Manaslu Trekking – 16 days

  • 02- 30
  • Duration 16 days


Trekking on Manaslu is among the most demanding treks in the Himalayas. The trek takes to the lap of the eighth highest peak in the world, i.e. Manaslu (8,156 m). The region lies inside Manaslu Conservation Area, which conserves natural resources, cultural heritage, and wildlife.

Throughout the journey, the stunning views of more than ten snow-capped peaks above 6,500 meters can be seen. The gentle walk along the bank of the Budhi Gandaki River to the challenging rocky path at Larkya La Pass (5,160 m) will be an unforgettable adventure for trekkers about the mountain path.

It will be a glorious experience for adventure lovers. You will find local settlements of Gurung, Sherpas, Magar, and Rai people along the way. They have specific cultural activities and Tibetan lifestyles. A trek to the Manaslu region provides an opportunity to observe the beautiful way of mountain farming.

Manaslu Trekking Difficulty:

Manaslu trek is moderately difficult as compared to other trekking regions. The trekking route has to cross high-altitude hills and Larkya La Pass. The trekking route takes you to the maximum altitude of 5,160 meters at Larkya La Pass. The thrilling route experiences high-blowing wind and rocky paths.

This trekking will be a perfect choice if you have a good physical condition and mentality to climb the mountain.

Which is the best season to trek Manaslu Region?

The best season to trek the Manaslu region is February- May and September- November. Trekking in summer will not be as helpful as rainfall in this season.

In monsoon, the path becomes slippery, and the atmosphere will not favour trekking the high Himalayas. But, our team manages all over the year upon customer’s demand.


Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.

Our team member will pick you at the airport and take you to our hotel. We will have a short briefing about our itinerary package.

Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.

We will visit some historical and religious important monuments inside the city. Most of them are listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. We will hike around the typical Nepali market in the evening and stay overnight at the luxury hotels.

Day 3: Drive to Sati Khola (712 m).

We will drive to Arughat then towards Sati Khola early in the morning for 7 hours. We will stay there at a lodge.

Day 4: Trek to Machha Khola (883 m)

We will climb through an edge above the massive fast-moving water of the Budhi Gandaki, down and continuing on a steep rocky trail. We will cross the small settlements of Gurung to reach Machha Khola and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Trek to Jagat (1,415 m)

We will continue following the track of the Budhi Gandaki, climbing up and descending down many ridges. We will reach the river valley of Jagat and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Trek to Pewa (1,650 m)

We will walk along the rocky path and cross the river and reach the settlement of Salleri and then Setibas, where several mani walls point out that you are entering a county of Tibetan influence. We will pass through Philim and continue our trail to Pewa and stay overnight at camp.

Day 7: Trek to Ghap (2,165 m)

Our pleasant walk will pass through bamboo forests to the small settlement of Deng. Our route will head westward to the Budhi Gandaki Valley, contouring the canyon, then climb down into the Shringi Khola Valley. Several ups and downs through the rocky path will take you to the Ghap.

Day 8: Trek to Sho (2,880 m)

The trail will take you to the beautiful forest of Rhododendron and Bamboos. The dense forest is the home for birds and wild animals as Budhi Gandaki River passes through the forest.

Our adventurous trek will enter through the Nupri region. The Nupri Valley is famous for woolen textile all over the world.

Day 9: Trek to Samagaon (3,541 m)

Along the trail, we will see the stunning views of Manaslu (8,516 m) and Naike Peak from the river valley. We will cross the plateau at the Shya (3,500 m). After 7 hours of steady walk, we will reach Samagaon, the beautiful village of a local inhabitant.

Day 10: Acclimatization day in Samagaon (3,541 m)

Hiking around beautiful village Samagaon will be the best moments of our trekking trail to Manaslu. You will get a chance of exploring the Himalayan lifestyle by spending time with them. You can hike around to visit some monasteries inside the village.

Day 11: Trek to Samdo (3,872 m)

We will continue following the Budhi Gandaki River and pass the narrow and rocky path to reach Samdo. We will stay overnight at a camp.

Day 12: Trek to Larkya Phedi (4,494 m)

We will walk through the gentle rocky path which is wide and comfortable until we reach Larkya Phedi.

Day 13: Trek to Bimtang and Cross the Larkya La Pass (5,213 m)

Our trekking route will climb up the ridge earlier to reach Larkya La Pass. The route is narrow and sloppy here. We have to walk gently during crossing the Pass. Then we will descend towards Bimtang.

Day 14: Trek to Gho (2,568 m)

We will continuously descend for 8 hours to reach Gho. We will cross rivers, villages, forests, fountains, and spring on the way to Gho. We will stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 15: Trek to Dharapani (2,006 m)

We will trek along the bank of the river and descend through the scrub forests to reach Dharapani.

Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu.

We will drive back to Kathmandu valley after the successful trekking of the Manaslu region.


  • Airport pickup in a private car/vehicle from an International flight.
  • All the transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with a B/B basis.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • Three times meal in the trek.
  • Hot soup in high places.
  • A professional guide for trek and tour.
  • An assistant guide for more than 10 pax.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Insurance for guides and porters.
  • Food and accommodation for guides and porters.
  • All necessary documents (Permits and TIMS).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Necessary medical kit for staff.
  • Trekking map as itinerary.
  • T-shirt from the company.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trip completion certificate.
  • Airport drop in a private car/vehicle from an International flight.


  • Visa for Nepal.
  • International flight to and from Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Entry fee in monuments areas
  • Travel and rescue insurance of clients.
  • Personal expenses: Hot shower, battery charge during the trek, bar bills, laundry service, and mineral water.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in the exception of the itinerary.
  • Tips for your guide and porters.


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Trip Facts
PRICE: US $ 1300
TRIP START: Kathmandu
TRIP END: Kathmandu
TREK TYPE: Sightseeing and walking
BEST MONTH: March - May, September - November
MAX.Altitude: 5,160 meters
TRIP GRADE: Moderate
Group Size Group Price
20+ US $ 1300
10-19 US $ 1350
6-9 US $ 1400
4-5 US $ 1500
2-3 US $ 1600
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