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Manaslu Expedition

Manaslu Expedition

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Trip Facts

Duration : 39 Days Max-Altitude : 8,163 m Program Type : tea house / camping Best Season : Sep to Nov, April Jun Per Day Walking : 4/5 Trek Grade : Grade 2:

These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.

All price inclusive
15,000 $ 12,000

Overview

Manaslu Expedition

Mount Manaslu Expedition is the eighth highest peak in the world which is located in the ridges of Mansiri Himal in Gorkha District of Nepal. It’s the most climbable peak in the world. The Manaslu Himal is 8,163m. Climbers ascend from the North-East Face moderately angled snow slopes before ascending a steep snow arc to the summit.

Manaslu was first climbed in 1956 by Tsuneo Ichimanishi (Japan) and Gyalzen Norbu (Sherpa). At least six routes lead to the summit of Manaslu nowadays. The Manaslu Expedition provides an unforgettable experience due to its few technical sections and diverse surroundings.

If you are looking for an accessible eight-thousander, Mount Manaslu is a great choice. It has a significant altitude but is not as intimidating as those of Kanchenjunga or Everest. Taking into account the success rates of Manaslu ascents, you have a good chance of reaching the summit.

Manaslu Expeditions takes about 6 weeks to climb, including a trek up to 4,400 metre Manaslu Base Camp. The trekking route remains relatively untouched and is a highlight in itself. Comparatively to peaks such as Cho Oyu (8,188 metres), or Shisapangma (8,027 metres), climbing Manaslu is equally challenging in terms of climbing conditions. It is a pleasant climb before tackling a serious technical 8,00-meter mountain. Climbing Manaslu (8,163 metres) is as technical and challenging as Cho Oyu (8,188 metres) and Shisapangma (8,027 metres) and is a suitable climb before tackling a serious 8,000-metre mountain. 

Begin of the Manaslu expedition 

Manaslu Expeditions’ trip begins from Besisahar- Dharapani a day-long drive from Kathmandu. It lasts for 39 days. Gather the team members for the expedition briefing, prepare the paperwork, and complete the preparations. Climbers will have spectacular experiences and be able to admire the scenic, lush landscapes of Nepal along the way. The route follows the Budhi Gandaki river after the summit. After a few days hike, we will be in Sama Gaon, a strikingly picturesque village of farmers and traders on the main trail of the Manaslu circuit trekking. There is also a Buddhist monastery there. A day of acclimatization is planned in the village before heading to the Manaslu Base Camp.

Cost of Manaslu Expedition

Manaslu expeditions packages cost U$D 12,500 per person. We might be able to offer you a good deal if there are more than 10 people. We Nepal Wilderness trekking Pvt never compromise on expedition services despite compromising on costs. Expert climbing guides are available, as well as highlanders’ support for all highlanders’ climbing.


Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
  • Day 02: Rest in Kathmandu, Expedition briefings and preparations
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760 meters)
  • Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Dharapani (1,860 km)
  • Day 05: Dharapani to Tilije (2300 m)
  • Day 06: Trek from Tilije to Bhimthang (3,720 meters)
  • Day 07: Acclimatization in Bhimthang (rest day)
  • Day 08: From Bhimthan to Samdo (3,872m) via Larke Pass (5,160m)
  • Day 09: Hike to Sama Gaun (3,541m)
  • Day 10: Trekking from Sama Gaun to Manaslu Basecamp (4700m)
  • Day 11-Day 32: Climbing Period [Base Camp to Manaslu Summit (8,163m) - Base Camp]
  • Day 33: Trekking from Manaslu Base Camp to Sama Gaun (3,541m)
  • Day 34: Trek from Sama Gaun to Namrung (2,670m) and Arughat (Heli) if requested.
  • Day 35: Trek from Namrung to Philim (1,606 m)
  • Day 36: Trekking from Philim to Machha Khola (883m)
  • Day 37: Drive from Machhakhola to Arughat - Kathmandu & transfer to the Hotel
  • Day 38: Leisure Day in Kathmandu
  • Day 39: Transfer to International Airport for final departure

Cost Included

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off.
  • B/B hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a standard plan
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Dharapani and to Arughat to Kathmandu.
  • Sherpa guide for Manaslu Expedition.
  • Mount Manaslu Expeditions Group climbing gear, such as ropes and ice bars.
  • Mount Manaslu expedition permits.
  • ACAP and MCAP permits
  • Meal for high altitude (Full board).
  • The expenses and insurance for the liaison officer (Govt. of Nepal).
  • Expedition managers, cooks, support crews, and porters, as well as their equipment, daily wages, food, and insurance.
  • Camping and kitchen equipment such as base camp tents, dining tents with tables and chairs, kitchen tents with all utensils, and toilet tents.
  • High altitude tents and necessary gear like EPI gas and a burner.
  • The Nepali staff, including porters, are provided with warm clothing and trek gear.
  • Nepali staff and porters are covered by life and medical insurance.
  •  In case of emergency, a satellite phone and a walkie-talkie can be used (Payment required).
  • While on Mount Manaslu Expeditions, emergency oxygen with a regulator and mask
  • The agency service charge
  • Farewell dinner in the Nepali culture restaurant

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare to international destinations 
  • Visa fees for Nepal
  • High-risk medical and personal insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Bills for Bar & Beverage
  • Personal equipment and climbing gear.
  • Evacuation during an emergency
  • Manaslu base camp staff bonuses, tips, and personal expenses.
  • During the Manaslu expedition, there are permit fees and customs charges for the use of a sat phone, communication gadget, and commercial filming.
  • The deposit fee and the garbage deposit of USD 3,000.00 (shared by the total number of climbers) will not be refunded if the climbers do not return their garbage to Kathmandu.
  • (USD 1000 recommended) Successful Climbing Bonus for the Sherpa

Reviews

Manaslu Expedition

Mount Manaslu Expedition is the eighth highest peak in the world which is located in the ridges of Mansiri Himal in Gorkha District of Nepal. It’s the most climbable peak in the world. The Manaslu Himal is 8,163m. Climbers ascend from the North-East Face moderately angled snow slopes before ascending a steep snow arc to the summit.

