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1835 1460 Group Discount
|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|0 - 1||1674 US$|
|2 - 3||1460 US$|
|4 - 5||1435 US$|
|6 - 7||1414 US$|
|8 -9||1367 US$|
|10 +||1328 US$|
Manaslu Circuit Trek can do minimum 13 days to more than 21 days. Trekkers who are curious to investigate or study about geography and culture of Manaslu there is several hidden treasure in the area, where just few trekkers have visited yet except if you visit this time. Some people are worried about the road construction at the begging of Manaslu Circuit trail but there are many wonderful places where you can do as side trips. Among of them there is a beautiful village an elevation of 2397 meters just opposite of the Ghap, which is called Prok Village. It is worth to spend two nights at Prok, to explore Kalchhuman Tal (Kal Tal) and Kalchhuman Gumba. But it is mandatory to hire a local Guide from the village; your day trips effort will be way of to generate local income.
Likewise, Sho village is another best place to spend more than one night for a day hike to Hining Gumba and up to Himalchuli Base Camp (4020m). As there is not any human settlements, while day hike you need to bring some pack lunch, energy bars, and sufficient drinking water and worm clothes. Nepal Mother House would like to give you unique opportunity then others trekkers, we always tried to find you less frequented off the beaten trail. The mountain scenery is astonishing during Himalchuli Base Camp side trips.
Similarly, to make your trips different than others, it is ideal to visit Pungyen Gumba from Shyala, it is situated at about 3,870 meters elevation just lap of beautiful Himalaya. While walk to the Pungyen Gumba the trail goes through the huge pasture land and mountains scenery. Often you have sight of Marmot hide and seek in the whole at pasture land. You have unforgettable experience with heard of yaks, Himalayan goats making their own world. It takes about 4 to 5 hours for round trip from Shyala. Most of the trekkers make camp at Samagoun or Lho, so it is best to spent night at Shyala itself to avoid the crowded.
Normally, most of the trekkers stay two nights at Sama Gaun for the acclimatized propose before heading Larke La Pass, but there is several side tripss at Samagaun and it is worth to spend even 3 nights at Sama. You may day hike to the Mt. Manaslu Base Camp (4,400m) for the icefall view and Glacier. While visit the MBC you will explore Birendra Lake, its tranquility makes your soul peaceful and add you more energy. There are several expedition groups during mid of September to October; this is perfect time to climb Mt. Manaslu, Hence most of the other mountains expedition operates during spring. Look around the village at Samagaun won’t be enough even one full day. The people life style of here is similar like ancient Tibetan which still exists here. Monetary, Manewall, Chorten are full of curiosity.
There is another side trips from Samdo, during your Manaslu Circuit Trek. It takes 4 to 5 hours for a round trip to Rui La/Lajyang Bhanjyang (4,998m). Rui La is last point of Nepal’s land. As there is not any settlement beyond the Samdo village you need to take some pack lunch, enough drinking water and worm clothes for this side trips. When heading farther and higher the valley becomes wider and more beautiful. This is one of the best side trips at Manaslu, where it is natural tranquility with sound of Himalayan birds, playful Marmot gang, grazing Yaks on huge pastureland and herd of Himalayan Goats. As you left the road connectivity from Arughat and Soto for many days, you wish only mountains scenery and high Himalayan atmosphere but when you get in Rui La, you might be surprise the road from Tibet built till Pass. There are several road sign for Tibetan village. Rui La is one of the ancient commercial borders between Nepal and Tibet. The scenery from here is incredible; even you have sight of some Tibetan village from here. The atmosphere of here seems to be another planate. But some time Chinese shoulder portals round the border, than you are not permission to visit the border. Around the Rui La you can see countless fossils in different image. The Hindus believe that, fossils are real image of Lord Vishnu. The fossils (Shaligram) represent of Tyattis Koti (thirty three cores/330 million) different deities of Hindus. Hence; one core equal 10 million. Anyway, your side trips to Rui La could be lifetime memorable.
Manaslu round with side trips is similar as Larkya La pass but add more some side trips in the Himalaya. Most of the tea houses have internet service (Wi-Fi), which you can connect in your device after paid some amount hourly basic. We at Nepal Mother House are glad to organize your trips in Manaslu different ways than others by expert local Guide and Porters. The best time to travel Manaslu is mid September to mid November at autumn and mid of March to mid of May at spring, but we are glad to organize your trips accordingly your time schedule and holiday.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu.
