Rupina La pass (4610m) is the wilderness and challenging trekking destination in lower Manaslu region officially opened to tourist in 1991. This pass is not so high pass but discovered as the most dangerous pass and unbeaten trail of the Manaslu region . This trek is geographically spectacular and culturally fascinating circumnavigating Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Peak 29 (7871m), Himal Chuli (7893m), Boudha Himal (6672m), Ganesh Himal ranges and Langtang Himal ranges.The trekking route covers many villages mainly inhabited by Gurungs and gives us a chance to be a part of amazing culture and tradition. Rupina la trek route is very rich in green rhododendron and pine forest, exceptionally altering geographical terrain and offers us with excellent view of Himalayan scenery, rivers and waterfalls, beautiful landscapes, lush valleys and wide range of animals and birds.

Rupina-la Pass Trekking starts from Gorkha durbar ,  Crosses the Rupina-La 4520m, the trek route descend through the BudhiGandaki River further down to Soti Khola, Arughat . Since the Rupina La pas trek roams around the area of Manaslu conversation area which is a restricted area certain permission and formalities is required by the Government of Nepal to join this trek route.



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Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu airport, greeted by office representative and transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Trek preparation and half day sightseeing. Overnight at hotel


Day 3

Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha durbar by private vehicle or local bus . Overnight at  Tea House

Day 4

Trek from Gorkha durbar to Khanchowk (930m) which is 6-7 hrs. trek . Overnight at basic lodge

Day 5

Trek from Khanchowk to Tallo Thotnari  (1685m), it is about 6-7 hrs . Overnight at camp

Day 6

Trek from Thulo Thotnari to Sambai Kharka  (2915m) which is about   5-6 hrs. Overnight at camp

Day 7

Trek from Sambai Kharka to Jongong (1440m) which is   7-8 hrs. trek . Overnight at camp

Day 8

Trek from Jongong to Pokhari  (3440m) which is about 5-6 hrs. trek. Overnight at camp

Day 9

Trek from Pokhari to Rupina La Base Camp, which is about  5-6 hrs trek . Overnight at camp

Day 10

Early in the morning trek from Rupinala Base Camp to Base camp via. Rupina La Pass  (4160m) which is about  7- 8 hrs trek. Overnight at camp

Day 11

Trek from Base Camp to Zokbatang  which is about 6-7 hrs. trek . Overnight at camp

Day 12

Trek from Zokbatang to Nyak  2340m which is about  6- 7 hrs walk . Overnight at homestay

Day 13

Trek from Nyak to Jagat (1350m) which takes about  4 -5 hrs. Overnight at Tea house

Day 14

Trek from Jagat to Machhakhola  (890m) which takes about  5 hrs . Overnight at Tea house

Day 15

Trek from Machhakhola to Soti Khola (530m) which takes about  4 hrs. Overnight at Tea House

Day 16

Trek from Soti Khola to Arughat  which takes about  4 hrs.  Overnight at Tea house

Day 17

Drive from Arughat – Kathmandu by private jeep or local bus

Day 18

Free day
Free for shopping or other activities. In the evening farewell dinner at Authentic Nepalese Restaurant with cultural show.

Day 19



 1. Transfer airport – hotel – airport
 2. All accommodation in Kathmandu
 3. Sightseeing in Kathmandu
 4. Transportation: Kathmandu – Gorkha Durbar, Arughat – Kathmandu  
       by  private vehicle or local bus.
 5. Restricted Area Permit fee & Manaslu Conservation Area Permit fee
 6. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trek.
 7. Accommodation in tea house/lodge and Tented camp
 8. Sleeping tents, Kitchen tents, Toilet tents and mattress
 9. All camping equipment including kitchen gears and food
10. Cook and necessary number of helper
11. Licensed guide and necessary number of porters during the trek.
12 . Guide and porter salary, food, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
19. First Aid Medical kit
20. All government taxes


1. International Flight and Tourist Visa Fee for Nepal
2. Meals in Kathmandu 
3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, mineral water, snacks etc.
4. Hot shower during the trek
5. Personal equipments
6. Personal and medical insurance, emergency rescue evacuation.
7. All cost arises due to flight cancellation, natural disaster, health issue and political disturbance
8. Tips for guide and porter

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