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Ascent of Manaslu Peak (8156m), Nepal, with a helicopter to/from Base Camp. Full service.

30 days
Group size: 6-10
Program's difficulty
34 900 USD
Deposit: 5 000 USD
September 05 - October 04 - Lonchinsky Alexsey - join the group


The most accessible Eight-thousander (8163m) of Nepal, the eighth by height. Stands in the Gorkha massif, about 40 miles east of Annapurna, which is the tenth one. The name can be translates from Sanskrit as "the mountain of spirit" Due to very long approaches the ascent used to take much longer than the other Eight-thousanders, but on our expedition we use a helicopter and can do it in 30 days. The first ascent was done in 1953 by the ladies' ever first expedition climbing an Eight-thousander. It was from Japan.
We offer a Manaslu climb with a helicopter flight to BC, 1 high altitude Sherpa for 1 member and 2 bottles of oxygen for each member.

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu, official procedure and necessary arrangements.
Day 3 Helicopter flight to Sama Gaon (3780m)
Day 4 Acclimatization day
Day 5 Trek to Manaslu Base Camp (4700m)
Day 6-25 Ascent of Manaslu
Day 26 Return to Base Camp
Day 27 Descent to Sama Gaon
Day 28 Helicopter flight to Kathmandu
Day 29 Free day in Kathmandu
Day 30 Transfer to airport and flight home
Price includes

Price includes

Experienced expedition leader (Everest summiter) from "7 Summits Club"

High-altitude porters (Sherpas) - 1 for 1 member

** Sherpas establish public camps and carry public goods at a height above 6400 m, and also accompanies the member of expedition during the days of storming the peaks from the upper assault camp to the top.

Nepalese liaison officer

Nepalese cooks

Nepalese kitchen-boys

Climbing permit

Meeting and seeing off at all necessary points of the route

Transfers in Katmandu according to the program

Bus and truck for the loads and helicopter for the team to fly to/from BC

1 yak (40kg) per expedition member from BC to ABC and back

Yak&Yeti Hotel (5 stars, BB, double rooms) in Kathmandu for 2 nights before and 2 nights after expedition

Lodges when trekking

Food when climbing: meals in BC and ABC, food-stuffs higher

Tents for BC, ABC and high camps

Kitchen with necessary equipment in BC and ABC, chairs and tableware

Fuel for BC and ABC

1 electric generator

First aid kits

Sleeping bags for high camps

Gas bottles (250gr) for stoves for high camps

Gas stoves

Walkie-talkies: 1 for 2 members


Ice screws

Oxygen set: mask + regulator – 1 item per climber (for ascent only)

Oxygen bottles "POISK" – 2 items per climber (for ascent only over 7500m)

Team jacket windblock

Two Team T-shirts

Baseball cap

Price does not include

Extra nights in hotel in Katmandu

Flight to Kathmandu

Personal equipment for the ascent

Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu

Personal travel, medical and rescue insurance - obligatory!

Nepalese tourist visa

Airport taxes in Kathmandu

Tips for supporting staff

Cost of eventual rescue operations

Personal Sherpa

Extra yaks for personal things (200USD per yak)

Extra oxygen bottles (on request only)

Good advice

On buying this programme you get 21% discount on buying your climbing gear. Detais are here

Tips guidelines (important information!)
You entrust your life, health, your time and money to the guides. And the guides take this responsibility for you and for the success of the whole trip. They are doing this 24 hours. 10-20 USD per day per client are expected as the normal amount of tips for the guides and the staff of the program. If you liked everything about the trip, please don't forget to thank them. You can give the tips directly to the head guide and he will distribute it among the staff.
Necessary travel papers (documents)
Valid passport with a visa (if you need it)
2 passport size photo
Climbing insurance
Climbing permit
By air and by land
City transport for airport
Minibuses in Kathmandu
Bus and truck for the loads and helicopter for the team to fly to/from BC
Carrying loads above BC: 1 yak for personal things (40kg) of each member
Also yaks carry all group equipment
High altitude Sherpas carry all expedition equipment above ABC. They pitch and strike high camps and bring up and down all the camping (including sleeping bags with foam pads), climbing gear, food.
Yak & Yeti Hotel (5stars) in Kathmandu for 2 nights before and 2 nights after the climb (single rooms)
Personal tents in BC and
Tents for 2-3 in high camps
Only breakfast in Kathmandu.
Meals when climbing and trekking - 3 times a day
Meals in BC - 3 times a day. Nepalese cooks use gas stoves in tents-kitchen. Any amount of hot water is available. Meals are served in mess-tents with tables and chairs.
For the ascent special high altitude food-staffs are provided. Meals in high camps (above ABC) are cooked on gas stoves together with Sherpas. Water is melted snow.
Nepalese liason officer
Nepalese cook
Nepalese kitchen boys
High altitude Sherpas - 1 per 1 member
Health and medical insurance
We provide a big first-aid kit.
In case you need your own personal medicines you are advised to bring them with you.
Important! Please note: the obligatory condition of taking part in this expedition is a special climbing medical insurance!
Autumn is a good time for climbing Manaslu
Personal gear
Technical Equipment for the ascent:

Crampons (e.g. Grivel G12)
Rucksack 70-80 liters
Rucksack 35-40 liters
Karabiners with screwgate lockers - 3 items
Jumar (ascender)
Telescope ski poles
Rappel device
Ice Axe
Head lamp
Photo camera
Video camera and assessors
Personal crockery for high camps

Equipment for body and feet:

Trekking shoes
Boots of "Everest" Millet type
Down jacket + down trousers (or down overalls)
Gore-tex jacket with wide hood
Gore-tex trousers (better semi-overalls)
Windblock jacket
Windblock trousers
Jacket "Polartec - 100" - 2 items
Warm underwear - 2 sets
Personal underwear
Polartec gloves 2 pairs
Thinsulate gloves
Thinsulate mittens - 2 pairs
Warm woolen socks - 4-5 pairs
Warm hat
Windblock face mask
UV glasses
Ski goggles (preferably)
Additional information
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