MANASLU CIRCUIT 17 DAYS
Duration: 17 days.
Difficulty level: Easy / Medium
Max. Altitude: 5,160m /16929 ft. Price: €1550 full board / €1150 (meal exclude)
Accommodation: Hotel / Lodge
Start / Finish point: Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-16
Best Season: Mar-May / Sep-Nov
Manaslu Circuit trek is considered one of the beutiful trekking zone in Nepal. One can really feel an untouched natural sensation of Himalayan region. This trek follows an ancient salt trade route to Tibet. The trail runs alongside a Budi Gandaki River. Manaslu circuit trek is suitable for those who love nature, adventure and culture. Mt.Manaslu itself is eighth highest peak in the world, is an unforgettable adventure.
Manaslu trek is less commercialized and crowded which offers off the beaten track routes and remoteness. It is truly a dream trek who loves nature and solitude. Trekking through picturesque rhododendron and pine forests can be beautiful experience. The landscape changes from a dense forest to rolling hills and finally to snowy trails. Walking through the ridges, Gurung village and sometimes enjoying the stone paved paths is another highlight of your trip to this beautiful place. However, being in a restricted area, trekkers cannot travel alone. Of course, trekkers must obtain a special permit from the area.
Day 01 International flight
Day 02 Arrival in Kathmandu then transfer to hotel
Day 03 Drive by jeep to Arughat - Sotikhola - Machakhola 869m.
Day 04 Trek to Jagat 1340m.
Day 05 Trek to Dyang 1860m.
Day 06 Trek to Namrung 2630m.
Day 07 Trek to Samagaon 3520m.
Day 08 Acclimatization in Samagaon (Hike to Manaslu basecamp optional)
Day 09 Trek to Samdo 3860m.
Day 10 Trek to Dharamsala 4460m
Day 11 Trek to Larkey Pass 5160m. then trek down to Bhimthang 3590m.
Day 12 Rest day in Bhimthang / Extra day for Larkey Pass
Day 13 Trek down to Tilche 2670m.
Day 14 Trek down to Dharapani then drive back to Basisahar - Kathmandu then transfer to hotel
Day 15. Drive back to Kathmandu by mini bus or jeep
Day 16 Kathmandu visit
Day 17 Transfer to airport for final departure
All transport within Nepal during the trip.
Private transfers to and from the airports
During the trek with full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner and accommodation) in a shared double room
Manaslu special permit to and national parks fee
Guided tours in Kathmandu
Porterage service during the trek
Professional and government licensed guide during the trek
Salaries, insurance, equipment, flights, accommodation and meals for guides and porters
International flight from and to Kathmandu
Nepal visa fee(about 35 euros)
Lunch and dinner in the city of Kathmandu and Pokhara
Tips and anything not mentioned in service include