Manaslu Circuit trekking also known as Around Manaslu trek and Larkya Pass trek. Manaslu Circuit is one of the most popular newly opened trekking route located in Manaslu Region of Nepal. Around Manaslu circuit trekking was officially opened to trekkers in 1991, but mountaineering expeditions have long had access to the area. Since Manaslu circuit was opened for the trekkers numerous trekkers trekking in around Manaslu area with full of satisfied. The highest point of the Manaslu circuit trek is called Larkya (Larke/Larke) La Pass at 5160 meters above sea level, the Pass is not difficulty but one of the longest passes trekking in Nepal.
Manaslu circuit trekking trail is in restricted (Controlled) area, required special trekking permit as well as Annapurna and Manaslu conservation area entry permits to trekking in this area which is only possible to obtain through the Nepal government registered trekking agencies.
Manaslu Circuit trek is normally starts from Arughat Bazaar or Soti Khola. The most of road between Kathmandu to Arughat and Soti Khola is off-road so better to use four-wheel jeep to go by overland. The Manaslu circuit trek is ends at Bhulbhule close to the Besisahar, it is starting point of famous Annapurna circuit trek. If you are limit on time it is also possible to take off-road drive from Dharapani to Besi Sahar in single day except in monsoon season.
The Manaslu, Known as “three peaks”. The trek passing through a huge precipitous valley to the contrasting world of Sama, crossing snow-covered Larke La (Larkya La Pass) and descending to the Marsyangdi Khola. As it is a long course, you must be in good physically and have extra days for rest during the trek. Sama, before you cross the pass, it is ideal for this; you can enjoy strolling about the glacial lake and Pugen Glacier there.
Manaslu Circuit trekking is offers a unique opportunity to experience relatively "untouched" region of Nepal. It provides spectacular beauty along the border of Nepal and Tibet (China). Trekking to Around Manaslu provides fantastic mountains' scenery, spanning altitudes from 570 meters to 5160 meters. A diverse range of ecosystems and ethnic cultures, and a trail that puts one physically closer to Tibet than any other trek in Nepal. Manaslu area people go to the Tibet for buying necessary things such as rice, clothes and Tibetan beer, etc which is cheaper compared to buy in Nepali market.
Nowadays, Teahouse/Lodges basis trekking package is more common used to do the Manaslu Circuit trek. Almost all tea houses offer twin rooms, two bed in one room. The beds available are simple and basic with a pillow and cushion sheets for a good sleep.
The package cost for a teahouse trek will be depending on group size and level of service. No doubt, we (Alpine Adventure Club) offer Manaslu Circuit trek in a competitive price as well as committed to giving you the best value for your money.
Day 01 Arrival and transfer to hotel
Day 02 Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Kathmandu drive bus to Arughat (570m)
Day 04: Arughat trek to Soti Khola (730m)
Day 05: Soti Khola trek to Machha Khola (930m)
Day 06: Machha Khola trek to Dobhan (1070m)
Day 07: Doban trek to Philim (1570m)
Day 08: Philim trek to Deng (1860m)
Day 09: Deng trek to Ghap (2380m)
Day 10: Ghap trek to Lho Gaun (3020m)
Day 11: Lho trek to Sama Gaun / Sama Gompa (3390m)
Day 12: Rest day in Sama Gaun
Day 13: Sama Gaun trek to Samdo (3690m)
Day 14: Samdo trek to Dharamsala (4460m)
Day 15: Dharamsala trek to Bimtang (3590m) over the Larkya La Pass (5160m)
Day 16: Bimtang trek to Gho (2510m)
Day 17: Gho trek to Dharapani (1960m)
Day 18 Dharapani trek to Jagat (1300m)
Day 19 Jagat trek to Bhulbhule (840m)
Day 20 Bhulbhule drive bus to Kathmandu
Day 21 Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 22 Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or relax
Day 23 Drive to Airport for flying your own destination
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