Breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and any city during your stay in Nepal, Three Times meals during your Trek
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Later, you can rest well or walk around the local market in your free time. it depends on your arrival, if you arrive during the day we will introduce the Trekking guide and he will give some suggestions for the trekking preparation.
• Accommodation at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.
The full-day Kathmandu valley sightseeing is dedicated to exploring four of the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. The sites that are covered are Pashupatinath temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square. During the sightseeing, you will get insights into the historical, cultural, and religious aspects of the valley. after finishing the tour you can prepare trekking gear and (Preparation of Trekking permit).
The overland journey starts after breakfast. The route heads towards the mid-west zone from Dhading to Gorkha. You can collect wonderful views of green hills and the occasional views of the mountains along the way. The exciting journey also includes driving via Trishuli and Budi Gandaki rivers to reach Soti Khola for the night. You will be staying overnight at a local Tea house lodge.
On the starting day of the trek, from Soti Khola, you walk following the Budigandaki River upstream crossing several farm villages and fields. With the views of nice waterfalls and villages, you continue you walking to cross a stream to reach Machha Khola. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge.
Following the Budigandaki upstream you will be first rereachhorla Besi, which is a small farm village. ThFrom therenwards following the winding path you will reach Tatopani village- the literal meaning of Tatopani is hot water and this village has a natural hot spring. You can take a hot bath in the hot spring. You will then continue of trek passing Dovan village to reach Yaruphant for the night. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse at Yaruphant.
The journey resumes after breakfast. The first village you will get to today is Jagat. The walk from Jagat continues heading to the higher areas through some small farm villages. The locals working on the farms and the typical local style of the houses are interesting to watch. Upon crossing the suspension bridge, you will be reaching Philim. Philim is a large village with scattered farmhouses. You will be spending your night at a local lodge.
After spending a wonderful night at Philim, the day starts with a good breakfast. The first section of Philim to Deng is easy. Deng, onwards you will enter the cooler area and you will then start entering the Himalayan alpine region. With four hours of walking, you will reach Behi Phedi overnight. You will be staying at a local teahouse.
Grab the delicious breakfast and start the journey towards Namrung. The first place you will be getting today is Ghap village, which is a beautiful village with people who followed Tibetan Buddhism. From that onwards, you can see the true local cultures and the traditions which are highly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Then following the Budigandaki River then crossing it, you will trek through the small farm villages and cultivated farm fields to reach Namrung village for the night.
Namrung village offers excellent views of Mt. Manaslu's north face and adjoining peaks. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge in Namrung.
After collecting the views of Mount Manaslu, the walk continues to Banjham village. The walk continues passing a few more villages of Lhi and Sho. The altitude gains with an hour up to Shrimp village and then to Lho Gaon for the night. You will be spending your night at a local teahouse at Lho Gaon.
Start the day with breakfast. From the Lho-Gaon onwards, you will be now entering the alpine region as the tree lines fade away. You will find short juniper bushes and some willow trees on the route. As the walk progresses on the nice path with wonderful views, the barren landscapes themselves look fantastic. With a few pushes, you will be reaching Sama Gaon for the night. It will be to night stop for you. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse.
The rest day is dedicated to acclimatization. On a free day, you can explore the wonderful village of Sama Gaon, which is so much similar to Tibetan. Tibetan influences the urges, traditions, and living styles.
With two wonderful days in Sama Gaon, today you will be trekking to Samdo, which is the last point before crossing Larke La pass. Distance-wise the walk is not much but the high altitude and the thin air make the trekking bit slower. Samdo is a beautiful village with rich cultures and traditions which is solely influenced by Tibetan culture. You will be staying overnight at a local tea house.
The walk from Samdo leads to more barren areas, as the adventure continues crossing the Gyala Khola, then ascending to the ridge to get to the village of Larke Bazar. You will then continue your walk to Dharamshala for the night. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse.
One of the best and the longest day of the trip, the walk from first takes you to Larke Phedi then a gradual walk to the top of Larke La. Then the gradual winding uphill leads towards the highest point of the pass. The further you will be crossing the pass to make the final descent to Bhimtang for the night. The pass offers greater views of Himlung, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, and Annapurna II. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse Bhimanthang.
An easy trek, you will be trekking to Tilje today through the thickly forested area of pines, and rhododendron trees with greater views of the Himalayas. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse.
The final day of the great adventure. You will be heading southward, following the man trail by Marsyandi River downstream to get to Tal Besi. From Tal, the easy and descending route with wonderful views of the waterfalls takes you to Chamje. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge.
You will be taking a scenic drive back to Kathmandu from Chamje on this day. In Kathmandu. the drive comes back through the river bank of Marshyangdi and Trishuli. it will take around 7/8 hours to get back to Kathmandu. You can have a good rest. In your free time, you can do some last-minute shopping.
After a wonderful time in Nepal, today you will be transferred to the Kathmandu international airport to catch your return flight back home. it depends upon your flight time. you have to be Airport before three hours. we are hoping to see you next time in Nepal for another Adventure activity. thank you.
The average duration of the Manaslu Circuit Trek is 12 to 20 days. if you are interested for more days you can continue to Annapurna circuit after finishing the Manaslu circuit trek.
The highest elevation reached on the Manaslu Circuit Trek is Larkay pass 5,160 meters (16,929 feet). this would be one of the best on the remote part of Nepal
The best time of year to go to the Manaslu Circuit Trek is from September to November and March to May. in this time of the year the weather and temperature are perfect and visible to many high mountains.
What type of terrain can I expect on the Manaslu Circuit Trek? On the Manaslu Circuit Trek, you can expect a variety of terrain including alpine meadows, high mountain passes, and rugged terrain.
Yes, there are health risks associated with the Manaslu Circuit Trek. Altitude sickness is the most common health risk and can be avoided by acclimatizing properly.
Yes, it is highly recommended to hire a guide for the Manaslu Circuit Trek. if you hire a guide through a registered local trekking company, it will be very safe and easy to complete the trip.
You will need appropriate clothing, trekking boots, a sleeping bag, a daypack, trekking poles, a first aid kit, and other necessary items for the Manaslu Circuit Trek. It depends on the trekking season.
The Manaslu Circuit Trek is considered a moderate trek. It is physically demanding but can be done by anyone with a reasonable level of physical fitness. just prepared your mind I can do it, then you can complete the trip.
Yes, there are several villages and teahouses along the Manaslu Circuit Trek, including Samagaon, Samdo, Dharmashala, and Bimthang. in winter time teahouses will be close in Dharmashala and Bhimthang.
The cost of the Manaslu Circuit Trek can vary depending on the number of days, the type of accommodation, and other factors. so normally it starts from USD $1250 to 3500. it depends on the group size.
Yes, there are several cultural highlights on the Manaslu Circuit Trek, including visits to Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, local villages, and traditional homestays.
The best way starts Manaslu Circuit Trek is to fly to Kathmandu first. Then, take a bus or private vehicle to Soti Khola or Machha Khola then start to hike up!!