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OVERVIEW

Manaslu Circuit Trek

  • Region - Manaslu Region, Nepal

  • Duration - 14 Days

  • Grade - Moderate - Difficult

  • Max Altitude - 5220m/17125ft

  • Best Season - Spring & Autumn

 

Mt. Manaslu, The eighth highest peak of the world which is elevated at the height of 8,163m (26,781 ft) above the sea level is located in the ridges of Mansiri Himal in Gorkha District of Nepal. Regarded as the “mountain of the spirit”, Mt. Manaslu is identified as Mt. Kutung in Tibet. If you are one of those, who just started trekking and if you consider yourself a fit, then Manaslu Circuit Trekking, legally opened since 1991 is well suited for you. However, one has to make sure good cardiovascular fitness as well before actually planning to embark journey. This journey is best for those who look for adventures but fewer technicalities. Manaslu Circuit is by far the concealed regions of Nepal, not much of exploration have been done here. This round trekking displays breath-taking views of mountains with a fascinating diversity of flora and fauna. The cultural diversity of indigenous groups like Gurung and Sherpa captivates even more. Manaslu Trek route is spread up to Nepal – Tibet Border, but it is restricted to be there. This circuit has been the best alternative to Annapurna Circuit. This has to be one of the most loved tourist destinations in Nepal.

 

Manaslu Trek starts from Sotikhola; via Arughat. Arughat is a small city that borders two districts Gorkha and Dhading. The trail starts alongside the Budhi Gandaki River roams around and climbs towards the region known as Nupri. The higher we move, the rich Tibetan influence can be seen on the customs and traditions. This region is home to many endangered wild animals like the Snow leopard and Musk Deer. The highest point in this trek is the Larkya La pass” situated at the height of 5,106m which is considered as one of the most challenging passes crossing the Himalayas. Another attraction of the trip is Pungyen Gumba at 4,400m.

 

The weather is generally unpredictable, the temperature varies from -10 degrees C to 20-degree C. It is strongly recommended carrying warmer clothes no matter which season you travel. This Trek has the flawless balance of Nepali culture and mountain scenery.

 

ITINERARY

Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrive at Kathmandu (1400m/4590ft). Rest and overnight in the hotel

 

Day 02 - Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola (710m/2330ft)

 

Day 03 - Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (950m/3115ft)

 

Day 04 - Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1400m/4590ft)

 

Day 05 - Trek from Jagat to Dyang (1850m/6070ft)

 

Day 06 - Trek from Dyang to Namrung (2640m/8660ft)

 

Day 07 - Trek from Namrung to Samagaun (3500m/11480ft)

 

Day 08 - Acclimatization day at Samagaun

 

Day 09 - Trek from Samagaun to Samdo (3860m/12665ft)

 

Day 10 - Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (4450m/14600ft)

 

Day 11 - Trek from Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3700m/12140ft) via Larkya La Pass (5220m/17125ft)

 

Day 12 - Trek from Bhimthang to Tilije (2300m/7545ft)

 

Day 13 - Trek from Tilije to Dharapani (1860m/6,100ft). Drive to Kathmandu (1400m/4590ft)

 

Day 14 - Depart from Kathmandu

 

COST TERM

Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost

Cost Inclusions

  • All Airport transfers during the trip as per Itinerary (Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport) Pick up and Drop

  • All hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per itinerary on Bed and Breakfast basis

  • All Accommodation while trekking in the best mountain lodges

  • Full board meals during the trek in tea houses/lodges (breakfast/lunch/dinner)

  • Welcome Dinner with Protrek Adventure team

  • Manaslu trekking special permit fee (Manaslu region is in the restricted zone and a special permit is required to visit this area)

  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits – Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP), Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Card, and Conservation entry fee

  • All ground transportation during the trip as per Itinerary

  • Transfers from Kathmandu to Sotikhola

  • Transfers from Dharapani to Kathmandu

  • Mountaineering qualified & professional Trek Leader

  • Experienced, English-speaking & government-licensed trekking guide

  • A comprehensive First-Aid medical kit

  • Oxygen Cylinder in case of emergency (carried by your trek leader)

  • Accommodation, Food, Wages, Insurance of trekking guides and porters

  • Insurance for all our Nepalese Staffs during the trek

  • All government and local taxes 

 

Cost Exclusions

  • Nepal entry Visa fee

  • Any kind of personal expenses

  • Drinking water bottles, hot showers, Wi-Fi, charging batteries

  • Insurance and Any emergency evacuation charge

  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions, etc

  • Mules/Porters for carrying personal luggage

  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Inclusions

  • Tips for Guide, Porters and Staff

 

Registering for Manaslu Circuit Trek

Eligibility: Is this trek suitable for me?

