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Rupin Pass Trek Tour

Package Duration
7 Days / 6 Nights
Destination Covered

  • Day 1 : Shimla 210 Kms, 10-11 Hrs Drive To Baota Village (2300 Mts; 7545 Feet)

    • Kufri

    Description :

    Reporting Place: ISBT Shimla (New Bus Stand) Reporting Time: 05:00 AM
    ISBT Shimla is the perfect place to get assembled. As it is well facilitate with all the facilities required for a short hault. We should leave by 06:00 AM. The first part of the drive is from Shimla to Rohru via Kufri and Theog, road distance till Rohru is 150 kms, it may take 5 - 6 hrs. The road is not well maintained and full with dust, it goes through the famous apple valley of Kotkhai. "Khara Pather" is a low altitude pass with elevation is the highest point of this road which connects Kotkhai valley to Rohru valley. And second part is from Rohru to end point of the road, 130 kms. Chansal is en-route to the second part of the drive, 70 kms from Rohru. And is the highest point of today’s drive with elevation 3500 mts. The view of the Himalayas from the top of Chashal is stunning. In a clear and sunny day one can easily able to see the mountains of Himachal and Uttarakhand. Continue to drive down towards the villages of Dodra and Kwar. Meet the trekking trail at Gosangu. Drive further till road ends below Boata village from the road head short hike to the Homestay.
    Dinner and overnight stay at the Homestay.

    Day 2 : Baota Village 04 Kms, 03 Hour Trek To Jhakha Village (2750 Mts; 9022 Feet)

    Description :

    Wake up comfortably in the morning. Have a breakfast. First day trek is short and easy. Like an introductory trek. Start your trek with following the local trail to the near village of Jiskun. From here one can see the Hanging villages of Jhakha ad Dhara, and also on the opposite side of the valley another trails goes towards the hidden village of "Pandar" from where one can climb to "Nalgan Pass" which is adjacent parallel pass of Rupin. From Jiskun village trek is short but steep and have curvy climb towards the Jhakha village. Reach to your Homestay. Jhakha and Dhara are the two last villages of the valley. After the Lunch trekkers are free to explore the local village ad culture. It takes about half an hour hike to reach Dhara village which is slightly higher in the valley. Each trekker has to be a part of the acclimatisation walk. On the back side of Dhara village there are some good picture spots. By evening come back to Jhakha village for Tea and snacks. Some people consider that by staying in the typical Himachali village is the best way to know about the people and the culture.
    Dinner and overnight stay at the Homestay.

    Day 3 : Jhakha Village 07 Kms, 05-06 Hours Trek To Saruwas Thach (3350 Mts; 10990 Feet

    Description :

    Actually the real trek start from this day only when you leave the civilisation behind with facilities like permanent shelter, electricity, mobile network, etc. From the beginning trail is easy through the forest of Pine and Deodar. First two hours of trek with small up and downs cross the white water of Rupin River. Trail is now getting steep as you are gaining a height with each step. There is one Shepherds hut just in the end of tree line. It can be used as a Pack lunch site. From here the route is easy as compare to earlier. Now the trail is full with Rhododendron bushes. So the name is Burans Kandi (Burans means Rhododendron in local language). Snow shall be start from this point during May-June months. Reach the campsite and enjoy the Grad view of waterfall with a cup a Tea. Evening is free for individual activities near to camp.
    Dinner and overnight camping.

    Day 4 : Saruwas Thach 07 Kms, 05-06 Hrs Trek To Upper Waterfall Camp (4000 Mts; 13123 Feet)

    Description :

    Today’s trek first part is to reach the base of waterfall which is Dadarash Thach, is near and easy (around 4 kms ) next is to climb the waterfall. The climb looks steep and difficult at first but as you start climbing you will see that there is nice curvy trail making the climb easy. The reason why the upper waterfall campsite is considered to be the most beautiful campsite of this trek because view of the downside valley which itself describe the story of the last two days trek. This can be one of the best balcony view which can be seen by the camping site of any trek in Himalayas. It is advisable to gain some more altitude as a part of acclimatisation process. One can also see ridges of the pass which is slightly towards the left side of the valley. Today’s dinner will be served early so that all get enough rest to start their tomorrow’s pass crossing climb.
    Dinner and overnight camping.

    Day 5 : Upper Waterfall Camp 4½ Kms, 04-05 Hrs Climb To Rupin Pass (4650 Mts, 15255 Feet) 04 Kms, 03 Hrs Tr

    Description :

    After an early breakfast get ready yourself mentally and physically to the toughest day of the trek. From the camp we start climbing ridge towards the "Rata Pheri" which is an actual base for this Pass (Rata Pheri means land of red rocks in local language). During the post monsoon season, trekkers normally skip upper waterfall campsite and they camp at "Rata Pheri" so that the pass become easy and short to approach. From waterfall camp to Rata Pheri is around 2.5 kms and 02 hrs trek and from Rata Pheri to Rupin Pass is around 3-4 hrs trek. During May-June months pass is fully covered with the snow which makes is slightly more difficult. But one can negotiate it with holding their feet in the right place. The gradient of the slope keeps on increasing to 70+ degrees. Steepest part is around 100 mts patch which leads towards the top. Advice is to climb slowly with small steps. Trekking poles will provide great help on this day. Once you reach the top give your body some rest. Fill your body with water and food. Now difficult part of the trek has been completed. Sangla side of the pass also stay covered with the snow till Ronti Gad campsite. If the weather permits and the conditions are safe than group can also add fun to their descending by going through a great snow slide from the top of pass. After enjoying the slide from the pass the trail is easy and short towards the campsite. Later enjoy. Hot tea and snacks while sharing your stories of the challenging climb.
    Dinner and overnight camping.

    Day 6 : Ronti Gad 8 Kms, 04 Hrs Trek To Sangla (2700 Mts; 8860 Feet) 25 Kms, 01 Hr Drive To Chitkul (3450 Mt

    Description :

    After breakfast start your last trek of the program. Descending trail is easy ad its straight going towards the "Sangla Kanda" (Temporary settlement for summers to graze the cattle. Yaks may be spotted easily here. It’s around 8 kms and 4-5 hrs trek to reach the road head at Sangla village. After crossing the bridge over Baspa River, half an hour hike towards the road. Have a hot lunch in Sangla and stay ready to leave for Chitkul village. This is around 25 kms from Sangla. Tonight is the celebration night of the trek. Enjoy your evening at your own by exploring the Chitkul village.
    Dinner and overnight stay at Guest House.

    Day 7 : Chitkul 244 Kms, 08-09 Hrs Drive To Shimla

    Description :

    After breakfast get ready to leave towards Shimla. This journey itself is an adventure. Consider to be a part of the Great Himalayan Jeep Safari. The curvy roads are high in the mountains which provide you a nice and breathtaking view of downside flowing Sutlej River. En-route enjoy a drive through beautiful villages of Rampur and Narkanda. Evening time reach Shimla. There is the end of our services.

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Contact Detail

Himachal Tour Makers

Contact Person :-

Mr. Pankaj Kumar

Address :- Vill-Behngi, P. O. - Gopalpur,Teh - Sarkaghat, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India - 175007
Contact Number :- 9459XXXXXX View Contact

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