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Manaslu Circuit Trek: A Tapestry of Heights, Landscapes, and Cultures

Manaslu Circuit Trek: A Tapestry of Heights, Landscapes, and Cultures


Nepal, a haven for trekking enthusiasts, unveils its best-kept secret—the Manaslu Circuit Trek. This 17-day escapade promises a captivating blend of country walks, awe-inspiring landscapes, and encounters with ancient cultures. Join us as we embark on an extraordinary journey, tracing the Buri-Gandaki River upstream to the heart of the Manaslu region, where towering peaks and rich heritage cultures await.


  • An exciting country walks with boundless beautiful scenery of towering peaks.
  • Explore the high Manaslu villages adorned with impressive heritage cultures.
  • Following Buri-Gandaki River upstream to its glacial source near at Mt. Manaslu.    
  • From low sub-tropical to cooler green hills and towards arctic zone at Larke-LaA
  • adventure from one scenic valley of Manaslu to another beautiful Manang areas.

The Manaslu Circuit is a symphony of altitudes, taking trekkers through an unparalleled journey from low sub-tropical regions to the arctic heights of Larke La Pass. As we ascend, the air becomes crisper, the temperatures cooler, and the towering peaks, led by the majestic Mt. Manaslu, dominate the horizon. The trek's defining feature is the gradual transition from the lush greenery of the lower hills to the snow-clad landscapes of the Larke La Pass, creating a visual crescendo of heights that is both awe-inspiring and humbling.


The trek follows the course of the Buri-Gandaki River, a lifeline that carves its way through the rugged terrain, revealing the natural wonders that define the region. From the tranquil sub-tropical valleys to the cooler, greener hills, the landscape unfolds like a captivating story, each turn in the trail offering a new chapter in the visual narrative. Towering peaks punctuate the skyline, and the glacial source near Mt. Manaslu stands as a testament to the raw, untouched beauty of the Himalayas.


Beyond the heights and landscapes, the Manaslu Circuit is a cultural immersion into the high villages that adorn the route. These settlements are not merely rest stops but living museums of heritage. The impressive cultures of the Manaslu region, influenced by Tibetan traditions, come to life as trekkers explore ancient monasteries, interact with the locals, and witness the daily rituals that have withstood the test of time.

Day-to-Day Exploration:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,320 m and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and trek preparation.

Day 3: Drive to Machha Khola 900 m / 2,952 feet approx. 07 hours.

Day 4: Trek to Jagat 1,340 m -06 hours.

Day 5: Trek to Deng 1,860 m via Philim village-06 hours.

Day 6: Trek to Namrung 2, 900 m-05 hours.

Day 7: Trek to Lo-Gaon 3, 180 m-05 hours.

Day 8: Trek to Sama-Gaon 3, 500 m /11, 480 feet-06 hours.

Day 9: At Sama-Gaon rest day for acclimatization and excursion.

Day 10: Trek to Samdo 3,690 m -05 hours.

Day 11: Trek to Dharmasala 4, 450 m /14, 596 feet-04 hours.

Day 12: Trek to Bhimphedi 3, 590 m via Larke-La Pass 5,106 m -08 hours.

Day 13: Trek to Gho 2,535 m- 04 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Dharapani village 1,820 m -05 hrs.

Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel -08 hour’s journey.

Day 16: Free day for individual and leisure activities.

Day 17: International departure for homeward bound.L


The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a harmonious blend of heights, landscapes, and cultures. It is a journey that challenges the body, captivates the soul, and leaves an indelible mark on the heart. As we traverse from one scenic valley of Manaslu to the beautiful Manang areas, the trek becomes a living canvas where nature's grandeur and cultural richness converge, creating an experience that transcends the ordinary and invites us to embrace the extraordinary.

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Art representing various natural and cultutal heritages of Nepal