The Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) is the eight highest mountains in the world which is quite popular less tourist visit trekking destination and the trek goes high passes of 5,160m in Larkya La pass. This trek is restricted areas trekking, only opened from 1992 for trekkers by Nepal government. Until then the area was a virgin land with un spoilt beauty. However, even today Manaslu has kept its beauty intact and continues to be a unsurpassable trekking destination. The trek can be done with local home stay with tea houses services along the Manaslu circuit trek where the trekkers can take local life taste and can be safe the money than camping services trek. The trek gives unforgettable beautiful mountain scenery of Manaslu region and Annapurnas with the diverse culture and the local people daily life structures.

The Manaslu trek can be start different trek starting places either from Gorkha and or from Arughat Bazar. If you have longer vacation for Nepal, then you should start the trek from Gorkha and do the trek for 17 days. The trek route goes, Drive: Kathmandu to Gorkha – Arkul – Baluwa – Barpak – Larpak – Khorlabesi – Philim – Deng – Namrung – Sama gompa – Samdo – Dharmasala – Larke la pass – Bimtang – Soti Khola – Dharapani – Besisahar and drive to Kathmandu.

And also can be done with 13 days starting from Arughat Bazar. The trek routes goes, Drive Kathmandu to Arughat Bazar and catch to local jeep to Soti khola – Machha Khola – Jagat – Dang – Namrung – Samagaon – Samdo – Dharmasala – Larkya La pass – Bimtang – Dharapani – Besisahar and drive to Kathmandu.

So, this trek can be design in shorter and longer days up on your requested and holidays time frame. We have designed two different itineraries for Manaslu trek, if your time frame isn’t suit as a schedule then can drop an e-mail for special holidays design.

    Program 01: Manaslu Trek

  • Day 1
    Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Transfer to Hotel.

    After your arrival in Kathmandu our representatives at the airport will transfer you to your hotel and help you in checking in.

  • Day 2
    Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

    Kathmandu is where we spend the day, strolling across the city streets and collecting the last pieces of equipments that our trek requires.

  • Day 3
    Drive Kathmandu to Gorkha (1060m) by bus (5 hrs), home stay
  • Day 4
    Trek to Kerabari (Arukul) (570m) walking (6-7 hrs), home stay
  • Day 5
    Trek to Baluwa (750m) walking (6-7 hrs), home stay
  • Day 6
    Trek to Barpak (1950m) walking (6-7 hrs), home stay
  • Day 7
    Trek to Larpak (2100m), walking (5-6 hrs), home stay
  • Day 8
    Trek to Khorlabensi 875m, tea house stay
  • Day 9
    Trek to Philim (1570m), O/N in Philim tea house stay
  • Day 10
    Trek to Deng (1860m), O/N in Deng tea house stay
  • Day 11
    Trek to Namrung (2630m), O/N in Namrung tea house stay
  • Day 12
    Trek to Sama Gompa (3520m), O/N in Sama Gompa tea house stay
  • Day 13
    visit Manaslu glacier and lake tea house stay
  • Day 14
    Trek to Samdo (3875m), O/N in Samdo tea house stay
  • Day 15
    Trek to Dharmasala (4960m), O/N in Dharmasala tea house stay
  • Day 16
    Trek to Larke La Pass (5160m) and camp in Bimtang (2785m) tea house stay
  • Day 17
    Trek to Soti Khola (Gowa) (2515m), O/N in Camp tea house stay>
  • Day 18
    We drive from Dharapani to Besisahar, overnight stay in Besisahar
  • Day 19
    Drive to Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
  • Program 02: Manaslu circuit trek 13 days

  • Day 1
    Drive Kathmandu to Arughat and catch local jeep to Soti Khola, overnight stay in Soti Khola (730m), tea house stay
  • Day 2
    Trek to Machha khola (930m), overnight stay in Machha khola, tea house stay
  • Day 3
    Trek to Jagat (1,410m), Overnight stay in Jagat, tea house stay
  • Day 4
    Trek to Dang (1,800m), overnight stay in Dang, tea house stay
  • Day 5
    Trek to Namrung (2,660m), overnight stay in Namrung, tea house stay
  • Day 6
    Trek to Samagaon (3,530m), overnight stay in Samagaon, tea house stay
  • Day 7
    Rest day in Sama gaon (3,530m), overnight stay in Samagaon tea house stay
  • Day 8
    Trek to Samdo (3,690m), overnight stay in Samdo, tea house stay
  • Day 9
    Trek to Manaslu base camp (Dharmasala 4,470m), overnight stay in B. C., tea house stay
  • Day 10
    Trek to Larke La Pass (5,216m) and camp in Bimtang (3,720m) tea house stay
  • Day 11
    Trek to Dharapani (1,860m), overnight stay in Dharapani, tea house stay
  • Day 12
    Drive Dharapani to Besisahar via off road and same day drive to Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu

Note: Above holiday itinerary can be customized as our guest specific requirements and can make shorter and longer. We design your holidays accordingly.

  • ††Return transfers from International to your hotel.
  • One night stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes and Manaslu conservation entry fees.
  • Manaslu conservation entry fees.
  • Manaslu Trek special permit fees.
  • Annapurna conservation entry fees.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides and support staff (2 guest = one porter, (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipments, food and accommodation).
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Necessary ground transportation depends on your services requested via tourist bus or private transport.
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag (if necessary we provide).
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish care to clean up the environment.
  • PNT official services charge and government taxes.

Medical support: An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals: During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation.

Water: Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

  • All meals in Kathmandu city and on trek.
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies).
  • any internal flight tickets.
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetozolomide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipments.


Travel Insurances: –
Travel Insurances are compulsory for clients trekking or climbing with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Nepal has four climatic seasons

  • Spring : March – May
  • Summer: June – August
  • Autumn: September – November
  • Winter: December – February

While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Enquire about any trekking region and we will tell you about the best season to visit that area.

Check-list of personal equipment:
  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

The following equipment are required during the Climbing period: –
(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore – Tax Jacket with hood).


If you’d prefer to share this Peace Nepal holiday trip with your own group of friends, we’ve got good news, it’s also available as a Private Adventure!, Our Private Adventure specialists are on hand to give you a quote or talk through some different options.

Feel free to give them a call on 977-1-4250540 or Email us at info@peacenepaltreks.com

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