Manaslu Expedition 2014

    What's Included?

  • All airport transfers.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Himalayan Wonders's representative.
  • 6 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Local English-speaking Guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Gov. Licensed guides and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  • Flight Tickets from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • All trekking and camping equipments i.e. camp furniture, kitchenware, dining and guest tents.
  • Full Board basis while trekking and climbing.
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Gov. to climb Mt. Annapurna along southeast ridge route.
  • Nepalese Government Royalty.
  • 40kg baggage allowance during ascending and 30kg baggage allowance descending.
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by our Guide and available for members cost of US$ 4 per minute.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and kitchen crew up to base camp.
  • All necessary paper work, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Free assistance service for Cargo clearance and Duties.
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight reconfirmation and visa extension (if necessary).
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant.

Mt. Manaslu a part of Nepalese Himalayas in the Gorkha massif with an altitude of 8161m is world's eighth highest peak. It is also known as Kutang. The location of this mountain peak is in Mansiri Himal in Gorkha district of Nepal. "Manasa" in Sanskrit means "Mountain of the Spirit" is converted to this Gorkha's highest peak Mt. Manaslu as "intellect" or "soul". This Mt. Manaslu is situated about 40 miles east of Mt. Annapurna of Kaski District. Manaslu is an imposing mountain being a 3092m prominence it extends from crops cultivation area to the area permanently covered with snow and ice; hence it looks like a serrated wall of snow and ice hanging in the sky. Manaslu's long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all directions, and culminate in a peak that towers steeply above its surrounding landscape.

1 Apr - Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and Hotel transfer.

2 Apr - Day 2

Preparation, Briefings, Last minute shopping and formalities.

3 Apr - Day 3

Drive 6hrs from Kathmandu to Arughat(950m); camping.

4 Apr - Day 4

Trek 5hrs from Arughat to Khanchok(950m); camping.

5 Apr - Day 5

Trek 5hrs from Khanchok to Sotikhola (1165m); camping.

6 Apr - Day 6

Trek 5hrs from Sotikhola to Machhakhola(1330m); camping.

7 Apr - Day 7

Trek 6hrs from Machhakhola to Jagat(1350m); camping.

8 Apr - Day 8

Trek 5hrs from Jagat to Ngyak(2300m); camping.

9 Apr - Day 9

Trek 6hrs from Ngyak to Namrung(2550m).

10 Apr - Day 10

Trek 5hrs from Namrung to Syalla village (3150m).

11 Apr - Day 11

Trek 7hrs from Syalla Village to Sama Gaun(3780m).

12 Apr - Day 12

Rest and acclimatization day at Sama Village.

13 Apr - Day 13

Trek 6hrs from Sama Village to Manaslu Base Camp (4700m).

14 Apr - Day 14-42

Climbing period; summit Manaslu (8163m).

12 May - Day 43

Preparation to return to Kathmandu; Clean Base Camp.

13 May - Day 44

Trek 5hrs from Base Camp to Sama village(3780m).

14 May - Day 45

Trek 5hrs from Sama village to Namrung(2550m).

15 May - Day 46

Trek 4hrs from Namrung to Philim village (2300m).

16 May - Day 47

Trek 6hrs from Philim Village to Machakhola(1330m).

17 May - Day 48

Trek 5hrsfrom Machakhola, to Soti Khola (1165m).

18 May - Day 49

Trek 4hrs from Soti, Khola to Arughat(950m).

19 May - Day 50

Drive 7hrs from Arughat to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus; hotel accommodation.

20 May - Day 51

Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath); leisure and shopping. Farewell and celebration dinner in the evening.

21 May - Day 52

Transfer to the airport for final departure or alternatively join other activities.
  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Laundry Expenses.
  • Expenses incurred towards phone calls and Internet expenses.
  • Clothing, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gear.
  • Extra services, products or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any extra expenses out of unforeseen situations i.e. landslides, strikes etc.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines and Medical expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • International flights.
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees if applicable.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Walkie talkies & Filming permit.
  • Personal climbing gear.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in "The Inclusions" Section.
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