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Manaslu Circuit Trek 10 Days

Manaslu lies in the west of Nepal’s Gorkha locale. It is the most elevated in the region of 8,163m above sea level so this is anything but a minor mountain in Nepal. This is a lot nearer to the Tibetan side, so the way of life you will see here is increasingly Tibetan. Manaslu Circuit Trek 10 days offers a delightful wild environment and leaves its guests stunned! Manaslu Trek route is a marvellous amalgamation of a different culture, stunning landscape and ecological wonders. It takes you on an epic voyage into the tranquillity of the Himalayas with stunning perspectives on the most elevated tops on the planet overshadowing 8000 meters.

The trek route passes along the gorgeous Budi Gandaki river. You will see the amazing views of gigantic Ganesh Himal (7422 m), Mt. Himalchuli (7893 m), and Mt. Manaslu (8156 m).

Why Manaslu??

  • Amazing Picturesque views
  • Off the beaten trails, quiet and remote
  • Panoramic views of Snowy peaks like Mt. Manaslu 8156m, Mt. Annapurna II 7937m, Himlung Himal 7126m
  • Unique locals and their Tibetan traditions

Manaslu Circuit Trekking Itinerary 10 Days

Below route of 10 days Manaslu Round is just the recommended itinerary. It is just a shorter version of long Manaslu Round Trek which takes 3 weeks. In this 10 days route, you can enjoy all the places you do in 3 weeks but rapidly. So, it could be challenging and difficult for beginners. However, beginners can trek in Mardi Himal, Langtang, and Ghorepani. For those who have good trekking experience, this trek is exactly what they need. Let’s see the itinerary below:

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat. Trek to Soti Khola

Day 02: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola

Day 03: Machha Khola to Jagat

Day 04: Trek Jagat to Deng

Day 05: Walk from Deng to Namrung

Day 06: From Namrung to Samagaun

Day 07: Trek from Samagaun to Dharmashala

Day 08: Dharmashala to Bimtang

Day 09: Bimtang to Dharapani

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu from Dharapani

Best Time for 10 Days Manaslu Circuit

Manaslu Circuit Trek in October
Manaslu Circuit Trek at its best

Autumn (September, October, and November) and Spring (March, April, and May) are the best time for trekking in the 10 days Manaslu Trails.

Autumn offers stable weather and clearest skies. The temperature is also favourable for trekking. Hence, is the best and popular time for trekking in Nepal.

In the case of spring, forest in the trekking routes become colourful and beautiful. It is the best season for those who love nature. Moreover, you will be amazed by majestic Himalayan vistas. Wildlife becomes more active during this time.

For trekking in Manaslu or any part of Nepal, winter is an offseason. But, the helicopter tours are operated in winter months if you want to see and fly over the mountains in winter. Trekking in offseason is really dangerous and we do not recommend any beginners to trek in this time. However, experts can trek in this time as well.

Permits Required for Manaslu Trek 10 Days

Manaslu lies in the restricted area of Nepal. hence you need special permits to trek in Manaslu. You need three permits for 10 Days Manaslu circuit trek. They are:-

  • Manaslu Restricted Permit
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Permit (MCAP)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)

You can get all of these permits from Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu. Obtaining the restricted area permit is not that easy. You must have a trekking group of at least two trekkers and registered trekking guide or a porter to go with you to get permits. Its costs about USD 70 for the first week. For additional days, you have to pay USD 10 per day. In the case of ACAP and MCAP, you have to pay $20 each.

Manaslu is itself difficult trek and trekking in 10 days is challenging. find Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty and Tips to trek.

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About the author

Mr. Kanchan Bhatta is a professional IT student. Being traveling as his hobby he has trekked almost every part of Nepal. You can also call him Travel Vlogger and Writer. Interested in traveling, he aims to provide a better time and memory in Nepal. He will be sharing travel facts, trips and blogs about trekking in Nepal. Enjoy :D

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