Bali pass trek


Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Dehradun to Sankri

Today is first day of our trip from Dehradun at 6:30am onward journey to Sankri.Sankri is located at a distance of 220kms on the National Highway 123. It’s a long scenic drive on a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle takes at least 10 hours to reach Sankri, our trek base providing absolute comfort to the trekkers so that they can enjoy the beauty of the
Drive on twisting roads, which present the most scenic sights of the Garhwal as you pass through exotic locales of Mussoorie, Kempty fall, Purola, to finally arrive at the last motorable village Sankri, 13km inside Govind National Park. You’ll camp at this quaint village for the tent in pitched camps

Day 2 Sankri to Taluka and Trek to Seema

Firstiy we will drive to Taluka and from where the trek to Seema camp will start. the trail takes you through dense pine forest, varieties of animals live in this region as it is rich in flora and fauna.
After crossing 2-3 bridges both wooden and cement the path becomes ascending gradually. After about an hour open grounds will be seen on the left. You can find many locals busy in their work around here. They greet with happy faces. Another 2 hours walk and you will find beautiful unseen wooden architectures.
On the way, there are three big streams, almost submerging sections of the road in water. The hike is scenic, going past a series of wild roses and irises; bamboo, chestnut and cedar (deodar) trees. We will walk along Supin River into pine, and walnut trees. We will be able to interact with villagers as well. We are going to cross couple of streams that merge with Supin River. Now we continue to trek for an hour or two then the village Osla opens up its perspective to you. Seema is a small place opposite to Osla where we are going to settle out camps to tonight

Day 3: Seema (Cheludgad) to rain Bsera Devsu Bugyal

Have a breakfast and Start your trek towards Devsu Bugeyal on gradual ascent that offers excellent views of the snow-covered mountains and vast valleys with huge waterfalls.
The trail ascends today and gets steep as you get close to Debshu Bugyal. Once you arrive in Ruinsara Valley there will be boulders on the route. As you keep climbing look behind to get views of the talked about Oslo village.

The trail gets steep, cross the last steep ascent and reaches Devsu Bugyal. The beg meadows, and grassland, There is greenery all over, enlivening nature and open wide meadows which are perfect for camping. From here spot magnificent Black Peak.
Pitch your tents and enjoying the beautiful mountain life with us

Day 4 Devsu Bugyal to Ruinsara tal

The day 4 starts with long trek so carry enough water and have proper breakfast before starting your trek. The mesmerizing views offered by this place throughout your trek, you have to almost ascend till you reach Ruinsara Lake. You will find loose stones on the trail and the path is muddy.
The camping place today will be like a dream come true in many terms. It is placed between Supin river and Ruinsara lake, surrounded by meadows with huge snow-capped mountains at the distance. The stunning peaks of Bandarpoonch range like Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag and Dhumdhar Khai and White peak
The whole perspective of the valley is very different from the normal vegetation. We witness the Pine, Rhododendrons, and Birch there. The Ruinsara Lake is known to be the sacred lake for the locals of the valley; this beautiful lake will be our campsite for today. The whole trek will be of 2 to 3 hrs today with the forest view, and the serene vegetation.

Day 5 Ruinsara tal to Odari

Have breakfast at camp side and start to trek with Pack Lunch after breakfast trek to Odari foot of Bali pass. Enjoy the majestic view of, Bander Punch and Swargarohini peaks
The trail is through a forest along the river, it is pleasant to walk by the side of serene and fresh water in the places which are least explored. Time taken to reach Odari campsite is 5 hours, have your lunch in middle of your trek. Rest for some time and leave for your campsite.
Odari is a cave made of rock in which “Bali” spent one night.
You can find a rock cave near the camping place. Therefore the name, Odari, which means cave. It is believed that Bali (brother of Lord Krishna) halted in this cave for a night. Swargrohini 1 & 2 can also be seen clearly from here. After lunch,
This day is an acclimatization day so that our body won’t get affected by the changing weather while walking till the pass. You can take a long walk; explore the glaciers, and valley. In the evening we come back to our camps by exploring or acclimatizing ourselves.

Day 6 Odari to Bali Pass summt

You could either opt for the steep climb of which is a path with beautiful views, after breakfast trek to Bali pass 4600 mtrs. You can see a magnificent view of Swargarohini peak and below Ruinsara.
The trail is covered by snow so carry proper trekking equipment, there are snow ridges which are steep and some are leveled.
It is like a ridge walk with loose rocks and scree. The trail is also laden with stones making it more difficult. Make sure you take enough rest and drink water.
Today’s camp location is so mesmerizing along the glacial site. This is the best location with the best view. The trek today is of 4 to 5 hrs and it is a high elevation which is another different experience we going to have today.

