Rupina La Pass trek is one of an admired trekking destination into the lower areas of Manaslu region. This route was inaugurated for trekking since 1991 AD. Rupina La gives us the great views of Manaslu, Hiunchuli and Boudha Himal of Nepal. Explore the Rhododendron and pine forest and pass through the villages of settlements with different ethnic groups of Nepal with their belonging identity. Rupina La pass exists in the Manaslu conservation area and thus it requires special trekking permit for exploration.
Himalayan Nepal Trek organizes Rupina La Pass trekking itinerary as a 19-days package. From Balua, we will move to we will Climb Darchye Danda and lower down to the meadow of Baprak Village one of the largest villages. we reach the Rupinala Base Camp nearby Nirtse Kharka. Cross Rupinala and trek down to Deng through Meme Kharka. We will also climb Larkya La Pass, one of the famous pass of Nepal, before returning to Kathmandu from Dharapani and we have similar trekking Manaslu region contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.There are several alternative routes for climbing Larkya La. The trekking route that we choose allows us to climb Larkya La and Rupina La Pass in a single package. We can also provide a customizable package to meet your requirements. Contact us soon for attractive offer on Rupina La Pass trek cost we must require more the two people for the permit from immigration of Nepal
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu (1,310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek transfer to hotel briefing stay at Hotel on BB plan
Day 02: Preparation day for the trip, check gears by mountaineering guide and stay at star label Hotel on BB plan.
Day 03: Drive from Katmandu to Baluwa (755m) 9/10 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 04: Trek to Barpak (1950 m) 5/6 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 05: Trek to Nirtse Kharka 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 06: Trek to Rupina La Phedi 6/7 overnight at Tent
Day 07: Trek to Meme Kharka via Rupina La Pass (4640m) 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 08: Trek to Gai Kharka 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 09: Trek to Deng (1920m)6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 10: Trek to Namrung (2700m) 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 11: Trek to Lho (3180m) 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 12: Trek to Sama Gaun (3530m) 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 13: Acclimatization day at hike to Manaslu BC back to Sama Gaun overnight at Tent
Day 14: Trek to Samdo (3780m) 5/6 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 15: Trek to Larkya Base Camp (4480m) 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 16: Trek to Bhimthang via Larkya La Pass (5135m) 6/7 hrs overnight at Tent
Day 17: Trek to Dharapani (1800m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu(1,310m) evening farewell dinner in typical Nepali cultural restaurant stay at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to Hotel on BB plan
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then a representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the welcome dinner with Himalayan Nepal Trek member before spending your night in a hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Early in the morning, Breakfast at your hotel and city Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the Sayambunath and Patan Temple.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Balua (755m)
by public bus, to Balua our camping and kitchen staff will fix necessary tents they cook food and enjoy the first meal from our staff then sleep in a tent
Day 04: Baluwa to Barpak (1950m)
Today, our trail follows the upstream of Daraudi River passing paddy field to the right edge of the river, About 3 hrs sub tropical climate trek, we arrive a perfect lunch spot before climb steep hill, Our trail ascends right after Lunch. As we ascend higher up, a lovely view of river valley and Buddha Himal (6672m) on the background can be seen amazingly. Trail raises though dry terraced farming field and herds shelter. Still, today’s route prolongs steeply toward the largest village of area Barpak. An early evening explores village that exposes social culture, life living, and village community.
From Darchye, we will pass through few villages to Nambai Kharka. Passing through the forest, we will reach the big village of Gurung ethics. Crossing this village, we will arrive at Baprak village via Basukang. Majority of people living in this village are ex- Indian or British Army officers.
Day 05: Baprak Kharka to Nirtse Kharka
Couple of hours of descending from Barpak Kharka will take us to Tumsiak village. We will walk along Daraudi River to Gai Kharka. Continuing further through the forest, we will reach Nirtse Kharka where we will stay overnight.
