Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trek an adventure around magnificent Mt. Manaslu listed as world’s 8th highest mountains Explore high Manaslu valley villages of the immense and interesting culture of Buddhism religion Trekking from low warm sub-tropic to cooler alpine hills and towards the arctic zone of ice with glaciers Enchanting forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia, oaks, pines, birch to arid and barren country Crossing high and scenic Larke-La pass offering out the most glamorous scenery of mountains and hills From remote high Gorkha areas towards Manang district around Annapurna circuit route
Manaslu Circuit Trek an exciting and marvelous adventure with Well Plan Treks where you will soak within the beautiful scenery of high green hills, snowcapped peaks of Manaslu Himalaya range and cultural villages of great fascinating traditions. Manaslu Circuit Trekking, which was closed for outside visitors for long period and was re-opened for the last two decades, Mt. Manaslu was first climbed by a Japanese Expedition in 1956, the mountain stands at 8,163 m and 26, 781 ft with its range of satellite peaks includes Bouddha, Sistine, Himalchuli with other smaller mountains. The Manaslu comes from the ancient Hindu Sanskrit word Manas ‘the mind or soul of the god’ like Holy Lake Manasarovar in Tibet near Mt. Kailash, located within Nepal Mid northwest Himalayan around remote and high of Gorkha district, since the areas were opened where few trekkers ventured, at present becoming more popular due to its remoteness and isolation from the outside modern world.
Manaslu Circuit Trek begins with the exciting and interesting drive from Kathmandu to reach warmer low areas of Gorkha valley near raging Buri-Gandaki River, where walk follows the river upstream right up to its glacial source at high Manaslu valley near Sama Gaon and Larke Phedi (bottom).
As walk leads through the number of farm villages and terraces entering into the lovely cool forest of rhododendron, pines, oaks and fir tree lines then reaching into more Tibetan origin cultured villages of Buddhism religion from Dying onward past Lo-Gaon to reach Sama-Gaon, the main and large village of high Manaslu areas. With time for rest and acclimatization at Sama-Gaon exploring its interesting colorful custom and monastery then heading further with scenic views of Manaslu range of peaks as walks brings you to Larke Phedi in Dharamsala the bottom of Larke-la pass. Where climb leads over Larke-la at above 5,106 m high overlooking the outstanding panorama of peaks that surround this beautiful spot festooned with Buddhist colorful prayer flags, and then descend towards Manang area and back into woodland, where walk follows Marysangdi River downstream after Dharapani village to the road head for the drive back to Kathmandu after a most mesmerizing adventure on Manaslu Circuit Trek.
DAY BY DAY OUTLET MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK ITINERARY
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,345 m and then transfer to respective Hotels
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu to prepare the permits
Day 03: Drive to Soti-Khola730 m via Arughat – 07 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Machha-Khola 930m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Jagat 1,410m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Lo-Gaon 3,180 m – 06 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Sama-Gaon 3,530 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Rest-Day for acclimatization and local excursion to scenic viewpoints.
Day 11: Trek to Samdo 3,860 m – 05 hrs.
Day 12:. Trek to Dharamsala 4,470 m – 04 hrs.
Day 13: Cross Larkya-la 5,106 m and to Bimthang 3,720 m – 08 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m – 06 hrs.
Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu and then transfer to your hotels – 06 hrs.
Day 16: International departure for homeward bound or to respective countries
Note: For the Manaslu Circuit Trekking we need special Permits and do we need a Passport for this so that you should be in Kathmandu a day before starting the trek.