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Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1345m/4428ft)

Airport representative from our company pick you up upon your arrival. Then transfer you to the hotel for short briefing about the trip. In the meantime, you can roam around the city to get familiar with new city or take a rest and relax.


Day 02:Drive from Kathamdu to Arughat (640m/2099ft)– 8 hrs

We take drive to Aarughat Bazaar from Kathmandu via Pokhara Highway. The Highway is comfortable up to midway and starts to get bumby afterwards. Arughat – a little town on the bank of Budhi Gandaki: is the starting point of our trek and you cross some interesting bridges before you reach there.


Day 03:Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (775m/2542ft)- 6 hrs

We tag along Budhi Gandaki River towards its source.  Passing Morder & Simre villages we reach Arkhat River and begin to ascend down slowly before reaching Kyoropani. Soti Khola is the the last location where transportation is accessible, from here we have to trek.


Day 04:Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (900m/2952ft)- 5/6 hrs

Our trail to Machha Khola for today passes through terraced fields and Budhi Gandaki River is likely to help you along the way. First we climb mountain ridge to Almara, pass a forest trail to Riden Gaon. Then after arriving Lambesi, we trek down to the bed of Budhi Gandaki and finally we are in Machha Khola.


Day 05:Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat (1340m/4396ft)- 5 hrs

This day we cross Machha River and Khrola Besi – near there is a hot spring called “Tatopani”. Our trail passes through a forest then reach Dovan; you can see massive Budhi Gandaki River just below Dovan. With the increment in altitude you definitely are able to see complete makeover of the scenery.


Day 06:Trek from Jagat to Deng (1860m/6102ft)- 7 hrs

We initiate our trek through river bank, cross some bridges and after a while from Shridibas you can see beautiful village of Philim. Philim is right next to the Budi Gandaki and houses a Japanese built school so watch out for it. From there we trek through settlement of Ekle Bhatti and pass by a narrow gorge while tagging along Budhi Gandaki and finally arrive Deng – small and silent Hotel settlement. 


Day 07:Trek from Deng to Namrung (2630m/8628ft)- 8 hrs

We are about to enter most remarkable part of Manaslu. In terms of people, culture and settlement, Namrung is unique in its own grounds and we are can get glimpses of deers if we are lucky enough. Namrung is located on the bank of Budhi Gandaki and locals believe that there is mine of salt. We trek by the bank of the river and even walk around the village where we can see monastery as well.


Day 08:Trek from Namrung to Shyala (3200m/10498ft)- 4/5 hrs

Passing through an exclusive trail that offers the best possible view of Mountains and rhododendrons; today’s trek is proficient to be the best part of the trek. We trail by Lho and stop by Shyala from where we get the best panoramic view of Himalayan range that includes Manaslu too.


Day 09:Trek from Shyala to Sama Gaon (3525m/11564ft)- 2 hrs

Today our trail leads us to Samagaon or Ro, as the locals calls it. We start through classic alpine scenery and after passing Tibet grazing settlements; we are are in Sama Gaon. Sama Gaon is believed to be settled by Tibetans over 500 years ago. This village houses monastery, mani walls and the settlements that are tightly packed at the lower part.  


Day 10:Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3800m/12467ft)- 3/4 hrs

We pass nearby Birendra Lake and make our trail to the northwest of valley. And going through Kermo Khaka route we are likely to see mani wall and chortens. After arrival in Samdo you can take short walk around the Tibetan influenced village, capture moments or just rest.


Day 11:Trek from Samdo to Larkya Phedi/Dharmasala (4460m/14632ft) -4/5 hrs

Today we trek to Dharmasala or Larkya Base Camp. Our trail passes through the top of the moraine (4700m/15420ft) and through Gya La. Gya la is an old trading route that leads to Tibet and from there we descend down to Duwang or Dharmasala.


Day 12:Trek from Larkya Phedi to Larkye La Pass (5135m/16847ft)to Bhim Thang (3855m/12647ft)- 8 hrs

This is going to be our big day as we are going to the highest point of the trek – 5135m. We trail through Larkye La Pass but before that we pass a moraine (4700m/15420ft). It is a difficult scale but the effort is well worth. And finally we reach Bhim Thang; possibly for celebration of our successful trek to Larkye La Pass.


