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14 Days
Availability : All Season
Kathmandu (1320m)
Larkya La (5160m)
Min People : 2
Max People : 20+

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the best off-the-beaten-path treks in Nepal. The peace and solitude in this trek are unlike any other destination in Nepal. The scenic views of Manaslu and other mountains including Annapurna range are wonderful in the Manaslu Circuit Trek.

The Manaslu Circuit Trek lies above the foothills of the Gorkha District. You will encounter people of various ethnicities like Brahmins, Chhetris in the lower regions. But as you trek to the high altitude regions, you will meet Gurung people. The Gurungs of this region are adherents of Tibetan Buddhism.

You can see influences of Tibetan Buddhism in various places along this trek. During your trek, you will get to various monasteries like Kargyu-Pemba Chholing Gompa, Labrang (Lama’s Place) Gompa, Pungyen Nunnery, etc. These monasteries let you explore the Buddhism of this region. These monasteries are also set beautifully amidst the mountains surrounding this region.

Manaslu Circuit Trek by Mount Mania starts after a scenic drive through the hills surrounding Kathmandu valley to Arughat and finally to Soti Khola. The trekking trails then take you along the gushing waters of Budhi Gandaki river.

The trail passes through several farmlands, bamboo, rhododendron, oak, and pine forests as you trek to the highest point of this trek in Larkya La pass. This pass is set at an altitude of 5125 meters. The pass is one of the best vantage points to view several mountains like Pawar Peak (6,620m/21,720ft), Cheo Himal (6,820m/22,376ft), the Himlung pyramid (7,126m/23,380ft), Gyaji Kung (7,030m23,065ft), Kang Garu (6,981m/22,905ft) plus Annapurna II (7,937m/26,041ft).

One of the best places during the Manaslu Circuit Trek is the village of Samagaon. You will spend a day acclimatizing in this village. Exploration of this wonderful place includes the visit to the various Gompas as well as mountain viewing spots.

Also Read: Manaslu Trek Vs Annapurna Circuit Trek

After crossing the Larkya La pass, you will descend into the dense forests of the Manaslu Conservation Area. You will cross some picturesque villages along the way like Samdo and Bimthang before finally getting to Dharapani. From Dharapani, you will take a bus ride to Kathmandu.

Mount Mania invites you to this culturally, as well as a natural, blessed place of Manaslu. Its fresh trekking trails with awesome landscape and an astonishing backdrop of mountains are every trekker’s delight.

Trip Highlights of Manaslu Circuit Trek

  • One of the most popular restricted trekking regions in Nepal
  • Amazing views of Mt. Manaslu (Eighth Highest Mountain in the world), Mt. Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal Range, Buddha Himal, Shringi Himal, and different peaks 
  • Cross Larkya La Pass, highest point of Manaslu Circuit Trek
  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat to Soti Khola
  • Explore Budhi Gandaki Valley
  • Explore the culture of Tibetan Buddhism in this region
  • Walk in the serenity of the Manaslu region
  • Visit Kargyu-Pemba Chholing Gompa, Labrang Gompa, Pungyen Nunnery, etc
  • The beautiful Himalayan landscape of Budi Gandaki Valley River
  • Experience the local multi-ethnic community, culture, and lifestyle 
  • Soothing Birendra Lake 

Foods & Accommodation

Tea house accommodation is a basic lodge or hotel which have separate sleeping and dining room found in the Manaslu circuit trek routes. Teahouse owner offers home-cooked meals to travelers where you can enjoy popular meals Dhal Bhat (Rice and Lentils) and lots more. 

After the earthquake, the Manaslu trek is very popular for its new and improved tea-house accommodation. With the establishment of teahouses around Manaslu, you don’t need to carry a tent, cooking utensils, and other camping materials.

If you book this trip with us, we will be offering the following services for food and accommodation: 

  • 13 Nights Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • 12 Breakfast, 13 Lunch, and 12 Dinner during the trek 

Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty

The total length of the Manaslu Circuit trek is around 177 kilometers. You will be trekking for 10 days covering a distance of 15-20 kilometers every day.

