10 Days Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek

Duration: 10 Days   |   Trip Photos  |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Group Size: 2-20 PAX
  • Max Elevation: 5,213 meters

Manaslu Trek in November

Marvel Adventure’s 10 Days Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek is a remarkable budget-friendly trekking adventure of the Himalayas. This classical exploration of the west-central region in the Himalayan region takes you on a circumnavigating journey across remote and isolated trails at the foothills of the eighth highest 8,000-meter class mountain in the world, Mt. Manaslu [8,156 meters/ 26,759 feet].

This magnificent journey across the protected areas of both the Manaslu and Annapurna regions introduces you to the rich biodiversity of endangered Himalayan flora and fauna. At the same time, you will also get the opportunity to experience a culturally enthralling trail across the charming high Himalayan settlements with fascinating lifestyles and traditions.

Our Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek guarantees an unforgettable Himalayan exploration without breaking the bank. Just because this trip is cost-efficient it doesn’t mean that the integrity of the services is not par with other trekking packages.

The value-added experiences and satisfaction of our guests are the top priority of the Marvel Adventure. We have just optimized this exhilarating trekking route to an optimum level without distorting the true essence of the experience.

Best Time for Trek

8 Days Short Manaslu Circuit Trek

Both spring and autumn are known to be the best time for Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek. If you are looking for an ultimate experience, both of these peak seasons are the most suitable time periods. The mild temperatures and stable climatic conditions of both of these seasons offer you the optimum setting to relish your Himalayan exploration truly.

Spring season in Nepal welcomes the stunning trails with blooming wildflowers and dotted rhododendron flowers. `Trekking across the lush-diverse landscapes and enjoying the clear views of the Himalayan vistas makes the trek a remarkable experience during this season.

The temperature of the lower Manaslu region in the spring season is around 10°C to 31°C at the lower trekking trails. But, it can drop upto -6°C at high altitudes.

Likely, autumn, another candidate for the Manaslu Circuit best time, offers enthralling trekking trails with diverse shades of the fall season. The crisp air, unobstructed views of Himalayan peaks, mild temperature, stable weather, and cultural prospects of the harvest season are some of the highlights of budget Manaslu Circuit Trek this season.

The temperature of the lower trekking region in Manaslu region hovers around 13°C to 25°C. It can drop upto -2°C during the early morning and night.


  • An unforgettable Himalayan journey to the base of the 8,000-meter class mountain, Mt. Manaslu
  • Trekking across the protected areas of Annapurna Conservation Area and Manaslu Conservation Area
  • Opportunity to witness the endangered high Himalayan wildlife like red panda, snow leopard, grey wolf, Himalayan tahr, red-headed vulture, river lapwing, Himalayan griffon, etc
  • Trekking over the intriguing Himalayan pass, Larke La Pass (5,213 meters)
  • Magical views of the Himalayan pristine peaks like Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Shringi Himal, Himalchuli, Peak 29, and Annapurna II
  • Exploring charming villages of Brahmin, Chhetri, Newar, Magar, Gurung, and Sherpa along the trekking route

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 1 Drive from Kathmandu [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] to Machha Khola [900 meters/ 2,952 feet]

    Elevation Loss: 500 meters/ 1,640 feet

    Drive Duration: 9-10 hours

    On the first day of your exciting Himalayan trekking adventure, you will enjoy a delightful driving experience. After breakfast, you will ride a comfortable vehicle out of Kathmandu Valley, moving along the trails of the Trishuli River on Prithvi Highway.

    Driving past the charming villages, farmlands, waterfalls, and rivers, you will first reach Arughat. Moving further along the driving trail from here, you will then head toward Soti Khola on a bumpy road. Then, during the last part, you will drive across the charming sal forests and beautiful settlements like Khursani Village and Gurung village of Lububesi to reach Maccha Khola.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Machha Khola
    • Altitude: 900 meters
  • Day 2 Trek Machha Khola to Jagat [1,410 meters/ 4,625 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 510 meters/ 1,673 feet

    Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

    As you move along the ascending route, the trekking route starts to narrow down. Crossing Maccha Khola and the season stream Tharo Khola, you will first make your way toward Khorla Besi. Then, continuing with your uphill route with several uphill and downhill sections, you will then reach the natural hot spring called Tatopani.

