The Manaslu Circuit Trek via Rupina La Pass is considered one of the best trekking routes in Nepal and an alternative to rival the world-famous Annapurna Circuit. Approaching the Manaslu Circuit via the Rubina La is an adventurous option crosses two high passes suitable for fit people looking for a challenge. So far, the Manaslu area has been seen by fewer trekkers than other areas of Nepal. Rupina La is a remote, pristine entry route to the area that sees even fewer travelers. The route offers many viewpoints and the twin-peaked, soaring Manaslu (8156 m, 26,758 ft) is the world's 8th highest and the showpiece of this trek. Its astounding beauty is highlighted by the surrounding peaks and landscape.
Manaslu via Rupina La trek starts with a scenic drive, eventually passing through Gorkha, the ancient capital, and on a seasonal road to Barpak, a picturesque village mainly inhabited by Gurung people, we begin the trek heading north along a route and we reach the Rupina La (4720 m) and follow a breathtaking glacial valley down to meet the main circuit route near Nyak village. Then, it goes along the Buddhi Gandaki valley, rhododendron, and pine forests to the Larke Base Camp. Larkya La, a pass at 5213m is the highest point of this trekking, which offers the Himalayan views of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh, Himalchuli, Peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli), Buddha Himal, Glaciers and frozen Lakes.
The ethnic Villages on the trekking trail of Manaslu Circuit via Rupina La are culturally rich. They offer a mingling of Newar, Gurung, Magar, and Brahmin, Chhetri, and Tibetan-origin people. Best of all is the side excursions including sites like Milarepas cave west of Sama village offering unobstructed views of Manaslu and Birendra Lake.
The trek to Manaslu circuit via Rupina La Pass is specially designed for the trekkers who want to discover the huge regions of Manaslu, including the historical Gorkha Durbar and thrilling Rupina La pass. Good Vibe Adventure offers an exciting and wonderful trip to that crosses the Larke top via Rupina La Pass. Our guides are highly experienced with the social-cultural and natural biodiversity of the trekking trail. Please contact us for more information.
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