Manaslu Conservation Area (1663 sq km)
The Manaslu area is Gorkha district is a classic setting to experience pristine mountain nature and culture. The conservation area starts a 600 m and in crowned by the eighth highest peak in the world Mt. Manaslu at 8163 m. the region is home to 33 species of mammals including snow leopard, musk deer and Himalayan Tahr. There are over 110 species of birds and three species of reptiles and over 1500-2000 species of flowering plants.
Activities: Trekking, Mountaineering
Accommodation: Camping, Lodges
Access: By bus to Dhading(87 km from Kathmandu)or to Besisahar(106 km form Pokhara) and then Trekking
Best Season: March-May; Sep-Nov