Region :- Uttarakhand to Himanchal
Duration :- 8 Days
Grade :- Difficult
Max Altitude :- 15,250 Ft.
Approx. Trekking Km :- 65 Kms.
Trek Fees Rs:- 14,800/-
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Rupin Pass is a high altitude trek which starts from Dhaula in Uttarakhand and ends at Sangla. Majorly you will do trekking in Himachal as 80% of the trek route is there itself. Being a high altitude trek, of about 15250 feet, Rupin Pass is considered among one of the high range expeditions for trekking in India. The high altitude in not just sole reason for its popularity among trekkers, the diversified number of sceneries and sudden variation in trails also attracts many nature lovers. You will get surprised at every hour by the number of variety which mother nature has to offer you in Rupin Pass Trek. The trails at times are very difficult with its steep climbs which suddenly changes to an easy walks. Rupin Pass is an ideal trek for any adventure as it offers trek to every type of terrain, be it on snow, rocky terrain, along and through the water streams or meadows. You will start trekking your route from greener and hot landscapes and move towards and through the coldest of areas over the snow as you reach to the end.
Day 1: Dehradun to Dhaula
On the first day of your journey, you don’t have to trek but ride your way on vehicle to Dhaula. The weather on the route will not be very cold though humid, but the pleasant sights of the hills will keep up your enthusiasm for the more beautiful sight ahead. The roads till Dhaula are in good condition except the last few kilometers where a narrow uneven patch is filled with mud. On your route, you will able the see the clean water of Yamuna river flowing, pass through a unique village, myth logically known for the worshipping of Kaurawas there. The charming among the villages is Mori, at tons valley meadows of marigold flowers are stretched. After your 8 hour ride, Our team will serve you with delicious meal to regain your energy.
Day 2: Dhaula to Sewa
Though your today’s trail is as long as 11 kms, yet it will not be very tiring for you, as the whole trek is an easy walks on undulating paths till Sewa. Pass a cattle shelter after exiting the Dhaula village, the trail starts climbing for about 200 mts. after 20 minutes it becomes easy again, a little further walk and your will have another different sight of Rupin flowing below into its bed. Another scenery of Rupin falling from a high cliff, awaits you after a turn, then again trekking on an ascending trail through the apple and apricot trees, you will reach a road just before Sewa, you can have tea and snacks at the shop available there and enjoy the sights of Rupin flowing making soothing sounds. Explore the famous Kinnaur Temple at Sewa, where medals and trophies achieved by villagers are hanging outside the temple. You will get a bit disappointed at Sewa as the sights are not as pleasing as earlier. Nevertheless, you can either choose to camp at the campsite outside Sewa, or at the Village only. Our team will prefer you to camp at a place outside Sewa near Rupin River, where your camp will be plotted at sand, big rocks surrounds giving you a complete beach like feel.
Day 3: Sew to Jhaka
Today’s trek being a bit difficult, you need to stretch your body well to get use to of the ups and down of the trek. Our team will instruct you for the day as the area enroute is prone to landslide and frequent variance in the trail is an addition to the difficulty level. Your trek starts from mixed crop field and suddenly enters into a forest. A bit further walk after crossing through the thick forest you will reach near a wooden bridge which separates the two states. The bridge is known as ‘No man’s Place’ as it does not belong to any state. You will reach Gosangu after half an hour walk passing the bridge. From there you will take the roads heading to kwar, you next change in trail comes after passing the wooden and iron bridge on the road. Taking the left trail which connects to Jiksun village, heading your way up on the trail to Jiksun is an utter thrills as the trails is routed on the extreme edge of the cliff. From this point Alpine Hikes team will take you completely under their guidance to ensure your safety while trekking on the narrow trail which is very uncertain. From Jiksun village it is another 1 hour climb to Jhaka village through the forest with mixed plantation of Deodar and Walnut.
Day 4: Jhaka to Saruwas Thatch
Waking up at the campsite near Jhaka Village is a sheer bliss, the sights hanging from the edges of the mountain are breathtaking. Our team will guide you for trekking along the rivulets of Rupin and to pass safely across the water streams which you will encounter many times on the trail to Saruwas Thatch. The trail is well defined, passes through the field of Jhaka village, enters a forests where trees of fir standing tall depicting centuries old, pristine civilization. A turn in the trail past crossing the forest and landscapes changes itself to snow patches. Follow the snow bridge over Rupin, cross the bridge and a walk on a narrow trail till another wooden bridge. Half an hour more walk on the boulders and hoping through the streams flowing within the rocky paths along the left of Rupin, you will enter another forest, on which rest the Rhododendron trees of different colour. Another walk of few kilometers and you are at your next campsite Saruwas Thatch. Relax yourself well and admire the nature’s different shades on the perfect campsite, a serene u shaped valley in the middle of trees, with the sight of Rupin water fall far away.
