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Manaslu Larke Pass Trek

Manaslu Larke Pass Trek
  • Max Altitute:5106 m
  • Price:****
  • Difficulty:Hard
  • Duration:21 Days

Manaslu Larke Pass Trek

Trip Overview

Manaslu Larke Pass Trek offers you the trek to the most challenging mountain pass, Larke Pass. It lies in the Manaslu region which is in between the Annapurna region and the Langtang region. This trek takes you all the way to the highlands of the Manaslu region.  Similarly, Mt.Manaslu (8163m), the 8th highest peak in the world is another attraction of the trek.

This amazing trek takes you to the untouched region of Manaslu. And offers a mesmerizing view of the mighty Manaslu and other majestic peaks. Also, you get a piece of natural habitat with a variety of flora, and faunas.  In addition, it is the adventurous trekking trails with delightful natural and cultural beauty.


Moreover, the trek is geographically spectacular, and culturally fascinating, and traverses a strong Tibetan cultural environment and spectacular wilderness. And the main highlight of the trek is to reach Larka Pass which is at an altitude of 5213m from sea level. It is one of the trending and quite popular treks. So, if you are having thoughts about trying it then you can contact us directly through email at hikeontrek@gmail.com.

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Manaslu Larke Pass Trek Cost

Hike on Treks has packages for all types of trekkers willing to do the Manaslu Larke Pass Trek. Furthermore, we have different cost rates for different numbers of trekkers. Also, the cost is classified according to nationality. This is the cost for 21 days itinerary. Hence, you should be prepared according.  You have to carry other cash for your own personal expenses like tipping or buying gifts.

Cost for Manaslu Larke Pass Trek
No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 pax****
above 2 person****
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only ****. Services include a potter, guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for Nepali.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of Scheduled Date Company will Charge 60% of Trip amount as Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason Company will Charge 20% of Trip amount as Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal etc.) no refund will be offered. Full Trip cost will be charged by company.

For further trekking tips and essentials check out this blog Trekking Essentials.

Contact us on:

Kathmandu Office0145145689851237317 (Whatsapp)
Pokhara Office0614585509865311574 (WhatsApp)
Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
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Location of Pokhara Office
Street No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Manaslu Larke Pass Trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Machha Khola and then trekking through a rough trail of the Manaslu region all the way to the destination. Commencing this fascinating trek requires good physics, a desire to trek the Himalayas, and proper trekking practice. The fascinating trek to Manaslu amuses you with the finest view of the mountain panorama. Also, the cultural variety and the hospitality of the inhabitants are the things to look for. So to explore the higher Nepal and experience the natural and cultural touch of Nepal you should give try to Larke Pass Trek.

Manaslu Larke Pass Trek for Nepali

Manaslu is one of the best trekking regions in Nepal. As internal tourism is growing in Nepal – we have introduced Manaslu Larke Pass Trek for Nepali as well. The Manaslu Larke Trek cost for Nepali starts from 180000 NPR if the group is more than five. As a Nepali, you can enjoy the fantastic views of the best Annapurna area. You can also see snow-capped mountains, and high glacier lakes and spot the most stunning flora and fauna. Similarly, the circuit passes many Nepalese cultural heritage sites, including traditional Tamang and Sherpa settlements.

Who is Sherpa Guide?

While trekking in Nepal’s Himalayas, we need to have a sherpa guide with us to enjoy the trek to the fullest. They know everything about these types of trekking with more than 20 years of experience in mountaineering. We can learn about their experience and also can complete the trekking journey without any difficulties. Hikeontreks have been working with these experienced guides for decades now. They are registered guides by the Nepal Mountaineering association.

How to Book Manaslu Larke Pass Trek?

You can book the Larke Pass trekking by calling us at 014514568 (Kathmandu) or 061-458550 (Pokhara). You can also visit our office which is at Bhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal, and Frontgate, Pokhara Airport, Pokhara. For international tourists, you call message us via WhatsApp or Viber (9851237317 9801177317 ). In addition to this, you can always customize the trip according to your preferences. We also provide a flight facility for the trek which saves time if you have limited time for the trek. Furthermore, our agency provides all charted flights in Nepal. So, if you are planning to visit Nepal let us know. In contrast, we will be delighted to serve you and make your vacation in Nepal more comfortable and mesmerizing.

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Detailed Itinenary

Manaslu Larke Pass Trek Itinerary

Manaslu Larke Pass gives you everything you need in a classic trek. Our experts have curated the trip in a way that meets all your needs. However, if you need some changes like you have a few days we are open for change. You can directly message us to change the trip as you want it.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

On the first day, upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Hike On Trek will welcome you and escort you to the hotel.


Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Machha Khola   (1340m)

Finally, the exciting trek starts after breakfast at the hotel. This day will mostly be spent traveling by bus from Kathmandu to Soti Khola- machhakhola . We will drive through the beautiful landscapes, and small villages reflecting the common lifestyle of Nepalese. The drive from Kathmandu to Dhading will be on a well-paved road. But the ride will be on a rougher surface from Dhading to machha khola. Afterward, We will spend the night at the guest house.

