Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Ocean To Sky Adventures offers Manaslu Trekking to those travellers who wants to trek in less crowed untouched area having great combination of bilogical diversity, cultural heritage and amazing beauty. Manaslu at 8163 meters is the 8th highest peak in the world Mount Manaslu is located east of the Annapurna range. Manaslu trekking was officially opened to trekkers in 1991, lies west part of Nepal- near to the border of Nepal and Tibet. Trekking in Manaslu is one of the most delightful adventures, but mountaineering expeditions have long accessed to Manaslu area.

This area offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki River. En route, 10 peaks over 6,500 meters (21,300 ft) are visible, including a few over 7,000 meters (23,000 ft). The highest point reached along the trek route is the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,235 meters (17,175 ft). When trekking through the Manaslu region, ten peaks of over 6,500 meters (21,300 ft) in height are visible, including peaks of over7, 000 meters (23,000 ft) elevation. Manaslu region is relatively less crowded compare to other well-known Himalayan regions such as Annapurna, Langtang and Everest. Being a controlled area, Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley trek needs a special trekking permit and limited numbers of tourists visit this region yearly which is enough to prove its unspoiled nature and culture. Manaslu Conservation Area has been established with the primary objective of achieving conservation and sustainable management of the delimited Manaslu area. The region, which is also termed Manaslu Conservation Area, comprises sub-tropical Himalayan foothills to arid Trans-Himalayan high pastures bordering Tibet.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)

Day 02: City Tour and Preparation for the Trip

Day 03: Early in the morning drive to Arughat (570m)

Day 04: Trek to Liding (815m)

Day 05: Trek to Machha Khola (930m)

Day 06: Trek Doban (1070m)

Day 07: Trek to Philim (1590m)

Day 08: Philim to Deng (1860m)

Day 09: Trek Deng to Ghap (2100m)

Day 10: Ghap to Namrung (2600m)

Day 11: Namrung to Samagaon (3530m)

Day 12: Samagaon to Samdo (3690m)

Day 13: Rest day

Day 14: Cross Larke la Pass (5135m) and trek to Bhimtang (3720m)

Day 15: Tilche (2300m)

Day 16: Jagat (1300m)

Day 17: Bensi Sahar (825m)

Day 18: Kathmandu

Day 19: Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 20: Final Departure

Cost Includes
- All necessary airport arrival- departure transportation
- Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu including tour guide salary, transportation and entrance fees
- Private transportation from Kathmandu to Arughat to Kathmandu for clients and Nepali staffs
- All food and accommodation in tea houses during trekking
- TIMS Permit Fee
- MCAP permit
- ACAP permit
- Restricted area permit
- First aid kit
- Satellite phone for emergency use only
- Food and accommodation for guide with salary during the trekking
- Porters salary
- Insurance for Nepali staffs
- Welcome or Farewell dinner

Cost excludes
- Personal expenses and equipments
- Meals in Kathmandu
- Alcohol and beverages
- Service beyond the itinerary
- Emergency Medical Evacuation
- TIPS