Day 06: Nirtse Kharka to Rupina La Phedi
You will experience an increase in altitude at this point. From Nirtse Kharka, pass through Sanrung Kharka to the foothill of famous Rupina La Pass which is also known as Rupinala Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp at Rupina La Phedi.
Day 07: Rupina La Phedi to Meme Kharka via Rupina La Pass (4640m)
Rupina La Pass is the second highest point of this trek as it is located at 4640m altitude. It will take 4-5hrs of difficult climb to take us to the top of Rupinala Pass. Sharp descend from Rupinala Pass will take us to Meme Kharka where we will stay overnight.
Day 08: Meme Kharka to Gai Kharka (3217m)
The trail from Meme Kharka to Gai Kharka is scenic. We will move along pasture lands full of lush green vegetation and forest of pine and oaks. We will experience the subtropical type of climate at this part.
Day 09: Gai Kharka to Deng (1920m)
After a brief ascends, we will take the descending trail to Deng. It takes 6-7 hrs of a trek to take us to Deng where we will stay in a camp at Deng.
Day 10: Deng to Namrung (2700m)
We will reach to Ranagaon where we will take lunch before climbing the escalating trail to Bihi Phedi. Brief descend from Bihi Phedi will take us to Budhi Gandaki River. Walking along Budhigandaki River, we will reach Ghap. Following the ascending trail from Ghap, we will reach Namrung. We can enjoy views of Sringi Mountain and Himalchuli Mountain from our trail.
Day 11: Namrung to Lho (3180m)
The path from Namrung to Lho is scenic with views of Rupinala pass, Manaslu Mountain, Dwijen Mountain, Saula peak and Lajing peak. Passing through few monasteries, we will arrive at Lho village where we will stay overnight.
Day 12: Lho to Sama Gaun (3530m)
Brief walk of mere 3hrs is enough to take us from Lho to Sama Gaon via Sanagaon. Samagaon village offers panoramic mountain views. A day of rest at Samagaon is recommended.
Day 13: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun
This is a rest day. We can either take a side trip to Manaslu Base Camp or Birendra Kunda. Base Camp of Manaslu allows unobstructed views of Samdo, Nagdi Chuli, Simnang Himal and Manaslu glacier. Birendra Kunda is an ice lake located near to Manaslu Base Camp.
Day 14: Sama Gaun to Samdo (3780m)
Leave Samagaon and descend through the mani wall and Chorten to Budhi Gandaki River. Move through the windy valley. Samdo is the last village in Manaslu village. Get views of Manaslu, Samdo (PangPhuchuli), Nagdi chuli and Manaslu glacier. Stay overnight in camp.
Day 15: Samdo to Larkya Base Camp (4480m)
Leave Samdo village and take 4hrs of Trek to Dharmasala. The trail continues along Budhigandaki River to Dharamsala. Leaving Dharmasala, we will reach the base of Larkya La Pass which is also known as Larkya Base Camp.
Day 16: Larkya Base Camp (Phedi) to Bhimthang via Larkya La Pass (5135m) Bhimthang (3720m)
2hrs of the difficult climb from Larkya Base Camp will take us to the summit of Larkya La Pass. Enjoy the views of Himlung Mountain, Annapurna II Mountain, Kangurung and Cheo Mountain. Lower down to Bhimtang. Bhimtang allows views of Lamjung and Manaslu Mountains.
Day 17: Bimthang to Dharapani (1800m)
After taking breakfast, we will descend to Surke River. Choosing the escalating trail through pine forest, we will reach Dudhkoshi River. Walking further, we will move in and out of Dharapani and proceed through Gho village and Tilje village Dharapani for an overnight stay.
Day 18: Drive from Dharapani to Kathmandu (1310m)
Dharapani to Besisahar by Public Jeep we change another public van to Kathmandu evening farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture restaurant with cultural dance overnight hotel on BB plan
Day 19: Departure
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journe.
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public mini buses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bed room and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection every where but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek with out any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.