Manaslu Region Trek, a popular trekking destination in recent years holds unique natural and cultural heritages. Manalsu is a name of the mountain, which is the eight highest mountains in the world with the height of 8,156m. Introduced as one of the best trekking destinations in the world, Manaslu region presents trekking routes like Manaslu circuit, Tsum valley. In this region inhabited by mostly an ethnic group. People from the region follow traditionally Tibetan Buddhism. Most people from this region are depending on farming and some are in tourism like runners of lodges.
The paths of Manaslu region holds enthralling landscapes, panoramic vistas of grand mountains, and nineteen wooded areas holding rhododendron and bamboo trees as well as home for diverse floras and faunas. Larkya La pass lying 5220 m high is the highest point of the Manaslu Circuit trek. you will be rewarded with eye-catching mountain views like the tenth highest mountain Annapura I in the world at 8,091 meters (26,545ft) above sea level, and was the first of the Eight-thousanders to be climbed. Dhaulagiri (8,167m) I is the seventh highest mountain in the world and the highest mountain within the borders of a single country. Manaslu (8,156m), an elevation of 8,156 meters (26,759 ft) the world’s eighth highest mountain and Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru and Annapurna.
This view alone makes the trek advisable. High Altitude Sherpa can organize your all-inclusive 15 days teahouse trek. you need to have a special Restricted Area Permit which costs $70 per week and trekkers must travel in a group of two with a licensed guide requires special permit for trekking.
In addition, Manaslu Conservation Area Park (MCAP) fee and the Annapurna Conservation Area Park (ACAP) fee for the section from Dharapani to Besi Sahar after you join the round-Annapurna trail.
BEST SESSION TO VISIT NEPAL
Autumn Session: September – November
The autumn months of mid-September, October and November are known for being Nepal’s mountaineering and the best time to go trekking. The monsoon rains have cleared the sky with outstanding the views are often remarkable. The valleys are still green and the weather is trifling so trekking is far more pleasurable at this time.
Winter Session : December – February
Winter season is usually snowfall at higher elevations in Himalayas. Though it gets colder in night, often it offers the clear day / blue sky and comparatively less trekkers on the trail. Winter Treks like Ghorepani pun hill trek, Mardi Himal trek, Everest base camp, Annapurna Panorama, Annapurna Sanctuary, Everest base and Langtang reason treks are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
Spring Session: March – May
Spring is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly perfect and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.
Summer Session: June – August
Though summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around upper and lower Mustang, lower and upper Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest, Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in summer season.
Team Composition in Trek
There will be one English speaking high altitude experience trek leader. There will be one assistant guide if required. Guide have inclusive knowledge of wilderness medical training. this arrangement ensure that if anybody in the group get sick, the trip can still go ahead as planned for the rest of the group. Porters for luggage carrying: two trekkers: one porters. It is depend number of porter where and how long you doing trek and Depending on the nature of the travel.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
This is a moderate trek suitable for trekkers who have the skill to walk at least 5-7 hours a day with a light bag. Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks earlier to the trip to improve our strength and stability. Past hiking Experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in lower altitudes. You are in excellent health with average physical fitness and have a positive attitude, Self-confidence and strong determination best way to complete this trek successfully.
|Day 1||Kathmandu to Soti Khola (Drive)||700 m||lodge|
|Day 2||Soti Khola to Machha Khola||940 m||lodge|
|Day 3||Maccha Khola to Jagat||1640 m||lodge|
|Day 4||Jagat to Deng||1600 m||lodge|
|Day 5||Deng to Namrung||2640 m||lodge|
|Day 6||Namrung to Lho||2967 m||lodge|
|Day 7||Lho to Sama Gaun||3540 m||lodge|
|Day 8||Acclimatization Day – Side Trip-Manaslu Basecamp/ Birendra Tal||4400 m||lodge|
|Day 9||Sama Gaun to Samdo||3865 m||lodge|
|Day10||Sama Gaun to Dharamasala||4460 m||lodge|
|Day 11||Dharmasala- Bimthang vai Larkya La pass (5160m)||3570 m||lodge|
|Day 12||Bimthang to Dharapani||1700 m||lodge|
|Day 13||Bimthang to Kathmandu vai Besi Shar||1300 m||lodge|
|Day 14||Internationale flight|
Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu:
High altitude Sherpa Trekking Company Airport Representative will meet you outside the Terminal Hall. Transfer to hotel brief you about tomorrow’s activities and collect your needed documents for our official needs. introduce with your trekking guide check the requirements and briefing about the manaslu trek each day program. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Exploration Day in Kathmandu & trekking preparation:
A government registered city guide will take you on a ride through several World Heritage Sites inside Kathmandu which include Pashupatinath Temple Complex, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Swayambhunath Stupa. The tour on the second day concludes with a visit to medieval Kathmandu Durbar Square premises which holds sites like Basantapur Museum and home of Living Goddess- Kumari. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Soti Khola (940m): 9-10 hours.
