Manaslu trek Itineraries

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Manaslu trek Itineraries

Manaslu Circuit Trek itineraries can be different duration variations as per the route and the acclimatization days you want to take on the Manaslu trekking. To be more specific, if you make the short hike as compared to the normal then it could be more days and if you add the Tsum valley on the Manaslu then it could be more days Manaslu trek itinerary. Your choice makes the big difference for Manaslu hiking which can be 18 Days (Arrival to Departure ) and more. We are going to give you all the itinerary options to the hikers who wish to go to Mnalsu trekking for their next adventure.


Some clarification of the Manaslu trek Itineraries

Most of the itineraries you find come with rest days in Sama Gaon and Samdo respectively for 2 days. Why? These two villages of the Manaslu trek are just beyond stunning. The two villages offer the various side trips options to the trekkers with the opportunity of acclimatization. The 15 days Manaslu trek is a normal and very liked program from most of the trekkers which consist of 2 days acclimatization in Samagaun and Samdo. You can hike to Manaslu Base camp or go to Phungen Gompa while you are in Samagaun. In Samdo you can hike to Samdo hill. Tibetan border is also options while you are in Samdo village.

To expand more days you can rest in a Bhimthang to explore the Ponker Lake and surrounding areas of Bhim Thang or stay 2 days in Samdo to go to Tibet Border. You can also extend your trek doing the trek in Annapurna circuit trail as well. There are off-road trails where you can easily trek. Let’s look at some Manaslu trek itinerary variations.

Manaslu Trek Itinerary (14-15 Days)

The normal and the most liked itinerary for Manaslu circuit trek.

15 days Manaslu circuit trek is the best itinerary for the trekkers who have a 2 and half weeks holiday to do Adventure trek in Nepal. The Manaslu circuit trek 15 days consist 2 days acclimatization in Samagaun and Samdoo respectively and 2 days to go Soti Khola and 1 day to drive in Kathmandu so all in all 13 days total walking days. Our 15 days itinerary is suitable for most of the trekkers.

Note: The Manaslu trek itinerary can be also done in 14 days by taking the jeep from Dharapani so it saves a day.



Manaslu trek 14-15 days facts

Facts
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Duration14-15 Trek days, 2 days Arrival and Departure and 1 days for permit in total 17 days
Max. elevation 5,106 m / 16,752 ft (Larkya La pass)
StartSoti Khola or Arughat
FinishDhrapani, Syange, Ngadi
DifficultyAdventure
Best Time for Manaslu TrekSpring and Autumn Season
Permits for Control region:7 days
PermitsACCAP and MCCAP
AccommodationTea House

Manaslu trek 14-15 days Highlights

  • Scenic landscape while driving to the Soti Khola.
  • 1 day Acclimatization at Samagaun. You can go to Manaslu Base Camp and Phungen Gompa while you are in Samagaun.
  • You can explore the unexplored landscape and the religious sites of the Manaslu Trek.
  • Drive out from Syange or if you want to end 1 day before to Make Manaslu Trek 14 days itinerary then you should drive from Dharapani.

Manaslu Trek 14 days Itinerary and advice to the trekkers.

  • Choosing the best time to do the Manaslu circuit trek (Spring and Autumn seasons) is the best time to explore the Manaslu circuit.
  • Acclimatization/rest day is not only for the rest it is the day for exploring around the area. You should try to explore as much as you can.
  • Rushing the trek is invitations to the Altitude Mountain Sickness so please go on a rhythm.
  • You should take the advantage of a day off making the permits by visiting the World heritage sites of kathmandu.

Manaslu Trek 14-15 Days itinerary


DaysItineraryAltitudeTime
1Arrival in Kathmandu1350 MeterYour time
2Sightseeing in Kathmandu (permit work)1350 MeterFull Day
3Drive to Soti Khola 775 M/ 2542 FT7-8 hr
4Soti Khola to Machha Khola900 M/ 2952 FT6-7 hr
5Machhakhola to Jagat1340 M/ 4397 FT7-8 hr
6Jagat to Deng1804 M/ 5917 FT7-8 hr
7Trek from Deng to Namrung2630 M/ 8626 FT6-7 hr
8Namrung Lho village3300 M/ 10498 FT5-6 hr
9Lho village Samagaun3500 M/ 11483 FT3-4 hr
10Acclimitization Day at Samagaun3500 M/ 11483 FTFull Day
11Samagaun to Samdo3860 M/ 12664 FT3-4 hr
12Samdo to Dharmasala4460 M/ 14632 FT 5-6 hr
13Dharmasala Bhimthang, larke la pass3720 M/ 12204 FT8-9 hr
14Bhimthang to Dharapani1860 M/ 6102 FT.7-8 hr
15Dharapani Syange1080 M/ 3542 FT7-8 hr
16Drive to Kathmandu1350 Meter8-9 hr
17Departure

