Manaslu Larke pass trekking of Nepal

Manaslu Trekking

Manaslu Larkye Pass trekking is located Mount Manaslu, which is the northern part of Nepal. The named Manaslu is known as the peak of Mt. Manaslu 8163 meters, eighth highest peak in the world. Larkya Pass 5213 meter high is laying down the feather of mount Manaslu. Manaslu Lucy pass or Manaslu circuit is in Gorkha district, legendary Gorkha soldiers. After the Larky passes the trails, catch Annapurna conservation area in Dharapani, which is the Manang district of Nepal.

Opened in 1992, Manaslu area offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty, and biological diversity. Special permits are requiring visiting upper Manaslu trekking. The permit cost US$ 70 per week per person in September to November season, if more than one week per day US$ 10 per person and US$ 50 per week per person in other season and if more than one week per day US$ 7 per person. It is also required Annapurna Conservation and Manaslu Conservation permit US$ 22 per person per entry respectively. Measured as one of the toughest trekking in Nepal so requires a good experience of trekking and a superior physical condition, the Manaslu Circuit treks or Larke pass trekking will reward the adventurous with an unparalleled alpine experience. Some of support calls Tatopani (natural Hot Spring), Lho, Samdo Gau, Samdo, and Larky Bazaar are attention to visit for real culture, real life and unexpected variety.

There are basic tea houses / guest houses are possible for small groups or individuals. However, every year building new hotels and restaurants as tourist interest and aspiration. Private rooms are available in most guest houses/ Lodge. Most bathrooms are shared. In the high pass base camp call Dharmasal or Larky phedi has a basic tea house or tented house. Every Guest house serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice, curry and lentil soup). All Guest Houses of our routes have a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes and soup. Many of them have western food on the menu. Soft drinks, snacks, wine, bottle of mineral water and beer are available in most of the guest houses and trail side restaurants.

Originally, Manaslu trek starts from Gorkha Bazaar, where the King Pirthivi Narayan Shaha born “the founder of Nepal”, interest to visit his palace and Kalika Temple, but now a day the seasonal road drive to Aarughat or continues for Sotikhola, 2-3 days trekking from Gorkha. It takes be 6/7 hours drives from Kathmandu to Aarughat and one hour drive to Sotikhola. Trekking trails follow the Budi Gandaki River all the way to Dharmashala, the last spot before the pass and Larkye La 5213m with attractive views of Himalchuli, Manaslu 8118m, Ganesh Himal, Singi Himal and other mountains, beautiful varied landscape and different flora and fauna. The trek is caught in Dharapani where is Annapurna conservation area, walk down to Besi Sahar or possible seasonable Jeep drive. It is also opportunities continue trekking to Annapurna Circuit and end your trek in Pokhara.

Asian Hiking Team organizes Manslu trekking as full board camping or Guest houses or home stay trek as client’s request. Our guides have many years of guiding experience in Manaslu region. Many of our guides originally came from that area. Our guides are trained in first aid and know how to handle any situation. We need to provide guides who can get people to feel involved in what they are experiencing, explain it thoroughly and keep them entertained. They know very well how to facilitate running smooth and safe trip appreciating the beauty of the Manaslu Himalayas. Our porter carries 25 to 30 KG. Their first hand experience, local knowledge, expertise and humor on treks are invaluable.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu; meet our staff transfers to Hotel, overnight Hotel (B).

Day 02: Kathmandu final preparation for trekking with guide city tour, Overnight Hotel (BB).

Starting Trekking

Day 03: Kathmandu to Aarkhet Bazaar (620m), or Soti Khola by Jeep/ Local Bus 6 -9 hours, overnight hotel (B/L/D).

Day 04: Aarkhet/Sotikhola to Machhekhola (870m), 5-6 hours, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 05: MachheKhola to Jagat (1340m), 5-6 hours, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Resticated Area Start

Day 06: Jagat to Deng (1860m), 5-6 hours, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 07: Deng to Namrung (2630m), 5-6 hours 2300m, Overnight hotel (B/L/D).

Day 08: Namrung to Lho (3180m), 4-6 hours, Overnight hotel (B/L/D).

Day 09: Lho to Samagaou (3360m), 4-5 hours, Overnight hotel (B/L/D).

Day 10: Acclimatization rest day in Samagaou, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 11: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3690m), 4-5 hours, takes about four hours Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 12: Trek from Samdo to Larkya La Phedi (4460m) 4-5 hours, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 13: Trek from Larkya La Phedi to Larkya La (Pass) (5135m.) to Bimthang (3590m), 8-10 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Restricated Area End

Day 14: Bhimtang to Tilije 2360m, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 15: Tilije to Tal (1700m), 5-6 hours, Overnight Lodge  (B/L/D).

Day 16: Tal to Besi Sahar (800m) by jeep or bus, Overnight Lodge /Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 17: Besi Sahar to Kathmandu drive by tourist coach 4/5 hours, Overnight Hotel (B/L).

Ending Trekking

Day 18: Departure from Nepal or next trip (B).

Note: All Accommodation during the trekking is by tented camp or basic Tea house, if you want continues trekking in Annapurna Circuit also possible. As well as continues trekking to Basi Sahar also possible with in one extra day. BB- Bed and breakfast, B/L/D - Bed-breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.