- MTADV105Trip Code:
- 17 DaysDuration:
- StrenuousTrip Level:
- 5220 MMax Altitude:
- KathmanduStarts at:
- KathmanduEnds at:
- Kathmanu-Sotikhola-Jagat-Deng-Samagaon-Dharmasala-Larke pass-Tilije-Syange-KathmanduTrip Route:
- Sep-Nov, Mar-May.Best Season:
Manaslu Circuit Trek
- World’s 8th tallest Mountain
- Larke La Pass
- Multiethnic Villages
- Hilly – Himalayan Landscape
- Rivers, waterfalls and Lakes
- Restricted Trekking destination
Manaslu region of Nepal is probably the most famous restricted region of Nepal after Upper Mustang trekking region. Among two popular trekking trails of Manaslu region, the Manaslu Circuit Trek is the longest and covers some parts of Annapurna Circuit Trek as well. Mantra Adventure specializes in the restricted region’s trekking as we have successfully operated the trekking voyage in this destination for thousands of trekkers from across the globe. Walking towards the spiritual mountain’s base camp and crossing the most daunting Himalayan high pass is undoubtedly the intrepid adventure moment to gather.
Manaslu Circuit Trek starts from Kathmandu with the bus or jeep drive to Soti Khola. The trail follows numerous villages ranging from the hilly region of Nepal to Himalayan region of Nepal. Therefore, trekkers will be able to experience the temperate forests, alpine forests and no vegetation zone in one single trekking trip of Nepal. Moreover, you will encounter different types of ethnic community. This is the perfect trekking to understand rural hilly Nepal and mountainous area.
Trekkers will walk through Machhakhola, Samagaon, Dharapani, Dharmasala and Larke La Pass. Since trekkers have to reach up to 5114 m altitude which is the height of Larke La Pass it is mandatory to have the acclimatization rest. Mantra Adventure skillfully formed the itinerary so that our trekkers get well acclimatized to the high altitude. While resting in Samagaon you will be taken to explore around the villages and local monasteries. You will find the difference in farming at the lower parts of the trails and upper Himalayan belts. From the top of Larke La Pass, trekkers will get the sight of mountains like Manaslu, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal etc. If you have more time then you can opt to include the Annapurna Circuit Trek as well. Crossing of Larke La Pass would make your ascent of Thorung La Pass much easier.
Book The Manaslu Circuit Trek with us and if you any queries regarding Manaslu region trekking please feel free to inquire our travel experts. It is mandatory that for this trekking at least two trekkers are required and they must be accompanied by the government license holder guides.
- DAY - 1Arrival in Kathmandu
- DAY - 2Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola [710m/2328 ft] 8 - 9 hours
- DAY - 3Soti Khola - Maccha Khola [900m/2952 ft]: 6 - 7 hours
- DAY - 4Maccha Khola - Jagat [1410m/4625 ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
- DAY - 5Jagat - Deng [1,804m/5917 ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
- DAY - 6Deng - Namrung [2630m/8626ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
- DAY - 7Namrung – Samagaon [3530m/11,578 ft]: 6-7 hours
- DAY - 8Samagaon - Pungyen gompa - Samagaon: 6 - 7 hours investigation
- DAY - 9Samagaon to Samdo
- DAY - 10Rest Day in Samdo
- DAY - 11Samdo - Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. [4460m/14, 628 ft]: 4 - 5 hours
- DAY - 12Dharamsala to Larkya la and then to Bimthang
- DAY - 13Bimthang - Tilije [2300m/7544ft]: 5 - 6 hours
- DAY - 14Tilije - Tal [1700m/5576 ft]: 5 - 6 hours(1700)
- DAY - 15Tal - Syange [1080m/3542 ft]: 6 - 7 hours
- DAY - 16Syange - Kathmandu: 8-9 hours
- DAY - 17Final takeoff
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- DAY - 1
Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by a delegate from Mantra Adventure who will drop you off at your lodging. At night an appreciated supper will be facilitated by Mantra Adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
- DAY - 2
Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola [710m/2328 ft] 8 - 9 hours
We set off early today for Sotikhola. Amid the drive, we appreciate perspectives of the Nepalese farmland alongside the mountain landscapes. We will be driving on a cleared street from Kathmandu to Dhading Bensi, area headquarter of Dhading (1050m)but the drive from Dhanding Bensi to Arughat will be on a harsh street. After achieving Arughat, a noteworthy town in the area we drive assist towards Sotikhola. Overnight in Soti Khola.
