Route for Short Manaslu Trekking

Route for Short Manaslu Trekking takes you to the best off-beaten path short treks inside Manaslu Conservation area in shortest but safe itinerary. Manaslu circuit trekking is the restricted trekking region of Nepal. Thus, trekkers must require special permits and compulsory guide/porters from government-registered trekking agency in Nepal.

Route for short manaslu trekking
Yak grazing in field and mountain views on the Manaslu trekking.

While trekking in the short Manaslu Circuit trek itinerary for just 10 days you must have local guide accompanying you. Even though it is Short Manaslu Circuit Trek it is only possible with minimum of 2 persons in the group.

Route for Short Manaslu Trekking is suitable for trekkers with good fitness level, competitive stamina for walking and outdoorly active people. Those who have short time and want to explore the Manaslu region in 10 days hiking time frame – route for short manaslu trekking will make it possible.

Local lodges, along with local guides and porters will make Manaslu Short Trekking safe & adventurous. Manaslu Short Trek is also called Larkya- la pass (5160m) trekking.

Short manaslu circuit trekking is suitable for an equally fit couple and a smaller/private group. Trekking to Manaslu is more enjoyable with a local guide from the same region.

Route for Short Manaslu Trekking full details:

Short Manaslu Trek itinerary starts with a jeep or bus ride from Kathmandu to Sotikhola and trekking to Machhikhola. Restricted region of Manaslu Trek starts at famous local village of Jagat (permit checkpoint).

Trekkers will pass along the Villages like Phelim, Namrung, Loh, Samagaon, Manaslu Base Camp, Smado, Dharamsala, Larkya pass (5106m), Bhimtang etc.. All these villages has diverse landscape and fun trekking across the alley of villages.

Alike normal manaslu circuit trekking – Short manaslu trekking also ends at Dharapani. At Dharapani village manaslu circuit trail connect the beginning trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Nepalgram adventure has multiple Manaslu Trek Packages for different fitness level and variable holiday length.  Manaslu Trek Itinerary – 14, 18, 12 days and 10 days are the famous itineraries for the manaslu tea house/lodge trek. Please get in touch with our experts at Nepalgram Adventures to customize this Short Manaslu Trekking.

As a local trekking agency in Nepal, Nepalgram is happy to provide you with a customized trekking package in Nepal that meets your requirements.

Route for short manaslu trekking
  Tourists enjoying the waterfall views and perfect place to break time. 

Highlights of Manaslu Trek 10 Days short itinerary

•Drive with 4*4 jeep or bus to trek starting and ending point experienced scenic hill on off-road adventure.

• Guided trek in restricted areas makes circle of 8th highest to mt.Manaslu 8156m.

•Special permits takes you into special region with less crowded remote tea house trekking.

•Centuries old Buddhist monastery, mane stone, Chortens, and local villages with rich culture

•Start at low at Arughat 941m and learn about flora and fauna before crossing high passes Larkya la at 5160m

•Visit Birendra lake and Manaslu base camp & PungGyen Gomba  (2630m/8626ft)

•Manaslu conservation with varieties of flora & fauna.

Are you looking for other trips than Manaslu circuit trekking?

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Route for Short Manaslu Trekking
View of Annapurna Range seen from Bhimtang – Bhimtang is the other side of the Manslu circuit trekking

Manaslu Short Trek 10 Days Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu to Lapubeshi drive 4*4 jeep and trek to Machhikhola (710m/ 2328ft) 7 to 09hrs
  • Day 02: Trek from Machhakhola to Philim (1570ml5150ft) 07 to 08 hrs
  • Day 03: Trek from Philim to Namrung (2660m/ 8730ft) 08 to 09hrs
  • Day 04: Trek from Namrung to Lho visit Monasteries and overnight at Samagaun( 3525m/11565ft) 07 to 08 hours
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day explore, Manaslu base camp, PungGyenGombaBirendra lake (2630m/8626ft) 07 to 08 hrs
  • Day 06: Trek from Samgaun to Samdo Climb high to samdo hill sleep low (3700m/12139ft) 4 to 05hrs
  • Day 07: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala (4460m/14629ft) 04 to 05hrs
  • Day 08: Trek from Dharamshala to Larkya la pass (5106m/16930ft overnight at Bhimtang (3700m/12201ft) 12km 08 to 09 hrs
  • Day 09: Trek from Bhimtang to Dharapani (1920m/6300ft) 6 to 08 hrs
  • Day 10: Dharapani to Bashisahar and to Kathmandu 07 to 09 hours’ drive

Map of manaslu circuit trekking

rapid manaslu circuit trek
Manasalu circuit trekking map with details

Manaslu Short Trek 10 Days – Essential Information

Manaslu Trek costs depends on the number of days, quality of guide, lodges overnight, food including breakfast lunch and dinner, special trek permits cost, conservation area permit cost, porter, transportation with private jeep or with local buses or jeep.

For the Manaslu Short Trek, it is recommended that you book it from an experienced local Trekking Agency in Nepal.

Solo trekkers without guides or porters is not allowed in the Manaslu Circuit Short Trek due to government-regulated rules in Manaslu region.

The best season for the Manaslu Trek is March to May and September to December. During the monsoon season trek in Manaslu, road access is not very good. Whereas winter trekking to Manaslu circuit, manaslu basecamp and trek over Larkya pass would be difficult due to lots of snow.

Route for Short Manaslu Trekking

The Manaslu Trek itinerary could be short and long. It’s the choice of trekkers according to their fitness level. But it is recommended to train before you sign up for the trek.

How to train for short manaslu circuit trekking? Do cycling, walk long hours, run, go to gym regularly or do outdoor sports. Doing any of above mentioned activities put mask on – this will help you to walk in low level of oxygen in the high altitude of the Manaslu circuit trekking.

Manaslu is a off-the-beaten-path trek but when you decide to go trekking to the base camp & around the 8th highest mountain Manaslu, you need to be comfortable with basic accommodation and simple food in those remote villages. Manaslu Short Trek route walks you through rivers, and rice fields, crossing the hanging bridges, passing the local villages with different ethnic groups, various religion including Buddhist – Tibetan culture, Hindu, christian by the panoramic Himalayas views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, and LamjungHimal.

More Useful Tips for Manaslu Short Trek

•Check the weather condition and pack accordingly (pack light and smart).

•Carry a good comfortable pair of sturdy boot.

•Take rest whenever you feel the need to and do not rush.

•Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated at all times

• Carry enough cash (Nepali rupees) as there are no ATM’s in remote regions

•Avoid the consumption of alcohols

•Carry first aid kit in case of emergency

•Reach out for help if you face any problems such as altitude sickness

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About Author

I grew up in the mountains & got university education in Kathmandu to become an engineer. But with homely environment of mountains interest me to become a trekking & tour guide, by passion. I have been 6574 meter to the highest & fortunately got chance to explore most of Nepal and bit of abroad.

Eventually, passion converted to profession and here i am on behalf of Nepalgram - a Trekking agency in Nepal.

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