Manaslu Circuit Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

A diverse route towards the wild and remote area offers to explore plenty of things and activities . Which is a wish of every trekker. So, we bring you the Manaslu Circuit Trek Package. The spectacular Mt. Manaslu itself being an eighth highest peak of the world has its jaw dropping view adjoined by many other immense Himalayas and snow-capped peaks. Begin the trip after a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola. Go round the trip guided by experienced team all over the way.
The Budi-Gandaki River, numbers of suspension bridges, waterfalls, greenery added by rice paddies and the cattle grazing nearby the river and terrace farm makes out the journey lovelier. The full expedition at crafted like villages between mountains itself is an amazing place to spend a quality time with. In addition to this, mix up with the variety of Nepali cultures and traditions that of Hindu and Buddhist communities their lifestyle, traditional houses, temples and monuments to visit and warm greetings pleases every traveller passing by. The landscapes groom low to the topmost part highly varies and comprises unique features. Walking through the woodland of Rhododendron and lush forest with the melodious sound of birds singing, on the way to MachhaKhola to Jagat, the get relaxed at the natural hot spring as per choice. Crossing the bamboo forest and many cultural villages along with different sculptures on the way, move towards Samagaon village guided by the immense Mt. Manaslu range which helps to get adjusted with high altitude. Yak pastures can be seen while making a slow step ahead. Make an early morning trip and challenge the feet to go across Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft) before afternoon to unfold the charm of splendid Himalayas including Himlung (7126m) near Tibet and Kang Guru (6981m) and Annapurna II (7937m) in the Annapurna Range; and numbers of snow-capped peaks. Make a way towards Manaslu trial, the restricted area to be entered with special Nepal Government permit and observe the incredible flora and fauna if consists of. The admirable place that is habitats of various birds animals and wondrous vegetation provides the startling memory throughout the life time. The Manaslu circuit trial is the utmost adventure envisioned by every trekker. Make a way back from Jagat to Kathmandu with amusing experience reminded as a lifetime adventurous trek.

Trip Highlights

  • The Manaslu circuit trek offers alluring panorama of captivating Himalaya landscapes, wonderful time to unfold the charm of flora and fauna, rapid rivers, pass through very low altitude to very high altitude and definitely the breathtaking view of immense mountain peaks.
  • The traveller steps chase the long and deep gorge of Budi Gandaki River experiencing the manifold topography and numbers of suspension bridges continuing adventure to the journey.
  • Visit numerous cultural villages especially Tamang and Sherpa communities and encounter with numbers of local people and taste Nepali cultures and traditions.
  • Set foot on the High Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft) to enjoy the breath taking view of immense Mountains Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Annapurna II; and Mt Manaslu, eighth highest peak of the world.
  • Pass through the delightful meadows, woodland covered with Pine, Cedar, Birch, Juniper and colourful Rhododendron flowers. Manaslu Conservation area provides a habitat for various species of birds and animals including Thar, Agali, Pika (Highest living Mammal), Himalayan Marmots and the rare Snow Leopard. Get a special permit to travel one of the wondrous places of Nepal.

Remember: Our travel planner can customize the itinerary outline as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon level of service; Deluxe, Standard and budget as well as per the group size. You can easily CONTACT US at any time for any queries.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel

After you arrive in Kathmandu, our representatives will welcome you and transfer you to your chosen resort or hotel. Accommodation: as per your request. Meal includes: Breakfast. We prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

Today, we will begin with our guided tour to a large number of spiritual and historical attractions found in Kathmandu. Landmarks of the area are historical Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, sacred Pashupatinath Temple and the biggest stupa named Bouddhanath.

Day 03 - Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m/2,328ft altitude) 7-8Hrs drive

We will set off today as early as possible to reach Sotikhola. During our drive, we get views of Nepal country and mountain sceneries. We will drive to Dhading Bensi district i.e. Dhading headquarter and then by reaching Arughat, we drive to move at Sotikhola.

