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Lower Manaslu Trek 11 Days

USD $460/Person
Trip Code : TTHMCT-003
Accomodation : includes as per the requiremt
Duration : 11  Days
Grading : Easy grading info
Max Altitude : 3470
Activity : Treking
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Gorkha
Trip Route : kathmandu-Baseri-Yarsa-Keruja-Jagat-Barpak-Gorkha
Best Season : March to May in spring and September to December in the automn

Overview

Lower Manaslu Eco Trek is recently discovered by TREKKING AGENCY ASSOCIATION OF NEPAL (TAAN) in association with Nepal government for the adventure trekkers. Lower Manaslu trek, honesty to call Gorkha historical trekking, is newly introduced trekking trail into lower valley of Manaslu region in Gorkha District of Nepal.The total population of Gorkha district is 2, 88,134 of which male and female population are 134407 and 153727 respectively. Seventy-Two ethnic groups of people live in Gorkha with the Gurungs, the Brahmins, the Chhetris and also the Magars in the majority. These castes occupy 22.29%, 17.93%, 12.08% and 11.35% of the total population of the district. Trekking to lower manaslu is one of the best destinations to explorel historical, religious, cultural, ecological, and archaeological importance place. This trek is a fully supported home stay to perceive more in depth about locals and remarkable information of Nepal countryside people of Lower Manaslu. Discovery World Trekking organizes trek to lower manaslu at reasonable cost with flexible holiday program. Lower Manaslu trek also includes inside Manaslu region, which is most interesting areas of Nepal. A fantastic panoramic view of Mountain ranges from Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal mountain ranges can be seen.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Explore historical Gorkha Palace, home of the king Prithvi Narayan Shah.
  • Explore the local cultural and natural beauty .
  • Hiking to the new trekking route .
  • Incredible landscapes and breathtaking mountain views .
  • Visit cultural world Heritage sites in city.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu - (1360m)


You will be warmly welcomed our guest on airport by our office representative and then you will transfered to hotel.

Day 2: Side seeing Day in Kathmandu


Our staff will give brief explanation about the program .  you will visit  cultural heritages, which includes some of the famous world? heritages like Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath stupa and many more.

Day 3: (Kathmandu-Basari)


The journey begins with a drive bus  towards basari staying .  A 7-hours bus drive ride will take us to the  Locals village basari . Baseri is a  village  in Dhading District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6264 and had 1196 houses in it. It is 60 kilometers away from the district headquarter Dhadingbesi. The main occupation of the people here is agriculture .The people of the village are Brahmin and Chhetri in the lower part and Ghale and Gurung in the upper part. The village also offers us home stay facility. We can see the ranges of mount Ganesh Himal mount Manasalu.

Day 4: (Basarii-Yarsa)


From Basari, the trek progresses toward the locals place called Yarsa . Yarsa is a village development committee in Gorkha District in the gandaki zone of northern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3414 people living in 705 individual households.

Day 5: (Yarsa- kerauja)


A walk of about 3.5 from the yarsa we rich kerauja village. kerauja village development committee in Gorkha District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2,621 and had 574 houses in the village .where we can fine the different types of gurung culture .from here we can see the mount Ganesh.  The name for the range comes from the Hindu deity Ganesha, usually depicted in the form of an elephant. In fact, the south face of Pabil (Ganesh IV) slightly resembles an elephant, with a ridge that is reminiscent of an elephant's trunk.

Day 6: (Kerauja-Tatopani)


On this days we started trek kerauja village toward the tatopani . Tatopani is a village in Gorkha in  the gandaki Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3102 and had 613 houses in the village. Majority people are of ethnic Sherpa and Tamang. Historically and today People living here speak Nepali.

Day 7: (Tatopani-uiya)


After walking 4 day from tatopani we reach uiya. Uiya is a village development committee in Gorkha District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 1,728 and had 382 houses .here we can fine the gurung community.

