Manaslu Trekking is off-the-beaten trekking area in Gorkha region of Nepal. Mount Manaslu is in the Mansiri Himal range, the eighth tallest mountain in the world measuring 8163 meters. Manaslu Himal is located in the west central part of Nepal. Manaslu Himal is regareded as the “mountain of the spirit” having the chains of 13 different peaks altogether in its circuit. You will hear the name of Mount Kutang from Tibetatns which means a flat place on the top.
Manaslu trekking area is less crowded and faraway from the flow of the tourist, This trekking route offers varieties of flora and fauna and the view of different mountain ranges. You are privileged by the view of different peaks. Some of them are Himalchuli (7,893 m), Ngadi Chuli (7,871 m), Shringi (7,187m), Langpo (6,668 m) and Saula and Ganesh Himal 7422m, and Baudha Himal 6672m with Manaslu Range. Manaslu circuit trek was only opened in 1991 for hikers and trekkers. For Manaslu circuit trekking, you need a special hiking permit including Tsum Valley. Manaslu trekking route is still used as a business trade route between Nepal and Tibet by local to buy essential from the Tibet side, a day trek from the Samdo village.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu or Pokhara|
|Group size:||2-12 people|
|Max-Altitude:||5106m, Larkey-La Pass|
|SEASONS||January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December|
|Accommodation||Tea House, Hotel|
Manaslu circuit Trekking is a two week hike starting from Kathmandu. You pass along the bank of Budi Gandaki river from Arughat Bazar-610m o the highest altitude of the Larky at 5106m. You will enjoy the view of paddy fields, waterfalls, mountains, old Tibetan village, suspension bridge glaciers, and moraines. You can start this trek from Gorkha bazaar or the villages of Laprak and Barpark located near the epicenter of 2015 massive earthquake..
Round Manaslu Trekking is divided into two different types of Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trekking in Nepal, which takes 15 days
-Tsum and Nubri Valley Trekking 16 days, a famous Tibetan-Buddhist cultural heritage trek.
In terms of the difficulty, you need a good physical fitness for this trek. The best season to visit this region is from March to May in the spring and from September to December during the winter. Stay in a comfort mountain lodge with the facility of good toilet, hot water, and local foods of Nepal in Manaslu Circuit Trekking.