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The High Pass Trekking in Manaslu Region

”Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek: an inspiring journey amidst the snow-capped peaks and alpine forest, virgin rain-alpine forest, on the off-beaten trail, constant views of the majestic snow peaks, high pass of Larkay-la, traditional villages and Buddhist culture, warm friendly locals with exceptional views of the great surrounding landscapes and high mountain range”

BUNA Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek (or Around Manaslu Trekking) adventure begins from the famed ancient Gorkha Kingdom in mid-western Nepal. This wonderful adventure begins following Buri-Gandaki River upstream from the sub-tropical forest to the dry Tibetan zone, offering outstanding views of world’s 8th highest peak Mt.Manaslu 8,156m, along with the panorama of the surrounding magnificent peaks that straddle the border with Tibet. Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek is one of the most amazing regions where few trekking companies seldom visits, but with BUNA we would like to encourage the travellers and adventurer for this unique area where one would be in the midst of the high soaring peaks with local culture untouched by modern civilizations as it was for centuries, the native of Tibetan origin migrated 100 years back, the Larkya near the pass was a busy market exchanging selling and buying goods from Tibet and Nepal more than 50 years ago, before China took over.

Manaslu Larkya La Pass Trek continues over the highest point of our journey at Larkya la. From the top of the pass, it is almost down-hill through the serene alpine forests and meadows till we come to the main trail of the Annapurna circuit, after being on the main track for a few days our journey continues towards Pokhara via another secret route seldom used by trekkers offering stunning views of the Manaslu and Annapurna range including the magnificent majestic Mt.Machhapuchare (Fish Tail) with the traditional mid hills villages.

Trip Profile:

Trek Grade: Moderate to adventurous
Trek / Camp: 18 / 19 days
Trip duration: 21 / 22 days.
Mode of Trekking: Camping.
Maximum altitude gain: 5,106 m at Larkya-La.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.

Day 02: A day in Kathmandu with a half day tour.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Gorkha 1,143m 5 hours drives.

Day 04: Trek to Khanchowk 956m- 5 hours walk.

Day 05: Trek to Arughat 750m. 4-5 hours trek.

Day 06: Trek to Soti-Khola 860m 5 hours trek.

Day 07: Trek to Machha-Khola 890m 4-5 hours walk

Day 08: Trek to Jagat 1,350m 6-7 hours walk.

Day 09: Trek to Nyak or Eklebhati 1,775m, approx 5 hours trek.

Day 10: Trek to Ghap 2,156m via Bih. Approx: 6-7 hours trek.

Day 11: Trek to Lho (3,150m) approx: 6 hours trek.

Day 12: Trek to Sama Gompa (3,500m) approx: 5 hours trek

Day 13: Rest day at Sama Gompa.

Day 14: Trek to Samdu (3,780m) approx: 5 hours trek.

Day 15: Trek to Larkya Phedi near to Guest House (4,450m) 4 hours trek

Day 16: Cross Larkya pass at 5,106m and to Bhimtang 7-8 hours.

Day 17: From Bhimtang trek and camp in the middle of the forest. 5 hours walk.

Day 18: From the forest camp trek to Dharapani village 1,943m. 5-6 hours.

Day 19: Trek to Chamje 1,410m. 5 hrs.

Day 21: Trek to Beshishar and drive to Kathmandu.

Day 22: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

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