Rupina La Pass Trek

17 days 5
Rupina La Pass Trek
us$1500 per pax
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number of pax
2
$1500 x 2 = $3000
total $3000
difficulty
Strenuous
altitude
4720m
group size
2-10
meals
B+L+D
accomodation
Tentd/Lodges
season
Sep-Nov/March -May

trip overview

Rupina La Pass Trek led to the less touristy trail. And crossing through villages and peaceful forests. This trekking route is lying in the Manaslu region of the Gorkha district of Nepal. During this trek, you can observe different amazing cultures, ethnicity, dresses, and traditional dances from Gurung, Magar, and Lama people as well as Naturally beauty also, like rhododendron flowers during March and April and a spectacular view of Mt. Manaslu, Budhha Himal, Himal Chuli, Peak 29, Siringi Himal, Ganesh Himal Range.

Rupina La Pass Trek starts from Kathmandu to Gyampesal via Gorkha Bazaar, Thotnery, viewpoint Darche Danda, Nambai Kharka to Big Gurung settlement Barpak village, and crossing through Gai Kharka, Rupina La Phedi and passing the Rupina la Pass 4720mtrs to Budhha Himal B.C, also crossing the Budi Gandaki River to Tsum valley restricted area then our trek descent to Jagat, Machhakhola such a way to Arughat Bazar then next morning we take bus to Kathmandu 7-8hours drive by local bus.

We provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents, and sleeping materials like mattresses, Sleeping bags, etc. Our company provides a twin tent for our guests with a hot and delicious variety of food during trekking. We serve with our experienced staff and strong trekking porters.

itinerary

Day00

Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Nepal 1350M/30 Min.

Welcome to Himalayas Nepal! We pick up from Tribhuvan International airport Nepal and drove to the booked hotel and short briefing about our program as well as fixed the time for well come dinner in Nepali Restaurant.

Walking / Driving: Driving

Day00

Trip preparation in Kathmandu 1350M.

Trip preparation to be ready for the trekking the next day.

Walking / Driving: Walking

Day01

Kathmandu-Bosu Kang to Barpak 1915m/8-9 hours.

Kathmandu to Barpak Big Ghale and Gurung settlement Barpak village via Basukang – a junction that also leads to Rupina La Pass, which is popular among Manaslu trekkers. Local villagers are engaged in the Ex-Indian and British Army so they have good economic growth from remittance and there is good access to the internet as well as hydroelectricity for their villages, overnight on a tent or home stay too.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day02

Rest Day in Barpak.

Barpak village is Ghale and Gurung people of big settlement in Gorkha district, this village produces many ex-army men in British and India, is also known popular man Late Capt. Gaje Ghale – awarded by famous Victoria Cross medal. Clustered stone-roofed houses, stone-built narrow alleys, and panoramic views of Buddha Himal are the major attractions of Barpak. For accommodation, the village offers a well-organized home stay facility along with standard hotels or tented. We can easily spend a day here because after a long time we can use internet services to write your family or relative’s mail and you can update about you/trekking how is going on, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day03

Barpak-Jongong to Gai Kharka 2900M/6-7 hours.

Saving energy in Barpak village again we begin to walk for the next destination Gai Kharka. This day descend to tumsiak village and follow Daraudi Khola and all way ascent to Gai Kharka, crossing the beautiful forest and quiet place then we will arrive Gai Kharka after the 6-7hours walk, overnight a tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day04

Gai Kharka-Camp site to Sanrung Khark/Rupina la Phedi 3800M/4-5 hours.

This is quite a short walk but quite high compare to the previous day’s walk and nice place too, which is called Sanrung Kharka as well as Rupina La Phedi, the base camp of Rupina la pass so it should be quite an interesting place and night for next day crossing our main destination of the trip. Day descending to campsite 3440mtrs and continue to Sanrung Kharka 3800mtrs after walking 4-5hours, overnight on tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day05

Sanrung Khark-Rupina la Pass 4720m to Boudha Himal B.C 3600M/6-7 hours.

This is the highest trail during the Rupina la Pass trekking. The trek ascending to Rupina La Pass 4720mtrs after walking 4-5hours on the top then trek descent to Bauddha Himal B.C 3600mtrs walking 3hours, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day06

Boudha Himal B.C-Jarang to Jhon Kharka 2960M/5-6 hours.

After summiting Rupina La Pass 4720mtrs, our trek led to Jhong kharka, today we walk next to the glacier to Jarang 3420mtrs and then we follow trail to Jong kharka betweet of chhuling khola and rebing khola, viewing Gorkah himal, himalchuli, Bouddha himal, peak 29 and many others peaks then we reach to Jhong kharka after 5-6hours day walk, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day07

Jhon Kharka - Gomna to Nyak Village 2340M/4-5 hours.

Having a hot breakfast, we start to walk to our destination, these days we walk through the forest and some villages, most of part descending part to be the final point of day camp. We follow on the left side of chhilung Khola passing through Gomna and Serang village to Nyak village after the 4-5hours walk, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day08

Nyak Village-Nyak Phedi to Lokpa 2240M/5-6 hours.

