Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trip Fact

  1. Duration17 Days
  2. Max. Altitude5150m
  3. Start FromUSD 1450

Difficulty:Challenging

Country:Nepal

Activitie:Trekking ,Cultural Tours& Sightseen

Destination :Manaslu Base Camp and Larkye Pass

Accommodation:Hotel in Kathmandu & lodge/tent during the trek .

Meals:Breakfast in Kathmandu and trekking base meals

Group Size :Any

Manaslu Circuit Trek is to discover the hidden gems of the Manaslu Himalayan region that is lies on the Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP). The trek has been making its space in the heart of the adventure loving trekkers in the recent days. Walking through the picturesque landscape of the Manaslu region, your imagination surpasses with the consolidation of the genuine offering of this region.

Trekking through the round Manaslu trail embarks from Aarughat after an exciting drive from Kathmandu. If you prefer, the trek can be also started from the Soti Khola. Walk in lower altitude part of Manaslu goes the Budi Gandaki valley and gradually ascends towards the Tibetan Buddhist settlements of Sama Gaun, Samdo and other parts. Monasteries, Chhortens and Mani walls have increased the great charming to discover this mystical part of Manaslu. It fringes with the Tibet from which the spiritual life has taken a clear shape. Staggering the best view of Mt. Manaslu (8156m) and the panoramas of Larke La, Annapurna region peaks and glaciers continually astound to assure you about the trekkers paradise. You can easily experience the thrill of adventure pass and trek down to the Marshyangdi valley, finding the diversity of the trail. If you are still passionate to cross another Himalayan pass, then think about the Thorong pass (5416m) or continue descending.

Snow View Trek manages the required arrangements of transportation, experienced Manaslu trek guides and a perfect team. We also suggest you to trek in March to May and September to November in the Manaslu region with a confident team of our company.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Our guide will welcome you at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)and transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu . Overnight at hotel.

Day 02:Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and preparation about trek . Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m). 8-9 hrs

Day 04:Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (900m). 5-6 hrs

Day 05:Machha Khola to Jagat (1410m). 6-7 hrs

Day 06:Jagat to Deng (1804m). 5-6 hrs

Day 07:Deng to Namrung (2630m). 5-6 hrs

Day 08:Namrung to Samagaon (3530m). 5-6 hrs

Day 09:Rest and acclimatization day at Samagaon.

Day 10:Samagaon to Samdo (3860m). 4-5 hrs

Day 11:Samdo to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. (4460m). 4-5 hrs

Day 12:Dharamsala to Larkya La (5160m) to Bimthang (3720m). 8-9 hrs

Day 13:Bimthang to Dharapani (1960m). 5-6 hrs

Day 14:Walk from Dharapani to Syange (1100m). 6-7 hrs

Day 15:Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 16:Leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 17:Transfer to international airport for your departure.


Cost Include

  • Airport picks up & drops.
  • Hotels at Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • All meals & accommodation during the trekking period.
  • All Entrance fee and Trekking permit and Tims card .
  • Highly experienced guide and staffs(1 porters for 2 trekkers) .
  • Staffs, insurance ,salary ,equipment ,flight or transports , food and accommodation .
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements.
  • Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Exclude

  • Visa fees
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax.
  • Int'l air fare
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, boiled water, shower ,battery recharge ,
  • Bar bills or extra porters)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Extra night in Kathmandu (if you are arrival early or late from the mountain )
  • Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guides and porters (for staff)

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Our guide will welcome you at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)and transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu . Overnight at hotel.Welcome to Nepal. Representative of Snow View receives you at the Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. After a short rest, we brief you about the upcoming itinerary. O/N at hotel.

Day 02Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and preparation about trek . Overnight at hotel. It is a day of guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. After the breakfast, you will be guided at the UNESCO listed World heritage sites- Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stups, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath temple. After the sightseeing, you do some preparation for the trekking. O/N at hotel.

Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m). 8-9 hrs After the breakfast, we begin to drive from Kathmandu through the Prithvi highway. Then we take right towards Soti Khola,enjoying the remote countryside scenery. After a long drive, we reach to Soti Khola and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 04Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (900m). 5-6 hrs We enjoy the breakfast in the morning and begin to trek the first day. It’s a wonderful journey through the Budigandaki River bank. As the route is winding, we frequently ascend and descend from the River bed to the forest. Gradually, we reach to Machha Khola. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05Machha Khola to Jagat (1410m). 6-7 hrs After the breakfast at Machha Khola, we begin the trek through the narrow gorge and reach Khorlabesi after crossing the Tharo Khola. Heading further, Tatopani is on our way, which is famous for the natural hot stream. Then we cross a bridge and reach to Dovan and we reach to Jagat after crossing Yaru Khola bridge. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06Jagat to Deng (1804m). 5-6 hrs We begin to walk through the rhododendron forest right after the breakfast. Again, we trek down to the Budi Gandaki River and pass some of the ethnic settlements. With a beautiful walking experience, we reach to our destination for today- Deng, which is a picturesque Gurung village. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07Deng to Namrung (2630m). 5-6 hrs The usual task of descending to the river bank, crossing the bridge and walk passing the ethnic villages continues even today after the breakfast. We can see the Tibetan Buddhist influence in local lifestyle and cultural way of spending life. We can also explore the Shringi Himalayan range. Namrung is a step ahead with a gradual walking through the trail. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08Namrung to Samagaon (3530m). 5-6 hrs Enjoying the breakfast with the glittering Himalayan views at Namrung, we begin our trek through the Lihi village. On the way, there are several chhortens that highlights the region as culturally loaded place. Reaching Shyala, we can enjoy the beautiful Ganesh Himal. Then we gradually walk to Samagaon and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09Rest and acclimatization day at Samagaon. Samagaon is a culturally significant place to spend a rest and exploration day. It is surrounded by the ancient monasteries and Chhortens that are situated around the villages. You will have a wonderful day of exploring those Buddhist cultural sites and taking abundant photos. Overnight at lodge.

Day 10Samagaon to Samdo (3860m). 4-5 hrs Having breakfast at Samagaon and taking the beautiful experience of cultural exploration, we begin to trek through the isolated part of Manaslu. During the trek, we can enjoy the amazing view of MT. Manaslu and the dramatic range. We gradually walk to Samdo, which is another beautiful Tibetan Buddhist settlement. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11Samdo to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. (4460m). 4-5 hrs We begin to climb from Samdo and head further after we cross a tiny stream. While ascending, we can enjoy the view of Larke glacier. We are already in the thin air region, so we climb up gradually to avoid mountain sickness. Reaching Dharmashala, we take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 12Dharamsala to Larkya La (5160m) to Bimthang (3720m). 8-9 hrs Walking from Dharmashala, we are going to attain a huge day with challenging pass, known as Larke Pass, which is the most challenging section of this trek. Both climbing up to the Larke top and climbing down is challenging enough that goes through the steep trail. From the Larke La, the Himalayan sceneries of Himlung Himal, Kang Guru, Annapurna and mighty Manaslu can be explored. Then we climb down to Bimthang and rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 13Bimthang to Dharapani (1960m). 5-6 hrsWe continue descending from Bimthang and we reach to the Annapurna Round trail at the final destination of today. Walking through the beautiful woods and terraced green hillside is incredible. First, we pass the Tilije village and finally reach to the Dharapani village. Overnight at lodge.

Day 14Walk from Dharapani to Syange (1100m). 6-7 hrs From Dharapani, we begin to walk through the steep trail descending from Dharapani to Karte and Chamje. We walk through the open and wide valley, dominated by the green fields. Passing through Jagat village, we reach to Syange, which is the concluding destination of the trip. Overnight at lodge.

Day 15Drive back to Kathmandu. Good bye trekking in Manaslu region. After the breakfast, we drive from Syange to Besisahar and continue driving to Kathmandu. Then transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16Leisure day in Kathmandu This is totally your own day. If you like to explore some more cultural sites, we organize day tour. Or, you enjoy roaming around the tourist market and have your private day. O/N at hotel.

Day 17Transfer to international airport for your departure. Concluding the trekking, our company representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. See you again.

Trip Note

The itinerary can be changed or customized according to your duration of holidays & as per your requirements. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. If this above itinerary is not suffice or have any questions, you can ask one of our expert team  for help.

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El mejor viaje de mi vida

"El mejor viaje de mi vida …

Este viaje increíble lo hicimos en agosto de 2016, estuvimos alrededor de 45 días, recorriendo Nepal, Buthan y el Tíbet. Fuimos 11 personas, dos del grupo intentarían hacer cumbre en la 8° montaña más alta del mundo: Manaslu, ellos lo lograron. Nepal es un país maravilloso, su naturaleza es imponente, las montañas, cascadas, puentes colgantes, las banderas de oración, su gente, la mabilidad, todo esto me dejó Nepal. gracias a Nabin por cuidarnos, guiarnos, ayudarnos…

El mejor viaje de mi vida

"El mejor viaje de mi vida …

Este viaje increíble lo hicimos en agosto de 2016, estuvimos alrededor de 45 días, recorriendo Nepal, Buthan y el Tíbet. Fuimos 11 personas, dos del grupo intentarían hacer cumbre en la 8° montaña más alta del mundo: Manaslu, ellos lo lograron. Nepal es un país maravilloso, su naturaleza es imponente, las montañas, cascadas, puentes colgantes, las banderas de oración, su gente, la mabilidad, todo esto me dejó Nepal. gracias a Nabin por cuidarnos, guiarnos, ayudarnos…

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