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Manaslu Circuit Larke Pass Trek

Amazing hidden valleys trekking route to the lap of high Himalayas, Ancient local Tsumba people, art and culture, trans-Himalayan Villages, high Buddhist Monasteries/Stupa/Chortens, High Himalayan Terrain, Picture perfect Lakes and highest passes, Extensive Himalayan as well as mid hill Flora and Fauna.
  • Trip Code:EBATM02
  • Duration:16 Days
  • Trip Grade:Moderate To Challenging
  • Max. Altitude:5160m
  • Min. Altitude:600m at Arughat
  • Trip Type:Tea House Lodge Trek + Tent Camping (As per the request)
  • Start Point:Arughat (Budhi gandaki River)
  • End Point:Dharapani (Marshyangdi River)

Major Highlights

  • Larke Pass (5106m) and High Mountain Passes
  • Beautiful trans-Himalayan Villages Samagaon and Samdo
  • Ancient salt trade route to Tibet
  • Manaslu Basecamp (4900m)
  • Birendra Lake, Alpine lakes and Valleys
  • High Himalayan Plateau villages, culture and traditions
  • Glacier valleys
Max Elevation:

5160m at Larke La Pass

Best Time:

Spring and autumn (Mid of Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April, May)


High Mountain passes, Alpine Lakes and Valleys, Trans-Himalayan Villages, Glaciers

Himalayan Sights:

Mt. Manaslu(8163m), Ganesh Himal(7429m), Ratna Chuli (7128m), Annapurna Range, Boudha Himal 96672m), Himal Chuli (7893m), Sringi Himal (7083m), Larke Peak (6249m) and Many more…

Trip Overview

Mt. Manaslu (8163M) range -8TH highest peak of the world is standing as a natural barrier between Nepal and the Tibetan plateau. When it was opened in 1992AD for tourists from restricted zone, Year was grand and was the most visited trek route of in the world for the trekkers and for the ultimate thrill seekers.

Trek offers Marvelous closeness with Manaslu and gives extensive views of other high Mountains, Ganesh Himal(7429m), Buddha Himal, Mt. Himchuli(7893m) and crossing of highest mountain passes including Larke La Pass. Mt. Manaslu Circuit trek is truly a complete package for the thrill seekers as long and challenging trek with memorable sceneries. Standing at the height of 5106m, the highest point of the trek and one of the major attraction is the β€˜Larke La Pass’ which is widely believed to be one of the most dramatic pass crossing over the Himalayas. Manaslu circuit trek gives you the exclusive opportunity to go circling around one of the top ten highest peaks of the world, Hidden valley with natural wonders, fascinating creatures, geographic marvels, Ruin remaining of an ancient high Himalayan civilization combines this as one of the best outdoor adventure destination in the world.

With its remoteness and secluded solidarity, Manaslu is standing isolated and yet in the very center of Nepalese Himalayas. Trekking in Manaslu offers you to explore the majestic heights and exceptional views of glorious Mount Manaslu and includes People and culture having strong influences from Tibet mixing with typical and diverse Nepalese culture and ethnicity. It combines a heritage of natural beauty and a distinctive regional unspoiled trans-Himalayan art, culture and religion.

It offers some of the most strange and most spectacular scenery and temperatures perfect ground for hiking and spectacular wild flowers that blooms and transform this landscape into colorful paradise on earth.

Trek route belongs between the two major river blocks, both flows from north of Nepal flowing from the lap of Great Himalayan Range glaciers to the low land plain area toward south. The trek begins at Arughat bazzar beside Budhigandaki River lies in the east and the final resting point for the adventure in Besisahar which lies on the route of wild Marshyangdi River to the west.

  • Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
  • Day 02: Drive To Arughat, Sotikhola
  • Day 03: Trek To Machhakhola (930m)
  • Day 04: Trek To Jagat(1410m)
  • Day 05: Trek To Deng (1860m)
  • Day 06: Trek To Namrung (2630m)
  • Day 07: Trek To Samagaun (3530m)
  • Day 08: Acclimatization Day
  • Day 09: Trek To Samdo (3860m)
  • Day 10: Exploration Day
  • Day 11: Trek To Dharmashala (4480m)
  • Day 12: Trek Larke Pass 5106m And Descend Down To Bimthang (3720m)
  • Day 13: Trek To Dharapani (1860m)
  • Day 14: Drive Back To Kathmandu Via Beshishahar
  • Day 15: Kathmandu World Heritage Site City Tour
  • Day 16: Final Departure
  • Traditional Welcome and Assistance upon arrival.
  • All Arrival and departure transfer from/ to airport.
  • 3 nights stay at 4* Hotel in Kathmandu as per above On BB.
  • Surface transfer of Kathmandu - Sotikhola and Dharapani- Beshishahar- Kathmandu
  • Traditional Welcome Dinner at Typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural shows.
  • 13Days tea house lodges during trek with 3 times a day meals as per the itinerary with Tea break.
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing tour as per the itinerary with licensed English/Native Speaking Guide.
  • Full Service of highly experienced one English speaking trek guide and 1 porter for every 2 trekkers during trekking.
  • Special Restricted Area Permit and TIMS Card.
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit)
  • Souvenir
  • All personal nature expenses such as personal nature expenses such as tips/ donations, liquors, laundry etc.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Personal, Travel, Health, Medical and Baggage Insurance
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Personal Trekking/Climbing Gears.
  • Hot Shower during the trekking.
  • Day bag, Waist Bag, wind Cheater, Down Jacket, Sleeping bag during trekking.
  • All deserts Sweet things, chocolate, cake, pie, pudding during trek.
  • Gratuities and Tips
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily get the visa upon your arrival at International Airport Kathmandu. You need 2 passport size photos)
  • Camera’s Battery Charge during the trek, hot water shower.
  • Any additional costs due to prolonged/postponement of trek - cancellation of flight, landslide, raining, political problem et cetera which are beyond control of Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks and its associates.
  • Refund as per Company Cancellation Refund Policy.

