Manaslu Circuit Trek Guide

Manaslu Circuit Trek Guide

There’s no doubt that the Manaslu is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Nepal can provide you with the perfect environment to enjoy adventure trekking and tours. Other adventures you’d like to do and will not disappoint you regardless of whether you’re seeking a shorter trek. The longer city tour, and even an adventure on an undiscovered area.

Nepal offers the most breathtaking off-beaten trek for those who love adventure.

The most well-known off-beaten treks among trekkers in Nepal are the Manaslu Circuit, Makalu Base Camp and Kanchenjung Trek. It is among the most difficult and thrilling hikes that you can do in Nepal. Manaslu Circuit Trek is considered to be the most well-known and classic trek with breathtaking views of Mt Manaslu, eighth highest mountain in the world with the height of 8163m.

Manaslu circuit trek take you through the landscapes of divers as well as dense Sal and Rhododendron forests, old monasteries, high mountain pass, and walk along the tropical waterfalls that cut across the gorgeous hills, and takes you to the villages scattered in Magar and Gurung. Gurung as well as Magar are the popular local community of this region. The path is a part of the Manaslu Circuit treks is becoming increasingly popular because of the thrill of walking through the mountains, a unique blend of multi-ethnic culture and walking with an altitude ranging from 600-5000 meters.

Stuppa in Manaslu Circuit Trail

Manaslu trekking takes place in the eastern part area of the Annapurna Himalayan range. It provides a unique setting that is rich with biodiversity and a stunning blend of the historical heritage and amazing landscapes Himalayan Flora and Fauna, which creates Manaslu area one of Nepal’s most renowned and top trekking destinations in Nepal.

Trekkers could see stunning views of Manaslu and offers the most stunning mountain views of the tenth highest peak Mt Annapurna ranges, Mt Machhapuchchhre, Gangapurna, Ganesh Himal and many more nearby mountains.

The Manaslu Circuit Trek itinerary help the visitor with many information. Based on the location of the start point and the mode of transport, the journey can be either longer or shorter.

It is believed that the Manaslu circuit trek starts with the short journey between Kathmandu through Arughta and finishes the trek in Beshisahar that is known as one of the beginnings point for the Annapurna Circuit trek.

Manaslu Circuit route treks you through the stunning Conservation Area and ends after crossing the Larkya La Pass, the higher pass of the Manaslu region. Additionally, Larkya la pass was regarded as the most striking trekking pass.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1300 meters)

Altitude: 1300 meters

When you arrive to the Tribhuvan International Airport in the Kathmandu, Nepal. You will be met by a representative from Nepal trekking Trek and then take you to the hotel. after which you will be able to walk around the streets of Thamel and shop. After dinner, your guide will meet with you to discuss the trek and the plan. Stay the night at the 3-star hotel, Kathmandu

Breakfast included

Day 02 City sightseeing tour, or a day of exploration on your own

The next morning, after breakfast, you’ll begin a city tour that will take you to some of the most religious and historic attractions within Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu valley. A few of these landmarks include the durbar that was once a part of the history, the most sacred Hindus shrine in Pashupatinath, Changu Narayan, the famous Monkey Temple Swayambhunath and the Buddhist shrine Boudhanath that is among the biggest stupas in the world are included in one of the UNESCO world heritage places. In the evening, go shopping for the things that you’ll need on your hike in the Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Breakfast included

Day 03: Drive to Soti Khola

Altitude: 710 meters/2328 feet

Time Taken: 8-9 hours

After a breakfast early in Kathmandu hotel, we travel towards Sotikhola which takes between 8 and 9 hours. During the drive you will be able to enjoy the stunning landscapes surrounded by the lush green forest with the mountain scenery. The route is an asphalt road that runs from Kathmandu towards Dhading Besi (district Headquarters of the Dhading district) However, it is recommended to drive from Dhading most preferring Arughta with being very gentle as the road is extremely rough. When you reach Arughat the major tour within the region, we continue driving towards Sotikhola. Overnight in Soti Khola.

Breakfast included, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 04: Soti Khola to MachhaKhola

On the 4th day on your hike, you’ll depart the Soti Khola following the earlier lunch with passing over the bridge. traverse across the Sal and Rhododendron forests before climbing up to the ridge over and below the Kali Gandaki when we reach to the Khursane along the rocky with waves that go upwards and downwards, walk through the lush waterfalls and take in the amazing views of the snow-capped mountains, then walk along the rocky terrain, climbing up to the top of the cliff. It goes down and terraces, before going up and around to reach the Gurung settlement of Labubesi. 

