Touching the great culture of Tibet Mt. Manaslu, the Spirit Mountain, rises 8163m into the heavens. Here Tibetan Buddist culture is apparant in the faith and the customs of the people. The Manaslu Conservation Area was opened up over twenty years ago for trekkers to experience this mysterious haven. Manaslu Trek is a beautiful and authentic tea-house trek, some have called it the best all-round trek in on the Great Himalaya Trail. It is a great alternative to the Annapurna Circuit, taking in untouched nature and mysterious cultures as you trek in land near Tibet.
- Style of Trek: TEA HOUSE
- Accommodation HOTEL AND GUEST HOUSE
- Transportation CAR & JEEP
- Maximum Altitude 5200M
- CHALLENGING HIGH ALTITUDE GRADE
- Trek duration: 16 Days KTM-KTM
Group departure dates, leaving from Kathmandu; From $1500pp
March; Thursday 8th and Wednesday 28th , April; Wednesday 4th Friday 20th, May; Saturday 5th and Monday 21st (June July August - rainy season, best to look at treks like Mustang or Dolpa) September; Thursday 6th and Monday 17th, October; Friday 5th and Monday 22nd, November; Wednesday 7th and Saturday 24th, December; Wednesday 5th.
Extra permit will be necessary. These will be arranged by us. You will need passport sized photos and original passport, plus cost of the permit.
8 clients per guide and assistant guide. Larger groups will have further assistant guides according to their size.
If you would like to enquire or book this trek please use our booking form and quote the trek name.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m). You will be met on arrival by our English speaking guide and taken to your hotel. We can either brief you about the upcoming trip on arrival at the hotel or later in the evening.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (700m), overnight in teahouse.
Day 3: Trek to Laphu Besi (8080m), about 6 hours.
Day 4: 6 hours trek to Dovan (1070m).
Day 5: Trek to Jagat (1340m), approx 5 hours.
Day 6: 6 hours trek to Dang (1860m)
Day 7: 6 hours trek to Ghap (2350m)
Day 8: 6 hours trek to Low Village (3180m)
Day 9: Trek to Saagan (3520m), about 5 hours
Day 10: Acclimatitisation day in Samagan
Day 11: 5 hours trek to Shamdo (3875m)
Day 12: 5 hours trek to Dharma Sala (4460m)
Day 13:Cross Larkya la pass(5200m) to Bhimthang (3700m), abot 8 hours
Day 14:Trek to Goa (2515m), about 6 hours
Day 15:Trek to Tal (1700m)
Day 16: Drive to Besishar, next day to Kathmandu or...
Option A...Days 17, 18,19: Nuwakot village stay. Tented accommodation, campfire cooking, experience village life under Himalaya skies. Perfect way to chill out after physical and mental challenge of high altitude trekking. Additional $210
Option B... Days 17,18,19: Sightseeing. We can arrange any day excursion in and around Kathmandu. Historical and cultural tours can be arranged with our local guides. Rest, relaxation and cultural experience days in Kathmandu. Additional costs as per itinerary required.
We will take you to the airport and ensure that you leave Nepal safely, with the experience of a life time safe in your heart.