Manaslu Circuit Trek

  • Trip Code: MG-103
  • Duration: 17 Days
  • Country: Nepal
  • Trip Level: Strenuous
  • Max Altitude: 5160 m/16929 ft
  • Activity: Trekking In Nepal
  • Starts at: Kathmandu
  • Ends at: Kathmandu
  • Trip Route:

    Kathmandu-Soti Khola-Machha Khola-Doban-Philim-Deng-Ghap-Namrung-Lho-Samagaun-Samdo-Dharmashala-Bhimtang-Gho-Dharapani-Kathmandu.

  • Best Season:

    March to May And September to December

Trip Highlights


  • Explore to Manaslu region and witness different mountains peaks like Ganesh Himal, Annapurna, and Manaslu.
  • Panoramic view of breathtaking landscapes and their periphery.
  • Travelers can witness traditional Tibetian culture, lifestyle, and traditions of different ethnic groups.
  • Explore Tsum valley and witness a diverse range of Flora and Fauna.
  • Budhi Gandaki river and its periphery have different bridges and pass.
  • Explore the Himalayan region and cross Larke La Pass.
  • Visit Gorkha district from where the unification of Nepal started and mighty Gurkha's were born.

Trip Description

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the ideal trekking for ideal travelers which offers you optimum happiness and satisfaction like Everest Base Camp Trek And Annapurna Circuit Trek. This trek will take you to western Nepal through Budhi Gandaki river bank to the village of Sama Gaun and through off the beaten path to Manaslu conservation area finally, you can witness Mount Manaslu view

Manasalu Trek was initially started in 1992 and become one of the best trekking routes. Manaslu mountain 8156m is the world's 8th highest mountain which is popular for unrevuild natural beauties, cultural diversity, and historical importance where you can experience both Buddhist and Hindu culture lifestyle and tradition. It is famous for the beauty it possesses as we trek we can see diverse cultures, terraces paddy fields, and pine forests on our trekking route.

Manaslu Trekking offers you the lifetime memory of the Himalaya region as you can see Tsum valley which is a valley covered by large mountains and hills and residents of the Gurung community. You can cross different and hanging bridges, Canterviler Bridge on the way. The off the beaten trail is rich in forest, Rhodendropn trees, and alpine woods blowing beautifully. This breathtaking landscape is surrounded by Annapurna and Ganesh Himal from east and west. The Manaslu Circuit Trek route is an unforgettable journey to Larke Pass which is connected with the Tibetian border Rui La Pass(5098m).

Manaslu Circuit Trekking is the trail to the Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) which offers diverseness in natural beauty, flora, fauna, birds, insects, and animals. We trek to the highest point of 5106m through this trek. It follows the ridges of Soti Khola, Machha Khola, Jagat, And Gradually ascends to Samagaun via a Lo Gaun and ultimately Larke Vanjang. Then, we turn to Besisahar through Tilje. The way offers the panoramic view of Mountains, high green hills, Terraces farms, people of different ethnic groups,s and much natural diversity.

Why Do Manaslu Circuit Trek?
Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the best off-the-beaten trekking destinations and less crowded trekking routes in the western part of Gorkha, Nepal. This trek ultimately takes you to the height of 5106 m which become lifetime memory as the height offers you the stunning view of mighty mountains, peak, and its periphery. It is a short and easy trek where people with moderate physical condition can do it. Every age group people with regular walking experience can reach Larke La Pass which become an unforgettable memory.

Best time To Do Manaslu Circuit Trek?
We recommended you to trek during Spring and Autumn season as the weather is a moderate and clear sky and mountains are seen. However, this trek can be done throughout the year as a moderate climate is found. There may be slightly cold during winter but you need proper clothing and necessary health protocols.


Package Itinerary

Welcome And Namaste, Representative of Mount Glory will be receiving you at TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport). He will be displaying a signboard Of Mount Glory outside the TIA terminal Then he/she will be transferring you to the respective hotel in a private tourist vehicle On the way to the hotel he will be explaining to you about the various services provided by Mount Glory Team Then after reaching the respective hotel you will be freshening up and take some rest. On the same day, we will be meeting in the Mount Glory office to discuss the trip. At the same time we will be sharing our experiences about various mountain landscapes and beautiful sceneries across the Himalayas for another day's tour Then we will meet you with our experienced guide who will take you to the beautiful mountains.

After breakfast, you take a bus with your experienced guides and porters to Sotikhola. The way offers you the cultural and traditional lifestyle of Nepal. You will pass different river ridges on the bus which is a lifetime memory for any traveler. After,7-8 hours drive you will reach Sotikhola which is a beautiful city between two high hills on the bank of Budhi Gandaki river.

Today your trail begins to the Machha Khola through Verdant woodland leading you through Budhi Gandaki River. The waterway crosses the Manaslu and gains a fantastic view of the entire river valley. You will travel through a sandy riverbank overlooking the river before joining a winding mountain. On the way, you counter with many Gurung settlements to Lapu Bensi. Finally, we reach Machha Khola for Overnight Stay.

Today you begin your trip early in the morning after breakfast to Jagat. On the way, you cross the different rivers and cross Tharo Khola as well. The trail ascends and descends to reach Jagat. You pass the village of Khorla Bensi and reach Tatopani Hot spring. The trail follows the bank of Budhi Gandaki river to reach Yaru Khola and finally you reach the beautiful Jagat Village where you will stay overnight.

