17 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 17 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Teahouse Trek
  • Transport Tourist Bus

17 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary and Best Price

17 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek is a spectacular trekking voyage to the beautiful region around the world’s eighth highest peak- Manaslu where you will be exploring the very best of nature. Starting from the traditional villages, and monasteries to lakes, mountain pass, and rocks, you are all in for a cultural and natural retreat. The moderately difficult Manaslu Trek makes you want to come out of your comfort zone and spend days hiking in one of Nepal’s best trekking regions.

The exciting trekking journey leads you from Kathmandu to the best off-the-beaten trail in Nepal. Over the course of 17 days, you will be ascending for around 10 days with 3 days descending. You get to explore the subtropical forest of the lowlands to the highlands in the Himalayas all in a single trip. Want to get the best off-the-beaten trekking experience in the finest way possible, the Manaslu Circuit Trek for 17 days is the best trekking package for you.

Major Highlights

  • Explore the magnificent monasteries and gompas
  • Stop by the Birendra Lake and Manaslu Base Camp
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola and back to Kathmandu from Bensisahar
  • Traverse one of the most gorgeous passes of Nepal- Larkye La Pass
  • Pass through Namrung and Samagaon
  • Explore the unravished beauty of nature at its finest

The wonderful journey to the Manaslu Circuit commences with a picturesque drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola from where you will get on to hike for 6-7 hours every day. The trek continues towards Jagat, Deng, Namrung, and many other spectacular places. While at Samagaon, you will be there for an overnight stay. The next day would be the time when you would be spending your time exploring the Birendra Lake and Manaslu Base Camp. Crossing the Larke La Pass is the best thing to try in the Manaslu Circuit Trek. After ascending for 12 days, you will now descend to Bimtang and to Besisahar from where you would be on a long drive back to Kathmandu that marks the end of the exciting Mount Manaslu Trekking Trip.

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  • Max. Altitude: 1,350m
  • Accommodation:Hotel

    • Max. Altitude: 7,10m
    • Day tour time:7-8 hours

    • Max. Altitude: 8,70m
    • Day tour time:5-6 hours

    • Max. Altitude: 1,340m
    • Day tour time:6-7 hours

    • Max. Altitude: 1,860m
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    • Max. Altitude: 2,630m
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    • Max. Altitude: 3,180m
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    • Max. Altitude: 3,500m
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      • Max. Altitude: 3,860m
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      • Day tour time:4-5 hours

      • Max. Altitude: 3,720m
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      • Max. Altitude: 2,300m
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      • Max. Altitude: 7,60m
      • Day tour time:5-6 hours

      • Max. Altitude: 8,23m
      • Day tour time:6-7 hours

        What's Included
        • Airport Transfer by Private Vehicle as itinerary
        • Twin/ Double Sharing Basis 3* Standard Category Accommodations in Kathmandu
        • Daily Breakfast in Kathmandu
        • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu 
        • Heritage and Monuments Entrance FeesAll 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
        • 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 Season for 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        We can do 17 days Manaslu Circuit trek throughout the year but spring (March to May) and autumn (Sept to Nov) are the most preferable seasons. The spring season is perfect for Manaslu circuit trek due to the clear skies, stable weather and moderate temperature. The season welcomes new flowers and greenery. The trails offer beautiful scenery of rhododendron flowers, snowcapped mountains and green forests. Likewise, the autumn season offers the perfect weather and beautiful scenery. The days are sunny and pleasant and the nights are chilly. It will be great to trek in autumn with the clear blue skies and mesmerizing scenery and moderate temperature.

        The monsoon (June-Aug) and winter (Dec-Feb) seasons are not much recommended for the 17 days Manaslu Circuit trek. During the monsoon season the temperature is hot and there will be heavy rainfall. There are high chances of natural calamities in monsoon season. During the winter season temperature is also extremely cold and there will be heavy snowfall. However, if the cold doesn’t bother you then you can do the Manaslu circuit trek in winter also. The trails are less crowded and the mountains views are breathtaking in this season.

        Packing lists for17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        Here are the lists of some of the most necessary trekking gears for the 17 days Manaslu circuit trek:

        • Down jackets, windproof and water proof jackets, trekking trousers
        • Trekking boots, socks, t shirts, long sleeve shirts
        • Gloves, scarf, hat, sun glasses, quick drying towel, underwear
        • Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, face wipes
        • Cell phone, camera, power banks, head light
        • Water bottles, medical kits, water purifying tablets
        • Extra money, etc.
        • You can also pack other necessary and valuable things and leave the unnecessary things at the hotel.

