Truly, Manaslu Circuit Trekking is one of the most marvelous Himalayan destination to enjoy your adventure around world 8th highest Mt. Manaslu. It was first explored and climbed by Japanese Expeditions in 1956. At the same time, this trekking is ranked among one of the popular trekking destination in Nepal.
Since then, the area was restricted and closed for outside travelers and opened since last three decades. But at present interested trekkers and adventurer can visit and immerse into its marvelous scenery. That too in the harmony of local immense culture of Buddhism similar to Tibetan traditional life and custom.
At present, this less crowded trekking is getting much popular than past few years. Also, more nice lodges and trail condition has been improved as per the flow of trekkers visiting this wonderful country.
After a great adventure from far north Gorkha areas, an interesting walk continues towards the high Larke La Pass. On traversing the pass, the traveler enters into the another region around Manang district.
The Manaslu Circuit trekking is a great journey to experience once in your life-time adventure. The walk begins after an exciting drive from Kathmandu after reaching the low warm valley of Gorkha district. Our route follows the raging Budi-Gandaki River upstream right to near glacial at high Manaslu valley.
It’s a walking from warm low country to reach higher cooler alpine climate filled with lovely rhododendron-magnolia-pines and pine forest. Also, witnessing the local fascinating culture around nice villages at the same time. Then, the trail continues beyond green vegetation towards arid and windswept terrain around high and scenic Manaslu valley.
The rest day is to acclimatize and soak into interesting local culture and old heritage life-style of Buddhism. Afterwards, the trail head towards the highest point of the adventure at Larke-La pass. This 5,106 m high pass faces the awesome panorama of mountains. Then, the trail continues towards Manang areas and into deep forested areas.
Enjoy great moments on walks with views and local culture slowly. At last, our journey comes to an end at a nice and lovely Dharapani village. From this place, the exciting overland drive takes you back into hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu.
In this way, with fantastic adventure and great experience, we conclude our Manaslu Circuit Trekking.
Manaslu Circuit Trek Best Time:
March to May and September to November months.
March to May is best time for Manaslu circuit trek for clear views. Wild flowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains at that time. This season has a pleasant day with cooler morning and night time.
October to November is yet another best time for this Manaslu trekking due to clear views of peaks. With a short sunlight days, it can be freezing cold in the morning and night time, depending upon the altitude and overnight stop.
Apart from these information, if you’re really interested about this trek then, you’re highly recommended to go through Why to choose Manaslu Circuit Trekking.