- DAY - 3
Soti Khola - Maccha Khola [900m/2952 ft]: 6 - 7 hours
At the intersection of the scaffold, we trek through the delightful Sal backwoods, at that point climb onto an edge above colossal rapids on the Budhi Gandaki. We at that point achieve Khursane whereupon the rough trail weaves its way here and there, past two tropical waterfalls on a lofty, rough trail sticking to the side of a bluff. It in the end advances down and past a couple of rice porches, at that point up and around to the Gurung town of Labubesi. We additionally move behind a rough outcrop, where the valley opens up and the Budhi Gandaki wanders among wide rock bars. Dropping to the sandy stream bed, we stroll along adjusted stones previously moving over a side edge. We head down again to the waterway and cross another suspension extension to achieve Machha Khola town. Overnight in Machha Khola.
- DAY - 4
Maccha Khola - Jagat [1410m/4625 ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
The restricted trail makes some minor high points and low points and in the long run crosses the Tharo Khola and achieving Khorlabesi. After a couple of more climbs and slides we run over a little Hotspring in Tatopani. From the hot spring, we move over another edge, at that point cross the Budhi Gandaki on a suspension connect. At this crossroads, we get on a wide, all around made staircase, at that point over an avalanche and over an edge to Dobhan. After traverse the Yaru Khola, we climb the stone stairs and afterward drop to the waterway and again climb more stone stairs to Tharo Bharyang. Intersection the west bank of the Budhi Gandaki, we move over an edge, trek along the stream and after that move towards the town of Jagat. Overnight in Jagat.
- DAY - 5
Jagat - Deng [1,804m/5917 ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
We start the present trek by moving over a rough edge to Salleri, and after that slip to Sirdibas. The valley enlarges a bit as the trail proceeds up to Ghatta Khola. We additionally keep strolling upstream to a long suspension connect in Philim, a vast Gurung town. The trail turns north simply over the most reduced house in the town and remains on a genuinely level trail as it crosses millet fields to Ekle Bhatti. The course now enters a precarious, uninhabited crevasse. Now, we plunge to the verdant land slants, cross the Budhi Gandaki, at that point trek along the west bank for some time, at that point cross toward the east bank and afterward back once more. As we proceed through the trail the valley enlarges and we go through bamboo backwoods to the Deng Khola. After intersection the Khola, we achieve the modest town of Deng. Overnight in Deng.
- DAY - 6
Deng - Namrung [2630m/8626ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
After a short stroll past Deng, we cross the Budhi Gandaki and move to Rana at 1910m. From the scaffold, we climb a bit to join a trail from Bhi, at that point travel west up the Budhi Gandaki valley. The trail likewise goes through woods and mani where we turn towards a corner that forms to Ghap. Despite the fact that there is another course, we take the course through Prok town. Prok town has a perspective for a lovely sight of Siringi Himal. We additionally cross the Budi Gandaki a few times today and run over a few gompas in transit. The trail completes the stream upstream a thick woods. Subsequent to intersection the stream at a noteworthy spot where it thunders down a tight crevasse, the woods turns out to be less thick and the trail is fine once more. The wonderful walk proceeds and after a last soak climb we achieve Namrung. Overnight in Namrung.
