|16 Days||Local Hotel and Teahouse||Three time meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)||Hot water, tea, coffee and soup||5160 m||Manaslu Round|
Enjoy a teahouse trek along the foothills of the eighth highest peak in the world. Manaslu Round Trek encircles the entire Mt. Manaslu (8163m) and explores the ancient Nepal-Tibet salt-trading route. Trek along the beautiful Budi Gandaki River through one of the remotest Himalayan regions –Manaslu Conservation Area.
Manaslu Round Trek or Manaslu Circuit spans almost 144 kilometers. It begins from the historical Gorkha District and goes through Manaslu Conservation Area into Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP). Named after a Sanskrit word “Manasa” which stands for “soul,” Manaslu is regarded as a revered peak by both Hindu and Buddhist adherents. Witness the unique lifestyle and culture of the endemic Nubri and Tsum tribes in the Manaslu region. A few of the other ethnic tribes you will witness are Gurung, Bhotias, and Sherpa tribes. One must get permits for both Manaslu Conservation Area and ACAP during this trek.
The 16-days trek begins with a scenic road journey from Kathmandu to Sotikhola in Gorkha District. Drive 140km northwest of Kathmandu along the beautiful Trishuli River and Budi Gandaki River towards the foothills of Manaslu Peak. The pristine trek goes past the beautiful multi-ethnic villages, lush forested hills, and glaciated path towards Manaslu Base Camp (4460m). Follow the massive Budi Gandaki River along the way and stay in the comfortable teahouses inside the vibrant cultural villages. Witness the unique culture, lifestyle, and occupations of the native Gurung, Bhotias, Sherpa, and Tsum tribes. You may find a strong influence of Tibetan-Buddhism among the inhabitants in the higher regions.
After witnessing the ancient salt-trading route of Budi Gandaki River, you’ll make a detour to the west and begin climbing Larkya La Pass (5,160m). Cross the highest mountain pass in the region to make your way towards Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP). Begin trekking along with the beautiful Gurung and Magar villages and head down to Dharapani. Be mesmerized by the majestic sights of snow-capped peaks of Himalchuli (7893m), Ganesh Himal (7422m), Annapurna massif, and Manaslu along the way.
Everest Extreme Adventure specializes in handpicked treks around Nepal. Our package includes transportation, lodging, three meals a day, an experienced guide, porter, and permits.
- Explore the ancient salt-trading route that goes along the Budi Gandaki River through the high Himalayan pass towards Tibet.
- Trek through the beautiful Buddhist villages and observe the native lifestyle, occupation, and culture of the ethnic Tsumbas in Manaslu.
- Catch the panoramic sight of the beautiful snow-capped peaks of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, and Nadi Chuli.
- Explore the lush vegetation and witness the rich fauna of Manaslu Conservation Area and Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP)
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION:Tribhuwan International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME:Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
|INCLUDED||Ground Transportation: All necessaries ground transportation including Airport to Hotel and Kathmandu Sightseeing
Government Permit: Government Trekking Permit including National Park Entry Permit, TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System) and Local Permit
Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation: 3 night Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation at 3 Star hotel with BB Service.
Trekking Guide: A highly professional trekking guide, having 5-7 years experiences in Trekking sector of Nepal and well speaking skill in English and related language.
Porter: An experienced trekking porter, Max 25 kg
Accommodation: Accommodation at Tea House and Local lodge during trekking period.
Logistics: Three time meals a day during trekking period including breakfast, lunch and dinner and hot water tea and coffee.
Nepal Visa Information and general information related to Nepal will provided by free of cost
Company T-shirt as a gift for each trekker
First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
Guide and porter salary
Refundable Duffel Bag during the trekking period
Guide & Porter insurance during the trek
Medical Kit: Trekking medical kit and tools
Trekking Map: A trekking map for each trekkers
|NOT INCLUDED||International flight
Nepal Visa and cargo clearance
Extra porter if needs
Alcoholic products during trekking product
Emergency rescue services cost