• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate and Adventurous
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotels and Teahouse / Lodge and camping on treks
  • Group Size: Minimum 02 people and Maximum 10 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5, 106 m high at Larkya-La
  • Ultimate Destination: Around Manaslu Himal Nepal's North Mid West Himalaya
  • Activities: Sightseeing tour- exciting drive and scenic trekking
  • Trekking Region: Gorkha to Manang and towards Lamjung districts
  • Average Walks: 05 to 06 hrs a day
  • Trekking Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days (with both ways drive)
  • Total Trip: 17 Nights / 18 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
  • Best Seasons: April to June and September to December

'adventure around high and beautiful Manaslu valley within world's 8th highest peaks'

Manaslu & Larky-La Trekking, an adventure of great combinations where you will be within ever present world's 8th highest Mt. Manaslu towering high at the height of 8,163 m / 26,781 ft.

Manaslu a massive mountain range located North Mid West Nepal Himalaya around high Gorkha valley between massive Annapurna-Lamjung Himal and Ganesh Himal with its chain of satellite peaks Boudha Himal and Himal Chuli.

Manaslu is also known as Kutang by the local Manaslu people of Tibetan origin and similar languages, the mountain was first climbed by Japanese Expeditions in May 09th 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Nepali Gyalzen Norbu Sherpa.

The early explorer was H.W. Tilman around 1950’s, till then high Manaslu valley was closed and restricted to foreign travelers till 1990's due to its close frontier and border of Nepal and Tibet / China, where in early days great trade use to take place at Larkya bazaar, now known as Larkya Phedi or Dharmasala, the ancient Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan Route still exists but few than past 60 years back.

The main highlights of the trip is exploring its pristine and remote high villages and monasteries of great interest with similar Buddhist culture and traditional way of life with Tibetans across the border, walking with daily views of snow capped peaks and into cool alpine forest of tall rhododendron-pines-oaks, firs and juniper trees and then entering into arctic zone of ice and glaciers with crossing of high and scenic Larkya-La pass to reach at Manang areas.

After low areas of Manang at Dharapani village an exciting overland drive brings you back at Kathmandu after a wonderful and remarkable adventure on Manaslu & Larkya-La pass trekking.


  • Adventure on less trekked areas around North Mid West Himalaya within high Manaslu valley.
  • Exploring remote and isolated mountain villages of interesting culture with old traditions.
  • Into enchanting cool serene forest of tall rhododendron-pines-oaks-firs tree lines.
  • Amazing views on daily walks with backdrop of giant peaks and rolling high green hills.
  • A journey on ancient Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan Route of Nepal and Tibet.
  • The one only trek offering views from Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh to Lamjung Himal.

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 01Drive from Kathmandu to Soti-Khola 730 m via Arughat- 07 hrs
  • Day 02Trek to Machha-Khola 930m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 03Trek to Jagat 1,410m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 04Trek to Dyang 1,800 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 05Trek to Ghap 2,160 m - 04 hrs
  • Day 06Trek to Lo-Gaon 3,180 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 07Trek to Sama-Gaon 3,530 m - 05 hrs
  • Day 08Rest day at Sama-Gaon for acclimatization.
  • Day 09Trek to Samdo 3,860 m - 05 hrs
  • Day 10Trek to Dharamsala / Larke phedi 4,470 m - 04 hrs
  • Day 11Cross Larkya-la 5,135m and to Bimthang 3,720 m - 08 hrs.
  • Day 12Trek to Gho 2,560 m - 05 hrs
  • Day 13Trek to Dharapani 1,860 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 14Trek to Chamje 1,530 m via Tal besi – 06 hrs.
  • Day 15Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
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