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Overview

Manaslu in local term refers to Holy Spirit or soul. The Mount Manaslu is also called Kutang in the local term. This is widely popular as the “Mountain of Soul” as the Manas in Sanskrit means minds and soul. Most of the trekkers support staff of the Peregrine Treks is from this Manaslu Trekking region. This local bond between the region and our trekking support staff would make the trek memorable as ever.

The beautiful presentation of the region would enthral you and gives you the once in a lifetime event. Manaslu trekking is unique as it follows the Budhi Gandaki River all the way to Larke Pass. On the other hand, the trail takes you to the Brahmin, Chhetri and Mongolian tribes of Nepal along the way. The rural setting would take you towards nostalgic moments. The surprising aspect of the Manaslu is that the every step of the trekking gives you different views. Manaslu Trekking starts from the Aarughat border between Gorkha and Dhading district of Nepal. Similarly, this trekking ends in Lamjung district which would give all the fellow trekkers worth of every penny spent for the trekking. Manaslu Trekking is also popular as Manaslu Circuit Trek and Larke Pass Trek.

The Manaslu Trekking is the Mountainous Terrain Trek and offers the diversified atmosphere. As compared to another trekking trail of Nepal, Manaslu exhibits hilly lifestyle in abundance in comparison to the Himalayan lifestyle. Therefore, Peregrine team would like to recommend the Manaslu Trekking to get the enthralling adventure of life in hills of Nepal. As John Wood famously quoted in his book Microsoft to Bahundanda the life of hilly region of Nepal is worth experiencing. It gives you the real picture of evolving Nepal through its beauty, culture, and hardship.

Peregrine Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. always offers this Manaslu Trekking with the best price and tailor made an itinerary for all those our valuable clients. Manaslu Trekking could be organized Camping and Tea House Trek by our agency.

 

Manaslu Trekking Itinerary & Other Details

Day 1:  Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)

Day 2:   Trekking preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 3:   Kathmandu to Arughat by drive and Trek to Soti Khola

Day 4:   Trek to Machha Khola (900 M)

Day 5:   Trek to Jagat (1340 M)

Day 6:   Trek to Deng (2095 M)

Day 7:   Trek to Namrung (2900 M)

Day 8:   Trek to Samagaon (3500 M)

Day 9:   Trek to Samdo (3690 M)

Day 10:   Rest Day at Samdo for acclimatization

Day 11:   Trek to Dharmasala (Larke La Base Camp)

Day 12:   Trek to Bhimthang (3590 M) via cross Larkya Pass (5220 M)

Day 13:  Trek to Tilje (2300 M)

Day 14:  Trek to Bagarchap and drive back to Kathmandu via Beshisahar

Day 15:  Transfer to airport for your departure


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Day 1

Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu

We will perform our travel operations in a private vehicle for all the group members after their arrival in Nepal Airport.
Please make sure to look for the Peregrine Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd Holding board after your arrival in front of the gate and immediate transfer to the hotel. All information pertaining to the trek will be given and welcome dinner will be provided at night time.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 02

Trekking preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Today, we would require restricted area permit, TIMS card and ACAP permit but you will be taken for sightseeing in the historical and fine architectural site of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambhunath, known as monkey temple, biggest and oldest Buddhist shrine Boudhanath and most popular Hindu deity of Nepalese and Indian people Pashupatinath Temple which is listed in world heritage site. Your dinner will be at the Nepali typical restaurant and overnight at the same hotel.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 03

Drive to Soti Khola via Arughat on private vehicle

The day will start after having breakfast and will drive first three to four hours to Dhading Besi, the district headquarters of Dhading district on the paved road. We will have lunch here and continue to Arughat for another two hours through the narrow road. We will arrive at Arughtat Bajar, the major local market of this region and wander around to cross the suspension bridge then transferred to the Local Jeep to continue towards Sotikhola. The day will be enjoyable with views of scattered houses in the Green Mountains and valleys, waterfalls and rivers cascade paddy fields and introduce to various ethnic groups. Overnight at local lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 04

Trekking to Macha Khola

After crossing over the long suspension bridge at Soti Khola, we will walk towards the beautiful Sal forest to reach above the huge rapids of Budhigandaki River to arrive at Khursane. Then the rocky trail weaves its way up and down with the view of beautiful waterfalls on a steep ridge. The trail clings to the side of the river and cliff. We will eventually walk little along the beautiful terrace rice field and then reach the Gurung village of Lapubesi and further climb behind a rocky bridge where the valley opens up to Budhigandaki river. We will pass by sandy river bed and climb over a side ridge and then descend to cross the beautiful suspension bridge to reach Macha Khola for our overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 05

Trek to Jagat (1340 M)

Some of the gentle narrow trail takes us to Khorlabei after crossing the Tharo Khola and we will walk and cross the small hot spring in Tatopani. We will climb another ridge and cross the suspension bridge on Budhigandaki river and after making some ascends and descends we will be reaching Dobhan. We will cross the suspension bridge over Yaru Khola and then climb stone staircase; some descends after crossing river and gently climb to arrive at Thado Bharang. After crossing the bank of the river, we will ascend over a ridge; walk along the river which will bring us to Jagat for our overnight at the Lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 06

