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Manaslu circuit Trek - 16 Days

Overview and Highlights

Key Information

Best Seasons

Spring / Autumn

Group Size

Min 2 pax to more...

Duration

16 Days program

Trek Difficulty

Moderate

Maximum Altitude

5106 m

Accommodation

Local tea house

Meal

Available Delicious good food

Region

Manaslu Region

Country

Nepal

Activity

Trekking/ Sightseeing

Destination

Manaslu circuit and Annapurna circuit trekking

Trip Starts

Kathmandu

Trips Ends

Kathmandu

Your marvelous trip with the magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the 8th tallest mountain in the world, experiences you the rich local heritage and biological diversity of this region. The highest point in this trek is the ‘Larkya La Pass 5106m widely believed to be one of the most dramatic pass crossing the Himalayas.

Manaslu Larkya La  Pass trekking is famous trekking in Manaslu Region and Annapurna circuit trekking is world’s top ten trekking destination. Annapurna circuit is the most popular trek region.  Its 300 km around Annapurna mountain range in Himalayas. The Annapurna Circuit Trek gives the flashback of Nepal-Tibet relation. In the past this route was used for trade, and due to this region still Tibetan and Nepalese culture is exchanged beside this, Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism, Hinduism and mysterious Bon-Po religion co-exist interpenetrating one another which result many pilgrimage sites.

Aroung Manaslu trek begins by sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu to trekking in the beautiful Manaslu region. Your marvelous trip with the magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the 8th tallest mountain in the world, experiences you the rich local heritage and biological diversity of this region. The highest point in this trek is the ‘Larkya La Pass’, widely believed to be one of the most dramatic pass crossing the Himalayas.

The trek usually involves walking on mountain trails. Around Manaslu Trek’ is a first choice for those who prefer to become one with nature at remote and with secluded solidarity. Mountain Layers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. is proud to organise this Manaslu Trek

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival TIA and pick up by private transfer at hotel with B/B plan

A representative from Mountain Layers Trek will greet you outside the Tribhuwan International Airport. They will be waiting to receive you with signboards of your or the company’s name. You will be transferred to your hotel in a private vehicle. After you are done resting at the hotel, you are free to visit our office to clear any dues or ask questions concerning the trek.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 2 : UNESCO world heritage side Sightseeing and trek Preparation overnight at hotel with B/B plan

Today you will have a fun day of sightseeing today as we guide you through the venerated landmarks around Kathmandu. We will visit popular locations like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and the hilltop complex of Swayambhunath. In the afternoon/evening, we will head to Thamel for any last minute shopping that you may need to do for trekking essentials. We will also pass through Kathmandu Durbar Square on our way. Meanwhile, our staff members will acquire the Manaslu Restricted Area trekking permits that you will need for the trip.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Machhakhola (900m) by jeep 8hrs overnight at lodge.

After breakfast, we will have pre trek meeting and you’ll be briefed by the trek leader about the journey ahead. Once we are done loading all equipment, we will hop on the jeep for an 8 hour drive to Soti Khola, which lies 150 kms North West of Kathmandu. We will drive through Dhading Besi and the town of Arughat today to reach our destination, Soti Khola. We will have a lodge booked for us where we will be spending the night.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 900

Day 4 : Trek from Machhakhola to Jagat (1410m) 6hrs. overnight at lodge.

There will be multiple short sprints of ascending and descending to do on the trail today. We will cross Tharo Khola and Thorlabesi to arrive at Tatopani. This small town is popular for its rare natural hotsprings. Unfortunately, the hot springs haven’t been functional since the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. After a brief lunch break at Tatopani, we will resume on the trail and cross suspension bridges over the Budhi Gandaki and Yaru Khola. We will also climb flights of stairs on the way to Dobhan and Tharo Bharyang. It is a short trek further to Jagat once we are past the west bank of Budhi Gandaki.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 1410

Day 5 : Trek from Jagat to Deng (1804m) 7hrs overnight at lodge.

Our trek today begins with a climb on a rocky ridge towards Salleri. We will pass through Sirdibas and Ghatte Khola and cross a long suspension bridge before Philim. We will stop momentarily for rest at this small Gurung village and continue north on our trail shortly after. We will pass a steep and uninhabited gorge and slowly trek towards the Budhi Gandaki. As we trek back and forth along the east and west banks of the river, we will reach a bamboo forest. Past the bamboo forest is Deng Khola, and Deng village lies a little further.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 1804

Day 6 : Trek from Deng to Namrung (2630m) 6hrs overnight at lodge.

After breakfast, we will set out on the trail and cross the Budhi Gandaki again today to climb to Rana (1910m). The trail today intersects with various other trails and locations including Bhi, Ghap and Prok. You can enjoy a pleasing view of Siringi Himal today from Prok as long as the weather is favorable. We will cross the Budhi Gandaki many more times today on our climb through the forested paths to the Buddhist village of Namrung. Once we reach Namrung, we will be able to witness sights of Ganesh Himal and Himal Chuli along with Siringi from earlier.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 2630

Day 7 : Trek from Namrung to Lho (3150m) 5hrs overnight at lodge.

After breakfast, we will set out on the trail and cross the Budhi Gandaki again today to climb to Rana (1910m). The trail today intersects with various other trails and locations including Bhi, Ghap and Prok. You can enjoy a pleasing view of Siringi Himal today from Prok as long as the weather is favorable. We will cross the Budhi Gandaki many more times today on our climb through the forested paths to the Buddhist village of Namrung. Once we reach Namrung, we will be able to witness sights of Ganesh Himal and Himal Chuli along with Siringi from earlier.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 3150

Day 8 : Trek from Lho- Samagaon (3530) 5hrs. over night at lodge.

