Manaslu Circuit Trek: Everything you need to know

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Manaslu circuit trek is one of the best trekking in Nepal. The mesmerizing trek in Manaslu takes you through an off-beaten remote path to beautiful landscapes, fierce white waterfalls, and a dense forest to Manaslu mountain (8156/26758ft), the eighth-highest peak in the world. Manaslu circuit is a restricted region trek that lies within the historical Gorkha district. The name Manaslu is derived from the Sanskrit word “Manasa” which means “intellect” or “soul”. Additionally, the means of Manaslu is the fulfillment of the need of the heart.

The Nepalese government solely permitted trekking of this circuit since 1991. Moreover, the trekking path follows an ancient salt-trading route on the Budhi Gandaki watercourse. During this route, ten peaks over 6,500 meters (21,300 ft) square measure visible, as well as many over 7,000 meters (23,000 ft). the very best purpose of the trek route is that the Larkya La at an associate degree elevation of 5,106 m.

Moreover, this trek could be a pristine trekking circuit around Mt. Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Trek on the less traveled trails through rural Nepal with epic views in all their glory. Manaslu region offers really completely different expertise from treks compared to the Mount Everest and Annapurna regions, which receive the largest range of trekkers.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Map


The trekking starts with traveling 160 km from Kathmandu to Machhakhola via Sotikhola from Kathmandu. It takes 7 hours by private vehicle and 8-9 hours by public bus. The first day of the trek is full of adventurous off-road.

The trekking ends with driving 6 hours from Dharapani in a Jeep and changing it to another Jeep or a local bus for a 7-hour drive to Kathmandu.


The Manaslu trek is a restricted region. You need a special restricted area permit, which can be issued by a local company. You will also need ACAP and MCAP permit for the trek. And two trekkers are compulsory for the trek.


Accommodation on the Manaslu Circuit Trek will be lodges and tea houses run by local families unless peoples specify a preference for tents. Each lodge has a central communal area with a stove, while the bedrooms are unheated with two beds and mattresses, and pillows. You will need to bring a sleeping bag, and the lodge can lend you a blanket if you need it. Although, foods are available in tea houses. You will stop in tea houses for lunch during the trek.


The latest communication development hit out the Manaslu Circuit trek. There are several places we can use government phones. Furthermore, WIFI works in Tsum valley too.

As a result, Manaslu Circuit Trek is a chance to relish a quiet time trekking in pure paradise away. The trek on associate degree ancient path on that you get pleasure from authentic Nepali culture and cordial reception.  Similarly, the Manaslu area Trek is parallel to time travel. Wherever the path has tea way on the method for a night stop.

Besides this Manaslu Circuit Trek makes for an excellent photo chance.  All you wish could be a good camera. We are able to observe the culture and history of its neighboring territory, Tibet. Therefore, Buddhism could be a major religion here as showcased by the Buddhist monasteries, the architecture, and traditions all the method. Tourists should acquire a Trekking allow from the Department of Immigration.

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Similarly, Our trips fully support and offer personalized service to our guests. If you’re interested to involve in these trips by your interest, time, and physical and mental preparation it’s fine.

Besides this, Hot Spring Trek, Trek near Kathmandu, Panchase Trek, Ghalegaun Trek, Chepang Hill Trek, Chisapani Nagarkot Trek, Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek are available.

Similarly, Annapurna Circuit Trek – 14 Days, Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 14 Days, and many more are in Annapurna Region.

Other hands, Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days, Everest Three Pass Trek – 17 Days are in Everest Region

In Langtang Region Holy Gosainkunda Trek – 6 Days, Langtang Valley Trek – 9 Days, Langtang Gosainkunda Chisapani Trek – 13 Days are available.

Manasalu Area Trek – 15 Days, Upper Mustang Trek – 14 Days, Nar Phu Valley Trek – 12 Days, Rara Lake Trek – 11 Days are in Restricted Region.

As well as Ganesh Himal, Kanchanjunga, Makalu Trek, and furthermore programs are organized by Robinson Crusoe Holidays.

Among the cultural programs; are Honeymoon Tour Package – 10 Days, Nepal Pleasure Tour – 8 Days, Adventure Package Tour – 14 Days, Historical Nepal Tour – 10 Days, Spiritual tour Package – 12 Days, Kathmandu Unique tour – 5 Days, Historical Gorkha Village Tour 9 Days, Nepal India Cultural Tour – 10 Days, Nepal Bhutan Tibet Tour – 12 Days.

Thus, According to your time duration and schedule, please go to our Plan Trip or Customize Trip.

Therefore, Robinson Crusoe Holiday is always ready to provide excellent services for our guests. Based on our cultural motto “Matri Debo Bhaba, Pitrii Debo Bhaba, Atithi Debo Bhaba.” Mother as a God, Father as a God, and Guest as a God.

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Kapil Banjara

Kapil is been working for 7 years in the tourism industry as a professional tour guide. He is a resource person of Nepalese society and politics with culture and tourism under Tribhuvan University for 8 years.
Kapil has also published a tourism-related book titled “Nepalese society and politics with culture and tourism” from Buddha Publication. He has been completed his master’s degree in different social subjects such as Population Studies, Political Science, Educational Planning and Management, and sociology.

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