Manaslu Circuit Trekking

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Experience the adventurous classic trek in the untouched region of Annapurna. Take an immense opportunity while exploring the beautiful mountains, vast landscape, thrilling river falls, and greenery forest. While some experts considered Manaslu trek as the best trek in the Annapurna region as well as in Nepal because of the beautiful scenery. With rising popularity, Manaslu trek trial covers in off-beaten route rather than a better teahouse trek path in Nepal. Get ready to experience the most thrilling adventure of your entire life around the Manaslu. 

Manaslu Circuit Trek Overview

Manaslu region is creating excitement among the travel enthusiasts who seek an adventure in Nepal. So the popularity of the Manaslu circuit trek is also flourishing in the Annapurna region. Manaslu circuit trek is opened in 1992, which takes us a tour around the region and becomes the perfect place for trekkers. The natural beauty and exclusive untouched scenery attract the lost of travelers or trekkers all around the world.

The Manaslu is situated on Nepal and Tibet border, so the trekkers can experience both the beautiful landscape. And, you will also witness the diverse cultures and unique lifestyle of Hindu’s and Buddhist’s. It’s a lifetime opportunity for you to experience two different cultures on a single trek.

Manaslu is considered the world’s 8th highest mountain peak with an altitude of (8,156m). The trek consists of all the elements of the classic trek, such as exploring new places, meeting the local people along with their culture, close view of protected wildlife, raging rivers, a forest filled with Rhododendrons flower, and experience the stunning mountains range. 

A trek to the Manaslu is like loneliness as the trek route takes us in the off-beaten path through the mountains. After the huge earthquake disaster in 2015, the trail had a huge impact on the destroyed lodge, but after the reconstruction, the Manaslu region became so popular for the trekkers. You can find even better routes and lodges for your comfort and safety. So finding accommodation should not be a problem in the Manaslu region.

A circuit trek around Manaslu counts as a perfect trek in the lap of Himalayas. You will be surrounded by breathtaking West side Annapurna and Ganesh Himal in the east. It feels like you are in heaven when your trail passes through these mountains. 

Manaslu trekking route is not flooded by many trekkers, which means even in the trekking season, you will not find many trekkers around the Manaslu region. This means the trek path is remote and physically demanding but enriched by culture and beautiful scenery. 

The Manaslu trail takes you from the lowland with the terrace of millet, which also passes through the Budhi Gandaki gorge. The gorge shines with the amazing turquoise water and magical waterfall. When the trial moves through the long thrilling suspension bridge over the river, it gives you a unique experience that you will feel in Nepal. But in monsoon season, you often have to use semi-submerged rocks as the monsoon flood wash the bridge. So if you are not monsoon trekkers, then you can experience the small wooden bridge in between the mountains, which leaves you speechless. 

Trekkers will also visit some of the small villages on the trail, which is covered by both Nepalese and Tibetan ethnic people. The rich culture and lifestyle of these people give you an amazing experience in Nepal. You can get to see the flat-roofed Nepali houses and ancient monk monasteries along with Buddhist indicators during your circuit trek. The whole trek around Manaslu will be the best trek of your entire life, which helps to make a beautiful memory.

Your trail of Manaslu passes through the mountains so you will encounter the best view of highest mountains peak such as Mt. Manaslu (8,156m), Annapurna II (7,937m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983m).

Manaslu Trek Distance

The circuit trek begins from the SotiKhola then passes through the different places. Sometimes your trek takes you through the lush forests and rice terrace and sometimes onto the ridge of mountains. The landscapes of the Manaslu are incredible, ranging from the green countryside to the high altitude of skirting glaciers. When you reach the Larkya Pass at the altitude of 5125m then, the trail can be somehow tough because of the snow. But the mountains above you on the trails call your inner wilderness to soak into its magical surroundings. 

Your trek around Manaslu ends on Besisahar, which is the final point of the trek. Besisahar lies in the foothill of Lamjung Himal, which is also the gateway for Annapurna circuit trek and Tilicho pass. 

How to Get Manaslu Trekking Permits in Nepal? 

Manaslu circuit trek is a restricted region, so you need two permits in order to perform the trek. The permit pass includes:

  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), which costs $28.
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP), which costs $28.

Manaslu Trekking Season 

There are few seasons for the Manaslu trekking, and each season has different side scenery.

