Duration: 23 Days
Location: Gorkha, Nepal
Price: 1800 USD
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  • MANASLU CIRCUIT WITH TSUM VALLEY 23 DAYS

    AN OVERVIEW

    This famous & exotic trekking opened for foreign trekkers only in 1992. The trek begins from the classic trekking route of Arughat (Soti khola) after a 8-9 hrs /BusJeep drive from Kathmandu.  The second itinerary starts from Barpak village and trail heads up to the next village of Laprak and rejoins the traditional Manaslu Circuit Trek through the Khorlabensi Village situated on the west bank of the Budi Gandaki river. The trail that passes through wild and unexplored villages inhabited mainly by Gurung, Ghale  & Tibetan ethnic communities.

    The trail circumvents Mt. Manaslu (8 156 m) 8th in the world ranking through the valley of Budi Gandaki River and crosses the Larkya-la pass (5 135 m) and finally emerges onto the Marshyangdi river valley along the main trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek.

    Manaslu Circuit Trekking is considered as one of the beaten path where modernity is still far being introduced in the area. The Manaslu Circuit trekking rewards the adventurous, unparalleled Alpine experience including the authentic high Himalayan cultural heritage.

    The Tsum Valley

    The hidden valley is an unexplored place. It is completely isolated from the modern development and opened this place for the tourism only in 2007. This place is so untouched that much religious and archaeological evidence is still same as it was thousand years ago. People still practice polyandry system (all the brother from the family get married same girl) and they follow unique culture and tradition.

    MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS

    • Off the beaten & Demanding Category Trek
    • Discover Tibetan & Gurung Culture and ancient Buddhist Gompa of Tsum Valley
    • Encircle the worlds 5th Highest Mountain Manaslu by crossing 5135m high passes
    • Restricted for FIT (Free Individual Trekker) and regulated area with special trekking permits for Group Trekkers (min 2 participants).
    • Replaces alternative of Annapurna Circuit, as it has no road construction in the area.
  • OUTLINED ITINERARY- I, WITH TSUM VALLEY

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1 300 m)
    Day 02: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan Sightseeing.
    Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Soti Khola(710 m)
    Day 04: Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (869m)
    Day 05: Trek Maccha Khola to Jagat (1,410m)
    Day 06: Trek Jagat to Ekle Bhatti (1 600 m)
    Day 07: Trek Ekle Bhatti to (1600 m) to Chumling (2,386m)
    Day 08: Trek Chumling to Lama Gaon ( (3,302 m)
    Day 09: Trek Lama Gaon to Mu Gompa (3,700m)
    Day 10: Mu Gompa & Hiking Lungdang (4 240 m)
    Day 11: Trek Mu Gompa to Chhokangparo (2 386 m)
    Day 12: Trek Chhokangparo to Lokpa (2,386)
    Day 13: Trek Lokpa to Ghap (2 300 m)
    Day 14: Trek Ghap to Lho (3 480 m)
    Day 15: Trek from Lho to Samagaon (3 530 m)
    Day 16: Acclimatization day in Samagaon (Birendra Tal Excursion)
    Day 17: Trek Samagaon to Samdo (3 875 m)
    Day 18: Trek Samdo to Dharmasala (4 460 m)
    Day 19: Trek to Larkya -La pass (5 135 m) – Bhimthang (3,590 m)
    Day 20: Trek Bimthang to Dharapani (1 860 m)
    Day 21: Drive to Kathmandu by bus
    Day 22: Rest Day in Kathmandu
    Day 23: Departure

    OUTLINED ITINERARY-II, LARYA-LA PASS ONLY

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1 300 m)
    Day 02: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan Sightseeing.
    Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Barpak Village (1 950 m).
    Day 04: Trek Barpak Village to Laprak Village (2100 m).
    Day 05: Trek Laprak Village (2100 m) to Khorla Besi (970 m).
    Day 06: Trek Khorla Besi (970 m) to Jagat (1 340 m).
    Day 07: Trek Jagat (1 340 m) to Deng (1 860 m).
    Day 08: Trek Deng (1 860 m) to Namrung (2 630 m).
    Day 09: Trek Namrung (2 630 m) to Samagaon (3 520 m).
    Day 10: Acclimatization day in Samagaon (Birendra Tal Excursion).
    Day 11: Trek Samagaon to Samdo (3 875 m).
    Day 12: Trek Samdo to Dharmasala (4 460 m).
    Day 13: Trek to Larkya -La pass (5 135 m) – Bhimthang (3,590 m)
    Day 14: Trek Bimthang to Dharapani (1 860 m),
    Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu by bus.
    Day 16: Rest day in Kathmandu.
    Day 17: Departure

  • PRICE & DATES 2018

    We are local trekking agency based on Kathmandu and provide Tour/Trek and Mountain Adventure services for inbound Tourist/trekkers. We are always ready to welcome you any time around the year. We guaranty the departure from 2 participants to maximum 12 Participants.
    However, depending upon the region and its geographical situation, this trek is recommended for two main seasons only.

