Manalsu Circuit Trek 12 Days

Larkya Pass Manaslu Trek 12 Days
At a Glance
  • Duration12 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 5160m
  • Group Size 2 to 25 person
  • Start City Kathmandu
  • End City Kathmandu
  • Trip Type Private and Group Joining
  • Activity Trekking and Hiking
  • Best Season September - May
Trip Highlights
  • Embark on a journey to the base of mighty Mt. Manaslu and Larkya Pass.
  • Experience the wilderness of Manaslu Conservation.
  • Discover Samagaon, the gateway and cultural heart of the Manaslu Circuit Trek.
  • Dive into the lively culture and tradition of the Tibetan Buddhist community.
  • The great perspectives of the mountain range from the Manaslu Base Camp.
  • The serene atmosphere inside ancient Monasteries along the trail.
  • Get a glimpse of the Manaslu Glacier on the way to MBC.
  • Picturesque day hike to Pungyen Monastery and Manaslu Base Camp (4800m)
  • Spectacular views of Mt. Manaslu, Buddha Himal, Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli and many more.
  • You take a trip to the Gorkha District of Nepal known as warriors’ home.
  • We pass an all-around, stamped trail to the Manaslu Larkya Pass, with fascinating local towns up and down on the route.
  • It is a great chance to learn about local people individually, their conventional culture, and their way of life.
  • The trail runs under Manaslu Conservation, a recreation center that stretches out over a wide scope enhanced with assortments of flora and fauna.
  • Samagaon, a sparkling mountain town in the Gorkha District of Nepal, is the only entryway to the Manaslu Base Camp and Larkyapass.
  • Pungyen Gompa Community—a spiritual focus while in transit to Manasalu Circuit Larkya pass.
  • Manaslu Base Camp, the base camp of the eighth highest mountain, Mount Manaslu 8,163 metres (26,781 ft)
  • Hike to Sama Gompa, from where you can enjoy the sunrise views amid the panoramic views of the snow caped mountains in the Manaslu region.
  • No need to book a domestic flight! You can drive to this trek within 7 to 8 hours
  • Trek through the Manalsu Valley, also known as the virgin trail in Nepal
  • Climb MBC for its stunning scenic views.
  • Walk through the spectacular rhododendron forests on lower trail
  • Collect blessings at old Monasteries along the trail
  • Overnight in interesting local teahouses on the route
  • The lesser-known trekkking in Nepal
  • Pass by the yak pastures
  • Natural hot spring at Tatopani where you can take a dip
  • Visit the beautiful Gorkha and Manang district
  • Magnificent lakes, glaciers, high pass, and stunning waterfalls
  • Cross Larkya La Pass at 5,160(16,929 feet) meters

12 days Manaslu Circuit Trek Information

Manaslu Circuit Trek 12 Days is an off-the-beaten trial on the mountains that circle Mount Manasulu and emerges as an advantageous trekking destination in Nepal. Open for visitors around two decades ago, this restricted land of Manaslu preserves its nature and culture untouched by the world.

These 12 days of Manaslu Circuit Trekking are quite challenging but a culturally enriching trip to the spectacular mountains. Passing via the rewarding Buddhist settlements, the cultures, and the diversity of Manaslu is a life-changing experience for many.

Lying just next to the famous Annapurna Circuit trek and Nar Phu Valley Trek, the Manaslu Circuit Trek has still managed to keep its natural wonders undisturbed by the touch of modernization. Whether it be the stunning waterfalls or the glacier lakes, we can see along the journey. Whether it be the terrace farms, villager's festival, or many chortens and monasteries along the way, this 12-day Manaslu Circuit Trek is a very engaging trek.

The major highlight of this short Manaslu circuit package is Larkya La Pass lies at the height of 5106 meters and overlooks the spectacular panorama of mountains such as Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Ngadi Chuli, Himalchuli, Baudha, Sringi Himal, Mt. Ganesh Himal, and more. Manaslu Conservation area at this location homes rear wildlife such as Himalayan Tahr, Agali, Pika, Himalayan Marmots, and Snow Leopard. If you're looking for a perfect blend of nature and culture in a single trip, this is Nepal's best-recommended route.

