• Mountain Guide Trekking in Nepal: Comprehensive online guide to adventure holiday!
  • +977 98510 36910 (Ram)
Manaslu Circuit Trekking is one of the most famous mountains in the world for its beauty and its height as it is the eighth tallest mountain in the world

Manaslu Circuit Trekking is one of the most famous mountains in the world for its beauty and its height as it is the eighth tallest mountain in the world

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek was one of the most affected trekking routes in Nepal after the massive Earthquake of Nepal in April 2015 the post-earthquake recovery of the Manaslu trekking trail has been completed and became the most famous trekking route in Nepal. Mt. Manaslu (8163m (about 5.07 mi)) is one of the holiest mountains for the local people of the Gorkha District. Manaslu trek route is one of the restricted trekking routes of Nepal and is open with special permits to foreigners since 1991 and had been standing on the border of Nepal and Tibet (China). Manaslu trekking route used to be the salt trading route to Tibet and Nepal in the past and has now become the world's most famous scenic destination for adventurous travelers around the globe.

Manaslu Circuit Trek is a remarkable 15-day journey to the world's eighth highest mountain, beginning in the busy market town of Soti Khola, going up and back along a different path, and ending in Syange, the physical condition of the trekker has a lot to do with the Manaslu Circuit Trek difficulty and one of the challenging treks in Nepal, Spring and autumn are the best times to trek in the Manaslu circuit. Ideally, between mid-October and until mid-December for the autumn window. 

Trekkers in the Manaslu region will get an opportunity to observe the typical Nepali lifestyle along with their culture and traditions on the bank of the famous Budi Gandaki River. Trekkers will have an opportunity to be a part of their feast and festival as Nepal has numerous festivals according to various ethnicity and caste and creeds. Along with the diverse vegetations, flora, and fauna, trekkers in the Manaslu circuit trek will get an opportunity to pass through the subtropical forest of rhododendron and pine, along with one of the longest and highest passes in the world mostly known as Larkya-La pass, observing the world’s famous mountains like Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli and many more.

For Travelers to Manaslu Circuit Trek, we can customize the days according to the choice and interest of the travelers. If you have unlimited time then the  Manaslu Rupinala pass, the Manaslu Larkya circuit trek, and the tsum valley trek would be suitable alternatives for your vacation. 

Manaslu Circuit Trek | Altitude Information

Here are the infographics representing the altitude throughout the Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Manaslu Circuit Trek | Altitude Information

Print

Manaslu Circuit Trek / 15 Days 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Macha Khola (1300m) 7-8 hour drive

Day 03: Trek Macha Khola - to Jagat (1410m-11km-6hours walk)

Day 04: Trek Jagat to Deng (8 hours walk)

Day 05: Trek to Namrung (7 hours walk 2630m)

Day 06: Trek to Lho (3 hours walk 3200m)

Day 07: Trek to Sama Gaun (3hours walk 3520m)

Day 08: Trek to Samdo (3 hours walk 3875m)

Day 09: Trek to Larkya Phedi(4460m)

Day 10: Trek to Bimthang (Larkya La 5213m 9 hours walk)

Day 11: Trek to Goa (5hours walk 2515m)

Day 12: Trek to Dharapani (5hours walk 1963m)

Day 13: Dharapani Jeep to Besi Sahar (4hour Jeep 670m overnight hotel)

Day 14: Bus or Jeep to Kathmandu (6hours with bus, 1350m)

Day 15: Farewell Friend

Manaslu Circuit Trek / 15Days

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Namaste & welcome to Mountain Guide Trek of Nepal. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from Mountain guide Treks (MGT). After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Mountain Guide Treks and Expedition with the Group leader's name display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. After check-in, if time allows, you will visit the MGT office to meet your trekking leader as well as other participants and for final preparation for the trip. It all depends upon your arrival time. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 02: Drive to  Macha Khola (1300m) 5-6  hour drive

We take an 8-9 hrs Jeep ride to Machha Khola, passing the Arughat Bazaar in Gorkha district, The village of Arughat is in two parts, on opposite sides of the Budhi Gandaki; Arughat Bazaar is clean and prosperous with hotels and shops selling cloth, food, and hardware. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 03: Trek Macha Khola - to Jagat (1410m-11km-6hours walk)

Machha Khola and then trek on to  Khorlabesi. Crossing Khorlabesi passes to Tatopani, At Tatopani, there is a hot spring where the porters will no doubt take the opportunity to have a quick wash. After Tatopani, the trail crosses to the left bank of the Budi Gandaki over a suspension bridge. Through the forest, we reach the village of Doban where we can watch the Budi Gandaki descends an impressive series of rapids, and further up the river valley opens up. The camp for tonight is in the village of Salleri an hour or so beyond Jagat. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 04: Trek Jagat to Deng (6 hours walk)

