Manaslu Region Trekking

Manaslu region trekking offers some of the most adventurous and secure routes in Nepal. It is home to the eighth-highest mountainin the world, Mt. Manaslu.Manaslu Circuit trek, Lumba Sumba Pass trek,Manaslu Circuit with Tsum Valley trek, and Tsum Valley trek are the famous trekking packages in the Manaslu region.

The Manaslu region is located in the north-central part of Nepal. It is a less crowded and pristine trekking area. Manaslu is also a restricted area in Nepal, and the trek routes are also within the Manaslu Conservation Area. Compared to the more popular trekking regions like Everest and Annapurna, Manaslu offers less crowds and less tourist infrastructure.

While trekking in the Manaslu region, the trekkers get to see incredible mountain panoramas of Himalchuli, Manaslu, Himlung Himal, Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli, and many others. The trek starts from Soti Khola or Machha Khola, which can be reached in 7-9 hours by car from Kathmandu. The region offers a wide range of scenery.

You will trek via lush green valleys, terraced fields, and dense forests before traversing via landslide debris, steep, narrow tracks, and glacier moraines. The trail ascends from subtropical forests to alpine meadows and a high mountain pass called Larkya La. You will trek via the beautiful villages of Gurungs, Nubri community, Tsumba community, and Tibetan refugee settlements.

On the way, come across cascading waterfalls, glacial rivers, and serene mountain lakes. Cross-hanging suspension bridges and old wood bridges. Likewise, trekking in the Manaslu region also provides rich cultural heritage and ancient monasteries for excursions. The trail is dotted with stupas, prayer wheels, and prayer flags. The villagers are kind and welcoming.

As it is a very remote area and has off-the-beaten trekking routes, not many travelers visit. So, the trail is not crowded at all and offers a sense of solitude and tranquility amidst the pristine wilderness. You will get to enjoy authentic mountain villagers and raw nature. Tsum Valley is one of the hidden areas of the Manaslu region, and trekking here takes trekkers deep inside the wonders of Manaslu.