This trek starts from the tropical valley of Besisahar and follows river Marsyangdi valley and reaches the world’s largest pass called Thorong-La 5416 m. above the sea level. It passes through many local villages through both place of Marsyangdi valley and Kaligandaki valley. This trek will give you opportunity to see many different kinds of climatic zone, few indigenous group people their culture, language, custom, tradition, some highest mountain in the world, ancient caves, frozen lakes, alpine valley, centuries-old monasteries.
Uma Holidays Travel and Tours offers you unforgettable lifetime memory of rejoicing your moment in the Kingdom of Himalaya. In Manang district the people you going to see is Manangis. And they are one of the indigenous group in Nepal with their own way of living, culture, tradition, custom style. In the higher valley, you will see mud thatched roof houses. In fact, the thatched mud is a good insulator when there is heavy snowfall in the winter. While in spring it prevents the house from snow as well.
After crossing the Thorong-La pass ( 5416 m) you will reach the Muktinath the holy place for both Hindusm & Buddhism where you can see nuns running the monastery inside Muktinath temple. The scenery totally changes after Thorong-La Pass. It is dry and rain shadow area of Mt Dhaulagiri and Annapurna that’s the reason this place gets the least amount of rain annually. As you reach Kaligandaki valley you will get warm hospitality of Thakali people, they are another indigenous group of Nepal. They have own lifestyle, culture, custom, and tradition.