Mt. Manaslu

  • Max. Altitude: 8163m
  • Duration: 40

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  • Itenerary
  • Cost Includes
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Mt. Manaslu, The eighth highest peak of the world which is elevated at the height of 8,163m (26,781 ft) above the sea level is located in the ridges of Mansiri Himal in Gorkha District of Nepal. Regarded as the “mountain of spirit”, Mt. Manaslu is identified as Mt. Kutung in Tibet. This peak lies about 64km east of Mount Annapurna. Although there were several expedition to Manaslu earlier but expedition to Manaslu was legally unlocked only in 1991. Since, inaugural expedition by H.W Tilman, Mt Manaslu has been popular among tough trekkers and this region is still constrained to limited clusters and only well-structured trekkers in group can trek here. Manaslu region is very isolated resulting in challenging rescuing.
The ascending is technical than that of other peaks like Cho Oyu and Shisha Pangma. Base camp of Manaslu lies at a height of 4700m. Long crests of mountain offer possibility to be scaled from every direction to conclude to the top that is sharply above its neighboring scenes. Among six routes, route starting from south is hard hitting while the northeast face route being the most common.

Altitude: 8,163m (26,781 ft)
Position:8th Highest Mountain
First ascent: Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu ascended to the top on 9th May, 1956
Death Rate after summit:
Facts: It is one of the most increasing choices of climbers at present. Makalu is attractive mountains but it is not easy either. The mountain is notorious for its steep pitches and knife-edged ridges. The final ascent of the summit pyramid involves technical ice/rock climbing.
Itinerary can be changed as per weather conditions and clients' wish.

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
Day 02 Rest in Kathmandu, expedition briefing and Preparation
Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani (1860m) via Besisahar
Day 04 Trek from Dharapani to Tilije (2300m)
Day 05 Trek from Tilije to Bhimthang (3720m)
Day 06 Acclimatization day in Bhimthang
Day 07 Trek from Bhimthang to Samdo (3872m) via Larke Pass(5160m)
Day 08 Trek from Samdo to Samagaun (3541m)
Day 09 Acclimatization day at Samagaun
Day 10 Trek to Base Camp
Day 11 – Day 35 Climbing Period (Base camp- Manaslu summit-basecamp)
Day 36 Base camp cleanup
Day 37 Trek to Samagaun
Day 38 Fly from Samagaun to Kathmandu by helicopter
Day 39 Leisure day in Kathmandu City
Day 40 Transfer to International Airport for final departure
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport (Pick-up & Drop)
  • 4 Nights hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Basis
  • Manaslu Climbing Permit
  • National park and Special permit of entering restricted area
  • Liaison Officer Fee
  • 1member: 1climbing Sherpa from Nepal
  • Oxygen (3 cylinders to climbing member and for climbing Sherpa as required)
  • Latest Mask Regulator Set (Top Out mask & Summit Oxygen)
  • Staff insurance (Climbing Sherpa, Kitchen staff and porters)
  • Allowance for Sherpa & other staffs
  • Lodging & fooding during trekking and Expedition
  • Group climbing gear (rope, ice crew, snow bar, EPI gas, cooking pots and others)
  • Tents and food in Base camp and High camps
  • Kitchen Staffs at Base camp
  • Porter to BC & back
  • Solar set at Base camp
  • Generator (for charging high voltage electronic devices)
  • Communication (Walkie-talkie)
  • Weather Report
  • Satellite phone service with fixed calling charge
  • One way helicopter charter in a group
  • International Airfare
  • Summit Bonus to personnel climbing Sherpa of 1500/-USD.
  • Member Personal climbing Insurance
  • Lunch, Dinner & Drink in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Helicopter Rescue if needed
  • Fly back to Kathmandu from Sama Gaun (if alone)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips to Staffs if you like
  • Any other not mentioned in cost include section

Additional service if required

  • Satellite phone charge: 2/- USD per minute call
  • Oxygen cylinders of 4 litres: 450/-USD
  • Mask and regulator set on rent: 300/-USD (800/- USD: if lost)
  • Helicopter service from Sama Gaun to Kathmandu: 3000/-USD for single charter
  • Personal climbing Sherpa: 7500/- USD including all services and oxygen to him

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