Rupina La Pass Trek combined with Tsum Valley begins from the Kathmandu and take you to Gorkha, associated with ancient town of Gorkha. From here, you reach Barpak Village, wherever the current residents area unit the Gurung community. you'll then bear Gai Kharka, Rubina la Phedi and spending the Rubina la Pass at associate elevation of four,720 meters. you'll end up during a peaceful surroundings with jumbo peaks keeping watchful eyes over you. savouring the enthralling views, you start the descent. you'll then cross the Budi Gandaki watercourse and reach Tsum natural depression. Further, you'll descend towards Jagat and cross Machha Khola to succeed in Arughat Bazaar. you'll get to move with the locals here. From here, you'll take a non-public holidaymaker vehicle that may take you back to Kathmandu, and your trip ends here. The path are tough and strenuous on several sections. This trek can lead you to the region wherever you'll not see any single human settlements for continuous five-six days. The trek may be a glorious chance to witness the mountain chain with the inhabiting floral and faunal abundance. in addition, the made cultural heritage and heart-warming welcome build this trek a must-go-to. the most effective times to travel on this trek is from March to could and Sep to Oct.
Drive to Bhaluwa from Kathmandu by private jeep.
We start hiking towards Mandre Village leaving Baluwa behind. Trekking on the steep trail and further go through a dense forest and will get to a small plateau where you will take a short break for lunch. You will then climb towards the steep hill along with the views of massive peaks covered in the snow. You will reach Barpak and walking through the big center market, you will trek towards the terraced pasture. Stay overnight in the tent.
The trail descends down to the river and cross it, and move towards Rupina La Pass, we won’t see any villages today. We cross the Daraudi Khola and go up through a different vegetation and climatic condition. Further, we go through the pine forest and get into the alpine meadows. We will ascend to reach Rupina La Base Camp (3976m). Stay overnight at the camp.
Commence the journey early in the morning after breakfast with the wonderful views of the mountains. We will start downhill, which is tougher due to the rough steep path. There may a few times when the visibility might not be so good, so you have to be careful. Upon getting to the Kharka, we will relax and stay overnight at the camp in peaceful environment.
Going downhill further to the Buddha Himal Glacier crossing beautiful meadows and a river on the old rustic bridge. We will hike up steeply through the dense pine forest. After reaching the glacier, we trek on the trail through huge rocks and boulder piled randomly and can be very unstable. Further, we will climb on the other side of the glacier and descend through the pine forest to reach the valley floor. Camp there for overnight.
Descending down the valley crossing the big grassy slope, we will observe striking views of Ganesh Himal (7,422 m). We will go down to the Budhi Gandaki Khola and further, ascend heading to Tsum Valley walking on the rocky slopes and then enter the Nyak following a trek down through the pasture to reach your campsite. You will get to interact with the villagers and see their lifestyle. Stay overnight at the camp.
Start walking down to the river and again ascend from here at Gumpul. The trail will be tiring as it goes through the stone and dirt path and bring us down to the mountainside. We will reach the main trail along the side of Budhi Gandaki and further, cross a suspension bridge over a river. Then we will now trek towards the Lokpa Village. Overnight at the lodge.
Walk down through the forest and cross a stream on a bridge, we then ascend steeply on the stairs and trek on the north side through the rhododendron and pine forest. We will then descend towards Bhatti Ghumlong. We will cross funky suspension bridge over the Siyar Khola and ascend towards Chumling. We overnight in lodge.
Start trekking by crossing the suspension bridge and go through the field of barley and buck wheat. We will notice the beautiful views of Ganesh Himal (7,422 m) and its surrounding peaks. Further ahead, we traverse a long suspension bridge and Serpu Khola to ascend slowly and finally arrive at Chhokang Paro Village. If the weather permits, we will get to see amazing views of Mt. Himalchuli (7,893 m) from here. Stay overnight at the lodge.
