Manaslu Circuit trek – Manaslu is the eighth highest peak in the world with a height of 8163 meters. The meaning of “Manaslu” is translated as Mountain of the spirit. Summiting Mount Manaslu has been one of the most dangerous
peaks to the summit as it has led to maximum fatalities and failure. Manaslu is one of the purest tourism focal point, which has been opened to foreigners only after 1991.
The pristine valley is a component of The Great Himalayan Trail, the route across the Himalayas from
east to west.
Major highlights of the Manaslu circuit trek ( trip )
- Larkya Pass
- Tsum valley
- Manaslu Base Camp
- Component of Great Himalayan Trail
- Kal Lake
- Birendra Lake
In these three weeks of the Manaslu Circuit trek, you will have an incredible journey starting from
Aarughat Bazaar to Besisahar. The perks of trekking in the Manaslu region provide you golden
opportunity to enter to Annapurna region as the ending point of the Manaslu Circuit trek- Besisahar is
the starting point of Annapurna Circuit trek.
Larkya Pass is the highest point on the Manaslu Circuit trek at an elevation of 5213 meters promising
you the mesmerizing views of Larkya Peak, Annapurna 2, Kang Guru, and Himlung Himal.
Tsum valley is translated as a vivid valley that holds a special place in Buddhism. Buddhist saint Milarewa
is believed to have meditated in the caves in the valley. On the trek to the Manaslu region, you can see
the remains of some Buddhist monasteries and the remains of the ancient Tsum kingdom.
Kal lake is translated as Death lake that lies at an elevation of 3600 meters. The mesmerizing view of the
mountains from the lake is breath-taking.
Another important lake in the Manaslu region is Birendra Tal which is named after late king Birendra Bir
Bikram Shah Dev. The turquoise blue water in the lake will mesmerize you. The reflection of surrounding
mountains in the freshwater will captivate you.
The major asset of trekking to the Manaslu region is that only a few trekkers trek into the region making
it less crowded and undisturbed which makes the destination much more attractive and precise.
Similarly, the elevation in the Manaslu region increases on a constant level that minimizes the chance of
getting altitude sickness.
If you think you are an experienced trekker and you will not get altitude
sickness then you are wrong, altitude sickness might hit you hard. Similarly, if you think you are
inexperienced and you will get altitude sickness then you are wrong you might not be hit by altitude
sickness at all. So you must cautiously take care of your physical fitness during the trek.
Manaslu Base Camp at an altitude of 4900 meters and is the camping site for the expedition trekkers
and guides. As the Manaslu expedition is a risky job you would love to meet and greet the brave
warriors en-route to climb Mount Manaslu.
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