Manaslu trek area lies just north west of Kathmandu valley. The Manaslu trekking area was initiated under the act of Manaslu national park since 1998. The area covered 1663 Sq. kilometers. The region harbors a mosaic of habitats for 33 species of mammals, 110 species of birds, 11 species of butterflies and 3 species of reptiles. There are approximately 2000 species of plants, 11 types of forests and over 50 species of plants.
|Longitude||84° 15′ – 85° 00′|
|Latitude||28° 00′ 28° 45′|
|Altitude Range||550m to 5213m|
|Trek Types||Lodge or Camping|
||Min 2 and Max 10|
The bio-climatic zones vary from sub-tropical to alpine. The altitude rises from 600 meters to the summit of Mt. Manaslu (8,163), the eighth highest peak in the world. The Mt. Manaslu trek is one of the protected trekking areas in Nepal. Trekking in Manaslu required special trekking permit single visitor is not allowed in this area. Mount Manaslu is also known as “The Japanese Peak” because the first successful Manaslu expedition team came from Japan. Manaslu region offer stunning beauty and rich cultural heritage to the dedicated trekkers with genuine adventure.
Manaslu trekking trail offers brief glimpses into the simple lives and ancient ways of the areas as it lies close to Tibetan border. Manaslu trek can be done from mid September to mid November and from March to May. Making your holiday remarkable it would be ideal to start the trip from Baseri after driving 8 to 9 hours from Kathmandu.
At the moment we could do Manaslu Larke pass trek in two ways, either full camping or lodge based. Simple tea- houses are available along the trail. Manaslu trek gives completely different test in life because most of the stay during this trek will be home stay from the beginning to all the way until we reach Dharapani which lies in Annapurna region. The home stay tour offers you an unique opportunity to get close with the local peoples and the daily life.
Tentatively we have designed the itinerary for 18 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. But trekkers/ travelers can extend this trek to their interest and time frame. The extended trek would be Annapurna Thorang la pass trek including Tilicho lake as well. The Tilicho lake is known as the world highest lake.
Trip cost for Manaslu Trek
|Full board package:||USD 1500 per person|
|Permit fee Sep. to Nov.US$ 90 per week and Feb. to May US$ 70 per week|
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