Manang is a town in the Manang District of Nepal. It is located at 28°40'0N 84°1'0E with an altitude of 3,519 metres (11,545 ft). According to the preliminary result of the 2011 Nepal census it has a population of 6,527 people living in 1,495 individual households. Its population density is 3 persons/km.

It is situated in the broad valley of the Marshyangdi River to the north of the Annapurna mountain range. The river flows to the east. To the west, the 5,416-metre (17,769 ft) Thorong La pass leads to Muktinath shrine and the valley of the Gandaki River. To the north there is the Chulu East peak of 6,584 m (21,601 ft). Most groups trekking around the Annapurna range will take resting days in Manang to acclimatize to the high altitude, before taking on Thorong La pass. The village is situated on the northern slop, which gets the most sunlight and the least snow cover in the winter. The cultivation fields are on the north slope with terraces.

Trip Facts

Activity: Ski

Duration: 11 Days

Grade:Medium

Highest Alt: 5500m

Trek Type: lodging+ campaign

Best Season: October-February

Itinerary

Day 1

Kathmandu to Besisahar by bus

Day 2

Besisahar to Humde By jeep

Day 3

Humde Rest day

Day 4

Intermediate camp

Day 5

Khanglaa Glacier

Day 6-8

skiing/snowboarding

Day 9

Khangla to Humde

Day 10

Humde to Besisahar

Day 11

Besisahar to Kathmandu

 

The above itinerary can be adjusted as per your preferences if you would like to cut short or extend the expedition on a week's prior notice.