The frequently changing scenery, ancient Tibetan cultural heritage, off-beat track, and soaring Himalayan mountains make Manaslu Circuit Trek one of the most adventurous and excellent treks in the Himalayas. The trek takes you around Mt. Manaslu, the Mountain of the Spirit, and lets you relish its magnificent beauty. The less-crowded trail and unspoiled views make Manaslu Circuit Trekking a great alternative to the famous Annapurna Circuit Trek.
For your information, foreigners are not allowed to do Manaslu Circuit Trek solo. You can learn more about it in our useful information section. If you want to become part of this marvelous venture, then you have to be in good physical fitness and have previous trekking experience. The trail winds through the tropical zone to the arctic. During the Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal, you will pass by dense forests, waterfalls, and terraces, crossing several thrilling suspension bridges and remote villages.
Besides the adventurous part, Manaslu Circuit Trek is also a very culturally enticing journey. You will visit ancient monasteries and get to see the lifestyle & culture of people from the Nurbi community. Trekking in the Manaslu region was opened in 1992 to 400 trekkers, and the strict travel rules imposed over the region by the Nepali government have successfully preserved the cultural heritage of the locals to this date.
While staying overnight in Sama Gaun, you will have the option to go on a hike to Pungyen Gompa (4,400 m), Manaslu Base Camp (4,800 m), or Birendra Tal (3,640 m). Similarly, as per our Manaslu Circuit Trek itinerary, you will hike to the Tibetan border during your acclimatization day in Samdo. The trail leads to the top of Larkya La Pass that offers breath-taking scenery.
Himalayan mountains like Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Himlung Himal (7,140 m), Mt. Kang Guru (6,981 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), and many other mountains will become your constant companion. Even trekking during the Manaslu Circuit Trek best season, you have to be well-prepared and guided by professional guides for maximum satisfaction.
Check out our Manaslu Circuit Trek map for more information about the trek route. There are many helpful Manaslu Circuit Trek blogs out there that offer extensive information about the trek. To know more about Manaslu Circuit Trek cost or Manaslu Circuit Trek cost for Nepali, you can contact us anytime.
We also organize Manaslu short Trek and private trips. Overall, the Manaslu trek is a once-in-a-lifetime venture that every adventure lover should try once. Also, see our famous Mardi Himal Trek and Everest Base Camp Trek.