Rupin Pass Trek
Uttarakhand to Himachal Pradesh | 8 D/7N | 15,250 Ft.
May – June and September – October
(Above mentioned cost is for a fixed departure)
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- Vacation Style High Altitude Trek
- Activity Level Difficult
- Group Size Small Group
Trekking in India is mostly popular all over the world for its diversified terrains, high altitudes and abundant variety of terrains; and amongst all the treks that this nation has to offer, Rupin-Pass surpasses all the other. The trek is famous for th change of scenery at every turn and the famous three stage waterfall on the rupin. In the higher reaches the trek passes through superb snow fields. The pass crossing through an echoing snow filled gully is an adrenaline high. This trek has got it all; snowy cascades, verdant meadows, charming hamlets, glistering rivers, terrific forests, hundreds of water falls and a gushing pass crossing.
Day 1 Drive from Dehradun to Dhaula
We will pick you up from Dehradun railway station and drive to our base camp in Dhaula which is at 5500 feet above sea level. This will be a 8 hour drive to our base camp.
Day 2 Trek from Dhaula to Sewa
We will trek from Daula to Sewa (6300 feet), this strech of trek will be 11 kms, however it is very easy and we shall be able to cover it in 5-6 hours. Overnight stay at Sewa village.
Day 3 Trek from Sewa to Jhaka
This day we trek from Sewa to Jhaka (8700 feet), this route is prone to landslides and there are lots of ups and down during this patch. Thus we need to be very careful. This stretch is about 9 Kms and takes about 7 hours to be completed.
Day 4 Trek from Jhaka to Saruwas Thatch
We will trek this day from Jhaka Village to our camp site in Saruwas Thatch, which is about 10500 feet above the sea level. During this trek we will be passing through the fields of Jhaka and will have to cross the streams of Rupin River multiple times. We will stay at Saruwas Thatch overnight. This stretch of the trek is 6 kms and usually takes about 5 hours.
Day 5 Trek to Dhanderas Thatch
On this day we will trek from Saruwas Thatch to Dhanderas Thatch which is also known as the lower waterfall situated at 11680 feet above the sea level. This stretch of the trek is 5 kms and usually takes about 4 hours to be completed.
Day 6 Trek from Lower Water fall to Upper Waterfall Camp
We will have a steep climb on this day to the upper waterfall camp site at 13120 feet above sea level. This usually takes about 3 hours. However this ascent is very steep and we have to be very careful during this stretch.
Day 7 Trek via Rupin Pass to Ronti Gad
This will be the longest trail of the Rupin pass. It starts with a steep ascent and then gaining altitude very quickly, we will reach Rupin Pass at about 15250 feet above sea level. To reach Ronti Gad we will have a steep descent to about 13420 kms. This stretch is about 10 Kms and takes approximately 10 hours to cover it. There will be thick ice all around, and it is advisable that trekkers follow the instructions of the trek leaders thoroughly. Overnight stay will at Ronti Gad amidst the snow covered mountains.
Day 8 Reach Sangla and Depart
We will descent to Sangla at about 8800 feet during this phase of the trek, which is about 12 kms long and usually takes about 6 hours to be completed. You can hire vehicles to reach Shimla from here.
- All accommodation during the trek on sharing basis in tents/homestays
- All meals during the trek – Vegetarian
- Tents, Sleeping bags and all other Camping Gear (Dining Tent, Tiolet Tent etc)
- Safety Equipment (Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Oximeter etc.)
- Services of our expert Trek Leader
- Services of an Expert Trekking Team (Guides, Cooks, Helpers, Porters/Mules)
- Trekking Permits and Forest Camping Charges (For Indians Only)
- A Life Changing Experience
- GST and Other Taxes (As applicable, Subjected to change according to Govt. Rules)
- Food during transit from Dehradun to Sangla and Sangla to Shimla
- Trekking Permits and Forest Camping charges for Foreigner’s (If extra compared for Indian Citizens)
- Backpack Offloading Charges (Portage of Personal Bags)
- Personal Trekking Gear
- Travel expenses from Dehradun to Dhaula and Sangla to Shimla
- Travel Expenses to and fro Dehradun from home city or Shimla to home city
- Tips for local team
- Expenses of personal nature like Laundry, Phone Calls, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Camera Fee, Bottled Water etc
- Any Requirement for Single Room/Single Tent Accommodation
- Travel Insurance and other Emergency Expenses
- Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control
- Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions
Who is this Trek meant for?
This trek is considered to be one of the difficult one’s. It is not for beginners. It requires proper fitness, proper acclimatization and a strong heart. It is truly a summit worth climbing for but you need proper preparation and judgement to reach the top.
What things are needed to be carried?
Rucksack, high ankle trekking shoes, one fleece jacket, one down feather / hollofil jacket, 3 pairs of quick dry T-shirts and trek pants, 5-6 pairs of socks, balaclava, a daypack, sunscreen SPF 50+, scarf, towel, lip balm, headlamp / torch, 2 water bottles of 1 litre, and personal medicines. For a complete checklist, go to Trekmunk Checklist.