Day 02:Trekking preparation and permit paper work day.
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (535m) -8 to 9 Hours
Day 04:Trek Arughat to Soti Khola (720m) -6 to 7 Hours
Day 05:Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m) -6 to 7 Hours
Day 06:Trek Machha Khola to Doban (1,070m) -6 to7 Hours
Day 07:Trek Doban to Philim (1,570 m) -5 to 6 Hours
Day 08:Trek Philim to Deng (1865m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 09:Trek Dang to Prok (2397m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 10:Day Hike to Kal Tal /Kalchhuman Lake (3574m) from Prok
Day 11:Trek Prok to Lihi (2920m) – 4 to 5 Hours
Day 12:A day side trip at Himalchuli Base Camp (4220m) from Lihi
Day 13:Trek Lihi to Lho (3180m) – 3 to 4 Hours
Day 14:Trek Lho to Shyala (3500m) – 1 ½ to 2 Hours & side trip at Pung Gyen Gumba (3870m)
Day 15:Trek Shyala to Sama Gaon (Ro) (3525m) – 1 ½ to 2 Hours
Day 16:Explore day in Sama Gaon for acclimatization visit Manaslu Base Camp (4,400m)
Day 17:Trek Sama Gaun to Samdo (3850m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 18:A day side trip at Tibet Border Ruila Pass (4998m)
Day 19:Trek Samdo to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4460m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 20:Trek Dharmashala to Bimtang (3590m) via Larkya La (5160m) - 7 to 8 Hours
Day 21:Trek Bimtang to Tilje (2300m) - 7 to 8 Hours
Day 22:Trek Tilje to Dharapani (1930m) – 1 ½ to 2 hours and drive to Besi Sahar (825m) - 2 to 3 hours & again drive Besi Sahar to Kathmandu -5 to 6 Hours
Day 23:Your own destination.
If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements.
If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu.Upon arrival at international airport, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport assist and transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02 : Trekking preparation and permit paper work day. Trekking preparation and permit organize day. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (535m) -8 to 9 Hours Our Guide and Potter come to in your hotel at 6:00 am. Then we are heading to Arughat, by bus or Land cruiser (depending on group size) scenic drive. While passing ridge of Kathmandu Valley, you catch a glimpse of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal magnificent view and terraces and green hills. After Dhading Bisi or Gorkha Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. To get in Arughat through the Gorkha Bazaar or Dhading Besi depends on your time and choice. The village of Arughat is in two parts, on opposite sides of the Buri Gandaki. Arughat Bazaar is large, clean and prosperous with hotels and shops selling cloth, food and hardware. Stay overnight at Tea House or Tented camp.
Day 04 : Trek Arughat to Soti Khola (720m) -6 to 7 Hours After having breakfast, we trek to Soti Khola following banding Bdhigandaki river bank. Along the way we enjoy splendid views of Shringri Himal and local live hood. The trail goes through the Gurung and Magar villages, past fields and cascading waterfalls, till we reach Soti Khola. We set up camp on the banks of the Soti Khola (river) or stay in Tea house.
Day 05 : Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m) -6 to 7 Hours Today our trek from Soti Khola to Machha khola (Fish River) goes through the rice field and exploring people live hood. Mostly the trail goes bank of river several up and down through the jungle and scattered settlements. Machha khola is a village, which is situated above a stream with the same name of Budahigandaki. We camp for the night by a wide campsite or find some tea house.
Day 06 : Trek Machha Khola to Doban (1,070m) -6 to7 Hours After hot breakfast, journey leads us to ascend on a rugged rocky trail. Then we climb up and down ravines and notched trees. Several water falls on both side of the Budhi Gandaki River and hundred species of Birds in the forest makes our trip enjoyable. Liding, Machhakhola, Jagat and Philim provide the unique hospitality with culture and religion. During this trekking the narrow valley shaping by Budhi Gandaki provides the magnificent vistas of Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal and Himal Chuli, as we continue up to the large Gurung village and fields of corn and millet. There are several good campsites and we set up camp surrounded by alder, blue pine and poplar trees or stay at the tea house.
