Trekking in Manaslu region offers some of the finest trekking experiences. The region has been opened for the trekkers from early 90’s hence not a lot of people visit the area. However the area has gained getting a lot of popularity from past few years. The area offers beautiful greenery with many waterfalls along the trail. Manaslu region is known for its natural as well as its cultural beauty. Trekkers get to experience the local culture and tradition of the place which is mostly undisturbed and intact. People in the region mainly follows Tibetan Buddhism. There are many beautiful monasteries, unique mani walls, chortens marking the villages, displaying the glorious history of the past and the way of life of the local people living in the area. The trekking trails will generally be fluttered with the colorful prayer flags placed by the locals as a part of their religious belief.
Manaslu region is bordered by Budhi Gandaki River and Marshyangdi River. Manaslu, a mountainous region in northern part of Gorkha District which has a fragile but diverse natural resource and a rich cultural environment. Manaslu circuit trek and Tsum valley trek are the famous trekking packages in the Manaslu region. The trekking area lies under Manaslu Conservation Area project. Manaslu Conservation Area is a prime habitat for the elusive snow leopard, grey wolf, musk deer, blue sheep and the Himalayan Thar. The peaks like Ngadi Chuli, Himala Chuli and Boudha surround the Manaslu and could catch the spectacular view of Mt. Manaslu while reaching Logaon. The highest point lies in the north of Manaslu is Larkya-la, a glacial saddle lies at an elevation 5160m. Few of the places comes under the restricted areas for which special permits needs to be obtained.
Manaslu region is accessible by road. A ten hours’ drive from Kathmandu to Arughat leads you to the entrance of the region. The trails are good and the accommodation in the region will be the combination of tea houses and tents and monasteries/ gompas at some places. In the past few years, many lodges have been built where trekkers can rest and have their meals.