Trekking around Manaslu offers a unique opportunity to experience relatively "untouched" region of Nepal. It provides spectacular beauty along the border of Nepal and China and is now a controlled trekking route which allows organized trekking groups special permits to venture round its spectacular circuit. Located in west-central Nepal, the trekking around Manaslu provides fantastic mountain scenery, spanning altitudes from 375 m to 5300 m. A diverse range of ecosystems and ethnic cultures, and a trail that puts one physically closer to Tibet than any other trek in Nepal. Manaslu area people go to the Tibet for buying necessary things such as rice, clothes and Tibetan beer, etc which is cheaper compared to buy in Nepali market. Manaslu trekking possible to make short and long as trekkers demands that mean most of trekkers go to Manaslu and cross Larka La pass then finished the trek in Besi Sahar but some trekkers after crossing Larka La they continue trek to Annapurna circuit, Tilicho Lake or Narphu valley as well as in Manaslu area there is good high pass called Rupinala Pass so it is also possible to include Rupinala pass on Manaslu circuit trek itinerary. Trekking in Manaslu region only possible to operate trek on camping basis / tent camp because Manaslu area there are not available Teahouse /lodge facilities.
This area with rich in natural and cultural heritage was opened for the trekkers very recently. The trek beginning from Gorkha. "Gorkha" the ancient kingdom of Shah Dynasty, the home country of great Gurkha Army has a mixed culture of Hindus and Buddhist. This trek leads very close to Tibetan border and considered to be the most difficult trek because of narrow/steep trails and high (5213m). In spite of rugged and steep trails and high altitude sickness problems this trek can be regarded the perfect alternate to the highly crowded treks like in Annapurna and Everest region. Circling the entire Manaslu range (8100m) this trek offers a great opportunity to explore the cultural diversity in central Nepal.Manaslu Trekking is a well-loved trekking routes, providing with pristine mountain views, rich culture and genuine adventure sum up the trek experience around the 8156m Manaslu. Opened in 1992, this area offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity.