Manaslu Circuit Trek

We start our Manaslu Circuit Trek after your arrival at Kathmandu followed by cultural sightseeing around world heritage sites. Initially, we take a long drive from Kathmandu to Baseri for about 8 to 9 hours. After arrival at Baseri, the starting point of our trekking activity; we cross suspension bridges and make our way through beautiful forests and Gurung villages towards Maccha Khola. Further, we make our way through several ascends-descends, natural and cultural exploration while passing through Budhi Gandaki river, ridges, villages, of Jagat, Deng, Namrung, Samagaon and hike to a nearby old monastery named Pungyen Gompa.

For proper acclimatization, we take a day rest at Samdo. The highest point of the trek, Larkya La Pass is reached that offers magnificent views of Annapurna Himalayas, Kangaru, Chio Himal and Himlung Himal etc. In this way, we discover the diversity in culture and topography and finally descend towards Tilije, Tal and Syange; before getting back to Kathmandu.

per adult from

$1,864

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Duration

17 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 15x Breakfast
    • 14x Dinner
    • 13x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 16 nights
    • Airport pickup and drop service
    • 4-night Hotel in Kathmandu
    • Kathmandu sightseeing with tour licenced guide and car/ jeep/bus depending upon the group size
    • All food and lodging during the trek (B, L, D included)
    • Transportation costs
    • Government licence holder English speaking trekking guide and a porter
    • All required Trekking permits
    • First aid medical box
    • All required trekking gears like sleeping bags and down jacket made available on rent
    • T-shirt, Duffel Bag and Trekking Map with company logo
    • Rescue Management Service
    • 13% VAT and 10% company service charge
    • Farewell Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Hotel Green Horizon
    • Entry/Admission - Machhakhola
    • Entry/Admission - Tatopani Hot Spring
    • Entry/Admission - Jagat
    • Entry/Admission - Deng
    • Entry/Admission - Namrung
    • Entry/Admission - Lho
    • Entry/Admission - Samagaun
    • Entry/Admission - Manaslu Base Camp
    • Entry/Admission - Samdo
    • Entry/Admission - Larkya La Pass
    • Entry/Admission - Bimthang
    • Entry/Admission - Tal
    What's excluded :
    • Visa fee to enter Nepal
    • International flight tickets and extra baggage charges
    • Extra night accommodation and meal costs in Kathmandu due to any change in the scheduled itinerary
    • Travel insurance/ Rescue operation costs
    • All personal expenses (laundry,electronic device charging cost,alcoholic beverages and soft drinks)
    • Tip for guide and porters
    • Entry/Admission - Tribhuvan International Airport
    • Entry/Admission - UNESCO Kathmandu

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]

    Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    As soon as you arrive at the capital city, Kathmandu, you will be met by a representative from Nepal Mountain Trekkers at International Airport terminals and he will take you to your respective hotel (Hotel Horizon).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hotel Green Horizon, J P Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    After checking into the hotel, you can enjoy the free time relaxing at the cosy room or stroll around the tourist hub Thamel area until the end of the day.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Horizon Kathmandu

    Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

    Stop At: UNESCO Kathmandu, Ward No 2, ललितपुर 44600, Nepal
    After having our early meal, we start our day with a visit to Nepal Mountain Trekkers office at Thamel. After being introduced with our team including tour guide, trekking leader and director of operations, we head for necessary trekking preparations, getting needed equipment with the initiation of Kathmandu sightseeing around world heritage sites. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa are UNESCO world heritage sites that we explore till sunset.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Horizon Kathmandu

    Day 3: Kathmandu to Maccha Khola [1,400m/4,593 ft]: 8 - 9 hours

    Stop At: Machhakhola, Uiya, Nepal
    Our Manaslu Circuit Trek begins as we drive from Kathmandu to Machha Khola, located across the Budi Gandaki river. We will drive along the Mahesh River and Trishuli River before we continue driving towards the Maccha Khola.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Machha Khola

    Day 4: Maccha Khola to Jagat [1,410m/ 4,625 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

    Stop At: Tatopani Hot Spring, Tatopani 33200 Nepal
    Today we make all the way through Maccha Khola following trails towards small settlements and enjoy natural hot-springs at Tatopani.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jagat 33600, Nepal
    Even though trail might challenge us quite a few times, excellence in natural and cultural exploration is just unmatched. In this way, we continue our Manaslu Circuit Trek towards Jagat.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Jagat

    Day 5: Jagat to Deng [1,804m/5,917 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

    Stop At: Deng, Bihi, Nepal
    We take a gradual descend crossing a river stream in our Manaslu Circuit Trail and walk uphill to Saguleri. Enjoying awesome views of Singri peak while crossing the Gata river, and finally, we arrive at Deng at the end of the day.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Deng

    Day 6: Deng to Namrung [2,630m/8,626ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

    Stop At: Namrung, Prok, Nepal
    We start our day with awesome views of Himalayas. Revolving the Mani Walls, we push ourselves further crossing Budi Gandhaki river, walking through pasture land enjoying the best of nature before we arrive at Namrung.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Namrung

