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Manaslu Circuit Trek

16 Days
Starting Point Aarughat Ending Point Besishahar
Trip Difficulty Moderate Max Altitude 5,160 m
Duration 16 Days Best Season All seasons
Trip Cost US$ 575 per person Group Size Min 2 Pax
Country Nepal Meals Excluded
Trip Style Tea Houses and Lodge

Trip Highlights

  • Hindu – Tibetan Culture
  • Snow-capped Mountain
  • Greenery
  • George of Kaligandaki
  • Floras and Faunas
  • Rhododendron Forests
  • Himalayan Customs and Traditions

Trip Introduction

Manaslu Circuit Trek with Guest

Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) is proud to be standing as the 8 highest Mountain of the World, Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) lies in west-central part of Nepal. Manaslu (meaning in Nepali “mountain of the spirit”) local people around that region has some spiritual value over the mountain.  Manaslu was first climbed by members of a Japanese expedition on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu. Since then it known as Japanese mountain.

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most selling and offering trek from Nepal.  If you want to see the Tibetan culture in Nepal, of course, you have to go to Manaslu valley. Hindu – Tibetan culture, wildlife, stunning and snow-capped mountain scenario, greenery of forests are the major fascinating elements of Manaslu Circuit Trekking. The one feature which makes people eager to trek in Manaslu circuit is that Manaslu Valley/Tsum valley is a privileged region for foreign tourists.  This trek is one of the easier trek which is followed by the Gorge of the river Budhi Gandaki. Every year, nearly 2000 – 3000 people complete Manaslu Circuit Trek

Please Note:

If you want to hire private Jeep for transportation we can provide for you.

Please e-mail us if you want to:

  1. Do individual Trek with guide and porter.
  2. Do trekking with Guide only.
  3. Do trekking with Porter only.
  4. Do trekking with Guide cum Porter.
  5. Do large group Trekking.
  6. Do small group trekking.

We will quote prices according to your requirement. Larger the group size lesser the price will be.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu where you will be greeted by our staff at the arrival of Tribhuwan international airport.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (570m.) by bus and change bus than drive to Soti Khola.  which takes about Ten hours.

Day 03: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (890m.) which takes about six hours.

Day 04: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1350m.) and it takes about six hours.

Day 05: Trek Jagat to Deng (2095m.) and it takes about Eight hours.

Day 06: Trek Deng to Lhogaon (3100m.) and it takes about Nine hours.

Day 07: Trek Lhogaon to Samagaon (3390m.) which takes about four hours.

Day 08: Rest day at Samagaon. Explore around village.

Day 09: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3690m.) and it takes about four hours.

Day 10: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (4460m.) which takes about three hours.

Day 11: Trek from Larkya La Phedi to Larkya La (Pass) (5135m.) to Bimthang (3590 m.) and it takes about seven hours.

Day 12: Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani (1860 m.) which takes about eight hours.

Day 13: Trek from Dharapani to Jagat (1800m) which takes about six hours.

Day 14: Jagat trek to Sanghe drive to Besishahar (823m.) which takes four hours trek and about three hours driving.

Day 15: Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu by bus, which takes about seven hours.

Day 16: Fly out from Nepal.

Price Includes

  • A guide
  • Necessary Porters (1 porter can carry 2 person’s luggage up to 20 kg)
  • Meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) only for our guide and porter during trek
  • Accommodation sleeping in typical Nepali lodge (Tea house) only for our guide and porter during trek
  • Entry Permit for Manaslu Conservation Area and Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Necessary transportation (Kathmandu – Aarughat Gorkha and Besishahar to Kathmandu by bus)
  • Mountain Medical Rescue help provided by your insurance company.
  • Airport pickup and drop services
  • Special trekking permit for Round Manaslu Trek
  • Insurance and equipment’s for the Nepali staffs

Price Excludes

  • Personal nature expenses such as drinks, beverages, hot shower etc.
  • Tips
  • Lunch & Dinner cost in Kathmandu.
  • Meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) for you during trek
  • Accommodation sleeping in typical Nepali lodge (Tea house) for you during trek

Trekking Equipment list:

The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camp & teahouse treks in the Himalayas. Make use of this list as a guideline; some of the equipment can be hired in Katmandu as well. Besides, keep in mind trekking gear can be bought in the many adventure shops in Katmandu Thamel.


  • 1 large duffel bag: This will carry all your personal gear on the trek. It should be strong and durable.  The best size would be around 30″ x 14″, with a full-length zipper and handles.
  • 1 small padlock: Your duffel bag should be locked.
  • 1 rucksack or day pack:  This should accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you want to have during the day.  We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity, or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.
  • 1 small duffel bag or suitcase: Items not needed on the trek can be left at the hotel in Kathmandu. This bag should also have a lock.  Be sure to leave room for purchases, or buy one in Kathmandu they have many good quality ones available.

Head and Face Gear:

  • Sunhat
  • A Bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm hat
  • Sunscreen with a very high SPF factor
  • Lip balm with a high SPF factor


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Inner Clothing:

  • T-shirts
  • Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best
  • Underwear
  • 2 Long shorts
  • 2 Trousers- (loose and comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm

Outer Clothing:

  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)
  • Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)
  • Waterproof pants
  • Baggy pants
  • 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)
  • 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket


  • Light weight walking boots- Quality boots (leather is recommended)
  • Spare laces
  • 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.
  • 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks
  • One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp

Drinking Equipment:

  • 1 thermos- Water tends to freeze in ‘normal’ water bottles at high altitude temperatures.
  • 2 one-liter water bottles
  • Purification equipment- Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.

Sleeping and Carrying Equipment:

  • 30-40 liter daypack
  • Rucksack- Without aluminum support
  • Water Proof Bag- A water proof bag to cover the rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius.

Optional Extras/Luxuries

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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