Manaslu region is untouched and newly famous trekking region of Nepal. It is located in the west-central part of Nepal. Manalsu is a name of the mountain, which are the eight highest mountains in the world with the height of 8,156m. Nepal government has been declared Manaslu as Manalsu Conservation Area in December 1998 to conserve the natural resources, culture heritage, and wildlife and to promote eco tourism to develop livelihood of the local people. The area covered under the conservation zone is 1,663 square kilometres (642 sq mi) and is managed by the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) of Nepal.
Manaslu region offers a range of trekking option to the travelers. Manaslu circuit trek, Manalsi Lower Eco Trek and Tsum Valley Trekking are some popular trekking route of this region. The popular Manaslu trekking route of 177 kilometres, skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna. The Nepalese Government only permitted trekking of this circuit in 1991. The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki river. En route, 10 peaks over 6,500 metres (21,300 ft) are visible, including a few over 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The highest point reached along the trek route is the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,235 metres (17,175 ft).
Bellow are the popular trekking routes of Manaslu region with its well designated day to day itineraries.
Arrival at Kathmandu, hotel transfer
Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for Manaslu trek
Drive kathmandu to Soti Khola
Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (14km) 5 to 6hrs walk
Maccha Khola to Jagat (22km) 5-6 hrs walk
Jagat to deng (19 km) 6-8 hrs walk
Deng to Namrung (19km) 5-6 hrs walk
Namrung to Samagaon (17.7km) 5-6 hrs walk
Acclimization day in Samagaon
Samagaon to samdo (16.4km) 4 to 5 hrs
Samdo to Larkye Phedi (11km) 4-5 hrs walk
Larke phedi to Bim thang (24km) 7-9 hrs walk
Bimthang to tilje
Tilje to Sirichaur
Sirichaur to Besisahar ktm
INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES
- Pickup and drop from the airport and Hotel.
- Accommodation of lodges, hotels/ homestay
- Trekking permit fee
- Trekkings maps
- Entrance fee to tourist areas
- Porter fee
- Trekking guide
- Farewell dinner before departure
- Equipment for the trekker
- Government services charges and tax
- International airfares and Nepal visa.
- Emergency rescue evacuation if required
- Extra porter and extra luggage
- personal belongings and shopping
- Meals during the trek.
- Any alcoholic beverages and your personal expenses such as laundry and phone bills etc.
- Gratitude for guide and porters.