Manaslu High Larke Pass Trekking – 21 Days


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Highest Access: 5106m
Grade: Moderate
Duration: 21 days (typically) Days
Group Size: 02-35 persons
Entry: Arughat & Exit: Besisahar
Cost: Full board Services
Single Person US $ 2095
02-04 Person US $ 2000 per person
05-08 Person US $ 1995 per person
09-12 Person US $ 1860 per person
12-15 People US $ 1700 per person
Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B, L, D in during Driving and trekking period
Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus, flight
Best season: spring: September to November & February to May (however we arrange this trek throughout the year)

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Trek to around Manaslu has a unique environment, Buddhist cultural which is exceptionally rich in bio diversity that has made this region one of the adventure tourist destinations of Nepal for many years. The majestic mountains  ranges in this area consist of cultural diversities and natural view & scenery with high pass larkey romantic glacier lakes and fascinating flora and fauna, all features of this region, have made it one of the most well liked places of Nepal. Trek Manaslu around well come to a unique opportunity to experience a reasonably "untouched" region of Nepal. Fixed departure confirmed Manaslu region of Nepal trekking/hiking few trekkers, which makes a visit here more exclusive and unforgettable. Around Manaslu fixed departure confirmed treks has been open since 1990, it provides spectacular beauty along the border of Nepal and Tibet and is now a controlled trekking route & Nepal Government and china. Allowing organized trekking groups special permits to entry into this region to venture round its spectacular circuit.

  • Max Height 5106m
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End From Kathmandu
  • Accommodation -
  • Country Nepal

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 1400m
Kathmandu: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle.

Day 2 1400m
Kathmandu: Rest day at Kathmandu for Sightseeing

Your sightseeing trip will start after breakfast .Our professional tour guide. Take to you Pasupatinath temple, Buddhanath, Monkey temple, Bhaktpur durbar square and Kathmandu durbar square.The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparations for the trek.

Day 3 640m
Arughat: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat 5hrs

Your Trekking staff will come to your Hotel early in the morning at 7.00 am to pick you up, from there we have an 8 hour driving journey to Arughat. From Kathmandu to Dhading Bensi for 3.30 hours is comfortable drive but from there to Arugat for another 4 hours we will be driving on dirt road.

Day 4 775m
Soti Khola: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola 6hrs

Follow the Budhi Gandaki River toward its point of origin. We pass the village of Morder and Simre to reach Arkhat River. After Arkhat we ascend slowly toward Kyoropani. Camp today nears the confluence of Seti River - an ideal place to take a fresh water bath.

Day 5 900m
Machha Khola: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola 900m 5:30hrs

The trail descends slowly until you climb again to mountain ridge to Almara. Pass the forest trail to arrive at Riden Gaon. The valley here cuts into another side of the river to enter Budhi Gandaki. At Lambesi, the trail follows down to the sandy river bed of Budhi Gandaki. Camp tonight at Machha River.

Day 6 1340m
Jagat: Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat 1340m 6hrs

After crossing Machha River and Khrola besi, there is a hot spring called "Tatopani". The trail follows forested area after this toward Dovan. Below Dovan, there is a huge rapid at Budhi Gandaki. As the elevation increases, the rapids and the scenery undergoes a complete transformation. At Jagat, there is a police check-post where your trekking permit will be checked.

Day 7 2310m
Pewa: Trek from Jagat to Pewa 2310m 6hrs

After ascending to a terraced hill of Saguleri and view of Sringi Himal (7177 meters) we continue toward Sirish Gaon, Gandaki valley narrows from herewith soaring precipitous walls.

Day 8 2100m
Ghap: Trek from Pewa to Ghap 2100m 6hrs

Follow the trail upstream of Deng River - a tiny village of 4 houses. We walk through a newly built rock tunnel from here, thus avoiding the traditional steep climb. At Ghap, the Tibetan culture begins with Mani stones and chortens all around.

