Bimthang is part of the Manaslu Trekking Route beyond the Larkya La Pass from Gorkha side and just two days hiking from Dharapani; gate of the Thorong La Pass trip. Trekking is Bhimtang is called as Manaslu Short Trek or Mini Manaslu Trek. It is design for those trekkers who like to explore wonderful Himalayan scenery, including Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), amazing glacier, tranquil lakes, and unique culture in a short period of time. This is an ideal trip that has not enough time to participate whole Manaslu Circuit trip.
The Main destination of Short Manaslu Trek is Bhimtang, it is truly a piece of paradise, located east of Manang in Tilje VDC an elevation of 3,590 meter, on lap of the Himalaya as bowled shaped surrounded by mountains and many hillocks. People who wish to escape from crowd of trekkers and would like to hike in beautiful natural scenery in short time; Bhimtang is perfect choice. Bhimtang is called as Bhintang or Bhimthang also, it was one of the salt trading points between Nepal – Tibet few decades back but now Bhimtang is well known as amoung Trekkers as Manaslu Mini Trek route. Trekkers who coming from cross over the Larkya La Pass (5,160m), Bhimtang is best place to taking rest observing Mother Nature before back to hustle bustle city. Manaslu Short Trek can do minimum five days to above ten days; combine with Annapurna Circuit Trekking classical route and side trips. But as this is short form of Manaslu trekking, we Nepal Mother House recommend you 8 days to see main attraction around the region. The trip begin at Dharapani after drive from Kathmandu via Besisahar and turns right direction following bank of Dhudh Khola (river) with pine and oak forest through the historical and cultural rural villages; Thonje (1,965m), Tilije (2,300m), Goa/Gho (2,515m), Kharche (2,700m), Yak Kharka (3,020m) and finally get in beautiful Bhimtang village. While Hiking Dharapani to Bhimtang, you will see many trekkers coming down from Larkya La Pass. The Ponkar Glacier and Kechakyu Khola glacier are coming from Himlung Himal making its way U shape. The tranquil Ponkar Lake (3,965m) and Nayamla Tal is amazing just beneath the gigantic Himalaya range. The majestic mountains view can see surrounding you right side to around like; Phungi Himala (6,538m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Manaslu North (7,157m), Larke Peak (6,249m), Cheo (6,812m), Himlung Himal (7,126m), Nemjung Himal (7,140m), Kangaru Himal (6,981m) and other many beautiful mountain are amazing.
Bhimtang is one of the best trekking routes for that traveler who have short holiday. This trip conducts in the Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP), it known as Manaslu Short Trip as well. It is composition of mountain scenery, natural beauty, unique culture and vegetation and wild life. We at Nepal Mother House Treks is glade to organize Manaslu Short Trekking by expert Local Guide and porters per as your holiday schedule and requirements. Manslu Bhimtang Short Trek is best even during winter season. Except monsoon it is best whole in the year around. Why not join with us for your holiday at lay of Himalaya!