This is a newly opened trekking region by the Nepal government for the trekkers. So it still has its unique and pristine nature that every Trekker can be amazed and exhilarated by. The diverse culture and tradition of Tamang and Sherpa make the tour fascinating and ever memorable.
This trek initiates from Gorkha along with Larke pass (5420 m.) and finally ends at Dumre after 21 days of trekking. Trekking around Mount Manaslu rewards you with an excellent opportunity to experience ecological biodiversity, majestic sceneries, and unique culture. Mount Manaslu trekking has been open for travelers since 1991 and it provides spectacular beauties along the border of Nepal and Tibet. Organized groups and special permits are required to gain entry into this region.
Manaslu because of its rich biodiversity has made this region one of the finest tourist destinations of Nepal for eco- tourism. The majestic Himalayan ranges, cultural diversities, high-altitude glacier lakes, and fascinating flora and fauna, are all the valuable natural assets of this region.
Larke peak follows Mt. Manaslu round trek. It is technically a difficult mountain to climb, requiring fixed rope, steep climbing using a jumper as well as very good climbing equipment.
Today you will visit some of the best UNESCO heritage of Kathmandu. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, and Bauddhanath. In the meantime, the Parikrama Treks team will complete all the necessary paper works.
Today we will drive all the way to Arughat by local bus. On the way, you will enjoy the countryside view of Nepal including Mountain scenery. We will pass through forests, beautiful landscapes, and many villages to reach Arughat.
Today we start walking on the rough road to Sotikhola. From here we cross a bridge and hike through the forest along the Budi Gandaki River.
Today we head to Khorla Bensi passing by rocky trail, descend to Budi Gandaki river bank. We then walk along the sand then climb aside and down to cross a suspension bridge. Later reach to Machhakhola and some up and down get Khorla Bensi.
We walk along with the Budi Gandaki River Bank a few more ascends and descends come to a small Hot spring in Tatopani. After crossing a suspension bridge take over another ridge and get Dovan and Yaru Phant. We cross a suspension bridge of Yaru Khola then climb up the well-managed stone stairs. Finally, we get Jagat in the lap of the river.
On this day we will have the permit checked. The trail takes us through several villages, settlements, waterfalls, and crossing suspension bridges.
We start our trail by crossing the suspension bridge and crossing a small settlement. This settlement consists of the Rana and Bihi community. We will further reach Ghap and come across several monasteries on the trail. Finally, cross over a bridge a little walk to climb up to get Namrung.
Today we can enjoy the magnificent views of the mountain. We can see Ganesh Himal and Siringi Himal of Nubra Valley. The trail leads to Samagaon passing by several Tibetan villages. They have their primitive culture and peoples, Chhortens, monasteries. One can also see and enjoy the massif views of Manaslu en route to Samagaon.
Today we take this day off from the hike to get our body used to the elevation. Samagaon offers us the best place to make it \possilbe. ONce can visit an ancient Tibetan village enriched in culture and typical settlements. It is also considered as a first base camp for the Manaslu expedition. This day you allow exploring Birendra Lake, Pungen monastery, and village.
Rest day in Samdo set up your proper acclimatization. The day allows you to discover the desert valley on the Tibet border. We can also have hiking opportunities above the village.
Today trail we let us enjoy the wilderness of the Tibet border. We continue to walk to Larkya Base Camp also known as Dharamshala. Today is a short day trek to Dharmashala offering enough time for acclimatization.
Today we start our climb with a steep ascend and later with an easy long walk. We will climb through the snow to reach the Larkya peak summit. Once on the top, we can enjoy the mountains vies that it offers. Later we walk down back to Base Camp.
As usual as other days, we start our trek in the early morning. Once, enjoy with great views of Mt. Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and Himlung Himal. We descend towards Tilije passing through a high pasture, rivers, and rhododendron forests. Finally, get in Tilije.
With the successful summit climb, we end the Upper Manang villages trail. Later we will start to trek on the Annapurna Circuit Treks trail from Dharapani. We will pass by stone-paved trails, mani walls, and Chhortens and follow Marsyangdi River to reach Tal.
After crossing a suspension bridge come across Chamje. And the trail goes along the Marsyandi River valley. It opens beautiful landscapes, villages, and dense forest of pines to Shyange.
Today we will take a jeep/bus all the way to Kathmandu. You will encounter different landscapes along the route. The ride is quite long so enjoy everything that this day will offer.
Our representative will drop you for your next flight to another adventure.
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
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