Nepal Manaslu Circuit Yoga Trek 17 days is Part of one of the restricted trekking regions in Nepal. Manaslu circuit trek includes famous Larke la Pass 5106 m. This is one of the wilderness trekking which lies in between two different districts of Nepal. The trekking in Manaslu Circuit starts driving to Arughat or Machhakhola from Kathmandu. The duration of this trekking is 17 days. After Machhakhola we will start hiking on the rough road which is under construction. We will pass different villages with different cultures, people, dress, terrace land. In this region, you can do another trek. Nar Phu Valley Trek.
Manaslu Circuit Yoga Trek leads you to the lap of Mt. Manaslu with a height of 80163m. There are many natural beauties on the way to Manaslu. When you reach Shyala there is Pungin gomba where you can do a day site trip and acclimatize for the next few days. In Shama, there is a Birendra lake and you can either go to Mt. Manaslu Base camp at the height of 4319m for the side trip. This village people follow Buddhism and there is no killing of animals. You can see yak grazing in the high Himalayas with the snow-capped mountains. After reaching Shyala the trail is not that hard but you have to be well acclimatized to go further high up. Samdo and Dharmasala are the last spots before doing Larke La pass. Everest View Trek
The total during of the Manaslu Circuit Trek can be 18-20 days with trekking and hiking as the main activities. It is considered to be a moderate level trekking with cultural, historical, and natural tours and a maximum elevation of 5160m. The best season to visit the region is from March to May in spring and September to December during the winter. Manaslu Circuit Trek
Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by a representative of the Sange Sherpa Adventure You will then be checked in to your hotel. You can either rest or stroll around a famous tourist area in Kathmandu, Thamel. Here you can do souvenir shopping and enjoy the authentic Nepali cuisine in one of the many restaurants. You will also be briefed about the entire trek on this day.
Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. On this day, we will visit the numerous UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu which include the Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Sayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and others. It will be a fun day witnessing the beautiful mixture of religion, culture, and architecture in the various areas of the capital city. At the end of the day, you will make the final preparations for the Manaslu trip and also obtain the permit and other documents required for an easy, convenient journey.
Drive Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m). We will start the day early after breakfast. We take a drive from Kathmandu to Dhading Besi on a nice, paved road enjoying the views of the hilly areas, terraces, fields, and rivers. The drive from Dhading Besi to Arughat is a little rough one on rocky trails. From Arughat 2 more hour driver to reach Soti Khola or to drive there and rest the night.
Trek to Machhakhola (870m). We start the day early to reach our destination which will take about 6-7 hours. After crossing a popular suspension bridge of Soti Khola, we trek through Sal forests to reach a ridge above the splashing rapids of the Budhi Gandaki River. After reaching Khursane, the trail becomes rocky, passing through waterfalls and cliffs. We make our way past terraced rice fields and up to a Gurung village of Labubesi. we climb behind a rocky cliff where the valley opens up. Walking through a sandy river bed, climbing over stone ridges and then again moving down to the river and crossing the suspension bridges, we climb behind a rocky cliff where the valley opens up. Walking through a sandy river bed, climbing over stone ridges and then again moving down to the river and crossing the suspension bridges, we reach Machcha Khola village and overnight at tea house.
Trek to Jagat (1340m) The next day, From Machhakhola we follow a narrow trail that takes us to Tharo Khola and finally to Khorlabesi. After a few ascends and descends, we reach a popular hot-spring, Tatopani. We will spend some time here and can enjoy the natural sauna in the hot -spring and relieve all our tiredness and stress of the trek. we climb another ridge and cross the Budhi Gandaki on another suspension bridge. After this, we climb a staircase and then cross a landslide and a ridge to reach Doban. After crossing a suspension bridge, we again climb the stone staircase then go down to the river and climb some stairs again to reach Thado Bharyang. Then we cross the west bank of Budhi Gandaki, climb over a ridge, walk along the river to reach the village of Jagat where we spend the night.
Trek to Deng (1340m) On this day, we first reach Salleri after climbing a rocky ridge and then go towards Sirdibas. We continue to Ghatta Khola and then walk upstream through a long suspension bridge to reach a Gurung village in Phillim. From the lower points of the village, the trail turns north and through leveled trails amidst maize fields, we reach Ekle Bhatti, where you will have lunch and continue our trip from a steep gorge and then descend through grassy slopes to cross the Budhi Gandaki and then cross bridges from west to east bank and back again. As the trail widens, we pass through bamboo forests to reach the Deng Khola. After crossing the river, we reach the tiny Deng village where we spend the night.
Trek to Namrung (2630m). We take a brief walk from Deng and then we cross the Budhi Gandaki and climb to reach Rana. From here we climb for a while and then head west to Budhi Gandaki valley. The trail passes through forests and painted Mani stones and a corner from where we reach Ghap. Then we take the trail through Prok village which allows us to witness the beautiful view of Siring Himal. We follow the river, crossing it at many places and pass through dense forests and Gompas along the way. After crossing the river at a gorge, the trail becomes leveled and after a last steep climb, we reach Namrung where we stay the night. Namrung is the best viewpoint for Siring and Ganesh Himal as well as Mt. Himal Chuli.
