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Manaslu larkya pass (6249) is located in manaslu range of mountains in gorkha district of Nepal. It was officially opened as adventure  district of Nepal. It was officially opened as adventure trekking for trekkers in 1992. This Trek is one of the restricted trekking routes of Nepal which requires special trekking permits. The trek is considered as one of the most beautiful
 treks in Manaslu region and is rewarded by the adventurous and unparalleled alpine experience. The main attraction of larkya pass is panoramic views of unsurpassed Himalayan scenic beauty and rich mountain biological diversity. It gives you the pleasure of natural beauty.  Manaslu larkya pass trek passing through many ancient villages along the way. The village people live the quiet and very honest and respectable with their culture and tradition. 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 and also you will find the beautiful natural scenery and can enjoy with scenic view, stunning waterfalls, running clear water streams and sometime with rainbow and rivers. In conclusion the manaslu larkyaTrek is bound to speechless and then it turns into your beautiful memory.

      Trip Highlights:

  • 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.

Trip profile


Trip  Profile:

Highest Altitude:   5213m high

Duration:        20 days in Nepal

Best season:   Mid of September to Mid of November

Trekking type: Both Tea house and camping (Camping is better)

Group: Min 2 and Max 12

larkya pass trek: Pictures


Details Itinerary

Day 01  Arrival in Kathmandu airport pick transfer to hotel on the day arrival in Kathmandu international airport. Our staff will be there to pick up and take you to the respective hotels downtown in the hub of Kathmandu city, after checking in and refreshment overnight in hotel.

Day 02 Drive to Machha-Khola (9,30m/3,051ft) via Arughat 7 hours journey From this farm village, start the first day walk following Buri Gandaki River upstream passing streams and farm villages, then cross a bridge over Nuali-khola with views of beautiful waterfalls, walk leads on stone steps to cross another bridge to reach Machha-Khola for overnight stop, village named as Machha-Khola meaning “Stream of Fishes”.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 03 Machha Khola to Jagat (1,340m/4396ft) 6 hoursAfter Macha-Khola, walk to reach at Khorla Beshi a small farm village from here on winding path reaching at Tatopani “Hot Spring” an opportunity for a hot bathe, after a nice stop walk continues passing Dovan and Yaruphant villages, and finally walk ends at Jagat village after crossing a short suspension bridge, a moderate size village with shops and stores.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 04 Jagat to Dyang (1,860m/6,102ft) 6 hoursFrom Jagat, leading to higher area following Buri Gandkai River, coming across small farm villages of Sidibas Bazaar, with nice rest a short climb and downhill to cross a bridge reaching at Nagjet, then climb to Philim village, a large spread out farm village, from Philim trek onwards through terraces of golden wheat’s and barley, as the climb reaches a rocky ridge top and into bamboo forest area and finally ending at Dyang village for overnight stop. From here onward air gets cooler with touch of Tibetan culture.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 05 Dyang to Namru (2,660m/8,727ft) 5 hoursAfter Dyang altitude gains slowly, entering high Himalayan alpine area, walk continues with a descend towards Bihi Bazaar, a small village near river side, from here onward with much Tibetan culture, walk leads on gradual trail with few short ups and down till Ghap village is reached for overnight stop.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 06 Namrung to Sama Gaon (3530/11,581ft) 7 hours

Numrung village with super North Face views of Mt. Manaslu, walk continues passing few villages of Banjham, Lhi and Sho, then altitude gains with an hour climb to Shrip village, from here few hours of good walk to Lho-Gaon for lunch. Having Lunch at Lho, we continue our journey to Sama Gaon which is on lap of Mt Manaslu.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 07 Samagaon Acclimatization visit GompaA necessary and important rest day at this altitude acclimatization before heading high Larkya-la pass, on this free day explore around interesting Sama-Gaon villages.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 08 Samagaon to Samdo (3,800m/12,467ft) 5 hoursMorning walk towards last village at Samdo which is on route Tibet border, people here been trading into Tibet since hundreds of years, the trade still exists you can find many Chinese goods, continue morning walk with slow climb on barren dry country overlooking views of snow capped peaks, walk finally brings at Samdo for overnight stop.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 09 Samdo to Dharmshala (4,460m/14,632ft) 4 hours walkToday a short day walk to Larkya phedi / Dharmasala crossing rivers, heading towards more dry and barren country, trek to Larkya phedi is not tough except for high altitude walking with few short ups and downs and then completing morning walk at Larkya phedi, at the base of Larkya-la pass, afternoon free at leisure for short hike after having lunch.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 10 Cross Larkya La (5,215m |17,109ft) trek to Bimthang 8 hours trekA Big Day! Start early morning to reach the top of Larkya-la pass at 5,214 meters, morning walk leads to a steep long climb with beautiful scenery of surrounding hills and valley and of Mt. Manaslu, Larkya peak, Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli and of Peak 29. After hard effort reaching at the top of pass, festooned with Buddhist prayer flags overlooking fantasticscenery. From here after enjoying a short rest and catching the views a long descend reaching back into greens around forested area to Bimthang for overnight stop, after a hard long day walk.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 11 Bimthang to Tilche (1,943m/6,374ft) 

  Having Breakfast at Bhimtang, we continue our trek down through dense forest. Arriving at  Gow, we take hot lunch there and continue our journ to Tilche where we spend a night.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Tilche to Kathmandu      It takes around 1 hours to get Dharapani from Tilche from where we get on Jeep and continue our journey back on same day To Kathmand.

Day 13: We reserve one Extra Day for this whole trekkin.

Day 14 Final departure for homeward bound or to respective countries After wonderful time Around Manaslu  Larkya-La trekking with grand service of Imagine Nepal Trek and Expedition  , as per your international flight time transfer to Kathmandu international air terminal for final departure homeward bound or to next respective countries.
Included meals: Breakfast


Note: Another trekking route,Annapurna circuitcan also be included.

cost includes

cost includes:

  1. Domestic flight ticket.
  2. Three night hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan in 3 stars hotel. Additional 250/- USD for 5 stars hotel
  3. Trekking permit
  4. National park permit
  5. 3 times meal a day and hot drinks during the trekking
  6. Guide and porter
  7. All the transportation in Nepal
  8. Hotel during trekking
  9. Guide and porter insurance

cost excludes

cost excludes:

  1. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  2. Personal travel insurance we don’t get it in Nepal for foreigners
  3. Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  4. Tips to staffs if you like