Rupina La Plus Larke Trek offers a wonderful opportunity to explore off the beaten paths of the Manaslu trekking region. We cross two passes: Rupina la and Larkya la pass during our exciting adventurous journey. Surrounded by high hills, this trekking gives us the pleasure of authentic Nepali trekking experience at unspoiled naturally as well as culturally affluent sites. We will be trekking all the way through forested lands, with panoramic views of snow-capped mountains. Especially we get excellent views of Manaslu Himalayan range.
We begin our Rupina la trek as we drive from Kathmandu to Ghampesal which takes us to the historical site of the Gorkha district. While trekking along the trails, we discover plenty of cultural exploring opportunities of diversified local indigenous communities. Further, we pass through beautiful forests with equally diversified landscapes and magical views of snow-capped mountains. Then making our way through striking waterfalls, valleys, ridges and crossing the Rupina la pass, and entering Tibetan-influenced villages of Nyak, Ghap, and Lho. Trekking in a similar manner, we also cross another high pass called Larkya La pass and descend towards Tilije to Besisahar for a couple of days and drive back towards the capital city of Kathmandu.
Rupina La Plus Larke Trek is a challenging off-the-beaten-path trek that can be joined at any time of the year. Regarding the fitness level and previous experience, you must be at a good fitness level with passion towards exploring a new place and you can join this trip with Nepal Mountain Trekkers even if you don’t have previous trekking in Nepal experience.
If this itinerary doesn’t suit your requirement or if you want to customize it, please feel free to contact us. This trek could be customized as per your required time-frame and budget limits.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu.:
Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and Trek Preparation:
Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Ghampesal (1110m/4954 ft).:
Day 4 : Gorkha to Nibel (700m/2296ft)::
Day 5 : Nibel to Chanaute (650m/2132 ft)::
Day 6 : Chanaute to Mandre Khola (1200m/3937 ft)::
Day 7 : Mandre Khola to Barpak (1900m/6233 ft)::
Day 8 : Barpak to Panga Chhahara (2110m/6922 ft)::
Day 9 : Panga Chhahara to Bhendi Goth (2600m/8530 ft)::
Day 10 : Bhendi to Rusi Camp (3100m/10170 ft)::
Day 11 : Rusi Camp to Rupina La Phedi (base camp-1200m/3937 ft)::
Day 12 : Rupina La Phedi to Jarang (3400m/11154 ft) after crossing Rupina La pass (4643m/15232 ft):
Day 13 : Rupina La Pass to Nyak (2350m/7709 ft)::
Day 14 : Nyak to Ghap (2380m/7808 ft)::
Day 15 : Ghap to Namrung (2550m/8366 ft)::
Day 16 : Namrung to Lho (3180m/10433 ft)::
Day 17 : Lho to Sama Gaon (Gompa-3350m/10990 ft)::
Day 18 : Rest days at Sama Gaon for acclimatization (exploring Birendra Lake, monasteries):
Day 19 : Sama Gaon to Samdo (3780m/12401 ft)::
Day 20 : Samdo to Larkya La Phedi (Bazaar-4390m/14402 ft)::
Day 21 : Larkya La Phedi to Bhimtang (3630m/11909 ft) after crossing Larkya La pass-(5213m/17103 ft):
Day 22 : Larkya La Pass to Tilje (2250m/7381 ft)::
Day 23 : Tilje to Chyamje (1400m/4593 ft)::
Day 24 : Chyamje to Bahundanda (1310m/4297 ft)::
Day 25 : Bahundanda to Bensisahar (790m/2591 ft)::
Day 26 : Drive from Bensisahar to Kathmandu:
Day 27 : Final Departure:
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