Manaslu (8163m) Expedition
Manaslu (8163m) Expedition
Manaslu (8163m) Expedition
Manaslu (8163m) Expedition
Manaslu (8163m) Expedition

Manaslu (8163m) Expedition

  • Duration 46 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Ascent Route North West Face
  • Elevation 8163 meter
  • Grade Strenuous
  • Group Size 5-12 Pax
  • Price from USD 8871

ABOUT Manaslu (8163m) Expedition

Manaslu Expedition – Mount Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world and highest peak in the Gorkha massif. Mount Manaslu is located about 40 miles east of Annapurna, the tenth highest mountain and its height is 8,163 meter from the sea level. This mountain is taken as one most beautiful 8000 meter mountain. The name of mount Manaslu is derived from the Sanskrit word Manaslu and can be roughly translated as mountain of the spirit. Mount Manaslu was climbed in 1953 for the first time by a Japanese team north face expedition. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word manias, meaning “intellect” or “soul”. It is the same root word as that for Mansarovar, the holy lake near Mt. Kailash in Tibet. Just as the British considered Everest their mountain, Manaslu 8163 meter has been always regarded as the “Japanese mountain” by the Japanese; because of the Japanese people’s first conquered on its top.

Manasalu expedition is totally led and supported by veteran Sherpa climbers of Sherpa Shepherds, who have led numerous clients on the mountain for decades  and are amongst the most experienced and knowledgeable guides on Manaslu. Commitment towards professionalism, Expertise in practice, Proficiency in skill, Care and compassion and Proper risk management of our team makes all the differences between a difficult trip to safe and enjoyable one.

Trip Itinerary

  1. 1 Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan airport, Sherpa Shepherds representative welcome you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. Upon arrival at hotel, a Sherpa Shepherds tour manager will brief you about trip, check-up climbing gears and fix time for visit at Ministry of Tourism for permit along other necessary information. And then you’ll free time to explore Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali***

    Included Meal: No

    Altitude of Kathmandu: 1310 meter

    Drive: 20 min  (airport to hotel)

  2. 2 Check Up Climbing Gears and Briefing at Tourism Ministry

    Today is free day for preparation of Manaslu Expedition. You’ll have free time to check climbing gears or explore around Kathmandu while the leader will attend the Ministry of Tourism for a formal briefing. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements.  If you want to explore the fascinating city of Kathmandu, you can visit Kathmandu’s World Heritage Sites. We make a guided tour to some of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu valley: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, and Boudhnath. You will be also briefed on the nature of expedition, equipments and team composition. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items if anything missed. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali****.

    Included Meal: Breakfast

     

  3. 3 Final Preparation Day

    Nepal is land of many festivals and holidays. And this day is reserve day in case if previous day is holiday in Ministry of Tourism for climbing permit formalities. Also today you can do last minutes shopping if you missed to buy anything for this expedition. If there is no holiday in previous day, you’ll free time to res and explore around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali***

    Included Meal: Breakfast

     

  4. 4 Drive: Kathmandu - Soti Khola

    Today you will leave Kathmandu on a drive to Arughat and then to Soti Khola. Overnight at Lodge.

    Altitude of Soti Khola: 1165 meter |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  5. 5 Trek: Soti Khola - Machha Khola

    to Machha Khola. Overnight at Lodge.

    Altitude of Machha Khola: 1330 meter | Trek: Aprox. 6 hours

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  6. 6 Trek: Machha Khola - Jagat

    After breakfast at Machha Khola, you’ll start walking to Jagat. Overnight at Lodge.

    Altitude of Jagat: 1350 meter | Trek: Aprox. 4 hours |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  7. 7 Trek: Jagat - Deng

    After breakfast at Jagat, you’ll continue your trek to Deng. Overnight at Lodge.

    Altitude of Deng: 2300 meter | Trek: Aprox. 6 – 7 hours |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  8. 8 Trek: Deng - Namrung

    After breakfast, you’ll leave Deng ansd will continue your trek to Namrung. Overnight at Lodge.

    Altitude of Namrung: 2550 meter | Trek: Aprox. 6 hours |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  9. 9 Trek: Namrung - Lho Gaon

    From Namrung you’ll be walking towards Lho Gaon and will stay at Lodge for a night.

    Altitude of Lho Gaon: 3150 meter | Trek: Aprox. 5 hours |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  10. 10 Trek: Lho Gaon - Sama Gaon

    After having your breakfast, today you’ll trek to Sama Gaon. Overnight at Lodge.

