About Manaslu Circuit Trek

Popular trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal, Manaslu Circuit Trek offers with its amazing trekking trails followed by unique landscape present with opulent natural treasures and also Mt. Manaslu – the eighth highest peak of the world.  Exploring the unique taste of trekking route, Mansalu Circuit Trek delivers with its best. Manaslu (8,163m/ 26,781 ft) is one of the highest mountains in the world that is located in Gorkha district, the western part of Nepal. 
….bestow with the opulent views of great Himalayas of Nepal along with the traditional lifestyle of local people and distinct flora and fauna.

Manaslu Region

Officially, Manaslu region was opened for trekking in 1992. This trekking route of Manaslu region is regarded as less crowded routes of Nepal comparing to the other trekking routes. Not only this but also with the tranquil environment the panoramic views of mountains and other natural gems which are breathtaking can be observed during Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Manaslu Circuit Trek is regarded as one of the favorites and adored trekking routes for the numbers of trekkers. One of the off beaten trekking routes of Nepal, Manaslu Circuit Trek is always welcoming for those who want to participate in the breathtaking and thrilling journey. The Manaslu Circuit Trek is the package where the trail leads above the Marshyangdi River, the villages which are rich in culture and traditions, and the ups-downs from hills and hillocks makes ones committed journey full of excitement.

Passing through stunning places during Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek follows the incredible places that hold the opulent natural treasures along with the unique landscape. 
The small beautiful market – Arughat Bazaar (608m/ 1995ft) is located at nearer to Budi Gandaki River which is the attractive place and the first spot of Manaslu region trekking to hold the different ethnic groups and charming view of the nature, the places holding the cultural and traditional aspects with the enchanting natural features are like Sotikhola (700m/ 2297ft), Phillim (1570 m/ 5151ft)., Dovan (1070m/ 3511ft), Samagaun (3520m/ 11549ft)  and other several small villages and the vantage points like Dharmasala (4460m/ 14633ft), Bhimthang (3590m/ 11779ft) and Goa (2515m/ 8252ft) provides with the mesmerizing views of mountains like Himlung Himal (7126m/23380ft), Cheo Himal (6820m/ 22376ft), Gyagi Kung, Kang Koru (6981m/ 22904ft) and Annapurna II (7937m/ 26041ft). Larkya La Pass (5160m/ 16930ft) is another important feature of this circuit trek that which makes the trek thrilling and exciting while crossing over this pass all the way to Bhimthang.  
Information regarding Manaslu trail

Manaslu Circuit Trek route was recovered and made worth visiting after the earthquake in April 2015. Most of the people are still in confusion regarding the updates of Manaslu trekking trails as it was partially destroyed by the earthquake. The tea houses, trekking trails and basic facilities for trekkers are restored and back in operation.  

Duration of Manaslu Circuit Trek

The box up package of 20 days Manaslu Circuit Trek bestow with the perfect combination of natural and cultural aspects. The trek can be customized as per one’s interest and time frame. 

Best time for Manaslu Circuit Trek

The weather condition plays a prime role for trekking so for Manaslu Circuit Trek the perfect time are September to November (Autumn) and March to May (Spring) and also can be enrolled during January, February, and December but some weather uncertainty may arise.

Manaslu Trekking Route is the restricted region trekking trails in Nepal that can’t be done without the proper guides (can’t be done by yourself). 
With the proper management of this circuit trek, (accommodation, food, and proper guidelines), Massif Holidays helps to make the lifetime moments with full of exhilaration and thrilling. The team of Massif Holidays will be guiding and supporting to make the journey remarkable.


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 20 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 1470
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guest House Trek
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • food Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Tourist Category Hotel
  • Group Sizes Group Size 02-15
  • Max Elevation: 4460m/ 14633ft


  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu – Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat & Besisahar- Kathmandu.
  • Stunning view of Annapurna & Manaslu Massif.
  • Natural Hot spring shower.
  • Experiencing the different ethnic communities and their lifestyle.
  • Walking through the Natural Trekking Trails.
  • Trekking routes pass through rivers, forests, old Sherpa’s villages and glaciers.
  • Getting a close view of wild and endangered birds and animals.
  • Outstanding view of naturally opulent Manaslu region.
  • 19 Breakfast, 16 Lunch and 17 Dinner.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Arughat Bazaar (608 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Sotikhola (700 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 05: Trek to Machhakhola (869 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 06: Trek to Dovan (1070 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 07: Trek to Philim (1570 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 08: Trek to Deng (1860meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 09: Trek to Namrung (2630 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 10: Trek to Samagaun (3520meters). About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 11: Exploration at Samagaun. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 12: Trek to Dharamsala (4460meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 13: Trek to Bhimthang (3590meters) via Larkya-la pass(5160Meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 14: Trek to Goa (2515meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 15: Trek to Chanje (1700meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 16: Trek to Ghermu (1130meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 17: Trek to Bahundanda (1310 meters). About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 18: Trek to Besisahar (760meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 20: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ twin sharing basis accommodation at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
    • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners).
    • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking guide.
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and Special permit for Manaslu trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Drive from Kathmandu –Arughat Bazaar & Besisahar -Kathmandu by public transportation.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • All our government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu.
    • Entrance fee in all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee which can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner throughout the travel package.
    • Additional sightseeing to the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group joining the trip or personal group trip (trek/tour).
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels).
    • Family Trip


    The listed optional facilities for the trekking within Nepal are not included in the travel cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added on the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your trekking package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Weather Condition
  • Natural calamities, etc. that which are beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in trip.

Note: No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before starting the trek.