Manasalu Circuit Trek Trip Notes:
- Highest altitude of 5160 m will be encountered during the trip.
- The trip lasts for around 17 days in total.
- Difficult is the difficulty level of the trip.
- Accommodations in Lodges on trek and in hotels in cities.
- Minimum of 2 people can travel during the trip.
- Best months for travelling through this trail are from March to May and September to November.
- Basic transportations means are by public or private vehicles.
More Attractions About Manasalu Circuit Trek :
- Budi Gandaki Valley can be viewed at its best during the trip.
- Spectacular views of Manaslu and the surrounding Himalayan Ranges.
- The famous town from where the unification of Nepal started, Gorkha can also be visited and explored.
- Traditional rural and village life style and culture can also be explored.
- Along with the Terraces of crop fields and the diversified flora and fauna are also the best attractions through the trail.
- More Exploration of Tibetan culture and high pass crossing Larke la (5210 m).
Manaslu Circuit Trek is less crowed than the rest of the trekking routes and it commences from Soti khola lying at the low altitude point and the route rises up to the height of 6160 m .This trek route gives the opportunity to explore the panoramic view of the snow capped mountains of Mt. Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.Manaslu Circuit Trek is a classic less crowed trekking route providing the opportunity to adventure through the beautiful side scenarios around Manaslu region. Though restricted of solo travelling, the trail to Manaslu Circuit delivers the lifetime experiences of beautiful scenarios of snow capped mountains, amazing traditional villages and their lifestyle and also opportunity to visit Gorkha from where the unification of Nepal started.Gorkha, the historically important place of Nepal and the market place around it pleasures the travelers who visit, along with the ends at Beshishar and also the authentic Hindu and Tibetan styled towns. The trail also gives the wide range of view of delegate remote living and lifestyles with amazing Himalayas and the landscapes with green valleys.
Manasalu Circuit Trek is among best trekking destination in Nepal because of its beautiful natural scenery and dramatic landscape in the shade of mighty Manasalu and Ganesh Himal.This trail is ideal route for offbeaten path where the trek offers glacial terrain,Rhododendron forest and ancient Monastries.Depending on the mode of transportation Manasalu Circuit Trek can be shorter or longer.This trekking route offers beautiful Manasalu Conservation Area where trekkers can witness amazing wildlife and many endangered flora and fauna.this trek offer you a great chance ton explore beautiful Tsum Valley where one can insight Tibetian Culture and tradition which are almost century old.Mount Glory Team offers you this golden oppertunity to witness the beautiful landscape and valley of Tsum in comparetevely affortable cost unlike the other trekking routes.As you are about to reach the altitude more than 6000m trekkers need a bit of trekking experience and materials.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by private tourist vehicle.
- 03 Nights Twin sharing accommodation in 3 Star Accoommodation in Kathmandu); Breakfast included.(If you need a single room, it can be arranged at an additional cost).
- All Standard meals while on trek (Breakfasts,lunchs and Dinners).
- Luxurious Guesthouse Accommodation during the trek.
- Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek.
- Full day guided sightseeing of kathmandu with well English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers(Arrival& Departure) by Private Vehicle.
- Public Vehicle From Kathmandu to Arughat And Besisahar To kathmandu.
- Entrance fees to all sightseeing places and monuments.
- English speaking Trek leader/Guide.
- Porters to carry your bags(1 porter for 2 guests).
- Free Mount Glory Adventure duffel and Tshirt.
- Food,Accommodation,salary,insurance and equipment's for all staff.
- Manasalu Conservation Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
- All goverment,hotel and other applicable taxes.
- Welcome And Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show.
- Trip Completion Certificate And Token Of Love.
- Official expenses.
- International Airfare and taxes.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
- Nepal Entry visa(visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival.USD 25 per visa for 15 days,USD 40 per visa for 30 days and USD 100 per visa for 90 days.All the visas are multiple entry visas.please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
- Lunch and Dinner in kathmandu.
- All items of personal expenses.
- Tipping for guide,porters and drivers( Tipping is expected).
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.
Note: Please bring 4 Passport size photos, copy of passport and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office.
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All the visitors dont need to worry about Accomodations during your stay here in Nepal as its our ancient belief and duty to treat the visitors as the form of god in Nepalese societ. So we will pick you and will be managing the night stay for you with comfortable as possible, as soon as you arrive in Airport of our country. We will make all the arrangements for your stay in standard and Best hotels in Kathmandu and in other Best towns at your affordable costs according to the talks in detail contacts during the booking. As in some remote places of the country during the trek routes and adventures, its a bit diificult to find large hotels as in cities, though we will be managing the best Home stays and Best Guest houses and Lodges or at the campings at respective places. And We would like go assure that we will try our best for your comfortable acoomodations for your entire stay length here in Nepal!
'HOME IS JUAT NOT A PLACE, ITS ALSO ABOUT FEELING OF OWN HOME!', is our Companiey's motto about Home feeling accomodations!