Further, we will climb up into the hills that are rocky as we walk past the stores that are rounded, then traverse a suspension bridge to get to Machha Khola village, enjoy every step with breathtaking views of the mountain. It will take you to Machha Khola. Explore the area. Overnight at Machha Khola.

Included mealsinclude breakfast Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast

Day 05: Machhakhola to Jagat

Maximum Altitude: 1410m

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours

The 5th and final day of the trek you’ll be heading towards Jagat departing from Machhakhola through Gurung village, which includes Tatopani, Dobhan and you Khola through with the Budhi Gandaki valley. It is an exciting walking on the rough terrain with breathtaking views of the mountain covered in snow as you trek from Machha Khola to Jagat. As you progress towards the higher altitudes, you’ll notice the changes in the scenery. Stay the night in the teahouse in Jagat.

Breakfast included and lunch, as well as dinner.

Day 06: Jagat to Deng

Maximum Altitude:1600m

Trekking hours:6/7 hours

The sixth day you’ll travel towards Deng leaving the picturesque village of Jagat and moving ahead to enjoy the breathtaking panoramas of the snow-capped mountains. Today’s hikes lead you through the dense rhododendron, as well as the forest of oak as well as pine and birch. You will see the gorgeous wildlife and flora. As you travel to travel across the Budhi Gandaki and another small rive, traverse the suspension bridge. You will also travel through the many scattered villages such as Nyak, Paimo and many more that are dominated by Buddhist religion. Then, you will reach Deng. There are also the stunning mountain views and have the chance to discover the history, culture and way of life of the mountain dwellers. Overnight at Deng.

Included mealsinclude breakfast Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast

Day 07: Deng to Namrung

Maximum altitude 2600 meters

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours

The seventh day you’ll go to Nanrung and leave the Deng. On the way you’ll see an influence that is strong from Tibetan culture. Tibetan culture. You will see that the houses and terrain from the Deng up to altitudes that are entirely different. They are closer to Tibetan as well as their culture and way of life are in the direction of their Tibetan and Buddhist tradition. Along the way you’ll pass through the through vial Mani prayer stones. You will enjoy the breathtaking panorama that is Kutang Himal Rang on the north, and other mountains that are snow-capped that exceed 6000m. After a walk through the thick forest and uphill until you reach Mamrung village. Mamrung village. Take your time exploring the village and enjoying the local food. Overnight in the tea house in Namrung.

Breakfast lunch, dinner, and breakfast

Day 08: Namrung to Samagaon

Maximum altitude: 3200m

Trekking hours: 9-8 hours

On the eighth day the path leads to Samagaon situated at 3,530m and is one of the biggest towns within the Manaslu region. The trek from Mamrung to Samagaon gives you a breathtaking panorama of Mt Manaslu and other surrounding mountains that are snow-capped. It is possible to see many local farmers. If you’re looking to cross the frontier of Tibet it will take you a day. There are also mani walls, a prayer wheel as well as a number of Buddhist monasteries. Overnight to Samagaon.

Breakfast Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast

Day 09: Samagaoun to Samdo

Maximum Altitude: 3,740m

Trekking hours: 3-4 hours

After breakfast at a reasonable time at the beginning of the ninth day, you’ll slowly stroll towards Samdo village. Samdo is not far however as you travel in the mountains, walking slow. Walking across the oft-forgotten Gurung as well as Nagar village, stroll through the lush green woods of oak and pine as well as the blooming rhododendrons. Once you arrive at the Samdo village. It is among the most remote settlements in Nepal that are away from commercialization and modernization. It is the beauty of nature with the natural surroundings. It is possible to see around 40 houses with 200 villages.

And this village is the final village you will see before reaching Larkya la Pass. This village is where it is possible to observe the locals living an extremely strong agricultural culture. Visit the village. Overnight at Samdo.

Day 11: Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Base Camp

Maximum Altitude 4.470 meters

Trekking hours: 4-5 hours

The eleventh day on your journey you’ll be heading towards Dharamsala as well as your ultimate location (Larke La Pass). Larkya Phedi is also known as the Dharamsala located at 4,470 m.

