• Modified on Oct 24, 2021

The month of September, October, and November invite the arrival of the autumn season in Nepal. During this season you will be blessed with the change of green into shades of orange, unbelievably blue sky, and squeaky-clean landscape. Savor the best landscape and unmatched trekking adventure with us in Autumn Season.

Manaslu Circuit Trek in Autumn means a reduction in rainfall in the Nepal Himalayas, which results in drives in the opening of the trek. So, it is basically a win-win situation for trekking lovers. The clear views; the blue sky and star-lit in the nighttime; and the lush green surrounding make it perfect for those who enjoy picture-taking along with adventure. Due to heavy rains, it becomes very hard in this region but in Autumn trek will be fun for adventurers. 

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Why Manaslu Circuit Trek in Autumn?

  • Witness the close view of the 8th highest mountain in the world and other peaks such as Ngadi, Ganesh Himal, Simrang, Hiunchuli, and Larkey Peak.
  • Experience the lifestyle of the Tibetan Buddhist culture.
  • Beautiful Forests and green trails inside Manaslu and Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Festival season in Nepal.
  • Low risk of any disaster and unfortunate incidents.
  • Neither too cold nor too hot.
  • stable and peaceful weather to cross Larke La Pass.

Manaslu Circuit Trek in September

September marks the end of the monsoon and the starting of Autumn. You can experience mild rainfall during early September – usually in the late afternoon or evening.

But by mid-September, rainfall clams, and the temperature becomes mild. The sky offers a clear view of the mountains.

Manaslu Circuit Trek in October

October is, in fact, the best time for Manaslu Circuit Trek, as the weather is mild and stable. The sky is clear and it is neither too cold nor too hot.

The trail slowly starts to overflow with tourists and adventurers. You might have to pre-book your transportation and accommodations so that it will not be full. Mild temperatures, soft wind, and low precipitation make October an excellent trekking season.

Manaslu Circuit Trek in November

November marks the ending of the Autumn season. It is still a perfect time for trekking but the later days get colder and drier. The greens that grew during the monsoon fade to golden, showing a spectacular contrast against the crystal blue skies, grains are ripening in the enclave.

Best Reason to Trek Manaslu Circuit in Autumn

Colorful Forest

No other season inspires you to rest and look around quite like Autumn. Sometimes when you are trekking it can be easy to focus too much on the destination or spend a lot of time watching your footing. But Autumn Season, bright colors of the dense forest call your attention away from the ground and towards the glowing deciduous trees. Mainly, you may notice this after entering the Annapurna Conservation Area.

Moderate Temperature

During the Autumn in Manaslu Circuit, you will experience neither hot nor cold in the daytime. Sweating is good for you but who really enjoys a wet shirt under your backpack. Adjusting body temperature is much easier in this season and dehydration is much less of a concern. Mild temperatures, soft wind, and low precipitation make autumn an excellent season to trek.


During the Autumn many wildfires make final preparations for winter by collecting extra food and fixing shelters. So, the chance of encountering the wildlife is high in Manaslu Circuit. Just make assured to take proper safety precautions.


Whether you are a professional or beginner you are bound to get some amazing shots while trekking in the Autumn. This is a favorite among tourists with the most pleasant weather and ideal climate situation. The sun beams blazingly, the skies are clear, and you get a magnificent view of mountains.

Basanta Lamsal

Basanta Lamsal

Basanta is the author who inspires and motivates his readers with enthusiasm and dedication. He works as a travel writer and editor for The Himalayan Odyssey. He covers the various topics of Nepal with his clean and visually appealing writing — rich and descriptive —he lures his readers in. Full of travel tips, and amazing writing his articles appeared sound advice and consistent content.

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