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Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal

16 Days
5 - Excellent ( Based on 3 travel reviews )
an exciting adventure around world’s 8th highest mountain range

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the adventure from lower to higher areas of Manaslu Himalayas.
  • Exciting walks of great bio-diversity from vegetation, landscapes to culture.
  • Walk amidst lovely forest of tall rhododendron, pines, oaks and fir trees.
  • Interesting local cultures of hill village’s changes on daily exciting walks.
  • Crossing high, scenic Larkya-La pass facing spectacular mountain views.
  • Constant scenery of beautiful ever present views of snow-capped peaks

Manaslu Circuit Trek with MCT, the one and only specialist of Gorkha district, covering Lower and Upper Manaslu Valley.

Like the name Manaslu Circuit Trek, indeed a professional local company of Nepal, where all staff and guides. Born and raised on the high hills of Manaslu Himalaya around Nepal Mid-West.

A great way to experience Manaslu Circuit trekking with expert guides and staff, who knows the area in-depth. Although Manaslu Circuit is gaining much popularity among trekkers, due to its remote and scenic location.

Where visitors can enjoy a wide range of delightful moments from the start to the end of the adventure. Manaslu Circuit Trek begins with an exciting long drive from Kathmandu heading Mid-West, following the main highway, and then reaching mid-hills. Finally reaching the first overnight at Soti-Khola, where our adventure begins, on leaving low sub-tropical heavily farmed areas. Reaching high cooler hills around lovely villages of Jagat, Philim, and Namrung then enters toward a strong culture of Buddhism.

The walk leads to the heart of scenic Manaslu Valley, facing majestic views of Mt. Manaslu, Sringi, and Bauddha Himal. Includes an array of snow-clad peaks throughout the walks from Lho-Gaon onwards. 

Walking around the traditional villages of Lho and Sama-Gaon, having time to explore the local immense age-old heritage custom and culture.

Adventure heads further north-west from the last village of Samdo, where a walk leads to the bottom of Larkya-La Pass. A small settlement with few lodges for travellers, as well the final overnight around Gorkha and Manaslu region. Next early morning a big climb towards Larkya-La Pass top festooned with prayer flags at 5,106 m high.

Trip Facts

  • Hotels in Kathmandu and in best available local lodges on treks
  • Moderate to Adventurous walks
  • At Larkya la Pass at 5,106 m / 16, 752 feet
  • Exciting tour, interesting drives, scenic trek
  • Nepal Far North Mid-West around Gorkha district to Manang area
  • 12 Nights & 13 Days with drives both ways
  • 15 Nights & 16 Days arrival to departure

Short Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Altitude: 1,350 m/ 4,428 feet (Kathmandu)
Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu.
Meals Includes: Welcome group dinner.

Day 02: Trekking Preparation day & Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa.
Altitude: 1,350 m/ 4,428 feet (Kathmandu)
Meal Included: Breakfast.
Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola.
Altitude: 700 m/ 2,296 feet. (Soti Khola)
Approx. 8 hours drives. 
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Machha Khola.
Altitude: 930 m/ 3, 050 feet. (Machha Khola)
Approx. 6 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Jagat.
Altitude: 1,340 m/ 4,395 feet. (Jagat)
approx
. 6 hours walks.
Meal Included: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Pewa.
Altitude: 1,625 m / 5,330 feet. (Pewa)
Approx. 6 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Namrung.
Altitude: 2,630 m / 8,626 feet. (Namrung)
Approx. 6 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Lho-Gaon.
Altitude: 2, 957 m. / 9,698 feet. (Lho)
Approx. 4 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Sama Gaon.
Altitude: 3, 530 m / 34,233 feet. (Sama Gaon)
Approx. 5 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 10: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaon.
Altitude: 3,530 m / 34,233 feet. (Sama Gaon)
Acclimatization hike. Manaslu Base camp, Birendra Tal or Pungyen Gompa.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Samdo.
Altitude: 3,865 m / 12,677 feet. (Samdo)
Approx. 5 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Dharmasala / Larkya Phedi.
Altitude: 4,460 m / 14,628 feet. (Dharmasala)
Approx. 4 hours walks.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 13: Trek to Bhimthang via Larkya- La Pass.
Altitude: 5,160 m / 16,924 feet at Larkya-La and 3,700 m / 12,201 feet at Bhimthang.
Approx. 8 hours walks. Meal Included: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 14: Trek to Dharapani.
Altitude: 1,800 m / 5,904 feet. (Dharapani)
Walk approx. 7 hours.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu via Besisar.
Altitude: 1,350 m. / 4,428 ft. (Kathmandu)
Approx. 08 hours sharing jeep or bus.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 16: International Departure Homeward Bound.
Meal Includes: Breakfast only.

Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrival in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1,350 m/ 4,428 feet (Kathmandu)
Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu. Meals Includes: Welcome group dinner.

On first arrival in Kathmandu at Nepal International Airport received by our staff and guide, with warm Nepali traditional welcome. After, getting organized and then a short transfer to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city.

At the hotel check into your lovely rooms with refreshing rest after a jet-leg. Then join in with other members of the group, for the trek briefing at meeting halls or garden.

Our guide and leader will provide you with useful information regarding the trek, standard of lodge, foods and so on. If in doubt, can ask questions to make yourself at ease, after briefing enjoy the dinner in a typical Nepalese Restaurant.

Day 2:
Trekking Preparation day & Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa

Altitude: 1,350 m/ 4,428 feet (Kathmandu)
Meal Included: Breakfast. Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu.

Moring after a hearty breakfast, as per the time informed by our guide and staff our tour guide will meet. A short drive and walk in the heart of Kathmandu city, where the famous old Durbar Square located. An ancient palace and courtyard of earlier kings from Malla to former Shah Period. Interesting areas adorned with temples and old palace, as well with resident of famous Living Goddess the Kumari. Includes a temple of Kasthamandap, where Kathmandu name derived from, meaning a temple built from the wood of a single tree.

The temples and monuments of Durbar Square, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After an interesting tour, a short drive leads west of the city to another famous landmark of Nepal. The Swayambhunath Stupa of Buddhist monuments, located on a hillock, one can enjoy views of Kathmandu city and the valley.

The Stupa one of the oldest in Nepal and probably in the world of more than 2,600 years of history. After an impressive morning tour back to hotel, rest of the day preparation for Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Day 3:
Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola

Altitude: 700 m/ 2,296 feet. (Soti Khola) Approx. 8 hours drives.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner. Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Early morning depart for wonderful adventure Manaslu Circuit Short Trek, taking a private car, comfortable tourist standard bus, or coach. As per the size of a group, a long drive takes you beyond Kathmandu valley towards the Gorkha district.

Located Nepal Mid-West around Gandaki Zone, a country of low and mid-hills, heavily cultivated farm areas. The drive follows Nepal’s main busy highway for some hours and then diverts heading north to Arughat town.

Arughat town is situated on low farm areas close to the raging Buri Gandaki River, from here another few hours of drive on the dirt country road to Soti-Khola for an overnight halt.

Soti-Khola a small farming area slowly growing into a town, as the motorable road has been connected.

Day 4:
Trek to Machha Khola

Altitude: 930 m/ 3, 050 feet. (Machha Khola)
Approx. 6 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Start the first-day trek of the adventure, heading due north following the Buri Gandaki upstream. The morning walk leads to a short climb for a few hours past smaller farm villages then end the day at Machha Khola.

A moderate size farm village with a number of simple and basic lodges for an overnight stop. The name Machha Khola means a Fishing stream.

Day 5:
Trek to Jagat

Altitude: 1,340 m/ 4,395 feet. (Jagat) approx. 6 hours walks.
Meal Included: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

From Machha Khola, after a pleasant overnight stop, the second-day walks lead to cooler hills. On leaving the low sub-tropical heavily farmed areas, the route follows slow ups and downs. Walking through a patch of forest reaching Tatopani, a place with a natural hot spring, enjoy the refreshing bathing as time permits.

