Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Trip Overview

Manaslu Circuit Trekking

 Manaslu Circuit Trek is situated in Gorkha region along an old salt-exchanging course through the bank of Budi Gandaki River valley. Manaslu Trek proceeds through the distinctive lovely town towards Larkye-La go to Bhimthang, Tilje, Dharapani portal of Annapurna Circuit Trek to Annapurna preservation zone venture. During the trek you will venture to every part of the length of a few remote towns which are occupied by Gurung generally individuals around these towns are associated with British and Indian armed force i.e. called as Gurkha armed force. We likewise goes along the few woodlands that comprise of gigantic assortments of vegetation, the vast majority of the timberland amid the lower some portion of the trekking though rhododendron and oak at the higher height comprises of Himalayan blue pine, various assortment of restorative herbs and sweet-smelling plants and so forth can be found in these backwoods.

We begin our Manaslu trek from Arughat after the drive from Kathmandu. Trekking along the BudhiGandaki waterway, the trail winds, scrambles and trips its way along the limits of the valley. A great part of the round Manaslu trekking is in the district known as Nupri, a zone of solid Tibetan impact with the exchange course between the areas. As we trek higher the Hindu culture is being replaces by Buddhist highlights of Mani dividers, Khanyi entryways and Chortens as does the geography changes. This Manaslu circuit trekking district is a characteristic living space for some, subtle wild creatures including the snow panther, dark wolf, musk deer, Himalayan Thar and blue sheep, Keep your eyes open!! Trekking courses at bring down Manaslu segment is as of now remake which is being affected by the April 2015 seismic tremor and we have been running outings according to the standard Manaslu trek agenda since spring 2016 – indeed absolutely ok to trek.

The trek depicted here begins in SotiKhola and closures in Chyamche. It’s likewise conceivable to complete the stroll in Besisahar which is additionally the beginning stage for the Annapurna circuit. The agenda beneath is one of the numerous conceivable outcomes. The trek can be made longer or shorter relying upon the length of your strolling days and beginning stage. There are essential guesthouses up and down the trail so you can pick in the event that you need to camp or remain at the teahouses/guesthouses. You can consolidate the Manaslu Circuit with the Tsum Valley, a delightful, segregated valley where extremely old Tibetan customs win.

Best Season: The best time to trek the Manaslu Circuit is during the autumn months of September to November and the spring months of March to May. During these seasons, the weather is generally dry and stable, with clear skies and moderate temperatures.

Rules & Permits:

As for permits and regulations for the Manaslu Circuit Trek, the following are the main requirements:

  1. Restricted Area Permit: The Manaslu region is a restricted area, and all trekkers are required to obtain a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) through a registered trekking agency. The RAP fee is higher than for other trekking regions, and there is a minimum group size requirement.
  2. Annapurna Conservation Area Permit: Trekkers must also obtain an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) to enter the Annapurna Conservation Area, which is required for the initial part of the trek.
  3. TIMS Card: Trekkers must also obtain a Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card, which can be obtained through a registered trekking agency or through the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu.
  4. Local Regulations: Trekkers are expected to respect local culture and traditions, including dressing modestly and asking permission before taking photographs of people or religious sites. Trekking agencies can provide guidance on local customs and traditions.


Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2: Sightseeing and trek preparation in Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola (710m/2,330ft)

Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (900m/2,952ft)

Day 5: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1,410m/4,625ft)

Day 6: Trek from Jagat to Deng (1,804m/5,918ft)

Day 7: Trek from Deng to Namrung (2,630m/8,626ft)

Day 8: Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3,530m/11,578ft)

Day 9: Rest day in Samagaon for acclimatization and exploration

Day 10: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m/12,660ft)

Day 11: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larkya Phedi (4,460m/14,628ft)

Day 12: Trek from Dharamsala to Bimthang via Larkya La Pass (5,160m/16,930ft)

Day 13: Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani (1,860m/6,102ft)

Day 14: Drive from Dharapani to Besisahar and then to Kathmandu

Day 15: Depart from Kathmandu


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Detail Itinerary

Cost Included

  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Your destination map.
  • Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Permit
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.

Cost not Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • equipment / Gears
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment’s.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.


Before You Go

Here’s a list of essential items that you should consider packing for the Manaslu Circuit Trek:

  1. Trekking boots and socks
  2. Trekking pants and shirts
  3. Fleece jacket or sweater
  4. Down jacket
  5. Waterproof jacket and pants
  6. Gloves and hat
  7. Sunglasses and sunscreen
  8. Daypack
  9. Trekking poles
  10. Water bottle or hydration system
  11. Sleeping bag
  12. Headlamp or flashlight
  13. Basic first aid kit
  14. Toiletries (including toilet paper)
  15. Personal medication


  1. What is the Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a challenging trek in the Manaslu region of Nepal. The trek takes you through the beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas, including lush forests, glacial rivers, and rugged mountain terrain.

  1. How difficult is the Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is considered a challenging trek, with long days of hiking, steep uphill and downhill sections, and high altitude hiking. The trek is suitable for experienced trekkers in good physical condition.

  1. What is the best time of year to do the Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

The best time to do the Manaslu Circuit Trek is during the dry season, which runs from September to November and from March to May. During this time, the weather is generally clear and dry, making for good trekking conditions.

  1. How long does the Manaslu Circuit Trekking take?

The Manaslu Circuit Trek takes around 14-16 days, depending on your pace and itinerary. You will need to obtain a special permit to trek in the Manaslu region, which can only be obtained through a registered trekking agency.

  1. What kind of accommodation is available on the Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

There are several lodges and tea houses along the Manaslu Circuit Trek route that offer basic but comfortable accommodation. Most lodges have shared rooms with twin beds or bunk beds, and communal dining areas where you can enjoy meals and meet other trekkers.

  1. Is it necessary to hire a guide for the Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

Hiring a guide is highly recommended for the Manaslu Circuit Trek, as the route can be difficult to navigate and there are several high altitude sections that require caution and experience. A guide can also help you navigate cultural differences and language barriers, and can offer insight into the local culture and customs.

  1. What should I pack for the Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

You should pack appropriate clothing for the season, including warm layers for the cold nights and early mornings, a waterproof jacket, comfortable hiking boots or shoes, a hat and sunglasses, sunscreen, a first aid kit, a water bottle or hydration system, a headlamp or flashlight, and a camera or phone for taking pictures. You should also bring any personal medications or toiletries you may need. It’s important to pack a sturdy backpack and some cash, as ATM machines are scarce along the route.

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