Manaslu conservation area travel guide gorkha Nepal
Manaslu conservation area situated in Gorkha District covers an area of 1663 square kilometers and seven villages like Samagaun, Lho, Prok, Bihi, Chumchet, Chhekampar and Sirdibas. It is located bordering the Annapurna conservation area in the west and Tibetan Plateau on the north and the east.
MCA protect 2,000 species of flowering plants, 33 mammals, 110 birds, 3 reptiles and 11 butterflies in 11 types of forest have been reported in this area. This is a protected area Established in 1998 to conserve the flora, fauna, biodiversity, ecosystem of Alpine Himalayan region. Conservation area starts from lower elevation of 600 m above sea level to the eighth highest peak of the world, Mount Manaslu 8163 m.
Tourism in Manaslu conservation area
It is a protected area in Nepal, decorated with rich cultural heritage, natural diversity, Buddhist monasteries like Shringi Gompa in Bihi, as well as Mu and Rachen Gompas in Chhekampar. Manaslu trekking region one of the best destination for trekking in Nepal.
It is a prime habitat for the elusive snow leopard, grey wolf, musk deer, blue sheep and the Himalayan thar etc. It is the perfect destination for Adventure tours like trekking, hiking, tours, climbing, mountaineering etc. If you need more information about Manaslu conservation area fell free to contact us.