmandu, the temple of Lord Shiva; Pathupatinath with two tired golden roof and silver doors is considered one of the holiest shrines of Hindus.
- Boudhanath Stupa:This Stupa lays 8kms east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal Stupa is one of the biggest in the world and the center of Buddhism in the world. It was listed in the UNESCO Heritage Monument in 1979.
- Swoyambunath Stupa: Swoyambhunath Stupa, atop the hillock is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal enlisted in the World Heritage Site.
- Durbar Square :Later proceed for city tour of Kathmandu visiting Durbar Square, complex of palaces, courtyard and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, use to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Arkhet by Bus/Jeep Then Trek to Sotikhola/ .730 m – 07 hrs drive, 3 hour trek.journey.
Beginning this first day journey with a long scenic drive to Arkhet enjoying the Himalayan mountain views over green hills, drive continues on the main highway to Malekhu town from here our route diverts over the Trisuli River to Dhading – Besi and then on the dirt road to the first overnight camp at Arkhet village. After drive we trek to Sotikhola which follows Buri Gandaki River upstream then into thick forest of Sal trees here onwards for few days in warmer areas, as the trek progress with fabulous view of Ganesh II at 7,118 m and Ganesh IV- 7,104 m.Trek continues on the riverbank passing Arkhet Bazaar, then climbing to a small settlement for overnight stop at Soti Khola.
Day 04: Trek to Machha khola 930 m – 05 hrs.
From Soti khola village walk leads to a descend along the river bank passing several tea shops and coming across mule caravan on the way towards Machhakhola, This nice day walk leads to a suspension bridge over Nauli-Khola and to Khanigaon, then reaching at bridge over Machhakhola after the bridge on the uphill trail reaching at Machha Khola for overnight stop.This area popular for fishing this is why it’s called Machha khola meaning fishing stream.
Day 05: Trek to Jagat 1,410 m – 06 hrs.
After a nice morning journey continues to a small Khorla Beshi village and towards Tatopani with natural hot spring from here trek through Dovan and Yaruphant village, then following the Buri Gandaki River and over the bridge coming at a large village at Jagat for overnight stop.
Day 06: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs.
From here onwards heading towards cooler mountain area to Dyang village and beyond morning walks follows the river, passing several small scattered farm villages of Sidibas Bazaar. Then climbing uphill and crossing a small suspension bridge at Nagjet and reaching the Philim village with a small primary school supported by Japanese people after Philim trekking through terrace field of wheat, barley then with an uphill on a rocky ridge as walk passes a bamboo forests and climbing to reach Deng village for overnight stop.
Day 07: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs.
On leaving Dyang village a slow descend along the riverbank reaching at Bihi Bazaar, from this village onwards which is near to the Tibetan border, as one can observe a Tibetan influence traditions and culture on this area and beyond of upper Manaslu and Gorkha region, walking for few hours to overnight halt at Ghap village.
Day 08: Trek to Lho 3,180 m- 06 hrs
Morning trekking to cross Budhi Gandaki river and passing by few small settlements with terraced fields then reaching at Numrung village with superb views of Mt. Manaslu North Face with other tall peaks, then walking through several small villages like Banjham, Sho, then walking on the winding uphill for few hours through Shrip and then towards overnight atop at Lho Bazaar.
Day 09: Trek to Samagaon 3,530 m – 06 hrs.
As the walk progress reaching slowly towards higher Manaslu at Samaagoan and further to Larkya phedi, at first morning begins with a stunning sunrise views over the striking Mt. Manaslu with ample time to capture this awesome scenery, then heading towards Samagaon passing through rhododendron forest, as the walk leads higher terrain one can observe change in landscapes and sparse vegetation. Walking for few hours on debris of Phungen Glacier then finally reaching at Samagaon village for overnight stop.
Day 10: Rest day at Samagaon for short hikes and acclimatization.
A complete free day on this high area for acclimatization and short walk around this interesting village with Tibetan Buddhist religions and culture with old traditions
( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge accommodation)
Day 11: Trek to Samdo 3,860 m / 12,660 ft -05 hrs.
After a wonderful time in Samagoan morning walk starts towards Samdo passing traders coming from Tibet with yaks laden with Tibetan and Chinese goods, walk continues following the stream to reach our overnight stop at Samdo village from here it is close to the Tibetan border.