After the village of Sirdibas, we cross the Budi Gandaki on a large suspension bridge and climb steeply to Philim. The trail traverses the hillside and passes Ekle Bhatti (lonely teahouse) before crossing back over the river below the confluence of Budi Gandaki and Siyar Khola. From here we enter a dramatic section of the gorge high above the river. The trail makes its way up the west side of the valley and offers a pleasant walk through bamboo forests to the village of Deng. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 05: Trek to Namrung (6 hours walk 2630m)

After breakfast, we enter the area influenced by Buddhism. After a few more ups and downs through forests, the trail turns a corner and arrives at Ghap through well-preserved paintings and elegant Mani wall. The valley becomes steeper and there is a long climb through bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Namrung. . (Overnight at teahouse on full board basis) 

Day 06: Trek to Lho (3hours walk 3200m)

The valley becomes steeper and there is a long climb through bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Namrung. The trail now enters the Nupri region. The people are descendants of Tibetan migrants who arrived over 500 years ago. Typical Tibetan features include the entrance gates to the villages, mani walls, and Buddhist gompas. Beyond here the valley opens out and soon passes through the Tibetan village of Sho. Above this village, we get views of Manaslu and Naike Peak and from the next village of Lho. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 07: Trek to Sama Gaun (3hours walk 3520m)

Follow the Budi Gandaki northwards to a bridge over a side stream where the trail forks; the left leading towards the Manaslu Base Camp, the other passing several Mani walls heads for the Larkya La. The valley widens along an easy trail past juniper and birches forest to the stone huts at Kermo Kharka and then drops off a shelf to cross a wooden bridge and climb between forks in the river to a promontory. We can see one amazing white stone \Kani marking the entrance to Samdo. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 08: Trek to Samdo (3 hours walk 3875m)

Today we start the ascent to the pass by downhill through fields to an old Mani wall and stone arch before dropping to the river and crossing on a wooden bridge. This place shows up on maps as the mythical Larka Bazaar, which used to be a flourishing market. Another Mani wall marks the beginning of the ascent to the pass where the trail starts climbing through tundra and juniper; the huge Larkya Glacier coming from Manaslu can be seen from here. (Overnight at teahouse on full board basis)

Day 09: Trek to Larkya Phedi(4460m)

Today we start the ascent to the pass by downhill through fields to an old mani wall and stone arch before dropping to the river and crossing on a wooden bridge. This place shows up on maps as the mythical Larka Bazaar, which used to be a flourishing market. Another mani wall marks the beginning of the ascent to the pass where the trail starts climbing through tundra and juniper; the huge Larkya Glacier coming from Manaslu can be seen from here. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 10: Trek to Bimthang (Larkya La 5213m 9 hours walk)

After an early start, we soon reach the ablation valley on the left side of the Larkya Glacier with impressive views of Cho Danda and Larkya Peak. We continue walking along the glacial moraine and start making the gradual ascent to the summit of the Larkya pass. From the top, there is a panorama view of Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, and Annapurna II. On the descent, the trail follows the top of the moraine to the west and makes a set of steep, rough switchbacks as it crosses the moraine then descends more gently on snow to a grassy moraine. The valley becomes wider as the trails head down to a large meadow, past a mani wall and a small rest house that marks Bimthang. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 11: Trek to Goa/Tilje (5hours walk 2515m)

After crossing the pastures of Bimthang the trail drops to a glacial stream at the headwaters of the Dudh Khola crosses a wooden bridge and descends into pine and rhododendron forest. Not far from here you reach Karcher's fenced fields, then cross a landslide before making a steep climb to a ridge decorated with prayer flags before making a descent to the river bank at Gho/Goa. The trail continues through fields and intermittent stands of rhododendron and oak to arrive large Gurung village at Tilje. ( (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 12: Trek to Dharapani (5hours walk 1963m)

Exit the village through a stone arch, cross the Dudh Khola and follow along its embankment descending through the scrub forest. The walls of the Marsyangdi Valley loom larger and finally, the houses of Dharapani appear in the distance. Pass through Thonje via a wooden bridge and through a chorten-shaped arch and Dharapani lies across a long suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi. The trail now follows the Annapurna Circuit route in reverse as you pass through the steepest part of the Marsyangdi gorge. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 13: Dharapani Jeep to Besi Sahar (4hour Jeep 670m overnight hotel)

We drive to Dharapani village after our long trekking. This is a great place to stay and scenic view of mountains and the beautiful landscape close to your eyes, rest, and relax at the local Teahouse. (Overnight at Teahouse  on full board basis)

Day 14: Bus or Jeep to Kathmandu (6hours with bus, 1350m)

