Manaslu Round Trek

Manaslu region, the home of ethnically Tibetan inhabitants who still maintain strong links with Tibet, and the fascinating and magical region offering perfect blend of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed Himalayan beauty, and a rich mountain biological diversity perfect combination of rich culture heritage, matchless Himalayan scenery and a variety of  rich mountain natural heritage. Trekking to Manaslu Round is a great trip not to be missed, an absolute highlight. The living Buddhist culture is virtually untouched because of their isolated locality and wildlife abounds.

The journey starts from Arughat of Gorkha, a main trade center of the local. From lush rice paddies with water buffalo and thatched huts, we trek north along the incredible, mountain-capped high route, through sprawling Gurung villages perched on high, terraced hilltops covered in Rhododendron, to reach Kutang, or lower Nubri. Here the ethnically Tibetan inhabitants speak their own dialect, partly Tibetan and partly Gurung, and live a lifestyle that spans Nepal and Tibet.

Trekking ever higher to upper Nubri, purely Tibetan; we share the trails with yak caravans. Here, trade with Tibet continues as it has for centuries and Tibetan villages have been forged from the wilderness by Tibetan refugees. Sublime mountain panoramas, dominated by Manaslu itself, are a highlight of the trek as are side-trips to Pun Gyen Gompa, Manaslu Base Camp, Rui La/ a traditional trade route to Tibet at the Nepal-Tibet boarder, the valley above Samdo near the border of Tibet and the epic crossing the snow-covered Larke Pass to Bimtang and Manang region of the Annapurna circuit. We, Wilderness Excursion Pvt. Ltd can modify the original itinerary as per your need to suit your time frame and offer you most competitive cost for this trip.  


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Day 01: Kathmandu – Arughat 525m/1722ft.

Early morning, drive to Arughat, 7/8 hours by bus or jeep through the beautiful landscape. Arughat is the biggest market in the area for local trade, at the bank of Budhi Gandaki River. Explore the surrounding area. Stay overnight in lodge.

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-hotel-airport pick and drop by private car/van
  • 2 nights room in peace, clean and standard hotels in Kathmandu, B and B service.
  • Well experienced, government registered, fluent English speaking and friendly guide.
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trekking.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits during the trekking.
  • All ground transportation, first aid kit and water purifier during the trek.
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation salary of the guide and porters.
  • Manaslu Restricted Area Trekking Permit, ACAP and MCAP Permits.
  • Office service charge, government tax and vat etc.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porters.

Cost Excludes:

  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water, laundry service, toiletries.
  • Personal nature expenses, hot shower, hot water, internet and phone calls.
  • Personal travel insurance, rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Hiring horse, gratitude and tips for your guide, porter and driver.

Dates & Prices

We are local tour and trekking operator based in Kathmandu so we guaranty small private group departures any dates that suits your date and time. Please kindly contact us for your customized departure date, itinerary and the price. Thank you and Namaste!

Trip Map

Manaslu Round Trek Map
Trip cost: US$ 1200
  • Trip Duration 18 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Medium Hard
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • AccomodationTeahouse and Lodge
  • Transportation: Local Bus, Jeep
  • Group Size: 2-15 Pax
  • Best Season: Spring and autumn
  • Max Elevation: 5155m
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