Restricted region trek the most demanding and remote area trekking in Nepal

Posted by: Backpacker Treks and Expedition Pvt.Ltd   Posted Date: July 08, 2016

Restricted region trek the most demanding and remote area trekking in Nepal

Restricted region trek the most demanding and remote area trekking in Nepal

Upper Mustang Trekking

Mustang trek is one of Nepal's most mysterious and least known kingdoms. The landscape of Mustang is a barren moonscape of eroded sandstone pillars and discontinuous moraine terraces, which together present a colorful mosaic made up principally of earthen reds, yellows, and brown. It is relatively easy trekking along the permitted route to Lo Manthang, which lies in the very heart of Mustang. The trek to Mustang is through an almost treeless barren landscape. Strong winds generally howl across the area in the afternoon, generally subsiding at night. Being in the rain shadow of the Himalaya, Mustang has much less rain than the rest of Nepal.

Mustang trek lying in the rain shadow of the Himalayas is perhaps the last enclave of pristine Tibetan culture. Forbidden & isolated from the rest of the World it was able to evolve its own distinctive culture and traditional which is so rich & unique. Lo-Mustang, the capital is walled city ruled by the religious king. Untouched by modern civilization, life in Mustang goes on as it has for centuries in the unhurried pace. As everywhere in the Himalayas, this area provides spectacular mountain scenery highlighted by Dhaulagiri at 8167 meters (26,795ft) and Annapurna I at 8091 meters (26,545ft). You will be surrounded by more than 35 mountains over 6000 meters (19,680ft) high. The elevation of the trails rises from 2815 meters (9,233ft) to 3780 meters (12,398ft) above sea level.

 Manaslu Trekking

Manaslu Trekking considered as one of the most challenging treks in Nepal. Manaslu Trek is located in the Gorkha district of Nepal and lies within Annapurna trekking region. Mt. Manaslu is elevated up to 8163 meters and shares northern border with Tibet. Though it is opened for trekkers recently it has been celebrated for its supreme beauty and mixture of Tibetan and Nepalese culture adventure. This place is known for wildlife, different variety of wild flowers and rhododendron, powerfully flowing rivers and the highly dramatic panorama of mountains. The best part of Manaslu trek is unquestionably the stunning and unopposed view of Manaslu. Due to improved trails along the Budhi Gandaki the trek has become much easier than before. Each year 2000 people visit this place half of these visit during the month of October. Which is fewer then the trekkers visiting Annapurna and Everest This is due to lack of camping facilities and due to its restricted area status. Manaslu circuit trekking is known for its prosperous biodiversity and superb scenic view of the mountain.


Upper Dolpo Trekking

Upper Dolpo area lies beyond the Himalaya and is considered one of the most remote and isolated from modern civilization. It spreads out 2100sq miles area adjoining Nepal’s north –west frontier with Tibet. The people of this area are the Tibetan migrants living in around 38 scattered villages since time immemorial. Here, one can experience the traditional Tibetan culture and people’s way of living. Upper Dolpo is also known for exceptional natural beauty and abundance of alpine fauna. Trekking around this area mesmerizes the travelers with splendid views of Api Himal, Saipal, and Dhaulagiri. Besides Buddhist monasteries, unique centuries- old human civilization at this high altitude is another remarkable aspect of trekking. Most of the people are still engaged in the salt trade from Tibet