Manaslu Circuit Trekking


Trip Overview

“Go through the wilderness and into the snowy mountains to find a glorious sight.”

Manaslu Circuit Trek is a stunning substitute to the Annapurna and Everest region which goes around the eighth highest peak in the world, Mt. Manaslu with an elevated height of 8,163m. In our trek you shall explore the challenging Manaslu Circuit trail in a remote vicinity of Nepalese Himalayas. With the prospect to travel around the colorful Tibetan cultures and follow the itinerary through the theatrical valleys against a fabulous background of classic snow capped mountains, beautiful trails and hospitality of the indigenous community along the trail.

Our 16 days Manaslu Circuit Trek without a doubt is at par with every other top ranked trek that shall commence from Arughat which is a historical local market located in the River bank of Budi Gandaki. Arughat is approximately 126 km away from the capital city which can be reached with a 5 hour long drive from Kathmandu. After reaching Arughat, we shall officially commence our trek with a walk upward to Soti Khola (720 m) which can take us up to 4-5 hours to reach. Subsequently the next day we shall get onward with our trek by following the Bhudi Gandaki River through the shady Sal forest, continuing steeply uphill along a rugged Cliffside to reach Maccha Khola via Lapubeshi. Continuing our trek we shall now go through rich terraced fields of maize, potato and millet and many local villages like Jagat, Deng and Namrung. And on the 8th day of our trek we shall reach the village of Samagaon which is situated at a high altitude of 3,530 m. In the region of Samagaon approximately 1,100 people inhabit the village, where electricity is available for only two hours daily. Afterward with a pleasant walk we shall be brought up to the picturesque village of Samdo which is also the convergence of 3 valleys. The next day is a very important day as we traverse through steep ascent onto a slope and onto a moraine and reach the vicinity of Manaslu Base Camp. From here you shall receive magnificent vistas of the glacier, a turquoise lake and awe-inspiring mountains from all angles. Larkya-La Pass (5,160m) shall be our next major destination included on our trek which can be reached via Dharmasala and from here you can get the implausible views of Annapurna II (7,937), Cheo Himal (6,820m), Kang Guru (6981m), Gyaji Kung (7,030m) and Himlung Himal (7,126m). As we get to the end of Manaslu Circuit trek we shall now start descending down to Sirichaur by passing through other local settlements of Bhimthang and Tilije. After Sirichaur we shall trek towards our last destination of our trek, Besisahar (760 m) for our drive back to Kathmandu the following day.

In this trek we pass through culturally rich traditional village while crossing amazing Larkya La Pass and therefore require trekkers to be in their top most physical fitness. This Manaslu Circuit Trek is generally recommended from March to May and early September to November. Contact us and join Adventure Master Treks & Expedition team now to explore the vivid landscape of the Manaslu region.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrive at TIA (1,345m) and transfer to Hotel in KTM.

Day 02: Bus drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (550m) 5-6 hours

Day 03: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (720m) 4-5 hours

Day 04: Trek from Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (900m) 5-6 hours

Day 05: Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat (1410m) 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Deng (1804m) 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Trek from Deng to Namrung (2630m) 5-6 hr

Day 08: Trek from Namrung to Samagaon [3530m) 5-6 hrs

Day 09: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3875m) 4-5 hours

Day 10: Explore day at Samdo (Manaslu Base camp exploring)

Day 11: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (4460m) 4-5 hours

Day 12: Trek from Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3720m) Via Larkya-La Pass (5160m) - 8-9 hours

Day 13: Trek from Bimthang to Tilije (2300m) 5-6 hours

Day 14: Trek from Tilije to Sirichaur (1150m) 5-6 hours

Day 15: Sirichaur to Besisahar to KTM by Bus 5-6 hours

Day 16: Final Departure.


Day 01: Arrive at TIA (1,345m) and transfer to Hotel in KTM

Acknowledge the welcome from a representative of Adventure Master Treks & Expedition, after your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. You should then be escorted to the inn for your remain. There you can slacken up and take some lie Depending on the season of your entry you may investigate the prompt encompassing and watch the humming city. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Bus drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (550m) 5-6 hours

Prepare to witness the antiquated legacies of medieval Kathmandu city and the neighboring city of Patan. Among the conspicuous UNESCO legacies we investigate today, Pashupatinath Temple is the exemplification of Hindu confidence and conviction at the bank of blessed Bagmati River. With a few old sanctuaries and multifaceted carvings on their dividers, dwelling holy people and show of conclusive customs around its mind boggling, this sanctuary is a magnum opus and fantastic site for voyagers. Boudhanath Stupa, one of the biggest stupas on the planet is a shelter for old Tibetan Buddhism and its legacy while Monkey Temple or Swayambhunath Stupa is 2500 years or more old with the principle stupa accepted to act naturally showing up and gives a delightful perspective of Kathmandu valley. Patan Durbar Square is antiquated illustrious inhabitant of Malla Kings with verifiable castle, stupas and sanctuaries, exhibition hall, taps and perplexing carvings on the landmarks. Other than investigating these antiquated legacies, we should likewise hold instructions about our trekking and make essential arrangements for it. Stay overnight at Kathmandu. 