Manaslu Circuit Trek is graded as a challenging trek. This trek helps climbers to test their skills and improve their endurance. Such high-altitude treks should not be underestimated, and climbers should approach the trek with proper training. We highly suggest that you start working on your fitness two months before the climb. Previous trekking experience is mandatory to sign up for the Manaslu Circuit trek. Excellent physical endurance, focus, and determination are required to complete the Manaslu Circuit trek successfully. Happy Climbing!

 

Trek Booking and Payment

Advance Booking Amount 30%

We suggest that you book your Manaslu Circuit trek at the earliest and confirm your slot. This also enables you to get a good deal on your to and fro flight tickets and organizing your trip efficiently. A booking confirmation will be sent by e-mail along with the payment instructions and other trip details. All payments have to be made through an online transfer/ cheque deposit/ demand draft. After the payment for the booking is done, please mail us your transfer details at info@protrekadventure.com so that we can follow up efficiently. 

 

COVID-19 Full Travel Credits

After confirmation of the trip, if you cannot travel on the booked dates due to the COVID-19 travel restriction, you can postpone the trip to a future date whichever seems safe and suitable for you. You can choose any departure date that is convenient for you and we will offer a Full Travel Credit without applying any charge. Travel Credits can be redeemed on any trip which departs within 1 year of the original departure date. It cannot be redeemed for cash or cash equivalent. Travel credit can be transferred once to a friend or family member to be used against a new booking. The transfer is subject to our approval prior to the creation of the new booking.

 

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your Manaslu Circuit trek booking, please e-mail us at info@protrekadventure.com

 

Cancellations are processed only by e-mail and refunds for the same are as follows:

 

Cancellations before 30 days from the start date of the trek

— 90% refund

Cancellation between 30 days & 20 days to the start date of the trek

— 50% refund

Cancellation less than 20 days to the start date of the trek

— no cash refund

 

HOW TO REACH

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Kathmandu is an incredibly diverse historic city with beautiful Newari architecture, centuries-old Hindu, and Buddhist religious places along with dedicated tourist-friendly hotel accommodations and restaurants. Visiting Kathmandu is like stepping into a different world, and everyone should experience it at least once in their lifetime.

 

Referencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathmandu

 

TREK ESSENTIAL


Backpack/ Rucksack with Rain Cover (50 - 70Ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
Day pack/ Knapsack with rain cover 20 - 40ltr
Trekking Pole/ Walking Stick 1 Nos or 2Nos (As per your comfort)
Water Bottle/ Hydration Pack 2 bottles of one litre each
Lunch Box 1 Nos (Good quality, for using in trek)
Poncho/Umbrella 1 Nos

HEAD TO TOE

Cap/Hat 1 Nos
Woollen/ Fleece Cap 1 Nos
Headlamp/ Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Sun Glasses Proper UV protection sun glasses with side cover
Head Buff/Neck Gaiter 1 Nos
Woollen/Fleece Gloves 1 Pair
Water Proof Gloves 1 Pair
Cotton & woollen socks 4 pairs (Depends on the trek days)
Gaiters 1 Pair (Only for certain treks. Protrek team will notify you, if required)
Floaters/Flip Flops 1 Pair (Quick dry and light weight)
Trekking Shoes 1 Pair (Water Resistant, high ankle with good grip)

CLOTHING

T-Shirts 2 Full sleeves, 2 Half sleeves (Depends on the trek days) -avoid cotton
Thermal Wear 1 Pair
Headlamp/Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Fleece Jacket 1 Nos
Down feather/Hollow Fill Jacket 1 Nos
Windproof Jacket & pant 1 Pair
Trek Pants/Track Pants 2 pairs(Depends on the trek days)Synthetic/polyester / Quick-drying fabrics such as spandex or nylon -avoid shorts/cotton

MISCELLANEOUS

Energy Bar + Snack Energy Bar, Dry Fruits, Nuts, Energy Drinks
Medical/First Aid Kit According to your Health measures
Sunscreen Lotion 30 - 50 SPF
Moisturizer As per usage
Lip Balm As per usage
Hand sanitizer As per usage
Quick Dry Towel 1 Nos, Light weight
Tooth Brush & Tooth Paste 1 Nos
Anti-fungal Powder As per usage
Toilet paper &Wet wipes As per usage