Day 3: Trek from Machha Khola to jagat  (1340m)

The day starts after the breakfast at guest house. Then, we will cross the Machha Khola and trek until we reach Khorla Besi. There we will take a small break and relax in the natural hot spring. Afterward, we will ascend towards the green forest and talk along Doban, Lauri and eventually reach Jagat after crossing the suspension bridge. And we will stay overnight at Jagat.

Day 4: Trek from Jagat to Lokpa (2240m)

Like any other day, our journey starts with breakfast. Then we will walk towards Manaslu Region which is a restricted area so we need some permit procedures to follow. We will walk to the rocky path and eventually reach Salleri. After reaching this peak we will start walking down to Sirdbas. There we will take a short break and trail up to Ghatta Khola. We continue to walk and stop for the next break at Philim. Then eventually we reach Lokpa after 2-3 hours of sightseeing walk from Philim. And we will spend the night there at Lokpa.

Day 5: Trek from Lokpa to Chumling (2385)

From Lokpa we will get the mesmerizing view of Mt. Himalchuli and Buddha Himal. After breakfast in this scenic view, we will start the trek to Chumling. The trek is short and will not have any difficulties. And you will get to inhale all the stunning wonders of nature on the trail. We will be staying at Chumling.

Day 6: Trek from Chumling to Chokhang-Paro (3031m)

On the 7th day, we will walk through the suspension bridge to begin the trek. On the journey, we will be welcomed by white-peaked mountains where we can take pictures to capture the view. Also, we will get a better and perfect view of Ganesh Himal. We will walk through Rainjam Village, Serpu River, and the upper region of the Tsum Valley. Then we will reach Chokhang-Paro where we are spending the rest of our night.

Day 7: Trek from Chokhangparo to Nile (3361m)

On this day we will walk to Lama Gaun, a small village in the area. Then we will travel to Rachen Gompa also called Nunnery Gompa. There we will take a short break and head towards the Lar, Phurbe, and Pangdung villages. We will arrive at Chule after crossing Shiar Khola. After the little trek, we will eventually arrive at the Nile and stay there for the night.

Day 8: Acclimatization Hike to Mu Gompa (3710m) back to the Nile

Nile lies near Tibet. That’s why we can not proceed north so we are close to the Tibetan border. We will walk for a couple of hours to Mu Gompa. It is the largest Monastery in the region. After exploring the Buddhist culture and tradition there we will be back to the Nile and stay there.

Day 9: Trek from Nile to Chumling (2385m)

The day is filled with lots of walking in the beautiful nature. We will descend from the Nile to Chumling. The trek is a little difficult as we will trek for the whole day with some breaks in between.

Day 10: Trek from Chumling to Deng (1860m)

On this day we will return back to Lokpa after crossing the river and heading west. There we will re-join our trail to Manaslu Circuit. After walking through the dense forest we will stop for lunch at Pewa. After lunch, we will continue our trail uphill for 2hours to reach Deng.  It is a small village with only dozens of houses. They provide basic accommodation facilities. Furthermore, the place exhibits the Tibetan feel in the culture.

Day 11: Trek from Deng to Namrung (2630m)

After breakfast, we enter the Buddhist-influenced area. Then we will walk up and down through the forest and reach Ghap. There we can get a glimpse of preserved paintings and mesmerizing mani walls. We will go towards Namrang by walking through the steeper land which is in bamboo and rhododendron forests. There we will stay for the night.

Day 12: Trek from Namrung to Samagaun (3520m)

The trek on this day starts with the 3-hour walk to Lhi. The route is covered with views of Mountains like Ganesh Himal Range at the back, Mt Siringi to the right along with Mt Hiunchuli. Lhi is surrounded by the view of farmland, Siringi Himal, Pangboche Peak, Naike Peak, etc. In Lhi we will stop for lunch.

After lunch, we walked for another 3 hours to Sama Gaun. We continued for 2 hours before arriving in Shyala. There we get a view of the Manaslu Range up close. And then after one hour of the straight trail, we will reach Sama Gaun. The village has facilities like big monasteries, schools, and much better health posts. Also, due to a lack of proper roads they use mules and yaks for transportation.

Day 13: Acclimatization Day.

This day you can spend as per your desire. We can either visit around or rest for the day. If you are willing then you can hike to Manaslu Base Camp which takes 7-8 hours. During the trek, you will walk through the small village and can learn about the local way of Animal husbandry. We will hike to Birendra Lake which is another option for the day.

Day 14: Trek from Samagaun to Samdo (3875m)

The day basically consists of a light trek with only gradual uphill to follow. We have to walk for 3 hours to reach Sambo Village. As there is no other settlement area we will be having our lunch at Samdo and staying there overnight.

