Manaslu Circuit Trekking

  • Duration 17 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trek Style Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Transportation Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
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Price USD 1315 (Car / Sharing Transport) | USD 1499 (Private Transport)

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Manaslu circuit is a famous as unspoiled trekking routes in Nepal and trekkers love to explore the virtual beauties in this region. Among the Top 10 best treks in Nepal, Manaslu circuit trekking offers enchanting mountain sceneries and surprising landscape. Mt. Manaslu (8156), located in the Manaslu Conservation Area is the 8th highest Mountain in the world. Manaslu region treks give you the lifetime experience to explore the hidden beauties and the local ethnic people along with their superb hospitality.
The Manaslu circuit trekking begins from Soti Khola after 8-9 hours drive from Kathmandu. After Soti Khola, we will start walking through several beautiful villages, terraced rice fields and heads through the lush forests from subtropical to alpine altitude.
The Larke La Pass (5160 m) is the highest elevation and the Himalayan pass of the trek in Manaslu region. You will be very close to Mt. Manaslu (8156 m), HimalChuli (7893 m), Ngadi Chuli (7871m), Shringi (7187m), Larke Glacier along with Annapurna and Lamjung Himalayan range. Manaslu trek trail is distinct and rich in flora and fauna. The lush forests are found in Himalayan Blue Pine, Oak, birch, and rhododendron along with 19 types of forests. 110 species birds are recorded there including, Eurasian Griffon, Himalayan Griffon, Blood, Impeyan, Kalij, etc.
Manaslu conservation area is the home of various species of fauna including the endangered Snow leopards, Lynx, Grey Wolf, Himalayan Black Bear, Pandas, Musk Deer, and Himalayan tahr. species are found in the Manaslu conservation area. If you are a bird lover then here you can see 110 different kinds of birds, some species of butterflies and reptiles.

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Trip Highlights

  • World Heritage Sites Visit in Kathmandu.
  • Scenic drive and a short hike on world’s best trek trail Annapurna Circuit.
  • Exploring Rivers / Waterfalls/ Landscapes.
  • Typical Nepalese lifestyle and Tibetan Buddhism, and Monasteries.
  • Amazing Mt. Manaslu and the other Himalayas. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day01 Arrival, Check in Hotel. Evening Welcome Dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Full Day Kathmandu Sightseeing. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Lunch,
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day03 Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola.
    • Walking Hour 8-9
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 710 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day04 Soti Khola - Maccha Khola.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 900 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day05 Maccha Khola -Jagat.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1410 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day06 Jagat - Deng.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1850 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Deng - Namrung.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2630 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Namrung trek to Samagaon.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3530 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day09 Samagaon - Pungyen gompa - Samagaon.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day10 Samagaon - Samdo.
    • Walking Hour 4-5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3860 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day11 Rest Day in Samdo
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3860 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day12 Samdo - Dharamsala/Larkya B. C.
    • Walking Hour 4-5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4460 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day13 Bimthang - Tilije.
    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2300 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day14 Tilije - Tal.
    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1700 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day15 Tal - Syange.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1080 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day16 Syange - Kathmandu: 8-9 hours
    • Walking Hour 8-9
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1350M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day17 Final departure.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods N/A
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation N/A
  • Day01 Arrival, Check in Hotel. Evening Welcome Dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Full Day Kathmandu Sightseeing. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Lunch,
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day03 Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola.

    • Walking Hour 8-9
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 710 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day04 Soti Khola - Maccha Khola.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 900 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day05 Maccha Khola -Jagat.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1410 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day06 Jagat - Deng.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1850 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Deng - Namrung.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2630 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Namrung trek to Samagaon.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3530 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day09 Samagaon - Pungyen gompa - Samagaon.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day10 Samagaon - Samdo.

    • Walking Hour 4-5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3860 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day11 Rest Day in Samdo

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3860 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day12 Samdo - Dharamsala/Larkya B. C.

    • Walking Hour 4-5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4460 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day13 Bimthang - Tilije.

    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2300 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day14 Tilije - Tal.

    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1700 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day15 Tal - Syange.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1080 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day16 Syange - Kathmandu: 8-9 hours

    • Walking Hour 8-9
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1350M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day17 Final departure.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods N/A
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation N/A

Cost Includes:

  • Full Board (breakfast, lunch and Dinner) in Trekking
  • Accommodation during trek (local lodge).
  • Government registered English speaking local expert guide, porters.
  • Annapurna / Manaslu Conservation park fees.
  • Manaslu trekking permit.
  • Farewell dinner in city
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Private & transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek (depends on price)
  • First Aid Kit Comprehensive
  • Manaslu Trekking Map for Each Member
  • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other then mentioned above
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc...
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges, hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone etc….
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
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    Renate
    Austria Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    “Amazing Manaslu circuit trek”

    Rating:

    A big thank you to Nirajan and his team for making my manaslu trek such an enjoyable one. Had a fantastic time in a wonderful country with such nice people!  

Trip Note

  • What is the best itinerary for Manaslu Trek?

17 days From Kathmandu circuit trek Kathmandu

  • Is Manaslu Larkya La Pass trek difficult?

Larkya La Pass, not that extremely difficult like mentioned in Lonely Planet, all is about to acclimatization. On this trek there will be acclimatization days but yeah you have to be physically fit.

  • What kind of food can I expect on Manaslu trekking?

Again it's not like which is mention Lonely Planet and another book now there are nice lodges/tea houses and you can order food from the menu.

  • Can I trek myself to Manaslu Circuit Trek routes?

Some trekkers often buy an extra permit for a ghost Trekker and then go along with a guide but according to the rules, you must trek as a group at least 2 and accompanied by a government registered guide. Government registered trekking company only can issue Manaslu trekking permit.

  • What is the best time to Trek Manaslu Circuit?

March to May and mid-September to mid-December is the best time.

  • What about group trek price for Manaslu Circuit?

We offer groups price and above 10 people 1 pax will free, and get the best offer from Rugged Trails Nepal.

  • Is it possible to customize the Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary?

Yes, it's possible but if you have previous hiking experiences above 3500 M.