Manaslu Trek

17 Days
  • Manaslu Trek
  • Manaslu Trek
  • Manaslu Trek
  • Manaslu Trek
  • Manaslu Trek
  • Manaslu Trek


Manaslu trek is one of the popular treks in Nepal. Now it is used as alternative trek to Annapurna region because of the road structure. This trek begins from Soti khola  in Gorkha. On the way to the trekking, a marvelous view of Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m.) and eight tallest mountains in the world can be observed.

This geography provides a chance see rich local cultural heritages as well as varied biological diversity. Highest point of this trek is Larkya – la pass 5,160 m. It is claimed to be one of the most beautiful pass in Nepal. Before this pass, trekking route follows Budi Gandaki valley.

We developed for 17 days trek itineary for you
Trip Highlight

  • People, Culture. 
  • Mountain and Larkya la pass.

Fitness level Strong
Trip Duration 17 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Tea House
Start - End Soti Khola, Gorkha - Besishar, Lamjung
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 5160 m
Trip Season Autumn and Spring is Recommended

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel, Evening welcome dinner

At the airport our all time staff member will be waiting for you, with your name written in the cardboard. Then you will be safely taken to the hotel in a car. Then it’s a long flight for you so you can take a rest in a hotel. At night, you can enjoy the nightlife of Thamel, the main hub of tourists.

Day 02: Sightseeing in kathmandu and preparation of trek and Permit

This is the free day for you. So, after having a delicate breakfast we will start to visit the WHS inside the valley swayambhunath the oldest monkey temple of nepal, patan durbar square one of the oldest cities of kathmandu valley, boudhanath one of the largest stupas in asia, pashupatinath oldest hindu temple of kathmandu. Then we will prepare for our tomorrow trek.

Day 03: Drive to Soti Khola via Arughat Bazar

After breakfast we’ll start our journey towards the soti khola and we'll go west through the prithivi highway. We can see the scenery of the small towns, green terraces and some hillsides. Road will be rough and tough for you by seeing the southern Himalayas of nepal.

Day 04: Soti khola to Machha khola (930m) ⅞  hours

After a delicate breakfast in soti khola we start our trek towards the machha khola  through Sal Forest which introduces the stunning ridges,cross bridges with winding paths. Now through the budhi gandaki river we travel ko machha khola where we spend our night.

Day 05: Machha Khola to Gagat (1410m)  6/7 hours

Our day starts with a natural hot spring which is situated at khorla besi then after that we’ll cross Budhi Gandaki through suspension bridge and with a dense forest along the views of mountains and rivers. Then after reaching the destination we will spend our night there.

Day 06: Gagat to Deng (1804m) 6/7 hours

Now it's time for us to leave gagat. After having breakfast we will start our journey now we descend the sirdibas and cross the village of salleri. Then we enter the gorge which is surrounded by the orchids. Now we enter the bamboo forest to deng. Where we have an overstay.

Day 07: Deng to Namrung (2630m) 6/7 hours

After a delicious breakfast  we’ll start our trek which leads us to a beautiful namrung village with a breathtaking view of Manaslu and other mountains. Now we’ll head to pork village which is known for snow capped siring himal.

Day 08: Namrung to Sama Gaon (3530m) 6/7 hours

We’ll start our trek from Namrung which takes us towards the Sama Gaon. Our trek will be 6-7 hours long. Now we’ll pass through the forest which leads us to the fine village Lihi which is famous for its many stupas and barley terraces. Now from shyala  village we can see the beautiful large glaciers and mountains.

Day 09: Acclimatization day and side trip to MBC/ Bihendar Late (3530m) 6/7 hrs

This is the day for rest and exploration. We can now explore the village. You can get to know about some rich sherpa culture and see the mani stones with buddist texts. If you hike up to the sama village then you can see the glacier through the monastery.

Day 10: Sama to Samdo (3860m) ⅘ hours

After breakfast we’ll move towards the  samdo. Trek starts from the budhi Gandaki river and follows the side stream. Then we’ll move through the mini walls along with the mountain views  and amazing view of tibetian border. At Samdo we’ll enjoy our dinner and stay overnight.

Day 11: Acclimatization day and side trip to Tibitan border (3860m) 7/8 hrs

It’s another rest and exploration day for you. After enjoying a refreshing breakfast we’ll move upward towards the Gya La Pass. From where we can see the amazing view of mountains and small settlements. And we’ll travel to the main trading pass which connects us to tibet.

Day 12: Samdo to Dharmasala (4460m) ⅘ hours

After a delicious breakfast at Samdo we’ll slowly start to move towards the tibetian market  called Larke Bazar then we’ll descend towards the Budhi Gandaki river. Now the larkya glacier can be seen. After reaching our destiny we will now have dinner and enjoy our night.

Day 13: Dharamshala to Bimthang (3700m) Via Larke La pass (5160m)8/9 hours

Today is our longer hike towards the Bimthang. After a breakfast in dharamsala we’ll enter the beautiful village and wide range of flora and fauna. Now we’ll walk across the glacier which is steeper in its last section. Now you’ll finish walking into the low pastures in the early evening.

Day 14: Bimthang to Tilije

After breakfast we’ll move towards the Tilije enjoying the awesome view of manaslu mountain and higher cultivated land at karche. Now we’ll be going through the dense forest of rhododendron and pine forest. Now at Gho we’ll again drop to the riverbank. We’ll now take a stop at Tilije.

Day 15: Tilije to chamje

Now we’ll be leaving tilije by crossing the Dudh Khola river. Now we'll be joining the annapurna circuit and then we’ll pass the marsyangdi river and karte. Now to reach chamje we’ll cross the rocky stairway of Tal. Now the marsyangdi river arrives with its own beauty and by crossing that we’ll now reach at chamje.

Day 16: Chamje to kathmandu by private transport

Now it's time for us to leave back towards the capital. Now you’ll be taking a memory of those treks at manaslu and the forest’s trek. Now on this private ride you will enjoy the view of mountain and hills and you can have a wonderful view of the river. After the arrival at Kathmandu you can take a rest at night or  you can enjoy night at thamel.

Day 17: Drive to international airport and departure

Now your vacation ends here and this would be the last day of your at kathmandu. After breakfast you can now do shopping at kathmandu. Then you’ll be taken to the international airport for your departure.


√ Airport picks up and drops by  Private Vehicle

√ Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

√ 2 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast

√All Private land Transportation 

√ One  Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

√ Special Trekking Permit and TIMS Card

√Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

√ Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks

√ Lodge during the Trek

√ Insurance for all staff


Not Included

× International Flight and Nepal Visa

× Food in Kathmandu  except Breakfast

× Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)

×Temple/Monastery entrance fees

× Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

× Travel Insurance and rescue× Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on

 × Tip  to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)


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