Lower Manaslu Trek

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Lower Manaslu Trek
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Lower Manaslu Trek route is one of the nice less touristy routes in the Manaslu region.  But this route covered historical, religious, ecological, cultural importance, and view of mountains. It has every potential feature as one of the favored tourist destinations of Nepal. However, due to a new trekking route, the number of tourists is very low in this region.

Besides the Manaslu circuit trek, the Lower Manaslu route offers moderate trekking, historical tours, pilgrimage tours, agro-tourism, a community lodge, and a homestay system. Lower Manaslu area local people are very friendly and have good hospitality to the visitor. During the time period of the 17th century, King Prithvi Narayan Shah ruled in Gorkha. The founder of the `Shah Dynasty’ which ran Nepal for 240 years, unified Nepal into one kingdom.

Lower Manaslu Trek begins from Piplechhap near the famous Manakamana Temple. Through Gorkha Bazaar, Sirandanda, Barpak, Laprak, Nambai Kharka, and Dharchye Danda before concluding at Gyampesal. Accommodation is mostly in homestay or camping as normal lodging is available on this trekking route.

Dharchye Danda is one of the major viewpoints from where admiring the panoramic view of the Himalayan and some summits: Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Buddha Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Annapurna, and others.



Arrival in International Airport Kathmandu Nepal 1350M/30 Min.

Well, come to Himalayas Nepal! We pick up you from Tribhuvan International Airport and drop you at the hotel where we had booked. After resting some hours, we meet and brief about our program.

Walking / Driving: Driving


Trip preparation day and rest 1350M.

Half-day world Heritage sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with expert tour guide by private car or trip preparation as well as rest after a long journey.

Walking / Driving: Driving


Kathmandu-Kurintar to Piplechhap1090m/3 hours’ drive-5 hours walk Homestay

Lower Manaslu trek start from Kathmandu, after 3hours of driving to Kurintar from Kathmandu then 10-minute riding a cable car, will arrive at historical place Gorkha, called Manakamana Temple situated on 1315mtrs from sea level, the temple was built in the 17th decade. This temple is one of the most popular temples where many pilgrims, as well as tourists from Nepal, travel from across the world. Day crossing through the Bakyaswori Mahadeva, Siddha Lakhan Thapa (founder of the Manakamana temple) sacred cave which also offers a magnificent view of the Manaslu Himalayan ranges. After this place way down to Tinmane Bhanjyang then will reach Pipalchap overnight at homestay.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Driving


Piplechhap-Kaulebengar to Gorkha Bazaar 900M/4-5 hours.

The trek goes through the birthplace of Nepal’s first martyr Lakhan Thapa, Bungkot. Where we can see the historical attraction of the village is the Lakhan Thapa Memorial Park. There are also historical artifacts like swords of Lakhan Thapa and a stone spout. Locals of this villager are preserving these historical things on their own without expected external assistance. Magar people have more population in this village. The village offers a homestay facility and serves food using their locally grown organic products. From this place easy to walk to be in Gorkha Bazaar within 1:30 hours, the district headquarters of Gorkha. Here, travelers have several options for accommodation, ranging from star to budget hotels.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Gorkha Bazaar Excursion 900M.

This the day is Sightseeing in historical place Gorkha District in the whole day.

a) Gorkha Palace.
The historical Gorkha palace from where King Prithvi Narayan Shah started the unification of modern Nepal lies about 1,000 ft above Gorkha Bazaar. The palace surroundings this district city and from this palace we can see an amazing view of all the surrounding areas. This place also offers visitors an unbelievable view of green valley, villages, and a superb view over the Trishuli valley and the soaring peaks of the Annapurna and Ganesh Himalayas panorama. The palace also has rich in terms of medieval architecture.

b) Gorakhanath Cave
The Gorakhnath Cave is named to be the shelter of Gorakhnath Baba (Great Sage) after whom the Gorkha district obtained its name. Before the 17th century, the sage (Gorakhnath Baba) was Guided and blessed by the young man Prithivi Narayan Shah then he unified the nation from many peace of the nation and established the shah dynasty in Nepal. This cave is standing 10mtrs below the Gorkha palace in the Gorkha district.

c) Gorkha Museum
Gorkha Museum is situated at Gorkha bazaar. It has a wide range of artifacts and profiles memorial statue of King Prithvi Narayan Shah along with his 52 feet script inside the Gorkha museum displaying as art, coins, sculptures, and several other articles can read all visitors and will gain some historical significance things during your visit this museum and you can visit some interested in Gorkha District.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Gorkha Bazaar-Chanaute-Bhachhek to Sirandanda 1900m/6-7 hours.

Day start is jeep riding to Bhachek 6-7hours from Gorkha Bazaar. The drive is a new experience in itself as it passes through villages, and narrow and curvy mountain roads overlooking the Daraundi River. An easy hike of about an hour from Ghachek takes us to Sirandanda 1900mtrs. This place is nice to spend the night because on the top of the hill of inhabitants of the Hyolmo caste. Their many attractions in Sirandanda are Nagepokhari, Dudhpokhari, Bhot Dodar, Chima, Dharadi, and a tea garden that offers a magnificent view of sunrise and the Manaslu range. Sirandanda has a rich culture and natural medicinal herbs like Nirmasi, Jedamasi, Jatamasi, rato Unyu, Yarsagumba and Satuwa, and others. The villagers are providing homestay service as well as local produce food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with warm hospitality.


Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Sirandanda-Gyachock to Barpak 1920M/6-7 hours.

The trek is crossing through villages 1.5 hours walk toward northeast from Sirandanda to Mathar village (1790mtrs) and an easy walk for about 2hours from Mathar then we will reach Ghyachock for our lunch break in local food prepared by local home. After having lunch, a trek of around 4.5 hours through Dewalsara, Sum River, Daraudi River, Goje, and Alagang and arrive at the Barpak village (1920mtrs).

Barpak village is Ghale and Gurung people of big settlement in Gorkha district, this village produces many ex-army men in British and India, is also known popular man Late Capt. Gaje Ghale awarded by famous Victoria Cross medal. Clustered stone-roofed houses, stone-built narrow alleys, and panoramic views of Buddha Himal are the major attractions of Barpak. For accommodation, the village offers a well-organized home stay facility along with standard hotels.


Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Barpak-Mache to Laprak 2100M/5-6 hours.

A walk from about 5-6 hours from Barpak via Basukang – a junction that also leads to Rupina La Pass, which is popular among Manaslu trekkers — takes us to the beautiful Laprak village (2100m). The village lies in a landslide vulnerable zone. The landslide in 1999 had swept away houses and about 12 hectares of cultivable land. Since then, the villagers have been living in constant fear, especially during monsoon.

This single village forms the entire Laprak Village Development Committee (VDC). All nine wards of Laprak VDC are clustered tougher in this village. Where all Gurung people living here accept other employers and most of these villagers are engaging in the tourism sector and some of them work in a foreign country.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Laprak-Myas Bhanjyang to Nambe Kharka 2700M/4 hours.

Trek starts to moderate walk of around 4 hours takes to arrive in Nambai Kharka (2700m). As the name suggests, Lambai Kharka (Kharka means pastureland in the local dialect) is open pasture land with a few temporary houses of Lapraki people, which provide them shelter during plantation and potato harvest season. Trekkers need to be self-sufficient for food and lodging. There is no toilet facility as well. In Nambai Kharka, trekkers are advised to stick with a vegetarian diet as locals believe that trekkers will take ill if they slaughter animals.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Nambe Kharka - Dharche Danda 3220m to Tallo Thotnery 1560M/6-7 hours.

We woke up early and climb to the top of Dharche Danda (3220mtrs). Dharche Danda is the highest point of the Lower Manaslu Trek. from where we can see excellent sunrise views and a breathtaking 180-degree panoramic view of more than 20 Himalayan peaks like Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Bharasikhar, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Lamtang, Himalchuli, Buddha Himal, Sarang Peak, Malkunti Peak, Babu Himal, Sringi Himal, Ganesh I, Ganesh II and Ganesh III.

After enjoying sunrise and mountain views, we down toward another Gurung village called Tallo Thotneri. The day takes about 6-7 hours in total. There is also an excellent homestay facility in the village. Villagers also showcase their traditional cultural dances and offer local delicacies. Sita Cave and Olajung Danda are the other attractions in and around Tallo Thotneri

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Tallo Thotnery-Gyaji (Tala Khani)/Deurali to Gyampesal 970M/5-6 hours.

Final walking day from Lower Manaslu trekking, after walking 1:30hours from Tallo Thotnery to Sita Cave 1165mtrs. The cave, which lies in the middle of a dense forest, holds religious significance among Hindus and this is also a major tourist attraction in the area. On the day of Ram Navami, which is celebrated on the ninth day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu month of Chaitra (March/April), thousands of devotees gather to pay homage to Lord Ram. Goddess Sita, the wife of Lord Ram, is believed to have stayed in the cave. we trek toward Gyampesal — the final destination of the trek. The trek takes about a few hours from Sita Cave. Accommodation at Gyampesal is in a tent or homestay.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking


Gyampesal - Gorkha Bazaar to Kathmandu Drive 1350M/8-9 hours.

Daily bus service from Gyampesal to Gorkha Bazaar 2.30 hours then we take Bus to Kathmandu around 6 hours by drive.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Walking / Driving: Driving

what's included

  • International airport picks up and drops service.
  • Bus ticket to Kurintar by tourist bus.
  • Transportation along the trek.
  • Cable car fees.
  • Local bus to Kathmandu.
  • Drop at the hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner along the trek).
  • Lodge accommodation on the way (homestay).
  • License holder guide (including their salary, equipment, insurance, transportation, lodging, and food)
  • Equipment; Down Jacket, Sleeping Bag.
  • All required legal documents.
  • All government taxes.
  • Trekking and city map.
  • First aid medical box.
  • Some fresh and dry fruits.
  • Token of love from the company.
  • Farewell, lunch or dinner is a suitable time.

what's excluded

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Cold drinks such as; Coke, Mineral Water, Beer, etc.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, bar bill, telephone, extra helper, battery charge shower, boiled water, and some donations).
  • Tips are expected.

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