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Mt. Manasalu Exp. (8,163 M / 26,781 FT)

  • Trip Code: MANA
  • Trip Duration: 30 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Group Size: 1 to 15
  • Season: Autumn
  • Max Altitude: 8,163m.
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Jeep/Trekking and climbing
  • Accomodation: Hotel, Tea houses and Camping
  • Trip Grade: Sterious

OVERVIEW

Mt. Manasalu with a height of 8,163m/26,781ft also known as Kampung located in the Mansiri Himal, west-central part of Nepal. The Name “Manaslu” a loanword from the Sanskrit language means “Mountain of the Spirit”. It is Mt. Kutung in Tibet. Although the expedition to Manasalu was done earlier several time, Trekking to the Manasalu region were opened only in 1991 with limited clusters in the group permit system as it is still a protected region. The climbing is technical more than Cho-Oyu and Shisha Pangma. Manasalu Base Camp lies at the height of

(4,700m. /15,419ft.). A drive from Kathmandu through Dhadingbesi or through Gorkha is the main entry point for Manasalu Peak. The total caravan route distance is approx. 120km either from Dhadingbesi or Gorkha and the climbing route length is 12.2km from the Manasalu Base Camp. The nearest human settlement from the Base Camp is in Samagaun just 1.9km away. The valley is linked to the long ridges and valley glaciers offering feasible approaches when viewed from afar. Mr. Gyaltsen Norbu Sherpa (Nepali Citizen) and Mr. ToshiImanishi (Japanese Citizen) were the first successful summiteer of Manasalu main peak on 9th May 1956.

ITINENARY

Itinerary of Mt. Manasalu Exp. (8,163 M / 26,781 FT)

Our Company representative will be standing in front of arrival gate to meets you at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu holding a board of our company SNOWPAL TREK AND EXPEDITION Pvt. Ltd. along with your Name and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Hotel on BB Basis

After Breakfast first we check all the trekking equipments and if missing some of trekking gear, we can buy during the sightseeing. Full day sightseeing proceeds to the prominent UNESCO world heritage site to SyambhunathStupa the Buddhist sanctuary said to be nearly 2000 years old. The hill itself is pleasant place overlooking the entire valley of Kathmandu. The all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha painted in prominent blue atop the dome are visible from long distance from around the Kathmandu city. Then proceed to patan durbar squar also call Lalitpur the city full of fine arts. It cover the dozen of temples like Krishna Mandir, Kumbeswor temple, Golden temle. Next site proceed to Pashupatinath Temple the holiest Hindu Temple situated on the bank of sacred holy river Bagmati. Sightseeing continues to the BoudhanathStupa the biggest Stupa around inhabited by Tibetan Refugee since 1959AD. The day ends at Kathmandu Durbar Squar where can visti the Living GoddesKumari who appear on the balcony of her temple to greet her devotees, Kastamandap temple (Though now it is under reconstruction process after collapsed in earthquake in 25 April 2014), the temple made out of single tree and named Kathmandu as it was known as Kantipur in earlier times. Kathmandu Durbar Squar cover dozen of temple concluding Kumari temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Maizudewal, Taleju temple, Nautale Durbar, KaalBhairav, freak street and many more.

