Manaslu Circuit Trek

Destination Nepal Activity Trekking in Nepal
Duration 16 days Group Size Min 2
Max Altitude 0 Difficulty Difficult

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of most classical and pristine treks in Nepal. During the Manaslu Circuit Trek, we at Rediscover Nepal takes you on an epic journey to view the grandeur of the spectacular Himalayan ranges. Mt. Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world also offers us to explore the Larke La Pass, covered with colorful prayer flags it is really spectacular to witness. The Manaslu Circuit trek is filled with the sensational mountain vistas, fascinating cultural and biological diversity, enthralling landscapes, various beautiful rivers, amazing monasteries, and traditional settlements that makes this trek in Nepal one of the most famous destinations throughout the world.  
Manaslu “Spirit of the Mountain”
The Manaslu Circuit trek is situated in the western part of Nepal with a height of 8,163m. Trekking in the Manaslu region, near the border of Nepal and Tibet by following the scenic Larkya La Pass, spectacular suspension bridges, terraced fields, pasturelands, waterfalls, and experience many Buddhist rituals and practices is truly rewarding. The Manaslu Circuit trek offers spectacular views of mountains such as the; Manaslu, Ganesh Himal range, the 8th tallest mountain in the world, coupled with a chance to witness the rich local heritage and biological diversity of the religion. The Manaslu Circuit trail gives you an opportunity to encounter an interesting mix of authentic Hindu and Tibetan-style Buddhist Villages. Our Rediscover Nepal team will make sure to give you all the info about the local culture! The stunning landscape with the mighty Himalayas and spectacular glaciers makes the Manaslu Circuit trek surely worth visiting.
Exploring the spectacular scenery of snow peaks, high passes, thundering rivers, various wildlife, small villages of Buddhism, and different Himalayan flowers including the beautiful rhododendron forests during the Manaslu Circuit trek is really amazing. Newly developed small tea houses on the route to Manaslu are very famous and make it easier to acquire delicious meals and accommodations over there. Warm and welcoming people make this trek worth visiting. This trek also teaches you about Tibetan culture and faiths because people usually follow Tibetan culture in the area. The Manaslu Circuit trek has to get more and more popular as a new trekking route in Nepal. The Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal provide you an opportunity to experience the untouched beauty of nature and observing the mountain people’s peaceful way of life.
Ridiscover Nepal donates 20% of all bookings to the Minerva Foundation in order to rebuild Dhading and to provide care for the orphans of the 2015 earthquake.

During the trek there is no mention of any lunch hours as every participant has their own pace. This itinerary can be changed depending on your booking choice, just inquire to us.

Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu to Seti Khola
Day 03: Seti Khola to Machha Khola
Day 04: Machha Khola to Jagat
Day 05: Jagat to Deng (1,860m)
Day 06: Deng to Namrung (2,540m)
Day 07: Namrung to Samagaon (3,390m)
Day 08: Samagaon to Samdo (3,890m)
Day 09: Accommodation day at Samdo (3,890m)
Day 10: Samdo to Dharmasala and Larke Phedi (4,460m)
Day 11: Larke Phedi to Bimthang (3,590m)
Day 12: Bimthang to Tilije (2,300m)
Day 13: Tilije to Chamje (1,410m)
Day 14: Chamje to Besisahar (1,310m) and Back to Kathmandu
Day 15: Kathmandu rest day and farewell dinner
Day 16: Final Departure

Trek Highlights
  • Manaslu Trekking is yet restricted area trekking trail in Nepal.
  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
  • Scenic drive to Arughat and Beshisahar to Kathmandu.
  • Visit remote part of Nepal and many verities of Culture and nature.
  • The very beautiful backdrop of Ganesh Himal mountain range, Mt. Manaslu, rich cultural heritage, Sama Gaun.
  • Best views of Himalayas range.
  • Pass over the Larke La.
Day 1
Arrival day at Kathmandu
  • After arriving at the airport one of our representatives will be there to greet you
  • Transfer to your hotel
  • After hotel check in and a short rest, we organize a trip briefing and introduce you to your guide during the trip
  • Rest of the evening is free
  • Overnight stay at your hotel

