Trip Difficulty: Moderate
Trip Style: Trekking
Transport: By Bus
Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
Group Size: 2-12
Max Elevation: 5160M.
Best season: Autumn (last September to November) and Spring (mid-March to mid-May)
- Off-the-beaten trekking experience.
- Get to see impressive sceneries throughout the trek.
- Experience a vibrant blend of Tibetan-Nepali culture & tradition.
- Stunning views of snow-capped mountains, shining glacial lakes, and diverse flora & fauna.
- Come across wildlife like Himalayan Griffon, Golden Eagle, Kalij, Himalayan Griffon, Koklass Pheasants, Blood, & Impeyan, the Crimson Horned Pheasant and Himalayan and Tibetan Snow Cocks.
- Witness magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu, Himlung, Cheo Himal, Annapurna II, Mt. Chuli, Larke Peak.
Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the ideal trekking options for anyone looking for off-the-beaten trekking experience as well as solidarity. Located in the western part of Nepal bordering with Tibet, Manaslu Circuit Trek will present you glorious view of Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), the right highest mountain of the world. Trekking in Manaslu region was opened in 1992 AD. Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the few treks in the Himalayas of Nepal that will present you spectacular sceneries while the trail is less trodden. Even in the peak time of the year, you will find a handful to no trekking groups in this region, which has also preserved the nature and culture of the region. The trail will present you stunning views of snow-capped mountains, shining glacial lakes, and diverse flora & fauna.
Along with mesmerizing views, Manaslu Circuit Trek is also known for its uniquely mixed Tibetan-Nepali culture. People from Tamang and Sherpa resides here. During your trek, you will pass by several small villages that will present your chance to look into the daily lifestyle of these people. Even for a short period of time, you will be part of a human civilization who are completely different from the rest of the world. During your Manaslu Circuit Trek, you will get an opportunity to reflect into yourself and find your inner beauty & potentiality. After couple of days ascend from sotikhola (the starting point of the trek) ,the trail divide in to two different way. One the left which follow Budi Gandaki river is the circuit regular trail and the right hand side one is for the Tsum valley trek.This valley also have a unique culture and the Tibetan, lifestyle with popular monastery.
No doubt, Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the finest treks of Nepal. However, to go on a trek in this region, you have to take special permission from the Nepal government as it is one of the restricted areas of Nepal. You will witness jaw-dropping views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Himlung (7,126 m), Cheo Himal (6,820 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Chuli (5,895 m), Larke Peak (6,476 m). This region has rich diversity including nineteen different types of forests, mostly Himalayan blue pine, and Rhododendron. You will find 110 rare species of bird’s here including Himalayan Griffon, Golden Eagle, Kalij, Himalayan Griffon, Koklass Pheasants, Blood, and Impeyan, the Crimson Horned Pheasant and Himalayan and Tibetan Snow Cocks.
Manaslu Circuit trek route:
Your adventurous Manaslu Circuit trek begins with a long scenic drive to Baluwa bagar, gorkha from Kathmandu. From Baluwa bagar, you will begin ascending through many small villages and dense forests crossing several streams, beautiful waterfalls along with the view of stunning mountains and landscape. In the route, you will pass by Baprak, Laprak ,Singla ,Philim, Deng, Namrung, Lho Gham, Samagaon, and reach Dharmashala.
The region is extremely rich in wildlife and this makes the journey even wild to some extent. You might get to see Himalayan thar, yak, and blue sheep. And, the frequent presence of ancient monasteries, gompas, and chortens fastened with colorful prayer flags will balance out the emotion of the trip. From Dharmashala, you will trek to Bhimphedi crossing thrilling Larkya La pass and trek down to Chamje via Tilje where this adventurous journey comes to an end.
Manaslu Circuit trek difficulty:
Manaslu Circuit trek is a strenuous journey in the northern part of Nepal. Several parts of the trail will let you experience off-the-beaten trek experience that means the trail is challenging. Anyone with previous trekking experience can easily go on this trek. You will need to have good physical fitness and health.
Best time to go on Manaslu Circuit trek:
March to May and September to November is the best time to go on Manaslu Circuit trek. The weather condition will be more stable during this time of the year, which makes the journey more joyful.Snowland adventure is the team of enthusiastic workers so our guest's safety and comfort is our team's first priority. We will make sure, with us, this trip will become the lifelong memory of your life.For any other information regarding Manaslu Circuit trek cost or Tsum Valley with Manaslu Circuit trek cost,map Itinerary, please feel free to contact us anytime.
Due to global warming the weather into the mountain and hilly region has changed unusually. Because of this, we are facing some problems of bad weather, heavy rainfall, land side, highway blocked, flight delayed or even cancelled for a day. Some time because of the road traffic, we couldn't arrive on time. It may happen any time of the year because we can't predict the weather condition and other situation.Therefore, if possible, we would like to suggest adding an extra supplement day before your international flight. If everything is going well, you have a beautiful day to visit any interesting place in the historical city.