Hotel Manang - INTRODUCTION
Hotel Manang, one of the oldest and well-known hotel in thamel, Kathmandu. Named after the legendary lost kingdom of Manang. It is conveniently located at Thamel, Kathmandu , which is the main tourist attraction center of Kathmandu. It is situated approximately 8 km from the Tribhuvan International Airport. The hotel is an ideal destination for travelers who want to experience the hub of Thamel. Hotel Manang Kathmandu Nepal is well renowned three (3) star hotels in Kathmandu with in the centre of Thamel with luxury and deluxe accommodation.
Hotel Manang takes its name from the legendary lost kingdom of Manang. It lies on the famous trekking route north of Pokhara known as Annapurna circuit. The easiest access into Manang is through the village of Chame which is situated at an altitude of over 10,000 ft. You can reach Chame by trekking from Pokhara and Dharapani along the Marshyangdi river. Manang is still one of the remotest and most inaccessible places in Nepal. Its mystic Buddhist culture and unique way of life have thus survived to this day almost unchanged through the centuries. Manang's artistic heritage is exemplified in ancient monuments like the splendid Yachika Monastery.
Its pristine landscape is enhanced by natural wonders like the turquoise waters of Manang lake and the Marshyangdi river that thunders through the district.
The people of Manang are mostly Gurung and Ghale. Even though they are culturally homogeneous, their attitude differs from place to place owing to varying climate conditions. Manang is mainly Buddhist, but many religious ceremonies are performed accordingly to Lamaist customs.
Manang is a stunningly beautiful land, but the soil is harsh, and the people work hard to raise crops like potatoes, maize and wheat. Yak herding is also a major livelihood. In the old days, Manang used to be an important trading center, and mule caravans laden with salt and chilly regularly traversed the Himalayan passes north to Tibet. The glorious traditions live on, and mention of Manang instantly brings to mind exotic culture, remarkable history and fascinating vistas. Hotel Manang brings to Kathmandu the ancient hospitality of this legendary lost kingdom in the Himalaya. With 55 well-appointed deluxe and super deluxe rooms provided with modern amenities like air conditioning, mini bar, attached bath, direct dialing IDD/STD facilities, and seven-channel TV including in-house movies.
Hotel Manang lies in most prominent place of Thamel "a shopper's paradise" - 15 minutes drive from the Tribhuvan Int'l airport.