Mt. Manaslu Expedition - 46 days

Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), an eighth highest mountain in the world standing as a Nepalese Himalayas in the west central part of Nepal

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 8,163 meters at Mt. Manaslu Transportation Private Vehicle
Grade Physical Demanding Accommodation tea Houses and Tented Camps
Meals Full board or Base Camp Service Best Season Autumn and Spring
Communication Satellite Phone Group Size Minimum 02

Trip Introduction:

Mt. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world with an altitude of 8,163m/26,781ft above from sea level, impressively standing as a part of Nepalese Himalayas in the west central part of Nepal. The word Manaslu is derived from Sanskrit language which means “MOUNTAIN OF THE SPIRIT”. Mt Manaslu was first ascended by Japanese expedition team in 1956.

Officially organized Mt. Manaslu Expedition trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and climbing team also offers beautiful experience of Manaslu Circuit Trekking which is one of the popular trekking trail in Nepal. Along the pre-climbing trekking trip, we can have chance to view 10 major peaks over 6,500 meters from sea level including a few numbers of peaks above 7,000 meters.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation:
Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast & Welcome Dinner. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m/2,328ft altitude) (7-8Hrs drive)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Sotikhola to Maccha Khola (900m/2,952ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05:  Trek from Maccha Khola to Jagat (1,410m/4,625ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Philim (1,590m/5,215ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Philim to Bihi (2,130m/6,986ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Bihi to Namrung (2,670m/8,757ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Namrung to Lho (3,180m/10,430ft altitude) (4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10:  Trek from Lho to Samagaon (3,530m/11,578ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: At Samagaon. Choose an option from numerous numbers of choices for excursion hike.
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Samagaon to Manaslu Base Camp (4,400m/14,432ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13-37: Climbing period of Mt Manaslu (8,163m/26,774ft altitude) and descend back to Base Camp.
Accommodation:
Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 38: Trek from Manaslu Base Camp to Samagaon (3-4 hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

 Day 39:  Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m/12,660ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 40:  Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Phedi (4,460m/14, 628ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 41:  Trek from Dharamsala to Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft altitude) & descend to Bimthang (3,720m/12, 201ft altitude) (8-9 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 42: Trek from Bimtang to Tilche (2,300m/7,544ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 43: Trek from Tilche to Jagat (1,300m/4,264ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 44: Drive back to Kathmandu (8-9 Hrs Drive)
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 45: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 46: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. (1,400m/4,592ft altitude)
Land in Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel or resort by our tour representative. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Relax.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your preference.
Meal includes: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner.

Day 02: Guided tour to Kathmandu’s World Heritage sites
Spend the day on the guided tour to Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the social and historical heart of Nepal. Visit its world’s heritage sites like Bauddhanath, the Tibetan Buddhist landmark, and Pashupatinath. Also, visit other world heritage sites- Swayambhunath, Budhanilkanth, Patan Krishna Temple, and Durbar Square. Additionally, meander through city bazaar to purchase some customary items of Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m/2,328ft altitude- 7-8Hrs. drive)
Leaving Kathmandu, we will drive by the western bank of River and to reach Soti Khola (River). The route, in the long run, narrows as you pass a few major villages. Reach Soti Khola.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek: Sotikhola to Maccha Khola (900m/2,952ft altitude- 6-7 Hrs. walk)
From today, we will begin our trekking voyage. The trail extends tough via Sal forest. Passing the various ridges, we will stroll along waterfall to rice terraces. From there we will take the climbing trail to Lapubesi village which is occupied by Gurung community. Traversing Nauli River we will land at Machhakhola.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05:  Trek: Maccha Khola to Jagat (1,410m/4,625ft altitude- 6-7 Hrs. walk)
Early morning, we will trail toward Thado River to reach Khorlabesi village. The route proceeds through the narrow canyon to achieve avalanche region from where we will stop at a natural hot spring, Tatopani. You can enjoy a bath in Tato Pani. Cross Budhi Gandaki River to head toward Doban. We will traverse Yaru River and ascend uphill to Thado Bharyang. Moving further through the beautiful way with perspectives of Manaslu and many other encompassing mountains en-route, we will reach Jagat.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek: Jagat to Philim (1,590m/5,215ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. walk)
Today proceed with the trek to Philim. Initially, the trek goes upward and smooths down later. We will traverse Budhi Gandaki to land at Philim. Here, discover the little monasteries, prayer flags shuddering in the sky, chortens, graves, and traditional houses.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek: Philim to Bihi (2,130m/6,986ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
Today the trail goes with a few ascents and descents. Fantastic waterfalls welcome you in transit, so cross more bridges.  Then we pass the lovely Eklebhatti village. Land at Bihi.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek: Bihi to Namrung (2,670m/8,757ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
We pass a few Gurung settlement zones and valleys as we climb the intriguing trail. Namrung has numerous Buddhist monasteries and Gompas as the symbol of Tibetan culture in the district. You will discover carved stones during the trail. We will visit the adjacent village in Namrung and remain there overnight.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek: Namrung to Lho (3,180m/10,430ft altitude- 4 Hrs. walk)
Today, we will cross the waterway and stroll through gorge and forests to Lihi. Appreciate the nearby perspective of Ganesh and Simnang Mountain. Moving ahead, we will achieve Sho village. Here you can have the perspective of an open valley. Moving through the steepest region, we will land at Lho.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10:  Trek: Lho to Samagaon (3,530m/11,578ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. walk)
Early morning, following the beautiful way with the pleasant scene of the valley, we will land at Samagaon. This is a big village with an old chortens, monasteries. From Samagaon village you can also have the close view of Manaslu. In Samagaon residents grow crops like buckwheat and potatoes. Visit Sama Gompa Monastery to find out about their way of life.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Rest day at Samagaon. Or choose for excursion hike.
Take rest at Samagaon to get acclimatized. After lunch, we can stroll to an ice lake, Birendra Kunda. Or practice hiking for the trail further.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek: Samagaon to Manaslu Base Camp (4,400m/14,432ft altitude- 3-4 Hrs. walk)
From Samagaon, we will take a short climb to Manaslu Base Camp. The Base Camp gives grand perspectives of glacier, lake, valley and encompassing mountains. Then we will trek the downward slope above Samagaon and head towards the north glacier of Manaslu. The last area is slippery and the steepest where we have to trail through narrow moraine. Appreciate the mountain scenes en-route.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13-37: Climbing period of Mt Manaslu (8,163m/26,774ft altitude) and descend back to Base Camp.

