Larkya Peak Climbing, 20 Days
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Larkya Peak Climbing, 20 Days

Days: 20 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)

Larkya Peak Climbing offers you to traverse a recently opened trekking route by the Government of Nepal in the Manaslu region. The journey rewards us with the pristine natural beauty along with the combination of rich culture and diverse biological diversity. It is the trail along the mystical land of the diversified culture and ravishing bio-diversity.  Considered to be the great option for the ones who desire the thrill of a strenuous climb, Larkya Peak Climbing is a wonderful trip through ethnic villages offering your insight upon their history and heritage.

Situated in the western part of Nepal in the Gorkha District, Larkya peak climbing is a rigorous journey to complete. Larkya Peak climbing starts with a scenic drive to Arughat Bazaar from Kathmandu. The trail follows the Soti Khola and crosses many small villages like Jagat, Deng, Namrung, Samagaon, and Samdo on the way. We will also cross many green lush forests with the views of high mountains on our way. The local villages on the way offer us to explore their culture and customs, monasteries, prayer flags, the prayer wheel, and prayer walls. On summiting the Larkya peak the magnificent views of the high mountains renders the trek to be fascinating and unforgettable. As Larkya Peak is one of the least climbed the peaks in Nepal, mountaineers and adventure seekers fancy the journey to the peak to quench their thirst for the adrenaline rush and exhilarating climb. The trail, being difficult and challenging, one needs the good level of fitness with prior mountaineering experience. The peak climbing journey takes you through villages with massive Buddhist faith and Tibetan-influenced culture to the top of a magnificent peak in the Manaslu region all the while never failing to amaze you with the rich bio-diversity in the route along the trek.

Swiss Family Treks and Expedition has been one of the leading companies in the tourism of Nepal. With proficient team and years of experience, we design the itineraries keeping every demands of the clients in mind. We provide excellent transportation and accommodation facilities along with English-speaking guides to help you have a great experience.


Fact of the Trip

Trek Region
Manaslu Region
Type of Trek
Trekking, Climbing
Duration
20 Days
Highest Elevation
6249m
Grade
Very Strenuous
Meals
Full Board during the trek
Accomodations
3* Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodges, Camping during the trek
Best Season
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) & Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by
Private Vehicle

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Itinerary 
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our airport representative will be waiting for you. He will transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Permits Procedure and full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van.
On this day, we will do full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley in our private van along with an experienced tour guide. We will visit the Swayambhunath stupa and Boudhanath stupa. We can see great Tibetan influence with lots of art and culture tracing back to the culture. We will also visit Pashupatinath Temple which is a famous sacred Hindu temple. After a sightseeing tour of the city, we will return to our hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola 810m/7 hours
After an early morning breakfast, you drive to Soti Khola on a land cruiser. You will follow the Budhi Gandaki River towards the northern side and pass through Morder and Simre villages. It will be a bumping and winding dirt road drive which will take around 6-7 hours. Overnight in Soti Khola.

Day 04: Trek from Soti Khola to Khorlabesi 920m/5 hours
Today you cross the suspension bridge over Soti Khola and trek through the forest on a narrow and rocky trail. There are many waterfalls along the trail.  You make your way past the paddy fields and end up in the beautiful Gurung village, Lapubesi. Further trekking through the sandy riverbed and stone ridges will take you to Machha Khola. Then trek continue until reaching the village of Khorlabesi. This day of trek will take almost 5-6 hours. Overnight in Khorlabesi.

Day 05: Trek from Khorlabesi to Jagat 1340m, (5-6hrs)
Today we will climb to Tatopani which is also famous for being home to the relaxing hot springs. We refresh ourselves and continue along the cliffs. We cross a large suspension bridge over the Budhi Gandaki River and then climb through the narrow valley to Dobhan. Enjoying the easy up and downs along the river we will reach Jagat. Overnight at a lodge at Jagat.

Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Deng 1860m, (5-6hrs) 
Heading towards rocky ridges to Salleri, we will view the beautiful Shringi Himal (7131m) and then descends to Sirdibas. The trail from here passes through the left bank of the river to the largest large suspension bridge on the east side taking us to Philim. Continuing ahead, we reach Tsum valley and after crossing few suspension bridges, we will reach Nupri and then to Deng. Overnight at Deng.

Day 07: Trek from Deng to Namrung 2630m, (5-6hrs)
Today, we will follow the ascending trail to Rana and then to Bhi crossing many canyons. The trail crosses Sarang Khola and widens around the valley of Ghap. From Ghap, we will enter the forest area of rhododendron, birch, and pine. We will cross many Mani walls and prayer flags on our way. The trail is fascinating as we will enjoy the local tradition of Tibetans. Overnight at a lodge in Namrung.

Day 08: Trek from Namrung to Samagaon 3520m, (6-7hrs)
We will cross a few Mani walls, fields and houses before entering the dense forests of rhododendron. The trail follows the forested landscapes until climbing to Lihi and then to Sho. A leisurely walk along the stupas and monastery will take us to Samagaon. We will cross many large Mani walls and we will see many prayer flags hanging on the way, enjoying the views of Manaslu (8163m) and Manaslu North (7157m) we will reach Samagaon. Overnight at a tented camp.

