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ExpERIENCE a new way in nepal

ExpERIENCE a new way in nepal

 Manaslu Base Camp via Rupina La EXPEDITION

This trek is designed for anyone who wishes to really challenge themselves.  This remote trek goes over two spectacular high passes and traverses beneath the massive peaks of Himalchuli 7893 m and Manaslu 8165m. You will be taken through one of the most breathtaking regions of the world! Trekking through the remote and untouristed Rupina La region and the Manaslu Conservation area, you will be provided with a new way to experience Nepal. Far from the crowds of the Everest and Annapurna regions. We have developed and tested an itinerary which allows for a spectacular return journey off the main tourist trail. 

 

a Remote trail far from

tourist areas

breathtaking landscape

A trek that will truly

challenge you!

“somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.”

Greg Child

TREK Details

OVERVIEW

Namaste! 

Thank you for your interest in our Manaslu Base Camp Via Rupina La Expedition.  

This magnificent and remote trek goes over two spectacular high passes and traverses beneath the massive peaks of Himalchuli 7893 m and Manaslu 8165 m. Our self contained, full-service tented trek to the remote and untouristed Rupina La and the Manaslu Conservation area provides a new way to experience Nepal, far from the crowds of the Everest and Annapurna regions, in some of the world’s most spectacular country.

  • A 27-day trip,  including 23 days fully catered trek

  • 4 nights in Kathmandu at a really nice hotel such as Hotel Mums Home

  • Trekking along less travelled paths within a non-tourist season 

  • Price $2900 AUD ex Kathmandu, Nepal

  • A moderate Trek Difficulty 5/7

WHY BOOK WITH US?

  • We are specialists in the Manaslu region, having opened up many new trails. We have a deep understanding of the environment and culture.

  • We are flexible and nimble and can take advantage of opportunities along the way.

  • We use an experienced Western Guide and Nepali staff who are extremely experienced in the region and trekking at altitude. 

  • Our staff have been with us for many years and. love sharing their culture. We pay them directly. No agents are involved and we ensure all our staff. 

  • Profits flow directly to earthquake affected regions and assist in Post COVID rebuilding. 

  • We have more days acclimatising than the standard which gives you a better opportunity to achieve your goal and  enjoy it. 

  • We know and choose the best lodges and we use really good hotels in Kathmandu,  such as Mums Home Hotel in Thamel.

  • We have a comprehensive medical kit including oxygen and Gamow bag.

  • We provide sterilized (pre-boiled) water each day, a complimentary HGA Kit bag to keep at the end of the trip and qualified advice on gear selection and purchase.

ITINERARY

 

Day

Itinerary

1

Arrive Kathmandu (1400m) and transfer to Hotel in Thamel. The trip officially commences. Tea on arrival. gear check, distribution of kit bags and meeting around 430pm. Dinner at Bon Appetit or similar restaurant near the hotel around 630pm.

Meals provided – None

2

Breakfast at hotel at around 730am, gear check, walk to Monkey Temple (optional), free time for shopping and exploration of Kathmandu and dinner at Bon Appetit. Packing gear into kitbags and day packs and weighing of luggage.

Meals provided – B

3

Drive to Saurpani in private bus 6 to 7 hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

4

Trek to Thargaon 3 hours

Meals provided – B, L & D

5

Trek to Dharche Danda 3200 m 6 hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

6

Trek to Mamje Teahouse 2780m 4 hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

7

Trek to Sambar Kharka 5 hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

8

Trek to Mirza 3365m 5 hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

9

Trek to Sanrung Kharka 3900m 2 hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

10

Trek to Rupina La 4700m and to Buddha Base Camp 4000m 6 to 9 hours

Meals provided – B, L & D

11

Rest day for exploration

Meals provided – B, L & D

12

Jhon Kharka 2960m 6hrs

Meals provided – B, L & D

13

Nyak Phedi 2340m 5hrs

Meals provided –

B, L & D

14

Ghap 2100m 7 hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

15

Lo 3200m 6 hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

16

Sama Gompa 3500m 6hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

17

Manaslu Base Camp 4 hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

18

Rest day

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

19

Samagaon

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

20

Samdo 5hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

21

Larkya la ( 5160m) and to Bimtang

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

22

Tilje 3900m 5hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

23

Tal 1725m 5hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

24

Jagat 1300m 5hrs

Meals provided – 

B, L & D

25

Drive to KTM

Meals provided – B

26

Day at Leisure in KTM

Meals provided – B

27

Depart for home

Meals provided – B

INCLUSION & NON-INCLUSIONS

Inclusions

  • Transfers to and from Kathmandu Airport to Hotel

  • Accommodation (twin-share) in Kathmandu at a nice hotel such as Mums Hotel in Thamel. Private room extra charge.

  • Breakfasts in Kathmandu at your Hotel

  • Internal transport to trek start and finish points in private bus and or jeep.

  • Porter to carry all your gear (max 15 kg each)

  • Experienced Australian guide, qualified in Wilderness First Aid to accompany from Kathmandu

  • Comprehensive Expedition medical kit including, Gamow Bag

  • All meals at lodges and in tented camps on the trek

  • 3-man tents for two people per tent. (private tent extra charge)

  • Boiled water for the next day and evening

  • Morning washing water

  • Dining Tent

  • All accommodation at lodges on the trek when tented accommodation not appropriate

  • Project opportunities and village life in Dharepani village

  • Tourist free trekking

  • All Trekking permit fees

  • Expedition kit bag for you to keep

  • Down jacket available for inexpensive hire or purchase

  • Sleeping bag available for inexpensive hire or purchase

  • Insulated mat available for inexpensive hire or purchase

  • Pre-trip gear advice and discounts

Non – Inclusions

  • Soft Drinks

  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu

  • Taxis/travel in Kathmandu

  • Alcohol

  • Personal trekking gear

  • Personal medical kit

  • Travel insurance

  • Flights to and from departure point

  • Visa

  • Tips to staff

  • Personal phone calls

  • Bottled water

  • Single hotel, lodge rooms or tents (extra charge)

ACCOMMODATION

In Kathmandu, we normally stay at Mums Home Hotel, a funky and welcoming 3-star hotel close to Thamel. It has big rooms, great showers and beds, good WIFI, a beaut breakfast and very helpful staff. It is a home for us and we hope you like it too. Twin-share accommodation is included in your trip price, however, there is a range of rooms from singles to a family apartment that can be arranged at an extra cost.

When tenting we use only the most proven tents made in Australia specifically for the purpose. They are 3 person tents which are allocated to two.

DEPARTURE DATES

12th October – 7th November 2021

COST

 The cost for the Manaslu Base Camp via Rupina La Expedition is $2,900 AUD ex Kathmandu, Nepal

EXPEDITION NOTES & FURTHER INFORMATION

Want more information? Download and have a look at our expedition notes for the Manaslu Base Camp via Rupina La Expedition. This has all the essential information you need to know before booking. After booking, we will send you additional expedition notes, including; a gear list, checklist and essential information regarding arrival into Kathmandu. You will have everything you need to know to be fully prepared for this once in a lifetime expedition! 

EXPEDITION NOTES – CLICK HERE


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