Manaslu Base Camp Trek

  • Manaslu Base Camp Trek

16 Days •  

  • Trip Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days
  • Group size: 1-20 Pax
  • Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Departure City: Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude: 5213m
  • Activities: Sightseeing/Trekking


Trip Information

Manaslu (8,163m), the world’s eighth highest peak and Its base camp, situated 40kms from Annapurna in west-central Nepal lies at the edge of one of the most out-of-the-way valleys in the Nepal. Literally Manaslu means “Mountain of the Spirit’. Also, it provides an option to Cho Oyu for those who want to climb a more assorted and difficult 8,000m.

Normally four camps are set up during the ascent to the summit. There are a few stretches of steep climbing and crevasses from Manaslu  Base Camp I to Camp II and there is some climbing on slippery snow from Camp II to Camp III.  Avalanches are a possibility from Camp III to Camp IV. Talking about the attractive views, you will observe wonderful views of Himalchuli (7893m), Manaslu (8163m), Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli (7879m) and other beautiful peaks; you will also mark stunning varied landscape and diversity in plants and wildlife.

During Manaslu Base Camp Trek you will see different people like- Gurungs, a Tibeto-Burman people who follow Buddhism with influences of Hinduism live in this region. In low region there are many other castes of peoples like Brahmans, Chhetries, Newars, Ghales, Gurungs, and Tamangs.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Welcome and transfer to Hotel.

Our airport representative will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few metres from the exit door. Please check your name at play card. He will bring you to hotel in kathmandu. Then drive from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu (1360m) Sightseeing

In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organised sightseeing tour. We visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. We also visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing and exploration. In the late afternoon you will be issued with your Trek Pack and departure information for the next morning.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 03- Drive to Arughat (640meters) then to Soti Khola (775meters) 7-8 hours.

Our Trekking staff will come to your Hotel early in the morning at 7.00 am to pick you up, from there we have an 8 hour driving journey to Arughat. From Kathmandu to Dhading Bensi for 3.30 hours is comfortable drive but from there to Soti Khola the road is dirt road.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 04: Trek to Machha Khola (900meters) 5.30 hours.

The trail descends slowly until you climb again to mountain ridge to Almara. Pass the forest trail to arrive at Riden Gaon. The valley here cuts into another side of the river to enter Budhi Gandaki. At Lambesi, the trail follows down to the sandy river bed of Budhi Gandaki. Camp tonight at Machha River. O/N Tea House.

Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 05: Trek to Jagat (1340meters) 6 hours.

After crossing Machha River and Khrola besi, there is a hot spring called "Tatopani". The trail follows forested area after this toward Dovan. Below Dovan, there is a huge rapid at Budhi Gandaki. As the elevation increases, the rapids and the scenery undergoes a complete transformation. At Jagat, there is a police check-post where your trekking permit will be checked. O/N Tea House.

Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Trip Map

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • All airport and hotel transfer by private vehicle
  • 3 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Bus transportation: Kathmandu to Arughat and Syange to Kathmandu
  • Manaslu conservation permit
  • Annapurna conservation permit
  • Special Manaslu trekking route permit
  • 14nights in standard Mt. Lodes/home stay during the trek
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner 3 time a day meals)
  • An experienced English-speaking trek guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, bus transportation insurance, equipment and lodging
  • Nepal Spirit Adventure’s trekking equipment such as sleeping bag and down jacket
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • All government and local taxes

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters bottled or boiled water, shower, heater and phone calls etc
  • Nepalese visa fee: bring accurate USD cash and four passport photographs with you
  • Travel insurance & Rescue operation
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Food and extra nights hotel in Kathmandu (due to an early return from a trek or an extended stay in Nepal)
  • Additional trips or tours in Kathmandu
  • International flight tickets

USD 1,150

16 days

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