12-day Manaslu circuit package trip begins from Macha Khola (beyond Arughat) of Gorkha and climbs to Samagaun. From here, you hike to the Manaslu Base Camp and gain more altitude as you move to Samdo and Dharmasala. Crossing Larke La Pass, you enter into the Annapurna region, just to be driving back to Kathmandu.

Best time for 12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek

Three months of autumn, i.e. September, October, and November, are highly recommended for 12 Days Manaslu Trek because you will meet many other fellow travelers along the way. You can also experience warm weather, and the sky is quite clear while the views are better. Also, it is a festive season in Nepal, so you have a lot of cultural insight. Spring is also a good season to encounter more wildlife and colorful Rhododendrons along the forest. It's a good time for mountain climbers as well. Winter trekking in Manaslu is possible, but it might be difficult due to cold and snowfall. However, the Manaslu Circuit trek in December/January offers an awesome view of the mountains, great sunrise, and sunset views, a peaceful trail, and the blue sky every day. The summer Manaslu Trek is also a little challenging, and the trial is slippery due to regular rainfall.

12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty

Manaslu circuit trek difficulty is graded between moderate to among the treks in Nepal. Each day, you hike for 6 to 8 hours in that difficult Himalayan landscape. The average altitude for 12 Days Larke Pass Trek is about 4000 meters, where the oxygen level almost drops to half. This means the trek is going to be adventurous, but with the right kind of preparation, it is obviously possible for beginners. Thankfully, you will not need any climbing skills or gear to stroll in the village of 12 days Manaslu Trek.

12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trekking Itinerary

The shorter version of 12-day Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary begins by driving west of Kathmandu to Arughat and then to Macha Khola. Then, you hike for three days to reach Samagaon. There are lots of places to explore here before you trek to Samdo. Moving forward, you need to hike to Dharmasala before walking down to Tilje. From Tilje, you get a Sharing Jeep and drive to Besisahar and then to Kathmandu, thus ending this 12 Days Larke Pass Trek.

Insurance for Manaslu Circuit Trek

Before you book the Nepal Manaslu Trek, it is compulsory that you have a travel insurance in your home country. Trekking in Nepal is a thrilling, adventurous activity with risks. The cases of altitude sickness, injuries, and cancellations due to bad weather are the common issues we have seen during the Nepal Manaslu Trek. Make sure that your insurance includes high-altitude helicopter evacuation without pre-approval in case of emergencies. You can also get travel insurance in Nepal. However, we suggest that you book one from your home country.

12 Day Manaslu Circuit Trek cost

The Nepal short version Manaslu Circuit Trek price is $900 to $1400. The cost depends upon your itinerary, mode of transportation, group size and level of luxury you seek during the trip. The cost of Accommodation during the 12-day Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost is about $5-10 per room. The food costs less than $45 for the whole day, and the cost of Porter/ guide is also $40 per day. Now, if you use the local bus or share a Jeep during the trip, the transportation cost will be around $50 to $100, and the permit costs about $70 for seven days. In total, Manaslu Circuit Trek price will be around $1100 in a small group and about $900 in a large group.

How long does it take to do Manaslu Circuit?

Manaslu Circuit Trek is usually 12 to 18 days long, depending upon the distance travelled each day and the location included. TSUM Valley can add 4 to 5 days to the classical Manaslu Circuit Trek; otherwise, it's completed in about 12 days.

How to train for Short Manaslu Circuit?

You do not need any special training or experience for Nepal Manaslu Trek in 12 Days. However, cardio exercises and strength improvement modes a few months before the trip will make your journey easier. Short hikes with your back in the home country, running practices, etc, make you ready for the successful Manaslu Trek in Nepal with Breeze Adventure Team.

What we see on 12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek?

