Around Manaslu Circuit Trek

  • May 31, 2019
  • Rajesh Thapaliya
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Manaslu Circuit Trek offers you to trek up to the Mt. Manaslu, (8163m) the eighth highest mountain in the world through crossing Larkya La Pass with the rich biodiversity of the region. Larkya La Pass, one of the most dramatic passes in the Manaslu region is the highest point within this around Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal. Opened in 1992, the Manaslu Circuit trek is far less crowded than other classic treks in Nepal which offer you a true remote adventure with epic scenery, spectacular suspension bridge, and a 5100m stunning Himalayan pass. Many travellers regard around the Manaslu Circuit Trek as one of the most adventure challenging treks in the Manaslu region, where every corner of Manaslu will expose sensational Himalayan Vistas including Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt Annapurna I(8091m), with the 17 stunning snow-capped mountains of three different Himalayan region. Manaslu Circuit is filled with the attractive landscape, ancient monasteries, High Himalayan Manaslu, Larkya la pass with the 5135m altitude, and encounter with the Annapurna circuit trekking trails less than two weeks. Around Manaslu Circuit Trek is remote, physically demanding, culturally enriching and scenically uplifting.

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Mt. Manaslu from Syala

The best time to explore Around Manaslu Circuit Trek

Although the whole year is regarded as a perfect time to visit and explore Manaslu Circuit Trek and every season has its own perks and variety of adventures, Spring and Autumn are the ideal seasons to trek Manaslu Circuit Trek. In these seasons the weather is moderate and the climate is also stable which will make the journey quite easy and allow you to enjoy stunning clear views of the magnificent Himalayan vista. These season in Manaslu region let you have amazing visibility due to more stable weather conditions with cool temperatures, warm and bright days. Everywhere you can witness blossoms of rhododendrons in white, yellow, pink, and red, which also add more excitement to explore the Manaslu. To make a vacation trip to Manaslu in every season has its own appeal and some downsides. So, you can visit Manaslu Circuit trek depending on what you prefer and expect.

The trekking trail of Manaslu Circuit Trek!

Around Manaslu Circuit trek begins with the exploration of Kathmandu sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During our trek to Manaslu Circuit Trek, travellers will get to the genius at the splendid views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the eighth highest peak in the world, and its vicinity. Not only that, but I also offer chances to witness the rich local heritage and biological diversity of the region. During our trek, we will also get chances to explore the highest point in this trek, ‘Larkya La Pass from where we can have stunning views of the Himalayas. Frolic Adventure carefully organized itineraries of Around the Manaslu Circuit Trek, which ensures adequate time for proper acclimatization in a different location. Everyday travellers have to trek around 6 to 7 hours on average to reach Manaslu Circuit trek within the prepared itinerary. By crossing several ups and downs with varied cultural villages, travellers will reach their destination. After exploration, they will return back to Kathmandu by following a familiar route.


Crossing Larke La

Short Itinerary of Manaslu Circuit Trek

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]

Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola [710m/2328 ft] 8 - 9 hours

Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola – to Maccha Khola [900m/2952 ft]: 6 - 7 hours

Day 5: Trek from Maccha Khola -to Jagat [1410m/ 4625 ft]: 6 - 7 Hrs

Day 6: Trek from Jagat – to Deng [1,804m/5917 ft]: 6 - 7 Hrs

Day 7: Trek from Deng – to Namrung [2630m/8626ft]: 6 - 7 Hrs

Day 8: Trek from Namrung – to Samagaon [3530m/11,578 ft]: 6-7 hours

Day 9: Trek from Samagaon – to Pungyen gompa - Samagaon: 6 - 7 hours exploration

Day 10: Trek from Samagaon – to Samdo [3860m/12,660 ft]: 4 - 5 hours

Day 11: Rest Day in Samdo

Day 12: Trek from Samdo – to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. [4460m/14, 628 ft]: 4 - 5 hours

Day 13: Trek from Dharamsala – to Larkya la [5160m/16, 924 ft] - Bimthang [3720m/12, 201 ft]: 8 - 9 hours

Day 14: Trek from Bimthang – to Tilije [2300m/7544ft]: 5 - 6 hours

Day 15: Trek from Tilije – to Tal [1700m/5576 ft]: 5 - 6 hours (1700)

Day 16: Trek from Tal – to Syange [1080m/3542 ft]: 6 - 7 hours

Day 17: Drive from Syange – to Kathmandu: 8-9 hours

Day 18: Final departure

Trek Highlights

  • Trekking in the Manaslu Circuit, restricted area of Nepal.
  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Pashupatinath, Swymbhunath, Boudhanath, and Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square in Kathmandu.
  • Scenic drive to Arughat and Beshisahar to Kathmandu.
  • Visit remote part of Nepal and many verities of Culture and nature.
  • The very beautiful backdrop of Ganesh Himal mountain range, Mt. Manaslu, rich cultural heritage, Sama Gaun.
  • Best views of Himalayas range.
  • Pass over the Larke La.
Rajesh Thapaliya

Rajesh Thapaliya

Namaste! I am Rajesh, Nepal travel blogger providing Nepal travel tips to the travellers who are planning to travel Nepal and know about Nepal.

I am a tourism service provider in Nepal So far, I have been to the Nepalese Himalayan base camps as a tour leader and collected lots of information about the Nepalese Himalayas. You can find my experiences in my travel blogs so it may make a lot easier you to travel to Nepal.

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I was born in the countryside and finished my high school from there. After my high school, I came in Kathmandu and started to work as a trekking porter then I improved my English and started to work as a trekking guide at the same time I was a university student. While I was working as a tour leader, I visited all the Himalayan base camps in Nepal and collected lots of information about these areas. So my work inspired me to write and provide information about travelling Nepal to the visitors.