Lower Manaslu Trek -11 Days

Most popular trek in Nepal
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  • 1 PAX US$650
  • 2 PAX US$606
  • 3 PAX US$560
  • 4 PAX US$560
  • 5-10 PAX US$540
  • 11-20 PAX US$528
Price Per Person US$ 528 All included Services

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  • Diverse landscapes with terraced fields, lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and snow-capped peaks.
  • Various ethnic communities, including Gurungs, Tamangs, and Brahmins.
  • Encounter endangered wildlife species, including snow leopards, Himalayan musk deer, and red pandas.
  • Awe-inspiring views of majestic peaks like Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Ngadi Chuli, and Shringi Himal.
  • Buddhist monasteries, with spiritual ambiance and witness the monks practicing their rituals.
  • Dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo, and glacial moraines.
  • Explore historical Gorkha Palace, home of the king Prithvi Narayan Shah.
  • Several charming villages, such as Arughat, Sirdibas, Philim, and Deng.
  • Hiking to the new trekking route

Lower Manaslu Trek Overview

Lower Manaslu Trek has spectacular natural splendor, including terraced farms, snow-capped mountains, and lush green valleys. Manaslu (8,163 meters), Ganesh Himal, and Sringi Himal are just a few of the magnificent Himalayan peaks that can be seen during the Lower Manaslu Trek. Lower Manaslu Trek is recently discovered by Trekking Agency Association for Nepal (TAAN) in association with Nepal government for the adventure trekkers. Trekking to Lower Manaslu is one of the best destinations to explore historical, religious, cultural, ecological, and archaeological importance place. This trek is a fully supported home stay to perceive more in depth about locals and remarkable information of Nepal country side people of Lower Manaslu.

Lower Manaslu Trek Located In the western section of Nepal in Gorkha District. It is renowned for its stunning natural surroundings, varied culture, and closeness to the Manaslu restricted area. The Manaslu Conservation Area and the Manaslu Circuit Trek are both a component of the greater Manaslu area.

Lower Manaslu trek located Manaslu Conservation Area that mean the conservation area lies in this trek route which  protected area was created to safeguard the region’s distinctive flora, wildlife, and cultural history. The 1,663 square kilometer protected area provides chances for outdoor hikes, bird watching, and wildlife viewing.

Lower Manaslu trek is very much suitable for beginner hikers and cultural lovers, Lower Manaslu trek is a well-liked location. The Manaslu Circuit trip takes you through scenic towns, thick woods, and High Mountain passes. It is a difficult yet rewarding journey. The Lower Manaslu hike provides a substitute for the busier Annapurna and Everest areas.

A variety of ethnic populations, including Gurungs, Magars, Tamangs, and Brahmins are the ethnic highlights of the Lower Manaslu trek Area as well as call Lower Manaslu home. Those communities maintain their distinctive customs, holidays, and ways of life. They have a rich cultural legacy. Tourists may take advantage of the friendly welcome of the inhabitants and discover their traditions and customs. It’s also reliable to say the Lower Manaslu area is Cultural Heritage.

One of the highlights of the Lower Manaslu Trek, Barpak village which is a location of exceptional beauty and tenacity. This lovely settlement, perched at a height of 1,900 meters, is famed for its breathtaking views of the neighboring Himalayan peaks, especially the magnificent Manaslu.

As the epicenter of the terrible 2015 earthquake that caused substantial loss and devastation, Barpak has enormous historical significance. However, the village’s efforts to reconstruct have displayed incredible fortitude and tenacity. Barpak radiates a feeling of cultural richness and communal spirit with its classic stone homes and kind locals. It draws explorers and environment lovers from all over the world by functioning as a gateway to several hiking routes. Barpak is an intriguing place because of its stunning landscapes and unyielding attitude.

he Lower Manaslu region is dotted with picturesque valleys that are a feast for the eyes. As you trek through the lush valleys, you’ll be surrounded by terraced fields, vibrant green forests, and meandering rivers. These valleys provide a peaceful and serene atmosphere, perfect for immersing yourself in nature.

To be a local trekking operator, Touch The Himalaya Designed the Lower Manaslu Trek route starting from Baseri Village where bumpy road connected from Kathmandu, we travel by public bus or private vehicle and end the trek via the town of Gorkha. From  where Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu,  is  about 200 Kilometer (140 miles) distance, Gorkha is accessed by nice road.