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Term
  • How to reach
  • Trek Essential
  • Fitness

Manaslu Circuit Trek

  • Region - Manaslu Region, Nepal

  • Duration - 14 Days

  • Grade - Moderate - Difficult

  • Max Altitude - 5220m/17125ft

  • Best Season - Spring & Autumn

 

Mt. Manaslu, The eighth highest peak of the world which is elevated at the height of 8,163m (26,781 ft) above the sea level is located in the ridges of Mansiri Himal in Gorkha District of Nepal. Regarded as the “mountain of the spirit”, Mt. Manaslu is identified as Mt. Kutung in Tibet. If you are one of those, who just started trekking and if you consider yourself a fit, then Manaslu Circuit Trekking, legally opened since 1991 is well suited for you. However, one has to make sure good cardiovascular fitness as well before actually planning to embark journey. This journey is best for those who look for adventures but fewer technicalities. Manaslu Circuit is by far the concealed regions of Nepal, not much of exploration have been done here. This round trekking displays breath-taking views of mountains with a fascinating diversity of flora and fauna. The cultural diversity of indigenous groups like Gurung and Sherpa captivates even more. Manaslu Trek route is spread up to Nepal – Tibet Border, but it is restricted to be there. This circuit has been the best alternative to Annapurna Circuit. This has to be one of the most loved tourist destinations in Nepal.

 

Manaslu Trek starts from Sotikhola; via Arughat. Arughat is a small city that borders two districts Gorkha and Dhading. The trail starts alongside the Budhi Gandaki River roams around and climbs towards the region known as Nupri. The higher we move, the rich Tibetan influence can be seen on the customs and traditions. This region is home to many endangered wild animals like the Snow leopard and Musk Deer. The highest point in this trek is the Larkya La pass” situated at the height of 5,106m which is considered as one of the most challenging passes crossing the Himalayas. Another attraction of the trip is Pungyen Gumba at 4,400m.

 

The weather is generally unpredictable, the temperature varies from -10 degrees C to 20-degree C. It is strongly recommended carrying warmer clothes no matter which season you travel. This Trek has the flawless balance of Nepali culture and mountain scenery.

 

Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrive at Kathmandu (1400m/4590ft). Rest and overnight in the hotel

 

Day 02 - Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola (710m/2330ft)

 

Day 03 - Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (950m/3115ft)

 

Day 04 - Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1400m/4590ft)

 

Day 05 - Trek from Jagat to Dyang (1850m/6070ft)

 

Day 06 - Trek from Dyang to Namrung (2640m/8660ft)

 

Day 07 - Trek from Namrung to Samagaun (3500m/11480ft)

 

Day 08 - Acclimatization day at Samagaun

 

Day 09 - Trek from Samagaun to Samdo (3860m/12665ft)

 

Day 10 - Trek from Samdo to Dharmasala (4450m/14600ft)

 

Day 11 - Trek from Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3700m/12140ft) via Larkya La Pass (5220m/17125ft)

 

Day 12 - Trek from Bhimthang to Tilije (2300m/7545ft)

 

Day 13 - Trek from Tilije to Dharapani (1860m/6,100ft). Drive to Kathmandu (1400m/4590ft)

 

Day 14 - Depart from Kathmandu

 

Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost

Cost Inclusions

  • All Airport transfers during the trip as per Itinerary (Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport) Pick up and Drop

  • All hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per itinerary on Bed and Breakfast basis

  • All Accommodation while trekking in the best mountain lodges

  • Full board meals during the trek in tea houses/lodges (breakfast/lunch/dinner)

  • Welcome Dinner with Protrek Adventure team

  • Manaslu trekking special permit fee (Manaslu region is in the restricted zone and a special permit is required to visit this area)

  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits – Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP), Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Card, and Conservation entry fee

  • All ground transportation during the trip as per Itinerary

  • Transfers from Kathmandu to Sotikhola

  • Transfers from Dharapani to Kathmandu

  • Mountaineering qualified & professional Trek Leader

  • Experienced, English-speaking & government-licensed trekking guide

  • A comprehensive First-Aid medical kit

  • Oxygen Cylinder in case of emergency (carried by your trek leader)

  • Accommodation, Food, Wages, Insurance of trekking guides and porters

  • Insurance for all our Nepalese Staffs during the trek

  • All government and local taxes 

 

Cost Exclusions

  • Nepal entry Visa fee

  • Any kind of personal expenses

  • Drinking water bottles, hot showers, Wi-Fi, charging batteries

  • Insurance and Any emergency evacuation charge

  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions, etc

  • Mules/Porters for carrying personal luggage

  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Inclusions

  • Tips for Guide, Porters and Staff

 

Registering for Manaslu Circuit Trek

Eligibility: Is this trek suitable for me?

