Guidelines for Planning Your Manaslu Trekking Trip

by Chris Justin Everest Base Camp Trekking

Manaslu is a place which is less visited by trekkers. But if you are an adventure seeker, then this location is just perfect for you. The Manaslu trekking trip offers trekkers to experience a wonderful and stunning view of the surroundings. When you go through the trails of the Manaslu, you get to see alpine and subtropical forests, gorges of some rivers, and snow-capped mountains. Just like the Everest base camp and Annapurna base camp trekking, the Manaslu trekking is also very much challenging and risky.

Best Time to do Manaslu Trekking

You can trek to Manaslu almost throughout the year. Just like the expedition in Nepal, it is difficult to get accommodation during the winter season and you need to camp for yourself. The best time for the trek is from March till May when it is warm. It is the season for Rhododendrons. So they will make your trek time enjoyable. You can also go for the trek is during the months of October to December because of the magnificent views that you do not want to miss in your lifetime.

Things to Carry to Manaslu Trek

Here is a list of the things that you must carry during the trek.

·         Appropriate clothing according to the season you are trekking.

·         Pair of sunglasses with good UV protection.

·         Rain Coat for the rainy season.

·         Toiletries and personal hygiene items.

·         Boots and socks.

·         Trekking items like a sleeping bag and trekking poles.

·         Medicines.

·         Map of the trekking trail.

·         First aid kit.

·         Required documents.

Tips to Know for the Manaslu Trek

Here are some tips that you should know about before you start off the journey for trekking to Manaslu.

·         Sanitize Your Hands

You must carry a hand sanitizer along with you and use it frequently before having anything.

·         Filtration Tablets

Always carry filtration tablets for water because it can be contaminated. Don’t drink water from anywhere you see it.

·         Acclimatize the Weather

Don’t rush for completing the trek and spend enough time for acclimatization. You are not a part of any competition. You should enjoy the Manaslu trekking journey.

·         Proper Clothes

Remember to carry thermal clothes even if you are trekking during the spring season. You must carry thermal shirts, woolen caps, and trekking shoes in whatever weather you trek.

·         Fitness Level Needed for Manaslu Trek

Like expedition in Nepal, it is one of the toughest and challenging treks so you must maintain fitness levels till the time you leave your trek trail. Always remember that you need to be in your best shape especially for a difficult and strenuous trek like Manaslu. Make sure to visit a doctor for a thorough check-up.

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About Chris Justin Junior   Everest Base Camp Trekking

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