Manaslu then Annapurna Circuit – end Feb to late March 2014

Arrive in Kathmandu 27 Feb, leave 28 March. Australian. Want to do Manaslu trek, guide only, probably followed by Annapurna Circuit (without guide) including Tilicho Tal. Have done Annapurna circuit a couple of times, and Sanctuary/Poon Hill, want to try something different.

Need another person for Manaslu plus a guide in order to get a permit. Prefer to carry my own gear and choose where to stay etc. Going to arrange guide/permits in Kathmandu. Hope this will only take one or two days. dave



3 replies
  1. Hi Dave ,
    my first plan for my time in nepal also was to do the manaslu circuit. I heard the organisation where you can get the permit for this area only works from monday to thursday and they need 2 days for their work… so your start will depends on this.
    I did not found a second person to start on febr 21 / 22.
    Thats to bad, that you will arrive so late.

  2. Hi Anne – The Department if Immigration website says it is open Sunday-Friday – see – so hopefully it won’t take more than two days to organise once I get there. I understood that the guide’s trekking agency have to get the Manaslu restricted area permit, and that I can get the ACAP and MCA conservation area permits at the Tourism Board.


  3. Hi Dave,

    Sounds like we’re looking to do pretty much the same thing but I’ll be about a week behind you. I don’t arrive until the 8th March.

    Good luck finding a partner to share the permit with