Manaslu Trekking


Per Person


Lying amidst the Gorkha district, Manaslu borders Tibet in the North. Manaslu, rightfully known as the “spirit of the mountain” , is the eighth highest peak in the world. Manaslu trekking package offers you the views of gigantic and striking Himalayas of the west including Himlung Himal (7,126m.), Gyaji Kang, Kang Guru (6,981m.), Cheo Himal, and Annapurna II (7,937m.) and many other peaks.

This trek is going to take you down the rough and challenging trails of the Nepalese hills and forest tracks. The freshness of this journey will surely awaken your senses, taking away all your stressors.You may never find a better camping experience too. This 19-day long trek will definitely satisfy you to the core introducing you to the incredible fusion of ancient Tibetan cultural heritage, gleaming Himalayan ranges and biological assortments.

Trip Highlights: 

  1. Embrace nature in all its glory as you make your way through lush green forests filled with the enchanting smell of rhododendrons.
  2. Challenge yourself as you tread on the rough jaggery tracks of the remote Nepalese hills.
  3. Acquaint yourself with the unique Tibetan culture as you let the people from the villages that we pass by pamper you.
  4. Let yourself know the best camping experience besides gurgling swift flowing rivers.
  5. Explore the small local markets and indulge yourself in its offerings.
  6. Let yourself be engulfed by the beauty of nature in all its raw state in Nepal.
  7. Explore the capital and its cultural richness.


  • Accommodation as per Different standard of your choice in City and simple lodge or Tented Camp at Trekking.
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide & porter.
  • All the ground transportation as per Group Size & standard of Tour/Trek starting to end of Tour or Trek.
  • Every day 3Meals Trekking portion. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Camping Trek Our Cook prepare & Tea House Trek will provide on local Lodge.
  • All fees on Trek.
  • All the expenses of personal nature, drinks
  • Lunch and dinner city portion
  • All the Delay due to weather, situation beyond our control
  • Nepal Visa, (USD30 for 15days,) and Airport Tax, Tipping, etc.

Trip Itinerary


Day 1: Arrived at Kathmandu (1400m.)

After you arrive in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative at the airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel. You will be briefly described about your tour and checked in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is all yours and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Includes: Hotel Accommodation | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner | Private Vehicle


Day 2: Kathmandu - Aarughat (530m.)

Driving through the striking path you move from Kathmandu all the way through the hills to reach Malekhu, and after that moving further 35km passing the secondary road to Dhading Besi you enter Aarughat above the Budhi Gandaki River. This is an area inhabited mostly by Newars and Gurungs. We will be staying here for the night.
Includes: Hotel Accommodation | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner | Private Vehicle


Day 3: Aarughat – Sati Khola (1000m.)

Today, from Aarughat we head north, trekking alongside the Budi Gandaki. As we pass the fields of paddy and striking settlements we reach Kyoropani after a short climb. The trail moves down now to the riverside where we will set camp for the night.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 4: Sati Khola - Machhakhola (1300m.)

The track today goes slowly downwards until we climb up once more to the ridge of Almara. Then, we move ahead through the forest path to enter Riden Gaon. The gorge here cuts into another part of the river to go through Budhi Gandaki. At Lambesi, the path follows downward to the river bed of Budi Gandaki. Today’s trek may last for about 5 hours. We will set a camp for tonight at Machha Khola.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 5: Machha Khola - Jagat (1360m.)

We trek along small ups and downs today crossing a gravel bar before going across the Thado Khola and walking through a pebbly gorge to Khorla Besi. You can also observe a small hot spring at Tatopani. The path then climbs a peak before crossing the Budhi Gandaki on a suspension bridge. After ascending upwards, we will arrive at Dobhan. As the height increases, the landscape undergoes a full alteration. At Jagat, you will find a police check-post where your trekking permit will be checked. We will be spending the night at Jagat.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 6: Jagat - Nayak (2300m.)

We leave Jagat and move down to the riverbed once more. After going across the river, we go up to a terraced hill of Saguleri from where you can see the Sringi Himal (7177 m.). At Ghatte, we will cross the river Budhi Gandaki and go on moving towards Sirish Gaon from where the Gandaki valley narrows. We will set camp at Sirish Gaon for the night.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 7: Nayak

You have a free day today so, optionally you can go for local excursions and enjoy the surroundings at Nayak. We will be spending the night on camp at Nayak.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 8: Nayak - Ghap (2095 m.)

Today we walk from Nayak, along the upstreams of the Deng River where you will observe a small village of only 4 houses. We then trek through a recently built rock tunnel avoiding the traditional vertical climb. At Ghap, the Tibetan way of life starts with Mani stones and chortens on all sides. We will set camp for the night at Ghap.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 9: Ghap - Lho Gaon (3150 m.)

From Ghap today, we will cross the wooden bridge above Budhi Gandaki to tag along the path with a series of houses surrounded with cultivated fields. At Namru, there is one more police check post. After our entry pass is inspected we make our way to Sho passing the Hinan river starting off from Linda glacier. The beautiful north face of Manaslu (7774 m.) and Naike peak are observable from here. We will be camping near the river at Loh Gaon - a small village.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 10: Lho Gaon - Sama Gompa (3500 m.)

Today’s path takes us to Gomba and then we go up to the peaceful Tibetan settlement of Shayla with an amazing view of the landscape. Then, we travel through the distinctive alpine forest that takes us to Pung Gyan Gomba, all the way through the pastures and ultimately to the 500 years old community of Sama Gaon and Dzongka Dzong (castle) lying near the border of Tibet. In the afternoon, you can move up to the ancient Gomba and wander around the attractive Sama Gaon village.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 11: Sama Gompa - Samdo (4000 m.)

From Sama Gompa, you pass through the long Mani walls and Chorten at Kermo Kharka then go down to the Budi Gandaki and walk around the old settlements of Samdo dwellers, Tibetan. This was a trade point between China and India a long time ago. You will be observing the lifestyle of local people such as rearing livestock like yaks, goats, sheep etc. and training their horses and cultivating barley. We will be camping tonight in Samdo.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 12: Samdo

Today we have a free day without a trek so, you may go for the local excursions around the village. We will be spending one more night in Samdo village in the company of the local dwellers bestowing us with their hospitality.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 13: Samdo - Guest Home (4450 m.) 5-6 hrs

From Samdo we move down a steep path to come across the Gyala Khola. Going up again, we come to the point where you will see the prosperous Lyarke bazaar. We will come across two small rivers before Larke Glacier. Climbing from here we arrive at an amazingly built cluster of buildings called "Guest House". We will be setting camp for the night here.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 14: Guest House - Lharke La Pass (5135 m.) - Lharke Phedi (4450 m.)

We start our trek today, moving towards the north side of the Larkya Glacier. You will get to see the glimpses of Cho Danda and the Larkya Peak. After walking for about four hours we will reach the top of the Larkya La (4930m.), and will be welcomed by the sight of wonderful mountains- Himlung Himal (7126m.), Gyagi Kung, Cheo Himal (6820m.), Kang Kuru (6981m.), Annapurna II (7937m.) and more. We then move down to a smooth track passing along the glacial moraine and then finally reaching Bimphedi. We will be staying overnight at Bhimphedi.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 15: Lharke Phedi - Karche (2785 m.)

We descend to Larcia and then to a hill called Pangal from Lharke today, where you will be able to witness a superb view of the landscapes, hilltops and peaks.. At Tangbuche, we move down again towards Bimtang. We go up the lateral moraine for a while until we arrive at a riverbank. You move down again through rhododendron forests to Hompak and then head towards cultivated fields to enter Karche. We will be camping at Karche for the night.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 16: Karche - Dharapani (1943 m.) 6-7 hrs

Leaving Karche, you ascend all the way through the paddy pastures toward Karche La. From the pass the path descends through several fields to Tillije. You cross Dudhkhola to get to Thonje check post. We will reach Dharapani going through the Marsyangdi valley from here. We will be camping at Dharapani today.
Includes: Camping | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 17: Dharapani – Besishahar (5-6 hrs)

Today we will drive you Dharapani to Besishahar which might take 5-6 hours. We will be spending the night at a hotel in Besishahar.
Includes: Hotel Accommodation | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner | Private Vehi


Day 18: Besishahar - Kathmandu 5-6 hrs

Today, after breakfast we will drive you to Kathmandu. You may recline at the hotel where you will be staying overnight in Kathmandu.
Includes: Hotel Accommodation | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner | Private Vehicle


Day 19: Departure

Today this tour ends unfortunately, and is the day we part. Our airport representative will take you to the airport for your way back to your country.
Includes: Breakfast | Airport Transfers


Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.

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Clothing and Equipments

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.


1. Boots

Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.

2. Track shoes

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.

3. Jacket

Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

4. Shirt and Sweaters

Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

5. Trousers

A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.

6. Underwear

Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

7. Tracksuit

A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

8. Sleeping Bag

As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)

9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve

Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.

10. Personal First Aid Kit

You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)

11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear

a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipments and Accessories

a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph