Mountains like Manaslu, Himchuli, Ganesh, Kang Guru and Boudha and the various hills and lakes like the Bara protected by the Manaslu Conservation Area falls in the Manaslu region. The Manaslu is the 8th highest mountain in the world and falls in the Mansiri Himalayan range. The Manaslu circuit trek covers all this and is accompanied by views of the exotic mountain ranges like the Manaslu, Himchuli, Ganesh Himal, Kang Guru etc. Exquisite views of various snow capped mountains and glaciers and walks through rocky terrains makes it one of the most dangerous and fatal treks in Nepal.
Soti Khola is the starting point of the trek, which can be reached via Kathmandu by a drive. Further trek from Soti Khola to Maccha Khola accompanied by rocky trails, crossing through rivers and suspension bridges and observing natural waterfalls. Jagat is reached after walking through ups and downs and crossing through Tharo Khola and Budhi Gandaki suspension bridges. Walking through uninhabited gorges via river beds and bamboo forests brings Deng then Namrung village which is an excellent viewpoint for Siring and Ganesh Himal. Trek can be done from here to the village of Prok with its monasteries and gompas accompanied by beautiful sights of the Siringi Himal.
The entire walk through Namrung to Pungyen Gompa via Samagaon is adorned with Buddhist cultures and traditions. The Pungyen Gompa offers great views of different glaciers of the region. The Samdo village offers spectacular views of the pristine Mt. Manaslu including Simrang, Hiunchuli, Ngadi, Larkye and Cheo and comes next in trail. The Larkya la. Bimthang, situated further in the trail rewards trekkers with great views of the Larkya Glacier, Mt. Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Himlung Himal and Cheo Himal. The trail passes through Tal and finally Syange upon reaching Tirje with occasional views of the Marsyangdi Khola and the Marsyangdi valley along the way. The Manaslu circuit trek can then be ended by driving from Syange back to Kathmandu.
Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival day transfer from International airport to Hotel and free day.
Day 2 : Kathmandu to Arughat. Private transport or local transport.7 hrs.
Day 3 : Arught to Soti Khola.5 to 6 hrs. (710m)
Day 4 : Soti Khola to Labubesi. 4 to 5 hrs. (880m)
Day 5 : Labubesi to Tatopani. 6 to 7 hrs.(930m)
Day 6 : Tatopani to Jagat.5 to 6 hrs.(1410m)
Day 7 : Jagat to Ekle Bhatti. 4 to 5 hrs.(1600m)
Day 8 : Eakle Bhatti to Deng.3 to 4 hrs.(1800m)
Day 9 : Deng to Ghap.3 to 4 hrs.(2110m)
Day 10 : Ghap to Namrung.3 to 4 hrs.(2660m)
Day 11 : Namrung to Lho. 4 to 5 hrs.(3180m)
Day 12 :Lho to Samagau.3 to 4 hrs.(3530m)
Day 13 : Rest day at Samagau: Acclimatization.(manaslu base camp visit)
Day 14 : Samagaun to Samdo.3 to 4 hrs.(3860m)
Day 15 : Samdo to Dharmasala/Larkya phedi.3 to 4 hrs.
Day 16 : Dharmasala/Larkya Phedi to Larke pass.(5100m) trek to Bhimtang.7 to 9 hrs.(3720m)
Day 17 : Bhimtang to Gho.4 to 5 hrs.(2560m)
Day 18 : Gho to Dharapani.3 to 4 hrs.(1920m)
Day 19 : Dharapani to Syange.6 to 7 hrs.(1100m)
Day 20 : Syange to Bhulbule, Besisahar.
Day 21 : Besisahar to Kathmandu by Private transport or local.
Day 22 : Free Day.
Day 23 : Departure to international airport back home.