Flora and Fauna:

The Lower Manaslu Trek lies within the Manaslu Conservation Area, which is rich in biodiversity. The region is home to various rare and endangered wildlife species, including snow leopards, Himalayan musk deer, and red pandas. You may spot some of these fascinating creatures during your trek.

The Lower Manaslu Trek showcases a variety of landscapes, each with its own unique charm. From lower elevation areas with terraced fields and traditional villages to alpine meadows, dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo, and glacial moraines, the ever-changing landscapes offer a constant sense of wonder and beauty.

During the spring season (March to April), the Lower Manaslu region bursts into vibrant colors as the rhododendron forests come alive. The blooming flowers create a magical atmosphere, with hues ranging from deep red to pink and white. Walking through these dense forests is a truly enchanting experience.

Cultural Exploration:

Lower Manaslu is inhabited by various ethnic communities, including Gurungs, Tamangs, and Brahmins. Along the trek, you’ll encounter charming villages with traditional houses, monasteries, and prayer flags. You’ll have the chance to interact with the friendly locals, experience their traditional lifestyles, and witness their unique customs and traditions.

The people in the Lower Manaslu region are known for their warm hospitality and welcoming nature. The teahouses and lodges along the trek provide comfortable accommodation and hearty meals. You’ll feel well taken care of and will have the opportunity to connect with fellow trekkers and locals, creating lasting memories and friendships.

Difficulty Level:

The Lower Manaslu Trek is considered an easy trek. It involves ascending and descending trails, including steep sections and the crossing of some suspension bridges. Basic trekking experience and a good level of fitness are recommended.


The climate of the lower Manaslu trek region is characterized by mild temperatures and occasional rainfall. During the trek, which typically takes place from March to May, the weather gradually transitions from the colder winter months to a milder and more comfortable environment. In the lower altitudes, temperatures range from around 10 to 20 degrees Celsius (50 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit) during the daytime, while dropping to approximately 5 to 10 degrees Celsius (41 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit) at night. Rainfall can occur sporadically, but overall, the climate is pleasant, allowing for enjoyable trekking amidst beautiful landscapes adorned with blooming rhododendron forests and vibrant greenery.


To accommodate the travelers, the Lower Manaslu region offers a variety of lodging alternatives, including guesthouses, tea houses, and camping grounds, although the infrastructure may not be as advanced as other trekking destinations that are more well-known, there are still enough of amenities to guarantee a comfortable stay.

During the Lower Manaslu Trek, we arrange accommodation in teahouses along the trail. Teahouses are cozy and comfortable lodges that offer a warm and welcoming atmosphere after a day of trekking. Our teahouses provide clean and well-maintained rooms, typically with twin beds or dormitory-style arrangements. While basic, they offer a peaceful retreat where you can rest and rejuvenate amidst the tranquil surroundings of the Manaslu region.


Touch the Himalayas takes care of your meals during the trek. Our teahouses serve delicious and nourishing meals to keep you energized throughout the journey. You can expect a variety of local and international dishes, including Nepali cuisine like dal bhat (rice and lentil soup), momo (dumplings), and chapati (flatbread), as well as western-style options like pasta, eggs, and sandwiches. We understand the importance of maintaining high hygiene standards, and our experienced cooks prepare all meals with utmost care and attention.


On the Lower Manaslu Trek, it is crucial to have the right equipment to ensure a safe and comfortable journey. Essential items include sturdy trekking boots with ankle support, moisture-wicking and quick-drying base layers, warm layers such as fleece jackets and thermal clothing, waterproof and windproof outer shell jackets and pants, a warm hat and gloves, sunglasses with UV protection, a sun hat, sunscreen, a reliable backpack with a rain cover, a water bottle or hydration bladder, trekking poles for stability, a sleeping bag suitable for lower temperatures, a first aid kit including medication for altitude sickness, water purification tablets or a water filter, snacks and energy bars, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes.


To ensure your safety and enhance your trekking experience, we provide experienced and knowledgeable guides who accompany you throughout the Lower Manaslu Trek. Our guides are well-versed in the local culture, geography, and trekking routes. They offer valuable insights into the region’s history, flora, fauna, and traditions, enriching your journey. With their expertise, you can navigate the trail with confidence while immersing yourself in the beauty of the Manaslu region.


