From £16,150
Altitude 8,163m Grade: 4D

A fully supported expedition to Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world. Manaslu is a good first 8000m peak to climb.

Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world and, even though it is regarded as one of the more technically straightforward 8000m peak, its altitude is a serious undertaking and requires careful preparation and a high level of fitness.

Situated in western Nepal, we climb the classic North East face via four camps utilising the support of our regular team of climbing sherpas. The climbing route is fairly direct with two technical sections; one as we move through the ice cliffs/seracs on the approach to camp 4 and the final snow arête/ridge to the summit.

The expedition is a professionally led expedition for experienced mountaineers who want to work as part of a team to tackle the mountain. Our UK Expedition Leader and Sherpa team will climb with you, but you should have suitable experience and skill to enable you to be relatively self-sufficient and willing to move between camps without direct supervision as we will not be able to protect your every move.

Summit Day

Manaslu summit day as normal in the high mountains starts very early and should take about 6-8hrs. The climbing starts quite easily before steepening where fixed lines need to be utilised. The climb passes the false summit and finishes on an exposed ridge that takes you to the true summit a journey of 150m with a mere fifty metre height gain.

The Manaslu expedition is a professionally-led expedition for experienced mountaineers who want to work as part of a team to tackle the mountain in conjunction with our very experienced British leader and Sherpa team.

Why Climb with Adventure Peaks

  • Helicopter Exit to maximize the number of summit days
  • High Level of client Summit sucess on 8000m Peaks
  • Highly experienced British Expedition leader
  • Strong Sherpa support to move group equipment and Oxygen
  • High Quality Equipment

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Dates & Prices

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Flight Inclusive
With Flight
Land Only
With Flight
24th Aug 2024 - 6th Oct 2024 Guaranteed44 £16,150£17,000 Book Now

* A deposit of £2,000 will be required at checkout.


Extras can be added per-person when you book onto a date

1:1 Sherpa £2,000
Oxygen £900
Adventure Peaks Logoed Kit Bag (Non UK addresses + Postage) £85

* A deposit of £200 (or the full extra price, whichever is lower) will be required at checkout for each extra added per-person on this trip

What's Included

  • International flights from London (Flight inclusive package)
  • A British expedition team leader
  • Climbing Sherpas on a 1:2 ratio
  • Helicopter exit from Base Camp
  • Permits, charges, importation taxes and levies payable to the Local Authorities in connection with the expedition.
  • Food, fuel and cooking equipment whilst on the mountain.
  • Hotel and other accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • All tents and other communal equipment necessary for the climb.
  • Medical safety equipment and supplies.
  • Communication equipment (each member on a Grade 3B or above are normally provided with a radio whilst on the mountain and the team is often supported with a Satellite Telephone and e-mail facilities on extended expeditions at Base Camp).
  • All team members will receive a free logoed trip T-Shirt with the name of your Expedition on it.
  • 15% off the RRP on clothing and equipment purchases from Adventure Peaks shop

What's Excluded

  • Oxygen.
  • Personal climbing clothes and equipment.
  • Personal insurance, visas, departure tax and inoculations.
  • Drinks and hotel or guest house meals, unless specified.
  • Personal medical supplies and personal use of communication equipment.
  • Excess baggage.
  • Tips for porters and local guides & sherpa summit bonus
  • Costs associated with an expedition finishing early.
  • Costs associated with you leaving an expedition early.
  • Costs associated with extending a trip due to bad weather or other circumstances.


Day 1

International flights.

Day 2

Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, close to the famous, bustling Thamel district of Kathmandu. (H,B).

Days 3 - 4

Drive from Kathmandu (1,355 m) - Besisahar (1,100m) - Dharapani (1,900m) (H,L,D,B).

Day 5

Dharapani - Surki (2,700m)

Day 6

Surki - Bimthang (3,720m)

Day 7

Bimthang (acclimatisation day)

Day 8

Bimthang - Dharmasala (3,850m)

Day 9

Dharmasala - Samagaon (3,850m)

Day 10

Samagaon (Acclimatisation Day)

Day 11

Samagaon to Manaslu base camp 4800m

Days 12 - 40

Climbing Period for Manaslu 8163m.

Day 41

Base camp - Samagaon village

Day 42

Samagaon to Kathmandu by Helicopter

Day 43

At leisure in Kathmandu.

Day 44

Fly home.


It is essential for a trip of this type that you are adequately insured. When researching insurance options, please ensure the policy covers you for the following:

  • Cancellation or curtailment
  • Helicopter rescue (most insurance companies will no longer cover for ‘search and rescue’ but providing you stay with the group, they will assist with ‘rescue’)
  • Repatriation
  • The altitude that you are expected to attain
  • The location especially when travelling to Antarctica
  • Grade of trek/climb/expedition
  • Medical cover

Adventure Peaks partners with Global Rescue to offer the world’s leading travel protection services. Medical and security emergencies happen. When they do, we rely on Global Rescue to provide our clients with medical, security, travel risk and crisis response services. Without a membership, an emergency evacuation could cost over $100,000. More than one million members trust Global Rescue to get them home safely when the unexpected happens. We highly recommend our clients enroll with Global Rescue, in particular for peaks over 7000m:

We are aware the following provide insurance:

For UK based clients:

Expeditions and Treks under 7000m - Campbell Irvine Direct :

HCC Medical Insurance Services: LLC Tel: 1-800-605-2282
Travelex Ins. Services: Tel: 1-800 228 9792
True Traveller Ins: Tel: 0333 999 3140 for treks including over 4500m
Austrian Alpine Club (UK) Tel: +44 (0)1929 556870
Rothwell & Towler: Tel: 0345 908 0161 (under 6400m)
J S Insurance: Tel: 0844 848 1500
Snowcard: Tel: 01295 660836
The B.M.C.: Tel: 0161 445 6111 (call and speak to Jim. Please note the BMC cannot cover Mt Damavand)
Dogtag: Tel: 0800 036 4824 (Check excess etc)

For non-UK based clients:

HCC Medical Insurance Services: LLC Tel: 1-800-605-2282
Travelex Ins. Services: Tel: 1-800 228 9792
True Traveller Ins: Tel: 0333 999 3140 for treks including over 4500m
Austrian Alpine Club (UK): Tel: +44 (0)1929 556870
AXA Worldwide Travel Ins: Tel: +44 (0)844 874 0360
Ingle International: Tel: (USA) 1.800.360.3234
Insure for Less: (Australian clients)

You do not have to use any of the above, but if you make your own insurance arrangements documentary evidence of your own policy is required.

Please forward the details of your Insurance as soon as you have it: we need the insurance company’s name, their 24 hour emergency telephone number and your insurance policy number –


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