Trekking in Manaslu region opened in 1992 which offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and a great bio-diversity. The trekking in this reigon begins from the ancient palace of King Prithivi Narayan Shah in Gorkha. It begins to get more serious with the start of the ancient of the Gandaki River Valley. It offers visitors many beautiful rivers and waterfalls by the way to Manaslu. After all visitors Manaslu region is one of the most interesting place to trek in Nepal.
Manaslu is suited at the central-western Nepal where as the Kali Gandaki valley is 40 miles east of Annapurna, so it is also known that Manaslu is world's eighth highest mountain. Though At least six different routes to Manaslu exist of which the south direction is the toughest in climbing ever in history. It is known that HW Tillman and Jimmy Roberts photographed Manaslu during a trek in 1950. But the first real survey of the peak was made by a Japanese expedition in 1953 from the Budhi Gandaki Valley. However,another team followed in 1954. The Japanese take pride in their adventures in Manaslu.
In fact, all the three peaks of Manaslu were first done by the Japanese.The climbing route follows a relatively straightforward line to the summit, by which trekkers had to pass through some few technical route. Normally, four camps are set up during Manaslu climbing. There are some few clumsy and steep climbing from Camp I to Camp II. While trek to Manaslu there are few obstacle with Slippery snow climbing route starting from Camp II to Camp III. There is some few Possibility of avalanches from Camp III to Camp IV. But reaching to the destination at right place at right moment is whole good experience of trekking in Manaslu.
Trek Name: Manasalu trekking
Trek Duration: 20Days
Trek Grade: Moderate to strenuous
Group Size: Min.1Min.
Max altitude: 5545m
Best Season: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November are the best seasons.