Manaslu

Scaling the eighth highest mountain in the world, Manaslu Expedition celebrates the majesty of the Himalayas and natural gifts of the Manaslu region. This Himalayan adventure unfolds a diverse terrain and challenges en route to the top. Also, it is regarded as one of the easier mountains to climb, which is above 8,000 meters. The expedition route follows the north-eastern ridge with relatively less technical difficulties revealing awe-inspiring view on every step of the way.

Manaslu Himal (8163m) is a prominent Himalaya in the Mansiri Himal range separated from the Annapurna range by the majestic Marsyangdi River. In addition to being one of the popular 8000m peak in the world, it also homes to many Himalayan adventures, including trekking, peak climbing, and expeditions. Manaslu is a perfect high altitude preliminary preparation for Everest. The climbing route follows relatively straightforward and less technical difficulties via the Northeast ridge make it a popular choice. The trip route continues alongside the Budhi Gandaki River to reach Sama Gaon.

From the village, you head to the Manaslu Base Camp and make official preparations for the expedition. As you indulge in scaling the mountain for the next three weeks, you will have numerous practice sessions and climbing training and acclimatization. From the base camp, you ascend to Camp I (5700m) and continue to Camp II (6400m), Camp III (6800m) is the next stop on the expedition before you head to Camp IV (7400m). Finally, you ascend the final section, which is about 70 meters long with the help of fixed ropes. The top offers a gorgeous panorama of mountains in the Manaslu, Annapurna, and Cheo Himal ranges.

Experience Required

Since this trip is a Himalayan expedition, it is natural that it is a very challenging activity. So, each climber must be in good physically and mentally fit and able to carry an average of 25 lbs or more walk with crampons in the snow by using ascender and descender in fixed rope for the climb. Previous climbing experience can also be beneficial for this venture.

Why Climb Manaslu with 8000 Expeditions

At 8000 Expeditions, we focus to maintaining the success and safety of clients by caring and supporting in all the resource under the leadership of Everest summiteers guide. Moreover, we commit to keep the group size Sherpa to climber 1:1 ratio as well as High altitude Sherpa carry all shared expedition equipment from base camp. In addition, we also use the chopper after the expedition to get back Kathmandu from the last village Samagoan) near the base camp which shortens the total duration of the expedition

Please contact us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates or your suitability.

01 Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m) & transfer to hotel
02 Preparation, briefings, Last minute shopping and formalities
03 Drive Kathmandu to Soti Khola (755m)
04 Trek to Machha Khola (890m)
05 Trek to Jagat (1412m)
06 Trek to Deng (1855m)
07 Trek to Namrung (2630m)
08 Trek to Lho (3150m)
09 Trek to Sama Gaun (3530m)
10 Acclimatize day in Sama Gaun
11 Trek to Manaslu Base Camp (4790m)
12-33 Climbing Period/ Summit Manslu (8,163m)
34 Pack up/clear base camp
35 Trek return to Sama Gaun
36-40 Back to Kathmandu
41 Rest and leisure day, farewell dinner in Kathmandu
42 Depart from Kathmandu

Fixed Departure Dates

Start / Finish Availability Days Price Book
25/08/2022 - 04/10/2022 Guide: Guaranteed 40 $ 12,550
27/06/2023 - 06/10/2023 Guide: Guaranteed 40 $ 11,850

Included

  • Airport pick up drop in Kathmandu
  • 4 nights at 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu (Twin sharing, B&B basis)
  • Tea house accommodation-twin sharing basis during trek
  • Manaslu climbing permit fees, entrance fees & national park fees
  • 3 Meals Plan: (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) during trek & whilst at base camp for member and staffs
  • All ground transport for the member & staff as per itinerary
  • Manaslu climbing group equipment's transport (Porter, yak)
  • High altitude Sherpa to climber 1:1 ratio
  • Single tent for each member in base camp
  • High altitude tent for member & Sherpa above base camp
  • Group climbing equipment's: Member tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, staff tent, toilet tent, shower tent, foods, mattress, rope, gas, fuel, chair, table and necessary cooking gears whilst on the mountain
  • High altitude foods & cooking utensils for the expedition
  • 2x 4l oxygen with mask & regulator for members & 1 for climbing Sherpa
  • All Nepali staffs foods, insurance and daily wages
  • Liaison officer & all his expenses
  • Garbage deposit & rope fixing charge
  • Experienced cook & kitchen staff at base camp
  • Full staffs support during climbing period
  • Handset radios for the communication in the Mountain (if needed)
  • Gamow bag at base camp for emergency rescue purpose
  • Solar panel or generator for battery charge and light at base camp
  • Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Not Included

  • International airfare to/from KTM
  • Nepal visa fees: Multiple entry 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner while staying in Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance & personal medical expenses
  • Personal expenses extra drinks and snacks, hot showers, mineral waters & laundry
  • Summit bonus- Mandatory minimum $ 800 per Sherpa
  • Tips for base camp staff & porters
  • Helicopter rescue evacuation costs – if required
  • Costs related with an expedition finishing early or you leaving an expedition early
  • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu
Destination: Nepal
Activity level: Challenging
Best Season: August-October
Max altitude: 8,163m
Group Size: 2-10 People
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge+Camp

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