Another factor that determines the difficulty of this trek is the uphills and downhills you will encounter along the way. Many times as you trek along the Budhi Gandaki river, the trek can be harrowingly steep. The trek up to Larkya La Pass is also quite challenging.

Manaslu Circuit Trek takes you to the highest altitude of 5,213 meters in Larkya La Pass. The altitude is high enough to incite altitude sickness. The trails also can get quite breezy making the trails quite cold.

Taking all of these things into consideration, the Manaslu Circuit Trek is a strenuous trek. As a result, you will have to be quite fit in order to complete this trek. 2-3 months of physical preparation will be necessary for you to complete this trek.

Read More: Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty

Manaslu Circuit Trek Best Time

Autumn (September, October, and November) is the most popular time for the Manaslu Circuit Trek. Autumn offers the most beautiful views of Manaslu as well as other mountains in the Annapurna Range.

Spring (March, April, and May) is the second most popular time for the Manaslu Circuit Trek. The rhododendron forests of the Manaslu Conservation Area light up beautifully in this season. The low rainfall in this season is another reason for the popularity of the spring season.

As you will trek to an altitude of more than 5000 meters in the Manaslu Circuit Trek, the trek can be quite cold in the winters (December, January, and February) with temperatures going as low as -20 degrees C. In the summer season (June, July, and August), the trails can be quite wet with the monsoon. So you will have to pack and prepare extremely well to trek in these two seasons.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Permit Cost

In total, you need three different permits for Manaslu Circuit Trek. The Permit costs for the trek depends on the different season. Following are the list of permits with the cost that you need:   

1. Manaslu Restricted Permit: 

  • During September to November: USD 70 for the first seven days and USD 10 for each additional days
  • From December to August: USD 50 for the first seven days and USD 7 for each additional days

2. Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP):

  • MCAP Entry Fee for SAARC: NPR 1000 per person (Including Govt. Tax)
  • MCAP Entry Fee for other nationals: NPR 3000 per person (Including Govt. Tax)

3. Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP):

  • ACAP Entry Fee for SAARC: NPR 1000 per person (Including Govt. Tax)
  • ACAP Entry Fee for other nationals: NPR 3000 per person (Including Govt. Tax)

4. Tsum Valley Permit (Optional)

  • USD 35 for per person (1 week)

Above permits need to be applied with a minimum of two travelers. If you are planning to come as a solo. We will find the other travelers for you. For that, contact us via email.

Read More: Manaslu Trek Permit Cost

Manaslu Circuit Trek: 10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Can I trek the Manaslu Circuit Trek independently? 

A. No, you can’t trek the Manaslu Circuit Trek independently or alone. According to the Nepal Government, minimum of two trekkers are compulsorily required to make Manaslu Circuit trek permit. You can’t trek alone due to safety and restricted region.

Q. Why Manaslu Circuit Trek is restricted? 

A. You are not the alone to ask the question about why Manaslu Circuit Trek is restricted. One major reason behind this restricted region is that Nepal Government especially Nepal Tourism Board and other concerned governing bodies where they jointly aim to preserve this place for making it attractive to trekkers from all around the world. Another reason is to ensure security to trekkers while passing open border point – Larkya La Pass, Rui La Pass and Tsum Valley which shares the border with Tibet. Hence, Manaslu Circuit Treks is termed as a restricted region in Nepal.

Q. How difficult is Manaslu Circuit Trek? 

A. To answer this question, you should know your physical fitness level. You should also be able to walk 6-7 hours a day. There is one special day, where you have to walk before sunrise to avoid storm at Larkya La. Because guide has a strict deadline to pass the Larkya La before noon which should be operated according to the itinerary. Similarly, at some point like Larkya La Pass (5160m), there is a step down which makes a little harder to pass due to the icy path. In that case, you can use crampon on boots to pass the icy path to reach Bimthang. Larkya La Pass is the highest point as well as the longest day in Manaslu Circuit Trek. If you complete this day, then another path is quite easy to trek down around the Annapurna Region.

If you have a willing power or dedication to complete the Manaslu Circuit trek. Then, it’s not that much difficult. In between the trekking, the guide will suggest you take a different level of walking pace depending on your destination. This will make your trekking a lot more physical friendly.

Q. If I am alone. Can I join with other trekkers for a permit?  

A. Yes, you can join with other trekkers for a special trekking permit. For that, you must be flexible in terms of duration. In peak season, you will easily find another trekker for a permit. Whereas in low season, it’s quite difficult or time-consuming to find other trekkers who are heading to Manaslu for that particular month. If you inform us a month before arriving in Nepal. Then, we may find another trekker for a permit. Contact us.

Q. How is transportation from Kathmandu to Soti Khola start point?  

A. From Kathmandu to Solti Khola start point, you will be traveling to hill-side via Prithvi Highway until Malekhu. After that, you will follow the narrow off-road till to Soti Khola. It’s quite a long off-road journey of about 7-8 hours. You have two options to get Soti Khola start point. The first option is to take four wheels private jeep, which can accommodate 7 people. Another option is to take a morning local bus from New Buspark, Kathmandu. Expect some crowd, local gossips, too many stops and opportunity to make new local friends as well as an adventure while traveling from the local bus.

Q. Do we need Travel Insurance? 

A. Yes, you need travel insurance to overcome the unforeseen circumstances such as; Bad weather (Snow, Storm, Landslides and other natural disasters), Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), food poison and physical accident.

Q. What sort of trekking clothing and equipment do we need for Manaslu Circuit Trek?

A. We have listed the trekking clothing and equipment you need for Manaslu Circuit Trek. Find here! 

Q. What kind of food and accommodations can be found in Manaslu Trek? 

A. Around Manaslu Trek, there are new as well as old teahouses which were built after the earthquake. So, don’t expect to get luxurious accommodations. You will get a room with a comfortable bed and shared a bathroom with a hot shower facility (private expenses). Nowadays, you can also get connected to wifi from teahouses (private expenses).

Talking about the food types, you can find the fresh local meal which will be made after your order. Expect to get some healthy foods as well as organic vegetables such as; Nepali Dhal Bhat, MoMo, Macaroni, Noodles, Pizza, and others. Don’t forget to take caution before drinking water. You can refill the safe drinking water (private expenses) from every teahouse situated around Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Q. Which is the best season for Manaslu Circuit Trek? 

A. The best seasons for Manaslu Circuit Trek are March, April, May and the last week in September to mid-December. Peak season is in October. Low season is the monsoon (June to September) due to rain and haze weather. In December to late February to early March, there is a probable chance of winter snow and lodge will be closed mainly in Laryka Phedi, Bhimthang.

Q. What happens If I or my friends get sick while trekking Manaslu Circuit? 

A. If you get sick while trekking, you can ask the guide for normal precautions. If that doesn’t help, try to go to a lower altitude for treating altitude sickness. And, the situation get worse such as; some sort of physical accident then our guide will help you to evacuate from trekking via rescue flight.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu

We will welcome you to Kathmandu, Nepal in Tribhuvan Int’l Airport (TIA). One of the representatives from Mount Mania will be waiting to welcome you with fresh Nepali garlands. (S)he will transfer to your hotel by private vehicle. You will meet your trek guide in the hotel. The guide will also brief about your trek.

Day 2Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m) 8 – 9 hours

Today, you will head out to the starting point of your trek i.e. Solti Khola. You will take a bus from Kathmandu to Soti Khola. The route of the bus takes you along the Prithvi Highway. The road you through the middle hills till Malekhu. From Malekhu, a 30km road takes you north along the Trishuli river as you head towards Dhading Besi. A further 35-kilometer drive along a dirt road leads you to Arughat. As the road gets winding up to Gola Bhanjyang, you can see panoramic views Ganesh, Baudha and Manaslu Himals. A further 3 hours of ride leads you to Soti Khola. The bus ride up to Soti Khola is 8-9 hours.

Day 3Trek from Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (900m): 6 – 7 hours

You will start your trekking journey today. The initial portion of today’s trek takes you along a gradual uphill through beautiful Sal forests. You will then walk past forested and terraced ridges and numerous waterfalls along the way. At times, the trail also narrows. You might also find yourself clinging to the sides of cliffs sometimes.

