Mt. Larke, is a group ‘A’ categorized climbing peak by NMA, situated proudly at the elevation of 6,249 meters above sea level, is one of the high peaks in Manaslu Region of Nepal. Larke Peak is one of the rarely climbed peaks lying in restricted Manaslu Region and hence requires permits for climbing, which was later opened for tourists in 2002. As per the fact of being situated in the restricted zone of Nepal, you can experience untouched nature and trail, which are very rarely visited by anyone besides you, hence find you as discoverers of the paths and any other raw beauties appeared in the trail while trekking.
However, Larke Peak Climbing trip passes through narrow Budi Gandaki River valley, various Tibetan-influenced villages and diverse landscapes allowing you to explore the untouched beauty of nature and natural resources, unspoiled culture and tradition of Tibetan-influenced people along with their innocent hospitality and various scenic and mountain views, which are truly mesmerizing and eye-satisfying. Keeping behind the sceneries and attractions, the trail is challenging and thrilling too, which arise surprisingly allowing you to face the unique experience of adventurous, excitements and fears too, for being in completing off the beaten trail.
Larke Peak Climbing trip starts with a scenic drive to Arughat from Kathmandu valley, from where the actual trekking journey is started usually. Starting from Arughat, the trekking trail leads the trail passing through Lapubesi, Tatopani, Philim, Ghap, Lho Gaun, Samagaun, Samdo Village (last village before Larke Peak), Larke Phedi, Larke Peak Base Camp and finally to the summit of the peak, situated proudly at the elevation of 6,249 meters. Furthermore, the descending trail from summit follows the way through the base camp of the peak itself, Bimtang, Syange and Besisahar, from where you can get back to Kathmandu valley via drive.
However, it is tricky to find the actual summit of this peak because of the confusion in finding the top and bottom of the peak and hence requires knowledgeable guides. Moreover, you can capture magnificent views of Manaslu North, Mt. Manaslu I, Annapurna ranges and Ganesh Himal, etc. during this trip.