Manaslu Larkya pass trekking of Nepal

Manaslu Trekking/ Larkya pass Trekking

Manaslu Larkya Pass trekking is located between Annapurna and Langtang, which is the west-northern part of Nepal. The named Manaslu trekking 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 Larky 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 in Nepal.

Manaslu trekking has been open since 1992. Manaslu treks offer a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty, and biological diversity. Special permits are requiring visiting upper Manaslu trekking. The permit cost US$ 100 per week per person for autumn season (September to November), if more than one week per day US$ 15 per person and US$ 75 per week per person for another season (Dec. to August) and if more than one week per day US$ 10 per person. It is also required that Annapurna Conservation and Manaslu Conservation permit US$ 30 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. Larkya Pass trekking will reward the adventurous with an unparalleled alpine experience. Some sports called Tatopani (natural Hot Spring), Lho, Samdo Gau, Samdo, and Larky Bazaar are attention to visit for real culture, real life and unexpected variety.

Manaslu trek is possible Tea houses / guest houses 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 bathroom are shared. In the Larkyabase 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, bottled mineral water and beer are available in most of the guest houses and trail side restaurants.

Originally, Manaslu trek is starting from Gorkha Bazaar, where the King Pirthivi Narayan Shah born “the founder of Nepal'', interest to visit his Gorkha palace and Kalika Temple, but now a day the seasonal road drive to Aarughat or continues to Sotikhola- Machha Khola. It takes 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. From LarkyaLa pass 5213m, attractive views of Himalchuli, Manaslu 8118m, Ganesh Himal, Singi Himal, many other mountains and beautiful varied landscapes. After the pass trek is caught Annapurna route in Dharapani where is Annapurna conservation area. Continues walk down to BesiSahar within 2 days or possible seasonable adventure Jeep drive 6–9 hours. There are also opportunities to continue trekking to Annapurna Circuit (Thorong-la pass 5416m) and end your trek in Pokhara (Jomsom or Nayapul or Beni).

Asian Hiking Team organize Manaslu trekking as full board camping or Guest houses as client’s request. We have also service equipped, experience guide and permit too. Our local guides have many years of guiding experience in the Manaslu region. Many of our guides originally come from Manaslu 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 a smooth and safe trip, appreciating the beauty of the Manaslu Himalayas. Our porter has carried 20 to 25 KG. Their firsthand experience, local knowledge, expertise and humor on trek are invaluable.

Day by day itinerary

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

Day 02: Kathmandu final preparation for trekking with guide city tour, Manaslu special permit collection, overnight Hotel (BB).

Starting Trekking

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

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

Option: There are seasonal road to Machhekhola or Tatopani. So it is possible from Kathmandu to Machhekhola drive by bus/ Jeep one day 9-12 hours. 

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

Restricted 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 2300 m, overnight hotel (B/L/D).

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

Day 09: Lho to Samagaou (3520m), 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 (38750m), 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).

Restricted 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).

Option: It is possible from Dharapani drive by Jeep to Besisahar and continues to Kathmandu as well. 

Day 17: Besisahar 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 Guest house or Lodge, if clients require we will provide tented camp. If you want continues trekking in Annapurna Circuit also possible. As well as continues trekking to BesiSahar also possible with in one extra day. The itinerary subject to change as your interest and time frame. It is possible to take private Jeep drive to/from trek start and ending point. BB- Bed and breakfast, B/L/D - Bed-breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.