This preserved possibly the best Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal as the world’s eighth highest mountain; Mount Manaslu lies between the two popular trekking areas. Annapurna and Ganesh Himal in the Gorkha district make it a perfect trek in the western part of Nepal. It also lets us visit the border of Tibet. The Gurkhas (ethnic Gurungs) are very famous for the military war in the world. King Prithvi Narayan Shah, ancestor of our ex-King Gyanendra had lived in the palace. The legend of Gorkha in the 18th century unified this modern Nepal.
Manaslu round trekking is the best Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal as the world’s eighth highest mountain; Mount Manaslu is a very popular trekking destination for camping autonomy. This region is also known for its wild route along the beautiful Budhi Gandaki River. Until you reach the Dharmasala base camp of Larkya pass. The original multi inhabitants of the region are Gurung, Magar, Tamang. But you will also find Dalit, Brahmin, and Tibetan.
The main attractions of the Manaslu Circuit Trek are the views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and Annapurna. Varieties of flora and fauna, typical houses made of local stone are something to explore. Buddhist monasteries, stupas, glacier lakes, horses, and yaks as local transportation offers more. Tsum Valley is one of the best-opened trekking routes in the heart of the Himalayan region Manaslu. The local people of Lhogaun, Samagaon, and Sumdo have business relations in Tibet. We can also buy Chinese-made goods in this part of the region. The highest altitude point of this trek is Larkya La pass 5240m.
The best time to come to this area is in late spring (March to May) and in the autumn (late September to mid-December). In winter snow and lodge closures at Larkya Phedi and Bimtang. One should try to avoid trekking from mid-December until early March.
Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to hotel for rest. On the way, one can enjoy the view of the UNESCO world heritage site Pashupatinath Temple.
Today is a long drive of 7-8 hours to reach Soti Khola. The road is quite dusty so cover yourself. Soti Khola lies at the bank of Budi Gandaki River and we will meet the rest of the crew here.
Today's trek commences with an easy day of walking on the route to Machha Khola. It offers pleasant views of the surrounding jungle and occasional waterfalls.
Today's trail leads us through Khorlabesi during the early part of the day. We will walk through Tatopani, famed for its natural hot springs. A steep climb takes us up to Dobhan as we enter the Manaslu Conservation area. Later we will reach the scenic village of Jagat and its rugged setting and narrow paved lanes.
After leaving Jagat, the trail climbs to Salleri and Sirdibas. We then pass through Gotta Khola and cross one of the longest suspension bridges of the circuit. After lunch at Philim, we reach Ekle Bhatti where the turn-off for Lokpa and the Tsum Valley is. Later we pass through beautiful pine forests before reaching Pewa, and finally Deng.
Today the trail passes through several villages destroyed during the earthquake. We trek through the Prok Village which offers a viewpoint for Sringi Himal. From Prok, we descend to Ghap and then hike through a beautiful forest. One can see fir, rhododendrons, pines, songbirds, and langur monkeys. We finally arrive at Namrung which is a former customs post in the days of the salt route to Tibet.
Today is an easier day as we walk through the beautiful plateau of Bhanzam with barley fields. Once we enter the village of Lihi we can see stone houses. After lunch here, we cross the Hinang River and then reach Lho including Ribung Gompa.
We start the hike with a visit to the Ribung Gompa. Then head up a pine and rhododendron gully to reach Syala 3510mtrs. Here we can enjoy the astounding perspective of Mt Manaslu 8163 m with a cup of tea. We will hike through yaks pastures, and stone huts, crossing the slope of the Pung Gyen glacier. Finally, we reach the village of Samaguan. This is the largest village on the Manaslu circuit, and also the closest to Manaslu Base Camp.
Today is a rest day for you to get used to the higher elevation. We can also hike to Pungyen Gompa (6-7 hrs) or Manaslu Base Camp (9-10 hrs). While hiking watch for Himalayan Tahr on the steep rock walls.
On today's trail, we head north, passing through juniper and birch forests. We pass through an extensive valley with long mani partitions and many marmots. After passing the starting point of the Buddhi Gandaki river, we enter Samdo village. Samdo is a Tibetan refugee village, under the Samdo Himal 6335mtrs and Samdo Glacier.
Today's trail takes us through the mythical Larkya Bazaar. From here Local heads to Tibet for trade through Lajyang Bhanjyang 4998 m. Gyala Bhanjyang 5375 m is another place with a flourishing marketplace. The large Larkye glacier coming from Mt. Manaslu is visible on the left, and the trail starts to ascend to the pass. We cross the Athhara Saya Khola, and then go along the Larke Khola. Along the way spot some Himalayan Blue Sheep or Bharal grazing on the slopes. After continuing the climb upwards we reach the mountain facilities at Dharamsala.
We make a short climb to reach a valley on the north side of the Larkya glacier with exquisite views of Larkya peak. We ascend the massive lateral moraine of the glacier before reaching the pass. Breaking camp early allows us to reach the pass before the strong, cold winds. From the top of the pass, we have breathtaking views of Himlung Himal 7126 m near Tibet. Kang guru 6981 mtrs, Annapurna II 7937 mtrs range are some other peaks. Later we take a descent to Bhimtang. it offers he exquisite view of Manaslu makes every step worthwhile.
Exit the village on a stone path and descend to the Marsyangdi Valley in Thonje. You will then join the new road along the main Annapurna Circuit route in Dharapani 3560 m. Here you will catch a public jeep all the way to Besisahar and overnight at a hotel.
Besisahar is the district headquarters of Lamjung district. Here you will catch a private car or public bus to Kathmandu.
Our representative will drop you for your next flight to another adventure.
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
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|Trip Name||Price||Departure Date||Trip Status|
|MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK IN NEPAL||16 Days
2022-08-25 / 2022-09-09
|MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK IN NEPAL||16 Days
2022-10-08 / 2022-10-23
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