The Larkya peak climbing is situated at 20,503 feet in Manaslu region in Nepal. Larkya peak is located in the Manaslu range in the western part of Gorkha, Nepal. It is located in off the beaten path trek route in around Manaslu section.
Furthermore, climbing Larkya peak offers a first-rate view of complete Manaslu range including Mount Manaslu and Samdo Peak. In addition, you can see the most outstanding landscapes and snowy mountains to the Tibet side.
Majestic Larke peak enables you to explore through the Manaslu conservation area. It is also home to the Tibetan face of Nepali people and their cultures. The trip commences from historical Gorkha, Arughat to the farmland, villages, and forest of Rhododendron, conifer, oaks, and pines.
In the spring season, the forest looks enchanting with flowers all around. Moreover, passing fascinating scenery. Therefore, we follow the narrow Budhi Gandaki River gorge in Nubry valley until we ascend to the large alpine grassland where the glacier meets the meadow.
In addition, Mountain Yaks are grazing around with the backdrops of snowy peaks of Manaslu, Samdo ridge. Adventure Larkya peak climbing excursion is possible at any time (except winter) throughout the year.
Larkya peak climbing itinerary detail
The particular Larkya peak climbing route is designed for world travelers who want to climb larkya peak. Many people write Larkya peak is a Larke peak. Travelers who wish to this trekking and climbing with a more relaxed manner than try this itinerary, however, if this itinerary is not fit you than send us an inquiry for tailor-made itinerary.1 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport. We will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to kathmandu hotel with breakfast plan. Our representative will give you information around Manaslu trek with Larkya peak climbing programs.
Trek staff will come to your Hotel early in the morning to pick you up. Drive to Bus park to get a express coach to Soti Khola passing Arughat Bazaar (640m/2,093 feet). The overall journey takes roughly 9 hours to reach at last station of Soti Khola.
The trail descends slowly until you climb again to a mountain ridge to Almara. Pass the tiny sal forest trail to cuts into another side of the river to enter Budhi Gandaki River.
At Khrola besi, there is a natural hot spring called “Tatopani”. The trail follows woody areas towards Dovan. Below Dovan, there is a huge rapid at Budhi Gandaki. As the elevation increases, the rapids and the scenery subdues a complete transformation. At Jagat, there is a police station to check your manaslu area controlled region trek permits.
After ascending to a terraced hill of Saguleri and view of Sringi Himal (7,177m). We continue towards Sirish Gaon, Gandaki valley narrows from herewith soaring precipitous walls.
Follow the trail upstream of Deng River – a tiny village of 4 houses. We walk through a new built rock tunnel. At Ghap, the Tibetan culture begins with Mani stones and chortens all around.
Follow the path lined with houses that are interspersed with cultivated fields. At Namrung village, there is a police check post again. After Namrung, across the Hinan river coming from Linda Glacier and continue on to Sho village. Naike peak, Manaslu north (7,774 m) and Manaslu (8,150 m) central is just amazing. Lho Gaon is a small settlement stays with normal lodges where we stay overnight.
Hike further with the stone gate and long Mani stone wall after Lho village with full view of Peak 29 ahead. You can make a side excursion either Pungen Glacier or Manaslu base camp. Syalla village offers an outstanding Manaslu massif less than 2-kilo meter distance. Walk further following moraine and glacier excursion towards Samagaun. From Samagau village, it takes another 20 minutes to walk further to reach Sama Gompa for a night halt.
We spend almost a half-day excursion in order to acclimatize. Adjust to the thinning air hiking at Birendra lake connect with the Manaslu glacier. You can visit Phungen Gomba to visit one of the oldest gompas in the Manaslu area.
After Lunch at Samagaon, we climb a terraced hill on the opposite bank of Budhi Gandaki River from here toward a most remote permanent settlement to Samdo village. Roughly about 200 local people are living in this village.
Today is a rest day to acclimitize body with high altitude. Interested climbers can hike with Guide either samdo ridge or longer hihes to Tibet border. In teh same day our entiure crew will check all of our camping gears which we need from the next days.
We start with the tent style hikes at Larke base camp at 16,848 feet on the foothills of Larke peak. After the classical manaslu trek route, we walk over the rocky moraine trail to get off road to Larke peak base camp.
We ascend over the rocky moraine trail to reach advance base camp. From here, you will have an excelent view of Nubry valley and you can see the trail to Tibet also.
Cheak the weather and get ready with all climbing gears. The guide will leads a head and fix the climbing route. Reaching summit is tough adventure but the majestic Himalayan view makes your journey calm down. Return all the way downhill to reach at normal base camp.
There is not 100% sure that we reach the summit on the day 14. Therefore, this day is used as a contingency in case if we are unable to get a summit for any reason. If the weather gets exceptionally unfavorable we wisely have to postpone the program. Sometimes somebody in the group may get some problems in acclimatizing well enough to ascent. If the trip goes smoothly, we continue to cross over larke la pass.
A challenging hike goes further Cho Chanda and then slowly head steeply uphill towards the snowed-up Larke la pass. The hilltop Larke la pass offers just a magical Panorama view of Himlung Himal (7,126m), Cheo Himal (6,820m), Gyagi Kung, Kang Kuru (6,981m) and the Annapurna II (7,937 m). The trail roughly about 200 meters after the pass is steep descent downhill and difficult part all the way through moraines to the grassy downhill. After the grassy rocks, your trip is safe to travel downhill to the big open sandy ground to Bimthang.
