50 days
Trip Level
Group Size
8163 m

Manaslu Expedition is one of the technical peaks in Nepal. It lies at a height of 8163 meters. The height of Manaslu is similar to the Dhaulagiri. Both are 5th highest mountains in Nepal and the 8th highest in the world. The Manaslu expedition is pre-practice climb before climbing the Everest. Mt. Manaslu lies beautifully in the Manaslu Circuit trail. East to Annapurna and the summit offers spectacular scenery of the mountain ranges all around. Proper acclimatization and mental alertness are absolutely mandatory for the climb. Although along with a need of previous mountain climbing experience and good physique.

The Manaslu Expedition adventure start of this trek is through Arughat. From here trekkers absorb in the beauty of the surroundings. Even more enter into Soti Khola, Machha Khola, Jagat and into Deng. From Deng, further, the trek required to enter Namrung, Sama Gaon and then into the Manaslu Base Camp. Besides that the base camp, four other camps need to set up to climb the mountain. The Manaslu Base Camp lies at 4665 meters and Camp 1 is at 5500 meters. Then Camp 2 and 3 are at altitudes of 6300 m and 6700 m respectively. Camp 4 lies at 7300 m.

The Base Camp is at a comfortable position but is susceptible to winds and snowfalls. It is present near the mighty Larkya Glacier. The climb from the base camp to Camp 1 requires the extensive use of crampons. The passage from Camp 1 to Camp 2 requires passing through steep snowfields with the danger of slipping. Also present are massive icefalls need to walk upon with precautions. Camp 2 to 3 is a slippery one, following by trekking up through ice bulges into Camp 4. Since camp 4 to the summit is a comparatively hard climb and requires mental alertness. The same path is retraced to end this wonderful expedition.

This trek takes trekkers to the depths of the mystical Budi Gandaki Valley en route Manaslu Circuit allowing a chance to observe the lifestyle of various ethnic populations residing in the area. The suitable time for carrying out this expedition is through the months of March to May and September to October. In addition, the journey can extend up to Larkya La Pass then join to popular Annapurna Circuit Trail at Dharapani.

Manaslu Expedition: Highlights

Trek to basecamp experiencing the unique culture of Nepal off the beaten path
A fully supported expedition to Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world

Perfect training peak to prepare for a future attempt of Everest
Incredible opportunity for mountaineers to explore beaten path of Manaslu region
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
Airport transfer
Meal during the trek
Nepal government royalty fees
Mananslu Expedition permits
Land transport in Nepal
All expedition staff: cooks, porters
All kitchen equipment
All necessary climbing gears
Oxygen cylinder: 4ltr -3 bottle each member 2 bottle each Sherpa
Experiences climbing Sherpa 2:1
Professional guide & porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fees
Meals in Kathmandu
Personal Expenses
Travel Insurance
Emergency rescue Evacuation
Personal climbing gears
Personal beverages
Summit bonus of climbing Sherpa
Guide & Porter gratuity

Prices are quoted and payable only in (US$ dollars). All prices published on our websites, brochures and marketing materials are set as low as possible. The trip prices may vary at any time subject to numbers of travelers, duration of holidays, standard hotel. It may caused increase in transportation costs due to hike fuel prices. Before we have accepted your booking. However, we guarantee our prices who have already signed up for your tour. Please Contact us to Get a custom quote.


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2 - 4: Free day and Expedition preparation.

Today, you are almost free and give you an opportunity to visit the heritage site of Kathmandu. Make preparation for expedition and short briefing will conduct by Ministry of Tourism, Nepal for the Expedition leaders regarding the upcoming adventure then the permit will be issued by authorities.

Day 5: Kathmandu – Arughat (710 m) 8h00 drive.

The day of the departure to the Arughat is by local bus. A regarding drive through the countryside of Nepal will enjoy mountain scenery, forests, beautiful landscapes and villages and get Arughat in late afternoon.

Day 6: Arughat – Labubensi (900 m): 6h00 walk.

The First day of the trek, walking though the newly construction rough road to Sotikhola. Then we cross a bridge trek though the forests along the Budi Gandaki River passing by several villages, rice fields and waterfalls and get Labu Bensi.

Day 7: Labubensi – Khorla Bensi (970 m) 6h00 walk.

After the breakfast in the morning we head to Khorla Bensi passing by rocky trail, descend to Budi Gandaki river bank, walk along the sand then climb a side and down to cross a suspension bridge to reach Machhakhola and some up and down get Khorla bensi.

Day 8: Khorla Bensi – Jagat (1400 m)

The trail goes to along the Budi Gandaki River Bank few more ascends and descends come to a small Hot spring in Tatopani. After crossing a suspension bridge take over another ridge and get Dovan and Yaru Phant. We cross a suspension bridge of yaru khola then climb up the well managed stone stairs. Finally we get Jagat in the lap of river.

Day 9: Jagat – Deng (1,804 m): 6h00 walk.

After checking the entry permit, the trail goes to Deng traversing several villages, settlements, waterfalls and crossing suspension bridges along the trail.

Day 10: Deng – Namrung (2630 m) 6h00 walk.

As usual as other days, we head to Namrung. After a short walk cross a suspension bridge in Deng crossing over small settlements Rana and Bihi and pleasant walk to Ghap. We further cross Budi Gandaki River several times it comes across many monasteries in the trail. Finally, cross over a bridge a fine walk to climb up to get Namrung.

Day 11: Namrung – Samagaon (3530 m) 6h00 walk.

Early morning, after the breakfast we left the Namrung, an impressive view point for Ganesh Himal and Siringi Himal in Nupra valley. The trail leads to Samagaon passing by several Tibetan villages with their pristine culture and peoples, Chhortens, monasteries as well as massif views of Manaslu en route.

Day 12: Samagaon – Acclimatization day!

Samagoan is an ancient Tibetan village, where we spend a day for rest and acclimatization. The village is enriched in culture and typical settlements. This is considered first base camp for Manaslu expedition. This day you allow exploring Birendra Lake, Pungen monastery and village.

Day 13 - 43: Climbing period of Manaslu Expedition.

Manaslu Expedition period begins now on heading to Base Camp from Sama Goan. We don’t force to provide day by day activities from Base camp onwards due to flexible period for summit base on the condition of climbers, Sherpa and other support team. The team will determine the summit period that depending on the weather condition. Normally, the team spent the time in base camp for acclimatization purpose, hike several time up and down from different high camp altitude and set up the camp to facilitate for the summit and its management. Once, the team determines that is all in the condition approach to make summit. After successful ascension of the Mount Manalsu, the team retraces same way back to Sama Goan.

Day 44 - 47: Sama Gaon – Arughat Bazaar.

Retraces all the way back to Arughat Bazaar from Sama Goan while trek to the Manaslu Expedition.

Day 48: Arughat Bazaar – Kathmandu (1350 m) 6h00 drive

This is picturesque drive passing through the several villages, rice fields, vegetation, river as well as beautiful mountains and get in Kathmandu in afternoon.

Day 49: Free day in Kathmandu

A fully leisure day! rest, relax and last minutes shopping.

Day 50: Final departure

You will be transfer to airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your home country.
Manaslu Expedition Camp 4
Manaslu Expedition camp 2
Manaslu Expedition Camp 3
Manaslu Expedition difficulty
Manaslu Expedition Camp 4
Manaslu Summit below ridge

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