Day 8: (Uiya-laprak)


After enjoying a day and night on the uiya we start our journey towards the laprak village .It is situated in the northern part of Gorkha, Nepal village development committee in Gorkha District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. Laprak is densely inhabited by Gurungs and few number of Sunars. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2,165 and had 462 houses in the village.

Day 9: (Laprak-Barpak)


After completing our 7 days finally we move towards the barpak for our 8 days trek. This village is knows as second Kathmandu it is famous for tourist area from where we can see mountain, hills and other thing that we can no fine in other area of Nepal . It is a village situated in the northern part of the Gorkha district of Nepal, in the Barpak village development committee. It is inhabited by Gurungs, Ghales, Sunwars, Pariyars and others.  In 25th April 2015 massif earth quake of 7.9 magnitude rocked Barpak that badly damaged many houses, forcing number of residents, who spent nights in open area and emergency shelter. This naturally decorated village turned into mess within the minute because of devastating natural force killing many people and leaving hundreds of people injured. But the village is under reconstruction and instate of reincarnation again. Earthquake did affect the residents but the beauty and purity is still the same.  The flock of tourist, students, NGOs- INGOs, government staffs and diplomat is significantly increasing in rapid manner. Hike up to nearby Mumche hill, to have clear and panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, Buddha Himal, Siringe Himal, Manaslu Himal and Himchuli. The exceptional view of Daraundi River descending from Gorkha Himal and Ghhulung glacier in Manaslu region passing through impressive gorge of tropical forest has added the perk of Barpak village tour.

Day 10: (Barpak-Gorkha Bazaar)


We start our trek to Gorkha Bazaar after breakfast. Gorkha  is a historic birth place of king Prithivi Narayan Shah the first of Nepal. The historical Gorkha palace from where King Prithivi Narayan Shah initiated unification of modern Nepal is perched one thousand feet above Gorkha Bazaar this place dominates the surroundings and is visible from all surrounding area. It is regarded as a holy shrine. It also offers visitors with fantastic views of green valleys and the Himalayan panorama.

Day 11: (Gorkha bazzar-Kathmandu)


After taking hot breakfast, we will take a drive at 8am to Gorkha Bazaar which is 2.5 hours of drive from Ghyampesal. Bus services are available on a regular interval from Gorkha to Kathmandu which is 6.5 hrs of drive. Transfer to hotel for overnight according to our plan . At night we will  enjoy  after finishing our trek.

What's included

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • OPTIONAL: Three meals a day during the trek (If of required, we provide meal during the trekking)
  • OPTIONAL: All accommodation during trek (If of required we arrange all accommodation)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Lower Manaslu special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • An expert Annapurna porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by your trekking guide).
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate.

What's not included

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Meal and accommodations. (can be arranged by company as per the package agreement )
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

Good to Know

  • We can see the natural beauty of forests, rivers, and flora of the Manaslu region
  • We can see the friendly people and best culture of the region which includes in Nepalese and Tibetan ethnic groups.
  • Pass height point of Visit cultural world Heritage sites in city.
  • Incredible landscapes and breathtaking mountain views .
  • Hiking to the new trekking route .
  • Explore the local cultural and natural beauty .
  • Explore historical Gorkha Palace, home of the king Prithvi Narayan Shah.
  • Visit cultural world Heritage sites in city.
  • Hiking to the new trekking route as well as.

FAQ

ABOUT LOWER MANASALU
Lower Manaslu Trek route is one of the nice less touristy route in Manaslu region, this route covered historical, religious, ecological and cultural importance and view of mountains. It has every potential to be featured as one of the favored touristic destinations of Nepal. However, due to a new trekking route, numbers of tourists are very less in this region. Besides the manasalu trek Lower Manaslu route offers moderate trekking; historical tour, pilgrimage tours, agro-tourism, and community lodge and homestay system. Lower Manaslu Trekking area local people are very friendly and good hospitality for the visitor in this area. The time period of 17th century King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founder of `Shah Dynasty' which runs Nepal 240 years, unified Nepal into one kingdom.
What is the weather in lower Manaslu?

