Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 10 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge Trek(Tea House)
  • Transport Tourist Bus

Short Manaslu Circuit Trek 10 Days Itinerary and Cost

The short Manaslu circuit trek is one of the most popular treks that take you around the world’s eighth highest mountain, Mt. Manaslu. In the trek, you will witness unique cultures, beliefs, and religions in this manaslu region. For trekkers who are physically fit and wish to visit Himalayas of Nepal in the shortest time, then Short Manaslu Circuit Trekking is a perfect choice.

The trek is incredibly beautiful, exciting and thrilling. The trekking journey is less crowded that takes you to the remote area through numerous villages and beautiful forests. During the Manaslu Circuit 10 days trek, you can have amazing mountain views like; Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Mt. Manaslu and many more. The larky la pass is the highest point trekkers will reach from where they will have the most magical views of the mountains. The trek is also an opportunity of visiting the Manaslu Conservation Area, where you will get to see and explore the wildlife and vegetation. The great thing to observe while doing this trek is that the people, culture, and lifestyles are untouched by the modernization. Trekkers will get to experience and be part of proper rural life. You will be staying at the teahouses and lodges as many numbers of good teahouses and lodges are established. You would love the interaction with the locals and enjoy their warm hospitality. The spectacular short manaslu circuit trek takes you to different routes, unique cultures, arts and architecture, Himalayas and stunning landscape. Even though the trek is short it is full of adventures and thrills with beautiful touch of nature.

People, who have limited time in Nepal and want to have different trekking experience, explore unique place and who loves natural beauty should try this short 10 days manaslu circuit trek at least once in their life. Welcome Nepal Treks offer fascinating Short Manaslu Circuit Trek 10 day package at reasonable price with high level of customer services and professional trek guides.

Major Highlights

  • Budi Gandaki River Gorge
  • Meeting with the local people
  • Larkya La Pass
  • Trek from subtropical jungle to the highHimalayas
  • Epic scenery of the snow-capped mountain peaks
  • Explore the unspoiled natural beauty at its finest

The Manaslu Circuit Short Trekking starts with the jeep drive from Kathmandu to Lapubeshi from where you would get to Machhikhola. You continue the journey to Philim and Namrung where you would be visiting monasteries and taking the truest sense of prayers and beliefs and stay overnight at Samagaon. After the overnight at Samagaon, you would get to traverse Manaslu Base Camp and visit Pung Gyen Gomba Birendra Lake.The trek goes on to Samdo, Dharamshala, and finally to Larkya La Pass (the highest point of the trek). Diving deep into the biodiversity, cultural richness, and soothing landscapes, you continue trekking from Bhimtang to Dharapani and finally reach Besisahar. After spending multiple days trekking in Nepal’s best off-the-beaten trail, you get on a jeep and return back to Kathmandu marking the end of the magnificent 10 days Manaslu trip.

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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 Time for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Short Manaslu Circuit Trek is possible throughout any seasons of the year. But the best seasons to enjoy the Short Manaslu Circuit Trek is spring season (March- May) and autumn season (Sept – Nov). In the spring season the weather is good and you will be able to see great mountains views, clear skies, and blooming rhododendron. The autumn season is also the best time for this trek as the weather is perfect with clear sky and stunning mountains views. You can also go for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek during Monsoon and winter season but it will be a bit challenging in theses seasons.

Short Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty

The short Manaslu Circuit Trek is quite challenging. It is difficult for beginners to do the trek. You will be trekking for 10 days crossing the uphill and down hills through the jungle. However beginners can also complete the trek successfully if they are physically and mentally fit and prepared in advance.

Physical Fitness and preparation for the Short manaslu Circuit Trek

The Short Manaslu Circuit trek is a moderate trek into the Himalayas of Nepal. There are some challenging parts in the trek as you have to cross the high passes. Trekkers need to walk at least 6-7 hours a day during this trek. If you are physically and mentally fit and determined then you can complete the trek successfully. You can be physically prepared by cycling, running, long walks and hiking before the trek.

Packing lists for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

  • The followings are the most important trekking gears to pack for your Short Manaslu Circuit Trek:
  • Down jackets, warm coats, sweaters, waterproof jackets and trekking trousers
  • trekking boots, warm socks, a woolen hat, headlight
  • sleeping bags and trekking poles
  • T- shirts, Inner wears, a quick-dry towel
  • Extra money, power banks, cell phone and water bottles
  • Sun hat, scarf, gloves, sunscreen cream, sun glasses, face wipes and lip balm
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bags and first aid kits.

