Manaslu Circuit Trek
About this tour
The Manaslu Circuit Trek takes you through the verdancy of the exuberance of the Manaslu region. The spectacular views of Mount Manaslu (8163m), the eighth highest mountain in the world, accompanied by Sringi Himal (7161m), Himalchuli (7893m), Syala Himal (6235m), Himlung Himal (7126m), Ganesh Himal II (7118m) and the Simnang Himal (6251m) among many others are absolutely mesmerizing and is sure to present an utterly heavenly sight to the eyes.
The Manaslu Circuit Trek starts with a drive to Arughat and then traveling to the ebullient Soti Khola, jovial in its silver flow from the mountains. You would be trudging through verdant and lush woodlands rich in their emerald vegetations and trek along the Budhi Gandaki River. Coming across the village of Labubesi, a dainty Gurung settlement, you would be subjected to an opulent picture of the ravishing terrain of the Manaslu region. The Machha Khola, effervescent in its percolate, decorates the landscape like the silver stitching in the jaded embroidery of the landscape of the Manaslu region. The village of Jagat, Philim, and Deng approaches the trekking trail, presenting you a closer look at the religious customs and traditions of the local people residing in those areas. Trekking to Namrung, you would be beguiled by the absolutely magnificent views of the vistas of the mountain peaks like the Sringi Himal. Walking ahead, the beautiful sight of the Himchuli Himal is quite captivating at Lamagaun. Traversing ahead to the settlement of Lho, you would get the chance to visit the Ribung monastery, and also see wonderful and extraordinary views of Mount Manaslu as well as several other surrounding peaks.
Apart from the vibrant landscapes, the terrain is also ornamented with various carvings of Mani-stone Walls and Buddhist prayer flags tied to the branches and spires of the monasteries. These colorful prayer flags provide a vibrant contrast to the amethyst terra firma of the land. The monasteries and the places of worship are a significant aspect of the trekking journey as they provide a religious pious ambiance to the trekking atmosphere. Visiting the Pungyen Gompa, an age-old monastery that accolades an immensely delightful view of the Himalayas is another highlight of the trek. On the way to the Dharmashala, the trekking trail climbs all the way through verdant juniper and pine woodlands to reach the beautiful viewpoint where the Larkya La Glacier appears. Passing by cerulean lakes embedded I the number soils of the land and traversing along the Larkya La Pass set at the height of 5160 meters, you would be experiencing an absolutely stunning view of the whole landscape. The trek is accompanied by magnificent views of Kang Guru (6981m), Himlung Himal (7126m), Annapurna II (7937m) and several other colossal snowy peaks.
Meeting or Pickup Location:
Tribhuwan Internatoinal Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
Average Tour duration (minimum booking):
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What is included in the Tour, Activity or Experience:
• All airport/hotel transfers. • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu. • Kathmandu city tours including all entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle. • Meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek. • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek. • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porter (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff. • Surface transfer from Kathmandu – Arughat by private jeep and Arughat to Soti Khola by local jeep. Similarly transport from Jagat – Beshisahar by public jeep and Beshisahar – Kathmandu by private car. • Manaslu trekking special permit fee (Manaslu region is in restricted zone, we need a special permit to visit this area) • Escape Himalaya duffle bag, t-shirt, and trekking map. • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit) • Annapurna and Manaslu conservation fees. • First aid medical kit. • Government taxes and office service charge.
What is NOT included in the Tour, Activity or Experience:
• Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'. • Travel insurance. • International airfare. • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.) • Drinks (hot and cold), snacks and other personal expenses. • Hot shower during the trek. • Personal trekking equipment. • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers.
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Cancellation Policy (if different from TourPeer default Policy):
In case you intend to cancel your trip for any reasons, you need to write it to us 14 days prior to your trip departure date. We shall approve it as canceled only after receiving a valid written notice from the client. If the reason for your cancellation is genuine like injury or serious illness, you can postpone your trip or transfer your booking to another person who meets all the requirements for the trip. However, a fee of USD 150 per person will be charged if you postpone or transfer your trip within 15 days prior to your trip date. As per our policy, the deposit amount is non-refundable, therefore, you can utilize the amount to book a trip with Escape Himalaya next time.