8163m  tall mount  Manaslu also known as Kutang is the eighth highest mountain in the world, and is located in the Mansiri Himal. Manaslu which means “Mountain of the Spirit”, comes from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning “intellect” or “soul”. It was first climbed on 9th may 1956 by Japanese expedition including Mr.Toshio Imanishi from Japan and Gyaltsen Norbu Sherpa from  Nepal  via North East face. It is said that “just as the British consider Everest  their mountain, Manaslu has always been a Japanese mountain.Manaslu is little easier than other 8000m peaks if climbed in September-october . But it is very hard and threat of avalanche in spring season.

 Details

Altitude: 8163 m, 26,781 feet

Location: Nepal
First ascent: May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu
Expedition: Japanese Expedition
Summits/Deaths: 1101/68

Death Rate after summit: 6.17%

Facts:  Manaslu was known as Killer mountain.  It used to be climbed mostly in spring season. The trend changed since 2008 after many successful ascents. In 2008, Cho Oyu via Tibet was closed for foreigners and most of the team diverted to Manaslu in autumn season (September-october). It was big success in autumn season in 2008. Since then, it became very popular and many climbers are attracted for autumn season.

 

Trip 2017

Quick Look :-

Name:           DD Trek International Manaslu expedition 2017

Mountain:    Manaslu (8163m)

Position:        8th highest mountain in the world

Country:       Nepal

Leader:        Phurba Tenzing Sherpa

Arrival date in Nepal :            1st September to

Departure date from Nepal:   7th October (Predicted time)

 

Price:         16,000/- $ USD (one way down by helicopter)

Booking:       Till 5th August 2017

 

 

Phurba Tenzing Sherpa (Phurba)

 Phurba Tenzing sherpa is young and energetic climber. He at the age of 27yrs climbed the The Top Of The World, Mount Everest for 10th times. Beside Mt.Everest, he also climbed Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Ama Dablam and other several 6000-7000m peaks of Nepal.

 

Photo of Previous Manaslu Expedition

Itinerary

Itinerary :-

Day01: Arrival at TIA airport, Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day02: Paper work in Kathmandu + shopping.

Day 03: Drive to Arughat then overnight at hotel

Day04: Trek to Khorsani Bari

Day 05: Trek to Khorla-besi

Day06: Trek to Jagat or Salleri(30 min difference)

Day07: Trek to Dyang

Day08: Trek to Namrung 
(Incase flight direct flight to SamaGaun from Kathmandu, Itinerary should match) 

Day 09: Trek to Sama Gaun

Day10: Rest day

Day 11: Trek to Base camp

Day 12: Rest Day at base camp

Day 13-30: Climbing Period

Day 31: Rest day + packing

Day 32: Trek to Sama Gaun and overnight at hotel

Day 33: Early Back to Kathmandu by helicopter (Rest Day in Kathmandu)

Day 34: Transfer to TIA and final departure to your own destination

 

Cost Included

Cost Included :-

  1. Manaslu Climbing Permit
  2. National park and Special permit of entering restricted area
  3. Liaison Officer fee
  4. 1member: 1climbing Sherpa from Nepal
  5. Oxygen (3  cylinders to climbing member and for climbing Sherpa as required)
  6. Latest Mask Regulator Set (TopOut mask)
  7. Staff insurance (climbing Sherpa, Kitchen staff and porters)
  8. Allowance for Sherpa & other staffs
  9. Lodging & Fooding during trekking and Expedition
  10. Transfer in Kathmandu
  11. Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan (Bed and Breakfast)
  12. Group Climbing gear ( rope, ice crew, snow bar, Epi gas, cooking pots and others)
  13. Tents and food in Base camp and High camps.
  14. Kitchen Staffs at Base camp
  15. Porter to BC & back
  16. Solar set at Base camp
  17. Generator (for charging high voltage electronic devices)
  18. Communication (walkieTalkie)
  19. Weather Report
  20. Satellite phone service with fixed calling charge
  21. One way helicopter charter in a group

Cost Excluded

 

Cost Excluded :-

  1.  International Airfare
  2. Summit Bonus to personnel climbing Sherpa of 1000/-USD.
  3. Member Personal climbing Insurance
  4.  Lunch, Dinner & Drink in Kathmandu.
  5.  Nepal Visa fee
  6.   Helicopter Rescue if needed
  7. Fly back to Kathmandu from Sama Gaun  if alone
  8. Alcoholic drinks
  9.  Tips to Staffs if you like.