Trek to Lho (3180m). From Namrung a steep climb and passage through forests take us to Lihi, a village well known for its chortens and barley terraces. After crossing the side valley of Simnang, we pass through Sho and then reach Lho where we spend the night. Late afternoon visit the local monastery after you reached there.
Trek to Samagaun (3500m). After crossing the Shyala village, we reach the Sama village where one gets to witness the amazing views of Mount Manaslu and explore the famous Ribung Gompa. The breathtaking view of the high mountains along with glaciers is the highlight of the trip. We stay in Samagaon for the night.
Acclimatizing day at Samagaun. This day is set aside to rest and acclimatize to the increasing altitudes. We stay in Samagaon and explore the surrounding areas or visit Birendra Tal and Anie Gompa. The main attraction of the day is the Pungyen Gompa with a spectacular view of the glaciers but it is rather logs day only recommended for the fit hikers. It is situated on a hill near Samagaon. We hike up to the Gompa named after the two peaks of Manaslu which means bracelet. It was destroyed when the Japanese first tried to summit the peaks. It was believed that the expedition to reach the summit might have angered the Gods. After the detour, we come back to Samagaon and spend the night there.
Trek to Samdo (3860m). We follow the Budhi Gandaki River up to a stream which we cross on a suspension bridge. From here we take the trail on the right to Larkya la. It is a fairly easy trail, passing through Mani walls and juniper and birch forests. We again cross a bridge over Budhi Gandaki and continue forward. From a stone arch, we can see a Kani and after crossing it, we reach Samdo where we spend the night.
Trek to Dharamasala (4480m). We start our day trip by crossing a wooden bridge over the Budhi Gandaki River and begin a hike upwards. After crossing a few streams and seeing a glimpse of the Larkya glacier, we go around a valley and make our way upwards again to reach a guesthouse called Dharmashala. This short walk to Larke Phedi provides enough time and rest to acclimatize for the further trek.
Cross the Larke pass (5213m) trek down to Bimtang (3720 m). On this day, we make a short climb and reach a valley on the north side of the Larkya glacier with exquisite views of the Larkya peak. We ascend the moraines of a glacier which becomes quite steep at the end before reaching the pass. From here we can enjoy the breathtaking views of Himlung, Cheo, Kanggru, and the Annapurna. It is a longer walk than other days and you reach the guesthouse among the low pastures at the dim lights of dusk. When we finally reach Bhimtang, the exquisite view of Mount Manaslu makes every step worth it.
Bimtang to Tilije (2300m). After enjoying the splendid views of the mountains from a ridge in Bhimtang, we make our way down towards a high pasture and then a bridge over Dudh Khola. We walk through rhododendron forests, narrow valleys, and fields before making a climb to the river bank that leads to the village of Gho. A short walk takes us to Tilije with better accommodation options where we spend the night.
Trek to Dharapani and drive to Besishar (760m). We move in a stone-paved path passing through a beautiful village and then cross a bridge over Dudh Khola, moving past an arch and Mani walls to get to the Thonje village. After passing through a police checkpoint we make our way towards Dharapani from where we enter the Annapurna circuit section. From Dharapani we take a Jeep or bus from Dharapani to Beshishar. which takes 4-5 hours. We spend our last night of the trek at Besishar.
Drive back to Kathmandu from Beshishar. We drive along the banks of Marsyangdi and Trishuli River, witnessing the beautiful scenery of rice fields, terraced farms, rivers, and valleys, and refreshing views of the hilly areas and mountains. After a few hours’ journeys, we reach Kathmandu where we will spend the last night in Nepal.
Final Departure, transfer to the airport. The Manaslu Circuit Yoga Trek can be done separately, or added to the Manaslu Circuit Yoga body can turn of Annapurna CircuitTrek also. The 7-day trip comes to an end. You will be dropped at the airport in our company van 3 hours before your flight schedule. Note: Depending on the ages of children, they get a discount on trek cost and domestic flight ticket cost accordingly. Also, Horse renting in Annapurna Region is USD 75 per day per horse including horseman, his food, accommodation, salary, and insurance.
Nepal Trekking Equipment List
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The following equipment list is required for Nepal Trekking and climbing and a list, you have to have suggested equipment just have with you, however, that you just might have your own personal first choice equipment which can be equally as appropriate
Recommended Mountaineering Kit
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Pick up and drop off Airport-Hotel-Airport in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Alcoholic beverages, personal nature expenses, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internet.
Emergency rescue evacuation if required such as personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
Extra luggage and personal trekking gear.
Extra porter cost US$15 per person per day per 20 Kg.
International flight tickets, date change, or re-issue If required.
Nepal visa fee, Visa issuance is easy upon arrival.
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