Manaslu Cultural Circuit Trek - 9 Days

Trip Facts

  • Bus/Jeep-Car
  • 1 to 8
  • 2800 meter / 9185 feet
  • Hotel-Teahouse
  • Less Active
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Village/Cultural Trek
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • 5
  • 78
A cultural trek to Manaslu is one of the non-restricted areas in Restricted Trekking trail. Manaslu Circuit as a whole being as one of the trending restricted trail trek, it is perfectly off-the-beaten trail. Manaslu circuit does not reach the restricted area of the trail, but this is one of the perfect circuit for exploring the people and lifestyle of the people living here. This region is mainly dominated by a huge group of Gurung community. Their lifestyle and traditional practice Is unique and antique.

This is very new and easy level trekking suitable for all age group. Manaslu circuit is designed trip as perfect example of new trail possible within the reach of each age group. Some major attraction like, Laprak village and Barpak village is eye catching, Geology of Barpak village is really unique as a single stone, and Laprak has houses with stone on each houses roof. People are generous and helpful. During this cultural trekking we can see major Himalayas as, Mt, Manaslu, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Bauddha, Mt, Ganesh and many other unnamed Himalaya. Perfect view of Mt. Bouddha is seen from Barpak village, apart from mountains and greenery of the area, this trail is rich in the herbs and shrubs.

Best time to do Manaslu cultural circuit  trek

Autumn and spring are the best time of the year to trek to this cultural trekking route. Apart from the weather, considering the festival in Nepal, months of September/October/November are the best time to trek here.

Festival in Nepal are celebrated according to the location, so even if you have seen these festivals before in other part of Nepal, this trekking along the village of Manalsu will give you different insights of those festivals. Mountaineers, local trekking guides and simple villagers festivities will surely look interesting.

Outline Itinerary

1st Day : Arrival

2nd Day : City tour of Kathmandu , tonight pre-briefing and preparation for Manaslu cultural circuit trek

3rd Day : Drive to Baluwa

4th Day : Initiate trekking from Baluwa to Barpak

5th Day : Continue trekking from Barpak to Singla village via Laprak

6th Day : Trek from Singla to Khorlabensi

7th Day : Khorlabensi to Soti Khola

8th Day : Drive back to Kathmandu

9th Day : Departure

Overview

Manaslu is famous as a restricted trekking route but this trekking in the lower part of Manaslu means is not a restricted trek but; a way to find cultural aspect of trekking route near restricted region and to see how the restricted trail look like?

If you are interested to know more about remote village of Nepal, this cultural trek will definitely give you a lot.

Major Attraction of Manaslu Cultural Circuit Trek

  • Exploring the lifestyle and people of the Gurung community
  • View of magnificent Mt, Manaslu, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Bauddha, Mt, Ganesh and many other unnamed Himalaya.
  • Indulging the trail rich with herbs and shurbs
  • Exploring the Remote wilderness

Manaslu Cultural Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival

Arrival in Tribhuwan international airport and our airport representative will meet you and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu city tour

City tour of Kathmandu in A/C car with spiritual Guide and his salary, tonight pre-briefing and preparation for Manaslu cultural circuit trek.

Day 3
Drive to Baluwa

Drive to Baluwa and stay tonight at Baluwa. If reached earlier, our guide will make you visit to the local village, Village Hiking.

Day 4
Baluwa to Barpak

Initiate trekking from Baluwa to Barpak, hiking to Boudhha himal view point and get back to hotel tonight. Barpak is village of Great Ghurkhas, who are still serving in UK as British soldier.Continue trekking from Barpak to Singla village via Laprak, Laprak is a beautiful village with stone on the roof to hook the roof cover. This village seems like architect of God, Tonight at home-stay in Singla village.

Day 5
Trek from Singla to Khorlabensi,

Today we walk downhill and Mt. Manaslu & Mt. Ganesh will be watching you the whole day.

Day 6
Khorlabensi to Soti Khola

This hiking is all the way on bank of BudiGandaki River.

Day 7
Drive back to Kathmandu in Bus.

We will take bus back to Kathmandu in the morning.

Day 8
Departure

Our vehicle will drop you to airport for your next trip.

Cost of Manaslu Cultural Circuit Trek - General Inclusions

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car or micro bus (depending on group Size).
  • Standard Hotel in Kathmandu (according to the itinerary), B/B (bed and breakfast)
  • All your meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works, entry permit& Trekker`s information management system (Tims).
  • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government license holder guide including all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance during the trekking.
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people), if u need.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit).
  • Added Value -
  • (1) Dawn sleeping bag, Dawn Jacket to be returned after the trek
  • (2) Waterproof duffel Bag, Walking Poles, quick dry T-shirt, Cap - to take away
  • (3) Oxymeter to check your oxygen saturation and Heart beat with medical kit box carried by Guide, with regular check up of oxygen saturation
  • (4) Satellite Phone for extremely remote destination
  • Spiritual Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu in A/C Car.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.

Cost of Manaslu Cultural Circuit Trek - General Exclusions

  • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel and medical insurance.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks, except tea in the morning.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).

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Manaslu Cultural Circuit Trek
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Trip Facts

  • Bus/Jeep-Car
  • 1 to 8
  • 2800 meter / 9185 feet
  • Hotel-Teahouse
  • Less Active
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Village/Cultural Trek
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • 5
  • 78

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