Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek

Planning for Trekking in Nepal? or want to get off the beaten path or go for remote areas of Nepal? Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek is the right option for you. Nepal is trekker's paradise and trekking to remote areas is the world's fascinating holiday in Nepal. Manaslu Trek is a restricted area trek that requires a special permits, guides and an experience of hiking and walking on rugged path.Majority of this trekking trail passes along the Beri river, up and down on the mountain, walking through the stone pathways 6-7 days a day.

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Ghodepani-Ghandruk sees rise in the number of foreign tourists

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking

The number of tourists visiting Ghorepani Ghandruk area has increased by 31% this year as compared to the previous year.

Annapurna Trekking area is the main touristic area popular for mighty Himalayas, abundant flora and fauna, amzing culture and beautiful landscapes.

According to data with the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), the figure is put at 47,247 in 2016 while approximately 36,000 in 2015.

Ananda Subedi, the administration assistant at the ACAP Office, said the areas where the number of tourists visited include Ghodepani, Ghandruk, Annapurna Base Camp and Khopra area, the main tourist destinations.

Although the initial period following the earthquake of April 25, 2015, saw a slight fall in the number of tourists visiting the areas, the recent period was encouraging, said Bidur Kuikel, chief of the ACAP, Ghandruk.

Ghodepani Ghandruk trekking route is famous for art, culture, lifestyle of Magar and Gurung settlements. Besides, one can view panorama around the areas and scenes of various mountains and sunrise from the site.

Each citizen of SAARC countries is charged Rs 200 to visit ACAP while the entry fee for people from other foreign countries is Rs 2,000 each.