The route gets easier walking through Rhododendrons forest and local Tilje village. Tilje is a one of the biggest Gurung village of Manaslu circuit trekking routes. Many trekkers stay overnight at Goa, but there are not many lodges and especially in the peak season they are overbooked.
An easy downhill hiking today to touch Annapurna circuit trek. Follow the trail Marshyangdi River downstream, passing through the scattered villages and crossing the iron bridge , we reach at Dharapani village. Taking a regular local jeep (passenger collection basis), drive downhill to Besisahar.
After breakfast, At morning time, we drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for lunch in Malekhu highway. Drive another 4 hours to reach Kathmandu city. Transfer to your hotel. In the we serve you farewell dinner in a nepali typical resturants.
Today, we drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your further flights back to home. Trip Finish.
How much does Larkya peak climbing cost?
The most scenic and adventure Larkya peak climbing cost available here on US$ 2,998 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size.
For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Larkya peak climbing cost includes:
- Kathmandu International airport transfer by private car/van/bus.
- Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with private car/van/bus.
- 2 nights twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
- Meals (Breakfast /Lunch / Dinner) everyday while on trekking and climbing days.
- Accommodation in tented camp during the climbing days 3 night 4 days (Samdo – Larkya Peak Summit – Larke Bazaar) on Twin sharing tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent and Kitchen utensil etc.). And lodge basis accommodation in other trekking days.
- Staff: (Professional English speaking Trekking guide, 1 Cook cum helper, & necessary porters.
- Climbing guide 1, guide’s salary, climbing equipment bonus cost and his insurance. (1 climbing guide: up to 4 Tourist basis.
- Insurance for all the Nepalese staff.
- Larkya peak climbing permit/s & other necessary fees (US$ 350)
- Trekking permits: Manaslu and Annapurna conservation entrance permits and TIMS permits.
- Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation and Transportation for Nepali crew
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
- Gokyo Treks Nepal’s sleeping bag, and walking stick, if necessary.
- Farewell dinner within Typical Restaurants in Kathmandu
- Medical supplies for Nepali crew (first aid kit will be available).
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Larkya peak climbing & trek cost exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Collective equipment such as a Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow bars, Tent, Snow Sawel.
- Personal trekking and climbing equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any types drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Larkya peak climbing starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us your flight detail and request for pickup. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Larkya peak climbing?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking normal but the rooms are a clean cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags. If you have one with you otherwise, you may hire it in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect at Larkya peak climbing?
Answer: Manaslu lodge trek routes, they have attached restaurant. They cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarians such as noodles, potatoes, Pasta, tuna bakes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables.
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same place you spend the night every day. The Lunch will provide on the midday while ascending. However, for climbing days you will have climbing food and hot drinks.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Larkya peak climbing?
Answer: Hikes via Manaslu lodges they have a shower which you can get it on pay.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Larkya peak climbing?
Answer: There are all places hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water. You can buy it for drinking. However, we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. We recommend you to bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water. Normal water is available at the campsite along the way. But while on climbing days, the kitchen crew will supply you enough water to drink.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the guest house trekking there will be chances to charge the battery on pay. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you to take extra batteries along with you.
Question: Is there any communication facilities on climbing Larkya peak?.
Answer: In this trek route, you can get telephone services as well as often internet services.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20% advance deposit (Not refundable) of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. For instance, the rest of the payment, you pay us on your arrival in Kathmandu.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on express Larkya peak climbing?.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trek operator agency, every porter belongs to the Gokyo Treks agency carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack. It means 1 guest: 1 porter ratio.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?.
Answer: During the trek, you can walk about 6 hours roughly every day.
Question: Where can I organize my person climbing gears?.
Answer: If you have those climbing gears at your home then bring them along with you. If you don’t have them then you can rent it in Kathmandu.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?.
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Trek Larkya peak climbing & Trek highlights
- Discover wilderness Manaslu region – a paradise on Earth, A beautiful trek to experience the tallest Himalayas.
- Outstanding view of Shringi himal and Munt Manaslu family, and Samdo peak.. etc.
- Mystical landscapes and rich of cultural heritage flora and fauna makes your journey more exciting.
- Very less trekker hikes manaslu base camp and Larkya peak as it is technically difficult.
The Larkya peak climbing Note:
As the information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you, however, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.
It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If modifications are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best concern of the expedition team. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
“What makes Larkya peak climbing special?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination better than others. Moreover, we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
Larkya peak climbing trip 2019
We met Ammar in his Europe Tour 2010 in Freiburg, Germany. We had a plan to climb Larkya peak climbing since a long time, so we discuss with Ammar regarding this trip possibilities in autumn season.
Luckily, we managed our holiday and booked Larkya la peak climbing 2019 with Gokyo Treks agency in Nepal. We had wonderful weather, enjoyed our trip around Manaslu and got successfully ascend Larkya peak with mountain guide Nawang Sherpa and 5 other travel crew. The agency made everything booking for us. The prices were competitive too. So we spent our holiday comfortably with our friendly trekking and climbing crew. Thus, it was an excellent service from start to end.
Hence, we highly recommend Ammar and his company for your climbing trip in Nepal Himalayas. If you have any questions so far than do feel free to drop your questions at Mchael Voss (email@example.com), Freiburg, Germany
Price : US$ 2,998 Per Person
- Duration of Climb: 18 Days
- Altitude: 6,249m/20,503 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 hours
- Group-Size: 2-8 People
- Best Time: Oct – May
- Trip Mode: Guest House + Alpine Camping
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transport: Jeep / bus
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