Trip Duration: 20 Days
Trek Duration: 16 Days
Trek Grade: Strenuous
Trek Type: Teahouse / Camping
Activity: Trekking, City Tour
Per day Walking: 5 to 7 hours
Max. Altitude: Larke Pass (5413 m)
Transportation: Car / Van
Group Size: Min. 2 Pax
Accommodation: Tourist class guest houses to 5 star hotel in Kathmandu (depends on clients choice), Guest Houses / lodges in the mountain
Best Time to Travel: Feb, March, April, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Manaslu Larke Pass trek is one of the popular trekking routes to cross the famous Larke La Pass (5,420m.) in Manaslu area of Nepal. Mount Manaslu (8,163 m.) is the eighth highest peak located at the boarder of Nepal and Tibet. This area is rich in cultural heritage and natural resources. The most liked area is still under the restricted area and only special permit holder can go for trekking.
The wilderness area of Manaslu trekking provides an opportunity to pass through the Larke La or Larkey Pass (5,420m.) from where one can explore the panoramic views of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayan range. The sensitive area is opened only after 1992 for foreigners to travel and mountain climbing. Now, this area is getting more popularity day by day for mountain climbing, wilderness trekking and to sample the Tibetan culture. The beautiful landscape, amazing views of snow-capped mountain peaks, rocky hills and unique culture of local people are the major highlights of this Manaslu Larke La Pass trekking.
The Manaslu Larke Pass trekking starts after the driving tour to Gorkha from Kathmandu. The lower part of the trekking is easy and gradually the difficulties increase. Some part of the trail is strenuous and need to take care more. The difficult walking around Mt. Manaslu gives you the deep memories of wilderness and ever smiling people with their age old traditional culture. Larke Pass trekking ends at Beshishahar by joining the classical Annapurna trekking trail from where you will be drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport (TIA) and our representative will meet you and transfer you to hotel by private car. You will stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Today we will busy on preparation of permit and other necessary documents. We manage the entire checklist for Larke Pass trekking. Overnight, stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: After having breakfast, we take drive from Kathmandu (1300m.) to Arughat (700m)., a small bazaar in Gokha. Stay overnight at lodge or camp.
Day 04: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (815m) which takes about 6 hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 05: Trek from Soti Khola to Labu Bensi (900m.) which takes about 6 hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 06: Trek from Labu Bensi to Jagat (1250m). which takes about 5 and half hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 07: Trek from Jagat to Ngyak (1950m). which takes about 7 hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 08: Trek from Ngyak to Ghap (2050m) which takes about 6 hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 09: Trek from Ghap to Lho (3148m), explore the local buddhist monasteries on the way and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 10: Trek from Lho gaun to Samagompa (3517m) which takes about 6 hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp. Explore the Buddhist monasteries
Day 11: Trek from Samagompa to Samdo (3738m) takes about 6/7 hours and stay overnight at lodge / camp
Day 12: Full day rest for acclimatization. Explore around the Samdo.
Day 13: Trek from Samdo to Dharamashala(4480) which takes about 6 hours and stay overnight at camp.
Day 14: Trek form Dharamashala to Larkya La pass (5213m), and trek down to Bhimtang (3890m).Overnight stay at camp
Day 15: Trek from Bhimtang to Dharapani (1860m) takes about 6 hours and overnight stay at tea house
Day 16: Trek from Dharapani to Syange(1175m) takes about 6 hours and stay overnight at lodge
Day 17: Trek from Syange to Besisahar(825m). and stay overnight at lodge.
Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu from Beshishar on tourist bus. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 19: Half day sightseeing of Kathmandu city visit Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant
Day 20: Transfer you to airport for final departure or you can extend your trip by joining other adventure trips