Day 09: Acclimatization day, Hiking up to Manaslu Base Camp 4400m, (6-7hrs) 
This day will be for acclimatization to the higher altitude. As we will have gained a massive altitude and our journey continues above 3000m, we will acclimatize ourselves with the climate.  We will use this day to hike up the Manaslu Base Camp and enjoy the views of mountain vistas in the Manaslu region and then return to Samagaon. Stay overnight at a lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo 3875m, (3-4hrs) 
Today’s trail will be along the Birendra Tal under the Manaslu Glacier. The trail will be initially passing through the juniper forests and climbs up to the cliff leaving the tree-line below. From there, we will ascend along the ridges and descend to Budhi Gandaki River. The trail will take us to Samdo after some time. Overnight at a lodge.

Day 11: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala 4460m, (3-4hrs) 
We will descend along the Budhi Gandaki River and pass another trail of Tibet. We will head left after reaching a large Mani wall and traverse along the dense forest area. The trail continues to climb along the dense forests area settlements along the river bank up to the Larke Phedi. The views of the mountain vista are incredible. Stay overnight in a lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Dharamsala to Larkya Base Camp 5160m/5-6hours, 
We will climb gently through the lateral moraines of the Larke Glaciers. The route is long and mostly passes through the rocky ridgeline up to the moraine. From here, we will descend to the four frozen lakes and then climbs up to the Larkya-La pass (5160m). We can see the beautiful prayer flags hanging with the magnificent views of Himlung (7126m), Annapurna II (7937m) and other mountains in the Annapurna Range. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Preparation day for climbing, 
Today, we will spend a day here to acclimatize and to prepare for the upcoming day tomorrow. We will make arrangement check our gear and will be given a demonstration of the do’s and don’ts. Our climbing guide/Sherpa will do the fixing rope and making way for next day's climbing easier. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Trek from Larkya Base Camp to High Camp 5600m/4-5hours, 
Our trek today begins as we continue on a gradual ascend to reach High Camp. On the climb today, we will walk on steep paths and narrow rocky channels which make the walk all the more difficult. On reaching high Camp, we can explore the area to acclimatize ourselves to the climate. Also, we can practice for the climb on the following day. We will learn to use some of the climbing gears and equipment. Overnight in a tented camp.

Day 15: Summit to Larkya Peak 6249m and back to High Camp 5600m,  
We begin the climb to the summit early in the morning. This way, we will not have to confront the strong mid-day winds around the mountains. Upon reaching the top of the Larkya peak, we will be greeted by the now –familiar Himalayan air revealing a gorgeous range of peaks in the Manaslu and Annapurna ranges. After enjoying the blissful moment for a while, we descend back to High Camp. Overnight in a tented camp.

Day 16: Trek from High Camp to Bimthang 3590m/4-5hours, 
Today we will climb along the lateral moraine and continue along the descending trail along the loose rocks. At times, we may need to fix a rope to descend back to the grassy moraine. Enjoying the beautiful snow-capped mountains we will descend to the sandy village Bimthang. On reaching Bimthang, we will get a chance to view the medial glacial lake called Pongkar Tal which lies just between the Pongkar and Salpudanda glaciers. Overnight at a lodge.

Day 17: Trek from Bimtang to Dharapani 1860m, (7-9hrs)
We climb up to the Bimthang glaciers and then quickly climb to the far moraine wall so that we can avoid the stone falls in this region. From here, we will enter the beautiful dense forests of rhododendron and pine. We will continue along the riverside and then to the forests crossing Karche and then the Gurung Gho. Crossing a large suspension bridge we will reach Dharapani. Overnight at a lodge at Dharapani.

Day 18: Trek from Dharapani to Jagat 1400m, (6-7hrs) 
We will walk through the descending trail along the Marsayangdi River leading us to the iron bridge. The trail ascends to Kotro and we continue ahead to cross few settlements and tea houses and descend down to the sandy area of Tal Village. We will continue on the trail to Chyamje. We then head to Jagat. Overnight at a hotel at Syange. 

Day 19: Drive from Jagat to Kathmandu via Besisahar by land cruiser (7hrs) 
Enjoying the beautiful views of green valleys and tranquil villages we will drive back to Kathmandu crossing numerous settlements and verdant hills on our way. On reaching Kathmandu we will drive you back to the hotel. You can spend the rest of the day by shopping or exploring the local areas. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 20: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Our airport representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International airport in our private van around 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

All inclusive Trek and Peak Climbing Cost for single person; USD 5170
All inclusive price on 2 persons basis; USD 3850 per person 

Join with us on a Larkya Peak Climbing in 2019/2020.

We have a fixed departure date. 3rd November is arrival in Kathmandu

Customize Your Trek and Peak Climbing: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks  & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Dates Price Adult Status *
2019-11-03 to 2019-11-22 USD 3,850
EUR 3.627
SFr 3.862
Trip is guaranteed
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Trek and Peak Climbing Package Cost Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 3 nights deluxe accommodation with breakfast at 3* Hotel Marshyangdi in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city/sightseeing tour with guide as per the above itinerary and all entrance fees.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* Lodge to Lodge and Tented accommodations with 2 persons sharing basis during the trek and climbing.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, 1 cook and porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
* Camping Equipments (Tents, Kitchen Utensils and Mattresses).
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and all necessary permits.
* Manaslu Conservation Permit and Manaslu Restricted area permit.
* Peak Climbing permit, Garbage deposit.
* Peak Climber’s (Sherpa) equipments charge, insurance and salary.
* First Aid Medical Kit box and necessary emergency equipments.
* Office Service charge.



Our Trek and Peak Climbing Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Personal Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                                                     Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.


Larkya Peak Climbing, 20 Days


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