Day 5: Saruwas Thatch to Dhanderas Thatch
Get yourself ready for the whole lot of nature’s surprises on the trails from Saruwas Thatch to Dhanderas Thatch. Diversity in landscape on your way from forests to snow bridges, waterfalls to gorge, meadows to rocky terrain will make your today’s journey packed with all sorts of adventure. Embark with an even walk on the route filled with snow patches on mountain side the sacred silver birch trees (Bhoj Trees) will accompany you till the entrance of forests, move upwards through the forests and you will find yourself at the verge of U shaped valley. The enchanting sights form the lip of the valley, of thousands waterfalls rushing down below you is all a set to hypnotize you for a movement. Move downward to reach down to the valley though green and yellow meadows, you will come across the next snow bridge, cross the bridge, you are now at left of the Rupin, walk over the big rock along the edge and you will find Rupin running into its bed. Climb another snow bridge which is biggest of all, you see from there. Again a final climb passing the fascinating sceneries and you are in the middle of a valley, Dhanderas Thatch. And get ready to relax and then indulge in some fun activities organized by Our team to enjoy one of the most admiring and biggest known meadows of Himalayan Range.
Day 6: Dhanderas Thatch to Upper Waterfall camp
The altitude from Dhanderas to Upperwater fall camp is about 4000 mts., is enough to make you vulnerable to AMS, as it will not be possible for you to get acclimatized through the altitude in one go. Our team will arrangements for your acclimatization at two levels one at Dhanderas Thatch and next will be at top of water fall which is approx. 1500 mts above. Our team will also take a short session to teach you the skills of trekking in snow such as sliding on snow, side steeping and cutting though the snow. After proper acclimatization you need to reach the base of Dhanderas, from there trek crossing through many rivulets of Rupin, make your way to the snow patch of first waterfall though the marigold flowers. A Steady and care full walk on the rocks along the hill your can now see a trail going in between through the thick snow. Your learned techniques will come is use as you have to cut your path to another vast snow bridge. This is the last but the Ultimate snow bridge offering you the Rupin Water coming just above head and getting down below your feet. A sharp but short climb after crossing the bridge you are all set to get relaxed and enjoy your campsite
Day 7: Upper water fall to Rupin Pass to Ronti Gad
Longest trail of Rupin Pass begin with a steep ascendant, with bumper gain in altitude, an hour of climbing, take left trail and discover a total different and amazing sights from the Rati Pheri campsite. The only views from Rati Pheri are of the expanse of thick snow stretched all over, making your paths through them is your next exhausting task for the day to reach Rupin Pass Gully. Our team will take utmost care here as the snow is very thick and the trails are not clearly defined. At Rupin Pass Our team will serve you with some refreshment to regain your energy for the next adventurous climb to Rupin Pass. The trail to Rupin pass is short but very uncertain and has risks of loose stones falling from above. Our team suggests you to walk in line carefully putting your every step forward. Rupin Pass cut from a hollow shaped region marks the beginning of Dhauladhar Range. A bit of descendant and you are ready to experience the next adventure to slide down the snow to reach Rukti Gad. Way to Ronti Gad is a gentle walk followed by a sharp descendant. Camping at the coldest yet charming campsite amidst the mountains covered with snow.
Day 8: Ronti Gad to Sangla Via Sangla Kanda. Over Night drive to Shimla.
Today’s trek will be a downward climb but very arduous as the trail’s altitude drops rapidly. Our team will take another round of bout to make you adaptable to the sharp descendant, climb your way downward with more ease without hurting your foot or knees. The trail starts with a mild climb and then a gentle walk heading to Ronti Gad valley. After losing an altitude of about 1500 ft in height you will exit the narrow valley and opens yourself up to astounding views of Mt. Kinner Kailash. Now Rupin Pass is totally out of your view. From this point you can view your next halt I.e. Lake of Sangla Kanda with small villages settled near it. Relax at the village, enjoy the sights of the Sangla Kanda Lake. There are many trails going to Sangla from Sangla Kanda, take the trail which passes through the forest of Blue Pines. The final trail is wide and clearly defined but descendants rapidly to Sangla, after 30 mins you will reach Baspa Village and 20 mins last climb and you are at the end of the trek journey, Sangla, you can hire any vehicle from the road of Sangla to Shimla.
Trek Fees: - INR 14,800/- Per Person (Reporting Dehradun)
Transport: Dehradun to Dehradun and Return.
Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay , Tent).
Vegetarian + Egg + Local food as per menu on the trek.
Mountaineering qualified & professional trek leaders, guide, cook and Support staff.
First aid medical kit, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
Forest camping charges.
Tent, Sleeping bag, Mattress
Kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required).
Porters/mules to carry central equipmen
1. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Cost Inclusions”.
2. Any kind of personal expenses.
3. Food during the transit.
5. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
6. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges
To book one has to transfer/deposit 50% advance trekking fees amount in below mention bank a/c and balance amount seven days before trek date
Beneficiary : Raj Singh
Account ID : 912010022801101
IFSC code : UTIB0001703, AXIS BANK, YOGI NAGAR BRANCH, BORIVALI (W.), MUMBAI
UPI Transfer: [email protected]
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3) Registrations will be accepted STRICTLY on FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS and by direct contact only.