The walk will start along the mountainous path and then cross the Gayala Khola and ascend to the ridge. When you get to the Larkya Bazar, walk through the village scattered. There is just one teahouse within Dharamsala which is why it is recommended to reserve with prior notice to be able to use the basic amenities of the accommodation without disruption.

On the way there are several Buddhist monasteries, Mani walls, prayers flags, and hanging glaciers too. Overnight in the basic teahouse in Dharamsala.

Breakfast Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast

Day 12 Larke Base Camp Larkya Pass (5,160 meters) to Bimthang

Maximum Altitude: 5160 meters

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours

On the 12th day on your journey, you’ll be heading to Larkya La Pass after having the breakfast early. Larkya La Pass is high and is the most attractive pass in the Manaslu Region and you will be able to admire the magnificent views of the world’s highest mountain ranges like Mt Manaslu, Mt Annapurna, Mt Dhaulagiri, and other mountains that are snow-capped. After taking in the stunning amazing views of the most awe-inspiring mountains you’ll return to Dharamsala and continue walking to stay overnight in Bimthang.

Included mealsinclude breakfast Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast

Day 13: Bimthang to Dharapani

Trekking hours: 7-8 hours

For the thirteen dates of your hike, you’ll trek towards Dharapani from Bimthang that connects with the famed Annapurna circuit route with its Manaslu Circuit Trek. The trek to Dharapani is among the more enjoyable and exciting hikes that takes you through the rhododendron, and pine forest. After about 8-9 hours of walking to Dharapani where you can rest for a while, and then enjoy the trek and then from Dharapani you’ll take an excursion to Besisahar. Stay the night in Besisahar’s teahouse. Besisahar.

Breakfast is included. Lunch and Dinner are included. Lunch and dinner

Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu

On the fourteenth day during your journey, you’ll travel towards Kathmandu capital from Beisahar following an early breakfast. While driving you will enjoy the drive on trails that are not well-known, so you can take in every moment of the journey. The last moment with the beauty of nature, Himalayan wildlife and plants and proceed. When you arrive at Kathmandu you can take a shower and then relax. Stay the night in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Breakfast is included lunch, dinner, and breakfast

Day 15: Kathmandu Leisure day/Farewell dinner

For the next 15 days, you can have a relaxing day to relax and enjoy the message to ease the fatigue after traveling for such a far. Shop in Thamel and explore the Kathmandu capital city, and Thamel for the final time. In the evening, Nepal Footprint Holidays will host an end-of-the-trip dinner to celebrate the wonderful accomplishment of the trek. you can experience the traditional dance with the traditional and local Cuisine. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Departure

Today is your final day in Nepal So, explore the area for the final moment, then meet and depart from your closest family and friends. Nepal trekking Trek will take you to the airport early and your flight will depart with the last goodbye. Be safe on your journey. Do not forget about the next adventure trip to share in Nepal.

Manaslu Trek Map detail day to day             Manaslu Circuit Trek Map

Manaslu Circuit Trek Altitude

Manaslu Circuit trekking altitude can vary between 700m to 5160 meters. The trek begins in Kathmandu located at a 1300 meters elevation. Then, travel up to Soti Khola (710 meters) to walk through Machhakhola, Jagat (1250 meters), Ghap (2050 meters), Namrung() and Sama Gaoun(3517 meters), Dharamsala (4480 meters), Bimthang trek through the Larkya La Pass (5160 meters) through Tilje (1725 feet), Tal and arrive at Besisahar() then return to Kathmandu from the Besisahar.

Although Manaslu Circuit Trek falls in the remote zone, which isn’t as difficult as the other traditional treks, however it doesn’t require the greater fitness level and are prepared for it. However, make sure you are able to stay for at least four hours at high altitude. If you’ve walked elsewhere in a remote geographic region, then it’s advantageous to take on in the Manaslu Circuit Trek. Your body will become comfortable with the different altitudes which will make it much easier to adjust. 

Acclimatization, as well as slow and steady, are most important factors for trekking in the mountain regions of Nepal. Acclimatization properly will keep your body in good shape and slow and steady during the high altitude will help keep your body clear of the effects of altitude sickness as well as other illnesses. Before you go on a trek, make sure that you are not suffering from any issues with your knees and ankles as it could negatively affect your trek, so before you go trekking, make sure to consult a doctor for suggestions while trekking the Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Hotel accommodation on Manaslu circuit trek. 

