Scouting for the Manaslu Trek Permit and Cost details, you hovered on the right whereabouts. Manaslu, the eighth-highest mountain in the world, is one of the untouched Trekking destinations in Nepal's western part. The Manaslu Trek is also known as the spirit mountain, which allows trekkers to explore one of the most famous Larkya Pass with its 5125 meters altitude.
Manaslu Trek is fused with the spectacular views of the mountains, including the Manaslu and Ganesh Himal Ranges, and shirting massive glaciers, incredible landscapes, and authentic Hindu and Tibetan-style Buddhist Villages. The trekking trail of Manaslu Trek also offers the magnificent Budhi Gandaki River with Marsyangdi Valley. This fantastic Trekking destination officially opened in 1991A.D. for trekkers. To preserve its natural resources and cultural heritage, trekkers need special permission from the Government of Nepal to explore this restricted area.
Departments Issuing Permit!
Trekkers should be permitted to organize their Trek in the Manaslu Region of Nepal. Trekkers have to take special Trekking Permits from the different departments of Nepal, such as; the Trekking Department of Nepal Immigration Office and the Nepal Tourism Board Office. The Trekking Department of Nepal Immigration office is situated at the Kalikasthan, Anamnagar in Kathmandu, which is open from Sunday to Friday during Nepali office hours (9 to 5 pm). The office will be closed on a public holiday.
Nepal Tourism Board Office is also situated in Kathmandu and will issue the MCAP and ACAP. This office is also open throughout the week from 9 to 5 pm. But trekkers don’t have to worry about the Permits; Frolic Adventure will carefully organize Trekking packages with appropriate Permits before going for the Manaslu Trek in Nepal. To get Trek Permit permission from the Government of Nepal, trekkers should have these required documents, including the original passport with the visa of Nepal along with the arrival stamp, four passport-sized photos, and registration documents from the Trekking Agency in Nepal.
- Manaslu Circuit Trek
- Tsum Valley Trek
Along with this, you should also have a clear scanned copy of your passport, a copy of your obtained Nepal Visa (required), a copy of flight tickets with arrival and departure date, a Consent letter addressed to the immigration chief with the reason for arriving in Nepal, Consent letter of the Trekking company with the guarantee documents upon arrival. Trekkers must also know additional information before taking the Manaslu Trek Permit Cost. While Trekking in the Manaslu Region is not allowed to travel alone; they should walk in a group with a registered guide and a local operator. If the trekkers have a restricted area permit for the Manaslu trek, they don’t need to take a TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Card. However, it will be necessary if you are Trekking in the Jomsom, Muktinath, and Pokhara. It would be best to have individual Entry permits before entering the Annapurna and Manaslu Conservation Area. If you have anyone below the age of 10, they will not charge the entrance fee.
Cost of Manaslu Trek Permits
The Government of Nepal has issued three kinds of Permits for the Manaslu Trek in Nepal. They are Manaslu Restricted Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP), and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP). The Cost of the Manaslu Trek Permits depends on the month of the year and the number of days you are Trekking for. Manaslu Restricted Permit Costs USD 100.00 a week, and if you desire to add some extra days, it will Cost USD 15.00 for each additional day from September to November.
Manaslu Trek Packages
- Manaslu Circuit Trek
- Tsum Valley Trek
While December to August will cost slightly cheaper than September to November, it Costs USD 75.00 for a week and USD 10.00 for an additional day. While talking about the second Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP), trekkers must pay the entry fee for SAARC Nationals of around 1500 Nepali currency per person, and for other internationals is Rs. 3,000 per person. While talking about the third Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) will cost the same as Manaslu Conservation Area Permit will charge.
If you want to Trek Tsum Valley during your Manaslu Trek, you must also take Tsum Valley Restricted Permit, which will cost USD 40.00 for each person for a week and USD 7 for each additional day from September to November. USD 30 per person December- August and an extra 7 USD per Day above one week. Book your Manaslu Trek Now.