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Rubina La Pass Trekking

Rubina La Pass Trekking
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Info
  • Trip FAQ 

Trip Highlights

  • Intrinsically, new and fresh trekking trails for the nomadic.
  • 8163 m of world's 8th highest Mt:Manasalu is overriding the region.
  • Culture,vegetation,wild life,irregular trails,and cascades to probe.
  • Monasteries and temples on the way cleanse everyone soul.
  • Esoteric culture of Gurkha and Barpak village not to be missed.
  • Many whiteout mountains and its beaming panorama. 
  • 4643 m of Rubina La pass and 5135 m of Larkya La to be endeavored.
  • To some extent,it is onerous.   

Mt. Manasalu Region lies between Annapurna Range in west & Ganesh-Langtang range in east situated on northern part of Gorkha district near to Tibet border. Mt. Manaslu [8163m] is 8th highest mountain peak in the world. The history of trekking & Expedition of this mountain has started when Japanese Expedition climbed Mt. Manaslu in 1956. It is officially open on 1991 for trekkers. The region is rich on flora, fauna & culture with different experience of low to high altitude. Naturally this region has waterfalls, lakes, beautiful ethnic villages, beautiful Mountain views with green hills & landscape. The region has various Monasteries, Mani walls, Chortens and many other religious landmarks temples & more. The trekking Route follows the classic trading route along Budhi Gandaki River. On the route of Rubina La Pass we cross ethnic villages of GURKHA which provides hidden culture of Nepal. Barpak Village is one of the great examples of Ethnic village of Nepal Himalaya.

The upper part of Manaslu has great experience of secret Buddhist monasteries, Mani walls & Prayer flags, the upper part of trail go to Barpak village, Rupina Pass (4643m) to Larkya Pass (5135m) which is major destination to trekkers. We can view Himal Chuli, Manaslu, Buddha Himal and Himlung Himal on the first part of trek in Larkya. After Larkya Pass the route goes to heavily forested valley of marsyangdi river of Annapurna Region. The extension of trek can be made with Throng pass with Muktinath & Jomsom. 

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name "..............." and pick up by our private Japanese car and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip and introduction with your guide. O/N at hotel.

Day 02: Make permit and rest of the time sightseeing in Pashupatinath and Boudhanath (B)

Day 03: Kathmandu – Gorkha – Naraysower 6/7 hrs drives and check in Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 04: Commence trek from Naraysower – Kayraghari. (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 05: Kayraghari – Baluwa (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 06: Baluwa – Barpak (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 07: Barpak to Barkhe Gotha ((6/7 hours walk) B, L, D)

Day 08: Barkhe Gotha – Bheri Gotha (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 09: Bheri Gotha – Rupina La Phedi (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 10: Acclimatization day (B, L, D)

Day 11: Rupina La Phedi – Rupina La Pass – Israel Camp (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 12: Israel Camp – Jungle Camp (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 13: Jungle Camp – Jungle Camp (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 14: Jungle Camp – Philim (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 15: Philim – Dovan (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 16: Dovan – Machhakhola (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 17: Machhakhola – Soti Khola (6/7 hours walk) (B, L, D)

Day 18: Soti Khola drive back to Kathmandu and rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program. (B, D)

Day 19: Onward departure to the Airport by our private car. 3 hrs before you have to be airport (B)

Cost Includes:

  • Airport Pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
  • Kathmandu hotel room on bed and Breakfast (B) basis 
  • Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide and his fee
  • Sightseeing entrance fee
  • Manaslu special trekking permits fees
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit fee
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) fees
  • Accommodation and 3 meals a day while on the trek in Lodge (Tea House)
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local Sherpa Guide & necessary porter
  • All program according to itineraries on full board.
  • All land transfer as per given itinerary
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Kathmandu hotel Lunch and Dinner (L, D)
  • Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal spending money and All bar bill, i.e. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.

Where is Nepal?

Nepal, a sovereign Independent Kingdom, lies between 80 degree 12' east longitude and 26 degree 22' and 30 degree 27' north latitude. It is bounded on the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China; on the east by Sikkim and West Bengal of the Indian Union on the south by Indian States of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and on the west by Uttar Pradesh of Indian Union. The length of the Kingdom is 885 kilometers east-west and its breath varies from 145 to 241 kilometers north-south. Climatically, it lies in the temperate zone with the added advantage of altitude.

