Highlights

Manaslu Circuit Trek (15 Days) is full of adventures & stunning views of snow-capped mountains. Manaslu Trek is a strenuous trek with diverse flora and fauna, We offer Lodge to Lodge Trek.

  • Spectacular views of the towering Manaslu mountain (8,156m) and other surrounding peaks, including Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, and Himlung Himal.
  • Immersing in the rich and vibrant culture of the region, with a unique blend of Nepalese and Tibetan influences.
  • Trekking through breathtaking landscapes that vary from lush forests to high-altitude deserts, and passing through charming traditional villages with friendly locals.
  • Crossing the challenging Larkya La Pass (5,167m), which offers stunning panoramic views of the mountains and valleys.
  • Discovering diverse flora and fauna, including the possibility of spotting rare and endangered species such as the snow leopard.

About Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a trek alternative trekking route to Annapurna and Everest Base Camp trekking. This trek is around Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), the world's eighth-highest mountain. Many people asked about the Manaslu trek difficulty and do we need a Guide for the Manaslu circuit trek. The trek is full of adventures, beautiful scenery, stunning snow-capped mountains, and rich traditional  Tibetan and Himalayan sherpa culture. we need two clients to make a permit and need a guide to do this Trek. The trail includes several fine villages, picturesque valleys, countless waterfalls, and rivers. It is an off-the-beaten-track trekking experience that only a handful of travelers visit, making it a perfect option for anyone looking for solitude.

The trek commences at Machha Khola after a 9-hour bus ride (150 kilometers) from Kathmandu and proceeds steadily through densely forested paths and along the banks of the Budhi Gandaki. After a few days, the trail veers at Jagat to the northwest and begins a steady climb to higher altitudes, leaving behind the tree line and winding up through picturesque mountain villages.

Reigning supreme over the entire region is the majestic Manaslu and its striking twin peaks, skirted by glacial valleys, pine forests, and the scenic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal range. The trek essentially circles much of the mountain’s circumference until it crests Larkya La and drops into the neighboring valley of Marsyangdi, descending from there through the rock-strewn upper slopes and scenic alpine meadows to Dharapani, the modern trailhead for the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Manaslu Trek

The trek offers more rewarding options than just about any other trek. One potential choice is to take the upper Manaslu route, a scenically spectacular and rarely-taken path across the mountain. Another detour is the pathway to the magical Tsum Valley, long locked away from public view and only opened on a restricted basis in recent years.
Overall, the Manaslu Circuit Trek is an outstanding wilderness experience that offers all the classic aspects of a great trek, from cascading rivers and precipitous trails to stunning views and subtropical forests, glorious mountain scenery, and a gradual ascent to a breath-snatching high pass, and a host of side trips and add-ons that have the scope to turn the experience into an epic journey.

Why Manaslu Circuit Trek with Beyond the Limits Treks & Expedition?

  • Experience and expertise: Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition has years of experience in organizing treks in Nepal, and their team of trekking guides and porters are knowledgeable and experienced in the trekking routes and local culture.
  • Locals: Our Management team and field staff are from the Manaslu circuit region, and we are the Local experts for this Trek. we know the local Culture, People, routes, cuisine, and paths around the region.
  • Safety and security: Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition prioritizes the safety and security of our clients during the trek. we provide necessary safety equipment (two-way walkie-talkie Radionset, satellite Telphone for communication where there is no telephone signal) and trained staff to ensure a safe trekking experience.
  • Quality services: Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition provide quality services, including comfortable accommodation, hygienic meals, necessary permits, and other Documents, We always customize and tailor-made packages according to our client's interest.
  • Sustainable tourism: Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition is committed to sustainable tourism practices, such as responsible waste management, supporting local communities, and promoting eco-friendly trekking.
  • Great Value of Money: Trekking packages provided by us are satisfying and memorable experiences for the cost paid. It could include features such as comfortable accommodations, experienced guides and porters, well-planned itineraries, necessary permits and paperwork, quality meals, and overall excellent service.

