- duration 14 days
- tour type Private
- tour_type Private tour
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 14+ years old
- age_requirement 14+ years old
- Enjoy a trail far less crowded than its more well known peers
- The trek is full of wild, remote and unique culture.
- The trailhead is reached over land, avoiding the need for domestic flights
- The scenery displays all Nepal has to offer
Manaslu national park is home to diverse flora and fauna. During the trekking season, the trail is accompanied by lush rhododendron forests, birds chirping, and a kaleidoscope of butterflies. The trail comes to life with the warm sun and cool mountain breeze. Also on this trek, you will see the beautiful blue waters of the world’s highest lake – Tilicho Lake – at 4919 m.
Hurry up and experience this off-the-beaten track spot while it is still wild and relatively untouched!
Best trekking experience, I would definitely recommend booking a trekking, climbing or biking trip with them.”
Day 1: Kathmandu – Sotikhola (715 m)
Day 2: Sotikhola – Labubesi / Machhakhola (870m)
Day 3: Machhakhola – Jagat (1410m)
Day 4: Jagat – Ngyak (1950m)
Day 5: Ngyak – Ghap (2050m)
Day 6: Ghap – Lho (3148m)
Day 7: Lho – Samagaon (3517m)
Day 8: Samagaon – Samdo (3738m)
Day 9: Rest day in Samdo (3738m)
Day 10: Samdo – Dharmashala (4480m)
Day 11: Dharmasala – Bhimtang (3890m), Larky La Pass
Day 12: Bhimtang – Tilje (3010m)
Day 13: Tilje – Syage (1725m)
Day 14: Syange – Kathmandu
- All meals and snacks while trekking
- Accommodation in guesthouses during the trek
- Government licensed, experienced English speaking guide
- One porter for 2 people
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
- All government taxes.
- One trekking map per person
- Permits and conservation fees
- Sleeping bags and Down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after trek)
- Surace transportation.
- First aid kit
- Especially permit for Manaslu
- Your travel and rescue insurance.
- Nepal entry visa
- Tips for guide, porter and driver.
- Beverage bills, bar bills, telephone bills and Personal expenses.
- Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 10 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
- Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
- Earn US$ 35+ in travel credits.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
How much money do I need to bring with me?
Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.
How much should my backpack weigh?
A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.
- Do I need a porter?
Do I require a porter for carrying water?
On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.
When should I arrive in Kathmandu before the tour?
We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the start day of the trek because the tour operators usually require one working day to arrange trekking permits. Arrive earlier if you want to explore Kathmandu on your own or acclimate to any time differences.