Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Manaslu Circuit trek is acknowledged as the most challenging trails in the western part of the Nepal, opened in 1992 for trekkers. This trek will reward the adventurous with an unparalleled alpine experience. And it has the well combination of rich culture heritage, splendid beauty and biological diversity. This trek explores the area around Manaslu which is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,156 m (26,758 ft), located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas. And also, Mount Annapurna the tenth highest mountain about forty miles east from Mt. Manaslu. Besides, these mountains there are Mount Himalchuli (7890m), Ganesh Himal (7429m) and many more subsidiary mountains in these surroundings.

The trail is winding and rice paddies of the Gurung and Magar villages along the Budhi Gandaki River valley soon give way to steep tracks cut into the cliffs of the river gorge. As you enter; the rain shadow of Manaslu close to the Tibetan border, the scenery changes dramatically. Sparse forests decorated with colorful prayer flags, and many shrines proclaim the region's Tibetan Buddhist heritage. While the approach to Larkya La is demanding, your reward is incomparable views of Manaslu and Himlung Himal from the pass. A steep descent into rhododendron forests will then bring you to the Marshyangdi River Valley and the more traveled Annapurna trails, which lead back to the road let the world go by. There is no better place to start this trek than from historic Gorkha, home of King Prithvi Narayan Shah; who united Nepal into one country.

Day to days trekking Itinerary:

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02 Sightseeing historical places
Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha
Day 04 Trek Gorkha to Kanchok
Day 05 Trek Kanchok to Arughat
Day 06 Trek Arughat to Soti Khola
Day 07 Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola
Day 08 Trek Machha Khola to Nero
Day 09 Trek Nero to Philim
Day 10 Trek Philim to Umbale
Day 11 Trek Umbale to Namru
Day 12 Trek Namru to Sama Gompa
Day 13 Rest day at Sama Gompa for acclimatization
Day 14 Trek Sama Gompa to Pungen Glacier
Day 15 Trek Pungen Glacier to Larkya Base Camp
Day 16 Trek Larkya Base Camp to Larkya La Pass to Bimdakhati
Day 17 Trek Bimdakhati to Tilje
Day 18 Trek Tilje to Tal
Day 19 Trek Tal to Syange
Day 20 Trek Syange to Besi Sahar
Day 21 Driver from Besi Sahar to Kathmandu
Day 22 Departure your destination