The trail then descends as you walk past rice paddies before climbing up to Labubesi (885m/2,800ft). From the village of Labubesi, you will trek to a suspension bridge Nauli Khola falls. You will then descend to gravel banks along the river before hiking gently up to Machha Khola village(900 meters). The trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola is 6-7 hours long.

Day 4Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat (1410m): 6 – 7 hrs

After breakfast, you will head out on a 6-7 hour trekking journey to Jagat (1410 meters). After crossing Machha Khola, you will trek gently up to the tiny village of Khorla Bensi. From there, you will get to the natural hot springs at Tatopani. This trail is also quite challenging.

After crossing a short forested path, you will reach a single teahouse at Doban. Above the village of Dobhan, Budhi Gandaki river descends rather impressively to a series of rapids. The river is quite calm beyond this steep slope. A further trek from Dobhan leads you to Lauri, where you will cross the river on a suspension bridge. Finally, you will climb on a high path to the fields of Jagat, where you will spend your night.

Day 5Trek from Jagat to Deng (1,804m): 6 – 7 hrs

After breakfast at a teahouse in Jagat, you will embark on your trekking journey. A gentle uphill trek followed by a trek along level fields takes you to a suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki. After crossing this suspension bridge, you will get to Philim. Philim is a large Gurung village that is home to small serene monasteries, stupas and prayer flags. You will have your lunch in Philim.

After lunch, you will trek through a flat leveled path. This path is inside pine and rhododendron forests. During the trek, you will also cross a few bridges that overlook quaint villages afar. After trekking for 6-7 hours from Jagat, you will arrive at Deng (1080 meters). Deng is home to a few houses. You can also enjoy an amazing waterfall lying at a small distance from Deng. This is an agricultural village that is famous for its potatoes, and buckwheat, barley, wheat, cabbage, & spinach.

Day 6Trek from Deng to Namrung (2630m): 6 – 7 hrs

Deng is a village that is the point of entry to Kutang or lower Nupri (part of Tibet until the 1840s): It is a primarily a Gurung settlement with the culture of Tibetan Buddhism. They have their own language. The trail from Deng takes you along a winding path to Rana. After trekking past a series of uphills and downhills, you will get to a log bridge. After crossing a tributary from the bridge, you will get to an isolated water mill. Then you will descend gently along the trail to Bihi Phedi, which lies high above the river.

Beyond Bihi Phedi, the trail descends as you cross the Serang Khola. Then, you will trek along a winding path that shapes up like an S. The path lies between sheer basalt walls. You can also see huge rocky crags to the right. You will also have splendid views of the waterfall above maize and wheat fields. As you trek towards the northeast direction, the valley broadens. After trekking past a bridge and mani stone walls, you will reach the attractive village of Ghap (2,250m/ 7,382ft). Past the village of Ghap, you will trek through bamboo, rhododendron and oak forests. On some days, you can also see birds like impeyan pheasant.

This trail is above the steep descent of the river. For a short duration of time, you will trek to the north bank. Then you will head back towards the southern bank after crossing a bridge. After trekking for one hour from the bridge, you will reach Namrung. Namrung also has a police checkpoint for permits. Just before you get to Namrung, the trail overlooks Tum Khola from Tibet. This adds to the volume of water in Budhi Gandaki in the confluence. The trek from Deng to Namrung(2630 meters) is 6-7 hours long.

Day 7Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3530m): 6-7 hours

Namrung is a Tibetan village and serves as an entrance to Upper Nupri. As you trek past a mix of forest and barley fields, you will reach Lihi. You can see impressive chortens as well great views of Himal Chuli (7,893m/25,897ft) and Ganesh Himal. The trail then descends before entering a valley as you cross the Hinang Khola. After crossing Hinanag river on a bridge, you will trek along a steep uphill to a chorten, which offers spectacular views of Ngadi Chuli (7,873m/25,831ft).

As you trek further up a steep ridge, you will reach Lho. You can also visit a large monastery called Ribung monastery in Lho. You will then trek down a steep uphill before you reach Damonan Khola tributary. After trekking past a plateau, you will get to Shyala village (3,520m/11,549ft). Shayala overlooks many beautiful peaks like Himal Chuli (7,893m/25,897ft), Peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli, 7,873m/25,831ft); and Manaslu (8,156m/26,760ft).

