Best Time for Manaslu Circuit Trek

Trekking in Manaslu region is one of the best ways of admiring the beauty of Himalayas. Manaslu region is yet unspoiled and undistorted places where the visitors have a great and unique experience of the inside and wilder Himalayas. Manaslu Trekking is walking around and beyond the mountains of the Manaslu range. It is beyond the Himalaya trekking.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking is one of the best trekking in Nepal. Manaslu Circuit Trek is an iconic adventure where the trekkers get themselves within the Himalayas; far from the home and far from the crowd. Manaslu Circuit trek takes the trekkers to the places where have only a few human appearances. If anyone wants to experience the divinity of the Manaslu then Manaslu Circuit trek is best for such purpose because it is the most popular packages of Manaslu Trek where the trekkers will acknowledge how much the beautiful Himalayas in deep. Manaslu Circuit Trek is recognized as the one challenging and strenuous trekking route because the altitude and elevation varies from 700m to 5,106m.

Manaslu Circuit Trek offers the trekkers astounding views of Mountains of Mansiri ranges and other peaks of the Annapurna region. This trek is so fabulous where you can admire and adopt the beauty of mount Manaslu. Reaching the Manaslu Base Camp for the stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas and the whitey snow-capped mountains is the best part of Manaslu Circuit trek.

Remember one thing that Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world which has 8163m height. And walking around the Manaslu peak at any time is one of the dangerous things. The path to Manaslu Circuit Trek and the trial of Larke La Pass is last challenging. Path in upper altitude has snow most of the time. So choosing the best time for Manaslu Trekking is an intelligent idea.

Most of the trekkers ask for the best season trek of the Manaslu circuit. As the best experience comes with the best time, we must have to allow them to make the best trekking at the best time for the best experience. Here in this article, we are trying to inform our visitors of the suitability for Manaslu trekking and Manaslu Circuit Trek. Here we let you know the experience of Trekking in Manaslu season by season.

Manaslu Circuit Trek in spring

Spring in Nepal is known as Basanta Ritu (Ritu means Season) that spans into two month of Chitra and Baisakh. The season of spring in Nepal, from mid-March to Mid May, is very pleasant when temperature will neither hot neither cold. New buds in trees grown and flowers add more beauty of nature.

Spring means a better starting after an extreme cold nightmare which hampers every Nature prospective. The spring is the second-best time for trekking in Nepal.

Manaslu Circuit is the route where more than 4 months have snows. In spring, snowfalls stop and slightly start to melt. The route in high altitude may be a little slippery but the environment will be very pleasant. Trees with new leaves and with blooming flowers all along the way and mostly, varieties of Rhododendron flowers colorize the beautiful nature. Spring is not so deadly or dangerous for trekking in Manaslu region. During spring, the route of Manaslu Circuit Trek is so beautiful, the atmosphere will be pleasant and chilling, the hills and landscapes will be colorized by new buds and blooming flowers. Landscapes showcase great pictures with a clear blue sky. Mountains are covered with snow and views of the peaks over the green hills and range will so precious. Manaslu Circuit Trekking in spring is another best season after Manaslu circuit trekking in autumn.

Manaslu Circuit trekking in Summer

Summer in Nepal is known as Grishma Ritu which means a hot season. Summer spans into two months of Jestha and Ashad, the mid of May to mid-July. During this climate, temperature hit the peak point as it is the hottest season. Flowers will blow up and green and unripe fruits will grow up. Trees and plants stop growing new buds. Due to the hot temperature, the snow melting process is high.

Summer is the lovely season of farmers because this season brings the best time to grow up the crops. They plant paddy, rice, and many other summer crops and vegetables.

This season is the best for trying some Nepalese fruits like mango, Litchi, etc and wild berries.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking in summer is one slightly unsuitable. Because the rains are already starting, the path will be slippery. Most of the time the late summer, peaks are covered by clouds and views are not at its prime beauty.

Generally, people don’t go for trekking in Nepal in summer. However, tourists and trekkers who can’t able to arrange the vacations and holidays in spring or autumn, trek Manaslu Circuit. Routes are almost empty and people less. Most of the teahouse and guest houses are closed due to the no arrival of tourists and visitors.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking in Rainy season

Barsha Ritu or rainy season is the period when the arrival of tourists in Nepal is almost below thousands. These two months of Shrawan and Bhadra, mid-July to mid-September, is the lowest tourist impact period. The continuous rain and high level of water level in rivers make the Trekking and tours in Nepal most risky. During these times, forests are fully dark green and almost every type of flower is blown up. Fruits like Jack fruits, peaches and apples start to rip. Trekking in the region of lower elevation and the low ground is possible but trekking in high lands and upper elevation is likely challenging with the god of death.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking in Rainy is possible but has lots of difficulties. With high rain, roads may be blocked by landslide or river flooding. Routes are full of leeches and snakes. Although snakes in high altitudes are not so deadly or dangerous of the low lands the lower plain ground is too deadly. At the higher elevation like Manaslu base camp, there may be avalanches. And routes may be blocked by flooding of bridges. As Manaslu Circuit Trek is walking along with River Budi Gandaki, most of the time of trekking in this route during the rainy season causes us to walk in the water in the river edge or bank due to a high level of water.