        Accommodations on 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        While doing the 17 days Manaslu Circuit trek, we will accommodate you in the teahouses. The accommodations are basic but comfortable. The rooms are clean and have comfortable beds, warm blankets and pillows. Some teahouses provide private room with attached bathroom but most of them provide sharing room and toilet. You will receive warm greetings and hospitality in the teahouses and lodges.

        Foods on 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        There are varieties of foods and drinks available on the teahouses along the 17 days Manaslu circuit trekking trail. You can have varieties of delicious Nepalese foods as well as western style foods. The best and the popular dish is local Nepali Khana set dal bhat achar and tarkari. There is other several of options in menu of foods like; sandwiches, dumplings, noodles, pasta, dal bat, etc. You can also get varieties of drinks like: black tea, lemon tea, milk tea, cold drinks, etc. the foods are fresh and hygienic.

        Safe drinking water on 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        The safe drinking water is available in the teahouses and hotels during the 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek. You can buy the bottled water, boiled water or the filter water on the way of trek. You can also fill the tap water. We recommend you to bring water purification tablet and drink the tap water only after purification.

        WIFI, electricity and hot showers on 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        The teahouses have the facilities of the WIFI, electricity and hot showers. You can charge your electronic devices, enjoy hot shower and use the WIFI facilities. Electricity is also not reliable at the higher altitudes during the trek. However, you will get time to charge your electronic devices. Most of the teahouses provide hot shower facilities for extra charge. For the usage of the WIFI, electricity and hot shower services almost all the teahouses take extra charge.

        Difficulty level of 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        The 17 days Manaslu circuit trek is moderate level of trek. Some parts of the trek would be challenging. However, the trek can be done by anyone having good physical condition and strong determination. Trekkers should be well prepared for the trek with the right trekking gears. You can be prepared for the trek by cycling, jogging, hiking and some other exercise before few weeks of the trek.

        Guides and porters for 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        You will do this 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek with our professional guide and porter. It will be easy and comfortable for you to trek with the presence of guide and porter. Guide will help you lead the trek and show you the best trekking route and explain you about the history and cultures of the region. While porter can carry your bag throughout the trek that will make your trekking journey comfortable. While trekking you might face some injuries or difficulties, at that time the guides will look after you and help you. Welcome Nepal treks provide the highly professional, caring reliable and responsible guide and porter for your 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek. They will make your trip safe, successful and memorable.

        Trekking permits for 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        For the 17 days Manaslu circuit trek you need different kinds of permits. They are: Restricted Area Permit, Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP).

        Travel insurance for 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        Welcome Nepal Treks strongly suggest you to have travel insurance. For your safety during 17 days Manaslu circuit trek, you must have good travel insurance. Unpredictable incident like: natural calamities, injuries or altitude sickness might occur while trekking. In that case having travel insurance will make you feel safe and secured. The travel insurance must cover medical expenses and emergency helicopter rescues. This will make your trip safe and let you enjoy the trekking trip without any worries.

        Tips for guides and porters during 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        The tips are the reward in form of money or gifts to the services provider for their great work and services. It is not mandatory while doing 17 days Manaslu circuit trek. During your trekking trip you will have a guide and porter who will help you and provide you the best services during the trek. The tipping is not compulsory for the trek but is expected by the guides and porters after providing you the best services throughout the trek. So, if you find their services good then you can tip them at the last day of trek which will make them happy. It is just a way to show that you are thankful for their hard work and services. It completely depends on your wish/ choice.

        Why to do 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        The Manaslu circuit trek is one of the adventurous and best treks to do in Nepal. It is a breathtaking 17 days journey that leads you to the breathtaking Mt. Manaslu, world’s eighth highest mountain. The adventurous trekking journey that takes you through variety of stunning landscapes, high passes, traditional villages and Buddhist monasteries. The trekkers will have a wonderful opportunity of visiting the beautiful Manaslu conservation area and explore wide range of flora and fauna. The trekkers will be amazed by the jaw dropping scenery and ancient cultures and traditions. The natural beauty of the forests, magical mountain ranges, flora and fauna, waterfalls, lakes and rivers in this region will make you fall in love with this beautiful trekking trip. All in all, you would love doing the 17 days Manaslu circuit trek in Nepal.

        Why Welcome Nepal Treks for 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek

        Welcome Nepal Treks offers a wonderful 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price with great services. We advise you to do the trek with us as we have the best team with an experience of more than 10 years in the field of trekking and tourism. The team is well trained, experienced and professional. We provide experienced, trust worthy, the best and professional guides and porters for your short 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek. We can also customize the itinerary as per your requirements. We highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services. From picking up in airport, lodging, transportation to dropping at the airport for departure; everything will be done in professional ways. So, book the 17 days Manaslu Circuit Trek with Welcome Nepal treks and have the best trekking experience for a lifetime.