13 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 13 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge Trek(Tea House)
  • Transport Public vehicle

13 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary and Best Price

13 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most iconic off-the-beaten trekking journeys in Nepal where you would be encountering the unspoiled natural beauty around the world’s 8th-highest mountain peak- Manaslu. It is your golden opportunity to fall in love with the most charming trekking trails with the backdrop of the Himalayas intensified by rich natural heritages. You will trek through the lush forest via a bumpy trail through the gorges, and suspension bridges. This is the best trek for travelers who want a different type of trekking experience in Nepal.

The moderately hard trek in the Manaslu Region that revitalizes your connection with nature, culture, history, and traditional lifestyle, Manaslu Circuit Trek 13 Days is one of the best things to do in Nepal. You will find the essence of what it means to love nature in its truest form.

Major Highlights

  • Explore the most aesthetic Himalayan view
  • Encounter a variety of flora and fauna
  • Create unforgettable memories at Larkye La Pass
  • Have a great time while traversing Birendra Lake and Manaslu Base Camp
  • Quiet and Peaceful trekking experience

The drive from Kathmandu takes you to Soti Khola from where you will be commencing the Manaslu Circuit trekking trip. You will be ascending the trek as soon as you start trekking from Soti Khola. You will be continuing the trek from Machhakhola to Namrung, and finally to Samagaon where you will be staying overnight. After a much-needed acclimatization at Samagaon to save energy for the exploration the next day, you would be traversing the Birendra Lake and MBC. Exploring the most appealing panoramic views of Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, and Annapurna II for multiple, you will be concluding the Manaslu trek journey with a return drive from Dharapani to Kathmandu that takes around 6 to 8 hours.

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  • Max. Altitude: 710 m
  • Day tour time:7-8 hours.

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      • Max. Altitude: 1,860 m
      • Day tour time:8-9 hours
      What's Included
      • All the Ground Transportation by Private Vehicles/ Tourist Bus/ Public bus/ Jeep as per the Guest Require
      • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during Treks
      • Tea Houses accommodation during the treks
      • Government licensed English speaking Guide and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter Between 2 Person basis), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, and medicine.
      • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
      • Special Permit for manaslu region
      • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits.
      • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
      • First aid medical kit.
      • Duffle bag, down jacket, sleeping bag and walking pole if necessary.
      • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
      • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
      What's not Included
      • Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu
      • Travel insurance
      • International airfare
      • Nepal entry visa charge.
      • All beverages and others personal expenses
      • Snacks and other personal expenses
      • Hot shower-WiFi during the trek
      • Tips for guide, porter and driver
      Useful Information

      Best seasons to do 13 days Manaslu circuit trek

      The weather is not favorable while trekking in the winter seasons. It is not impossible to trek in the winter but we have to face many difficulties while trekking. Spring season (march-may) and autumn season (Sept-Nov) of Nepal is the best season to trek. During this season, the temperature is moderate. Flora and vegetation are in bloom in this season. While passing through the trails you will you get to see the different types of rhododendron which catch your both eyes and heart. The sky is clear, allowing for striking mountain views. Also, autumn season is also good for trekking in the Nepal. The temperature is neither cold nor too hot.

      Packing tools for 13 days Manaslu circuit trek

      • A few pairs of Thermal tops
      • Fleece jacket/pullover
      • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
      • Down jacket
      • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
      • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
      • Mittens/woolen gloves
      • Warm Hiking socks
      • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
      • Sun hat/scarf
      • Sunglasses
      • Sleeping bag
      • Trekking poles
      • Day bag above 40 L
      • Basic personal first aid kit
      • Water bottles, water purification tablets
      • Wash towel

      Accommodation during 13 days Manaslu circuit trek

      We will accommodate you in tea houses. Tea houses facility is available in Manaslu trekking route. The facilities provided by them are basic but efficient and convenient .The beds are generally with foam pad, pillow and blanket and each room has a twin room. You might not be satisfied with the bed, we will highly recommend you to bring sleeping bag with yourself. Some tea houses provides private room with attached toilet but most of tea houses of high elevation provide private room with common toilet. But you will be charged for using hot shower.

      Foods during 13 days Manaslu circuit trek

      Tea house lodges typically serve meals with "Dal Bhat Tarkari," which is a dish made up of rice, dal, lentils, veggies, pickles, and other ingredients. But the will provide veggies according to seasonal basis. The tea house also offer other western food cuisines like momo, noodles, macaroni, pizza etc. But while trekking you can also bring some snacks by yourself protein bars, dry fruits, refreshment juices. We can also buy these products in the shops but it may be expensive.

      13 days Manaslu trek difficulty

      The 13 days Manaslu Circuit Trek difficulty is generally considered moderately challenging. The 13 days Manaslu circuit trek involves walking for several hours each day, including uphill and downhill sections, and reaches high altitudes. You don’t need experience of hiking and trekking, but if you done any kind of trekking then it will be plus point for you but regular exercise and preparation to build endurance and strength is advised.

      Guides and porters for 13 days Manaslu circuit trekking

      Guides and Porters are the most important factors which will help you reach your final destination. Having a guide and porters is not compulsory but it is highly recommended for 13 days Manaslu circuit trek. Guides can provide valuable support, navigate the trail, and share insights about the local culture and environment, enhancing your overall trekking experience. Porters can help you to carry your loads of luggage so that you can travel easily and freely enjoying scenic view from the trails.

      Permits for 13 days Manaslu circuit trek

      Permit is compulsory to be taken in the 13 days Manaslu circuit trek. You require three different kinds of permits. They are: Restricted area permit, Manaslu conservation area permit and Annapurna conservation area permit.

      Travel insurance for 13 days Manaslu circuit trek

      Insurance is required for high altitude trails like 11 days Manaslu circuit trek. Trekkers might need to deal with so many difficulties in the journey like high altitude sickness, medical injuries and other different difficulties. Travel insurance will help you to deal with difficulties occurred in the trails. That’s why you need to get a proper travel insurance to cover your emergencies.

      Why to do 13 days Manaslu circuit trek?

      The 13 days of Manaslu circuit trek is an off-the-beaten-path excursion, opened not long ago for foreign visitors, which explains why there are fewer people here. The challenges and happiness moment we have to bear in Larke La pass. The Larke La Pass is becoming increasingly popular among trekkers. The "Larke La pass," at a height of 5,160 meters, is the highest point of the Manaslu circuit trek and is considered one of the most grueling crossings traversing the Himalayas. The 13 days of Manaslu trek allows you to have some of the most thrilling Himalayan experiences of your life. The path that leads to the top of the pass is difficult, and it may test your strength and passion several times. But the view you get to see and the feeling of accomplishment you get to feel once you've reached the top cannot be explained in words. You have to see that for yourself. Another reason people 13 days Manaslu circuit trek is that many enjoy walking on snow in Nepal's High Himalayas and crossing glaciers while in Nepal. It feels like a piece of paradise. On this circuit trek, you will very certainly have to make the journey through moving glaciers and walk through the snow. The Larke La Pass is covered with snow for the majority of the year. Thus, 13 days of circuit trekking in Manaslu is an excellent choice for your journey toward tranquility.