Rupin Supin


Uttarakhand      |      7 Days      |      June - October      |      Easy-Moderate


Rupin Supin is one of the least explored treks, it lies in the north-west corner of Uttarakhand. These valleys are extremely beautiful with best scenic views. On this trek you will get the views of majestic peaks, snow covered mountains and valleys.

On this trek in most of the part you will walk along River Rupin and the trek is through dense forest sections and beautiful meadows. Cross ridges and explore these mesmerizing valleys.

You will get surprises on every bend, the scenery changes on every turn. You will be delighted by the beauty of Himalayas and God’s creation. Explore two valleys in a single trek passing over high ridges. Many peaks will be visible mainly the Kinnaur Kailash range. Reach Escapades Travels on your own and we take care of your all needs for a memorable trip.

Itinerary

Day 01:- Dehradun to Himari (1554 m) (207 km) (7/8 hours)

Himari is at an altitude of (1554 m). The drive to Himari camp is one of the most picturesque drives in the Himalayas through Dehradun, Mussoorie, Nainbagh, Damta, Nawgano, Purola, Mori and Netwar. The journey is towards Tons valley.

The drive to Himari camp is on beautiful mountain roads and steadily gain altitude as you reach Dhaula. Deep valleys and thick forest accompanies you. This campsite is great for birding and surrounded by beautiful mountains and local villages.
Day 02:-Himari to Sarutal (2000 m) (7 km) (5/6 hours)

Post breakfast start your trek to the right of River Rupin (1500 m) to Pujali and Bhitri Village. The trail takes you through dense pine forest and you can have sight of Himachal Mountains and Changsheel valley can be seen from top of the village Bhitri.

There is a last village temple and ahead we will setup our camps a kilometre further at a large meadow. Sarutal is amidst the meadows and it gets covered in snow completely during winters. Retire for the night in camps.
Day 03:- Sarutal to Badang (8 km) (5/6 hours) (2600 m)

Badang is a meadow at a high point on the ridge dividing Rupin and Supin valley and then the panorama views are visible from there.

Towards the north you can see west peaks of Himachal. Early morning views from there are mesmerising. You can see Swargarohini from here (6,387 m) it is a gigantic mountain with four separate peaks and looks very unique and enchanting.

Then the trail moves through fairly dense forest sections as we gradually gain height. The Rupin and Supin flows on the west and can be seen flowing through the valley, now we have to head towards North. Enter into small meadows and streams snakes their way through them on the way, you can take your rest breaks here.

Start trekking towards Badang it is a wide meadow and is bright green the setting is picturesque.
Day 04:- Badang to Vijay Top (3878 m) trek to Pachi Thach (3000 m) (12 km) (5/6 hours)

Today you have to ascent all way up to Vijay Top which is at an altitude of 3878 m, there will be snow covered trails in winters. As you go further Vijay Top will be visible and the first sight will add a spark to reach there, continue your trek and don’t miss out to witness the beautiful surroundings.

It is an easy to moderate climb, reach Vijay Top and you can see the panorama views, relish the sights of Swargarohini – (I) (II) (III) (6300 m), Bandar poonch peak (6316 m) and Black peak (6387 m) all together. Rupin & Supin valley, Baraadsar range, Kanasar Lake, Phulara ridge, Bali Pass and Sarutal.

Descent to Pachi Thach through a thick forest, it is your campsite for today. Setup your camps there and retire for the night.
Day 05:- Pachi Thach to Bada Thach (2700 m) (5 km) (4/5 hours)

Start the trek through dense forest, en route the mountain views will please you. Ahead are villages, forest clearings and wide meadows. Reach Bada Thach your campsite for today from here get heart-warming views of Black Peak, Bandarpoonch and Swargarohini.

Towards west side see the peaks which are present around Kinnaur. Supin valley has got beautiful campsites and Bada Thach is one of them. Pitch your tents here and comfortably sleep in tents.
Day 06:- Bada Thach to Jakhol (9 km) (4/5 hours) and Drive to Sankri (19 km)

Bid adieu to this beautiful campsite and start the trek towards Jakhol. En route are many farms and ahead lies Fithari and Dhara village. There is a temple of Someshwar Devta to the right River Supin, worshipped by the villagers.

Jakhol is a small village and end point of this trek. Drive is towards Sankri, reach there and arrangements will be made in a hotel.
Day 07:- Sankri to Dehradun (210 km) (7/8 hours)
Post breakfast leave for Dehradun early to reach there on time.


Basic Trekking Gears :

  Backpack (50-60 Litres) with raincover
  Daypack (20 litres)
  Ponchos
  Trekking Pole / Walking Stick
  2 x 1 litre water bottle
  Personal medicine kit (as advised by your Doctor)
  3 quick dry full sleeves T-Shirts, 1 half sleeve fleece T-Shirt
  3 Trek Pants
  Down Jacket, fleece gloves
  High ankle trekking shoe with good grip
  Accessories- Sunglass, Cap, 2 pair of shocks, Quick dry towel (small size)
  Toiletries- Sunscreen (SPF 40+), Moisturiser, Hand Sanitizer, Zip lock bags, toothpaste, toothbrush


FAQ

1 Best time to do Rupin Supin trek?
June to October & winter time.
2 Can a beginner join this trek?
This trek is highly recommended for beginner.
3 Where will we pick you up?
Dehradoon Railway Station.
4 How to Reach?

By Air :- Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 48 km from the Haridwar. There is a daily flight from Delhi for Dehradun.

By Train:- An excellent rail network connects Dehradoon to other important cities like Delhi, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, and Kolkata.

By Bus:- There are many regular bus services from Delhi to Dehradoon, from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate. We would suggest taking only government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Usually, buses drop you at Dehradoon ISBT. From there you have to come to Haridwar Railway Station

5 Cancellation Policy?

Cancellation prior 30 days from date of journey – 75% refund.

Cancellation between 30 to 21 days from date of journey – 50% refund.

Cancellation between 21 to 14 days from date of journey – 25% refund.

Cancellation less than 14 days from date of journey – non refundable.


Price per person:

Rs. 9500/-

(Dehradoon to Dehradoon)

Package Inclusion:

   All transfers from Dehradoon to Himari & Back.
   All Accommodation in Lodges/HomeStay/Camps on sharing basis
   Trekking with Experienced Guide
   All meals (Veg and Egg) on trek
   All Permits
   All Taxes

Package Exclusion:

   Any personal/food, mineral water/stay expenses
   Meals in Journey
   Mules/Porter charges
   Expenses of any extra day(s), if occurred
   Anything not mentioned in Inclusions