Manaslu circuit trekking is a most popular teahouse trek and a the most sought-after trekking spot. Many trekkers prefer staying in the Teahouse because it’s comfortable and simple. If you’d rather enjoy camping, it is feasible in Manaslu Circuit Trek. Manaslu Circuit Trek.

In the article below We have listed all the teahouses that you can visit when you trek Manaslu Circuit Trek. Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is known as the capital city of Nepal which means that accommodations is available from basic to luxurious five-star hotels with various amenities. Thamel is known as a place to rest for a few day prior to starting the trekking. Kathmandu offers travelers with the best accommodation and services that are in line with your budget.

From $50-$60, you can afford adequate accommodation in Kathmandu.

Teahouses are a popular accommodation option for the Manaslu Circuit Trek

Lodges in Soti Khola

If you are heading towards Kathmandu and continue to the Machha Khola, your next stop will be at the Machha Khola. If you start walking in the early morning, you can avoid your Soti kola and stay in Machha Khola. Machha Khola. There are five guesthouses located in the Soti Khola. They follow:

  • ABC guest house
  • Satkar guest house
  • Tsum Valley guest house
  • Fulbari guest house
  • Green valley guest house

The guesthouse will offer you with the essential accommodation facilities such as a room with bed, and you can avail WiFi service as well as a telephone to make calls in a teahouse.

Guest houses in Machha Khola

Machha Khola is the next stop once you have left your site Khola and you will be able to see four teahouses inside Machha Khola. Machha Khola they are listed below:

  • Tsum Valley guest house
  • Everest guest house
  • Hilltop guest house
  • Larkye Guest house

Offering good food and lodging with the basics and amenities, they also offer you access to wifi as well as charging facilities for electronic devices as well as a hot showers, however you need to spend a bit more to avail it.

Hotel in Jagat

In a three-day hike from Kathmandu and a 7-hour walking distance from the Machha Khola, you will arrive at Jagat. With good WiFi facilities which allow you to access 4 teahouses that provide with the most basic facilities for accommodation These are as follows:

  • Jagat Guest House
  • Himalayan Tourist Guest House
  • Manaslu Santi guest house
  • Rubii Nala guest house

From Jagat there is a restricted permit to access the Manaslu or Tsum Valley trek and also there is a check point at which the trekkers have to show your permit card in order to continue your trek.

Lodges in Deng Manaslu

The next stop following the Jagat in which you will be supplied with the basics of facilities at this teahouse:

  • Windy Valley guest house
  • New Manaslu Guest House
  • Sangrila Cottage

The teahouse is equipped with an excellent internet connection but you might not have the hot showers available in this teahouse.

Guest House in Namrung

After you have left the Deng next stop is Namrung where the teahouse you will find there is not very extensive, however they’ll supply the customer with an excellent internet connection as well as hot showers. There is only a small option to select out of the following teahouses:

  • Namrung Guest House
  • Namrung Thakali guest house
  • Nubri Four-Season Resort
  • SamaGaoun

Tea-house in Samagoan Manaslu Trek

While on the Manaslu circuit it is also possible to spend one night in the village of Samagaoun. In the Samagaoun village, you will find three teahouses that will provide the trekkers with the food and accommodation. They include:

  • Gurung cottage guest house
  • Peace Heaven Guest house
  • Mount Manaslu Guest house
  • Norling Guest House
  • Sama Gaun Guest house
  • Tashi Dalek House of guests

Lodge in Samdo

After a walk of 4 hours from the Samagaoun and you’ll get to Samdo and spend the night in the teahouse that is located in the village, and experience the basic lodging along with food and service. The names of the teahouses located in the Samdo village include:

  • Tibetan twin hotel
  • Hotel Yak
  • Jambalaya Guest house

Mountain Hut in Dharamsala

In Dharamsala region, you will locate two teahouses that provide guests with basic facilities for lodging You can also avail the wifi , however the hot shower isn’t readily available.

  • Larkya Guest house
  • Jambalaya Guest house.

Lodges in Bimthang

In this particular day, you’ll walk to the teahouse, which offers customers services such as the use of a hot shower and WiFi services. The teahouses listed below:

  • Apple Garden
  • Himalayan Guest House
  • Sushma Guest House
  • Mountain Ponker Cottage.

