Nepal Base Camp Treks(P)Ltd Govt. Regd. No : 144861/071/072 Tourism License No : 1788
  • Destination
  • Region
    Manaslu Larke Pass
  • Trip Grade
  • Mode of Trip: Tea Houses
  • Highest elevation: 5180m
  • Mode of Transport:Jeep/Bus
  • Best Time: Sept-Nov & April-May
  • Group Size: 02-20
  • Start/End Point: Kathmandu

Manaslu Circuit Trek 14 days is a magnificent adventure with Nepal Base Camp treks expert guides leading you Around Mount. Manaslu, where you can experience a lifetime adventure within spectacular views of beautiful landscapes and towering peaks of the whole Manaslu range of peaks with massive Ganesh Himal.

Manaslu Circuit Trek, a remote and isolated area in Nepal’s North Mid-West Himalaya, at present it is highly getting popular due to its beautiful scenery of dramatic landscapes in the shade of high land Manaslu people traditional villages, where its origin comes from Tibet with similar culture and Buddhist religion.

Manaslu Circuit Trek & Manaslu Tsum Valley offers grand views of the world’s 08th  highest Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), 10th highest Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft), and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft), including
Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish-tail) at 6,997 m with massive Ganesh Himal or Yangra (7,422 m / 24,350 ft).

Manaslu Circuit Trek begins with an exciting drive from Kathmandu to reach Arughat village within Gorkha district of Nepal’s Mid-West after an interesting drive walk follows the raging Buri-Gandaki River fed from the glacier of Manaslu Mountains, as our walk leads further to its many river sources around the high land of Manaslu area.

The adventure leads to many interesting villages of Philim-Jagat-Dying and Lo Gaon to reach the main village of Manaslu area at Sama Gaon, where you will have a rest day to explore its local culture and impressive views of the country with majestic Mt. Manaslu trekking in Himalaya.

As the walking progress with acclimatization days at Sama-gaon and Samdu villages reaching the base of Larkya pass in Dharmasala or Larkya Phedi, and then next early morning climbing up to the highest point of the adventure on top Larkya-la at 5,106 m high with exceptional views of surrounding snow peaks.

Along descend brings you back into lovely forested areas at Dharapani village where the popular Annapurna Circuit trekking trail joins the Manaslu route.

From Dharapani our walk ends with a drive back to Kathmandu after an overwhelming adventure Around Manaslu & Larkya with the grand service of Nepal Base Camp cheerful guides and staff.


Your safety during the journey is of paramount concern while traveling with Nepal Base Camp Treks and note that turbulent and cloudy weather is regular phenomenon along the Himalayas ranges and possibility of domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla or Lukla to Kathmandu may have to be delayed for few hours or even canceled for a day.

Any Weather conditions and health condition of a group member, or unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the tentative itinerary. NBCT leader will try to ensure your trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if any required.

As a safeguard we recommend you to add a couple of extra days after your trek before you fly from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

Details Itinerary of Manaslu Circuit Trek

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,327 m and transfer to hotel.

On reaching Kathmandu international airport via various respective airlines, our Nepal Base Camp Treks guide or staff will receive you with warm welcome and then a short drive to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city.After checking in your hotel rooms and getting refreshed join at the hotel lobby for group briefing and orientation program where our guide informs you regarding hotels, Kathmandu, Nepali culture, Around Manaslu & Larkya- la Trekking with welcome dinner in a pleasant authentic Nepalese restaurant with culture program.

Day 02: Trek Preparation day/Check All trekking Equipments/Short Tour in City Temples.

Today our day starting with breakfast and issue to special permits with short tours around the city centers.checking the trekking equipments/gears ect.

Day 03: Drive to Machha Khola 730 m via Arughat 600m – 07 hrs journeys.