Manaslu Circuit Trek is graded as a challenging trek. This trek helps climbers to test their skills and improve their endurance. Such high-altitude treks should not be underestimated, and climbers should approach the trek with proper training. We highly suggest that you start working on your fitness two months before the climb. Previous trekking experience is mandatory to sign up for the Manaslu Circuit trek. Excellent physical endurance, focus, and determination are required to complete the Manaslu Circuit trek successfully. Happy Climbing!

 

Trek Booking and Payment

Advance Booking Amount 30%

We suggest that you book your Manaslu Circuit trek at the earliest and confirm your slot. This also enables you to get a good deal on your to and fro flight tickets and organizing your trip efficiently. A booking confirmation will be sent by e-mail along with the payment instructions and other trip details. All payments have to be made through an online transfer/ cheque deposit/ demand draft. After the payment for the booking is done, please mail us your transfer details at info@protrekadventure.com so that we can follow up efficiently. 

 

COVID-19 Full Travel Credits

After confirmation of the trip, if you cannot travel on the booked dates due to the COVID-19 travel restriction, you can postpone the trip to a future date whichever seems safe and suitable for you. You can choose any departure date that is convenient for you and we will offer a Full Travel Credit without applying any charge. Travel Credits can be redeemed on any trip which departs within 1 year of the original departure date. It cannot be redeemed for cash or cash equivalent. Travel credit can be transferred once to a friend or family member to be used against a new booking. The transfer is subject to our approval prior to the creation of the new booking.

 

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your Manaslu Circuit trek booking, please e-mail us at info@protrekadventure.com

 

Cancellations are processed only by e-mail and refunds for the same are as follows:

 

Cancellations before 30 days from the start date of the trek

— 90% refund

Cancellation between 30 days & 20 days to the start date of the trek

— 50% refund

Cancellation less than 20 days to the start date of the trek

— no cash refund

 

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Kathmandu is an incredibly diverse historic city with beautiful Newari architecture, centuries-old Hindu, and Buddhist religious places along with dedicated tourist-friendly hotel accommodations and restaurants. Visiting Kathmandu is like stepping into a different world, and everyone should experience it at least once in their lifetime.

 

Referencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathmandu

 


Backpack/ Rucksack with Rain Cover (50 - 70Ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
Day pack/ Knapsack with rain cover 20 - 40ltr
Trekking Pole/ Walking Stick 1 Nos or 2Nos (As per your comfort)
Water Bottle/ Hydration Pack 2 bottles of one litre each
Lunch Box 1 Nos (Good quality, for using in trek)
Poncho/Umbrella 1 Nos

HEAD TO TOE

Cap/Hat 1 Nos
Woollen/ Fleece Cap 1 Nos
Headlamp/ Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Sun Glasses Proper UV protection sun glasses with side cover
Head Buff/Neck Gaiter 1 Nos
Woollen/Fleece Gloves 1 Pair
Water Proof Gloves 1 Pair
Cotton & woollen socks 4 pairs (Depends on the trek days)
Gaiters 1 Pair (Only for certain treks. Protrek team will notify you, if required)
Floaters/Flip Flops 1 Pair (Quick dry and light weight)
Trekking Shoes 1 Pair (Water Resistant, high ankle with good grip)

CLOTHING

T-Shirts 2 Full sleeves, 2 Half sleeves (Depends on the trek days) -avoid cotton
Thermal Wear 1 Pair
Headlamp/Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Fleece Jacket 1 Nos
Down feather/Hollow Fill Jacket 1 Nos
Windproof Jacket & pant 1 Pair
Trek Pants/Track Pants 2 pairs(Depends on the trek days)Synthetic/polyester / Quick-drying fabrics such as spandex or nylon -avoid shorts/cotton

MISCELLANEOUS

Energy Bar + Snack Energy Bar, Dry Fruits, Nuts, Energy Drinks
Medical/First Aid Kit According to your Health measures
Sunscreen Lotion 30 - 50 SPF
Moisturizer As per usage
Lip Balm As per usage
Hand sanitizer As per usage
Quick Dry Towel 1 Nos, Light weight
Tooth Brush & Tooth Paste 1 Nos
Anti-fungal Powder As per usage
Toilet paper &Wet wipes As per usage

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