  • The traditional villages of Manaslu, the high Himalayas landscapes and their people offer the list of things to see on Manaslu Circuit Trek:
  • Mount Manaslu (8,163 meters), the eighth-highest mountain in the world.
  • Views of other peaks such as Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal, and Ngadi Chuli.
  • One of the highest trekking passes in Nepal at 5,160 meters, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.
  • Diverse Landscapes, From lush subtropical forests and terraced fields in the lower regions to alpine forests and barren high-altitude landscapes.
  • Remote Villages with the Tibetan Culture, Villages like Pewa, Gajat, Namrung, Lho, Syalla, Samagaon, and Samdo.
  • Very ancient monasteries such as the Kargyu Chholing Monastery in prok, Ribung Monastery in Lho village, Sama Monastery at Samagaon and the Pungyen Monastery near Shyala Village.
  • Numerous Buddhist monasteries, mani walls and prayer wheels.
  • A glacial lake at the bottom of Manaslu Base Camp, offering an amazing view.
  • Rich Flora and Fauna:
  • The trek passes through the Manaslu Conservation Area, home to diverse wildlife including Himalayan Tahr, snow leopards, and red a few pandas too.
  • Cultural and Festivals, If you are interested, you can experience local festivals such as the Mani Rimdu festival, which showcases traditional Tibetan Buddhist rituals and dances.
  • The Manaslu Circuit trail follows the Budi Gandaki River for a significant portion of the trek, crossing suspension bridges and passing through deep gorges.
  • Manaslu Base Camp, A side trip to the Manaslu Base Camp MBC offers a close-up view of the Mt. Manaslu, other beautiful mountain and the surrounding glaciers.

Best Trekking Packages in Manaslu Region



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From Kathmandu, we shall first get a ride on the East-west highway, heading towards Arughat. This is the biggest settlement before we enter the Manaslu region. The ride towards Soti Khola and then to Mache Khola on an off-road village path is quite dirty and bumpy, but the views will keep you entertained throughout the trip.

  • Max Altitude: 590m
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Time: 8 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Transport: Jeep

After our first tea house stay of 12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary, we start the trek early, walking via the Buri Gandaki River. In the first part of the trip, we reach the village of Khorla Beshi. Our actual stop for the day is Tatopani, which means a real natural Hot Spring. After a good break, we walk to Yaruphant. Shortly after, we reach Jagat village, where we crash for the night.

  • Max Altitude: 1370
  • Accommodation: Local Teahouse
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 16km

It's another interesting day in the 12-Day Manaslu Circuit Trek Packages. Hiking via the distinct landscapes and the classic villages to the Budhi Gandaki. Crossing the suspension bridge via Filim. Filim has multiple Buddhist stupas and monasteries where you can capture some beautiful monasteries. With one final pass of pines and Rhododendrons, we get to Deng.

  • Max Altitude: 1920m
  • Accommodation: Local Guest House
  • Time: 7 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 19km

After breakfast in Namrung, we hike to the winding path to some villages in the wild. Then, we hike uphill and downhill to meet an isolated watermill before walking down to Bihi Phedi. Hiking on the northeastern trails, we get into the beautiful valley. Then, we pass a village from Ghap to reach the Upper Namrung teahouse.

  • Max Altitude: 2250m
  • Accommodation: Local Guest House
  • Time: 7 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 18km

The path passes via the beautiful Mani stone and goes to Lho. Who has some cute Gompa you can visit? Over the ridge, the view of Pungen Glacier and Mount Manaslu is quite interesting. Then we walked up to the Shyala village village for the views of Ganesh Himal and Himal Chuli before getting to the Samagaon. Here, you can find many decent tea houses to spend three nights of 12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary for rest and side trips.

  • Max Altitude: 3450m
  • Accommodation: Local Guest House
  • Time: 7 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 7 Hours
  • Transport: 17km

A rest day in Samagaon is quite important for acclimatization in the mountains. Around Samagaon, there are stunning landscapes to explore, such as Labrang Gompa. But the real plan is to visit the Pungyen Gompa, which overlooks the Nadi River and the Pungyen Glacier. You can also join the local priest for Puja before returning to the Samagaon village for the night's stay.

  • Max Altitude: 4000m
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 13km

Just 45 minutes of walking from Samagoan takes you to 3450m at the Birendra Tal. Named after the king, Birendra, this lake has pristine water from the Manaslu Himal. A dip in this chilly ice water is going to be totally rejuvenating.

Now, if you are seeking something even more exciting, a long hike to Manaslu Base camp is it. At 4900, the full-day trip to Manaslu Base Camp is difficult but the views are very exciting. In Spring, you can camp and climb around the base camp. After exploring the whole area, you need to walk down to Samagaun, which takes about 3 hours.

  • Max Altitude: 4800m
  • Accommodation: Local teahouse
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 7.9km

As we crossed the steam and left the Samagoan valley behind us, the landscape of the high hills continued to change. Now, as you move higher, the forest landscape changes into the prickly bushes. Crossing the Budhi Gandaki River on a wooden bridge, we reach Samdo, which is also called a Tibetan refugee village. Some trekkers do stop here for more days in order to acclimatize.

  • Max Altitude: 3780m
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Time: 4 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 10km

It is a rather relaxing day of the 12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary. As we descended from Samdo, we met another river named Athahra Saya River and Larke River. After a while, we encounter the stunning Larkya Glacier. Then, we climb beyond the valley along the prayer flag just to find a sort of community dormitory at Dharamsala or Larkya La Phedi.

  • Max Altitude: 4460m
  • Accommodation: Local Teahouse
  • Time: 5 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 8km

Ready for the big day? After early morning breakfast, we hike to Larkya La Pass at a height of 5,100m. Firstly, we crossed a moraine and walk down to a small lake. On a rough slope, we continue to the path marked by a prayer flag before we walk down to the frozen lakes. Then we finally reach the Larkya La Pass, which shows the views of mountains such as Annapurna, Himlung Himal, Kang Guru, Cheo Himal and more. Then, we walk down gently to reach the village of Bhimtang.

  • Max Altitude: 5160m
  • Accommodation: Local Teahouse
  • Time: 7/8 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 19km

Ready for the final day of the 12 Days Larke Pass Trek? On a very magnificent landscape, we walk outside of the misty Bimthang and continue on the path of pine and rhododendron forests. Walking down to the swiftly flowing Dudh Khola, we quickly reach Soti Khola for a short break. Then we cross some more villages, such as Homuk and Gho to reach the village of Tilije. While you can also walk to Dharapani, local jeeps are available from Tilje.

  • Max Altitude: 2240m
  • Accommodation: Local Teahouse
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 16km

From Tilje, you can find a local Jeep on a shared basis that drives you to Besisahar. This is a 2-3 hour ride on the bumpy village road in the morning. Then, we stopped at Besisahar for some refreshments. There are many tourist buses or local buses available from Besisahar to Kathmandu. Drive along the Marsyangdi River, and then Trishuli is quite scenic before you crash at Kathmandu at the end of the tour. Back in Kathmandu, you can do some last-minute souvenir shopping or book yourself a Spa treatment.

  • Max Altitude: 1400m
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Time: 9/10 hours
  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Transport: Jeep & Bus
Cost Details
What's Included
  • Transportation to and from Tribhuvan Airport.
  • Three nights in a 2-3 star hotel in Kathmandu, breakfast included.
  • All transportation for the trek.
  • Local guest house accommodation in the mountains.
  • Government-authorized, experienced guides and porters
  • Insurance, food, accommodation, and wages for guides and porters
  • Restricted Area Trekking permit, MCAp and ACAP permits.
  • Hygienic 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek with seasonal fruits.
  • Needed equipment (sleeping bag, down Jacket, headlamp and trekking poles)
  • Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Cards.
  • Breeze Adventure’s duffel/kit bag, trekking map, and Manaslu Circuit trip completion certificate
  • Service charges and government taxes
  • Post-trek celebration dinner in Kathmandu with Nepalese cultural dance
What's Not Included
  • International airfare and Nepal entry Visa
  • Meals in Kathmandu (besides breakfast)
  • Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
  • Alcoholic drinks, chocolates, tea and coffee
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
  • Costs from unexpected occurrences (i.e. cancellations, weather problems, damages of property, illness, etc.)
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Essential Information

Food & Accommodation on Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Accommodation in the 12 Days Larke Pass Trek Manaslu region are tea houses where locals have managed to provide a clean and comfortable environment to the locals. The tea houses have small, cozy rooms with few single beds, a central dining system, and a common bathroom. The room does not have charging plus; instead, you will find them in the reception area.

In the dining hall, you can order the food of your choice, which includes Nepalese, Indian, Chinese, and continental dishes. The most preferred food while trekking in Nepal is obviously Neplease Dal Bhat, but you will also have good options for international food such as Spaghetti, burgers, Spring rolls and more during the short Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost.

