About Manaslu circuit short trek
Mt Manaslu Circuit short trek starts in the picturesque town of Soti Khola and follows the Budhi Gandaki River upstream, passing through dense forests, terraced fields, ancient monasteries and traditional villages. Trail gradually gains altitude as it winds through narrow gorges, past waterfalls and over suspension bridges. The highlight of the trek is Mount Manaslu the eighth-highest highest peak of the world. Crossing Larkya La Pass at an altitude of 5,106 meters, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayan range.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek is a great option for those who want to experience the beauty of the Manaslu region in a short time. The trek offers some of the most stunning views of the Himalayas and takes you through some beautiful villages, where you can experience the unique culture and lifestyle of local people.
Moderate to fairly challenging
Min 2 Persons
Larkya la 5160 meters / 16, 924 feet
Autumn and Spring season
Trekking & Sightseeing
Tea houses / Lodges / Hotels
3 Meals a day (BLD)
Drive & Trekking
Kathmandu to Sotikhola
Dharapani to Kathmandu
Manaslu circuit short trek takes to travel around the eight highest mountain in the world. Manaslu area is a controlled area requires to obtain special permits to visit. it is challenging trekking trip but going popular day by day between adventure lover. Short Manaslu circuit trek passing along the Budhi Gandaki river valley to reach Larkya la pass 5,106 m the highest point of this journey.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek is a shorter version of the Manaslu Circuit Trek. It takes around 10 to 12 days to complete. The trek starts from Soti Khola and follows the same route as the Manaslu Circuit Trek. Trek continues through the Larkya La Pass and descends down to Bimthang before ending at Dharapani.
Moderately challenging Short Manaslu Circuit Trek offers some of the most stunning views of the Himalayas, including Mount Manaslu, Himalchuli, Ngadi Chuli, and Ganesh Himal. Manaslu conservation area host verity of flora, fauna and diverse nature in Gorkha district of Nepal. Manaslu base camp and Larkya Pass are the highlighted points of this walking holidays. The best time to visit this area during spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November).
During Manaslu short trekking travelers get basic lodges or teahouses facilities. Lodges provides neat and clean bed, hygienic foods during journey. It is one of the less crowded route of Himalayas Nepal. People, culture, lifestyle and natural resources make short Manaslu circuit trek one of the lifetime trip.
We organize Manaslu circuit short trek in best time of the year according to the requirements of guest. Given information helps you to plan Manaslu trip easily, if you have any more question and confusion about Manaslu short trek fell free to write us, we are happy to make you clear before booking.
Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be met by our representative and transfer you to hotel. As soon as we reach hotel, representative will give you a synopsis of plan and program agreement. After a short rest & relax, you can explore the city and its cultural heritage.
Elevation: 1,400 meters / 4593 feet.
After breakfast, Kathmandu sightseeing begins to discover world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley Nepal by car. Our guide takes you to the vibrant streets of city, cultural and historic landmarks like Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath stupa, Patan and Kathmandu durbar square etc. Full day Kathmandu city tour covers most popular tourist attractions like artistic palaces, courtyards, ancient stupas, museum and temples. After sightseeing, we will be back to hotel and organize meeting about trip. You spent rest of the day for gear shopping, packaging, exploring vibrant streets of Thamel and enjoying delicious local cuisine.
Today we will transfer you to airport 3 hours before scheduled flight to depart from Kathmandu or back home after amazing trip to Himalayas. “Have a safe journey! hope to see you again in future”
Upper Mustang trek & tours organize verity of trip in Himalayas. Departure dates are 100% guaranteed until and unless there is no political unrest, natural disasters or epidemics in the destination. Start dates are your arrival date in Kathmandu and end dates are the returning date from Nepal. Listed departure dates & price quoted on group joining basic. if given dates are not suits you, or travelling with friend let us to know to book private trip as per your requirements.
Usually, journey to Manaslu begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Machhakhola (the trek start point) via Dhadingbesi, Arughat bazaar and Soti Khola. Road trip takes about 7-9 hours, depend on road conditions and traffic. Local buses and jeeps are available for transportation to go Manaslu from Kathmandu. Private jeep transfer is the best option, most comfortable and flexible option to reach Manaslu region either from Kathmandu or Pokhara.
Mount Manaslu the eighth-highest mountain in the world make this destination so special. Beside that it offers a captivating blend of stunning scenery, diverse cultural encounters and off-the-beaten-path experience.
Generally, Manaslu circuit considered as challenging trek, its short version also the same. Before embark on Manaslu Circuit short trek prepare physically and mentally. We advise all to be in good physical condition, have some experience at high altitudes and weather conditions.
All-inclusive Manaslu circuit short trek cost will be in between US$ 1250 to $2,500 per person. This is an estimate; the actual trip cost depends on group size, service quality, transportation and time to travel etc. Write us to get the special package as per your preferences.
Typical Manaslu short trek takes around 10 to 14 days to complete. Trekking durations can be influenced by different factors like starting point, acclimatization days, individual walking pace, chosen itinerary and side trips.
The best time to do the Manaslu Circuit short trek is in spring (March-April-May) or autumn (September-October-November) when the weather is mild and sunny. Manaslu short trek traverses a variety of landscapes, from lush river valleys, terraced farmlands, alpine meadows and high passes. Walking paths diversity ensures a constant change of scenery and a never-ending array of visual delights.
Short Manaslu circuit trek provide an opportunity to experience the Tibetan culture, way of life in remote Nepal and the most beautiful mountains views in the Himalayas.
Manaslu region is one of the Restricted Area of Nepal. It requires restricted area permit, manaslu conservation area permit and Annapurna conservation area permit also. We (local trekking agency) helps to obtain all necessary paper work for you. It is not allowed to visit restricted area alone or without guide. So need to issues special permit, hire license guide through reputed trekking agency to visit Manaslu conservation area Nepal.
Solo trekking in Manaslu Circuit not allowed. It requires to have minimum 2 people in a group and need to organize with local trekking agency in Kathmandu Nepal. Trekking with agency and licensed guide helps in navigation, ensures safety, and provides quick support in case of emergencies.
You need to be in good physical condition to complete Manaslu circuit short trek successfully. It is challenging walk be able to walk for several hours a day, often on uneven terrain and at high altitudes.