“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon the verdant green hills is the most perfect refreshment.”
Lower Manaslu trek offers experience of moderate trekking, Historical tour, Pilgrimage tour, Agro tourism and Community Based Home – Stay. Lower Manaslu trek also includes inside Manaslu region, which is most interesting areas of Nepal. A fantastic panoramic view of Mountain ranges from Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal mountain ranges can be seen. The gateway trail goes to upper Manaslu also, divided from the day second camp called Khanchok-Ghampesal to Arughat and towards along with Budi Gandaki river. This trek mainly promotes all home stay facility for the individual trekkers who has aims to visit and explore with local people, their culture and the taste of traditional organic products foods and beverages are even more attraction of this area.
The first day of the trek begins from Kathmandu with a 4-5 hours drive to Ghairung. Ghairung where there is a famous temple named Himalaya Devi and thousands of devotees gather there for special worshiping every year. The trail passes through the little hill where one can savor the natural vistas blended together with mountain massifs, Budhi Gandaki River and the adjacent hills one after another with little hamlets twinkling reflecting light from the tin roofs. This is how we reach to Gorkha Bazaar where there are many places to visit especially the Gorkha Museum, Kalika temple, the cave of Guru Gorakhnath, the great sage. The next day we trek to Sirandada through curvaceous mountain roads overlooking Daraundi River. Sirandada is a hyolmo village and is situated at the hill top. The prime attraction of Sirandada is Nagepokhari, Dudhpokhari, Bhoteodar, Chima and the tea garden. This village is rich for medicinal herbs. The other day we go to Ghyachowk via Mathar village, then after the lunch we proceed to Barpak Village, also known as the village of late captain Gaje Ghale, mostly inhabited by ex-army men. This village is being facilitated by the community for electricity, internet, medical and hotels. The unique sloppy shape with clustered stone tile-roofed houses, stone built narrow alleys and panoramic view of Buddha Himal are the major attractions of Barpak. From Barpak, we head to Laprak via Basukang. Laprak is a typical Gurung village. Beautifully settled villages, warm and welcoming locals and their unique culture and traditions, traditional art and craftsmanship and wonderful views of snowcapped mountains are the highlight for the tourist in Lower Manaslu Trek which gives full satisfaction of their journey for lifetime experience. From there we come to Gyampesal via Nambai Kharka and Darche Danda. There we end our trek with a drive back to Kathmandu.
All in all, Lower Manaslu Trekking is an extremely diverse, exciting and enthralling trekking expenditure for the backpackers who intend to go for a culturally rich yet adventurous trekking experience. Preferably March-June and September-November are the best seasons to trek in this region. If you have the urge to spend your holiday in such an exciting trekking trail, Lower Manaslu Trekking is the perfect option for you. Come join us right now and go for Lower Manaslu Trekking!