    Altitude of Sama Gaon: 3780 meter | Trek: Aprox. 4 hours |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  11. 11 Rest and Acclimatization Day in Sama Gaon

    Today you’ll rest at Sama Gaon for acclimatization. Overnight at Tented Camp.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  12. 12 Trek: Sama Gaon - Manaslu Base Camp

    Today you’ll start your trek to Manaslu Base Camp. Overnight at Tented Camp.

    Altitude of Manaslu Base Camp: 4700 meter | Trek: Aprox. 4 hours |

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  13. 13/38 Mount Manaslu (8163m) Climbing Period

    This is the climbing period to summit Mount Manaslu. You will be thoroughly guided by our climbing Sherpa guides for successful summit and will trek down to base camp and close our camps after cleaning our areas. Overnight at Tented Camp.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  14. 39 Trek: Base Camp - Sama Gaon

    Today you will leave Base Camp and will trek down to Sama Gaon and will rest there. Overnight at Lodge.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  15. 40 Trek: Sama Gaon - Namrung

    Today you will trek down to Namrung after having your breakfast.  Overnight at Lodge.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  16. 41 Trek: Namrung - Philim Village

    After having breakfast at Namrung, you’ll descent to Philim Village. Overnight at Lodge.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  17. 42 Trek: Philim Village - Machha Khola

    From Philim Village, you’ll walk down to Machha Khola. Overnight at Lodge.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  18. 43 Trek: Machha Khola - Seti Khola

    After having breakfast at Machha Khola, you’ll trek down to Seti Khola and it is your last destination to trek. Overnight at Lodge.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  19. 44 Drive: Seti Khola - Kathmandu

    From today you will be on drive for Kathmandu passing through Arughat. Overnight at Lodge.

    Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

  20. 45 Kathmandu Free Day

    Today is fully free to relax, take shower and chill with beers. And it will be celebration party of successful summit while the tour leader will be visit Ministry of Tourism for formal de-briefing. And today, Sherpa Shepherds will organize a farewell dinner at typical Restaurant with cultural performances. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali***

    Included Meal: Breakfast

     

  21. 46 Departure from Kathmandu

    Depending your flight time, Sherpa Shepherds will drop to you airport.

    Included Meal: Breakfast

     

Trip Cost

Base Camp Services USD per person* See Whats Included
Semi Services USD 8900 per person* See Whats Included
Full Services USD 14500 per person* See Whats Included

*Above trip cost is per person and twin sharing basis. The trip cost is for joining basis. Mini-mum participant to run this trip is 5 person. If no. of participants in this trip is less than 5 persons, Sherpa Shepherds reserves right to cancel or postpone the trip. However if you would like to continue trip even if we do not reach minimum number to run this trip, we can run this trip upon your request. But supplemental charge will be applicable.

Base Camp Services

Semi Services

  • See what's included

    Ground Transfers:

    • All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private A/C vehicles
    • Kathmandu-Arughat-Sotikhola by bus with trekking staff + equipment
    • Sotikhola-Arughat-Kathmandu by bus with trekking staff + Equipment

    Baggage:

    • 60 kg per person baggage

    Accommodations:

    • 5 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Vaishali or similar*** on twin sharing basis
    • 13 nights at local lodge during the trek BC and return on twin sharing basis
    • 27 nights in tented camps at base camps on single tent basis

    Meals:

    • 5 breakfasts in Kathmandu hotel and 1 breakfast in Pokhara hotel
    • 3 meals a day during trip to BC for 13 nights at local lodges and 27 night at tented camps (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
    • Farewell dinner at Bhojan Griha with typical Nepalese foods and cultural dances

    Permits & Fees:

    • Manaslu Expedition Permit Fee USD 1800 per person
    • Manaslu National Park Fee
    • Fees for Laison Officer, his/her insurance, food allowance
    • Insurance of whole Nepali staff including porters in order to obtain permit
    • Garbage Deposit at ministry

    Supporting Staffs till/ at Base Camp:

    • 1 trekking guide for Sotikhola-BC and BC- Sotikhola
    • 1 Base Camp Cook
    • Required Kitchen boy and helpers
    • Required porters to carry loads for Sotikhola -BC and BC- Sotikhola

    Equipment at BC:

