Yarsagumba on the Manaslu Circuit Trek with Lonely Planet’s Stuart Butler

His mission was to find out more about the mysterious Yarsagumba, half caterpillar, half fungus it's worth more than its weight than gold! Author of Lonely Planet Trekking in Nepal and Rough Guides Nepal Stuart Butler recently travelled to Nepal with Snow Cat Travel. Stuart undertook the amazing Manaslu Circuit Trek, which offers a dramatic circular trail with dramatic views in varied landscapes and to get a close-up view of one of the most strange and valuable natural products on earth.

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Visions of Nepal -Video – The unusual and the usual

This short 5 minute film encompasses the high Himalayas and down to the lowland jungles of Nepal and was filmed by Snow Cat Travel Guides. A unique perspective of the diversity of Nepal's stunning landscapes and its rich cultural heritage.  

Sekong Lake -The best day walk in the Nepal Himalayas

This is our favourite day walk in the entire Nepal Himalayas. When we say "day walk" we mean just that...not a continuous trek, a walk that you start and finish from the same place. This short and straightforward day walk up to sacred Sekong Lake beneath the behemoth of Dhaulagiri (26,795 feet) affords unimaginably breathtaking views across the amazing Kali Gandaki Valley to Annapurna and the Nilgiri peaks as well as Dhaulagiri and its dramatic ice fall.

Annapurna Sanctuary/Annapurna Base Camp Trek- “Moving Pictures Nepal” Video Series

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Sanctuary Trek are different names for what is actually the same thing! Whilst there is only one final approach to Annapurna Base Camp beyond Chhomrong village, there in fact a few different ways of starting and finishing this particular trek. Including a slight detour to the classic Himalayan view point of Poon Hill (which is what we've done with this video)