Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna Circuit Trek - 25 Days

Manaslu Trek Route

Trip Overview

Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you on an epic and remarkable journey to the remote villages of Nar and Phu, Manaslu region, and around Annapurna Conservation Area.

Explore the unspoiled valley of Nar Phu, discover the beauty of Manaslu region, and tread on ancient trails to Thorong La Pass at 5,416m, the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit.

Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna circuit trek is a perfect blend of three treks: Manaslu Trek, Nar Phu Valley Trek, and Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Embark on Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna Circuit Trek and reward yourself with unforgettable experiences. Visit ancient monastery in Phu village and Sama Gaon, cross Larkya La pass, Kang La pass, and Thorong La pass.

This trek awes you with the breathtaking views of Manaslu, Annapurna Massif, Lamjung Himal, and Dhaulagiri. Grab an opportunity to hike across the world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki Gorge and great alpine sceneries.

Manaslu Nar Phu & Annapurna Circuit Trek Route

Annapurna Circuit Manaslu and Nar Phu trek starts with a scenic drive to Sotikhola via Arughat from Kathmandu.

March towards Machha Khola and continue the trail to Jagat. It will take you 5 to 6 hours to reach Jagat from Machha Khola. The trail further ascends to Deng, Namrung, and Sama Gaon. Samagaon at 3,520m is the perfect place to rest and acclimatize.

Continue hiking to Larkya Base Camp (4,460m) and trek to Bimtang. En-route to Bimtang, you will cross Larkya La Pass, at 5,106m, one of the longest passes in Nepal Himalaya. Embrace the stunning views from Larkya La Pass.

Continue the trail to Dharapani, Kota and Meta before resting at Phu village. Traverse through pine and fir forests, trek through Soti Khola’s bank, cross suspension bridges and reach the beautiful village of Phu. Phu Gaon is the second acclimatization spot on your Annapurna Circuit Manaslu and Nar Phu Trek.

Experience the local culture, natural beauty and indulge in local lifestyle. The next day you will cross Kang La Pass and stay overnight in Ngawal.

On 19th day, you will rest in Manang and hike to Ice lake at 4,600m. Furthermore, trek to Yak Kharka, Phedi and Muktinath via Thorong La Pass. You will then descend to Jomsom and fly back to Pokhara.

Manaslu Nar Phu & Annapurna Circuit Trek Difficulty

Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna Circuit trek is a moderate to difficult graded trek.

You will have to walk for at least 6 hours per day through rough trails and deal with high altitude air and low oxygen level on some days. The highest elevation of this trek is 5416m at Thorong La pass.

There will be two acclimatization days, at Sama Gaon and Phu Gaon. Trekkers with prior experience are recommended to opt for this trek. However, if you are a novice trekker and interested in this trek, you should consider exercising every day and consult our travel consultant at Nepal Trek Routes.

Manaslu Nar Phu & Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Sotikhola (700m/2,296ft) via Arughat
Duration: 7-8 Hours (139 km) Drive

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Machha khola (870m/2,854ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Jagat (1,340m/4,396ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Deng (1,865m/6,118ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Namrung (2,630m/8,627ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Sama Gaon (3,520m/11,549ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 7
Day 7

Acclimatization Day in Sama Gaon

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Samado (3,875m/12,713ft)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 9
Day 9

Trek to Dharamsala / Larkya Base Camp (4,460m/14,633ft)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 10
Day 10

Trek to Bimtang (3,590m/11,778ft) via Larkya La pass (5,165m/16,929ft)
Walking Distance: 8-9 hours trek

Day 11
Day 11

Trek to Dharapani (1,930m/6,440ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 12
Day 12

Trek to Koto (2,600m/8,528ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 13
Day 13

Trek to Meta (3,560m/11,677ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 14
Day 14

Trek to Phu Goan (4,080m/13,383ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 15
Day 15

Acclimatization at Phu Gaon

Day 16
Day 16

Trek to Nar (4,110m/13,481ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 17
Day 17

Trek to Ngawal (3,660m/12,005ft) via Kangla Pass (5,320m/17,450ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 18
Day 18

Trek to Manang (3,540m/ 11,612ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours trek

Day 19
Day 19

Manang: Rest Day, Hike to Ice lake (4,600m/15,088ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 20
Day 20

Trek to Yak Kharka (4,050m/13,284ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours trek

Day 21
Day 21

Trek to Phedi (4,525m/14,842ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours trek

Day 22
Day 22

Trek to Muktinath (3,800m/12,464ft) via Thorong La Pass (5,416m/17,765ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 23
Day 23

Trek to Jomsom (2,700m/8,856ft) via Lupra
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 24
Day 24

Fly back to Pokhara (800m/2,635ft)
Duration: 25 minutes flight

Day 25
Day 25

Drive from Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)

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Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,416m/17,765ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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