Mt. Manaslu Expedition

41 Days
  • 41 Day(s)
  • Strenuous
  • 8163
  • 1+
  • Spring
  • Jeep / Bus
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Diner
  • Expedition
  • Tea house and camping


Manaslu (8,163 meters/26,781 feet) is the eighth tallest mountain in the world. It is a part of the Mansiri Himalayan range, which lies in the Gorkha district of Gandaki Zone in west-central Nepal. The Manaslu expedition is achievable for ambitious climbers with average mountaineering experience. With moderate technical ascent involved, like snow slopes, steep ice and rocks, glaciers, and crevasses, the climb of Mount Manaslu is an adventurous undertaking. Besides, the journey is rewarding with breathtaking views and a profound sense of accomplishment of stepping into the summit of this peak by conquering its formidable routes. While the ascent to the Manaslu is remarkable on its own, it also serves as a milestone to scale the world’s highest peak, Everest.

The Manaslu expedition will allow you to explore the restricted Manaslu region and immerse in the beauty of its pristine landscapes. Its wilderness off-the-beaten trails offer adventurers a serene escape amidst the towering mountains. The trekking journey towards the Manaslu Base Camp involves passing through the rich biodiversity of the Annapurna Conservation Area and the Manaslu Conservation Area. You will cover diverse landscapes ranging from lowland forests to alpine meadows and glaciers, accompanied by the panorama of the snow-coated peaks. Additionally, the encounter with the high Himalayan pass of Larkya La (5,160 meters) in between the journeys adds a thrill to the adventure.

To attempt Manaslu, you need to have a deep understanding of alpine expeditions. Climbing Manaslu is a bit challenging for untrained mountaineers, which requires technical expertise and rock/ice climbing skills. This expedition challenges adventurers, testing both their physical endurance and mental resilience to the core, ultimately treating them to spectacular high-altitude vistas and fostering a deep connection to the raw beauty of the Himalayas. As a whole, embarking on the Manaslu expedition demands meticulous planning, physical conditioning, and average mountaineering expertise. If you are prepared with all these, the journey is sure to be a lifelong achievement and memory.

Key Attractions of the Manaslu Expedition

  • The journey begins and ends in Kathmandu with a scenic overland drive through countryside landscapes
  • The journey rewards you with the eye-filling vistas of the enthralling snowy mountains such as Himlung Himal, Annapurna ranges, Ganesh Himal, Siringi Himal, etc
  • Trekking across the varied mountainous terrains such as forests, hills, villages, farmlands, valleys, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, grasslands, meadows, snowfields, glaciers, and rocky cliffs
  • Solitary and rewarding adventure experience of traversing the quieter trails through untouched Himalayan landscapes
  • Traversing the Annapurna Conservation Area and Manaslu Conservation Area and gaining deep insights into the rich biodiversity of the region
  • Chance to spot valuable wild species of this remote Himalayan region such as Snow Leopards, Himalayan Tahr, Asian Balck Bear, Himalayan Musk Deer, Golden Jackal, Himalayan Blue Sheep, Red Panda, Pika etc, and numerous bird kinds
  • Navigation of the challenging high Himalayan pass of Larkya La Pass (5,106 meters)
  • Rich cultural experience (mix of Nepalese and Tibetan-Buddhist) while walking past the traditional villages of Tamang, Gurung, Magar, and Sherpa during the trek
  • Experiencing the genuine hospitality of the native communities of the region
  • Admiring the magnificent sunrise and sunset views over the snowy Himalayas from different viewpoints
  • Passing through the routes adorned with colorful prayer flags fluttering with breeze, giant Mani Walls, and Prayer Wheels
  • Opportunity to hone mountaineering skills, such as ice and snow climbing, glacier travel, and navigating steep slopes
  • A profound sense of accomplishment and satisfaction on conquering one of the world’s highest mountains and soaking up the stunning panorama from its summit

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Mt. Manaslu Expedition
From $9,900
/ Adult

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Mt. Manaslu Expedition