Day 03: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (720m) 4-5 hours

We might set out on toward our trekking in the Manaslu district today. Taking the overland course on a transport or private jeep we should achieve our goal. Driving on the wandering aimlessly streets and going through the country settlements, rich and falling slopes, waterfalls, flawless streams and periodic look at mountains on the way we might reach to Arughat Bazaar. Getting a charge out of the charming business sector town of Arughat that lies on either side of Buri Gandaki River, we should reach to the settlement of Sotikhola past view of terraced farmlands, waterfalls, greenery and towns having houses with dim slate rooftops. Stay overnight at Sotikhola.

Day 04: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (900m) 5-6 hours

Our genuine trekking might start from this trailhead of Sotikhola from today. This underlying area obliges trekkers to advance ahead bit by bit because of the way of the trail which has a few good and bad times with rough parts in various areas. With some tight segments and avalanche inclined territories, incidental association with caravan of donkeys and different creatures, we should navigate through the settlements of Liding to achieve Lapubesi town. Promote ahead in the trail, we might go through more areas of good and bad times and rough ways, rich tropical vegetation and chilling suspension extensions to achieve the settlement of Machha Khola. Stay overnight at Machha Khola.

Day 05: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1410m) 5-6 hrs

We might have some more ups and down in this area of the trekking trail. Rising along the waterway and past the developed fields and stone strides, we should achieve the hot spring in Tatopani town. In the wake of getting a charge out of in the gushy hot waters and unwinding ourselves a bit we might move through woodland and cross the Buri Gandaki to achieve the edge of Dobhan. We should cross the Yaru Khola and reach to Tharo Bharyang stroll through the stone strides. Our goal of Jagat is come to subsequent to intersection the west bank of Bui Gandaki Waterway. Stay overnight at Jagat.

Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Deng (1804m) 5-6 hrs

Jagat will awe you with the clean slate-clear roads. In the wake of getting our trekking grant and MCAP ticket checked at Jagat, we move over the slopes of Salleri and after that go through the town of Sirdibas. Before long, we traverse the Ghatta Khola past the water worked route and through a suspension extension to reach to the Gurung town of Philim. Philim has the MCAP head office, smaller scale hydropower plant; school upheld by Japanese nationals and a wellbeing post other than other. The trail turns north over the town and soon pass the town of Ekle Bhatti. We proceed past a tight crevasse, lovely waterfall, infrequent looks of natural life and the littler settlements to the inverse side of the canyon. After around two hours, we part far from the fundamental trail and continue heading north in the wake of intersection a waterway. Assist along the trail and past the thick rhododendron backwoods, blooms and perspectives of the Ganesh Himal we cross Dyang stream and reach to the Deng town. Stay overnight at Deng.

Day 07: Trek from Deng to Namrung (2630m) 5-6 hr

We should cross the Buri Gandaki River a few circumstances today through the suspension spans. Past Deng, we cross the Buri Gandaki and climb to the Rana town. We additionally climb and join the trail of Bhi pass the Bhi Phedi and through the Mani dividers and woods to Ghap. The trail from Prok town gives the perspective of Siringi Himal. The trail additionally goes upstream through the stream crossing the waterway at a spot where waterway thunders into a crevasse past which the trail gets to be distinctly simpler once more. We achieve Namrung after a lofty climb. Stay overnight at Namrung.

Day 08: Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3530m) 5-6 hrs

Today we should investigate the gompas, grain porches, chortens and Mani dividers alongside excellent towns in today's area of our trekking enterprise. We go through the side valley of Simnang Himal with the nearby perspective of Ganesh Himal. Through the Sho, Lho and Shyala town we come to the Sama town. Perspectives of Mt. Manaslu, old Ribung Gompa might advance our trekking knowledge. Shyala town gives the perspective of Himal chuli, Peak 29, ice sheets and different treks including the Ganesh Himal seen far away. Further ahead lays our goal for now, the village Samagaon. Stay overnight at Samagaon.

Day 09: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3875m) 4-5 hours

Today we proceed with our adventure along the Buri Gandaki waterway that has turned north from the town of Samagaun. We move past the trail prompting to the Manaslu Base Camp along the Larkya La Pass where the Mani dividers emanate the confidence of local people. On our way comes the Kermo Kharka past which we continue ahead by intersections of the Buri Gandaki stream and climb on to the stone bend underneath which we locate an extensive white Kani. At last we achieve the goal of Samdo past through the Kani. Samdo has two climbing choices; one to the back of the Samdo town and the other to the Gya La pass. Stay overnight at Samdo. 