Hotels in Dharapani

Dharapani is the final destination on our Manaslu Circuit Trek before you return to Kathmandu. In Dharapani There are many teahouses to choose according to your budget. You can also enjoy various amenities with attached bathrooms, hot shower, wi-fi services and other amenities.

Difficulties during Manaslu Circuit Trek

Altitude sickness while on Manaslu Trek

Altitude sickness is a variety of symptoms that may occur if you climb or walk up to higher elevations or altitude fast.

What causes it?

The pressure surrounding it is known as the barometric pressure. When you climb to a higher altitude, the pressure will decrease and there will be lower oxygen levels available.

If you reside in an area that is at a high elevation that means you are comfortable with the pressure. However, if you are traveling to a location with a higher elevation than you’re used to it. You must be more prepared and your body requires time to adjust to the change in pressure.

If you ever walk over 8000 feet, you could be at danger of getting altitude sickness.


There are three kinds of altitude sickness. These are listed below.

The acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is the mildest form of AMS and is an extremely common for those who walk to the altitude of a low elevation. Its symptoms include:

  • Hangover-dizziness
  • Headache
  • Muscle Aches
  • Nausea

Acute High-Altitude Edema (HAPE) is an accumulation of fluid in the lungs. It is very hazardous and may even result in death.

Some of the symptoms of altitude sickness include:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of energy and fatigue
  • Breathlessness
  • Troubles with sleep
  • Appetite loss
  • Dizziness

The prevention measure for the altitude sickness

  • Consume at the minimum of 4-5 liters each day.
  • Always relocate to a lower elevation if symptoms of the sickness begin to appear.
  • Avoid drinking, using smoking tobacco, drugs and sleeping pills when hiking at higher altitudes.
  • When you walk at high altitudes, consume an adequate diet that contains over 70% carbs.
  • If possible, start at or below 10,000 feet and walk up to high altitude instead or flying. If you are forced to fly or drive to an altitude higher than 10,000 feet, be at your first destination for a full day before heading into high altitude.
  • When walking at higher altitude, slow and steady is your best option to avoid altitude sickness.
  • If you observe signs and symptoms of altitude sickness, please discuss it with your physician and, if the situation is critical, make an appointment with the hospital as quickly as you can.

The best time to go on a Manaslu Circuit Trek

Every season is wonderful to go on the Manaslu Circuit trek on its own in any direction so the choice is yours to make when you trek, but keep in mind to keep in mind the Larke La Pass will be closed by snowfall in the winter months, so you can’t travel to the base camp or the Tibetan border at this time. Also, the teahouses in Dharamsala remains closed during January and February.

Late December to Early March

The frigidity you experience is offset by stunning views of the frozen rivers and waterfalls. However, just above the village of Namrung it is necessary to have to trek on the snow-covered trail and the risk is too high to get there. Base Camp and also teahouse in Dharamsala is closed during winter months, however, by trekking during this season, you can take pleasure in every step to your destination with breathtaking mountain views.

Make sure you have the correct technical gear along with the winter clothing, is essential. When it gets cold, you must carry snow and snow gear.

March to Late May in Manaslu

Rhododendrons begin to bloom and the lakes begin to melt. Villagers who live at high elevations who had moved down to cities nearby to winterize have begun returning to their homes. By the middle of May, you’ll observe the climbs that are taking place in the vicinity of Base Camp. Even though you might experience an occasional snowfall in mid-May, it’s a terribly hot beginning and end of the journey, so be ready for this as well.

Note: Snow gear is not essential since snowfall won’t last for the duration of time, however you should carry essential gear when trekking during this time of year.

June to Mid-September

This time of year, the rain has cleaned everything clean and has provided stunning views of the pastures and forests. It is lush and extremely green. It is possible to enjoy the stunning panorama of the Himalayan wildlife and flora, admire the amazing panoramas of the snow-capped mountains. But, during the time of rain there are numerous insects and mosquitoes that although not too serious, are unpleasant. The trails can be a bit slippery, however walking through these conditions you can take a beautiful photo.

Be aware that there will be only a small amount of disturbance caused by mosquitoes and leeches, and the the trail may be a little slippery. Be more cautious with the summer months. July July and august are months with the highest amount of rain, so be sure to have the appropriate gear to deal with these.

