Manaslu Expedition Guide / Camping / Itinerary 2017

Overview

The Manaslu expedition is an adventurous climbing expedition to 8th highest mountain of the globe known as Mount Manaslu with proud height of 8,163 meters. The Mount Manaslu is resided in the government protected region of Manaslu Conservation Area in mid-western region of Nepal. The Manaslu Mountain climbing is more technical and challenging in compare to Cho-Oyu so climbers should have excellent mountaineering training and experience.

The Manaslu expedition begins from following the trekking trail of Budi Gandaki valley leading to Samagoan. The climbers make their first camp for acclimatization at 4600meters below the Manaslu Base Camp. The next camp is made at Manaslu Base Camp at 4750meters.The climbing of Mount Manaslu to higher elevation needs to follow the cane marker pointers using fixed ropes for crossing the bergschrunds. The next high camp is made at 5700meters at the bottom of the North Peak. The High-Camp2 is made at the altitude of 6400meters and High-Camp3 is made at 6800meters just below the col. The climbing continues further higher at camp4 at 7400meters which is the last high camp of our expedition. The climbers after high camp4 follow a 6 hours climbing trail to reach the summit and make camp there. The climbers has to pass through the moderate slope to climb towards summit along with pyramid slope. The climbers then traverse for around 70meters using fixed ropes leading towards summit. The climbers after successful ascend to summit return to base camp and pack for home.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Prepare Expedition
Day 03: Expedition briefing in Ministry of Tourism
Day 04: Drive Arughat & over night
Day 05: Arughat – Soti Khola – 5 hour
Day 06:  Soti Khola – Machhakhola 6/7 hours
Day 07 Machhakhola – Jagat
Day 08: Jagat – Dang
Day 09: Dang – Ghap
Day 10: Ghap – Low village
Day 11: Low village – Sama Goan (Village)
Day 12: Sama Goan (Village) acclimatizing day
Day 13: Sama Goan (Village) – Manaslu Base camp
Day 14 – 51: Climbing Period for Manaslu 8163m.
Manaslu ExpeditionDay 52: Base camp – Sama village
Day 53: Sama – Namrung village
Day 54: Namrung – Philim village
Day 55: Filim -Machakhola
Day 56: Machakhola – Soti
Day 57: Soti – Arughat
Day 58: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 59: Kathmandu
Day 60: Transfer to airport for final departure

Include/Exclude

  • 4 Nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast- 3 star hotel
  • Climbing Permit for Manalsu 8163 meter
  • Food for Trekking and Expedition period for Manaslu
  • Staff: Base camp Guide , Cook, Cook helper, necessary porter
  • Porter from Soti Khola to Manaslu B.C. & Base camp to Soti Khola
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, staff
  • mLife, Medical & rescue Insurance for staff & Liaison officer
  • 1 tent for 1 person for expedition member in Manaslu Base camp
  • Dining tent, toilet tent, store tent, table and chair in Base camp
  • 1 climber get 30 KG personal equipments carry by one porter
  • Pick up & drop  in Kathmandu airport-hotel-airport
  • Emergency Oxygen, Mask & regulator in base camp (if use payable)
  • Provides Satellite phone (Pay calls)
  • Welcome Nepali diner with Nepali song & dance (Nepal Planet Treks )

Cost Excludes

  • Personal equipment for climbing
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Climbing food, gas & stove above Base camp
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Satellite phone permit
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar & beverage Bills
  • Tips for base camp staff
  • Garbage deposit USD 3000.(Sharing of the total person) and
    deposit fee will be not refunded if the clients do not bring garbage from mount

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