Manaslu Circuit Trek

Mountain of the Spirit

Manaslu Circuit Trek

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   DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Medium   MINIMUM ALTITUDE: (710 m/2,329 ft)
   BEST SEASON: March – May & Sept. – Dec   MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: (5,135 m/ 16, 847 ft)

Manaslu Circuit Trek altitude


  • The jaw-dropping natural beauty of the forest and enjoy the wilderness.
  • Larke- La pass (5,135 m) is the highest point of this trek where you will be surrounded by the peaks.
  • You will cross two national parks (MCAP & ACAP) which are rich in floras and faunas.
  • Amazing view of mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Nemjung, Gyaji Kang and Kang Guru, and Annapurna II.
  • Rich in wild floras and faunas, if you are lucky then you will be able to see many wild faunas.


Being the 8th highest mountain, Manaslu Circuit Trek commonly awakens an individual sense of wonder and place imbued with reminiscent beauty and meaning. Manaslu (8163 m) came from the Sanskrit words which mean “mountain of the spirit”. Traveling to such a wonderful Manaslu Circuit Trek, unspoiled nature and subtropical jungle with high Himalayan foothills restore your mind which leads to positive behavioral change. You will be amazed to feel the power of sacred mountain from the Larkya La pass above 5000 m. In addition, this trekking welcomes you with Manaslu and Annapurna Conservation area where you will experience the wild flora and fauna from near. Manaslu trekking consists of Indo Aryan and Tibetan influenced habitats, which makes this trekking most fulfilling remote trek in Nepal.

Manaslu Circuit Trek connects you to self towards wholeness. It helps you to seek a meaningful experience which helps them to develop personally and collectively. Reinvent yourself by traveling to the Buddhist monasteries, experiencing a different culture, tradition, and hospitality. Manaslu Circuit Trek helps you to encounter many Buddhist monasteries, visiting those monasteries evolves infinite and intangible power source.



Manaslu Circuit Trek is a restricted area, so you will need trekking permit to explore this destination. You will enter into two national parks so you need ACAP and MCAP permit too. This is restricted area so a minimum of two trekkers is compulsory for this trekking.

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Manaslu Circuit is a tea house trekking and you will sleep in the tea house. Those hotels will very basic with two single beds where you will get a chance to experience the real Himalayan lifestyle. Toilets are mostly shared and mostly there will be outside of teahouses. Foods are basic and organic which are available in teahouses. If you wish to do camping during your trek, that is also possible. Arughat and Dharapani have goods hotels. You will get good hotels compared to other places during your trek.

You can book your trekking to Manaslu both in camping or tea house.



Before beginning the trek: You have to travel from Kathmandu to Machha Khola via Soti Khola which is about 16o km. If you are going to a private jeep then it will take approximately 7 hours but if you are going from a local bus then it takes 8-9 hours. There is no direct local bus from Kathmandu to Machha Khola, so we should make a transit to Arughat Bazar. The road situation from Kathmandu to Dhading Besi is good, but from there the road is a bit rough.

After the end of the Trek: You will be driving from Dharapani to Besisahar by local jeep which takes about 5-6 hours. Then you have to change from Besisahar to Kathmandu which takes another 5-6 hours.


Packing List

It’s important to pack the right items for your trek without overweight. Packing List differ according to the seasons and duration of your trek. So, I had made a full packing list for Nepal Trekking. Read the blog to know about your Packing List.

Blog: Packing List for Trekking in Nepal


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    Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345 m). Overnight at hotel.
    Our Airport representatives will be waiting for you to pick you from the airport to your hotel.
    Day 02: Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
    Today, you will get a full day to prepare for you adventure trekking to Manaslu Circuit. You can buy the stuff and we will also do a pre-trip meeting and you will meet with your guide.
    Day 03: Drive to Soti Khola (710 m) by Jeep: 8 Hrs
    You will go to Soti Khola by Bus where you will cross the green hills, rivers.
    Day 04: Trek to Machha Khola (900 m): 6 Hrs.
    Day 05: Trek to Jagat (1,340 m): 6 Hrs.
    Day 06: Trek to Deng (1,860 m): 7 Hrs.
    Day 07: Trek to Namrung (2,630 m): 8 Hrs.
    Day 08: Trek to Samagaon (3,530 m): 7 Hrs.
    Day 09: Exploration Day at Samagaon (3,530m).
    Day 10: Trek to Samdo (3,860 m): 5 Hrs.
    Day 11: Acclimatization at Samdo.
    Day 12: Trek to Dharmasala (4,460 m): 4 Hrs..
    Day 13: Trek via Larkya La Pass (5,160 m) to Bimthang (3,720 m): 8 Hrs.
    Day 14: Trek to Tilije (2,300 m): 7 Hrs.
    Day 15: Trek to Tal (1,430 m): 6 Hrs.
    Day 16: Drive from Tal to Kathmandu via Besisahar (760 m): 9 Hrs.
    Day 17: Leisure in Kathmandu.
    Day 18: Final departure


    Manaslu Circuit Trekking map

    manaslu circuit trekking map


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