Day 13:Trek from Bhim Thang to Dharapani (1963m/6440ft)- 8 hrs

Today our trail descends through the village of Kharche, Gho & Tilje respectively. Then reach Dharapani following the bank of Dudh Khola to the lower belt of Marshyangdi River. We meet Annapurna trail along the way and also we can see excellent view of Manaslu and Annapurna II.


Day 14:Trek from Dharapani to Jagat – 7 hrs

We initiate our trek to Dharapani by reaching Karte from where we cross rivers and arrive at the large settlement of Tal (1675m) then cross more rivers and reach to Chamje (1430m). From Chamje we trail through forest and following the bank of Marshyangdi River we ascend to Jagat.


Day 15:Trek from Jagat to Besi Sahar (760m/2490ft) & Drive to Kathmandu – 5 hrs trek – 5 hrs drive

Trekking all the way from Jagat, we reach Besi Sahar to take bus drive to Kathmandu. The drive is bumpy in the beginning but gets pleasant after a while. Once you are in Kathmandu we arrange evening cultural dinner program as a complementary perk from Sunrise Adventure Trek.


Day 16:Farewell/Departure

After your successful trek to Himalaya, it is time to depart. You can organize your longings and share emails with your keen and kiths. Once you are done, you are dropped off to the airport approximately 3 hours earlier from your scheduled flight by Sunrise Adventure Trek’s representative. 


Trekking Group Size

We organize trekking in Manaslu region for any number of people. If the group consists of more than 16 pax, we will split the group and arrange accordingly. We will assign one trek leader, one assistant leader for the group of four pax and porters (one porter between two members ) to carry members luggage. This arrangement ensures that the group can still go ahead as scheduled itinerary despite any member gets sick on the way in the trekking.   

Experience and Health Requirements

Round Manaslu trekking is considered a moderate trek suitable for those who can hike for 6 – 8 hours a day. Obviously hiking in the high altitude will not be so easy rather physically more demanding, however our itinerary is scheduled for the proper acclimatization while gradually gaining the altitude in the trekking. It will be advisable to have some walking and hiking or other outdoor activities for more than two weeks which will contribute to comfortable accomplishment in reaching Manaslu. No technical skills or use of crampons are required for this trekking. It is highly recommended for the trekkers to consult with the doctors before coming for this trekking. Trekkers who have asthma, allergy or any other diseases related to hurt, lungs should take more precaution for this trekking.

Travel Insurance

Trekkers need to have traveling insurance which covers the comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and medical treatment costs). Insurance companies in Nepal do not provide travelling insurance for the foreigners and the trekkers need to get the travelling insurance from one of the international insurance companies. Sunrise Adventure Trek will have accident insurance for the trekking staff.


Accommodation in Kathmandu will be arranged on twin sharing basis on BB plan except the extra cost for the single supplement (depending on the room availability ) according to the choice of the standard of the hotels before and after the trekking. Accommodation during the trekking will be arranged at standard teahouses/ lodges with unheated rooms with wooden beds and foam mattresses on twin sharing basis. The trekkers will have to share washing and toilet facilities. If the  trekker is a solo traveler, he/she will have to share a room with the trekker of same sex.


Trekkers are provided three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during Round Manaslu trekking. They can enjoy wide variety of food from typical Nepali food to  all types of international cuisine (Continental, Italian, and Indian.). Unlike other trekking companies, Sunrise AdventureTrek allows trekkers to choose the food from the menu at the hotel / lodges in the trek. When the group is too big for the hotels/ lodges to provide individual dishes, set menu will be arranged in most places. We use the lodges / hotels which serve hygienic, nutritious and good food for the  trekkers for them to get enough energy for the hiking.


Any trekker can get altitude sickness while trekking in the high altitude despite strong physically fitness. What is important is giving enough time for the proper acclimatization for the trekking. Sunrise Adventure Trek has planned the itinerary with gradual altitude gain giving enough time for acclimatization for the trekkers. Hiking slowly specially in the high altitude help prevent AMS ( Acute Mountain Sickness ).  If anyone feels dizzy, suffer palpitation or severe headaches and loss of appetite, he / she will be moved to the lower altitude immediately or arrange the helicopter rescue in the severe case of AMS and the client has to pay for it.

Equipment and Packing List

A variety of clothing is necessary for the Ronund Manaslu trek. While choosing the equipment trekkers need give emphasis on two simple aspects: Lightweight and Functional. The items should be lightweight, dependable, and adaptable to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The quality of the trekking equipment you choose has a lot to do with how warm, dry, and safe you will remain. For this reason you have to be critical of quality and the proper fit of clothing.


