Gorkha, from where the unification of modern Nepal was started by King Prithvi Narayan Shah, is the first capital of Nepal. There are several places of historical and archaeological importance in the district. Blessed by nature’s splendor this land of historic, religious, ecological and cultural significance has every potential to be featured as one of the favored touristic destinations of the country. However, the number of tourists coming to this region is limited. The district is home to Mt Manaslu and the famous Manaslu Circuit Trek. Besides, the Lower Manaslu route offers moderate trekking, historical tour, pilgrimage tour, agro tourism and community based home stay. The locals are also committed towards development and promotion of tourism in the district. The Lower Manaslu Trek begins from Ghairung near the famous Manakamana Temple and progress through Gorkha Bazaar, Sirandanda, Barpak, Laprak, Lambai Kharka and Dharche Danda before concluding at Gyampesal. Accommodation is mostly on home stay or camping as commercial lodging is available in only a few places.
Trip Facts: 

Activities:  Trekking
Location: Nepal/Manaslu
Trip Duration: 14 Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Hiking hours:  5/6 hrs aday
Altitude: 2930 mtrs
Accommodation: Guest House/Deluxe Hote
Season: All Season
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Half day guided sightseeing in Kathmandu and final preparation for trekking.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat “the gateway town of Manaslu Region”
Day 04: Hiking to Baseri village
Day 05: Hiking to Syamchet
Day 06: Syamchet to Kasi Gaun
Day 07: Kasigaun to Keramja
Day 08: Keramja to Tatopani
Day 09: Tatopani to Singla
Day 10: Singla to Laprak
Day 11: Laprak to Barpak
Day 12: Barpak to Kathmandu
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 14: Fly to onward destinations

COST INCLUDES DURING THE TRIP:

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Pickup and drop to start your trek and from ending point to your Hotel In Kathmandu or destination
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide),assistant trek leader (6 trekkers:1 assistant    guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary,insurance, equipment,  flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket,four seasonal sleeping bag, All Nepal Hiking duffel bag,and trekking map (down jacket and      sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit,TIMS)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

 

COST EXCLUDE DURING THE TRIP:

  • Meals not specific in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and water, soft drinks etc.
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is respected but it is not obligatory)
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