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Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin Pass Trek

The Rupin Pass trek is a thrilling outdoor adventure that takes you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in the Indian Himalayas. As one of the most sought-after treks in the region, it promises to leave you mesmerized with its panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, snow-capped mountains, and pristine glacial valleys.

AdvenThrill, the leading provider of safe and responsible outdoor adventure experiences in India, is proud to offer the Rupin Pass trek as part of its itinerary. Our expert guides, well-equipped campsites, and top-notch safety measures ensure that your trekking experience is both enjoyable and secure.

The Rupin Pass trek starts at Dhaula, a small village in the Uttarakhand region of India. From there, you will embark on a six-day trek that takes you through lush green forests, gushing rivers, and charming rural settlements. You will cross the Rupin river multiple times, negotiating tricky bridges and boulder-strewn paths. As you climb higher, the terrain changes to rocky ridges and snow-covered slopes, culminating in the Rupin Pass itself at an altitude of 15,250 feet.

The Rupin Pass trek offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas up close. The trek is suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers, although a good level of physical fitness is recommended. Our expert guides will provide you with all the necessary guidance and support throughout the trek, ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

At AdvenThrill, we are committed to promoting responsible and sustainable tourism practices. We follow Leave No Trace principles and work closely with local communities to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people. By choosing AdvenThrill for your Rupin Pass trek, you can be assured of a safe, responsible, and unforgettable adventure experience.


Day 1 - Dehradun to Dhaula - 180 km Drive

Assemble in Dehradun by 7 AM and board your vehicles for Dhaula. Dhaula is a quaint village in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The homestay cabin is tucked into the lush woods on a gradual mountain slope overlooking the Rupin river below. Spend the night in one of the local guest houses in Dhaula. The Rupin Pass Trek begins from Dhaula the next morning after steaming-hot cups of chai and breakfast.

Day 2 - Trek 7 km to homestay in Sewa (6,300 ft). Time to reach: 5-7 hours

An easy 7 km trek from Dhaula to Sewa with apple & apricot trees in abundance on the trail. The initial walk is through farms until you enter the dense jungle. The richness of the number of streams in the last leg of the trail is refreshing. As you reach Sewa, the crowned jewel of the village is an ancient Shiva temple that opens once every 12 years to welcome a local visiting god. Camp overnight at Sewa village.

Day -3 Trek 9 km from Sewa to homestay in Jiskun (8,700 ft). Time to reach: 7 hours

Start early after breakfast . The route goes through thick forest & consists of many beautiful waterfalls,some makeshift bridges & tempting meadow of Debsu Thach. Intermediate camps after 6-7 Hours of trekking.

Day 4 - Trek 6 km to Saruwas Thatch camp (11,150 ft). Time to reach: 5 hours

Today we will reach Ruinsara Tal by afternoon. From Ruinsara to the south-west is Yamuna Kanta, the pass which takes you to Yamunotri, and is rated as a difficult trek. To the east is the majestic Banderpoonch Peak (6,387m).Walking about south-east from the lake brings you to Kiarkoti with the view of over 6,000m Swargarohini Range to the north. The views of Dhumdhar Kandi (5,873m) to the east, and Kala Nag (6,387m) and White Peak (6,102m) to the south-west are spectacular.Overnight stay in camps.

Day 5 - Trek 5 km to Dhanderas Thatch camp (lower waterfall) (11,680 ft). Time to Reach: 4 hours

After Breakfast we will start return trek to Seema with Packed lunch. Reach seema camps by late afternoon.Overnight stay in tents.

Day 6 - Trek 3 km steep to Upper Waterfall camp (13,120 ft). Time to Reach: 3 hours

After breakfast we will start trek to Taluka . Reach taluka by afternoon. Drive from Taluka to Dehradun . Drop in Dehradun by late evening.

Day 7 - Trek 10 km to Ronti Gad camp (13,420 ft) via Rupin Pass (15,200 ft). Time to Reach: 11 hours

Today is what you’ve been waiting for- and you’re going to have to work for it. We will break camps early in the morning to have more time. Your newfound skills on the snow will be put to the test (depending on the season), and you will use our snowshoes to traverse the steep, icy climb to the saddle-shaped Rupin Pass itself. The summit is worth the icy climb, revealing a 360-degree view of multiple mountain ranges, connected by the pass, which is adorned with prayer flags. The steep descent down the other side brings you to Ronti Gad camp tucked into a meadow just above the treeline.

Day 8 - Trek 12 km to Sangla village (8,800 ft). Sangla to Shimla - 225 km Drive

What goes up must come down- like on most treks, the last day’s trail is a steep descent. The spectacular views of KinnerKailash Ranges will keep the photographer in you busy. Slowly but steadily, we glance our first view of civilization far below as we pass through old stone house ruins, fields of grazing chupas and village farms & orchards. The lush green fields are a welcome refreshment after several days in the white landscape of the high mountains. We will reach Sangla in 5-6 hours. After reaching Sangla, we will board our vehicles for the return journey to Shimla. We will reach Shimla late at night, so make your hotel reservations accordingly.

Inclusions: -

  1. Accommodation. (Guesthouse, Homestay, Camping)
  2. Meals while on trek (Veg. + Egg) from Dinner on Day 1 to Dinner on Day 7.
  3. All necessary entry fees and permits.
  4. First Aid Medical Kits and Oxygen Cylinder.
  5. Mountaineering qualified & professional Trek Leader, Guide, Cook and Support staff.
  6. Porters/mules to carry central equipment.

Exclusions: -

  1. Food during the transit.
  2. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  3. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Price Includes.
  4. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
  5. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
  6. Transport.

Note: Normally Adventhrill expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule.

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