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Larke La High Pass Trek

17 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Spectacular views of the Ice flute
  • Explore & Experience the different culture
  • Amazing views of Manaslu &, Ganesh Himal
  • Challenging cross of Larke La High Pass (5160m)
  • Panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000m

Larke La High Pass Trek is a rare opportunity to explore a relatively new trekking region in Nepal. Abundant in spectacular views along the border of Nepal and China, Larke La Pass located in the west of Kathmandu in the Manaslu Region, situated at the elevation of (5160). This trek officially opened to tourists in 1991. Mountaineering expeditions have long had access to the area, though.

This trek starts from Arughat of Gorkha District and ends in Dharapani of Manang District in the Annapurna Region. The complete circuit of Manaslu over the Larke Pass (Larkya La Pass) is getting more and more popular as a new trekking destination, particularly after the Annapurna circuit trail started the motor road construction. The course is rough and passes through high trails above the river. With the admixture of vast geography, exotic Tibetan culture, and wilderness in the region, Larke La (5160m) is undoubtedly an ineffable pass crossing the Himalayan region in Nepal. During the trekking, the significant attractions Tibetan Sylla and Sama village, Amazing views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal, Panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000m, and the Larke La Pass itself.

We cater to a high-quality service package to our clients. We provide hygienic and delicious food during the trek. More importantly, we serve you through some highly experienced Government-licensed trekking guides strong and experienced porters. The trekking trail is moderate, so we have to arrange some trekking equipment like rope, Crampons, Trekking sticks, Trekking Boots, Down Jackets, etc.

AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offers you a 16-day Larke La Pass Trekking package, but you can make your Itinerary as requested, desire, and time frame. The suitable seasons to trek in this region are spring (March to May) and autumn (August to October).

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport (1350m) and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha (914m) 6 hrs.
Day 03: Trek from Arughat to Khanchok (950m) 6 hrs.
Day 04: Trek from Khanchok to Sotikhola (1165m) 5 hrs.
Day 05:Trek from Sotikhola to Machhakhola (1330m) 5hrs.
Day 06: Trek from Machhakhola to Jagat (1350m) 6 hrs.
Day 07: Trek from Jagat to Ngyak (2300m) 5 hrs.
Day 08: Trek from Ngyak to Namrung (2550m) 6 hrs.
Day 09: Trek from Namrung to Syalla village (3150m) 5 hrs.
Day 10: Trek from Syalla Village to Sama Gaun(3780m) 7 hrs.
Day 11: Rest day at Sama Village for acclimatization.
Day 12: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3690m) 4 hrs.
Day 13: Trek from Samdo to Larkya La Phedi (4460m) 3hrs.
Day 14: Trek from Larkya La Phedi to Larkya La (Pass) (5160m) to Bim Thang (3590m) 7hrs.
Day 15: Trek from Bim Thang to Dharapani (1860m) 5 hrs.
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu from Dharapani via Bensisahar (823m)
Day 17: International departure

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package on the company’s website. The only question most of our customers have is why AlpineTrav Treks did not include the price in the package. Because, in order to provide you with a reasonable price and try to address your every need, we want to provide you with some information. Which will help your trip budget.

Please read below for more information.

  • The trip cost always depends upon group size, hotel accommodation of category and client’s desire budget.
  • The above itinerary is a standard guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and tips. And this itinerary can be modified according to your time and needs.
  • After our trip is confirmed, the price will be adjusted in our contract, if the customer wants to add some services, we will charge for those additional services and if he wants to reduce some services, we will reduce the fee accordingly.
  • Itinerary is published in full board operation services for clear understanding of the customer. Among many options such as hotel facilities in Kathmandu and Pokhara, the client can make own choice.
  • Cost - also depends on the number of porters and mode of transport. Let us know through email, whatsApp or message.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact AlpineTrav Treks for any information regarding your selected package. We'll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.
  • We're a local travel agency. When you book with us you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.
  • We don't add hidden extra cost. Airport to Airport services and all trips include travel permit, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

Details Itinerary

After landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by a representative of AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions who will drop you off at our hotel. Then check-in at the hotel, fresh up and relax. Kathmandu at night.

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • AlpineTrav Treks provides pick-up and drop services from international airport on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representative of AlpineTrav Treks will be waiting for you on arrived in international airport with a your name's placard so that you can easily find our person. And you will be transfers to your demanded Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • According to the trekking package schedule, AlpineTrav Treks will arrange 2 nights demanded category (from tourist star to five-star) of hotel accommodations in Kathmandu.
  • Transportation will be provided from Kathmandu to Gorkha and Dharapani to Kathmandu for members and associated staffs as per itinerary above.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide Experienced and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking guide during the trekking period.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will provided 1 porter for every 2 trekkers with 1:4 assistant guide to client ratio.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will provide you with a clean and cozy teahouse/lodge to stay in and eat during the trekking.
  • Most of the trekking trail, lunch is done on the way between the starting and ending the day of hiking while dinner and breakfast at the teahouse/lodge where you have overnight stay.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides a clean, Nutritious, and fresh food (B, L, D) at the lovely teahouse/lodge throughout the trekking.
  • As Larki La Pass is in the territory of Annapurna and Manaslu region, AlpineTrav Treks offers you permission for Annapurna and Manaslu conservation.
  • Trekkers Information Management Systems License is issued by Nepal Trekking Agencies Association to enter Manaslu and Annapurna Conservation, so AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions also provides you with TIMS Permit.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides all wages, equipment, and insurance for elaborate trekking staff.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your trekking and health safety.
  • AlpineTrav Treks for members convenience always provide maps of related trekking.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide clean and warm down jacket and sleeping bag during the trekking, taking care of your comfort and health. (Sleeping bag and down jacket must be returned after completion of trek)
  • The above offer package price includes our service charges, government charges, and all taxes and vat.
  • We want to offer you to have dinner with us before you departed from Kathmandu. It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant or AlpineTrav Treks with families Kathmandu before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • Kathmandu is capital city of Nepal, and since this place offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we were hoping you could taste the meals you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu, you will have to arrange lunch and dinner for yourself.
  • Suppose you want to take any packed food, snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any types of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trek. In that case, you have to buy it yourself.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of Items of personal trekking equipment, laundry expenses, tips, Landlines, mobiles, satellite phones, and the internet service exclude in the package.
  • Trekking is an adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. So, safety is the primary factor for us. Therefore, you have to have your travel insurance covering the cost of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical tests, and hospitalization before you arrive for the trip to Nepal.
  • The package cost offered above does not include your international flight ticket and Nepal's tourist visa, so that you have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa yourself.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, changes in government regulations exclude.
  • The short sentence, "The services we provide in the above package cost inclusive," will cost extra if you want more than additional services you have to pay extra.
  • Those Employees who are involved in your trekking are hoping for tips, gifts, or something at the end of the trip, which is an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have rendered.
  • Your guide and porters will expect the tips according to the international system in the trekking package for your information.

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package in the company website. Most of our clients have the same query that i.e. why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions had not include the price in the package. To provide your service in reasonable cost and attempt to address your each requirement, we desired to provide you with some information which directly affects the cost and also helps us to breakdown the cost. That’s why, we have clarified our customers that because of following reasons we have not included the cost in our website and package:

Please read below for more information.

  • Cost depends upon group size.
  • Costs may affect guide and numbers of porter.
  • The cost depends upon the category of hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • The cost depends upon the mode of transport (private car, flight or tourist bus).
  • The itinerary can be changed according to your choice.
  • Above mentioned itinerary is airport to airport service.
  • The itinerary can be designed according to your time and budget.
  • Please contact us for dates, cost and duration – days.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Larke La High Pass Trek

Trip Facts

  • 17 Days, 13 days trekking
  • 5-6 (Challenging)
  • 5160m/16,752ft.
  • Autumn (September to November & (Spring) March to May
  • TIA (Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu, Airport
  • Mode; private car, 4WD jeep or Tourist bus
  • Hotels, Teahouse/Lodges
  • 2 - Maximum 12

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