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Around Manaslu Trekking

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Around Manaslu Trekking - 19 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Hotel/Guest House
Max. Elevation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Trip Highlights

  • Make a circuit of world’s eighth highest mountain of the world – Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 meters.
  • Experience the glimpse of Buddhist as well as Hindu culture, rhododendron forests, flora and fauna, wild flowers, protected wildlife, raging rivers, stunning sceneries of mountains and so on.
  • Around Manaslu Trekking involves a challenge of crossing one of the important high mountain Pass called Larkya La Pass at 5,116 meters with an impressive view of snowcapped peaks and glaciers.
  • It covers a restricted area of Manaslu Conservation Area as well as at the end of the trek touch with Annapurna Conservation Area project.

Trip Overview of Around Manaslu Trekking

Around Manaslu Trekking or simply Manaslu Trek involves teahouse trekking to circumnavigate Mountain Manaslu, recognized as the eighth highest peak worldwide with a height of 8156 meters. This trek contains each element, similar to any other mountain trek in Nepal, along with glimpses of Buddhist as well as Hindu culture, rhododendron forests, flora and fauna, wildflowers, protected wildlife, raging rivers, stunning sceneries of mountains and nearby valleys. Trek to Manaslu Mountain is comparatively easy, which has become possible because of various improved trails across the famous Budi Gandaki River.

Around Manaslu Trekking with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition begins from very low altitude hills and gradually ascends day by day until we reach at up to Larkya La Pass (5,116m) constitutes the highest point of the entire trek.

Along with the trail, we can have a golden opportunity to explore the people and culture of the local area with dramatic landscapes, Buddhist cultural monasteries, Gompas, Chhortens as well as flora and fauna. Around Manaslu Trekking also makes sure about adequate time to experience acclimatization in the right way. Most part of this trek involves walking across mountain trails. Once we cross the highest pass of Larkya La, we make a long descent to reach the village of Bimthang. Finally Around Manaslu Trekking with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition drives back to Kathmandu from Besisahar after gaining a lifetime of memorable adventure experiences in Nepal.


Our team will receive tourists at the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu and drop them at the nearby hotel, as per their own choice. In the evening, we arrange for a welcome dinner and at the same time, discussed the entire itinerary in detail.

Our tour will take tourists to large numbers of spiritual attractions and historical places in the capital city of Nepal i.e. Kathmandu. A few of the famous landmarks are the sacred Pashupatinath Temple of Hindus, the famous Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple, the historical place of Durbar Square, and the shrine of Buddhists (the biggest stupa of the region), and many more listed in the World Heritage Site of UNESCO.

On this day, our tourists will experience driving on a paved road from Kathmandu up to Dhading Bensi and later on, driving on a rough road to reach Arughat. The entire journey will be of 7 to 8 hours.

Today, we will check out early in the morning to cover a distance of about 710 meters to experience our trek to Soti Khola. During the entire journey, we will get an opportunity to find mountain scenery.

While crossing the bridge, we will experience a trek from the beautiful Sal forest region and later on, climb over a ridge above rapids present on Budhi Gandaki. Later on, we will move ahead towards Khursane to observe various rocky trails, as weaving the way down and up, past two different waterfalls on a rocky and steep trail clinging towards sideways of the mountain cliff followed by Gurung village belonging to Labubesi. Later on, we climb beside outcrops of mountain rocks, where we will find the opening of the valley and meandering of Budhi Gandaki across various wide gravel bars. Further, we will choose to drop towards the sandy riverbed and walk across round-shaped stones and move again towards the river for crossing one more suspension bridge to reach the village of Maccha Khola.

We will experience a narrow trail consisting of a few minor challenges to cross Tharo Khola and cross a suspension type of bridge on Yaru Khola, while finally climbing stone stairs to reach Tharo Bharyang. Now, by crossing the western river bank of Budi Gandaki, we will move ahead to experience our mountain trek across the river and move towards the famous Jagat village.

During this trek, we will continue with our walk across the valley to pass bamboo forests and thereby, reach Deng Khola. Once you succeed to cross the Khola, you will find a small village named Deng, where you will have the stay overnight.

On this day of our trek, we will cross the famous Budi Gandaki River many times to come across large numbers of Gompas on our route. Our trail will move ahead of the river upstream by passing from a dense forest. Once we get success in the crossing of the river at the place, where it thunders in a downward direction to reach a narrow gorge, forests become relatively less dense, while the trail becomes easy again. In this way, we will continue with our pleasant walk and experience a steep climb to reach Namrung.

Here, our tourists will get the opportunity to pass from a small but famous Lho village to get extraordinary views of the famous mount Manaslu and simultaneously, explore the worldwide renowned Ribung Gompa.

Once you check out from Lho village, you will be able to cross Himal Chuli and Peak 29, along with many other high mountains at the left of Shyala village and large mountain glaciers at the straight as well as snow summits towards the right. In addition, today, our trekking journey stands far end of Ganesh Himal and will end at Samagaon.

We will spend our day at Samagaon to have both rest and acclimatization. After this, we will view large numbers of famous sights comprised of mani stones, along with pictures and texts belonging to Buddhist culture and Sherpa women, as cladding in traditional attires and ornaments. On a nearby small hill across Sama village, we will find an old Gompa named Pungyen Gompa, which is a monastery highlighting many excellent views of the mountain glacier. Pungyen indicates bracelet, because of which it constitutes the best possible description of two different mountain peaks. Finally, we will return to Samagaon and have our overnight stay there.

Today, our team will descend towards Budi Gandaki River, which has now turned north and follow it towards a bridge over a stream sideways. The trail in the leftward direction leads individuals towards the Manaslu base camp. Larkya la trail passes large numbers of mani walls with the widening of the valley. Later on, we will drop across the shelf for crossing Budhi Gandaki over a wooden bridge and climb in a steep way between two different forks present in the river. Lastly, our trekkers will let you to pass from Kani to reach Samdo.

Here, you will have a relatively short climb to reach the Larkya or Dharamsala glacier valley in the northward direction. Here, you will be enjoying stunning views of Larkya Peak and Cho Danda.

We will walk across various moraines of the mountain glacier to create a gradual ascent to become steeper at the end of the mountain pass. Here, you will find outstanding views of Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Kangguru, and the famous Annapurna Mountain II. Finally, on this day, we will reach Bimtang.

We will continue with our trail of about 4 to 5 hours to reach Tilije. During the journey, we will get the scenic beauties of rhododendron forests and green fields prior to experiencing a steep climb.

We will allow our tourists to come across a few of the mani walls while moving ahead with our trail from Tilije to reach the famous Tal village located at the lower portion of a big waterfall.

Our trail will follow towards Chyamje village by crossing the Marshyangdi Khola, while it will descend from rhododendron as well as pine forests to reach Syange.

On the last day of your trek, you will cover only 800 meters to go to Besi Sahar and later on, return to the capital city Kathmandu.

Here, our team will drop you at the Tribhuvan International

What's included?

  • All necessary grounded transportation by private vehicle including airport transfer
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley includes all entry fees, tour guide, and private vehicle
  • Two-night accommodation with breakfast at 3-star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) their food, accommodation, Salary, equipment, and staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paperwork and Special permits (Manaslu area permit, ACAP, and MCAP) Please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which your travel insurance Company will pay

What's not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

Around Manaslu Trekking what you need know ?

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...


Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...


5 - Excellent Based on 1 Review


Alex R

Excellent Manaslu Trek

Tourist Link Trek has ensured that last one month in Nepal has been one the best time in my life. I have done the Manaslu circuit Trek and pokhara. All Read More ...
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