Walk to Khola Besi and then to Dovan, a nice farm village for a short refreshing stop and continue the climb. As the day ends reach a nice moderate size hill village at Jagat for an overnight halt.

At Jagat, with time a short walk around to observe the local cultures, a blend of Hindu and Buddhism religions.

Day 6:
Jagat to Pewa

Altitude: 1,625 m / 5,330 feet. (Pewa)
Approx. 6 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

After a pleasant overnight at Jagat, from here onwards starts the Restricted
Area of Upper Manaslu.

Where all foreign visitors need to obtain a special permit to enter Upper Manaslu till Dharapani villages if reached. The walk leads to climbing and then crossing a bridge to Nagjet and Philim villages, a lovely farm area.

The route leads past the neatly tended farm terraces reaching a cool shade of the forest on reaching Deng.

From here onwards into strong Buddhism culture, as walk follows higher past the village of Deng. Slowly the long day trek comes to an end on reaching a small village of Pewa, for an overnight stop.

Day 7:
Trek to Namrung

Altitude: 2,630 m / 8,626 feet. (Namrung)
Approx. 6 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

On leaving Pewa, morning climb leads to a forested ridge lined with tall rhododendron, pine, and fir trees.

A slow and steady downhill to Bhi Bazaar, situated near the riverside, after a pleasant stop. The walk continues heading towards farm areas with nice cultivated terraces of millets and barley and then reaching Namrung. After checking into the best available lodge, enjoy the grand views of Mt. Manaslu North Face with an array of peaks.

Day 8:
Trek to Lo-Gaon

Altitude: 2, 957 m. / 9,698 feet. (Lho)
Approx. 4 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Adventure today leads into the high Manaslu valley on entering one of the charming village of Lho Gaon. Having goof breakfast, then setting off for the long enjoyable scenic trek to Lho-Gaon. The walk follows to a slow gradual climb, and within cool shade of forest lined with pine and rhododendron trees.

Trek heads high above the Buri Gandaki River, and then on winding up past few summer settlements of cattle herder. Then finally ending the enjoyable pleasant day walk on reaching at nice large village of Lho-Gaon.

Lho-Gaon is a beautiful village within the shadow of majestic Mt. Manaslu with a contrast of green forest and white snow peaks. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of wonderful landscapes and snow peaks.

Day 9:
Trek to Sama Gaon

Trek to Sama Gaon
Altitude: 3, 530 m / 34,233 feet. (Sama Gaon)
Approx. 5 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Morning with breakfast enjoy the glorious scenery of wonderful landscapes and snow peaks, as the walk starts towards west.

Adventure follows on gradual uphill trail around Upper Manaslu through a number of farm villages and Yak herder camps. An interesting walk on high Manaslu valley, enclosed by high rocky cliff and snow peaks.

The view of Mt. Manaslu and Sringi Himal remains constant for some hours as walk finally comes to an end on reaching at Sama-Gaon.

Sama-Gaon, the main village of high Manaslu valley as well one of the highlights of the adventure. Check into a nice lodge, with time to browse around the village and witness the local fascinating culture of Buddhism.

Day 10:
Acclimatization Day at Sama Gaon.

Altitude: 3,530 m / 34,233 feet. (Sama Gaon)
Acclimatization hike. Manaslu Base camp, Birendra Tal or Pungyen Gompa.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

A free day as well to support acclimatization, a perfect height at 3,550 m for a local short hike. Several best places for interested and eager trekkers and adventurers, one can enjoy a day hike to Manaslu Base Camp.

A long full day walk of more than 6 hours both ways, the best hike is to Birendra Tal. A glacial pond on route Manaslu base camp, a walk of a few hours uphill facing grand views of Mt. Manaslu.

One can enjoy the rest day with a leisure walk exploring the village and visiting the old Pungyen Gompa.

Day 11:
Trek to Samdo

Altitude: 3,865 m / 12,677 feet. (Samdo)
Approx. 5 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

From here onwards, adventure gets more exciting on reaching the high end of Manaslu valley, on leaving Sama-Gaon for interesting walks.

