Manaslu Trekking

Manaslu Region Trekking

Manaslu region is located west-central part of Nepal and fourty miles east of Annapurna. Manaslu(8,156m) is eighth highest mountain in the world. Manaslu comes from sanskrit words which means " Spirit of the mountain". Manaslu was first climb on May 9, 1956 by Japanese expedition group name Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbhu. The mountain's long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all direction, and culminate in a peak that tower steeply above its surrounding landscape, and is a dominant feature when viewed from afar. The permanent snow line is reckoned above 5,000 metres (16,000 ft) elevation. Precipitation in the area is both from snowfall and rainfall; the average annual rainfall is about 1,900 millimetres (75 in) mostly during the monsoon period, which extends from June to September.

Manaslu Region offers a variety of trekking options. The popular trekking route of 177 kilometres (110 mi), skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna.The region, which is also termed the Manaslu Conservation Area, comprises sub-tropical Himalayan foothills to arid Trans-Himalayan high pastures bordering Tibet. The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki river. Enroute, 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). As of May 2008, the mountain has been climbed 297 times with 53 fatalities.Manaslu Trekking offers spectacular beauty along the border of Nepal and China, a diverse range of ecosystems and offer a true rich blend adventure culture of Tibetan and Nepalese, which puts one physically closer to Tibet, than any other trek in Nepal. You will soon realize what inspired Eric Valli to create his world famous documentary, "Honey Hunter of Nepal. Trek in Manaslu is absolute one of the best Trekking in Nepal, a trek of amazing ethnic and scenic variety, breathtaking views of Mt, Himalchuli, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) itself and other mountains. This trekking goes to through the beautiful landscape and different flora and fauna.

Manaslu Conservation Area has been established with the primary objective of achieving conservation and sustainable management of the delimited area, which includes Manaslu. Unlike many other regions, this valley is a sanctuary to many highly endangered animals, including Snow Leopards and Pandas. Over 110 species of birds, 33 mammals, 11 butterflies and 3 reptiles have been recorded. The Nepalese Government only permitted trekking of this area in 1991. Now its get safety be Manaslu conservation area project and now its being variety of trekking option.

Manaslu Region Most Popular Trekking Packages

Manaslu Trekking

Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trekking

Duration: 22 days | Grade: Adventurious

The Manaslu trek is a Tea- House and Camping combine trek which circummnavigates the eighth highest peak...

Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley Trekking

Duration: 21 days | Grade: Adventurious

The Tsum Valley is the part of Manaslu area which is valley situated in the northen Gorkha district of Nepal...