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Trip Facts

Price:
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Trip Duration:
16 days
Best Season :
Mar-May & Sep - Nov
Trip Grade:
Strenuous
Starting From:
Soti Khola
End Point:
Chyamje
Altitude:
5160m, Larkya La Pass
Per Day Hiking:
4-6 hrs
Accomodation:
Guest house
Transportation:
Private vehicle
Network Access:
Yes
Budget Price

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of UNESCO listed world heritage site of kathmandu
  • A trail towards the unspoiled area of Manaslu
  • Beautiful views of himalayan range of Nepal along with the world's 8th tallest mountain
  • Charming village of Bhumthang and Samdo

Overview

Manaslu  Larkya La Trek, an interesting trek which will take you to an off beaten trail of Mansalu region. This newly opened trial offers a good mix of cultural diversity and beautiful views of mountains. The entire trail is full of diverse, remote and secluded area with difficult topography, as a result of varying altitudes – 600 m to 5,135 m. As well as the views of Ganesh Himal, Siringi Himal and Boudha Himal are seen throughout the trek. Also the journey is full of fascinating high altitude lakes. Since the are is very remote and isolated, it has preserves some unique species of floras and faunas.

Furthermore, this trek can be one of the most remarkable journeys. It will take you to a huge and spectacular valley with stunning views of Mt. Manaslu. When you walk in this region, the trail will keep on changing until its end, which makes the journey even more interesting. The villages of this region is predominantly influenced by Buddhist culture. Hence, a perfect opportunity to get some insights about the culture of this region.  Also the panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains is a blessing during the trek. As well the mesmerizing walk through rhododendron and pine forests will help you find peace within yourself. The changes in the views of mountains along the way is enchanting.

Your journey starts from Arughat which is around six- seven hours drive from the Kathmandu city. From Arughat, you continue walking into the beautiful valley of Manaslu. On the way, you pass Sotikhola, Jagat, Namarung, Deng and Samagaon. No sooner, you will find yourself in the trekking route of Annapurna Circuit trek which ascends up to Pisang. You ascend up until you pass Manang, Yak kharka and Thorong la pass to Muktinath. After relishing the beautiful mountain panorama, you take a walk to Jomsom. In Jomsom you will take a flight back to Pokhara. Your trek concludes with a drive back to Kathmandu after a good day in Pokhara.


Detail Itinerary

As you arrive in Kathmandu, our airport representative will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

After your breakfast, your guide will pick you up at the hotel and escort you to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu i.e. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Meanwhile, we will prepare your permits and you can make your last minute preparation for the trek. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, we start our journey early in the morning. We take a drive to Soti Khola. The drive is a wonderful experience in itself. The beautiful landscape, countryside view of Nepal, the greenery, everything is so mesmerizing. The road till Dhading Besi is smooth but the drive ahead up to Arughat is quite rough. Ahead of Arughat, we get off at Soti Khola for an overnight halt.

Today we cross a bridge over Soti Khola and make our way through beautiful Sal trees. We then climb on to a ridge over Budhi Gandaki river and follow our trail to Kursane. We pass two beautiful waterfalls and terraced fields to Labubesi. We then ascend up to Maccha Khola where we cross a suspension bridge over the river and further ascend to a small village called Khorla Bensi. Overnight at a guesthouse in Khorla Bensi.

From Khorla Besi, we follow our trail with further ups and downs to Tatopani. From here, we climb another ridge and cross a suspension bridge over Budhi Gangaki river. We then climb up some stairs and cross a ridge to Dhoban. We further climb upstairs and drop down to river and again climb up the stairs to Tharo Bharyang (which means steep stairs). We now cross the bank of Budhi Gandaki river and climb over a ridge and continue our trail up to the village of Jagat. Overnight at a guesthouse in Jagat.

Today, we descend down the stone stairs to river and ascend up the terraced fields to Saguleri. The view of Siringi Himal from this spot is superb. We head towards Ganesh Himal, cross a river over Gata Khola and continue our trail up through the towering walls. We further cross three rivers and climb up to the village – Deng. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Deng.

Today we leave Deng, cross Budhi Gandaki river and climb up to join the trail from Bhi. Then we head up to Budhi gandaki valley, pass through forests and mani to Prok village. Prok village is a vantage point for the mind blowing view of Siringi Himal. On our way, we pass various gompas and cross the river several times until our trail heads along a river that leads to a dense forest. As we cross the dense forest, we walk along a fine trail and climb up to Namrung village, our halting spot for the night.

After beholding the stunning views of Ganesh Himal and Siringi Himal from Namrung village, we climb up our trail, pass through a forest to Lihi. We pass the barley terraces and chortens in Lihi and descend down to cross the valley of Simnang Himal. We further pass the villages of Sho, Lho and Shyala with close of view of Ganesh Himal in the backdrop. Finally, we stop at Samagaun village for an overnight halt.

Today is a day set aside for acclimatization in Sama. Today, we hike to a valley that lies just behind the Sama village Pungen monastery or Manaslu base camp. We ascend up to the Mt. Manaslu base. From here able to see the panoramic views of mountain Himalchuli, Mt. Manaslu, Nyake Peak, Butterfly Peak, Ganesh Himal and many more.

 

Today we drop down to Budhi Gandaki river and follow it to join the Larkya La pass trail. We pass several mani walls, juniper and birch forests and descend down to cross a wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki river. We then climb up steep to white khani, pass white khani and make our way to Samdo, our overnight halt destination

Today, we take a trail that takes us to the ancient trade route to Tibet. We cross a bridge and head towards the Larkya Bazaar which is a popular trade market of this region. From this point, we hike through the glaciers for the fabulous views of the Himalayan vistas of the region and walk ahead until we reach Dharamshala. Dharamshala is a high camp for Larkya La pass. At this point you will find yourself surrounded by the majestic vistas of mountains. Overnight at a camp in Dharamshala.

Today, the trail leads us to the north face of Larkya glacier. The views of Cho Danda and Larkya peak throughout the trail is magnificent. Today, we follow our trail to Larkya La and walk until we reach the top of the pass. The views of the mountains like Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Nyagi Kung, Annapurna II and Kang Kuru from the top is spectacular. From the top of Larkya La Pass, we descend down to Bhimtang for our overnight halt.

Today we descend down along the rhododendron forest, pass stony river bed, hillside, lush villages to the village of Goa which would be our halting spot for the night.

Today we cross the Marsyangdi Khola and follow our trail to Chyamje village. We stop at Chyamje village for the night stay.

Today we drive back to Kathmandu enjoying the beautiful landscape of Nepal along our way. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today is a free day in Kathmandu. You can either rest to get rid of the tiredness or stroll around the Kathmandu city for shopping and other purposes on your own will.

We will transfer you to the Kathmandu airport for your flight back to your hometown.


Service Includes

  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.
  • All the road transport along with pick up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses throughout trek wherever available and in tented camps where there is no accomodation facilty.
  • An experienced guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey.
  • All Nepali Staff insurance
  • Fees to be paid for Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS. (Note: You are required to bring two passport size photo for this purpose)
  • All other government fees and taxes.
  • First aid safety kit with basic medicines essential.
  • All the essential trekking gear


Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Nepal Entry visa fees.
  • Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Cities
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal
  • Snacks, soft drink during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
  • Extra baggage charge

Essential Infos

Regarding your arrival

As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.

Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.

Accommodation

We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.

Meals and Drinking water facility

The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.

Currency Exchange

If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.

Import and Export during the travel

You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.

High altitude sickness

Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.


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The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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