Manaslu Circuit Trek is very famous and popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Named by Mt.Manaslu 8163m (mountain of spirit) which is the 8th highest mountain peak in the world. Located in the Gorkha district, north western part of Nepal, lies in Manaslu Conservation Area, Manaslu Region was opened from 1992 for trekking adventure. Manaslu Circuit Trekking route is very famous for nature and culture heritage. The area is known for Gurung traditions with a flavour of Tibetan life style. Manaslu Circuit Trek is alternative trekking trail to Annapura Circuit Trek.
Manaslu circuit trek starts from small town, Aarughat bazaar passing through Budhi gandaki river George, up and down hill with beautiful scenery and passing through Gurung settlement. Samdo and Samagaun is very nice village in this area.
Beautiful views of Mt.Manaslu 8163m, Siringi Himal, Larkela pass 5135m, Budhigandaki river gorge, Birendra lake, Pungyan gompa, Manaslu Base Camp, Ethnic group through their unique culture, Himalayan Yak, Rivers, flora and fauna are main highlights of this trek.People in this area are ethnic lifestyle of Gurung, Bhotia and Amchi. The area retains traditional substance lifestyle of the diverse ethnic groups through their culture and religious practices. Himalaya Darshan Treks highly recommend Manaslu Circuit Trek, if you have enough time, after the Larkela pass you can continue your journey to Annapurna Circuit Thorongla Pass 5416m Trek for your adventure holiday to Nepal. Feel free to contact us, We are always happy and ready to organizing your trekking holiday to Nepal, in the Himalayas.
Trekking Mode:Tea house.
Trip Duration:18 days
Highest Altitude:Larke la pass 5135m.
Minimu Group Size:2
Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary
Arival in Kathmandu 1335m transfer to hotel, Briefing about Manaslu trekking with officially arrangements.
After breakfast, Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley such as, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath(Monkey temple) and Kathmandu durbar square. after that prepare for the Manaslu circuit trekking because this day is required to make Manaslu circuit special trekking permit with your original passport.
Kathmandu to Aarughat bazaar 570m.7hr. By drive.
Trek to Lapubesi, 880m. 6 hr.
Trek to Dovan 1070m. 5.5hr.
Trek to Philim 1590m. 5hr.
Trek to Deng 1800m. 4hr.
Trek to Namrung 2660m. 4hr.
Trek to Lo gaun 3180m. 4hr.
Trek to Samagaon 3530m.3.5 hr.
Rest day visit Birendra lake/Pungyan monastery with great views of Mt.Manaslu,Himalchuli and other beautiful snow caped mountain/Mt.Manaslu Base Camp. Depends your interest.
Trek to Samdo 3690m. 4hr.
Trek to Dharmasala/ Larke Phedi 4470m. 4.5hr.
Trek to Bhimtang 3720m. Via Larke la pass 5135m (this is long day, Larke phedi to Larke top 3135m. 4.5hr and descend to Bhimthang 5hr.
Trek to Tillje.6hr.
Trek to Tal.5hr. (we join the popular Annapurna circuit trekking trail at Dharapani if you have time and you are interested you can continue to popular Annapurna circuit Thorong la pass 5416m trek)
Drive to Besisahar by Jeep.4hr.
Drive back to Kathmandu by Bus.
Note: - If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your choices & interest.
Manaslu Circuit Trek Package Cost Cost: depending on your group size and duration of days so please Contact-Us Included:
-All airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfer by private vehicle.
-Three nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
-Three times meal during the trek, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, tea/coffee.
-All grounded transportation. Kathmandu to Aarughat Bazaar and Besisahar to Kathmandu (by local Bus/By private vehicles) it depends on your group size and depends on your package.
-Experienced and government licensed holder guide, porter and all necessary staff with salaries, food, accommodation and insurance.(2 Trekkers,1 porter)
-Manaslu circuit special Trekking Permit.
-Annapurna and Manaslu conservation entry permit
-Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS Card)
-All government and local taxes.
-Manaslu Trek Map
-All document which is needed for treks.
-Company T-shirt as a gift. Exclude:
-Your Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, wifi, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
-Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
-Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu ( more than 3 nights)
-Tips for guide and staff.
-Your trekking gear. (Sleeping bag, Down Jacket, Trekking Pole are possible to buy or rent in Thamel. If you inform us we provide these things) -Your travel insurance (necessary).