One of the significant factor for the consideration during trekking in lower Manaslu is the climate of the area. Lower Manaslu trek temperature and climate changes during the time from bright to cold and dry to wet. Rapidly evolving climate, mists exchanges with radiant minutes, humidity and strong winds, the travelers should be set up for wet, dry, cold, and warm weather. This makes trekking experience progressively delightful. Manaslu Circuit trek climate is radiant during the day, yet cold during the night. The trek is the combination of cultural and natural beauty, you'll appreciate brilliant scenes and perspective on snow-topped mountains.
Lower Manaslu Trek is an incredible experience

Is it difficult to trek to lower Manaslu ?
The travelers are not need to do vertical climbing so there is no any need of ropes and ice picks. The travelers should be healthy in order to walk and stay in the evolving climate. As long as the traveler can sustain in the environment and walk for 6-7 hours per day the trekking is no more difficulty. The potters are also available for sharing the bags during the trip. The potters availability will be according to the travelers concern.
Is trekking poles necessary?

While travelling through the rough roads trekking poles helps to walk easily for the trekkers. We prefer to use it for the travelers because it balances your body and legs to travel safely.

What are the tips for avoiding altitude sickness in Lower Manaslu trek?

There are some tips to which our company would like to guide for the travelers to avoid altitude sickness; such as:

  • Avoiding the drinks which contains the caffeine added, smoking and alcohol
  • Travel slowly concerning your health
  • Drinking more amount of water i.e. minimum 3-4 liters per day
  • Being familiarized with the environment and having a healthy foods and beverage
  • Continuing with Diamox if needed, it is carried for the backup
  • We prefer Garlic soups to sustain the environment
Is drinking water available everywhere during the Lower Manaslu Trek?
Required supplies for the trek will be available in the transits houses which also stores the filtered water. The water bottles are available in plastic bottles but there is no any recyclable plastic service are available in trek zones, we urge trekkers for bringing the chlorine tablets for filtering the water and also use filter water in the transits houses.
Is permit necessary?
Yes, the trekkers are definitely needed a permit for the Lower Manaslu Trek. The trekkers are not need to worry about the permits, our company can get the trekkers permit once the trekkers book the trek in our company.
What is the luggage limit for porter?
Actually we limit the luggage for the porter. The limitation for the luggage of the porter is 20 kg. for the two trekkers one porter is given by our company. The luggage limit is kept so that the porter won't be over loaded. They are there to raise the spirit of the trekkers, help trekkers, love and take care of trekkers. They give their best effort to reach the trekkers to their destination safely. The porters of our company are well trained and are from the local region. 
Will the meal be easily available on the trek to Lower Manaslu Trek?
No any five star hotel is available in trek regions but the transit houses has a menu with the local food. Fresh foods are available in this region.  Daal Vaat Tarkari Achar is available as a traditional meal also snacks, soft drinks, soups and beer are available. The guest house or the home stay serves food which is available there according to the guest's need. 
Does the company gives pick up service?

Yes pick up and drop off service is available 24/7 in our company . The representative of our company will be there to receive our clients outside the arrival of TIA holding the name of him/her in the brochure. They will guide our clients towards the booked hotels through private transportation.

What if I don’t feel well during the trek?
We prefer our clients to take a personal health kit as a safety of their health. If dizzy or weak is felt then the guide will be there to help you. The traveler must take a rest and keep themselves warm until the medical support is available.  If no any progress them the guide will carry the patient down. Helicopter rescue is given for the serious issues. 
Is there the availability of gear in Nepal?

Yes, definitely. Our company will assist you to the shops where knock-off gears will be available in Kathmandu. The gears will be also available in rent in case the trekkers don’t want to buy.

Can I trek the Lower Manaslu Trek solo?

Trekking solo in Lower Manaslu Trek is forbidden. You have to trek in a group or with a partner. if you are unable to find a trekking partner, please keep on touch we can make some arrangement.