As you continue trekking, you will get to a bridge over Numla Khola. The trail then takes the left of Pungyen Gompa. After trekking for 6-7 hours from Namrung, you will get to Samagaon (3530 meters). Kargyu Chholing Monastery stands against a forested moraine around the edge of this village. From Samagaon, you can only see the upper sections of Manaslu and the Naike ridge.

Day 8Trek from Samagaon to Pungyen gompa. Back to Samagaon: 6 – 7 hours exploration

Today, you will explore the village of Samagaon, which is the regional centre of Nupri. You will also get to know about the culture and architecture in the region: only potatoes and barley flourish in the short summers at this altitude. Most of the people in this village weave clothes from sheep or Tibetan imported wool. They are also involved in the manufacture of hooked rugs for trade with Tibet. People here also rearYak, dzopkyo herd and horses for domestic purposes or trade.

You will visit the Labrang (Lama’s Place) Gompa and the Kargyu Chholing Monastery in Samagaon, The history of these monasteries dates back some 500 years ago. Many people ascribe the history of these monasteries to its earlier Tibetan settlers. The monastery has impressive wooden carvings. All in all, there are eight temple buildings. The largest of them is the Pemba Chholing Gompa. It is home to an impressive statue of Guru Rinpoche.

A gentle hike past the monastery leads you to Birendra Tal (3,450m/11,319ft). This lake lies below Manaslu Glacier. You can also trek for close to 3 kilometers to get to a hilltop or a stony beach which offers wonderful views of Manaslu. You can also follow a trail towards Samdo to a bridge over the stream from the lake. After trekking for 5-6 hours, you will get to Manaslu Base Camp.

You can also trek to Pungyen Nunnery (3,870m/12,697 ft). It lies above Pungyen Glacier. You can get sumptuous views of the Nadi ridges and Manaslu from near the gompa.

Day 9Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3860m): 4 – 5 hours

The initial part of today’s trek descends towards Budhi Gandaki. The trail is in the north towards the lake. You will walk along the Base Camp trail as you encounter several mani walls as the valley widens. The trek is relatively easy and lies a shelf above the river. You will walk past the forests of juniper and birch which surround Kermo Kharka. The trail then descends to a wooden bridge as you cross the Budhi Gandaki river.

Then you will trek along a steep uphill to a ridge that lies above the confluence of Budhi Gandaki and Mayol Khola. You will encounter a stone arch, and fields before you get to the entrance of the village. Although the place is an attractive one, it is primarily a yak and goat herding area. The village only turned out as a settlement in the late 1950s when Tibetans fled Tibet.

As you trek past these fields, you will get to several sets of flags on a high ridge. Here, you can catch superb panoramic views of Samdo Peak (6,335m/20,785ft) and its glacial basin, the Sama Valley, Manaslu range, Syacha Glacier, Dharamsala, and Larkya La pass. After trekking for 4-5 hours from Samagaon, you will reach Samdo (3860 meters). Samdo is the last village before Gho, in the Manang District. Only informal kharkas (with lodges) lie between these villages.

Day 10Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala (4460m): 4 – 5 hours

You will trek past the fields in the northern village as you cross the Budhi Gandaki the final time. This will take place in the Larkya Bazaar site. The flow of the river takes it to the Pana Danda Valley in the north. You will then take the westward trail. You will trek past grassy slopes with scrub juniper, rhododendron and lichen covered granite. This trail is just above the Syacha Khola Valley. Along the way, you can also see the origin of Syacha Glacier, which descends from the Manaslu North ridge.

The trail works heads towards the Larkya Glacier. After trekking past the Larkya La Phedi, you will get to a settlement called Dharamsala (4460 meters). Today’s trek from Samdo to Dharamsala is 4-5 hours long. A short walk from your guesthouse will take to a place with better views of the Larke (6,249m/20,503ft) and Naike (6,291m/20,641ft) peaks.

