Manaslu region is one of the hidden and most adventurous trekking routes of Nepal. Manaslu circuit trek is the full of thrill traveling on the off the beaten path and are specially designed for luring adventurous travelers.
This trekking trail is newly opened in the restricted Manaslu Conservation area. It is opened for foreign trekkers and mountain climbers since 1992.
If you’re experienced or particularly free-willed trekker, you might want to trek Manaslu Circuit independently, no tour operator, no guide, no porter, just you and the trail !!!!
But unfortunately, you can’t trek Manaslu region without a professional trekking guide.
Since this trekking route is less populated in comparison to other popular trekking trails. This trek is ideal for those who are wondering to travel to the isolated trekking route.
As this trekking route lies in the restricted area, the certain terms and conditions need to be followed. You’re not allowed to enter the region without the trekking permits and professional guide.
Also, the special trekking permits and the trip must be organized through an official and registered trekking company. For foreign trekkers, at least two people are required to enter this region.
Manaslu circuit trek offers the jaw-dropping views of world’s 8th highest Mt. Manaslu, 10th highest Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, and Annapurna III.
This off – beaten trek begins with the exciting drive from Kathmandu to Arughat village.
The trekking region is mostly inhabited by two major ethnic groups; Gurung and Sherpa. Both communities follow the Buddhism. The culture and tradition are similar to the neighboring territory
The trek offers a fantastic combination of rich cultural heritage and untouched natural beauty and biological diversity.
Although this adventure trek is categorized under the strenuous trek, it is possible for first-time trekkers too. However, high level of fitness, willpower, and dedication is important.
It is now slowly emerging as the best tea house trekking routes in Nepal.
There is only one alternative of Manaslu Circuit Trek without guide that is to hire a porter guide. But Porter guide also must be government licensed holder. Porter guide can assist you to carry your backpack up to 10-12 kg.
After all Manaslu region lies in restricted trekking areas, you are required to have the restricted area permit. The following trekking permits are required;
However, you aren’t required to carry TIMS card, since you have the restricted trekking permits. To obtain all these trekking permits you need a local trekking company.
Yes, to trek in Manaslu region, you must be accompanied by a professional trekking guide.
Trekking without guide in a remote Himalayan region is also a big hassle. As you have to arrange the accommodation, trekking routes, and meals on your own.
Although trekking permits and mandatory guide makes somehow difficult for most of the budget trekkers. But it’s good to have a guide and it would be awesome if the guide can speak native
Tibetan language. Most of the people on the highland doesn’t speak Nepali, even they don’t speak at all.
Likewise, it might be difficult to find good well-experienced trek guide. Not only experience, the trekking guide must be registered and possess a license.
Since, if it is your first-time trek in Nepal, you might get difficult to find a genuine guide. Thus, it is better if you do Manaslu Circuit trek through a local trekking agency.
Being a leading trekking agency in Nepal we Mosaic Adventure will successfully arrange professional trekking guide for the successful completion of the trek.
Also, for our dear female travelers we can arrange friendly, experienced, and licensed holder female trekking guide.
If you want more information about Manaslu Circuit trek or any other trekking package feel free to contact us. We are happy to serve you at any time !!!