Manaslu Trekking, the famous off the beaten trekking route nearby Kathmandu and traverse close to Tibet, the roof of the world. The classical Manaslu trek path marked around Mount Manaslu eight highest mountain in the world also pronounce kutang in a local language. Manaslu circuit trek route spanned into the Manaslu conservation area where plenty of vegetation also inhabitants wildlife and birds then end of the trek pass Annapurna conservation area, a beginning point of Thorong La pass trek. Trek around Mount Manalsu is ideas to explore the native culture in the Buddhist terrain and exclusive nature likely the Himalayas, turquoise glacier lake and magnificent view of unmatched landscapes.
Manaslu trek is classified moderate to difficult trekking in the Himalayas where the trek begins from subtropical, lush and green terrain and ascending up till Larkya La Pass (5200 m) above the sea level. Larkya pass is the most beautiful high altitude pass in the Himalayas with gradually up climbing on the courtyard of Himalayas, the pass offers a dramatic view of the panoramic Mountain View and turquoise lake. Musical Adventure Trekking standard Manaslu trek itinerary let you have enough time to do side trek and proper acclimatization against high altitude. Manaslu trek involved to walk throughout villages of different inhabitants, canyon, and pristine forest, walking over suspension bridge glacier and fresh snow over the Larkya La pass. There is plenty of possible side trek en route of Manaslu trekking like Kal Tal, Manaslu base camp, Hinang Gompa Pungyan/Pungyen Gompa, Ponker Lake, Rui La Pass, Dona Lake, Fukang glacier.
What Permit Requires For Manaslu Trekking
Nepal government has specified rules for some area of Nepal, the places connected with international border where international traveler requires special trekking permits which only obtains from immigration of Nepal through government resister trekking company. As Manaslu trekking route touch the border of Tibet (autonomous country of China) then only travel with Manaslu special permits ($70) also should have Manaslu conservation ($23) and Annapurna conservation area permit ($23).
Annapurna conservation and Manaslu conservation are permits are for the one time use once cross the last point or exit cannot use any more. Manaslu trek special permit has some explicit rules also not the same cost of trekking permit in different trekking seasons. Basically, Manaslu trekking permit issue in weekly where first 7 days cost $70 from 1st September to 30th November then 1st December to 30th August the permit cost $50 per travelers. If any trekkers willing to extend stay in Manaslu area then will charge $7 a day after 7 days. Every travelers should know in advance, the FIT are not allow to get Manaslu trekking permit them self without using local travel agent also licensed trekking guide is mandatory for trekking to restricted area of Nepal. The solo travelers not able to get Manaslu trekking permit should have minimum 2 travelers to sign up permits.
The trekker's who are wishing to trek around Mount Manaslu should have 3 trekking permits and the Manaslu Trekking permit should obtain from local trekking company. Also licensed trekking guide is compulsory for Manalsu Larkya la pass trek. The folks should buy Manaslu Circuit Trekking permits in advance from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Easier go over Larkya la pass from anti-clock direction the Manaslu trek begins day drive to Soti Khola then end up at Annapurna conservation area.
Manaslu Trekking Outline Itinerary
Day 01: 8 hours' drive to Soti Khola (3,280 ft)
Day 02: 7 hours trek from Soti Khola to Syauli Batti (4,329 ft)
Day 03: 7 hours trek from Syauli Batti to Nyak Phedi (5,905 ft)
Day 04: 6 hours trek from Nyak Phedi to Namrung forest (8,588 ft)
Day 05: 6 hours trek from Namrung forest to Shyalla (11,535 ft)
Day 06: Day hike to Pungyan glacier then trek to Samagaon (11,535 ft)
Day 07: Day hike to Manaslu base camp (15,744 ft)
Day 08: 4 hours trek from Samagaon to Samdo (12,267 ft)
Day 09: 4 hours trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (14,694 ft)
Day 10: 8 hours trek from Dharamsala to Bhimthang (12,759 ft) Via Larkey-la Pass (17,056 ft)
Day 11: 6 hours trek from Bhimthang to Tilche (7544 ft)
Day 12: 6 hours trek from to Chamje (4,595 ft)
Day 13: 8 hours' drive from Chamje to Kathmandu (4,244 ft)
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