The Manaslu region is located in west-central Nepal, northwest of the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Incredibly, due to the large differences in altitude, the region covers all six climate zones of Nepal, from the tropical zone at low altitude to the arctic zone . The highest point at this altitude is Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest peak on earth, reaches 8163 meters . The annual climate profile of Manaslu is shown in Figure 2 below. Our trip ended in early November when precipitation and snowfall were at their lowest, reducing the risk of snow disasters.However, Manaslu had its deadliest climbing season with constant avalanches. During the excursion, avalanches were often observed. The temperature drop in November required some precautions to avoid hypothermia and the dangers it posed.
During Manaslu trek in the Nepal. Travelers able to gain the perfect culture, religion & living standard in the Manaslu region. Manaslu is considered one of the most culturally diverse regions of Nepal. There are mainly three ethnic groups in the region including the Tsum, Nubri and Gurung. Two languages, Tsum and Nubri, are unique to this region of Nepal. The main religion with strong Tibetan influence in the north is Buddhism. This has been considered a major factor in the success of conservation efforts in the region.As a result, there are many Buddhist monasteries along the route, one of which, Pungyen Gompa Monastery, has been added to the route as an additional route. Every effort has been made to immerse the team in the cultures and communities of the area and to take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn from local customs.
Mount Manaslu was first climbed by Japanese explorers in 1956. However, it was not until 1991 that the Nepalese government opened the Manaslu area and the circular trail to trekkers, and it is still strictly regulated today by permits for trekking in the area. This trail has often been described as one of the last long pristine trails in Nepal. For example, besthike.com describes this trail as similar to the Annapurna Circuit decades ago.