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Manaslu Rupinala Trekking

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The combine Rupina la and Manaslu Larke pass trek route is becoming popular as a new trekking destination in the Manaslu region away from the trekkers’ crowds. This Manaslu Rupina la trekking is a magnificent fully camping trekking itinerary with spectacular views of the Ganesh Himal, Boudha, Rani, Gorkha, Manaslu and Annapurna ranges – a wonderful Himalayan profile. Walking through authentic ethnic villages to northward delightful valley and alpine meadows opens up with picturesque Tibetan-style villages. The geological variation impacts on cultural aspect as you step up every day.

We take a private bus drive from Kathmandu to Barpark village a historical village having the epicentre of 25 April 2015 earthquake in Nepal – great to see the rebuilding activities and normal life there in your visit. We start our Manaslu Rupina la trek walking through unspoiled countryside and heading towards Rupinala (4670m) pass, where we lost into the wilderness for several days before adjoining Budigandaki valley. As we gain height ultimately valley opens up to expose wonderful cluster villages and mountain pastures beneath the Manaslu’s extensive North Face. The trail reaches Samagaon, the prime and significant village on the expeditions to Manaslu peak and trekking route to Manaslu trekking.

After proper acclimatization we head to Larke Pass (5160 m), a classic and tough pass conjoining the Buri Gandaki with the Marsyangdi valley. We head down valley of Annapurna circuit trail and take a drive to Besisahar to conclude the Himalayan journey of Manaslu Rupina la and Larke pass trekking.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha (1510m), overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Gorkha to Nibel (700m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 05: Nibel to Chanaute (650m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 06: Chanaute to Mandre Khola (1200m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 07: Mandre Khola to Barpak (1900m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 08: Barpak to Panga Chhahara (2110m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 09: Panga Chhahara to Bhendi Goth (2600m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Bhendi to Rusi Camp (3100m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Rusi Camp to Rupina La Phedi (base camp-1200m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Rupina La Phedi to Jarang (3400m) after crossing Rupina La pass 4643m, overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Rupina La Pass to Nyak (2350m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Nyak to Ghap (2380m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 15: Ghap to Namrung (2550m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 16: Namrung to Lho (3180m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 17: Lho to Sama Gaon (Gompa-3350m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 18: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3780m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 19: Samdo to Larkya La Phedi (Bazaar-4390m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 20: Larkya La Phedi to Bhimtang (3630m) after crossing Larkya La pass-5213m, overnight at tented camp.

Day 21: Larkya La Pass to Tilje (2250m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 22: Tilje to Chyamje (1400m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 23: Chyamje to Bahundanda (1310m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 24: Bahundanda to Bensisahar (790m), overnight at hotel.

Day 25: Drive from Bensisahar to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 26: Finale departure – transfer to the international airport

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha (1510m), overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Gorkha to Nibel (700m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 05: Nibel to Chanaute (650m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 06: Chanaute to Mandre Khola (1200m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 07: Mandre Khola to Barpak (1900m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 08: Barpak to Panga Chhahara (2110m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 09: Panga Chhahara to Bhendi Goth (2600m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Bhendi to Rusi Camp (3100m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Rusi Camp to Rupina La Phedi (base camp-1200m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Rupina La Phedi to Jarang (3400m) after crossing Rupina La pass 4643m, overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Rupina La Pass to Nyak (2350m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Nyak to Ghap (2380m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 15: Ghap to Namrung (2550m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 16: Namrung to Lho (3180m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 17: Lho to Sama Gaon (Gompa-3350m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 18: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3780m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 19: Samdo to Larkya La Phedi (Bazaar-4390m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 20: Larkya La Phedi to Bhimtang (3630m) after crossing Larkya La pass-5213m, overnight at tented camp.

Day 21: Larkya La Pass to Tilje (2250m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 22: Tilje to Chyamje (1400m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 23: Chyamje to Bahundanda (1310m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 24: Bahundanda to Bensisahar (790m), overnight at hotel.

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Cold Drinks and Alcohol
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and drivers

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 26 Days
Accomodation: Guest House / Tenting
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Moderate to hard
Activities : Hiking/ Trekking/ Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 01-10
Maximum Access : 4643m.
Starts From : Gorkha
Ends at : Bensishahar

Trip Highlights

Wonderful landscapes 
Panoramic view of Himalayas 

Client Review


Posted By Roy and Kathy B. I first met Ganesh on a trek to Island Peak, Everest Base Camp, circling back over the pass back to Luka with a group of people. The trek involved a mixture of tenting and a few tea houses. Ganesh not only guided through the trails, he climbed Island Peak with four of us. The trek and climb took several weeks and was organized without a hitch.
The second time two of us trekked to Mera Peak, climbed to the summit accompanied by Ganesh, then back over... Read More

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