Manaslu also known as Kutang is the eight highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft) above sea level. It is in the Mansiri himal, part of the Nepalese himalaya in the west-central part of Nepal. The name Manaslu means "mountain of the spirit" and is derived from the Sanskriti word manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul". Manaslu was climbed on May 9, 1956 by Gyalsen Norbu Sherpa & Imanishi, member of Japanese expedition. Manaslu, located in Gorkha district of Nepal. The geography here is very beautiful, while the Himalayan culture, monastery and stupas yak and many wildlife found here have made this place very attractive.
There are two routes to reach here, the base camp can be reached by reaching Samagaun via Gorkha Arugat, while the other route is to reach Samagaun by passing Larke via Lamajung Besisahar. Generally, the best time to climb this mountain is August to September. To climb Mt Manaslu, climber must be mentally and physically fit and have already undergone basic training and climbed at least 6000 meters of mountain peak.
Although Manaslu is not technically difficult mountain, it is considered difficult due to height, there are only four camps including Base Camp, Camp 2, Camp 3 and Camp 4. Many mountains can be seen from this mountain, while in the northern direction, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China can also be seen.