Manaslu Regions Trek with Larke Pass - 17 Days

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is getting higher and extra popular as a new trekking destination. The circuit is an attractive trek with marvelous views of Mount Manaslu (8163 m) and the Ganesh Himal Range. Along the trail, you come upon a fascinating mix of actual Hindu and Tibetan-style Buddhist villages. The path follows the remarkable Budhi Gandaki River from Arunghat to its source just beneath the Larkya Pass (5125 m). As you begin low, the landscapes are extraordinarily various ranging from green nation-state and lush forests to magnificent high-altitude views skirting big glaciers.

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is the perfect trek for those looking for the local way of life with a few other foreign traffic to encounter. Let your representative at Himalayan Planet Adventures explain the magical charm of the Manaslu Circuit Trek. It may also indeed be the proper trek for you.

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$1,926

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Duration

17 days

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  • What's included :
    • 16x Breakfast
    • 15x Dinner
    • 14x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 16 nights
    • 3 stars Hotel in Ktm and teahouse in trek.
    • Private transportation, entry fee, guide, porter
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Bhaktapur Durbar Square
    What's excluded :
    • Travel and rescue insurance (Book before your trip start)
    • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, battery recharge, laundry, hot shower, bar bills & extra porters
    • Tips for driver, guides and porters

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Elevation – 1400 m)

    Pass By: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Welcome to Kathmandu. It's where your trek to Manaslu begins. As you land at the airport, the representatives of Himalayan Planet Adventure will be waiting for you at the terminal. You will then be escorted to your hotel to freshen up. Visit our office after you have rested and you will meet up with your guide and briefed about your upcoming trek and other programs (if any). Then in the evening, join us for your welcome dinner with a typical cultural program. After dinner, you will be dropped at your hotel for the night.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    The second day, you will see the beauty of the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu, which is also acknowledged as the town of temples, will display you several architectural and religious points of interest with wood and stone crafts designed by using many historical artisans with beautiful carvings all over. Kathmandu valley houses 7 out of 10 World Heritage Sites of Nepal as introduced by using UNESCO. Out of those seven, you will be traveling three of them.

    The first one is the Pashupatinath temple. Right after breakfast, get on your car the place you will journey to the Pashupatinath temple complex. It will be a journey of about 30-45 minutes. The temple of Pashupatinath covers 0.64 hectares of land with more than 500 temples and shrines. It consists of the vicinity of both sides of the holy river Bagmati. The main temple, committed to Lord Shiva, has a pagoda-style of structure with a massive bronze bull statue dealing with the original temple. It is a spiritual abode for Hindu, and it gets many worshippers from India and any other nation with Hindu people. The banks of river Bagmati has cremation sites for Hindu where they are burnt after their demise. Also, you will see many Sadhus who have dedicated their lives to Lord Shivas and are staying there performing their daily rites.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Next is the Boudhanath Stupa. It is a Buddhist nun secular website with a big white dome standing 36 meters tall. Made in mandala style, The Boudhanath Stupa is surrounded via many monasteries and is a middle for Tibetan Buddhism. So, you can see many Tibetan refugees around the place of Boudhanath who are currently residing there. The Stupa is full of life and a peaceful region with many prayer wheels surrounding it. The prayer flags that are laced in the stupa sway in the winds. The prayer mantras will bind and cleanse you from inside. There are additionally many Buddha photos on the white dome surrounding the complete Stupa. After a few moments there, get on your vehicle to march on the final destination for the day.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148 Nepal
    Finally, we visit the city of devotees, Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is an old city with many historic structures with crafty old designs engraved in them. Your leading vacation spot in Bhaktapur will be the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The urgent appeal in this vicinity is 55 window palace and Nyatapola temple. Also, strive local curd made in that district; it is quite famous. You will stay in Kathmandu for the night.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola (Elevation – 700 m)

    Pass By: Soti Khola, Nepal
    This day is your first day of the trek to Manaslu. You will be picked up early morning and driven to your first destination for the whole trek from which your real trek continues. From Kathmandu, you will head to Arunghat, which is about 8 hours of drive and then to Soto Khola, which is about 2 hours of the trip. So, you have 10 hours of traveling time for the day. The roads will be graveled at first, but as you approach nearer to Soti Khola, the ride will be all dusty and bumpy. After your arrival at Soti Khola, you will have a fantastic landscape at your site with great terraced farms, stone-paved ways, and picturesque villages. You will be staying at Soti Khola for the night.

