Sunday, March 5, 2017

Manaslu Trekking Information

Manaslu trekking is the popular trekking route, providing with pristine mountain views, rich culture and genuine adventure sum up the trek experience around the 8156m. This trekking route gets more and more famous as a new trekking destination but it still sees fewer trekkers compared to established trekking routes in Manaslu region. Opened in 1992, this area offers a combination of rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The circuit is a stunning trek with spectacular views of mount Manaslu and the Ganesh Himal range, among others. This mount is the 8th highest mountain in the world and is located near to the border of Nepal and Tibet. It is indeed very popular trekking route. Along the trail you encounter an interesting mix of Hindu and Tibetan-style Buddhist villages.  The name Manaslu means ‘the spirit- Mountain’ in the local dialect, referring to the benevolent and strong deity, which dwells within.

The crossing of the larkya pass can be tough when there is snow. Trekking in this place is one of the   most delightful adventures.  The stunning landscape with the might Himalayas towering straight above you and the spectacular glaciers make it more than worth the effort. This treks is easy accessible from Kathmandu. If you would like to sample both extremes of the trekking experience in Nepal and really get to see the most breath- taking mountain scenery in the earth. It originally started in the town of Arughat or Gorkha; however the roads being built many trekkers start at either Barpak or Soti Khola a bit further up the trail. The Tibetan enclave of Nupri, north of this region at the head of Buri Ghandaki, was closed to foreigners for years an account of its proximity to Tibet. The trek described here starts in Soti khola and ends in chyamche. The area was surreptitiously opened in 1991, but it took several years for the word to get out. The trek can be made longer or shorter depending on the length of your walking days and starting points. It is also possible to finish the walk in besisahar which is also the starting points of the Annapurna circuit.
How to get Manaslu Trekking Permit?
If you want to trek in any region in Nepal then first of all you need permit or TIMS which is very much important for your trekking or journey.  Government policies of Nepal require permit for the trekking area if the trekking area is an opened or connected with another country. You have no choice but to go through a registered trekking company to get permit, once you get permit card from the government department then you are on the tax radar, and will be taxed accordingly. Mount Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world, also shares the border of Tibet. If you are planning for Manaslu circuit trekking, then you should be prepared for Manaslu trekking a special trekking permit.  Either you will pay a surcharge if they will indeed give permits without a guide, or better, you take a guide or guide/porter with you. Most freelance guides are associated with some kind of trekking company to be able to get the permits.
Trekking fees/ permit for Manaslu
1.       From Sept. to Nov: $70 per week and after 7 days per person $10
2.       From Dec. to Aug: $50 per week and after 7 days per person $7
3.       Manaslu conservation area project permit is US$20 and NPR2000
4.       Annapurna Conservation Area Project ACAP Rs. 2000
Not Necessary TIMS Card
Manaslu Trekking Routes
Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu circuit trekking exhibits the sensational mountain vistas, fascinating culture biological diversity, spanning altitude from 600 to 5500 meter- one of the last Himalayan jewels.  This trek is restricted trekking trail of the Nepal. The attraction of the under trekked trail and high mountain scenery is hard for the seasoned trekkers to resist. This trekking offers you to explore the height and exceptional views of glorious mount Manaslu. This Manaslu trekking is also becoming the best alternative of the classic Annapurna circuit due to the road construction in the some sections of Annapurna region. The route below is one of the possibilities.    
Tsum Valley Trek
Tsum valley trekking is ideal for those for who wants to explore the remote and the trodden hidden valley on fully camping and since couple of year newly growth tea house trekking in Nepal. The valley is in the north east of the Manaslu trail, was firstly opened to trekking in 2008. The valley trekking is sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in northern Gorkha Nepal surrounded by the Buddha Himal /Himal chuli to the west. This valley having border and this valley offers the unique trekking experience of natural beauty with it fascinating cultural. The valley is rich in art, culture and religion it adds a richly rewarding extension to the Manaslu trekking. This part is also incomparable beauty and rich blend of Tibetan and Nepalese culture offers a true adventure for trekkers to Nepal.     

Rupina  La Pass Trek
Rupina la pass trekking is a challenging trekking into the lower Manaslu region of Nepal which was opened for trekking since1991AD.  This trek lies in Manaslu region in the Gorkha district. The trekking route covers many villages mainly inhabited by Gurungs and gives us a chance to be the part of amazing culture and traditions. This trekking place is also known for its incredible views of Manaslu, Hiunchuli, and Buddha Mountain. This trek wild trekking route with resident till Nyak is very rich in green rhododendron and pine forest and offers us with excellent views of Himalayan scenery, river and waterfall, beautiful landscape, lush valley and wild range of bird and animals.   This is the hidden part of Manaslu region.     

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