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Manaslu Circuit Trek

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5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • max group size 14
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-9874
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Journey around the majestic Manaslu Peak via the remote Larkya La pass at 5,213 meters
  • Admire the stunning views of Himlung Himal and Cheo Himal
  • Explore this new tea house trekking route in Nepal
  • Catch a glimpse of local life in remote villages
Our perfectly designed Manaslu Circuit Trek is for ambitious travellers who are interested in experiencing both the sublime natural beauty of the region as well as the people who call this area home. This trip is a 15-day journey around the majestic Manaslu Peak through the Larkya La pass.

The route begins at the town of Arughat, passing through bamboo forests and Gurung villages in the narrow Buri Gandaki gorge. After travelling through Lho village, trekkers will enter the Nupri region, inhabited primarily by Tibetan immigrants. The colourful prayer flags, mani walls and monasteries seen here are iconic images of Tibetan culture and religious practice. Travellers can gain a unique, first-hand perspective on the lifestyles of this respected population.

After passing through Samdo village, travellers will approach the Larkya La pass. Crossing this high Himalayan pass is a challenging, day-long endeavour, yet it remains easily surmountable by hikers who are in good physical shape but may not have previous mountaineering experience.

The vistas at Larkya La are stunning, featuring unobstructed views of Himal Chuli, Manaslu, Cheo Himal and the Himlung Himal mountains.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrive at the International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Drive to Arughat (640 m) by bus
  • Day 3: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (775 m)
  • Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (900 m)
  • Day 5: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1,340 m)
  • Day 6: Trek from Jagat to Ngyak (2,310 m)
  • Day 7: Trek from Ngyak to Ghap (2,100 m)
  • Day 8: Trek from Ghap to Lho (3,200 m)
  • Day 9: Trek Lho to Samagompa (3,500 m) 6 hours
  • Day 10: Trek from Samagompa to Stone Hut (4,500 m)
  • Day 11: Acclimatization and exploration day
  • Day 12: Cross Larkya La (5,215 m) & Trek Bhimphedi (3,590 m)
  • Day 13: Trek from Bhimpedi to Tilije (3,900 m)
  • Day 14: Trek from Tilje to Tal (1,725 m)
  • Day 15: Trek from Tal to Jagat (1,300 m)
  • Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu via Besishahar
  • Day 17: Transfer to airport and depart
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pick up and drop off by private tourist vehicle
  • Bus ticket from Kathmandu to Arughat and from Besishahar to Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permit fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Manaslu special trekking permit
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 star hotel
  • Twin sharing accommodation in tents during the trek
  • Experienced and licensed trekking guide
  • Required porters/carrier for a group of 2 persons
  • All taxes
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Any personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, mineral water, laundry, internet, phonecall
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
  • Tips
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • James I
  • From Spain
  • On Jan 03 2019
5 - Excellent
Manaslu Circuit Trek is a Beautiful journey seems like we are in heaven
Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of my beautiful destinations to travel. I love to explore the sensational cultural and attracting places of world. It was long- weekend journey where we get the chance to explore worlds eight highest... Read more
  • Eldar
  • From USA
  • On Dec 29 2018
5 - Excellent
Manaslu Circuit Trek is a Beautiful journey seems like we are in heaven
Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of my beautiful destinations to travel. I love to explore the sensational cultural and attracting places of world. It was long- weekend journey where we get the chance to explore worlds eight highest... Read more
  • Peter William
  • From UK
  • On Nov 02 2018
5 - Excellent
Wonderful 17 days trek
We spent a wonderful 17 days trek in Manaslu Larkey Pass with Asian Journey in October 2018. This our 3rd time in Nepal and did already EBC and ABC, this trails are very crowded. We heard that Manaslu Circuit Trek much quieter... Read more
  • Milan James
  • From USA
  • On Oct 30 2018
5 - Excellent
Nice Trip
The Manaslu trek is absolutely a great choice for the adventure lovers. I and My friend Ryan booked this trip with Asian Journey. The views from Larkey la pass is amazing.
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CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the required budget for a trip to Nepal?

    How much you spend in Nepal is largely decided by things you want to do in the country. A 5-day trekking trip in Nepal can start from as little at USD 400 per person. A weekend-long safari in Chitwan National Park is available at less than USD 200.

    On average, seven days in Nepal with accommodation and some or all meals included costs anywhere between USD 700 to USD 1500 per person. Good rooms at hotels in Nepal range from USD 25 to over USD 150 per person, per night, while around USD 1.5 a day can buy you three meals in decent restaurants. 

  • Is a visa on arrival available?

    Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.

     

  • How does it work with a porter?

    Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking. 

  • Is Asia open for tourists?

    Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.

    As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.

     

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

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