Good to Know
Why go on Larkya Peak Climbing with us?
We provide authentic service. Our itinerary is well-planned and guided by professional climbers who have summited Larkya Peak. We are a team of active climbers and mountaineers who have climbed many peaks including the world's highest mountain, Everest. While traveling with us, you will be in a safe hand. We are fully aware of all the issues that may arise during the climbing, therefore we are fully prepared for all the issues.
Larkya Peak Climbing route
Larkya Peak Climbing begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazar. From here, you trek through dense forests and villages like Soti Khola, Machha Khola, Jagat, Deng, and Namrung. The trail then gradually ascends through a lush forest and takes you to Lho Gaon. From here onwards, you trek Manaslu Base Camp via Sama Gaon for acclimatization and continue trekking towards Larkya La Base Camp. Further, walking on the rugged snowy path, you reach the top of Larkya Peak. Spend some time here, and descend to Dharmashala. You the trek through more villages and reach back to Jagat from where you drive to Kathmandu.
Best time to go Larkya Peak Climbing
March, April, May, October, and November are the most preferable months to go on Larkya Peak Climbing. These months comprise Spring and Autumn, two lovely seasons of the year. The views are stunning, and the climate is moderate. Plus, the stable weather, which is the main factor that determines the success of the trip are found in these months. Winter and Monsoon is not a good time to go on Larkya Peak Climbing.
Larkya Peak Climbing difficulty
Larkya Peak Climbing is a strenuous peak to climb and marked as group 'A' expedition by Nepal Mountaineering Association. You have to be prepared both physically and mentally to climb this peak. This is one of the most isolated parts of Nepal, which makes the journey even more challenging. The route to the summit involves technical climbing, which demands strong stamina and will-power. To climb Larkya Peak, you should have previous trekking and climbing experience.
Altitude Sickness Symptoms & Prevention
As Larkya Peak Climbing is a high altitude journey, the chances of altitude sickness always remain high. It is very important to adjust your body with the altitude for successful climbing, therefore we have included ample rest days in our itinerary.
Below you can read about symptoms and prevention of altitude sickness:
Symptoms of altitude sickness:-
- nausea and vomiting
- loss of appetite
- shortness of breath
Prevention of altitude sickness:-
- Include an adequate number of rest days during the trek/climbing
- Avoid climbing more than 300-500 meters a day
- Make sure you're drinking enough water
- Eat a light but high-calorie diet
- Avoid alcohol
- Avoid smoking
- Inform your guide immediately so that he can take proper action on time
- Drop down to lower altitude and rest for a few days until symptoms getaway
Food & Water during Larkya Peak Climbing
during Larkya Peak Climbing, you will have meals as per the menu of the teahouse in the villages. The menu here is more limited due to the remoteness of the region. You can find dishes like dal bhat, curries, bread, egg, porridge, momo, pudding, soup, meat, thukpa, etc. While staying in camp, the meals will be prepared by the team. We will offer you a good variety of food, which will be rich in nutrients.
You can get boiled water for drinking in every tea house that you can use to fill your bottle. For extra safety, you can also carry a water purification tablet with yourself. Likewise, we will carry enough drinking water with us on the base camp for our consumption.
Accommodation during Larkya Peak Climbing
Teahouse is the main accommodation during Larkya Peak Climbing. The rooms will be small with two beds and a few pieces of furniture. Single rooms are not available most of the time. As the rooms are not insulated properly, carrying a good sleeping bag will keep you warm at night. Likewise, the dining area is more like a common space where you can spend some time warming yourself. On the base camp, you will sleep overnight in tents. We offer good-quality tents.
Larkya Peak Climbing cost
We offer the most comprehensive Larkya Peak Climbing package. Our package cost is designed professionally including services like accommodation, meals, permits, ground transportation, and expenses of the guide & porter. We assure you that with us, you will be getting the best price and service in the market. You can contact us anytime to know more in detail about the cost.
The protection and preservation of the environment while running adventurous trips is very important for us. We take many different measures during our journey to the unspoiled Himalayas. From encouraging not to use plastic water bottles to carry our waste down to the cities to get it recycled or composted are few of the actions that we are taking.
Likewise, we also work closely with the locals of all the regions and help them either by providing a way to earn a living or donating. While traveling with us, you will not only explore but also contribute to the protection and upliftment of the region.
Larkya Peak Climbing Packing List
We want you to know that you can rent or buy all the gears in Kathmandu. There are several options from medium range brands to high-end brands for all budget types.
- Sun hat/scarf
- Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
- Waterproof shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket
- Lightweight gloves/Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Fleece/wool pants
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fahrenheit
- Trekking poles
- Trek bag-pack
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Thermo-rest sleeping pad
- Water bottles
- Climbing harness
- Ice ax
- Mountaineering boots
- AscenderDescender/Abseil device
- Snow bar
- Ice hammer
- Helmet (optional)
- Quick-drying towel/Small wash towel
- Soap (biodegradable)
- Toothbrush/paste biodegradable)
- Face and body moisturizer
- Nail clippers
- Small mirror
- Tissue paper/toilet roll
- Anti-bacterial Hand wash
- Trail Map/Guide book
- Reading book
- Journal & Pen
- Pencils and small notebooks
- Camera with extra batteries