Short Manaslu Circuit Trek | Manaslu Short Trek 12 Days

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    Duration 12 Days
  • Trip Difficulty MODERATE 
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    AccommodationHotel + Tea House
  • TransportationJeep / Bus Drive
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    Trip StyleHiking + Excursion
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  • Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast
  • Group Size: Minimum 2
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This Short Manaslu Circuit Trek is gaining popularity as an alternative trek to Annapurna Circuit Trek. With an increasing number of trekkers, a number of good teahouses and lodges are established on the trekking trail of Manaslu Circuit. As the result, Short Manaslu Trek is getting popular to explore the hidden nature, culture, and the Himalayas. Trekking Trail Nepal team will give you the best itinerary to explore this beautiful Manaslu region. This 12 days Short Manaslu Circuit Trek will take you to different routes engulf with different cultures, natural beauties, arts, and architecture. From low land (600 m) to highlands (5200 approximately), this trek offers a beautiful view of mountains, rivers, waterfalls, and glaciers. Compared to some of the other popular treks like Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek, Langtang Valley Trekking, and Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek, this trek is little strenuous. Also, as it is a restricted area, trekking solo is prohibited. One must get a special permit and an experienced guide in order to do this trek. A few years back, this Short Manaslu Circuit Trek used to be a camp or tented trek, but recently with the flow of trekkers, this is now a teahouse trek.

Why Manaslu Short Trek Itinerary 2022

- 12 Days Short Manaslu Trek Itinerary
- Same Trekking Itinerary and Trail
- Best alternative to Annapurna Circuit Trek
- Short Manaslu Trek is less explored Trail
- Untouched Nature, Non-Commercialized facilities, Buddhist tradition, and Culture
- Short Manaslu Trek combines Pokhara and Kathmandu
- Best Shortest Itinerary for Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek

This Short Trek to Manaslu Circuit starts from driving up to Arughat from Kathmandu. From there, we will trek along the bank of Budi Gandaki River. Throughout the trek, you will be accompanied by the beautiful view of the mountains like Himlung, Larkey Peak, Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna II and many other small and big mountains as well as beautiful landscapes. Also, the culture and rituals of the local people living here are influenced by the Tibetan culture. Traditional houses, festivals, language, foods, and lifestyle are influenced by Tibetan culture. Prayer wheels, monasteries, mani walls, and paintings can be seen throughout the trail. Pine, Spruce, oak, juniper, rhododendron and other different herbal plant species can be seen while trekking through the dense forest here. If lucky enough, we will be able to encounter different species of wild animals like musk deer, snow leopard, squirrels, wild cats, Himalayan marmot, Himalayan Thar.

Short Manaslu Trek Highlights 2022

- Shortest Trek to clear Manaslu Larkya La Pass.
- Completely different trekking trail from Day 1 to Day 12.
- Trekking trail mix of people, culture, religion and Himalayas nature.
- Less trodden, newly popular, virgin trekking trail.
- Additional of 4WD Jeep Drive Adventure with Manaslu Pass Trek.

Physical Fitness Required for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trekking in Nepal is one of the most popular adventure activities. Thousands of adventure and trekking seekers flow in the peak season to the mighty Himalayas, along with Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Newly Manaslu. Some Trekking in Nepal is easy, while some are really tough and need some physical capacities to complete trekking adventure especially those trekking trail which passes through the High Alpine Himalayas like Everest Three High Pass Trek, Tilicho Pass Trek, and Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Normal Physical Fitness is enough for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

- The Trail of Short Manaslu Circuit Trekking passes through the High Alpine trail which is less crowded in comparison to other trekking trail and very less human civilization in the area.  You are in a very secluded area. For most of the basic needs ( more than Lodging and fooding ), you must need to walk at least 6 Hours.

- This is the shortest Version of Long Manaslu Laykya La Pass Trekking. To make it possible to complete in 12 days Trekking Trail Nepal here tries to use the experience and knowledge and extended few hiking hours every day. This is the major reason you must be physically fit than average trekkers or adventurous.

Come and join the Beautiful, Best Short Manaslu Circuit Trekking to experience the hidden nature. You will be in the Manaslu Himalayas Ranges in your limited period of trekking days. If you need any customization in this Short Manaslu Circuit Trek Please let us know. Trekking Trail Nepal will happy to make Short Manaslu Trek Itinerary to complete your adventure dream for this Short Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek as Circuit Trek in your own style, time, resources, and needs.

