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Mt. Manaslu lies in the Kali Gandaki valley of the Nepal Himalayas. This mountain was previously known as Kutang, '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". It was first climbed by T.Imanishi & G. Norbu 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 trip starts at Sama Gaon, where incidentally Makalu is called Kambung- after a local god. It was here in this same 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.


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Trek Facts

Country: Nepal

Grade: Very Hard

Area: Manaslu Region

Group Size: 1/ 20 pax

Activities: Mountain Expedition

Total Duration: 50 days

Season: Mar - May, Sep - Dec

Altitudes: 8163 m

 

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Preperation for Expedition

Day 03: Expedition briefing in Nepal Government of Tourism

Day 04: Drive Arughat via Dhading

Day 05: Arughat - Sotikhola 6 hours

Day 06: Sotikhola - Machhakhola 6/7 hours

Day 07: Machhakhola - Jagat 6/7hour walk

Day 08: Jagat - Ukawa

Day 09: Ukawa - Ngyak 5/6 hours

Day 10: Nyak - Namrung 5/6 hour

Day 11: Namrung - Syalla village

Day 12: Syalla - Sama village

Day 13: Sama Village

Day 14: Sama Village - Manaslu Base Camp

Day 15- 41: Climbing Period for Manaslu 8163m

Day 42: Base camp - Sama village

Day 43: Sama - Namrung

Day 44: Trek Namrung to Philim village

Day 45: Filim to Machakhola

Day 46: Machakhola - Soti

Day 47: Soti - Arughat

Day 48: Arughat drive to Kathmandu

Day 49: Kathmandu leisure/ rest /shopping

Day 50: Final departure to the International Airport.

 

Cost Include
 
  • All surface Road transfers as per itinerary
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Fooding, lodging, insurance and other expenses of the trekking staff
  • Fooding (3 meals a day ) and lodging for the clients in trek days
  • Necessary permit and national park fees
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • All necessary camping gears
 
Cost Exclude
 
  • Single supplement charges (if required.)
  • Climbing permit fee and garbage deposit
  • Departure tax from Kathmandu
  • Domestic airfare
  • Personal equipments and clothing
  • International airfare and your insurances
  • Cold drinks and beverages
  • Personal expenses and tips to the crew
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu