Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trip Code: Round Manaslu
Trip Route: Manaslu circuit via Larkey la pass 5,125m
Max Altitude: Larkey pass 5125m
Trip Duration: 21 days
Trip Grade: 2
Lodging: On Tea-House / Lodge basis
Meals: Full board on trek, breakfast in City
Transportation: private vehicle
Communication: available on most of the places
Group Size: min 2
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Per Day Walk: 4-7 Hour

Trip Highlights

  • Geographically spectacular and culturally fascinating trek.
  • We can see panoramic view of mount Manaslu and Ganesh.
  • Beautiful range of mountain scenery.
  • Larkya la pass is one of the amazing places of Himalaya.
  • Less beaten Tibetan culture trip.
  • Manaslu Trail

    Manaslu Trail

  • Starting of trek.

    Starting of trek.

  • Manaslu Trail.

    Manaslu Trail.

Wilderness adventure, Manaslu circuit trek in Nepal contains absolute round of world’s eighth highest mountain Manaslu 8,163m. Majestic Manaslu circuit trek starts from very low altitude level and leads above 5,100m altitude with wide range of cultural and natural rainbow. The trip offers Nepalese rich cultural heritage, warm hospitable natives, widely mixed cultural villagers, great mountain scenery, and memorable walking journey as well as cross the adventurous mountain pass Larkey La 5,160m altitude. The Manaslu region trek is relatively less beaten and unexplored with compare to most popular trekking zone Annapurna and Everest. The trek also offers mixed cultural harmony of Buddhist and Hindus.Mount Manaslu simply refers as a “mountain of sprit” derived from "SANSKRITI" language. The mountain was firstly climbed by Japanese expedition team on May 9, 1956.
 
Manaslu Circuit Trek with Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition starts from Arket Bazaar and ends at Nadi village. The journey leads through the ascending and descending trails, cross the various cultural villages, dense forests, rice terraces, paddy fields with spectacular views of Mount Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and many other snow covered peaks. The trail follows Buri Gandaki River before cross the maximum altitude point Larkey La pass 5,125m. After cross the adventure pass, our journey continuously goes downwards followed by Marsyangdi River to reach our trek ending point Nadi village, the village is also the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trek.

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Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour around World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arket Bazar [620m] [7-8 hrs walk].
Day 04: Trek starts from Arket Bazar to Lapubesi [884m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 05: Trek from Lapubesi to Dobhan [1,070m] [6-7 hrs walk].
Day 06: Trek from Dobhan to Philim [1,570] [6-7 hrs walk].
Day 07: Trek from Philim to Deng [1,860m] [6-7 hrs walk].
Day 08: Trek from Deng to Ghap [2,200m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 09: Trek from Ghap to Lho [3,180m] [7-8 hrs walk].
Day 10: Trek from Lho to Samagaun [3,520m] [3-4 hrs walk].
Day 11: Acclimatization day at Samagaun [Free exploration].
Day 12: Trek from Samagaun to Samdo [3,875m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 13: Safe acclimatization at Samdo.
Day 14: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala/Larkey Phedi [4,460m] [3-4 hrs walk].
Day 15: Trek from Dharmasala to Bhimtang [3,590m] via adventurous Larkey La pass [5,160m] [8-9 hrs walk].
Day 16: Trek from Bhimtang to Tilje [2,300m] [6-7 hrs walk].
Day 17: Trek from Tilje to Jagat [1,300m] [6-7 hrs walk].
Day 18: Trek from Jagat to Bhulbhule [840m] [5-6 hrs walk] via Baun Danda.
Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu [6-7 hrs drive].
Day 20: Free for personal activities at Kathmandu.
Day 21: Final Departure.

Note: The itinerary can be changed or customized  according to your duration of holidays &  as per your requirements. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program.

Service includes

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation with BB plan in city and Tea house or Camping in Trekking as per itinerary.
  • Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and well experienced city guide.
  • All meals includes during trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee).
  • Guide, porters and other support staff as per your requirement and out agreed price.
  • National Park Fees and all required Trekking permits.
  • General First-Aid Kits for all.
  • All taxes and fees required for the program.

Service does not include

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water etc).
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staffs.
  • Personal first aid Kit.
A detailed Itinerary for Manaslu Circuit/Round Trek in Nepal designed by Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition [p] Ltd. 

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrive in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, our representative from Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition will be there with private vehicle and drop you at our hotel. After welcome and check-in procedure at Hotel, you can have rest if tired feel, then we will organize co-operation program which includes introduction each other, introduce with Nepalese guide, provide full extent of information about trip as well as do’s and don’ts do’s related information.  
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 

Day 02: Sightseeing tour around World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu
The capital city Kathmandu contains 7 world heritage sites of UNESCO out of 10 sites in Nepal which cannot explore within a day. You can choose place of most interest among them, 

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Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 
 
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arket Bazar [620m] [7-8 hrs walk]
After breakfast, drive to Arket Bazaar which takes 6-7 hours drive by Jeep. The drive journey leads to hilly region of Nepal with panoramic view. After leave the largest highway “Tribhuwan Highway” the drive journey goes to off road. Finally, reach to Arket Bazaar for overnight stay. At evening, fell free to visit local market, buy some missing personal stuffs required for trekking trip.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 04: Trek starts from Arket Bazar to Lapubesi [884m] [5-6 hrs walk]
after early morning breakfast, the excited walking journey to Manaslu circuit starts with fine and smooth trekking trail. After 3 hours walk, we reach to our lunch stop point “Liding” where we can have delicious lunch in front of wonderful waterfall. The full day of trail makes your journey awesome with various jungles with sal forest, villages, crossing rice terraces and scenic hills. Finally reach to small village Lapubeshi for dinner and overnight stay.  
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] 
 