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Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty

Manaslu Circuit Trek requires physically fit hikers as all trek does. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, rocky terrain, and high-altitude passes, including the Larkya La Pass, which sits at an elevation of 5,135 meters (16,847 feet). Therefore, it's important to acclimatize properly and follow a gradual ascent. You have to have good health and physical fitness to do the Manaslu Circuit Trekking.

Accommodation during the Manaslu Circuit Trek   

Our trekking package includes a comfortable Three-star standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu for your convenience. During the Manaslu trek, you will be staying in lodges or tea houses nestled in the beautiful mountains. These accommodations offer simple and rustic rooms with shared toilets that may not have a Western commode. While toilet paper may not always be provided, it is advisable to bring your own. However, despite the basic amenities, the lodges/tea houses are clean and comfortable enough to provide trekkers with a good night's rest after a long day of hiking.

It is important to note that the lodges/tea houses provide blankets and pillows, but it’s better to bring a sleeping bag. You can rent a sleeping bag in Kathmandu if you do not have one, for which we can help. Additionally, while hot showers and Wi-Fi are available at some lodges/tea houses, they usually come at an extra cost. You can expect to pay around $2-$5 for a hot shower, and Wi-Fi costs around $3-$5.


Food during This Trek:

  • Breakfast: Porridge, Pancakes with honey and jam, scrambled, boiled, or fried eggs, Bread and Jam, Tibetan Bread with honey or jam, Muesli.simple Breakfast set Breakfast etc.
  • Lunch: Dal Bhat consists of steamed rice, lentil soup, a vegetable curry, (meat or fish Not recommended non veg item in the mountain), Momos, Fried Rice, Noodles, Thukpa, Chaumin, Pizza in some places, papad, Vegetable salad, Potato items, Pasta, soup.
  • Dinner: Dal Bhat consists of steamed rice, lentil soup, a vegetable curry, meat or fish, Momos, Fried Rice, Noodles, Thukpa, Chaumin, Pizza in some places, papad, Vegetable salad, Potato items, Pasta, and Soup.

Highlights of the Manaslu Circuit Trek

Note: It is advisable to have garlic soup, hot lemon, ginger tea, and lemon tea during the trek as they can help with acclimatization and can also provide warmth and comfort in the cold mountain climate. These hot drinks can also help to prevent dehydration, which is important at high altitudes. It is recommended to avoid coffee and alcoholic beverages as they can cause dehydration and can also worsen the symptoms of altitude sickness.

Regarding food, it is generally recommended to have vegetarian items rather than meat as you go higher up, as the quality and freshness of meat can deteriorate at higher elevations.

  • Snacks: You can also buy snacks like chocolate bars, cookies, and chips.
  • Drinking Water: It is not recommended to drink tap water during the trek, as it may not be safe. Most tea houses and lodges sell bottled water, but this can get expensive. A more affordable option is to bring water purification tablets or a water filter to purify water from the streams or rivers along the trail.

Best time for Manaslu Circuit Trek 2024:

When it comes to trekking the Manaslu Circuit, timing is everything. You'll want to plan your journey carefully to ensure that you experience the best that this incredible region has to offer. Beyond The Limits Treks and Expedition offer 15 Days Package for Manaslu Circuit Trek from (March-May) and (September to November)

In the spring season (March to May), the trail is decorated with blooming rhododendrons, and the weather is warm and pleasant. This season is also the best time to witness the spectacular views of the Himalayan range.

In the autumn season (September to November), the weather is stable and dry, with clear skies and beautiful views of the mountains. This season is also the busiest time of the year for trekking, and the tea houses and lodges can get crowded, so it's important to book your accommodation in advance.

Accomodation in Manaslu Trek

Fitness level required for Manaslu Circuit Trek

The trail takes you through remote terrain with steep ups and downs, which requires good physical fitness, and endurance. During the Manaslu Circuit Trek, you will encounter high altitudes, narrow ridges, and high altitude Larkya Pass, which can be difficult in snowy conditions. In addition, the trek demands 6-8 hours of walking up and down each day, which can be tiring on the legs.

Overall, the Manaslu Circuit Trek is a challenging but rewarding trek that offers stunning mountain views, unique cultural experiences, and a chance to explore a less-visited region of Nepal. We advise you to train yourself physically and mentally before embarking on the journey to the Manaslu Circuit Trek. It's recommended to walk for 10-15 days for a couple of hours each day before starting the journey as Manaslu Circuit Trek is considered as “Challenging”.


Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost:

We at Beyond the Limits Treks & Expedition provide fully customized treks to our customers who have limited time but want to explore the beauty of the trek. Manaslu Circuit Trek cost can be adjusted depending on the number of days of trekking, your requirements, and the standard of service you like to take. Knowing your requirements we shall adjust the cost for you. For more information contact us.

Permits Required for Manaslu Circuit Treks

To embark on your journey towards Manaslu, you will need to obtain three permits: the Special Permit, the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), and the Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP).

The Special Permit costs USD 100 per person per week for trekking between September to November. If you wish to stay for more than one week, it will cost an additional USD 15 per person per day. For trekking between December to August, the permit costs USD 75 per person per week, and extending the permit for more than one week costs USD 10 per person per day.

  • The Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) costs Rs 3000 for non-SAARC nationals and Rs 1000 for Indian nationals.
  • The Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP) also costs Rs 3000 for Non-SAARC nationals and Rs 1000 for Indian nationals.

It is important to obtain all three permits before starting your trek. This will ensure that you have legal permission to trek in the Manaslu region and help in conservation efforts to protect the natural environment and local communities.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Map:

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Related Trips around Manaslu Regions:


Most Asked Question about Manaslu Trek?

1. How hard is the Manaslu circuit trek?

The Manaslu circuit trek is moderately challenging, and the most demanding part of the trek is crossing the Larkya La Pass. The increasing altitude, strong winds, and steep trail may trouble you, but the views from the pass are worth every challenge.

2. What is the best time for Manaslu circuit trekking?

The best time for Manaslu circuit trekking is March to May (Spring) and September to November (Autumn). During this time, the temperature is moderate, and the views are clear.

3. What type of accommodation is available on the Manaslu trek?

During your Manaslu circuit trekking, you will stay in the local lodges/teahouses with basic facilities and clean rooms. However, as you move to a higher altitude, they provide a twin-sharing room with a common toilet.

4. Do I need a TIMS card for the Manaslu circuit trek?

Since you need three other Permits, you will not need a TIMS card for the Manaslu circuit trek.

5. Is it possible to customize the Manaslu circuit trip?

Yes, the trek can be customized to your liking. You can increase or decrease the trekking days or add the Annapurna circuit trek or Tsum Valley trek along with this.


 

Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arrive at Kathmandu (1400m/4600ft)

You will be arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, where the representative staff from Beyond the Limits Treks & Expedition will warmly receive and greet you. They will then transfer you to a comfortable vehicle that will take you to the hotel. Once you arrive at the hotel, you will be provided with a briefing on the detailed itinerary. This will give you all the necessary information about your upcoming adventure and help you prepare for the journey. You will be spending the night at the hotel and will be provided with bed and breakfast. This will give you time to rest and experience the warm hospitality of Nepal.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1340m

Today is an important day for your trip. you will be doing the last check of your trekking gear with our trekking leaders (guide). our trek leaders will suggest you If you need to buy or rent any things for this Manaslu circuit trek . Please note that you can rent a sleeping bag and a down jacket in Kathmandu.

After preparing you can go for sightseeing in Kathmandu on your own. There are many World Heritage sites in Kathmandu which you will very much enjoy.

  • Breakfast
  • 2,3 star hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400m

Today, you will depart from Kathmandu to Machhe Khola, and you have the option to travel by local bus or Jeep, depending on your preference. If you choose the Jeep, there will be an additional cost of $250, and it can accommodate up to 7 people. During the journey, you will have the opportunity to witness stunning views of the Bhudhi Gandaki valley, complete with picturesque paddy fields and immerse yourself in the rich local culture.

You will be spending the night at a guesthouse in Machhe Khola, and your package includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner (B.L.D).

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Mache Khola
  • 890m

After leaving Machhe Khola, your trek will take you through the villages of Khola Besi and Tatopani. At Tatopani, you will have the opportunity to take short break for warm showers.

As you continue along the trail, you will come across a suspension bridge over the Budi Gandaki river that will lead you to Doban. After crossing the bridge and hiking upward, you will reach Jagat. Jagat is known for its beautiful scenery, including lush forests, terraced fields, and stunning mountain views. The village has a unique blend of cultures, with residents belonging to various ethnic groups such as Gurung, Magar, and Tamang. The village also has a small checkpoint where special trekking permits is checked as from here you enter into restricted zone.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Jagat
  • 1350m

Starting the day with a hea.bas. As you ascend, you will be treated to stunning views of the Sringi Himal, which will leave you in awe of the beauty of the region. The climb is challenging but rewarding, and as you reach Sirdibas, you will feel a sense of accomplishment.

Continuing on the trail, you will descend to the river and then climb steeply to reach Phillim, a large Gurung village. Here, you can experience the unique Buddhist culture of the region, and immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions and customs of the Gurung community. 

Then, walking through the picturesque Gata Khola, you will witness breathtaking views of the Ganesh Himal, which will leave you mesmerized by the grandeur of the mountains. As you make your way towards Deng, you will feel the rhythm of the trek and the stunning scenery of the Manaslu region working its magic on you.


  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Deng
  • 1860m

 As you continue trekking from Deng, you'll find yourself immersed in the beautiful Alpine region, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You'll also come across Mani walls, which are traditional Buddhist structures made of stones engraved with prayers and mantras, indicating that you are entering Tibetan territory.

The trail will take you across the Budi Gandaki river and through various villages, until you finally reach Namrung. This charming village is nestled amidst the beautiful Himalayan mountains and is known for its traditional Tibetan culture and friendly locals.

At Namrung, you can relax and soak in the serene atmosphere while exploring the village's unique architecture and stunning natural surroundings. Don't forget to sample some of the delicious local cuisine and interact with the friendly villagers.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Namrung
  • 2630m

Starting from Namrung, the trek leads towards the alpine region of Manaslu. The trail takes you through lush green forests and past several mani walls before you reach the typical Tibetan village of Sho. From there, you will continue walking to finally reach Lho.

The trail to Lho passes through the hillside and offers stunning views of the Pungen Glacier and the snow-capped mountains, including Peak 29 and Mount Manaslu. You can also observe the glacier up close from the lateral moraine, making for a spectacular sight.

As you arrive in Lho, you will be greeted by a large Gompa.You can witness the majestic beauty of Mount Manaslu during sunrise, as the morning glow shines on its top. 

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Lho village
  • 3180m

 Starting early from Lho village, we set out on a picturesque trek towards Samagaun. Our path takes us through lush forests and opens up to stunning views of Mt. Manaslu as we cross the peaceful Shyala village. The village is surrounded by picturesque agricultural fields and offers several wooden resting places to take a break and soak in the serenity. 

Samagaun is the principal village of the Nubri people and is situated at the foothills of the Manaslu peak. It boasts a large gompa, numerous shops, a health post, telephone and wifi access, and a heliport. It's also the closest village to the Manaslu Base Camp, which makes it a popular stopover for trekkers.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Sama Gaun
  • 3530m

 This is a crucial day in the trek as it helps your body to adjust to the increasing altitude and prepares you for the upcoming challenges of the trek.

While it is a rest day, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the beautiful surroundings of Sama Gaun. You can take a hike to Manaslu Base Camp or visit the Punggyen Gompa. These activities not only help you acclimatize but also provide you with a chance to immerse yourself in the unique culture and traditions of the region.

During the trek, you will already be at a higher altitude and will be ascending further, so it is essential to take this acclimatization day seriously. By resting and acclimatizing properly, you will be better prepared for the upcoming challenges of the trek.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Sama Gaun
  • 3530m

You'll embark on a journey from Samagaun to Samdo. The trek will take you through lush forests filled with birch, juniper, and rhododendron trees. As you make your way up, you'll pass under a beautiful stone arch that adds a touch of grandeur to your trek.

As you approach Samdo, you'll be met with awe-inspiring views of the Manaslu Glacier. This glacial landscape is a sight to behold, with its icy-blue hues and majestic peaks towering in the distance.

