Manaslu Expedition

49 Days

Are you planning for the Manaslu expedition? We are here with the best package for climbing Mt Manaslu at a reasonable cost. The successful expedition, overcoming all the challenges to reach on the summit of 8163m (26781ft), the 8th highest peak in the world is our mission. Join us to attempt the summit of Mt. Manaslu along with the Manaslu circuit trek.


Mt. Manaslu expedition is a great task you will attempt to reach an elevation of 8163m. Definitely, you will get an amazing experience by spending time on mountains, over snow, playing with snow, spending nights on cliffs, and covering the major part of the Manaslu circuit. Once you reach the summit of the eighth highest mountain in the world, you will create a new identity in your history. Manaslu adventure is a pride to be on the summit of Mt Manaslu.

Standing on the row of Mansiri Himal, in Gorkha district, west-central Nepal, Mt Manaslu gives its identity as a mountain of spirit. You will enjoy the beauty of a diversified landscape, peaceful environment, self-exposing rivers and rivulets, amazing natural creations in mother Nepal along with climbing a snowcapped mountain. The view of the mountains from the summit is the best view you will have throughout the journey.

Beginner of Manaslu expedition

First person to reach on the summit of Mt. Manaslu was Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of Japanese expedition. They climbed Manaslu May 9 2056, before 66 year from 2022. Since first successful climb on Manaslu was done by Japanaese expedition, this mountain is also called as Japanese mountain.

Mt Manaslu Expedition 2023, 2024, 2025 …..

Mission summit treks and expedition offers Mt Manaslu climb with expert climbers, reasonable cost, and a customized itinerary. If you haven’t climbed peaks above 8000 before, Manaslu is the best choice. You will gain knowledge, training, and experience to climb the top seven highest peaks of the world:-

  1. Mount Everest (8848m) – Nepal, Himalayas,
  2. Mount K2 (8611m) – Pakistan, Karakoram
  3. Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m) –Nepal, Himalayas
  4. Lhotse (8516m) – Nepal, Himalayas
  5. Makalu (8485m) – Nepal, Himalayas
  6. Mt Cho Oyo (8188m) – Nepal, Himalayas
  7. Dhaulagiri (8167m) – Nepal, Himalayas


Manaslu Expedition highlights

  • The natural beauty of Gorkha, west-central Nepal.
  • Interact with Gurkas - Gorkhali
  • Himalayan Views (Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli, Himalchuli, Bouddha Himal, Annapurna range)
  • Gurung culture
  • Terrace farming
  • Diverse landscape


Manaslu expedition itinerary covers 49 days starting from Kathmandu and back to Kathmandu. 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

After your arrival on Kathmandu airport, our company member will welcome and drop you to Hotel. In the evening you will have welcome dinner with company members in cultural restaurant.

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu and preparation

Kathmandu day tour occurs in the second day. You will visit Pashupatinath, Shyambhunath, Bouddha and Kathmandu durbar square and taste famous food of Kathmandu.

Day 03: Preparation of trek

On preparation day climbers will give briefing about expedition. Company will check your documentation, visa application and you will arrange all the required documents. You can do your shopping and take rest.

Day 04: Drive to Machhi Khola 7-8 hours

Entire team will drive from Kathmandu to Machhi Khola. We will stop in Kurintar for having Lunch. In the evening we will rest in hotel.

Day 05: Machhi Khola to jagat 6 hrs.

Trekking begins with crossing Machhikhola and ascend to Almare. You will pass Khlola beshi, wot spring, walk through forest, viewing white watered Buddigandaki along the downstream.  Passing police checkpost you will reach Jagat.

Day 06: Jagat to Dyang, 7 hours

After having breakfast in Jagat you will start your trek towards  Dyang.  Passing different beautiful places named as Salleri, Paimo, Sirdibas, Philim, Eklabhatti, Nyak villages, you will reach Deng village. Panaromic view of central Himalaya you will forget your tiredness.

Day 07: Dyang to namrung 6-7 hours

After having breakfast in Dyang we well ascend to Namrung. Enjoying the view of forest, Budi Gandaki River in low land and glimpse of Mountain in highland, you will reach Namrung.

Day 08: Namrung to Samagau

Ascending uphills from Namrung you will enjoy amazing view of Mount Ganesh Himal, Himchuli on Horizon. Passing Lihi village, different passes and Shayla village you will reach Samagau.

Day 09: Rest Day at Sama gau

To acclimatize your body with changing atmospheric pressure and oxygen level, you will rest in Samagau. During the day you can visit nearby places and Birendra lake.

Day 10: Sama gau to Manasalu base camp

Manaslu base camp altitude , 4800m will be  gained in the 10th day of your trip. You will ascend from Samagau towards Manaslu Base camp. Around 5 hours of walk, you will reach on the base of Mount Manaslu, the amazing view of Manaslu and your awaited destination of expedition stands in front of you. 

