Complete Guidelines for Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek
The northern border of western, central and eastern Nepal are remote and were only opened to trekking from early 90s. In the central, the region is wild and are basically high, dry extension of the Tibetan Plains. The people are poor and live in secluded communities, migrating with their herds to high summer pasture. The scenery is vast and in thrilling earthy colors of all shads. Flowers abound in autumn.
Government policies in Nepal has imposed special trekking permits especially if the trekking area is an open border or have a connection with Tibet. Mount, Manaslu (8th highest peak in the world) also straddles the border with Tibet, autonomous of China. Some wilderness trekking route, such as Tsum valley, Manaslu Base Camp, Dolpo region also shares its border to Tibet. So if you are planning to trek Manaslu Tsum valley, it is mandatory to obtain special trekking permits to enter the region.