Samdo is a pivotal point on the trekking trail, as it marks the intersection between Nepal and Tibet. This unique location provides an opportunity to soak in the culture and traditions of both countries. You'll be captivated by the spectacular mountain views that surround you and have a chance to observe the daily lives of the locals who inhabit this remote region.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Samdo
  • 3875m

As you leave the village of Samdo, you'll cross several rivers and make your way towards Larkye Bazar. Along the way, you'll encounter some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the unique culture and traditions of the local communities that inhabit this remote region.

As you ascend to higher altitudes, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Larkya Glacier, which is a true sight to behold. You'll trek through dense forests of juniper trees, which create a serene and tranquil atmosphere that's perfect for experiencing the wonders of nature.

Continuing on your journey, you'll eventually make your way to Salka Khola, where you'll continue to climb upwards towards Dharmasala. The scenery on this part of the trek is truly awe-inspiring, with majestic peaks and valleys stretching out before you as far as the eye can see.

As you arrive at Dharmasala, you'll be treated to a warm and welcoming guesthouse accommodation where you can rest and recharge your batteries after a long day of trekking. The meals served at the guesthouse are delicious and nourishing, providing a welcome respite from the rigors of the trek

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Dharmasala
  • 4460m

 As you make your way through the snow-covered rocks and challenging terrain, you'll eventually reach the Larkya La Pass, which offers a truly unforgettable panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. From this vantage point, you'll be able to see Kangguru, Himlung, Annapurna II, and Cheo in all their glory, creating an awe-inspiring sight that you'll never forget.

After taking in the incredible views, you'll begin your descent towards Bhimthang, passing through picturesque landscapes and quaint mountain villages along the way. You'll have the opportunity to explore the local culture and traditions of the people who call this region home, gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of their way of life.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Bhimthang
  • 3590m

The trek starts with a descent to the Budhi Gandaki River, which you will cross to enter a beautiful rhododendron forest. As you continue along the riverbank, you will come across Karche, a cultivated area near the top of the Budhi Gandaki valley.

From there, the trek will take you through a scenic route as you follow the riverbank to reach Gho. This picturesque village is situated at an elevation of 2,515 meters and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes. Overall, this day's trek is not very taxing and offers a chance to enjoy the natural beauty of the Manaslu region.

  • B.L.D
  • Teahouse
  • Gho Village
  • 2515m

The trail starts with crossing the suspension bridge over the Marshyangdi River, leading to a forest of rhododendron and pine trees. As you continue trekking, you'll pass through small villages like Tilije and Thonje, where you can witness the unique culture and traditions of the region by interacting with the friendly locals.

As you journey through the trail, you'll also witness the stunning views of the mountains, waterfalls, and landscapes. The trek is particularly beautiful as you follow the path along the river bank of the Marshyangdi River. Eventually, the trek leads to Dharapani, situated at an elevation of 1,960 meters. Have a lunch in Dharapani and take sharing Transportation towards Beshisahar . arrive Beshisahar and Take Transportation  to Kathmandu or Pokhara 

  • Breakfast Lunch and dinner
  • 2,3 star hotel
  • Kathmandu, Pokhara
  • 1400m.810m

From this day you are free from Program. If you will have time left and want to do other activity such as Rafting, Paragliding or visiting another place like Chitwan National Park, or any other things please ask with us.  If you are leaving Nepal then, we will arrange Airport Departure. 

  • Breakfast
  • Free from Program

What's Included

Included

  • Complimentary Pickup Drop off from Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport.
  • 3-star standard hotel with Bed and Breakfast for 3 nights (if you like to stay deluxe hotel  let us know)
  • All meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner as per Itinerary in a house during trek.
  • All Accommodation during the Trek as per Itinerary.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.
  • Manaslu Trekking permit (Restricted area special permit)
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project Permit (MCAP)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit (ACAP)
  • Ground Transportation  By Bus  from Kathmandu to Machha Khola (if you like to go By private jeep price let us know)
  • Ground Transportation from Dharapani to Beshisahar by sharing a jeep or bus. ( If you like to Travel by private jeep let us know ) 
  • Ground Transportation from Besishar to Kathmandu.
  • Medical and Evacuation Insurance for staff (guide)
  • All governmental Taxes, VAT and, office service charges

Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fees
  • City sightseeing if you like to do it (please let us know)
  • If you like to take porter $20 per day. Two clients one porter maximum total weight of  20 kilogram.
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • All drinks (tea, coffee, coke, beer, mineral water, whiskey)
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Emergency evacuation cost (please do insurance that policy should cover medical and evacuation )
  • If any circumstances your early arrival or early departure.
  • Tips for guides and porters 
  • The Extra cost of any case early of return from the tour. Anything beyond the included section above or an unforeseen event out of the control or beyond the limits may incur additional charges. Where possible we will negotiate with the client for alternative arrangements. 

Note: You must have two people to do this Manaslu circuit Trek. Cost may vary depending on the number of the person in the group, Stander of service you like to take, accommodation type (budget, standard to Deluxe ), and type of transportation. email us for more information at [email protected].

Dates & Price

Beyond the Limits treks and Expedition will have everyday departure for this trek on Demand, asked Us for your suitable departure.

If you  are travelling with family friends  in one group and you like to make a private group  contact us:  [email protected] 

Start Date End Date Avaiability Price  
February 26, 2024 March 11, 2024 Available US$ 985
February 29, 2024 March 14, 2024 Available US$ 985
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About permit

Permit for Manaslu Circuit Trek:

Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek in the Manaslu Conservation Area are restricted Trekking areas. To do the Manaslu Circuit Trek, trekkers must make the special Manaslu circuit permit if they will do the Manaslu Circuit Trek only. And, if they like to do Tsum Valley Trekking then they would require Tsum Valley Permit. Moreover, if trekkers like to do both Tsum Valley and Manaslu Circuit Trek (Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek) then they have to make permits for both. Thus, you need to have a Manaslu Conservation Area Permit ACAP and MCAP, a restricted area permit, and a Tsum Valley Permit. 

Manaslu Circuit Trek Permit cost 

  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit cost Rs 3000
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project permit cost Rs 3000 
  • No Need Tims card for this Trek
  • September – November:
    • USD 100 per person/week
    • USD 15 per person/day (beyond 1 week)
  • December – August:
    • USD 75 per person/week
    • USD 10 per person/day (beyond 1 week)

Tsum Valley Trek

  • September – November:
    • USD 40 per person/week
    • USD 7 per person/day (beyond 1 week)
  • December – August:
    • USD 30 per person/week
    • USD 7 per person/day (beyond 1 week)

NOTE: Tour Operator Service Charge will be applicable in the above rates

Variation:

If you have some extra time on your hands then you can combine extra side trips with Manaslu Circuit Trek. You can extend your trip to Annapurna Circuit (5,416m), Nar Phu Valley (5,306m), Kalmachum Lake (3,800 m), Birendra Lake (3,620 m), Serang Gompa (3,100 m), or Hinang Gumba (3,100 m). These trips will enrich your journey even further. 

Tips for a successful Manaslu Circuit Trek:

As Manaslu Circuit Trek takes you 5,135 meters above sea level, there is always a chance of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Therefore, make sure to include enough acclimatization days between the trek and keep yourself hydrated

  • The trail is tricky and not clearly marked. So, follow your guide attentively and do not wander far alone
  • You can carry water purification tablets or other devices to double-purify water
  • Confirm all the permits needed to get with your company before the beginning of the journey
  • Take out insurance that covers any emergency situations or property loss

Equipment required:

⬜ Head

  • Sun hat
  • Insulating hat

⬜ Face

  • Non- polarised Glacier Glasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Face wipe

⬜ Body

  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Trekking pants
  • Trekking T-shirts
  • Full sleeves T-shirts
  • Rain pants and jacket
  • Hiking shoes
  • Camp shoes
  • Down Jacket  
  • Wind Breaker  

⬜ Hand

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves

⬜  Toiletries

  • Towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Tooth Paste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap/Shampoo
  • Nail clippers
  • Tiny mirror

Miscellaneous

  • Headlight
  • Power bank
  • Camera (optional)
  • Cell phone
  • Go pro(optional)