Trip Overview

Lower Manaslu Trekking is short and completely unspoiled it includes some of the most varied and rewarding trekking in the Nepal, through an area between the Dorandi Khola and Budi Gandaki River. It is an amazing mountain scenery, undiluted Himalayan culture, and historical places of great significance in Nepal. This trek covers the major delights of the Manaslu region within a lower altitude threshold for safe and effective trekking. Because of the major Gurung culture of the settlements here pairs up with the warm hospitality to give you a homely experience. You will have an opportunity to get more than the amazing mountain views on this trek. Darche Danda, Sirandanda, Laprak, Nambai Kharka, and Barpak are some of the culturally significant destinations. Waking up with a pristine sunrise, the fresh breeze and views will rinse your soul and prepare you for the next walk. Lower Manaslu trekking means knowing your life better in the lap of Nature enriched with the joy of traveling.

This lower Manaslu trek is an ideal substitute for the Manaslu circuit trail which is considered pretty challenging in most sections. Lasting lesser days and with an authentic experience of the delights of the region. Lower Manaslu trek is compatible for all. This trail is less packed with tourists so you can enjoy everyday life in Lower Manaslu. So, the lower Manaslu trek also gives us options to live the everyday life of locals and enjoy the homemade meals. With the aid of the Manaslu guide in Nepal, one can truly explore and enjoy their journey to the fullest. This trek can do the trek all over the year, however, for bonus delights. From Darche we have a superb panorama view of more than twenty high peaks such as Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Buddha Himal, Himal Chuli and Mt. Manaslu. Our trekking route descends through beautiful rhododendron forest and high pastures towards the Manaslu circuit route before ending the trek at Ghyampesal where trek will end and drive back to Kathmandu.

Outline Trekking Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350m.), meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Drive to Manakamana – Ghairung (1090m.). O/N Lodge.
Day 04: Ghairung – Gorkha Bazar (900m.). O/N Lodge at Gorkha Bazar.
Day 05: Gorkha Bazar excursion, visit ancient Gorkha Palace. O/N at Lodge.
Day 06: Gorkha – Sirandanda (1,900m.). O/N at Lodge.
Day 07: Sirandanda – Barpak Village (1,920m.). O/N at Community lodge.
Day 08: Barpak Village – Laprak Village (2,100m.). O/N at Community lodge.
Day 09: Laprak Village – Namabai Kharka (2,700m.). O/N at Community lodge.
Day 10: Hike up Dharche Danda (3,220m.) - Tallo Thotneri. O/N at Community lodge.
Day 11: Tallo Thotneri – Ghyampesal. O/N at Community lodge.
Day 12: Drive Ghyampesal – Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 13: Kathmandu free.
Day 14: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Cost Includes

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or tourist Bus. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 4 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • All 3 major meals a day; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (provide continental food) and accommodation in tea-house Lodge during the trek en-route.
  • One English speaking trekking guide and necessary Porter. (1 Porter between two member)
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Trekking Permit and National Park permits Fees.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.


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