As mentioned above, the permit costs per person are Rs 4000 for MCAP and ACAP plus US$70 per week for the restricted area (Jagat to Dharapani). A guide can cost upwards of $25 per day, a porter upwards of $20 per day (very approximate) and they normally manage their own food and accommodation,
(From September to November per week per person US$ 70 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 10.and From December to August per week per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 /Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.)
Entry Permit to Trek in Conservation Areas Manaslu Regions
For SAARC Nationals: Nepali Rupees 200.
For other Nationals (other than SAARC countries): Nepali Rupees 2,000.
Note: Above entry fee rates exclude 13% VAT compliance (Value Added Tax)
Note:Entrance fee not required for children under 10 years of age.
Trekkers are required to obtain individual Entry Permits for visiting ACA ( Annapurna Conservation area ) and MCA ( Manaslu Conservation area ).
Two passport size photographs are required while applying for each Entry Permit.
This Entry Permit is valid for single entry only and is non refundable, non-transferable. The permit holder can enter the designated places within the Conservation Area.
Person entering the Conservation Area shall abide by the National Park and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 B.S. (1973) and the Regulations made under this Act.
This Entry Permit must be carried during the entire trip and should be shown if concerned personnel of the Conservation Area want to check it.
Entry permits to Annapurna ConservationArea and Manaslu Conservation Area will only be issued from the following Entry Permit Counters listed below. Entry Permits will not be issued from any check posts along the trekking routes of the Conservation Areas. Therefore, all are requested to obtain an Entry Permit before entering the Conservation Areas. However, under special circumstances, Entry Permit may be issued from the check posts along the trekking route upon a payment of 100% additional charge.
How Long Its take Manaslu Circuit Trek ?
The Manaslu Circuit offers for a longer trek than some other treks/hikes in Nepal. The Manaslu can be tackled in 12 to 16 days. Most trekking companies offer 13 or 15-day itineraries as it allows for adequate acclimatization and comfort. The total distance of the Manaslu Circuit is 177 kilometers (110 miles). The distance can, however, but every itinerary is different. Some trekking companies like to start in Arughat Bazar where others only start at Soti Khola but nowday we can drive still machhikhola.
What Is The Best Season for The Manaslu Circuit Trekking?
Manaslu and the entire Annapurna Region, along with the rest of Nepal has 4 distinct seasons. Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. The months from March to May and from September to November are the most popular for trekking and hiking season in Nepal. But every trekking / hiking season offers its own excitement and atmosphere for hikers in manaslu trails.
How about Accommodation during a Manaslu circit trek?
Each night during a manaslu circit trek, you’ll be staying in local teahouses/ guest house who run by the local communities along the trail. Most teahouses are quite basic but comfortable nice and clean, with two single beds in each room. There is a common area for meals and relaxing area, which is a great place to stay warm around the fire at night.
Is the Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal Difficult?
Hiking or trekking in the manaslu region can be a challenge. But this doesn’t mean that you cannot do it. If you like hiking and make sure you start to get fit well ahead of the start of your trek, you can definitely make it. The average trek in the manaslu Region is not difficult but hikers and trekkers should still be moderately fit. After all, you are stilling trekking through the Himalayas of Nepal. If you are wondering what it physically takes to go trekking in Nepal and what you can do to become the fittest version of yourself you should keep reading.
Entry Permits available at the following locations:
Kathmandu: Nepal Tourism Board ,Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu (for Annapurna & Manaslu)
Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Kathmandu:
Pokhara: Nepal Tourism Board, Tourist Service Centre, Pardi Damside (for Annapurna only)
Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Pokhara:
Besisahar, Lamjung: ACAP entry permit counter, Besisahar, Lamjung (for Annapurna only)
Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Lamjung:
The areas and required fees are as follows:
S.N Trekking Area Permit Fee
a. Areas of Upper Dolpa For the first 10 days US$ 500 per person and after 10 days US$ 50 per day person or equivalent foreign currency
b. Areas of Lower Dolpo Per week per person US$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Areas of Upper Mustang For the first 10 days US$ 500 per person and after 10 days US$ 50 per day per person, or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
a. Manaslu Region From September to November US$ 70 per week per person and after 7 days US$ 10 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency. From December to August US$ 50 per week per person and after 7 days US$ 7 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
b. Areas of Chhekampar and Chunchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling-Chhekampar -Nile-Chhule Area) From September to November, per person US$ 35 for first 8 days and from December to August per person US$ 25 for first 8 days or equivalent convertible foreign currency
Areas of Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri For the first 7 days US$90 per person and after 7 days US$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Areas of Nar and Phu From September to November, US$ 90 per week per person and December to August US$ 75 per week per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Gaurishankar and Lamabagar Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Thuman and Timure Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Simikot and Yari (Areas of Limi and Muchu village Development Committee, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma Village Development committee) For the first 7 days US$ 50 per person and after 7 days US$7 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and Pawakhola VDCs) For the first four weeks, US$ 10 per person per week and After four weeks, US$20 per person per week or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Kanchanjanga Region (Areas of Olangchung Gola, Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin VDCs)
Per week per person US$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
(Areas of Kanda, Saipal and Dhuli) For the first 7 days, US$ 90 per person and After seven days US$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
(Areas of Byas VDC) For the first 7 days, US$ 90 per person and after 7 days US$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
a. To get a group trekking permit an application form with other relevant documents should be submitted through any registered trekking agency of Nepal.
b. Trekking fee can be paid in Nepalese currency: Notwithstanding anything written in above, the Indian citizen can pay in Nepalese currency equivalent to US Dollars.
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