Manaslu Circuit Trek with Larkya La Pass
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||2-5 Person (per pax.)
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Manaslu is the eighth highest peak in the world that stands at an altitude of 8,163m/26,781ft and lies in Gorkha district. The area is protected by Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP). Manaslu trek with Larkya La Pass is one of the remote trekking sites in Nepal. The trek goes around Mount Manaslu and farthest till Manaslu base camp and Larkya La Pass. Larkya La Pass is the longest pass in Nepal and is also situated at high altitude.
Trekking around Manaslu region offers you an amazing experience of being closest to the wildest nature. The closest view of mountainous beauty with glacial ridges and landscapes offers stunning views. In addition, the rivers, streams and waterfalls that you come across the trek will add beauty to the trip. You will walk through plains and hills along the narrow and rugged terrain.
You will pass through many ancient villages along the way. The people live the quiet and traditional lifestyle. Mostly Tibetan Buddhist culture is followed in this region and people are far from technologies. The exceptional natural and scenic beauty blended with the warm and welcoming hospitality of the village people will give you an amazing and satisfying experience.
- Traverse through the remote villages around Manaslu, 7th highest mountain in the world.
- Cross the high pass of Larkya La(5,125m).
- Explore the vast cultural and geographic diversity at remote Buddhist villages.
- The exceptional natural and scenic beauty blended with the warm and welcoming hospitality of the ethnic people.
- An amazing experience of being closest to the stunning snow-capped mountains.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (570m/1,870ft)
Trek to Soti Khola (730m/2,395ft)
Trek to Machha Khola (930m/3,051ft)
Trek to Jagat (1,410m/4,625ft)
Trek to Deng (1,800m/5,905ft)
Trek to Ghap (2,160m/7,086ft)
Trek to Lho (2630m/8626ft)
Trek to Samagaon (3,530m/11,581ft)
Trek to Samdo (3,690m/12,106ft)
Trek to Larkya Rest House (4,470m/14,665ft)
Trek to Bimtang (3,720m/12,204ft)
Trek to Dharapani (1,860m/6,102ft)
Trek to Bahundanda (1,310m/4,297ft)
Trek to Besisahar (7,60m/2,493ft)
Drive to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
What's included ?
- Airport pickup and drop facility.
- All required local and government taxes.
- Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
- Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
- Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
- Insurance of guide and porter.
- Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
- Lodge expenses during the trek.
- Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
- Trekking permits/TIMS.
- Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
- Kathmandu-Arughat & Besisahar-Kathmandu travel in a public bus
- A porter and his entire expenses.
What's excluded ?
- Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
- Extra porter charge.
- Nepal arrival visa.
- Cost for additional trips.
- Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
- Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
- Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
19 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek with Larkya La Pass
3 star hotel in Kathmandu & tea house during the tour
All meals included during the trek
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, we offer you pick up facility from the airport and manage your stay at the most comfortable hotel in the city. You get to meet the team of trekkers and together we prepare for the trek. At the evening we offer you lavish welcome dinner with authentic Nepali Cuisine.
We offer you a short trip to historical and cultural sites around Kathmandu valley: Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. You can also do some souvenir shopping during the sightseeing. After sightseeing, we head back to the hotel and get our clothing and trekking equipment ready and prepare for the trek.
We take an early drive from Kathmandu and head west along the highway. The drive will give you a pleasant feeling as the hills and greenery make you feel refreshed. We pass through hills, forests, river, and many villages on our way. After seven hours long drive we finally reach Arughat. We take rest for some time and take a walk around the village. We will spend our night at a lodge there.
The trek on foot begins today. We walk through stone paved trail and head ahead towards the northern side and from there walk along the bank of a river. The walk ahead will be accompanied by the beauty of green forests and fields. We also come across few villages on our way. Finally, we reach Soti Khola and prepare for our night’s stay at a lodge there.
We head further north today and the trail will have few ups and downs. We will pass through the forest area and some farmland on our way. The view of the green farm and beautiful landscapes fill our day. We enjoy the beauty around and move ahead. After the walk through the bank of a river and passing the stony trail, we finally reach Machha Khola. We stay for the night at a lodge there.
