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Mount Manaslu Expedition

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Departure Date09/01/2019

GradeVery Hard

The survey of Mount Manaslu (8163m.) was conducted by a Japanese expedition team for the first time in 1952. Mt. Manaslu Expedition was first ascended by a Japanese expedition in 1956 but the photograph of the peak was first arrested by HW Tillman and Jimmy Roberts while on trekking in 1950. The word 'Manaslu' is originated from the Sanskrit word "manias", meaning "intellect" or "soul". Manaslu has been always regarded as the "Japanese mountain" by the Japanese as ' British Mountain' to the Everest by the British.

Another successful attempt was also made by the Japanese expedition in 1971. In the same year; a South Korean team as well attempted the peak and was successful. It is reported that in 1954 the second Japanese expedition met with bitter resistance from the locals. The heathen foreigners were blamed for the avalanches and pestilence on the valley. The locals felt that the Japanese had insulted the gods dwelling in the mountains thereby angering them into creating such adverse conditions. Till 2002, it was recorded that 175 climbers topped the summit following 120 expeditions and 49 deaths.

 Mt. Manaslu (8,163m / 26,781ft) Located 28.32.58 longitude and 83.33.43 latitude Manaslu is situated in the central region of Nepal in the Gorkha massif is the eighth highest mountain in the world. The name Manaslu was derived from the Sanskrit word "Maanas" meaning "soul" or "intellect". Japanese were the first to climb Manslu Mountain in 1956, therefore it is still considered as Japanese peak by many people. Though there are many routes to Manslu mountaineering , as the long ridge Manaslu base camp and valley glacier offer feasibility to approach from different directions, but South Face is considered to be the most difficult. Our caravan route to this mountain begins from Gorkha to Samagaon and the return route via the Larky La/ Larky pass trekking to the Annapurna classic route , making the expedition one of the memorable one for Mt. Manaslu climbing.


Day 01 : Arrival Kathmandu. 

Day 02 : Kathmandu for official procedure and necessary arrangements.
Day 03 : Free day in Kathmandu 
Day 04 : Drive to Gorkha and arrange porters. Overnight in lodge.. 
Day 05 : Khanchok. Overnight in lodge. 
Day 06 : Khursani Bari. Overnight in lodge. 
Day 07 : Macha Khola Overnight in camp. 
Day 08 : Jagat. Overnight in camp. 
Day 09 : Nyak. Overnight in camp. 
Day 10 : Prok. Overnight in camp. 
Day 11 : Namru. Overnight in camp. 
Day 12 : Lho. Overnight in camp. 
Day 13 : Sama Gaon. Overnight in camp. 
Day 14 : Manaslu base camp. 
Day 15-48 : Climbing period. 
Day 49 : Cleaning up base camp. 
Day 50 : Sama Gaon. Overnight in camp. 
Day 51 : Nyak. Overnight in Camp. 
Day 52 : Jagat. Overnight in camp. 
Day 53 : Machakhola. Overnight in camp. 
Day 54 : Arket. Overnight in lodge. 
Day 55 : Gorkha. Overnight in lodge. 
Day 56 : Drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel. 
Day 57 : Kathmandu Sight seeing & farewell Diner 
Day 58 : Return in your Hometown



• All airport/hotel/airport transfers
• 5 nights hotel (5 star, Annapurna or similar) in Kathmandu, BB plan
• Expedition permit, conservation fee and all permit
• 50 Kg Expedition equipment luggage or barrel per climber is allowed till ABC
• Necessary yaks for carrying equipment & loads
• Food and fuels in the base camp for whole period
• 1 tent per climber of North face or similar for Base Camp
• Dining, Kitchen, Store tent, mattress and all camping facilities needed in BC
• Experienced and professional staff at BC : Base camp manager, cook, kitchen boy
• Liaisons officer and interpreter service
• Equipment allowance, wages, life, medical & life, medical & rescue insurance for all Nepali members.
• Emergency oxygen, mask & regulator at ABC (use and pay)
• Immediate Rescue co-ordination (covered by your travel insurance)
• Group climbing equipment such as fixed rope, snow bar, ice screw etc.
• Generator or solar panel for charging & lighting in Base camp
• Gamow bag (Life saving device in case of altitude sickness) provided
• Satellite phone on pay call basis (1min = $ 3)
• Garbage deposit fee
• Visa Extension fee
• Welcome and farewell dinner
• Agency service charge


• International flight ticket, taxes and visas
• Lunch & dinner, hotel after 5 nights in Kathmandu
• Personal trekking & climbing equipment
• All expenses of personal nature like bar bills, laundry, telephone etc.
• Insurance for travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost baggage.
• Applicable permit fee & custom fee for SAT phone, filming camera, communications - equipment (if brought)
• Extra yak charge
• Climbing Bonus & summit bonus for climbing Sherpa (if you use Sherpa), Tips for Base Camp Staff
• Climbing Bonus & Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa
• All not mentioned in cost include part

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Ajaya Bajracharya

this is wonderful, experience trip

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