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Manaslu Trek

Manaslu trekManaslu Trek is wilderness trekking into restricted area in Nepal. It is popular for pristine mountain views, rich culture and genuine adventure. The trekking routes offer the unique experience of Tibetan culture and biological diversity.

The main highlight of this trekking is Mt. Manaslu (8163 m.) which is the 8th highest peak in the world. The peak is stunning on the border of Nepal and Tibet to the north west of Kathmandu.  The literal meaning of Manaslu means "The Spirit-Mountain" in the local language, referring to the benevolent and strong deity, which dwells within.

The trekking route is still under development and famous for fully organized camping treks, even though there is a facility of tea houses.  Special permit is compulsory to trek in this area. Thin Air Adventure is operating Manaslu Tea House trek since few years. If you are trekked already in other popular area of Nepal and looking for extreme adventure holidays in the wilderness part, this Manaslu trekking is best. You can join with our Fixed Departure Trekking Groups for 2012 / 2013.

Fact File

Name of the Trail: Manaslu Trek

Best Season: September to December & March to May

Trekking Type: Camping/Lodge Trek [ Tea House]

Grade: Easy - Moderate

Duration: 18 days

Maximum elevation: 5213 Meters

Accommodation:Simple lodge to 5 star accommodation in cities (your choice) but in trekking only simple lodge available

Transport: Car / Bus and by Plane

Manaslu Trekking Itinerary:

Day 01: Your arrival to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to hotel moonlight or Kathmandu Eco Hotel three stat level accommodations with B/B plan.

Day 02: Trek perpetration and some official work make special permit you may have day tour to Syambunath, Kathmandu durbar squire, Buddhanath and Pasupatinath Temple after finished sightseeing tour back to Hotel overnight three stat level accommodations with B/B plan.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat by local but drives about 7 hrs and over night at lodge.

Day 04: Arughat trek to Soti Khola (815m) view of farming land, green forest, Budhigandaki River, Mt Ganesh Himal Buddha Himal other many snow capper peak overnight at tea House in River side.

Day 05: Soti Khola to Khorla bensi (1890m)River and Local village overnight at tea house.

Day 06: Khorla bensi trek to Jagat (1250m) beautiful view land escapes, pine forest check in special area overnight at tea House.

Day 07: Jagat Trek to Deng (2600m) beautiful Buddhist village, green forest, Mt Shringi Himal 7187m and Kiyong peak overnight at tea House.

Day 08: Deng trek to Namrung (3148m) overnight at tea House.

Day 09: Trek Namrung to Samagaun (3517m)oldest Buddhist village and Mt Manaslu 8160m, Sambu Himal, Chli Himal many other snow capped peaks overnight at tea House.

Day 10: Samagaun trek to Samdu (4200m) oldest Buddhist village close from Tibet border and Mt Manaslu 8160m, Manaslu north, Sambu Himal, Chli Himal many other snow capped peaks overnight at tea House.

Day 11: Samdu to Dharmasala (4743m) view over high mountain Mt Manaslu, manaslu north, Larkya peak and many other snows capped peaks overnight at tea House.

Day 12: Larkya La passes (5213m)and trek to Bhimtang (3800m) oldest Buddhist village and Manaslu north Larkya peak many other snow capped peaks overnight at tea house.

Day 13: Bhimtang to Dharapani (1881m)pine forest view, old Buddhist village via Tilje about 7 hrs treks down to Dharapani overnight at tea house.

Day 14: Dharapani to Sanyge (1300m) trek down to Sanyge overnight at tea house with Marsyandi River view about 5to 6 hrs treks.

Day 15: Sayge to Bhulbhule about 4 hrs trek overnight at tea house.

Day 16: Bhuldhule to by local bus Bensishahar about two and half hrs catch local Haice to Kathmandu about five hrs drive transfer to Hotel three stat level accommodations with B/B plan.

Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu Airport and departure for your onward flight.

Cost for the Trip US$ 885 per person. (Cost base on minimum two pax)

Please Note:

If the above schedule does not meet your need and interest, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

Trip is possbile to conduct in any time if the group size has two or more pax.


Trip Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by private car / van/ Haice. (Depend on group size).
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide and private car / van
  • Three night's accommodation in Kathmandu twin sharing bed with B/B plan Hotel three star category accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner with cup of tea & coffee during trek)
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Manaslu route map
  • Seasonal fresh fruits after dinner
  • Thin Air Adventure’s down sleeping bag for during trek (If necessary)
  • All necessary land transport by Car/ Haice and local bus for trek
  • An experience and helpful guide (trained by Ministry of tourism) two clients a porter. Their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments
  • Special trekking permit for one week.
  • Conservation area permits Annapurna and manaslu.
  • First aid medical kit bag.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board.
  • Rescue service arrangement
  • All government and local taxes and office service charge.

Trip Cost Excluedes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing entrance fee in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance, medical insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • International airfare and departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa
  • All cold drinks such as: alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, juice, etc.
  • Hot and cold showers during the trek
  • Personal shopping, laundry, internet, battery charge in camera, phone call and donation in Monastery and temple.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price including section