Why is Nepal such a fascinating country for many people?

The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal is a land of scenic mountains, time-worn temples and some of the best walking trails on Earth. It's a small country, but it's rich in scenic splendor and exotic cultures. The people of Nepal are as diverse as their country and represent distinct cultures and races.

Though they speak a variety of tongues and practice different religions, they are the friendliest people that you would ever meet. The kingdom has long exerted a pull on the Western imagination and it's a difficult place to dislodge from your memory once you return. So, wait until you're actually here in Nepal.

As a traveler, there is endless number of surprises Nepal has to offer you. Kathmandu Valley with its thousands of Hindu temples, Buddhist stupas, stunning architecture and rich pageantry can be quite beyond words. If you are careful enough not to get entangled in the superficial facade of a flatly "modernizing" capital city, Kathmandu probably offers you as exotic and urban experience as you can get.

Beyond Kathmandu, it’s another world altogether. Most travelers to Nepal want to check out the truly spectacular Himalayas along with the higher hills. A few go there to scale the high mountains, but many are nature lovers who trek along landscapes filled with deep valleys, lush forests, snow trails, terraced fields, and above all, the most hospitable people.

Travelers to Nepal also love making a safari trip to one of the National Parks in Nepal. The most popular one is the Chitwan National Park in the southern plains which hosts a diverse wildlife reserves including the rare Asian one-horn rhino.

Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?

All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.

What do I need to get my visa? 

You need a valid passport, two passport size photos and US$ in cash.

Where do I apply to get my visa?

The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The other choice is to get it from Immigration office upon your arrival day at the entry points of Nepal.

What if I decided to stay more than 60 days in Nepal? Where and what should I do to extend my Tourist Visa?

There's no problem in it. The Immigration Department of Kathmandu or Pokhara can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50. Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Immigration Office. Nevertheless, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal under tourist-visa for more than 150 cumulative days.

How to Enter Nepal?

In order to fly directly to Nepal from your home country, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. TIA has direct air link with Osaka, Shanghai, London, Frankfurt, Hongkong, Singapore, Bangkok, Delhi, Dubai, Bombay and Calcutta. Lufthansa, Nepal Airlines (NAC), Air India, Singapore Airlines, Thai are the airlines that carry most of the foreign travelers into Kathmandu; and if you buy tickets from any other airlines, you will probably connect with one of these airlines for the final leg of your flight. Alternatively, if you have time and enthusiasm, traveling overland to Nepal via India is an option.

When is the best time to travel in Nepal? 

The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to November and March to May.

What is the national language of Nepal?

Nepal's national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devnagri Script. This script is the same as the one used in Hindi language - the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepal. It is also official language of Nepal.

What's the common form of greeting in Nepal?

It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5 to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has many meanings such as Hello, How are you? I am glad to see you, nice to meet you, good morning, etc.

What are some basic Nepali customs that I should know about?

  • Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one's home
  • Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
  • Taking photographs inside the most temples are considered illegal
  • Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects, and including Nepali people.
  • Nepali people are friendly by nature. Have a genuine interest in them. Talk to them. Be friendly as you travel

What time is it now in Nepal and what’s the phone code?

Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 1 (e.g. 977 1 4212737 First three digits is the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are telephone numbers.

What is the currency of Nepal?

Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupees. Coin hasn't been popular in Nepal and hence is almost always ignored in business. The coins of the following denominations can be found: 1 paisa, 5 paisa, 10 paisa, 50 paisa and 1 Rs, 2 Rs, and 5 Rs. It is recommended that you travel with smaller notes in less populated areas, while large notes are easily accepted elsewhere.

Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?

Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal.

Will my Cell phone (mobile phone) work in Nepal?

Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming' package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

What are health requirements to visit Nepal? 

Nepal does not require any specific immunization for visitors. It is however best to have vaccine before coming to Nepal. Your doctors can advice you on the type of vaccine to be taken to travel to third world countries like Nepal.

What about getting to Nepal from Tibet?

The crossing between Nepal and Tibet via Kodari is only open to organized groups but not to individual travelers heading north. Be prepared with alternative plans if you're thinking about using this route, because landslides regularly make it impassable during the monsoon.

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