I met Sappa on my first trek in Nepal in 2008. On this trek I was accompanied by my two sons. From our initial meeting at the airport we knew that we were in good hands for whatever awaited us on our trek. We found Sappa to be an excellent, experienced and knowledgeable guide. He was very attentive to our needs and ensured that our trek was trouble free. His Read More+

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We took an 11-day trekking trip with Sappa and a porter in the Langtang and Helambu region in Mai 2011. We entered Langtang valley at Syabrubesi, trekked up to Kyanjin Gompa and continued to Helambu via Gosaikunda lake and the Lauribina La pass. The trek was wonderful. It leads through different. Read More +

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"I trekked with Sappa to EBC in 2007. We were introduced to him by three groups of friends who had each trekked with him before on the others' recommendation. They were not wrong. Sappa ensured we were comfortable and from the moment we arrived in Nepal. Organising everything from transport to our hotel to making sure I'd all the gear needed for our trek. He even wanted to carry my pack! during the trek the high level of service continued. Read More+

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Manaslu Circuit Trek

 

Manaslu Region is located in the western part of Nepal. Well, Manaslu Trekking is known to be the less crowded adventurous trekking in Nepal. In fact, Mount Manaslu is the eighth highest peak of the world. And Manaslu trekking was opened since 1992. Trekking in Manaslu Region offers you the blend of rich cultural heritage and unsurpassed beauty along with awesome biological diversity. Actually, Manaslu has unique environment and exceptionally rich biodiversity which have made this region the finest tourist destination of Nepal.

 

Manaslu trekking in Nepal consists of varieties of cultural diversities and beautiful natural sceneries of majestic Himalayan ranges along with high altitude glacier lakes and fascinating flora and fauna. For trekking in Manaslu region, you will need special trekking permit from Government of Nepal. Major attractions of Manaslu Trekking trail are: Tsum Valley, Manaslu Circuit, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu Base Camp. Lamjung Himal and Honey Hunting trek with many others. Manaslu trekking is somewhat challenging and you will require a good walking experience and good physique. Nepal Base Camp Treks can organize Manaslu Trekking in camping basis or teahouse basis as well. We always try our best to give you the real experience of the Manaslu region.

 

Sure, you will witness wonderful ambiance and biodiversity of Manaslu region during Manaslu trekking. We will be more than happy to serve you the excellent trekking packages in Manaslu Region. Nepal Base Camp Treks will give you the lifelong trekking experience during your Nepal holidays.


 

Basic Itinerary

 

Day -01: Arrive to Kathmandu & transfer to the Hotel

 

Day-02: Kathmandu sightseeing

 

Day-03: By bus to Gorkha bazaar. It takes about 5 hours by bus. In the afternoon visit the old palace of Gorkha and temple of Kali.

 

Day-04: Gorkha to Khanchowk village
It is an beautiful walk through ridge of hill and passing many villages along the way.

 

Day-05: Khanchowk village to Arughat village;
Trail descents continues from Khanchowk all the way to Arughat bazaar through cultivated , terraced hill sides and villages.

 

Day-06: Arughat to Soti Khola;
The path will go along the Buri Gandaki all the way to its headwaters. The trail goes across forests populated by monkeys. When you reach wide area of rice paddies you will come to Arkhet. From here trail descends and ascents to reach soti khola. There is a good swimming hole and a small water fall just above the trail.

 

Day-07: Soti khola to lapubesi
From here the course will repeat ascents and descents through the forested area.

 

Day-08: Lapubesi to tatopani;
From here , traverse the slope that has farm fields and rice paddies .further ahead the valley will become a wider. The path will will go down to the shores of white sand .trail still descends and ascents to reach to Tatopani where it has a hot spring.

Day-09: Tatopani to Jagat;
Crossing the suspension bridge and passing the forested area. following the path looks like it is carved in the rock to reach Doban. Soon after crossing villages and suspension bridge in Doban khola trail repeating ascents and descents will come to Jagat.

 

Day-10: Jagat to Ekle Bhatti
Climbing over a rocky ridge of Salleri , there are a good views of Sringi Himal. Passing through the Gurung villages to reach to Ekle bhati. Where it has strong influence of Tibetan.

 

Day-11: Ekle Bhatti to Deng
The route enters a steep uninhabited gorge. Trail descents grassy slopes dotted with pine trees offering a pleasant walk through bamboo forest to the deng khola.

 

Day-12: Deng to Ghap;(2040m)
The path will go down to river shores. Steep cliffs continue to surround the valley. Crossing a suspension bridge to reach to Lana. The path will becomes a gentle ascent till Bih. From here on, traverse through the forest to come to farm fields and go through the khani then you are in Ghap.

 

Day-13: Ghap to Namrung;(2660m)
Moving on to the forest and crossing a few times wooden bridge over in Buri Gandaki the path will becomes steeper till Namru village. At this stage the Tibetan border is only a few kilometers to the north.

 

Day-14: Namrung to Lho(3100m)
After passing through Bengsam village, LI and Khani you will come to Hinan khola. Crosses the streams, you will come to Sho village. From where the views are open Naike peak, Manaslu north peak and Manaslu. Lho has wide farm fields on the gentle mountain flank, it is a large village with many houses and a fine Gimpa. The view from here are excellent.

 

Day-15: Lho to Sama Gompa;(3500m)
Soon after the junction, you will cross the stream using the wooden bridge and zigzag up the forested area to reach to Honsanho Gompa. Where it has an open view. After crossing Pungen glacier valley will become a wider. Move on from one Chorten to another to reach sama. Which is surrounded by a large number of Mani stones and Chortens. The Gompa on the top of the hill is very fine and worth visiting.

 

Day-16: Samdo to Larke rest house;(4480m)
The path becomes steeper. Crossing the tundra, it winds its way to the foot of the immense Larkya glacier which pours of the Manaslu.

 

Day-17: Rest house - Larke pass to Bhimathan;(4066m)
Keep ascending on the gentle slope towards to Cho Dhanda and to the pass. Glacier lake can be seen .when you reach to the top of Larke la , colorful prayer flags are flapping in the wind. The view to the west is wide open. After crossing the pass trail descends all the way to Bhimthan.

 

Day-18: Bhimthan to Tilje(3300m)
The trail gets easier. It start with a gentle climb through paddy fields towards the small Karcha La pass and descends through fir tree and rhododendron forests to Tilje.

 

Day-19: Tilje to Syamje(1350m)
The trail continues down hill and steepest gorge of the Marshandi river.

 

Day-20: Syamje to Bhulbule;
Trail continues in the bank of Marshandi river

 

Day- 21: Bhulbule to Besisahar

Besisahar to Kathmandu by bus (7 hours)

 

Day-22: Free day to explore Kathmandu valley.

 

Day- 23: Depart Kathmandu
You will be transferred to the airport for your final departure from Kathmandu.
Breakfast included.

 

Package price Includes:

Airport pickup and drop off service
All the ground Transportation by bus
4 night hotel in Kathmandu.
Tented accommocation along the way
All the meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Trek Permit & National park Fee
Tour leader for entire tour (All camping equipment like tent, Sleeping Bag, Kitchen Equipment etc.)
An experience guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), necessary staff and their meal/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance/equipments.
Special trek permit for 14 Days in manaslu area Us $ 180 per person

 

Package price Excludes:

Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare/Domestic airfare.
Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
All the entrance fee of temple in Kathmandu