Day 9 3200m
Lho: Trek from Ghap to Lho 3200m 6hrs

Day 09 Trek to Lho (3200m) 6 hours.

After crossing the wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki we follow the path lined with houses that are interspersed with cultivated fields. At Namru, there is a police check post again. After Namru, across the Hinan river originating from Linda Glacier and continue on to Sho. Naike peak, Manaslu north (7774 meters) and Manaslu (8150 meters) are visible from here. Tonight we camp near a spring at Lho gaon - a small village.

Day 10 3520m
Samagoan: Trek from Lho to Samagoan 3520m 5hrs

Leaving Lho we ascend to the ridge of the village with huge Prayer wall with amazingly built Stupa. Once again we enter into the forested trail of pine providing you with soothing shade against the scorching sun. Passing the solitary but beautiful hydro-plant building we get to the extended village of Shyala that has a phenomenal primeval setting. Pass the village we walk the wide version of Himalayan trail with pine and juniper tree which eventually takes us to the handsome looking village of Samagoan.

Day 11 3520m
Samagoan: Rest day at Samagoan for acclimatization

You will pass the stone gate and long Mani stone wall of the village after Lho with full view of Peak 29 ahead. You can make a side excursion to Pungen Glacier from here to get a very close up view of Manaslu. Follow the lateral moraine of Pungen Glacier toward Sama. From the village of Sama, it takes another 20 minutes to reach Sama Gompa for night halt.

Day 12 3875m
Samdu: Trek from Samagoan to Samdu 3875m 5hrs

Today we climb a terraced hill on the opposite bank of Budhi Gandaki River from here toward a most remote permanent settlement - Samdo. Here amid the most sever conditions of nature live some 200 villagers in forty houses check-by-jowl. Camp at Stone Hut.

Day 13 4460m
Darmashala: Trek from Samdu to Darmashala 4460m 3-4hrs

Sumdo to Darmashala We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air and also for local excursion. Darmashala Acclimatization and exploration day

Day 14 3700m
Bhimthang: Trek from Darmashala to Cross Larke Pass 5106m and Bhimthang 3700m 8-10hrs

We start very early today to get over the pass as quick as possible and to skip the wind chill factor in the summit. The Larke pass trail is considered one among the longest but not as technical as most high passes in Nepal. Usually it is impressive to see the line of people with their lights cruising into this deep mountainous valley. Gradually with the coming of the morning sun you would find yourself into the moraine-glacier trail offering you with magnificent view around. After the pass trekking down the gravelly trail is quite tricky but being at the Paradise like Bhimthang is a greatest reward of all.

Day 15 2500m
Tilje: Trek from Bhimthang to Tilje 2500m 5hrs

The route gets easier. We start with a gentle climb through paddy fields towards the small Karcha La pass and descend through fig tree and rhododendron forests to Tilje.


Day 16 1725m
Tal: Trek from Tilje to Tal 1725m 5hrs

Follow the trail downstream of Marshyangdi River, passing through the scattered villages to reach Tal village for overnight stay.

Day 17 1300m
Jagat: Trek from Tal to Jagat 1300m 5hrs

Today the trail runs gently downstream of the river passing the village of Chamje and Himal pani We will have overnight stay at Jagat.

Day 18 1275m
Baundanda: Trek from Jagat to Baundanda 1275m 5hrs

Ascending gently for 30 minutes and the trail runs gently down to Sanjee village, then trail goes up for 15 minutes to Gharmuu Phant. From here another 2 hours easy walk and 30 minutes up will take to the village of Bahundanda.

Day 19 770m
Beshisahar: Trek from Baundanda to Beshisahar 770m 5hrs

The trail runs gently downstream of the river passing the village of Naadi. From here the trail takes you to the bank of Marshyngdi River and town of Bhulbhule, Khudi all the way to Besisahar.

Day 20 1400m
Kathmandu: Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu 7hrs and transfer to hotel

 Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu 7 hrs by local bus and transfer to hotel

Day 21
: Departure on your own destination

Departure on your own destination

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