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Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Trip Type: Nepal Strenuous Treks

Durations: 21 days/20 nights

Trip Starts: Kathmandu

Trip Ends: Kathmandu

Accomodation: Lodges, camping option available

Best Time For Travel: March to May, September to November

Trip Overview

Meander off the beaten path and pround the worn stones of the Manaslu Circuit Trek (8,163 meters) a stunning but relatively little known 21 days trek in Nepal. Thanks to its striking mountain scenery and reging rivers this circuit proves to be a ferociously beautiful experience that all trekkers will enjoy.

This three-week trek will take you around the world’s eighth highest mountain on a remote trail following the mightly Budi Gangaki River northwards. The greatly improved trails along the Budi Gandaki river gorge provide beautiful walking conditions to absorb the inspiring scenery in peace and harmony. The trek, in terms of difficulty, is often compared with the Annapurna Circuit Trek or Everest Base Camp trek therefore a good level of fitness is required. The spectacular unhindred views of Manaslu, the Hindu and Buddhist culture, protected wildlife, rhododendrons and wild flowers, raging rivers precarious brides and stunning mountain scenery provide a cluster of wonder that makes the circuit a true hidden gem.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu- Overnight at Vajra Guest house-Bhaktapur.


Day 02: Day at leisure- Overnight at Vajra Guest House.


Day 03: Drive to Arughat (530m).


Day 04: Trek to Soti Khola 730m.


Day 05: Trek to Khorlabesi (970m).


Day 06: Trek to Jagat (1,350m).


Day 07: Trek to Deng (1,860m).


Day 08: Trek to Ghap (2,380m).


Day 09: Trek to Lho (3,180m).


Day 10: Trek to Samagaon (3,450m).


Day 11: Acclimatization day at Samagaon (3,450m).


Day 12: Trek to Samdo (3,860m)


Day 13: Acclimatisation day at Samdo (3,860m).


Day 14: Trek to Larkya Phedi (4,460m).


Day 15: Trek over Larkya la pass (5,213m) to Bimtang (3,590m).


Day 16: Trek to Tilje (2,300m).


Day 17: Trek to Chamje (1,430m).


Day 18: Trek to Nyagdi (920m).


Day 19: Trek to Bhulbule-trek 2 hrs to Besisahar and drive to Kathmandu 6 hrs- Overnight at Hotel Tibet.


Day 20: At leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Tibet.


Day 21: Departure.

  • Meals as specified in meals.
  • Professional trekking guide and porter.
  • All land transfers by private vehicle including airport transfers.
  • All permits and entry fees.
  • Government taxes.
  • International flights.
  • Nepal entry visa ($40) for 30 days multiple.
  • Meals not mentioned above.
  • Drinks,snacks and other personal expenses
  • Personal trekking equipments.
  • Hot and cold showers during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking staffs and drivers.