The manslu area in
Gorkha district is a classic setting to experience pristine
mountain nature and culture. With proposed plans for
conserving the heritages of the area, it is also an ideal
The conservation area starts at 600 meters and is crowned by
the eighth highest peak in the world Mt.Manaslu by the side of
8,163 meters. The region is home to 29 species of mammals
including snow leopard, musk deer and Himalayan Tahr.
There are over 20 species of birds and three species of
reptiles. Vegetation includes 200 species of plants, core than
50 of which are useful for various purposes. The entrance to
Manaslu Conservation Area is at Arughat between Gorkha and
Dhading. Arughat can be reached by bus or car in about five to
seven hours from Kathmandu. Another entrance is at Daraundi in
Gorkha from where the normal route can e reached hiking via
Entry Fee Person Per Day :-
For Nepalese Nationals, Free
For SAARC Nationals, Rs.
For Other Foreign Nationals, Rs.
( Note : Entrance fee not required for children under 10 years ).
Filming permit fee ( Documentary
Films ) :
For Nepalese Nationals, Rs
- For SAARC Nationals, Rs.
- For Other Foreign Nationals
, Rs. 2000