M.T manaslu circuit trekking trail is situated in the bordering part of western Nepal. It is spread up to the land connected with the Tibetan plateau in the in the northern high altitude. The Manaslu trekking trails were opened in 1991 by the Nepal government. It is a popular trail to explore the Himalayan views of Manaslu, Ganesh and Annapurna mountain range, astonishing landscape, ethnic lifestyles in the middle hill region, their traditions, rituals, customs and festivals. Due to its diversities, this trekking is regarded as an alternative to the world renowned Annapurna circuit trekking.
Trekking in the Manaslu circuit heads through the Manaslu Conservation Area. It is full of natural and cultural variety. Larke La pass (5160m) is the highest Himalayan pass of this trek. Mt. Manaslu (8163m) is the 8th highest mountain in the world. The central attractions in this area are the Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Himal chuli, Peak 29, Mahendra Lake and glacier. The Milarepas cave in the west of Sama gaon and Samdo gaon are other attractions of this trekking. The trek follows the historical salt trade route with Tibet along the Budi Gandaki River. The local people on the trail are Newar, Gurung, Magar and other Tibetan origin groups. The varieties in biodiversities are terraced fields, rhododendron and pine forests. The Manaslu region is a shelter of 110 species of birds including Golden Eagle, Himalayan Griffon, Impeyan, Blood, Kalij, Eurasian Griffon and Koklas Pheasants, Himalayan and Tibetan Snow Cocks and the Crimson Horned Pheasant. Rhododendron and Himalayan blue pine are key flora species in this region.
Manaslu circuit trekking begins from Arughat of the Gorkha district. After several ascending and descending throughout the Budi Gandaki River, it reaches Sama and Samdo gaon, crosses the Larke pass and ultimately follows the main trail of the Annapurna round trekking at Lumjung. There were no any facilities at the beginning of the route, but now there are several lodges. Spring and autumn are the best seasons of the Manaslu region trek. Please, contact us for more information of the Manaslu circuit trekking.
(But it can be customized according to your requirement about private vehicles by jeep).
2. Guide and Potter
Trekking Guide leader in mountains.
3. Taxes and Entrance Fees:
Arrival in Nepal
According to your arrival itinerary in Nepal, Good Vibe Adventure welcomes you at our Good Vibe Adventure Office at Thamel. We also brief you in short about the programs.
This trek we provide local transportations bus and sharing jeep(But it can be customized according to your requirement about private vehicles by jeep).
Food/ Water and Accommodation on Manaslu Circuit Trek
During the trekking, provide breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch on the trekking trail. We recommend you to bring water purification pills, but you have no options of buying bottled water or boiled water as well as best available lodge in the trekking. Lodges with basic facilities are available in Manaslu Circuit Trek.
Luggage on Manaslu Circuit Trek
During the trekking, your bag pack will be carried by the porter and you can use your belongings at your desired time. You can just carry a day pack with water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. Except the necessary things, you can deposit your belongings to the hotels locker.
Communication, Electricity and Battery Charge on Manaslu circuit Trek
Despite some areas, there is network coverage of mobile phone in almost the places. The landline phones are also available for the communication. Electricity or solar powers are available for the mobile charge. It is better to have a spare battery.
It is better to consult with your doctor before going to the Manaslu Circuit Trekking. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)/ High Altitude Sickness can occur during the trekking so proper acclimatization is needed. Please, take your required medicine with you.
Insurance help you to get a quick rescue and the medical expenses. It is an expensive operation from the higher altitude in helicopter. It cuts your economic burden if some accidents happen. Insurance should be done by you.
Best Trekking season for the Manaslu Circuit
Autumn and spring are the best seasons for Everest Base Camp Trekking. Days are warm and nights are chilling. Mornings are usually clear and fine weather. It can be cloudy around the afternoon and evening. The winter season is more challenging due to the heavy snow fall.
Booking and Payment procedure
15% payment should be paid in advance while you book the trip. It should include Passport copy and flight detail. The rest of 85% payment is payable at your arrival in Nepal. You can pay by your credit card and deposit into the bank account of Good Vibe Adventure from your country and can pay cash after your arrival.
In addition of Manaslu Circuit Treks, we can also extend the trip to jungle safari, Lumbini Tour, Nepal Tour, Rafting along with tour activities in Tibet and Bhutan. Please, let us know earlier if you want to extent your trip either inside Nepal or outside of it according to your time management.