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Manaslu Trekking Cost , Route, Recommend & Details Itinerary 2024,2025

14 Days, Soti Village

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is an enthralling trekking route situated in Nepal, offering an exhilarating experience of the world’s 8th highest mountain. This region is relatively less crowded and provides awe-inspiring views and cultural encounters. With the mighty Annapurna to the west and the majestic Ganesh Himal to the east, the Manaslu Circuit trek is perfect for adventure enthusiasts. Additionally, it is an excellent option to combine with other trekking packages in Nepal, making it an ideal destination for explorers and nature lovers.

If you are planning a vacation to Nepal, you should consider booking the Manaslu Circuit Trek with Nepal Planet Treks. This trek is renowned for its stunning alpine scenery, unique ethnic sub-cultures, and breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Ganesh Himal, Mount Himalchuli, Shringi, Ngadi Chuli, and Mount Manaslu itself, among other magnificent peaks. The Manaslu Conservation Area, established in 1992, is increasingly becoming popular among trekkers as it offers an opportunity to witness various rare and endangered flora and fauna. The trek is also famous for its excellent tea house trek, and around 10 peaks of over 6500 meters can be found in the Manasalu region. With its natural beauty and cultural richness, the Manaslu Circuit Trek is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves trekking.

You are invited to join our company’s upcoming adventure trip to Nepal scheduled for the years 2024-2025. We are thrilled to offer you some of the best deals and prices for a perfect holiday experience in Nepal. If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please let us know and we will be happy to provide you with more details about this exciting trip.”

Some Manaslu Trek Facts

Manaslu is the 8th highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters. The Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal is a classic trek that offers stunning scenery, suspension bridge crossings, and the Himalayan Pass Larke La. The trail follows the Budi Gandaki River, letting you explore authentic Hindu and Tibetan-style Buddhist villages. The Manaslu teahouses are renowned for their warm hospitality and delicious cuisine. The trek takes you through varied landscapes, ranging from green countryside and lush forests to high-altitude landscapes with glaciers and snow-capped mountains.

The Manaslu Circuit Trek begins with an amazing sightseeing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, where we go and explore Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath Temple. After this incredible cultural activity, we begin the journey to Sathi Khola and Machha Khola, the beginning points of our trek to Manaslu. As we pass several villages, we marvel at the captivating views of Mt. Manaslu. Exploring the rich local heritage and biological diversity of this legendary region is amazing! Further along the Manaslu Circuit trek, we head north towards the iconic Larky La Pass at a height of 5,106 meters.

What does the Manaslu trek cost?

For the Manaslu trek cost, you need to calculate an average of 100 USD t per week. For the Manaslu Circuit trek of 12 days, it will cost a total of 965 USD to 1100 USD per person. Since it’s a remote region and located in a Conservation Area trekking there with a trekking company is necessary, and this cost includes domestic transportation, porter and guide services, all permits, and All accommodations during the trek.  Nepal Planet Treks has a lot of experience operating in the Manaslu region and takes part in sustainable tourism to further develop this amazing trekking region in Nepal!

What is the Manaslu trek difficulty?

Considered a bit more difficult than the traditional Everest Base Camp trek, the Manaslu trek’s difficulty is rated moderate to hard. As Larke La is located at a high elevation, we do recommend trekkers at least do some exercise before attempting this incredible Manaslu Circuit trek!

Manaslu trekking permit costs?

The Manaslu trekking permit costs are, in the offseason, very approximate: USD 28 MCAP and  28 ACAP plus USD 100  per week for the restricted areas from Jagat to Dharapani. But not to worry about Nepal Planet Treks; we take care of everything, and it’s all included in the price of this amazing Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal.

Since the Manaslu region touches the border with Tibet (China), special permits are required for the Manaslu Circuit trek, the Manaslu Base Camp trek, and the Tsum Valley trek. For more detailed and up-to-date information about the Manaslu trekking permit costs, you can always contact our travel team through the quick inquiry message!

What is the best time to trek in Manaslu?

According to us, the best time to trek in Manaslu will be in March, April, and May. This is the time when the entire valley is green and full of life! Alternatively, if you’re more of a winter, snowy type of person, we do recommend the best time to trek in Manaslu is from September to November!

Short itinerary

Day 01:

Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m , 4,264ft.) (2o minute drive)

Day: 02

Kathmandu drive to Soti Khola (1,000m | 3,280ft.) (7-8 hours)

Day: 03

Soti Khola to Machha Khola (1,300m,4,265ft.(5-6 hour)

Day: 04

Machha Khola to Jagat (1,360m,4,461ft.) (5-6 Hours)

Day: 05

Jagat to Dang (1850m, 11480ft) (6-7 hours)

Day: 06

Deng To Namrung Village (2,965m,95,12ft) ( 5-6 hours walk)

Day: 07

Namrung to Sama Gaong Village (3,550m, 11480 Ft) ( 6-7 hours)

Day: 08

Sama Gaong to Samdo (4,000m ,13,123 ft) (5-6hours)

Day: 09

Samdo acclimatization day

Day: 10

Samdo to Dharmashala (4,450m,14,599ft.) (4- Hour walk)

Day: 11

Dharmashala to Bhimtang (2,785m, 9,137ft.) ( 8-9 hours)

Day: 12

Bhimtang to Dharapani (1,943m | 6,374ft.)  ( 5-7hours)

Day: 13

Dharapani to Kathmandu (1,433m | 4,701ft.) 8-9 hour)

Day: 14

Departure Day from Nepal

Day by Day Itinerary

Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, we will be picked up and transported to the hotel to check in, freshen up, and explore the surrounding areas. Near a hotel, it offers a variety of experiences for visitors, ranging from historic sites to bustling markets. In the evening, visitors can dine at local restaurants and enjoy the city’s nightlife. Staying overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast today, we will be moving from Kathmandu to Dhading Beshi via a private jeep or local bus, depending on your finances. you will enjoy the stunning views of the Nepalese countryside along with the mountain hills while traveling on the secondary route to Aarughat/Salentar. Upon reaching Arughat/Salentar, we will then drive further towards Seti Khola and spend the night in SotiKola.


Today, we will take it slow and steady as we climb up. We will then exit the woods and reach Riden Gaon. The ravine we see here abruptly flows into Budhi Gandaki. At Lambesi, the path goes downhill towards Budi Gandaki. The total walking time will be around 5 hours and we will set up a new camp at Machha Khola. We will spend the night at Machha Khola.


After breakfast, we will start our journey by crossing the Thado Khola which takes us through a new pebbly ravine to Khorlabesi. On the way, we will also get a view of a smaller temperate early spring from Tatopani. The track then mounts, leading us across the Budhi Gandaki River via a suspension bridge, and finally, we will arrive at Dobhan. As the elevation increases, the surroundings will go through a complete transformation. Jagat is where you can find a police check post. We will spend the night in Jagat..


We start the day with breakfast and then head out from Jagat to reach the riverbed once again. After following the river, we make our way up to the terraced hill of Saguleri, where we can see Sringi Himal (7177 m) in the distance. Once we reach the Ghatte River, we will cross the Budhi Gandaki yet again, until we arrive at Sirish Gaon. From here, the Gandaki Valley will become narrower. We will spend the night in Deng Village.


After breakfast and leaving Deng, we will walk across the upstream of Deng Khola to observe a small village with households. At Ghap, we can witness the Tibetan lifestyle and see Mani stones and chortens on many facets. We will spend the night at the in Namrung Village



We start our day with breakfast and begin our trek through Namrung, crossing the ridge and reaching Budhi Gandaki. As we make our way down, we pass by several houses and reach Tashi Gupmpa, then we come across a checkpoint once again. Continuing our journey, we cross the Hinan River via Linda Glacier and arrive at Sho. From here, we get a clear view of Manaslu upper (7774 m), Naike peak, and Manaslu (8150 m). We then proceed to Samagaon, where we will be staying overnight.

After having breakfast, we will head towards Sama Gompa and cross the long mani wall and Chorten at Kermo Kharka. Then, we will walk down towards Budi Gandaki, which used to be a trade hub between the Far East and India years ago. On the way, you will see people raising livestock such as yaks, goats, and sheep. We will camp tonight at Samdo.

Today is a rest day for acclimatization, followed by an uphill hike for exercise. The rest of the day is free for leisure and exploration. overnight teahouse at Samdo.


After breakfast, we will move across Gyala Khola from Samdo. Then we will continue towards the thriving Larke bazaar, passing a few small rivers and streams before reaching the Larke Glacier. Along the way, we will also come across some structures known as “Dharmashala”. We will spend the night at Dharamshala.


Did you know that the Larke La Pass offers a perfect vantage point to witness the majestic Annapurna Mountain ranges, Mt Manaslu, and the Ganesh Himal? After a short walk, we will reach a valley on the north side of the Larky Glaciers, from where we can enjoy the best views of Cho Danda and Larky Peak.

After trekking across the glacier moraines, we gradually ascend towards a steeper section of the pass. Once we reach the top, we’re treated to breathtaking views of the Cheo Himalaya, Khanguru, and the massive Annapurna range. From there, we continue on a longer-than-usual journey to Bimthang village. Walking into the low pastures with the evening mist settling in and Mt. Manaslu looming in the distance is an unforgettable experience. We’ll spend the night in Bimthang Village.


We will have breakfast and then leave from Karcher to head up to Paddy Meadows along the Karche La track. As we make our way, we will have to walk down through several pastures before reaching Tillie. We will then cross the Dudh Khola to reach the Thonje checkpoint. From there, we will meet up with the Marshyangdi region coming from below. We will spend the night at a camp in Dharapani..



After breakfast, drive to jion jeep to Besishar take lunch, and back to Kathmandu by bus. The drive will take approximately 5-6 hours. Spend the night at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, you have the option to indulge in some last-minute shopping for souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones before you depart. Alternatively, you can choose to participate in any additional trips or activities that you may have booked with us. If you’re leaving today, we’ll arrange for your transfer to the International Airport for your onward journey.

“We hope you have an amazing adventure in the Himalayas with us!”


What's Included?

Service includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It depends on the group.
  • Two-night accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • trekking map.
  • Kathmandu to Via bus to Soti Khola and  back to  Kathmandu
  • An experienced Government-licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salaequipmentents, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter ( one potter for two)
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and special Manasalu permit with
  • TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.All government taxes and vates.

Service excludes

  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D)
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc, if u want private  jeep/van/heli
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

Date & Price

2024-03-28 to 2024-4-8 : $ 880$ PP.
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