- Package Details
Kiwi sherpa representative will meet you at airport and transferred to hotel, Evening free and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
After breakfast our tour guide will take to sightseeing around Kathmandu valley such as Boudhanath stup,one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world,where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monesteries then visit to Pashipatinath,the most famous Hindu temple in the country,located in the banks of Bagmati river where you can see Hindu holy men are meditating,pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats.From here we visit Durbar square then we back to hotel and introduced your leader/guide and we will provide an opportunity for ask any questions about the trek .This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip and we supplied with our trek pack and information for tomorrow.
We will drive along the Kathmandu - Pokhara High way for the first part then we will drive many villages and terraces to Arughat. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
We trek over a flat leveled path along the bank of Budhi Gandaki River through mostly terraces, numerous villages, green hills and you are almost surrounded by green forest. Today we take lunch at Arket Bazaar which lies mid way to Soti Khola.Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 05. Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (890m) - 7 Hours:
The zigzag path passes through forest, villages, streams, pretty waterfalls and green valley until we reach Lapu Besi. This is a village mainly covered by Mongolian inhabitants. Now, we again traverse the zigzag path to reach Machha Khola. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
We cross the Machha Khola and head upstream to the tiny village of Khorla Bensi and the hot springs at Tatopani. The valley sides are steep until they are impassable and the route then switches to the left bank by way of a suspension bridge. The trail is quite exposed and challenging in places. After a short section of forest path we reach the single teahouse at Doban. Above Doban, the Budi Gandaki descends on an impressive series of rapids. Beyond this steep section, the river is much more placid, meandering across a broad gravel bed. At Lauri, we cross the river on a suspension bridge, and then climb on a high path to the fields of Jagat. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 07. Trek from Jagat to Philim (1700m.)- 3 Hours:
Today, our trekking will be quite short, the early part of trek moves gently uphill and then somewhere through a flat leveled path. We cross a suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki before we enter Philim. Philim is a big village mainly inhabited by the Gurungs. Small monasteries, chortens and prayer flags fluttering in the sky, graves and typical houses will be seen around here. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
We trek over a flat leveled path mostly through forest of pine, rhododendron and others. While walking, we cross a few bridges and can see villages at a far distance. A few houses are seen at Deng. From here, we can enjoy a pretty waterfall lying at some distance. Deng is famous for its potatoes, buck wheat, barley, wheat, cabbage, spinach as people are mostly involved in agriculture in this area. Overnight at tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 09. Trek Deng to Namrung (2900m.)-5 Hours:
Today, in the beginning, we trek almost a flat leveled path and then the trail moves uphill all the way to Namrung through forest. From here, we will enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Manaslu, rock hills, a green valley and ridges. Namrung is a Buddhist village where there are monasteries, a water turbine, hydro electricity power house, mani walls, chortens and prayer flags can be seen fluttering in the sky. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 10. Trek Namrung to Lhogaon (3100m.)-4 Hours:
Today, we trek over a winding path which moves through the inner Himalayan range. On the way, we will enjoy mountain views of Rupinala pass, Mt. Manaslu, Gorkha Himal, Dwijen Himal, Saula Himal, Lajing peak, and many other snow capped mountains and peaks. As we go up the vegetation decreases. In the afternoon, this part becomes quite windy. While walking, we come across mani walls, chortens, prayer flags and monasteries. Before we reach Lho Gaon, we pass a Tibetan village and Lihi Gaon. There is a monastery named Chon on a ridge and also a Buddhist school at Lho Gaon run by Buddhist monks. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 11. Trek Lhogaon to Samagaon (3390m.)- 4 Hours:
Leaving the village, we follow the right bank of the river, with views of Peak 29 ahead. As we continue on the main trail, we soon reach the fields of Sama Gaon. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 12. Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3690m.)- 4 Hours:
Today, we trek gently uphill all the way to Samdo through a desert path and windy valley. The Tibetan border is just four kilometers away from Samdo. But visitors are not allowed to pass the border. There is a Tibetan refugee village at Samdo. This is an excellent view point for Mt. Manaslu, Samdo (Pang phuchuli), Nagdi chuli, Simnang Himal, Manaslu glacier, Manaslu ice fall and several other majestic peaks. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 13. Trek from Samdo to Larke Glacier (Dharamshala 4400m). Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 14.Acclimatization day at Samdo. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 15-17. Climbing Period of Mount Larkya peak. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D
Day 18. Trek from Larkya La Phedi to Larkya La (Pass) (5135m.) to Bimthang (3590 m.)- 8 Hours:
Today is the hardest part of our trekking as we are going to pass the Larkya La today, early in the morning we begin to trek a steep ascended path until Larkya La through a rocky and windy path. Today we carry packed lunch. From the top, we will enjoy the views of Larkya peak, sunrise, Mt. Manaslu, Ratna chuli, Cheo Himal and many other snow capped mountains and peaks. Crossing this pass, we hike to a steep downhill path through rock and ice. On the way, we will encounter many icy lakes. Bimthang is a broad and level ablation valley with a number of Mani walls and deserted houses. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Crossing this high pasture, we descend the valley of the Burdin Khola to the area of the Base Camp for the West side of Manaslu. From a ridge at 4150 meters, we have excellent views of Manaslu to the South East and Annapurna II to the South West. Beyond a bridge over the headwaters of the Dudh Khola, we descend into a rhododendron forest and follow a trail through a narrow valley until we reach the highest cultivated land in this valley at Karche, 2785 meters. Walking down we cross a stream to reach Tilje. There is an apple orchard and it is quite famous for local wine. Leaving Tilje, we trek about another 1 hour to reach Dharapani. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 20. Trek from Dharapani to Jagat (1800m)-6 Hours:
Today, we trek all the way over a descended path along the bank of Dudh Khola (river) and Marshyangdi River. On the way, we walk through pleasant villages such as Taal which is an attractive village with a pretty waterfall and we can enjoy the sight of lush green hills. Eventually, we come across Jagat which is a stone village situated on a shelf, that juts into the precipitous Marsyangdi valley, Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 21. Trek from Jagat to Bhulbhule- 6 Hours:
A steep trail descends from Jagat through Marshyangdi valley al the way to Bhulbhule. Overnight at Tented Camp or Guesthouse.