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive in Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu; Greetings, Welcome and Assistance by representative from Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks, you'll be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. Short session of briefing in the evening.
Traditional Welcome Dinner at Typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural shows. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Early morning, we leave for arughat and they sotikhola by Bus or private jeep. Lies on the bank of Budhi Gandaki, sotikhola is our night halt for the day.

Our trek starts in the morning after having breakfast. We follow the road of terraced field, suspension bridge hung with prayer flags donated for traveller’s safety, waterfalls and valleys created by budhi Gandaki. 5-6hrs trek will bring us to Machhakhola. Overnight.

We continue our trek to beautiful Jagat passing through the Gurung villages Khorlabesi, Tatopani, Dovan along with budhi Gandaki river. Langur Monkey can be spot in the jungle while passing through. After walking for 5-6hrs, we reach Jagat. Overnight.

We leave Deng and follow the mild steep rocky ridge. While walking we can have the beautiful view of Sringi Himal (7187m). Walks through the terraced field of millet, potato and enter β€œNup” β€œRi” meaning West, Mountain Peak by crossing bamboo forests. We pass the village Philim and then Ekle Bhatti, from where we take left route. Right way will take us the beautiful area of ancient Tibetan influenced villages region called Tsum Valley. We reach Deng and spend night in this beautiful Buddhist village.

Continue trek to Namrung passing mani walls (stone carving having written Buddhist praying Mantras), crossing the jungle of different tree like rhododendrons, oaks etc. We reach Namrung. Overnight.

We follow the path to Samagaon. Trail gradually climbs up and you can realize the gradual changes of vegetation becoming alpine. You will see the changes in the attires of the villagers and village settlements and environment too. People wears Bakkhu, traditional Tibetan clothing and Tibetan like living style too. You will have the first wonderful glimpse of Manaslu range. Continue to Samagau crossing villages like Shyo, Lho and Shyala. Long walk will bring us to most beautiful and the biggest in the region, Samagaun.

Today is the rest day, but even though it is rest day, it is for acclimatization for the higher going. So we leave for whole day trip to Manaslu Base camp (4900m). Trip is strenuous but best for preparation to highest Larke Pass coming to you next.
You can spend the day exploring the surroundings like Buddhist monasteries, Birendra Lake and Pun Gyen Gompa.
Overnight in Samagaun.

We trek further to Samdo, a yak grazing ground village where treeline end and beautiful pastureland emerges where only barley and potato grows. This picture perfect village is just a day walk away from Tibet border. You can observe some trading activities too in local level. Overnight in Samdo.

We stay one more day at Samdo for the acclimatization with altitude and preparation for higher climb.
We visit gyala pass(4983m) Tibet Trek passes, yak herding grounds. Overnight in Samdo.

We continue trek to Dharmasala following the trails which getting more broder and wide, cross the river and mani walls. We continue climbing over Larke glacier and reach to the ridge. We spend night here in Dharmasala.

Day is the most important of all and difficult, strenuous and longer too. We follow the trail to larke pass crossing larke Phedi, crossing glacial moraine and four frozen lakes. Approx 5hrs demanding climb will take us to the top of the pass at an altitude of 5106m, highest of the trip.
The pass gives spectacular views of Kang Guru(6981m), Himlung(7126m), Annapurna II (7937m), Cheo Himal (6820m), Gyaji Kung (7030m) etc.
We follow the steep trail descending downward, more open grassy fields. We reach Bimthang. Overnight in Bimthang.

We continue descending to Dharapani. We cross the glacial stream and moraine and then descending through the jungle of pines and rhododendrons. Follow the path to Dudh khola, passing by small villages and ultimately reaching to Daharapani merging with popular Annapurna circuit trek route beside mighty Marshyangdi river. Overnight in Dharapani.

After having breakfast, we will catch jeep to Beshisahar and then Bus to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, we'll visit
1) Pashupatinath temple – regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition.

2) Swayambhunath Stupa –The Most Enigmatic Holy Shrine situated on the top of a hill, west of Kathmandu, is one of the most popular, holy and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the 'monkey temple' because of the large tribe of roving monkeys who guard the temple.
3) Kathmandu Durbar Square Listed as one of the eight Cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO, famous for Living Goddess Kumari, is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries.

The square is known to be the social, religious and urban focal point of the capital city. The palace complex was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and is the site of important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese Monarchy.

Breakfast and timely transfer to International Airport for your way back to home with beautiful memories.

Important Note:

Above rates are net, non-commissionable and on per person twin Sharing basis.
Above rates are inclusive of Government Taxes.
The above Rates are Valid Till Dec 2023.

While travelling with Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks, your safety is of apex concern and Priority. Please note that your leader has authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is unavoidable necessary due to safety concerns. Every Priority effort will be made to keep up on the above itinerary; however, since this adventure involves travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters et cetera, all can contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Why Everest Bodhi Adventures?

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