Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most adventurous trips in Nepal. This is a less-crowded trek with boundless adventures.
This trip will make you experience remote villages and the natural beauty of Nepal. You will witness rich forests, rivers, and waterfalls beside the mountain panorama. You will also get to visit the preserved areas of the trip that are rare including plants and locations.
In the midwest Himalaya region, you will see the tribal village people belonging in the division of Gurung, Magar, and Bhotias. They have a different way of embracing their own authentic cultures. Their friendly behavior is bound to make you feel welcomed and homely.
Also, there are 33 species of mammals, 110 species of birds and 211 types of butterflies. With 11 types of forest on the way, there are 2000 species of flowering plants. If you are lucky, you will see most of the species.
When it comes to scenic beauty, the 8th highest mountain of the world, Mt. Manaslu, also known as Kutang (8163 m) is captivating.
Tea Houses at Dharamshala is a great place you will stop by for varieties of teas. There are plenty of teahouses there at Dharamshala and also lots of places you can stop for foods.
They are close to Larkya Phedi & Samdo village. Along with this, you can also explore the Tsum Valley. It is also considered as the hidden valley. The people there follow the traditional ways and methods of living.
The locals follow Buddhism. Many prayer wheels, monasteries and mani walls add to the ambiance of the place. The people there are friendly and welcoming. The lifestyle there is pretty simple.
You will pass through the off beaten trail and isolated villages. This will give you the feeling of a different world which is as beautiful as you expect it to be.
12 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek Highlights
- Opportunity to experience the isolated and remote areas of Nepal
- A wide number of tea houses in Dharamshala
- Satisfaction for true adventure seekers
- The chance to witness the 8th highest mountain of the world Mt. Manaslu
- Get the chance to explore the authentic tradition of Buddhists and the lifestyles of the locals
- Wide varieties of animals, plants, and birds
Best Time for Manaslu Circuit Trek
Autumn (March, April, May) is the peak season for this trek. But the climate is pleasant during the autumn (September, October, November) too. But the nights are pretty chilly, do prepare to keep yourself warm and comfortable.
Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty
The trek requires 6 – 7 hours of walk every day and is of a ‘difficult’ grade. But with regular exercises before the trek, anyone can do it. And with proper equipment, the journey will be worth it.
Likewise, altitude is another precaution to take care of. So it is necessary to take regular rests and drink plenty of water. Take as much time as you need to enjoy the trek and take it slow to make the best out of the trek.
Amongst all the paths and tracks, the most difficult one is at Budhi Gandaki Gorge. Do invest in a good pair of trekking shoes for a comfortable walk on the rugged roads.
Another challenging path is the Larkya La Pass (5213m). The trip is completely safe after the earthquake of 2015. All the paths are clear and checked.
This trek will feed you with some amazing experiences and challenges.
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|Day 01||Arrive in Kathmandu||1400 m|
|Day 02||Drive to Soti Khola||710 m||7 - 8 hours|
|Day 03||Trek to Macha Khola||930 m||7 hours|
|Day 04||Trek to Jagat||1410 m||5 - 6 hours|
|Day 05||Trek to Deng||1804 m||6 - 7 hours|
|Day 06||Trek to Namrung||2630 m||6 - 7 hours|
|Day 07||Trek to Samagaon||3530 m||6 - 7 hours|
|Day 08||Trek to Samdo||3860 m||4 hours|
|Day 09||Trek to Dharmashala||4460 m||3 - 4 hours|
|Day 10||Trek to Bimthang via Larke Pass||3700 m / 5160 m||3 - 4 hours|
|Day 11||Trek to Dharapani||1860 m||6 - 7 hours|
|Day 12||Drive to Kathmandu||9 hours|