If you walk from Arughat north, you might be disappointed with the trail. There has been a lot of progress with building in the last couple of years as the rough jeep road has permitted easier… (Read More)
Gorkha district is heavily affected by the 7.8 earthquake that happened on the 25th April. The epicentre was just south of the district with the fault slip’s energy heading east and north. Larpak and Barpak… (Read More)
A visit to Prok on the Manaslu Trek takes you out of the valley bottom giving you some height and perspective. Prok is the first village with substantial farming land. If you have the energy,… (Read More)
On the Manaslu Trek, Lihi is one of the prettiest villages. Stay there if you can!
Bimtang (or Bimthang) is a place of well earned rest after the long day of crossing the Larkya La. ‘tang’ means ‘flat place’ in Tibetan-origin languages, like ‘Langtang’ for instance. Bimtang has a huge meadow… (Read More)
Lho lies at 3,180m. It is a small village with a super view of Manaslu. According to Guy Shachar on his itinerary of Manaslu: Lho is dominated by a large Gompa, that includes a home… (Read More)
Those ready to attempt the Manaslu Circuit Trek will probably have the high point in mind, namely the panting struggle in thin air to reach the Larkya La at over 5,000m (where of course the… (Read More)