Around Manaslu & Larkya- la trekking begins with an exciting drive towards Nepal’s Mid West around Gorkha and Dhading region as the ride leads towards high hills of with views of fabulous Ganesh II at 7,118 m and Ganesh IV 7,104 m and rolling green hills, passing through many farm villages and towns to reach at Arughat village and then taking another vehicle for short drive to Soti Khola following the raging Buri Gandaki River to reach our first overnight stop at MachaKhola a small farm village.Morning walk leads towards river banks

Day 04: Trek to Jagat 1,410 m – 06 hrs.

From Macha Khola our morning journey leads along the Buri Gandaki river upstream reaching another small village at Khorla Beshi and then walking on the gradual winding path reaching a place called Tato pani with natural hot spring water near the forested area, after a break here walk leads past Dovan and Yaruphant villages, following the Buri Gandaki River and then crossing a short suspension bridge to Jagat village for overnight stop, a reasonable size village with shops and small guest house and lodge.

Day 05: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs.

After a nice overnight stop at Jagat village, morning walk leads to follow the river, then passing number of small farm villages to Sidibas Bazaar, a nice small village with few shops and stores, from this village walk leads to a short climb and descend, then the walk comes to a small suspension bridge at place called Nagjet, after the bridge reaching another nice farm village of Philim, this village with a primary school supported by people of Japan (as Manaslu was first climbed by Japanese so this area is very much liked by the Japanese).

Day 06: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs.

From here onwards you can observe the culture similar to Tibetan, as the walk reaches higher ground. On leaving Dyang a gentle downhill along the riverbank crossing the raging river to reach at Bihi Bazaar a small settlement with shops and tea stalls, after this village onwards close to Tibetan frontier leading to a nice walk of few hours reaching overnight stop at Ghap village here onwards Tibetan Buddhism culture all the way to Larkya la and towards Dharapani village.

Day 07: Trek to Lo 3,180 m – 06 hrs

Morning a pleasant walk to Budhi Gandaki River, crossing this river leads through number of scattered small farm huts and villages with cultivated terraced fields of millets, wheat’s or barley ( rice grows in the warmer area below 2,000 meters) then passing Numrung village with awesome North Face views of Mt. Manaslu and other snow capped peaks, after an enjoyable walk with the beautiful scenery passing several small villages like Banjham and Lhi and to a small village of Sho, from here trekking for few hours through a small settlement of Larke.

Day 08: Trek to Samagaon 3,530 m – 06 hrs.

Lho village offers stunning sunrise over magnificent Mt. Manaslu, enjoying views of surrounding landscapes and mountains. Today walk leads to one of the largest village of upper Manaslu area in Samagaon, walk leads through forest of rhododendron, juniper, firs and pines trees, and then leaving the tree lines after few hours of walk heading uphill, altitude gains with dramatic change in vegetation and landscapes as well. The path leads over previous debris of Phungen Glacier for couple of hours, then reaching our overnight stop at Sama village.

Day 09: Rest day in Samagaon for acclimatization.

A necessary rest day for acclimatization before heading towards Larkya-la and higher terrain, rest day helps to acclimatize and one can use this day to explore the nice village with Tibetan culture and traditions.

Day 10: Trek to Dharmasala / Larkya phedi 4,460m – 07 hrs.

After a wonderful time at Samagaon with fantastic views of high snow capped peaks and Mt. Manaslu, morning walk leads to exposed valley with few rhododendron and juniper bushes, as the tree lines disappears around this higher area. Slowly walk heads over Manaslu Glacier with view of Birendra Lake known as Samagaon Lake on route to Samdo which is much closer to Tibetan border from this area. On route coming across traders from Tibet and yaks carrying Chinese and Tibetan goods, walk continues following the stream and then crossing to Samdo.

Day 11: Cross Larkya la 5,106 m and descend to Bhimthang 3,720m -08 hrs.

