Top 5 Reasons to Go For Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trek welcomes every travel lover with the spirit of mountains, Himalayas, Tibetan influenced cultures, traditions that truly blesses everyone with best ever trekking experiences and adventures in Nepal. There are many reasons to go for Manaslu Circuit Trek, but the top five reasons to plan this trip as your next holiday are:
- An epic walk centered around Mt. Manaslu
As the meaning of circuit trek implies trekking through a circled route where you don’t have to return through same trail again; Manaslu Trek is also similar kind of trekking that encircles 8th highest mountain of the world Mt. Manaslu starting from Arughat and ending at Syange, apart from scenic drive connecting Kathmandu.
You will visit new places, see new things and meet new people every day. It is something that you would certainly love to experience while joining Manaslu Circuit Trek.
- Offers insights into village life which is much as it has been for hundreds of years
During our starting days of trek; at the lower elevations we meet the local inhabitants mostly following Hinduism but as we head further north, the beautiful valley exhibits the alpine meadows, spectacular landscapes and Tibetan influenced culture, traditions, rituals with visit to monasteries, mani walls and flattering prayer flags. Samagoan is a perfect example where we will explore deeply during our acclimatization day and get insights into local village life.
- Offers extensive wilderness in the lower and great mountain views in the higher elevation
Manalsu trekking adventure lets us explore the wilderness in the lower elevations like walking along river banks of Budhigandaki river, getting scenic landscape views and best of lower elevation floras and faunas along our way. Whereas, as we gain altitude, magical snow capped peaks starts to appear in front of our eyes. During our Manaslu Circuit Trek, we enjoy panoramic views of Himlung Himal (7,125m), Cheo Himal (6,820m), Kang Guru (6,981m) and Annapurna II (7,939m), Larkya Peak (6250m) and Manaslu (8163m) along with alpine vegetation at the higher elevations of Larkya La.
- Iis moderately strenuous trek suitable for all adventure lovers
Manaslu Circuit Trek can be joined by all adventure enthusiasts possessing good fitness, ability to cope with rough terrains and most importantly have that passion for trekking adventures. Even for experienced hikers, it can be challenging, but if you can manage 6 to 8 hours of walking per day with backpack at altitudes then you will surely love to join this adventure. Properly acclimatize your body, refuel in time and get your physical preparations ready before joining this challenging adventure around the foothills of Himalayas.
- It is safe to embark in after Gorkha earthquake
It is an undeniable fact that devastating earthquake had adverse effects on Manaslu region. Thousands of people lost their lives leaving many more homeless. Due to landslides triggered by Gorkha earthquake, certain trekking routes were also damaged. But with the combined effort of local inhabitants and government, each and every road blockades have been removed, route to Manaslu Circuit is completely safe, routes are passable.
And it is the high time you trek Manaslu Circuit as locals are highly dependent on tourism sector. Your visit will certainly have positive impacts on their lives. They are eagerly waiting to welcome travelers from all around the world.