Manaslu Rupina La Pass Trekking

Manaslu was just opened to trekkers in the 1990s. It is a testing trial of Manaslu locale. Rupina La is an off the beaten trek course in Nepal. The trek offers the awesome view of Manaslu, Himalchuli, Bouda Himal, Peak 29, Ganesh Himal ranges and Langtang Himla ranges. This trek starts from swamp and takes you higher on the lap of mountains through rough, messy, bumpy, terraced field, elevated backwoods at that point down in transit back to Kathmandu. The trek is trailed by the occupants of Sherpa, Gurung, Thakali, Brahmin and Chhetri.

Manaslu Rupina La pass trekking is a testing trekking and each trekker must required great physical wellness and stamina. The trail goes through Barpak town which is the epicenter of April 25 massive earthquake in Nepal. The way of life once over the pass is unadulterated Tibetan, minimal changed throughout the hundreds of years. This trekking offers the magnificent blend of rich social legacy, unmatched Himalayan grand excellence, and the appealing Tibetan culture with its rich mass common assortment. This trekking trail encourages trekkers to connection with neighborhood individuals and makes their excursion magnificent and important.


Day to Day Itenary

Day 1  Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m) and Transfer to Hotel.

Day 2  Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley

Day 3  Kathmandu to Barpak (1750m) 7 hours Drive.

Day 4  Barpak to Dhansirakharka (2000m) 5 hours walk.

Day 5   Dhansirakharka to Bhaisekharka (about 3950m) 6 hours walk.

Day 6   Bhaisekharka to Rupina La glacier (4000m) 8 hours walk.

Day 7  Glacier camp to ChulingKhola Kharka (3950m).

Day 8   Chulingkhola Kharka to Ngyak bensi (about 2000m) 6 hours.

Day 9  Ngyak bensi to Ghap (2156m) 6 and ½ hours walk. Passing along the valley with zigzag trails will provide miraculous view and joy of your walk

Day 10   Ghap to Li Gompa (about 3650m) 6 hours walk.

Day 11   Li Gompa to Raman Kunda (3950m) 6 hours walks.

Day 12   Raman Kunda to Sama Gompa (3530m) 4 hours walk.

Day 13   Samagoun to Samdo (3780m) 5 hours trek.

Day 14  Samdo to Dharamsala (4480m) 4 hours trek.

Day 15  Dharamsala to Larkya pass (5213m) and descending to Bimthang 3630m) 8 and ½ hours trek.

Day 16  Bimthang to Dharapani (1890m)

Day 17  Dharapani to Jagat,

Day 18  Jagat to Bahundanda.

Day 19  Bahundanda to Besishahar,

Day 20  Besishahar to Kathmandu

Day 21  Departure to home

Itinerary Detail
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m) and Transfer to Hotel.We provides an airport pickup facility on which we will pick you up from Tribhuvan international airport and drop you to hotel. On arrival day we will brief you about trekking and required equipment’s and visit surrounding city as time availability.

Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley is full of historic and cultural place. Our City Guide will take you for Kathmandu Valley City Tour. This tour include 4 places inside Kathmandu Valley including world heritage Patan Durbar Square, Pashupati Nath Temple, Boudha Stupa and Syambhunath Stupa also known as Monkey Temple. As well as we visit typical local newari homes and culture. At the same day we prepare necessary backpack for Trekking.

Day 03 Kathmandu to Barpak (1750m) 7 hours Drive.We can take private or local bus service to reach barpak. Half of this road is Offroad and little bit rugged trail. We pass through many zig zag road, lots mountain and severl small big rivers including Budi Gandaki Gorge. A lot of ascending and descending through the forest and Gurung ethnic dominant villages.
Barpak is traditional beautiful village with unique gurung tradition.Overnight at Barpak.

Day 04 Barpak to Dhansirakharka (2000m) 5 hours walk.The trail drops to Dorongdi River and ascends to a ridge with few shelters pasture field Dhansirakharka for the camping.