    From here, you will cross a suspension bridge to reach Doban over the Budhi Gandaki River. The path further ahead leads to another suspension bridge taht goes over the Yaru Khola, and you will follow the stone staircase alongside the bank to reach Tharo Bharyang.

    During the last part of this day’s trek, you will cross the Budhi Gandaki River from Tharo Bharyang and ascend over the ridge to reach Jagat Village.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Jagat
    • Altitude: 1,410 meters
  • Day 3 Trek Jagat to Deng [1,804 meters/ 5,918 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 394 meters/ 1,292 feet

    Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

    After breakfast, you will continue with your uphill trail of this trekking adventure. This day’s uphill and downhill trekking route passes through beautiful villages, farmlands, waterfalls, and rivers.

    During the first part of the trek, you will move along the ascending trail through the rocky ridge to Salleri Village before making your descent to Sirdibas. The incredible views of Shringi Himal from this high-altitude village are simply magical.

    As the valley starts to widen along the trekking route up ahead, you will then follow the easygoing trail to Ghatte Khola. Then, crossing a suspension bridge that goes over the Budhi Gandaki River you will reach the big Gurung village, Philim.

    Then, you will continue with your charming trails across the lush rhododendron and bamboo forest. During the last part, you will cross the seasonal stream, Deng Khola River, to reach this day’s rest point, Deng.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Deng
    • Altitude: 1,804 meters
  • Day 4 Trek Deng to Namrung [2,630 meters/ 8,628 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 826 meters/ 2,709 feet

    Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

    This day’s trekking adventure starts with a gradual descent to the riverbanks of the Budhi Gandaki River. Crossing the river, you will then move toward the Rana Gaon. You will trek across the diverse landscape from here as you head toward the west side of the Budhi Gandaki Valley.

    After switching trails from the lush forested trails to a spiritual road with mani walls, you will reach the Ghap Village. Then, trekking past the Prok Village which offers amazing views of Shringi Himal, you will cross the Budhi Gandaki River multiple times.

    After trekking past a Buddhist Gompa, you will follow a steady climb through a dense forest to reach Namrung. The views of Shringi Himal, Himalchuli, and Ganesh Himal are pretty magical from your stop point on today’s adventure.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Namrung
    • Altitude: 2,630 meters
  • Day 5 Trek Namrung to Samagaun [3,530 meters/ 11,581 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 900 meters/ 2,952 feet

    Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

    Today, you will enter the upper part of the Nupri Valley. As this region is close to the Tibetan border, you will find the settlements and culture of the natives in the region heavily influenced by the Buddhist culture.

    Moving along your uphill trekking route through the forested trails, you will first arrive at the village of Lihi, a small Buddhist village. From here, you will move along the descending trail toward the Simang Himal Valley and get close to Ganesh Himal.

    You will then trek past several charming high-altitude settlements like Sho, Lho, and Shyla Villages as you move further with your trekking route. From Shyla Village, you can catch the stunning views of Peak 29, Himalchuli, Manaslu, and other nearby peaks.

    During the last leg of this day’s trek, you will cross the small stream originating from Punggen Glacier and reach the flat surface of Samagaun. This fascinating high-altitude village is a popular acclimatizing destination in the Manaslu region and a closet settlement to the Manaslu Base Camp [4,800 meters/ 15,748 feet].

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Samagaun
    • Altitude: 3,530 meters
  • Day 6 Trek Samagaun to Samdo [3,800 meters/ 12,467 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 270 meters/ 885 feet

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

    After breakfast, on this day’s journey, you will head toward the last permanent settlement before the Larke La Pass, Samdo. Following the downhill trail toward the banks of the Budhi Gandaki River, you will cross a wooden bridge.