Away from the Kathmandu, you will set Long to drive to Soti Khola with an altitude of 530 m, after crossing the thin trail through the rustic village, along with terraced fields of Budhi Gandaki. The trail will go off at the back of Budi Gandaki, passing complicated land, the plentiful waterway at the core of the village. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Soti khola to Machha Khola (890m): 6-7 hours.
On the following day, you will move to Machha Khola (890m), after spending a night in Soti Khola. You will stumble upon numerous stars and descend. Then, Moving to the direction from the valley the trail will take you to downward, onto the banks of the river to the village of Machhakhola where you will get to view the Ganesh Himal. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Machha khola to Jagat (1,650m): 6-7 hours.
On the following day, you will move into the forest of a miniature section, you will turn up at the demanding tea house placed at Doban. It is a benefit to experience the rapids at Budhi Gandaki. You will cross the suspension bridge over the river at Lauri and then get prepared to put off upon a renowned trail to the lowland of Jagat (1,650m). O/n at hotel.
Day 6: Jagat to Deng (1,800m): 5-6 hours.
Crossing the summit of a spectacular gorge and incoming the mostly not in use area of pine trees proceeding to drop to a trail associating at New Bridge, you will subsequent the trail towards the left Ghap, the Budhi Gandaki and after that in going into its thin gorge on the variable trail crossing the river. After a suspension bridge, the trail comes in a bamboo forest and soar up to the village of Deng (1,800m), taking 5 hours. O/n at hotel.
Day 7: Deng to Gho (2,490 m): 4-5 hours.
Leaving Deng you will move to Gho with an altitude of 2,490 meters. From Deng you will be taking go up and the trek will take almost 4 hours. O/n at hotel.
Day 8: Gho to Lho gaon (3,180m): 4 -5 hours.
Ascending steadily from the earlier trek today you will start to Lho Gaon. Lho gaon is positioned at an altitude of 3,180 meters taking only 4 hours. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Lho gaon to Samagaon (3,360m) :4-5 hours.
On the following day passing the bridge above the Numla Khola which exhausts the Pungyen Glacier from the Manaslu, it demonstrates the way to Pungyen gompa. The central element of Samagaon is formed all through the two rows of houses fascinating 4 hours. Samagaon is to be found at an elevation of 3,360 meters. O/n at hotel.
Acclimatization day: to Adjust your body with height:
We spent this day fully exploring the main place of Samagaon for best views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal & Dhaulagiri mountains range, also we will spend our time with their local people. hiking around the hill and visit the monastery. O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Samagaon to Samdu (3,780m): 3 hours.
This is the day allocated for Samdo (3,780 m). So, after breakfast, you will head towards it. In the afternoon, you will able for the perspective on the Pana Danda. You can even move to Samdo Peak, to be found in the Northeast, presenting gracious peak of Manaslu. O/n at hotel
Day 12: Samdo to Dharmasala (4,390m): 4 hours.
From Samdo you will go in the following way to Dharmasala. From Dharmasala you can be seen the lofty mountains like Cheo Himal, Annapurna II, and Himlung. Stay overnight at a tea house. O/n at hotel.
Day 13: Dharamsala to Larkya la pass(5140m) to Bhimthang (3,660m): 9 hours.
Bimthang with an altitude of 3,660 meters is a village which can be used for taking rest. Beneath the Larkya pass, you will trek to Bimthang which is, in fact, a widespread value all the way through plentiful numbers of stone walls and unfilled houses. Trek to Bimthang is not as simple trek if we consider 9 hours of broad trek. O/n at hotel.
