Short Manaslu Circuit Trek 10 Days Itinerary and Cost
The short Manaslu circuit trek is one of the most popular treks that take you around the world’s eighth highest mountain, Mt. Manaslu. In the trek, you will witness unique cultures, beliefs, and religions in this manaslu region. For trekkers who are physically fit and wish to visit Himalayas of Nepal in the shortest time, then Short Manaslu Circuit Trekking is a perfect choice.
The trek is incredibly beautiful, exciting and thrilling. The trekking journey is less crowded that takes you to the remote area through numerous villages and beautiful forests. During the Manaslu Circuit 10 days trek, you can have amazing mountain views like; Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Mt. Manaslu and many more. The larky la pass is the highest point trekkers will reach from where they will have the most magical views of the mountains. The trek is also an opportunity of visiting the Manaslu Conservation Area, where you will get to see and explore the wildlife and vegetation. The great thing to observe while doing this trek is that the people, culture, and lifestyles are untouched by the modernization. Trekkers will get to experience and be part of proper rural life. You will be staying at the teahouses and lodges as many numbers of good teahouses and lodges are established. You would love the interaction with the locals and enjoy their warm hospitality. The spectacular short manaslu circuit trek takes you to different routes, unique cultures, arts and architecture, Himalayas and stunning landscape. Even though the trek is short it is full of adventures and thrills with beautiful touch of nature.
People, who have limited time in Nepal and want to have different trekking experience, explore unique place and who loves natural beauty should try this short 10 days manaslu circuit trek at least once in their life. Welcome Nepal Treks offer fascinating Short Manaslu Circuit Trek 10 day package at reasonable price with high level of customer services and professional trek guides.
Where is the Manaslu Circuit Trek located?
The Manaslu Circuit Trek is located in Nepal, specifically in the Manaslu Conservation Area in the western part of the country. It's a popular trekking route that circles around Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek Elevation and altitude
The highest point of the Manaslu Circuit Trek is Larkya La Pass, situated at around 5,106 meters (16,752 feet) above sea level. This pass provides stunning views of the surrounding peaks.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Autumn (Sep-Nov)
Embarking the Short Manaslu Circuit Trek during the enchanting autumn months offers an unforgettable glimpse into Nepal's majestic landscapes and rich cultural tapestry. As the autumn season (September to November) graces the region with clear skies and moderate temperatures, trekkers can relish breathtaking vistas without the harshness of extreme weather. Daytime temperatures in lower altitudes ranges from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F) and nighttime temperature ranges from 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F). As you ascends to the higher altitude, daytime temperature ranges from 10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F) and nighttime temperature ranges from 0°C to -5°C (32°F to 23°F). Mild temperatures during the day and cool nights create comfortable trekking conditions. Clear skies offer breathtaking panoramic views of peaks like Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna ranges. The trails are adorned with vibrant foliage, making the landscapes even more picturesque. Interact with friendly locals in charming villages, gaining insights into their unique lifestyles and traditions. Autumn offers opportunities to spot diverse flora and fauna along the trail.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Winter (Dec-Feb)
Trekking the Short Manaslu Circuit during the winter is a unique and challenging adventure that offers a quieter and more serene experience compared to the busier trekking seasons. However, it's important to note that winter trekking in the Himalayas comes with its own set of considerations due to colder temperatures and potential snowfall. Daytime temperatures at lower altitudes might be around 10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F). Nighttime temperatures can drop significantly, often reaching below freezing point (-5°C to -15°C or 23°F to 5°F) at higher altitudes. Snowfall is common at higher elevations, and trails can be covered in snow and ice, making trekking more challenging. Although colder, winter often provides clearer skies with improved mountain visibility compared to other seasons. Trekking the Manaslu Circuit in winter requires careful planning, appropriate gear, and a willingness to face more challenging conditions.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Spring (Mar-May)
Manaslu Circuit Trek in the spring season is a highly popular and rewarding choice. The combination of pleasant weather, blooming landscapes, and vibrant culture makes spring an ideal time to embark on this adventure. Spring offers comfortable temperatures during the day and relatively warm nights, creating enjoyable trekking conditions. Daytime temperatures at lower altitudes can range from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F). Nighttime temperatures are milder than in winter, generally ranging from 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F) at lower altitudes. At higher altitudes, temperatures during the day might be around 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F), while nighttime temperatures could drop to around -5°C to 5°C (23°F to 41°F). Clear skies provide stunning views of the towering peaks, including Manaslu, Annapurna, and Ganesh Himal ranges. The hills come alive with colorful wildflowers and lush greenery, creating picturesque scenes along the trail. The vibrant landscapes, clear skies, and lively culture make spring a fantastic time for photography. You will experience the sense of renewal as nature comes back to life after the winter, offering a refreshing atmosphere.
Short Manaslu Circuit Trek in Monsoon (Jun-Aug)
Manaslu Circuit Trek during the monsoon season is a less common choice due to the challenges posed by heavy rainfall, leeches, and the potential for landslides. However, for those seeking a unique adventure and willing to navigate these obstacles, trekking during the monsoon can offer its own rewards. The humidity during this time can make trekking uncomfortable, and views may be obstructed by cloud cover. In lower altitude, day time temperature ranges from 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F) and nighttime temperature ranges from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F) . As you ascends to the higher altitude, daytime temperature ranges from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F) and nighttime temperature ranges from 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F). The monsoon season brings heavy and continuous rainfall to the region, which can result in muddy and slippery trails. Monsoon increases the risk of landslides, which might lead to trail closures or disruptions. While the skies might be obscured by mist, the moody atmosphere and occasional clear moments offer unique views. While the landscapes are lush and vibrant, capturing clear mountain views might be challenging.
Important Notes for Short Manaslu Circuit Trek
- While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
- Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
- It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
- You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
- Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
- Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
- Short Manaslu Circuit Trek is a moderate to challenging trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
- You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
- We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.