The trek today is an even shorter one as we will cover the miniscule distance between Lho and Samagaon. We will pass through Shyala, which is encompassed by peaks like Himal Chuli and Ngadi Chuli on the left, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal straight ahead and some other peaks to the right. We will relax for the rest of the day at Sama and spend the night in a lodge as usual.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 3530

Day 9 : Rest day and acclimatization ovenight at same lodge

A fun day of exploration lies ahead of us there are a lot of exciting locations to visit nearby. This rest day also serves another purpose as acclimatization day. Taking an occasional day off to rest and help your body acclimatize is very important while trekking in the Himalayas. The Pungyen monastery nearby offers great views of the Manaslu glacier if you are looking for a light and easy trek. However, if you are feeling energetic, then the Hike to Birendra Lake or Manaslu Base Camp is an excellent way to experience the true wilderness and beauty of the region. The Pungen and Birendra lake hikes won’t take more than a couple of hours to complete. However, the Manaslu Base Camp trek will take you 7-8 hours to get there and back.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 3530

Day 10 : Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3860m) 4hrs overnight at lodge.

The Budhi Gandaki river comes into picture yet again today as we trek along its riverbank. We will cross a bridge over the Budhi Gandaki and come across the trail leading to the Manaslu Base Camp. We will instead trek on the Larkye La trail and make our way through Kermo Kharka. After a short while further of trekking through the juniper and birch forests, the short trek today will end as we arrive at Samdo. We will spend the day resting our bodies to prepare for the tough hike the next day.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 3860

Day 11 : Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala (4480m) Larkyala Base Camp 5 hrs overnight at lodge

We keep continuing ascending and come past the valley of Salka Khola ascend to the Dharmasala. The climb to Larkya La pass. The climb gets steeper at the side of a gorge reaching 4000m, nearing the glacier. Further up we arrive at Larkya Phedi (4460m) Dharmasala and rest there over night nightat lodge.

The high altitude of the Manaslu region, it’s crucial to pay close attention to your body’s signals and ensure you’re properly acclimatized. Taking in the breathtaking scenic views of the Himalayan chain, you’ll proceed slowly and steadily across the rugged terrains that characterize this remote and awe-inspiring landscape.

 

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodgel
Elevation 4480

Day 12 : Trek from Dhsrmsasala to Larke pass (5106m) via Bimthang (3720m) 8hrs. overnight at lodge

Dharamsala. Thought it's a more challenging trail, you'll encounter a number of rustic villages, clear glacier lakes, beautiful valleys, and a wide range of flora and fauna, not to mention some notable snowcapped peaks.It will be a demanding trekking day today as you cross Larkya La Pass, the trek's highest point at 5106 meters. We begin our journey early in the morning. The trail ascends through the rocky and winding path to the top of Larkye La Pass. From the top, you can see the sunrise over Larkya Peak, Mt. Manaslu, Ratna Chuli, Cheo Himal, and many other snow-capped mountains.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 3720

Day 13 : Trek from Bhimthan to Dharapani (1900m) 7hrs overnight at lodge

This will be the last day on the trails. After waking up at Gho, we head to Dharapani. The route descends so the trek should be easy. You will be trekking through many fields and pastures and arrive at Tilje - a large Gurung settlement. This village is famous for brandy. However, we continue forward passing several Mani walls to reach Thonje village and then enter Dharapani village.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 1900

Day 14 : Drive from Dharapani to Beshishahar (820m) by jeep 4hrs overnight at lodge

The drive will be scenic as we will pass many villages, Marsyangdi River, Bhulbhule village, and Khudi. We should be reaching Besisahar we will have to celebrate last day diinner party with staff.

We will pass through the villages of Karte and Tal, occasionally crossing the Marshyangdi River, before finally reaching Chamje. Our final destination for the day will be Bensi Sahar

 

 

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 820

Day 15 : Drive from Besishsar to Kathmandu by jeep or bus 6hrs 175 km over night at hotel with B/B plan

After breakfast, we will pack up our things and head to the bus stop to catch a ride to Kathmandu. This 175 kilometer drive will take us past serpentine roads, fast flowing rivers, green hills, lush forests and picturesque villages. After enjoying the countryside scenery for almost 6 hours, we’ll finally arrive back at the capital of Kathmandu. You will then be escorted to a restaurant to celebrate the completion of our trek with a farewell dinner.

 

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 16 : Departure own your destination drovr from hotel to TIA by private transfer

When you will finish your program back to your destination With the end of the journey, the departure day has come. You will be transferred to the airport from the hotel by a representative from Himalayan Trekkers, a few hours before your scheduled flight.

 

Cost Includes

  • Hotel in Kathmandu with stander bed & breakfast for two nights .
  • Your meal (Breakfast-lunch-dinner) During the trek ,
  • One experience trekking guide & one porter for each two tourist.
  • All land transportation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Permit .
  • Manaslu Conservation Permit
  • Manaslu special permit .
  • Insurance for guide & porters
  • All accommodation during the trek available Lodge.
  • Airport -Hotel-Airport transfer
  • Our service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking.
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide& porter
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
  • Hot shower during the trekking.

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