Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek begins with a bus ride from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazzar. Traveling alongside the Buri Gandaki River and high alpine valley, you will reach Tibetan villages – Lho 3100m and Sama 3500m high.

These Tibetan villages are famous for their monasteries, that are one of the major attractions for tourists. Along the way, you will experience a steeper ascent to Larkya La 5160m. This point is best known for its stunning views of Mt. Manaslu I (8163m) – the eight highest mountain peak in the world.

Apart from Mt. Manaslu you will also get a breathtaking views of Manaslu North, the Ganesh Himal and Annapurna ranges. After crossing Larkya La, you will reach Dharpani (Annapurna region). The trek ends at Shree Chaur/Besishar.

Trekking in Manaslu was opened in 1992 for trekkers that were interested in experiencing the rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty, and biological diversity. This is still less crowd trek due to special trekking permit have to arrange thru a registered Trekking company and also hire trek guide. This trek reminds old Annapurna Circuit Trek now a day.

  • Trekking Facts
  • Itinerary
  • Cost
  • Enquiry
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trek Departure

Highlight of Manaslu Circuit Trek:
Trek duration: 14 nights/15 days (2 days by bus and 13 days by walk).
Number of clients: Minimum two clients require to obtain Manaslu special trekking permits.
Trek season: April/May/June and September/October/November/December.
Trek grade: Challenging/difficult because of high altitude.
Activities: Walking/Trekking up-down hill.
Highest elevation: Larkya La 5160m high.
Trek style: Basic Teahouse or Comping/Tented.
Ethnic group: Majority of Magars, Gurung and Tibetan etc.
Culture: Tibetan Buddhism.
Himalayan scenery: Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Chamari Himal, Buddha Himal, Himal Chuli, Nadi Chuli, Manaslu I (8163m), Manaslu North and Larkya Peak etc.
Note:- Please inquiry for Manaslu Circuit Trekking map. We arrange teahouse or camping trek on client's request.

Manalsu Circuit Trek itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Trek briefing, preparation and visit Sawayambunath (Money Temple) in the afternoon.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Arughat Bazzar 620m by public bus 7hrs.
Day 4: Trek to Labubesi 884m/6hrs.
Day 5: To Dobhan 1070m/6hrs.
Day 6: To Philim 1570m/7hrs (Visit Gurung village).Entry of Manaslu special trekking permit required area.
Day 7: To Deng 1860m/5hrs.
Day 8: To Namrung 2630m/6hrs.
Day 9: To Samagon 3520m/6hrs.
Day 10: Day trip to Manaslu Base Camp 4400m or Pang Gyen Gomba (round trip 4-5hrs).
Day 11: To Samdo 3875m/4hrs.
Day 12: To Dharmasala/Larkya Phedi 4460m/4460m/4hrs.
Day 13: To Larkya La 5160m/3hrs and decent to Bhimtang 3590m/4hrs (This is the hardest day of Manaslu Circuit Trek due to up-down walk in the high altitude.
Day 14: To Tilije 2300m/7hrs.Exit of Manaslu special trekking required area.
Day 15: To Tal 1600m/5hrs.Entry to Annapurna region.
Day 16: To Shree Chaur 1300m/5hrs.
Day 17: To Besishar by public bus 2hrs and to Kathmandu by public Macro 5hrs.
Note:- Trek itinerary can arrange for interested side trip and extra days for acclimating before pushing to Larkya La Pass. Please inquiry for day to day itinerary to help with your planning.

Please inquiry for Manaslu Circuit Trek organize cost.
Cost includes :
1) Airport pick up and departure.
2) Kathmandu to Arughat Bazzar by public bus (private jeep can be arranged on client's request).
3) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2* Hotel at Thamel (Tourist center)/Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
4) Manaslu Conservation trekking entry fee.
5) Manaslu special trekking permit fee.
6) Annapurna Conservation trekking entry fee.
7) Teahouse meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Meals can be selected from Menu and will have enough while on trekking.
8) Accommodation during the trekking days.
9) Nepali Staffs: An experience trek guide and necessary porter.
10) Three times meals and daily salary for guide and porter.
11) Insurance of guide and porter.
12) Shree Chaur to Besishar by public bus and Besishar to Kathmandu by Macro bus.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whisky, Boil and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical, emergency evacuation (helicopter rescue USD8000 - 10000), flight and trek cancellation etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: Hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Attach bath room during the trekking days. If the clients want attach bathroom where is possible, there have to pay differences between common and attach bathroom.
7) Tips for staffs.
8) Horse, Yak or private jeep renting.
9) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request of clients).
Note:- Above cost include and does not including for Manaslu teahouse package organize trek. Please inquiry for camping trek organize details.

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Trekking gears for Manaslu Circuit Trek:
Waterproof trekking shoes and sleeping bag and some other good trekking stuff require for Manaslu Circuit Trek. We will be sent a detailed equipment list upon trip booking.
We provide good quality one or two man tent with sleeping pad for camping group. We have also kitchen equipment and service of cook (chef) for camping group.
Note: We have sleeping bag and down jacket renting facilities without fixed deposit for our clients.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Manaslu Circuit Trek:
Trip Departure Date: Trip departure on client's request.
Trip Booking: Book this trip now as space are available.