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  • Trip introduction

    This trek to the Rupin Pass offers you the perfect chance to witness the true beauty of the snowy Himalayas. Over 8 days, you will travel through a variety of beautiful landscapes and stay in tents pitched at stunning campsites. En route, catch magnificent views of the Rupin River and the Kinner Kailash Mountain Ranges. On this trek, you will begin trekking through dense forests of pine and oak trees with lush grasslands all around you. As you reach closer to your destination of Rupin Pass, the landscape will get increasingly beautiful with patches of snow layered over the forests and grasslands.

    Destination

    Located at an altitude of 15,250 feet, the Rupin Pass is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the Indian Himalayas. With breathtaking views of the entire Kinner Kailash Mountain Range, the trail to Rupin Pass leads you through several Himachali villages populated by local shepherds and farmers. Populated with brightly coloured flowers and vast expanses of lush grasslands, your campsites are located at scenic locations under star-studded Himalayan skies. As the trail cross from Uttarakhand and into Himachal Pradesh, you may also need to hike through patches of deep snow.

    Destination highlights

    Trek up to an altitude of 15,250 ft to reach the Rupin Pass. | Trek through thick snow on your way to Rupin Pass. | Stay in tents pitched at scenic campsites. | Catch breathtaking views of the Himalayas.

    Activity Details

    13400

    15200

    4900

    51 kms

    42 hrs

    7 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Rupin Pass trek: Drive from Dehradun to Dhaula

    Arrive at Dhaula in the evening. From the Dehradun Railway station, it's a beautiful 8 hour drive that will take you by rivers, valleys and small towns such as Purola and Mori. Overnight at Dhaula in home stay.

    Overnight at Dhaula in home stay.

    You will be accommodated at a home stay on a triple/multi-sharing basis. Clean beds and linen will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package includes dinner upon arrival at Dhaula.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Dhaula

    16:00 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of Rupin Pass trek: Dhaula to Sewa
    Day 3 of Rupin Pass trek: Sewa to Jhaka
    Day 4 of Rupin Pass trek: Jhaka to Saruwas Thach
    Day 5 of Rupin Pass trek: Saruwas Thach to Dhanderas Thach
    Day 6 of the Rupin Pass trek: Dhanderas Thach to the Upper Waterfall camp
    Day 7 of the Rupin Pass trek: Upper Waterfall camp to Ronti Gad via Rupin Pass
    Day 8 of Rupin Pass trek: Ronti Gad to Sangla
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 24 days before departure of the Rupin Pass trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made between 14 to 24 days before departure of the Rupin Pass trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made between 13 to 8 days before departure of the Rupin Pass trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 8 days before departure of the Rupin Pass trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/tour guide during the trek to Rupin Pass.

    Consumption of alcohol and narcotics is strictly prohibited during or before the trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the trek to Rupin Pass.

    Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Transport from Dehradun to Dhaula is not included in the Rupin Pass trek. Transport options can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 6,000, shared by all passengers.
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
    • Rupin Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh Mountains Adventure Activity Camping Nature
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in home stays and tents on triple/multi-sharing basis

    • All camping equipment required for the trek
    • Alpine tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
    • All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8
    • Permit charges, entry fees and camping charges (for Indian citizens only)
    • Services of an experienced trekking guide and camping crew
    • First Aid kit (including oxygen cylinder)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel costs from base city to Dhaula (Dehradun-Dhaula transfers can be arranged for INR 6,000, shared by all passengers)

    • Permit charges, entry fees and camping charges (for non-Indian citizens)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, alcohol or beverages etc.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Any item not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking footwear
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Sweater and thermal wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Full length trekking/track pants
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Sandals or slippers (while trekking)
    • Hard luggage like suitcases

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All camping equipment required for the trek
    • Alpine tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
    • First Aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Toilet paper
    • Trekking poles and knee cap (optional)
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry your specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.