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Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trip Introduction

Duration : 22 days
Difficulty Level : Streneous

Manaslu Circuit Trek around Manaslu (26,757 ft.), the world’s ninth highest peak is that it is indeed well of-the beaten track. Walking up along the Buri Gandaki from Gorkha, we meet Chettries and Bahuna in the low land, Gurungs in the mid regions, and Bhotiyas, a Tibetan – speaking people in its northern extent. The terrain varies from sub-tropical to high alpine, and above all is the mountains; Mt. Manaslu rises supreme in a Himal that boasts Boudha Peak, Himal Chuli (25,895ft) Peak 29 then Manaslu itself, North Peak and Larkya Peak. Entering the Sama Valley we pass through Samo Village (12,795 ft.) noted for it is near by monastery to the high settlement of Larkya Bazar. Cross Larkya La at 17,103 ft. accompanied by a panorama of the Manaslu Himal, and in the distance the Annapurna Himal & Thorong-La. We end this trek in Pokhara.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Facts
Starting from:  Gorkha
Ending at: Beshishar
Grade:     Moderate/Strenuous
Highest access of the trek:  Larkya pass (5,211m)
Himalayan sights: Manaslu, Himal Chuli, Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kanguru, Annapurna II etc…
Mode of trekking: Camping
Normal Departures: March-May, September-October

Day    Stage    Program/Memo    Overnight
1         Arrive Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.    Hotel
2         At leisure in Kathmandu    Hotel
3    1    Drive to Arughat (602m).    Camp
4    2    Trek to Sheti Khola (713m).    Camp
5    3    Trek to Machha Khola (890).    Camp
6    4    Through the gorge to Jagat (1420m).    Camp
7    5    Beyond Philim (1,607m)    Camp
8    6    Trek to Deng (1,806m)    Camp
9    7    Trek to Namrung (2,672m)    Camp
10    8    Trek to Shya (3,529m)    Camp
11    9    Trek to Samagaon (3,780m)    Camp
12    10    Rest acclimatization.    Camp
13    11    Trek to Samdo (3,873m)    Camp
14    12    Acclimatization day at Samdo (3,874m)    Camp
15    13    Trek to Larkya Phedi (4,492m)    Camp
16    14    Cross the Larkya La (5,211m) further to Bimthang (3720m)    Camp
17    15    Trek to Gho (2,567m)    Camp
18    16    Trek to Dharapanoi (2,007m)    Camp
19    17    Trek to Syange (1,195m)    Camp
20    18    Trek to Bulbule (1,316m)    Camp
21         Drive to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.    Hotel
22         Transfer to airport for final departure     // // //



•    3 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis,
•    Overland transportations,
•    All food and accommodations for member and staffs throughout the trekking period as per itinerary,
•    Complete camping equipments: member tent, staff  tent, chair table, mattress, toilet tent, dining tent, mess tent with logistical cooking utensils,
•    Daily wages, insurance, shelter, cloth of sardar (Nepalese guide), sherpa staffs, cook, cook helper and porters,
•    All land transportation, transfer from airport-hotel-airport,
•    Special trek permit, National park permit,
•    16 kg weight allowed per member for personal equipment,
•    First Aid Medical Kit (only for staff & porter),
•    Emergency helicopter rescue arrangements,

•    International flight ticket to/from Nepal,
•    Expenses of personal nature & gratitude i.e. laundry, bar bills, telephone calls, drinks and other personal communication bills, breakfast, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu,
•    Personal insurance, and emergency rescue evacuation,
•    Personal clothing,
•    Airport tax(international departure),
•    Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.

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