Trekking in Nepal along the Manaslu circuit will be an extremely rewarding experience. The trekking starts from Aarughat. It is a small town of Gorkha on the bank of Budhigandaki river expands on both side of the river, while the next edge lies on Dhading. The Aarughat has enough settlement of tea-houses and shopping facilities. You can recall some trekking gears if you miss some from Kathmandu. Earlier Nepal and Tibet had barter trade system through the same trail.
You will indulge with the full splendor of the Manaslu regions natural beauty, offering unsurpassed views of the Manaslu sanctuary. Manaslu Trekking will give an opportunity to interact with a long range of awe-inspiring peaks over 6500 meters, including the awesome Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. The journey starts unfolding with the majestic views of ancient oak and rhododendron forest, and terraced fields of rice and millet, along with breathtaking views of waterfalls.
Manaslu trekking route is characterized as a narrow winding track in the lower valley with many suspension bridges. You can observe yourself sharing trails with trains of donkeys carrying goods for local settlements and guesthouses. The trail also has many steep narrow sections and trekkers may find quite challenging. Make sure you are not on the edge side while donkey passes you! Above 3000 m, the valley widens and the trail opens up presenting magnificent views of the Manaslu and Annapurna mountain ranges. Manaslu region is full of austere monasteries, Mani walls, Chortens, and other Buddhist religious landmarks. The valley is a sanctuary to many highly endangered animals, including snow Leopards and Red Pandas.
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Manaslu Trekking can give you more experience on hiking steep sections, especially if trekkers are carrying their own packs. The circuit is more remote compares to Annapurna with the closest transport locations are Aarughat and Dharapani.