Today, we drive back to Kathmandu through the scenic view of the countryside and pass through the headquarters of the Lamjung called Besishahar which is a starting point of the Annapurna Circuit trek. We back to Kathmandu and take a rest and be relax (Overnight deluxe hotel on a BB basis)

Day 15: Farewell Friend

Today is your last day, if interested you could buy some gifts from Nepal for your friends and relatives, you will visit some nearby shops or venture at Thamel for typical Nepalese goods which can be assisted by our guides or you can do it yourself too. If enthralled to explore some other areas of Kathmandu you could take some more time to do that today! Remember, we will be hosting a fantastic celebration "Farewell dinner" at a traditional Nepalese restaurant with Mountain Guide Trek staff for the successful completion of the Manaslu Larkya La Pass Circuit Trek before leaving Nepal. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Mountain Guide Treks will take you to the airport. 

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up drop service
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in a deluxe hotel on a BB basis.
  • "Farewell dinner" before the day of your departure from Nepal. (Optional)
  • Guest house accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in 2 bed-room)
  • 3 meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) during the trek without any drink
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging.
  • An experienced strong Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging.
  • Down jacket, for a seasonal sleeping bag, Mountain Guide treks & Expedition kit bag/duffel bag, trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS, Special permit, rural municipality permit )
  • A comprehensive medical kit(carried by a guide)

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entree visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by Paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos)
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • All kinds of drinks and beverage
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, water bottle, hot shower during the trekking, etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipment & clothing
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fee
  • Everything not in the included section

Note:- The cost includes and excludes section may give you a better idea of how the trip is organized. Once you let us know the number of interested travelers and the departure date we would get back to you with the actual cost for the trip.

Equipment

The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Trekking Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list; rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel necessary for your comfort and convenience. However, we recognize that you may have your personal preferences for clothing that may be equally as suitable.

Head

  • Light or warm fleece hat.
  • Watch with light & alarm
  • Sun hat and scrap
  • Sunglasses

Upper Body

  • T-shirts (4)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or sweater
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  • Body lotion/Anti-sunlight cream

Hands

  • Playing cards
  • Lightweight gloves (water/windproof)
  • Trail map and guide book
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body

  • Underwear (4)
  • Hiking shorts (4)
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Lightweight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks (4-pairs)
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4-pairs)
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag
  • Money belt
  • Head touch and batteries
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  • Water bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel

Optional Items

  • Swiss Knife
  • Playing cards/backgammon/chess set
  • Trekking map
  • Books (Highly Recommended)
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & extra batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Reading books
  • Journal & pen
  • Photo of home/family
  • Energy/protein bars (optional)
  • Walkman

Note: If the above schedule does not meet your requirements, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

Fixed Departure Date

Month
Departure date
Trip Price
Availability
Book This Trip
Jan, 2022 27, 29, 30, 31 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Feb, 2023 02, 09, 17, 26 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Mar, 2023 01, 08, 20, 30 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Apr, 2023 03, 10, 17, 24 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
May, 2023 01, 09, 19, 29 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Jun, 2022 05, 12, 19, 26 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Jul, 2022 07, 15, 24, 31 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Aug, 2022 06, 14, 21, 28 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Sep, 2022 05, 12, 19, 20 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Oct, 2022 04, 11, 17, 30 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Nov, 2022 10, 12, 21, 27 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now
Dec, 2022 02, 12, 15, 24 Contact Us Confirmed Book Now

Note: If the above departure dates are not matched you may request own your suitable date!

Our Grand Discount Offer For 2022/2023

  • 04 to 06 people in a group, there will be a 10% discount on the total cost.
  • 07 to 09 people in a group, there will be a 15% discount on the total cost.
  • 10 to 19 people in a group, there will be a 15 % discount on the total cost and 1 group leader free of cost.
  • 20 & above people in a group, there will be a special discount in the total cost and + + member free of cost.
  • Winter Special Offer: If you travel in wintertime (Dec / Jan / Feb), there will be a 10% discount on the total cost.
  • Summer Special Offer: If you travel in the summertime (June / July / August), there will be a 10% discount on the total cost.
  • Early Booking Special Offer: If you Book a Trip before 6 months from the trip departure, there will be a 10% discount on the total cost.

Trip Photos

Please click on thumbnail pic to have larger view.

Manaslu Region Trekking

Manaslu Rupina La Pass Circuit Trekking $1620

Manaslu Rupina La Pass Circuit Trekking

18 Days 5390m

Manaslu Larkya La Pass Circuit Trekking $1630

Manaslu Larkya La Pass Circuit Trekking

18 Days 5135m

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, Manaslu Trek $1580

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, Manaslu Trek

17 Days 4060m

Manaslu Circuit Trek $1190

Manaslu Circuit Trek

15 Days 5365m