Manaslu Circuit trek is beautiful trekking in Nepal with dramatic views of the 8th highest mountain of the world, Mount Manaslu and other snow-capped peaks. The trekking to Manaslu is going more and more popular as a new trekking destination to avoid a crowd of Everest & Annapurna region of Nepal. Manaslu circuit trek is one of the best treks in Nepal. In this article, I am going to give you detail info on the top 5 reasons to do the Manaslu circuit trek.
- Impressive views of the Himalayas
During your Manaslu circuit trek you can see beautiful views of Mountains such as Himalchuli (7,893m), Manaslu (8163m), Annapurna range, Shringi(7,187m), Ganesh Himal, NgadiChuli (7,879m) and others, beautiful, varied landscape, and different flora and fauna, makes your trekking in Nepal unforgettable.
Dramatic Larkya La pass, the highest point of this trek is the best viewpoint in this region that which offers you to the outstanding view of the Mt Manaslu, Annapurna, and other mountains.
- Fewer trekkers
Manaslu Circuit Trek is a less famous and less crowded trekking destination in comparison to the other famous treks such as Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek, etc. You will meet less number of trekkers in the trails, and it won’t be any difficult to find accommodations facilities. This trek is the best holiday trip to spend 12/14 days for all those trek lovers who do not like busy trails. If you wish to explore the less touristic place and quice, peaceful location then this journey is for you.
- Remote lifestyle
Trekking to Manaslu region offers you to enjoy the diverse range of isolated lifestyle of the local livings in this area, which is heavily influenced by the Tibetan culture and they follow the same tradition. Modernization has not touched these places we will cross during the Manaslu trek.
Since last some years, this entirely untouched area is gaining immense popularity and offering the most beautiful trekking experience, so trek to Manaslu is worth experiencing to explore remote preserved culture, traditions, and values.
- Less expensive
This trek route is less expensive as compared to other different treks in Nepal such as Everest region and many more. However it’s not possible to do this trek independently and have to buy special trekking permit, but other costs such as accommodation and foods are less expensive. Even the entire trek can also be cheaper as compared to trekking in Everest because we don’t need to take any flights to do this trek.
- Awesome Side trips and day trips
Another strong reason to do Manaslu circuit trek is the several side treks and the day tours, where can be reached after a couple of hours or multi-day hiking. Birendra Lake, Pungeen Gompa are some of the side tours which can be done at a single day. And the beautiful village of Manaslu Tsum valley is another perfect side trip/trek which can be done during Manaslu circuit trek.