Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world and, even though it is regarded as one of the more technically straightforward 8000m peak, it’s altitude is a serious undertaking and requires careful preparation and a high level of fitness. Situated in western Nepal, we climb the classic North East face via four camps utilizing the support of our regular team of climbing Sherpa’s.

The climbing route is fairly direct without being too steep or having any major technical difficulties beyond the ice cliffs/Seracs we weave through on the approach to camp 4 and the final snow arête to the summit.

The expedition is a professionally led expedition for experienced mountaineers who want to work as part of a team to tackle the mountain and gain 8000m experience. The Expedition includes a return flight by Helicopter to Kathmandu

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• All permits, charges, importation taxes and levies payable to Nepal in connection with the expedition.
• All hotel and other accommodation up as mentioned on the itinerary.
• tents, ropes and other communal equipment necessary for the climb.
• Medical safety equipment and supplies.
• Communication equipment (each member will have a radio on the hill), satellite telephone and e-mail facilities, website, weather forecasts.
• All food, fuel and cooking equipment.
• All trucks, jeeps, yaks, base camp workers.
• Base Camp and Advance Base Camp services, cooks, cook boys, tents, seating etc.
• Individual tent for each Member in Base Camp
• Nepalese Climbing Sherpa support on the mountain; 1 member: 1 Sherpa.
• 3x 4l Poisk Oxygen + Mask & Regulator
• Helicopter flight from Sama to Kathmandu
• Arnold Coster as Expedition Leader
• Air travel to Kathmandu.
• Personal climbing clothes and equipment.
• Personal insurance, visas and inoculations, food whilst the team is in Kathmandu.
• Importation taxes incurred by your personal equipment (e.g. satellite telephone and other high-tec equipment).
• Personal medical supplies and personal use of communication equipment.
• Tips and Sherpa Bonus.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, close to the famous, bustling Thamel district of Kathmandu. (H,B).
Day 02: Expedition briefing in the Ministry of Tourism and free time to enjoying the ‘bombardment of the senses’ that is Kathmandu. (H,B).
Day 03: Drive to Besisahar 760m
Day 04: Jeep from Besisahar to Dharapani (1,860)
Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Tilije (2,300m)
Day 06: Trek from Tilije to Bhimthang (3,720m)
Day 07: Acclimatization at Bhimthang (rest day)
Day 08: Trek from Bhimthan to Samdo (3,872m) via Larke Pass(5,160m)
Day 09: Trek from Samdo to Sama Gaun (3,541m)
Day 10: Trek from Sama Gaun to Manaslu Basecamp (4800m)
Day 11-30: Climbing Period for Manaslu 8163m.
Day 31: Packing up Base Camp
Day 32: Base camp - Samagaon village
Day 33: Samagaon Village to Kathmandu flight by Helicopter
Day 34: At leisure in Kathmandu. (H,B).
Day 35: Fly home. (H,B).
Duration 35 days
Altitude 8163m
Group Size 5+
Season Autumn
Price 15.500 USD
Expedition Start 05 September 2023
550 USD extra oxygen
6500 USD Extra Sherpa Manaslu
7450 USD Base Camp Only Manaslu
1000 USD Helicopter to Sama
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