Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin Pass, Uttarakhand

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If there is a classic trek in India, it has to be the Rupin Pass. This trek is like an orchestra, building up momentum with surprises in scenery every hour or so. With every step, the trek throws up a new vista to see, a new scenery to unfold. All along, to complement the scenery, the blue waters of the Rupin run along, sometimes rushing, at times gliding by. It culminates in the famous three stage water fall of the Rupin.

In the higher reaches the trek passes through superb snow fields. The pass crossing through an echoing snow filled gully is an adrenaline high. The Rupin Pass trek has got it all: hanging villages, terrific forests, glacial meadows, hundreds of water falls and an exhilarating pass crossing. As a complete experience Rupin is the trek to do.

The final climb to the Rupin pass is through a gully. In the narrow snow laden gully voices echo and reverberate through its confines – something that is new to most trekkers. PC: Vishwas Krishnamurthy

Rupin Pass is rated as a moderate-difficult trek. On an average you trek 5-6 hours and 10 km every day. You have to be well prepared to be able to cover this distance with ease. Terrain is another factor which determines difficulty. Trails are not very well defined at several sections. Ascents and descents on slippery mud, scree and hard snow are a part of the trek. The climb to Rati Pheri from Upper water fall and the steep ascent to Rupin Pass through the gully at 15,380 ft  require very good cardio or lung power. While our Indiahikes staff help you tide over tricky slippery sections, you need to be a confident and independent trekker to do this trek. 

Trek Infirmation : https://indiahikes.com/rupin-pass/#overview

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