Manaslu circuit trek is one of the adventurous trekking in the central-west part of Nepal. Which lies about 64 km east of Annapurna is the World’s eighth highest mountain called Mt. Manaslu. This mountain is surrounding by long ridges and valley glaciers from all sides and the mountain dominates the landscape of that area.
Around Manaslu circuit trek revolves the circuit of Mt.Manaslu massive and passes down to Annapurna along the trails of Budi Gandaki River. Manaslu trek is a great tea house trek. This is a test of endurance. Animals of the mountain like blue sheep; musk deer and Himalayan Thar are the most found animals of this region. The winter season becomes extremely cold. The month of October is the busiest month for trekking around the Manaslu region.
Trekkers and travelers can witness Hindu as well as Tibetan Buddhist Culture. The trek starts from Gorkha, continues over Larkya La pass (5,133 m) down to Marshyangdi and ends up at Besisahar. The lifestyles of people and their work can be visible for the travelers on their around Manaslu trekking journey. The best season for this trip is from March to May in the Spring season and from September to November in the Autumn season.
Manaslu Circuit Trek Weather and Temperature.
The coldest of the spring months is March. The beginning days of March have weather that’s fairly kind of like that of February. In certain regions of the hike, the temperature is as low as -6 degrees. The rainfall observed in March is nearly twice as high as in February. within the lower regions of the hike a median of fifty mm of precipitation is observed, within the regions with a better altitude 30 mm.
The spring season is the preferred trekking season after the autumn season. Of all the spring months, April is also the preferred among hikers. The gentle amount of rainfall and rainfall brings the vegetation of this region to life. The forests, flowers and vegetation of the agricultural areas are lush green. Clear skies with a touch sun will refresh your trekking mood. Rainfall within the lower regions of Manaslu in April is larger than in March. In regions like Samdo, Smagaon and Larkya La Pass, however, precipitation is significantly lower in April than in March. The average temperature in Samdo and Samagaon is 6 degrees, which makes for wonderful trekking conditions.
May is known as the last month of the spring season. As this month is fairly near the monsoon, the subsequent month starts, this can be the wettest of the spring months. The temperatures are pretty warm. Even in Samdo, the minimum temperature isn’t below the 0-degree mark.
October is the best month for trekking. There is almost no rainfall this month that you would see in September. Since winter is also a month from October, the temperature is not quite low either. The precipitation in the higher regions of the hike averages 23 mm, in the lower regions about 60 mm. A slight cold is observed this month, as the minimum temperature in Samdo is only -2 ° C. In the lower regions such as Jagat and Arughat, the average temperature is around 15 ° C.
November is the coldest month in the fall season. It is also the driest month of the fall season. The rainfall that has been observed this month in high altitude locations such as Larkya La, Samdo and Samagaon is only 3 mm. This gives you a very good idea of how dry this month is for hikers. Low rainfall also leads to a breathtaking view of the mountains of the Manaslu region. As the Manaslu hike begins in lower altitude regions, expect a major change in weather in lower altitude regions compared to higher altitude regions. You can feel this difference strongly in November. The average temperature in Arughat, the starting point of your hike, is 13.7 ° C in November. In Samagaon and Samdo, however, the minimum temperature is only -3.4 and -6.6 ° C.
- World’s eighth highest mountain called Mt. Manaslu.
- Manaslu trek is a great tea house trek.
- Animals of the mountain like blue sheep; musk deer and Himalayan tahr is the most found animals of this region.
- Trekkers and travellers can witness Hindu as well as Tibetan Buddhist Culture.
- The lifestyles of people and their work can be visible for the travellers on their around Manaslu trekking journey.