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Manaslu region is a unique trekking destination in Nepal. It is newly-opened trekking destination only a few trekkers visit this area and it has remained as a more unique and unspoiled trekking route. It lies to the east of the Annapurna Range. Manaslu region trek is less crowded in comparison to another region. Due to its remoteness, it remarks as a true remote adventure trekking destination. The region is geographically spectacular and culturally highlighted. The trekking starting point is from Gorkha (1060 m) to the highest elevation point Larkya pass(5420 m) offer some finest view of neighboring peaks. During the trek, the trail passes through a suspension bridge, epic scenery and offers views over a wide range of flora typical of the mid-hills and alpine regions of Nepal. The valley starts to turn west is the region which is strongly influenced by Tibetan Nupri. The Nupri are inhabitants of Upper Budhigandaki who practice the Buddhism religion. Manaslu region trek starts from 1000 meters to reach as high as 5200 meters. This trekking route was opened to foreigners in 1992. Normally trail offers to see varieties of flora, pine, rhododendron, barking deer, pika and Himalayan marmot. Manaslu region trek is regarded as a labyrinth full of challenges to the participants. Trekking around this isolated region offers a wonderful and thrilling experience of a lifetime memory.

The extraordinary trails offer magnificent views of snowclad peaks like Himalchuli (7893m), Manaslu (8167m), Ganesh Himal(7442m) and many another glistering white mountain can be spotted. Nowadays in this region, a few tea houses are spotted in this region which full fills demands of trekkers.

Nepal Wonders Treks & Expedition designs custom-made itinerary as per clients willingness to ensure that trek goes well. There are two alternatives to start trekking one destination is from Gorkha another is from Dhading Besi. Manaslu region trek is an unspoiled destination where the culture and traditions have a significant role.

Manaslu region

Package inclusions and exclusions

Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Transfer Airport – hotel – airport
  • Transportation from Kathmandú – Arughat –Syange – Besisahar - Kathmandu by local bus
  • Accomodation in Kathmandu with B/B basis as per the itinerary
  • Manaslu & Annapurna conservation area fee
  • Restricted área permit fee of Tsum Valley & Manaslu
  • Three Board Meal during the trek
  • One guide & necessary porters during the trek
  • Guide and porters all meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Guide and porters all land transportation
  • All government and local taxes
Whats not included in this tour Items that are not covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal equipments
  • Personal & medical insurance for trekking
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  • Bar bills & beverage (like mineral water, coke, beer etc)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
Day 01
Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel.

Day 02
Permit preparation day

Free day for Kathmandu valley sightseeing or other activities of your choice. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03
Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (570 m)

After breakfast we will drive for 5 hours by jeep or approximately 7 hours by local bus to reach Arughat Bazaar. This is a starting point for Tsum Valley Trek and Manaslu Round. Overnight at  lodge

Day 04
Arughat to Lapu Bensi (880 m)

After breakfast  we will walk 6 hours through straight trail to reach Lapu Bensi. The trail to Khursani Bari  is a normal road afterwards it is little narrower till Lapu Bensi. Lapu Bensi village mainly consists of Gurung community which is one of the main ethnic community in Nepal. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05
Lapu Bensi to Tatopani (hot spring) (990m)

After breakfast we will walk 5 hours through bank of Budhi Gandaki river, crossing jungles mainly consisting sal (Shorea Robusta) trees. In Tatopani we can take a dip in hot spring and enjoy. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06
Tatopani to Philim (1650 m)

After breakfast we will walk about 6/7 hours. In this trail we have to pass through several villages, cross Budhi Gandaki river,  see good views of Shringi himal. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07
Philim to Chumling (2420 m)

After breakfast we will walk 6 hrs. through narrow trail,mixed broadleaved forest with abundant Lauraceae. There we will find small village called Eklebhatti and Lokpa. After crossing Siyar khola we will reach Chumling. Overnight at basic tea house.

Day 08
Chumling to Chhekampar (2930 m)

After breakfastwe will walk 4 hrs, crossing small villages through uphill and downhill zigzag trails we will reach Chhekampar. Overnight at basic tea house.

