Manaslu Base Camp Trek

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Manaslu Base Camp Trek
At a Glance
  • Trip Duration18 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max. Altitude Manaslu Base Camp 4800
  • Starts at Gorkha
  • Ends at Dhading
  • Manaslu Base Camp Trek
  • Rich in Tibetan Buddhism culture and unspoiled nature
  • Less Touristic and Less Crowded. 
  • Best Classical Trek in Nepal    
  • Learn Nepali life style, culture, People, festival and system 
  • Very close view of Mt. Manaslu 8163m range, Himlung himal,
  • Challenging to hike at Birendra Glacier Lake and Manaslu Base Camp 4800

Manaslu Base Camp trek is a fascinating route, which includes visiting the three peaks of Manaslu, known as "Japanese Peak". Manaslu Base Camp trekking Of the Challenging treks in Manaslu Region. Mt. Manaslu 8163m is best known Himal for trekking, hiking, difficult walking and expedition which is also consider as Adventurous Sport. It is a well-known and well loved but rarely visited trekking area. Manaslu Base Camp trekking, can be started from two three places, but simply the Manaslu trekking starts and ends from Sotikhola Bazar to Budhi Gandaki passing through huge extremely steep valleys to the contrasting world of Sama, up to the Manaslu Base Camp 4800m and descending down to same way back to can be made circuit to Marsyangdi Khola after corssing another Challening Larke La 5213m Pass. So Manaslu trekking area is taken as a Classical trek as well as Adventurous Treks too. Manaslu – means the “mountain of soul”, is one of the imminent geographical charismas dominating the historical kingdom of Gorkha. A conical shaped snow capped mountain of height 8,163m above the sea level is the major attraction of this trekking package. Locally Manaslu is known as Pungen Ri whose embodiment is worshiped in a Gompa couple of hundred meter above the village of Sama Goan.

Mt. Manaslu Base Camp treks offers rich culture, adventure, scenic beauty and rudimental rural civilization that represents ancient Tibetan lifestyle. Due to the newly opened route, this trek encircling the entire Manaslu massif, offers a chance to comprehensively explore the full range of Nepal’s natural and cultural diversity. 

A1 Excursion Adventure offers you 18 days Manaslu Base Camp Trekking with focusing your holiday. A1 Excursion Adventure always believes in providing excellent service by our professional staffs with a tailor-made trip for you with popular route map and trekking itinerary as well as cost detail. We, A1 Excursion Adventure look forward to guide you the popular Tsum Valley and Manaslu Base Camp Trekking in Nepal for a life time memory.

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We will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.

    Follow the river Budhi Gandaki toward its point of origin. We pass the village of Morder and Simre to reach Arkhat river. After Arkhat we ascend slowly toward Kyoropani. Camp today near the confluence of Seti river - an ideal place to take a fresh water bath.

      The trail descends slowly until you climb again to mountain ridge to Almara. Pass the forest trail to arrive at Riden Gaon. The valley here cuts into another side of the river to enter Budhi Gandaki. At Lambesi, the trail follows down to the sandy river bed of Budhi Gandaki. Camp tonight at Machha river.

        Cross Machha river and head upstream along the river's edge. After crossing Khola besi, there is a hot spring called "Tatopani". The trail follows forested area after this toward Doban. Below Doban, there is a huge rapid at Budhi Gandaki. As the elevation increases, the rapids and the scenery undergoes a complete trasformation. At Jagat, there is a police check-post where your trekking permit will be checked.

          Descend to the riverbed again. After crossing the river, ascend to a terraced hill of Saguleri. Sringi Himal (7177 m.) can be seen from here. At Ghatte river, cross the river Budhi Gandaki to continue toward Sirish Gaon. Gandaki valley narrows from herewith soaring precipitous walls.

              Trek from Lho Village to Sama Gaun (3780m),which takes about seven hours and over night in the camp. Rest day at Sama Village for acclimatization.

                Rest day at Sama Village for acclimatization.

                  Early in the morning, we follow trail through forest before steep ascent to a slope and to a moraine. There is magnificent view of glacier, a turquoise lake and wonderful mountains from all angles. Trekking to Manaslu Base Camp takes approximately 4-5 hours.