    You will then move along the ascending trail that turns toward the Manaslu Base Camp. Then, following the trails toward Larke La Pass, you will traverse across the charming forested trails through juniper and birch forests to reach Kermo Kharka.

    During the final part of this day’s trek, you will again move downhill to the Budhi Gandaki River and move along the narrow uphill route after crossing a wooden bridge over the river to reach Samdo. This is a Tibetan refugee village and is very close to the Tibetan-Nepal border. You will be able to relish the stunning views of the Himalayas from here, especially the towering Manaslu Peak.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Samdo
    • Altitude: 3,800 meters
  • Day 7 Trek Samdo to Dharamshala [4,460 meters/ 14,632 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 660 meters/ 2,165 feet

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

    This day’s trekking adventure will also start with a gradual descent to the banks of the Budhi Gandaki River. After crossing the river, you will then make your way toward the Larkya Bazaar.

    Then, trekking through the Salkha Valley, you will make your way toward the Larkya Glacier. Enjoying the remarkable view of the pristine glacier, you will follow the trekking route around the valley and follow the ascending route to reach the stone guest house, Dharamshala.

    This resting destination in today’s trek is not a typical teahouse/lodge but a community dormitory for the trekkers in the region and is also known as Larkya La Phedi. You will able to enjoy the magnificent views of Manaslu and Larkya Glacier from here.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Dharamshala
    • Altitude: 4,460 meters
  • Day 8 Trek Dharmasala to Bhimtang [3,720 meters/ 12,204 feet] via Larke La Pass [5,213 meters/ 17,103 feet]

    Elevation Gain: 753 meters/ 2,470 feet

    Trek Duration: 8-9 hours

    This is the most demanding part of your trekking adventure in the Manaslu region. Today, you will trek to the highest elevation point of this Himalayan trek, Larke La Pass. After an early morning breakfast, you will follow the moraine in your route and descend down to a small lake.

    Crossing the steep grassy slope to the south, your route stays on the edge of the moraine and descends to the four frozen lakes. From here, you will make your ascend on the Larke pass and head toward the top.

    From the top of the Larke pass, you will able to relish the panoramic views of Larkya Peak, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Himlung Himal, Annapurna II and other adjacent peaks. Then, moving further with your descending trip after enjoying the views, you will climb downhill through the moraines of the Salpunda Glacier.

    Then, after switching the trail to the grassy moraine, you will follow the trail toward a small meadow. From here, the valley gradually starts to widen up, and trekking past a large meadow and mani wall, you will reach Bhimtang.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Bhimtang
    • Altitude: 3,720 meters
  • Day 9 Trek Bhimthang to Dharapani [1,860 meters/ 6,102 feet]

    Elevation Loss: 1,860 meters/ 6,102 feet

    Trek Duration: 7-8 hours

    After the challenging journey to the top of the Larke La pass yesterday, this day’s journey will be less taxing. After breakfast, you will start your trekking adventure from the southern backside of a moraine wall.

    Your downhill trekking adventure further ahead, past the Bimthang Glacier, will lead you toward the Budi Gandaki Valley. Then, trekking across the lush vegetation and rhododendron forests, you will reach Karcher.

    Moving further with your downhill trekking route, you will then follow the trails alongside the river bank to reach Gho. From here, you will trek past the scenic pastures and farmland to reach the large Gurung settlement of Tilje.

    Then, trekking across the mani walls and Thonje Village, you will cross the Dudh Khola and Marsyangdi Rivers to reach Dharapani. The resting destination in today’s adventure.

    • Meals: Full Board Meal (BLD)
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/Lodges
    • Place: Dharapani
    • Altitude: 1,860 meters
  • Day 10 Drive from Dharapani to Kathmandu [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] or Pokhara [823 meters/ 2,700 feet]

    Elevation Loss: 460 meters/ 1,509 feet

    Drive Duration: 7-8 hours

    The trekking part of your adventure concludes here. Today, after breakfast, you will drive back to the capital city from Dharapani in a convenient vehicle. In this scenic day’s drive, you will drive past the Marsyangdi River and drive past the beautiful Himalayan settlements like Bhulbule, Khudi, and Besisahar.

