Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek is popular trekking route of the Gorkha district where we get chance to see the wonderful view of Mt Manaslu which is eight highest mountain in the world. It is far less crowded than other classic treks in Nepal. This trekking route is newly opened trekking route of Gorkha district which is located near to the border of Nepal alongside Tibet. The trek is getting more and more popular as the trekking destination of Nepal. During the time of trekking, we also pass along the several forests that consist of huge varieties of vegetation, most of the forest during the lower part of trekking we will pass through the lush forest of Rhododendron and oak tree. It is one of the restricted trekking routes of Nepal that before trekking in this route you need special trekking permit for trekking in this region. It is the experience you will treasure for a lifetime. They will ensure that you acquire the necessary skills and confidence to achieve your goal. This trek will surely give awesome experience for any trekkers. Trekking leads different landscape, green pine forest, pure nature, and a splendid view of many giants peaks. Trekking in this route offers quite unique opportunities to experience a reasonably untouched region of Nepal.

Manaslu Circuit Trek offers the wonderful view through the gorge of the Budhi Gandaki and trekkers enjoy the wilderness of undiscovered classic trekking with outstanding mountain views where you feel like in another paradise of heaven. During the time of trekking, we get chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain which can be seen from this route and the magnificent views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks will reward you on the trek. The descent passes through beautiful alpine meadows of Bhimtang. This trek is also becoming the best alternative to classic Annapurna circuit. For trekking in this route, one trekker should be fit and fine by physically and mentally. It offers wonderful vacation in Nepal and you will remember your whole life. During the time of trekking, we will pass through the Manaslu conservation area which is the home of the many wild birds, animals and flora and fauna. While traveling in this route, we get chance to know about the lifestyle of Tamang and Sherpa people and their culture and traditions. The season between March to April and October to November is considered as the best season for trekking in this region.

at Larke la high camp wanida tuckker

Manaslu Trek

Sama Gaun Manasu Trek with Julia

Manaslu trekking

Afer the the Earthquake Rebuild Suspension bridge Mule Trail

Manaslu Trekking Trail

Trip Fact

Grade: Moderate & High Pass

Duration: 16 days

Size of Group: 01+

Region: Manaslu

Maximum Hight: 5150 m.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Half Day Sightseeing and Praparation Permit
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Aarughat to Shotikhola(950m.) 7/8 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Machha khola 930 m – 05 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Jagat 1,410 m – 06 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Lho 3,180 m- 06 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Samagaon 3,530 m – 06 hrs
Day 10: Rest day at Samagaon for short hikes and acclimatization
Day 11: Trek to Samdo 3,860 m / 12,660 ft -05 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Larkya phedi at Dharamsala 4,460 m- 04 hrs
Day 13: Crossing Larkya -la at 5,200 m / 17,060 ft and to Bimthang 3,720 m – 08 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Gho 2,560m – 05 hrs
Day 15: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m – 05 hrs
Day 16: Trek to Jagat 1,290 m – 05 hours.
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu through Beshisahar – 08 hrs
Day 18: Final Departure international Flight

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Arriving upon Tribhuvan International Airport you will be received by our representatives Adventure Mountain Guide and transferred to hotel for comfortable accommodation.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley

Today you will explore the UNESCO listed world heritage site in Kathmandu valley including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, from where you will get the sense of cultural and historical glimpse of Nepal and traditional style architectural development of Nepalese people along with religious inheritance. All the day you will visit the other temple and historical settlement areas of Newari people. At evening before dinner you will make preparation and briefing to trekking and make sure of tomorrow fight.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Aarughat to Sotikhola (950m.)

Today after breakfast you will take drive to Aarughat to sotikhola. On the way you will come across the beautiful places alongside the highway such as Naubise, Malekhu, Kurintaar, Mugling, and Dumre Bazaar until you reach to a historical place Gorkha Bazaar. After Gorkha Bazaar you will take short drive to Aarughat to Sotikhola Stay Overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek to Machha khola 930 m – 05 hrs.

From Soti khola village walk leads to a descend along the river bank passing several tea shops and coming across mule caravan on the way towards Machhakhola, This nice day walk leads to a suspension bridge over Nauli-Khola and to Khanigaon, then reaching at bridge over Machhakhola after the bridge on the uphill trail reaching at Machha Khola for overnight stop.This area popular for fishing this is why it’s called Machha khola meaning fishing stream.

Day 05: Trek to Jagat 1,410 m – 06 hrs.

After a nice morning journey continues to a small Khorla Beshi village and towards Tatopani with natural hot spring from here trek through Dovan and Yaruphant village, then following the Buri Gandaki River and over the bridge coming at a large village at Jagat for overnight stop.

Day 06: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs.

Today we are continue trek to Dyan, the part of manaslu larke la pass and tsum valley trail junction and narrow marsyangdi river side tough trail toward to Dyang stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs.

On leaving Dyang village a slow descend along the riverbank reaching at Bihi Bazaar, from this village onwards which is near to the Tibetan border, as one can observe a Tibetan influence traditions and culture on this area and beyond of upper Manaslu and Gorkha region, walking for few hours to overnight halt at Ghap village.