    • 1 sleeping tent for every member
    • Foam mattress for every member
    • Dinning tent, kitchen tent, shower tent , store tent and toilet tents
    • All require kitchen utensils with fuel
    • Tables and chairs
    • Solar Lights system
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
    • Gas Heater (for dinning tent only)
  • See what's not included
    • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
    • Insurance: Travel/Accident/Medical /emergency evacuation
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal Visa fees
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • High Altitude Sherpa USD 3500 per sherpa
    • High Altitude Food, High Tent & Climbing Gears for both member and sherpas
    • Satellite Telephone & Walkie / Talkie
    • Oxygen 4 ltr bottle (New Russian) – USD 550 Per bottle
    • Oxygen 4 ltr. Bottle (Refill in Kathmandu ) – USD 350 per bottle
    • Mask & Regulator (UK –Renting) – USD 450 per set
    • Sherpa Summit Bonus USD 1200 & Non Summit Bonus USD 850 Per Sherpa
    • Carrying bonus in the mountain € 900 per sherpa
    • Extra Porter USD 300 Per porter (if personal baggage is more than 60 kg per person)
    • International Air Cargo Tax Fee USD 100 Per member
    • Tips for staff
    • All extra services if required (except motioned in ‘The Price Include’ section)

Full Services

  • See what's included

    Ground Transfers:

    • All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private A/C vehicles
    • Kathmandu-Arughat-Sotikhola by bus with trekking staff + equipment
    • Sotikhola-Arughat-Kathmandu by bus with trekking staff + Equipment

    Baggage:

    • 60 kg per person baggage

    Accommodations:

    • 5 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Vaishali or similar*** on twin sharing basis
    • 13 nights at local lodge during the trek BC and return on twin sharing basis
    • 27 nights in tented camps at base camps on single tent basis

    Meals:

    • 5 breakfasts in Kathmandu hotel and 1 breakfast in Pokhara hotel
    • 3 meals a day during trip to BC for 13 nights at local lodges and 27 night at tented camps (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
    • Farewell dinner at Bhojan Griha with typical Nepalese foods and cultural dances

    Permits & Fees:

    • Manaslu Expedition Permit Fee USD 1800 per person
    • Manaslu National Park Fee
    • Fees for Laison Officer, his/her insurance, food allowance
    • Insurance of whole Nepali staff including porters in order to obtain permit
    • Garbage Deposit at ministry

    Supporting Staffs till/ at Base Camp:

    • 1 trekking guide for Sotikhola-BC and BC- Sotikhola
    • 1 Base Camp Cook
    • Required Kitchen boy and helpers
    • Required porters to carry loads for Sotikhola -BC and BC- Sotikhola
    • Equipments at BC:
    • 1 sleeping tent for every member
    • Foam mattress for every member
    • Dinning tent, kitchen tent, shower tent, store tent and toilet tents
    • All require kitchen utensils with fuel
    • Tables and chairs
    • Solar Lights system
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
    • Gas Heater (for dinning tent only)

    Supporting Staffs in the mountain (Above BC):

    • 1 High Altitude Sherpa for every two members with his daily wages, food, flights, equipment allowance etc.

    Equipment in the mountain (Above BC):

    • High Tents for both member and HA Sherpas
    • High Altitude Food for members and Sherpas
    • Climbing Gear in the mountains such as fixed rope, main rope, snow bars, snow shovel, carabiners etc.
    • 3 bottles oxygen for every member and 2 bottles oxygen for every HA Sherpa
    • One set of mask & regulator for every members and sherpas
    • 1 Satellite Phone, Walki-talkie
    • Cooking set in the mountain such as Epi gases, gas burner, cooking pots etc for members and sherpas
  • See what's not included
    • Personal climbing gears
    • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
    • Insurance: Travel/Accident/Medical /emergency evacuation
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal Visa fees
    • Additional High Altitude Sherpa USD 3500 per sherpa
    • Sherpa Summit Bonus USD 1200 & Non Summit Bonus USD 850 Per Sherpa
    • Carrying bonus in the mountain USD 1000 per sherpa
    • Extra Porter USD 300 Per porter (if personal baggage is more than 60 kg per person)
    • International Air Cargo Tax Fee USD 100 Per member
    • Tips for staff
    • All extra services if required (except motioned in ‘The Price Include’ section)

Departure Dates

Trip Dates Trip Status Price (PP)  
03 April 2018 -
22 May 2018
Closed
USD 8900
10 September 2018 -
25 October 2018
Guaranteed
USD 8900
05 April 2019 -
20 May 2019
Guaranteed
USD 8900
10 September 2019 -
25 October 2019
Booking Available
USD 8900
05 April 2020 -
20 May 2020
Booking Available
USD 8900

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