Day 22. Drive from Bhulbhule to Kathmandu- 7 Hours:
It is a picturesque drive on the way back to Kathmandu along the banks of the Marshyangdi and Trishuli rivers with splendid views of green hills, mountains, farming terraces and colorful villages on both sides of road.
Day 23. Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Larkya Peak Climbing can be modified according to your time and requirements.
To quote you with an exact price we need to know the number of persons in your group and the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus).Please contact us with these details and any other inquiries regarding these trip then we get back to you on the cost details.
Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with private car/van/bus.
Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu (Bed & Breakfast).
Accommodation in tented camp during the trek en-route. (Twin sharing tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent, Table, chairs and Kitchen utensil etc.).
Staff: (Professional English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen, 1 climbing guide & necessary porters. (1 assistant guide for 5 plus people).
Hot bucket Shower (Bath) during the trek.
Insurance for all the Nepalese staff.
Collective equipments such as a Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow bars, Tent, Snow Sawel.
Climbing peak permit/s & other necessary fees (US$ 500)
All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
Grounded Transportation from Kathmandu-Gorkha Kalikastan and Bhulbhule-Kathmandu by bus.
Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS).
Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation and Transportation for the Guide and Porter.
Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
All government taxes.
Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
Your Travel and rescue insurance (Compulsory).
Dinner and lunch while in Kathmandu.
Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
Garbage Deposit (US$ 250), refundable after the climbing.
Personal Climbing equipments.
Your personal expenses.
All the alcoholic Drinks.
International airfare and airport departure tax.
Tips for the guide, porter (Tipping is Expected ).
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
The following gives you a general idea of the personal items to be brought by you for larky peak in Nepal.The personal items, are of individual interest, and choice. The most important fact he/she must consider is the time of the year, trekking days, region and altitude.
• Duffel or Rucksack bag
• Down Jacket
• 1 pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic, useful alone on mild days or as a layer inside other gloves / mitts for additional warmth.
• 1 pair warm gloves (heavier fleece or wool ).
• 2 cotton t-shirts.
• 1 synthetic t-shirt.
• 2 long sleeve polyester, or other synthetic lightweight, light colored shirts for sunny days. V-neck zipper provides additional venting options which are good for changing temperatures.
• 1 soft shell jacket, water resistant, with insulation, underarm ventilation zippers. Full front zipper is preferable for ventilation.
Lower Body – Legs
• Underwear, stay away from cotton
• 2 pair lightweight long underwear - capilene or other synthetic
• 1 pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable
• 2 pair trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
• 1 pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best. Should zip from the top and bottom - this makes it easier to put on over boots without getting undressed should the weather change once you are underway for the day
1 full length loose skirt. Women should plan to wear skirts or pants when walking around Kathmandu.
• All clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags
• 3 pair heavy weight socks to be worn over liner socks
• 1 pair light weight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the trail
• 1 pair light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots. Ensure a good fit with layered socks and you have wore then before to get used to it (otherwise you will get lots of blister)
• 1 pair light trekking shoes or sneakers. Good for around the camp/lodges and in Kathmandu
• 1 pair hiking gaiters, good for keeping dust and rocks out of your shoes / boots as well as keep your feet dry as necessary (Optional)
• 1 pair sandals (Optional)
• 1 Pair plastic shell mountaineering boots with high altitude liners
• 1 Pair of crampons (steel, no aluminum).
• 1 Alpine climbing harness.
• 1 Climbing helmet
• 1 Mountaineering axe with leash (sized properly for your height)
• 1 Ascender (right or left handed as appropriate)
• 1 Belay device (Black Diamond ATC or ATC Guide are good options)
• 2 D-Shaped locking carabiners
• 2 Non-locking carabiners
• 1 Pair expedition style gaiters (ensure fit over your boots)
• 1 Neck gaiter
• Ski goggles (optional)
Medicines and First Aid Kits
• Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
• Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
• Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
• Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness. Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine
• 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band aides, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use
• 1 pair adjustable trekking poles. Although these are listed as optional these can be of great assistance to people who may think of themselves and generally clumsy or with bad knees, ankles, etc., especially when going downhill (Optional)
• 1 small stainless steel thermos (Optional)
This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment, use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the above equipments can be easily find in stores around Kathmandu in much cheaper price.