Late September to Mid-December

The best time to hike the Manaslu Circuit trek. The cost of restricted permits also rises during the time of season.

It’s not too hot or cold the skies are clear and blue and the views of snowy mountains are stunning and clear. It’s also the ideal time to go up to the Larke La Pass. There will be more hikers along the route and there is a lot of people during this season.

Be aware that you must carry water, wind and cold gear to hike in this time of year and bring the required equipment and techniques.

The main reason you should go on the Manaslu Circuit trek

Challenging Pass:

Larke La Pass of the Manaslu region is thought to be one of the toughest passes and is one of the most sought-after and most frequent trekking destinations within the Manaslu region. It offers breathtaking views of the most imposing snow-capped mountain in the world, an extensive heritage of culture, unparalleled Himalayan beauty, breathtaking panoramas of the mountains and their splendor as well as views of the many landscapes, and an extensive biodiversity of the mountains.

A less busy hiking trail

While Manaslu Circuit Trek is among the most popular trek places in Nepal the path of the trek is not as people in comparison to Everest or Annapurna regions treks. You will encounter fewer of trekkers, which means that you will be able to enjoy each step with the peace and breathtaking views of Himalayan vegetation and fauna. The small villages you will encounter along the way are equally beautiful. But October is one of one of the busiest months in the region as it is the most popular time to trek in Nepal. However, regardless of the smaller amount of trekkers you encounter during the trek, this one is ideal for those who wish to hike in the wilderness quiet, peaceful and less crowded trek , and also explore the region that isn’t as crowded and commercial.

Amazing views of the Mountains

While hiking around Manaslu you can take in the stunning views of Himalchuli, Manaslu, Annapurna Ranges Ganesh Himal, and other surrounding mountains with snow, gorgeous varied landscapes, as well as different Himalayan wildlife and flora that make every hike with an unforgettable experience. It makes you feel like you’re in the most stunning landscape you’ve ever witnessed.

One of the beautiful passes that crosses across the Himalayas can be Larkya La Pass which is the highest point as well as the stunning viewpoint of the region. It offers you to stunning and breathtaking mountain views.

The best Off-beaten trekking in Nepal

While Annapurna Basecamp as well as the Everest Base Camp Trek are the most popular and popular treks within Nepal, Manaslu circuit Trek is unique among the beaten treks. When you trek through the Manaslu Circuit trek you’ll experience every walking experience that is thrilling. This trek is breathtaking in comparison to other treks in the nation due to the natural beauty of the area, it is a wild adventure that offers the ideal opportunity to capture the memories of this stunning hike. you’ll be able to keep the wonderful memories by strolling throughout the vast Gurung as well as Magar community, and experience the rare and unique wildlife and flora of the region. It also offers stunning panoramas of mountains.

Explore the lifestyle of the remote

Manaslu Circuit Trek allows you to experience the diversity of the diverse ecosystem available. discover the culture of the region as well as the lives of the people who live there who are influenced by Tibetan culture, and the stunning mountains and scenery. It is evident that the Manaslu region is far from commercialization and modernization it means that the pureness of the natural environment is still it is a place that remains unspoiled is growing in recognition and providing the stunning and thrilling trek in the Himalayan therefore, those who trek through Manaslu Circuit Trek will be able to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Manaslu Circuit Trek will collect memories of a time-travel adventure.

Affordable Price trek in Nepal

Combining the most awe-inspiring mountains and off-the-beaten trails makes Manaslu’s Manaslu tour a top place for adventurers around the globe. While the Manaslu trek is a very well-known treks all over the world, it’s not as expensive as you might think. Comparatively to other well-known treks, accommodations and food costs during the Manaslu trek can be a bit costly. The price of accommodation and food will rise when you climb higher however the amenities and service will decrease. But the costs are less expensive than other treks.

Wonderful Cultural Experience

On the way to Manaslu, during the trek to Manaslu Circuit Trek, everything you encounter offers similarities to Tibetan as well as Buddhist culture. The people of the region have managed to keep their distinctiveness intact as the commercialization and modernization haven’t impacted the purity of the natural environment. The region is wealthy with unique and numerous monasteries that witness monks studying the holy tradition of education. It is also possible to explore the Tsum valley, also called the “hidden valley in this region, where you can witness the pure and original lifestyle of the people of the region.