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

    Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (Elevation – 900 m)

    Pass By: Machhakhola, Uiya, Nepal
    The next day is the real beginning of your Manaslu Circuit Trek in which you will walk for about 6 hours through the narrow path and rocky trail. You will find yourself surrounded by a stunning view of the countryside. After the further walk, you will reach sal forest and must pass through it. Encountering many waterfalls, rivers, and cliffs, you will reach villages of Gurung and Ghale inhabitants. The journey is filled with rough paths below your feet, but the surrounding attractions will make each step more breathtaking than the other. Finally, your trek for the day ends at Machha Khola where you will spend the night.

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

    Day 5: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (Elevation – 1340 m)

    Pass By: Jagat, Jagat, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    Walking hours for this day is roughly 7 hours on the twisting roads of banks of the Budi Gandaki river. Firstly, cross Machha Khola and then pass through a forest trail. Be in the lookout for monkeys and langurs in the forest. Then you will reach a Gurung village on the way. You can also enjoy a hot water bath on your way to Jagat if time is on your side. Cross a suspension bridge that takes you to Dovan. Walking across wooden and long cantilever bridges. On your way, you must verify your trekking permit and march to Jagat where you will be staying for the night.

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

    Day 6: Trek from Jagat to Deng (Elevation – 2095 m)

    Pass By: Deng, Bihi, Nepal
    The new day of your journey begins in the early morning. It will be about 8 hours of the trip to Deng. You will pass through many Buddhist prayer flags and Gompas. Your trekking permit will again be checked at Phillip. It feels rough as your permissions are checked over and over yet, but Manaslu Circuit Zone is a restricted area, and legal authorities and government control the trek. After your permits are checked, walk along the western bank of the river to your destination for the day. You will find a forest of pine and rhododendron along with overhanging rocks on peaks. The path is filled with impressive and magnificent waterfalls, George and suspension bridges, and as you cross a bamboo forest, you will approach Deng. You will stay at Deng for the night.

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

    Day 7: Trek from Deng to Namrung (Elevation – 2700 m)

    Pass By: Namrung, Prok, Nepal
    The trail is uneven and zigzag from the river. So be careful on the 6 hours of the path to Namrung. Cross suspension bridges to Rana and Bihi Phedi on your way. You will find many Mani Stones on your way. Pass through the forest and then climb to Namrung village. On reaching Namrung, you will see views of Ganesh Himal, Siringi Himal, and Mt. Himal Chuli from the south. Stay at Namrung for the night.

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

    Day 8: Trek from Namrung to Lho Gaun (Elevation – 3180 m)

    Pass By: Lho, Nepal
    The next day is about 4 hours of trek to Lho Gaun. You will meet Nubri people on your way to Lho Gaun whose lifestyle is influenced by Tibetan culture. You will pass through Mani walls, lush terraces and many forests of fir, oak, and rhododendron. Many locals are found in Tibetan dress. Look out for beautiful painting in gates arches. You will get to see peaks like Manaslu, Manaslu North and also Pungen Glacier on the way. You will stay at Lho Gaun for the night.

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

    Day 9: Trek from Lho Gaun and Sama Gaun (Elevation – 3530 m)

    Pass By: Samagaun, Nepal
    Today, the trail is easy through pine, rhododendron, and magnolia. The clear streams are seen with pastures and settlements. As you enter Sama Gaun, you will find significant Gompas, shrines, and a health post there. You will stay for the night in Sama Gaun.

