Trip Description

Manaslu lies in the Nepal Himalaya, Kali Gandaki valley. This mountain was previously known as Kutan l. 'tang' being the Tibetan word for flat place, thereby describing the mountain's general summit. It was then renamed Manaslu which comes from the Sanskrit word "Manasa" meaning "intellect" or "soul". T.Imanishi & g. Norbu first climbed it in 1956.

Many consider the three peaks of Manaslu as Japanese peaks as they were the first to reach its summit in 1956. there exist half a dozen different routes on Manaslu today. The south face of this "mountain of intellect" is arguably the toughest in climbing history. Our caravan route takes off at Sama Gaon, where incidentally Makalu is called Kambung- after a local god. It was here in this selfsame village back in 1954 that the second Japanese expedition met with bitter resistance from the locals. They blamed the presence of the heathen foreigners for the avalanches and pestilence on the valley. They felt that Japanese had insulted the gods dwelling in the mountains thereby angering them into creating such adverse conditions

Trip Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel Shangri-la on B/B
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing, hotel Shangri-la on B/B
Day 03: Last preparations in Kathmandu , hotel Shangri-la on B/B
Day 04: Bus: Ktm- Gorkha, camp
Day 05: Trek to Kanchowk, camp
Day 06: Trek to Aurghat, camp
Day 07: Trek to Soti Khola, camp
Day 08: Trek to Machha Khola, camp
Day 09: Trek to Nero, camp
Day 10: Trek to Philim, camp
Day 11: Trek to Umbale, camp
Day 12: Trek to Sama Gaon. camp
Day 13: Sama Gaon - Rest day, camp
Day 14: Trek to High Camp
Day 15: Trek to Manaslu Base Camp
Day 16-30: Climbing period of Manaslu
Day 31: BC to High camp
Day 32: Trek to Larke Pass , camp
Day 33: Trek to Bimdakhati, camp
Day 34: Trek to Tilje, camp
Day 35: Trek to Tal, camp
Day 36: Trek to Syange, camp
Day 37: Trek to Besishar, cmap
Day 38: Bus to Kathmandu , transfer to hotel Shangri-la on B/B
Day 39: Kathmandu Leisure day, hotel Shangri-la on B/B
Day 40: Final Departures

Cost Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking permit

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International Air fare

Trip Photos

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