Manaslu region offers a range of trekking option to the travelers. Manaslu circuit trek, Manalsi Lower Eco Trek and Tsum Valley Trekking are some popular trekking route of this region. The popular Manaslu trekking route of 177 kilometres, skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna. The Nepalese Government only permitted trekking of this circuit in 1991. The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki river. En route, 10 peaks over 6,500 metres (21,300 ft) are visible, including a few over 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The highest point reached along the trek route is the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,235 metres (17,175 ft).