Overnight in a Boutique Hotel on BB Basis

Drive 225km west to the trekking starting point. The road passes uptoDumer is the same way to Pokhara than From Dumre turn to north road into the Marsyangdi,Nadi Valley to BeshiShahar. Then continue to toSyange and on to the Jagat then Chamje to Bagarchhap. The road follows the Marsyangdi River having traveled upstream; we observe many changes in the people, architecture and vegetation. Houses are now built of rocks, the vegetation is less tropical and the culture more Tibetan-like. Overnight in Dharapani.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departureboth from international and domestic airport.
  • Kathmandu to Dharapani (start to walk for Manasalu Expedition) by Jeep.
  • Sotikhola to Kathmandu by Jeep.
  • Transportation forClimbing Sherpa guide, Lesion officer and kitchen staff.
  • Cargo clearance support at the time of arrival and departure from Intl airport.
  • Each of climbing guest allowanced 70 kg personal baggage carrying by porter or Yak to the Manasalu Base Camp.
  • Transportation of food supply to base camp by porter /Yaks to base camp)
  • 4 nights (2 nights before and 2 nights after the trip) in a boutique hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis mentioned as on scheduled Itinerary.
  • Accommodation in teahouses during the trekking.
  • Accommodation for all involved Nepalese Staff during the trekking base camp time.
  • All the base camp equipment such as stores tent, dining tents, kitchen tent, cooking utensils, chairs, tables, toilet tents and appropriate required.
  • Heater will be provided at base camp for heating the dining room.
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger.
  • Generator for the propose of back-up of lighting power and charging electronic tools.
  • Tents for above base camp in Camp 1, 2, 3 and camp 4 for clients and guests.
  • EPI cooking gas, stove will be provided in camp one, two and three for cooking food, boiling water.
  • Every climbing member will have an individual tent even in the base camp.
  • Gamow bags (Portable altitude chamber).
  • Satellite phone carrying by guide for communication and available for members with the cost of USD 3 per minute call.
  • 4 Bottles (28L) of the Russian company Poisk Oxygen will be provided each members (Most of our climbers preferred to usePoisk brands of the Oxygen)
  • Latest model of mask and regulators
  • Any extra Emergency Oxygen, mask and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate charge.
  • Common climbing equipment (necessary fixed and main rope, ice bars, ice screws, snow bar etc.)
  • First aid medical kits for the group and the staffs.
  • Daily weather report services from settle based.
  • Medical consultation services at the base camp with the HRA clinic at the base camp.
  • An experienced, trained, government licensed holder and already 3/4 times Manasalu and Everest summiteer Sherpa Climbing/Expedition Guideeach climber.
  • Services of cook and kitchen boy at base camp and cook at camp 1.
  • Experienced and government licensed high altitude trekking guide during the trekking.
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental insurances for all involved staffs in trekking and expedition.
  • Insurance for high altitude climbing Sherpa guide, cook and staff and Helicopter rescue if needed.
  • Government representative Liaison officer.
  • Equipment allowances and wages for government liaison officer.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, lunch and dinners with tea/coffee) in available tea house / hotel lodge during the trekking.
  • 3 fresh meals a day (Breakfasts, lunch and dinners) will be serve at base camp and camp One.
  • All food and fuel for base camp and higher camps during expedition for both members and crews.
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permit of Nepal government to climb Mt. Manasalu (8,163m).
  • Manasalu Protected Area entry permits.
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) entry permit.
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system).
  • Counseling at department of Tourism and pre-departure information.
  • Manasalu Climbing rope fixing and ladder set up charge.
  • Insurance for Sherpa guide, Liaison officer and all Nepalese supporting team.
  • Garbage deposit USD 3000 per permit/per group refundable as per the provisions made by government of Nepal.
  • Trekking and climbing map of the Mt. Manasalu.
  • Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  • Flight ticket reconfirmation.
  • Visa extension procedure services (If necessary).
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
  • All necessary paper works, office service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Company Service charge.
  • Special gifts of Snowpal Trek and Expedition Pvt. Ltd as a Love of Token.

Cost Excludes

  • International Flight Tickets.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu (also in case of early return form trekking/expedition then the schedule itinerary).
  • Extra night in Kathmandu (In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from trekking/expedition (due to any reason) then the scheduled itinerary.
  • Bar bill and any bottled drinks such as alcohol, mineral water.
  • Sightseeing entry fee in Kathmandu.
  • Walkie-talkies and filming permit (if special camera or walkies- talkies required).
  • Laundry expenses, hot shower, Internet, landlines phone, battery charger (On the way).
  • Personal clothing, Packing items or bags.
  • Personal trekking and climbing gear (Climbing boots, Crampons, Ice Axe/Ice hammer, Harness, Jammers, Karabiners, Finger eight/ATC guide, Tap sling etc (Can hire/buy in Kathmandu)
  • Any extra service, products offers or activities which are not mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • Helicopter for rescue (required to make insurance). If needed we are 24 hour ready to rescue and rescued amount will be claimed from your insurance.
  • Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa Guides as per mountaineering. Minimum USD 1000.00 per climbing Sherpa guide.
  • Tips and gifts for base camp and high altitude trekking and climbing staff.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkie or satellite phone and internet expenses.
  • Any Services/items not mentioned in cost includes. Any extra expenses arising out of various/ unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  • Trip Code: MANA
  • Trip Duration: 30 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Group Size: 1 to 15
  • Season: Autumn
  • Max Altitude: 8,163m.
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Jeep/Trekking and climbing
  • Accomodation: Hotel, Tea houses and Camping
  • Trip Grade: Sterious

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