Today our walk descended to Nyak Phedi and crossed Budhhi Gandaki River then we climb up through grassland, forest, and zic zac trail all the way to lokpa 2240mtrs, we stay to the right which takes us into lower Tsum Valley. The trail climbs up to tall pine trees and beautiful grasslands hugging the mountain side then reaches the gate of Tsum Valley in Lokpa. Overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day09

Lokpa-Chumling to Rainjam 2450M/6-7 hours.

Leaving Lokpa, we are walking descending Box Bridge through the forest for about an hour to the river from tsum valley. The trail continues to walk to up and zic zac way and we cross the suspension bridge then all way up to chumling after the 3-4hours walk. Crossing the suspension bridge at the corner of Chumling, the trail goes through small villages and rich farming land of maize and potato as well as buckwheat. The houses are classic Tibetan with barricades of firewood and roof terraces along a mountainside trail until Renjam 6-7hours walk, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day10

Rainjam-Chhekampark to Rechen Gumpa 3240/5-6 hours.

We will cross the Sarpu Khola on a suspension bridge and climb up to Gho. We walk uphill to Chhekampara. After 2-3 hours you will reach the big rest village in Tsum Valley, the joined villages of Chhokang and Paro, and climb north to a retreat where Lama Kongchog died after 26 years of meditation. His child reincarnation, found in the village, was the subject of the award-winning DVD “Unmistaken child”. Our trek leads to the East passing small villages and past a local school. Climb over a ridge of chortens and past Lamagaon 3302mtrs through the flat fields, looking across the extensive crops and fast flowing river to the huge courtyard of the Rachen Gompa (Nons monastery) 3240mtrs. Overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Tented
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day11

Rechen Gumpa-chuele to Mu Gompa 3700M/4-5 hours.

Visiting morning prays in the nun’s monastery we back to camp to have breakfast then we will be ready for the day hike to Mu Gumpa. We follow the shiar khola to pangdung village then chuele, after chuele we have to follow right of shiera khola then cross the wooden bridge to chho syong and we look for a good place to lunch and continue to walk to Mu Gumpa 3700mtrs, over at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Tented
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day12

Mu Gompa back-Lamagaon to Chhekam Park 3031M/5-6 hours.

Early in the hike to Mu Gumpa monastery to see monks’ ceremony then back to dinning to have breakfast then we start to trek down and we stop somewhere for lunch then walk to Chhekam Park after 5-6hours walk, overnight at tented.

 

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day13

Chhekam Park-Gwo to Lokpa 2240M/6-7 hours.

Descending the way back from Chhekam Park to Gwo, after gwo there are two ways to go lokpa, if we cross shiera khola to Dumje, rupchet village then we should follow shiar khola on the left all the way to lokpa either we can follow right to shiera khola same way back to lokpa after the 6-7hours walk, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day14

Lokpa-Philim to Jagat 1340M/6-7 hours.

Day descending to Jagat, walking through Ekle bhatti, Philim, Sridibas, salleri and cross the pang khola to Jagat 1340mtrs, Jagat is a neat flag stoned Gurung village where tax was collected on Tibetan trade before not this time, overnight at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day15

Jagat-Dovan-Tatopani to Machhakhola 869M/5-6 hours.

Today, we are crossing many villages and a suspension bridge on the way down to Machhakhola. We stop for lunch on way to Tatopani where you can enjoy with hot spring during break time lunch hours then after lunch, we continue walking through the khorlabesi. after walking 1-2 hours we will reach Macha Khola 869mtrs, over nigh at tented.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day16

Machhakhola - Labubesi to Sotikhola 700M/5-6 hours.

After breakfast we leave Macha Khola, viewing panoramic view and villages, crossing narrow cliff trail and sometimes there will be traffic jam due narrow way to cross turn by turn and passing Gurung villages Khani besi, Labu besi and finally we will reach Sotikhola via Khursani Bari then overnight at tented in Soti Khola.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day17

Sotikhola-Arkhet Bazaar to Kathmandu 1350M/7-8 hours.

From Sotikhola most of the part we have followed grabble driving road and somewhere we have followed trekking trail too. On this day we feel nearing the city and hear the sound of the vehicle. After a 5-6hours walk, we arrived in Arughat Bazaar which is the gateway of the Manaslu region trek as well as the tsum valley and Manaslu circuit trekking, and last night in mountains too,

 

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Driving

what's included

  • International airport picks up and drops service.
  • Public bus to Ghyampesal.
  • Transportation along the trek.
  • Public bur Soti khola to Kathmandu.
  • Drop at the hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Full board meal on the trek, Tea /Coffee, or hot chocolate, (all Prepare by our well-trained cook).
  • Lodge accommodation on the trek/Tented (provide sleeping tent, dining tent, and toilet tent).
  • License holder guide (including his salary, equipment, insurance, transportation, lodging, and food)
  • Cook, Sherpa, Spare, and Porters (carry luggage and food and including their salary, equipment, insurance, transportation, lodging, and food)
  • Some fresh fruits along the way.
  • Require legal documents (MCAP permit, Tsum valley restricted area permit).
  • Gov taxes.
  • trekking and city map.
  • First aid kit box.
  • Some fresh and dry fruits.
  • Token of love from the company.
  • Farewell lunch or dinner as a suitable time.

what's excluded

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Cold drinks such as; Coke, Mineral Water, Beer, etc.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, battery charge, wifi, and some donation).
  • Own your trekking gears.
  • Tips for all staff.

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