After breakfast at Jagat, we start our trail to Deng. The trail ascends the beautiful village of Sirdibas which is famous for traditional stone build homes and scenic streets. You will witness Sringi Himal Range and Chamar mountain peak. Now, you descend down to Budhi Gandaki River and cross a suspension bridge to reach Philim. Then, you continue your trail through beautiful Gurung village to reach Ekle Bhatti. Finally, this beautiful trail takes you to today's destination through Pewa Village. After reaching Deng you will find great hospitality and warm welcome by locals where you will be staying overnight in a comfortable Guest House.

After breakfast at Deng, you continue trek to Namrung through lush greenery and a sweeping view of the valley. You will see Buddhist scripture stones on the way and get influenced by Tibetian Culture. You reach Prok Village where we will take some rest and witness Sringi Himal. After a 5-6 hours journey to Deng, we will reach Namrung where we will stay overnight.

After breakfast at Namrung, we continue our 10km walk to reach Lho Gaun. It is a beautiful Village and witnesses the beautiful Mansiri Himal range. You will also witness different Himchuli and famous and ancient Buddhist monasteries on the way. Ribung Gompa, Lho Gumpa, and Lihi Gaun are the most attractive part of the whole trek. Finally, after 5-6 hours of entertaining walk you will reach Lho Gaun where you will stay overnight.

After breakfast at Lho Gaun, we continue our 8km trek to Samagaun. We ascend steadily to reach different villages plateau and Pungen Glacier. You will pass Shyala Village to reach Samagoun. Samagaun is a beautiful village of the entire Manaslu Circuit Trek. This Village is famous for Gurungsettlement and its unique slate route stone-built home. We can enjoy a remarkable view of Manaslu during clear weather from here. Overnight stay at Samagoun.

Today, we acclimatize to the new environment in Samagoun because we have to ascend to more height tomorrow. This accommodation day at Samagoun becomes more remarkable and fascinating as you can visit Pungyen Gompa and Birendra Tal. We will enjoy the culture and lifestyle of a unique village and stay overnight at Samagoun.

Breakfast at Samagoun We will move to reach Samdo. This 8km ascends and descends through Budi Gandaki River Valley offers you a beautiful view of mountains and hills. You will reach Samdo Village in a 3-4 hours walk to encounter a beautiful remote settlement populated by Tibetian Refusee and reach Samdo Village. After some rest, you have time to enjoy different peaks and heights and stay at hotel Samdo.

Today we begin to climb a couple of wooden bridges through Larke Glacier and Larke Bazar to reach Dharmashala. This place is famous and important as a commercial trade center between Nepal and Tibet. After 4 hours walk from Samdo, you reach Larke La Pass which is famous by Name of Dharmashala and you enjoy the breathtaking sight of Mount Manaslu and Larke peak. You will stay at Dharmashala.

Today is the most epic day of the entire Manaslu Circuit Trek as you go to the village of Bhim Phedi bypassing Larkya La Pass. In about 8 hours walk you will ascend Larkya La and Cho danda which is magnificent. You continue to hike through Larkya Glacier and enjoy the panoramic view of many mountain ranges like Cheo Himal, Annapurna 2, Himlung Himal, and other snow-capped hills from Larkya La pass. Finally, you will reach Bhimphedi Village which is also known as Bhimthang, and stay overnight.

After breakfast at Bhimphedi, you continue to descend to reach Tilje. After, crossing the wooden bridge along Karche La and you will reach Marsyangdi river valley through Karche la. The trail offers you a spectacular view of mountains and many Himalayan flowers, birds, and lifestyles. Finally, you reach Tilje and stay overnight.

Today is the last day of your magnificent Manaslu Circuit Trek and a lifetime memory. You descend 19km through Dudh Khola and reach Thonje. After crossing the Marsyangdi River you will reach Dharapani which is the traditional Annapurna Circuit Trekking route. You may need to register a police checkpoint in Karta and reach another beautiful village of Tal through Marsyangdi Tal is the scenic village where many trekkers choose to spend nights. Finally, you will reach Chamje and stay Overnight.

The unforgettable journey of Manaslu Circuit Trek will end today here at Chamje. After breakfast, we will drive to Besisahar which is a getaway of Annapurna Circuit Trek, and drive back to Kathmandu. This route descends through the Marsyangdi river valley which joins Kathmandu and Pokhara. This 8 hours drive offers many landscapes, rivers, and natural beauty. You can have shopping and visit the different markets in Kathmandu and join Farewell dinner with our representative and we will provide a certificate of trip completion.

After Breakfast at Hotek In Kathmandu Our 16 days, Manaslu Circuit Trek ends today and our representative will drop you at Kathmandu International Airport for your Flight. We will also provide you Certificate of trek completion and we wish you a safe journey.

Itinerary Map

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  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • 02 Nights Twin sharing 3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu;  Breakfast included. (A single room can be arranged upon payment of an extra price of USD 40 per night).
  • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Arughat to soti Khola (trek start) and from Dharapani(trek end) to Kathmandu by public bus.
  • Standard Guest House accommodation while in trekking time on a twin-sharing basis.
  • Well, English-speaking Government License Holder Experienced Trek leader/Guide.
  • Porters to carry your bags(1 porter for 2 guests).
  • Food, Accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment are for all staff.
  • Manaslu special permit with Conservation Area Permit, and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fees.
  • Free Mount Glory Duffle, and T-shirt.
  • All government, hotel, and other applicable taxes.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show.
  • Trip Completion Certificate And Token Of Love.
  • Official expenses.
  • International Airfare and taxes.
  • Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All items of personal expenses.
  • Tipping for a guide, porters, and drivers(tipping is expected).
  • Any others expense which is not mentioned on 'a price Includes' a section.

Note: Please bring 4 Passport size photos, a copy of your passport, and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office.


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