Rupina La Pass Trek

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The Rupinala Manaslu Trek is a breathtaking adventure that takes you through the rugged terrain and stunning landscapes of the Manaslu region in Nepal. Located in the western part of the country, Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world and offers a remarkable trekking experience for outdoor enthusiasts.

The trek begins in the quaint village of Soti Khola and follows the winding trails along the Budhi Gandaki River, allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. As you ascend, you'll encounter dense forests, cascading waterfalls, and traditional mountain villages, where you can experience the local culture and hospitality of the Gurung and Tibetan communities.

One of the highlights of the Rupinala Manaslu Trek is reaching the renowned Larkya La Pass, situated at an elevation of 5,135 meters (16,847 feet). This challenging but rewarding section of the trek offers awe-inspiring panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Manaslu itself. The surreal landscapes, with snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and alpine meadows, create a truly unforgettable setting.

Throughout the journey, you'll be surrounded by an abundance of wildlife and diverse flora, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts. The trek also provides opportunities for cultural exploration, as you can visit ancient monasteries, interact with local inhabitants, and witness their traditional way of life.

The Rupinala Manaslu Trek is considered a moderate to challenging trek, requiring a good level of fitness and prior trekking experience. The best time to undertake this adventure is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable, and the views are at their finest.

With its pristine natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and awe-inspiring mountain vistas, the Rupinala Manaslu Trek offers an unforgettable journey that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Includes and excludes :

  1. All meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner with tea/coffee).
  2. Arrival pick up & departure.
  3. All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  4. Internal flights
  5. All trekking arrangements including trekking permits, climbing permits, National Park entrance fees.
  6. Accommodation in twin sharing local lodges or best available places for accommodation,
  7. Trekking & Climbing leader & porter (salary, insurance, food, accommodation & other allowances).
  8. Basic first aid kit is carried by your leader.
  9. All hard ware gears
  1. Kathmandu food lunch & dinner,
  2. International flights to Kathmandu,
  3. Tips for Porter, guide & other
  4. Personal climbing gears and climbing boot, clothing & equipment
  5. Personal expenditure, all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain region, mineral water, snacks, desserts.
  6. Medical examination (if required) & vaccination costs
  7. Optional trips. Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control
  8. Visa fees & Travel insurance. Airport taxes
  9. Meals or drinks except the 3 main meals specified in itinerary
  10. Anything else not specified in the ‘included costs’ section above

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Itinerary breakdown

Rupina La Manaslu Trek

Day 01:Drive to Barpak to start the Manaslu Rupina Larke pass trek

Day 02:Trek to Sumbe Khadi

Day 03:Trek to Dandakhadka

Day 04:Trekking to Bherikhadka

Day 05:Climbing up to the Rupinala Base camp

Day 06:Crossing over the Rupinala pass and tented camp at Boudha Himal Base camp

Day 07:Trek to Jongchet

Day 08:Trek to Syangyen

Day 09:Trekking to Nyak

Day 10:Trek to Deng

Day 11:Trek to Namrung

Day 12:Climb to Samagoan

Day 13:Acclimatization / exploration day at Samagoan

Day 14:Trek to Samdo

Day 15:Climb to Larke Phedi

Day 16:Cross the Larke pass in Manaslu region and trek down to Bhimthang

Day 17:Trek to Dharapani

Day 19:Drive to Besisahar and to Kathmandu

Destination Map