Kathmandu, Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu circuit trek is a recently opened trek for the travellers from all around the world which serves as a wonderful blend of the natural splendor as well as the cultural miscellany of Nepal. Manaslu Circuit Trek is rich in its beauty with the inclusion of isolated and off beaten trail, as only few people actually decide to take the trek. The fewer visitors also add more exclusiveness to the trek. Additionally lying on the Manaslu Conservation Area, this place is overflowing with assorted flora as well as fauna and if you are fortunate enough you can also spot some rare species along the way. Manaslu region trek is a remarkable way to welcome the magnificence of Mt. Manaslu which is the eighth highest mountain in the world. The luxuriant environment in the setting of snow-capped mountains, this region is a blessing for anyone seeking peace and happiness amidst the nature. Mentioned below are some of the prime reasons, particularly “Top 7 Reasons to Choose Manaslu Circuit Trek” as to why one should go for this isolated off beaten trail while trekking in Nepal.

This relatively untouched trekking route offers some unique experience to ever trekker. The trek takes you through some idyllic mountainous landscape and culturally pristine villages. The sights and experiences in this trip will indelibly remain with you.

Tour Highlight
  • Travel through rugged rural terrain along various traditional settlements.
  • Catch the majestic sight of the Manaslu.
  • Be awestruck by nature at is very best throughout the journey.
Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trek

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Katmandu

Upon Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by TravHill representatives and be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome drink followed by orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide. Evening is free to explore as own. Overnight stay at your hotel.



Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at your Hotel.


Drive from Kathmandu-Arughat-Soti Khola

After breakfast, we will drive from Kathmandu to Arughat along the banks of Budi Gandaki. From Arught the road descend to a high cascading waterfall named Kyorpani as we head towards Soti Khola.

Overnight stay at Soti Khola.


Soti Khola- Machha Khola Trek

The trek today involves lots of ascent and descent as we head towards Machha Khola. We will finally end up at a Gurung Village of Lapube.

Overnight stay at Machha Khola.


Machha Khola -Jagat Trek

After breakfast, we will head towards Jagat where the trail offers wonderful view of the Sringi Mountain. After a brief stopover at Kani Gaon, we will pass through Kholabesi to eventually reach Jagat that has natural hot springs which you can enjoy to unwind yourself.

Overnight stay at Jagat.


Jagat-Nyak Phedi Trek

From Jagat, we will head towards Nyak Phedi through some winding and up and down terrains. Overnight stay at Tadapani.

Nyak Phedi- Namrung Trek

On this day we will travel from Nyak Phedi to Manrung where along the way we will pass through Gata Khola and Shar Khola and initially stop over at Deng. There on, we will pass through forest to reach near the Tibetan border to finally reach Namrung.

Overnight stay at Namrung.


Namrung- Lho Trek

On this day, we will travel Through beautiful fir, rhododendron and oak forests as we head towards Lho. The trail also rewards with wonderful sights of the Manaslu north and naike peak.

Overnight stay at Lho.


Lho- Sama Gaon Trek

On this day we head towards Sama Gaon passing through idyllic villages of Bengsam, Li and Khani. The route offers picturesque mountainous views. Upon reaching Sama Gaon you may also pay a visit to t a gompa situated in the village.

Overnight stay at Sama Gaon.


Rest day at Sama Gaon

We will spend the day acclimatizing with the local conditions and preparing for the day ahead. You may also pay a visit to the Pung-gyen gompa.

Overnight stay at Sama Gaon.


Sama Gaon- Samdo Trek

On this day, we head towards Samdo passing through the Manaslu Glacier and the Manaslu Base Camp. Upon searching Samdo, you will find that the village houses a well established Tibetan refugee camp.

Overnight Stay at Samdo.


Samdo- Dharmasala Trek

On this day, we pass through Larke pass the ascend through juniper and tundra forests with a vantage point overlooking the Larkya La glacier.

Overnight stay at Dharmasala.


Dharmasala- Larke Pass- Bhimathang Trek

We start out early for today’s strenuous trek We will initially make a long ascent and the descend to reach the head of the moraine and then climb the top of the ridge to reach Larke La Pass. After a small descent then on passing through beautiful yak pastures we reach our destination at Bhimathang.

Overnight stay at Bhimathang.


Bhimathang- Tilche Trek

We trek through much easier terrain today as we head towards Tilje passing through pine and rhododendron forests. We will stopover at the village of Gho for lunch and then head towards the beautiful Gurung settlement of Tilje famous for its apple brandy.

Overnight stay at Tilje.


Tilche- Chymcha Trek and drive to Besisahar

On this day, we initially trek to Dharapani where you can find the confluence of Dhud Khola and Marsyandi river. From Dharapani, we will drive to Besisahar.

Overnight stay at Chymcha.


Drive to Kathmandu

The drive to Kathmandu from Chymcha should take around 6-7 hours. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Final Departure

After Breakfast – free time till departure –  A representative from TravHill Dot Com will transfer to Airport for onward destination with sweet memories of Nepal. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast
  • Kathmandu / Aarughat/ Soti khola private transportation
  • Twin sharing Accommodation in normal tea house during trek
  • 3 Meals with one cup of tea for each meal in trekking
  • Sleeping bag
  • Dharapani Besisahar local jeep reserve transportation and Besisahar Kathmandu by private transportation
  • Trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • Manaslu Special permit, ACAP & MCAP
  • TIMS Card
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide
  • One porter between each two clients while on trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of guide & Porter
  • First aids kit
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tea coffee in Lunch & Dinner time during trek
  • Drinking water,Electricity bills, hot shower during trek
  • Tips for guide & Porter & Driver
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Client’s insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks etc.
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in cost include section