Day 7 Bali pass to down trek lower Dhamni

Take a meal for sufficient energy for the long day. The trail to Bali pass is steep and has lots of snow. There follow the path broken your guides only. There is no need for roping up but wear microspikes if required.
The trekking today is short but it’s all steep climb so it is going to be tiring a bit. You witness a lot of glacier views, and see many peaks one such is Banderpooch and Garhwal peaks. Enjoy the views of Yamnotri valley on the right. Make the most of the sights and the moment. Hold your breath for the descend, because the actual thrill will begin now.
This place is famous for a hot spring where people bath. Visit this holy place and leave for Jan Ki Chatti.
Descending is steep and trail is connected to the old trail of Yamunotri, you go there and know about the values of people then leave for Jan Ki Chatti, the trail is well marked and built properly

Day 8 Lower Dhamni to jan ki Chatti and return Dehradun

Today visit Yamunotri Temple which is one of the Char Dham’s, Yamunotri River is the source of River Ganga and “Yamuna” is the daughter of God “Surya”. This place is famous for a hot spring where people bath. Visit this holy place and leave for Jan Ki Chatti.
The last day of the trek has finally arrived. This will be easiest day filled a lot of descends and mild ascend. The trail is a well-paved cement pathway. There is a slight ascend up to Yamunotri which may take another 1-2 hours. Leave early from the campsite to reach Dehradun.

Things To Carry

  • • Backpack & Rain Cover
  • • Trekking Shoes
  • • Trekking Pole
  • • LED Torch
  • • One Water Bottle (one litre)
  • • Basic Medications
  • • Trekking Jacket
  • • Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
  • • Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
  • • Raincoat
  • • Small light weight towel
  • • Two collared t-shirts
  • • Thermals
  • • Sunglasses
  • • Sunscreeen Lotion (SPF 50/70)
  • • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • • Sun cap
  • • Synthetic hand gloves
  • • Two pair of Socks
  • • Raincoat/Ponchos

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellation Policy
If the cancellations are made 30 Days before the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made within 10-30 days before the trip, 30% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

If cancellations are made within 0-10 days before the trip, Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.

In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking
How to Reach?
By Flight @
Nearest Airport - Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun , is located 24 km away from the city.
And daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun.
By Train @
New delhi to Dehradun
Dehradun Shatabdi Express; Train no-12017. Departure- 6:45am; Arrival- 12:50pm
Dehradun Jan ShatabdiExpress; Train no-12055. Departure- 3:20pm; Arrival- 9:10pm
Hazrat Nizamuddin station {Delhi} to Dehradun.
Nandadevi Express - Train no: 12401 (Departure 11:45pm; Arrival - 5:40am)
Dehradun SF Express - Train no: 12687 (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 4:45am)
Dehradun Express - Train No:19019. Departure - 5:40am; Arrival - 5:35pm

By Bus:-

The regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi’s (ISBT Kashmere Gate).
We would suggest you to take only government buses from (ISBT Kashmere Gate). Private buses run from outside of ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.
Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun Station through Ola/ Uber Cab and Vikram , Tata Sumo or similar vehicles to go Dehradun Railway Station at 6:00am.

Pick-up from dehradun to Sankri is not included in the cost of the trek.

Based upon your request we will arrange a pick up and drop from Dehradun to Sankri and back to dehradun. This will be shared equally by the team members on actual basis. You pay directly to the driver/transporter. The fare is Rs 5500 for a Tata Sumo/Mahindra Maxx one way. This can accommodate 6 to 8 people. A Tempo Traveller charges Rs 9000 (12-14 seat) one way. This is NOT included in TREK FEE and to be paid directly to the driver/owner.
If you wish to reach our Trek Base Sankri on your own by public transportation:
There are 2/3 privately operated buses from Dehradun (near DDN railway station on Gandhi road) To Sankri. The 200 Km journey will take around 10/12 hours. The busses start at 5:30; & 6:00; & 7:00 am onward.
While returning from Sankri take the morning bus to Dehradun/Vikasnagar and reach by 7 pm.
You will reach Sankri at 5:00pm.

Food from dehradun to Sankri is not included in the trek cost

Tour Length

1 - 2 weeks

Group Size

10 - 15

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