Manaslu Trek Itinerary 17 Days

The most comfortable itinerary which suits people aged over 50.

This is more relaxing and time-consuming trek itinerary as compared to the first itinerary and suits the people who have less energy. The itinerary has more acclimatization days and it is very good for the people who love to explore nature more and consume the quality time on the Himalayas. Yes, you can do the Manaslu trek with the first itinerary too but if you want to explore more and have some extra days to explore the Himalayas then it is a very good itinerary for you. We recommend this itinerary for the people who feel that they would like to go on the Manaslu trek slowly.



Manaslu trek 17 days facts

Facts
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Duration17 days (Trek Duration only) 2 Days to Arrival and Departure and 1 day for permit
Max. elevation 5,106 m / 16,752 ft (Larkya La pass)
StartSoti Khola or Arughat
FinishDhrapani, Syange, Ngadi
DifficultyAdventure
Best Time for Manaslu TrekSpring(Mar-May) and Autumn(Oct-Nov) Season.
Permits for Control region:8 days
PermitsACCAP and MCCAP
AccommodationTea House

Manaslu trek 17 days Highlights

  • Spectacular landscape, snow-capped mountains, local settlements while driving to Soti Khola.
  • 2 days rest at Samagaon and Samdo village respectively. Manaslu base camp and Phungen gompa are the best places to explore near the Samagaun. You can also go to the Tibet border or go to Samdo ri when you are in Samdo.
  • You can explore the local people, cultures, traditions, lifestyle and religions of the Nubri Valley.
  • High pass that crosses the Larke la 5106 Meter to reach the Bhimthang.
  • Explore the Ponker lake around the Bhimthang.
  • Drive out from Syange or if you want to end 1 day before to Make Manaslu Trek 14 days itinerary then you should drive from Dharapani.

Manaslu Trek 17 days Itinerary and advice to the trekkers.

  • The best time for Manaslu circuit trek (Spring and Autumn seasons) are the best months to explore the Manaslu circuit trekking.
  • You should be able to walk 6-7 hours each day. Each day you have to climb the 400-500m altitude. Each day you need to walk around 12-15 Km.
  • Acclimatization/rest day is not only for the rest it is the day for exploring around the area. You should try to explore as much as you can.
  • Rushing the trek is invitations to the Altitude Mountain Sickness so please go on a rhythm.
  • You should take the advantage of a day off making the permits by visiting the World heritage sites of Kathmandu.

Manaslu Trek 17 Days itinerary


DaysItineraryAltitudeTime
1Arrival in Kathmandu1350 MeterYour time
2Sightseeing in Kathmandu (permit work)1350 MeterFull Day
3Drive to Soti Khola 775 M/ 2542 FT7-8 hr
4Soti Khola to Machha Khola900 M/ 2952 FT6-7 hr
5Machhakhola to Jagat1340 M/ 4397 FT7-8 hr
6Jagat to Deng1804 M/ 5917 FT7-8 hr
7Trek from Deng to Namrung2630 M/ 8626 FT6-7 hr
8Namrung Lho village3300 M/ 10498 FT5-6 hr
9Lho village Samagaun3500 M/ 11483 FT3-4 hr
10Acclimitization Day at Samagaun3500 M/ 11483 FTFull Day
11Samagaun to Samdo3860 M/ 12664 FT3-4 hr
12Samdo Acclimitization3860 M/ 12664 FT3-4 hr
13Samdo to Dharmasala4460 M/ 14632 FT 5-6 hr
14Dharmasala Bhimthang, larke la pass3720 M/ 12204 FT8-9 hr
15Bhimthang Exploration and trek to Goa
16Goa to Tal
17Tal to Syange
18Syange to Ngadi
19Drive to Kathmandu1350 Meter8-9 hr
20Departure

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Itinerary 22 Days

The longest Manaslu trek with sight trips to the Tsum Valley which explore the indigenous people of the Tsum valley and their cultures.


