Manaslu Overview

Other Name

Kampunge, Kutang I, Peak 30

Peak ID

MANA

Status

Opened

Elevation

8163 M / 26781 FT

Latitude

28.5503

Longitude

84.5617

History

1st ascent on

09/05/1956 AD(27/01/2013 BS)

1st ascent by

Toshio Imanishi,
Gyaltsen Norbu Sherpa,

Manaslu, also known as Kampunge is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is located in the west-central part of Nepal. Manaslu in Sanskrit mean “manasa” meaning “Intellect” or “soul”.

Location

  • Province:

    Province 4
  • Mountain Range:

    Manaslu
  • District:

    Manang/Gorkha
  • Municipality/Rural Municipality:

    Nashong/Chum Nubri

Nearest help center

( from the basecamp along
the caravan route )
  • Police post:

    Samagaun
  • Armed police post

    Dhadingbesi 118.2KM
  • Army post:

    Dhadingbesi 118.2KM
  • Health centre/post:

    Samagaun
  • Nearest settlement :

    Samagaun

Royalty Fees

  • Nepalese (NRs):

    Rs. 10000 in summer, Rs. 5000 in autumn and Rs. 2500 in winter
  • Foreigners (USD):

    $1800.00 in summer, $900.00 in autumn and $450.00 in winter

How to get there

  • From Kathmandu:

    Drive to Dhadingbesi
  • Caravan route:

    Dhadingbesi-Palpa Bhanjyang-Chandanthok-Majhgaun-Arughat-Jagat-Philim-Bihi-Namrung-Samagaun-BC
  • Caravan route
    length:

    118.2KM through Dhadingbesi
  • Climbing route
    length:

    10KM
  • Duration:

    65 Days

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