Jagat to Deng

Today, we ascend to Salleri over a rocky ridge and then descend to Sirdibas. The valley continues up to Ghatta Khola upstream and then cross the long suspension bridge to arrive at the large Gurung village of Philim after 45 minutes of stone stairs climbing. You will enjoy your walking along the cascade millet field to arrive at Ekle Bhatti where you will be having lunch. The trail continues to enter a steep, uninhabited gorge where there are grassy land slope and the river. As we continue, the trail widens and we pass by bamboo bushes; the Deng Khola to reach the tiny village of Deng where we will spend the night.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 07

Deng to Namrung

After a short walk from Deng, we will cross the Budhi Gandaki river and climb an hour to reach Rana. We will have short ascend again and a walk to the west valley through the forest and crossing waterfalls, Mani walls in the Tibetan village After crossing the river, we will walk steep up through the rhododendron forests, arrive Namrung where we will get to see the tremendous view of Ganesh Himal, Himal Chuli and Shirung Himal. Namrung also has telephone services; police check post so there is no fear of losing connectivity.

Day 08

Namrung to Samagaun

After walking through the rhododendron forest, we will arrive at Lihi village with Tibetan's Chortens and terrace barley fields and views of Simnang Himal and Ganesh Himal. We will pass by some of the Tibetan villages and you will realize that Manaslu and Himchuli Himal are through the entire landscape and nearby Samagaun which is one of the classic Tibetan's settlement migrated from Tibet years ago. Some of the trekkers will have acclimatization day here but we will see our group condition and continue to Samdo the next day.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 09

Samagaun to Samdo

Today we will walk towards Samdo village, and depend on your body condition in the high altitude we will cross Samdo village and continue to walk the way towards Manaslu Base Camp but we will follow the right side of the trail which leads to Larke-La pass. We will walk through the juniper birch forest and cross the wooden bridge on Budhi Gandaki River and then make some climb to reach Samdo where is inhabited by Tibetan people who migrated from the Chinese territory to their homeland 50 years ago.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 10

Acclimatization day in Samdo

Today we will have acclimatization day in Samdo village to avoid the high altitude sickness for next couple of days so you can have good sleep as much as you can in the morning. Late morning your guide will lead you to climb the high elevation; but due to AMS rules, we will go and climb some heights and then come back to lodge and have some free time.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 11

Samdo to Dharmasala ( Larke La base camp)

We will descend down and cross the wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki River for the final time and then gradually climb up through the juniper bush with overlooking view of Larke La Glacier. After ¾ hours of climbing, we will reach the Dharmasala which will provide some kind of shelter. Now you will find some new lodges here and not shelter after which we will have lunch and make some climb to acclimatize your body for good sleep without any problems at the night.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 12

Samdo to Bhimtang via Larke La pass

Early morning at 3:30 am our guide will give you wake up call and then have light breakfast because there are no lodges before you arrive at Bhimtag. Around 4 am we will start our trek to avoid the cold winds on the top, grains after midday with the flashlight. After a short climb to the ridge, we will see some frozen lakes and Larke glacier on the side. Last part of the Larke La top is tougher to climb. When you reach the top, you can witness the outstanding view of Himalayas in different directions such as Himlung Himal, Kanguru, Annapurna II as well as soothing Mt. Manaslu in the west direction. You will be happy concluding this Pass and take some shots on the top with your groups and then descend down to Bhimtang where the farmers graze their animals in the high summer pasture.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 13

Bhimtang Tilje

After your breakfast at the lodge, you will leave the gorgeous Peak behind you and start to walk through the rhododendron forests to reach Karache; highest cultivated region of Nepal and then continue to the Gho village where there are some Lodges which are available for the trekkers but we will continue to Tilje for our last party at the Lodge in our trekking plan.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 14

Tilje to Bagarchap and drive to Besisahar to Kathmandu

We start out short day trekking for 2 hours to Bagarchap and the descend to some of the millet farmland and then walk through the beautiful tropical forest to arrive at Bagarchap which is connected to the Annapurna Circuit Trek but the place has all the ingredients as the Local Jeep will leave for Besisahar and then drop us to our private vehicle to drive back to Kathmandu.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included

Day 15

Departure

This is the final day of your this trip. You will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport at your flight time.

Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Three-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)during trekking
  • All ground transportation in private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu Valley guided sightseeing in a private vehicle
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Guide, porter and other necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food
  • Trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, achievement certificate and trekking map are yours to take
  • Special Permit of Manaslu Area, ACAP, MCAP and TIMS Card
  • First Aid Medical Kit or necessary normal medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee and international airfares
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
 

Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:15 Days
Group Size:Above 2 pax
Arrival on:Kathmandu
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:5220 M
Difficulty:Strenuous
Accomodation:Three star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
Meals:Meals in full board during trekking

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