Manasalu Trekking is an excellent trekking route across the Nepalese Himalayas in Nepal. This challenging journey around mount Manasalupasses through the inaccessible highlands of Nepal.Most hikers have a lifelong desire to complete the Manasalu Trek.
This trip offers a beautiful mountain experience as you pass through the high Himalayas of Nepal.Mount Manaslu, with a height of 8,163 m, goes around by trekking.Manasalu Trek also has a trekking trail that follows the historic salt trade route alongthe lovely Budi Gandaki River.The trekkers can experience the stunning Himalayan terrain, high-altitude glaciers, diverse Tibetan culture, and rare species, among other things. As the trek passes through the Manaslu Conservation, you will have the opportunity to see wild Himalayan Thar or blue sheep.The highest point on the trekking is the Larkya La Pass (5,160 m), one of the longest passes in Nepal.
The entire journey, from Kathmandu to departure, takes 16 days.During your stay in Kathmandu valley, you will visit Bhaktapur, a historic city close to Kathmandu, and Boudhanath, one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites, on your first day of arrival.The trip officially begins on the third day with a daily hike of 6 to 8 hours after driving to Barpak the following day.
Now we will trek to Laprak, Khorlabensi, and Jagat.Beginning at Jagat, the Manaslu Conservation Area introduces you to the Himalayan wildlife and vegetation you’ve never seen before. On the 8th day, you will reach Lho via Dyang and Namrung.At Lho, you can enjoy the magnificent views of Himchuli Himal, Naiki Himal, and Manasalu.The next day, you will trek to Samagaon and view Ngadi Chuli with an optional visit to Kungen Nunnery. You will also have an acclimatization day at Samagaon. You can take this time to visit Birendra Lake for a day hike.
Trekking to Samdo on the 10th day and Dharamsala the next day. These days are like a day preparatory for the Larkya La Pass (5,160 m).
On the 12th day, you will cross the Larkya La Pass, the highest and the most challenging trekking part. Then get off at Bhimthang. The next day, we will trek to Dharapani and officially end the trekking.On the 14th day, you will drive to Kathmandu, rest, and do some shopping.
Food and Accommodation
Typical food for this trek is Nepalese Dal Bhat which is made of rice, lentils, and veggies.
The Tea house menu is also available for hikers to pick from. Typical dishes include omelets, bread, boiled eggs, noodle soup, and vegetarian curry.
Purely vegetarian or vegan food is also available on the hike.
Rooms are typically shared accommodations. Private room facilities are available in some locations for an additional cost.
Most tea shops in theManasalu region have western-style toilets with cold running water. Hot showers are available, but there is an additional charge to use them.
Best Season for the trek
The best seasons for trekkingManasalu Trek are spring (February through May) and autumn (September through December).
While the monsoons are not suitable for traversing the routes because the hillsides are not suitable for trekkers, the winters are cold, and the weather appears undesirable for hiking.
So, hiking is generally recommended in spring and autumn. During this time, you can enjoy the best views of the mountains, and the temperatures are pleasant.
TheManasalu Trekking is a moderate to difficult grade trek at the foot of Mt.Manasalu.
It is a tough climb for 12 days, with the altitude from the lowest point to the highest point of the trekkingrising by 1,528 m.
The most challenging day of the entire trek is when you cross the Larkya La Pass. A relaxation day at Samdo makes this quite simple.
Health and Safety along the trail
Many health centersprovide primary medical care. In an emergency, you can plan your return to Kathmandu.
Make sure you have filled your prescription in the city because it’s conceivable that the typical medicines you need won’t be available.
For emergency medical care, helicopter rescue can carry out rescue operations.
Water for personal hygiene is readily available along the route. The toilet is basic but clean.
Despite being simple, the restrooms are clean. Hot showers are available for a reasonable fee.Hot showers are available at an affordable price.
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