Camp I (5700m)
Today, we will endeavor trail to Camp I. The route is slippery as we have to trek through Larkya glacier. We may need to fix ropes at few areas to cross chasms.  Appreciate the stunning views along the route. Camp I is situated in a suitable place which is shielded from the wind.

Camp II (6700m)
During our trail from Camp I to Camp II we will trek through longer areas of vertical snow and ice by taking small steps. We will need to utilize cable ropes. Following the rough way underneath huge icefall, we will cross the precarious snow incline to Col. Land at Camp II.

Camp III (7300m)
Camp III has the steepest and most challenging trail. We will climb the upper east incline through the ice and achieve upper snow slope. Then we will progress towards Camp III. Reach to Camp III in 4-5 hrs.

Summit
Our trail to summit progress through snow slopes. The way moves all through profound snow and gets more extreme in a few regions. After just about 5 hours of climbing, we will achieve the pleasant place where we will make a brief stop to rest. With the utilization of fixed cables, we will move up the precarious ridge to reach the summit. It is around 50m vertical ascend to the summit from the halting point. In 2 hours we will land at the summit. Here enjoy astonishing and photographic views of surrounding Manaslu mountain and many other mountains.

Return to Base Camp
Subsequent to successfully climbing the summit, we will make a trail to return base camp. Return trail is moderately simple. We reach down to Base Camp in a day. Clean the Base Camp territory.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 38: Trek: Manaslu Base Camp to Samagaon (3-4 hrs walk)
Today we will head to the path back to Samagaon from Manaslu Base Camp. The path is spectacular and the return trail is almost easy. Stay overnight in Samagaon.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

 Day 39:  Trek: Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m/12,660ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs walk)
Today we begin the trek to reach Samdo. Cross a few grazing and field territories. Afterward, the trail ascends the valley. We can have an incredible panorama of the Himalayan mountains particularly Mount Manaslu and others once we achieve Samdo. Samdo is the last regular settlement territory in the valley and close to Tibet border.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 40:  Trek: Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Phedi (4,460m/14, 628ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs walk)
Begin the trail to Dharmashala, we cross a stream and land at isolated Larkya Bazaar. Quite a while back, this town used to be a noteworthy trade point of Tibetians. Overnight stay in tea house here.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 41:  Trek: Dharamsala to Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft altitude) & descend to Bimthang (3,720m/12, 201ft altitude 8-9 Hrs walk)
Today our trek goes to Larkya-La Pass which is one of the most wonderful Himalayan Pass in Nepal. It is arranged at an overwhelming elevation of 5213 meters and a few mountain crests are certainly noticeable from this Pass like Mount Annapurna II (7937 meters), Himlung Himal (7126 meters), Mount Cheo (6820 meters), and Mount Manaslu will make you mesmerized. From Larkya-La Pass, we go down to Bhimtang.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 42: Trek: Bimtang to Tilche (2,300m/7,544ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
The gentle trail downhill. While in transit, we trek through huge rhododendron forest. Moving through a few fields and settlement regions takes us to a little village, Tilche.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 43: Trek: Tilche to Jagat (1,300m/4,264ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
Today walk toward Jagat that will fascinate you with its grey and clean streets. The trail will go through waterfall and river. Reach Jagat. You can see small shops on every corner here.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 44: Drive back to Kathmandu (8-9 Hrs. Drive)
We will leave Jagat and drive back to Kathmandu. Arrive at Kathmandu in 6 hrs. Spend rest of the day to unwind. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 45: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
Today is free for personal activities. Or our tour representative can help you to organize additional city tour.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 46: Takeoff from Tribhuvan International Airport.
After breakfast our tour representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Return to home cherishing the memories of your adventure.
Meal includes: Breakfast

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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@adventuremountaintreks.com

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