Manaslu was first climbed in 1956 by Tsuneo Ichimanishi (Japan) and Gyalzen Norbu (Sherpa). At least six routes lead to the summit of Manaslu nowadays. The Manaslu Expedition provides an unforgettable experience due to its few technical sections and diverse surroundings.

If you are looking for an accessible eight-thousander, Mount Manaslu is a great choice. It has a significant altitude but is not as intimidating as those of Kanchenjunga or Everest. Taking into account the success rates of Manaslu ascents, you have a good chance of reaching the summit.

Manaslu Expeditions takes about 6 weeks to climb, including a trek up to 4,400 metre Manaslu Base Camp. The trekking route remains relatively untouched and is a highlight in itself. Comparatively to peaks such as Cho Oyu (8,188 metres), or Shisapangma (8,027 metres), climbing Manaslu is equally challenging in terms of climbing conditions. It is a pleasant climb before tackling a serious technical 8,00-meter mountain. Climbing Manaslu (8,163 metres) is as technical and challenging as Cho Oyu (8,188 metres) and Shisapangma (8,027 metres) and is a suitable climb before tackling a serious 8,000-metre mountain. 

Begin of the Manaslu expedition 

Manaslu Expeditions’ trip begins from Besisahar- Dharapani a day-long drive from Kathmandu. It lasts for 39 days. Gather the team members for the expedition briefing, prepare the paperwork, and complete the preparations. Climbers will have spectacular experiences and be able to admire the scenic, lush landscapes of Nepal along the way. The route follows the Budhi Gandaki river after the summit. After a few days hike, we will be in Sama Gaon, a strikingly picturesque village of farmers and traders on the main trail of the Manaslu circuit trekking. There is also a Buddhist monastery there. A day of acclimatization is planned in the village before heading to the Manaslu Base Camp.

Cost of Manaslu Expedition

Manaslu expeditions packages cost U$D 12,500 per person. We might be able to offer you a good deal if there are more than 10 people. We Nepal Wilderness trekking Pvt never compromise on expedition services despite compromising on costs. Expert climbing guides are available, as well as highlanders’ support for all highlanders’ climbing.


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
  • Day 02: Rest in Kathmandu, Expedition briefings and preparations
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760 meters)
  • Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Dharapani (1,860 km)
  • Day 05: Dharapani to Tilije (2300 m)
  • Day 06: Trek from Tilije to Bhimthang (3,720 meters)
  • Day 07: Acclimatization in Bhimthang (rest day)
  • Day 08: From Bhimthan to Samdo (3,872m) via Larke Pass (5,160m)
  • Day 09: Hike to Sama Gaun (3,541m)
  • Day 10: Trekking from Sama Gaun to Manaslu Basecamp (4700m)
  • Day 11-Day 32: Climbing Period [Base Camp to Manaslu Summit (8,163m) - Base Camp]
  • Day 33: Trekking from Manaslu Base Camp to Sama Gaun (3,541m)
  • Day 34: Trek from Sama Gaun to Namrung (2,670m) and Arughat (Heli) if requested.
  • Day 35: Trek from Namrung to Philim (1,606 m)
  • Day 36: Trekking from Philim to Machha Khola (883m)
  • Day 37: Drive from Machhakhola to Arughat - Kathmandu & transfer to the Hotel
  • Day 38: Leisure Day in Kathmandu
  • Day 39: Transfer to International Airport for final departure

Cost Included

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off.
  • B/B hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a standard plan
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Dharapani and to Arughat to Kathmandu.
  • Sherpa guide for Manaslu Expedition.
  • Mount Manaslu Expeditions Group climbing gear, such as ropes and ice bars.
  • Mount Manaslu expedition permits.
  • ACAP and MCAP permits
  • Meal for high altitude (Full board).
  • The expenses and insurance for the liaison officer (Govt. of Nepal).
  • Expedition managers, cooks, support crews, and porters, as well as their equipment, daily wages, food, and insurance.
  • Camping and kitchen equipment such as base camp tents, dining tents with tables and chairs, kitchen tents with all utensils, and toilet tents.
  • High altitude tents and necessary gear like EPI gas and a burner.
  • The Nepali staff, including porters, are provided with warm clothing and trek gear.
  • Nepali staff and porters are covered by life and medical insurance.
  •  In case of emergency, a satellite phone and a walkie-talkie can be used (Payment required).
  • While on Mount Manaslu Expeditions, emergency oxygen with a regulator and mask
  • The agency service charge
  • Farewell dinner in the Nepali culture restaurant

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare to international destinations 
  • Visa fees for Nepal
  • High-risk medical and personal insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Bills for Bar & Beverage
  • Personal equipment and climbing gear.
  • Evacuation during an emergency
  • Manaslu base camp staff bonuses, tips, and personal expenses.
  • During the Manaslu expedition, there are permit fees and customs charges for the use of a sat phone, communication gadget, and commercial filming.
  • The deposit fee and the garbage deposit of USD 3,000.00 (shared by the total number of climbers) will not be refunded if the climbers do not return their garbage to Kathmandu.
  • (USD 1000 recommended) Successful Climbing Bonus for the Sherpa

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