Manaslu Tours is affiliated with Ethic Himalaya Treks a reputable, registered trekking company in Nepal, known for its professional services and commitment to client satisfaction. Our clients are protected in the event of insolvency or trip cancellations/curtailments. To confirm a trip, we require a 30% non-refundable deposit, passport details (photocopy and photo), and a list of trip participants with names, gender, nationality, DOB, and passport numbers. The balance can be paid upon arrival at our office, but for last-minute bookings, full payment is required in advance.
Payments can be wired to our following banking accounts.
Name of Account: Ethic Himalaya Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd
US Dollar Account No:
Paying Bank: Nepal Investment Mega Bank Ltd
Head Office Dubarmarga, Kathmandu, Nepal
SWIFT CODE: NIBLNPKT
Clients are responsible for paying the bank service charge at the time of deposit. Payments can be made online (Click Here) or by credit card (Click Here to fill out the form). We accept Master Card and Visa Card for credit card payments, but clients must pay an additional 4% as a card processing fee.
Manaslu Tours is dedicated to providing top-notch services and ensuring a memorable trip experience. Our efforts and attention are focused on making your journey smooth and enjoyable. All services are provided based on the agreement at the time of booking and are subject to company and Tourism Authority policies.
Please note that you are responsible for your own actions and must accept risks such as extreme conditions, unpredictable weather, and last-minute itinerary changes beyond our control. Lack of acclimatization to high altitudes can also pose a risk. Our trips often take place in remote areas where emergency and medical services are limited. In case of serious injury requiring hospitalization, evacuation may take several days and incur extra costs, which you will be responsible for paying on-site.
We are not responsible for changes or cancellations due to government restrictions, landslides, road blockages, floods, avalanches, political unrest, flight cancellations, delays, sickness, accidents, or vehicle breakdowns. We highly recommend obtaining travel insurance to cover cancellation, curtailment, personal liability, loss of luggage, and personal effects. Proof of travel insurance must be provided on the first day of your trip; without it, you will not be able to join the trip.
Upon payment of the deposit, your trip is confirmed, with full payment due 90 days prior to the trip start date. In the event of cancellation, the following fees apply:
Ethic Himalaya Treks & Expedition P. Ltd reserves the right to alter itineraries due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, such as weather hazards, landslides, political unrest, road blockages, avalanches, or sudden illness. If necessary, we may customize the program based on client interests. In the event of trip cancellation due to war, natural disasters, political unrest, or poor weather, we will offer alternative trips of comparable standard for your next visit within a year.
Before departure, if a significant change occurs (affecting at least 20% of the itinerary), we will notify you as soon as possible and offer the option of accepting the change, receiving a refund for the land portion only, or choosing an alternative tour.
After departure, any necessary changes to the itinerary due to unforeseen events will incur additional costs borne by the client, and Ethic Himalaya Treks & Expedition P. Ltd is not responsible for additional expenses such as visas, vaccinations, or non-refundable flights.
Ethic Himalaya Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd reserves the right to adjust pricing rates in response to external factors beyond our control, such as fluctuation in exchange rates and government actions. Domestic flight fares may also be subject to change due to fuel price increases. Despite this, we make every effort to provide accurate and up-to-date pricing information on our website and marketing materials.
All travelers must possess a valid passport with at least 6 months of validity from the return date. Nepalese visas can be obtained from the Nepalese Consulate in your country of residence or upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
Visa Extension Fee
E-Visas are available for most nationalities through the government website https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np/on-arrival/IO01.
All travelers must have travel insurance, which should be purchased at the time of booking. The insurance must have a minimum coverage of USD $200,000 for personal accidents, death, medical expenses, and emergency repatriation. It should cover accidents, illness, injury, and death medical expenses, including those due to pre-existing conditions, emergency repatriation (including air ambulance and helicopter rescue if applicable), and personal liability. The company suggests also including coverage for trip cancellation, curtailment, lost luggage, and personal effects. Proof of insurance should be carried out and provided upon request by company employees or suppliers. Failure to provide proof may result in trip cancellation or suspension, with no refund.
Flying domestically in remote parts of Nepal can be subject to cancellations and delays due to weather conditions and visibility issues. This is particularly true for flights in the Everest region (Lukla), Annapurna region (Jomsom), Dolpa, Simikot, Jumla, etc. If such flights are included in the itinerary, it is recommended to have extra funds for food and accommodations in case of delays. Ethic Himalayan Treks & Expedition will not be responsible for any additional expenses or costs incurred from missed connections. If a delay extends beyond a certain period, our office in Kathmandu may assist in rescheduling international flights, though the airline may charge a fee. The traveler must cover all additional expenses in Kathmandu due to the delay (e.g. accommodation, meals).
To avoid frustration, it is highly advised to reserve extra days for potential delays, especially during off-peak seasons. In case of flight delays before or after the trek, the traveler must cover their own accommodation and food costs.
Domestic flights in remote parts of Nepal are subject to cancellations and delays due to weather conditions, particularly in regions like Lukla (Everest), Jomsom (Annapurna), Dolpa, Simikot, and Jumla, among others. Poor visibility or high winds can cause flight disruptions. It is recommended to carry extra funds for food and accommodation in case of flight delays. Ethic Himalayan Treks & Expedition will not be responsible for any additional expenses incurred from missed connections. The company can assist in rescheduling international flights, but the airline may charge a fee. All additional costs such as accommodation and meals incurred due to the delay are the responsibility of the traveler.
When trekking in remote areas during the off-season, it's advisable to reserve extra days to accommodate potential flight delays and avoid inconvenience. If there is a delay before the trek or at the end of it, the traveler is responsible for their own accommodation and food costs.
Trekking in the mountains offers a memorable adventure but it's crucial to prioritize safety. Rapid changes in weather and limited access to medical aid make it imperative to follow these guidelines.
Trekking in the mountains can be a thrilling experience, but safety must be a top priority. Be prepared for sudden weather changes and limited access to medical help. Consider the following guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.