Manaslu (8,163m), the world’s eighth highest peak and Its base camp, situated 40kms from Annapurna in west-central Nepal lies at the edge of one of the most out-of-the-way valleys in the Nepal. Literally Manaslu means “Mountain of the Spirit’. Also, it provides an option to Cho Oyu for those who want to climb a more assorted and difficult 8,000m.
Normally four camps are set up during the ascent to the summit. There are a few stretches of steep climbing and crevasses from Manaslu Base Camp I to Camp II and there is some climbing on slippery snow from Camp II to Camp III. Avalanches are a possibility from Camp III to Camp IV. Talking about the attractive views, you will observe wonderful views of Himalchuli (7893m), Manaslu (8163m), Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli (7879m) and other beautiful peaks; you will also mark stunning varied landscape and diversity in plants and wildlife.
During Manaslu Base Camp Trek you will see different people like- Gurungs, a Tibeto-Burman people who follow Buddhism with influences of Hinduism live in this region. In low region there are many other castes of peoples like Brahmans, Chhetries, Newars, Ghales, Gurungs, and Tamangs.
September to December and March to July
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (535m)
Day 04: Trek Aarughat to Soti Khola (720m)
Day 05: Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m)
Day 06: Machha Khola – Dobhan (1 000m)
Day 07: Dobhan – Philim (1 590m)
Day 08: Philim – Deng (2360m)
Day 09: Dang - Ghap (2165m)
Day 10: Trek Ghap to Lho (3180m)
Day 11: Trek Lho to Sama Gaon (3525m)
Day 12: Explore day in Sama Gaon for acclimatization
Day 13: Sama Gaun - Samdo (3850m)
Day 14: Trek Samdo - Dharamsala High Camp (Larkya Phedi) (4460m)
Day 15: Trek Larkey Phadi - via Larkya La (5,160m) - Bimphedi (3590m)
Day 16: Trek Bimphadi - Tilje (2300m) Day 17: Trek Tilje - Tal (1680m)
Day 18: Trek Tal - Syange (110m) and drive - Besi Sahar (825m)
Day 19: Drive Besi Sahar to Kathmandu
Day 20: Drop to airport for final departure.