All about Manaslu Expedition October 2022
Mount Manaslu lies in Gorkha district at an altitude of 8163 meter in the ridges of Mansiri Himal. The name manaslu means the mountain of the spirit. Bhrikuti Peak is snow caped mountain and with many mountains around. Many other 6000-meter mountains can be witnessed from the Manaslu.
You will experience wide range of culture and geography diversity during this whole trip starting from ancient city of Kathmandu. You will witness different flora and fauna, culture, ethnic group and hear a stories about climbing heroes and Sherpa’s.
Ski Guides Nepal will follow the less demanding snow inclines, settle the routes and guarantee wellbeing for climbing and skiing. Mt Manaslu climbing and skiing start-off with off-road driving with exciting mountains followed by a few days trek to base camp.
On your arrival, our airport representative will escort you to your Hotel by private car. In the evening, we will have welcome dinner together & briefing on your trip. We will also have a welcome dinner if your arrival is in morning. In case of night flight, welcome dinner will be next day.
On this day, you will explore the delightful capital city Kathmandu. Take a visit to UNESCO world heritage site sites- Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square & more. Your trip starts from next morning & we will brief your entire plan. We will do some gear checking to make sure all things are set.
Dharapani is a village development committee in Manang District in the Gandaki Zone of northern Nepal. We will have an offroad and beautiful time in Dharapani. Very beautiful village that lies on the way to Manaslu. Gateway to Manaslu.
Following breakfast, you will start the trek from the small but busy village of Dharapani to Tilje. You will have the view of beautiful green terraced farm field and introductory terrain of the trek. It is not a long day today as it’s as a starter for your legs. Overnight at Tilje.
You will descend on a path over a ridge before arriving a village called Gho. Today, you will pass through the valley and rhododendron forest. Pristine water in Dudh Khola- a local rivulet- on route takes your mind to the state of peace. A track through a meadow after crossing a thick alpine woods brings you to Bimthang.
We will explore the city and rest to make our body comfortable for high altitude. After breakfast, you will go for exploration of Larkey La Glacier. You will experience this unique nature in the world with beautiful views of mountain ranges in the region including Mount Manaslu while walking on the glacial debris. After exploring the glacier, you will come down to Bimthang for the overnight stay.
Samdo Village is very old and beautiful village, which lies in the lap of Himalays. You will enjoy beautiful people, landscape and mountains in this village. We also have to go through larke lapass, which is around the height of 5106m.
From here, we will straight go to Manaslu base camp and set out camp over there for climbing and this will be our base for long time.
These days we will try to summit the mountain and practice for climbing. Our all staff will wait for you in our base camp. In addition, will leave with you when you are back with you guide.
We will clean our garbage, wastage and pack our stuff to return to city.
We will go to samagaun following the classic circuit path of Manaslu. This is very interesting village aswell by culture point of view.
Further, along, you'll pass through the villages of Sho, Lho, and Shyala before reaching Sama Village. You can enjoy extraordinary views of Manaslu from Lho and also explore the famous Ribung Gompa. In Shyala village you'll be surrounded by high mountains like Himal Chuli and Peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli) to the left, Manaslu and large glaciers straight ahead.
We will head towards Philim Village from Namrung Village. This will be relatively easy downhill.
We will go through easy downhill trek Machakhola from Philim Village. We will go through beautiful village and nature and river side.
We will descend down to Aarughat Bazar. You can buy some foods and things in the market. This is small town after trek.
We will drive back to Kathmandu from Aarughhat. It will take around 6 hours to reach Kathmandu.
We will enjoy Kathmandu, rest, cleaning and so one. We will have farewell dinner with our whole crew.
We will drive you to airport for your final departure.