 

Additional service if required

1. Satellite phone charge: 2/- USD per minute call

2.Oxygen cylinders of 4litres: 350/-USD

3.Mask and regulator set on rent: 300/-USD         (800/- USD: if lost)

4.Helicopter service from Sama Gaun to Kathmandu: 2700/-USD for single charter

5.Personal climbing Sherpa: 7500/- USD including all services and oxygen to him

 

Route Map

 

Gears

PRIMARY ESSENTIALS
1.    Passport
2.    Money, Traveler’s Cheques and Credit cards
3.    Personal Travel Insurance


CLOTHING                                    
1.    Sunglass Normal-1
2.    Casual Clothing for travel and Kathmandu-1set
3.    Polypropylene shirt or T-Shirt-4-5
4.    Warm fleece inner-2
5.    Fleece jacket    -1
6.     Wind Jacket-1
7.    Down suit-1
8.    Down Jacket-1
9.    Down pant-1
10.    Light weight trouser-1
11.    Heavy weight trousers
12.    Fleece trouser-1
13.    Wind pants-1
14.    Polypropylene long Jons-1
15.    Underwear-5
16.    Light weight-1
17.    Light weight gloves-1
18.    Down Mitts-1
19.    Heavy mitts-1
20.    Ski Gloves-1
21.    Sun Hat-1
22.    Warm Hat-1
23.    Headband/buff-1
24.    Light weight walking shocks-6
25.    Climbing shocks-4
26.    Rain coat or Umbrella for trekking-1


FOOTWEAR
1.    Climbing Boots-1
2.   Plastic/leather boots-1
3.    Trekking boots-1
4.    Gaiter-1


PERSONAL
1.     Sun and-1
2.     lip care -1
3.    Personal first aid kit-1
4.    Repair kit like (needle, threat)
5.    Reading materials
6.    Diary and Writing material
7.    Camera/video camera

 


EQUIPMENT
1.    Harness-1
2.    Unlock karabiners -3
3.    Screw/lock karabiners-3
4.    Descender/fig.8/-1
5.    Ascender/Jumor-1
6.    Tape slings-2
7.    Set prussic loops-2
8.    Ice Axe- 1
9.    Retractable poles- 1 set
10.    Crampons-1
11.    Helmet-1
12.    Head Lamp-2
13.    Batteries- 4sets/4times changeable
14.    Sunglass with UV rays protection-1
15.    Googles-1
16.    Water bottle-1
17.    Pee Bottle-1
18.    Ruck sack- 45-55ltr -1

SLEEPING
Sleeping Bag(30°C)- 1 or 2
Thermarest mat-1

Review

2016: DD trek organized 6th 8000m of the year on Manaslu where 3 members and 4 Sherpa made successful ascents on 30-09-2016. The team includes Lk Siu, Wang Tianhu, Cen Yu, Mingma Gylaje, Dawa Gyalje, Tamting and Phurita Sherpa.

2014: DD Trek organized Chinese Women Expedition and Japanese Team. Our Team made successful ascent on 26-09-2014.

2011: Dreamers Destination was started with expedition from Manaslu. It was first expedition from DD Trek where MA Mohit from Bagladesh, Mingma Gyalje Sherpa and Dawa Gyalje Sherpa made successful ascent on 12-10-2011.

   Mr Phurba Tenzing made successful ascent on 05-10-2011 with Japanese team.

Note: itinerary can be flexible as per client wish and weather condition

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