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Larke Peak

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Manaslu Region
24+ booked
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Duration
18 days
Highest Elevation
6,249 m / 20,502 ft
Ages
0 yrs
Season
Spring/Autumn

Tour Overview

Embark on an extraordinary journey to conquer Larke Peak, a mesmerizing Himalayan summit situated in the Manaslu region of Nepal. Standing proudly at an elevation of 6,249 meters (20,502 feet), Larke Peak offers a thrilling challenge for experienced mountaineers seeking an unforgettable adventure. Interesting fact: Larke Peak is located in close proximity to the renowned Larke Pass, a high mountain pass that serves as a gateway to the Manaslu Circuit trek, adding an element of exploration to the expedition.

The expedition to Larke Peak takes you through diverse landscapes, including picturesque valleys, dense forests, and glacial moraines. As you ascend, you'll witness the breathtaking beauty of the Manaslu region, with its towering peaks and pristine surroundings. Interesting fact: The Manaslu region is home to Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world, offering a majestic backdrop to your climb.

Reaching the summit of Larke Peak requires technical mountaineering skills and physical endurance. As you stand atop this majestic peak, you'll be rewarded with awe-inspiring panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan range, including the magnificent Manaslu and neighboring peaks. Interesting fact: The summit of Larke Peak provides a unique perspective of the stunning Manaslu Circuit, allowing you to appreciate the grandeur of the entire region. The Larke Peak climbing expedition promises an unforgettable adventure, combining the thrill of mountaineering with the natural beauty and rugged charm of the Manaslu region.

Tour Highlights

  • Larke Peak, standing at 6,249 meters (20,502 feet), offers an exhilarating challenge for experienced mountaineers.
  • Trek through diverse landscapes, including picturesque valleys, dense forests, and glacial moraines, immersing yourself in the stunning beauty of the Manaslu region.
  • Conquer Larke Peak, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan range, including Mount Manaslu and neighboring peaks.
  • Experience the thrill of technical mountaineering as you ascend to the summit of Larke Peak, testing your skills and endurance.
  • Explore the renowned Larke Pass, a high mountain pass that serves as a gateway to the Manaslu Circuit trek, adding an element of exploration to the journey.
  • Witness the grandeur of the Manaslu region, home to the eighth highest mountain in the world, and appreciate the rugged charm of this off-the-beaten-path destination.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu (1400m) & Transfer To The Hotel
Stepping into Kathmandu, you're embraced by the city's vibrant culture. After arrival, you'll be escorted to your hotel where you can unwind and prepare for the journey that will lead you to the towering peaks of Larke.
Day 2: Drive From Kathmandu To Arughat (606m)
The journey begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat. As you travel through changing landscapes, you'll get a glimpse of the diverse beauty Nepal has to offer.
Day 3: Trek From Arughat To Lobu Besi (880m)
Your trek commences with paths that wind through villages and valleys. The surroundings grow wilder as you ascend, and Lobu Besi welcomes you with its tranquil charm.
Day 4: Trek From Lobu Besi To Dovan (1080m)
As you venture deeper into the mountains, the scenery changes. The paths lead you through dense forests and along rivers, creating a picturesque setting for your journey.
Day 5: Trek From Dovan To Jagat (1,400m)
The journey to Jagat introduces you to Nepal's rural life and pristine landscapes. The friendly locals and traditional villages provide an authentic experience of the region.
Day 6: Trek From Jagat To Ekle Bhatti (1,600m)
The trails take you through terraced fields and lush forests, offering a blend of natural beauty and cultural encounters. Ekle Bhatti, a resting place, offers respite and breathtaking views.
Day 7: Trek From Ekle Bhatti To Bihi Phedi (2,050m)
The ascent to Bihi Phedi offers captivating vistas of rolling hills and distant peaks. The higher altitude introduces you to the grandeur of the Himalayas.
Day 8: Trek From Bihi To Lhee Gaon (2,910m)
The journey continues with landscapes that seem to touch the sky. The dramatic changes in altitude create a sense of adventure and anticipation for what's to come.
Day 9: Trek From Lhee Gaon To Sama Gaon (3,541m)
As you ascend to Sama Gaon, you'll notice the air growing thinner. The village, surrounded by towering peaks, provides a glimpse into the unique lifestyle of the high-altitude communities.
Day 10: Acclimatization At Sama Gaon (Rest Day)
Taking a day to acclimatize is essential for your safety and well-being. Rest and exploration of the surroundings allow you to adjust to the altitude and immerse in the local culture.
Day 11: Trek From Sama Gaon To Samdo (3,872m)
Continuing your journey, you'll pass through dramatic landscapes. Samdo, nestled near the Tibetan border, offers a blend of cultural and natural beauty.
Day 12: Trek From Samdo To Larke Peak Basecamp (4,800m)
The trek to Larke Peak Basecamp takes you closer to your ultimate goal. The anticipation of the climb grows as you set up camp against the stunning backdrop of the mountains.
Day 13: Acclimatization At The Basecamp (Rest Day)
Another day of acclimatization ensures you're well-prepared for the ascent. The basecamp's views serve as a reminder of the challenges and rewards that await.
Day 14: Basecamp To Summit Larke Peak (6,249m) And Descend Down To Bhimthang (3,720m)
Summit day arrives, and the climb to Larke Peak is a testament to your determination. The panoramic views from the summit are unforgettable. The descent to Bhimthang is a reflection on the accomplishment.
Day 15: Trek From Bhimthang To Tilije (2,300m)
Descending from the heights, you'll follow trails that lead through charming villages and lush forests. The change in scenery is a reminder of the diverse landscapes of Nepal.
Day 16: Drive From Tilije To Kathmandu Via Besi Shahar (760m) & Transfer To The Hotel
Returning to Kathmandu by road, you'll cross Besi Shahar and re-enter the city's bustling ambiance. The transition from the mountains to the urban is a mix of nostalgia and fulfillment.
Day 17: Leisure Day In Kathmandu
A day of leisure in Kathmandu allows you to explore more of the city's cultural treasures, from historic sites to vibrant markets.
Day 18: Transfer To The Tribhuvan International Airport For Final Departure
As your Larke Peak journey comes to an end, you'll carry with you memories of the magnificent landscapes, the challenges surmounted, and the friendships forged along the way. Depart from Nepal with a heart full of experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.

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