Manaslu Nar Phu and Annapurna Circuit Trek

25 Days

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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