Manaslu Round Trekking

DURATION: 17 Days

Key Information

  • Trip Duration 17 Days
  • Price from US$ 1250
  • Trip Grade Very Strenuous
  • Trip Style NA
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation Private Vehicle
  • Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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Manaslu Round Trekking provides a unique itinerary different then Annapurna trekking route, you ascend to the foot of the North Face of Manaslu and crossing remote passes; the Larkya pass (5,135m). The trail eventually reaches Samagaon, the largest and most important village of this region. This is a key staging post for expedition teams attempting to climb Manaslu and the mountain from here is outstanding.  Manaslu trekking is possible to full tea house trek similar Annapurna region trek which circumnavigates the eighth highest peak in the world, with an unfolding phenomenon of natural and cultural beauty as well as chances of spotting a wild endangered species like the Snow Leopard. Trekking starts from Soti Khola and ending Manaslu trekking at  Dharapani was transported to Kathmandu. If you are not satisfied with this Manaslu trekking itineraries or if you want to customize this package on your timeline or budget, please feel free to CONTACT US, or email to aitnepaltreks@gmail.com

Itinerary

  • 01Arrival15 -20 Minute drive (Airport to Hotel) AIT representative will greet you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transport you to your Kathmandu hotel. After having formal introduction, you are being served with welcome drink at the hotel. They will give you helpful tips for your time in Kathmandu. O/N Hotel
  • 02Kathmandu sight-seeing tour & Trekking preparation Today after breakfast we will start a guided tour to several major historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the large Stupas in the world. After completed city tour In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Adventure International Trekking briefs you regarding your trek as well as provides us opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming Tsum Valley trekking.
  • 03Kathmandu to Soti Khola drive 6-7 hours Drive We take an 6-7 hrs bus ride to Soti Khola in Gorkha district. Cross village of Arughat bazzar and continue drive through opposite sides of the Buri Gandaki.Along the way we enjoy splendid views of Shringri Himal. We pass through Gurung and Magar villages, past fields and cascading waterfalls, till we reach Soti Khola. Night stop at Soti Khola (750 m/2,460 ft)
  • 04Soti Khola to Maccha Khola 5-6 hours Hike After having an early morning breakfast, we will begin to trek. We will cross the suspension bridge over Soti Khola. The trek route passes through a forest of Sal until we will reach a ridge. From the top of the ridge, we will see the splashing Budi Gandaki river. On continuing further, we will reach Khursane. From there, the trail is rocky. The trail passes through some tropical waterfalls, cliffs, and terraces. Walking past the terraced fields, we will walk up to Labubesi. Labubesi is a beautiful village of Gurungs. From Labubesi, the trail goes uphill along the sandy riverbed of Budi Gandaki river. After walking for some time, we will reach Khanibesi. From Khanibesi, you will see a stunning north-east view of Ganesh Himal. Ambling the beautiful trail, we will descend towards night stay at Machcha Khola(890m/2,920 ft)
  • 05Machha Khola to Jagat 6-7 hours Hike Trekking begin with narrow hiking trails slowdowns and ultimately crosses the Tharo Khola (steepy river), flowing in a rocky ravine, and then arrives at Khorlabehsi. After a few hours hike up and down we reach hot spring which we call Tatopani in Nepali Language. Now, we climb over another ridge, then cross Budhi Gandaki through the suspension bridge. Climb on a wide, well-crafted staircase, then across a landslide and over a ridge to Dobhan for lunch break. Again after doban we Cross another suspension bridge over the Dobhan Khola, the trail ascends on a rough trail to Duman. Ascending up again to the Budhi Gandaki, we reach at Yaru Khola. Crossing a suspension bridge over the Yaru Khola again and climb more stone stairs to Tharo Bharyang. Pass s to the west bank of the budhi gandaki, climb over a ridge, and trek along the river then climb towards the village for night stop at Jagat (2,380 m/7,806 ft)
  • 06Jagat to Ekle Bhatti 5-6 hour Hike Climb over a rocky ridge to salleri village where you have excellent views of Sringi Himal. The trail descends to Setibas and climbing some while you reach to Ghatta Khola.From here you climb up to Philim, a large Gurung village where you see the Manaslu Conservation area Project headquarters. Turning to the north you reach to Ekle Bhatti. O/N at Ekle Bhati(1,640 m/5,379 ft.)