Day 05  Dhansirakharka to Bhaisekharka (about 3950m) 6 hours walk.Today it is really very ascending trail along the Dorongdi Khola. Passing the forest of oak, rhododendron, Juniper and pines takes you finally on the open grassy field of pasture call Bhaisikharka for Camping.

Day 06  Bhaisekharka to Rupina La glacier (4000m) 8 hours walk.The trail leads strong ascending to the crest of cool Rupina La pass 4643m with mind blowing views and steep downhill to glacier camp.

Day 07 Glacier camp to ChulingKhola Kharka (3950m). Trekking through sloppy, rocky moraine trail over the glacier with climbing and descending will take you to the valley of Chuling Khola for overnight.

Day 08  Chulingkhola Kharka to Ngyak bensi (about 2000m) 6 hours.With the beautiful views of mountain and landscape will leads by passing several hills and descends to a low flat valley to Ngak besi for overnight camping.

Day 09 Ngyak bensi to Ghap (2156m) 6 and ½ hours walk. Passing along the valley with zigzag trails will provide miraculous view and joy of your walkNgyak bensi to Ghap (2156m) 6 and ½ hours walk. Passing along the valley with zigzag trails will provide miraculous view and joy of your walk

Day 10  Ghap to Li Gompa (about 3650m) 6 hours walk. The trail goes through passing the Himalayan culture, tradition of Tibetan way of life. Crossing OM MANI PADME HUM carving mani walls, gradually ascending to the beautiful and typical settlement which has an old Mahayana monastery is call Li Gompa.

Day 11  Li Gompa to Raman Kunda (3950m) 6 hours walks.We climb basically up to the sloppy and rocky fields, passing the several pastures with beautiful scene of mountains and surrounding landscape. Finally we reach to the holistic lake that is calling Raman Kund.

Day 12  Raman Kunda to Sama Gompa (3530m) 4 hours walk.The different landscape and valley will definitely make our trip extra beneficial. Trail goes across several pass and descends to alpine stream. Again climb and downhill to the land or main trail of Manaslu round trek where you find the typical Tibetan culture way of life and tradition is the village SamaGaon.

Day 13  Samagoun to Samdo (3780m) 5 hours trek.The Larkya La trail passes several Maniwalls as the valley begins to widen. Passing the stone huts, juniper and birch forest, crossing the river and bridge takes you onto the beautiful Buddhist village Samdo.

Day 14 Samdo to Dharamsala (4480m) 4 hours trek. A fine old mani walls marks the starts of the climbing to Larkya La, climb gently opposite the Larkya glacier becomes an indistinct. On the way you will see troupes of blue ships, yak pasture and beautiful landscape and mountains.

Day 15 Dharamsala to Larkya pass (5213m) and descending to Bimthang 3630m) 8 and ½ hours trek. The day is very demanding, we have to start very early in the morning in order to pass safely. The trail goes through sloppy, grassy fields, rocky moraines to the pass which is very long to Larkya La. The descending is also very steep down hills for a long time, eventually the valley becomes larger and the trail heads down to a large meadow, a Mani wall and some teahouse is Bhimtang.

Day 16 Bimthang to Dharapani (1890m) cross the glacial stream and follow the ancient salt trade route of Dudh khola. The valley is very impressive full of oak, rhododendron, blue pine, hemlock, birch and bamboo forest. Pass the pasture field, old Gho village and follow the descending valley to Tilche Gurung village to Annapurna classic route Dharapani.

Day 17 Dharapani to Jagat,Dharapani to Jagat, It is easy walking downhill on the way up from Besishahar to Thorong pass. We will meet many people who are intending to get Thorong la, cross the village Tal, Chyamtse and overnight at Jagat.

Day 18 Jagat to Bahundanda.Follow the rough road along the valley of Marsyandi until you arrive to Syange then cross the suspension bridge on the opposite site of waterfalls. The trail goes easy walk through rice field of Ghermu phant and climbs for a while to Bahundanda.

Day 19 Bahundanda to Besishahar,Bahundanda to Besishahar, gradual trekking trail down to Ngadi village and continues to Bulbule. You have to follow the dusty rough road from Bulbule until you reach to Besishahar.

