Rupinala Pass Trekking

rupinala pass trekking

Rupinala pass trekking – lower Manaslu camping treks in the Himalayas

Rupinala trekking – unspoiled and remote route – surely Not to Miss

Located in the central Himalayan range of Nepal, Rupinala pass trekking is one of the picturesque camping treks in the Himalaya. This trek route used to be a summer trade route between Tibet and Nepal. Crossing the Rupinala pass in winter is technically difficult even though it is not very high pass. The best time to do this Manaslu region trek is in April and May or Sept and October only. We have fully supported experts trekking team with all gear and food stuffs while on this camping treks in the Himalaya.

From Kathmandu we drive to Barpak a big and beautiful village of Gurung; an ethnic group many of them have joined on British Gorkha Regiment best known as the Gorkhas. From here we trek to Dharche hill for the superb mountain views. After the view point we follow the ridge and enjoy the great views. We trek along the spectacular mountain foothills onto the ice to the base camp above the tree line. Our trek crew fix the tents for accommodation and cook prepare the delicious meals while you enjoy the dramatic mountain scenery. Crossing the Rupinala pass is demanding but very much rewarding with unspoiled and incomparable views of the Himalayas. We continue our trek towards the Boudha himal base camp and then the next day we cross the huge glacier of Rani and Gorkha peaks with stunning vista below the tree line, which is rarely seen in the Himalaya.

Having lost into the wilderness for several days we reach to Nyak a village on the ridge far above the Budigandaki valley. The trail down to the valley in marginal conditions, indeed can be tiring but once you join on main trail you feel lot more comfortable in walking. We trek down all the way to the Budigandaki river bank from where we board our bus drive to Kathmandu. Thus Rupinala pass trek is a spectacular and serious wilderness mountain trek that should not be missed. With out any doubt a great opportunity to all the adventure enthusiasts to join on camping treks in the Himalayas to explore the remote and rarely trekked routes into the lower Manaslu region in Nepal – surely an adventure of life time.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1:
    Arrival Kathmandu / welcome dinner / stay at hotel
  • Day 2:
    Sight seeing and trek briefing
  • Day 3:
    Drive to Barpak / explore the village
  • Day 4:
    Trek to Sumbe Khadka
  • Day 5:
    Trek to Dandakhadka
  • Day 6:
    Trekking to Bherikhadka
  • Day 7:
    Climbing to Rupinala Base camp
  • Day 8:
    Cross the Rupinala pass and Boudha Himal Base camp
  • Day 9:
    Trek to Jongchet
  • Day 10:
    Trek to Syangyen
  • Day 11:
    Hiking to Nyak
  • Day 12:
    Trek to Salleri
  • Day 13:
    Hike to Khorlabesi
  • Day 14:
    Trek to Liding
  • Day 15:
    Trekking down to Arkhet
  • Day 16-17:
    Kathmandu drive and free exploration day in Kathmandu
  • Day 18:
    Departure after the Rupinala trek

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