Short Manaslu Circuit Trek will fulfill your adventurous and exciting holidays needs in the newly popular and virgin Trekking Trail within your short time frame. Furthermore, this Short Manaslu Trekking in Nepal features Exploring the Trail, Villages, People, Culture with Manaslu Himalayas Ranges.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat and trek to Soti Khola on private Jeep.
  • Day 02: Soti Khola to Maccha Khola
  • Day 03: Maccha Khola to Jagat (checkpoint)
  • Day 04: Jagat to Dyang
  • Day 05: Deng to Namrung
  • Day 06: Namrung to Samagaon
  • Day 07: Rest day in Samagaon. Trek to Pungyen Gompa or a little way to Manaslu Basecamp/Birendra Tal
  • Day 08: Samagaon to Samdo
  • Day 09: Samdo to Dharmashala
  • Day 10: Dharmashala to Bimtang
  • Day 11: Trek to Dharapani Over night in lodge.
  • Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu
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Cost Includes:

  • Government certified Experience English sparkling guide as itineraries. 
  • Helpful, Trekking supporter for the trekking days. 
  • MCAP, ACAP, TIMS, and restricted area trekking permits. 
  • Lunch, dinner, and breakfast as mentioned in itinerary. 
  • 4WD Luxury Jeep drives from Kathmandu to Aru  Ghat or little further.
  • Local Jeep or bus ride from Dhara Pain to Besi Sahar. 
  • Private car or van drive from Besi Sahar to Kathmandu.
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Need 1 working Days for Short Manaslu Trek Permit - MUST

Before starting of this Short Manaslu Circuit Trek with Trekking Trail Nepal, You must give us 1 full working day to complete the procedures of Nepal Government, to get Restriction Trekking Permits and other procedures of Trekking Trail Nepal. This day is not counted in the Itinerary of Short Trekking to Manaslu. We need 3 Photograph, Original Passport, and Your original Flight details to issue the special trekking permits of Short Manaslu Trek. In addition to this payments must be in US$ on this day. Minimum $ 250 Per person, but must pay 100 % payment before the start of the trek.

Itinerary of Short Manaslu Trek 2022

This Short Manaslu Trek Itinerary is the special package for those who have ultimate desire and fitness level. But Very less time to complete the whole long circuit of Manaslu Laykya La Pass Trekking for 19 days Long

  • Day 5 Deng to Namrung
  • Day 6 Namrung to Samagaon
  • Day 7 Manaslu Basecamp / Birendra Tal

These days are a little long as usual Trekking. You must prepare to start trekking early morning as possible especially on Day 5, 6 and 7. If you want to take an extra day in any place in this Short Manaslu Trekking like in Samdo or Bimthang, You must pay US$ 100 Per Person Per Day to Guide, Which cover your all food, Trekking Guide and Porter charges.

Other Notes for Short Manaslu Trek 2022

  • On your request, Trekking Trail Nepal manage the extra night hotel in Kathmandu before or after this Short Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek.
  • If you want to end this Short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Pokhara on the 12th day, we will manage the final drop to Pokhara.
  • If you are willing to customize this Short Manaslu Trekking please Contact Us, Here at Trekking Trail Nepal we love to offer you the tailor-made Trekking Package in Nepal to fits your needs.

Some other Facts of Manaslu Circuit Trek Short 2022

  • Grade: Moderate to Difficult for some days as itinerary are long.
  • Altitude: 5200 m. approximately which is known as Manaslu Larkya La Pass.
  • Trek type: Hike for approximately 6 hours a day.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse.
  • Duration: 12 days Trekking only. ( Not counted any arrival and departure days and Permits working days which is must.)
  • Detail Itinerary: Please Follow this link to get Details Itinerary of Short Manaslu Trek.
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A trekking trip is a journey on foot for pleasure usually along the trekking trails along mountains. It is a multi-day, adventurous trip as a vacation who likes to enjoy the nature, scenery, wildlife, etc. Such trips allow you to enjoy and experience the aesthetic nature and the purity of the local traditions and customs. Trekking will exhaust you as it’s a physical enduring or challenging activity and requires a very high level of energy and fitness with technical skills. Guides and porters arr being hired so that your huge rucksack is carried by them and you can simply enjoy the trek.

Group Joining 2021/22

Group Joining for Short Manaslu Trekking is also available with Trekking Trail Nepal. If you are looking for friends to join as a group on Fix Departure Dates for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek for 2020 and 2021. Choose our below mention date and enjoy the Nature, Adventure, Culture, Religion, and Thrill of Manaslu Trekking Region in the shortest period of time with new friends.