village is very famous almost all over the world. It is
said that having nomadic tradition Tibeto-Burman people
found the Manang hidden valley surrounded by the Annapurna,
Manaslu Himalayan range and the beautiful white peaks Chullu
and Pisang, moving across the mountains hunting and searching
for food and dependable shelter, settled there centuries
ago. The region is famous for the spectacular view of the
Himalayas, high country flora and fauna and beautiful landscape
where the world's highest lake Tilicho (4919m) is situated,
Tibetan saint Mila Repa, a great singer with melodious voice
mediated and bowl shaped geomorphology located to the north
east side of Pisang. The village lies in the famous Annapurna
circuit trekking route. There are nice opportunities to
explore Tilicho Lake, Gangapurna Lake, Manang valley viewpoint,
Milarepa Cave and Annapurna and Gangapuran glaciers in and
around Manang village. The valley has unique speciality
for endangered species like the elusive snow leopard and
blue sheep, vibrant colors of nature, wild herbal plants,
flowers, tranquil lakes and serene natural environment.
The region is developed for the trekkers along
the trekking route. Nice hotels and lodges are built here.
There are English and Indian movies for pleasure. Most of
the outdoor adventure items are available in the market.
Email, Internet and international telephone service is also
available in Manang village. Over 80000 foreigners visit
this region every year. Sometimes there are more trekkers
than local people. Recently the special packages like a
snow leopard watch, religious pujas(worship), climbing courses,
mountain biking, marathon competitions and heli-treks have
been developed on them occasion of 'Destination Manang 2004.'
A number of few peaks have recently opened by the government
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu (1310m)
Day 02 : Fly to Hungre (3280m) by charter heli-copter
and stay there.
Day 03 : Hike up to Braga village and explore the
ancient monastery and village of Braga
Day 04 : Hike up to Milrepa Cave in Annapurna III
glacial valley and explore the valley then back to Braga
Day 05 : Morning hike to Manang village and expolre
Manang village and Gangapurna glacier.
Day 06 : Hike to Khansar and stay there.
Day 07 : Hike up to Tilicho base camp and stay at
Base Camp Hotel.
Day 08 : Hike up to Tilicho Lake and camp there.
Day 09 : Morning hike to Mesokantu pass, explore
the Himalayan range and river valley then hike back to the
Day 10 : Hike back to Yak Kharka and stay there.
Day 11 : Hike up to Thorang High camp hotel and stay
Day 12 : Early hike up to Thorang pass (5416m) then
hike down to Muktinath.
Day 13 : Hike down to Kagbeni then to Jomsom.
Day 14 : Explore Thini; the oldest village of the
Day 15-16 : Fly back to Pokhara by plane and explore
Day 17 : Fly back to Kathmandu by plane.
Day 18 : Sightseeing and shopping in Kathmandu
Day 19 : Fly back home.