Around Manaslu trekking

Around Manaslu trekking

Around Manaslu trekking is short express trekking in Manaslu region lies is Gorkha  district ,Gandaki Province No. 4. Around Manaslu trek is known as Manaslu circuit trekking to explore the beautiful Himalayan views of Manaslu and Annapurna trekking trails include 3 above 8000 meters mountains ( Mt. Dhaulgiri 8167 m , Mt. Manaslu 8163 m , Mt. Annapurna I.8091 m) and 17 snowy capped mountains. Manaslu Larkya La pass trekking route tally as Express Manaslu circuit trekking is the best  options for those who have short holiday frame for trekking in Manaslu region. Trekking in  Around Manaslu is really impressive trek to get touch to the Manaslu base camp trekking route and its giant face. Discover the Tibetan Luri people culture and touch with Annapurna circuit trekking with best Himalayan views of Annapurna region. 

Around Manaslu trek distance 160 kilometers / 98 miles from Sotikhola to Beshishar. Around Manaslu trek difficulty level is strenuous thus trekkers should know round Manaslu treks information before heading in relevant areas.  Around Manaslu trek cost is depend on group size and choice of the packages. Manaslu circuit trek lies in Manaslu region Nepal to explore the Killer mountian base camp, Larkya La pass trek routes, Pungen Gompa  and Tibetan sherpa cultures of Nepal. Mt. Manaslu circuit trekking package fit for both novice and experienced trekkers with average level fitness. 

Around Manaslu hiking take to travelers heart of the Manaslu region  with amazing trekking experience of Nepal great Himalayan trails . Nepal Around Manaslu package trek necessary special Manaslu trekking permit through the local trekking companies in Kathmandu along your original passport and Nepal visa. Short Manaslu trekking  permit cost USD 100 for first one week and USD 15 each extra day.  Autumn ( September, October, November) and spring ( March , April) are best month trekkking in around Manaslu but we HJT team arrange around the year as per trekkers wish and holiday frame.  Minimum two week holidays required for Manaslu circuit trek package.

Since Manaslu trekking trails has been open we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange numerous trekkers Manaslu circuit express trek with life time memorable trip. We have mentioned below  Manaslu circuit trek itinerary but HJT arrange tcustomized trekking service as per travelers wish and holiday frame.  Manaslu trekking opened for tourist in 1991 then after Around Manaslu trek route become most famous trekking in Manaslu region .Manaslu Circuit trip package  offering an extended and immersive experience of the Manaslu region. 

Mt. Manaslu Circuit trekking tour start from Sotikhola after 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu.  Himalaya Journey Treks and Expedition’s trekking guide led you through beautiful village Jagat ,Dang, Namrung, samagaun , samdo , Larkaya la pass , Bhimtang ,Dharapani then drive back to Kathmandu. Trekkeres may extend their trip for Annapurna Thorong la pass trekking too. Good physical fitness is essential for this trip but no prior trekking experience required to do treks in around Manaslu. Mount Manaslu 8163 m is known as killer mountain of Nepal as it is really technical for summit.

Around Manaslu hiking  map has clear trekking route in relevant areas. Suggested for every trekkers choose the government registered local Nepal travel agency recomended by Lonly planet Nepal travel guide book for secured journeys in Himalayas.  Now a days around Manaslu hiking doable with in 7 days as per trekkers wish and desire. Professional Nepal trekking guide required for secured trip to Manaslu region as it included challenging Manaslu Larkya la pass trek route crossing 5106m.  we have special Round Manaslus trekking from USA, Europe, Australia, Uk and canada.

Around Manaslu trekking Major Highlights

  • Round Manaslu trekking  is challenging trekking with crossing Larkya La pass 5215 meter
  • Exploration of tropical green hills covered with pine, oak , Jupiter and Rhododendron forest
  • Hiking high Himalayan pass with beautiful Himalayan views of Manaslu 8163m, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Nemjung, Gyaji Kang, Kang Guru, and Annapurna II.
  • Mt. Manaslu Larkya la pass trek is less trodden trekking trails assemble with great Himalayan trails Nepal
  • Discover the Tibetan Luri people culture and touch with Annapurna circuit trekking route
  • Explore the Buddhist monasteries, Gompas and wild animals in Manaslu conservation area project

Things to know before heading to the Around Manaslu trek package

Trekkers should have to know at least following key points for success the Around Manaslu hiking trip . For instant travel service call 977- 9851007829

Eat nutritious food

Hygienic and nutritious food is essential for success trip to Manaslu circuit treks route. suggested take boiled item and less oily food . Sometime food poisoning make difficult heading to the destination so take the hygienic  meals on  Treks in Manaslu circuit

Drinking-Water and Tablets

If you avoid to drink the mineral water, take drinking water tablets for safety reason.  At least need to drink 4-5 liters  water during your trip to upper Mustang region.