We know that Food that we eat is the energy that keeps our body functioning and keep going. We will provide you a clean and energetic breakfast in the morning after you wake up as planned. We would also like to remind you that we just provide you the breakfasts only from our side and not the lunch or dinner if there is no pre food talks during booking whether to include or not. So you have to manage all the lunch and dinner yourself if you have not talked or requested about the Meals that you need during your bookings. So it will be easier and better to have talkings about the food and meals during the booking time.
'HAVE PROPER FOOD TO HAVE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF THE BODY!'
As we all need to have a well physical conditions for any work we do. Proper health conditions of the body with adventurous spirit are the Best priorities for all the trek routes and tours in Nepal. And we have also classified about all the required physical conditions in the trek routes classification along with days and elevations informations notified. And we would like to request every trekkers to have good health conditions with fresh mentality for the treks and tours all the adventures you want to experience here in Nepal.
'Keep Smiling, Get stronger and Keep it Calm and Cool!', Is our healthy motto for healthy life!
Water being an essential part of our life to survive and its usage is more during the time of travel.Mount Glory provides enough Drinking Water facilities to the travelers and we assure you that you don't worried about this we provide local drinking water All tea houses have mineral water and boiled water for trekkers upon additional cost .We also recommended to not to throw the used the plastic bottles on the sideways during the travel as it is difficult to dispose off easily.We also provide the Chlorine treated water taking care of your safety of health.
Every travelers can get the route map of all the places you are going to visit to from Mount Glory on request for being familiar with the route that you will be following during the travel for treks and Expeditions.
Belongings to take
The travel will be more fun when the pack you carry is low and have all the things needed for the trip as everyone will be on the move most of the times.One porter for two travelers will be provided to carry the travelings gears and equipment with maximum of 15 kg to be carried from a traveler.you can leave your necessary belongings in the office to be received later
Namaste And Welcome to Nepal,TIA airport representative of our company receives you at the international airport and transfers you to the hotel by privet vehicle. You will be given a short briefing about the programs on the following days. Overnight at 5 star hotel in Near thamel kathmandu And Join Welcome Dinner with our representaive in Nepali cusine Cultural restaurent.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593ft Meals: Welcome Dinner Included
After the breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu city. Three sites can be included in a day tour. Pashupatinath (Hindu temple), Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath are three UNESCO listed world heritage sites for your tour today, free day.The rest of your time is free for further exploration and some shopping nearby your hotel.Overnight at 5 star hotel in Near Thamel kathmandu.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593ft Meals: Breakfast Included
We wake up early morning take breakfast and leave Kathmandu start to ride bus from Kathmandu to Sotikhola. We take a drive from Kathmandu to Benighat is pitch road, from benight road goes on perpendicular rough road enjoying the views of the rocky hilly areas, terraces, fields and Budigandaki rivers. Arughat is local trading centre it takes 2 hours driver to reach Soti Khola and rest overnight night.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Drive Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 700m/2296ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We wake up early to start our journey from Sotikhola to Machhakhola which will take about 6-7 hours. After crossing a popular suspension bridge of Soti Khola 710m. we see 60m long water falls,cliff,rocky and rapid budhigandaki river. Trek through Sal forests to after reaching Khursane. We make our way past terraced rice fields and up to a Gurung village of Labubesi where women wear sari and bangles. We climb behind a rocky cliff where the valley opens up. Walking through a sandy river bed, climbing over stone ridges and then again moving down to the river and crossing the suspension bridges, we climb behind a rocky cliff where the valley opens up. Walking through a sandy river bed, climbing over stone ridges and then again moving down to the river and crossing the suspension bridges, we reach Machcha Khola village and overnight at tea house.
Trip Hours:6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 869m/2851ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The next day, From Machhakhola we follow a narrow trail that takes us to Tharo Khola and finally to Khorlabesi on the south you see beautiful Ganesh himal. After a few ascends and descends, we reach a popular hot-spring called Tatopani. We will spend sometime here and can enjoy the natural hot -spring and remove all our tiredness and stress of the trek. We climb another ridge and cross the Budhi Gandaki on another suspension bridge. After this, we climb a staircase and then cross a landslide and a ridge to reach Doban. After crossing a suspension bridge, we again climb stone staircase then go down to the river and climb some stairs again to reach Thado Bharyang. Then we cross the west bank of Budhi Gandaki, climb over a ridge, walk along the river to reach the village called Jagat where we spend over night.
Trip Hours:6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 1340m/4396ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
On this day, we first reach Salleri after climbing a rocky ridge and then go towards Sirdibas settlement of some house made by hut. We continue to Ghatta Khola and then walk upstream through a long suspension bridge to reach a Gurung village in Phillim where Manaslu conservation area project and head office. From the lower points of the village, the trail turns north trails amidst corn and millet fields, we reach Ekle Bhatti, where you will have lunch and continue our trip from a steep gorge and then descend through grassy slopes and tall pine trees to cross the Budhi Gandaki. As the trail widens, we pass through bamboo forests to reach the Deng Khola. The buri gandaki valley turns from north –south east west the main Himalayas. After crossing the river, we reach the small village called Deng where we spend over night.
