AROUND MANASLU TREKKING
‘an adventure around Nepal North Mid West Himalaya and traverse over high Larki-la pass’
- Sweeping panorama of high and towering Manaslu and Ganesh Himalaya range of mountains
- High and scenic Manaslu valley on an ancient Trans-Himalayan Salt and Caravan Route to Tibet
- Explore villages enriched with age old traditions and colorful Buddhist cultural heritage
- Walk into enchanting alpine woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pine trees
- Adventure around magnificent Manaslu valley with scenic high Larki-La pass traverse
Around Manaslu Trekking, leads you around world 8th highest Mt. Manaslu which towers high above 8,163 m / 26, 781 ft, first climbed by Japanese Expeditions in May 1956.
Since then it was least explored and traveled by foreign travelers and the remain closed to rest of the world visitors, and then opened its doors (since last two decades) for people to visit and explore its natural treasures of mountains-age old culture and traditions as it was since past hundred of centuries.
An exciting adventure Around Manaslu Trekking, where you can soak within its wonderful scenery of high snow capped peaks in the harmony of old Buddhist religion and its colorful culture.
Manaslu name derived from ancient Hindu Sanskrit word ‘Manas’ means soul and spirits like in Tibet where Lake Manasarover located near Kailash Mountain with the same word and meaning, while Tibetan and local people calls Kutang.
Whatever the name, it is one of the most fascinating adventure destination unlike other popular mainstream trekking areas of Himalaya, this is a trek into pure wilderness away from many trekkers, human settlement and villages for many days till the walk joins at Manang areas.
Starting this marvelous journey Around Manaslu taking an exciting overland drive to reach warmer areas around Mid West Nepal at Gorkha district, where our adventure begins following Buri Gandaki River towards high Manaslu valley past charming villages of Jagat-Lo Gaon and at Sama Gaon.
With ample time for acclimatization with rest days and to explore local villages enriched with Buddhist religion similar to across the border of Tibetans people, where ancient trade was active past decades, at present few do small business with Tibet by the local native Manaslu people.
After a time around high and scenic Manaslu valley walk leads at the end of the valley on the base of high Larki pass and then for the big climb to reach over Larki-la above 5, 106 m high with super panorama of high Manaslu range of peaks and then heading towards Manang areas to complete our most incredible journey and adventure of a lifetime Around Manaslu Trekking.
Optional trips to Everest Base camp
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via respective airlines and transfer to your Hotels.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest and trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Soti-Khola 730 m via Dhading and Arughat- 06 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Machha-Khola 930m – 06 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Jagat 1,410m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Lo-Gaon 3,180 m – 06 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Sama-Gaon 3,530 m – 05 hrs
Day 10: Rest day at Sama-Gaon for acclimatization.
Day 11: Trek to Samdo 3,860 m – 05 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Dharamsala / Larki Phedi 4,470 m – 04 hrs
Day 13: Cross Larkya-la 5,106 m and to Bimthang 3,720 m – 08 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Gho 2,560 m – 05 hrs
Day 15: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m – 06 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Syange 1,460 m – 06 hrs.
Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 18: International departure for homeward bound.