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.
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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
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