Manaslu has unique environment and exceptionally rich bio diversity which have made this region as the finest tourist destination of Nepal for many years. The region consists of varieties of cultural diversities, natural scenery of the majestic Himalayan ranges, high altitude romantic glacier lakes and fascinating flora and fauna, all these natural and cultural features of this region have made it one of the most popular tourist destination of Nepal and is restricted area requiring special trekking permit to get entry into the region for foreigners.
This trek was forbidden to the tourists till 1991. When for the first time the Japanese Expedition team ascent the Manaslu Peak (8157m.), it became known as "Japanese Mountain”. This trek is culturally and geographically important and fascinating. The Tibetans of the upper Budi-Gandaki, the region also known as Nupri (the western mountains), and the Tsum Valley are direct descendants of Tibetan immigrants. Their speech, dress and customs are exclusively Tibetan. The trade between the area and Tibet still goes on.The recent construction of lodges allows a more authentic contact with the inhabitants of this valley.
At Kathmandu international Airport, After Visa formalities complete, we have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please check our Company Name board, Our Guide will be waiting with Guide Nepal Holidays display board at the arrival gate. Upon our arrival at Kathmandu international airport, we will be warmly welcome by our Airport representative guide with Silk scarves as per Sherpa customs.
You will be transfer to hotel by Private Vehicle. Check in at Hotel, free welcome drinks tea/coffee or any cold drinks/Juices. Company Manager will meet you as per your prefer time & will provide detailed Plans and Briefing about the trip.
Optional: Evening Join welcome dinner at best authentic Nepali restaurant where you can enjoy the best Nepali food and cultural show.Overnight stay at best hotel in the Kathmandu.
After Breakfast your day will start for sightseeing tour of 4 Popular UNESCO Heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley. Our first destination is Swoyambhunath. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. After this you will visit Living goddess home and Kathmandu Durbar square & Buddhanath (the biggest & Largest Buddhist Stupa in the World). In this Area, you will visit Buddhist Monastery and stop for lunch Break.
After Lunch, we will visit Hindus temple Pasupatinath and tour for today is finished.
Overnight at Hotel breakfast included.
After breakfast at Hotel .Departure by Bus/Jeep early in the morning to Arughat, lunch in a local restaurant in Dhading Besi . An Arughat Bazaar, we leave our bus up with smaller vehicle Seti Khola. Overnight in lodge. 140 km of road.
The landscape changes positively. The banks of wooded slopes gradually transformed into towering cliffs. The paved road goes up and down ... More up to Lapbesi , the valley widens again and we follow the bottom , wide bed of white sand. Overnight in lodge .
Approximately: 5 hours walking
The area of cultivated land ends, the slopes become too steep, the few remaining fields are poor. We follow the river wedged between two cliffs to the hot springs of Tatopani . Changing bank by a suspension bridge, we entered a wooded area. Further, the river becomes turbulent, forcing his way among the rocks. Crossing Nero area very high rocky cliffs, and continue to Jagat . Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 6 hours of walking.
Morning departure Jagat , interesting little town in style houses characteristic of the entry in the high valleys ; a " 7000" modest looms before us: Shringi Himal . Eclebati lunch. The valley is collected in the extreme, the landscape becomes quite alpine. Beautiful pine forests bordering the path . We borrow a balcony path carved into the cliff just above the vacuum. View of the mountains of Ganesh Himal Chuli Himal and. Continuation of the way to the village of Dyang . Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 7 hours of walking.
The river flows at the bottom of a deep and narrow gorge ; by a cliff path we follow this beautiful canyon. The trail begins to climb through a frankly extraordinary forest , combining the characteristics of different vegetation stages . It also meets many monkeys. We are now in full Buddhist country; amount of mani walls (stones decorated with Buddhist carvings) , often beautiful , and prayer flags fluttering in the wind . Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 5 hours walking
We go through Ligaon , Sho , Lo , beautiful villages " Tibetan " with normally busy in the fields. Manaslu and its various satellites appear above the larch forests and temples ... Camp in the middle of the "new" village Shyaula at the foot of Manaslu . A special day of beauty , of those that you never forget . Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 7 hours of walking.
Climb a little steep to the edge of the glacier Pung Gyen (about 3900 m) at the foot of several Himalayan giants including the imposing east face of Manaslu ( 4000 meters face unbeaten so far , we understand why watching it !) . After crossing the river that comes out of the glacier, we descend to the beautiful village of Sama (3360 m) before returning to Sama Gompa . Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 5 hours walking.
The first part takes place in a beautiful pine forest, then quickly we overlook the beautiful lake and glacier crevasses tormented Manaslu. It really gorgeous place well worth it! Laces tight wire can reach the moraine leading to base camp. In the spring, but more in autumn, many tents candidates climb the mountain of color stains. The descent takes place the same way, it is possible to shorten the ascent if fatigue is felt. Overnight in lodge.7 hours of walking.
Step Tibetan village Samdo , the last before the pass , place terribly isolated in the north face of Pan Phuchi , 3 hours walking cervical Lajyang ( 4998 m , easy way to Tibet , once used by merchants and their caravans of yaks ) . Overnight in lodge. 4 hours of walking.
We continue to climb steadily in a landscape of pastures where yaks graze; on the left, black glaciers and austere rock faces. Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 4 hours of walking.
The climb continues on the eastern side of the neck, soft, and sweet too, gives the feeling of not moving forward. In focus, the beautiful peak Larkya. There, and throughout the descent of a huge moraine, fantastic panorama on the circus Peri Himal. Overnight in lodge .
Approximately: 10 hours of walking.
For a few hours, we do not know where to turn: the massive Peri Himal, the huge circus west Manaslu ... Breathtaking ! Magical atmosphere in the forest rhododendrons, towering trees , lichen branches and glaciers in the background. We move along the Dudh Khola , an impetuous torrent. Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 6 h 30 walking
Descent along the Dudh Khola where we Thonje to the junction with Marsyandi and around Annapurna. Then an hour and a half later, arrived in the village of Tal and his beautiful waterfall before continuing to reach Jagat where we plant the tent. Overnight in lodge.
Approximately: 8 hours of walking.
Early morning departure by car to reach Besisahar. After 3-4 hours of driving, we find the main road Dumre. Still 3-4 hours drive from Kathmandu and our hotel. Overnight at hotel .
Free day/ leisure day in city after long trek. relax at hotel visit around Thamel. Overnight hotel.
This is actually an extra night stay at Kathmandu helps to avoid any delay due to bad mountain weather or any other problems. This extra night in Kathmandu will always safe from any delays or problems. If you have very limited time, you can still customize trek program.
For the optional you may visit Bhaktapur or Patan city. Farewell dinner with all trekking Crews. Overnight at Hotel.Breakfast included.
Morning free for last Minute shopping or time as your own. Our driver and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime. Breakfast included.