Things to Carry:
✓ Rucksack 70L
✓ Cotton clothes
✓ Good trekking shoes
✓ Warm jacket
✓ Woolen or monkey cap covering head and ears
✓ UV rays protected sunglasses
✓ Extra socks
✓ Water bottle
✓ Cold Cream, Sunscreen, Toilet Soap, Towel
✓ Walking Stick
✓ Personal Medicines
P.E.A.K. Troops expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule. Charges of offloading backpack:- INR 1500/- if you make an online payment, 10 days in advance INR 1800/- if you inform us after reaching Sankri The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover. Suitcases/trolleys/ bags will not be allowed.
HOW TO REACH
Dehradun is connected by regular train services to cities Delhi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain, Chennai, and Varanasi. The Dehradun Railway Station has located 1-2 kilometers away from the city center and should take you only ten minutes, depending on traffic. Dehradun is connected to the rest of the country by trains such as the Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun AC Express, Doon Express, Bandra Express and the Amritsar-Dehradun Express among others.
Dehradun’s airport is the Jolly Grant Airport, which is located 20 km away from the city center. Air India, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect and Spice Jet have regular flights to Dehradun. You can hire a taxi from the airport to reach the Station, which should take you 40 to 45 minutes depending upon traffic.
Dehradun is well connected to most cities such as Delhi, Shimla, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Agra and Mussoorie by Volvo, Deluxe, semi-deluxe and Uttarakhand State Transport buses. These buses arrive and depart from the Dehradun Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) near Clement Town. Buses depart from here every 15 minutes to one hour. You can hire a sharing Auto from ISBT to reach the Station, which should take you 10 to 20 minutes depending upon traffic.
If for any reason one wishes to cancel his/her trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to [email protected] Cancellation requests will not be taken over a phone call. However, one can phone to check whether the cancellation has been processed.
• 30 days or more before the date of departure: 50% of total cost.
• Cancellation made 45 days prior or before departure – Advance amount will be forfeited.
• Cancellation made 30 days prior or before departure – 35% of package price or Advance whichever is higher will be forfeited.
• Cancellation made within 30-15 days to departure – 50% of package price will be forfeited.
• Cancellation made within 15 days to Departure - 100% of package Price will be forfeited
• In the case of no show - 100% cancellation applicable.
Refunds if any, for variation / modification / amendments / alteration and / or cancellations etc. of any tour will be paid directly to the guest by 'A/C payee' cheque, in Indian Rupees at the prevailing rate of exchange on the date of the cheque, as per Reserve Bank of India Rules and Regulations, irrespective of whether the tour payments in part or whole were made in foreign currency. Refund payments will be processed within 15 days of cancellation date and amount is payable as per cancellation policy.
No refund will be payable:-
i. For any missed/unused services of the tour including the meals due to whatsoever reason.
ii. Where full deposit is required to be paid in advance to the concerned authorities to enable the company to confirm the reservation
iii. If services of the tour are modified, varied, amended, cancelled or not utilized.
iv. If any guest decides and / or is required to cancel the tour due to any changes made in the rules by the concerned Government.
v. Where airfares are contracted in bulk for I-Fly departures. vi. If the tour is indefinitely postponed due to a natural calamity, riots, political calamities or any other unforeseen calamities.
vii. Refund is not applicable for sectors on Indian/World tours wherein air tickets are non-refundable and date change is not allowed. For all Card payments - Payment received by Cards and if there is any refund, such refund will be done through the respective cards Financial Institutions and credited to the same card. The charges for transaction to be borne by the guests.
The Company reserves the right to:
• Take the booking for the group tour and individual tour.
• Cancel bookings even after the acceptance of the payment without assigning any reason. In this case the
company shall refund the money to the guest.
• Dismiss any guest from the tour for misbehavior especially if it affects the group and Physical or verbal
assault to the Tour Manager.
• Withdraw discounts at any point of time.
• Change the routing of Air Travel.
• Change hotel and/tour programmed due to unavoidable circumstances.
please notes that this is an environment friendly outing. Do not litter any wrappers (please take it back to your home for disposal) or spoil the place in any way.
Alcohol, drugs or narcotics, firearms and gambling on the Trek, smoking, entry to the area set aside for use by the opposite sex, offensive behavior which may lead to expulsion from the Trek
organizer have reserves the right to withdraw and or make any alterations that they may deem advisable for the convenience and the best interests of tour.
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into planning of this tour for your safety. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, organizers cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for tour. While planning your trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc. should seek their physician’s advice before coming.
1) If any natural calamity happens or any accident, death, illness occurred, organizers’ are not responsible for any loss of thing or of human being.
2) Avoid bringing valuable things like gold or any jewelry or High value mobile phones Etc.
3) Organizers reserve the right to make changes or cancelled to their programs at any Point of time without prior notification
4) This Trek is not a leisure trip its categorized under adventure sports so one needs to be prepare themselves accordingly.
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