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Manang trek itinerary

Manang trek itinerary

Annapurna Region
Khangsar village
Gangapurna lake
Annapurna himal

Trip Facts

Duration : 8 Days Max-Altitude : 4140 m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to August Per Day Walking : 4/5 Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.


Start From

All price inclusive
$ 760 $ 660
USD per person

Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $ 760
2 Paxes $660
2-4 Paxes $630
4-6 Paxes $600
6-10 Paxes $580
10-15 Paxes $550
15+Paxes $550

Number of Travellers


Manang Trek Itinerary

Manang Valley Trek 8 days with Tilicho Lake offers a wonderful experience of subtropical forest mixed with arid barren landscapes up to 4900m. Several old Buddhist monasteries illustrate the area’s rich culture, as well as the breathtaking beauty of the Manang and Marsyangdi Valleys and the high peaks Himalayas.

The Manang Valley is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth. Manang town is situated at a height of 3519 meters. In the wide valley of the Marshyangdi River, the Manang district lies to the north of the Annapurna region. The scenic hidden kingdom of Manang is the top destination for trekkers from all over the world. One of the main attractions of Manang Trek is its exploration of the hidden gems found in the Manang Valley locales.

Hidden gems include serene lakes at high altitudes, sweeping Gangapurna glaciers, ancient Gompas with breathtaking views, and local villages. On the western ridge of the Manang valley, you will find the world’s highest altitude lake, Tilicho at 4919 meters above sea level, beautiful Khangsar village.

The Manang trek itinerary is one of the premier trekking routes in Nepal. The short trek to Manang is both adventurous and pleasant at the same time. Manang village is the last stop for trekkers walking the spectacular Annapurna circuit Thorung La pass trek Through the Tilicho Lake trek. Manang is also connected to the Upper Mustang region and Muktinath. Locals use the trail to herd their sheep and yaks. There is an old-world charm to the northern part of Manang.

There are many shops, cafes, guesthouses, tea houses, and even a bakery in the town of Manang. Trekking to Manang is such a unique experience. Seeing different ethnic groups in several villages along the way. Passing through scenic forests and open and dry landscapes is amazing. There are several ancient Buddhist monasteries in the Manang Village.

Historically, the locals or “Manangis” were traders. Our excursion around the town will help you acclimatize for a whole day. The area is full of exciting things to see. Some of the attractions in Manang are the Gangapurna Glacier, Bhojo Gompa, Milarepa Cave, and Tilicho Lake. 

The once-remote region has developed substantially over the years, and roads are well established. Trekkers and locals can rent Jeeps from Besisahar. Mules, donkeys, or porters are used to transport goods and cargo. Locals have benefited greatly from the link between the Manang district trail and the Annapurna conservation area. 

Locals cultivate seasonal crops and herd yaks. Through the booming tourism industry in this region, many locals have been employed and provided with a livelihood. Along the trail, they have opened shops, guesthouses, and teahouses. Himalayan Rescue Association’s Manang Aid Post provides consultation and treatment for acute mountain sickness. 

Our Manang trek itinerary leads to a picturesque valley rich in diverse flora and fauna. You will be amazed by the unobstructed view of the snow-capped mountains. Cultural exploration of the local ethnic groups is an exciting part of the Manang trek.  

You will love trekking amid nature’s tranquillity, the beautiful Manang trek is a great option for you. It is a moderately challenging trek. Our Manang tour package is reasonably priced. What are you waiting for? Plan your trip today.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Travel by public microbus to Besi Sahar and Besisahar to Chame sharing a jeep (2715 meters, stay overnight at the lodge)
  • Day 02: Trek to Pisang (3132 meters, 6 hours walking) and stay overnight at the teahouse
  • Day 03: Trek to Manang (3341 m.. 5 hours walking) Stay overnight at the lodge
  • Day 04: Trek to Khangsar (3734m) (5/6 hours walking) overnight at the lodge
  • Day 05: Khangsar Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4140m) 4/5 hours walking) overnight at the lodge
  • Day 06: Early morning hike to Tilicho Lake (4919 meters) and trek back to Manang. Stay overnight at a tea house.
  • Day 07: Trek back to Chame (stay overnight at the lodge)
  • DAY 08: drive back to Besi Sahar by sharing a jeep, and Besi Sahar to Kathmandu by microbus.

Cost Included

  • From Kathmandu, take the local bus and jeep to Chame
  • Chame to Besi Sahar jee and Besi Sahar to Kathmandu bus. 
  • Annapurna Conservation National Park permit and TIMS card
  • We serve Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and many other delicious European meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner chosen by menu).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits after dinner
  • Clean Lodge accommodation on the trek.
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide licensed by the government, familiar with the area.
  • One porter for every two to three participants. (Note: An additional cost applies for solo clients requiring a porter.)
  • Guide and porter salary, meals, accommodation, and insurance.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus-25 degrees
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation are covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.


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