  • 07Ekle Bhatti to Deng 6-7 hour Hike Ekle Bhatti to Deng Entering the steep, uninhabited gorge, crossing Buri Gandaki on a metal bridge, the trail makes its way up the western side offering a pleasant walk through bamboo forests to the Deng Khola and to the tiny village of Deng. O/N at Deng (1,840 m/6,035 ft.)
  • 08Deng to Ghap 6-7 hour Hike Deng to Ghap (2050m) A short distance beyond Deng, the trail climbs to Rana . After passing some houses the trail climbs high above the river and drops into the Sringi valley. The trail makes further ups and down through the forest before reaching Ghap. O/N at Ghap(2,055 m/6,740 ft.)
  • 09Ghap to Namrung 5-6 hour Hike The trails makes a serious and long climb through bamboo and rhododendron forests crossing the river several times before entering Namrung through a stone archway. O/N at Namrung (2,680 m/8,790 ft.)
  • 10Namrung to Lho 5-6 hour Hike Climbing through a forest of firs, rhododendrons and oaks the trail enters the closely packed houses of Lihi (2900m). The trail leaves the Lihi village and enters another village of Sho (2960m) where you get spectacular views of Manaslu North (7157m) and Naike peak (5515m) and further you reach the small settlement of Shrip. After climbing some time you reach to the village of Lho. O/N at Lho 3,210 m/ 10,528 ft.)
  • 11Lho to Kargyu Chholing Gompa 5-6 hour Hike The trail emerges into the plateau of Shyaula with the view of Himalchuli (7893m), Ngadi Chuli (7879m) and Manaslu. Crossing the ridge the trek proceeds to Samagaon and climbing up you reach to Kargyu Chholing Gompa. O/N at Kargyu Chholing Gompa(4,249 m/13936 ft.)
  • 12Kargyu Chholing Gompa to Samdo 6-7 hour Hike From Kargyu Chholing Gompa the route passes the juniper and birch forest and the stone hut of Kermo Kharka and finally reaches to Samdo. O/N at Samdo(3,860 m/12,660 ft.)
  • 13Samdo to Larkya Rest House 5-6 Hour Hike Descend on a wide, gentle trail from Samdo you pass through a stone archway. Climbing gently over the huge Larkya Glacier you get to a ridge at about 4000m where there is a view point at the edge of a huge gorge. After some climbing you reach Larkya Rest House. O/N at Larkya Rest House(4,490 m/14,727 ft.)
  • 14Larkya Rest House to Bimtang 6-7 hour Hike From Larkya Rest House crossing several moraines, descending past four frozen lakes you reach to the Larkya La. From here there are tremendous views of Himlung Himal (7126m), Cheo Himal (6820m), Gyaji Kung (7030m), Kang Guru (6981m) and Annapurna II (7937m). Descending along the grassy moraine to a small meadow you reach Bhimtang. O/N at (Bhimtang 3,770 m/12365 ft.)
  • 15Bhimtang to Dharapani 8-9 Hours Hike The trail drops from Bhimtang and crosses a glacier stream then it descends into a beautiful pine and rhododendron forest to Hompuk. Further descending you reach the fenced field of Karache and to the village of Gho for lunch and another few hours trekking to Dharapani (1,960m /6,428 ft).
  • 16Dharapani to Besishar to Kathmandu 8-9 hour Drive After breakfast morning drive to Kathmandu crossing bank of Marshyandi river passing through sangya, besishar and finally reach Kathmandu for night. hotel in kathmandu
  • 17Departure to airport or start your next destination. You could catch up on some last minute shopping, Internate to your friends and family before departure to Airport or onwards to your next destination.

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Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Pre-trip services & advice
  • Airport Pick up drop services
  • Kathmandu sight seeing tour
  • All permits such as National park, Trekking Permit, as per  itinerary describes.
  • All hygienic meals such as Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner while you are on treks.
  • All nights tea house and home stay accomudationDown sleeping bags and Jackets
  • Trekking gear duffle bag for your trekking stuffs..  
  • Medical Kit Bag on every trip
  • First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking professionals guide
  • All Comfortable, private transportation by car, bus
  • Necessary porters as per the trip
  • Staffs insurance, well paid salary, high altitudes equipments, foods and accommodations
  • Group celebration dinner

Cost Excludes:

  • Travel, trek and expedition medical and evacuation insurance;
  • Personal expenses (e.g. phone calls, laundry, alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, souvenirs, etc.);
  • Tips for the staffs because this is the sign of the guest happiness at the end of the trip. It has been establish a custom say "Baksis"
  • Any loss due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, road blockage due to landslide, etc
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