Manaslu lies 64 km east of Annapurna, between Gorkha and Manang districts in northern Nepal. of all the fourteen eight-thousanders, twelve were first submitted by climbers from the west while two were conquered by Asians. The fact that the peak was first climbed by Japanese mountaineers. It all began with a Japanese Manaslu Reconnaissance Expedition in 1952. The highest point in this trek is the ‘Larkya La Pass’ which is widely believed to be one of the most dramatic passes crossing the Himalayas. Like all Uma Holidays’ itineraries, this trek also ensures adequate time for proper acclimatization. Much of the trek involves walking on mountain trails and is within the capabilities of people with good cardiovascular fitness. Still, it is important to note that trekking at altitudes above 3000m/10,000ft is more demanding on the body than walking at low elevations.
With its remoteness and secluded solidarity, it is believed to be in stark contrast to trekking in the Annapurna region making ‘Around Manaslu Trek’ the first choice for those who prefer to become one with nature.