Rupina La pass is off the beaten track in lower Manaslu, the highest elevation of this trip is 4,720 meters at Rupina La. This is adventure trip itself with combine most popular Larkya la pass (5,160m). It is mixture of mountain scenery, natural beauty, and unique cultural with historical dignity. Rupina La pass trekking was officially opened for trekkers since 1991.
Rupina La pass becoming new popular destination after motor able road was built at Annapurna. The trip starts at Baluwa about ten hour’s drive from Kathmandu through Trishuli river bank. Or drive 144 km Kathmandu to historical Gorkha, headquarters of Gorkha district. Then you will walk to the Barpak Village; where the late VC Capt. Gaje Ghale was born. He got Victoria Cross medal during Second World War at Barma. During dry season the road drive able until Barpak also. The epicenter of devastating Earth quick on 25-april-2015 was at Barpak. Where less than 10 of 1200 houses were remains stand by its hitting. It is idle trip for every visitor such as student, researchers, cultures seekers and mountains lovers. Mostly this trip can do as tea house basic but from Barpak village to until Nyak is isolated at high Himalaya. There is not any village for shelter and food, so you need to do full tended organize trip for the five to six nights. This is wilderness trail entire trip with best view of mountains, Glaciers, jungle and wild goat. Some time can see yaks and sheep herd at high grassland. The trail goes lap of the Baudha Himal (6,672m), through the Jarang, Zokbatang, Goma and Nyak at Manaslu circuit main trail via Rupinala Pass (4720m). At further you have mighty scenery of Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Peak 27 (6879m), Himal Chuli (7893m), Ganesh Himal etc.
After Nyak you may continue to the Manaslu Circuit through the Ghap, Namrung, Lho, Samagaun, Samdo, Dharmashala, Larke Pass, Bhimtang catch the bus to Kathmandu from Dharapani. Or you may end trip at Arughat Bazaar Gorkha reverse some part of Manaslu trekking Main trail; Philim, Tatopani, Machhakhola, Soti. Rupina La is new trekking destination with spectacular mountains scenery, Natural fascinating, culturally rich and geographically diversity. Amazing landscape, rice traces, typical houses, worm and kind hearted people are really impressing you. This makes you for next time Nepal invitation. We at Nepal Mother House Treks is glad to organize your Manaslu Rupina La Trekking by expert local Guide and porters. September to November and March to May are best time for this trip.