Manaslu Circuit Trek


The Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most challenging and popular off-beaten treks in Nepal. The trek is mainly renowned for the spectacular glimpse of numerous snow-capped peaks including the 8th highest mountain in the world, Mt. Manaslu (8,163m/26,781ft). Besides that, the trek offers pristine nature, biological diversity, traditional culture, untrodden trails, panoramic landscape, and unsurpassed beauty in the naturally blessed region. One can experience the sensational excitement while trekking in the exotic Manaslu region. The trek has many more things to offer to the keen and adventurous trekkers. If you want to experience the quiet trekking trails, unravished natural beauty, and ecological harmony, must try the Manaslu Trek once in a lifetime.


Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Soti Khola (Drive)
Day 2: Soti Khola to Maccha Khola
Day 3: Maccha Khola to Jagat
Day 4: Jagat to Pewa
Day 5: Pewa to Namrung
Day 6: Namrung to Lho
Day 7: Lho to Sama Gaun
Day 8: Acclimatization Day
Day 9: Sama Gaun to Samdo
Day 10: Acclimatization Day
Day 11: Samdo to Dharmasala
Day 12: Dharmasala to Bimthang via Larkya Pass
Day 13: Bimthang to Dharapani
Day 14: Dharapani to Kathmandu (Drive)
Day 15 : Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 16 : Departure




Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu airport Welcome by Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks Member and transfer to hotel BB plan.

Day 2: Soti Khola to Maccha Khola

Drive to Soti Khola 620m 5/6 hours 7/8 hrs overnight at lodge

Day 3 : Maccha Khola to Jagat

Trek to Maccha Khola 900m 5/6 hours overnight at lodge

Day 4 : Trek to Jagat

Trek to Jagat 1,410m 6/7 hours overnight at lodge

Day 5 : Trek to Deng

Trek to Deng 1,920m 6 ½ hours overnight at lodge

Day 6 : Trek to Namrung 

Trek to Namrung 2,700m 6/7 hours overnight at lodge

Day 7 : Trek to Lho

Trek to Lho 3,180m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge

Day 8 : Trek to Sama Gaon

Trek to Sama Gaon 3,530m 6/7 hours overnight at lodge

Day 9 : Acclimatization day 

Acclimatization day at Sama Gaon hike to Manaslu Base Camp back to Sama Gaon overnight at lodge

Day 10 : Trek to Samdo 

Trek to Samdo 3,780m 5 ½ hours overnight at lodge

Day 11 : Trek to Dharamsala

Trek to Dharamsala 4,480m 4 hours overnight at lodge

Day 12 : Dharmasala to Bimthang via Larkya Pass

Trek to cross Larky – La Pass 5,100m then down to Bhimthang 3,700m 7/8 hours overnight at lodge

Day 13 : Trek to Tilje

Trek to Tilje 2,300m 5/6 hours overnight at lodge

Day 14 : Trek to Jagat 

Trek to Jagat 6/7 hours overnight at lodge

Day 15 : Drive back to Kathmandu 

Drive back to Kathmandu 7/8 hour overnight at hotel with BB plan.

Day 16 : Departure

Price Policy


  • Airport pick up and drop off by private tourist vehicle
  • All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Highest available standard lodges and guesthouses accommodation during the trek
  • English-speaking tour guide and trekking guide
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests.)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
  • Entry fees for all monuments, parks, temples and monasteries mentioned in the itinerary
  • All surface transfer required in sightseeing tour
  • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on the second last day
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges



  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa;
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal trekking Equipment (You can hire sleeping bag and down jacket from us at USD 25 per item for the duration of the trek.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section

Things To Prepare