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Manaslu Circuit trek is one of the popular trekking package with full of excellent views of mountains. Trekking to Manaslu is getting popular as the alternative route of famous Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal. The trekking route is popular day by day because of the road construction on the route of Annapurna round. Manaslu Round trekking package offers an opportunity to experience the local culture with closeup views of mountains.
Highlights of Manaslu Circuit Trek
- Kathmandu city cultural tour
- Scenic drive through hills and fields on dirt roads
- Beautiful traditional villages with unique cultures
- Crossing Larkya la pass at an elevation of 5215 meters
- Views of the mountains towering over 8000 meters
- Breathtaking views of glaciers and moraines
Manaslu Circuit Trek-21 Days is one of the best trekking routes in Nepal, taking you to one of the most remote, untouched, and tranquil wilderness adventures of Nepal. Manaslu Circuit Trek was opened to international tourists only in 1992, the trek to the natural border between Nepal and Tibetan plateau is a truly new and unique experience.
The Manaslu Circuit Trek attracts adventure junkies from all over the world for a chance to witness or even summit the eighth highest mountain in the world. Manaslu peak looming at a height of 8,163 meters is a truly majestic sight that leaves all its audience speechless. The destination of the trek is to the lap of the mountain, Manaslu base camp, at 4800 meters.
The Manaslu Circuit Trekking is often paralleled with Annapurna Circuit but the scenery is somewhat diverse. The national parks of the two regions are next to each other so they are associated. Manaslu is much nearer to Tibetan side, so the culture you will see here is more Tibetan influence. Up to this day, it remains a remote and untouched trail which make less crowded than any other treks in Nepal.
The Manaslu Circuit Trek starts from Arughat and ends at Besi Sahar, covering a varied terrain from lowlands to glaciers and moraines, passing through traditional villages with unique cultures. The trek requires a special entry permit to enjoy the biodiversity, majestic mountains, huge waterfalls and tranquil lakes in the beautiful trails adorned with bloomers during the spring season.
The summit was first conquered in 1956 by the Japanese who had tried numerous times to ascend the mountain. Manaslu is also called ‘Kutang’ and derives its meaning ‘mountain of the spirits’ from the Sanskrit word ‘Manasa’. The Manaslu Circuit Trek with its challenges, beautiful scenery, and tranquility is an adventure that truly enriches your soul.
Manaslu Circuit Trek is possible in all the seasons throughout the year but spring and autumn are considered as the best seasons as the views are awe inspiring in these seasons in a clear blue sky. This Manaslu Circuit Trekking is of Moderate level and can be completed by all the enthusiastic trekkers of any age group with stable health and keen desire with positive attitude.