- DAY - 7
Namrung – Samagaon [3530m/11,578 ft]: 6-7 hours
Namrung town is a decent perspective for Siring and Ganesh Himal and from the town one can likewise observe Mt. Himal Chuli in the south. We climb consistently and go through backwoods and achieve Lihi, a fine town with numerous chortens and grain patios. The trail drops and crosses the side valley of Simnang Himal with Ganesh Himal constantly close by. We additionally go through Sho, Lho and Shyala towns before achieving Sama Village. We appreciate extraordianary perspectives of Mt. Manasly from Lho town and furthermore investigate the well known Ribung Gompa. In Shyala town we will be encompassed by high mountains like Himal Chuli and Peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli) to one side, Manaslu and vast icy masses straight ahead, and other snow summits to one side, and at the far end stands Ganesh Himal. The present voyage closes in Samagaon where we spend the night.
- DAY - 8
Samagaon - Pungyen gompa - Samagaon: 6 - 7 hours investigation
We spend the day at Samagaon both for rest and acclimatization. Today, we get to know the rich Sherpa culture. We appreciate seeing a large number of mani stones with Buddhist messages and pictures and the Sherpa ladies clad in conventional garments and adornments. On a little slope close to the Sama town is an old Gompa (Pungyen Gompa), a cloister with incredible perspectives of the icy mass. It is named after Manaslu, Pungyen implies wristband, a great depiction of the two pinnacles. It was annihilated a year after the primary unsuccessful Japanese endeavor to climb Manaslu. Local people trusted that the climb maddened the divine beings, and when the Japanese returned a year later they met with a ton of resistance that they needed to surrender their endeavor. They were at long last fruitful in 1959. Overnight in Samagaon.
- DAY - 9
Samagaon to Samdo
Today, we slide to the Budhi Gandaki River, that has turned north and tail it to a scaffold over a side stream. The trail to one side prompts the Manaslu Base camp. The Larkya la Trail passes a few mani dividers as the valley extends. It is a simple trail on a rack over the stream passing the juniper and birch woods of Kermo Kharka. We drop off the rack, cross the Budhi Gandaki on a wooden extension and climb steeply onto a projection between two forks of the stream. From a stone curve we can see a huge white kani. At last going through the kani we discover Samdo. Overnight in Samdo.
- DAY - 10
Rest Day in Samdo
This is one more day put aside for legitimate acclimatization. There are two alternatives for us today. The choice that we exceedingly prescribe is a climb, up the valley straightforwardly at the back of the Samdo town. This climb will take us to one of the exchange goes to Tibet for magnificent perspectives of majestic Himalayas behind the pass. On the way to these perspectives we pass numerous regular crowding settlements called doksas and locate some wonderful mountain winged animals like the Lophophorus (the national flying creature of Nepal), Lammergeyer and Himalayan Griffin taking off high above us. Another choice for now could be an excursion to the Gya La ('substantial go') toward the north of Samdo, an all the more as often as possible utilized exchanging course to Tibet. In any case, this is a fairly longer climb (entire day) and thus could be a touch of tiring. Overnight in Samdo.
- DAY - 11
Samdo - Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. [4460m/14, 628 ft]: 4 - 5 hours
Indeed, even today, we proceed with our stroll down the edge, traverse Budi Gandaki and start strolling upward. After intersection two streams and seeing the Larkya Glacier we circumvent the valley of the Salka Khola and move up again to the stone visitor house (4450 m), which is not a hotel but rather a sort of asylum called Dharmshala, otherwise called Larke Phedi. The short walk today likewise leaves a lot of time for acclimatization and unwinding toward the evening. Overnight in Dharmashala.
- DAY - 12
Dharamsala to Larkya la and then to Bimthang
We escalate towards the valley on the north side of the Larkya Glaciers from where we can appreciate extraordinary perspectives of Larkya Peak and Cho Danda. At long last, we stroll crosswise over moraines of the ice sheet, making a slow climb which winds up noticeably more extreme just in the last area of the pass. From the go, there are extraordinary perspectives of Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kangguru and the enormous Annapurna II. It is a more drawn out day than regular to Bimtang, however to stroll into these low fields with the night fog coming in with Mt. Manaslu approaching close by is a mind-boggling background. Overnight in Bimthang.
