Manaslu (8156m) was first climbed in 1956 by a Japanese expedition. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word manasa, meaning "intellect" or " soul" It is the same root word as that for Manasarover, the holy lake near Mt. Kailash in Tibet. Just as the British considered Everest their mountain, Manaslu has always been a Japanese mountain. HW Tillman and Jimmy Roberts photographed Manaslu during a trek in 1950. but the first real survey of the peak was made by a Japanese expedition in 1952. A Japanese team made the first serious attempt on the peak from the Budi Gandaki valley in 1953. When another team followed in 1954, the villagers of Samagaon told them the first team had been responsible for an avalanche that destroyed a monastery. and refused to let the 1954 expedition climb. The expedition set off to climb Ganesh Himal instead.
Despite a large donation for the rebuilding of the monastery, subsequent Japanese expeditions, including the one that made the first ascent in 1956, took place in an atmosphere of animosity and mistrust. The second successful Japanese expedition was in 1971.There was a South Korean attempt in 1971, and in April 1972 an avalanche that killed five climbers and 10 Sherpas ended the second made the fourth ascent of Manaslu as a member of a Tyrolean expedition that climbed from the Marshyangdi valley in 1972.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer you to the Hotel by our airport representative.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Day free to organize gears and briefing on the trip.
Day 04: Trek to Arughat
Day 05: Trek to Soti Khola
Day 06: Trek to Machhakhola 6/7hrs
Day 07: Trek to Jagat
Day 08: Trek to Ukawa
Day 09: Trek to Ngyak 5/6 hours
Day 10: Trek to Namrung 5/6 hours
Day 11: Trek to Syalla village
Day 12: Trek to Sama village
Day 13: Sama Village
Day 14: Trek to Manaslu BC
Day 15 to 36: Climbing Period for Manaslu 8163m.
Day 37: Base camp - Sama village
Day 38: Trek to Namrung
Day 39: Trek to Philim village
Day 40: Trek to Machakhola
Day 41: Trek to Soti
Day 42: Trek to Arughat
Day 43: Arughat - Dhading & drive to Kathmandu
Day 44: Kathmandu (Rest Day)
Day 45: Final Departure
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