    Spring Season: March to May
    Autumn Season: Sept-November

    Winter season and Monsoon seasons are considered non favorable for the trek as heavy snow on the high passes and lot of rain on the lower part of this itinerary.
    Lower Mustang Trek, Upper Mustang Trek, Lower Dolpa Circuit Trek and Upper Dolpa Circuit Trek are the only treks that can also be organized during the monsoon Season (June to Aug) in Nepal with less obstacles but these areas are closed during winter because of heavy snow in high passes.

    Price: 1800 USD for 23 Days
    Price: 1400 USD for 17 Days
    (Please write us to get special discounted price for Group Organizer)

    Included in the package price

    • – 17 days trekking in full board basis (accommodation in lodge & Camping).
    • – 4 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu includes Bed & Breakfast.
    • – TIMS Permit Fees (Trekkers Information Management System)
    • – Special Trekking Permit from Department of Immigration, Nepal
    • – Manaslu Conservation Area Fees
    • – Guide and Sherpa services (1 trek guide+1 assistant Sherpa for 5 trekker ratio for a grouped trek).
    • – Porter Service during the trek (1 porter for two trekkers- weight limits 20 kgs per porter)
    • – All accommodation, meals, equipments and insurance for guide, Sherpa and porter.
    • – Kathmandu-Soti Khola Jeep/Bus Fare
    • – Dharapani-Kathmandu Jeep/Bus Fare
    • – All land transportation including airport pick-up and departure drop.
    • – All Guided City tours including site entry fees, cultural guide & transfers
    • – Agency Service Charges & Government Taxes

    Excluded in the package price

    • – Your International flight tickets.
    • – Nepal entry visa, 40$ for one month tourist visa issued on arrival at Nepal Airport. You may apply online prior to arrival.
    • – Trekking Equipments (sleeping bag/duvet/head lamps/thermal water bottle, trekking boot/shocks/trouser/T-shirts/glove/woollen cap/wind rain shield/down jacket/walking sticks, sun glass/hat/cream, Battery bank/trekking backpack/trekking luggage for porter).
    • – Your travel Insurance with emergency mountain evacuation coverage.
    • – All alcoholic beverages, laundry and other expenses of personal nature.
    • – Donations during the visit of Monasteries and Temples to the priest and Monks.
    • – Lunch & Diners during your stay in Kathmandu.
    • – All expenses your extra days stay in Kathmandu (Accommodation, guide service & vehicle service if you opt to City Sightseeing tours)
    • – Tips to the guide/porters at the end of the trek.

    Required Documents to submit to the Agency)
    (We guaranty that all your Individual information are kept safe, secret and confidential but you agree that we submit to concerned government offices for the permits and entry permits only)

    1. A copy of your international flight booking to pick-up you in arrival & departure.
    2. A Hard copy of your original passport with Nepal visa stamped on it for Special permit apply.
    3. A Photocopy of your Passport with Nepal visa on it for special permit apply
    4. Travel/trek insurance documents.
    5. Name list of Participants (Minimum requirement 2 persons).
    6. An Agreement with Nepalese Agency and Tour /Team Leader
    7. 4 Nos. Of PP Size Photos.

     Reservation
    25% of the total amount would required to wire to the account of the agency and remaining payment can be made upon arrival in Kathmandu in cash. If you are already in Nepal, you may pay us directly in cash. We recommend wiring us through the Swift code, as electronic transfer is limited for small payments only in Nepal. For more detail on the cancellation etc. please read the terms & conditions.

    Banking Details
    Bank Name: Himalayan Bank Limited, KSK Building, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Swift Code: HIMANPKA
    Name of the Beneficiary Account:
    Star World Tours & Travels Private Limited
    Beneficiary Account Number: 01 90 26 15 62 00 14
    Contact:
    Mobile: +977- 98 51 05 45 78, +977- 98 18 60 05 68
    Email: info@starworldtours.com, yamlama@gmail.com