Day 12: Trek to Larkya phedi at Dharamsala 4,460 m- 04 hrs.
Today a short good walk to the base of Larkya-la at phedi starting the morning following the river coming from Gya La, from here there’s a trail on the right that leads to Tibet. Our adventure leads a straight reaching a small settlement at Larkya Bazaar then couple of hours walk from here leads to the overnight stop and for lunch at Dharamsala beneath bottom of Larkya pass.
Day 13: Crossing Larkya -la at 5,200 m / 17,060 ft and to Bimthang3,720 m – 08 hrs of strenuous climb and descend. Today the main high light of this wonderful adventure starting the long day with early morning walk by following a steep climb and towards four frozen glacial ponds walk continues to the top of Larkya La Pass at 5,200 m highest spot of this adventurous journey. Sometime the path here can be quite hard on snow condition while crossing moraines and glacier. But on a fine day when there is no snow walk will be moderate and adventurous traversing on this high altitude. The pass offers captivating panorama of Larke peak6,249 m, Manaslu North 7,157 m and of Salpudanda Glacier the pass is festooned with Buddhist prayer flags, after a great moment here at the top descend towards a magnificent green valley surrounded by rhododendron and pine trees at Bhimthang for overnight stop after a vigorous 8 hours trek.
Day 14: Trek to Gho 2,560m – 05 hrs.
After breakfast on this beautiful spot trek leads crossing a glacier stream and with a climb over moraine then descending on pleasant path through meadows and forest of pine and rhododendron trees reaching at Gho for overnight stop, this small settlement surrounded by enchanting forest.
Day 15: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m – 05 hrs.
A leisure day walk on the downhill trail to Dharapani passing the Tilche village by Marshyangdi River, around this area are the Manang people rich in Tibetan Buddhist traditions and culture. From this village walk is easier with short uphill climb to large village of Dharapani for overnight stop check into the lodge with opportunity for hot showers as this place is popular on the Annapurna circuit trekking route.
Day 16: Trek to Jagat 1,290 m – 05 hours.
Today the last day walk of this remarkable adventure offering pleasant trek on the gradual trail passing several nice villages of Tal Besi and Tal Karte and Sattale. This good walk descends to cross a suspension bridge over raging Marshyangdi River overlooking fabulous views of Annapurna Himalaya range of mountains, then walking through lush green forest following Marshyangdi River downstream with a gradual downhill walk to Jagat village for overnight stop this village also with a same name of Manaslu area.
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu through Beshisahar – 08 hrs journey. A last day in the Himalayan mid hills after breakfast drive on the dirt road for few hours passing through several farm villages and to the large town of Beshishar the headquarter of Lamjung district from here on the good road to Kathmandu with an interesting scenic drive then finally reaching at Kathmandu after completing this mesmerizing awesome adventure with Adventure Specialist Travel.
Day 18: International departure for home ward bound.
You can extend you trip to stay in Kathmandu. But if you are not doing so, we bid goodbye to you as visit in Nepal comes to the end for this time. Before 3 hours of scheduled flight, our representatives will take you to the TIA. We hope you will be planning for another adventure-trip while you are on returning back to your home town.
Service Cost Includes:
- Airport / Hotel / Airport and Transfer by private car/van/Bus.
- Standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
- Valley sightseeing by Government license holder tour guide.
- Annapurna Conservation permits.
- Manasulu special permit
- Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
- Lodge to Lodge accommodation during the trek.
- An experience Trekking Guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment.
- if take Camping Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Table with chairs, kitchen utensils, Down sleeping bag / jackets, walking sticks, and other necessary equipment Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- All government taxes.
- Service charge.
- Drop to airport by car/van/Bus
Service Cost Excludes:
- Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Katmandu).
- Your Travel and rescue insurance.
- International airfare.
- All Food in Kathmandu. also in the case of early return from mountain ( due to any reason) Than the scheduled Itinerary.
- All expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary ( due to strike, landslide,blocked th road etc)
- Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than schedule Itinerary.
- All Bar bills and personal expenses( phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, bottle of water, hot water, shower, pot of tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for the guide and porter.