Manaslu Trekking now usually starts in Arughat Bazaar and ends two to three weeks later in Besisahar, the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Around Manaslu Trekking used requires camping, but building of tea-houses means the trek can be completed using local accommodation. The trek requires a Restricted Area and that trekker's travel in a group of two with a registered guide. The trek lies on the newly developed Great Himalaya Trail.
Manaslu Circuit Trekking follows an ancient salt–trading route along the steep sided Budhi Gandaki River. From Deng, the slopes of ravines ease and views of snow peaks start appearing from Ligaon.
The route follows the pine-forested Syala village, which has the backdrop of many horseshoe-shaped peaks, and reaches the village of Samagaon (Sama) at the foot of Manaslu.
There is a Buddhist monastery at Samagaon, where monks and nuns reside. Samdo is the highest village in the Budhi Gandaki valley and is inhabited by Bhotias. This village commands a view of the valley and Pang Phuchi village with a backdrop of the Tibetan border. Further trekking leads along a major secondary valley to the Larkha La.
Along this route, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal and Kang Guru are seen, along with occasional views of the Annapurna massif. From here, the meadowland of Bimtang from where Manaslu is clearly visible. From Manaslu, the circuit passes through Dudh Khola.
Manaslu Treks offer you ten peaks of over 6,500 metres (21,300 ft) in height are visible, including peaks of over 7, 000 metres (23,000 ft) elevation and Manaslu (8153m).
Trekking Region : Manaslu, Annapurna.
Culture : Majority of Gurung.
Starting Point : Gorkha
End Point : Bensi Sahar
Trek Duration : 22 days
Tour grade : Easy and Moderate Trek.
Highest Access : Larke pass
Type of trekking : Camping Trek only
Best Season : October, November and March, April.
Himalayan sights : Manaslu, Annapurna ranges.
Day 01: pick up from the Int'L Airport, transfer to Hotel & well come diner.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: Drive Gorkha and trek to Aahle Bhanjyang Camp (530m).
Day 04: Trek to Arughat Bazaar (570m).
Day 05: Trek to Soti Khola (730m).
Day 06: Trek to Machha Khola (930m).
Day 07: Trek to Jagat (1370m).
Day 08: Trek to Bihi Phedi Camp (2130m).
Day 09: Trek to Lihi (2840m).
Day 10: Trek to Sama Goan (Ro) (3390m).
Day 11: Sama Gaon Rest (for Acclimatization).
Day 12: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m).
Day 13: Samdo to Larkya Rest House (4480m).
Day 14: Trek to Base Camp/high camp about (5100m).
Day 15: Larkya-La pass and over night at Bimtang (3720m).
Day 16: Bimtang to Tilje (2300m).
Day 17: Tilje Dharapani (1860m).
Day 18: Dharapani to Jagat (1300m).
Day 19: Jagat to sange and drive to Kathmandu.
Day 20: free/shopping day. Kathmandu.
Day 21: Final Departure