Local Culture of Manaslu Circuit Trek

12 days Manaslu Circuit Trek has been closed to foreigners for a long time and only opened in the 1990s. This means, the culture and lifestyle of people here are untouched from modernisation. A deep cultural insight into the lives of people in Manaslu is the biggest highlight of this 12 days Manaslu Circuit Trek. You get to live in the house of local people, try on their customs, and enjoy the region's traditional food. On the trip, you get to celebrate festivals such as Tsum Shagya, Manaslu Cultural Festival, Loshar, Buddha Jayantiand more.

Trekking Trail on Manaslu

Manaslu's trekking trail is actually very comfortable. There are no risky or land-size-prone areas. Instead, you will be strolling through terrace farms and local villages where you can interact with the many villagers. Salt traders previously used this route to China, and many places have stone stairs. The rivers and streams along the way also make the trekking path attractive. Obviously, walking through the villages of forests of rhododendrons and pines makes everything on 12 days Manaslu Circuit Trek Package enjoyable.

Guide and Porters for Manaslu Circuit Trek

Firstly, do note that it is compulsory to hire a Guide before You get the permit for the Manaslu circuit trek. Since this Trek is a restricted land in Nepal, you must be in a group of two people, hire a licensed guide and pay the entry fee to guide to get the permit. Although porter is not legally compulsory, it will be difficult when you have to carry 10 to 15 kgs of weight in such a difficult Himalayan landscape. The cost of a guide for Manaslu Trek in 12 days for one day is $25 per day, and that of a porter is $20 per day.

Wi-Fi and Shower on Manaslu Trek

Thankfully, almost all the houses in the Manasu are Wi-Fi Norges. Even so, the Wi-Fi costs you a few extra dollars, and the Wi-Fi speed is also not very reliable. You can also buy local SIM cards, especially sky mobile phones or satellite phones, that keep you connected throughout the trek. Since you spend most of your days working, you might want to get mobile data instead of Wi-Fi.

For showers during the 12 days Manaslu Trek Itinerary, you can find hot water from geysers throughout the tea houses in the trial. This shower also costs a few extra dollars, but it is reasonable as the cost of the room is very low at higher altitudes, and they also have scarce electrical resources.

Water supply on Manaslu

The best option for drinking water on the Manaslu Base Camp Trek is to carry your own water-purifying bottle. You can also buy the self-purifying water bottle from Amazon. Or, you can get purification tablets and instantly use them to get pure water. Travelers can refill their water bottles in the natural spring along the way or in the tea houses.

Why 12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek?

While some popular trekking routes in Nepal are very crowded in the peak season, you can easily find the solitude and true beauty of nature within the short Manaslu Trek. These wide valleys and villages of Manaslu have never been explored or exploited. The people here have a lot to teach about simplicity and happiness to the entire world. If you are experiencing the chaos of the world, then a relaxing holiday in Manaus is all you need.

Manalsu Circuit Trek 12 Days FAQs

  • There are no laundry services in the teahouses. You can wash clothes on your acclimatization days.

  • Yes, we provide oxygen at an extra cost of USD 100 per tank which can be carried along with you during the trek.

  • Yes, we have access to a PAC portable altitude chamber in case of an emergency. It is not carried during the trek but can be provided upon request for an extra price of USD 500.

  • Our well-trained guides can use first aid kits and have good knowledge of using an oximeter. Our team is very aware that higher altitudes mean lower oxygen levels, so they regularly check the oxygen levels of our trekkers to ensure they are fit enough to continue or if extra precautions are needed. Our guides and we are available 24/7 to assist you while you are in the mountains.

  • Yes, our company insures all our trekking staff members, including trekking guides, climbing guides, sherpas, and porters.

  • We provide one well-experienced guide for up to 7 people. For a group of over 7 people, we allot an assistant guide. We add guides according to the size of the group. We provide one porter for every two trekkers. Our young and energetic porters carry two trekkers' bags. The weight limit is 30 kg or 15 kg for each trekker. If you want your private porter, we can provide one at an additional cost.