The route follows on windswept terrain, where tree lines disappear for high-altitude shrubs and bushes.

The valley gets narrow as the trek leads towards a mountainous country facing grand views of wonderful landscapes. A short half-day walk to Samdo but taking it slow due to the rise of altitude.

After a pleasant trek of some hours and then a short steep up to Samdo for lunch and overnight halt. Samdo is the last village before reaching the other side of Larkya-La Pass to the Manang areas.

The village with more than forty houses with typical Tibetan style for more than two hundred inhabitants.

Rest of the afternoon explore this last village of Samdo located on route Larkya-La Pass and to the Tibet border.

Day 12:
Trek to Dharmasala / Larkya Phedi

Altitude: 4,460 m / 14,628 feet. (Dharmasala)
Approx. 4 hours walks. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

A short walk and pleasant day to the highest overnight stop at Dharmasala and Larkya Phedi. The route leads towards end of Manaslu valley and Gorkha district at Dharmasala or Larkya Phedi.

The base of Larkya-La pass from the Manaslu side of the valley, a place with few huts that serve as lodge and guest-house. During high times, of trekking season this place is crowded with trekkers. Where some groups have to spend on tented camps provided by the lodge owners. In the early days, it was known as Larkya Bazaar, where the market was held with buyers and sellers. Merchants, and traders from across the country as far from Tibet and Manang region used to sell and exchange their products.

At Dharmasala reaching by lunchtime, and for an overnight stop.
Afternoon relax and preparation for the long day walk the next early morning to cross over high Larkya-La Pass.

Day 13:
Trek to Bhimthang via Larkya- La Pass

Altitude: 5,160 m / 16,924 feet at Larkya-La
and 3,700 m / 12,201 feet at Bhimthang. Approx. 8 hours walks.
Meal Included: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner.
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

Enjoy the final highlight of the adventure, having breakfast and carrying pack lunch for the long day’s walk. An early start before break of dawn, as climb leads on a rocky gravel path above the lodge of Dharmasala.

The climb contours on winding steep uphill path, after hours of strenuous climb reaching Larkya-La Pass. The top is adorned with prayer flags and a signpost with the name of Pass and heights.

For all the hard effort rewarded with a stunning panorama of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayan peaks. Includes views of Himlung, Cheo Himal, and Kang Guru, as far as Ganesh Himal Far East direction.

After a tough climb, a long downhill takes you to the other side of Phedi at Bhimthang for an overnight stop. A long descent through moraine and Larcia glacier then reach Tambuche, the base of Larkya-La Pass on Manang side.

From the bottom walk to Bhimthang overnight after a long, hard day, a lovely spot amidst green forest surroundings.

Day 14:
Trek to Dharapani

Altitude: 1,800 m / 5,904 feet. (Dharapani)
Walk approx. 7 hours. Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Lodge / Guesthouse.

From Bhimthang, another long day walk to Dharapani village. But easy with pleasant downhill trek compared to the previous tough day, start early having a good breakfast.

Walk heads towards a forested path with a few short ups and down to a small settlement of Gho. After a refreshing stop, continue to walk into the cool shade of the dense forest to Tilje, a nice village above Masrsyangdi River. Stopping at Tilje for a possible lunch break, the last phase of the walk with a short climb over a bridge. Afternoon walk to a bridge and then a short climb to our final overnight destination at Dharapani village.

Located on the famous and popular Annapurna and Manaslu Circuit routes, a lovely village for the last day. Dharapani offers many good lodges with nice rooms, having a comprehensive food menu to enjoy the last day party.

Day 15:
Drive to Kathmandu via Besisar

Altitude: 1,350 m. / 4,428 ft. (Kathmandu)
Approx. 08 hours sharing jeep or bus.
Meal Includes: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu.

The final day around Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayas, an early morning start for the exciting drive to Kathmandu. Having a good breakfast, board on a local vehicle, depending upon the size of a group.

A long exciting overland journey leads to winding downhill around low warm farm areas of Lamjung district. As drive stops for short while at Besisar, the headquarters town of Lamjung. From Besisar on a good road, then joining on the main Pokhara and Kathmandu highway at Dumre town.

