Manaslu Round Trekking
Manaslu Round Trek is a challenging and fascinating trip with great Himalayan view. Thi wilderness trekking trail of Manaslu is not crowded with individual trekkers at all.
Manaslu Round Trek is all about trekking through the circuit route of the Manaslu Region. The trekking route is among the famous trekking trails in the Manaslu region of Nepal. The route is also considered as an easy one comparing to other trekking trails in Nepal. This package has been recently opened and is gaining its popularity among the trekkers who want adventures and thrilling in their trekking routes.
The route provides panoramic views of beautiful snow capped mountain peaks and takes you through deep gorges and a unique combination of cultural and natural diversities. The trekking trail adds a different taste to your holiday experience as it offers passing through village of roof topped houses where the ancient form of Gurung people reside.
Trekking in Manaslu is about trekking in high altitudes but is an easier one comparing to other trekking trails in the country. Beside natural beauties, Gorkha offers exquisite experiencing some of the world’s highest mountains and beautiful cultural diversities.
Manaslu Round Trekking Itinerary
Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]
Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our representatives. After completion of official formalities, we pick our luggage and head towards a 4 star category hotel where you will be transferred to stay overnight.
Full day Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparations
You will be woken up with a morning call along with bed tea and breakfast. Today, we will enjoy sightseeing around Kathmandu the entire day including visits to some of the major places of the city such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudha and so on. These sites have been listed as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. We get back to our hotel in late evening and stay overnight
Kathmandu – Soti Khola [710m/2,328ft]; 8 - 9 hours
With an early breakfast, we leave for Soti Khola today. This is a long scenic drive from Kathmandu. The road from Kathmandu to Dhading Besi is perfectly paved. But, the across this point, the road is rough until Arughat. Upon reaching Arughat, we make a further drive to Soti Khola. Camp or teahouse overnight
Soti Khola – Machha Khola [900m/2,952ft]; 6 – 7 hours
This is the first day of our trekking part. We cross a river and then pass through Sal forests then climb a ridge above. We then reach Khorsani. The trail after this is strenuous and is a rocky one. We make our move with steady and overcome the ups and downs of the path. We arrive at Machha Khola in the late evening and set a camp to stay overnight
Machha Khola – Jagat [1,410m/4,625ft]; 6 – 7 hours
Today, we first cross the Tharo Khola and then reach Khorla Besi. After crossing some ups and downs we arrive at a hot water spring in Tatopani. We climb over strenuous as well as challenging geographical formations and particularly some suspension bridges that ultimately takes to Jagat. Camp or teahouse overnight
Jagat – Deng [1,804m/5,917ft]; 6 – 7 hours
We make our first move by climbing over rocky ridge that takes us to the other part named Salleri. We descend down below to Sirdibas and continue our trail to Ghatta Khola. Gaining superb views of the surrounding environment, we would not know when time passed by and that we have already reached Deng. We spend our night here either in a teahouse or we set up a camp
Deng – Namrung [2,630m/8,626ft]; 6 – 7 hours
After some time of walking from Deng, the Budhi Gandaki comes in our way. We pass by the river and arrive in Rana. Lush vegetation and forests offer us to gain views of beautiful wild lives and let us enjoy bird watching. With fine kind of trail, we continue our trek and end up in Namrung for today. Camp or teahouse overnight
Namrung – Sama Gaon [3,530m/11,578ft]; 6 – 7 hours
The beautiful morning sunrays strike our closed eyes and inspire us for a fresh new day. With a healthy breakfast, we resume our trek. We get blessed by positive energies of high standing snow-capped mountains that seem utterly gorgeous. Passing through several settlements of the local people there, we spend our night in a small village named Sama Gaon. Camp or teahouse overnight
Sama Gaon - Pungyen Gompa – Sama Gaon; 6 – 7 hours exploration
We take a mild rest this day. However, it is not recommended to stay idle so we explore around the surrounding areas in order to warm up ourselves. Talking about exploration, why not visit the Pungyen Gompa nearby? We return to Sama Gaon in the late evening after exploration
Sama Gaon – Samdo [3,860m/12,660ft]; 4 – 5 hours
This particular day, we are not trekking as long as we used to do. With a medium trek of 4 – 5 hours, we shift our camp to Samdo
Acclimatization Day in Samdo
We spend this valuable day with rest. Acclimatization is very important in certain intervals of days. This idea prevents us from getting victimized by Acute Altitude Sickness that can cause serious problems to our health.
Samdo – Dharamsala [4,460m/14, 628ft]; 4 – 5 hours
There is a lodge for trekkers such as us to spend nights in the place called Dharamsala. The name of the place itself means ‘Lodge’ in English. After a brief trek of 4 – 5 hours, we arrive in this lodge and we spend our night there
Dharamsala – Larkya La [5,160m/16, 924ft] – Bimthang [3,720m/12, 201ft]; 8 – 9 hours
It’s a long walk today. Getting prepared with a healthy breakfast, we leave for our destination as early as possible. After few hours of trekking from haramsala, a beautiful Pass named as Larkya La comes in our way. The geographical formation here is extremely outstanding. From here we descend downwards at lower elevation and pause our trek in Bimthang. Camp or teahouse overnight
Bimthang – Tilije [2,300m/7,544ft]; 5 – 6 hours
A viewpoint at the top of a ridge in Bimthang offers superb views of the surrounding mountain peaks such as Mt. Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Himlung Himal and Cheo Himal. We descend further and cross a pasture land where domestic animals are seen to be grazing. Crossing the bridge above Dudh Khola, we continue our trail until Tilije. Camp or teahouse overnight
Tilije – Tal [1,700m/5,576ft]; 5 – 6 hours
We walk through stone paved road and pass through several remote villages. There exists a police checkpoint in some point of our trek that comprises nothing to worry about. We continue to Dharapani and enter the Annapurna circuit section. We stop at Tal to rest the night. Camp or teahouse overnight
Tal – Syange [1,080m/3,542ft]; 6 – 7 hours
Once again we cross the Marshyangdi Khola and follow the trail to Chyamje village. Our path then descends us through lush forests of pine and rhododendron and then to Syange. Camp or teahouse overnight
Syange – Kathmandu; 8 – 9 hours
We make a full day journey from Syange to Kathmandu by bus. This scenic drive will let go pass through various places of human settlements, forests, downhill and plain pitched roads. We arrive in Kathmandu in the late evening. Hotel overnight
Free day in Kathmandu
You will be offered with a leisure day in the Kathmandu city this day. You can either go for a short sightseeing tour around the city or even do shopping as per your interest. We get back to our hotel in the late evening and enjoy a cultural show along with a farewell dinner in our hotel.
With unforgettable memories taken, we declare an end to our beautiful holiday in Nepal. Our representatives will escort you to the airport before 3 hours of scheduled flight time.
Why trip price is different?
Following are the determinants for the price
- Accomodations in Kathmandu and other cities
- Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
- Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s))
- Travelling time(Season)
- Extra services
Note: . The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.
You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.
- All surface transfers as per itinerary
- Kathmandu to Pokhara airfare
- Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara in twin sharing , BB basis
- Fooding, lodging, insurance and other expenses of the trekking staff
- Fooding (3 meals a day ) and lodging for the clients in trek days
- Necessary permit and national park fees
- Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Single supplement charges (if required.)
- Departure tax from Kathmandu ($24 approx) and internal airport tax of USD 3
- Personal equipments and clothing
- International airfare and your insurances
- Cold drinks and beverages
- Personal expenses and tips to the crew
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara