7 Reasons Why Manaslu Circuit Treks Must Be In Your Next Trek List
Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most exciting treks in Nepal. Here are the 7 Reasons Why Manaslu Circuit Trek must be in your next trek list.

Still Unexplored

Despite being one of the most beautiful treks in the country, Manaslu hasn’t still been fully explored. Considering its potential and what it has to offer, it doesn’t receive as many trekkers as few other trekking routes like Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Everest Base Camp Trek. You’re going to find certain raw elements in the trek, which will definitely add goodness to your experience.

Samagaun – Manaslu Base Camp

Samagaun (3530 m) is the major attraction of Manaslu Circuit Treks, as it is the base camp of Mt. Manaslu (8163 m). It is a very old Tibetan village and has a monastery and numerous chortens. You will find the people living here and their culture quite fascinating. During the trek, tourists get to spend a day here for acclimatization. So, they have the option to either rest or go on a visit to Birendra Lake and Pungen monastery.

Manaslu Circuit Trek: Safe After the Earthquake

Manaslu Circuit Trek route was one of those regions that were devastated by the 2015 earthquake. It was mainly the villages on the route that suffered, as most of them were wiped out of existence. Luckily, more than three years have passed, and people have been working together to re-establish them. A lot of them have been successful as well. The trek route has been declared safe and fully functional.

Places Covered In The Trek

The trek route makes its way through numerous settlement areas like Arughat (710 m), Jagat (1400 m), Namrung (2630 m), Bimthang (3800 m), Dharamsala (4460 m), Tal (1700 m), and so on. Nestled among the hills, these places are truly exceptional. And you’re definitely going to fall in love with the people here and their cultures.

Manaslu Conservation Area

The entire trekking route touches the Manaslu Conservation Area in one way or other. This gives trekkers a unique opportunity to explore rare plants and animals found in the conservation area. The area is known to harbor 33 species of mammals, 110 species of birds, 3 species of reptiles, around 2000 species of flowering plants, and many more. Few of the animals include Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, and Himalayan Tahr.

Itinerary And Extensions

Manaslu Circuit Treks is a 15 days long journey altogether. However, provided that you have the time and energy, you could add Tsum Valley Trek Itinerary to your Manaslu Circuit Trek Map. Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek is yet another interesting trek in the region that you’d definitely want to go for.

Attractions Of The Trek

Like most treks in Nepal, the main attraction of Manaslu Circuit Trek is the close proximity to nature – the animals, the greenery, the hills, and the mountains. For these 15 days, you get to live close to nature, among nature. You’ll get to have amazing views of Mt. Ganesh (7422 m), Mt. Sringi (7165 m), Mt. Lamjung (6983 m), Mt. Himlung (7126 m), and so on.

Himalayan Exploration is one of the best trek and tour packages offering company in Nepal. It provides packages to all the major destinations in Nepal. With their team of experts, and years of experience, they’re sure to offer you the best service. Opt Himalayan Exploration if you’re thinking of going for Manaslu Circuit Trek.

About Author

Kumar Lama
Kumar Lama is a founder of Himalayan Exploration Treks Pvt. Ltd. He is leading a team of travel professional offering tailor made travel services across Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.