Manaslu Lodge Circuit

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Small group
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  • Magnificent off-the-beaten-track circular trek around Manaslu
  • Cross the remote Larkya La
  • Rare views of Manaslu
  • Trek through picturesque traditional Tibetan villages


  • 3 nights standard hotels, 13 nights teahouses and 1-night 3-person sharing huts
  • 14 days point-to-point walking with full porterage
  • Group normally 4 to 16, plus leader and local staff (staff to client ratio of 1:4 on trek). Min. age 16 yrs.
  • Altitude maximum 5130m, average 2700m
  • Between 5 and 8 hours walking per day; the Larkya La day is approx. 11hrs walking
  • Staff carry oxygen and a first aid kit on trek
  • 19 October 2023 & 17 October 2024 led by Valerie Parkinson, Wanderlust World Guide Awards Winner 2021
  • Countries visited: Nepal


Day 1 Start Kathmandu
Day 2 Drive to Arket Bazaar; trek to Soti Khola
Day 3 Trek through forest and fields to Lapu Besi and on to Machha Khola

Day 4 Follow the Buri Gandaki River to Jagat
Day 5 Ascend through small villages to Philim; climb to Deng (1,870m)
Day 6 Cross the river and ascend via a magnificent valley to Ghap (2,110m)

Day 7 Continue to Lho (3,170m), offering fantastic views of Manaslu

Day 8 Climb to Samagaon (3,530m)
Day 9 Trek to Samdo (3,860m)

Day 10 Ascend to Dharamsala (4,480m)

Day 11 Cross the Larkya La (5,130m); descend to Bimthang (3,700m)
Day 12 Daywalk to Pongkar Lake or spare day as required

Day 13 Spectacular walk to Tilje (2,240m)
Day 14 Trek to the remote Nache; descend to the main Annapurna Circuit trail
Day 15 Descend to Chyamje and Jagat; from Syange climb to Bauhundanda

Day 16 Walk to Ngaddi; transfer to Kathmandu

Day 17 Free day in Kathmandu

Day 18 End Kathmandu



  • All breakfasts included
  • Morning bed-tea on trek
  • Welcome drink at each overnight lodge
  • 3 nights standard hotels, 13 nights teahouses and 1 night fixed tent
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout, plus local staff (staff to client ratio of 1:4 on trek)
  • Free arrival and departure transfers for everyone
  • Full porterage throughout trek
  • Exodus kitbag
  • Trekking map (provided locally)
  • Trekking permit and national park fees


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request – Kathmandu only)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Sleeping bag (hire in advance from £72)
  • Down jacket (hire in advance from £54)
  • *Hire package incl. sleeping bag & down jacket from £90



Images Courtesy of Exodus Travel