Traveler’s note: Thamel is a great place to, it has access to almost everything

Day 2
Kathmandu to Seti Khola
  • Morning breakfast
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Seti Khola by following Budi Gandaki River
  • Around 8 to 9 hours scenic drive with beautiful Nepalese Village
  • Witness and enjoy Dhading Besi, Arughat, beautiful green hills, dense forests, thundering rivers and traditional settlements during our drive journey
  • Finally, you will reach Seti Khola
  • Overnight at Seti Khola
Day 3
Seti Khola to Machha Khola
  • Morning breakfast
  • Begin trekking from Seti Khola to Machha Khola
  • Pass through Armala, Apubesi, Living, Khani Besi along with various ethnic villages, towering waterfall, green Hills, thundering Budi Gandaki river and various rice Paddies before reaching Machha Khola
  • Overnight at Machha Khola
Day 4
Machha Khola to Jagat
  • Morning breakfast
  • Continue trek towards Jagat from Machha Khola
  • Jagat is located at the altitude of 1,370m
  • Pass natural hot spring, Tatopani, Budi Gandaki River and beautiful village Dovan, Thado Bhanjyang
  • Overnight at Jagat
Day 5
Jagat to Deng (1,860m)
  • Morning breakfast
  • Continue our pleasing trek towards Deng, situated at the elevations of the 1,860m
  • Enjoy with great view of Shringi Himal, discover some Buddhist Mani Walls
  • Trek through terraced fields, green hills, bamboo forests of Nupri Valley.
  • Cross few suspension bridges 
  • Trek passed various villages such as; Salleri, Sirdibas, Phillim, Eklebhatti, Nyak and finally we will reach beautiful Deng Village. 
  • Overnight at Deng   
Day 6
Deng to Namrung (2,540m)
  • Morning breakfast
  • Continue trek by departing Deng and begins our trek towards Namrung, situated at the elevations of 2,540m
  • Cross Budi Gandaki River, the beautiful village of Rana people
  • Continue trek towards west following a wonderful waterfall, beautiful rhododendron forest with Langur Monkey, and eventually, we will reach Namrung
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Himalayan peaks such as; Ganesh Himal, Himal Chuli and many more
  • Overnight at Namrung
Day 7
Namrung to Samagaon (3,390m)
  • Morning breakfast
  • Continue trek towards Samagaon, one of the most fascinated villages of the region
  • Enjoy with stunning views of various Himalayan peaks such as; Manaslu, Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal, and other 29 breathtaking peaks 
  • Samagaon also provide chances to explore lots of Chhortens Mani Walls, barely fields
  • Explore Sho Lho and Shyala Village and enhance local culture and traditions
  • Overnight at Samagaon
Day 8
Samagaon to Samdo (3,890m)
  • Morning breakfast and departure
  • Continue trek passing beautiful Samagaon Village and reach to DSamdo Village
  • Continue trek by following the Budi Gandaki River with the beautiful Himalayan Blue Sheep views
  • Overnight at Samdo
Day 9
Accommodation day at Samdo (3,890m)
  • Morning breakfast and departure
  • Today take rest and stroll around Samdo village
  • Enjoy witnessing beautiful surrounding of Valley
  • Make a short trek ascend to Gya La which is a trending pass with Tibet
  • Enjoy excellent views of Ngadi Himal, Larkye Peak, Simrang Himal, Hiunchuli Peak, Cheo and Kang Guru Himal from Gya La
  • Overnight at Samdo
Day 10
Samdo to Dharmasala/ Larke Phedi (4,460m)
  • Morning breakfast and departure
  • Begin trek towards Larke Phedi, following the beautiful river and along a glacier
  • Reach at the beautiful Gorge village and explore various Mani walls
  • Larke Phedi is located at the altitude of 4,460m and also known as Larke Base Camp
  • Overnight at Larke Phedi
Day 11
Larke Phedi to Bimthang (3,590m)
  • Morning breakfast
  • Continue trek towards the Beautiful place Bimthang, which is located at the altitude of 3590m
  • Enjoy gorgeous views of several Himalayas such as; Himlung Himal, Manaslu Peak, Annapurna II, Kangguru Himal and Cheo Himal. 
  • Overnight at Bimthang
Day 12
Bimthang to Tilije (2,300m)
  • Morning breakfast and departure
  • Continue trek with the views of beautiful Himalayan peaks
  • Descend down to Tilje by following the lovely rhododendron forests, one of the highest cultivated village, Karache, Gho Village and finally Tilije village
  • Overnight at Tilije Village
Day 13
Tilije to Chamje (1,410m)
  • Morning breakfast
  • Depart Tilije and continue trek towards Chamje which is situated at the elevation of 1,410m
  • Reach to the Marshyang Valley, popular Annapurna Circuit route and continue the trek and ultimately reach Chamje Village
  • Overnight at Chamje
Day 14
Chamje to Besisahar (1,310m) and Back to Kathmandu
  • Early morning breakfast
  • Continue trek towards Besisahar
  • We will drive back to Kathmandu
  • Overnight at Kathmandu 
Day 15
Kathmandu rest day and farewell dinner.
  • Early morning breakfast
  • You can visit the world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley
  • You can do some souvenir shopping in the vibrant Thamel if you want
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the successful completion of our journey
  • Overnight at hotel
Day 16
Final Departure
  • Hotel breakfast and check out
  • One of our representatives will transfer you to the international airport approx. 3 hours before your departure
  • We hope you enjoyed the Manaslu Circuit Trek, have a safe journey and get ready for your next Rediscover Nepal adventure

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