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We traveled with Gopal more than 2 weeks in diffrent parts of Nepal. The itinerary he arranged for us were perfect includes historical sightseeing, virgin nature surfing and lodging Chitwan national parks, trekking in Annapourna region and flight around Everest Mount.
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Rupina La Pass trek is a challenging trek into the lower Manaslu region which was opened for trekking since 1991 AD. Rupinala is known for its incredible views of Manaslu, Hiunchuli and Boudha Mountains. Rupinla Pass trekking route begins from Ghyampesal which lies near to Gorkha. Explore the rhododendron and pine forest and pass through the villages of legendary Gurung ethnic. Rupina La pass exists in the Manaslu conversation area and thus it requires special trekking permit for exploration.
Himalayan Nepal Trek organizes Rupina La Pass trekking itinerary as a 26-days package. From Ghyampesal, we will move to Thotneri village. Time permitting, we will explore Sita Cave. Climb Darchye Danda and lower down to the meadow of Baprak Kharka.  Arrive at the Rupinala Base Camp which is nearby Nirtse Kharka. Conquer Rupinala and lower down to Deng through Meme Kharka. We will also climb Larkya La Pass before returning to Kathmandu from Syange.
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 customizable package to meet your requirements. Contact us soon for attractive offer on Rupina La Pass trek cost.
19-days Tsum Valley Trek, 19-days Manaslu Circuit Trek, 15-days Bara Pokhari Trek and 27-days Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trek are other similar Manaslu trekking packages. 

26 Days Outline Itinerary for Rupina La pass Trek
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival TIA (1310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then  Transfer to hotel  on BB plan
Day 02: Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu ,Bhaktapur, Patan ,Swayambunath, Boudhanath etc stay overnight at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha 5/6 hrs stay at tent
Day 04: Trek from Gorkha to Gyampesal 5/6 hrs stay at tent
Day 05: Gyampesal to Palkhu Village 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 06: Palkhu Village to Thotneri 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 07: Thotneri to Darchye 6/7 hrs stay attent
Day 08: Darchye to Baprak Kharka 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 09: Baprak Kharka to Nirtse Kharka 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 10: Nirtse Kharka to Rupina La Phedi 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 11: Rupina La Phedi to Meme Kharka via Rupina La Pass (4640m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 12:  Meme Kharka to Gai Kharka 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 13: Gai Kharka to Deng (1920m)6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 14: Deng to Namrung (2700m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 15: Namrung to Lho (3180m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 16: Lho to Sama Gaun (3530m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 17: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun stay at tent
Day 18: Sama Gaun to Samdo (3780m) 5/6 hrs stay tent
Day 19: Samdo to Larkya Base Camp (4480m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 20: Larkya Base Camp (Phedi) to Bhimthang via Larkya La Pass (5100m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 21: Bimthang to Tilje (2300m) 5/6 hrs stay at tent
Day 22: Tilje to Tal (1700m) 5/6 hrs stay at tent
Day 23: Tal to Syange (1130m) 5/6 hrs stay at tent
Day 24:  Drive from Syange to Kathmandu 6/7 hrs stay at star label hote on BB plan
Day 25: Free Day at Kathmandu, farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture in the evening stay at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 26: Departure from Kathmandu to you onward destination.

Though there is no particular season as all the season are favorable for trekking to Nepal. We would suggest during atom season it would be best to travel between end of September to end of November and during spring beginning of January to April last week. Beside himalayan Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
Accommodation is most in hospitality industry; especially during trek, accommodation plays an vital role to make the trip flexible. We Himalayan Nepal Trek being part of Hospitality industry we regard our guest as a part of Family and provide them with comfort. Therefore, we provide star level hotel in Katmandu. We respect the choice of our guest and provide service, which facilitates them. During trek though we cannot find star level hotels our guest will have beautiful lodges with twin sharing bed and also can find attach WC(bathroom) but then lodges will charge extra for it. Lodges will have wooden parketing system for making ambience warm. Overall accommodation to Everest Region trek is comfortable.
There is quotation “one cannot think well, sleep well, if one has not dined well” that is why Himalayan Nepal Focus on providing guest with best quality food. In kathmandu there can be found verities of food as there are many Chinese and continental restaurants.Beside in Thamail and Durbarmarg guest can enjoy food like Korean cuisine, Thai, Japanese, and Italian and last but not the least Nepali Dal Bhat and it goes same during trek too.
We have more then 150 staffs working together to bound our company we work together to achieve our goal. We have experienced trekking, peak climbing, expedition guides and hardworking porters, assistant guides, cook who works hard for the success of our guest’s destination.
Equipment plays vital role during trek. Without equipment, a successful trek cannot be imagined so we request our guest to carry only need able equipments, which will be carried by our potential porters. Equipments include down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, light sleeping bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc. we provide our staff with their need able equipments for more information visit

Prevention is better than cure this is most famous quotation and Himalayan Nepal Trek follows it with all heart. Guest is our responsibility and we work hard to fulfill our responsibility.we take first aid kit, oxygen bag and we make emergency rescue helicopter ready in case of an emmergency.we focus on acclimatization days so that we can prevent our guest from altitude sickness. We also provide Gamow bag and satellite phone in case of Need.
Environment is where we live we care about the place we stay then why not to the place we trek. Himalayan Nepal Trek focused on keeping environment clean we practice the quotation just leave your foot prints behind. We also take part in KEP Kathmandu Environmental Education and suggest our guest to protect our environment and stop global warming.
Helping Hands are holier then praying lips. Profit orientation is not only our priority we do help the children from different places in Nepal through our profit because education leads to enlightens we help orphans and differently able people to meet their need.We are engaged in volunteering which can be also helpful to people in rural area.
Days in itinerary are always flexible. The service we provide will be according to guest desire so guest has any query can question us without hesitation. Trekking in Himalayas are always challenging there might be unexpected health problem or natural challenges In such case guest are requested to co-operate their guides.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to Hotel (B.B.)
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel. 

