Bali Pass Trek
- Region: Uttarakhand
- Trek Duration: 08 Days
- Trek Difficulty: Difficult
- Max Altitude: 16,207 Ft.
- Approx Trekking Km:- 60 Kms.
- Base Camp: Sankri Village
- Nearest Bus/Railway Station/Airport: Dehradun
- Best time to do: November to October.
If you wanna discover a place akin to heaven, then Bali Pass Trek (16,200 Ft. Altitude & 60 Kms. Distance)
is just the one. The way to Bali Pass goes through some of the best places of Uttarakhand. The very first place you will
cross is Yamunotri, one of the Dhams of Char Dham of Uttarakhand. This trek is a rare one and hence is more
difficult than the other trek. On the way to it, you will also pass Har ki Doon valley, Ruinsara lake,
and Osla village. After reaching you will see the real beauty of nature. You will be able to see amazing
vistas of Swargrohini & Bandarpoonch peaks. Apart from these peaks, you will also see many other peaks
that look gorgeous and give a soothing effect.
If you are a true adventure lover and want to adventure in rare places with slightly difficult terrain then you must hit this place at least once. The way to Bali Pass Trek encompasses several traditional villages that look beautiful. You will definitely get a feeling like you have traveled the time in the backward direction. In the villages, you will see the traditional lifestyle of people living there. It's truly a place to adore. Soon you will also travel through Debshu Bugyal which makes the Bali Pass Trek even more beautiful. Then comes Ruinsara Tal which is the epitome of beauty and completes this trek. It possesses such crystal clear water in it that you can see reflections of things that are in its proximity.
Now, before reaching the destination you will have to climb a summit that is capable enough to satisfy your adventurous passion. It's a difficult one but meanwhile a satisfactory one. You willsee it covered with snow and hence it is always recommended to walk carefully over here. As you will move forward you will get a new challenge to pass and you will surely enjoy it. The whole trek journey will let you meet your true self. You will get to know many facts, be it religious, historians, traditional, culture, and many more. You will just leave this place with adifferent version of yourself.
There is nothing hard to reach here. You can definitely be in touch with us and we will solve all your queries. We work for the satisfaction of our customers and provide them the best facilities. Our Bali Pass Trek package is also the most affordable one in the industry and hence adds another comfort level for our customers.
- DAY 1: Dehradun to Sankri
- Altitude: 6,400 ft.
- Distance:220 km drive
- Time: 10 hours
Your journey will start at Railway Station, Dehradun. After reaching Sankri, you will stay in the guest house.
Do keep your warm clothes with you.
- DAY 2: Sankri to Seema via Taluka
- Altitude: 6,400ft to 8,500ft via 6,700ft
- Distance:12km (Drive from Sankri to Taluka) & 12km (Trek from Taluka to Seema)
- Time: 1 hour (drive) & 7-8 hours trek
You will trek via forests covered with Deodar trees and several wildflowers. You will stay in tents after reaching Seema.
- DAY 3: Seema to Rainbasera
- Altitude: 8,500ft to 10,200ft.
- Distance: 10 km
- Time: 6-7 hours trek
The grade of the trek ranges from moderate to difficult. You will get to see the mesmerizing view of Kala Nag. Stay in a tent overnight.
- DAY 4: Rainbasera to Ruinsara Tal
- Altitude: 10,200ft to 11,800ft
- Distance:7 km trek
- Time: 4-5 hours trek
The level of trek is moderate. The tal is located between meadows and beautiful rhododendron flowers. You will also see a beautiful waterfall. Set up your tent and stay overnight amidst beautiful surroundings.
- DAY 5: Ruinsara Tal to Odari
- DAY 6: Odari to Bali col camp
- DAY 7: Bali col camp to Lower Dhamni via Bali Pass
- Altitude: 15,100ft to 11,100ft. via 16,200ft
- Distance:14 km
- Time: 10-11 hours
Steep Ascent. You will be able to see peaks like Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, Ruinsara. You must follow the instructions given by your guide. You will be in tents overnight.
- DAY 8: Lower Dhamni to Jaan ki Chatti and drive to Dehradun
- Altitude: 8,500ft.
- Distance:8 km
- Time: 4-5 hours
This day you will find the trek easy. Also, you will get back to Dehradun on this day.
Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (6,400ft)
Your first day will begin at Dehradun Railway Station. You will drive for almost 10 hours to reach Sankri. Sankri village lies in the range of Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarkashi. On your way from Dehradun to Sankri, you will cross various beautiful scenery of nature. You will definitely enjoy this journey. You will come across Kempty Waterfalls, Nainbagh, and many more. The village is surrounded by several peaks like Swargrohini and many more.
