Manaslu Circuit and Nar-Phu Trekking one of the longest and most rewarding adventure, where very few trekkers and adventurer seldom dares to cover both beautiful sides of Nepal Far North Mid-West Himalaya. An exceptional, special and elusive journey around wildest and remote Himalayan destinations crossing over three high passes of above 5,000 meters high, facing breath-taking panorama of giant mountain range of Ganesh, Manaslu, Himlung Himal with Annapurna and Chulus group of peaks includes grand views of Mt. Dhaulagiri at the end of the treks.
Manaslu Circuit and Nar-Phu includes walks around popular and famous areas of northern Annapurna Himalaya range also within high and scenic Manang valley where walks takes you to the highest spot over Thorang-la at 5,416 m to reach and complete the walks at lovely Jomsom town around Mustang district.
Adventure begins with exciting overland journey to reach at low warm and heavily farm areas of Gorkha to follow raging Burigandaki River upstream to reach cooler hills and traditional farm villages within lovely forest of pines and rhododendron trees. Walk continues further higher elevation to reach within scenic valley of Manaslu with time around interesting villages of Namrung, Lo and Sama-Gaon where you can witness impressive local culture enriched with Buddhism religion, and then slowly walk heads far side of Manaslu valley to reach on the bottom of high Larke-La pass.
From here onward end of Manaslu valley and Gorkha district as early morning takes you with steep climb to reach on top Larke-La pass with panorama of high mountain range facing whole Manaslu Himalaya, Annapurna peaks with some mountains of Nar-Phu area. A long descend to reach back into green forested area and then following pleasant downhill walks to reach around Manang area at Dharapani village, where routes of Annapurna and Manaslu circuit joins.
After Dharapani walk on main trail for few days to Koto village, and from here onward our direction diverts heading into deep river gorge and then reaching into open and wild wind swept valley to reach around most remote and isolated Phu and Nar villages. Around Phu and Nar areas with time to explore the village culture located within weather beaten country visiting villages and old monasteries in the harmony of giant mountains that surrounds this beautiful wild country.
From Phu heading past Nar to cross another high scenic pass over Kang-la with exciting views of high array of peaks to reach around Manang valley where main trails of Annapurna circuit meets. At Manang enjoy lovely times around its impressive cultural villages visiting old monastery in the shade of high peaks of Annapurna, Gangapurna and Chulus peaks, after a wonderful time around Manang village adventure continues heading towards west of Manang valley.
On reaching at the base of high Thorang-la Pass with steep climb to reach on the highest top of the adventure at above 5,416 m facing incredible awesome views of close mountain range of Chulus, Annapurna and Damodar Himal with Dhaulagiri range. From the highest point of the journey downhill towards Mustang area to reach at holy premises of Muktinath, a place for pilgrimage for Hindu and Buddhist followers and then heading lower areas at vast river valley of Kali-Gandaki to complete our longest walking journey at Jomsom.
Jomsom headquarter town of Mustang district located on high shelf of Kaligandaki River and main hub of Thakali people the native of Kaligandaki and lower Mustang area an interesting people who have been trade on this ancient Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan trade of Nepal and Tibet.
Jomsom a lovely place with many good lodge and hotels where next early morning a swift scenic flight takes you to land at most scenic city of Himalaya in Pokhara, a beautiful place on the laps of high Annapurna and Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish-Tail’ that touches the surface of serene Phewa Lake.
In Pokhara with time to enjoy its beautiful surrounding of mountains and lakes and then head back to Kathmandu to conclude one of the most overwhelming adventure and experience of a lifetime on Manaslu Circuit and Nar-Phu Trekking with one and only great services of Third Eye Treks and Expedition.