Manaslu Circuit

Nepal Nepal

Worth knowing

The Manaslu Circuit runs for a length of 145 kilometers through Nepal.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 7 days to walk the Manaslu Circuit.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in guesthouses/hotels along the way and in homestays.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Manaslu Circuit

145 km
Elevation gain
9.050 m
Elevation loss
7.700 m
Highest Point
Larkya La / 5.106 m
Lowest Point
Arughat Bazar / 529 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
145 km
9.050 m
7.700 m
Larkya La
5.106 m
Arughat Bazar
529 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Manaslu Circuit
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • in homestays
Solitude on the Manaslu Circuit
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

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Arrival to the Manaslu Circuit

You will arrive via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Taxi / Bus. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Departure from the Manaslu Circuit

Departure is via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Taxi. Takes about 12 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Manaslu Circuit

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