Today a tough long day, starting earlier with a climb over the high ridge then reaching four frozen ponds, and then climbing higher at the top of Larkya La Pass which is above 5,200 m / 17,060 ft, at the top enjoy views of Mt. Manaslu, Larkya peak, Himlung Himal all the way towards Ganesh Himal towards eastern horizon. Some time high altitude and much snow on the pass can create little obstacles while traversing these glacier moraines. After a memorable moment walk leads on the long downhill path to reach at Bhimtang for overnight stop. A beautiful green valley with grassy meadow surrounded by coniferous pine and rhododendron tree lines.After long hard walk of previous day, walk is easier from here onward .

Day 12: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m – 05 hrs.

From here onwards on the gradual trail to Dharapani and beyond morning walk leads through densely forested area with summer pasture, this wonderful walk reaches a nice village of Tiliche, just by the bank of Marsyangdi river below the village of Dharapani. From here a steep climb for an hour crossing bridge over raging Marsyangdi River to reach in Dharapani village for overnight stop, where the Annapurna Circuit trail joins.

Day 13:  Drive back to Kathmandu – 09-10 hrs.

Catching morning views of snow clad peaks, overland drive leads to a long winding downhill through interesting towns and villages, heading to warmer area and back into rural farm country and villages to reach around farm country of Lamjung district at Besisar town.After Lamjung area our drive concludes at Kathmandu, then transfer to your hotels around Thamel area, with free afternoon for individual activities.

Day 14: Final International departure homeward bound.

Last day in amazing Nepal with wonderful and enjoyable time around Manaslu Circuit Trek Trekking, our staff will transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your final flight back homeward bound or to respective countries.

Cost Details

What Is Includes In The Tourist Standard Package:

  • International Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and Drop by private Transportations
  • Both Way sharing Transportation  Kathmandu to Sotikhola and return to Kathmandu
  • All your best meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with cup of tea or Coffee)
  • All Trekking Permit and Paper work as Trekking Permits/Special for Restricted Area and normal
  • Sharing Transportation from Kathmandu to Machhakhola and Kathmandu from Dharapani
  • Confortable Tea-house accommodations in mountains ( 11Nights)
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking Guide.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).All Nepal government taxes Service charge

Cost Not  Includes Folowing Services in Package Trip

  • Nepal Visa fee, Personal Travel Insurance,Meals in Kathmandu City
  • All Personal  expenses:wifi, drinking water, hot water to take shower during the trek
  • Tip for tour guide & porters


Cost & Date


Departure Date Duration Availability Cost Booking
16-10-2024 12Days Available USD 880 P/P
29-10-2024 12Days Available USD 880 P/P
04-11-2024 12Days Available USD 880 P/P

Client Reviews

Lyle Clancy

Brisbane Australia

In October 2014, 2015 I completed another wonderful family trek in Nepal to Langtang and Gosainkund lakes thanks to Sappa and his company “Nepal Base Camp Treks”. I first met Sappa in 2008 on a family Gokyo Lakes Trek and EBC Trek. At that time, I was greatly impressed by the highly professional approach he took to mountain guiding. I’m very happy to report that in 2014 nothing has changed. Sappa continues to maintain an exceptionally high standard of service and this together with his warm, generous and engaging personality ensured everyone in our party had an amazing time during their visit to Nepal.

We were treated to fantastic traditional Nepalese food and cultural performances at welcoming and farewell dinners in Kathmandu; expertly and safely guided over 14 days of trekking through an incredibly beautiful landscape; and provided with detailed and knowledgeable commentary during our tours of all the main sites around Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. I’m very happy to report that the organisation of our transport, sightseeing, accommodation and trekking arrangements was first rate and that over three weeks everything ran very smoothly indeed. Overall, Sappa‘s vast guiding experience and mountain knowledge ensured that our itinerary was structured in such a way that it provided us with a good deal of flexibility and ample time to absorb the magnificent mountain views while trekking, as well as not being rushed on our tours of Kathmandu and surrounds.

