Manaslu Circuit Trekking Nepal

Trip Overview

Manaslu is the home of Mount Manaslu (8,163 m./26,781 ft.), the eighth heighest peak all other the world.  The peak is, with pride standing with her several sister peaks luring in the blue sky. The beauty of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayan panorama is one of the best attractions during your Manaslu Circuit Trekking. Join our guided Manaslu circuit hiking and  have enjoyment!

Most of the important part of the Manaslu Circuit Trek lies inside Manaslu Conservation Area and some in Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA). Manaslu Circuit trek is one of the best option to those of you who like to have trekking in remote area of Nepal Himalayan destination. Our Manaslu Circuit hike itinerary leads you inside the Manaslu Conservation Area (MCA) Himalayan ecology.

Manaslu Circuit trekking is comparatively new trekking route in Nepal. This area is still restricted and special permit and authority is needed for this trekking. Comparing to other neighbor destinations, Manaslu Circuit trek destination owns still the virginity. Because the destination share you the pristine natural and cultural experiences.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Manaslu Circuit trekking is one of the best options who like to hike in the Himalaya with less tourist visiting area. Being nearer from Kathmandu Valley as well as being the neighbor destinations of Annapurna, it provide you opportunity to be in deep Himalayan ecology of Manaslu High Himalaya. Manaslu Circuit hiking is one of the perfect combination of Himalayan panorama, adventure Himalayan high pass, Himalayan ecology through trekking.

We guide you Manaslu Circuit trek showing you the Manaslu Himalayan ecological beauties. Our specially planned itinerary shows you the Manaslu Himalayan natural beauties, the flora and faunas during about two weeks’ guided trekking. Once you enter from Manaslu part crossing Larkye Pass, you will have another experiences, the experiences of Annapurna. The Manaslu Circuit trekking route join Dharapani, another popular trekking route, Annapurna circuit.


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT) (A)

Showing your name board, our airport representative waits in Kathmandu International Airport (TIA). You transfer to hotel, check in and free time. Have enjoy!

Day 2: Trip Final Preperation in Kathmandu (A,B)

In the morning, generally at 8 am, Eco-friendly Treks staff come to meet you at your hotel. Please manage to be there at lobby with:
(a) your original passport to prepare necessary adventure eco holiday permit/s from the concerned authority
(b) a couple of same passport size photos for permit/s and
(c) Trip final full payment. The staff introduce you with your trip guide at the same time. You have time to interact with your guide, he may check and suggest your trip equipmment and packing for the trip on your interest, please tell us if you like this. The rest of the day, you may buy or hire additional equipment and packing (if necessary). Then, you rest for acclimatization and final preperation for the trip. If you like any additional program for the day, please inform us at the time of mail corresponding.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (540M/1,770FT),(A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast we will drive to Arughat Bazaar. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 4: Arughat Bazaar to Soti Khola (730M/2,393FT),(A,B,L,D) 

Today after breakfast, trek to Soti Khola along with Gurung and Mager villages passing crops fields, small rivers and waterfalls.

Day 5: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930M/3,048FT), (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast we will head towards Machha Khola. It takes around 6-7 hours of walk with normal trail.

Day 6: Machhi Khola to Doban (1,150M/3,770FT), (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast Trek to Doban along with Yaru Phat. We will pass through fields, rivers and different local villages.

Day 7: Doban to Philim (1,570M/5,146FT), (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, our trek will end at Philim through passing jungle, view of Srigri Himal.

Day 8: Philim to Dyang (1,860M/6,097FT),(A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, our trek continues to reach today’s destination Dyang along the way to Budhi Gandaki river and many others natural beauties.

Day 9: Dyang to Namrung (2,540M/8,326FT), (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, we will trek to reach Namrung with the views of Mani Walls, Stupas, Gompas, view of Naike peak, Manaslu North (7774M) and Manaslu (8150M).

Day 10: Namrung to Lho (3,020M/9,899FT), (A,B,L,D) 

Early in the morning, after breakfast we will start our trekking enjoying the views of mountains.

Day 11: Lho to Sama Gaon(3,390M/11,112FT),(A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, trekking through view of Himalayas we will reach Sama Gaon.

Day 12: Rest Day (A,B,L,D)

Today  is acclimatization day, we will explore around to warm up our body and to adjust with weather.

Day 13: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3,690M/12,096FT), (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, early morning we will trek to Samdo, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the way.

Day 14: Trek to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4,460M/14,620FT) (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, our trail start walk down the edge and crossing via wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki. We will climb more and reach at stone guest house which is not a lodge but a kind of shelter called Dharmshala, after arrival we will have rest.

Day 15: Dharamsala to Bhimtang (3,590M/11,768FT) (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, our trrail continues gradually up hill till Larkya La Pass. We can enjoy breath taking mountain view of Kangurru, Himlung Himal and Annapurna II. We will again descent towards the Bimthang.

Day 16: Bhimtang to Dharapani (1,860M/6,097FT) (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast, today we will descend through pine and rhododendron forest, cross the Dudh Khola twice and after some walk we will reach Dharapani.

Day 17: Dharapani to Jagat (1,300M/4,261FT) (A,B,L,D) 

After breakfast,Trek to Jagat we will be descending through Marshyandi river side, terrace field, jungle and local villages.

Day 18: Jagat to Syanje (1,150M/3,770FT) – Kathmandu (A,B,L) 

Morning after breakfast, trek down to Syanje about an hours and we will drive to Kathmandu.

Day 19: At Leisure/ Spare day (A,B)
Day 20: Departure to your destination (B) 

(Abbreviation: A = Accommodation, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • We meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Double room in sharing basis with breakfast at 5 star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as per itinerary at main trip duration
  • Required permit/s for the trip
  • Experienced trip guide and his daily expenses (meals, transport, tent, insurance)
  • Land transfer to and from trek starting and ending point/s as per itinerary
  • Domestic Airfare if needed (confirm this at the time of trip booking with us)
  • All taxes (Value Added Tax and income tax if/when apply )
  • We transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for onward flight as per itinerary
  • Other supports: first aid kit during main trip
  • Agency service charge

Price NOT Included:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Hot and cold drinks are not available except mineral water
  • Tipping
  • All above “Cost Include” mentioned above


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Trip facts

  • 20 Days
  • Lodging: Lodge
  • Size: 2-20 Persons
  • Dept: Each Month 4th
  • Trip Grading: D
  • Price: USD /each


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Very good value for money spent. We all arranged and generally well managed.


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