Do you know that Nepal is the spiritual home of the world? It is believed that every stones, mountains and forests are the home of the gods and goddesses. Are you looking for the soulful adventure walk in Himalayas? Look no further; Manaslu Trek in Nepal is the kind of thrill that you are searching for. The world’s 8th tallest mountain with height of 8156 m Manaslu is the symbol of intellect or soul. As described in the Sanskrit the word “Manasa” referred as the mountain of spirit. Moreover, the glacial river Budi Gandaki and diversified multiethnic villages along with the grassy meadows to green lush forests as abode to unlimited animals and birds make this trip the splendid holiday in Nepal. The crossing of the high passes and numerous suspension bridges provide full proof thrill while Tibetan to hilly (Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, Magar) people bring compassion inside you.
Manaslu Trek also famously known as Manaslu Circuit trek begins with the hilly bus ride up to Soti Khola of historical Gorkha district. The trail covers the gigantic waterfalls to the quite tranquil villages and noisy swift side rivers mingling with mighty Budi Gandaki, high passes of Larke La. 18 days’ journey with well planned itinerary and well equipped trekking crew you will trek past the places like Machhakhola, Jagat, Samagaon, Phedi, Larke La, Tilje and back to Kathmandu. The region too got heavily damaged due to earthquake and during your acclimatization you can indulge yourself in some voluntary activities as well. Mountain Hawk team is equally supportive to contribute towards society and our trekking guides will help you doing so. For the safe and successful trekking in Nepal proper planning and expert guidance is the most important factor. Our team ensures it. Our more than decades of experience in the field of Nepal trekking will definitely add gloss to this spectacular Himalayan journey.
Manaslu Trek will be the trek to the authentic rural Nepal, trek to the spiritual Himalaya, exploration of the woods, experience of the high passes. Therefore, this is the most dynamic and pristine trekking holiday package in Nepal. Join us for the marvelous spiritual journey to the foothills of the world’s 8th tallest mountain Mt. Manaslu.
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 - Drive to Soti Khola (710 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 04 - Trek to Machha Khola (900meters) 5.30 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 05 - Trek to Jagat (1410 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 06 - Trek to Ngyak (1950 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 07 - Trek to Ghap (2050 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 08 - Trek to Lho (3200meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 09 - Trek to Samagompa (3500meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 10 - Trek to Samdo (4500meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 11 - Acclimatization and exploration day. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 12 - Trek to Dharamashala (4500meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 13 - Cross Larkya La (5215meters) and trek Bhimphedi (3590meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 14 - Trek to Tilje (3900meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 15 - Trek to Chamje (1725meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 16 - Drive back to Kathmandu by bus. 7 hours. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 - Leisure day in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 - Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Note:- The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
Standard twin sharing accommodation in two/three star hotel in Kathmandu (3nights) and Pokhara (2nights)breakfast included.
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
Stander meal Lunch , Dinner,and Breakfast and Tea house accommodation during the trek.
A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
Annapurna and Manaslu conservation area permit, and all necessary permits.
Surface Transfer from Kathmandu.
We provide Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag(which needs to be returned after the trek.
All our government taxes.
Tourist service charge, vat.
Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
Your travel insurance (compulsory).
International airfare and airport departure tax.
Nepal entry visa fee (US$ 30 per person) you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu for 60 days from date of issue.
You will require 2 passport size photos.
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
Personal trekking Equipments.
Tips for trekking staff and driver.
Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
Recommended Equipment list for Manaslu trek
Duffel or Rucksack bag (This should be nice with good zipper
Down Jacket (Company also nice and clean down jacket provide)
Sleeping bag 4 season ( also provide )
Full - sleeves shirt
Jumper or pile jacket
T - shirts
Trekking boots (Water proof)
Light cotton socks for under wool socks( take quite several pairs of these too. Better to carry some extra weight rather than spend the whole time washing socks)
Woollen socks to wear with boots
Sun block for lips
Goggles or sunglasses ( with spare)
Thermal Long underwear (take quite a few pairs. Although the weather may be cold one tends to sweat a lot)
Nylon wind pants
Medical & first aid kit
Flash light ( with spare batteries)
Walking stick. (company also provide or you can buy in Kathmandu)
Camera ( do not forget to buy the spare film and batteries to go with it before you leave .)
Book ( buy them before you leave or in Kathmandu)
Notepad ( writing a diary in the evening by the fireside is a favourite past time of trekkers)
Multipurpose knife or Swiss army knife
Personal toiletries and medication which should be labelled Please.
Note: Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.
Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar
ountain Hawk treks provided a fantastic trek to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar. We had fantastic weather, wonderful wildlife sighting and a caring guide. A very enjoyable eleven day trek!
Great beer guide around Kathmandu
I trekked to EBC in January 2012 with Prem as our guide. What a fantastic bloke he is, brilliant guide, ensures that food at guest houses is tip top and also a great beer guide around Kathmandu on our return.
- Martin Coveney
Thanks for all your help
What can we say !! Thank you for making our trek so memorable and some thing we will never forget. Your knowledge, guidance and attending to all our requests ( especially those extra blankets) was fantastic.
- Katie Burns and Ali Ryrie
Prem was my guide and friend during my Everest Base Camp - Gokyo trek in Oct 2007. Prem is an excellent guide in many ways. He has great knowledge of the mountains, the people, the cultures and special things that only an experienced local guide can provide
- Victor Siow
Annapurna Circuit in May
it was great while we were there together on the mountains etc. All in the same boat and as they say that sinking feeling but we were adamant and were keen on not letting the ship drown and carried on and persevered and eventually we saw light at the end of the tunnel - literally - we reached muktinath -a very holy place for buddhists and hindus alike !!!
- Nitin Shah
Kenya and UK ,
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