Manaslu Circuit Trek
Trekking in Nepal

Manaslu Circuit Trek map, distance and Altitude

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Getting to witness the landscape paradise and rich local heritage in the Manaslu region in Nepal is a blessing in itself. We will write about the Manaslu Circuit Trek map, Manaslu Circuit Trek itinerary, and Manaslu Circuit Trek route.

Although it’s a recently established route, the popularity is sky-scrapping. Also, this region has a close interaction with Tibet, thus, you can experience Tibetan-influenced cultures and traditions. The Manaslu circuit trek wins over other circuit treks in Nepal.

Wandering around the world’s 8th highest peak, Mt. Manaslu, is indeed an incredible feeling. Starting from the subtropical vegetation to the high alpine meadows, Manaslu circuit trek map offers a wide range of trekking experience.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Distance:

From the starting point (Arughat) to the ending point (Besisahar) the circuit trek to Manaslu covers a total distance of 177 kilometers. The trek touches the zenith at the place named Larkya La Pass, 5125 meters.

You will be completing this 177 kilometers in 17 to 20 days, which means each day will be 15 to 20 km distance in a day. However, the distance is not constant for all days, some days endeavor a long walk while some are shorter.

Also, if you plan on adding Tsum valley to your Circuit trek, you will add around 3-4 days in your trek. Which also means a couple of extra miles.

Learn about Packing for Manaslu Circuit trek.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Itinerary:

Manaslu Circuit Trek map includes following Intinerary.

Distance from Kathmandu to Soti Khola: 141.3 km
Driving Time: around 8 to 10 hours


Distance from Soti Khola to MachhaKhola: 14 km
Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours


Distance from MachhaKhola to Jagat: 22 km
Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours


Distance from Jagat to Deng: 19.9 km
Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours


Distance from Deng to Namrung: 19.5 km
Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours


Distance from Namrung to Samagaon: 17.7 km
Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours


Distance from Samagaon to Samdo: 16.4 km
Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours


Distance from Samdo to Dharamsala: 12 km
Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours


Distance from Dharamsala to Bimthang via Larkya La pass: 24.7 km
Trekking Duration: 7 to 9 hours


Distance from Bimthang to Tilije: 16 km
Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours


Distance from Tilije to Tal: 11.3 km
Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours


Distance from Tal to Syange: 12.9 km
Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours


Distance from Syange to Kathmandu: 201 km
Driving Duration: 3 to 5 hours

Manaslu Circuit Trek map:

The trek begins from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Then you can drive to Gorkha which is about 5 hours of drive from the capital. The trek actually begins from Ghyampesal. After few days of trek along the local villages, you finally climb down to Jagar. From here, you can drive to Besisahar in the Jeep. This is the headquarter of Lamjung district. As you drive back to Kathmandu, the journey comes to the end. Fly back to your home with the awesome memories of the trek.

Manaslu Circuit Trek map
Manaslu Circuit Trek map

Manaslu Circuit Trek Altitude:

  • Kathmandu: 1300 meters
  • Arughat: 570 meters
  • Soti Khola: 730m
  • Machha Khola: 930m
  • Jagat: 1370m
  • Philim : 1570m
  • Deng: 1540m
  • Ghap: 2165m
  • Lho: 3180m
  • , Samagaon: 3517m
  • Samdo: 3860
  • Dharmasala : 4450m
  • Larkya la: 5125m
  • Tilje: 2300m,
  • Chyamje: 1390m,
  • Bulbule: 840m

Tips for Manaslu Circuit Trek:

  • Practice hiking in the hills nears you which help you practice walking and hiking
  • Use knee cap if you have knee problems- it helps walking for long-distance over the uneven terrains.
  • Have a strong mindset before you go

At Last,

Manaslu is in- fact a promising trek- you can experience the thrill, adventure, and the clam Nepalese weather at the same time. Manaslu Circuit Trek map will guide you for the Journey. With a strong determination and will, you can tackle several difficulties during the trek.

Interested to dwell at the base of one of the world’s tallest mountain, book your trip here.

About Shobita Neupane

Shobita is a co-founder of Travel Diary Nepal. She is a passionate traveler and a content writer. Her favorite quote is Fly so high until your problem looks smaller and the dream seems closer.

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