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Manaslu Around Trek

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What to Expect
Mt. Manaslu is located in Nepal's Gorkha District and rises to 8,163 meters. Manaslu lies just east of the famed Annapurna Region and shares a border with its northern neighbor, Tibet. Opened to trekkers recently, Manaslu's unsurpassed beauty and rich blend of Tibetan and Nepali cultures offer the dedicated trekker a genuine adventure. This is a difficult trek that requires us to be very isolated from any sort of modern facilities. The trek reaches high elevations and has the opportunity to view rocky and mountainous landscapes and aqua blue-green glacier lakes. You will understand why this area has always been a favorite mountaineer’s playground.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 03: Journey to Soti Khola 700 m/2,297 ft.

Day 04: Trek to Machhakhola 869 m/2,851 ft.

Day 05: Trek to Yaru Phat 1,170 m/3839 ft.

Day 06: Trek to Philim 1570 m/5,151 ft.

Day 07: Trek to Deng Village 1,860 m/6,102 ft.

Day 08: Trek to Namrung 2,540 m/8,333 ft.

Day 09: Trek to Lho 3,330 m/10,925 ft.

Day 10: Trek to Sama Gaun 3,390 m/11,122 ft.

Day 11: Acclimatization day

Day 12: Trek to Samdo 3690 m/12,106 ft.

Day 13: Trek to Larkya Rest House 4,460 m/14,633 ft.

Day 14: Trek to Bimtang 3,590 m/11,778 ft.

Day 15: Trek to Gho 2,510 m/8,234 ft.

Day 16: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m/6,102 ft.

Day 17: Travel to Kathmandu

Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu.
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Important Information
Departure Point
We will pick up at your hotel for departure. So departure location is your hotel.
Departure Time
5:30 AM
Duration
19 days
Return Details
Our trip includes drop at airport on your departure and one night accommodation after trek. It means trip returns location depends on hotel where you will stay.
Inclusions
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • 2 nights accommodation in standard hotel in Kathmandu (bed & breakfast)
  • Transportation by public bus Kathmandu – Soti Khola
  • Transportation by public bus Dharapani - Bensisahar - Kathmandu
  • 14 nights accommodation in basic teahouses during trekking
  • Meals during trekking: breakfast, lunch, dinner with tea/coffee\
  • Professional English speaking trekking guide
  • Trekking porter/s: 1 porter for 2 trekkers
  • Equipment: sleeping bags and down jacket
  • Insurance for Nepali staff (guides and porters)
Exclusions
  • Bar bills (any alcohol drinks, mineral water, cold drinks, cigarettes, etc)
  • Hotel accommodation and other expenses in Kathmandu
  • Personal clothing and other equipment
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot water for showers, etc.
  • Personal insurance that covers helicopter rescue evacuation
  • Any unseen expenses produced by circumstances beyond our control such as natural disasters
  • Tips for guide, porters and other staff
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Our trip package includes complete requirement during trek:
  • It is fully organized that includes accommodation, all meals in trekking, all necessary logistic support, guide and porters, trekking permits and entrance fee, etc. There is not any hidden charge.
  • The trip itinerary is crafted by expertise team. It includes plenty of time to insure your leisure and taking you to your desired destination. We are very much flexible where it is necessary. Please kindly inform us if you need any amendment.
  • A TYPICAL TREKKING DAY
  • A typical day revolves around the Nepal sunrise and sunset, rather than any Western time schedule. The day starts with an early wakeup call. You then pack up your gear and enjoy a rousing breakfast before starting your morning’s walk. The sirdar will already be organized and have assigned loads to porters and your group will then set off on the trail at a leisurely pace, enjoying the view and stopping to take photographs. After 2-3 hours walk you stop for lunch. This lasts for about 90 minutes which gives you time to relax, or explore the local village. The afternoon’s walk is usually shorter and we arrive at the campsite or tea-house in plenty of time to relax and savor the surroundings. Later in the evening dinner is served, giving you an opportunity to sample the delicious food, talk over the day’s events, and look forward to another special day on the trails of Nepal.
  • HEALTH ISSUES
  • We recommend that all clients consult their doctor to discuss the health issues associated with their trek. We also recommend that clients bring their own personal first aid kit to supplement the comprehensive
  • first aid kit carried by the Trek Leader.
  • VACCINATIONS REQUIRED
  • Please ensure that you allow at least 1 month to complete a course of vaccinations. Whilst your personal
  • doctor will be the final authority, we recommend the following
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Typhoid
  • Tetanus
  • Rabies
  • Meningococcal
  • Immunoglobulin (for Hepatitis A)
  • MALARIA
  • Nepal is listed as a country for which malaria prophylaxis is advised. We will not be visiting any malarial areas on the treks, however you may wish to consult your doctor about the need to take malaria pills. Trekkers who plan to do rafting and jungle excursions are advised to take the necessary medication to protect against malaria.
  • ALTITUDE SICKNESS
  • Many treks in Nepal can take you quite rapidly to high altitudes, so you need to give your body time to acclimatize. If you ascend faster than your body can acclimatize you will start to develop symptoms of Acute
  • Mountain Sickness (AMS). A headache being the most common symptom, others are nausea, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, dizziness and sleep disturbances.
  • The best way to acclimatize is to ascend slowly and gradually. The common wisdom is that you should take 2-3 days to reach 3000m – If flying in to above this height remember to take extra acclimatization days
  • for example flying into Lukla). Once above 3000m, you should sleep no more than around 300m above your last nights altitude, and take a rest day every 3 days (or 1000m). At times it can be difficult to stick exactly to this schedule, as villages aren't always conveniently placed for acclimatizing, so you should think of the 300m as an average. During the day it is okay to trek higher as long as you descend to sleep.
  • Remember the mountaineer’s saying "Climb High, Sleep Low". If at any time you get symptoms of AMS you should not climb higher until they are gone. If they persist then you should descend to below the height where they first started. Only start to climb again when they have gone.
  • All of our itineraries allow for a proper acclimatisation schedule, and of course on our private departures you have the freedom to go slower if you are finding it tough - everyone acclimatises at a different rate. Please also consider your guide and porters and watch for signs of AMS in them. They are not immune to AMS.
  • You will find a graph below detailing the acclimatisation schedule. It shows the ideal acclimatisation schedule against suggested itinerary.
  • We always aim to get as close to the ideal as possible taking account of such things as available accommodation and camping spots with water etc.
  • INSURANCE
  • We INSIST that an appropriate insurance policy is taken out which covers travel in isolated and mountainous areas, and which also includes helicopter rescue. We recommend that you consult a reputable insurance agent or insurance specialist.
  • RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT
  • Footwear: Trekking Boots, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
  • Clothing: Down or fibre Jacket, filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, warm cotton trousers, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
  • Other Equipment: Sleeping bag (4 seasons), down jacket, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve, gaiters.
  • Optional: Insect repellent, toilet articles, note book & pen, toilet roll, laundry soap, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 19 days
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