Physical fitness

Annapurna circuit package trek is fit for all age group travelers juniors to seniors citizen even though average level fitness is essential. Where is will there  is a plan so trekking in Annapurna circuit need only strong willing power that make easy to reach the destination.

Difficulties of around Manaslu trek route 

The difficulty level of the Around Manaslu trekking is challening  hence fit for both novice and experienced trekkers . The highest elevation of  Manaslu Larkya La pass trekking  5106 meters from the sea level.

The threat of altitude sickness is high chances therefore good physical fitness is essential for remarkable trip . Trekkers who never visit in Nepal for trekking , trekking to Manaslu circuit also  perfect choice from all the angle.

The best time trekking in around Manaslu

Around Annapurna  trekking best season are autumn – September, October, November , December and Spring -  February, March, April , May.  Tally as low altitude to alpine  trekking in Nepal, trekkers may join for winter  Manaslu circuit trekking with icy and crystal clear panoramic views.

Monsoon Manaslu circuit trekking also quite fine then other trekking in Nepal Himalaya moreover  mostly time trekkers are surrounding by the  Manaslu Himalayan range so more then 70% chance  to have beautiful view of  whole Manaslu trekking  routes.

 Around Manaslu trek permits

The permits for around Manaslu trekking  are the same as Manaslu Base Camp trekking. Four different Nepal trekking permit essential  for  around Manaslu hiking – Manaslu special trekking permit , Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) permit  Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit and TIMS card issue by local Nepal trekking companies at Bhrikutimadap, Kathamndu.

Around Manaslu trek permit cost 100 $ Dollars for first 7 days and extended each day 15 $ dollars per person.

ACAP permit cost 3000 rupees for except the SAARC  National

TIMS permit cost 2000 rupees for foreign nationals

ACAP and TIMS  permit cost 1000 rupees  for SAARC national 

Around Manaslu trek itineraries

Manaslu circuit trekking itinerary is depend on the trekker’s holiday schedule it means where you want to start from Arughat or  Sotikhola as well as finish at Dharapani or Beshishar. 15 days around Manaslu base camp trek is perfect option for novice and experienced trekkers.

Moreover , we make tailor made around Manaslu trek itinerary on request by the trekkers.  Trekking in  Manaslu circuit for beginners  traveler quite fine and safe trip.  Group join basis Manaslu circuit  package trip available as per travelers holiday frame.

Around Manaslu trekking cost 

Around Manaslu trekking cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Manaslu round trekking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries. Budget  Manaslu Larkya La pass trekking  cost start from USD 1975 and Luxury Manaslu trekking   package cost USD 4350 per person. Trekking in Manaslu region  has various type of the hotel accommodation normal lodge trek to five star hotel lodgings  so Manaslu Larkya la pass trek price is belongs to the service, accommodation and local Nepal trekking company.

Guide and porter hiring service for the Manaslu base camp trekking  is budget options. Trekking guide cost for trekking to Manaslu circuit USD 30 to 35 per day and Porter hiring service USD 25 to USD 28  but their insurance and local company service charge will be extra.  Around Manaslu treks cost is slightly higer then other normal trekking destinations of Nepal because of Manaslu  trek permit cost USD 100 per person and extended Manaslu treking permit cost USD 15 per person per day.   Nepal Around Manaslu trek cost for Indian passport holders are cheaper then foreign nationals because cost quote on Nepalese and indian currency rupees for Indian citizens.

Why Around Manaslu  trek package with Himalaya Journey Trekking

  • Secured online booking and reservation system
  • Tailoring Around Manaslu trekking  Itinerary
  • 32 Years + Experienced and professional trekking, tour guide, drivers and staff entire the trip
  • No hidden cost for the Manaslu round trekking package
  • Authorized local Nepal trekking company recommended by Lonely planet travel guide book Nepal  and Rough guide book
  • 24/7 service and last minute  around Manaslu trek  booking facilities
  • All exclusive Nepal Manaslu circuit trek package as requested by customer
  • Emphasis on quality service and guest take care for the 99.9% success the Around Manaslu trekking tour package 
  • Private and group join basis Manaslu circuit trek service as per traveler’s holiday frame
  • Flexibility for extend the trip as per traveler’s requirements
  • Providing hygienic meals and best accommodation on the  around Manaslu treks package as per requested by trekkers.
  • Instant Helicopter rescue service as per  trekkers’ requirement for Health conscious
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Around Manaslu  Trek FAQ 
How difficult is this trip?