Day 20 Besishahar to KathmanduWe can take Local Landover or local route transportation for back to Kathmandu. During this drive you can catch several natural phenomens and traditional culture of western nepal. This route join to the middle of Pokhara Kathmandu road passing through blue Marsyandi River

Day 21 Departure to homeWe transfer you to the airport 3 hours before your flight. So, as per your flight schedule, we check out from the hotel and leave you at International terminal side at airport.


Cost includes:

  • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle in Nepal and Bhutan
  • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • 03 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu to Paro  to Kathmandu flight
  • 01 guide, English speaking, licensed insured, registered, salary, food and accommodation paid
  • All the sightseeing tours and trekking in Bhutan with guide, necessary entrance fees and private vehicle.
  • 03 star category deluxe accommodation in the tours and tented camp in trekking during your stay in Bhutan.
  • Safe drinking water and first add kid box
  • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, Ti-Shart, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.

Cost Exclude:

  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu but Bhutan air fare is already included (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • Lunch and Dinner  in Kathmandu
  • Personal  travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • In case of extra more nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary
  • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
  • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column
Equipment List

Equipments for this trip

  1. Trekking Bag pack.
  2. Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  3. Trekking shoes.
  4. Sports shoes or sandal.
  5. Trekking stick.
  6. Sun Hat, cap
  7. Warm woolen cap.
  8. Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  9. Pullover or warm sweeter.
  10. Raincoat.
  11. 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock.
  12. Hand gloves.
  13. 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  14. 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
  15. 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  16. Eye glass
  17. Water bottle.
  18. Sleeping bag.
  19. Flash or Torch light.
  20. Camera and batteries.
  21. Sun cream.
Departure Date
  • Start Date
  • End Date
  • Booked
  • Availability
Terms and Conditions

Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr. Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing.  We are fully approved and licensed  under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).

1, When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost in advance as per the company’s policy, it help us to reserve Hotel’s in city, domestic flight’s and all other trip arrangement’s for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.

2, All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip.

3, You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day.

Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.

Travel Insurance

Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.

On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.

Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.

We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.

You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.

At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal

Health & Medicine Advice

High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.

You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit

A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.

Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.

Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.

Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.

You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are   travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.

Personal first Aid Kit

Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Anti-diarrhoeal drug
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Anti-inflammatory drug
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)

Trekking equipment
  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Nepal visa

Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.

You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.

Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:

  • Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 30
  • Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 50
  • Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 125

Tourist visa extension facility:

  • Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
  • Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
  • Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.

No visa required for:

  • Children below 10 yrs.
  • Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
  • Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Permits and fees

Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Narayanhiti Durbar Museum Rs. 500 Rs. 250 Rs. 100
Kathmandu Durbar square Rs. 750 Rs. 150 free
National Museum Chhauni Rs. 200 Rs. 25 Rs. 20
Patan Durbar Square Rs. 500 Rs. 100 free
Patan Museum Rs. 250 Rs. 25 Rs. 10
Patan Golden Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 20 free
Mahabouddha Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 30 free
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Rs. 1,500 Rs. 500 free
National Art Museum, Bhaktapur Rs. 100 Rs. 50 Rs. 20
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Rs. 200 Rs. 50 free
Bouddhanath Stupa Rs. 250 Rs. 150 free
Pashupatinath Temple Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000 free
Changu Narayan Temple Rs. 100 Rs. 25 free
Ethnographic Museum, NTB Rs. 200 Rs. 100 Rs. 30


Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT free
Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
Rs. 1,000/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 50/person
Chitwan National Park Rs. 1,500/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 100/person
All Conservation Areas Rs. 2,000/person Rs. 200/person free

Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees

Car Jeep Van Chopper
Chitwan National Park Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 4,000/day Rs. 5,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Parsa, Shuklaphanta
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
Rs. 1,000/day Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 3,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Food And Accommodations.

Himalayan Gateway Trek  usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on  Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek  invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.

Tour Highlights

  • Trip Grade
  • Duration21
  • Starting PointKathmandu
  • Ending PointKathmandu
  • TransportationBus/Flight
  • Group Size2-15
  • ActivitiesTrekking
  • Max. Altitude4520m

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