  • All our guides are well-trained and experienced in high-altitude trekking. Our guide will carry a first aid kit and a cylinder of oxygen that lasts for 24 hours for one person. If you feel high altitude sickness during the journey, we will provide you with oxygen and keep in touch for further processes.

  • We provide very well-experienced trekking guides in fluent English. All our guides are certified by the government after 45 days of training. All guides have received high-altitude training from the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project.

  • Yes, you can charge your electronic equipment on the trek at USD 2 to 5 per charge. Three-pin and two-pin adapters are highly recommended for this trek.

  • Altitude sickness is a possibility during the 12-day Manaslu Circuit trek. Air at higher elevations has lower oxygen. Acclimatization days are added to this trek itinerary at higher elevations to avoid high-altitude sickness.

  • Yes, hot showers are available from Machhakhola to Samagaon for an additional cost. Showers are not recommended in Samdo and Dharamsala due to the cold. After the Larkya Pass, you can shower again. The shower costs $5 to $8 per shower.

  • Yes, you can get hot or boiled water in the teahouses at an additional cost.

  • Tap water or natural spring water can be found on the Manaslu Trekking trail in guesthouses; however, it must be treated. We recommend using Katadyn filters to purify the spring water to make it safe to drink. we recommend buying boiled water from the teahouses if it doesn’t work at high altitudes during the winter.

  • Not at all. Trek in Manaslu is nice to be vegetarian during this cultural and Himalayan vibes.

  • Yes! The guesthouses always care about food safety and hygiene. They will serve you clean, processed, and warm food.

  • Each teahouse in the mountains offers a menu with multiple food choices. The menu options include Dal Bhat (Nepali popular food with rice, lentil soup, curry, and pickle). We always suggest eating vegetarian food during the trip for safety and to connect with the Himalayan energy. You will also get hot drinks with each meal at an additional cost. Tea, coffee, hot lemon, ginger lemon honey, and hot chocolate are available.

  • Yes, we pass some small villages along the trail where we can request to use the local people's restrooms in an emergency. While walking in the wild forest, you could go to the bushes.

  • Our group size ranges from 2 to 25 people. If we have more than 25 people, we divide the group into two or three smaller groups based on the number of trekkers.

  • The weight limit is 80 kg per passenger and 15 kg of baggage per trekker With a captain on board, our helicopter carries 500 kg on a single flight.

  • We can reserve a private helicopter for an additional cost of $5500. The seat limit is 5. You will share the cost with your friends.

  • Yes, you can fly to Kathmandu by private helicopter at an additional cost.

  • It is possible with a private helicopter charter at an additional cost.

  • We always use private tourist vehicles for city tours, airport pickup, and drop-off. We use a 4WD Jeep from Kathmandu to Machakhola, a Bolero or TATA Sumo to Besisahar, and a bus to Kathmandu.

  • Yes, you have to book your international flights to Nepal and back home or to your next destination.

  • Yes, you can extend your Nepal holiday. Breeze Adventure offers many short treks and tours in Nepal for your holiday extension.

  • Yes, you can add extra days to your original itinerary at an additional cost. If you are with a group, we will discuss with the guide and group members and make a decision.

  • Yes, you can buy toilet rolls along the Manaslu Circuit Trek.

  • If you fail to complete the trip for medical or personal reasons, we cannot refund the amount you have paid. We must have to pay our staff, guides, porters, permits, and other booked accommodations in advance, so our expenses remain the same.

  • Most teahouses up to Samdo have WiFi connections. You can use the WiFi at an additional cost.

  • Yes, there is a communication system up to Samagaon. Our guides and porters carry local phones. You could make calls from their phones. If you want your own, we can help you buy a local sim card.

  • Tipping is expected and appreciated. You can tip your guides and porters based on your satisfaction. We suggest tipping 10% of your total trip price for the staff.

  • Notice must be provided 15 days before the trek start date in case of cancellation. The trek can be canceled for justifiable reasons. Once the trip is canceled, a fee of 20% of the trip cost is retained for administrative costs.

  • Yes, it is necessary even if the sun is not shining. UV rays are reflected by the sun and can easily damage your skin. Apply sunscreen and use a hat during the Manaslu trek.

