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The Manaslu Circuit Trek is the best all round tea-house hike in Nepal on the Great Himalaya Trail; the new Annapurna Circuit. No camping needed.

Manaslu Mountain Trail Race – 8th – 21st Nov 2014

NB: Website and brochure for the event have arrived http://manaslutrailrace.org Please sign up to the mailing list below!

‘Run for light’

Considered by some as the best trail in the Himalayas, this mountain race takes you from subtropical Hindu villages and paddy fields to Buddhist settlements high in the mountains, passing through some of the rarely visited monasteries, then to the Tibetan border itself and across Larkye La to Manang. With only 3000 tourists a year, Manaslu is a much more authentic and rewarding than its neighbour Annapurna and leaves visitors with memories of a lost Nepal. With the hope of bringing light (and maintaining it) to the people of Samdo, the remotest village in Manaslu, the race donates a part of the proceeds to the Samdo Hydro Project. Additionally, the race works together with LED and brings a number of solar lights to be donated to villagers in other villages who spend nights in darkness.

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3 Responses

  1. Celine de Bourgoin said on March 2, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    How do I sign up for the Manaslu Mountain Marathon – 20th Oct – 2nd Nov 2012? Please let me know.
    Merci bien,
    Celine

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    • admin@manaslu said on March 3, 2012 at 4:27 am

      I just mailed you Celine, plus I added you to this mailing list for future contacts.

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    • john said on May 4, 2012 at 7:33 am

      Celine the Dream,

      How are you?!!

      I am in the U.S. for two weeks. Let’s have dinner together? I can come to Colorado, if that is where you are. John

      Reply

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