Manaslu walking package offers you driving in scenic road to Arughat from Kathmandu, splendid mountain scenery, walking between the boarders of Nepal and Tibet, to explore the old monasteries, to see and experience ethnic group and unique culture, to be known with the Tibetan culture, full of flora and fauna, samdo Peak (5000m), crossing Larky La Pass (5215m).
The route of Manaslu Base Camp trek is a fascinating route, which includes visiting the three peaks of Manaslu, known as "Japanese Peak". Manaslu is best known Himal for trekking, hiking, difficult walking and expedition game as well. 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 from Trisuli Bazar to Budhi Gandaki passing through huge extremely steep valleys to the contrasting world of Sama, crossing the snow covered Larkya La Pass, and descending to Marsyangdi Khola. Larke La Pass in Manaslu trekking area is taken as a technical place.
We will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Drive approximately 4-5 hours to reach Gorkha. In the afternoon sightseeing around Gorkha bazaar and the palace of Gorkha King where firstly brave Gorkha solidiers originated.
The trail separates from here north-east toward Budhi Gandaki river. We follow the right trail toward Khanchowk bazaar for the night halt. Khanchowk commands good view of Gorkha himal.
Continue on to Arukot. The trek today involved little bit of up and little bit of down toward Budhi Gandaki. Arughat is the largest village of this river basin.
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.
Free for Local excursion.
Trek from Ngyak to Namrung(2550m), which takes about six hours and then over night in the camp.
Trek from Namrung to Syalla village (3150m), Which takes about five hours and then over night in the camp.
Trek from Syalla 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).
We are saying good bye to the Kathmandu as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.