Manaslu Trekking is indeed considered one of the most sensational and beautiful trekking routes in Nepal. This magical Manaslu Trekking takes you to one of the most mystical valley that delivers travelers from around the world the genuine touch of wilderness trekking experience. Trekking experts believe that this remote trekking into the region of Manaslu is one of the best treks in Nepal. Unlike many other popular trekking destinations of Nepal, this amazing valley starts from the sub-tropical region gradually progressing into alpine offering you the best of its view, culture, and landscape setting. Manaslu, ‘The Spirit Mountain’ is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8,163 meters (26,781 ft.) above sea level.
This 177 Km / 109 miles Manaslu Circuit Trek is exceptionally wild that cruises through its remote valleys taking you on a journey of a lifetime. Continuously gaining its fame and named by many as 'The New Annapurna' is indeed very intriguing. Manaslu Trek, however, is very remote and basic in regards to tea-house facility. The settlement setting is very medieval and the architecture though very unique it is certainly ancient. Manaslu is a restricted area and it was opened to the outside world only in 1991 for which a special permit is needed.
the Land of the Suspension bridge and the sky-high cliffs offers anyone the opportunity of walking into the less trodden enchanting deep valleys. Despite its popularity and the construction of new tea houses in the region since 2010, the Manaslu Trek however is very remote and basic compared to other teahouse treks in Nepal. Manaslu being the restricted area the Nepal Government permitted trekkers for Manaslu Circuit only in 1991 for which a special permit is needed however, the picturesque beauty of the Manaslu region cannot be denied. You would be amazed to witness communities of Tamang, Tibetan, and specially GURUNG living in tranquil inside the valley's limits. All the Mani (prayer) walls, prayer wheels, ancient Chortens, and Stupas with Tibetan inscriptions give you the impression on how this region is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.
Manaslu region didn’t gain fame until a few years back and despite its picturesque setting Manaslu circuit trek is still less trodden. In spite of this, due to limited lodge facilities in few places, the trekkers may face complexity to find accommodation. But gradually it's evolving with time. The difficulty level of Manaslu Trekking is moderate since it starts very low and in a very gradual process, you go high into the alpine. Manaslu region is the main epicenter for the tragic 2015, 8.2 Magnitude earthquake trekkers are of the notion about Manaslu not being a safe destination which is simply a lack of true information. Though the earthquake has undeniably brought about a transformation on the regular trekking trails nevertheless, Manaslu is very safe and is the best alternative to the Annapurna circuit trek which is a part of a Great Himalayan Trail, less trodden and offering anyone with a variety of trekking options.
Larke pass 5106m/16,751feet is the highest point in the Manaslu Circuit trek. The view on the way to Larke pass and from the pass is phenomenal.