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Manaslu and Larkya La pass19 Days

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Minimum Participants 2
Mode of Travel Adventures
Accommodation Tea House
Meals breakfast, lunch, dinner during trek
Transportation pravite/bus

trip Overview

Manaslu and Larkya La pass with Nepal Dream Path Treks lead towards the famous ancient Gorkha Kingdom in the midwest Himalayan range of Nepal. The unique trail of Manaslu and Larkya La pass follows upstream of Budi-Gandaki River leading from the sub-tropical forest to the dry arctic zone. It includes high Tibetan climatic zone with magnificent views of worlds 8th highest Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 m, as well as spectacular views of the other closest peaks. This beautiful trekking route was first opened in 1991.

Manaslu region is restricted region and we need a special permit from Nepal Government for this trek.  Trek slowly gains altitude over the highest point of this great trip. After the top of Larkya La, the downhill path leads through the beautiful forest of pines, rhododendrons, as well as meets the Annapurna Circuits Trail after reaching Dharapani. Then the journey continues towards Beshishar offering stunning views of Mt. Manaslu and Annapurna range. It also offers a magnificent view of  Mt. Lamjung with the traditional Tibetan villages. This trek is getting famous day by day as an optional trek of the Annapurna region in the western part of Nepal.

Short Itinerary


Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1,300m] & transfer to respective hotels
Day 02: Sightseeing around world heritage sites in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Soti-Khola 860m via Arughat [1,143m] [7 hrs drive]
Day 04: Trek to Machha-Khola [890m] [5 hrs walk]
Day 05: Trek to Jagat [1,350m] [6 hrs walk]
Day 06: Trek to Deng [1,775m] [7-8 hrs walk]
Day 07: Trek to Ghap [2,156m] via Bihi Phedi [7 hrs walk]
Day 08: Trek to Lho [3,150m] [6 hrs walk]
Day 09: Trek to Sama Gaun [3,500m] [5 hrs walk]
Day 10: Rest day at Sama Gompa.
Day 11: Trek to Samdu [3,780m] [5 hrs walk]
Day 12: Trek to Dharma Sala/ Larkey Fedi [4,450m] [4 hrs walk]
Day 13: Cross Larkey la pass [5,160m] and trek to Bhimtang [8 hrs walk]
Day 14: Trek to Kharche [2,700m] [4 hrs walk]
Day 15: Trek to Dharapani village [1,943m] [5 hrs walk]
Day 16: Trek to Syange [1,410m] [5 hrs walk]
Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu via Beshishar.
Day 18:  Free day in Kathmandu guided tour on request.
Day 19: Transfer to airport for international Departure.

Detail Itinerary

30m drive BB Plan Hotel/Resort

On arrival at Kathmandu Airport meet our Nepal Dream Path Treks staff for transportation to respective hotels, Nepal Dream Path Treks guide brief of the hotel, Kathmandu, Trekking, do's and don’ts and other related information that you might require while in Nepal with Nepal Dream Path Treks.


10am - 4pm BB Plan Hotel/Resort

After your first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed on arrival about the time for your half day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest, Kathmandu is full of world heritage sites.

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7-8 hrs drive All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea house

Our journey starts after having breakfast heading towards Soti Khola by private transport. We cross Kathmandu valley and follow along the Trishuli river. We cross the Trishuli River through the bridge and passes along through the dense forest and the huge beautiful village Arughat which lies at the edge of the beautiful river Budhi Gandaki. After that, we move to the west side of Budhi Gandaki River and reach the beautiful little village of Soti Khola, the place where Soti Khola meets at Budhi Gandaki River. We stay at the Tea House of Soti Khola and overnight stay there.


5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The very next morning, we hike through the pass of the suspension bridge of Soti Khola. on the way, we pass through the beautiful jungle, some villages and some coffee lands. This trek goes along to Budhi Gandaki river bank to the beautiful village Machha Kholagaun. Machha Kholagau is the meeting area of Machha Khola and Budhi Gandaki river and very famous for fresh fish. You can get traditional foods with fresh fish curry here as your wish at dinner. Overnight stay there.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

After having breakfast we start our hike for Jagat. We walk with the bank of Budhi Gandaki River and passes the beautiful charming village of Tatopani where you can get the chance of bathing of natural hot spring. After the continuous walk on the riverbank of Budhi Gandaki, we reach Dobhan and the trails go continue to the north until we reach Jagat, the place of stone flag street. We overnight stay there.


7-8 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The trek starts after checking the permits by the authorized person of Annapurna Conservative Area. The trial continues to the north where we pass through small charming villages, the forest of tall pine trees and bamboo as well as.  We can also have a great opportunity to witness the eagles and --its habitat and wonderful waterfalls also. The trek ends up to 7-8 hours when we reach Deng where we overnight stay.


6-7 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

After having breakfast we start our trail. The trail continues to north following the river edge of Budhi Gandaki. We climb sometimes up and sometimes down passes through beautiful forests, wonderful view of waterfalls and reach a small delightful village called Rana. We continue our trail until we reach Bihi Phedi where we take rest and have lunch. The trail continues up and down with a narrow path with beautiful scenery. The trail ends when we cross Shringi Khola and reach the beautiful village, Ghap, where we stay tonight.


