About Rupina La Pass

Rupina La Pass Trekking is one of the most adventurous, challenging and strenuous treks of Nepal. It is a trekking on one of the most remote and less touristy areas of Manaslu region. The trek to Rupina La pass is not quite famous but its beauty is undoubtedly magnificent. The trekking route of Rupina-La pass takes through the wilderness of the Himalayas which is situated 100 km northwest from Kathmandu in the lap of Mount Manaslu. The trek is an excellent opportunity to learn and observe the culture and lifestyle of the places which are isolated from the modern-day conveniences while relishing the glorious mountains. 

The 22-day trek to Rupina-La Pass offers spectacular views of snow-capped mountains, amazing landscapes, beautiful valleys, and wildlife. The Rupina La pass trek provides an unspoiled majestic view of the Himalayas like Mount Manaslu (8163m), Himal Chuli (7853m), Boudha Himal (6672), Peak 29 (7879m), Ganesh Himal ranges, Langtang Himal ranges, and many other mountain peaks. The trekking route takes us through terraced fields, beautiful villages, lush green forest, rivers & waterfalls, amazing landscapes, and valleys. The trek to also cross over two passes; Rupina La (4720 m) and Larkye Pass (5160m). The paths are not difficult despite the high altitude but require a lot of physical strength and trekkers may lose their trail. The region is inhabited by Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Brahmin, Chhetri, and Lama. The trek also gives an opportunity to experience the difficult lifestyle of the local people. The trekkers will also get a chance to learn about their unique culture and tradition. Trekkers will also come across Dudh Pokhari which is a pilgrimage site for Buddhist and Hindus. The place provides an extraordinary view of different Manaslu range. The region is equally is rich in wildlife. Trekkers may encounter different animals like black bear, snow leopard, grey wolf, etc. while walking through dense pine and rhododendron forest. Additional to natural beauty, the route also gives trekkers to explore several villages of Manaslu. Since the Rupina La pass exists inside the Manaslu conservation area, it requires a special trekking permit for exploration. 

High Camp Adventure is the finest trekking organization based in Kathmandu. We make sure your stay in Nepal remains remarkable and memorable. We take care of all kind of legal documentation and permits to visit tourist sites in the country. We provide all kind of transportations and accommodations for an overnight stay.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 2Preparation for trekking. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 3Kathmandu to Barpak (1,915m) by bus. Driving 7-8 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 4Barpak to SumbeKhadi. Walking for 5-6 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 5SumbeKhadi to Danda Kharka. Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 6Danda Kaharka to Bheri Kharka. Walking 6 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 7Bheri Kharka to Rupina-La Base Camp (3,440m). Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 8Rupina-La Base Camp (3,440m) to Boudha Himal Base Camp(3,600m) via Rupina La Pass (4,720 mt.). Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 9Buddha Himal Base Camp (3,600 m) to Jongchet. Walking 6 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 10Jongchet to Syangyen. Walking 6 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 11Syangyen to Nyak (2,340m). Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 12Nyak to Deng (1,860 mt.). Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 13Deng to Namrung (2,630m mt.). Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 14Namrung to Sama Gaun (3,520 mt.). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 15Rest day for acclimatization and exploration at Sama Gaun. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 16Sama Gaun to Samdo (3,875 mt.). Walking 3-4 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 17Samdo to Dharmasala (4,460 mt.). Walking 3-4 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 18Dharmasala to Bimthang (3,590 mt.) via Larkya-La pass (5,160 mt.). Walking for 7-8 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 19Bimtang to Tilje (2,300 mt.). Walking for 5-6 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 20Tilje to Dharapani (1,430 mt.) and drive to Besisahar. Walking 2-3 hours and driving for 4-5 hours. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 21Drive back to Kathmandu by bus. Driving 5-6 hours. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 22Transfer to Airport for your final departure from Nepal.