Day 04 - Trek from Sotikhola to Maccha Khola (900m/2,952ft altitude) 6-7 Hrs walk

Our team will trek from beautiful Sal forests and climb over ridge rapids of Budhi Gandaki and then move to Khursane, where rocky trails wave their ways in both upward and downward direction. We walk through rocky roads and finally cross a suspension bridge to go to the village of Maccha Khola.

Day 05 - Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat (1,410m/4,625ft altitude) 6-7 Hrs walk

Our narrow trail lets you to cross Tharo Khola to reach Khorlabesi. Later on, by passing through a hot spring, we will cross Budhi Gandaki and move across Dobhan ridge. Later on, we again cross a suspension bridge from Yaru Khola, climb stone stairs and move ahead to Tharo Bharyang. Finally, we cross Budhi Gandaki’s west bank to climb a ridge, trek across the nearby river and climb to reach Jagat village.

Day 06 - Trek from Jagat to Philim (1,590m/5,215ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

We will climb over a rocky ridge to reach Salleri and from there, will descend towards Sirdibas. Here, you will find the valley as widening a bit while our trail goes to Ghatta Khola and then continue our upstream trek to reach Philim, a big Gurung village.

Day 07 - Trek from Philim to Bihi (2,130m/6,986ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Our today’s trek involves a steep walk to reach at Bihi by starting from Philim village.

Day 08 - Trek from Bihi to Namrung (2,670m/8,757ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Today, we will cross the area of Budi Gandaki many times to pass through a large number of gompas while going on the route. Once you cross the river, you will find less dense forest and the fine trail again, while it continues after you completes a steep climb to reach to Namrung. Here, you may view the two famous tourists’ spots of the village i.e. Ganesh Himal and Siring, while views of Mount Himal Chuli from Namrung Village.

Day 09 - Trek from Namrung to Lho (3,180m/10,430ft altitude) 4 Hrs walk

Starting from Namrung Village, we will follow a steady climb to pass through green forests and reach at Lho Village consists of many barley terraces and chortens. Meanwhile, you will cross the side valleys of Ganesh Himal and Simnang Himal.

Day 10 - Trek from Lho to Samagaon (3,530m/11,578ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

You will be the part of outstanding views of Mount Manaslu by moving ahead from Lho Village and explore the popular Ribung Gompa. In addition, we will follow huge mountain glaciers and various snow summits to end our journey in Samagaon.

Day 11 - At Samagaon. Choose an option from numerous numbers of choices for excursion hike

Today, you will spend the whole day at Samagaon to experience rest as well as acclimatization. During the entire day, you will be acquainted with the rich culture followed by Sherpa people.

Day 12 - Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m/12,660ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

You will descend towards Budhi Gandaki River and then turned to north to follow a bridge across the side stream. Trail leads to the famous Manaslu Base Camp and then goes to Samdo.

Day 13 - Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Phedi (4,460m/14, 628ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

Our team continues walking downward the edge to cross the wooden bridge on Budi Gandaki and start walking in the upward direction. We will witness Larkya Glacier by crossing two streams and reach to Dharamsala or Larke Phedi.

Day 14 - Trek from Dharamsala to Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft altitude) & descend to Bimthang (3,720m/12, 201ft altitude) 8-9 Hrs walk

Once you complete a short climb, you will reach to northern side of Larke Glacier, from where you may get panoramic views of Larke Peak and Cho Danda. Then, you would walk across different mountain glaciers to get outstanding views of Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal and huge Annapurna mountains. Lastly, you will end the long day by reaching at Bimtang.

Day 15 - Trek from Bimtang to Tilche (2,300m/7,544ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Starting from Bimtang ridge, we follow our trail from rhododendron forests to reach to Tilche village.

Day 16 - Trek from Tilche to Jagat (1,300m/4,264ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Now, we will start with our reverse trek from Tilche village to reach at Jagat.

Day 17 - Drive back to Kathmandu 8-9 Hrs Drive

You will return to the Kathmandu City by driving back from Jagat.

Day 18 - Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport

We will have a spare day at the capital city of Kathmandu in Nepal and enjoy a farewell dinner then departs you to the Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu City in Nepal.