Trip Facts

Duration: 18 days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12 pax
Tansportation: car-bus-jeep
Activity Per Day: 4-6 hours
Max Altitude: 5160 mtrs
Trip Grade: Strenuous

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu circuit Trekking is one of the finest, more remote and spectacular trek in Nepal.While on the trip we get to marvel at the magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the eight tallest mountains in the world. Physically demanding ,Culturally enhancing and scenically uplifting ,it takes you from steamy lowlands with their terraces of rice and millet through the mighty gorges of Buri Gandaki to the Snow bound Larkya la pass close to Tibetan boarder which is widely believed to be one of the most dramatic pass crossing the Himalayas.

Manaslu trekking major ethnicity of area is Bhotia (known as Lama), Gurung and Karki and most of the local people follow Buddhism. Gurung, Nhubria, Tsumba, and Kutanggba are major languages spoken by these people. This habitat of this area is rich with flora and fauna providing 39 species of mammals, 19 types of forests vegetation, 201 species of birds and 756 species of plants recorded in this area data from Manaslu Conseervation Area Project. People of the Manaslu Circuit and the Tsum Valley Trek areas still have a strong sense of attachment toward their traditional local culture and rich natural heritage. Ancient Gumba, Mani walls and Chhortens abundantly represent the rich culture and natural region.

The best months for Manaslu Circuit Trek are March to May in spring and September to mid-December during the autumn season.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft] and transfer to hotel

Day 2:  Sightseeing around Kathmandu, casual day and Trek Preparation

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola [710m/2328 ft] 8 – 9 hours

Day 4: Soti Khola – Maccha Khola [900m/2952 ft]: 6 – 7 hours

Day 5:  Maccha Khola -Jagat [1410m/ 4625 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

Day 6:  Jagat – Deng [1,804m/5917 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

Day 7: Deng – Namrung [2630m/8626ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

Day 8:  Namrung – Samagaon [3530m/11,578 ft]: 6-7 hours

Day 9:  Samagaon – Pungyen gompa – Samagaon: 6 – 7 hours exploration

Day 10:  Samagaon – Samdo [3860m/12,660 ft]: 4 – 5 hours

Day 11: Rest Day in Samdo

Day 12:  Samdo – Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. [4460m/14, 628 ft]: 4 – 5 hours

Day 13:  Dharamsala – Larkya la [5160m/16, 924 ft] – Bimthang [3720m/12, 201 ft]: 8 – 9 hours

Day 14: Bimthang – Tilije [2300m/7544ft]: 5 – 6 hours

Day 15:  Tilije – Tal [1700m/5576 ft]: 5 – 6 hours(1700)

Day 16:  Tal – Syange [1080m/3542 ft]: 6 – 7 hours

Day 17: Syange – Kathmandu: 8-9 hours

Day 18:Transfer to airport for final departure .

Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa trekking guide & assistant guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staffs
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides
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