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Early in the morning, you will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining in a snake bed at the middle of lake in Budhanilkantha.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha 150km 5hrs
Historically, the most important town of Nepal and the birthplace of King Prithvi Narayan Nepal who played key role in unification of Nepal, Gorkha is located 150km far from Kathmandu and can be accessed by 5hrs of drive from Kathmandu. Visit Gorkha Palace (3281m) from where King Prithvi Narayan Shah used to rule over Gorkha. 

Day 04: Trek from Gorkha to Gyampesal
Local bus leave at around 8am every morning from Gorkha to Ghyampesal. 3hrs of drive will take us to Ghyampesal which is the starting point of Rupinala Pass Trek. Alternatively, we can take walk from Gorkha to Ghyampesal. Stay overnight at Ghyampesal.

Day 05: Gyampesal to Palkhu Village
After having early breakfast, we will leave Ghyampesal and pass through few villages like Deurali and Mulabari to Palkhu village. Palkhu is the small Gurung village. We will stay nearby the Primary School of Palkhu village.  

Day 06: Palkhu Village to Thotneri
Leaving Palkhu village, we will visit Sita Cave. Sita Cave is located in Swar VDC and is the biggest cave in Nepal. It was in this place that Sage Gorakhnath had meditated. Moving further through Tallo Thotneri, we will arrive at Thotneri where we will stay overnight.  

Day 07: Thotneri to Darchye
Sharp ascend from Thotneri will take us to Darchye/ Darche Danda. 3 hrs of climbing will take us to the summit which offers epic views of Manaslu Mountain, rivers and surrounding. We will stay overnight at Darchye. 

Day 08: Darchye to Baprak Kharka
From Darchye, we will pass through few villages to Nambai Kharka. Passing through the forest, we will reach big village of Gurung ethnics. 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 09: Baprak Kharka to Nirtse Kharka
Couple of hours of descend from Barpak Kharka will take us to Tumsiak village. We will walk along Daraudi River to Gai Kharka. Continuing further through forest, we will reach Nirtse Kharka where we will stay overnight.  

Day 10: Nirtse Kharka to Rupina La Phedi
You will experience 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 11: 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 12: Meme Kharka to Gai Kharka
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 subtropical type of climate at this part. 

Day 13: Gai Kharka to Deng (1920m)
After a brief ascend, we will take the descending trail to Deng. It takes 6-7 hrs of trek to take us to Deng where we will stay in a camp at Deng.

Day 14: 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 15: 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 16: 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 17: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun
This is a rest day. We can either take 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 18: Sama Gaun to Samdo (3780m)
Leave Samagaon and descend through the maniwall and chorten to Budhi Gandaki River. Move through the windy valley. Samdo is the last village in Manaslu village. Get views of Manaslu, Samdo (Pang phuchuli), Nagdi chuli and Manaslu glacier. Stay overnight in camp.

Day 19: Samdo to Larkya Base Camp (4480m)
Leave Samdo village and take 4hrs of trek to Dharmasala. The trail continues along Budhigandaki River to Dharmasala. Leaving Dharmasala, we will reach the base of Larkya La Pass which is also known as Larkya Base Camp.

Day 20: Larkya Base Camp (Phedi) to Bhimthang via Larkya La Pass (5100m)
2hrs of 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 21: Bimthang to Tilje (2300m)
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 to Tilje village for overnight stay.

Day 22: Tilje to Tal (1700m)
Leave Tilje village and lower down to Tal via Marshyangdi valley.

Day 23: Tal to Syange (1130m)
Cross Marshyangdi River and walk through Ghermu to the meadow. From Ghermu, take the ascending trail to Bahundanda and reach Nagdi. Brief walk from Ngadi will take us to Syange.

Day 24: Drive from Syange to Kathmandu
Brief walk from Syange through Bulbule and Khudi villages will take us to Besisahar which is the district headquarters of Lamjung. From Besisahar, we will return to Kathmandu. 

Day 25: Free Day at Kathmandu, farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture in evening
You can spend the day on your own. Go for shopping in Thamel or you can also choose any of the day tour packages. Farewell dinner will be served in the evening with typical Nepali culture.

Day 26: Departure
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
Cost includes:
2 time airport Pick up & drops.
All ground Transportation.
3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
Accommodation on provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
Accommodation star label hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan.
Experience Guide language guest per demand.
Necessary Porter Acording to load and porter will carry 20/25 KG.
All Government local Taxes.
ACAP ( Annapurna conservation area project) fee.
(TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System fee.
First Aid kit above 6 person.
Manasalu National park fee
Guide and porter salary
Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per demand.
All kitchen campimg equipment.
Cost excludes:
Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
Tips and Gratuities.
Any entry fee temple, monastery, museum

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 26 Days
Accomodation: Camping and hotel
Altitude Height : 4640 M.
Seasons : October- November and March- April
Type: Classic + adventure
Activities : Trekking
No. of Pax : 2 to above
Maximum Access : 30 kg per porter
Starts From : Gorkha
Ends at : Syange

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