Rupin Pass

  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • © Ajay Bhandari flickr user
  • Yellow Blend  - © Omshivaprakash H L flickr user

Key information: Rupin Pass

    • This fine trek crosses the remote Dhaula Dhar range, heading north in the Govind National Park from the Tons Valley in the far north of Uttranchal across the 4,540m Rupin Pass to end in the Sangla Valley at the foot of the Kinnaur Kailash Range in Himachal Pradesh.
      • You start winding up lovely valleys, through villages and meadows, before meeting the magnificent high range, with its glaciers and jagged peaks. From and beyond the Rupin Pass you get fabulous views of the Kinnaur with its 6,000m + peaks.
        • You will pass through the Hindu world and the Buddhist one.
          • Best months: from early June to Mid October with a heavy monsoon, Mid-September to Mid-October is best.
            • Tough walking in remote mountains, where altitude can cause real problems. Come fully prepared, including proper acclimatization. Briefish info in the now quite old Trekking and Climbing in the Indian Himalaya by Harish Kapadia. Check the current permit requirements.
            •  

              This page is at an early stage of development. Please help us by making suggestions and sending photos! Thank you!

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating86
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest6
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points2
  • Total rating86
  • Note: Neg: altitude

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 93km/6 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 4,540m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

Top
© Ajay Bhandari flickr user
© Ajay Bhandari flickr user

Other accounts: share your experiences

Your comments on this walk, your experiences and suggestions, and your photos are very welcome. Where appropriate, you will be credited for your contribution.

Safety and problems: All walks have inherent risks and potential problems, and many of the walks featured on this website involve significant risks, dangers and problems. Problems of any sort can arise on any walk. This website does not purport to identify any (or all) actual or potential risks, dangers and problems that may relate to any particular walk.

Any person who is considering undertaking this walk should do careful research and make their own assessment of the risks, dangers and possible problems involved. They should also go to “Important information” for further important information.

Anyone planning an expedition to this place should see further important information about this walk.

Top
© Ajay Bhandari flickr user...
Top

Responsible travel matters, a lot. How you travel will make a real difference - for better or worse. PLEASE consider this when making plans. Read more

All material on this website is © Walkopedia Ltd 2008 - 2015, unless specified otherwise.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED