MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK 7 DAYS

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destination Manaslu
duration 7 Days
grade High Advance
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Manaslu
max altitude 5,106m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 hours
accommodation Hotel/Teahouse
season All season

We Offer Group Discount

No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 1,250
Pax 2 USD 1,150
Pax 3 USD 1,090
Pax 4 to 6 USD 1,050
Pax 7 to 12 USD 990
Pax 13 to 18 USD 950
Pax 19 to 24 USD 890
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MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK 7 DAYS

The challenging 7-day Manaslu Circuit Trek presents a thrilling adventure that begins with an 8-9 hours scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dovan, where the journey into the heart of the Himalayas commences. Trekking through a diverse landscape, the route unfolds a tapestry of villages, mountain vistas, and cultural experiences that make this trek truly unforgettable.

Starting from Dovan, trekkers traverse through picturesque villages such as Jagat, Deng, and Namrung, each offering a glimpse into the unique way of life in the Himalayan region. The traditional architecture, terraced fields, and warm hospitality of the locals add a rich cultural dimension to the trekking experience.

As the trek progresses, adventurers ascend to higher altitudes, passing through Samdo and Dharmasala, where the air becomes crisper, and the views become more panoramic. These remote mountain settlements provide a sense of solitude and connection to the raw beauty of the natural surroundings.

A highlight of the Manaslu Circuit Trek is crossing the challenging pass of Larkya La, a high mountain pass at an elevation of over 5,100 meters. The exhilarating ascent rewards trekkers with breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks and a sense of accomplishment as they conquer this formidable obstacle.

Descending from the pass, the trail leads to Bhimthang, a tranquil spot nestled amidst alpine meadows and surrounded by towering peaks. The serene atmosphere offers a well-deserved respite before the final leg of the journey.

The trek concludes with a descent to Tilje, where trekkers bid farewell to the rugged mountain terrain and prepare for the return journey. A scenic drive back to Kathmandu completes the adventure, allowing time to reflect on the incredible experiences and memories created during the 7-day Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Embark on this remarkable journey and immerse yourself in the beauty and challenges of the Himalayas. The Manaslu Circuit Trek promises a blend of natural wonders, cultural insights, and personal achievements that will stay with you long after you return home.

ITINERARY

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The adventure begins with a scenic 9-11 hours drive from Kathmandu to Dovan, where the trek officially commences. The journey continues with a trek to Jagat, a charming village at an altitude of 1300m, offering the first taste of the Himalayan landscapes.

Embark on a 5-6 hours trek from Jagat to Deng, situated at 1860m above sea level. The trail meanders through lush forests, terraced fields, and traditional villages, providing a glimpse into the local way of life in the Himalayas.

Today's trek takes you from Deng to Namrung, a picturesque village perched at an altitude of 2630m. Enjoy a 5-6 hours walk through rugged terrain, passing by stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks and cascading waterfalls along the way.

Venture from Namrung to Samagaon, a tranquil settlement located at 3530m above sea level. The 6-7 hours trek offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and a chance to immerse yourself in the local culture of the region.

Ascend to Dharamsala, situated at 4460m, in a 4-5 hours trek from Samagaon. The higher altitude brings a change in scenery as you approach the base for the challenging Larkya La Pass, with rugged landscapes and pristine mountain views.

Today is a demanding yet rewarding day as you conquer the formidable Larkya La Pass at an elevation of 5106m. The 8-9 hours trek to Bimtang, located at 3720m, offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks and a sense of accomplishment.
 

Conclude the trek with a descent from Bimtang to Tilje, where you bid farewell to the mountainous terrain. From Tilje, a drive to Besisahar marks the end of the trek before heading back to Kathmandu, reminiscing about the incredible experiences and memories created during the 7-day Manaslu Circuit adventure.

SERVICES

Costs Include In Your Package:

  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Dovan by Private Jeep &  Tilje to Besisahar By Sharing local Jeep & Besisahar to Kathmandu By Local bus
  • All standard meals (lunch, dinners & breakfast) during the trek.
  • Best possible teahouses, lodge accommodation (generally twin share rooms)- during the trek
  • Government licensed holder English speaking trek leader (10 or more trekkers an assistant guide) and porter to help carry your luggage. 
  • Strong, helpful Sherpa porters with proper safety equipment and walking equipment, his salary, food, accommodation, and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Guides and porters provided by Sherpa Trekking & Expeditions, including their meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment
  • Manaslu special permit to travel within  the Conservation Area and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fees
  • Use of sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag and walking poles (if you don’t have your own, to be returned after trip completed).
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health conditions such as altitude sickness (funded by travel insurance)
  • Souvenir -  Sherpa Trekking & Expeditions t-shirt 
  • Sherpa Expedition and Trekking’s certificate of appreciation & completion after the successful trek
  • Oxygen meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) which will ensure your health during the trek.
  • Assistant guide for groups of 8 or more people.

Costs Exclude

  • International airfares
  • Lunch and dinner & Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees for multiple Entries on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110)
  • Extra night’s accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure or early return from the trek.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic, soup, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cocoa, mineral water, extra food, cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the tea houses)
  • All desserts & sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging at the tea houses.
  • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (compulsory)
  • Tips for guide and porters (recommended in our culture – and well deserved too!)
  • Additional costs or delays caused by events beyond our control, for example, landslides, severe weather conditions, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies & strikes.
  • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "costs include" will be counted as exclusions.

EQUIPMENTS

The following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek. It is important you do not forget the essential items, as this will determine your comfort and safety on the trek. Equally important is that you do not burden yourself with unnecessary equipment on the trek.

  • Sleeping Bag (Sherpa Teams will provide but need to return after completing the trip)
  • Duffel Bag (Sherpa Teams will provide but need to return after completing the trip)
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof windbreaker or windcheater
  • Thermal underclothes
  • Rain poncho
  • Down jacket (Sherpa Teams will provide but need to return after completing the trip)
  • Fleece or wool trousers
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Trekking pants (two pairs)
  • Mittens or woolen gloves
  • Hiking socks (several pairs)
  • Moisture-wicking shirts, including t-shirts
  • Trekking shoes or boots with spare laces
  • Flip-flops or sandals for relaxing in the evenings
  • Underwear (several pairs)
  • Swimsuit or swimming costume
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp or flashlight/torch
  • Sleeping bag (Sherpa Teams can provide this for you)
  • Trekking poles (if desired)
  • Hiking backpack with a capacity of at least 40 liters
  • Small lock for your backpack
  • Reusable water bottles (at least two liters)
  • Water purification tablets or filtration device
  • Wash towel
  • Basic first aid kit

Toiletries (tissues, toilet paper, moisturizer, lip balm, sunscreen, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clippers, a small mirror, toothbrush, toothpaste, glasses, contacts, etc.)

GOOD TO KNOW

Here are some important points to know about the 7-day Manaslu Circuit Trek:

Duration:

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a 7-day adventure that takes you through diverse landscapes, remote villages, and high mountain passes in the Manaslu region of Nepal.

Starting Point:

 The trek typically begins with an 8-9 hours drive from Kathmandu to Dovan, where the trekking route officially commences.

Highlights:

The trek includes passing through charming villages like Jagat, Deng, Namrung, and Samdo, offering insights into the local culture and lifestyle of the Himalayan region.

Altitude:

As you ascend higher, you will reach altitudes that may require proper acclimatization. It's essential to listen to your body and take necessary precautions to prevent altitude sickness.

Larkya La Pass:

 A major highlight of the trek is crossing the challenging Larkya La Pass, located at an elevation of over 5,100 meters. This section requires physical fitness and endurance but rewards trekkers with stunning panoramic views.

Accommodation:

Accommodation along the trekking route includes teahouses and lodges, providing basic amenities for trekkers. It's advisable to carry a sleeping bag and other essentials for a comfortable stay.

Permits:

Trekkers need to obtain the necessary permits, such as the Manaslu Restricted Area Permit and the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit, before embarking on the trek. These permits are essential for trekking in the region.

Guides and Porters:

 Hiring a local guide and porter is recommended for the Manaslu Circuit Trek to ensure safety, navigation, and cultural insights during the journey.

Physical Fitness:

The trek involves moderate to challenging terrain and long hours of walking each day. Prior physical fitness preparation, including cardiovascular exercises and strength training, can enhance your trekking experience.

Return Journey:

 The 7-day trek concludes with a scenic drive back to Kathmandu, allowing trekkers to reflect on their adventure and appreciate the beauty of the Himalayan landscapes.

Remember to pack essentials such as appropriate clothing, trekking gear, water, snacks, and a positive attitude to fully enjoy and make the most of your 7-day Manaslu Circuit Trek.

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The Manaslu Circuit Trek typically takes around 10-18 days to complete. However, if you have limited time, there are shorter versions of the trek available that can be completed in 7-10 days.

Yes, a special restricted area permit is required for the Manaslu Circuit Trek. This permit can only be obtained through a registered trekking agency in Nepal. In addition to the restricted area permit, a TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card is also required.

The best time to do the Manaslu Circuit Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. During these months, the weather is generally clear and stable, offering the best views of the mountains and comfortable trekking conditions.

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is considered to be a moderate to challenging trek. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, high altitude, and long walking days. It is recommended for experienced trekkers who are physically fit and have previous trekking experience.

The highest point on the Manaslu Circuit Trek is the Larkya La Pass, which stands at an altitude of 5,160 meters (16,929 feet). Acclimatization days are included in the itinerary to help trekkers adapt to the high altitude.

Yes, there are teahouses and lodges available along the Manaslu Circuit Trek route. These provide basic accommodation and meals for trekkers. However, it is recommended to carry some extra food and snacks in case of limited options in certain areas.

While it is not mandatory to hire a guide and porter for the Manaslu Circuit Trek, it is highly recommended. A guide can provide valuable information about the route, culture, and history, while a porter can carry your heavy backpack, allowing you to trek with ease and enjoy the experience. 

The Manaslu Circuit Trek offers stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, and unique cultural experiences. Some of the highlights include the majestic views of Mt. Manaslu (8,163 meters), crossing the challenging Larkya La Pass, exploring remote villages and monasteries, and immersing in the local Tibetan-influenced culture.

Yes, it is possible to do the Manaslu Circuit Trek independently. However, as mentioned earlier, a special restricted area permit is required, which can only be obtained through a registered trekking agency in Nepal. It is also important to be well-prepared, physically fit, and have prior trekking experience if choosing to trek independently. Hiring a guide and porter is recommended for a safer and more enjoyable experience.

We Offer Group Discount

No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 1,250
Pax 2 USD 1,150
Pax 3 USD 1,090
Pax 4 to 6 USD 1,050
Pax 7 to 12 USD 990
Pax 13 to 18 USD 950
Pax 19 to 24 USD 890
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  • Hassle-Free Booking
  • Team of highly experienced Experts
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All Inclusive Cost

USD 1,050

Per Person

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