Around Manaslu circuit trek is a pristine trek around the remote valley of Manaslu region with spectacular and pristine views of Mount Manaslu. Manaslu lies at the east of the Annapurna Himalayan range. It is an adventurous trekking route in Manaslu region.
Manaslu trek via Larke pass offers a diverse experience of natural and cultural elements of Manaslu region. You will witness Mount Manaslu (8,163 m) the eight highest peaks in the world and other snow-capped peaks from called Larke pass (5,420 m).
Manaslu circuit trek is open since 1992 for travellers from all around the world. The Manaslu Circuit via Larke la pass offers an astounding mixture of ethnicity, culture, and tradition of the local people. You will hike to the snowy pinnacles through rough slopes and enjoy these exotic experiences.
You will need special permits to commence Manaslu circuit trek via Larek la pass. The permit costs around US$ 70 per week per person. If you are staying more than a week, you will have to pay US$ 10 per day, per person. You will also need to pay permits for Annapurna Conservation( which is also needed for Annapurna base camp trekking ) and Manaslu Conservation permit US$ 22 per person per entry respectively.
Manaslu circuit trek via Larke la pass is an awesome journey in the remote area of Manaslu region. Manaslu trek begins from Kathmandu to Gorkha and the trail takes you through spectacular valley alongside Larke pass (5420m). You will come across amazing places like Larky bazar, Samdo gau, and Tatopani. You can enjoy a splendid Hot spring at Tatopani.
Manaslu trek via Larke La Pass is one of the tough trekking routes in Nepal. However, with proper guidance and stable physical condition, you can experience an unparalleled alpine trek experience.
So, the Manaslu trek via Larke La can be completed by all the avid trekkers throughout the world. You will cherish every moment as you explore the pristine natural beauties throughout the Manaslu trek.
Around Manaslu – Larke La Pass Trek Highlights
- Experience splendid views of Mount Manaslu, Himalchuli, Bouddha Himal and Ngadi Chuli
- A peaceful walk along the sandy banks of Budhi Gandaki River
- Hot spring baths at Tatopani
- Panoramic views of the mountain range from Larke La Pass at 5420 m
- Explore the Chortans, beautiful mani walls, and Monasteries.
- Experience the culture of ethnic groups like Gurung, Magar, and Sherpa.
- Hike over the viewpoint of Larkya La Pass.
Around Manaslu – Larke La Pass Trek Map
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m/2328 ft) 8 – 9 hrs
Day 04: Soti Khola – Maccha Khola (900m/2952 ft) 6 – 7 hrs
Day 05: Maccha Khola -Jagat (1410m/ 4625 ft) 6 – 7 hrs
Day 06: Jagat – Deng (1,804m/5917 ft) 6 – 7 hrs
Day 07: Deng – Namrung (2630m/8626ft) 6 – 7 hrs
Day 08: Namrung – Samagaon (3530m/11,578 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 09: Samagaon – Pungyen gompa – Samagaon 6 – 7 hrs exploration
Day 10: Samagaon – Samdo (3860m/12,660 ft) 4 – 5 hrs
Day 11: Rest Day in Samdo
Day 12: Samdo – Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. (4460m/14, 628 ft) 4 – 5 hrs
Day 13: Dharamsala – Larke la (5160m/16, 924 ft) – Bimthang (3720m/12, 201 ft) 8 – 9 hrs
Day 14: Bimthang – Tilije (2300m/7544ft) 5 – 6 hrs
Day 15: Tilije – Dharapani 3-4 hrsand drive to Besishar (825m) 4-5 hrs
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu 5-6 hours
Day 17: Final departure