Trek to Dev Roopa is one of the unexplored trek in the Malana valley. The trek routes along side Malana river crossing vast meadows and wild forests. Dev Roopa is a steep climb from Bogdi crossing Dev Roopa (Face of God) is Rakshas Roopa (Face of evil).
ARRIVAL/RETURN LOCATION Kasol
REPORTING TIME Between 7-8 am.
|Batch 1: 1st Sep – 6th Sep|
|Batch 2: 9th Sep – 14th Sep|
|Batch 3: 23rd Sep- 28th Sep|
WEAR Comfortable warm clothing, boots, gloves, jacket, raincoat and sunscreen.
|*depends on availability of dry wood.|
|Personal expense||Service Tax||Personal Porter Charges|
|Cost of emergency||Insurance|
Registration and Orientation at Rumsu
All the participants will report at Rumsu base camp by 8 AM. Freshening up and breakfast will happen at the base camp. Post breakfast all the participants will undergo registration process.
Lunch at 1 PM. Post lunch adventure activity (Rappelling/Rock Climbing). Once the activity gets over, we will go for an acclimatization walk. Evening snacks at 5 PM. Post snacks orientation for the trek will be covered. Orientation will cover all the general instructions that could be helpful for the trek like back packing, marching technique and medical awareness. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
Drive to Malana Dam. Trekking till Behali
We will start the day early with a jeep ride from Rumsu to Malana dam. We will go for a trek to Malana village. Malana has its own lifestyle and social structure and people are strict in following their customs. The village has the oldest democracy. We will then descend to Behali from Malana. Overnight stay in tents at Behali campsite.
Trek from Behali to Mota-Graan
The trek route takes around 5-6 hours. The trail goes through some dense patches of forest. After 3 hours from Behali we will reach to Chota Grahan. Lunch at Chota Grahan. Both the places Chota Grahan and Mota Grahan are “Thach” used by shepherds as grazing ground. The grounds are big and plain here. Mota Grahan campsite gives an amazing experience of camping at River side. Overnight stay in tents at Mota-Grahan campsite.
Trek from Mota-Grahan to Bogdi
The trek to Bogdi from Behali is long, around 6 hours. Bogdi is basically the base camp for Dev Roopa. It takes around 3-4 hours to reach Dev Roopa from here.
By 2 PM we will reach Bogdi and for rest of the day we will relax at Bogdi camp site. Overnight stay in tents at Bogdi camp site.
Trek from Bogdi to Devroopa and back to Bogdi
After breakfast we will start our trek for Dev Roopa. There are 3 steep climbs of one hour each to reach Dev roopa. The route runs parallel to a stream which comes from Dev Roopa.
Dev Roopa is a very sacred place for the locals. Locals bring their God for giving them the holy bath. So care should be taken that no littering happens here. The whole place is around 4 to 5 football grounds size and is perfectly plain because of which the water runs making loops and curves.
Lunch at Dev Roopa. We will then descend for Bogdi camp site. Overnight stay in tents at Bogdi camp site.
Descend from Bogdi to malan Dam. Drive to Kasol/Bhuntar and departure
This day we will start early with the descend after breakfast. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to complete the whole descend till Behali. Jeep Ride to Kasol/Manikaran. Departure from Kasol.