Brief Introduction of Manaslu Region
Manaslu region is untouched and newly famous trekking region of Nepal. It is located in the west-central part of Nepal. Manalsu is a name of the mountain, which are the eight highest mountains in the world with the height of 8,156m. Nepal government has been declared Manaslu as Manaslu Conservation Area in December 1998 to conserve the natural resources, cultural heritage, and wildlife and to promote eco-tourism to develop livelihood of the local people. The area covered under the conservation zone is 1,663 square kilometers (642 sq mi) and is managed by the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) of Nepal.
Manaslu region offers a range of trekking option to the travelers. Manaslu circuit trek, Manali Lower Eco Trek and Tsum Valley Trekking are some popular trekking route of this region. The popular Manaslu trekking route of 177 kilometers, 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 meters (17,175 ft).
The hidden valley of Tsum is a real gem hidden in between the mountains that preserve and depicts the cultural ecstasy. The monasteries and gompas that you will encounter in your journey are architecturally fine and religiously divine. There are various myths about these places in Buddhist. The caves, monasteries, places and people, everything about the valley is auspicious. So, get ready to walk between the lushness of rhododendron and pine forests to relish the cultural glory in the backdrop of Himalayas! Manaslu region is here to quench your thirst for natural glory and cultural richness.
Manaslu Region Trekking Packages
awesome way to appreciate the grandeur of Mt. Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world