The Manaslu Circuit Trek Package is a pretty unique trekking trip compared to other popular travel packages to Everest and the Annapurna region in Nepal. This route is full of beaten tracks and provides a pure village hiking experience.
The Manaslu region is one of the isolated trekking regions that offers several thrilling trekking routes and mountain adventures throughout the entire world.
If you are seeking the best experience of venturing into the wild and remote areas, coupled with episodes of romanticism and genuine knowledge, a completely different world beyond the existing one, then this Manaslu Circuit Trek Package is just for you.
The Manaslu Circuit Trekking route takes you to some of the remotest villages, several beautiful waterfalls, amazing rivers, and enchanting landscapes of lush green land and magical mountain ranges.
The entire trail lies in the preservation area of the Manaslu region, which has so far kept the wildlife and vegetation in their natural state. You will observe the natural beauty unaltered or very little influenced by modern touches. The local tribes have learned to co-exist with high respect and regard for nature and its components.
A representative from our team will wait for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure that you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a synopsis of our plans. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Get ready for a long drive today. After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer you to a vehicle that will drive you to Macchakhola. The first half of the trip is smooth along a blacktopped concrete road till Dhading Besi, and from Dhading Besi, the trail is full of difficulties. So, get ready to shake your body with some moves as you drive along the bumpy road to Macchakhola. However, the street, the route, will offer some classic pictures of the countryside landscape of Nepal. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Machha Khola.
After breakfast, we start our trekking journey in the Manaslu region of Nepal. Initially, we cross Maccha Khola and climb up gradually towards the small village of Khorla Besi and then to the natural hot spring at Tatopani. As we move ahead from Tatopani, we come across a forested area. We walk through the wilderness of the forests to Doban and continue up along the stone-paved staircases to Thado Bharyang. Next, we cross the west bank of Budhi Gandaki and climb up over a ridge. Finally, we follow a beautiful trail along the river to the village of Jagat. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Jagat.
Today, we leave Jagat and follow a trail that climbs uphill along a lush and pristine path. Then we walk along a flat and well-leveled path until we come across a long suspension bridge over the Budhi Gandaki River. We cross the bridge and move ahead to enter Philim. Philim is a large Gurung village in the region where one can notice the dominance of the Buddhist religion. The town's colorful prayer flags, stupas, and monasteries give off a positive vibe of the Buddhism religion that is prevalent there.From Philim, we traverse the dense forests of pine and rhododendron to Deng. We can see the beautiful waterfall cascading in such a beautiful environment. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Deng.
We walk through the farmlands and village of Deng and cross a suspension bridge over the Budhi Gandaki River. We follow the trail that continues along an enchanting route to climb up to Rana. From here, the trail further climbs up and continues west towards the Budhi Gandaki valley. We pass various forests and mani stones on the way to Ghap. We then head towards Prok village, enjoying some fantastic views of Singri Himal on our way. Now, we follow a trail beside the river and cross it many times along the forest and gompas. Finally, we do a steep climb along the way to reach Namrung. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Namrung.
Namrung is a beautiful viewpoint from where one can enjoy some breathtaking views of mountains like Singri Himal, Ganesh Himal, and Mt. Hiunchuli, etc. We eat breakfast with breathtaking views of the mountains in the background.Beholding the beauty of these mountains, we make our way towards Lho. Then, we climb up a steep path through a forested area to Lihi. As you move ahead of Namrung, you will notice a change in vegetation that turns more alpine. Even the dominance of Buddhism as a religion gets more intense. People of Tibetan origin mostly inhabit the region ahead of Namrung. At Lihi, you can see beautiful chortens and fields full of barley. Here, you will get a glimpse of the Manaslu Himal and the view of Mt. Manaslu will follow you along with the Lho village. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Lho village.
Today, we leave Samagaon and proceed with our trek. We cross Shyla village on the way to reach Sama Gaon. The trail today passes through some fantastic landscapes. During the walking journey, one can get some uninterrupted close-up views of Mt. Manaslu from Sama Gaon. At Samagon, we can explore the famous Ribung gompa. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Sama Gaon.
It’s a beautiful day in Samagon. Today, we don’t move forward with our trek. We stay in Samagaon and explore the surrounding areas. We are already at heights and are on our way to a higher elevation region, so we are staying in Samagaon today to acclimate to the rising elevation.We have two options for the day: Manaslu base camp, Pungyen Gompa, and Birendra Tal. We can hike to any of these attractions today. In the evening, we return to Samagaon for an overnight stay. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Sama Gaon.
In the morning, after breakfast, we climb uphill along a deserted path and windy valley to Samdo. We follow the Budhi Gandaki River and cross a bridge to take a trail that leads us to Larkya La. The trail passes through a charming forest full of rhododendron, juniper, and birch trees. The mani walls on the way add to the charm of the path. Moving ahead, we climb up to Samdo, a place that is just 4 km away from the Tibetan border. We can see a Tibetan refugee village here with some adorable views of Mt. Manaslu, Simnang Himal, Ngadi Chuli, Manaslu glacier, Manaslu icefall, etc. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Samdo.
Today, we start our day with a delicious breakfast. Then we walk along the trail to cross a wooden bridge over the Budhi Gandaki River. After crossing the bridge, we hike up towards Dharamshala. On the way, we get an impressive glimpse of the Larkya glacier. Upon reaching Dharamshala, we have our lunch and walk to Larkya Phedi just to acclimatize ourselves for the journey ahead. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Dharamshala.
Today is one of the most awaited days of our Manaslu Circuit Trek because we are going to cross Larkya La, which is the highest point on our trek. So, we start our day early. It’s a challenging way up to Larkya La, but a sincere effort up the steady path can help us successfully reach the pass. From the pass, we can enjoy some enchanting views of mountains like Mt. Himlung, Mt. Kang Guru, Annapurna II, etc. After a successful ascent up to the pass, we descend for around three hours to Bhimphedi. On the way down, the Manaslu Trek offers some magnificent views of icefalls and mountains. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Bhimphedi.
From Bhimphedi, the trail descends to the pastures and continues towards a bridge over the Dudh Khola River. We cross the bridge and walk through rhododendron forests, river valleys, and farmlands. Then we do a quick climb up to the village of Gho. Furthermore, we continue along the trail until we reach Tilije. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Tilije.
Early in the morning, after breakfast, we descend through a stone-paved path along with a village to Thonje village. We cross a police checkpoint on the way to Dharapani, the point that joins the route with the route of the Annapurna Circuit. From Dharapani, we take a jeep that will drop us at Besisahar. From Besisahar, we take another vehicle that will drive us back to Kathmandu. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, fly home from Kathmandu or continue your travels to some other destinations around the globe. We will drop you off at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank you, and have a safe journey home.