Overshadowed by various established trekking regions in Nepal, the Manaslu and Ganesh Himal region present spectacular landscapes, scenery, biodiversity, and cultural beauty. Lying about 70 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu, the region of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu is easily accessible by bus. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, and its name translated into Sanskrit means "The Mountain of Spirit". Ganesh Himal, on the other hand, is named after the elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesh.
On the lap of the Himalayan giants, Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m) and Mt. Ganesh Himal (7,406 m) lie incredible offbeat trekking trails that are ready to quench the thirst of every adventurous spirit. Traverse through the quaint and peaceful environment of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal far from the modern world to gain your lifetime experience.
A recently opened destination for trekkers, one has a fantastic opportunity to observe the unique lifestyle of the Gurung and Bhotia people here. These people follow a distinct Tibetan-Influenced culture. Lying east to the Manaslu region, the Ganesh Himal region boasts several prominent peaks, 4 of which are higher than 7,000 meters. A Swiss-French joint party climbed the highest peak of the Manaslu sub-range, Yangra (Ganesh I), in the year 1955. After this, many people attempted to climb other peaks of Ganesh Himal during the 1970s and 1980s.
Treks such as the Manaslu Circuit in the Manaslu region are growing popular among adventure lovers. Like this teahouse trek, treks such as the Tsum Valley Trek and Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trek provide an equally breathtaking journey. Those interested in the cultural aspects of the untouched settlements in the region can go for treks such as the Ganesh Himal and Tamang Heritage Trek. Also, camping treks such as the Ganesh Himal Camping Trek are available in the region.
The best time to visit the Manaslu and Ganesh Himal region is during autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). The clear sky and offers a stunning view of the mountains.