Trip Hours:6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 1860m/6102ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
3 to 4 hours walk 420m ascent and 120m decent from Deng and then we cross the Budhi Gandaki and climb to reach Rana 1980m. From here we climb bhi for a while and then head west to Budhi Gandaki valley. The trail passes through forests and sees few houses above steep cliff on the opposite side of the river up and down to reach Ghap. The trail passes through well paintings.you see mani wall made by family. Then we take the trail through Prok village which allows us to witness the beautiful view of Siring Himal. We follow the river; crossing it at many places and pass through dense forests you see big fir alive bird impeyan and Gompas along the way. After crossing the river deep gorge, the trail becomes leveled and after a last steep climbs people trade things from Tibet. We reach Namrung where we stay overnight. Namrung is the best viewpoint for Siring and Ganesh Himal, Mt. Himal Chuli.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 2630m/8628ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
From Namrung a steep climb and passage through forests of firs, rhododerns and ork passed to reach Lihi 2900m.There is gompa on the side of the trail and another above the village. You see un-usual architecture house is beautiful memory of your trek. We pass through Sho and then reach Lho where you see roof of house is made by heavy wood shingles.cross the ridge and trek out Thosang khola then descend onto a rock strewn moraine across pasture and field samagaon locally known as Ro and overnight there
Trip Hours:6 hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3480m/11417ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
This day is set as rest day and acclimatizes to the increasing altitudes. We stay in Samagaon and explore the surrounding areas or visit Birendra Tal and Anie Gompa.At this high elevation the only crops grown are potatoes and barely,people keep horse and yak for butter and meat.You can pass your spare time to Pungyen Gompa which is hidden behind the ridge in front of manaslu.It is situated on a hill near Samagaon. We hike up to the Gompa named after the two peaks of Manaslu which means bracelet. It was destroyed when the Japanese first tried to summit the peaks. It was believed that the expedition to reach the summit might have angered the Gods. After the detour, we come back to Samagaon and spend overnight there.
Trip Hours:5-6 hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 4400m/14435ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We follow the Budhi Gandaki River up to a stream which we cross on a suspension bridge.There is a trail to the left that lead to the manaslu base camp.When you reach Kermo Kharka ,we take the trail on the right to Larkya la. It is a fairly easy trail, passing through Mani walls and juniper and birch forests. We again cross a bridge over Budhi Gandaki and continue forward. From a stone arch, we can see a kani and after crossing it, we reach Samdo where we spend overnight.
Trip Hours:4-5 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3865m/12680ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
On this Manaslu circuit trek you have to cross many times to Budhigandaki River. Your trek starts by crossing a wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki River and begin hiking upwards. After crossing a few streams and seeing a glimpse of the Larkya glacier, we go around a valley and make our way upwards again to reach a guesthouse called Dharmashala. This short walk to Larke Phedi provides enough time and rest to acclimatize for the further trek and overnight at Larke Phadi.
Trip Hours:6 hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 4470m/14665ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
7 to 9 hours – 810m ascent and 1570m decent and cross ridge.The trail become s rougher, steep, grassy slopes and there is snow you will difficult to find your trail. Decent frozen lake you will cross Larkya la pass 5125m.On the way you can enjoy with Larkya glacier with exquisite views of Larkya peak. From here we can enjoy the breathtaking views of Himlung, Cheo, Kanggru and the Annapurna. It is a longer walk than other days and you reach the guesthouse among the low pastures at the dim lights of dusk. When we finally reach Bhimtang, the exquisite view of Mount Manaslu makes every step worth it.
Trip Hours:8-10 hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 5125m/16814ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
After enjoying the splendid views of the mountains from a ridge in Bhimtang, we make our way down towards a high pasture, pine, rhododendron forest then we cross wooden bridge over Dudh Khola. We walk through rhododendron forests, narrow valleys and fields before making a climb to the river bank that leads to the village of Gho. A short walk takes us to Tilije with better accommodation options where we spend overnight.
Trip Hours:5-6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 2255m/7398ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We move in a stone paved path passing through a beautiful village and then cross a bridge over Dudh Khola and trek along embankment. As you decend down through scrub forest and edge of Marsyangdi valley. After passing through a police checkpoint we make our way towards Dharapani from where we enter the Annapurna circuit section. Overnight at Dharapani.
Trip Hours:5 hour Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 2255m/7398ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We take Jeep or trek Dharapani to Beishar, Which takes 5 hours by Jeep Descent down through Marsyangdi Khola south fields. We spent overnight at Besishar
Trip Hours:6 Hours Drive Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 1860m/6102ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We drive along the banks of Marsyangdi and Trishuli River, witnessing the beautiful scenery of rice fields, terraced farms, rivers and valleys and refreshing views of the hilly areas and mountains. After 7 hours’ journey we reach in Kathmandu where we will spend the last night in Nepal.And Join Farewell Dinner with our representative in Cultural Restaurent.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Drive Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Farewell Dinner Included
On your last day you can buy some gift to your family and friend, we will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport. We would like to welcome you again to visit Nepal for trek other destination and tour in Nepal for next time.
Meals: Breakfast Included