Day 07 : Trek Doban to Philim (1,570 m) -5 to 6 Hours The trekking leads today, on a high beautiful trail through a narrow dramatic gorge section with towering walls, past a thundering waterfall just above us and cross the suspension bridge, ascend gradually along a wide hillside. After trekking through dense forest the small village of Deng, lower Nubri region called Kutang, where the people are ethnically pure Tibetans. We have views of Lumbo Himal as well as Lapuchen and Dwijen Himals. We camp nearby village, and get fresh greens from owns the land. It starts to feel like a piece of old Tibet at last.
Day 08 : Trek Philim to Deng (1865m) - 4 to 5 Hours If weather is clear, you can see beautiful mountains view and amazing Bhudhigandaki Valley view below Philim. After breakfast, your day trip starts through a small settlement Ekle Bhatti. In thirty unites you will get in wonderful waterfall before junction of Tsum Valley and Manaslu Circuit main trail. Done be confuse for trail; the right trail goes heading for Tsum valley but for the Manaslu you need to drop down to cross the bridge and continue follow the river bank with narrow gorges. Probably you will have meals at Nayak or Pewa. Today you need cross three times same river Bhudhigandaki. Again the trail follows the river bank and finally gets in Dang for overnight stay.
Day 09 : Trek Dang to Prok (2397m) - 4 to 5 Hours Another five hours day for today, is like similar length of yesterdays. The trail goes through the valley with across the bridge twice switchback steeply up to the small, poor village of Rana, after more climbing through lovely woods of pine and we reach Bihi Phedi, views of Kutang Himal and start to see Mani stones, sign of the tiny Tibetan footholds mark in the high Himalayan places. Some trekkers heading to Tsum Valley from Rana Village is blocked between Lokpa to Chumling. We across the Budhi Gandaki River bridge, as we walk through the gorge about an hour ascending, all the time enjoying spectacular views. Eventually we reach Prok (2397m) opposite of Ghap, where we do home stay at wonderful village.
Day 10 : Day Hike to Kal Tal /Kalchhuman Lake (3574m) from Prok Today is your side trip day to the Kal Tal or known as Kal Chhuman Lake, situated at 3,474 meters elevation from sea level. This is a day trip, so you need to bring with you some pack lunch, energy bars, enough drinking water and worm clothes. According to local community role, a group of trekker must be hiring a local Guide from Prok village to provide the right information about Lake and others activities around here. Your effort to visit Kal Tal will support local community to generate income for their school children. This is amazing walk through the virgin trail ever visit by few tourist and mountains scenery. We back to Prok village for overnight stay at tea house.
Day 11 : Trek Prok to Lihi (2920m) – 4 to 5 Hours Today is a wonderful trekking day; through dense forest crossing Budhi Gandaki Bridge, ascent gently up to Tibetan-run lodge, views of mountains. Then the trail goes to extensive pastures land to the ancient Lihi village (2920m). Normally, other trekkers going further then us at Lho village for the overnight stay but as we are going to explore Himal Chuli base camp, we stay overnight at Lihi Village.
Day 12 : A day side trip at Himalchuli Base Camp (4220m) from Lihi The trail goes to extensive pastures land to the ancient Lihi village and flowing down the Hinang Khola right side to the Hinang Glacier. On the way to Himalachuli Base Camp (4220m), you have spectacular views of Simnang Himal, Ngadi Chuli , Himalchuli and Rani Peak. For this side trip you need experience Guide with well equipments and some pack meal and water. This would be your another memorable trip. We back to tea house for overnight stay.
Day 13 : Trek Lihi to Lho (3180m) – 3 to 4 Hours After having breakfast, we start our day trip to Lho Village via Sho and Shrip Village. On the way to Lho, the spectacular views of Ngadi Chuli and Manaslu itself; is quite an impressive afternoon. We set up camp in Lho, sprawling village decorated with many prayer flags, in the yard of a small lodge and Gomba. Sunset and sunrise view of Golden Manaslu from the tea house are wonderful. There is praying ceremony very morning and evening in the Lho Monastery, you may participate ceremony to make soul peaceful. People of here are similar as Tibetan, most of the house roof using wood, their clans know as Sherpa, Lama, Bhote. Stay at Tea house.
