Manaslu Expedition (55 days)

Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world is a part of the Mansiri Himal in the Nepal Himalayas. The mountain’s long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all directions, and culminate in a peak that towers steeply above its surrounding landscape, and is a dominant feature when viewed from afar.

This is a full service expedition with a western guide-manager offering the best balance of quality and value. Manaslu has not previously extensively been offered as a commercial peak, however for the autumn season, it is the best alternate.

During this expedition the team will be supported by a 1:2 Sherpa to climber ratio. Team members can travel independently in groups or pairs lower on the mountain and will have Sherpas to accompany them at all times above camp three. All of our Sherpas are 8,000-meter experienced and some have reached the summit of Manaslu.

We trek to base camp during the monsoon but we can arrange a helicopter instead, please ask for a quote.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  • Day 2 Kathmandu
  • Day 3 Drive then trek to Arughat (570m)
  • Day 4 Soti Khola (730m) / Korsani Khola
  • Day 5 Machha Khola (930m)
  • Day 6 Jagat (1370m)
  • Day 7 Philim (1570m)
  • Day 8 Deng (1540m)
  • Day 9 Ghap (2165m)
  • Day 10 Lho (3180m)
  • Day 11 Sama Goan (Ro) 3525m
  • Day 12-13 Sama Gaon
  • Day 14 Trek Manaslu BC
  • Day 15 Manaslu BC
  • Day 16-41 (25 days) Climbing Manaslu
  • Day 42 Back to BC
  • Day 43-53 Trek out to Arughat
  • Day 54 Drive Kathmandu
  • Day 55 Depart Kathmandu

Optional extras

  • 2x 4 litre Poisk oxygen at C4: $2,450
  • Personal climbing sherpa: $2750 + $500 summit bonus
  • Personal sherpa + oxygen: $3450 + $500 summit bonus

Our service includes

  • Airport transfers, 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu, single with breakfast, All group transportation by private vehicle, trekking and climbing permits, liaison officer expenses, garbage deposit
  • On expedition: all BC and mountain services, personal 5 watt walkie talkie, all tents and meals, emergency oxygen, power for charging for cameras etc
  • Life in Manaslu

Our service excludes:

  • Puja costs, allow Rs2000
  • Crew tips, allow $150-200, and $500 summit bonus
  • Mountain rescue costs, emergency evacuation
  • Insurance, Nepal visa, meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • International flights to Kathmandu, equipment rental, alcohol and soft drinks, laundry, tipping and other items of a personal nature

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive Kathmandu

    .

  • Day 2

    Kathmandu

    .

  • Day 3

    Drive then trek to Arughat (570m)

    .

  • Day 4

    Soti Khola (730m) / Korsani Khola

    .

  • Day 5

    Machha Khola (930m)

    .

  • Day 6

    Jagat (1370m)

    .

  • Day 7

    Philim (1570m)

    .

  • Day 8

    Deng (1540m)

    .

  • Day 9

    Ghap (2165m)

    .

  • Day 10

    Lho (3180m)

    .

  • Day 11

    Sama Goan (Ro) 3525m

    .

  • Day 12-13

    Sama Gaon

    .

  • Day 14

    Trek Manaslu BC

    .

  • Day 15

    Manaslu BC

    .

  • Day 16-41

    (25 days) Climbing Manaslu

    .

  • Day 42

    Back to BC

    .

  • Day 43-53

    Trek out to Arughat

    .

  • Day 54

    Drive Kathmandu

    .

  • Day 55

    Depart Kathmandu

    .

General Information

Arrive Kathmandu

Kathmandu

Drive then trek to Arughat (570m)

Soti Khola (730m) / Korsani Khola

Machha Khola (930m)

Jagat (1370m)

Philim (1570m)

Deng (1540m)

Ghap (2165m)

Lho (3180m)

Sama Goan (Ro) 3525m

Sama Gaon

Trek Manaslu BC

Manaslu BC

(25 days) Climbing Manaslu

Back to BC

Trek out to Arughat

Drive Kathmandu

Depart Kathmandu

Happy Explorers

We were quite impressed with the meeting & handling. Very professional! The trek was very good.

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