Tour Overview

Manaslu Circuit Trek, world’s eighth highest mountain Mt. Manaslu (8163m) in the west part of Nepal. It is an off- the -beaten area trek recommended for those who are interested in Nepal’s authentic village experiences and culture and also want to get away from the hurly-burly of city life. This classic trek is rewarded with its spectacular mountain views, topographically difficult terrain and typical culture and traditional lifestyle of Gurung ethnic group of people of Nepal and Tibetan inhabitants of the region The living Buddhist culture are virtually untouched because of the remote location. The trail that takes you up through the riverside the Budhi Gandaki is one of the most challenging routes in Nepal.

The trail crosses suspension bridges and up and down over ridges and onto shelves to bypass cliffs through fields of barley, following an ancient salt trading route that connects Tibet with Nepal since time immemorial. Climbing higher you will encounter clusters of homes before the mountain wall of the Himalaya and visit the number of monasteries, mani walls, and shortens along the route. Your trekking journey to Manaslu circuit begins with a 7-8 hour drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar, Gorkha. Then, the following day you hike through the lush rice terraces and thatched huts to the north along with sprawling Gurung villages perched on high, terraced hilltops. At Nupri village, people from Tibet origin inhabit and they speak their own dialect, partly Tibetan and partly Gurung, and live in a Tibetan lifestyle.

Spectacular mountain panoramas, dominated by Mount Manaslu itself, the scenic beauty, perennial sources of water from glaciers, waterfalls and exotic cultural values are majors highlights of the trek of the Manaslu region. The valley above Samdo adjoining the border of Tibet is beautiful. After crossing the snow-covered Larkya La pass (5160m) you will make your way to Bhimthang and Tilje through tropical areas, bursting with ferns, bamboo, pine trees and finally you reach Jagat. From Jagat, you will board a vehicle that transfers you to Kathmandu. Manaslu circuit trek can be done in lodge style.


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
  • Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and Permits preparation for the trek
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (650 m) by a private jeep & overnight stay in the lodge. 7 hrs drive
  • Day 04: Trek from Arughat to Lapubeshi (880m) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 05: Trek from Lapubeshi to Tatopani( 930m) 5 hrs
  • Day 06: Trek from Tatopani to Jagat (1370m) 5-6hrs
  • Day 07: Trek from Jagat to Deng (1865m) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 08: Trek from Deng to Namrung ((2630) 6hrs
  • Day 09: Trek from Namrung to Sama Gaon (3850m) 6-7 hrs
  • Day 10: Acclimatization/exploration day at Manaslu Base Camp (5135) and Birendra Lake
  • Day 11: Trek from Sama Gaon to Samdo (3860m) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 12: Acclimatization day in Samdo
  • Day 13: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (4470m) 6-7 hrs
  • Day 14: Trek from Dharmasala to Bimthang via Larke Pass (5160m) 7-8 hrs
  • Day 15: Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani 7 hrs
  • Day 16: Drive from Dharapani to Besisahar (790m) 7 hrs
  • Day 18: Drive back from Beshisahar to Kathmandu 6hrs
  • Day 19: Transfer to international airport for your final departure (Trip ends.)


  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Trekking accommodation in trekkers lodge /Teahouse
  • English speaking local trekking guide
  • Necessary porters to carry your baggage during the trekking. ( Two persons get one trekking porter)
  • Three-time meals during the trekking- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Manaslu Conservation Area permit
  • Trekker’s Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Necessary Types of equipment for the trek
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
  • Private or local transport as per the program
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide and porters)
  • Guide and porters’ salary, food, drinks, accommodations
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Government Tax (13%) and service charge
  • Airport drop at the time of departure

Not Included

  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Your international flight ticket and airport departure tax
  • Personal types of equipment
  • High-risk medical insurance
  • Hot drinks, Alcoholic beverages, Telephone calls and laundry
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Battery recharge, extra porters, shower etc during the trek
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed (need to pay for your insurance)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early return from the trekking (due to any reason)
  • Tips & Gratuities for trekking guide & porter (s)