The Larkya Peak (6,249 m.) is located in the western part of Nepal. It is situated in the Manaslu range in the Gorkha District. Climbing the Larkya Peak requires two camps viz. the Sano Larkya and Thulo Larkya.
From Larkya, panoramic views of Manaslu, Annapurna, Himalchuli, Lantang, and Ganesh can be enjoyed. In this region, cultures of the Gurung and Magar following Tibetan Buddhism can be seen.
This Larkya trek that begins from Arughat links many Tibetan villages. These villages are a set of various monasteries, prayer flags, and prayer wheels.
Travel from Kathmandu to Arughat by bus which will take 7 hours to reach there.
We have option to drive or walk on. We recommend you to start your walking trail from Arughat. The trekking route goes through the bank of Budi Gandaki River and crosses beautiful villages like Arkhet Bazaar, and Khoyorpani to reachSoti Khola Village.
The route traverses through the Mule track climbing the cliffs then downhill descending to reach Lyabrubesi. After crossing suspension bridge over Nauli River, we start following Budhi Gandaki River to get into the village of Machha Khola (Fish River).
The route crosses the Khoralbesi and hot spring at Tatopani then start following the route towrds Budhi Gandaki River. We will walk for 7 hours and cross the villages like Dovan, Thulo Dhunga, and Yara Bagar.
We will start ascending towards the village Sirdibas. The route goes through the beautiful forests and continues ascending to reach beautiful village of Phidim.
The route traverses crossing waterfall before reaching ekle bhatti village. Then the trail climbs up to Tsum Valley to reach Pewa. Then after half an hour we will reach Deng Village.
We will walk through plain and little bit uphill route to reach Namrung village. Traversing though, Bhi viilage, Budhi Gandaki River, Bhijam Village, Pork village of Buddhists, Ghap village, then rhododendron forests takes trekkers to the Namrung Village.
Crossing few Mani walls and terraced fields takes us to the village. Then leaving village, we will traverse through the Rhododendron forest to reach Lhogaun. We will walk for 5 hours to get into the village of Lhogaun.
The route traverses through forested landscapes to climb up the Lihi and Sho. The route offers stunning views of Manaslu (8,163 m) and Manaslu North (7,157 m). We can see the prayer flags hanging above the way until we reach the village of Samagaon.
We will explore the ethnic cultures and behaviors of locals in Samagaon Village. We may hike to Manaslu Base Camp (4,400 m) to enjoy the beautiful scenery of snow-capped peaks of Manaslu region and then back to Samagaon village for the overnight stay.
The route goes back to Budhi Gandaki and crosses the Birendra Tal and Kermo Kharka. Later the valley widens and trail becomes gentle until we reach Samdo Village.
The route goes through the lateral moraines of the Larke Glaciers and passes mostly through the rocky ridgeline to the moraine. We can seethe frozen lakes on the way and cross Larkya La Pass (5,160 m). It will take 6 hours to reach the base camp.
We will start climbing to the Larkya Peak. Today, we will stay at Larkya High Camp (5,600 m).
We will spend one day for acclimatize and prepare for the next day. The climbing guide will fix the rope to make your climbing easier.
We will start climbing early in the morning. You have to face strong wind if you become late to start. The summit to Larkya Peak will be the great adventure for us.
We will start climbing down to the Base Camp from High Camp.
We will continue descending along the lateral moraine and through the rocky routes. It will take 6 hours to reach Bhimtang Vilage.
The trail goes through the dense forest and crosses the Dharapani to reach Tilije Village.
Today, we will change typical route to return back. We will head towards Chemje and stay overnight in camp at the beautiful village.
We will trek towards the beautiful village of Bahundada which takes 6 hours.
We will trek towards Besisahar which will take 5 ours to get there.
We will travel back to the Kathmandu Valley form Besisahar. The riding will be of 8 hours.
We will take you to the International Airport from where you can depart back to your home town.
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