This is challenging  treks in Manaslu region. Good Physical is required for the trip. Manaslu base camp Larkya la pass trek gradually ascend  from low level elevation from Gorkha Arughat 1722m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Trekking in around Manaslu ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  treks in around Manaslu   but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus even though Manaslu circuit trek  doable with our professional team

Need a special permit required for the Manaslu Bas ecamp Larkya la pass trek ?

Manaslu base camp Larkya la pass trekking is categorized as restricted / controlled trekking trails in Nepal so minimum two person and special   Manaslu circuit  trekking  permit required which can get registered Nepal trekking agency. Also Annapurna trekking permit also required as trekking end Annapurna circuit trekking trails.

Do you need trekking guide for this trip?

Highly recommended / suggest to have professional Nepal trekking guide because of for secure trek in around Manaslu , to explain about the mountains and local culture, no obstacle during the trekking even incase of snowfall in the Larkya la pass and  trekking path good take care of you if incase of suffer by high altitude sickness. 

Could you do  trekking in around Manaslu  without Nepal trekking agency?

It is impossible to do this trek without Nepal trekking agency because of need special trekking permit through the government registered Nepal trek company. Minimum 2  person required to obtain around Manaslu hiking permit  from department of immigration Nepal.

What about Manaslu base camp Larkya La pass trek cost?

This trek cost  is slightly high then other normal trekking destination like Everest trekking, Annapurna trekking, Langtang trekking because of Manslu hiking  permit cost is slightly high. On the other hand, Nepal trekking guide and porter insurance cost will also add for this trip.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for hiking in around Manaslu?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for  trekking in around Manaslu   if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking company legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet  travel guide book, Rough guide travel book etc sometime free lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.


Around Manaslu trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Around Manaslu package trek briefing with officially arrangments. overnight at kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast, After breakfast,  our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple, Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc , transfer to hotel& prepare for the Manaslu  trekking  because this day is required to make Mt. Manaslu treks permit with original passport. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 03: After breakfast,  Drive from Kathmandu via Arughat to Soti Khola (730m / 2896ft) Driving Hours (160km / 99.4miles) Drive approximately 7-8 hours
Early morning, drive to Arughat, 7/8 hours by jeep through the beautiful landscape. Arughat is the biggest market in the area for local trade, at the bank of Budhi Gandaki River and continue drive to sotikhola .stay overnight at Soti Khola.

Day 04: Soti Khola trek to Machha Khola (890m / 2,965ft)Trek distance 9.7km /6miles . Trek duration  6 hours
We head to Machha Khola, 5-6 hours walking. The trail descends slowly until we climb again to mountain ridge to Armala. Pass the forest trail to arrive at Riden Gaon. The valley here cuts into another side of the river to enter Budhi Gandaki. At Labubesi, the trail follows down to the sandy riverbed of Budhi Gandaki. Stay there overnight in lodge at Macha Khola.

Day 05: Machha Khola  trek to Jagat (1400m / 4,593ft) Trek distance 22km / 13.7miles Trek duration  6-7 hours
We walk continue to Jagat, 7-8 hours walking. In the beginning we cross Machha River and head upstream along the river´s edge. After crossing Khorla besi, there is a hot spring “Tatopani". The trail follows woody area after this toward Dovan. Below Dovan, there is a huge rapid at Budhi Gandaki. As the elevation increases, the rapids and the scenery undergoes a complete transformation. Stay overnight in lodge at Jagat.

Day 06: Jagat to Deng (1860m/ 6102ft). Trek Distance: 21 km / 12.9miles. Trek duration  6- 7 hours.
Trek to Dang, 8 hours walk, ascend a rocky ridge up to Salleri then to Setibas. We have lunch at Filim today; the trail enters a steep uninhabited gorge and descends through grassy slopes dotted with tall Pine trees via Budhi Gandaki. Further on, the tiny village Deng comes after crossing a bamboo forest and Dang Khola. Stay overnight in lodge at Deng.

Day 07: Deng to Namrung (2630m/ 8629ft). Distance: 19 km / 11.7 miles. Trek distance 6 hours.
We walk today to Namrung 4/5 hours walking. The trail crosses over Budhi Gandaki enters woods then it climbs up to Budhi Gandaki valley. The trek climbs over a big rock, continues up through deep fir and rhododendron forest, and then enters Namrung at the crest. Stay overnight in lodge at Namrung.

