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Manaslu Circuit trek one of the best tea house treks in Nepal and is a great alternative of Annapurna Circuit trek

Many trekkers prefer to stay in teahouses as it is convenient and easy. However, if you prefer to go camping trek then it is possible too.

In this article, we will give you details about the teahouses and the services they offer at each stop of the Manaslu Trek.

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Summit-Hotel-Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. You will find a different range of accommodation from a basic hostel to luxurious 5-star chain. Thamel is a great way to settle down for a day or two before starting the trek. There are other alternatives where you can stay in Kathmandu before departing for your trek.

For $50-$60, you will get decent accommodation.

Teahouse Accommodation in Manaslu Trek.

Soti Khola

As you leave Kathmandu, your next stop might be in Soti Khola. If you leave early in the morning you can skip Sotikhola and stay in Maccha Khola. There are five guesthouses in the Sotikhola.

  • ABC Guest House
  • Fulbari Guest House
  • Green Valley Guest House
  • Tsum Valley Guest House
  • Satkar Guest House

All these teahouses offer basic facilities for food and rooms. In addition, they also provide Wifi services and Phones for communication.

Maccha Khola

While at Machha Khola, you will have the option of four different teahouses. They are

  • Tsum Valley Guest House
  • Larkey Guest House
  • Everest Guest House/li>
  • Hilltop Guest House

Along with the food and accommodation, these teahouses also provide Wifi and hot Shower. But, you have to pay extra for this service.

Jagat

After 7 hours of a trek from Maccha Khola, you will reach Jagat on the third day of your trek. Offering the wifi and satellite phone facilities, there are four guesthouses in Jagat namely

  • Jagat Guest House
  • Himalayan Tourist Guest House
  • Manaslu Santi Guest House
  • Rubii Nala Guest House

The restricted permit for Manaslu and Tsum valley Trek starts from Jagat. There is a checkpost where you need to show your permit and register it.

Deng

his is the point from where the restricted region of the Manaslu Circuit Trek starts. You will have to show your permits at a checkpoint on your way to Deng.

In Deng, there are only three guesthouses which are

  • Windy Valley Guest House
  • Sangrila Cottage
  • New Manaslu Guest House.

These teahouses have Wifi facilities but they do not offer hot showers.

Namrung

From Namrung you trek to Deng for an overnight stay at the teahouses offering hot shower and Wifi services. On this day, you will have to climb a steep route for a few hours to reach one of the guesthouses in the Namrung. They are

  • Namrung Thakali Guest House
  • Namrung Guest House
  • Nubri Four Season Resort

Lho

There are four tea houses in Lho that provide you access to the sky phones, wifi, and hot shower. They are

  • Majestic Manaslu
  • Tashi Dalek Guest House
  • Namaste Guest House
  • Lama Guest House

Sama Gaun

Sama Gaun is a small settlement at an altitude of 3530 meters. At the height of 3530 meters, there are 7 guest houses in Sama Gaun namely

  • Mount Manaslu Guest House
  • Tashi Dalek Guest House
  • Sama Gaun Guest House
  • Peace Heaven Guest House
  • Norling Guest House
  • Nobri Valley Guest House
  • Gurung Cottage Guest House

So, finding accommodation with hot shower, Wifi, and satellite phones in this place may not be a problem.

Samdo

Four hours from Sama Gaun is Samdo which has only three guest houses limited to Wifi service only. They are

  • Yak Hotel
  • Tibetan Twin Hotel
  • Jambala Guest House

Dharmasala

At Dharmasala, there are only two guest houses:

  • Jambala Guest House
  • Larkey Guest House

These are the basic teahouses with no services of Wifi or hot showers. So, in this place, you will

experience the authentic remote Himalayan lifestyle.

Bimthang

On this day, you will walk to the teahouses that offer services like hot shower and Wifi. These teahouses are

  • Mountain Ponker Cottage
  • >Ganga Manaslu
  • Sushma Guest House
  • Himalayan Guest House
  • Apple Garden

Dharapani

Dharapani is your last stop of the trek before you go back to Kathmandu. At Dharapani, you will find a wide variety of teahouses which you can choose according to your budget. You can also find rooms with attached toilets, hot water services and more. Wifi is also easily available in this area.

FAQs

What is the cost of accommodation in the Manaslu region?

The cost of accommodation varies depending on the season you trek and the altitude you ascend during the trek.

The cost of accommodation ranges from the US $3-$5 in peak seasons in lower altitudes. But, as you trek higher, the accommodation charge increases to around the US $7-$10.

While in the off-season, you can find a room for the US $2-$3 in lower altitudes. But as you ascend higher, the cost increases to around the US $5-$7.

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What type of rooms is available in the teahouses in the Manaslu region?

In lower altitudes, the teahouses provide you single rooms with attached bathroom. But as you trek higher the facilities get limited.

Mostly, you will find a twin-sharing room and common toilet. In a room, you will find two beds with mattresses, pillows, and warm blankets.

Is room heating system available?

No, room heating system is not available. But, there is heating in the dining room where you will mostly hang out.

Is single room available during the Manaslu trek?

Yes, you can get single rooms in the lower altitudes for extra charges. But, it may not be possible in higher altitudes due to the limitation in the number of teahouses.

Do the tea houses provide food as well?

Yes, teahouses prepare healthy food and drinks. They serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Also, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are available in the teahouses.

Is camping possible during the Manaslu Trek?

Yes, camping is possible in the Manaslu Trek. But, you will need to trek with staff equipped for camping and cooks who can prepare food for you on the trek.

Will there be any problem in finding a place to stay in the Manaslu Trek?

No, there won’t be a problem finding a place to stay in Manaslu Trek.

Lastly,

Manaslu is a teahouse trekking trail where you’ll find many teahouses for your accommodation and food.

However, if you wish to stay in the camp, that is also possible. Allow us to arrange a camping trip for you.  you can book the Manaslu trek camping or teahouse trek, here

About Author

Pradeep is the co-founder of Magical Nepal. He has trekked to almost all the trekking places in Nepal. He has been to Everest base camp more than eight times. He is the one who mostly answers your queries by giving the personal touch and experience.