  • March to May: The weather is suitable for the Manaslu trekking. In fact, the season is best to explore the colorful rhododendron (National flower of Nepal) in the trekking route. You can find the clear blue sky along with the clear visibility of snow-capped Himalaya’s peak. 
  • December to February: Perfect time to do a Manaslu trek in a chill cold weather condition. The sky remains clear, but it can cause a little bit of trouble because of the snowfall. So the trek can be challenging due to the snowfall.
  • September to October: The season is one of the best seasons to experience the Manaslu circuit trek. The season attracts lots of tourists due to the favorable weather conditions. The temperature is neither too hot nor too cold results; you can enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature. These two months are highly recommended to experience the Manaslu circuit trek. The season also brings the main festival of Nepal: Dashain and Tihar.

Manaslu Trek Difficulty

The Manaslu circuit trek takes you around the Manaslu region, so trekking is considered a challenging trek. The trek trail involves the high climbs, steep up and downhill on a rocky path as well as forest. So trek is not recommended for those people who suffer from a medical condition such as lungs and heart disease. If you have trekking experience, then you can easily perform the trek. At last, the trek is quite strenuous but quite rewarding.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Safety

Global International guarantees our valuable client’s safety, security, and full satisfaction. Our client’s safety is our first priority, so we will give you full support from our expert guides. Our guides have great knowledge about medical problems such as altitude sickness and also have knowledge about first aid kit. In the Manaslu circuit trek, each and every group will be walking together for safety.

Conclusion

The Manaslu circuit trek is a challenging trek to pull out your inner wilderness. The whole journey is filled with the adventurous activity, beautiful scenery of Mother Nature, and stunning mountains. If you are a trekking enthusiast, then try out the Manaslu circuit trek in Nepal, which could be a lifetime experience. 

We Global International Travel offers you the best trekking package for the Manaslu circuit trek in Nepal.

Day 01 – Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu ( 1,345 ). Drive to hotel in Kathmandu Thamel. O/N at a hotel.

Day 02 – Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. O/N at a hotel.

Day 03 – Drive to Arughat ( 640m ) by Bus or Four Wheel Jeep – 9hrs. O/N at a hotel.

Day 04 – Trek to Soti Khola ( 775m ) – 6hrs. O/N at Guesthouse.

Day 05 – Trek to Machha Khola ( 900m ) – 6hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 06 – Trek to Jagat ( 1,340m ) – 6hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 07 – Trek to Ngyak ( 2,310m ) – 6hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 08 – Trek to Ghap ( 2, 100m ) – 6hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 09 – Trek to Lho ( 3,200m ) – 6 ½ hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 10 – Trek to Samagaun ( 3,500m ) – 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 11 – Acclimatization and exploration day. O/N at the same guesthouse.

Day 12 – Trek to Samdo ( 3690m ) – 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 13 – Trek to Dharamshala ( 4,500m ) – 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 14 – Cross Larkya La ( 5,215m ) and trek to Bhimthang ( 3,590m ) – 9hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 15 – Trek to Tilje ( 3,900m ) – 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse

Day 16 – Trek to Tal ( 1,725m) 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 17 – Trek to Jagat ( 1,300m ) –  5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 18 – Trek to Bahundanda ( 1,275m ) O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 19 – Trek to Beshisahar – 4hrs. Sightseeing in the evening Beshishahar small city.O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 20 – Drive to Kathmandu by Bus or Four-wheel vehicle – 8hrs. O/N at a Hotel.

Day 21 –  Leisure time in Kathmandu in the evening and farewell Dinner program in Kathmandu. O/N at the same Hotel.

Day 22 – Transfer to Tribhuvan Airport your final departure.

  • An experienced  insured and equipped English speaking Guide
  • MCAP Manaslu entry permit
  • ACAP Annapurna Entry permit
  • TIMS card
  • Restricted Permit Manaslu and Tsum Valley
  • Three meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Tea-house accommodation on trek twin sharing basic
  • Annapurna Conservation Fee
  • Insured and equipped porter as on IPPG rules
  • Airport Transfers and Transportation during trek.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepalese Visa
  • Tips for Guide and other trek staff
  • Lunch and dinner in the city
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue, force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
  • Personal drinks and Bar Bill.

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