Heading towards Nile through the small villages and walking toward Burji village. We walk off the main trail to visit Milarepa Cave (entry fee is 300 NPR / person ) then walk towards ridge. We will go through the hamlets of Phurbe and Pangdun and reach the Chhule Village. We will then trek towards the upstream to cross the bridge and ascend to the Nile. Stay overnight in lodge.
After breakfast we hike up Mu Gompa along the west bank of the river. We will ascend to the huge Mu Gompa with the stunning views of Chortens and Tibetan mountains. We will also visit Dephyudonma Gompa – a nunnery on the way and return back to the Nile. Further, we will continue trekking until getting back to Chhekampar. We will visit Rachen Gompa on the way back. Stay overnight in lodge / home stay.
Trekking downhill until reaching a small gompa at Gho. Further, we walk down on a narrow trail through the village and cross a wooden bridge over Siyar Khola. We will then cross a bridge to reach Dumje, and ascend steeply through rhododendron and pine forest. From here, you will climb on the zigzag steep path and reach Gumba Lungdang. Overnight in Gumba Lungdang.
Go for a day trip to the Ganesh Himal Base Camp (4,600 m). We will descend through the muddy zigzag path and ascend towards a valley through the forest. You will then cross Landang Khola on a wooden bridge and ascend steeply through rhododendrons and pines trees. You will then trek and reach he Toro Gompa glacier and climb further to reach Ganesh Himal Base Camp (4600m). After spending some time at the base camp, you will return back to the Gumba Lungdang. It will be a demanding full day hike. Overnight in camp.
Trekking down hill towards Dumje, we will cross Langdang Khola and ascend to Ripchet through a deep gorge and unstable bridges. We will see the beautiful fertile valley of buckwheat and barley with ancient Chortens surrounded by the pine trees. Further, we will descend steeply on the stairs to the Bhatti Ghumlong. From here, we will ascend through the forest and reach Lokpa. Stay overnight in lodge.
Trekking down towards Philim then walk along the Budi Gandaki River and after few ascends and descends, we will descend down, and cross a long suspension bridge over Budi Gandaki River. We then reach Sirdibas passing through the Gatte Khola. From here, we will go through small villages, and trek on the rocky path to reach Jagat. Stay overnight in lodge
You will descend down to the lower Jagat and trek on the rocky path. You will then cross a suspension bridge and descend down through the forest to reach Yarubagar. You will trek on the rocky trail and walk down through the forest. Further, you cross numerous rivers on multiple occasions and reach Machha Khola. You will stay overnight at the lodge.
You will begin trekking by descending the hill and trek along the sandy riverbed to reach Khorlabesi. You will then cross the rice terraced field and ascend to the side of the cliff. The trail is full of rock walls and further, you will ascend on to a ridge. You will reach Soti Khola after passing through several sal forests and crossing a suspension bridge. You will stay overnight at the lodge.
Today; transfer back to the Kathmandu by private. The route will go through the dusty newly built road to Arughat Bazaar. From here, we drive towards Dhading besi with the views of Ganesh Himal ranges and reach Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we will be taken to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
- A registered and experienced local Rupina La Pass Trek Guide.
- An assistant guide if the group size is bigger than 6 pax.
- Necessary carriers / porters to carry gears and luggage.
- Meals: Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners in tea house/camping.
- Tented camp and staffs, foods, equipment duringt camping.
- Accommodation as itinerary in teahouses / home stay / camping.
- All necessary Manaslu / Rupina La Pass Trek permits.
- Monasteries and Temple entrance fees during the trekking.
- Guide and porter fees all their expenses during the trek.
- Transfers, accommodation and meals in Kathmandu.
- Guided sightseeing and monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu.
- Personal travel insurance, gear and expenses of personal nature.
- Bar drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
- Emergency evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
- Extra costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, flight delay etc.
- Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
- Gratitude and tips for guide and porters
Dates & Prices
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