    From Besisahar, you will then drive on the banks of the Marsyangdi and Trishuli Rivers as you rejoin the Prithvi Highway. Appreciating the alluring natural scenery and incredible views of the Himalayan vistas, you will return back to Kathmandu.

    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,400 meters

What to Expect

  • Airport pick up and drop service
  • Standard meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Government-authorized experienced trekking guide 
  • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for the guide
  • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Fresh fruits every night after dinner
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) card
  • ACAP and MCAP entry permits
  • Special restricted area Manaslu permit
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with oximeter to measure your oxygen level daily
  • All government taxes and official expenses
  • International airfare and taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Your Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Porter for the trek (Can be provided at an additional cost of USD 200)
  • All the expenses of a personal nature
  • Any kind of drinks and desserts during the trek
  • Tips to guide (Tipping is expected)
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10 Days Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty

Manaslu Trek in November

The Manaslu Circuit Trek difficulty is at a moderate level. This exhilarating Himalayan trekking adventure is suitable for both beginner and experienced trekkers alike. Due to the need to overcome one of the high Himalayan passes this exploration can be slightly difficult to undertake for beginners.

However, as you don’t need any prior trekking experience, you can make up for less experience with a little bit more effort while preparing for the trek. Here are some slightly challenging hurdles of your Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek that you have to overcome during your exploration:

Altitude Gain: This is one of the significant challenges in this classical Himalayan adventure. With the rise in altitude during your trek, the risks of altitude-related sickness also proportionally increase. Thus, you need to be attentive to any symptoms of altitude-related sickness and follow the effective acclimatization process in your trek. Starting your trekking from Machha Khola [900 meters/ 2,952 feet], you will reach the highest elevation point of this adventure, Larke La Pass [5,213 meters/ 17,103 feet].

Trekking Distance: The Manaslu Circuit Trek distance is approximately 177 km (110 miles) long. During this exciting circuit trek, you will trek for about 5-6 hours/ per day on average. Thus, the Manaslu Circuit Trek distance can be physically exhausting if you are not well-prepared for this adventure.

Weather Factor:Trekking past the sub-tropical forested region, you will also explore the alpine Himalayan altitude during this exploration. As the alpine climatic conditions are not predictable, you may face unfavorable climatic conditions even in peak seasons. So, during this Himalayan trip, you need to be ready for any kind of weather conditions that the Himalayan region throws your way.

Remoteness: This exciting circuit trekking adventure takes place in the remote-secluded part of the Himalayan region. So, due to the lack of proper development in the region, you cannot expect the high-end services and amenities of an exotic vacation hub. Thus, you will have to also prepare yourself mentally for the inconveniences and challenges that you have to face due to the remoteness of this adventure.


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The permit requirement list for the Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek is slightly longer than that for other Himalayan explorations. You will need to collect four permits to explore the classical route of both the Annapurna and Manaslu regions.

  • Restricted Area Permit for Manaslu (RAP)
  • Manaslu Consevration Area Project (MCAP)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)
  • Trekker’s Information Management System Card (TIMS Card)

You will require the RAP to explore the region between Jagat to Dharapani in the Manaslu region. The cost for the Restricted Area Permit for Manaslu is US$ 100 (for December to August) and US$ 75 (for September to November). Both of these costs are for the first week; you will have to pay US$ 15 and US$ 10 for each additional day spent in the restricted area, respectively.

As for the MCAP, it costs around US$ 10 for the SAARC nationals and US$ 30 for the citizens of other nations. ACAP also has a similar cost, US$ 30 for all foreign trekkers and US$ 10 for the citizens of SAARC nations.

The cost of a TIMS Card is US$ 10 for SAARC nationals and US$ 20 for other foreign nationals. You will be able to get all the necessary permits required for the Manaslu Circuit from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu.

