Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres above sea level. It is in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. The name Manaslu means "mountain of the spirit" and is derived from the Sanskrit word manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul".
This is an ideal trek to enjoy the beauty of the Himalaya! Epic scenery, tons of waterfalls, snow mountains, different life style on the lower and higher altitude, this trek also touch the border of Tibet (China) as well. Trek goes all the way to 16,753ft (5106ft) called Larkya La pass. It is circuiting Mt. Famous and beautiful mountain, Mt. Mansalu – one of the top 14, 8000m’s peaks.!
-It is Challenging, and entire trek is possible to depend on locally running tea house.
DAY 01: KATHMANDU ARRIVAL: Received at the Airport and transfer to hotel (www.holyhimalaya.com). Depend on the arrival time, we can help you to explore the city/ town.
DAY 02: Kathmandu easy day- If you wish we will plan a guided city tour. Visiting Baudhanth Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Hanuman Dhoka and more…
Trekking Manasalu! You can join only this part as well.
DAY 03: Kagthmandu –Machhi Khola: 163.28 km – road/ bus trip… Kathmandu-Machikhola/869m
Sothi Khola to Maccha Khola (869m), trek about 5 hours. Along with Budhi Gandaki River. Tropical zone and, a bit humid, villages and farmland, Basic room with common hot hours, Wi-Fi.
DAY 04: Maccha Khola to Jagat (1340m), Trek about 7hours. Along with Budhi Gandaki River crossing suspensions Bridge, waterfalls, landslides, village with their small farm, Tropical and Sub tropical zone, basic room with hot shower, wifi., shops are available for trekkers and local.
DAY 05: Jagat to Deng (1860m) trek about 7 hours through one of the biggest villages of Manaslu route call Philim with view of Siringi/ Chhamar himal (7100m) Tropical zone. villages and farmland, Basic room with common hot hours, Wi-Fi.
DAY 06: Deng to Namrung (2630m), Trek about 7 hours with Budhi Gandaki River crossing suspensions Bridge, waterfalls, landslides, apples farms, Basic room with common hot shower, Wi-Fi. Temperate zone.
DAY 07: Namrung to Lho (3180m) trek about 5 hours, Tibetan Buddhism, monasteries, Mani walls, Temperate to a sub alpine zone, local apple farms, apple gardens. View of Manaslu and Naike peak. Basic room with common hot shower, Wi-Fi.
DAY 08: Lho to Sama (3530m) trek about 4 hours. Mountain’s view (Manaslu, Naike Peck) Glacier Lake, sub alpine zone, Basic room with common hot shower, wifi.
DAY 09: Explore Manaslu Base Camp, hike about 8 hours. View of Manaslu, glacier lake, Sama Village, Sub alpine to Alpine to arctic climate. Close view of Glaciers. Basic room with common hot shower, Wi-Fi.
DAY 10: Sama to Samdo (3900m) trek about 4 hours. Mani walls, view of Samdo peak, sub alpine, grazing lands above the tree line. Basic room with common hot shower, Wi-Fi.
DAY 11: Samdo to Dharmasala (4460m) trek about 5 hours, alpine zone, high altitude flowers, view of Manaslu, samdo peak, Alpine zone, Basic rooms / Tent.
DAY 12: Dharmsala-Larke La (5106m for 4hrs) and to Bhimtang (3500m), 4 hrs Trek, walking on moraine, beautiful view of Himlung Himal and Annapurna (part II), Basic room with common hot shower, Sub alpine.
DAY 13: Bhimtang to Gowa (2500m) trek about 6 hours. walking through temperate zone, apple garden, villages and farmland, basic room with common hot shower.
DAY 14: Gowa to Dharapani to Kathmandu), trek about 2.5 hours to Dharapni and drive about 10 hours to by bus/jeep to Kathmandu- Hotel Holy Himalaya
DAY 15: Kathmandu easy day- Hotel Holy Himalaya.
DAY 16: Fly home…