Manaslu Trekking is located under the restricted area trek in Nepal. Mt. Manaslu 8,163m is the eight highest mountain in the world and reward with a stunning panorama and finest aspects of spectacular massifs. Mt. Manaslu region trekking is located under the restricted area of off the beaten path trekking trail Nepal. Apart from Manaslu, we will also get chance to explore the stunning panorama of other mountains including, Annapurna, Himlung Himal (7,125m), Annapurna massif, and Ganesh Himal Peaks. Manaslu is standing isolated and yet in the very center of Nepalese Himalayas which part is completely belongs to Nepal. Manaslu Trekking tour includes strong influences from Tibet mixing with typical and diverse Nepalese culture and ethnicity. Well, the contrasting ascent and descent gradients and the spacing of lodges at the higher altitudes represent the area as the best trekking destination of Nepal Himalayas.
How to get Manaslu Trekking permits in Nepal? and how much is the permit cost.
Manaslu controlled region / restricted area permit: US$ 70 per week + US$10 per day extra for each trekker. First check is at Jagat and last check Dharapani. You’ll probably need more than 7 days to get from place to place. Like wise, you need also Manaslu conservation area project (MCAP) permit: 2,000 (approx 20 Euro or US$20) + 13 % as a VAT and also Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP) permit: 2,000 (approx 20 Euro or US$20) + 13 % as a VAT. To explore Manaslu region trekking you should go through the registered company like Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd is happy to arrange your all kinds of permits and other travel arrangements so let us know your details. To obtain the permits, we need at least 20% advance deposits with copy of passport and copy of visa and as well as passport size photographs. Remember, if you are going to Manaslu for any trekking tours than hiring at least one guide (support team member) is compulsory as it is rules of the government in terms of your safety..
Manaslu trekking seasonal fact during the whole yearDecember / January / February
Colder time but generally clear skies. But still beautiful time to discover this region trekking. Less trekkers along the trek routes, nice views of Himalaya, winter season, cold at night, fresh and beautiful.
Winter storms sometimes in high passes through January and February, but changing weather patterns.March / April / May
Excellent weather. Best time to explore, not too cold high up, not too warm down below
Wonderful weather to trek, blooming colorful Rhododendron (Rhododendrons is the national flower of Nepal) and there are more than 30 species of rhododendron in Nepal) flowers in trek routes, the skies are blue and clear, all views of Himalayan peaks can be seen clearly.
Monsoon season in Nepal
Monsoon season is not good to trek in this region as it has alot of grassy landscapes and there might be leeches. So, it is not a good idea to trek in Moon soon time.
Monsoon is over around early of September, but some drops of rains still possible, alot of new flowers along the trek, beautiful waterfalls and nice landscapes makes your trip wonderful.