                    Descending back to Samagaon takes around 2-3 hrs. From Base Camp there is shorter trekking trail to Pungyen Gompa and icy lake, Birendra Tal. Walking through forest area before you reach ridge and grassy plateau. Here you will explore a gompa which was destroyed by the flood in 1953. Continue the trail to get to icy water of Birendra Tal which is situated at base of the glacier, and if you’re brave enough take a dip into the lake. Return to Sama village (Gaun).

                                      Cost Includes
                                      • All airport/hotel transfers by private vehicle (CAR)
                                      • Private or local ground transportation from Bulbule to Kathmandu.
                                      • All meals during the trek- Lunch/dinner/breakfast with a cup of tea/coffee.
                                      • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
                                      • TIMS Cards for guest.
                                      • Manaslu Special Permit & Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP).
                                      • Down jacket and Sleeping bag to all guest.
                                      • An experience English speaking trekking guide & 1 porter : 2 clients .
                                      • All necessaries for Nepali staff including their salary, travel insurance, equipment, flight, food, transport, lodging etc.
                                      • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag 
                                      • All government and local taxes
                                      Cost Excludes
                                      • Any bar bills (hard & soft drinks, minerals water)
                                      • Cigarettes, Chocolates etc
                                      • Client's personal insurance,
                                      •  Donation, TIPS
                                      • Entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu.
                                      • Any kind of unforeseen expenses and 
                                      • Any domestic flight tickets
                                      • Lunch/Dinner while not in trekking.
                                      • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
                                      Departure Dates
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                                      Date PriceStatus 
                                      Start DateStarts: SaturdayAug 24, 2024End DateEnds: TuesdaySep 10, 2024PricePriceUS$1699StatusStatusAvailable
                                      Useful Information

                                      If the group size is above 12 pax then the leader will be FOC except the Trekking Permit taxes and fight ticket.

                                      WHAT TO BRING

                                      Trekking/Hiking Gears (Equipments)

                                      • Duffel or Rucksack bag (If do not have then Duffel Bag Provided Returnable)
                                      • Down Sleeping Bag (Provided Returnable)
                                      • Inner Liner (Provided Returnable)
                                      • Down Jacket (Provided Returnable)
                                      • Daypack
                                      • Hiking pants
                                      • Water & wind proof  jacket
                                      • Full – sleeves shirt
                                      • Jumper or Fleece jacket
                                      • Pair of T – Shirts
                                      • Trekking boots (waterproof is better)
                                      • Sandal, Toilet paper,
                                      • COTTON THICK SOCKS(2 PAIRS)+Polypropylene/woolsocks (1PAIRS)
                                      • Light cotton socks for under wool socks
                                      • Woolen socks to wear with boots
                                      • Sun hat
                                      • Gloves
                                      • Scarf
                                      • Sun block (lotion) and lip Guard
                                      • Moisture Cream
                                      • Goggles or Sunglasses
                                      • Thermal Long underwear Sets
                                      • Insulated pants
                                      • Trekking poles
                                      • A pair of Crampon
                                      • wind Breaker pants
                                      • Water bottle
                                      • Medical & first aid kit (Provided)
                                      • Any personal special medicine
                                      • Flash light or head lamp
                                      • Batteries and bulbs
                                      • Swiss army knife
                                      • Mobile or Camara  charging cable with Adaptor
                                      • Personal Dry towel
                                      • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled.
                                      Client Reviews
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                                        Regina W

                                        Manaslu Base Camp Trek

                                        It was my first time in Nepal and I had never done a trekking tour before.With great respect and also with some apprehension I started the trip.Raj has always taken away my insecurity and motivated me. No matter how different the speed of our group was, no one was disadvantaged.Gokarna and the porters split up and always stood by our side. No matter how bad one was, we were taken care of very well. There was always a solution for any situation and one felt safe.I would not have reached my destination without your support.Raj and his team are heartily, caring and top organized. I thank all the porters and guides from the bottom of my heart. See you again.

                                        Posted on May 02, 2023TripAdvisor
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