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Manaslu Circuit Trek

Tour Cost: 1350 /pp
  • Manaslu Circuit Trek
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  • Manasulu Circuit Trek itinerary
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Manaslu Circuit Trek is well-camping /Lodge route begins from Gorkha district along an ancient salt-trading route through the bank of the Budi Gandaki River. Trek will continue along the different villages, the advebture Larkye-La pass to move around the Manaslu then down to Annapurna conservation area. During our trek we will move along several remote villages which are inhabited by Gurungs. Mostly people around these villages are involved in British and Indian army i.e. called as Gurkha army. We also passes along the several forests that consist of huge varieties of vegetation, most of the forest during the lower part of the trekking whereas rhododendron and oak at the higher altitude consists of Himalayan blue pine, diverse variety of medicinal herbs and aromatic plants etc can be found in these forests.
The Manaslu conservation area is a sanctuary for large diversity of birds and animals. Huge species of wildlife like grey musk deer, blue sheep, Himalayan Thar along with endangered animals like snow Leopards and red pandas are conserving in the conservation area. We able to have phenomenal view above the 8000m landmarks, deep gorges of Budi Gandaki Khola(river) and several mountains range; Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Himachuli etc.
Manaslu circuit trekking will be start from Gorkha district moving along the series of green foothills through the side of gorge of Budi Gandaki then we steadily make our path to Arughat. Moving from North side of Aurghat our journey will to Dyang, following our path from Dyang to Lhogaon. The splendid views of Manaslu begin to appear vivid and clearer. The route heading to Syala village along the thick pine forest, we are able to have vies of many snow-capped peak in Manaslu . Samagaon lies at the fort of Manaslu, this village possesses many Buddhist shrines where many nuns and monks inhabit. Samdo is an amazing village that is inhabited by Tibetan Nepali.  The superb view of the whole Budi Gandaki valley and Pang Puchi village with a backdrop of the Nepal-Tibet border can be seen from the Samdo Village. This trekking trail moves ahead to a major valley of Larkye-La from where Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal and Kang Guru is visible. Similarly we lead towards meadowland of Bhumthang , from where we can have clear view of Manaslu peak. The Manaslu circuit trek makes a route of Manaslu then treail head to Dudh khola which later meets with Marsyangdi River making our way to Bulbule and drive back to Kathmandu.

Trip info:


We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Kathmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the rising destination in the world Manaslu region collecting many tourist. so, there obviously better Lodge and facilities in compared to previous times. Since, Manaslu Circuit Trek is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Kathmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the Manaslu Circuit camping trek we get to eat from Continental, Indian and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc. Our camping cook are well trained and certified from Nepal Academy of Tourism and hotel Management.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.      

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipments does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglass, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipments which you most carry during the trek.


Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

Outer layers

down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in tent and while sleeping. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Manaslu Circuit Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots. 

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming. 

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: They really need us, Support us to be their Helping Hand.

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Manaslu Circuit Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Trekking Name:Manaslu Circuit Trek
Hotel in Kathmandu: Budget Hotel, start to 5 stars Hotel as per Guest’s request
Accommodation:Mountains Lodges (Guest House)or provided tents
Transportation:Land transportation (Car, Van, Local bus, Tourist Bus) or (Domestic flights)
Attractions:Best chance to observe the phenomenal view above the 8000m landmarks, deep gorges of Budi Gandaki Khola(river) and several mountains range such Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Himachuli , adventures Larkye-La pass, several remote villages, varieties of vegetation, enormous species of wildlife,  and diverse variety of medicinal herbs etc .
Location:Manaslu Region
Best Season:Oct / Nov/ Mar/ April
Walking hours:per day 5 to 7 hours
Trek start point:Arughat
Trek end Point:Jagat or Syange
Group size:2 to 14 members or (we can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Duration:19 Days
Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu airport Welcome by Himalayan Magic Treks Member and transfer to hotel and overnight at hotel in Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 02
Permit preparation Day after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation overnight at hotel in Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 03
Drive to Arughat 525m  7/8 hrs  overnight at Lodge
Day 04Trek to Soti Khola  620m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 05
Trek to Maccha Khola 900m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 06
Trek to Jagat 1,410m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 07
Trek Jagat to Philim 1,590m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 08
Trek to Deng 1,920m 6 ½  hours overnight at Lodge
Day 09
Trek to Namrung 2,700m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 10
Trek to Lho 3,180m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 11
Trek to Sama Gaun 3,530m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 12
Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun hike to Manasulu Base Camp back to Sama Gaun overnight at Lodge
Day 13
Trek to Samdo 3,780m 5 ½ hours overnight at Lodge
Day 14
Trek to Dharamsala 4,480m 4 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 15
Trek to cross Larkya - La Pass 5,100m then down to Bhimthang 3,700m 7/8 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 16
Trek to Tilje 2,300m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 17
Trek to Jagat or Syange 1,100m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 18
Drive Back to Kathmandu 7/8 hour overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 19
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Trip Cost: 1350 /pax

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email with your Details to obtain a quote.

Cost includes:

Airport pick up & drops by private transport

All  Ground Transportation above program

3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including cup of Tea or coffee each meals times

Accommodation on Guest House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type

4 Night's star Hotel in Kathmandu

An English Speaking Guide

One porter for two Guest's during the Lodges Trekking or extra porter as per your request of loads( Backpack) porter carry only 25 KG  

All Government local Taxes

(MACAP) Manaslu National park Fees (Rs 2000 per person per entry)

Manaslu Special permits ( From Sept to Nov per week per person US$ 70 and After 7 days per day per person US $ 10 and from December to August per week per person US $ 50 and after 7 days per day per person US $ 7 or equivalent convertible foreign currency)

(TIMS) Trekkers information Management System

Annapurna conservation fees (Rs 2000 per person per entry)

First Aid kit Compulsory from Agency

General equipment for Porter.

Guide and porter salary

Guide porter insurance during the trekking and If you need extra services please feel free to infirm us

Tour Certificate

Waterproof Duffle Bag to protect your stuff

Farewell Dinner with typical Nepali Culture

Cost excludes:

Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.

Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.