Manaslu Circuit Trek leads to the 8th highest mountain in the world. It is a popular trekking destination but has fewer trekkers trekking around. Manaslu base camp trek is also known as Nepal’s last Himalayan Jewel. The highest point on this trek is Larkya la pass” which is one of the dramatic passes crossing the Himalayas. This route is also taken as the best alternative to the classic Annapurna Circuit. As road construction has taken the best of the Annapurna Region. This route is also known as the salt trading route Manaslu to the Annapurna conservation area. Nowadays lots of tourists visit Manaslu due to road construction in the Annapurna region. Lots of bloggers give reviews for Annapurna trek vs Manaslu Trek.
We start our Manaslu Circuit Trek with a drive to Aarughat and trekking along the Budi Gandaki river. Most of the region of our trek is in the region of Nupri. It is an area with a strong influence on Tibet following the trade route. We will also see the most beautiful mountain views. Chuli, Cheo Himal, Larke peak, Himlung, Annapurna II, and Mt Manaslu. The crossing of Larkya pass offers us superb views of all these mountains. Once we descent we will pass through beautiful alpine valleys at Bhinthang and Jagat. Furthermore, we join the classic trail of Annapurna during trekking. Finally, we end our trek with a drive and one night stay in Pokhara and In Kathmandu.
This Manaslu Circuit Trekking takes you to the restricted region of the Manaslu region. This trek is best suited for camping trek but now you can get to stay in a tea house. Manaslu round trek exhibits the most prestigious mountain vistas, fascinating culture. Biological diversity makes it a unique place to travel.
The total distance you will travel on the Manaslu Circuit trek is around 177 kilometers. you will also cross some of the passes like Larkya Pass standing at 5213 meters above sea level. While on the trek you will be a hike for 15-20 km per day with beautiful views all around. This trek offers a moderate to challenging trail in Nepal trek during the crossing of the pass.
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Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to Hotel. We will provide a short briefing about Pilgrimage Tour to Muktinath.
Today we will visit the cultural sites of Kathmandu. We will provide a short briefing about Around Manaslu Trek.
Today early morning we take a jeep ride to Gorkha for four hours. We begin our trek from Gorkha to reach Bhogteni.
We will ascend the valley of Dhorandi. Today you will have a comfortable journey and beautiful scenery of rice fields.
We follow the river trail before starting a steep climb up to the pretty Gurung village.
Today is a steep climb to the Col de Pushu (2850m) and descend to the big town of Laprak. You will have Beautiful views of the Buddha and Ganesh Himal.
Today we descend to cross the river and then climb to the side of mountains and Singla pass (2500m). We have a long descend to join the Budhi Gandaki.
We walk along the river and continue through grooves. We cross the Yaru Khola and climb up a paved path to Jagat. Today you will also have a permit check for an entry into the Manaslu conservation area
We walk along the cliff above an impressive gorge before reaching our camp in a forest. You may see monkeys hiding in the bushes.
Today we will make our trail through the bridges and gateways. The vegetation changes and the climate is alpine.
Today we will encounter pilgrims’ sites on the famous Salt Road. We make a short stop in the village of Namrung to visit his beautiful monastery.
Notes: Most of the altitude sickness symptoms appear above 3000 meters altitude.
We will visit Tibetan villages on the way and Manaslu, Tsum valley seems very close. As altitude grows and coniferous forest will give way to birch.
Today is a rest day for acclimatization you can also hike to the base camp of Manaslu (4400 m). It lies near the beautiful Moraine lake Birundra Kund. You can also go for a side trip for your treks in Nepal to Lakes.
We will take a hike to the historic Tibetan refugees who fled their country. You will see the tangled alleys with houses all around.
Today we trek to the glacial valley to gain the foot of the glacier and Karkya stone shelter. Today we will have a very nice view of Manaslu and Syacha glacier.
Today’s walk is longer than on other days. We will have a unique view of huge glaciers and the north face of Manaslu. Himal Chuli, Kang Guru, and Annapurna massif views make it more beautiful.
We will have a long descend to the forest where there is a special atmosphere. Rhododendrons, mosses, and lichens, the noise of the torrent create a magical setting.
We leave behind the Manaslu trail and find the classic Annapurna in reverse. We are in the valley of the Marsyandi.
The valley widens. Greenfields and rice paddies reappear. We find a tropical climate.
Today we Climb up the hill of Bahudanda and then descend to the river. This is our last night in the mountains.
After a short walk, we take a drive back to Kathmandu.
Today is a free day to explore the valley
Around Manaslu trek Journey Ends.
TREK COST: USD 2,300.00 per person on Twin sharing room accommodation
Single Supplement: USD 350 Per Person
|Departure dates for 2021||Departure dates for 2022|
|Nov: 08, 24||May: 03, 18|
Nov: 06, 22