The main journey here is around Manaslu, reaching north of the Himalayas and circling the great Manaslu-Himalchuli-Baudha massif. Since Manaslu is a special area for trekkers and was only officially opened from 1991 onwards for trekking, it needs special permits. Three-week complete treks will give you an exciting, adventurous and once in a lifetime experience.
Fast Facts about Manaslu Region
The highest peak in this region is Manaslu, which at 8163m is the 8th highest peak in the world
The area is highly diverse, being home to Brahmin, Chhetri, Tamang, Magar, Tibetan and Gurung peoples
Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi from Japan and Gyalzen Norbu of Nepal
The region shelters endangered animals such as the snow leopard and red pandas – especially in the northern reaches as Buddhist Lamas prohibit the killing of animals.
A hidden gem here is the Tsum Valley. Really worth a visit.
Lower Manaslu route offers moderate trekking, historical tour, pilgrimage tour, agro tourism and community based home stay for the trekkers of all fitness levels. view trip
The trek to Manaslu Base Camp (4,665m), is up a steep path passing through rhododendron trees adjacent to spectacular hanging glaciers and rugged icefalls. view trip
Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most challenging treks which passes through a geographically spectacular and culturally fascinating area and crosses Larkya La pass. view trip
Rupina La Ppass (4610m) is the wilderness and adventure trekking destination of Manaslu region. This trek starts from Gorkha bazaar after driving 6 hours from Kathmandu. view trip
The Tsum Valley is one of the hidden gems of Nepa, the holy hidden valley of happiness. The Tibetan Buddhist culture is very prevalent in Tsum and the scenery is just stunning. view trip
Tsum Valley Trek is culturally rich which also offer beautiful mountain views. The secret Tibetan Buddhist land lying at the edge of one of the most secluded Himalayan valleys. view trip