Manaslu Circuit Trek is a moderate trek in the western region of Nepal. The classic route of the Manaslu trek on the off-beaten path offers the best destination for your upcoming holidays. Explore the Himalayan beauty of Gorkha, its hidden nature, culture, and historical places dating back to the 16th century. Make your lifetime memory with the eighth highest peak of the world – Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Larke Pass (5160m), Bimthang (3700m), flowing rivers, and rivulets and many more attractions of Manaslu location.
If you are planning to visit a classic route far from crowded cities in the upcoming days, always choose Manaslu Trek 2023.
- Private jeep /Tourist Bus
- 5,160m/16,924 ft
- 17 Days
- Breakfast,lunch,Dinner during trekking.
- ** Hotel & Tea house
- spring & Autumn
- 5-6 Hours
About Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trekking is the treasure of the Gorkha district, central region, Nepal. It is a new trekking route permitted by Government of Nepal on 1992 AD. The serene natural beauty conserved under Both Hindu and Buddhist culture has made the Manslu trek popular among trekkers . It is a perfect trek for those who love extreme peace.
Manaslu trekking route begins from Soti Khola covering Kathmandu to Gorkha distance of 76 Km. Manaslu trekking trail takes you to the bank of the deepest and longest river George – Budi Gandaki. You can enjoy the sub-tropical and alpine forest with blooming rhododendron, the tallest pine, cedar birch, and juniper. We will trek along the raising landscape from the lower elevation of Soti Khola (720m) to the high, cold, and challenging route of Larkya La at 5152m (17000ft). It is definitely an adventurous trek covering the Manaslu circuit elevation between 720m to 5152m. The panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Ngadi Chuli, Himalchuli, Bouddha Himal, Annapurna range, and Siring ranges from different locations of the Manaslu circuit is amazing.
Daily Hiking on Manaslu Circuit starts from the bumpy town of Sotikhola, 13.3 kilometers far from Arughat. We will trek uphill along the powerful waterway- the Budigandaki and reach Machhakhola. The trail continues up to the snow-capped vegetation and the wonderful landscape of Jagat. We can enjoy more Buddhism-affected Gurung culture. As we travel ahead, we can look up at the beautiful mountains in the villages of Sho, Lho, and Sama. The trekking route is more exciting before reaching Sama Gaon. You can enjoy the beautiful monasteries, temples, caves, sparkling lakes, and mind-blowing natural scenery on the trekking trail to Sama Gaon.
The highest Manaslu circuit trek elevation is Larkya La Pass which joins Budhi Gandaki and Marshyangdi Valley. We can have an amazing view of Gandaki and Marshyangdi from Larkye La Pass. Trekking continues to the small settlements of Bimtang, Tilije, and Thonje villages where we can enjoy the Tibetan, Gurung, and Tamang culture. We will enter the Annapurna conservation area at the ending point of the Manaslu trek. Passing Dharapani and Besisahar we will drive back to Kathmandu.
Things To Note:
- You should be physically fit and mentally prepared for the Manaslu circuit trek. Because you should walk for 6-7 hours daily overall with a light backpack. Your internal desire and positive attitude towards the trek will lead to a successful and memorable journey.
- At least two travelers are required for the Manaslu trek because a Permit is not granted for the solo trek.
- Planning a solo Trek to Manaslu? Then contact us early.
The best time for the Manaslu circuit trek is Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November).
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Manaslu circuit trek Itinerary
|01||Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel||1,400m (4,600ft)||—|
|02||Sightseeing in Kathmandu||—||—|
|03||Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola via Arughat||710m (2,328ft)||7-8 hours by jeep|
|04||Trek from Soti Khola to Maccha Khola||930m (3,051ft)||8-9 hours|
|05||Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat||1,410m (4,625ft)||6-7 hours|
|06||Trek from Jagat to Deng||1,804m (5,917ft)||6-7 hours|
|07||Trek from Deng to Namrung||2,630m (8,626ft)||6-7 hours|
|08||Trek from Namrung to Sama Gaon||3,860m (11,578ft)||6-7 hours|
|09||Rest day & side trip to MBC or Bihendra Lake||3,860m (11,578ft)||6-7 hours|
|10||Trek from Samagaon to Samdo||3,860m (12,660ft)||4-5 hours|
|11||Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala||4,460m (14,629ft)||4-5 hours|
|12||Trek from Dharamsala to Bimthang via Larke pass||3,700m (12,139ft) via 5,160m||8-9 hours|
|13||Trek from Bimthang to Tilije||1,700m (5,576ft)||5-6 hours|
|14||Trek from Tilije to Tal||1,080m (3,542ft)||5-6 hours|
|15||Drive back to Besi Sahar and then to Kathmandu||—||10 hours by jeep|
|16||Rest day at Kathmandu||—||—|
|17||Final departure to international airport||—||—|
- Manaslu circuit treks is Combination of Natural beauty and cultural trek.
- Himalayan Views (Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu, Ngadi Chuli, Himalchuli, Bouddha Himal and other Annapurna range, Siring, etc)
- Amazing Monasteries, rhododendron, pines
- Mt Manaslu Base Camp and Pungini Gumba
- Wonderful Himalayan pass (larky pass 5153m)
- Less crowed path
- Suspension bridge, wooden bridge, Budi Gandaki goerge,
- Rivers: Soti Khola, Machhakhola, BudiGandaki, Marshyangdi, tharo khola, Ghatta Khola,
- Villages: Machhakhola, Jagat, Deng, Philim, Namrung, Sama gaon, Sho, Lho, Shyala, Samdo, Gho, Tilije, Thonje and Tal