Day 14 : Trek Lho to Shyala (3500m) – 1 ½ to 2 Hours & side trip at Pung Gyen Gumba (3870m) After breakfast the trail leads us from new Gomba and then ascends to the idyllic Tibetan settlement to the Shayla with amazing mountain panoramas. Dzongka Dzong (fortress) at the border of Tibet, a few days walk from Sama Gaon, as late as the 1940's until it was taken over by Gorkhas in the late 19th century. Later, make shelter by Tibetan guerrillas; it was closed for the treks until 1992. Then day side trip to the Punh Gyan Gumba (3870m) with some pack lunch and water. The treks through the classic alpine leads us Pung Gyan Gomba. The mountain scenery is amazing during day hike.
Day 15 : Trek Shyala to Sama Gaon (Ro) (3525m) – 1 ½ to 2 Hours Today is short walk day with beautiful mountains scenery. We trek through the alpine trail which leads us through fields to the 500 years old settlement Sama Gaon, or Ro, with unique architecture wooden two monasteries. Dzongka Dzong (fortress) is at the border of Tibet, a few days walk from Sama Gaon. Take the afternoon to hike up to the old Gomba settlement above town, and to wander the streets of the fascinating Sama Gaon village. There is Wi-Fi service most of the tea house at Sama Gaun and entire Manaslu trip.
Day 16 : Explore day in Sama Gaon for acclimatization visit Manaslu Base Camp (4,400m) We have a rest day in Sama Gaon to explore the village and monasteries - a little piece of old Tibet. This is also an extra day in case anyone is having trouble acclimating. A great excursion is to hike towards Manalsu Base Camp (4400m) where we'll have stunning views of the lake, glacier and valley. On the way to MBC you will enjoy beautiful tranquil Birendra Lake. During mid September to October at autumn and spring there are several expedition groups at MBC.
Day 17 : Trek Sama Gaun to Samdo (3850m) - 4 to 5 Hours Another day of incredible mountain views, past the long Mani wall and Chorten at Kermo Kharka then descend to the Bhudi Gandaki and old herding settlement of Samdo inhabitants are Tibetan, and were ceded the land by the king of Jumla over 500 years ago. This is trading point of China and India in long time ago. Get out and take a walk around the village, where the inhabitants live an essentially Tibetan lifestyle, herding their yaks, sheep and goats, training their horses and planting barley. Camp tonight here.
Day 18 : A day side trip at Tibet Border Ruila Pass (4998m) This is our most important day side trip to Rui La you will curious about Tibet border and their circumstances. As it takes about 4 to 5 hours for one way from Samdo, you need pack some food, water and well equipped to make your body worm. The whole Manaslu area was closed to foreigners for many years due to its closeness with Tibet, but it was secretly opened in 1991 and it took several years before trekkers caught on. Rui La is only an easy access border between Nepal and Tibet, that why it have been using as business transit point from many centuries. The trail head north from Samdo following the Athahra Saya Khola (1800 rivers) until it heads west, then the trails heads eastwards and upwards to the Rui La Pass (4998m). Further pass there is road link to the Tibet village. It is quite long walk day trip but you won’t fell boring while see amazing mountains scenery and High Himalaya pasture land. Where the yaks and wild goats (Jharal) are grazing round you. Bunches of marmot gang are often appearing on the ground. You can find several Shaligram (fossils) around the Rui La, hence; according to Hindus fossil is known as incarnation of Lord Vishnu. We back to Samdo for overnight stay.
Day 19 : Trek Samdo to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4460m) - 4 to 5 Hours The trail leads us to the old trade route towards Tibet, cross a bridge, and climb through the trade markets of Larkya bazaar. After about three hours of climbing past glaciers, with increasingly overwhelming panoramas, we come to the campsite at Dharamsala, the high camp for the Larkya La pass, where we have lunch surrounded breathtaking mountains scenery and blue sheep territory, grazing nearby on the barren hill-sides. You'll really feel the altitude and the cold here, so enjoy a more leisurely afternoon and keep warm. We'll have an early dinner in preparation for our pass crossing tomorrow.