Is Manaslu Circuit Right for Me?

Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost and Itinerary

Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek is an exciting adventure to the west-central part of the Himalayas. With this exciting trekking package in the Himalayas, you will be able to explore the alluring base region of the eight highest mountains in the world without breaking the bank.

If you are worried about the difficulty factors of this adventure, you can easily overcome them with sufficient preparation. As you will acclimatize moving along with your trekking journey, it won’t be that difficult to trek across the high Himalayan pass, Larke La Pass.

The overall success rate of this exciting Himalayan trek is 98% to 100%. In Manaslu Circuit’s trekking history, even children and elderly trekkers have conquered this trekking route successfully. So, if you are determined and passionate about this exciting trek, you will be able to overcome the mild Manaslu Circuit Trek difficulty without a hassle.

Training and Preparation

10 Days Manaslu Trek

Although the Manaslu Circuit Trek difficulty is on the milder side compared to other remote and high-altitude explorations, you shouldn’t underestimate its difficulty. You to trek for a long duration during each day of the trek.

Furthermore, each day’s trekking adventure takes you to even further heights where even simple tasks can be exhausting due to thin air. So, your preparation should be focussed on enhancing your strength level to handle long days of trekking carrying your backpack.

Similarly, you should also consider including cardiovascular exercise to improve your body’s function to deal with thin air and low oxygen saturation levels. You can set your training duration for 4-6 weeks or adjust it after doing a thorough physical assessment.

Recommended Exercises

For Strength and Endurance:Squat, plank, push up, pull up, calf raise, lunge, bench press, upright row, leg curl, leg press, deadlift, dips, etc

For Cardiovascular: Lateral shuggle, cardio, aerobics, jumping jack, lateral shuffle, swimming, jogging, jumping rope, dancing, etc

Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost

Manaslu Circuit Trek in March

The Manaslu Circuit Trek Cost is around approximately US$ 900 to US$ 1700. But for the best value Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek, Marvel Advnture has brought this budget-friendly trekking package at just (Add cost here $$)

We don’t compromise when it comes to the integrity of services and experience during your exploration. This budget circuit trekking package will take you across all the major highlights of the region, including some side detours around the incredible valley enroute.

Your trekking package will include the cost of food, accommodation, land transportation, guides, porters, all necessary permits, government taxes, and our service charges. However, the personal nature expenses, tips, visa, travel insurance, etc are not covered by your package.

Accommodation, Food and Beverages

Manaslu Trek in November

The Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek takes place in the remote and isolated part of the west-central Himalayan region. Although it is not a mainstream trekking route, due to its growing popularity, the services and amenities in this trekking route have significantly improved.


During your 10 Days Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek, you will spend 9 nights at the teahouses/lodges enroute. The teahouses in this remote region are mostly run by the locals, and you can expect a moderate level of service.

The rooms are warm to shelter you from the cold alpine temperatures. Each of the rooms in the teahouse has 2-3 beds. You will receive clean sheets, a comfy mattress, and a warm blanket during your stay at these teahouses.

On the topic of the bathroom facilities, attached bathroom facilities are quite limited in the region. Lower regions do have Western-style bathroom facilities and hot showers. However, at high altitudes, you will have to buy a bucket of hot water for the bath.


Food exploration is another exciting part of this classical trekking adventure. During Manaslcu Circuit, you will be able to taste a diverse range of dishes that represent diverse cultures and traditions.

Including the regional dishes from all over the country, the Tibetan and Indian culture-influenced delicacies are other star dishes of this trekking adventure. You will also be able to enjoy the continental and other western cuisines with slight Nepali touches on this trek.

Menu for Breakfast: Bread, toast, eggs, tea, coffee, juice, muesli, cornflakes, oats, Tibetan bread, paratha, chapati, porridge, pancake, etc

Menu for Lunch and Dinner: Traditional dal bhat tarkari, Thakali set, dhindo, gundruk, chhoyela, Yak steak, momo/dumplings, chowmein, pasta, spaghetti, thukpa, shyaphale, kwati, tsampa, etc


During this circuit trek, you will also have the opportunity to taste a diverse line of beverage options. From buttermilk, fresh juice, and canned drinks to cold and hard drinks, you will be able to enjoy a wide variety of delightful beverages in this adventure.

