Manaslu Region is considered as Untouched Region to experience the Local Culture and Nature in comparison to other established trails in Annapurna and Everest Region. Manaslu Region is enriched with Rich Culture, Bio-Diversity and the Natural Beauty, was opened in 1991 A.D for visitors and need Special Permit. Nepal Government declared this region as Manaslu Conservation Area (MCA) in 1998 with total 1,663 sq km to conserve local culture, nature and wildlife to promote Eco Tourism to support the livelihood of the local people.
Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m) is the eighth highest mountain in the West Central part of Nepal falls in Mansiri Himal Range. Other dominating peaks are Ganesh Himal(7,422 m), Himalchuli (7,893m), Ngadi Chuli (7,871m), Shringi (7,187 m), Buddha Himal (6,692 m), Langpo (6,668 m) and Saula (6,235m) are among others. This reason has Tibetan Styled Buddhist Villages of Sama Goan, Samdo and Nile and others. This region is equally important for Buddhism; Mu Gompa, Ranchen Gompa, Lungdang Gompa and Milerapa’s Cave are in Tsum Valley are the Sacred Pilgrimage sites of Buddhism.
The Lower Part of the region is home for Hindu and Buddhist people and the upper part of the region is home for Tibetan Buddhist people and equally enriched in bio diversity, flora and fauna.
Trekking in Manaslu Region offers so many unique experiences to the trekkers as it has Unspoiled Mountains, Various Monasteries, Beautiful Landscapes, Glaciers, Budi Gandaki River, Natural pools, Lakes, Waterfalls and many more. Larkya La Pass at 5,106 m a part of Manaslu Circuit Trek is the highest trekking pass of the region and takes you down to Marshangdhi Valley and to Annapurna Conservation Area. Manaslu Circuit Trek, Tsum Valley Trek, Rupina La Pass Trek are major treks among other in this region.