Trekking in Rainy season is possible throughout several difficulties but most of the trekking agencies and companies who operate the business in ethical ways suggest the tourist wait for just two of this rainy season.

Not suitable for trekking or tour but this season is best for experiencing the tradition of Nepal, several big festivals of Nepal are celebrated during this season like Teej: The festivals of Women, and Shrawan the month of green. Farmers are too busy planting their crops and vegetables because almost every crop and vegetable and other food and fruit items are grown in this period.

Rainy season is the best time to explore the tradition Nepalese farming and agriculture style with the blend up with Modern technology.

Manaslu Circuit trekking in Autumn

Autumn or Sharad Ritu is the best season for trekking in Nepal. The span of two months of Ashwin and Kartik, Mid September to Mid November, is the best time of the year where everything so pleasant. Farmers are free and not so busy in farming. This season brings happiness and joy to every citizen of Nepal. Farmers’ long-awaited crops are harvested throughout the end of the season. Autumn is the festive season. Annapurna trekking, Dashain and Tihar are celebrated in this season with lots of joy. Weathers are always clear and pleasant all day. Blue sky and whole day shining sun is so amazing.

Autumn is the best season for Manaslu Circuit trekking as well as other best things. This is the best season for Trekking in Nepal as well as the best time for Nepal tour too. Pleasant and clear weather with a beautiful atmosphere and lots of joy is the best what you experience during this period.

Talking about the Manaslu circuit trek in autumn, it is the best time. This season is the most popular time for Manaslu trekking. The paths are dry and the air is so fresh. Views are as wonderful as no clouds are there to covers the hills and mountains. Farm and cultivating fields are so amazing. The low land and plains are so great with golden views with rice and paddy field. Lots of flowers along the way are blooming. It is before the winter and snowfall season.

Manaslu Circuit trekking in post autumn/ pre-winter season

Post autumn, months of Mangsir and Poush, Mid November to mid-January, is the beginning of cold when temperatures start to slightly get down. The wind in the morning is a little more pleasant and cool with lots of due. Grass and other things are wetted likely as by rains. The days are so good. Rains are almost no al throughout the year but there may chances of so sometimes. Farmers get busy harvesting the crops and grains and processing them. In the high hilly area, mountains and Himalayas, there are some chances of snowfalls.

After autumn and spring, Pre winter is another popular season for trekking in Nepal. Talking about Manaslu Circuit Trek in Post Autumn, lots of latecomers also trek these trails and enjoy cold weather. The cold level is at a medium level. Mid to late period of this season, hilly and mountainsides are covered with snows. Lower hilly side temperature also gets lower. Most of the parts of the Terai region, low plain fields are covered with fogs. The views of the Himalayas not covered with the cloud are pretty amazing. As the trees are not started to drop its leaves, hills are still beautiful to frame out. As it is the beginning of extreme dryness Moisture is very low with dry air.

If you are looking for Manaslu Circuit trek before falls, with the backpack of additional warn clothes and better equipment, you can conquer the Himalayas. During this trek, tourists may lucky to enjoy the snow and snowfall even in the lower elevation.  

 Manaslu Circuit Trek in winter season

Winter or Shishir Ritu, from Magh to Falgun (Mid January to mid-march), is the coldest season in Nepal. Temperature hits the lowest point. Most of high hills have snowfalls. Himalayas get their original form as heavy snowfalls return the whitening and brightening smiles.

Farm field and grasslands are so dry and almost dead and barren.

During winter or fall, almost every trekking route is off. No one wants to trek in this extreme cold. Although short hike and short trekking of lower altitudes are done, trekking to high elevation and near mountain places is not done.

Manaslu Circuit trekking is around the Himalayan and Mount Manaslu. Most of the parts of the route are covered with snow. Extreme cold, heavy snowfalls, and bad weather makes lots of difficulties in trekking in the winter season in the Manaslu region. Views even aren’t so clear and covered via fogs and clouds.


Trekking in Nepal is one of the most iconic acts of thrilling and adventure. Everest trekking, Annapurna trekking, Manaslu trekking are some best trekking in Nepal to experience wild natural beauties with Himalayas’ extremeness. Preferring the best of the best time to do anything is most important for the best of the best experience. Everyone looks for the best time for trekking whether they are looking for Everest base camp trekking or Manaslu circuit trekking. Trekking in Nepal is good Time is very better than Trekking in bad time and searching for pretention to blame others for bad experience of trekking.

 If you are looking for trekking in Nepal and want to make Manaslu circuit trek then, Autumn is the best time for Manaslu Circuit Trek so, not only for this but every trekking in autumn is so amazing. After that, spring is another best time trekking in Nepal to enjoy the new beginning of Nature after the extreme cold of winter nightmare.

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