Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) is the eight highest mountains in the world. It is located about forty miles east of Annapurna and it is part of the Mansiri Himal in the Nepal Himalayas. 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. In view of its favorable topography of long ridges and glacial valleys, Manaslu offers several routes to mountaineers.

We offer you a full service expedition with an experience climbing guide-manager offering the best balance of quality and value. The team will be supported by a 1:2 Sherpa to climber ration. Our supporting Sherpa are 8000m experienced and some of them reached to the summit of Manaslu and many other highest mountain.

Highlights:

  • Local, experienced and friendly local Sherpa team during the expedition.
  • excellent logistical support: experienced staff provide efficient service with best quality gears and provisions
  • The journey to the summit of Eighth highest mountain in the world
  • beautiful trek up a remote valley, through villages and forests provides gradual acclimatization
  • Manaslu Summiteer Climbing Sherpa for the team.

Trip Itinerary

# After 10-11 days trek from Arughat (570m) we will reach to Manaslu Base Camp (4800m). We wil spend couple of days at Base camp before heading to Camp I.

# We set up Camp I (5700n) above the glacier on a protected area. While climbing to Camp I, we use fixed ropes and carefully follow the route marker over the glacier.

# Camp II (6400m) is located at the safe section.

# It is short climb from Camp II to Camp III (6800m) also known as intermediate camp.

# Climbing to Camp IV (7300m), which is last camp on our Manaslu Expedition. Traditionally there are 3 camps above base camp C1 (5,500m), C2 (6,300m) and C3 (7,300 m). While climbing we climb through varies from glacier crossings to steep snow steps and requires a good understanding of basic alpine climbing techniques.

Fixed Departure

From To Status Price  
Start Date01/09/2022 End Date10/10/2022 guaranteed US $15500   US $13950 Book Now
Start Date11/04/2023 End Date17/05/2023 guaranteed US $16500   US $14850 Book Now

What is included


  • All land transportation arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Utmost Adventure Trekking’s representative while arriving and departing.
  • 4 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
  • Schedule transportation Kathmandu - Manaslu Base Camp - Kathmandu for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
  • Transport of food supply & expedition equipment to Base Camp & back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC.
  • Fresh Food (we serve hygienic foods) and fuel at Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp. C1, C2, C3. High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided 3 oxygen bottle per clients).
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • There will be one personal professional climbing guide while climbing.. one Sherpa climber for one person
  • Service of Government Liaison Officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipment allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison Officer and porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Manaslu.
  • Annapurna Conservation Entry Permit, Manaslu Conservation Entry Permit
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag for each member.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Agency service charge and Tax

What is not included


  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 4 nights stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonuses.
  • Garbage deposit (Refundable)

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What to Expect

Accommodation:

We will be staying at 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu, and fully camping basis while trekking and climbing. All rooms are on twin-shared basis. Single bedroom will be arranged on request and will cost additional. 14 Summits will arrange rooms with attached washrooms; however, while camping there will be tented shower and bathroom.

Meals:

In Kathmandu, breakfast will be available. All meals will be provided during climbing including tea, coffee prepared by our cook. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners taking place for guests. While on trek, we have breakfast and dinner in the camp where we spend the night and lunch on our way to next destination. Authentic Nepalese, Tibetan, continental meals are common choices in the menu.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Mount Manaslu Expedition is a strenuous expedition. Climbers who can walk/climb up to 5-6 hours a day on an uphill and downhill trail will find this expedition fulfilling. It is best that we prepare ourselves for the Manaslu Expedition by climbing, jogging and exercising regularly at least couple months prior to the start of the expedition. Climbing to the Mt. Manaslu should be relatively fine for those who have experience climbing/trekking in a high altitude environment. Past climbing, hiking experience would be an asset because technical skill is required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform 14 Summits before booking the trek.

Best Time to Travel

The best time for expedition to Mt. Manaslu Expedition is during spring (April to May) and autumn ( September to October). The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip. Although this expedition can be undertaken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.

Equipment List

14 Summit has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.

Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets : Tourist Visa Form
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles
Toiletries
Small wash towel
Rain coat

Personal Clothing items
Head:
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body:
T-shirts
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)

Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:
Underwear
Hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel

Medical Supplies:
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Earplugs
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.

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