Manaslu Circuit - An Adventure Larke Pass Trek in Nepal

Manaslu Circuit Trekking informaton

Manaslu Circuit Trek offers you to trek up to Mt. Manaslu, (8163m) the eighth highest mountain in the world by crossing Larkya La Pass with the rich biodiversity of the region. Larkya La Pass, one of the most dramatic passes in the Manaslu region is the highest point within this Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal. Opened in 1992, the Manaslu Circuit trek is far less crowded than other classic treks in Nepal which offer you a true remote adventure with epic scenery, a spectacular suspension bridge, and a 5100m stunning Himalayan pass.

Many travelers regard the Manaslu Circuit Trek as one of the most adventure-challenging treks in the Manaslu region, where every corner of Manaslu will expose sensational Himalayan Vistas including Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt Annapurna I(8091m), with the 17 stunning snow-capped mountains of three different Himalayan regions. If you go for short treks and the base camp treks earlier than attempting this adventure trek, it helps a lot to complete the trip without difficulties.

Manaslu Circuit is filled with an attractive landscape, ancient monasteries, High Himalayan Manaslu, Larkya la pass with a 5135m altitude, and encounter the Annapurna circuit trekking trails in less than two weeks. Around Manaslu Circuit Trek is remote, physically demanding, culturally enriching, and scenically uplifting.

The best time to explore Manaslu Circuit

Although the whole year is regarded as a perfect time to visit and explore Manaslu Circuit Trek and every season has its own perks and variety of adventures, Spring and Autumn are the ideal seasons to trek Manaslu Circuit Trek. In these seasons the weather is moderate and the climate is also stable which will make the journey quite easy and allow you to enjoy stunning clear views of the magnificent Himalayan vista.

These seasons in the Manaslu region let you have amazing visibility due to more stable weather conditions with cool temperatures, and warm and bright days. Everywhere you can witness blossoms of rhododendrons in white, yellow, pink, and red, which also add more excitement to exploring the Manaslu. Making a vacation trip to Manaslu in every season has its own appeal and some downsides. So, you can visit the Manaslu Circuit trek depending on what you prefer and expect.

The trekking trail of Manaslu Circuit

Around Manaslu circuit trek begins with the exploration of Kathmandu sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During our trek to Manaslu Circuit Trek, travelers will get to the genius at the splendid views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the eighth highest peak in the world, and its vicinity. Not only that, but I also offer chances to witness the rich local heritage and biological diversity of the region. During our trek, we will also get chances to explore the highest point in this trek, ‘Larkya La Pass from where we can have stunning views of the Himalayas.

Frolic Adventure carefully organized itineraries of Around the Manaslu Circuit Trek, which ensures adequate time for proper acclimatization in a different location. Every day travelers have to trek for around 6 to 7 hours on average to reach the Manaslu Circuit trek within the prepared itinerary. By crossing several ups and downs with varied cultural villages, travelers will reach their destination. After exploration, they will return back to Kathmandu by following a familiar route.

Short Itinerary of Manaslu Trek

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]

Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola [710m/2328 ft] 8 - 9 hours

Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola – to Maccha Khola [900m/2952 ft]: 6 - 7 hours

Day 5: Trek from Maccha Khola -to Jagat [1410m/ 4625 ft]: 6 - 7 Hrs

Day 6: Trek from Jagat – to Deng [1,804m/5917 ft]: 6 - 7 Hrs

Day 7: Trek from Deng – to Namrung [2630m/8626ft]: 6 - 7 Hrs

Day 8: Trek from Namrung – to Samagaon [3530m/11,578 ft]: 6-7 hours

Day 9: Trek from Samagaon – to Pungyen gompa - Samagaon: 6 - 7 hours of exploration

Day 10: Trek from Samagaon – to Samdo [3860m/12,660 ft]: 4 - 5 hours

Day 11: Rest Day in Samdo

Day 12: Trek from Samdo – to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. [4460m/14, 628 ft]: 4 - 5 hours

Day 13: Trek from Dharamsala – to Larkya la [5160m/16, 924 ft] - Bimthang [3720m/12, 201 ft]: 8 - 9 hours

Day 14: Trek from Bimthang – to Tilije [2300m/7544ft]: 5 - 6 hours

Day 15: Trek from Tilije – to Tal [1700m/5576 ft]: 5 - 6 hours (1700)

Day 16: Trek from Tal – to Syange [1080m/3542 ft]: 6 - 7 hours

Day 17: Drive from Syange – to Kathmandu: 8-9 hours

Day 18: Final departure

Manaslu Trek Highlights

  • Trekking in the Manaslu Circuit, a restricted area of Nepal.
  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Pashupatinath, Swymbhunath, Boudhanath, and Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square in Kathmandu.
  • Scenic drive to Arughat and Beshisahar to Kathmandu.
  • Visit remote parts of Nepal and many varieties of Culture and nature.
  • The very beautiful backdrop of Ganesh Himal mountain range, Mt. Manaslu, rich cultural heritage, Sama Gaun.
  • Best views of the Himalayas range.
  • Pass over the Larke La.

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