On this trip, a few in our party were first time trekkers. What a fantastic introduction to trekking in the Nepal Himalaya they received thanks to the great care and attention to every little detail provided by Sappa and his fabulous support crew Manoj, Shankar and Suraj. Thank you Sappa,for also keeping up the tradition of supplying us with bananas and chocolate bars. I must also mention that the pomegranate seeds the crew provided to us on our way to Langtang was an unexpected but greatly appreciated treat. Importantly, from a safety aspect, we were more than pleased to find that Nepal Base Camp Treks used modern four wheel drive vehicles to take us to the start of our trek in Syabrubesi and also for the return journey from Dhunche. We were also very impressed to observe that Sappa and his company take very good care of their support crews.

If you are planning to visit Nepal, I have no hesitation in recommending Sappa and his company “Nepal Base Camp Treks” for trouble free trekking and touring. You will not be disappointed. I can’t wait for my next trek with Sappa, which will be around Manaslu trek.

Christian Bank


German Language: Wir haben mit Sappa und einem Träger im Mai 2011 eine elftägige Trekking Tour durch die Langtang und Helambu Region gemacht. Wir sind das Langtang Tal von Syrabrubesi bis Kanjin Gompa hoch gewandert und dann über die Gosainkunde Seen, den Laurebina Pass und die Helambu Region nach Kathmandu zurückgekehrt. Der Trek war einfach wundervoll! Er führt durch verschiedene Vegetationszonen mit reicher Flora und Fauna und überwältigenden Aussichten auf die Gipfel des Himalaya. Darüber hinaus bot der Trek einen tiefen Einblick die die Tamang Kultur und das Leben und die Tradition der nepalesischen und tibetanischen Bevölkerung.

Sappa ist ein sehr erfahrener Führer, der die Gegend sehr gut kennt. Er verstand es perfekt, die Länge der täglichen Etappen und die Trekkinggeschwindigkeit auf unsere Wünsche und Bedürfnisse anzupassen und war insbesondere ein guter Ratgeber bei Fragen zur Höhenkrankheit. Sappa hat sich um alle Angelegenheiten mit den Lodges, den örtlichen Behörden, den Taxi- und Busfahrern etc. gekümmert. Er hat alle unsere Fragen zu den verschiedenen Bergketten und -gipfeln zur Länge der Auf- und Abstiege und zu den anderen Details der Gegend bereitwillig und mit großer Begeisterung beantwortet. Es war eine große Freude, ihm bei den Anekdoten aus dem Leben der Nepalesen, der Religion, Politik und Natur zuzuhören. Mit seiner Begeisterung und seinem Humor hat Sappa den Trek zu einem unvergesslichen Erlebnis gemacht. Wir können Sappa als erfahrenen, verständnisvollen und sympathischen Führer uneingeschränkt empfehlen. Nach den elf Tagen in der Einsamkeit des Himalaya ist aus unserem Führer ein Freund geworden.”

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Adriano Rosa

Curitiba – Brasil

Sappa é o cara. Visitei o Nepal em duas ocasiões. Na primeira ele foi meu guia no circuito Annapurna, onde caminhamos por 21 dias. Na segunda ele nos guiou nos treks Langtang, Gosainkunda e Helambu por 17 dias. Alem disso, ele foi nosso guia no trek Cheppang Hills. Como se não bastasse, fizemos também o clássico Base Camp Everest partindo de Jiri e passando por Renjo La e Cho La, em 24 dias com o seu irmão Lako. O Nepal é um pais maravilhoso e a companhia de um guia como Sappa fez toda a diferença, pois ele nos explicou muito sobre a cultura local, religião, situação política/conflitos no pais e como funciona a sociedade no Nepal em geral. Ele fala muito bem inglês, é muito bem humorado e as risadas estão garantidas. Pra resumir, você começa a trilha com um guia e termina com um amigo. Recomendo-o sem hesitar. Se tiver perguntas pode me escrever.