Unlike other trekking trails of Nepal, Manaslu region is remotest and yet to start to go for so called modernization, this is the main reason that Manaslu is a one of the finest attraction of Nepal where natural things remain in its own condition. The name Manaslu region off-course came from the Mount Manaslu (8,163mtr), which is eighth highest mountain in the world.
Manaslu region is rich in natural and cultural heritage. Your single visit to Manaslu region allows you to explore cultural influence of Hinduism and Buddhism in same region, where Lower region practices Hinduism and Upper region exercises Buddhism. Manaslu is also the gateway of popular Tsum Valley where you can enjoy the cultural and natural heritages along with stunning scenery of mountains.
The Manaslu region was opened for the trekkers in 1995. The trail is very peaceful and few trekkers make their way to the area. The residents of the area are direct descendants of Tibetan immigrants who settled here during early 16th century. Because of this, their dialect, dress and customs resemble those of Nepal’s northern neighbors in Tibet. The mountain views in the area are sensational, unlike anywhere else in the world.
Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, and Boudha Himal ranges are other major mountains, Budhi Gandaki Valley, River, ponds, forests, agricultural fields and rolling hills all together assist you to enjoy more while walking in the region.
Trekking in Manaslu region is possible throughout the year, but spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are considered to be the best season because of the fine weather. During the spring, there is a bit more color and the rhododendrons are blooming, whereas in the autumn months, the skies are generally clearer and the mountains are more visible. Shepherd Holidays arranges the trek with complete management. Please, feel free to contact us for more detailed information.