Drive more than four hours from Dumre town on winding uphill to the outskirt of Kathmandu valley. Finally drive ends on reaching your hotel, arriving by late afternoon or evening time. After a most mesmerizing adventure of a lifetime experience on Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Day 16:
International Departure Homeward Bound

Meal Includes: Breakfast only.
Last day in Kathmandu and Nepal, after an enjoyable adventure on Manaslu Circuit Trek. Our staff transfers you to the international airport terminal, and then bidding farewell guide and staff. As depart for smooth flight homeward bound.

Includes

  • Airport pick up, drop by private vehicles.
  • 03 night’s standard twin- sharing accommodation in a 3 starts hotel in Kathmandu.
  • 12 nights twin sharing accommodation during trek.
  • Guided sightseeing tours with private vehicle in Kathmandu. (Entrance Fee Extra)
  • Local Transportation Jeep/ Bus Kathmandu –Soti Khola & returning back to Kathmandu.
  • (If you want both ways private vehicle also available on additional cost).
  • Three meals a day, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Tea/ Coffee in during the meals time.
  • MACP/ ACAP & Manaslu special trekking permit as well.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly license holder guide. His food, accommodation, salary, equipment and accident insurance for all staff.
  • Welcoming Dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with culture performance.
  • Four seasonal sleeping bag. (if necessary)
  • Company Duffle Bag, T- shirt.
  • A self-sufficient medical first aid Kit containing vital medications.
  • Company branded 01 water bottle.
  • Local taxes.

Excludes

  • All kind of beverage.
  • Dinner and Lunch in Kathmandu.
  • Porter Service, Do you need a porter? Ask to our trek expert.
  • Personal travel and health insurance, insurance for helicopter evacuation.
  • Tipping to staffs.
  • Personal mountaineering gears
  • Optional trips if extended
  • International airfare.
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out our control.

Our tour package is completely customizable thereby enabling travelers to freely adjust and modify the trip. The Manaslu Circuit Camping Trekking is the classic way of enjoying the adventure. Feel free to add in a few activities that you might be interested in. Everything else is already planned by our travel experts from trekking permits to accommodation options. Book now to experience the once-in-a-lifetime trekking in Nepal without hurting your pocket. For further inquiries feel free to contact us through our official e-mail address or call us directly at +977 9851179975. Manaslu Circuit Camping Trek total duration of 15 nights and 16 days, a flexible itinerary leaving room for acclimatization. Especially walking at high altitudes, where trekkers should be in perfect physical fitness with sound health. Some days are tough and tiring going over Larke-La pass, but a pleasant walk on the final day to Dharapani village. We have set and planned this program for all types of people to enjoy the walk. The comfort of tented camping is different from others in many ways having private ways of trekking. Carrying all camping equipment, having a separate unit of a kitchen with an expert chef to cook and serve hot delicious meals. Different set menu every day for lunch and dinner, making every client satisfied, having sumptuous varieties of foods. All foods are healthy and hygienic. Safe boiled and filtered drinking waters are available in each village’s shops and lodge restaurants. But we do not encourage plastic bottled water as it created waste and garbage. As we are committed to Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism, one can buy only for emergency purposes.

