Short Trek To Manaslu Circuit in 2023

  • Updated on Dec 23, 2022
  • Rugged Trails Nepal

Hearing Manaslu Circuit Trek is just WOW!. Rugged Trails Nepal short trek to Manaslu circuit is a customized trip plan which starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu. Trekking through the ancient salt trading route from Tibet to Nepal. Manaslu circuit is not just an average trek like other Annapurna Base camp, Ghorepani, Langtang.

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Why Manaslu is not an average trek? 

Well, it used to be an off the beaten trails but still, we can call off the beaten path trail. There are limited tea houses trails are tricky and in some places, rocks will be falling. Writing in this day mentally you need to challenge various things such as food, amenities, tea houses.

Some people say the Manaslu circuit is the best alternative trekking routes but seriously every trekking route in Nepal has its own characters. Some normal treks like the Dhampus, Ghorepani kind of short treks can be compared to each other but Not the Annapurna Circuit and Manaslu.

Ok, let’s talk about short Manaslu Circuit Trek. Pictures and Videos speak a lot than the words but still in words Landscapes are domination, Experience Tibetan Cultures, Majestic Manaslu (eighth highest peak in the world), and the Larkya La Pass at 5153 M. Waterfalls and rivers are beautiful on this trail if you are a nature lover. Not only the Manaslu peak but other Mountain peaks such as Ganesh, Lamjung ranges, Tibetan peaks are other highlights of this trek.

Spring season is another attraction of this trek with beautiful rhododendron flowers. Naturally beautiful Manaslu is a restricted area and must join with the Government-authorized Trekking companies. The Trekking trails of Manaslu meets with the Annapurna Circuit after crossing Larkya La pass. Check our videos and follow us Facebook, Instagram for recent pictures.

The tea houses are decent with normal beds and common bathrooms. Things are improving so if you are ready to challenge the off the beaten paths to Manaslu Circuit write us. Rugged Trails Nepal arranges all the trekking permits and necessary permits for this trek with an experienced guide.

How does the short Manaslu Trek itinerary look like? Check below and for details, itinerary writes to us. Namaste.

Short 10 Days Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Arughat drive & trek to Soti Khola Distance: 6-7 hours drive, 2-3 hrs trek

Day 02: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (1001 meters) Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 03: Machha Khola to Jagat (1410m), Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 04: Jagat to Deng (2600m) Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 05: Deng to Namrung (2540m) Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 06: Namrung to Samagaun (3500m) Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 07: Samagaun to Dharmashala (4460m) Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 08: Dharamshala to Bimthang via Larkey La Pass (5213m) Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 09: Bumthang to Dharapani Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 10: Dharapani to Besisahar to Kathmandu by Jeep. Distance: 8-9 hours jeep or bus