Day 08: Trek to Lho 3,180 m- 06 hrs

Morning trekking to cross Budhi Gandaki river and passing by few small settlements with terraced fields then reaching at Numrung village with superb views of Mt. Manaslu North Face with other tall peaks, then walking through several small villages like Banjham, Sho, then walking on the winding uphill for few hours through Shrip and then towards overnight atop at Lho Bazaar.

Day 09: Trek to Samagaon 3,530 m – 06 hrs.

As the walk progress reaching slowly towards higher Manaslu at Samaagoan and further to Larkya phedi, at first morning begins with a stunning sunrise views over the striking Mt. Manaslu with ample time to capture this awesome scenery, then heading towards Samagaon passing through rhododendron forest, as the walk leads higher terrain one can observe change in landscapes and sparse vegetation. Walking for few hours on debris of Phungen Glacier then finally reaching at Samagaon village for overnight stop.

Day 10: Rest day at Samagaon for short hikes and acclimatization.

A complete free day on this high area for acclimatization and short walk around this interesting village with Tibetan Buddhist religions and culture with old traditions

Day 11: Trek to Samdo 3,860 m / 12,660 ft -05 hrs.

After a wonderful time in Samagoan morning walk starts towards Samdo passing traders coming from Tibet with yaks laden with Tibetan and Chinese goods, walk continues following the stream to reach our overlookingernightnighternight stop at Samdo village from here it is close to the Tibetan border.

Day 12: Trek to Larkya phedi at Dharamsala 4,460 m- 04 hrs.

Today a short good walk to the base of Larkya-la at phedi starting the morning following the river coming from Gya La, from here there’s a trail on the right that leads to Tibet. Our adventure leads a straight reaching a small settlement at Larkya Bazaar then couple of hours walk from here leads to the overnight stop and for lunch at Dharamsala beneath bottom of Larkya pass.

Day 13: Crossing Larkya -la at 5,200 m / 17,060 ft and to Bimthang 3,720 m – 08 hrs

Strenuous climb and descend. Today the main high light of this wonderful adventure starting the long day with early morning walk by following a steep climb and towards four frozen glacial ponds walk continues to the top of Larkya La Pass at 5,200 m highest spot of this adventurous journey. Sometime the path here can be quite hard on snow condition while crossing moraines and glacier. But on a fine day when there is no snow walk will be moderate and adventurous traversing on this high altitude. The pass offers captivating panorama of Larke peak6, 249 m, Manaslu North 7,157 m and of Salpudanda Glacier the pass is festooned with Buddhist prayer flags, after a great moment here at the top descend towards a magnificent green valley surrounded by rhododendron and pine trees at Bhimthang for overnight stop after a vigorous 8 hours trek.

Day 14: Trek to Gho 2,560m – 05 hrs.

After breakfast on this beautiful spot trek leads crossing a glacier stream and with a climb over moraine then descending on pleasant path through meadows and forest of pine and rhododendron trees reaching at Gho for overnight stop, this small settlement surrounded by enchanting forest.

Day 15: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m – 05 hrs.

A leisure day walk on the downhill trail to Dharapani passing the Tilche village by Marshyangdi River, around this area are the Manang people rich in Tibetan Buddhist traditions and culture. From this village walk is easier with short uphill climb to large village of Dharapani for overnight stop check into the lodge with opportunity for hot showers as this place is popular on the Annapurna circuit trekking route.

Day 16: Trek to Jagat 1,290 m – 05 hours.

Today the last day walk of this remarkable adventure offering pleasant trek on the gradual trail passing several nice villages of Tal Besi and Tal Karte and Sattale. This good walk descends to cross a suspension bridge over raging Marshyangdi River overlooking fabulous views of Annapurna Himalaya range of mountains, then walking through lush green forest following Marshyangdi River downstream with a gradual downhill walk to Jagat village for overnight stop this village also with a same name of Manaslu area.

Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu through Beshisahar – 08 hrs

Journey A last day in the Himalayan mid hills after breakfast drive on the dirt road for few hours passing through several farm villages and to the large town of Beshishar the headquarter of Lamjung district from here on the good road to Kathmandu with an interesting scenic drive then finally reaching at Kathmandu after completing this mesmerizing awesome with Adventure Mountain Guide Team .

Day 18: Final Departure international Flight

After a fantastic time in Nepal Himalaya and with great service and expert guidance of Adventure Great Himalaya as per the flight time our staff will transfer to international airport for the flight home or to respective destination (Breakfast).

Cost Details

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus
  • Kathmandu to Arughat to Sotikhola Express Bus
  • Jagat to Besisahar by Local Jeep and Besisahar to Kathmandu private Car
  • Hotel In Kathmandu: 2 Nights standard accommodation in Katmandu include Breakfast
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with cup of tea or Coffee)
  • Manaslu Special Permit and MCAP and ACAP Permit
  • Local Transportation
  • All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance etc
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation
  • After the Success Trip, Everest Trekking Routes will Provides Adventure Certificate
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government taxes
  • Service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals and Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Deserts (cakes, bakes and pies)
  • Additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Bottled drinks
  • Boiled water
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi- Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

Note :

According to our official Itinerary schedule, if any things exchanges instead of actual packages as Domestic Flight, Reserve Car or Van, Donation extra days and any things else the cost will be adding on your full board packages.