5-6hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

the trail starts after having breakfast at Ghap. The trail continues following Budhi Gandaki Riverbank with the dense forest of fir and rhododendron which blooms ever autumn season. We came across some Tibetan Nepali people with their woodcraft house and their farms on our trail. the trail continues till we reach Namrung, the permit checking point. After Checking our permit we continue our trail by passing some small villages and little bit climb up we reach Lho, the great viewpoint of Shring and Ganesh Himal. You can greets the local people there and rest at tea House and overnight stay.


4-5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The trail descends a little bit and ascends again. on the trail, we can pass small Tibetan Nepali villages where we can observe Tibetan cultures and traditions. Here you can also know about the woman who has more than two husbands from same house's brother which is common here i.e Tibetan culture. The trip to Sama Gau is heightened when we reach there because it is the large Tibetan community and have the greatest opportunity to wonder views of Mt. Manaslu and Manaslu glacier, Nadi Chuli Peal, Naike Peak and many more.


This day is the rest day for you especially acclimatization day. There are two options as your wish for the day hike. One is Manaslu Base Camp Trek and another one is Pung Gyan Gumba. Our guide will be flexible for your help in your choice. or you can take rest on the day, there at Sama Gaun.


5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

After the pleasant two night stays at Sama Gaun, Having morning breakfast, we hike downwards to Budhi Gandaki Riveredge. On this trail, we can see a powerful large stream crashing on the rocky river bed. We can pass many Buddhist Mani Walls on this trail and climb up towards the beautiful village of  Samdu. we can stay at Samdu for the night.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Camping

The trek starts with having breakfast with more expedition with our experienced guide. The trail gradually goes up till to  Dharma Sala/Larkey Fedi. We can see the panoramic view of snow peaked Himalayas. Sometimes the weather can be changed immediately so stay remain there or the guide's advice. When we reach Dharma Sala/Larkey Fedi, we stay there for overnight stay.


7-8 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The trek starts after having breakfast and heading towards our destiny with lots of effort. On this trail, we should gradually climb up to reach to Larkey La Pass and it is quite difficult to climb. So the trekkers should be physically fit and they should follow the guide's advice. When we reach the top of Larkey La Pass, we dismiss all our tiredness due to the witness of Mt. Annapurna II, Himlung, Cheo Himal, Gyaji Kang, Larkey Peak, Namjung Himal, Ratnachuli and so on. after the trail descends to the Bimthang. The scenario of the trail is very nice but if there is snow it is very difficult to descend to Bimthang. We overnight stay at Bimthang.


3-4 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] tae house

The trek starts with descending towards Karche following to Dudh Khola. We cross the trail with the dense forest of rhododendron and its flowers that blooms on the autumn season, with the great view of Mt. Manaslu and other snow-capped peaks. after 4 hours walk, we reach to Karche where we stay overnight.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea house

After having breakfast we move by following the edge of Dudh Khola. we cross the rhododendron forest and several villages on the trial. This trial is also known as the meeting point of the Annapurna circuit. We can see the Marsyandi valley below from this trial. Once we reach Dharani Village, we check in into Teahouse and stay there for the whole night.


5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea house

After morning breakfast, we continue our trek to syange 5-6 hours walks crossing the Marsyangdhi river. overnight stay.


6-7 hrs drive BB Plan Hotel/Resort

After this wonderful Larkey La pass trek, we drive back to Kathmandu from Beshishar. We drive along the banks of the Marsyangdi river and Trishuli river with the fantastic views of surrounded terrace farmlands and green hills.


Free day at leisure for independent activities, please inform Nepal Dream Path Treks staff for short tour in and around Kathmandu at places of interest.


Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and passport handy. Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this most amazing wonderful country, Nepal with grand memories of this remarkable adventure with Nepal Dream Path Treks.


Equipment List

  • Sun Hat
  • Worm hat (it mean worm one to protect your head from cold)
  • Headlight
  • Sun Cream/lip guard
  • Sunglasses
  • Toothpaste/Brush/soap
  • Gloves
  • Down Jacket
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Jumper/fleece jacket
  • T-shirt
  • Long underwear
  • Windbreaker trouser
  • Towel
  • Wool socks
  • Cotton socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sewing kits
  • Water bottle
  • Swiss knife
  • Extra batteries
  • Flip flops
  • Raincoat/ Umbrella
  • Rucksacks(For a Day)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Medical & first aid kit
  • Trekking Crampon (If you are going to do a trek in winter then you need Crampon for your trekking.)

What's included?

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation with BB plan in city and Tea house or Camping in Trekking as per itinerary.
  • Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and well-experienced city guide.
  • All meals included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee).
  • Guide, porters and other support staff as per your requirement and out an agreed price.
  • National Park Fees and all required Trekking permits.
  • General First-Aid Kits for all.
  • All taxes and fees required for the program.

What's not included?

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water etc).
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staffs.
  • Personal first aid Kid.

Trip Reviews

5 - Excellent Based on 1 Reviews

Katherine Hahn
United States

Larkey La Pass

2017

I am so glad to know DP. He is a very capable and joyful guide, gets along with everyone he meets, and is cool under any pressure that comes about on his treks. He was, quite literally, a life saver on our Manaslu trek 7 years ago. I will always remember him. Highly recommended. Chat Conversation End