Duration of Trips15 Days
Location: Manaslu Region
Type of Trip: Tea House Trek
Max. Altitude:Larkya La (5160m)
Trip Grade:Strenuous Trek
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Manaslu Circuit Trek
The magnificent beauty of the Manaslu range is an experience that with colorful cultures and dramatic valleys. The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a popular trek in Nepal for 16 days holidays which is the 8th highest peak in the world. Manaslu trekking is a high altitude trekking in Nepal where you need to cross Larkya la pass (5160 meters). The trekking start eight hour drive from kathmandu to Soti Khola (700m) and finishing in the town of Besisahar. The trek itself follows an ancient salt-trading route, passes wild waterfalls of the Bhuri Gandhaki River crosses through forests of pine, bamboo and gorgeous rhododendron. Visits to secluded monasteries and a chance to experience local people’s lives are also a part of this adventure. The trek crosses a breath-taking the most popular Buddhist villages, Larkya La (5160m) high mountain pass and crossing over a glacial landscape while trekking around Manaslu.
Manaslu Circuit Trek which is the home range of the scarce snow leopard, and the track is also part of The Great Himalayan Trail, and is considered a trek off the beaten path.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal, transfer to hotel / Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02Free day in Kathmandu for trekking preparation / overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Machha Khola (870m), 6-7hr Drive / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 04Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1410m), 5-6hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 05Trek from Jagat to Deng (1860m), 6-7hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 06Trek from Deng to Namrung village (2660m), 4-5hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 07Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3530m), 5-6hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 08This is a day for rest at Samagaon to give you some acclimatization / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 09Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3690m), 3-4hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 10Rest and explore Tibet Boarder side or climb the Samdo Ri (5000m) and back to Samdo village. 6-7hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 11Trek from Samdo to Dharamshala (4,400m), 3-4hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 12Trek from Dharamshala to Bimthang (3,590m) via Larkya La Pass (5160m) 7-8hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 13Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani (1860m) or Chuine 4-5hr walk / Overnight at Tea-House
Day 14Drive from Dharapani to Besisahar by local jeep and Besisahar to Kathmandu by Bus, 7-8hr drive/ Overnight at Hotel
Day 15Free day in Kathmandu or departure from Kathmandu.
- Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure
- Restricted area permits, National Park permit (ACAP, MCAP) and TIMS fee
- Hotel in Kathmandu On BB
- English spoken trekking guide as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary.
- Supporting staffs (trekking porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary.
- During the trek Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in tea house lodge
- Overland transport by BUS/JEEP/CAR/VAN
- Visa & International flight ticket
- Lunch and dinner during your Kathmandu stay
- Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot
- water/shower, tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc.
- Additional costs- extra days stay, in case of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
- Personal trekking gear for the trip
Note: Fulfilling trekking experience in this hidden gem of the Himalayas
Where is the Manaslu Trek located?
-The Manaslu Trek is located in the Manaslu region of Nepal.
What is the Manaslu Circuit Trek?
-The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a challenging trek that takes you around Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world, offering stunning views and diverse landscapes.
How long does the Manaslu Trek take?
-The trek usually takes around 15 days to complete.
Are permits required for the Manaslu Trek?
-Yes, a special restricted area permit is required due to the ecological and cultural significance of the region.
What should I consider before undertaking the trek?
-It is advisable to have prior trekking experience, be in good physical condition, acclimatize properly, hire a licensed guide, and obtain the necessary permits.
What can I expect to see on the trek?
-The trek offers stunning views of snow-capped peaks, glacial lakes, remote villages, and opportunities to interact with local communities and experience their unique lifestyle and culture.
Is the trek physically demanding?
-Yes, the trek is physically demanding, involving high altitudes and rugged terrain.
What are some precautions to take during the trek?
-Proper acclimatization, staying hydrated, and following the guidance of a licensed guide are important to minimize the risk of altitude sickness and ensure a safe trekking experience.
What makes the Manaslu Trek unique?
-The trek provides a blend of exploration in the iconic Manaslu Circuit, offering a remote and culturally rich experience in the Himalayas.
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