The Manaslu climb is a 38-day trekking expedition in Nepal to the eighth highest mountain in the world. Guide Dan Mazur had a 100% summit rate in 2019.
At 8,156 metres (26,759 feet), Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is located in the Mansiri Himal section of the Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. Its name, which means “Mountain of the Spirit”, comes from the Sanskrit word Manaslu, meaning “intellect” or “soul”.
Manaslu is the most accessible 8,000 meter peek in Nepal and is one of the easier 8,000 meter peaks. Join us on a unique climb that is off the beaten path.
MOUNT MANASLU: Nepal’s ‘easiest’ 8000 metre / 26,000 foot high peak.
1 September to 8 October 2022 – 38 day trekking expedition in Nepal
100% summited in 2019
The Manaslu climb is led by SummitClimb’s Dan Mazur, 3 times Manaslu leader, and an excellent teacher, for an exciting and beautiful climb of the world’s 8th highest mountain.
The mountain’s long ridges and valley glaciers offer very easy snow climbing, and it culminates in a peak that features an easy non-technical summit with beautiful views of Annapurna. The name Manaslu is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Manasa’ and means ‘Mountain of the Spirit’.
Our sherpas are extremely experienced, our food is delicious and our tents and equipment are among the best. Climbing Manaslu is excellent preparation and qualifies you for Everest from Tibet, Everest from Nepal and Lhotse.
Full Service Cost: $14,150; Basic Climb Cost: $9,150.
FULL SERVICE PRICE INCLUDES HOTELS, TRANSPORT, PERMITS, MEALS, EQUIPMENT, TENTS, ROPES, RADIOS, COOKERS, FOOD, EVERYTHING
Itinerary for the Manaslu climb
1. Arrive Kathmandu, 1,300 metres (4,265 feet.) Stay at hotel.
2. Orientation, training, and equipment review at hotel in Kathmandu (KTM), renting and buying gear at KTM equipment shops, group dinner. Stay at hotel.
3. Ride a bus 9-12 hours to Besisahar, 760 metres (2,493 feet.). Stay at tea house
4. Take a Jeep 7-8 hours to Dharapani, 1,860 metres (6,102 feet). Stay at tea house
5. Hike 6-7 hours to Kharche, 2,700 metres (8,858 feet).Stay at tea house
6. Hike 6-7 hours to Bimthang, 3,720 metres (12,205 feet).Stay in tea house
7. Rest in Bimthang, short acclimatization hike. Stay in tea house.
8. Hike 9-11 hours to Samdo 3,860 metres (12,644 feet) via crossing the Larkya-La Pass 5,160 metres (16,929 feet). Stay at tea house.
9. Hike 8 hours to SamaGaon, 3,690 metres (12,106 feet)
10. Rest in SamaGaon. Acclimatization, re-packing, shopping, etc
11. Hike 6-7 hours to base camp, 4,800 metres (15,748ft).
12. Rest in basecamp. Acclimatization, Climbing equipment review
13. Ice climbing training on glaciers near basecamp.
14. Walk to camp 1, 5,700 metres (18,696 feet), return to base camp
15. Rest in base camp
16. Walk to camp 1 and sleep there.
17. Walk to Camp 2, 6,250 metres (20,500 feet), return to base camp.
18. Rest in base camp.
19. Walk to camp 1 and sleep there.
20. Walk to camp 2 and sleep there.
21. Walk to camp 3, 6,800 metres (22,300 feet). Return to camp 2 and sleep there.
22. Return to base camp.
23. Rest in base camp.
24. Rest in base camp.
25. Walk to camp 1 and sleep there.
26. Walk to camp 2 and sleep there.
27. Walk to camp 3 and sleep there.
28. Climb to Camp 4, 7,450 metres (24,440 feet).
29. Summit attempt 8,163 metres (26,781 feet).
30. Extra day for summit attempt. Descend to camp 2.
31. Descend to basecamp.
32. Pack and prepare to depart. Trek to SamaGoan.
33. Trek to Bimthang. Stay at tea house.
34. Trek to Dharapani. Stay at tea house.
35. Drive to BesiShar. Stay at tea house.
36. Take bus to Kathmandu. Stay at hotel
37. Celebration Banquet. Packing and final shopping in Kathmandu. Stay at hotel
38. End of your 38 day trekking expedition in Nepal. Say Good-bye to your new friends and depart for home.