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Manaslu Circuit and Poon Hill Trek for Beginner Trekkers


If you are a newbie in the mountaineering or trekking sector, you should definitely opt to go for treks to few of the relatively less heighted mountain peaks located in Nepal. For instance, you may choose for Manaslu Trek, details of which experts have mentioned here.

Manaslu Trek

Manaslu Trek or Manaslu Circuit Trek is a teahouse trek of 14 days, which circumnavigate the worldwide eighth highest peak of the world placed at about 8156 meters. This trek has included every element, which travelers may expect to get in other Nepal treks, like protected wildlife, culture followed by both Buddhist and Hindu people, wild flowers, rhododendrons, precarious bridges, raging rivers and stunning sceneries of mountains.

Experts offering trek solutions further said that the trek has now become far easy with the inclusion of improved trails available across the river gorge of Budi Gandaki. Every year, more than 2,000 people complete this trek with about half of the people visiting in the month of October.

Other than Manaslu trek, you may also go for two more different mountain trekking options, as mentioned here.

Trek to Upper Mustang Region

Upper Mustang trekking brings individuals into the hidden world of Mustang’s Buddhist kingdom referred as Lo. It remained a significant part of the great Tibetan empire and hence, it remains closely tied to the language, geography and culture of Tibet.

According to the geographical location, Mustang or upper Mustang belongs to the rain shadow of famous Dhaulagiri massif and creates arid land of rugged type surrounded by Rocky Mountains of every possible color and excellent formations. In addition, you will find here dotted barren landscapes with settlements consists of whitewash houses, religious spots festooned by prayer flags and barley fields, all of which add splash of excellent colors in the entire landscape.  

Trek to the Ghorepani Poon Hill Region

Majority of professional tour guides call Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek as Annapurna Panorama or Annapurna Sunrise Trek. This trek is not only popular, but also an easy one that allows travelers to meander from beautiful ethnic villages belonging to the famous Annapurna region.

Poon Hill provides you with striking and panoramic views of Himalayan region, which include Annapurna Mountains 1 to 4, Annapurna of South, Lamjung, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Manaslu and Himal mountain ranges. In addition, the trekking allows you to witness warm villages, terraced slopes, paddy fields and ethnic people found in Nepal, like Magars and Gurungs. Especially, you will find Ghandruk and Ghorepani as two of the biggest settlements of Gurungs belonging to the famous Annapurna mountain region.

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