Govt. Regd. #: 2617/075
Group Size
2-12 people
Trip Grade
Tea House / Tent
Max. Elevation
8,163m / 26,763ft.
B / L / D
Local bus / Jeep
Best Season
April - May

Why Manaslu Expedition

The Manaslu expedition is a complete climbing adventure of an 8000-meter peak in the fabulous Himalaya. It is the 8th highest mountain and is located in the restricted trekking region of Manaslu(also known as Kutang) in mid-west Nepal which unfolds the diverse landscape and challenging climbing experience. Manaslu(Kutang) means "Mountains of Spirit" which is derived from the Sanskrit word “Manasa”, which means “intellect” or “soul”.The Manaslu expedition provides a wonderful and diverse habitat for a rich variety of flora and fauna.

Trip Outline

Day 01: Arughat – Soti Khola (710m., 6 – 7 hrs.)
Day 02: Soti Khola – Machhakhola (900m., 6 – 7 hrs.)
Day 03: Machhakhola – Doban (1070m., 5 – 6 hrs.)
Day 04: Doban – Jagat (1410m., 5 – 6 hrs.)
Day 05: Jagat – Deng (1920m., 6 – 7 hrs.)
Day 06: Deng – Namrung (2630m., 6 – 7 hrs.)
Day 07: Namrung – Samagaon (3530m., 7 – 8 hrs.)
Day 08: Rest at Exploration day in Samagoan with a side trip to Pung-gyen Gompa.
Day 09: Samagoan – Manaslu base camp (4,665m.,6 – 7 hrs.)
Day 10-25: Climbing Period
Day 26: Base camp – Samdo (3860m., 6 – 7 hrs.)
Day 32 Samdo – Larkya Rest House (4480m., 4 – 6 hrs)
Day 28: Larkya Rest House - Larkya la (5160m) - Bimthang (3720m.,) 8 – 9 hrs.
Day 29: Bimthang – Tilije (2300m., 5 – 6 hrs)
Day 30: Tilije – Dharapani – Drive to Besisahar. (6 – 7 hrs)
Day 31: Beshishahar - Kathmandu Drive (6 hrs.)

What's included?

  • Arrival & Departure as well as transfer as in Itinerary.
  • Complete Ground Transportation in Private automobiles as stated in Itinerary.
  • Mt. Manaslu Expedition Climbing permit.
  • All essential trekking permits and Conservation Area Charges.
  • Permit for the exploration of the Manaslu Conservation Area at the elevation of 8,163 meters. The conservation area is widely popular for its mosaic of habitats including more than 110 species of bird, 11 species of butterflies, 33 species of mammals, and 3 species of reptiles.
  • The package will cover the Himalayan Rescue Association medical insurance and ‘Summit rope cost’ charged by the Expedition Operators Association.
  • Teahouse accommodation while pre-climbing & post-climbing journey
  • Camping accommodation while climbing from Day 12 to Day 37.
  • Complete meals – Breakfast and Lunch plus Dinner while climbing & trekking duration.
  • Healthy sourced clean and fresh nutritious diet throughout the expedition to keep the exploring spirit kicking and full of energy.
  • Nutritious and healthy package food at higher altitude points along with EPI gas and stoves to warm up the food and beverages.
  • Professional Trek Guide & Highly-experienced Team of climbing guides.
  • Essential Porters as well as kitchen helping teams for camping.
  • Complete camping equipment – Tent for dining, Latrine tent, Storehouse tent, and Furniture for the expedition.
  • V25 North Face, two main model tents including comfortable mattresses for replenishing the energy for the next day's adventures. 1:1 V25 tent for the advanced base camp and 2:1 tent for the higher altitude base camp considering the safety.
  • As the ascent to Mount Manaslu is long due to acclimatization, we try to make the experience as convenient as possible. Nepal Guide arranges fresh food and beverages including heaters at the base camp for heating the room to cope with the cold temperature.
  • Availability of a backup generator at a higher altitude where the use of solar panel energy isn’t efficient to charge carry-on devices.
  • Liaison officer.
  • Insurance along with whole staff costs, meals, clothing.
  • Complete essential climbing gears.
  • 3 Cylinders Oxygen for client and 2 Cylinders for Guide. (Masks and regulators as per usage).
  • Base camp: Solar panel - Battery Charge & Light.
  • Cellular Phone (payable as per usage).
  • Helpful guide map to keep track of the milestone overcome and not to miss the infamous landmarks of the region.
  • Kathmandu: Welcome & farewell dinner.
  • The mentioned package price includes all the expenses from government charges, taxes, and VAT to our services charges, the travelers aren’t liable for any hidden expenses.

What's not included?

  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Personal expenses like additional out-of-package services, shopping, laundry, personal hygiene, and the use of different communication modes.
  • The set summit bonus amount of US$1,200 for climbing with Sherpa Guides set by the Mountaineering Association and Department and Department of Tourism.
  • Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Cost of personal nature expenses.
  • Tips for staffs.
  • Any unforeseen phenomena such as natural disasters and political instability.

Elevation Chart & Map