- DAY - 13
Bimthang - Tilije [2300m/7544ft]: 5 - 6 hours
From an edge at Bimthang, we can appreciate incredible perspectives of Mt. Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Himlung Himal and Cheo Himal. We dive further and cross a high field (Sangure Kharka) trailed by an extension over Dudh Khola. We stroll through rhododendron woods and finish a trail a restricted valley until the point that we achieve the most noteworthy developed place that is known for the valley at Karche, 2785 meters. We go crosswise over fields previously making a precarious move over an edge. The trail falls off the edge in a major, clearing circular segment to the waterway bank at 2580m. A short separation past is the town of Gho. Because of yesterday's tiredness we may take an overnight rest at Gho yet better cabins are accessible at Tilije, so Himalayan Glacier prescribes we remain at Tilije. Overnight in Tilije Village.
- DAY - 14
Tilije - Tal [1700m/5576 ft]: 5 - 6 hours(1700)
We move over a little edge and appreciate the stone cleared trail as it goes through a wonderful town. We at that point traverse Dudh Khola and move up through a chorten-molded curve, pass a mani divider and come to the Thonje town. At the town, we experience a police checkpoint and keep on dharapani. We have entered the Annapurna circuit segment from Dharapani. Additionally down, we run over Karte town and after a considerable amount of strolling we traverse Marshyangdi Khola. We likewise go over a few mani dividers before achieving the town of Tal, arranged at the foot of a substantial waterfall. Overnight in Tal.
- DAY - 15
Tal - Syange [1080m/3542 ft]: 6 - 7 hours
We take after the trail to Chyamje town crossing the Marshyangdi Khola by and by. The Marsyandi valley opens with its patio fields and towns clung high to the slopes. The trail at that point slips through rhododendron and pine woods to Syange. Overnight in Syange.
- DAY - 16
Syange - Kathmandu: 8-9 hours
The drive from Syange to Kathmandu by means of Besi Sahar offers one a chance to appreciate both slope and mountain scenes. The drive is regularly along the banks of the Marsyangdi and Trishuli streams. We likewise drive by some wonderful towns with cultivating porches on the two sides of the street. In Kathmandu, we will be escorted to our lodging. The day in Kathmandu can either be spent in recreation or maybe we get up to speed with some very late shopping. To praise the fruitful finish of our trip, we will have a goodbye supper in the evening.Overnight in Kathmandu.
- DAY - 17
Our expedition in Nepal concludes today. A Mantra Adventure's delegate will drop you off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours before the planned flight.
Include / Excludes
- All ground transportation
- Two nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu/inclusive breakfast
- Three times meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
- Twin sharing private room with common toilet in the mountain
- One very helpful, friendly and highly experienced guide. Responsible porter (1 porter for 2 people) with their food, salary, accommodation, equipment and insurance.
- Trekking Permit fees
- Seasonal fresh fruits as dessert
- Down jacket and sleeping bag if needed (refundable after the trek)
- Trekking map
- TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. ( please do carry 2 copies of passport size photo for the permit)
- First Aid Kit
- All government taxes and office service charge
- International Flight Tickets
- Nepal entry visa, upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu can be obtained easily ( for 30 days tourist visa $40, for 90 days $100) please bring 2 copies of passport size photo
- Personal Travel Medical Insurance
- Meals in Kathmandu ( Lunch & Dinner)
- All kind of liquids hot, cold, and alcoholic beverage
- Hot shower and battery charging unless its free during the trek
- Your personal expenses
- Internet, Wi-Fi unless its free and phone calls
- Tips for trekking staffs and drivers ( tips will be expected but not mandatory)