Safety is our utmost priority. We, touch the himalays highly recommend that all trekkers have travel insurance that covers high-altitude trekking. This insurance should include provisions for emergency medical evacuation, trip cancellation, and personal liability coverage. Our team can guide you in understanding the specific insurance requirements and help ensure that your policy adequately covers the Lower Manaslu Trek. Your safety and well-being are of utmost importance to us.


As part of our services, we assist you in obtaining the necessary permits for the Lower Manaslu Trek. This typically includes the Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP) and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. These permits are essential for trekking in the region and help support conservation efforts. We take care of the paperwork and ensure that you have the required permits before commencing the trek.

At Touch the Himalayas, we strive to provide exceptional facilities for your Lower Manaslu Trek. From comfortable accommodation and delicious meals to experienced guides, insurance guidance, and necessary permits, we aim to make your trekking experience unforgettable. Our dedicated team is committed to your satisfaction, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey through the picturesque landscapes of the Manaslu region.

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Welcome at Tribhuvan International Airport, then transfer to your hotel.

Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 stars hotel
Max. Altitude: 1,640 m/ 5,381 ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 2,268 m/ 7,440 ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 1,741 m/ 5,712 ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 972m / 3,189ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 2,058 m / 6,748 ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 2,229m / 7,313ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 1,900 m / 6,233ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 1,367m / 4,485feet Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel

Itinerary Note:

This itinerary is just the guide line, it can be changed (longer or shorter) as per our client's wishes, fitness, ground reality and weather condition. If you're not satisfied or have an alternative plan please feel free to discuss it with us By Clicking :- ASK QUESTION or COSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP.

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What's Included / Excluded

Cost Incluldes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • All necessary trekking and area permit & fees, (National Park area special permit and TIMs cards).
  • Three meals a day during the trek in Local lodge or home stay.
  •  All accommodation during trek  Home stay and local Guest house.
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Manaslu special trekking guide and assistant guide (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Expert local porters from Manaslu area (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, Equipment, transport, food and accommodations
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by trekking guide)
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

Fixed Departure


Can't find trip as your Schedule Date?

  • Above mentioned departure dates “AVILABLE”‘ means these dates are currently open for bookings for the particular Trek. If the mentioned dates are not suitable with your preferred date, you can make your own private trip by clicking the box billow in the bottom.
  • A date “GUARANTEED” means that we give guarantees that the costumers will be able to start theirs Manaslu circuit trek on the specified date, regardless of whether the seats are fully booked or not.
  • “LIMITED”‘ Status refers to a type of seats booking for the trek, that has been certain seats available to book
  • In the status, “CLOSED” means that the Trekkers seats are fully booked and there are no more seats available for new booking. Trekkers may be put on a waitlist for a chance to get a seat if there are cancellations unless your are requested to plan your own private trip by clicking the box billow in the bottom.

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Manaslu Treak circuit 2022 October

November 2, 2022

Manaslu Treak circuit 2022 october

One of the most gorgeous views from day 1. Incredible senes, tireless of waterfalls, excitement from the land slides and high altitude! We’ve got a great support by Touch the Himalayas Trek team! If you wanna go trekking in Nepal, definitely go to them! This was the second organized trip by them in five year! I hope i can come back to Nepal as soon as possible and go trekking with them again!

Date of experience: October 2022


Excellent Manaslu Circuit Trek with TTH.

October 20, 2022

Excellent Manaslu Circuit Trek with TTH.

Apr 2022

Myself, my Wife and 13 years old son recently got back to Pokhara from the Manaslu trek organized by "Touch The Himalaya trekking Company" and we’re so glad we chose to do it with this company. It was our first trek and we had our Guide Nabin, who is a gentle young guy Locally from the route of Manaslu been many time and knows many locals in every small - small settlements along the route. we had already got all the pre information from Madan Manager of this company, (about the equipment's that we need to bring with us, day by day trekking itinerary as well as the altitude of the place we are going to stay each day. So it was well prepared trip, we did had not any problem during the trek. Had an extra day in Sama, we had wonderful Day trip to Pungen Gumba at that day which was the best view ever I have had in my life. Lho village, Samagaun, Samdo and Dharmashala, these four days was most highlighted days of our trek. wonderful views, peaceful and lovely nature...........

We planning our next trip to Kanchenjunga in 2023, if any of you who want to join us can contact Madan, we heartily recommend this company and Madan for any trip to Nepal. Excellent Manaslu Circuit Trek with TTH.

Greetings from Pokhara.
G. E


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