This is a challenging trek goes around the World's eighth highest peak, Manaslu (8,163 m)...
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- Manaslu Region
1. Trekking around Manaslu (8,163 m) – the eighth highest peak in the world.
2.Panoramic and close by view of the mountains.
3. Trekking in a less crowded route.
4. Trekking along the wild and ferocious Budhi Gandaki river.
5. Enjoying the rich flora and fauna diversity of mid Nepali hills.
Manaslu Circuit Trek is a challenging trek goes around the World's eighth highest peak, Manaslu (8,163 m) and is officially granted permits to trekkers in the Manaslu region in 1991. While trekking to this remote Manaslu region , you will get an opportunity to experience the indigenous cultures and traditional lifestyle.
We begin our journey from Kathmandu to the trail head in Arughat bazaar in a bus. From Arughat bazaar we travel in a local jeep same day and stay overnight at Seti Khola. Next day we begin our trek from lush sub-tropical terrain climbing along the banks of the Budhi Gandaki River. And reach the highest point the Larkya La pass at 5,235m. We walk through middle hills and finally emerge into the high, arid desert region. Which is actually consider as a part of the Tibetan Plateau. Where people of Tibetan origin inhabit and follow the Tibetan Buddhism.
On the way, you will pass through small hamlets, get closer to Tibetan territory and find some Mani stone walls at the gateway to each village and occasionally Stupa. This trek is really challenging while crossing over the Larkya La Pass. Every trekker requires excellent physical stamina and passion to do Manaslu Circuit Trek.
Climate & Best Season
The temperature at the beginning of the trek is warm and humid. As you hike progressively to higher altitudes. The temperature drops and begins hiking in trees and then alpine grasses, and then snow and rock by the time you reach the Pass. You will find yourself absolutely in beautiful scenery surrounded by mountains. Due to the remote region, Manaslu region is assume to be in total contrast to trekking in the Annapurna region. Rating 'Round Manaslu Trek' the first option for those who prefer to immerse with nature and love adventure.
The best trekking seasons are between spring (March to May) ; autumn (September to November). From June to August is the monsoon season, when the heavy rainfall causes the region to remain drowned most of the time.