Day 05: Trek from Lapubesi to Dobhan [1,070m] [6-7 hrs walk] 
After having breakfast, our journey leads to Dobhan. The trail goes various slope trails, some hours ascend and some hours descend on awesome place. After taking heavy lunch and an hour rest at Kholabesi, the trail again heads couple of hours to reach Dobhan. Dobhan is a settlement situated on the bank of river with splendid panorama.  Dinner and Overnight stay at Dobhan.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 06: Trek from Dobhan to Philim [1,570] [6-7 hrs walk]
After breakfast, our journey starts with quite ascending trail. After 2-3 hrs of adventure walk, we reach to our today’s lunch stop Jagat. Take Nepali style lunch at Jagat, take rest for a hour and again start gentle walk from there. On the way we cross various jungles, rice terraces, villages and if weather is good can see snow capped peaks. Finally reach at Filim, dinner and overnight stay at Filim.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]
  
Day 07: Trek from Philim to Deng [1,860m] [6-7 hrs walk]
After having early morning breakfast, as previous days, the day also heads with lots of panoramic places, terraces, mostly hilly areas and flora & fauna. We reach to Pewa for Lunch, the place is also known as hidden paradise, makes our rest peace. From there, we have to walk one hour to reach our today’s destination Deng. Dinner and overnight stay at Deng.  
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]
  
Day 08: Trek from Deng to Ghap [2,200m] [4-5 hrs walk]
Our walking journey gradually getting high altitude day by day. After taking early morning breakfast we head towards Ghap. Today we don’t stop for on the way lunch, because we can’t found good stopping point on the way and we can easily reach to Ghap within 4-5 hrs walking. Reach to Ghap, take a lunch, rest and feel free to visit local area exploration. Dinner and overnight stay at Ghap. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 09: Trek from Ghap to Lho [3,180m] [7-8 hrs walk]
The quite longer trail among previous days starts after having early morning breakfast. From today onwards, the trail starts to provide you clear and bold view of snow capped peaks, the panoramic scenery obviously gives you extra energy to walk. Today, we have to gain more than 1200m altitude and drop down around 200m altitude. Finally reach to Lho for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]  

Day 10: Trek from Lho to Samagaun [3,520m] [3-4 hrs walk]
The day we don’t follow the regular schedule as we headed after breakfast on our previous days. After having breakfast, visit the Buddhist Monastery, explore the place and get some pictures. The short walk to samagaun is quite steep and adventurous. After 4 hours walking, finally reach to Samagaun for dinner and overnight stay. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 11: Acclimatization day at Samagaun [Free exploration]
Today we have set the acclimatization day since we already have been on high altitude. The free day with safe acclimatization can be utilize by Hike to viewpoint from there one can see the splendid views of Manaslu and Glacier Lake, explore the areas. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 12: Trek from Samagaun to Samdo [3,875m] [4-5 hrs walk] 
After having a day acclimatization, the trail leads you again to more altitude. The comfortable walk with rocky paths, beautiful scenery and amazing places makes you to reach Samdo. Dinner and overnight stay at Samdo. Some peoples feel the symptoms of High altitude at Samdo. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 13: Safe acclimatization at Samdo
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 14: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala/Larkey Phedi [4,460m] [3-4 hrs walk]
After breakfast, start trek to Dharmasala the place is also called Larkey Phedy because it is located on the button of Larkey La pass. The day, we just have 1 day remaining to cross highest altitude point of this trek Larkey La pass 5,160m. Today, we can easily see clear panoramic views of various snow capped peaks around with Manaslu and Ganesh Himal Range. Finally reach to Larkey Pedi, Dinner and overnight stay at Tea house.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 15: Trek from Dharmasala to Bhimtang [3,590m] via adventurous Larkey La pass [5,160m] [8-9 hrs walk]
The day contains very crucial value among all trekking days of this Manaslu Circuit Trek. We have to wake up at least 4:30 AM and after having quick breakfast, move from Larkey Phedi before sunrise. Walk through the cold, windy and challenging snow covered trail leads and cross the adventurous Larkey La pass 5160m. After cross the Larkey La pass, we continuously loose the altitude and finally reach to Bhimtang 3,590m. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 16: Trek from Bhimtang to Tilje [2,300m] [6-7 hrs walk]
After the Glimpse of Manaslu mountain range, the trail continuously descend by following the river bank. Finally reach to Tilje, dinner and overnight stay at lodge. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 17: Trek from Tilje to Jagat [1,300m] [6-7 hrs walk]
The second last day of trek reach to the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trek, after a day walk reach to Jagat for dinner and overnight stay. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 18: Trek from Jagat to Bhulbhule [840m] [5-6 hrs walk] via Baun Danda 
the last day of Manaslu Circuit trek leads to Bhulbhule for transfer to Kathmandu by next day. We already have managed a private vehicle to transfer Kathmandu. Evening enjoys with celebration and exchange happiness and sorrow during trek with all our field staffs and yous. 
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu [6-7 hrs drive]
Day 20: Free for personal activities at Kathmandu
Rest, free for individual activities, shopping and if you required having extra adventure activities like Rafting, paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Flight etcetera feel free to let us know.  At Evening feel free to join Farewell Dinner Program organized by Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition Team. 

Day 21: Final Departure
Today as per your international flight time, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this wonderful high Himalayan country, Nepal with the wonderful memory of Manaslu circuit Trek  with us. 

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