Day 11Trek from Dharamsala via Larkya la (5160m) to Bhimthang (3720m): 8 – 9 hours

Today you trek for 3-5 hours to ascend 800m/2,600ft to get to Larkya La Pass(5160 meters). You will then descend for 3-4 hours losing 1,500m/4,900 in altitude to get to Bimthang(3720 meters). If the wind blows, it can get really cold along the way. You have to be extra careful if you encounter ice and snow along the way.

The trekking trail from Dharamsala takes you along a gentle ascent to a ridge. Then will be a long gentle climb to the moraine. The trail along the northern moraine of the Larke Glacier is not quite steep. However, the trek is quite long and rocky. So you might find this a bit challenging. From the glacier, you can see the Larke Peak (Larke Himal) and Pawar Peak (Cheo Himal) on the south and north of the glacier respectively.

From the pass, you will trek uphill to an ablation valley. The trail then drops down to the first of four small scattered frozen lakes. As you trek uphill to the glacial moraine from the left, you will get to the first set of summit flags. The trail overlooks the Tibetan border ranges beyond Samdo Peak on the eastern side. There is a long moraine-ridge that is parallel to the Larke wall. A set of flags separates the Larke Wall. These flags are the markers of the border between the Manaslu and Annapurna Conservation areas.

This place is a wonderful point to see the various peaks like Pawar Peak (6,620m/21,720ft), Cheo Himal (6,820m/22,376ft), the Himlung pyramid (7,126m/23,380ft), Gyaji Kung (7,030m23,065ft), Kang Garu (6,981m/22,905ft) plus Annapurna II (7,937m/26,041ft).

After spending some time in Larkya La pass, you will start your descent begins from these prayer flags. The trail descends steeply from the moraine. Then you will get to a set of steep zigzags until you reach Dangboche Kharka (4,450m/14,600ft). The trail from Dangboche Kharka is not really steep. The trail winds along the lateral moraine of the Salpudanda/Bimthang glacier before getting to Bimthang Valley.

Day 12Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani (3560m): 5 – 6 hours

Bimthang is a beautiful settlement that gives you views of the Kechakyu Himal on the north and Manaslu’s northeast face. Bimthang serves as a settlement of the people of Samdo village in the summer season. It was also an important trading post before the border to Tibet closed down. It was also a centre of the Tibetan Khampa warriors around 1970.

Today’s trek begins as you walk past the Bimthang Plain. You will descend along a trail to cross the stony glacier before heading up a moraine to enter rhododendron and pine forest. All along this route, you will get wonderful views of Larke, Manaslu, Nadi and Chuli Himals. As you descend further, you will get to Hompuk and Sangura Kharka before reaching Karche. From Karche, you will trek past terraced fields and a steep uphill until you reach Gho.

The trail from Gho takes you through farmlands to Tilje (2,300m/7,546ft). From there, you will descend rapidly towards the Marsyangdi Valley in Thonje (1,965m/6,447ft) You will then join the new road along the main Annapurna Circuit route in Dharapani (3560 meters). Today’s trek is 5-6 hours long.

Day 13Drive from Dharapani (1900m) to Kathmandu (1320m)

Today, you will head back to Kathmandu. You will follow the Prithvi Highway en route to Kathmandu. To reach our destination, we need to drive for about 7-8 hours by jeep and 9-10 hours by local bus. On the way, you can view natural waterfalls, rice-field, local house, forest, and streams.

Day 14Departure

A representative of Mount Mania will help you to transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on a private vehicle. Before you set out for the airport, make sure that you have all the travel documents with you. We will drop you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. If you want to extend your trip to Nepal or come around next time, Mount Mania will be happy to serve you.

Price Included

  • 2 Nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola by Local Bus
  • Drive from Dharapani to Kathmandu by Local Bus
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, MCAP, TIMS, and Special Permit)
  • Medical kit including Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse in high altitude (Carried by Trekking Guide)
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excluded

  • Private Jeep from Kathmandu to Sotikhola and Dharapani to Kathmandu
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • International airfare to and from Tribhuvan Int”l Airport (TIA)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Other extra cost not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section (Please ask us if you are confused about any services)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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