Manaslu Trekking in Nepal
Manaslu Trekking in Nepal one of the finest trek inside Nepal. It brings you to the northern border of Nepal with Tibet. Frequent views of Himalayan Peaks, Manaslu among others. You’ll cross the Larkya-La pass before dropping into the Marshyangdi valley.
This area has recently been for trekking; never the less trekking in the region around Manaslu is a lifetime’s experience. The trails are relatively empty of tourists, the culture and traditions of the people are intact, and the scenery is magnificent. This trek follows a route that has long been covered by Himalayan buffs, going north behind Himalchuli (7,893 m.) Peak 29 (7,835 m.) and Mt. Manasalu (8,118 m.) It explores villages where westerners are still a rare sight and the way of life unchanged for decades, even centuries. Starting from Gorkha (the ancestral home of the Nepalese monarchy and of the famous Nepalese Infantrymen, the trail passes through primitive villages where the people are shy, often running away from the camera wielding trekkers. From Nyak the trails continues westward towards Namru via the Village of Ghap.
In the Gorkha District, Manaslu is the highest peak and is about 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Annapurna. Mountain ridges and valley glaciers provide access from all directions and culminate in a peak that towers steeply above its surroundings and is a dominant feature when viewed from a distance.
Details about Manaslu Trekking
There are a variety of trekking options in the Manaslu region. Manaslu trekking bridges the pass between Annapurna and the Manaslu massif over 177 kilometres (110 mi). It was only in 1991 that the Nepalese government permitted trekking on this circuit. Budhi Gandaki River, which runs along the hiking trail, was once the route by which salt was traded. On the way, ten peaks over 6,500 metres (21,325 ft) are visible, including a few over 7,000 metres (22,966 ft). At 5,106 metres (16,752 feet) above sea level, the Larkya La is reached along the trek route. There have been 297 ascents of the mountain with 53 deaths recorded as of May 2008.
Name: Manaslu Trekking
Elevation: 3800 m
Trek Start: Khanchok
Trek End: Besi Sahar
Actual Day Of treks: 18 Day
Scheduled duration: 20 Day
Best Seasons: Sept-Dec, Feb-June
Type: Tea House (camping on request)
Walking hour: 4-5 hours a day