  • Your trekking boots are the most important key to a successful and enjoyable adventure. Please invest in a durable, well-fitted, waterproof boot with ankle support. Please use your new boots for at least 5 to 10 km before you come to Nepal.

  • Yes, you can obtain your visa upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport.

  • There is no age limit for this trek. However, it is not recommended for children below 5 years old.

  • No, previous high-altitude experience is not necessary. Just train your body for long walks with ups and downs, and we will handle the rest.

  • Yes, there are well-managed ATMs on the street and money exchange facilities available in Thamel and every hotel in Kathmandu.

  • You can pay in cash or with your credit card. Note that a 4% bank transfer charge will be added for credit card payments.

  • Once you are satisfied with our trip information, we start our booking process. Book your trip, get information, and deposit 20% of the total amount.

  • Some places with WiFi offer credit card payment systems. However, the WiFi doesn’t always work, so we suggest carrying cash.

  • It depends on your spending habits. Normally, we suggest carrying the equivalent of $250-$400 in Nepalese rupees for the trek.

  • Yes, one of our team members will come to the airport to welcome you to Nepal with your nameplate and our office board.

  • Nepal and the Nepal Himalayas are always safe for solo female travelers. However, it is a restricted area, so you must join a group for this trip.

  • Yes, it is your choice which to hike first.

  • Our sleeping bag will be rated to -20°C,which will be sufficient for the Manaslu Circuit Larkya Pass Trek.

  • The weather and temperature will vary depending on the month you choose. The lower part of this trek is always warm, and as you climb higher, the temperature drops.

    • October/November: Temperature: 20°C to -5°C, Weather: Mostly clear sky
    • December/January: Temperature: 15°C to -2°C, Weather: Clearest sky
    • March/April/May: Temperature: 25°C to -5°C, Weather: Mostly clear sky
  • From the end of September to December and from the end of February to May.

  • Yes, your guide will communicate in English.

  • Yes, hiring a local government-certified mountain guide for the Manaslu Trek is compulsory.

    • Two passport-sized photos (2×2 inch) for Manaslu & Annapurna Trek Permit
    • A copy of your international flight ticket to us for pickup and drop
    • A copy of your travel insurance
    • Original Passport for the Manaslu Trek Permit
    • Nepal Visa Number
  • Breeze Adventure is one of the well-experienced and safely maintained travel companies with a professional team. We provide all the necessary safety to our Team for Manaslu Circuit Trek.

  • It is a moderate trekking route in the Manaslu region of Nepal.

  • It is your holiday, so our guide will let you set your own walking pace on the trail.

  • Walk up and down for a couple of hours, 3-4 days a week, or do indoor training before the trip. We provide a special training plan for the 12-Day Manaslu Circuit Trek.

  • Our porter will carry 25-30 kg of baggage. You could pack 13-15 kg per person.

  • After the trip is confirmed, we will be in touch. If you have any questions, you can ask us. Then we wait for this amazing trip.

  • Please buy insurance that covers all types of risks up to 5500m.

  • We will send you an essential packing list for this trip. All the gear can be bought in Kathmandu. If you plan to buy the gear in Kathmandu, please allow extra time for it.

  • Yes, we provide a sleeping bag and down jacket for rent for $35 per day. If you damage them, you will have to pay for the cost.

  • We will provide a 70-80 liter duffel bag that will be carried by our porter for the trip with your gear.

  • We recommend a 40-liter daypack for the trip where you can put your water, valuable things, and a pair of clothes.

  • We need your original passport with a Nepal visa for the Manaslu Circuit Trek. If you take regular medication, please bring it with a doctor’s prescription. You can carry your belongings with you in your daypack.

  • In Kathmandu, we use two-star hotels with breakfast. We use Hotel Sapana Garden, Elegant Kathmandu, or similar category hotels in Kathmandu. Clean rooms in teahouses are used during the trek.

  • Yes, private rooms in the mountains and in Kathmandu can be booked at an additional cost.

  • Yes, we will provide you with an attached bathroom at a few places like Namrung and Tilje. You will have to use the common toilet at the rest of the places.

  • The 12-Day Manaslu Circuit Trek Package provides 3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu. If you need an extra night in Kathmandu, we will book a room for you at an additional cost.

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