We start with the walk through the narrow trail that takes us the bank of a river. We continue the walk and after some walking, we catch the trail along the bank of Budi Gandaki river. From there trail leads us to a beautiful countryside village. We walk further ahead and head towards Jagat. Upon reaching Jagat we prepare for our night’s stay.
We start today’s trek with uphill climbing. The uphill walk will take us to Salleri and from there we take a downhill walk and head down to Setibas. Further ahead, we come across a suspension bridge. Passing the bridge, we reach a village called Philim. The village is mostly populated by Gurung community. We then pass Budi Gandaki river and walk through the bank of the river. The view of river, banks and the surrounding beauty is beyond explanation. We then shortly reach Deng Khola. We continue our walk until reaching Deng village. We will spend our night there.
We start our trek early in the morning leaving Deng behind. We walk through the bank of Budi Gandaki river. From there the trail takes uphill turn and leads us to Rana. We then take the trail towards Budi Gandaki valley. We come across beautiful streams and waterfalls on our way. The natural beauties around energize us uplift our spirit. We then walk down towards Sringi valley. The trail then takes us through the forest area and finally to Ghap. Overnight at Ghap.
The day starts with the walk alongside the river and then through the forest area. We cross the river and continue our walk through the flat trail. Walking further ahead we reach Narmu village. We get to see the beauty if Himal Chuli mountain and Ganesh Himal on the way. The trail then takes downhill turn and we pass through barley fields. We then finally reach Lho and prepare for the night’s stay.
The trek starts with a walk through the dense forest area. Walking through the green forest gives you a pleasant feeling. On our way ahead we can view the mountainous ranges around. The walk ahead will take us to Shyala and from there through the downhill walk, we finally reach Sama village. The surrounding from there is simply amazing. We will spend the night at Samagaon.
Today is the acclimatization day and we rest and try to adjust our bodies to the changed environmental and weather conditions. We stroll around the village and visit a Buddhist monastery there. We enjoy the surrounding views and spend our day thus. Night at Samagaon.
We start our day with a downhill walk towards Budi Gandaki river. The trail moves further north and crosses the suspension bridge on the way. From here Larkya La Pass trail begins. The trail then passes through juniper and birch forest. We continue our walk towards Samdo. We stop for the night at Samdo.
We continue walking through the same trail and shortly afterwards come across the bridge over Budi Gandaki river. Walking further ahead the trail takes us to another stream and crossing the stream we move towards Larkya Phedi. We will spend our night at larkya rest house.
We take a walk through the northern side of Larkya glacier. We can get an amazing view of Larkya peak from there. We walk further uphill through the glacial trail. We then reach the highest point of Larkye La Pass and the view from the top is simply amazing. The mountain peaks like Annapurna II, Kanguru, Cheo Himal and many others can be viewed from there. Then we head towards Bimtang for the night’s stay.
We start our walk early through dense rhododendron forest and through the fields. We then reach Karche. The view of Mount Manaslu on the way is up close and exotic. We can also view Mount Annapurna and other snowy peaks. We then pass through beautiful landscapes, fields, streams, forests, and human settlement areas on our way to Dharapani. We stay for the night at Dharapani.
We take the downhill trail towards the river. We cross the bridge over the river and head further towards Tal. We then take downhill walk through Ghermu Phat. We get to enjoy the view of waterfalls and mountains on our way. We then reach the base of Bahundada. We continue walking uphill and stop for the night’s stay in a lodge there.
We leave Bahundada behind and walk ahead passing Lampata. We then pass through Gurung and Tamang settlement areas before reaching Nandi Khola. From there the trail takes us to Dovan Chaur and towards Nadi Bazar. We cross Bhulbhule on our way. We then walk alongside the bank of Marsyangdi river and finally reach Besisahar. Night at Besisahar.
Today we will drive back to Kathmandu from Besisahar. We enjoy the bus ride watching the green scenery around. The bus heads ahead towards Dumre and from there, towards Kathmandu through Prithvi Highway. At Kathmandu, we organize farewell dinner for you and celebrate the successful completion of the trek and prepare for final departure.
Today is the final day and we get ready for the departure. We offer you the facility to drop at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We exchange final greetings and wishes and hope to see each other next time as well. We wish pleasant journey and bid the final goodbye.
The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please
write us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.
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|29th Apr, 2018
||18th May, 2018