Manaslu via Rupina La   |   23 Days

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 worlds 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 are 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.

Trip Highlights of Manaslu via Rupina La

  • An alternative trek to the world famous Annapurna Circuit.
  • Visit the historical palace- Gorkha Durbar.
  • Cross the thrilling Rupina La Pass (4720m).
  • Challenging Larke La (5213m).
  • Alpine flora and fauna.
  • Manaslu, Ganesh and Lamjung Himalayan range.

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 worlds 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 are 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.

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).
  • 2Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
  • 3Day 3: Drive to by local bus Baluwa (755m/2677ft.), 9-10 hrs.
  • 4Day 4: Trek to Barpak (1950 m/6398ft.), 5-6 hrs.
  • 5Day 5: Trek to Gaikharka (3217m/10554ft), 6-7 hrs.
  • 6Day 6: Trek to Bhaisi Kharka 2960m, 6-7 hrs.
  • 7Day 7: Bhaisi Kharka - Rupi Na la phedi 3760m 5-6 hrs
  • 8Day 8: Trek to Rupina La pass 4643m, Base camp 5-6 hrs.
  • 9Day 9: Trek to Jarang Lunch (3480m) and Zokbatang(3125m), 6-7 hrs
  • 10Day 10: Trek to Nyak (2390m), 7-8 hrs.
  • 11Day 11: Nyak – Bi Phedi (2660m/8725), 6-7 hrs.
  • 12Day 12: Bihi Phedi – Lho (3,180m/10,430ft), 6-7 hrs.
  • 13Day 13: Trek to Namrung (2630m): 6 - 7 hrs
  • 14Day 14: Trek to Samagaon (3530m): 6-7 hrs
  • 15Day 15: Explore Pungyen Monastery: 6-7 hrs.
  • 16Day 16: Trek to Samdo (3860m): 4 - 5 hrs
  • 17Day 17: Trek to Dharamsala/Larkya B. C. (4460m): 4 - 5 hrs
  • 18Day 18: Cross Larkya la (5160m) - Bimthang (3720m): 8 - 9 hrs
  • 19Day 19: Trek to Tilije (2300m): 5 - 6 hrs
  • 20Day 20: Trek to Tal (1700m): 5 - 6 hrs
  • 21Day 21: Trek to Syange (1080m): 6 - 7 hrs
  • 22Day 22: Drive to Kathmandu: 8-9 hrs
  • 23Day 23: Final Departure.

Cost Includes

 Transport

  • All Airport, Bus Park and Hotel transfers with private vehicles.
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private Vehicle.
  • By local Bus to Kathmandu to Baluwa and Syange to Kathmandu or pokhara . (But it can be customized according to your requirement about private
  • vehicles).
  • Drop and Pick up to Nepali restaurant.

Accommodations

  • Kathmandu (3Ns): 2** Category Hotel (But it can be customized according to your requirement about hotel).
  • Manaslu via Rubunala  pass (20Ns): Best Available Lodge and tent Camp Accommodation during treks on twin sharing basis room.

Meals

  • There are multiple selections in meals item in Manaslu circuit trekking. But, it can be basic and may not have choices in menu some of the rest places.
  • Breakfast: includes full trip.
  • Lunch: During the trekking (21 Lunches)
  • Dinner: During the trekking (20 Dinners)

Guide and Potter

  • English speaking tour guide in Kathmandu valley
  • Trekking Guide leader in mountains.
  • 1 Sherpa potter for 2 trekkers in mountain.

Trekking Package

  • Best tent camp Mountain views area, all meals during trekking, all necessary staff with experienced leader (guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.

Taxes and Entrance Fees

  •  All the applicable services charges, government taxes, all necessary paper work and permits

Others

  • Good Vibe Adventure’s t-shirt, Down Jacket, sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter rescue service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Good Vibe Adventure offers you Farewell Dinner on last night.
     

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).
  • Entry fees for city sightseeing.
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping is voluntary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
  • Trip Duration 23 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Challenginng
  • Trip Style Tour and Trekking
  • Accomodation Lodge Trek
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