REGION: Himachal Pradesh
DIFFICULTY: Moderate Difficult
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 15250 ft
DURATION: 8 Days
Day time temperature: 12°C
Night time temperature: -5°C
The Rupin Pass is a high altitude trek placed in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The trail is mostly uninhabited and starts at Dhaula in Uttarakhand and ends at Sangla in Himachal and follows the Rupin River, all the way to the top.
The keyword for the Rupin Pass trek is, diversity. Mother Nature has truly opened up her treasure chest for this trail. From expanding meadows, green forests, gushing waterfalls, glacial fields to slopes of snow. This trek has everything on its menu. It’s the ideal trek for the adventure seeker as it offers various trail types be it grassy slopes, rocky terrains snow or through water streams and meadows.
The Rupin Pass trekking tour starts at Dhaula in the state of Uttarakhand. From here, head to the Sewa village where you will come across a Kinnauri-style temple. The ethnicity of the inhabiting tribe is symbolized by this captivatingly beautiful temple. Cross a few more charming villages, such as Putodhar and Jakhu, to reach the Rupin Valley camp. Capture a few shots of the scenic waterfall positioned here. Further, proceed towards the village of Kanda before the ultimate climb to the pass begins. The views of hanging glaciers and the Kinnaur Kailash Mountain Range from the summit will be more than enough to mesmerize you.
The last phase of the Rupin Pass trekking experience starts when you head towards Sangla. Pay attention to every scenic detail of the lushness surrounding you, so that you can forever cherish this memory. A trekking trip such as this will stay with you for a long period of time. Plan the trip to breathe in the fresh scent of mountain air, infused with sweetness of apples and apricots. A million more reasons including the chance to witness the nature in an absolute un-spoilt form will compel you to take up the challenge of this thrilling vacation.
Day 1: Dehradun to Dhaula
Day 2: Dhaula to Sewa
Day 3: Sewa to Jhaka
Day 4: Jhaka to Dhanderas Thatch
Day 5: Dhanderas Thatch to Upper Waterfall Camp
Day 6: Upper Waterfall Camp to Ronti Gad via Rupin pass
Day 7: Ronti Gad to Sangla
Day 8: Sangla to Shimla.
All necessary permits
Accommodation (trekkers hut, Home stay, camps, Tents) with Sleeping mat & bag
Food while on trek (Veg./Egg Meal)
Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
Food during the transit.
Transport from Dehradun to Dhaula & Sangla to Shimla
Any kind of personal expenses.
Personal equipments: , axe, trekking pole etc
Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
Anything not specifically mentioned in the itinerary
1. Backpack (45-55 L) with sturdy straps and supporting frame.
2. Knap pack (20L) optional
3. Trekking shoes – no sports shoes. (With Rubber Sole, high ankle)
4. 3 trek pants
5. 4 tees with collar
6. Full sleeves sweater (not too thick).
7. A full sleeves fleece jacket.
8. A full sleeve thick jacket or something similar.
9. 1 pair of thermal inners (optional)
10. Sports socks.
11. Woolen monkey cap
12. Wind cheater Or a light rain coat/poncho.
13. Woolen hand gloves + synthetic glove (water proof).
14. Sun glasses (polarized or UV protected)
16. Cold cream & sun screen lotion (SPF 40+).
17. Lip balm.
18. Carry 2 Water bottles (1 L each).
19. Personal toilet kit and toilet papers
20. Personal medicine kit
a. Coca 30 – 30 ml
b. Crocin – 6 tablets
c. Avomine – 4 tablets
d. Avil 25mg – 4 tablets
e. Combiflam – 4 tablets
f. Disprin – 6 tablets
g. Norflox TZ– 6 tablets
h. Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters
i.Band aid – 10 strips
j. Eno – 6 Satches
k. Cotton – 1 small roll
l. ORS – 5 packets
m. Betadine or any antiseptic cream
n. Volini Spray(small)
21. Small repair kit consisting of safety pins, needle, thread and string
22. LED Torch with 2 extra set of cells.
23. Camera, memory-cards, batteries etc (carry enough spare batteries. Electricity is not available on the slopes or at the base camp)
24. While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalize things and carry few extra plastic bags.
25. Trekking pole/Stick is mandatory.
26. Carry lots of dry fruits, chocolates combinations as snacks. Chewing gums
27. Travel coffee mug n plate
28. Soap Strip
29. One Candle , lighter
If for some reason you wish to cancel the trek, email intimation (email@example.com) needs to be sent along with telephonic information. The cancellation charges are as under:
Cancellations prior to 45 days from the start of the trek : 100% refund
Cancellation between 45 days and 30 from the start of the trek : 75% refund
Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days to the start of the trek : 50% refund
Cancellation less than 20 days to the start of the trek : no refund
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