Rupina La Pass with Manaslu Trekking

21 Days

Rupina La Pass with Manaslu Trekking is a wonderful combination of the exciting trails of the Lower Manaslu and Upper Manaslu route. It avoids the trafficked route and you can enjoy the world class adventurous journey with the magnificent experience. The excellent views of the Ganesh Himal, Boudha Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayan chain offer the delighting scenery of the greenery and snowy white Himalayan ranges.

The trek begins from the Lower Manaslu region, combining the world renowned Barpak village of Gorkha. This is a unique way to begin the trek through the undisturbed region. Barpak is a large Gurung village that has been re-established after the disastrous earthquake in Nepal. The 4670 meters high pass of Rupina La lies on the trail. The picturesque scenery and the green hills allure the trekkers. The trek adjoins to the main trail of Manaslu from Lho and commences through the Tibetan Buddhist influenced ethnic communities. The cultural aspects of the trek are dramatic. The colorful monasteries, chhortens and mani walls around Namrung, Sama Gaon and Samdo are excellent. The adventure section of the Larke Pass measures your adrenaline junky that goes through the snow and rocky landscape. Crossing the Larke Pass, the trek connects the Annapurna trail and concludes at the Marshhyangdi River valley.

Manaslu Trekking via Rupina La Pass requires physical fitness and acclimatization. For the professional arrangement of the trek with experienced guides, carefully managed itinerary and the required paper works. Please, feel free to contact Reliance Trekking for the detailed information.

      Rupina La pass with Manaslu Trekking Highlights

  • Visit the city of temples and stupas- Kathmandu
  • Medieval century arts and architectures
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project (Restricted region)
  • Barpak is a big village and ethnic group of Ghale and Gurung people
  • Rhododendron and Pine forest
  • Connects Budi Gandaki and Marshyangdi River valley
  • Manaslu (8163 meters) – the 7th highest peak in the world and many more


Day 1 :

Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m. Drop to hotel on BB plan

Day 2 :

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. And trek preparation hotel on BB plan

Day 3 :

Drive to by local bus Baluwa 755m. 8 hours over night at Camping

Day 4 :

Trek from Baluwa to Barpak 1950 m. 7 hrs walk over night at Camping

Day 5 :
Day 6 :

Trek from Gaikharka to Bhaisi Kharka 2960m. 7 hrs walk over night at Camping

Day 7 :

Trek from Bhaisi Kharka to Rupi Na la phedi 3760m. 6 hrs walk over night at Camping

Day 8 :

Trek from Rupina La pass to Rupina La pass 4643m to Rupina La Base camp. 8hrs walk at Camping

Day 9 :

Trek from Rupina La BC to Zokbatang 3125m. 7 hrs walk over night at Camping

Day 10 :

Trek from Zobatang to Nyak 2390m 7 hrs walk over night at Camping

Day 11 :

Trek from Nyak to Bihi Phedi 2660m 6 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 12 :

Trek from Bihi Phedi to Lho 3,180m. 7 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 13 :

Trek from Lho to Samagoun 3520m. 7 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 14 :

Visit around Samagaon 3530m.(Acclimatization day ) over night at lodge

Day 15 :

Trek from Samagaon to Samdo(3780m.4 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 16 :

Trek from Samdo to Dharmashala 4450m. 5 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 17 :

Trek from Dharmashala to Bhimphedi 3740m via Cross Larkya La pass 5106m.over night at lodge

Day 18 :

Trek from Bhimphedi to Tilije 2300m. 8 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 19 :

Trek from Tilje to Chamje 1410m. VIA Dharapani 8 hrs walk over night at lodge

Day 20 :

Drive from Chamje to Kathmandu. 9 hrs over night hotel on BB plan

Day 21 :

Departure day.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights on BB basis as per the itinerary.
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private Vehicle.
  • Necessary permits for trek & climbing.
  • Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla & return from Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (3 cups of Tea & Coffiee per day during the trek).
  • Fresh fruits after dinner.
  • Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2 trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is below 25 Kg in total).
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Your equipment for trekking and climbing.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc.
  • International airfare and departure airport tax.
  • Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control.
  • Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu & other places.
  • Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket, medicine if necessary.
  • Your Nepal Visa Fee.


Reliance Trekking will provide duffle bag during the trek. It needs to be returned after the trek

  • You need to bring your sleeping bag for the night
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  • Daypack
  • Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
  • A pair of half gloves
  • The warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
  • Hand
  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner
  • Center Body
  • Down jacket
  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket
  • Lower Body
  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants
  • Feet
  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker
  • First Aid Kits and Medicines
  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
    Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you want to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
  • Extra things
  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)

Trekking equipment

The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

  1. Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/You need to bring your own but if you do not have on your own and it is to be chargeable during the trek.
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  3. Daypack bag for yourself
  4. A down Jacket
  5. Shade hat
  6. Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  7. A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  8. T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  9. Lightweight thermal tops.
  10. Fleece jacket.
  11. Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  12. A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  13. Underwear
  14. Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  15. Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  16. Four pairs of liner warm socks
  17. A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  18. A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  19. A pair sandal (Optional)
  20. A water bottle.
  21. Head/Torch Light.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  3. Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  4. Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  5. 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Reliance Trekking company’s team also provide first aid kits)

Miscellaneous but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  3. Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  4. Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  5. Pocket knife.
  6. Water purification Iodine tablets
  7. Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Note Regarding Itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group’s general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day’s plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Reliance Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.

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Rupina La Pass with Manaslu Trekking
From $2,400
/ Adult
  • Rupina La Pass with Manaslu Trekking
  • Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec
  • By Vehicle
  • Tea House/Camping
  • Hard
  • 5160m
  • 22 Days 21 Nights