The beverage option in the alcohol segment also comprises regional-local delights to the branded drinks. However, don’t go overbroad while consuming alcoholic beverages, as they are known to make the acclimatization process difficult.

For drinking water (recommended limit of 3-4 liters/per day), you can fill up your bottles at the clean water stations. You can also buy boiled and filtered at the teahouses which cost about US$ 1- US$ 2. Just don’t forget to use purification tablets or solutions in your water before drinking it, even if they are from clean source.

Safety Factors

10 Days Manaslu Trek

In your Budget Manaslu Circuit Trek, you will be guided by a government-certified and trained guide. Your safety and well-being during your adventure are our top priority during this high-altitude adventure. So, we will check your oxygen saturation level and overall physical condition during each day of the trek.

If you are wondering about what happens if you get sick during your trek, your trekking guide will report the situation of every day trek to the head office. So, by coordinating with us, your guide will make the decision. Whether, the trekker should be transferred to the nearest health facility or evacuated to Kathmandu via helicopter.

If necessary, Marvel Adventure also can make arrangements for bottled oxygen and a Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) if needed. So, you can rest assured and enjoy the magical trekking experience while we take care of every aspects of your adventure.

Preparation and Packing

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The weight limit for porters is about 20kg to 25kg. As a single porter is assigned for two trekkers during the trek, if the weight of your baggage exceeds the recommended limit, you will have to carry it on your own. You can also hire an additional porter for your luggage, but it does cost you extra.

You are recommended to pack as light as possible for this adventure without missing out on the basic essentials. You will trek through different climatic zones and across the diverse landscapes in this trek. So, you need to pack considering several factors of the trek.

Head and Body

  • Sunhat, cap
  • Knitted hat, beanie
  • Headscartf, handkerchief
  • Neck gaiter
  • Hiking shirts (full, half)
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof/ windproof shells
  • Thermal sweater
  • Down jacket
  • Hiking shorts/ lightweight cotton pants
  • Waterproof/windproof trousers
  • Heavy woolen/fur trousers
  • Thermal innerwear/undergarments


  • Light socks, thick woolen socks
  • Trekking boot
  • Ankle support
  • Water resistance gaiter
  • Slippers/sandals


  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, facewash
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Bar soap
  • Small mirror
  • Hairbrush, nail clipper
  • Face wipes, wet wipes, and tissue paper
  • Toilet paper
  • Deodorant
  • Foot powder
  • Sanitizers
  • First aid kit
  • Personal medication
  • Other hygiene products


  • Sleeping bag
  • Backpack
  • Trekking poles
  • Packing sack
  • Duffle bag
  • Binoculars
  • Headlamp
  • Camera
  • Power bank
  • Map, GPS
  • Thermos bottle

**Note: Don’t forget to change enough cash into local currency for snacks and shopping, as there are no ATMs along the trekking route**

Electricity and Internet

During this exciting circuit trekking adventure, you will be able to use both electricity and the internet. The Himalayan region in Nepal is an isolated part with a very moderate level of development. Still, you will be able to use the electricity and internet services in this circuit trekking adventure.

The lower Manaslu region is well-equipped with hydro-powered electricity. So, you will able to easily charge your devices and use the different modes of entertainment. However, at higher altitudes, due to the inaccessibility of hydropower, the settlements are solar-power reliant.

You will have to pay US$ 2 to US$ 4 to charge your gadgets, depending on the altitude of your trekking route. However, as for internet services in the region, it is pretty much limited. The teahouses/lodges at the lower trekking trails do have internet services available for the guests.

But they are pretty much basic, and the services may not be reliable. You can also purchase the internet package from mobile networks like Ncell and NTC. However, they also can be unreliable at times, depending on the region.

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