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

    Day 10: Rest in Sama Gaun

    Stop At: Samagaun, Nepal
    Today is the acclimatization day in Sama Gaun. There are options on what you can do in Sama Gaun. You have a choice of hiking towards Manaslu Base Camp or Pungyen Gompa or Birendra Tal. You can get acquainted with Sherpa cultures and rituals of locals in Sama Gaun. Then move towards one of the destinations of your choice and convenience. It will be a full day hike of 6 hours at least. Pungyen Gompa is one of the destinations on the east of Nubri valley. You can view Mt. Manaslu much clearly from there. Also, look out for grazing cattle on the pastures land on your way. Manaslu Base Camp is at the north of Sama Gaun, and on the road, you can see Birendra Tal from there. Later, return to Sama Gaun for the night.
    Duration: 10 hours

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

    Day 11: Trek from Sama Gaun to Samdo (Elevation – 3865 m)

    Pass By: Samdo, Samagaun, Nepal
    Today, ascend slow and steady at high altitudes. It will take 4-5 hours to reach Samdo. On the way, you can see many Mani walls, yak pastures and many types of birds. Cross many wooden bridges and meadows to the valley. The trail is accessible through the forest, and you can reach Samdo after passing through large white Kani. You will stay at Samdo for the night.

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

    Day 12: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala (Elevation – 4460 m)

    Pass By: Dharamsala 33300, Nepal
    Continue down the edge, cross Budi Gandaki over a wooden bridge and walk upward. It will be 4-5 hours of the trek today. You can see the chain of Himalayas over rugged terrain. After crossing some streams, you can see Larkya Glacier. Move towards Dharamsala where you will find a trading village called Larkya Bazaar. As it is a short-day trek, you will have enough time to explore the market and acclimatize too. You will stay in Dharamsala for the night.

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

    Day 13: Trek from Dharamsala to Bimthang (Elevation – 3590 m) via Larkya La Pass (Elevation – approx. 5200 m)

    Pass By: Bimthang, Thoche 33500, Nepal
    Today you will reach the highest point of your Manaslu Circuit Trek, Larkya La Pass. You must start the trek early as it is 10 hours of journey to Bimthang. You will be welcomed by many peaks like Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Mt. Kang Guru, and Annapurna II. You must descend to huge icefalls and find 360 degrees of mountain views and walk through low pastures before reaching Bimthang. You will stay at Bimthang for the night.

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

    Day 14: Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani (Elevation – 1860 m)

    Pass By: Dharapani, Nepal
    This is the last day of your actual trek. It is 8 hours of trek to Dharapani. After crossing a rough pass, the trek is a piece of cake. Walkthrough the lush forest of pine and rhododendron bushes. The view of the Marsyangdi valley is breathtaking. You will find many agricultural lands on the way, and police checkpoints too. On the way to Dharapani, you will reach Tilje famous for local alcohol made by the Gurung community. You will stay at Dharapani for the night.

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

    Day 15: Drive from Dharapani to Beshishahar (Elevation – 760 m)

    Pass By: Besisahar, Besisahar, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    Today, you will drive down to Beshishahar. It will be 8 hours’ drive down to Beshishahar. So, relax on your way down and give your body the rest it needs as you might have a sore foot in this trek to Manaslu. Also, see mountain views on your way down that will mesmerize you. Overnight will be at Beshishahar.

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

    Day 16: Drive from Beshishahar to Kathmandu

    Pass By: Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Today is the departure to the city of Kathmandu. You will follow a path along famous rivers to Kathmandu. After you arrive at Kathmandu, make sure to soak up in warm water and relax for the time being. In the evening, celebrate your successful attempt to Manaslu with us as you will have your last meal as a farewell dinner with us. However, if you don't want to make it your last meal, you have the option to extend your stay with us. We will be pleased to show you our other packages in Nepal, Tibet, India or Bhutan.

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

    Day 17: Departure day

    Pass By: Tribhuvan International airport, Sinamangal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    This day is the day in which you will depart this mountain country and go back to your day to day lives. After breakfast, go for a last-minute memento shopping as we will organize for your ride to the airport. You will be driven to the, and a representative of ours will be there to lengthen thank you for your arrival. Feel free to contact us on some other holiday trip. We will be pleased to escort you again on your excursions and treks. We hope that you had a brilliant time with us.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up our customers from the hotel inside the ring road and the Boudha area. Please provide your hotel detail or pick up location individually if you can't find on the list.
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Himalayan Planet Adventures

Activity ID: V-7670P36

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