Best Seasons: The best seasons for Manaslu Circuit Trekking, is in spring and autumn, spring begins from March to May. Autumn starts from September to November, the spring season with longer days due to much sunlight hours. Days are mostly bright with sunshine for clear views and pleasant walking can get cloudy in the late afternoon. Chances of light rains and snowfall around higher elevations sometimes, the temperature drops in the early morning and night times. During springtime, the hills are bright with wild flowers in bloom especially the rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. The next best season is autumn from September to November, days are much clear for views and walks. But days are much short due to sunlight hours, pleasant and peak times for trekking around the Himalayas. Much colder morning and late afternoon till night time, chances of snowfall on higher elevation sometimes. Culture, Religion & History: The lower warm areas of the Gorkha district where Manaslu high valley is located, are of mixed tribes of hill people. Gurung, Magar, Hindu Bharamins, Chettries, and Newars with some Bhot migrated from high Manaslu and Tsum areas. The culture and religions are mixed with Hinduism and Buddhism around low land to mid-hills till Jagat and Philim villages. But from Jagat village onwards the native of higher Manaslu valley till Dharapani in Manang are interwoven to strong Buddhism religion. Follows the ancient heritage and culture similar to its Tibetan predecessor, as the border to Tibet is at a mere distance.  The people of higher Manaslu are known as the Bhotia people, which means descendent from Tibet. Most villages around higher Manaslu from Namrung onwards have a monastery, with many rows of prayer walls and spinning wheels. The Manaslu region, where the ancient Trans Himalaya Salt Trade Route passed to and from Nepal / Tibet. Yaks and pack animals laden with goods from the good side of the country. The base of Larke-La pass at present known as Dharmasala or Phedi in the early days was called Larke Bazaar. Where traders, merchants from Tibet, Gorkha, and Manaslu as far from Manang use to visit on the market day. The Manaslu name comes from the Sanskrit word meaning Soul or mind of the god or holy spirits. For Manaslu natives calls Kutang means land that has been blessed, to raise livestock and a good farm field. Mt. Manaslu stands as the world’s 8th highest peak at 8,163 m and 26, 781 feet, the first ascent by Japanese Expeditions. Which was conquered on May 9th, 1956 with the support of Nepalese guide Gyalzen Norbu Sherpa. Since then it remained closed for outside visitors and flung its door open from 1992 onwards. Trekkers can enter and enjoy the walk around Manaslu, on obtaining a special permit, as Manaslu is a restricted region. Due to its close border with Tibet / China, as well as to control the main flow of trekkers. As well to retain and preserve the country’s pristine environment, the area is under the protection of the Manaslu Conservation Area Project.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):

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How difficult is Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal?

Manaslu Circuit Trek is considered a moderate level trek. An average adult with no major health issues can complete the trek with ease. Just make sure to follow the safety precautions provided during the training session.

How long does Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal take?

Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal is of 11 days and 10 nights. The days include acclimatization time and an average of 4-5 hours of trekking every day.

Do I need permits for Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal?

Yes, you do need permits for Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal. Following are required permits:
TIMS – Trekkers’ Information Management System
Manaslu Conservation Area Permit
Special Permit for Manaslu Region

How to book the Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal?

To book the Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal, there are 3 options that MCT offers, they are:
1. Online Booking
2. Wire Transfer
3. Cash on Arrival
Note: Go through our Booking Policy before you proceed with booking.

What is the best time for Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal?

Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal can be done throughout the year. Every season has its own pros and cons. However, Spring and Autumn are best for Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal.

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  1. What an adventurous holidays
    (3 months ago)
    It was more than expectations overlooking grand views of towering stunning snow mountain range. Amazing to find a good fine lodge on world’s highest mountain range with comprehensive food menu. What an adventurous holidays to experience with the company of expert guide. Thanks to Manaslu Circuit Trek, organizing such a marvelous holidays with great companion of the staff.
    Gregory McKeon
    from United States (US) Minor Outlying Islands
  2. Adventurous walk on the high altitude
    (4 months ago)
    Quite a tough walk on the high altitude, but every moment was well worth the views of towering snow peaks. Along with lovely dramatic scenery on daily walks to Manaslu Region. The only hard bit was crossing over Larkey-La with cold packed lunch, but enjoyed the adventure and I did it. Thanks to the guides and staff of Manaslu Circuit Trek, for the wonderful adventure.
    Lucy Lou Lee
    from Singapore
  3. A great marvelous adventure
    (5 months ago)
    A great marvelous adventure to Manaslu crossing over Larkey-La Pass. One of the best of my holidays, thanks to all staff of MCT for the wonderful services throughout the trek. An enjoyable walks from the start to the end of trekking, as well with interesting time in Kathmandu. Thanks to Manaslu Circuit Trek and its team staff for a perfect and hassle free holidays in Nepal.
    Jimmy Clarkson
    from United States (US)

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