Day 08: Namrung  trek to Samagaon (3520m/ 11549ft). Trek Distance: 24 Km / 14.8 miles, Trek duration6-7 hours.
We head to Sama Gompa 7/8 hours walking. We follow to Nupri region; the trail passes Barcham and crosses Himan Khola and reaches to Shyo. The trail then follows to Lho and drops down across Damonan Khola. Ascend again to a plateau at Shyo. Crossing a ridge the trail descends onto a rock - strewn moraine and goes onto a ridge overlooking pastures and fields of Sama Gaon. The Sama Gompa is nestled against a wooded moraine at the end of the valley. We stay overnight in lodge at Sama Gaon.

Day 09: Acclimatization Day
Rest days to get physically acclimatized. We can spend the day exploring surroundings such as, Birendra Taal (lake), Buddhist monasteries, Samagaun, a big Tibetan cultured community and a side trip to Pun Gyen Gompa or Manaslu Base Camp but this both side trips requires almost a full day for each. We will see a marvelous view of Manaslu. Stay overnight at same place.

Day 10: Samagaon trek  to Samdo (3875m/ 12713ft). Distance: 15 km /9.2 miles: Trek duration 4 hours.
We trek to Samdo 3-4 hours walk, as trail widens we walk through juniper and birch forest. The trail passes several Mani walls and a stone hut at Kermo Kharka. The trail then climbs steeply to find Samdo nestle behind a ridge.
Day 11: Samdo trek to Dharmashala (Larke Phedi) (4460m/14633ft). Trek Distance: 12 Km /7.4 miles. Trek distance 4 hours.
We trek to Larke rest house 4 hours walking. We go further on to Larke La. The trail forwards and climbs in and out of the gorge and reaches the only shelter on the route to the pass, Larke Rest House. Stay there overnight in lodge at Samdo.

Day 12: Dharmashala trek to Bimthang (3590m/11778ft) via Larke La Pass (5160m/16929ft). Trek Distance: 25 Km /15.4 miles. Trek 8 hours.
After having an early breakfast we start the trek at 06:00AM today. The trail reaches at the top of the moraine at 4,700m. (15,420ft) and climbs steeply to the pass at 5,135m/16,847ft. with the tremendous views of Himlung Himal (7126m), Cheo Himal (6826m), Gyaji Kang, Kangaru Himal (6981m) and Annapurna 2nd (7937m). from the top of Larke Pass then the trail descends to Bimtang “Plain of Sand" in Tibetan Language. This huge valley surrounded by high peaks. Stay there overnight in lodge  at Bimtang.

Day 13: Bimthang to Dharapani (2300m/ 7546 ft). Distance: 16 Km /9.8 miles. Trek duration 6 hours.
6 hours walk down to Dharapaani. Trail continues through the fields, oak and rhododendron forest and reaches to Tilche (a Gurung village) and cross a suspension bridge at Tilche over Dudh Khola then descend to Dharapaani.  Stay there overnight in lodge at Dharapani.

Day 14: After breakfast, Dharpani drive to Beshishar by local jeep ( 3-4 hours)  then by private car drive to Kathamndu, drive approximately 5 hours. Transfer to hotel, finish trekking program

Day 15: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities than Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport for onward destination or if you have time to stay in Nepal trip will arrange accordingly such as Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini Pokhara Nagarkot tour , Rafting etc.

Around Manaslu trek Cost:

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Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathamndu valley sightseeing with guided trip as mentioned in itinerry
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Kathmandu Arughat Sotikhola oveland transportation by private jeep as mentioned in itinerary .
  • Trekking accomodation in tea house / lodge as mentioned in itinerary
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Manaslu special trekking permit as mentioned in itinerary
  • Manaslu conservation area project permit ( MCAP permit)
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Annapurna conservation area project permit  (ACAP permi)
  • Dharapani to Beshishar oveland transportation by local jeep as mentioned in itinerary
  • Beshishar to Kathmandu overland transportation by private car / Hiace as mentioned in itinerary
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Around Manaslu treks Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Around Manaslu trekking is short express treks in Manaslu region. Around Manaslu trek is known as Manaslu Larkya La pass trek to explore the beautiful Himalayan views of Manaslu and Annapurna trekking trails include 3 above 8000 m mountains ( Mt. Dhaulgiri 8167 m , Mt. Manaslu 8163 m & Mt. Annapurna I.8091 m) & 17 snowy capped mountains.

This trekking route tally as Express Manaslu circuit trekking is the best  options for those who have short holiday frame for trekking in Manaslu region. Trekking in  Around Manaslu is really impressive trek in Manaslu  to get touch to the Manaslu base camp trekking route and its giant face. Discover the Tibetan Luri people culture and touch with Annapurna circuit trekking with best Himalayan views of Annapurna region.  Around Manaslu trekking distance 160 kilometers. Nepal Manaslu trek difficulty level is strenuous thus trekkers should know Manaslu circuit trekking information before heading in relevant areas.

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