-    T – shirts
-    Hiking shorts
-    Undergarments
-    Full sleeves shirts
-    Long light weight cotton pants
-    Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
-    Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants.
-    Insulated pants / nylon windbreaker
-    Light and expedition weight thermal tops.
-    Fleece jacket or pullover
-    Waterproof shell jacket
-    Down jacket
-    Light warm fleece hat / woolen hat
-    Sun hat
-    Lightweight gloves.
-    Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal).

Foot Wear

-    Hiking boots
-    Light and comfortable camp shoes
-    Thin, lightweight inner socks.
-    Thick, warm wool hiking socks


-    Down Sleeping bag
-    Trekking bag / Duffle bag ( to carry for the porter )
-    Day pack ( to carry with the trekkers to put the things required during the day time )
-    Large plastic bags ( to keep items dry inside the trekking bag )
-    Water bottle
-    Head lamp with spare bulb and batteries
-    Trekking poles
-    Personal medicine box
-    Sunglasses with UV protection.
-    Books, dairy, pen, walkman  and any other game instruments

Toiletries and Personal Hygiene

-    Quick drying small towel
-    Toothbrush / paste
-    Soap
-    Face and body moisturizer
-    Sun block for lips
-    Tissues / toilet rolls
-    Wet wipes
-    Feminine hygiene products
-    Anti bacterial hands wash

Trek Leader(s) and Staff

All our trek leaders are well experienced who have led trekking in Manaslu region for more than eight years. Their in-depth knowledge about culture, custom, the geological surroundings as well as their professionalism, sincerity, and their hospitality make your dream of successful trek  a enjoyable, memorable event in your life. Although our trek leaders are not highly educated, they are well experienced, professionally trained and posses good leadership skills to operate the trip smoothly. Their smiling faces, loving and caring attitude will make your even a hard walking day a pleasant one. All trekking staff of Sunrise Adventure Trek are locally employed and have the adequate knowledge about culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, history and the safety measures in running the trips.  Their attitude and the efforts will be always concentrated on the less impact of the trekkers to the local culture, custom, nature and the eco system.

Porter Care

We are strongly committed to the porters rights. We make sure that they are well paid and have the proper clothing, foot ware and shelter. We are aware that no porter should be asked to carry a load that is too heavy for their physical abilities and the weight limit should be adjusted for altitude, weather and trail condition. We request our members not to have more than 15 kg weight of luggage to give to the porters. Porters who become sick while in the trekking are treated with high priority just like the other trekking staff or the members. If needed helicopter is sent and rescued in case of sever condition of sickness or accident. All porters are insured for sickness and accident.


Nepal, as a tourist destination is good for all seasons, however, the best seasons for trekking to Manaslu region are Spring (March – May) and Autumn (mid Sept. – mid Dec. ). Trekking in autumn season is noted for clear weather and excellent views of silvery mountains against blue sky. It gets colder towards the end of December. This trek can be done in any month except January and February.

Cost Includes
  • Airport pick up and departure and all ground transportation during trips.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu two or three star category in twin sharing bed with breakfast basis
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with city tour guide
  • Accommodation  in lodge  and full board meals during the trekking
  • Govt. trained guide and necessary no.of porters with their insurance, salary and meals
  • All fees for  TIMS card and Trekking Permit
  • Domestic Flight according to Itinerary
  • Sleeping bag, Down jacket & necessary equipments during the trek
  • One cultural show and dinner program

Cost Excludes
  • International Flight ticket & your personal expenses
  • Major meals in cities cold & alcoholic drinks
  • Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
  • Tips to guide and porter  and your insurance

Trips Facts

  • Trekking , Hiking, Sightseeing , Nature & Culture
  • Manaslu Region
  • 5,160 meters /16,924 feet
  • 16-20 Days
  • September , October , November , March , April May
  • 1-14 People
  • Arught, Gorkha , Nepal
  • Arughat , Gorkha , Nepal
  • Tea house (lodge to lodge) Guided Trekking
  • On Guest Request
  • Bus, Tourist & Private vehicle
  • Budget Hotel to 5 Star hotel as per Guest's requeat
  • Famous Manaslu Round Trekking takes to you world eight highest mountain circuit with great mountain and landscape view , ethnic communities of life style culture , flora fauna bio-diversity and natural sceneries and many more . . ..

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