Nepal/Manaslu Region/Lamjung District
28°33′0″ N 84°33′35″ E
Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu (Japan), May 9, 1956
Late spring (traditionally less hazardous) and autumn
32 days (typically)
02-15 person per Group
Manaslu (8,163 m) is the eighth highest mountain in the world also known as Kuang. It is one of the most difficult mountains to climb due to the deep pitches and knife-edged ridges. It is located in the west-central part of Nepal and is the highest mountain in the Lamjung district of Nepal. Mount Manaslu is the world’s eighth highest peaks. Manaslu Peak is about 64km east of Mount Annapurna. This expedition is a complete climbing adventure of an 8000-meter peak. This expedition consists of diverse landscapes and is a challenging climbing experience. It is much more challenging than Cho Oyu and Sishapangma. So, the climbers are required to have excellent physical and mental preparation. It was first climbed by group members of the Japanese Expedition in 1956.
This expedition is recommended to only experienced climbers since it is dangerous and difficult. You will need prior knowledge. To join this particular expedition, you will need you should be fully acquainted with mountaineering techniques. You also need to have some climbing experience and must have climbed Alpine climbs and also an altitude experience of climbing a 6000m or above. This expedition is a 50 days expedition. In this 50 days expedition, 26 days are the climbing days. Our journey starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Arughat. We trek through beautiful villages, terrace farms, and rhododendron forests.
Manaslu is approachable from many routes. We use the standard route which is the Northeast face route used by the Japanese expedition in 1956. The top of Mt. Manaslu offers you both the feeling of great achievement and majestic views of the mountains. The favorable season to climb this mountain is late spring and autumn. The local Sherpa guides will be there for you on your climb. So, this expedition allows you to enjoy the beautiful landscape, mountains, culture, and lifestyle of people living in those areas.
You will arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport and we will pick you and transfer to a hotel.
On this day, you will prepare yourself for the trekking. Last-minute shopping is done.
Today, we leave Kathmandu and drive to Arughat from the Dhading route. You can see different landscapes and beautiful sceneries on the way. Overnight at camp in Arughat.
On this day, you will trek from Arughat to Soltikhola. It will take about 6 hours to reach there. You will stay at a camp for the night
Early in the morning, you will leave Soltikhola and start your trekking to reach Machhakhola. The overall duration for this trip will be 6 to 7 hours.
From Machhakhola, you will start your trekking again to reach Jagat. You can see amazing landscapes and sceneries throughout the way. You will camp in Jagat for the night
On this day, you start your trek from Jagat and reach Ukawa. Overnight in Ukawa.
Today, early in the morning you will be starting your trekking. You will follow the trails until you reach Ngyak. Today you will camp in Ngyak for the night and get ready for tomorrow.
Today, you will be trekking from Nyak to Namrung. You will follow the trail viewing the beautiful sceneries. After reaching Namrung you will camp there for the night.
On this day, you will begin your trekking from Namrung. After 5 hours of continuous trekking, you will reach Syalla Village and stay there for the night.
Early in the morning, you begin your trek from Syalla Village. It will take about 7 hours to reach Sama village. You will stay here for the night and rest.
So this day is a separate day for acclimatization. You will have a relaxing time on this day. You can also visit the different places in this area to adjust yourself to the surrounding.
On this day, you will trek from Sama Village to Manaslu Base camp. The overall duration of this trek will be six hours. You will be reaching an altitude of 4,700 m.
This is the climbing duration period for Mt. Manaslu. Day by day, you slowly make progress to climb this dangerous mountain with care and precautions. Upon reaching the summit, you will have the most spectacular views of surrounding mountains and landscapes. It will truly feel wonderful and be so much worth the effort you have put on.
Now we follow the same path as we came from. Today, we trek from the base camp and reach Sama village. We will stay in the village for the night.
Today we trek for 5 hours from Sama to Namrung. We stay the night in Namrung and rest for tomorrow.
Early in the morning, we start our trek from Namrung to Philim village. The overall duration of this trek will be about 4 hours. We set our camp in Philim village and rest there for the night.
We trek about 6 hours to reach from Philim to Machakhola. As we follow the steep trail, we reach Machakhola and stay there in a camp for the night.
On this day, we begin our trek from Machakhola. We follow the path until we reach Soltikhola. We can see the amazing sceneries and landscape as we trek. The overall duration of this trek will be 5 hours.
Today, we trek from Soltikhola and follow the trail until we reach Arughat. This will be the last trekking of our journey and will take about 4 hours.
We drive back to Kathmandu from Arughat. It is a long 7 hours drive by tourist minibus. You will stay in a hotel in Kathmandu for the night.
Today is a free day in Kathmandu. You will be visiting different places in Kathmandu. You will be visiting UNESCO protected heritage sites like Pashupatinath, Swaymbhunath, Boudhanath and Durbar Squares. You will also be doing shopping in different markets of Kathmandu. Overnight in a hotel in Kathmandu.
This is the final day of your spectacular journey. We bid you farewell on this day. You will be transferred to Tribhuwan International Airport for departure.
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