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Manaslu Expedition

Mt. Manaslu 8163m. Expedition

Autumn
Fixed Departure: September 04, 2017

Mansiri Himal

Height: 8163m. (26,781 ft)
Latitude: 28º 32’ 58” N
Longitude: 84º 33’ 43” E
Trip Duration: 40, 48 Days
Normal Ascent Route: North East Face
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Ktm.-Gorkha or Arughat-Jagat, Samagaon-Manaslu Base Camp



Mt. Manaslu Advance Base CampMt. Manaslu lies in the western part of Nepal north side of Gorkha district, along the Budhi Gandaki Valley. This mountain was previously known as Kutan l. 'tang' being the Tibetan word for flat place, thereby describing the mountain's general summit. It was then renamed Manaslu which comes from the Sanskrit word "Manasa" meaning "intellect" or "soul". It was first climbed by Mr. Tashio. Imanishi of Japan on May 09, 1956 via North East Face route. There exist half a dozen different routes on Mt. Manaslu for climbing activities. The south face of this ‘Mountain of intellect’ is arguably the toughest in climbing history as well as Peak 29 is very famous located in this area too.


Manaslu Glacier, climbing routeNowadays the climbers attracted to climb for Manaslu Expeditions and from summit you can see many mountains of Annapurna and Ganesh Himal range as well as Tibetan dry land.

 

  1. If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
  2. If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.

 

Expedition Itinerary: A

  • Hotel/Lodges/Camping
  • 35 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 5 Nights Kathmandu and 34 Nights Camping
  • Recommended Season: Spring, Autumn & Winter


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Official works for expedition & briefing by officer of Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Drive to Gorkha 1060m. then transfer to Tented Camp.
Day 05: Gorkha – Khanchowk 1000m.
Day 06: Khanchowk – Aurghat Bazaar 576m.
Day 07: Arughat Bazaar – Soti Khola 760m.
Day 08: Soti Khola – Machha Khola 820m.
Day 09: Machha Khola – Jagat 1360m.
Day 10: Jagat – Chumet 1670m.
Day 11: Chumet – Namrung 2550.
Day 12: Namrung – Sama Gompa 3360m.
Day 13: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 14: Sama Gompa – High Camp 4700m. set up and preparation.
Day 15-29: Climbing period of Manaslu 8163 meter.
Day 30: Clean up base Camp & backpack.
Day 31: Trek back to Samdo Village 3780m.
Day 32: Trek to Larke-La 5220m. Pass.
Day 33: Larke-La Pass – Bimtang 3630m.
Day 34: Bhimtang – Tilje 1930m.
Day 35: Tilje – Tal 1680m.
Day 36: Tal – Syange1060m.
Day 37: Syange – Khudi 790m.
Day 38: Drive to Kathmandu by Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 39: Kathmandu free.
Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

Optional – Expedition Itinerary: B

  • Hotel/Lodges/Camping
  • 42 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 6 Nights Kathmandu and 41 Nights Camping
  • Recommended Season: Spring, Autumn & Winter


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Official works for expedition & briefing by officer of Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Drive to Arughat Bazaar 576m. by reserve Bus then O/N at tented camp.
Day 05: Arughat – Sotikhola.
Day 06: Soti Khola – Machha Khola 1300m.
Day 07: Machha Khola – Jagat 1350m.
Day 08: Jagat – Ukawa.
Day 09: Ukawa – Ngyak 2300m.
Day 10: Nyak – Namrung 2550m.
Day 11: Namrung – Lho/Syalla village 3190m.
Day 12: Syalla – Sama Gompa 3780m.
Day 13: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 14: Sama Village – Manaslu Base camp 4700m.
Day 15- 37: Climbing Period for Manaslu 8,163m.
Day 38: Reserve day for backpack.
Day 39: Trek back to Sama Gompa.
Day 40: Sama – Namrung.
Day 41: Namrung – Philim village.
Day 42: Filim – Machakhola.
Day 43: Macha Khola – Soti.
Day 44: Soti – Arughat Bazar.
Day 45: Arughat – enter Dhading & drive back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 46: Kathmandu free.
Day 47: Kathmandu free.
Day 48: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Expedition Cost for Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis:
USD 7,200 Per Person. Itinerary A
USD 7,500 Per Person. Itinerary B

  • We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
  • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  • Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 2000. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc…

 

Service Includes up to Base Camp

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Toyota Hiace or, Local Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, trekking, expedition pick up & drop.)
  • 5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary A
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary B
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp and back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table and chairs & cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boy & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Manaslu.
  • Manaslu Conservation Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official taxes and agency service charge.

 

Service Does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary A
  • Hotel after 6 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary B
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator-Poisk Oxygen System (available on requst).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonus.

 

Expedition Cost for Service up to summit:
USD 12,900 Per Person. Itinerary A
USD 13,100 Per Person. Itinerary B


Expedition service up to Summit:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Toyota Hiace or, Local Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, trekking, expedition pick up & drop.)
  • 5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary A
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary B
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp and back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table and chairs & cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Equipments allowance, wages of cook, kitchen boy & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer & porters.
  • Peak Permit fee of Mt. Manaslu.
  • Manaslu Conservation Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • One High altitude Sherpa per climber to carry all food & gear to higher camps. Also assist the member during climb & summit attempt.
  • Common climbing equipment such as ropes, ice screws, ice bar, pitons, etc.
  • High altitude food.
  • High altitude fuel.
  • High altitude tents.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Generator or, Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official taxes and agency service charge.

 

Service does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary A
  • Hotel after 6 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary B
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator-Poisk Oxygen System (available on requst).
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonus.

Summit Bonus: Camp 8000m. = USD 500 & over 8000m. to summit= USD 500 = 1000 USD extra payable for per climbing Sherpa on the spot.


Note: We suggest our every climber to hire the Heli Copter Charter for transport the whole gears needed for expedition from Kathmandu/Sama Gompa/Kathmandu due to the caravan trail start from Gorkha and Dhading.

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