Rupin pass trail is all about following the Rupin river from Dhaula (at Dhaula Supin and Rupin forms Tons river, the main tributary of Yamuna) to its origin. Following upstream you will not only witness its twist and turn but also cross very interior villages of Uttarakhand (up to Sewa village) and then villages of Himachal (Jiskun and Jakha). The architecture of their houses and attires have similarities with Kinnaur region. Most of the people at Jiskun and Jakha are of Satsangi religious sect and are pure vegetarian.While you are on Rupin Pass trail, every day is packed with surprises. The three-stage Rupin waterfall at a height of 11,500 ft is one of the best sights which leaves trekkers awestruck. The scenery changes with every turn you take on this trek. You start from Dhaula a quaint village in Uttrakhand & End this trek in the beautiful Sangla Valley, Himachal Pradesh. At an altitude of 15,129 ft, it is a moderate plus level trek. The trek takes you through the traditional villages of Sewa famous for its Shiva Temple and Jhaka, known as the hanging village due to its location at the edge of a cliff. Taking you across ever-changing landscapes from vibrant meadows dotted with wildflowers to dense jungles, waterfalls to an exhilarating pass cross, the Rupin Pass Trek shows you the distinction of the two states and its culture.
Trip Facts :-
- The altitude of Rupin Pass Trek is 15,250 Ft. One can attain the maximum altitude depends on the subject to his endurance, and other conditions such as a climate, temperature.
- The trek will open up the glimpse of the Kinner- Kailash range and Baspa valley, and on the higher altitude, you will be able to admire the beauty in everything.
- The entire voyage of Rupin pass doesn’t just a mesmerizing experience kind of trek, but it makes one forget all the fear in them and give strength to conquer the difficulties.
- Trek to Rupin Pass has a special flavour The trail has sections which take you through remote villages giving you a wonderful experience of looking at a completely different way of life.
Best Time To Visit :-
May – June, and September – October
- In Summer: The weather of Rupin Pass Trek remains salubrious and pleasing during summers. The Himalayas are distinctly visible and the cool breeze adds charm to the vacation. Carry woolens with you.
- Post Monsoon: Serenity and solitude are at its best during post monsoon at Rupin Pass Trek. The region is blessed with snowfall during winters and the accommodation options also remain few. But you can see the best of Rupin Pass Trek during post monsoon as it looks like Heaven on earth.
How To Reach :-
- Airport:Nearest Airport is Dehradun town to the trek base Dhaula which is connected by Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Lucknow.
- By Train:Dehradun Train Station is nearest railway station which is connected major town of India.
- By Road:Dhaula can be reached easily from Dehradun, Mussoorie, Haridwar and Rishikesh.