Day 09
Chhekampar to Nile (3361 m)

This day we will walk 4 hrs to reach Nile. We will walk along Sher Khola crossing several village. On the way we will find Chortens and Buddhist monasteries. Overnight at basic tea house

Day 10
Nile to Mu Gompa (3700 m)

After breakfast we will walk about 2 ½ hours to reach Mu Gompa. Mu Gompa is the biggest monastery in Tsum Valley. We will stroll around the monastery and acclimatize. Overnight at Mu Gompa ( Monastery)

Day 11
Mu Gompa to Chhekampar (2930 m)

This day we will walk for about 5 hours. On the way we will explore around Rachen Gompa. This Gompa accommodates Buddhist nuns only. We will walk through mostly downhill and flat trail to reach to Chhekampar. Overnight at basic tea house

Day 12
Chhekampar to Gompa Lungdang (3200 m)

After breakfast will walk about 5/6 hours. The trail is uphill and downhill crossing rhododendron and pine forests. In the afternoon we will reach Gompa which is a Nunnery Monastery. On the way to this Gompa we will see beautiful scenery of Ganesh Himal range. Overnight at Gompa Lungdang ( Monastery)

Day 13
Gompa Lungdang to Lokpa

After breakfast we will walk for about 6  hours. After crossing Langdang Khola and walking through several suspension bridges and pine forests we will reach Lokpa, the trail is mostly downhill. Overnight at basic lodge.

Day 14
Lokpa to Bphedi

After breakfast we will walk for about 6 hours. Walking through mostly downhill and slightly uphill trail we will reach Deng. After Deng crossing through suspension bridge walk through uphill to reach to Bphedi. Overnight at basic lodge.

Day 15
Bphedi to Namrung (2540 m)

After breakfast we will walk for about 6 hours. We will walk along Budhigandaki river side, on the way we will cross few villages and suspension bridges over Budhigandaki river. Overnight at lodge.

Day 16
Namrung to Lo Gaun (3020 m)

This day we will walk through pine forest and cross suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki river. We will cross several villages and terraced wheat and potato fields. After walking 6 hours from Ghap we will reach Lo Gaun. Overnight at lodge

Day 17
Lo Gaun to Samagaun (3390 m)

After breakfast we will walk for about 3 hours. On the way we will walk through pine forest,  we will see good views of Manaslu Himalayan range. Walking through the slightly uphill and flat trail we will reach to Samagaun  Overnight at lodge

Day 18
Acclimatization or Rest day.

We will visit Monastery, Ice fall and lake, hike around the area. Overnight at local teahouse or tented camp.

Day 19
Samagaun to Samdo (3690 m)

This day we will walk for about 3/4 hours. We will walk through slightly uphill trail to reach Samdo. Overnight at lodge

Day 20
Samdo to Dharmasala (4450 m)

After breakfast we will walk for about 3 hours. Crossing few river streams in the afternoon we will reach Dharmasala.Overnight at lodge

Day 21
Dharmasala to Bhimtang (3700 m)

This day we will walk for about 8/9 hours. Wake up early in the morning cross Larke Pass (5200 m), after that walk through downhill trail to Bhimtang. From the pass we can have beautiful views of Himlung, Annapurna II, Lamjung himal and many others. Overnight at logde

Day 22
Bhimtang to Dharapani (1860 m)

This day we will walk for about 7 hours. We will walk through Rhododendron and pine forest. Crossing through the suspension bridge over Dudhkhola river and Marshyangdi river near Dharapani to reach to Dharapani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 23
Dharapani to Syange (1150 m)

This day we will follow the trail along Marshyangdi river. Walking for about 6 hours through narrow valley from Dharapani we will reach Syange. Overnight at lodge

Day 24
Syange – Beshisahar - Kathmandu

This day we will drive for around 2 hours to reach Beshisahar. Again we will catch a bus to Kathmandu, after 6 hours drive we will reach Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 25
Free day

Day 26
Departure day

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  • Trip profile
    Manaslu Region
  • Trip Level
    Moderate/Hard
  • Duration
    26 Days /25 Nights
  • Trip Type
    Tea house/Camping
  • Best Season
    March/April - October/November
  • Altitude
    5230m
  • Group Size
    1-15 Pax above
  • Start/Enf of Trek
    Kathmandu/Kathmandu

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