The Manaslu & Annapurna Circuit Trek is a fascinating trek bringing together two of the most beautiful treks in Nepal. The trekking route falls in the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal comprising the Manaslu and the Annapurna Circuit. Both the Manaslu & Annapurna Circuit trekking routes combine the lifestyle and culture along with snow-covered mountain peaks of western Nepal. This incredible trek combines the extraordinary natural beauty of the Himalayas. Also, it provides lots of chances to meet people of various cultures and different spoken languages. Crossing two high passes; Thorong La and Larkya La, both over 5000m, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. High mountain lakes surround these areas of trekking. It is also abundant in remarkable waterfalls, sacred monasteries, and cultural variance. Geographically spectacular and culturally fascinating, the Manaslu & Annapurna Circuit Trek itinerary could possibly be a dream of any trekking aficionado.
The Manaslu & Annapurna Circuit Trek passes through the most popular region of the Manaslu Conservation area and Annapurna Conservation area. Hence, it indicates that nature lovers get sufficient time to witness various species of birds and wildlife altogether. This marvelous trekking package in Nepal begins with a fantastic sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley. Travelers get to explore some of the famous cultural and historical landmarks enlisted by UNESCO as world heritage sites.
Road trip from Kathmandu to Sotikhola, the starting point of the trek, is a gripping experience. It comprises of meandering roads to dirt tracks and countryside landscapes. In the course of trekking, outstanding views of the Himalayan peaks greet visitors in its glory. These peaks include Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Larkya, Himlung, Tilicho, Pisang, Chulu, Thorong, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and others. The picturesque villages leave indelible impressions of the typical village life and the vivid cultural expanse of Nepal. The major villages on the Manaslu trail include Jagat, Namrung, Sho, Lo, Shyala, Samagaon, Samdo, Bimthang, Tilije, and Dharapani. While villages on the Annapurna trail include Chame, Pisang, Kagbeni, Jomsom and many other.
Another remarkable highlight of this popular trekking package in Nepal is the Ribung monastery in Lho village. In the same way, Pungyen Gompa at Samagaon is an impressive old-fashioned monastery. Larkya La Pass is the highest point in the Manaslu trail. Braga monastery and Mringchho Lake are other significant landmarks. Similarly, Thorong La Pass is the highest point on the Annapurna trekking trail. Likewise, hills of Mustang and Kali Gandaki Valley, numerous waterfalls, rivers, gorges, and forests are other attractions.
Royal Holidays have created the Manaslu & Annapurna Circuit Trekking itinerary in such a way that guarantees ample time for acclimatization. It is a major aspect to consider while traversing on the mountainous and rocky high-altitude trails. The best seasons for trekking in Nepal are during the autumn and spring. The skies, then, are clear and the views are glorious. Healthy people with average physical fitness, positive attitude, and strong determination are ready to do this marvelous trekking in Nepal. Join Royal Holidays to spend time with the local tribes. Get to learn about the exciting customs and legacy of Tibetan Buddhism and their daily life.
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