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Rupina La Manaslu Trek

20 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Manaslu (eighth highest mountain in the world)
  • Rubina La, Unlike the popular trekking routes
  • Untouched Landscapes off the lost trail experience
  • Charming villages and serene valleys
  • Larkya La Pass [5160 m/17200ft] experience

Rupina La Manaslu Trek is an exciting adventure that takes you to the enchanting Manaslu region of Nepal. With its breathtaking landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and challenging terrain, this 20-day trek offers an experience. The Rupina La Manaslu hike is a popular hike for avid hikers looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience. Located in the Manaslu region of Nepal, this trek has natural beauty, cultural encounters and a sense of adventure that will leave you in awe. Embarking on this 20-day journey will not only test your physical endurance but will reward you with breathtaking scenery and the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture.

Nestled in the western part of Nepal, the Mansaslu region is a hidden gem known for its untouched beauty. This remote region offers panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, lush forests, and picturesque villages. The Manaslu Conservation Area, home to diverse flora and fauna, adds to the region’s allure. The area is also rich in cultural heritage, with ancient monasteries, traditional villages, and warm-hearted locals who welcome trekkers with open arms.

Similarly the Rupina La Manaslu Trek offers a plethora of natural and cultural highlights. From the lush green forests of rhododendron, oak, and pine trees to the majestic views of Manaslu (8,156m), Himlung Himal (7,126m), and Ganesh Himal (7,422m), every step of the journey is a visual delight. The region is also home to diverse wildlife, including the elusive snow leopard, musk deer, and various bird species. Therefore; In addition to the natural beauty, the cultural encounters along the trek are equally enriching. Passing through traditional Gurung and Tamang villages, trekkers get a glimpse of the local lifestyle, ancient monasteries, and religious practices. The warm hospitality of the locals adds a special charm to the trek, creating a memorable experience. Finally; Which leaves nothing to elaborate preparation in hilly areas. Hiking these rugged trails will reward you with experiences that will be non-fiction stories to write about when you return home.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,455ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Barpak [1,900m/6,233ft], 8-9 hours
Day 3: Trek from Barpak to Gaikharka [2,100m/6,890ft], 5-6 hours
Day 4: Trek from Gaikharka to Thado Pung.[3,100m/10,170ft], 5-6 hours
Day 5: Trek from Thado Pung to Jhong Kharka [3,500m/11,483ft], 5-6 hours
Day 6: Trek from Jhong Kharka to Deng [2,345m/7,693ft], 7-8 hours
Day 7: Trek from Deng to Bihi Village [2,650m/8,694ft], 6-7 hours
Day 8: Day trip Serang Gompa [3,600m/11,811ft] – Bihi Village.
Day 9: Trek from Bihi Village to Prok Village [2,380m/7,808ft], 6-7 hours
Day 10: Trek from Prok Village to Namrung [2,630m/8,626ft], 6-7 hours
Day 11: Trek from Namrung to Shyala [3,470m/11,382ft], 4-5 hours
Day 12: Trek from Shyala to Sama Village [3,530m/11,581ft] via Pungyen Gompa, 3-4 hours
Day 13: Day hike to the iconic Manaslu Base Camp [4,700m/15,420ft], 6-7 hours
Day 14: Trek from Sama Village to Samdo [3,860m/12,664ft], 3-4 hours
Day 15: Trek from Samdo to Dharmashala – Larkya Phedi [4,460m/14,632ft], 4-5 hours
Day 16: Cross Larkya La Pass [5,160m/16,929ft] to Bhimthang [3,890m/12,759ft], 8-9 hours
Day 17: Trek from Bhimthang to Gho [2,500m/8,200ft], 5-6 hours
Day 18: Trek from Gho to Dharapani [1,860m/6,100ft], 4-5 hours
Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu via Bensisahar [760 m/2,490ft], 6-7 hours
Day 20: International Departure

Special Note:
If this itinerary does not suit your needs or you want to customize it, Tell us about your trip requirement. At your request, we offer you. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Price Details For Trip

  • The cost of this trek depends on the group size.
  • The can be different numbers of Guide and Porters.
  • The cost depends on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • The cost depends on Mode of transportation (Private jeep or Public bus)
  • Please contact us for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.

Cost Inclusion

  • Kathmandu Airport Pickup/drop on Arrival/departure
  • Accommodation at hotel including breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide and camping staff - Cook and kitchen staff.
  • Freshly prepared meals (B, L, D) with boiled water, tea, coffee etc.
  • Twin sharing tent for accommodation during the trek.
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide.
  • 1:4 assistant guide to client ratio during trek.
  • Full support camping crew with porterage
  • All camping logistical arrangements for your comfort.
  • All required permits for trek.
  • Staff wages, equipment, insurance and allowances
  • Trekking map of this route for groups.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high-altitude medicine
  • Arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (“Except farewell dinner" in Kathmandu)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason).
  • Personal expenses (shopping and snacks, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and trekking gear.
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation along with medical coverage.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved trekking staff.
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances outside company control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • All the costs and expenses, which are not listed in "What is included" above will be counted as excludes.

Equipment checklist for the trek

The gears listed below is recommended for the trek. We encourage you to get all the equipment listed below for the trip and please make sure you check out and try each equipment. You can also buy or rent in Kathmandu as there are many trekking shops that have gear ranging from branded to local.

Clothing and footwear:
— Long-sleeved shirts
— Trekking Shirts
— Trekking Trousers
— Warm Jackets/Sweater/Pullover
— Waterproof jackets and trousers
— Thermal
— Inner wears
— Undergarments
— Warm socks
— Cap/Hat to protect from the sun during the trek
— Woollen Hat, Warm gloves, Balaclava sand Bandana/Scarf
— Extra clothes to wear in Kathmandu when you come back from the trek.
— Trekking shoes (Preferably Goretex and full to support your ankle)
— Slippers/Flip flops to wear at camp
— Daypack 30-35 litres (To carry your sunblock, water, camera, waterproof jacket and others that you may require while trekking)

— Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
— 4 copies of passport size photos for permits and Visa
— Travel Insurance covering medication evacuation
— Flight tickets
— Credit cards for emergencies
— Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport.
(Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

— Headlamps with extra batteries
— Sunglasses with UV protection
— Camera with charger or spare batteries
— A pair of trekking poles
— Water bottles (1) litre
— Laundry bag to keep the dirty clothes
— Large plastic bags to keep the clothes dry
— Padlock
— Binoculars
— Reading materials, notebooks and pens

Toiletries and hygiene:
— Quick-drying towel
— Small face towel
— Toothbrush &Toothpaste
— Deodorants, Soap and Shampoo (Smaller bottle)
— Face and body moisturizer, Sunscreen and lip balm
— Hand sanitizer/Antiseptic wipes
— Hygiene products
— Basic first aid kit

— Down Jacket
— Sleeping bag with liner
— Duffel/Kit Bag

Trip Map

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Rupina La Manaslu Trek

Trip Facts

  • 20 Days
  • Challenging
  • 5,160m/16,930ft.
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Fully Camping
  • 2 Person

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