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Rupin Pass Trek

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Rupin Pass Trek is a high-altitude trek which starts from Dhaula in Uttarakhand and ends at Sangla in Himachal Pradesh. Being a high-altitude trek, of about 15250 feet, Rupin Pass Trek is considered among one of the high range expeditions for trekking in India. Rupin Pass trek consists of trails dug out of rock faces and wooden bridges, cut through deep dark folds in the mountain, glaciers and icy slopes, and over snowfields. Along the way, there are white Rhododendrons and expanse of green meadows.

If you’re looking for the most beautiful treks one can take in the Himalayas, Rupin Pass Trek has to be one of your options while choosing. 

80% of the route is in Himachal itself so you’ll be trekking there the majority of the time.

At about 15,250 ft, it’s considered one of the highest range expeditions. However, height is not the only reason why it’s popular.

Some interesting facts about the Rupin Pass Trek are that it’s got a variety of sceneries and trails that attract nature lovers quite a bit. Every day, the trail will surprise you. 

In fact, with every turn you take, the scenery changes. Just 20 minutes into the trek, Rupin River will make an appearance that fans out into a wide bed.

You’ll also be able to witness many streams and waterfalls through the trek. At a height of 11,500 ft, the Rupin waterfall will provide trekkers with a sight to behold.

One of the most amazing sights you’ll encounter is that of thousands of waterfalls flowing down. The image looks like they’re falling from the sky directly.

Another surprise is the uniquely positioned village of Jhaka village. As it’s at the edge of the mountain, it appears to be ‘hanging’ from the cliff.

You’ll get a chance to feast your eyes on this as the Itinerary for the Rupin Pass Trek involves trekking from Sewa to Jakha. From Jakha, you’ll move on to BuransKandi.

Snow bridges are another aspect of the trail that adds variety to trekkers. Lush forests of fir Rhododendron and Oak are also enhancements to the experience. 

The begin and end so abruptly that it seems like you’re in a movie setup.

Rupin Pass Trek tourism has flourished greatly due to these scenic images.

The two-story Kinnaur Temple at Sewa is much different from its surrounding. Additionally, the views of Kailash Peak is mesmerizing as you reach the end of the trek. They add to the richness of the history of Rupin Pass.

At a height of 11,500 ft, the Rupin waterfall will provide trekkers with a sight to behold.

The best time to visit Rupin Pass is September-November and May-June. As the trek climbs above 14,000 ft, the uppermost parts are in the zone of permafrost.

You can definitely expect to see snow patches all throughout the year in these sorts of regions. Weather in Rupin Pass during the post-moon season might not bring snow all the time. 

This provides an extremely great opportunity to go through an easier trek without the snow. Additionally, you’ll get to experience autumn and its terrific colors. 

This is also when you’ll witness the clearest weather here.

What’s the best way to reach Rupin Pass? Well, if you’re planning to travel by airplane, Jolly Grant Airport is about 25k away from the city. 

If you want to go by train, there is an overnight train from Dehradun to Delhi. There are also regular buses for the same. 

The difficulty level is moderate-high as trekkers need to have some level of physical fitness so as to clear this trek with no issues.

The reasons you need to check out Rupin Pass Trek in 2020 are far more than many. But, if you still have doubts then let us clear them up while you are on the Rupin Pass Trek with JustWravel.

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