Manaslu Expedition

Mount Manaslu known as Kutang is the eighth highest mountain in the world.It is located forty mile east to Mount Annapurna and dominates the Gurkha massif. The long ridges of this mountain and glacier vallies offer feasible approaches from all direction.This mountain was previously known as "Kutatang" being the Tibetan word for flat place, thereby describing the mountain's general summit.

Manaslu (also known as Kutang) is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is located forty miles east of Annapurna and dominates the Gurkha massif. The mountain’s long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all directions, and it culminates in a peak that towers steeply above its surrounding landscape, and is a dominant feature when seen from afar.  This mountain was previously known as Kutang l. ‘tang’ being the Tibetan word for flat place, thereby describing the mountain’s general summit.  The name was later changed to Manaslu, which is derived from the Sanskrit word Manasa and can be roughly translated as Mountain of the Spirit. The first ascent of this peak was in 1956 by T. Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu (Japanese expedition).  The peak was not climbed again until 1971 when a Japanese team made the second ascent.  It was not until 1997 that Charlie Mace made the first American ascent.  There are a half dozen established routes on the mountain today, the south face being arguably the toughest in climbing history.

Trip facts in summery: 

  • Duration: 55 Days.
  • Countries: Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: (8163m./26781ft.)
  • Walking Per Day: Approximately 5-7hrs
  • Nature: Lodge + Camping
  • Grade: Extreme
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu,  free day, hotel
Day 03: Kathmandu - official formalities, hotel
Day 04: Bus: Ktm- Arughat
Day 05: Trek to Soti Khola
Day 06: Trek to Machha Khola
Day 07: Trek to Nero (Yaru Khola/ Jagat)
Day 08: Trek to Philim
Day 09: Trek to Umbale
Day 10: Trek to Namru
Day 11: Trek to Sama Gaon
Day 12: Trek to Manaslu Base Camp
Day 13: Manaslu Base Camp - pooja  ceremony - Preparation
Day 14-45: Climbing period of Manaslu
Day 46: Widraw Manaslu Base camp
Day 47: Base Camp to Samagon
Day 48: Trek to Larkey Pass
Day 49: Trek to Bimdakhati
Day 50: Trek to Tilje
Day 51: Trek to Tal
Day 52: Trek to Syanje
Day 53: Drive to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 54: Kathmandu free day, hotel
Day 55: Final departure, transfer to airport

COST INCLUDES:
-Arrival & Departure : Airport transfers-Airport/Hotel/Airport
-Hotel In Kathmandu : 4 nights Hotel on bed & breakfast Basis-Double Room In Kathmandu
-Member transportation By Zeep and Trek : Kathmandu - Manaslu BC to KTM.
-Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Member and Staffs From Kathmandu- Manaslu BC - Kathmandu
-Permit: Manaslu expedition permit , National park & TIMS permit.
-Garbage Management: Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees
-Lodging & Fooding : Food 3 meals a day in Trekking & Base camp for member & Staffs
-Cargo Clearance : International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes
-Liaison Officer : 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary ,accommodation .
-Base Camp Staff: Base camp Cook & kitchen Helper
-Porter : Porters per member up to Base camp & Porters return from Base camp
-Staff Salary and allowance : All Nepali staffs & porters daily wages, equipment, food & clothing
-Insurance : All Staffs Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance
-Member Luggage :60 Kg per member for personal baggage
-Base Camp Tent : VE25 North face or Kailas tents for base camp 1 per Each member
-Base Camp equipment : Base camp foam mattresses, dinning, Kitchen, Toilet & Store tents, hot shower, Tables & chairs & Cooking gears
-Heater : Heater for base camp in each Dining and other necessary camp
-Light : 1 Solar panel for battery charge and light at base camp for use.
-Dinner: one Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Nepalese Staff
-Oxygen: (O2)-Poisk cylinder: 02 oxygen bottle for each member and 01 oxygen bottle for each high altitude Sherpa
-Mask & Regulator: 1 Set of top Out mask for each member and high altitude Sherpa
-Permit : Satellite Phone /walkie talkie Phone if necessary in basis of Member
-High camp service : Necessary cooking gas, cooking pot for member, high altitude Sherpa, high altitude tent, high food and fixing gear (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4) Summit
-Climbing Sherpa : 1 Climbing Sherpa per Each Members with equipment.

COST EXCLUDES:
-International flight tickets
-Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner Dring stay in Katmandu and hotel stay more then 4 nights in Kathmandu
-Members Insurance : Travel and high altitude insurance ,accident, medical & emergency evacuation
-Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages, personal equipment and shopping
-Nepal's Visa: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days ( to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100)
-Sherpa summit Bonus & Tips : Sherpa Summit bonus US$1200 , please calculate some tips for Kitchen staff
-Rescue Evacuation : Emergency rescue evacuation cost, if needed and all other personal nature expenses

    S.N.        EQUIPMENT NAME & QUANTITY
     01  DOWN SUITS ( DANGRI ) 1
     02  SUMMIT SHOES ( CLIMBING BOOT ) 1
     03  TREKKING SHOES ( WALKING SHOES )1
     04  SLEEPING BAGS ( - 40 ) 1
     05  CRANPONS 1
     06  SUMMIT SNOW GOGGLES  1
     07  SUMMIT GLOVES ( MITTEN ) 1
     08  NORMAL GLOVES 2
     09  GLACIER GLASSES ( SUN GLASS )1
     10  ICE AXE 1
     11  HARNESS 1
     12  JUMAR ( INDEX ) 1
     13  CARABINEERS 2
     14  DOWN FILLED MATTRESS ( AIR MATTRESS ) 1
     15  SUMMIT SHOCKS ( 2  PAIRS )
     16  CLIMBING BAG ( 40 LTR ) 1
     17  CLIMBING HELMET 1
     18  DOWN JACKET 1
     19  DOWN TROUSER 1
     20  FIGURE OF 8 ( DESCENDER ) 1
     21  HEAD LAMP ( ICON ) 1
     22  GORTEX JACKET 1
     23  GORTEX TROUSER 1
     24  WIND PROOF JACKET 1
     25  FLECE JACKET ( 2 PCS ) 1
     26  FLECE TROUSER 1
     27  FLECE INNER GLOVES 1
     28  SCREWGATE CARABINEER ( ROCK LOCK ) 1
     29  TERMOS WATTER BOTTLE 1
     30  NORMAL WATER BOTTLE 1
     31  TAPE SLING 1
     32  TREKKING PANTS 2
     33  NECK WARMER 2
     34  HEAD GEAR 1
     35  SUNSCREEN CREAM 50  SPF 1
     36  LIP GUARD 2
     37  DESERT CAP 1
     38  SWISS KNIFE 1
     39  TREKKING POLES 1
     40  DUFFLE BAGS 2

 

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