Rupina La Pass Trek

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 23 days

Difficulty: Medium to Hard

Maximum Elevation: 4,200 m (Ganesh Himal Base Camp)

Best Time: October - November & March - April

Accommodation: Camping/Teahouses

Rupina-La Pass trek offers a majestic view of the snowcapped peaks such as Ganesh Himal (7422m), Mt. Himalchuli (7853m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), and Shringi Himal (7161m). The trail is rich in a picturesque landscape, the view of the dense forest, green valleys, and different wildlife. It provides the opportunity to explore and experience the rich tradition and culture of indigenous Tamang, Gurung, and Tibetan tribes. Tibetan culture influences the area, a peculiar experience for travellers. The route has eye-pleasing Himalayan beauty, diverse wildlife, and natural vegetation and is full of the cultural uniqueness of the people around the area. Manaslu Rupina-La Pass is almost hidden but contains geographically sophisticated views of the natural wildlife and cultural richness. This trek is one of the most discreet and beautiful treks in the Manaslu Region. It lies at an utter altitude of 4,610m. making it a challenging trip.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Preparing and sightseeing day

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Baluwa (990 m / 3,248 ft)

Day 04: Trek Baluwa to Barpak (1,950 m / 6,398 ft)

Day 05: Trek Barpak to Gar Kharka (2,900 m / 9,514 ft)

Day 06: Trek Gar Kharka to Rubinala Phedi (3,800 m / 12,467 ft)

Day 07: Trek Rubinala Phedi to Boudha Himal Base Camp (3,600 m / 11,811 ft) after crossing over Rupinala Pass (4,720 m / 15,486 ft)

Day 08: Trek Boudha Himal Base Camp to Zhong Kharka (2,960 m / 9,711 ft)

Day 09: Trek Zhong Kharka to Nyak Village (2,340 m / 7,677 ft)

Day 10: Trek Nyak Village to Lokpa (2,240 m / 7,349 ft)

Day 11: Trek Lokpa to Chumling (2,386 m / 7,828 ft)

Day 12: Trek Chumling to Chhekamparo (3,030 m / 9,940 ft)

Day 13: Trek Chhekamparo to Nile (3,360 m / 11,024 ft)

Day 14: Visit Mu Gomba (3,700 m / 12,139 ft)and Trek to Rachan Gumba (3,240 m / 10,630 ft)

Day 15: Trek Rachen Gomba to Gumba Lungdang (3,200 m / 10,499 ft)

Day 16: Hike to Ganesh Himal Base Camp (4, 200 m / 13,780)

Day 17: Trek Gumba Lungdang to Ripchet (2,470 m / 8,104 ft)

Day 18: Trek Ripchet to Philim (1,570 m / 5,151 ft)

Day 19: Trek Philim to Khorlabensi (970 m / 3,182 ft)

Day 20: Trek Khorlabensi to Lapu Bensi (884 m / 2,900 ft)

Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 23: Final departure to your home country

Trip Info

Highlights

  • Adventurous camping trekking to remote Rupinala pass in Manaslu
  • Picturesque turbulent river gorges, pristine lakes, and waterfalls
  • A mixture of unique Tibetan culture and natural beauty
  • Amazing mountains views of Mt.Manaslu, Mt. Himchuli, Mt.Ganesh
  • Visit historical Heritage sites Gorkha Palace and Barpak
  • Trek to Barpak Village, earthquake epicenter on 25 April 2015

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