Day 15: Trek from Samdo to Dharmashala (4460m)

Today, we walk all the way to Dharamshala.  The route is concatenating steep and gradual uphill. Dharmashala is one construction that can accommodate 35 people. We will be having lunch and staying overnight there. The place also comes with dormitory-style big tents, which often feel warmer than the rooms and can accommodate up to 120 people maximum in peak season.

Day 16: Trek from Dharmashala to Bhimtang (3550m) Via Larke-Pass (5350m)

Today, the walk is steep uphill for 3-4 hours to the Larkya top. For the trip, we have to pack our lunch. when we reach the top, we get a breathtaking view of Mt. Himling, Kang Guru, Annapurna II, etc. This is the highest peak of the trek.

After that, we will trail descend towards Bhimtang for 3-4 hours. We may need to use crampons or ice axes as the trail is covered by snow. It is covered with snow during March, April, November, and winter. Stay for the night at Bimthang.

Day 17: Trek from Bhimtang to Goa (2400m)

After breakfast, we will walk for almost 4 hours to Surki.  The trail is very narrow in some places. It is through the big forest with the gradual decline. Mt.Manaslu can be seen on the left side of the trail. Surki is a small village with around half a dozen houses. There are some teahouses that are serving tourists in the region.

After that, we reach Goa from Surki which is a 2-hour walk from there. The route is similar but with a thinner forest as human settlement approaches. Goa is the new settlement area with approximately 60 construction with a viewpoint of the whole Manaslu Range.

Day 18: Trek from Goa to Dharapani and Drive to Besisahar

On this day, we head towards Dharapani from Goa which is 3 hour’s walk. It is an easy walk through hills with grass, farmland, and villages. Dharapani which is on the highway to Manang is our stop for lunch. This is the checkpoint to enter the Annapurna Conversation Area for which a permit is required.

After lunch, we head towards Beshisahar on local transportation. Beshisahar is a small town with a Gurung community. We will stay there at Beshisahar and spend the night to reenergize for the next day.

Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu from Besisahar.

We can say that our trek has come to an end. On the 20th day of our journey, we will drive back to Kathmandu from Beshisahar.  we will travel through the banks of the Trishuli and Marshyandi rivers. There will be two stops for breakfast and lunch.

After reaching Kathmandu, Droup to hotel

Day 20: sightseen ktm half day evening free time

Day 21: International Departure.

Our staff will accompany you to the airport as per the schedule of the flight. This is the final day and you will carry lots of memories and adventure experiences along with you.

Larkya Pass ± Manang Tilicho Lake Annapurna Thorongla Pass 23 Days Itinerary

If you have enough time ( > 23 days ) in Nepal, you can feel the wilderness of Larkya Along with Manang, Tilicho Lake, and Annapurna Thorongla Pass. Below is the itinerary of 23 days trek:

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to 8-9 hours Maccha Khola Drive (900m):
Day 03 : Maccha Khola to Jagat (1410m):6-7 Hours
Day 04 : Jagat to Deng (1804m): 6-7 Hours
Day 05 : Deng to Namrung (2630m): 6-7 Hours
Day 06 : Namrung to Samagaon (3530m): 6-7 Hours
Day 07: Samagaon to Samdo (3860m): 4-5 Hours
Day 08 : Rest day at Samdo (3860):
Day 09 : Samdo to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C (4460m): 4-5 Hours
Day 10 : Dharamsala to Bimtang (3590m) through Larkya Pass (5125 m): 8-10 Hours
Day 11 : Bimtang to Tilije (2300m): 5-6 Hours
Day 12 : Tilije to 2 hour treks dharapani drive to manag 4 drive
Day 13 : A day for rest in Manang.
Day 14 : Trek from Manang to Khangsar takes approximately five hours.
Day 15 : Trek from Khangsar to Tilicho bc camp, this takes about five hours.
Day 16: Trek from Tilicho bc camp to tilicho lake back to shree khakrka it takes about seven hours.
Day 17 : shree khakrka -yak kharka which takes about six hours
Day 18 : Yak Kharka – Thorong Phedi
Day 19 : Thorong Pedi -Thorong-La- pass Muktinath
Day 20: Muktinath to POKHARA

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport.
  • 3 nights standard hotel accommodation.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • Government licensed guide, plus experienced porter ( including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation by bus as per the itinerary. (Jeep driving from Arughat to Sotikhola, Dharapani to Besisahar, and  bus from Besisahar to Kathmandu)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees including a Trekking permit to Manaslu + ACAP
  • Medical kit box.
  • Rescue assistance.
  • All government taxes.
  • Our service charge.

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets etc)
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40).
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue).
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any kind of hot & Cold drinks
  • Staff & driver tipping.

Trip Highlights

  • Exploring the untouched beauty of the Manaslu region
  • Visit different villages, steep land structures and dense forest
  • Stunning monasteries, and cultural exploration
  • Amazing views of different Mountain like Mt Manaslu, Mt Hiunchuli et
  • Trek to the challenging mountain pass of Larkya-La

Trip Map

trip map

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