Rupina La Pass Trek

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Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

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 for the view of the forest, green valleys and picturesque landscape, and different wildlife. It provides the opportunity to explore and experience the rich tradition and culture of indigenous Tamang, Gurung, and Tibetan tribes. The area is widely influenced by Tibetan culture which can be an extra experience for travelers. The route is full of the cultural uniqueness of the people around the area, has amazing Himalayan beauty, and high altitude diverse natural vegetation and wildlife. The trek to Manaslu Rupina-La Pass is traveling to the wilderness which is almost hidden but geographically sophisticated views of the natural life and cultural richness. This trek is one of the most discreet and beautiful treks inside the Manaslu Region. Rupina La Pass. As it is located at an utter altitude of 4,610 meters, this makes it a challenging trek.

Rupina-La Pass Trekking begins from Barpak village within the Gorkha District located at the foothills of the Manaslu Region. The trail advances through a remote path crossing major villages of Sumbe Khadi, Danda Kharka, and Bheri Kharka towards Rupina La Base Camp (4000m). This trek requires a special permit to enter the Manaslu Area. This trip an entire wilderness trail with gorgeous views of mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, and jungle. The route goes lap of the Baudha Himal (6,672m), through the Jarang, Zokbatang, Goma, and Nyak at Manaslu circuit main trail via Rupinala Pass (4720m). Further, you will get the mighty scenery of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Manaslu,  Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal, etc. After Nyak you can still do the Manaslu Circuit through the Ghap, Namrung, Lho, Samagaun, Samdo, Dharmashala, Larke Pass, Bhimtang and catch the bus to Kathmandu from Dharapani. Otherwise, you may end the visit to Arughat Bazaar Gorkha reverse some a part of Manaslu trekking Main trail; Philim, Tatopani, Machhakhola, Soti. The best times for this trip are during the months September to November and March to May.

Manaslu Rupina-La Pass trekking is a newly opened alluring trail for trekkers with spectacular mountain scenery, natural fascinating beauty, geographical diversity, and rich culture. The route is not easy to trek but gives adventurous experiences more than you have ever imagined. The variety of flora and fauna, as well as the cultural and unique Tibetan lifestyle, is the best highlights for visitors to explore in this trek. The spectacular sceneries of snow-capped mountains and the glaciers mesmerize the trekkers. Not only this, the cooperative and expert guides who make their good efforts for the visitors also give realization about the warm hospitality and simple nature of the Nepalese people.  

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  • 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