After reaching Sankri, you will start feeling the actual craze and excitement for the upcoming trek. If you reach early, you may explore the village. You will see several houses made up of mud, dhabas that serve traditional food, locals in traditional outfits,and much more. You will stay in the guest house overnight.
Day 2: Sankri to Seema via Taluka (6,400ft to 8,500ft via 6,700ft)
After having breakfast at the guest house, you will proceed to Taluka via drive. Then after reaching Taluka, your trek will start. You will start your trek along with the Supin river. You will see many natural things on the way. Water streams are a great source of water on the way. As you move forward you will pass various bridges of wood as well as cement. Then you will reach an open ground after some distance.
After some time, you will reach Ghangad Village where you can see many locals who will treat you with a sweet gesture. After crossing the beautiful path full of dhabas and water streams, you will reach Osla village, a famous tourist spot. From here it will take around an hour to reach Seema. You will see various flora & fauna. At Seema, you will stay in tents and will rest overnight.
Day 3: Seema to Rainbasera (8,500ft to 10,200ft)
Your third day will be a trek to Rainbasera. This trek will also go along with the Supin River. At first, you will spot Debshu Bugyal. After walking ahead through the steep trail you will see a great view of Oslo village behind.
Debshu Bugyal is so vast that you can take a rest over. As you will see around yourself, you will be able to see peaks like Kala Nag. The path ahead in this meadow is slippery in nature so it is advisable to walk with utmost care. Do listen to your guide's instructions and follow them accordingly. There will be a steep climb thereafter. Soon, you will reach Rainbasera, your campsite for the day. Pitch your tents and enjoy quality time with friends and stay in tents overnight.
Day 4: Rainbasera to Ruinsara Tal (10,200ft to 11,800ft)
You will enjoy this day's trek as it is full of surprises. And the destination for the day is Ruinsara Tal which is amazing in itself. After walking some distance you will see glaciers and several water streams. This day's campsite, i.e Ruinsara Tal will drive you crazy by its utmost beauty in and around itself. The tal is located between meadows and looks enchnating. You will see various snow covered peaks from here like Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, White Peak. Yamunotri temple is also located near by. You will have full time to explore the place and enjoy the time.
Day 5: Ruinsara Tal to Odari (11,800ft to 13,100ft.)
This day will be completely dedicated to explore the areas as on this day there will be a short trek,i.e of 4 km. You will trek via forests & will also cross river. You will find steep path during the trek and then will reach meadow. While being at meadow, you will see so many higher peaks. After some time, you will reach Odari. Odari means Cave, hence you will see a rock cave here. You will get a chance to explore the place completely. Guide may give you some training session that will definitely help you for further treks. Stay in Odari in tents.
Day 6: Odari to Bali col camp (13,100ft to 15,100ft)
This day you will find an inclined path with a steep climb. This day's trail is difficult. During this trek you must take care a little more as the rocks in this area are loose in nature. Do fill your water bottles time to time. You will climb a great height and hence will experience a new adventure. Do take proper precautions while trekking here. You will stay in tents overnight and the place becomes cold in night so make sure to carry warm clothes.
Day 7: Bali col camp to Lower Dhamni via Bali Pass (15,100ft to 11,100ft. via 16,200ft)
It will be the best day of your Bali Pass Trek. You will reach Lower Dhami on this day via Bali Pass. You must fulfill yourself with energy so as to remain active throughout the trek. On this trek, you will see so much snow.
After walking for about 2-3 hours you will find yourself at the top of the pass. It will be the best feeling while standing at the top of the pass. You will see a crystal clear view of Swargarohini, Banderpooch and several other garhwal peaks. There lies Yamunotri Valley on the right side. This place will provide you several sight views which are worth clicking pictures. Now you will descend which is much more exciting to experience. But you must be careful while descending. As the place is completely covered with snow, you need to be very careful. Just follow your guide and stay alert.
Then after taking a rest for sometime, you will again start your trek to Lower Dhami. This trek will be straight & simple in nature. The path of the trek goes via forests. And finally you will reach your campsite where you will stay in tents for the last day of your Bali Pass Trek.
Day 8: Lower Dhamni to Jaan ki Chatti and Drive to Dehradun (8,500ft)
This is the last day of your trek. You will trek to Jaan ki Chatti which will be a mixture of descents. Then after reaching the campsite, you will leave for Dehradun.
How to Reach Bali Pass Trek
By Air :-
Travel from Delhi Airport and reach Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. Regular flights are available from Delhi. Then reach the railway station of Dehradun from the airport my booking cab or local vehicles.
