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Expedition in Nepal

Manaslu Expedition

"Conquer Manaslu (8,163m), world's 8th highest peak!"



52 Days


  • 51 BreakFast
  • 50 Lunch
  • 50 Dinner


  • Tea House/Camping.


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Group Size






Optimal Season

Spring and Autumn



Daily Activity

peak climbing

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Salbin Basnet

Kathmandu, Nepal +977 9851102825


The Manaslu Expedition is a challenging mountaineering venture to summit Mount Manaslu, the eighth-highest peak in the world, standing at 8,163 meters (26,781 feet). Located in the Gorkha District of Nepal, the mountain offers a thrilling and rewarding experience for seasoned climbers.

History: The first successful ascent of Manaslu took place in 1956 by a Japanese expedition led by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu. Since then, the mountain has been attracting climbers from around the globe, making it one of the most sought-after 8,000-meter peaks for mountaineers.

Rules and Regulations: As with all major expeditions in Nepal, climbers need permits from the respective government authorities to attempt the Manaslu Expedition. The expedition must adhere to strict environmental regulations to preserve the pristine Himalayan ecosystem.

Trip Highlights:

  1. Himalayan Majesty: Summit the magnificent Manaslu, witnessing breathtaking panoramas of surrounding peaks and valleys.
  2. Technical Challenge: Conquer technical sections, icefalls, and crevasses, testing mountaineering skills and mental resilience.
  3. Remote Wilderness: Traverse through untouched landscapes, away from commercial trekking trails, offering a sense of isolation and adventure.
  4. Cultural Encounters: Experience the rich local culture of ethnic communities like Sherpas and Gurungs, known for their warmth and hospitality.
  5. Base Camp Life: Embrace the camaraderie of Base Camp, a bustling hub where climbers prepare for the summit push.
  6. High Camps: Establish and reside in high-altitude camps, embracing the beauty and harshness of the alpine environment.
  7. Glacier Walks: Cross immense glaciers, forming a surreal landscape, and navigate through snow-covered terrains.
  8. Summit Thrill: Revel in the sense of achievement as you stand atop Manaslu, absorbing the views from the eighth-highest peak on Earth.
  9. Spiritual Connection: Embrace the spiritual significance of the mountain, steeped in local myths and revered as a sacred deity.
  10. Cultural Insight: Engage with the local traditions, witnessing monasteries, prayer flags, and rituals that exemplify Himalayan spirituality.

Local Culture and Tradition: The Manaslu region is home to a diverse range of ethnic groups, including Sherpas, Gurungs, Tamangs, and others, each with their distinct culture and traditions. The region is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, and trekkers often encounter prayer wheels, chortens, and Buddhist monasteries along the way.

Respecting local customs and traditions is paramount during the expedition, and climbers are often blessed by local monks before starting the ascent. Interactions with the warm and friendly local communities add a sense of cultural richness to the entire Manaslu Expedition, making it an unforgettable blend of mountaineering and cultural experience.

Route Map

Route Map


  • Eighth Highest Peak: Summit Mount Manaslu, the eighth-highest mountain in the world, offering a thrilling and challenging climb.
  • Pristine Himalayan Beauty: Witness breathtaking views of surrounding peaks and valleys, including the Annapurna and Ganesh Himal ranges.
  • Remote Wilderness: Traverse through untouched landscapes and pristine wilderness, away from the crowded commercial trekking routes.
  • Cultural Immersion: Experience the rich local culture of ethnic communities like Sherpas and Gurungs, known for their warm hospitality.
  • Base Camp Life: Embrace the camaraderie of Base Camp, where climbers prepare and acclimatize for the summit push.
  • Technical Challenge: Conquer technical sections, icefalls, and crevasses, testing mountaineering skills and mental resilience.
  • High-altitude Camps: Establish and reside in high camps, experiencing the beauty and challenges of the alpine environment.
  • Glacial Crossings: Navigate through massive glaciers, offering a surreal and otherworldly landscape.
  • Spiritual Connection: Embrace the spiritual significance of the mountain, revered as a sacred deity in local myths and beliefs.
  • Sense of Achievement: Experience the sense of accomplishment and fulfillment as you stand atop Manaslu, taking in the views from the summit of this magnificent peak. The Manaslu Expedition offers a perfect blend of adventure, natural beauty, cultural encounters, and mountaineering challenges, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience for passionate climbers and adventurers.


  • All arrival and departure transfers with Snowy Dream World assistance.
  • 4 Nights 3 Star Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per itinerary.
  • Kathmandu-Dharapani/Arughat-Kathmandu private transport with group and members.
  • Complete camping set like kitchenware, kitchen, dining tents with furniture like tables and chairs.
  • Toilet and shower tents and one each individual member tent at ABC.
  • Three meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) and tea house /lodge accommodation during trek.
  • Freshly cooked 3 meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) by Snowy professional cook in ABC.
  • 40kg: 30kg per person individual baggage allowance for trekking up and down to ABC.
  • Annapurna & Manaslu Conservation Area Project (ACAM/MCAP) entry permit
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permit for climbing normal route of Mt. Manaslu.
  • 1:1 experienced private climbing Sherpa guide during trek and climb (Manaslu Summiteers).
  • Government appointed Liaison Officer for the expedition fully paid.
  • high altitude food for climbing member support Sherpa.
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
  • Emergency oxygen mask and regulator upon requirement of guest with reliable charge.
  • All tents for camp 1, 2, 3 and 4 for member and Sherpa sharing, Icefall charges if required
  • Wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for involved staffs.
  • Solar panel with batteries for light and devices charging in the Base Camp.
  • Satellite phone for communication with the cost of US$ 4 per minute at ABC.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Our service charge and Government taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Necessary assistances for individual travel arrangements.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
  • Snowy Dream World Special Gifts (T-shirt/Pashmina etc.)


  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Loundry, communication expenses and Internet uses.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, camera/video fees and trekking gears.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, change in Government regulations, etc.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses for member.
  • Summit bonus to your private Sherpa guide if approached to the summit (Minimum US$ 1000.00)

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