You can also take many other necessary things for your Short Manaslu circuit trek. You should always pick a good quality trekking gears according to the weather condition.

Teahouses/ Lodges on a Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

You will stay at teahouses and lodges on the Short Manaslu Circuit trek. The teahouses provide basic accommodation facilities and varieties of foods. The rooms of teahouses/ lodges are cozy and comfortable and have comfortable bed with pillow and warm blankets. The rooms offer great scenery and the toilets are also clean.

Foods on a Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

You can have varieties of foods from local to western dishes in the teahouses and lodges during Short Manaslu Circuit Trek. During the short Manaslu Circuit Trek, Dal Bhat is the most popular local dish in teahouses. You also have choices of noodles, pasta, pizza, momos, spaghetti, vegetables, salads, potatoes, etc. You can chose any of the dishes from the menu and enjoy it. All the foods are hygienic and tasty.

Electricity and Wi-Fi facilities on the Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

During the Short manaslu Circuit trekking, the electricity and Wi-Fi facilities are available in the most of the teahouses and lodges. You can get the facility of wifi and charging points to charge your mobile and camera battery. In most of the tea houses you have to pay extra charge for wifi.

Safe drinking water in Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

Safe drinking water is available on your Short Manaslu Circuit Trek. You can buy mineral water bottle or hot water from the tea houses and shops. You can carry your own water bottle and thermos to keep your water warm. Staying hydrated and drinking 3-4 liters of water in a day is highly recommended during the Short Everest Base Camp Trek.

Is it safe to do Short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal?

Yes the short Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal is completely safe to do. If you are physically fit and the proper precautions are taken then there will not be any problem in the trek. Welcome Nepal Treks provide the knowledgeable guide who carries the medical kit in case of health issues. Our team prioritizes customer’s health and makes necessary safety preparation.

Guides and porters for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

The short manaslu circuit trek is a bit difficult trek in the Himalayas of Nepal. So, it is best to trek with professional guide and porter. Welcome Nepal Treks provide professional, knowledgeable and friendly guide and porters for your Short Manaslu Circuit Trek. Your guide will take you through the best routes and help you in any situation. The porter will carry your heavy trekking bags and keep it safe which will make your journey easy and comfortable. .

Tipping in the Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

In this Short Manaslu circuit trek you will have the best guide and porters. They will provide you the best services and try their bets to make your trekking journey comfortable. If you like their services and company you can tip them with some amount of money. The tip cost is not included in the package so it is completely your choice.

Permits for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

The trekking permits are needed for the Short Manaslu Circuit Trek as the Manaslu circuit is a restricted trekking area. You need three trekking permits and they are: Restricted Area Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) Permit and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Permit.

Travel Insurance for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

We strongly recommend you to have good travel insurance during your Short Manaslu Circuit Trek. The travel insurance should cover the medical facilities, helicopter rescue and natural disasters. This will give you peace of mind and you can comfortably enjoy the short Manaslu circuit trek without worries.

Why Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

The short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal is a very popular adventurous trekking trip. The trek takes you through different spectacular trekking routes with amazing cultural and natural beauty. The trek offers stunning mountains views, waterfalls, rivers, and glaciers. The trekkers will enjoy exploring the traditional village lifestyle and cultures and the interaction with beautiful locals. You can complete the short manaslu circuit trek within 10 days. The short manaslu circuit trek is enjoyable trekking trip that is filled with adventures, fun and natural thrill. Trekking in the Himalayas will give you a lifetime experience.

Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

Welcome Nepal Treks is a very well experienced trekking and tours company of Nepal. While trekking with us we will make sure to serve you the best services and facilities with great hospitality. We will not let our customer disappoint at all. We advise you to do the Short Manaslu Circuit Trek with us as we provide the package at the reasonable price. Our top most priority will be customer’s safety and satisfaction. Our company offers the best professional and knowledgeable guides and porters for Short Manaslu Circuit trek. We can also customize the trek itinerary as per your requirements. We will put all our efforts to make your trip memorable. Book your Short Manaslu Circuit Trek with us and enjoy to the fullest creating memories for a lifetime.