It is possible to visit the numerous monasteries including Mu Gompas is the largest and oldest monastery in the region. Visitors are able to enjoy the warm welcome and the locals’ life style. There are also numerous scare caves and accumulate stunning memories and experiences. When you trek through this region, there are many people who enjoy the Buddhist traditions and culture as the Buddhist is the main religion in the region. You can visit the Buddhist monasteries and the tradition. A large portion of the traditions and culture are influenced and shared with its neighboring territory, Tibet. 

Manaslu area is bordered by Budhi Gandaki and Marshyangdi which is distinguished by two major cultural landmarks and you could take in the stunning memories through the exploration of this river.

Side trip options in Manaslu

Another great thing about the Manaslu Circuit Trek walking is the opportunity to enjoy the numerous side treks and the beautiful destinations are accessible within a few hours. Birendra Lake and Pungee Gomba, and Birendra Lake are just a few of the other side hikes are available to you while you trek the Manaslu Circuit Trek. But, be aware that these treks not equipped with a hotels or treehouses, therefore you must return to your location within an acceptable time frame during the trek. The month of September through October and November along with March, April and May are the most popular time to go on the Manaslu Circuit Trek.

With its stunning landscape, rich culture and traditional lifestyle, the remote Manaslu circuit treks have been growing in popularity as the newest off-beaten trekking destinations in Nepal. Nepal Footprint Holiday always works to provide its customers with 100% satisfaction and to ensure that they feel at ease and receive the highest quality of service or not. Nepal Footprint Holiday Staff will look at you from your arrival in Kathmandu until your departure in Nepalese manner. 

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Everest Base Camp Trek Best Season

The spring and autumn months from March to May and September to November are the best season for Everest base camp trek. During this time, weather is moderate with clear mountain views, perfect trekking experience with glimpses of Sherpa villages, mountains and serene.

Everest Base Camp Trek Tips

1. Train Before you leave

Everest Base Camp Trekking is a challenging trip taking you to the altitude of 5545m (Kalapatthar) so you must have some practices of hiking up and down through the mountains at least. You need to be physically fit and have the excellent strength of 6-7 hours daily hiking. Train yourself walking up a hill or stair for 2-3 hours a day carrying at least 10 kg in a backpack, this will help you getting strength hiking through the Nepalese mountains.

2. Get prepared mentally

Being physically fit for walking up the hill or hiking through the mountains is one thing but if you are not mentally prepared, you can’t do it. Getting comfortable hiking, camping, sleeping on a sleeping bag, sharing bed and toilet, meeting with people and flying a dangerous Kathmandu Lukla aircraft is the big deal while you are going Everest Base camp Trek. For the successful trekking holidays, you must consider these things in your mind and do prepare accordingly.

3. Get the Right Gear

Whether you are hiring a porter or carrying yourself, it’s wise move to pack as light as possible. Light means, you should be careful what you really need during the trekking. In general bring 1 pair of hiking pants (plus a waterproof pair), 1 pair of shorts, 5 t-shirts, 2 base layers, 5 pieces of underwear, 3 woolen socks, 1 sweater, and 1 light waterproof jacket. Make sure the hiking boots you select are waterproof as well and offer good ankle protection, and bring along a pair of strapped sandals for wearing around the tea houses. You can buy or hire the trekking gears in Kathmandu. Some shopping you can do in Lukla also, but it could be little bit expensive than Kathmandu.

4. Best Season to Trek

For making the trip fun and memorable, you should care the time of traveling ie March to May and September to November are the best months for Everest Trekking. But during these seasons, the tea house, trekking routes, flights are busy. There will be crowd of trekkers along the path to Everest Base Camp. The EBC Trek can be done even in Monsoon and Winter too but it is a little bit risky than Spring and Autumn season.

Royalty free mountain climbing in Nepal

As per the decision of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, mountains of the height less than 5800m will be promoted as trekking peaks and royalty fee has been waived for those peaks. Hence, the following peaks managed by NMA are free of royalty fee :

Tent Peak (5663m) in Annapurna Base Camp Valley.

Mardi Himal (5587m) Machhapuchare Region.

Yala Peak (5732 m) in Langtang Valley.

Chukung ri (5550 m) in Imja Valley.

Machhermo (5559 m) in Gokyo valley.

Pokhalde (5780 m) in khumbu Valley.

Climbing for those mountain most required a experience, License holder Sherpa with their full insurance support.

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