Bali Pass trek lies in the Himalayas and it is at an altitude of 4953 m. It is a connecting pass that connects Har Ki Dun and Ruinsara valley to Yamunotri valley. Bali Pass trekking is not for everybody but for the real lovers of adventure, the thrill of this trek is much more than you can expect. The challenging trails of Bali Pass make it one of the difficult treks. Through Bali pass trek, one gets to relish the daring a part of the spiritual Yamunotri valley. the trail goes through villages that emits extravaganza of previous village life. The genuine fantastic thing about Osla and Ghangad villages provides an insight into ancient however trendy Himalayan manner. Then comes Debshu Bugyal. rather like any alpine meadows, this enhances the wonder of the Bali pass trek. It additionally completes the trek altogether terms. Ruinsara Tal is that the cherry on the cake of this trek. it’s a magnifying supply of beauty that reflects everything around it with a filter of magnificence. The climax is that the summit climb to Bali pass that is often snow-packed creating no nearer to a cake-walk.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.