Day 11 – 41: Acclimatization and Summit Time

Expedition period lies  between 11 days to 41 days. Climbing and resting period after 11 days will be determined by expedition leader. Preparation of climbing,  using rope and ice axe, organizing food will be done on base camp. You will spend 2, 3 days in basecamp to acclimatize your body and get last minute trainning. You will climb camp 1, camp 2, camp 3 and camp 4 before reaching the summit. Continuous climbing does not occur. You will climb to different camps and return back to base camp or lower elevation for acclimatization. You will attempt the summit during early morning to view sunrise from 8163m. Generally expedition from camp 4 occurs during midnight to reach summit in early morning. You will return to base camp according to guidance of leader and favorable weather.

Depending on the weather condition, the expedition time may extend or decrease.

Day 42: Back to Samagaun (3500m) from Base Camp,  4 hrs

You will leave basecamp and descend down to Samagaun. It takes around four hours to reach Samagaun through forest, small villages and amazing landscape of Manaslu region.

Day 43: Celebration Day of Manaslu Expedition

We will have rest day in Sama gaon as celebration day of victory – reaching to summit of Mount Makalu. Stepping on eight thousanders is definitely a great job one can do in their life. You will spend time on sharing experience and enjoying with the team.

Day 44: Back to Namrung , 5-6 hrs

After having breakfast you will descend down to another beautiful village, Namrung. You can enjoy Mountain View, Budigandaki and amazing terraces of Gorkha district Nepal.

Day 45: Namrung to Phillim, 4,5 hrs

Day by day you will descend down to lower elevation. You will reach Phillim village from Namrung. The Gurung culture and traditional houses adds beauty to the place.

Day 46: Machhi khola

The last destination of Gorkha district is Machhi Khola. Trekking and expedition period comes to the end with reaching tea house. The burble of river and its cold breeze will refresh you.

Day 47: Drive back to Kathmandu

After having breakfast you will drive back to Kathmandu leaving manaslu region, Gorkha district beside you. The achievement you gain after expedition is great that will always remain with your identity.

Day 48: Rest Day at Kathmandu

On this last day you can do shopping, visit Thamel, taste famous food of Nepal and take rest. In the evening you will have dinner with company members in cultural restaurant.  

Day 49: Final Departure

Depending on time of flight, our company member will leave you to Tribhuvan international airport, Kathamandu.

In this way Manaslu Expedition completes within 49 days.

How technical is Manaslu expedition?

In short, the Manaslu expedition is technical and challenging. Among all the eight-thousanders of the world, Manaslu is listed as the eighth highest peak in the world. Even the height of eight cliffs, crevices, and snow level makes it more complicated than Cho Oyu (8, 188m), and Shisapangma (8,027).

Is Everest seen from Manaslu circuit?

No, Everest is not seen from the Manaslu circuit. You can only view the Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Annapurna south, Mardi Himal, and Ganesh Himal along with the fantastic landscape, and cultural beauty of the Manaslu region.

Can you climb Manaslu?

Yes, you can climb Manaslu after training and experience. You must be physically fit, dedicated, and very careful handling the equipment.

Is Manslu harder than Everest?

No, Manaslu is not more harder than Everest. Since the elevation of Manaslu (8163m) is 685m less than Everest (8848m). Even though the Manaslu expedition is easier than Everest Expedition, it is equally technical and challenging one.

Where is Mount Manaslu?

Mount Manaslu is in Gorkha district, Nepal. Lies in west-central Nepal as a blessing for Gurkhas.

How long does it takes to climb Manaslu?

It takes around 30 days to climb Manaslu leaving travel from Kathmandu to Machhi Khola and trekking from Machhi Khola to Manaslu base camp altitude (4800m).

Is Manaslu difficult to climb?

Yes, Manaslu is difficult to climb. Since it is a technical and challenging expedition as other mountains higher than 8000 like Cho Oyu (8188m) and Shisapangma (8,027). Manaslu adventure is technical, harder, and challenging for all climbers.

Which mountain is known as Killer mountain of Nepal?

Manaslu is known as the killer mountain of Nepal.

Which is the easiest mountain to climb in Nepal?

Pokalde peak (5,806m) is the easiest mountain to climb in Nepal. Similarly, Island peak (6189m), Mera peak (6,476m) Yala peak (5500m) and Tent peak (5560m) are some of the easiest mountains to climb in Nepal.

How much does it cost to summit Manaslu?

Manaslu expedition cost varies from company to company. In general Manaslu expedition cost range from 9000 USD to 13000 USD.

Where is Annapurna Mountain located in Nepal Map?

Annapurna mountain is located in north central Nepal, in the border of Kaski and Gandaki Province. Annapurna I is 67.3 km far from Manaslu.

How many people climbed Manaslu?

Over 2300 people have climbed Manaslu but only a few of them have reached the summit of 8,163m. Most of the climbers return from the Fore- summit which is 6 -7 meters below the main summit.

Which mountain is not opened for climbing to foreigners?

Mt Machhapuchhre is not open for climbing to foreigners and Nepali well. Due to being a sacred mountain adjoining Lord Shiva.

Why Manaslu is called Killer Mountain?

Manaslu is a killer mountain because more than 60 people have already died on the slope of mount Manaslu and very few climbers can reach the summit due to its difficult cliff and slope to climb.

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