Manaslu Region Trekking

Manaslu Region Trekking

Considered as one of the most challenging treks in Nepal, the Manaslu region trekking will reward the adventurous with an unparalleled alpine experience. Opened in 1992 but declared as conservation area in 1998. Manaslu area covers an area of 1663 sq. km. The region harbors a mosaic of habitats that inhabits 33 species of mammals, 110 species of birds, 11 species of butterflies and 3 species of reptiles. There are approx. 2000 species of plants, 11 types of forests and over 50 species on useful plants. Manaslu area offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty, and biological diversity.

The Manalsu region from Arughat to Larkhe La (Pass) has six climatic zones; tropical, subtropical, temperate, subalpine, alpine, and arctic. The extreme climatic variations within 100 km. trail between Arughatand to Samdo are associated with tremendous differences in elevation, topography and precipitation. The tropical climate zone lies in the low river basins of the Budhi Gandaki, Marsyangdi and other rivers, lowland valleys and lower hills below the elevation of 1000 m. A subtropical climatic zone exists between 1000m and 2000m, where the average summer and winter temperature range between 31 to 34oC and 8 to 13oC respectively. The temperate climatic zone lies at higher mountains above 2000 m and below 3000m. In this zone, summer temperatures range 22 to 25oC and winter temperatures range from -2 to 6oC. Frosts and snowfall are common during winter (January and February).The subalpine climatic zone lies between 3000 m and 4000 m, where snowfall occurs for about four to six months (December to May). In this zone, winter is very cold and even in summer the temperature is not high with a mean annual temperature of 6 to 10oC .The alpine zone between 4000 and 5000 m is mostly open meadows. The arctic climatic zone lies at elevations above 4500m. The snow line is at about 5000 m. Precipitation is in the form of snow and the temperatures drop far below freezing. The monsoon occurs between June and September providing about three -fourths of the total rainfall. The post-monsoon period (October to November) and the winter months (December to February) are usually dry. The average rainfall is around 1900 mm per annum. In general, the southern part of the region remains more cloudy and wetter than the upper sub-alpine areas and alpine areas.

The Manaslu Round trekking or Circuit Trekking offers a perfect combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed Himalayan beauty, and a rich mountain biological diversity. Manaslu circuit or Larkya pass treks and Manaslu Rupinala pass trek, Tsum valley trek are arduous treks so require a good experience of trekking and a good physical condition. Manaslu trek ascends through Buri Gandaki River to Larkya Pass 5213m with attractive views of Himalchuli, Manaslu 8118m, Ganesh Himal and other mountains, beautiful varied landscape and different flora and fauna. The trekking is join the Annapurna reason after pass Larkha in Dharapani either continues trekking to Annapurna circuit. It is possible to do trekking basic tea house but if the group size is big and want to do a company of group it better to explore by tented camp. 

Newly opened trekking call lower Manaslu and Tsum valley which is very interesting who are looking mix culture, real lifestyle of Nepali peoples, custom and celebration.  

Manaslu Region Trekking Trips

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek

The Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley located in a trans-Himalayan region of Gorkha of Nepal. The Tsum Valley's acquaintance with Tibet, natural beauty and its perfect culture make t ...
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Ganesh Himal Singla Pass Trek

Gansh Himal is near north part from Kathmandu between Manaslu & Langtang Himal ranges. The Trisuli Gandaki valley on the east separates it from the Langtang Himal; the Buri Gandaki valley and the Shya ...
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Manaslu Larky Pass Trek

Manaslu Larky Pass trek is locating Manaslu region which is northern part of Nepal. The named Manaslu known as peak of Mt. Manaslu 8163 meters, eighth highest peak in the world. Larky Pass 5213 meters ...
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Fred Santoro I´m a brazilian guy and went hiking in Nepal back in 2003 and was fortunate enough to meet Suman, the best sherpa you can ever dream of, not only because he´s very experienced and explain all the culture of the nepali people for us, but also because he´s very VERY funny, a fantastic man. 10 years later, we´re still friends a ... Read More
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