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Rupin Pass Trek
If there’s any place that can assure you of an experience of a classic and affordable trek, then it is the Rupin Pass Trek. After every kilometre you cover, there will be a different scenery to grab your sense. The admirable scenic paradises of this best trek point in India will begin after you have walked at least 20 minutes over this trail.
On your quest to complete this trip, you will also be crossing the hanging villages. Following that, you will see the glacial valleys, snow caps, waterfalls and a lot more. The only condition is to avail of this service as the best summer trek in India. There are more than hundreds of small and big waterfalls around the site, most of which you will be exploring on your Rupin Pass Trek.
If you decide to be part of this trekking trip, you must know that you will be climbing a height of around 4650 metres above sea level. Therefore, keep in mind that the Rupin Pass trek won’t be easy. It is ideally recommended for people to be physically fit to overcome all of the challenges that they experience during the trail. This affordable trekis ideal for people who have been to treks before and have a standard fitness habit.
If you have the right experience or are physically fit, buckle up to experience one of the most scenic destinations within the Himalayas. Whether you are fond of waterfalls, or dense green forests, you will get to see them all. It is the best summer trek that delivers you a plethora of experiences. You can also explore other tour destination like velly of Flowers Trek, Kedartal Trek, etc.
You will begin your trek experience by driving all the way from Shimla to Bawta on the very first day of your journey. This is a lengthy trip, but the reward is that you get to ride through the most beautiful landscape the area has to offer. The journey is much more enjoyable due to the favourable weather conditions. However, as you get closer to the destination, the road begins to get more uneven and rocky.
You will go via the stunning Jhaka village on today's itinerary. The path is unmistakable and leads into the section of the jungle that is populated by towering fir trees that are hundreds of years old. The path will lead you to the snowy areas as you emerge from the forest. First, you will cross the bridge that is covered in snow, and then you will cross the other bridge. After that, the path throws you a curve ball by having you jump over boulders. A little distance below these boulders is where the river water runs. Take extra caution as you walk since the terrain may get slick at times and is taxing on your legs. You will be travelling beside the left side of Rupin while following this path. Following that, you will arrive at the vibrant rhododendron woodland.
Amazing scenery awaits you as you make your way through this section of woodland. Take some snapshots and record some short films when you have the chance. After there, you won't have much further until you reach Saruwas Thatch. This provides you with a unique perspective on the natural world. The path will then lead you through Bhoj trees, which are revered as holy trees because of their close connection to nature.
As you continue to make your way uphill through this forest, you will eventually approach a valley that is fashioned like a U. There are an infinite number of waterfalls there, all of which originate at the tops of the mountains. This vantage point offers a vista that is sure to take your breath away. After that, as you make your way to the Dhanderas Thatch, you will come across some more snow bridges and see green and yellow meadows as you go through them.
This day will include a significant amount of ascending in elevation. Over the course of 5 km, you will gain around 500 metres. You must ensure that you drink water often and begin the activity at a gradual but consistent pace. You will be required to navigate through snow, and the leaders of our expedition will instruct you on how to do so in a secure manner.
The river Ruping is made up of a number of smaller streams. You won't have any trouble getting over those waterways. You will also be able to see the breathtaking waterfall that can be reached by travelling via Marigold Fields. As you go, you will come over rugged terrain, and then you will see that the surrounding environment is coated in complete, heavy snow. It is expected that the snow bridge will reappear. The water coming from the Rupin river is what is flowing beneath the bridge. There is a somewhat easy ascent leading up to the campground from this bridge. You will be provided with hot refreshments and either tea or soup while you are at the campsite.
This is the day that is the longest on the walk. The hike is around 12 km long and takes almost a whole day. You should get ready to depart fairly early in the morning after a big meal, and understand that you won't get at the campground until the evening. In addition, today has the most significant increase in vertical distance of the whole hike. You will be crossing the renowned and primary attraction of the hike, which is the Rupin Pass, which is located at an elevation of 4700 metres. On this day, the traverse of Rati Pheri will take place. From Rati Pheri, you will get a great view of the expansive snow fields. As you make your way up to Rupin Pass, pay great attention to each step that you take.
In addition, there are occasional rock falls throughout the path. Because of this, you are going to need to pay particular attention to both your feet and the possibility of falling rocks.
This day will end with death. This day will put considerable strain on your kees because to the hard and steep descent that you will have to make. However, the walk begins with a moderate ascent, and after that, it descends gradually all the way to the Ronti Gad valley. After that, the path drops down into a little valley, where it eventually merges with it and offers a breathtaking panorama of Mount Kinner Kailash. At this point, it is no longer possible to see Rupin Pass. The Lake of Sangla Kanda is the next destination that you shouldn't miss. A quaint little town may be found in close proximity to this lake. Take a moment to relax next to this lake and take in the otherworldly scenery that surrounds you.
This is a good spot for a food break. After there, the path winds its way through a blue pine forest. The path has been established. After some time has passed, you will arrive at another beautiful town known as Baspa. After that, we will continue hiking for another half an hour to reach Sangla, which is the last destination of the walk. The distance between Sangla and Shimla may be covered by car. the point at which the hiking trip comes to an end.
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The best time to visit or book Rupin Pass Trek package is May, June, September, October.
Rupin Pass trek is suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. Any age group from 10 to 17 is good to apply for a first-time trekking experience. Adults and seniors should carry doctors' notes for their fitness requirements for the journey. They should be fit enough to cover a 4 km distance in 30 minutes and should be able to carry at least a 10 kg backpack.
Temperature is generally between 20-3 degree Celsius in summer time and 18 to -7 degree Celsius in winter time.