    Day 7: Namrung to Lho [3,180m/10,433 ft]: 4 hrs

    Stop At: Lho, Nepal
    An easy half days walk to Lho with great views of Himalchuli at the head of Hinang Glacier before Sho- famous for apples. In the afternoon you will walk up to the large and prosperous looking Ribung Monastery and climb up to the top of the hill behind, for clear views of the Manaslu Massif. You can also walk up a short distance from the hotel to a popular viewing point near Ribung Monastery to watch the magnificent sun rising on Manaslu.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lho

    Day 8: Lho to Samagaon [3,530m/11,578 ft]: 5 hours

    Stop At: Samagaun, Nepal
    We get the nice views of nearby snow-capped mountains including Ganesh Himal, Himal Chuli and Siring Himal from local Village. In this way, we ascend towards densely forested lands with numerous Chortens alongside the terraced farming landscapes. With picturesque views of Manaslu Himalaya, Himal Chuli and other Himalayan peaks, we finally stop for an overnight stay at Samagaon.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Samagaon

    Day 9: Hike to Pungyen Gompa: 6 – 7 hours exploration

    Stop At: Manaslu Base Camp, Samagaun, Nepal
    Today we will be going for an excursion around Pungyen Gompa. It is an ancient monastery that gives us a wonderful opportunity to witness the local Buddhism culture tradition and their rituals. This monastery includes a small prayer hall too. This gompa or monastery along with great views of nearby landscapes will be the highlight of our day today. And we return Samagaon for overnight stay.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Samagaon

    Day 10: Samagaon to Samdo [3,860m/12,660 ft]: 4 – 5 hours

    Stop At: Samdo, Samagaun, Nepal
    We trek downhill towards river banks of Budhi Gandaki River, experiencing the best of refreshing natural views. After a certain while, we cross the river through a beautiful wooden bridge and climb. We will then pass between two forks of the river and arrive at Samdo at the end of our trekking day.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at local tea house or tented camping in Samdo

    Day 11: Samdo to Dharamsala [4,460m/14, 628 ft]: 4 – 5 hours

    Stop At: Dharamsala 33300, Nepal
    Following the river banks of Budi Gandaki River, today we begin our trekking activity while ascending gradually crossing the beautiful river streams with excellent views of glacier moraines and further ascend towards stone-built guest house or shelter known as Dharmashala. As we approach high altitude around 5,000m, we have plenty of time to acclimatize during the rest of the day.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Dharmashala.

    Day 12: Dharamsala to Bimthang [3,720m/12, 201 ft] via Larkya la Pass [5,160m/16, 924 ft]: 8 – 9 hours

    Stop At: Larkya La Pass, Thoche 33500, Nepal
    Leaving Dharmasala behind, we will gradually climb towards glacier moraines that offers excellent views of nearby Larka Peak and surrounding peaks and valleys. Eventually, we make our way through steep terrain and arrive at the highest point of our trek, Larkya La Pass. From this highest pass, never seen before view of Annapurna 2, Cheu Himal, Himlung Himal and other surrounding peaks are visible with very close Manaslu Himalaya in front of us just amazes us.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bimthang, Thoche 33500, Nepal
    This is the place where you will get re-energized and rest and relax with the amazing sceneries of mountain ranges, rhododendron flower and warm hospitality of the locals.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Bimthang

    Day 13: Bimthang to Tilije [2,300m/7,544ft]: 5 – 6 hours

    Pass By: Dharapani Temple, 1 Dharna Dang, Ghorahi Nepal
    Excellent views of Mt. Manaslu with Himlung Himal, Lamjung Himal and other peaks are being offered while walking on the ridges at Bimthang. The trail slowly goes down through pasture land of Sangre Kharka and cross a bridge leading us all the way through beautiful rhododendron forests that blossoms magically during the spring months. In this way, we again walk through open areas taking us up towards the ridges and finally arrive at Tilije for overnight stay.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Tilije

    Day 14: Tilije – Tal [1,700m/5,576 ft]: 5 – 6 hours

    Stop At: Tal, Dharapani 33500, Nepal
    Today after having our healthy meal at a tea house, we follow our trails towards the beautiful village of Thonje Village, crossing the Milky white river above the bridge. Further, we connect to the Annapurna circuit trail at Dharapani and cross over a Marsyandi River bridge, witness beautiful waterfalls before arriving at Tal.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Tal

    Day 15: Tal – Besishar - Kathmandu 8-9 hours drive

    Stop At: Hotel Green Horizon, J P Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Today early morning weak up and have drink tea or coffee and heading a drive to Besisahar first with local transport ( jeep) then Besishar has lunch and starts to drive to Kathmandu evening overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Horizon Kathmandu

    Day 16: Explore at Kathmandu with shopping

    Pass By: Nepal Mountain Trekkers, Pyramid Galli, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Today you could stay without a guide and porter relax your self and do shopping for your family and friends and Evening time Nepal Mountain trekkers offer farewell dinner in Nepali culture restaurant and back to hotel make ready your bag pack for next day your departure.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Horizon Kathmandu

    Day 17: Departure Day

    Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    Today will be your final day in Nepal, and after you get ready for your international flight, we drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled international flight towards your onward destination.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Nepal Mountain Trekkers, Pyramid Galli, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Nepal Mountain Trekkers - Day Tours

Activity ID: V-69269P14

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