Day 10: Explore day at Samdo (Manaslu Base Camp exploring)

It is the 10th day of our trek so we shall move on to our next part of our day while exploring the Manaslu Base Camp also. From this place you shall get an amazing landscape and spend the entire day walking around the Samdo village. Trekkers can try and get an in-depth view of the local traditions and customs. During this entire day you have the time to get enriched with the existing natural vistas and later return back to your lodge for the dinner. Stay overnight at Samdo.

Day 11: Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (4460m) 4-5 hours

The powerful Buri Gandaki stream is again our buddy of today where we stroll down the edge and cross the waterway climbing the trail. We reach to the stone visitor house in Larke Phedi or Dharmasala subsequent to intersection couple of streams and seeing the Larkya La icy mass and around the valley of Salka Khola. Today will be a short walk which leaves a lot of time with the end goal of acclimatization. This further improves the capacity of the trekkers to adjust to whatever is left of the trekking background, the rise to the Larkya-La Pass being the approaching test the following day. Stay overnight at Dharmasala.

Day 12: Trek from Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3720m) Via Larkya-La Pass (5160m) - 8-9 hours

A standout amongst the most fascinating and testing day, we ascend to the Larkya La Pass after we set off right on time. Today we will have a taxing day. We achieve the north side of the go to witness the Larkya Peak. You may discover blue sheep, marmot, pika and Tibetan snow-chicken tracks and snow panther paw prints in the event that you are sufficiently fortunate. Over the aggregated earth and stones stored by the ice sheet, ease back rising takes us to the precarious and last area of the pass. We see the Annapurna II, Kang Garu pinnacle and Cheo top. We walk past the fields to Bhimtang town in the fog overwhelmed evening. Stay overnight at Bhimthang.

Day 13: Trek from Bhimthang to Tilije (2300m) 5-6 hours

We move past the fields of Bhimthang and make our move over the moraine, through the wooden extension and the thick woodland of rhododendron, pine, juniper, and spruce. Taking after the converging ice sheet we cross the steel Bailey's scaffold to achieve the little town of Karche. Assist on the rough territory along the waterway bed we form along the sliding slopes towards the lower height and reach to the town of Tilije. Tilije, a bigger town on this area of the trail, has the differing conjunction of Ghale Gurung and Chhetri people group. This has likewise made a mix of social and design components. Stay overnight at Tilije.

Day 14: Trek from Tilije to Sirichaur (1150m) 5-6 hours

Today we leave the inviting environment of the farming action rich Tilije town and move further to the consummation of the Manaslu trail. Another scaffold drives trekkers to Dharapani where the Annapurna vacationer roadway is met and you begin missing the curious Manaslu trail. From here the trek to Sirichaur brings a large portion of a day down the Marshyangdi stream trail. In trekking season, this trail is caught up with facilitating sightseers, local people and donkey's band. We move past the Mani dividers and assimilate in us the otherworldly existence lectured by the mantras cut in those Mani dividers. There comes our goal of Sirichaur which is situated at the foothill of a huge and excellent waterfall. Stay overnight at Sirichaur.

Day 15: Sirichaur to Besisahar to KTM by Bus 5-6 hours

We make an encouraging start to the bumpy town of Besisahar from Sirichaur. The trail to the town is situated over the Marshyangdi River on gentle inclines rich with the vegetation that put blind on the uncovered shakes on the trail. We additionally go through waterfalls, sanctuaries and provincial setting that gives knowledge into the rustic social settings that is new to the trekkers from the western side of the equator of the globe. We reach to the District headquarter of Lamjung, Besisahar. Besisahar offers us Besisahar says farewell to us and we go up against private vehicle that might be a transport or a jeep for our excursion back to the Kathmandu valley. Attempt to get the seat by the window of the vehicle that permits you to see the greenery, mountains, rustic towns, streams and canyons, porch cultivating and the country way of life. In Kathmandu, we might rest after a long, tedious yet energizing and bold trekking knowledge.

Day 16: Final Departure

Our 16 days outstanding Manaslu Circuit Trek comes to an end today. A representative of Adventure Master Treks & Expedition shall drop you at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) for your takeoff to your native homeland. We hope that the priceless experience of Nepalese differences, grandiose Himalayas, social and conventional legacies and legacies, warm cordiality and uniqueness made during our trek shall remain as an etched in your mind for your entire life. We hope you can joyfully remember the recollections you made amid the endeavor. Lastly we wish you a safe journey back home.


  • Airport transfer pick up and drop
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Transfer Kathmandu-Arughat- by Local Bus (public transport)
  • Transfer Besisahar - Kathmandu by Local bus (public transport)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide), Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (Manaslu Conservation Permit, Special Permit for Manaslu)
  • First aid medical kit
  • All government and local taxes (including 13% VAT and 10 % service charge)


  • Your Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation expenses
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu and extra baggage charges in domestic and international flight
  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • All personal expenses (including the gears and clothing taken on hire by the participant, phone calls, battery charge, shower, etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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