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A trek considered by many to offer all aspects of
trekking in Nepal. Green forests, tremendous mountain scenery and a
mosaic of cultures not too mention a good work out !.
7300m. Altitude, The trail leads northwards
initially, crossing fields of paddy before dissecting the Marshyangdi river
gorge, it passes through various interesting villages on route.
The journey initially comprises of a fairly
steady ascent which eventually emerges (with a dramatic change of scenery) in to
the arid Manang valley, this region is much more Tibetan in outlook and
lifestyle. The following delightful few days are spent traveling through the
valley which affords some tremendous views and some fascinating settlements.
A day is taken for side trekking for
acclimatisation purposes before continuing on to our crossing of the the
Thorang-La (5,416 mtrs). This is a long but very rewarding day with splendid
views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Dhampus Peak amongst others.
From the pass a steep descent (2-3 hours) leads
to Muktinath, a holy pilgrimage site for both Hindus & Buddhists situated
in the region of lower Mustang.
Our return follows the Kali Gandaki via many
interesting lower Mustang and Thakali villages. We rest up for some great food
and a day at the hot springs in Tatopani before a further two days
trekking to Ghorepani.
The following morning we are up early for the
trek to Poon hill and sun rise over the Himalayays. On our return we rest up
on our final night in the beautiful large Gurung village of Ghandruk.
Our last day is an easy descent to Nayapul where
transport awaits for the one & half hour journey back to the hotel in Pokhara.
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