Tsum valley is an isolated valley located in the north of the Gorkha on the other side of the Manaslu circuit trek. The Trek to Tsum valley starts from the Nyak Phedi and ends there and you keep going to Deng. The Tsum valley is a cultural home for the Buddhists people where there are so many monasteries and the majestic Himalayas. Ganesh Himal and the other peaks around 7000 Meters are visible from the Tsum Valley trek. Trekkers are very interested to know the people’s lifestyle and culture of the area. This is actually the best place to see the most isolated part of the trek. After you return to the Manaslu circuit trek, you would continue the Manaslu route. You can see the Mt Manaslu 8,153 Meters, Buddha Himal, Ngadi peak, Cheo Himal while you trek to Manaslu and cross the Larke la pass like.


Manaslu Tsum Valley trek 22 days facts

Facts
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Duration22 days (Trek Duration only), 1 day for permit and 2 Days for Arrival and Departure.
Max. elevation 5,106 m / 16,752 ft (Larkya La pass)
StartSoti Khola or Arughat
FinishJagat
DifficultyAdventure
Best Time for Manaslu TrekSpring(Mar-May) and Autumn(Oct-Nov) Season.
Permits for Control region:8 days Manaslu and 7 Days Tsum Valley
PermitsACCAP and MCCAP
AccommodationTea House

Manaslu Tsum valley trek 22 days Highlights

  • Spectacular view of Buddha Himal, Mt Manaslu 26,650 feet, Cheo Himal, Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli and other peaks in the trekking trails area.
  • Magnificent view of the Mt Ganesh Himal from the Gumba Lungdang which is located in the middle of the forest from where you can take the best view of the Ganesh Himal.
  • Crossing the Larke pass 5106 meters is a great achievement for most of the trekkers.
  • Old Ancient Monasteries in the Tsum Valley like Rachen Gompa, Mu Gompa, Gumba Lungdang. There are also other monasteries in the Manaslu circuit trek area.
  • Great chance to be informed about the culture and traditions of the Tsum and Nubri Valley people.
  • Trekkers can see the diverse nature, diverse terrains, flora and fauna.
  • Opportunity to see the countless Chorten and the Mani walls along the trekking trails.

Manaslu Tsum valley trek 22 days itinerary

DaysItineraryAltitudeTime
1Arrival in Kathmandu1350 MeterYour time
2Sightseeing and permit work1350 Meter,Full Day
3Drive to Sotikhola7,75m/2,534 feet6 – 7 hr
4Trek to Machha Khola900m/2,943 feet6 – 7 hr
5Trek to Jagat1,340m/4,382 feet6 – 7 hr
6Trek to Lokpa from Jagat2,260m/7,390 feet6 – 7 hr
7Trek to Chumling from Lokpa2,360m/7,717 feet6 – 7 hr
8Chumling to Chhokangparo3010m/8,872 feet6 – 7 hr
9Chhokanparo to Nile3361m/11,024 feet6 – 7 hr
10Visit Mu Gompa3700m/12,136 feet5 – 6 hr
11Nile to Chokenparo3010m/9872 feet4 – 5 hr
12Chokeparo to Gumba Lungdang3200m/10,496 feet5 – 6 hr
13Gumba Lungdang to Lokpa2,260m/7,390 feet6 – 7 hr
14Lokpa to Deng1,830m/5,984 feet4 – 5 hr
15Deng to Namrung2,540m/8,306 feet7 – 8 hr
16Namrung to Lho3,200m/10,464 feet6 – 7 hr
17Trek Samagaun3,500m/11,445 feet5 – 6 hr
18Samagaun RestExlporation dayas plan
19Samagaun to Samdo3920m/14,584 feet3 – 4 hr
20Samdo to Dharmasala4,460m/14,584 feet5 – 6 hr
21Dharmasala – Larke – Bhimthng5,215m/17,053 feet, 3, 590m/11,480 feet8 – 9 hr
22Bhimthang to Dharapani1,860m/6,100 feet8 – 9 hr
23Trek to Jagat1400m/4592 feet6 – 7 hr
24Drive to Kathmandu1350m8 – 9 hr
25Departure

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