Day 14: Bhimthang to Dharapani (2,100m): 7-8 hours.
On the following day, you will shift to Trek dharapani(2100m) with 7 hours of delightful trek. and almost to the end of the trek. O/n at hotel.
Day 15: Dharpani to kathmandu vai Besi shar
From Dharapani we take a long scenic drive to Kathmandu vai Besi Shar. Once in Kathmandu you will be transferred to your hotel. kathmandu you can indulge in some shopping or earn some well-deserved rest. O/n at hotel.
Day 16: Departure to international airport :
Generally 3 hours before your flight time to get Kathmandu airport is needed in Nepal. So you transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your own destination.
The following basic equipment check lists should help you with your packing. Below are just lists for your information and ideas of clothing’s.
1. Sun hat or scarf.
2. Light balaclava or warm fleece hat.
3. Sunglasses with UV protection.
5. Light and expedition weight thermal tops.
6. Fleece jacket or pullover.
7. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional.)
8. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket.
9. Down jacket [you can rent in Kathmandu]- must necessary.
10. Lightweight gloves.
11. Heavy weight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.
12. Fleece liner gloves.
13. Underwear. ( minimum 4 and according to length of your trip)
14. Hiking shorts.( minimum 2 and according to length of your trip)
15. Lightweight cotton long pants.
16. Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms.
17. Fleece or wool pants.
18. Gore-tex jacket.
19. Gore-tex jacket trouser.
20. thin, lightweight inner socks (minimum 3 and according to length of your trip).
21.Thick, warm wool hiking socks (minimum 3 and according to length of your trip).
22. Hiking boots with spare laces.
23. Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp.
24. Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fc. [Can rent in Kathmandu]
25. Headlamp and batteries.
26. Basic First Aid Kit.
27. Day pack.
28. Water bottles (2)oiletries.
29. Small wash towel.
30. Swise nkife.
31. Leap gurd 30spf.
32. Sun cream 50spf.
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If you are Going Trekking and Climbing in Nepal, you Should Carry the Complete Medic kit.
1. Povidone-iodine cream –1 tube.
– Antiseptic cream.
2. Cotton- 1 roll.
– For dressing wounds.
3. Dressing gauze – 5 pcs.
– For dressing.
4. Crepe bandage – 2.
– Sprains and strains,also great as a sling for arm fractures.
5. Band- aid – 10.
6. Dressing tape – 1.
– Great not just for dressing but falsifier mild soft tissue injuries especially in the knee and ankles.
7. Moleskin second skin- 1 packet:
– Great for treating chaffing and blisters.
Finger Pulse Oximeter:
1.Normal arterial oxygen is Approximately 75 to 100 millimeters of mercury (mmHg).
2.Values fewer than 60 mm Hg usually indicate the need for supplemental oxygen.
3. Normal pulse oximeter readings usually range from 95 to 100 percent.
4.Values under 90 percent are considered low.
8. Paracetamole 500 mg- 20 tablets:
– For mild headaches.
9. Ibuprofen 400mg –10 taplets:
– To relieve moderate to severe pain.
10.Throat lozenges –20:
– For cough and sore throat. Given the cold dry mountain air,it is a good idea it have one in your mouth even without any discomfort.
11.Decongestant -10 tablets:
– For nausea congestion. Non-drowsy kinds like pseudo ephedrine recommended.
12. Antihistamine –10 tablets:
– For allergies.
13. Antiemetic –10 –tablets:
– To control the vomit and nausea.
14. Azithromycin 500mg – 10 tablet:
– For bacterial diarrhea.
15. Omeprazole 200mg –10 tablets:
– For minor gastric upsets and acidity.
16. Tinidazole 200 mg-3 taplats(500mg-12 tablets):
– For giardia and amoebic diarrhea.
17. Acetazolamide 250 mg –20 tablets:
– For helping with acclimataization and treating mild AMS.
18. Dexamethasone 400mg-10 tablets:
– To be used only under expert supervision to treat AMS.
19. Nifedipine 60mg- 10 tablets:
– To be use only under expert supervision to treat HAPE.
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