Fixed Departures International Mt. Manaslu 8,163m Expedition Spring 2019

FROM $9500 45 DAYS EXCLUDING FLIGHTS

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Highest Access: 8,163m (26,763ft)
Duration: 45 (typically) Days
Entry & Exit: Arughat
Group Size: 02-15 persons
Cost: Group Join Basic Advance Base Camp Services only
Single Person US $ 9,500
02-04 Person US $ 8,500 per person
05-08 Person US $ 7,500 per person
09-12 Person US $ 6,500 per person
12-15 People US $ 5,500 per person
Fixed Departure Date: 25 March 2019
Grade: Low technical difficulty
Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period
Transportation: by Bus
Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

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Fixed Departures Date: 25 March 2019

Manaslu (Nepali: मनास्लु, also known as Kutang) is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. Its name, which means "mountain of the spirit", comes from the Sanskrit word manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul". Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition. It is said that "just as the British consider Everest their mountain, Manaslu has always been a Japanese mountain".

Manaslu is the highest peak in the Gorkha District and is located about 64 km (40 mi) east of Annapurna. The mountain's long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all directions, and culminate in a peak that towers steeply above its surrounding landscape, and is a dominant feature when viewed from afar.

The Manaslu region offers a variety of trekking options. The popular Manaslu trekking route of 177 kilometres (110 mi), skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna. The Nepalese Government only permitted trekking of this circuit in 1991.[8] The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Burhi Gandak River. En route, 10 peaks over 6,500 metres (21,300ft) are visible, including a few over 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The highest point reached along the trek route is the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,106 metres (16,752 ft). As of May 2008, the mountain has been climbed 297 times with 53 fatalities.

The Manaslu Conservation Area has been established with the primary objective of achieving conservation and sustainable management of the delimited area, which includes Manaslu.

Mt. Manaslu Expedition previously known as Kutang I, which means flat place in Tibetan language is the 8 highest Himalayan in the world, starting from arughat & ending arughat, which is located 40 miles east of Annapurna and dominates the Gurkha massif. The name was later changed to Manaslu, which is derived from the Sanskrit word Manasa and can be roughly translated as Himalayas of the Spirit. Its long ridges and valley glaciers offer feasible approaches from all directions and it culminates in a peak that towers steeply above its surrounding landscape, which dominants feature when seen from afar. As of 2003, the peak has seen only 240 successful ascents and 52 fatalities, making it the 4th most dangerous 8000m peak, behind Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and K2.

  • Max Height 8163m
  • Difficulty LevelChallenging
  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End From Kathmandu
  • Accommodation -
  • Country Nepal

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Day 1 1400m
Kathmandu: 25 March 2019 : Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

25 March 2019 : Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel 

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