Manaslu Circuit Trekking
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 artic 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 Trekking an exciting and marvelous adventure with Well Plan Treks where you will soak within 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 it 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, Sisne, Himalchuli with other smaller mountains. The Manaslu comes from 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 North West 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 outside modern world.
Manaslu Circuit Trekking 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 at Larke Phedi in Dharamsala the bottom of Larke-la pass. Where climb leads over Larke-la at above 5,106 m high overlooking outstanding panorama of peaks that surrounds 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 Trekking.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,345 m and then transfer to respective Hotels
Day 02: Drive to Soti-Khola730 m via Arughat – 07 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Machha-Khola 930m – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Jagat 1,410m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Dyang 1,800 m – 06 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Ghap 2,160 m – 04 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Lo-Gaon 3,180 m – 06 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Sama-Gaon 3,530 m – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Rest-Day for acclimatization and local excursion to scenic viewpoints.
Day 10: Trek to Samdo 3,860 m – 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Dharamsala / Larkya Phedi 4,470 m – 04 hrs.
Day 12: Cross Larkya-la 5,106 m and to Bimthang 3,720 m – 08 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Gho 2,560 m – 05 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