Day 20 : Trek Dharmashala to Bimtang (3590m) via Larkya La (5160m) - 7 to 8 Hours After very morning breakfast, the trail goes to North side of the Larkya Glaciers where we have views of Cho Danda and then of Larkya Peak. Then walking about four hours we will get on the top of the Larkya La (4930m), view of wonderful panoramic mountains; Himlung Himal (7126meter), Cheo Himal (6820meters), Gyagi Kung, Kang Kuru (6981meters) and the Annapurna II (7937meters) equally stunning from both sides. The descent is steep, through moraines, towards Bhimphedi. After praing the God and yelling 'Ki ki so so lha gyalo' (may the Gods be victorious), get ready drop often slippery trail following the glacial moraine finally to the Bimphedi, where 'Three Sisters Hotel' , is the evening clouds gather and turn pink behind the surrounding peaks. It's all worthwhile now.
Day 21 : Trek Bimtang to Tilje (2300m) - 7 to 8 Hours The trail descents along the fig tree and rhododendron fortes, through the rocky river-bed and sliding hill-sides to several small green villages. Eventually, after long but very scenic day, we reach the large village of Tilje, inhabitants of mix of Manangis (of Tibetan descent) and Chettris (Hindus), so have a unique architecture and culture, and eat mix foods - Dal Bhat, buckwheat Dhido, Tsampa and Tibetan salt-tea. We will stay overnight at teahouse.
Day 22 : Trek Tilje to Dharapani (1930m) – 1 ½ to 2 hours and drive to Besi Sahar (825m) - 2 to 3 hours & again drive Besi Sahar to Kathmandu -5 to 6 Hours It's an easy trekking day following the Dudh Khola through bamboo forests about 1½ to 2 hours walk down, we see ahead marks of ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) board at Dharapani. Now we are in Annapurna Circuit Trekking main trail, an atmospheric Tibetan village with prayer flags fluttering at the gomba in Thongje. From Dhrapani, the road has been building; you may drive from here to Besisahar by jeep or bus. We'll have a bumpy drive to Besisahar. Again we will back to Kathmandu with our scenic driving, so we'll try to head off early and stop for lunch en route back. It is a different world back in the Nepali hills, and the gentle light sends us on our way back to the bustle of Nepal's capital city Kathmandu. A celebration is definitely in order tonight!
Day 23 : Your own destination. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we would like offer you farewell dinner in Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a life time.
Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.
|Start Date||End Date||Status||Cost|
|16 November, 2018||08 December, 2018||Limited||USD 1460|
|18 November, 2018||10 December, 2018||Available||USD 1460|
|21 November, 2018||13 December, 2018||Available||USD 1460|
|23 November, 2018||15 December, 2018||Available||USD 1460|
|25 November, 2018||17 December, 2018||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|28 November, 2018||20 December, 2018||Available||USD 1460|
|30 November, 2018||22 December, 2018||Available||USD 1460|
|01 December, 2018||23 December, 2018||Available||USD 1460|
|13 December, 2018||04 January, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|28 December, 2018||19 January, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|06 January, 2019||28 January, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|14 January, 2019||05 February, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|18 February, 2019||12 March, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|22 February, 2019||16 March, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|04 March, 2019||26 March, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|08 March, 2019||30 March, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|13 March, 2019||04 April, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|25 March, 2019||16 April, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|03 April, 2019||25 April, 2019||Limited||USD 1460|
|11 April, 2019||03 May, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|14 April, 2019||06 May, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|17 April, 2019||09 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|24 April, 2019||16 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|26 April, 2019||18 May, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|29 April, 2019||21 May, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|01 May, 2019||23 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|01 May, 2019||23 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|04 May, 2019||26 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|07 May, 2019||29 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|09 May, 2019||31 May, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|13 May, 2019||04 June, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|23 July, 2019||14 August, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1460|
|20 August, 2019||11 September, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|26 August, 2019||17 September, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|09 September, 2019||01 October, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|01 October, 2019||23 October, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
|13 October, 2019||04 November, 2019||Available||USD 1460|
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Reviewed on: 15 November, 2018
My wife and I recently completed a 23 day trek around the Manaslu Circuit with Nepal Mother House Treks and were very pleased with the overall experience. Karna, our trekking agent, was exceptional in organizing and tailoring the trek to our specific needs given we are an older couple and wanted to ensure we had… More
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