Rupin Pass Trek a high altitude trek in the Himalayas
Rupin Pass Trek is a high altitude trek (4,650 Meters – 15250 ft.) , which starts from Dhaula camp in Uttarakhand and ends up at Sangla in Himachal Pradesh crossing Uttarakhand near Kinnaur valley , this route is also used by shepherds. There are different magnificent views and sceneries at every km and at every turn it is a journey full of surprises and thrills.
Rupin pass Trek is an Enthralling valley in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh India, this trek come under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National park. No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate, and desirable soothing green meadow. So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity?
What is Dhaula base camp in Rupin Pass Trek?
Dhaula is situated near the Rupin River bank. Dhaula is a beautiful camp site. The beauty of this place captivates everyone. Due to the flow of the Rupin River this place looks more beautiful.
It seems that beautiful Mountains are welcoming us. On the way of Dhaula you will see beautiful views like pine forest, rivers, mountains, flora and fauna.
In Dhaula you feel the sunrise over a wide open field, morning rain glistering on forests trees.
After reaching the Dhaula camp site you will enjoy the tea or snacks.
In olden time’s people of Sewa, Jakha, Dodra- Kwar villagers used this route to bring luggage.
Witness the Dynamic sceneries of Rupin Pass
The changing trails and jungle walk would be relieving, this place will give you magnificent views, many unexplored places andview of beautiful Rupin River.
You will go through dense forests to snow glaciers from small water streams to frozen waterfalls and here you can find immense variety of nature which will make you admire and fall in love with it.
Rupin pass trek is a bit difficult but the views are extremely mesmerizing and beautiful.
Explore the spellbinding sights and Kinnauri and Dodra Kwar culture in Rupin Pass
You will see meadows, charming hamlets, snow-covered mountains, exotic fields and big rivers so much of variety in a single trek, and this trek gives you a chance to explore the unexplored places. This place has many species of birds and animals you can have a glance of local culture and lives of the people living there, there is a uniquely positioned village “Jhaka village” which is at the extreme edge of mountain cliff, which offers you a beautiful scenery. There is a multi-floored Kinnaur temple where you can have a glimpse of Kinnauri culture.
Best Time to do Rupin Pass Trek
So, the best time to do the trek is 1st week of May to last week of October because in pre-monsoon the trail remains covered in snow and the climb gets tough.
We are local team in Uttarakhand so we have more experienced team Himalayan Hikers working this trek since 28 years
Why to choose Rupin Pass Trek
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Rupin pass trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 109 Km and on foot 64 km which is to be covered into 8 days. . Dehradun to via Dhaula Sewa, jakha to Sangla
Rupin pass trek is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4650 Meters
The Starting trail is moderate as compare to other treks this is difficult trek. So this trek is not for beginners
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali and himachali , Kinnauri heritage and culture.
I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only
Altitude we are going to cover in Rupin Pass Trek
Dhaula camp – 5100 Feet
Sewa village – 6300 feet
Jiskun/ Jhaka Village – 7700 Feet
Udaknal camp – 10,100 feet
Dhanteras Thach camp – 11,700 feet
Upper water fall camp – 13,100 feet
Rupin pass Summit – 15380 Feet – 4650 Meters
Ronti Gad camp – 13,100 Feet
Key Points Rupin Pass Trek
Duration: – 7 Nights 8 Days
Base camp: – Dhaula camp
Summer Temperature:- Day 5°C to 12°C) Night – 2° C to – 5° C
Rupin pass Altitude: – 4650 Meters
Best Time: – May, June, September, October
Trek Level: – Difficult
Trek distance: – On foot 62 Km – By taxi 209 km
Group Size: – minimum 5 people maximum 15 people
Short Itinerary Rupin pass Trek
Day 1:Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station drive to Dhaula camp (209 km) (8/9 Hours) (5,100) feet)
Day 2:Trek from Dhaula camp to Sewa village (08 km) (5/6 Hours) (6,300 feet)
Day 3:Trek from Sewa village to Jiskun / Jhaka village (09 km) (5/6 Hours) (7,700 feet)
Day 4:Trek from Jhaka village to Udaknal camp (10 km) (6/7 Hours) (10,100 feet)
Day 5:Trek from Udaknal camp to Dhandaras thatch camp (8 km) (4/5 Hours) (11,700 feet) hours)
Day 6:Trek from Dhandaras thatch to Upper waterfall camp (4 km) (2/3 Hours) ((13,100 feet)
Day 7: Trek from Upper waterfall camp to Rupin Pass summit (15,380 feet) via Rati Pheri and Ronti Gad (13,100 feet) (13 Km) (10-11hours)
Day 8: Trek Ronti Gad camp to Sangla road head (11 km) (5/6 Hours) (8,600 feet) via Sangla Kanda