Round Manaslu Trek


Trip Facts

Primary Activity Trekking Secondary Activity Cultural Trek
Trip Difficulty Moderate
Duration 12 Days
Trip Cost Negotiable Group Size Min 2 pax
Country Nepal Meals B/B in KTM and B/L/D during Trek

Trip Introduction

Manaslu Trekking is considered as one of the most challenging treks in Nepal Himalayas. The Manaslu Trekking gives the adventurous with an unparalleled alpine experience. Meanwhile this trek offers a rich Himalayan Cultural experiences. Manaslu trekking route opened for foreign trekkers in 1992. Furthermore then, the Manaslu Trekking is offering a perfect combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed Himalayan beauty and a rich mountain biological diversity. Moreover trekking around  Manaslu, where Manaslu Larkya La circuit and Manaslu Rupin La circuit lie is a tough trek. It requires a good experience of trekking and a good physical condition.

The Manaslu Trekking ascends through Budi Gandaki river to Larkya La Pass 5213m with attractive views of Himalchuli, Manaslu 8118m, Ganesh Himal and other mountains, beautiful varied landscape and different flora and fauna. Shorter duration treks are also possible in Manaslu Area Trekking.
Mount Manaslu is lies on the East of the Annapurna range.

Day 01:  Kathmandu to Arughat bus drive then trek to Soti Khola

Day 02:  Soti Khola to Machha Khola

Day 03:  Machha Khola to Jagat (checkpoint)

Day 04:  Jagat to Deng

Day 05:  Deng to Namrung

Day 06:  Namrung to Samagaon

Day 07:  Rest day in Samagaon, trip to Pungyen Gompa or a little way to Manaslu Basecamp / Birendra Tal

Day 08:  Samagaon to Samdo

Day 09: Samdo to Dharmashala (or stay 2 nights in Samdo if fit for the hike to Bimtang in one day)

Day 10:  Dharmashala to Bimtang

Day 11:  Bimtang to Dharapani

Day 12:  Dharapani to Kathmandu


  • You must bring the following items:
  • Hiking boots
  • Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Head torch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L.
  • Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel
  • Daypack, 25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets