Trip Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the wondrous beauty of Manaslu region
  • Feel the gratification of gorgeous Himalayan scenarios
  • Get close encounters with the wildlife and its habitat
  • Explore the gracious existence of tiny villages and monasteries
  • Feel the enormous thrill of crossing Larkya La Pass

Larke Peak climbing takes you in this amazing journey filled with adventure and grace in the beautiful Manaslu region. Larke Peak, 6249m is regarded to be one of the most challenging peaks to summit but that’s what makes this trekking and climbing journey even more exciting and glorious. The Larke peak Trekking and climbing is perfect for enthusiastic trekkers or climbers who are always seeking to try new taste of thrills. Larke Peak trekking gives you a whole new outlook on adventure and the Larke Peak climb will revive you in ways one could only ever dream of.

Collect glorious memories of both trekking and climbing adventure by setting your footsteps on one of the most divinely graced Manaslu region.

How amazing is this peak climbing?

The amazing 20 days Larke Peak climbing introduces you to the remote trails which will carry you further into the wondrous Manaslu region filled with the graceful existence of turbulent river gorges, old Buddhist Monasteries like Samagaon monastery and many other incredible wonders. Facing various ups and downs, you will be introduced to the unaltered and pretty existence of Nubry Valley which is truly beautiful. Likewise, you will be stunned with the rewards of this amazing trek to Larke Peak which includes the astounding scenarios of Manaslu and Annapurna massif. You will be humbles with the peaceful blend of wilderness, wildlife, culture, lifestyle and the off beaten trails as you further extend your steps in the gorgeous trekking region. You will certainly get various chances to explore the pretty tiny villages like the Samagaon village where people follow the mountain lifestyle and area widely influenced by Buddhism. As you undertake the Larke Peak climbing route, you will be following the gracious flow of Budi Gandaki River. Along the tiring journey, the magical waterfalls and beautiful river streams with the mixture of fresh mountain air will certainly wash all your tiredness away. Similarly, you can enjoy the view of Yak caravans when passing through pretty grasslands where yaks are often left for grazing. The sight is indeed warming. The trek and climb map makes our encounter with the mesmerizing existence of glacial Birendra Lake which can be found a few walks above Samagaon Village before we set our footsteps in the Samdo Village. If we have enough time in our hand, we will conduct a short hike to the Tibetan border which is just a few kilometers far from the lake. The experience is indeed going to be a little spiritual yet reviving.

The amazing Larke Peak climb brings its greatest challenges in the trails of Larkya La pass which is situated at an elevation of 5213 meters and is usually covered around with snow. The rewards are equally gratifying as the strenuous nature of the challenges provided by the crossing of Larkya La Pass. However, with proper physical fitness and a never ending dedication along with some basic climbing skills, one can summit the Larke Peak with less trouble and a lot more adventurous chills. The whole path which you will be covering while trekking to Larke Peak will provide you with utmost motivation and energy as you pass through bamboo and rhododendron forests with the addicting scent of the wild. If our trekking days are filled with luck, we will be able to spot the incredible existence of wildlife like Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Musk deer and some other amazing animals. Thus, this trekking and climbing experience is certain to give you a magical adventurous experience, the thrills of which is certain to last for a time.

Our company is giving this service for more than 10 years and our team members are well trained for the climbing, trekking and expedition. To know more about are team click here. If you want to know any more details related to peak climbing, trekking and expedition feel free to contact us at Nepal Nomad. We also offer you customized Larke Peak climbing itinerary suitable according to your time.

Itinerary

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Today after reaching Kathmandu airport, one of our men will be there you pick you and then transfer you to your hotel. After arriving at hotel, take your time to refresh yourself. We will again come to pick you up for trip meeting where we will be discussing about the trip details and any other confusion related with it. You will also be introduced to you climbing guide, porter and other members.

  • Meals: Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathamndu
  • Altitude: 1300m

As Kathmandu valley is also known as city of temples, we will be using this day visiting the world heritage sites. Some of the heritage sites that we will be visiting are Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

  • Meals: Breakfast with Tea/Coffee
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

After having an early morning breakfast, we will hop in a private vehicle and drive towards Seti Khola. It is likely to take us about six hours to reach an elevation of 775 meters. Arughat Bazaar will fall on the and lead our way further towards Seti Khola. We will be settling our camp around the banks of the beautiful river. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Soti Khola
  • Altitude: 775m

On the fourth day, finally we start our walk from Soti Khola after having an early morning breakfast. We will be heading for Machha Khola from Soti which is likely to take us about six hours to reach. We will be facing some descents which will again lead to a climb towards Almara. Along the way we will be moving through beautiful forest which will be taking us to the beautiful village of Riden. We will be staying overnight around the banks of Machha Khola where we will be camping for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Machha Khola
  • Altitude: 900m

Today, we will be making our way towards Jagat which is situated at an elevation of 1,340 meters. It will take us about six hours to reach there. We will go crossing the gracious Machha River and Khorla Besi where we will spot a hot spring known as “Tatopani”. Along the way, we will be reaching a permit checking point where our Permit will be checked. We will be staying overnight at jagat.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jagat
  • Altitude: 1340m

Today, we will be leaving Jagat after an early morning breakfast and head for deng which is situated at an elevation of 1860 meters. It will take us about seven hours to reach there. We will be ascending the Saguleri which will be offering us with a gratifying view of Sringi Himal which is situated at an altitude of 7,177 meters. Along the way, we will be entering the Gandaki Valley. We will be staying overnight at Deng.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Deng
  • Altitude: 1860m

From Deng, we will leave early in the morning for Ghap. It is likely to take us about six hours to reach an elevation of 2100 meters. We will be following the trails led by the beautiful Deng river which will introduce us to a beautiful existence of a tiny village formed of only 4 houses. We will be staying overnight at Ghap in our tented Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghap
  • Altitude: 2100m

On the eight day, we will be heading for Lho village which is situated at an elevation of 3200 meters. We will be crossing the Budhi Gandaki river by using the wooden bridge laid over it. We will be again going past a police check post where our permit might be asked or checked. Along the way, we will be rewarded with the views of Naike Peak, Manaslu and Manaslu North. We will be settling out camp after reaching Lho where we will be staying for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lho Village
  • Altitude: 3200m

From Lho Village, we will further make our way towards Samagaon which is a beautiful village situated at an elevation of 3,500 meters. We will be passing through the area of beautifully settled Mani stones which will indeed refresh us in some way. In order to observe the close view of Mt. Manaslu, we will have to do a short hike to Pungen Glacier. It is likely to take us about six hours to reach Samagaon. We will stay overnight at Samagaon on our tented Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Samagaon
  • Altitude: 3500m

On the tenth day, our camping destination will be Samdo. We will be leaving Samagaon after having an early morning breakfast and head for Samdo which is situated at an elevation of 4500 meters. It is likely to take us five hours to get there. We will be settling our camp at Samdo and stay there for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Samdo
  • Altitude: 4500m

The eleventh day of our amazing adventure has been separated for resting purpose which will be used for acclimatization. You can use the opportunity to explore the beautiful existence of Samdo and do some hikes towards its outskirts.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Samdo
  • Altitude: 4500m

On the twelfth day, we will be heading for Dharmsala which is the Base Camp of Larke Peak. The Larke Peak Base Camp (Dharmsala) is situated at an elevation of 4,460 meters which is likely to take us about five hours to reach. Larke Peak Base Camp is our camping destination for the day where we will be staying for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Dharmsala
  • Altitude: 4460m

Today, we will be heading for the Base camp of Larke Peak which is situated at an altitude of 5,480 meters. We will leave Larke peak base camp after having an early morning breakfast at the Base Camp and then conduct a walk for about six hours to reach the camping destinations. Our guides and climbing experts will be settling all the required climbing equipment for the next day summit. We will be staying overnight at the advance Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Larke Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5480m

Since, in higher altitude, the weather is kind of unpredictable and can change its pattern in any form and at any time, we separate the thirteenth day for contingency purpose. It requires us to be flexible with outr summiting plan as we cannot ascend the peak if the weather is too rough and there are higher risks involved.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Larke Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5480m

Finally on the fifteenth day, we start ascending the Larke Peak. However, it is obvious that our plan depends upon the weather condition but with favorable conditions, we will summit the peak with the help of our climbing expert who will guide you all the way to the top. We will be beginning the climb very early in the morning because on the same day we will be heading back to the Larke Peak Base Camp. Reaching to the top of an elevation of 6,249 meters is indeed going to be a proud moment for you and certainly deserves some celebration. We will be staying overnight at the Larke Peak Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 6249m, 5480m

Today, we will be heading for Bhimthang which is situated at an elevation of 3,590 meters. We will be ascending to Larkya La Pass situated at an altitude of 5,215 meters which is likely to reward us with the extraordinary views of mountain peaks like Himlung Himal, Annapurna II, Gyagi Kung and some other incredible snowcapped peaks. Though the ascent might be a little challenging, it is equally rewarding as well. We will be staying overnight at Bhimthang which will take us about 8 hours to reach.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Bhimthang
  • Altitude: 3590m

On the seventeenth day, we leave Bhimthang after having an early morning breakfast and head towards Tilje situated at an altitude of 3900 meters. It is likely to take us about five hours to reach Tilje which is our camping destination for the night. We will be moving through paddy fields and even cross the Karcha La pass which leads us to a beautiful forest filled with rhododendrons, on our way to Tilje. We will be staying overnight at Tilje.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tilje
  • Altitude: 3900m

We will be heading for Dharapani on the eighteenth day of our climbing and trekking journey. We will be leaving Tilje after having an early morning breakfast and walk for about five hours to reach Dharapani. Marshyangdi River will lead our way at some points. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 1920m

Today, from Dharapani, we will head for Beshisahar by jeep drive after an early morning breakfast. It is likely to take us about three hours to reach our destination for the day which is situated at an elevation of 760 meters. We will be encountered with the village of Chamje along the way with the introduction to Himal Pani as well. After reaching Beshisahar we will drive to Kathmandu after changing another transport.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

The day has come for your departure. Our team member will escort you all the way to the airport in a private vehicle. It was indeed a glorious experience travelling with you. We bid you goodbye with a hope to see you again and share another adventurous experience together. Until then, take care and have a wonderful life!

  • Meals: Breakfast with Tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
02 Apr, 2020 - 24 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900
04 Apr, 2020 - 26 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900
05 Apr, 2020 - 27 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900
07 Apr, 2020 - 29 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900
08 Apr, 2020 - 30 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900
09 Apr, 2020 - 01 May, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900
10 Apr, 2020 - 02 May, 2020GuaranteedUS$2900

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

Excellent level of physical fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Larke Peak Climbing. As this peak climbing is of 20 days, there may be difficulty in walking at the higher elevation and altitude sickness may occur in some increased altitudes. Altitude may range up to 6000 meters.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Before heading off to our Larke Peak Climbing trip, we host a Pre-Trip meeting where we will introduce you with your climbing guide and other members. We will also discuss details about the trip and you are free to ask anything questions regarding the trip and we also recommend you to clear all the confusion related with the trip.

Equipment Check List:

These basic equipments check lists might help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Climbing Equipment:-

Climbing Gears: - Crampons - Tape Slings - Ice Axe – Harness - Ice Hammer - Ice Screw - Screw-gate Karabiners – Eight Figure / Descender - Plastic Mountaineering Boots – Ascender / Jumar– Rope ( Main / Fix) - Snow-bar - Multi-Led Head Lamp

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

Your Sherpa will be at your doorsteps around 6:30 a.m. with some warm tea or anything according to your decision of breakfast thing. In the wake of intersection our morning meal time, we will pack and set up our sacks alongside all the important types of gear and move for the day's experience we will eat in our trekking venture, any place we find ideal. At night, we will rest, acclimatizing, messing around, talking, walking and direct other exciting exercises.

Accommodation:

As for lodging, you won't be incredibly encouraged with all the lodging facilities. So we demand you not to anticipate any sort of Ritz! An oversimplified type of hotels ran by the entire family will generally be our lodging as that is what is normally offered by the Himalayan segments. The restroom offices are frequently deprived to be shared and the odds for shower can be somewhat less

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Larke Peak Climbing includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

.Itinerary of the Larke Peak Climbing is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Larke Peak Climbing, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.