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Manaslu Circuit Trek VS Annapurna Circuit Trek

Himalayan Nepal is one of the most popular famous trekking destinations in the world, each year thousands of trekkers come to visit.

By Himalayan Frozen AdventurePublished 3 months ago 4 min read

Himalayan Nepal is one of the most popular famous trekking destinations in the world, each year's thousands of trekkers come to visit. Likewise, the Manaslu Circuit Trek and Manaslu Circuit Trek is the most attractive route in Nepal. This Manaslu and Annapurna are known for their own uniqueness. The trail offers magical Himalayan ranges, exciting landscapes, the beauty of nature, culture, and the traditional lifestyle of the local community.

In Nepal, you have a great opportunity to see the breathtaking highest mountain peaks of the world, which is the surrounding with the spectacular vistas of the majestic mountains and amazing glacier zone. This Annapurna and Manaslu Treks is one best variety of trekking routes, you touch the base camp of the high Mount and enjoy the beauty of nature. Both of this popular trail leads you to the remote valley of Himalayan.

These Manaslu and Annapurna is an ancient ambiance area and elegant natural attractions, the Mount Manaslu and Mount Annapurna is the major attraction of this treks. Choose one best destination to get a lifetime adventure experience.

1 Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most popular routes in the Manaslu region, which is an amazingly beautiful part of the High Himalayan. This trail is fewer crew trekkers and is most peaceful, you need a special trekking permit to enter this region. Manaslu Trekking offers to visit the base camp of Mount Manaslu (8163m) and amazing pass Larkya La Pass (5,260m) which is surrounding by mountain peaks and wonderful landscapes.

Manaslu is a different taste than Everest and Annapurna, you get to see magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the eighth tallest mountain in the world, explore the rich local heritage and biological diversity of the region, and beautiful villages of the local community. This Manaslu Circuit Trek is a classic adventure journey in Nepal, you should have to be physically fit and in good health.


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal 1,300m

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola 710m/8-9 hrs

Day 03: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola 890m/6-7 hrs

Day 04: Trek from Machha Khola to Dobhan 1,000m/6-7 hrs

Day 05: Trek from Dobhan to Philim 1,590m/6-7 hrs

Day 06: Trek from Philim to Dang 2,360m/6-7 hrs

Day 07: Trek from Deng to Namrung 2,660m/6-7 hrs

Day 08: Trek from Namrung to Lho 3,180m/3-4 hrs

Day 09: Trek from Lho to Sama Gaon 3,530m/5-6 hrs

Day 10: Acclimatization day in Sama Gaon to explore Manaslu Base Camp/ Birendra Tal/ Pungyen Gompa

Day 11: Trek from Sama Gaon to Samdo 3,860m/3-4 hrs

Day 12: Trek from Samdo to Larkya Phedi/Dharamsala 4,460m/4-5 hrs

Day 13: Trek from Dharamsala to Larkya La 5,160m to Bimthang 3,720m/8-9 hrs

Day 14: Trek from Bimthang to Gho 2,515m/5-6 hrs

Day 15: Trek from Gho to Dharapani 1,920m and drive to Besisahar 760m/6-7 hrs

Day 16: Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu 1,300m/7-8 hrs

2 Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the best high pass routes in the world, as well as the perfect destination for adventure trekkers who wanna get an experience of the high Himalayana. This trek is more difficult than Annapurna, Manaslu, and Langtang treks. This Annapurna Circuit Trek leads us to high Tilicho Lake (4,919m), amazing Thorong La Pass (5,416m), and the best viewpoint Poon Hill (3,210m).

Especially this Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary is a great option to discover Annapurna Region, where you get to see unique landscapes, nature, waterfalls, lovely villages, hidden valleys, mountains, the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, and the beautiful Manang and Mustang region. The Annapurna Circuit Trek provides to enjoy rare flora and fauna, the exciting culture of Buddhists, and visit the ancient part of Annapurna Nepal.

After exploring the delightful Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass, the trail descends to the famous holy Hindu Temple Muktinath and continues to Jomsom and Poon Hill, which offers a golden sunrise view and panorama Himalayan ranges. Annapurna Circuit offers magical mountains peaks of Mount Annapurna (8,091m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Tilicho Himal, Nilgiri, and many more.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi [800m, 7-8 hrs]

Day 04: Trek from Khudi to Sirung [2200m, 6-7 hrs]

Day 05: Trek from Sirung to Jagat [1300m, 6-7 hrs]

Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Dharapani [1960m, 7-8 hrs]

Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame [2710m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang [3300m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 09: Trek from Pisang to Manang [3540m, 6-7 hrs]

Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang

Day 11: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka [4110m, 3-4 hrs]

Day 12: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi [4600m, 3-4 hrs]

Day 13: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath[3800m] via Thorong La pass [5,416m/17,764ft] [7-8 hrs]

Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha [2670m, 4-5 hrs]

Day 15: Trek from Marpha to Kalopani [2530m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 16: Trek from Kalopani to Tatopani [1200m, 6-7 hrs]

Day 18: Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani [2700m, 6-7 hrs]

Day 19: Trek from Tadapani to Pokhara [827m] via Ghandruk [5-6 hrs trek] & [1 hrs drive]

Day 20: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu [1300, 7-8 hrs]

Day 21: Final departure


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