By Train :-
The train is a beneficial way to reach Dehradun Railway Station. It is well connected to Delhi and hence you can reach here easily.
Bus services are easily available. There are regular buses traveling from Delhi to Dehradun. By bus, you will arrive at ISBT, Dehradun. From ISBT, you will get several conveyances to reach Railway Station, Dehradun.
1. Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
2. Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
3. Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)
4. All necessary permits and entry fees.
5. First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
6. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
7. Transport from Dehradun to Sankri and return (According to itinerary)
8. Mules to carry the central luggage
1. Any kind of personal expenses.
2. Food during the transit.
4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.
6. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
Normally Trip on Himalaya expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule.
Charges of offloading backpack:-
INR 1200/- if you make an online payment, 10 days in advance
INR 1500/- if you inform us after reaching Sankri
The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover. Suitcases/strolleys/ bags will not be allowed.
To book Rupin Pass Trek/ adventure program please use our online booking form or, alternatively, you can call us on the given for confirmation of tour you have to wire a deposit and initial deposit.
Paying the Trek/ Adventure activity fee:
The fee can be paid by online transfer/check deposit/ demand draft. Instruction for payment will be forwarded along with your confirmation email. When your transfer is done, please e-mail us a confirmation mail with your transfer details, so that we can follow up your reservation efficiently.
When to Book:
It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. However, if you want a good deal on your domestic/international flight, we recommend organising your trip at least five months in advance. (Please contact us if you require a late booking)
Terms for Cancellation & Refund:
Customer is suppose to make a full payment in advance for the confirm bookings.
If in case a confirmed booking needs to be cancel than below are the refund policies
1. Prior 30 days of the confirmed date, 50% of the total amount would be refunded
2. Prior 25 days of the confirmed date, 40% of the total amount would be refunded
3. Prior 20 days of the confirmed date, 30% of the total amount would be refunded
4. Prior 15 days of the confirmed date, 20% of the total amount would be refunded
5. Prior 10 days of the confirmed date, 10% of the total amount would be refunded
Note: After the said time the Trip on Himalaya would not be entertaining any cancelation and no amount would be refunded whatsoever.
1. Ruck sack bag with rain cover. Qty -1
2. Day Pack Bag - Recommended for treks with summit day
3. Head Torch with spare Batteries. Qty -1
4. U V protection sunglasses. Qty -1
5. Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 liter each
1. Non-skid, deep treaded, high-ankle trekking shoes Qty -1
2. Pair of light weight Slipper/Sandals Qty -1
1. Quick Dry Warm lower or Track Pants. Qty - 2
2. Full sleeves T-shirts/ Sweatshirts. 1 for every 2 days of trekking
3. Pair of thick woolen socks. 1 pair for every two days of trekking
4. Thermal Body warmer Upper & Lower. Qty-1
5. Undergarments. Qty - 1 for every day of trekking
6. Warm jacket closed at wrist & neck .Qty-1
7. Full sleeves sweater. Qty -1
8. Rain wear ( Jacket & Pants ) . Qty-1
9. Pair of waterproof, warm gloves. Qty-1
10. Woolen cap. Qty-1
11. Sun shielding Hat. Qty -1
1. Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, paper soap, Bar soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, cold cream etc.)
2. Sun screen lotion small pack . Qty -1
3. Lip Balm small pack. Qty-1
1. Small size, Light weight & Leak proof lunch box. Qty-1
2. Plate. Qty- 1
4. Tea/Coffee (plastic) Mug.Qty-1
1. Camera (Optional)
2. Carry your medicines in plenty in case you have any specific ailment. Consult your doctor before joining the trek.
3. Dry fruits, Nuts, Chocolate bars (Optional)
Fitness For Trekking
Tips to get fit for Trekking
Experiencing trek is almost everyone's passion or dream. But before starting or planning for a hike, you must be aware of the during and post-trek pain of your body. It is essential to be strong enough to enjoy your whole trek without any disruption of body ache. One book or decide several months before going on a hike, so you have a significant amount of time exercising your body and training it to become flexible for the trek.
Following are some advantages of training yourself before trek:
- It fosters aerobic fitness.
- It improves blood circulation and breathing functions as well.
- It makes the heart strong, preventing it from any problem.
- It helps in toning legs.
- Muscles get build-up which is very beneficial.
Therefore, one must do practice to gain all these benefits. It is not only for the trek but for lifetime fitness also.
Let's have a look at some factors which must be kept in mind to practice before trek:
Importance of Stretching
It helps the body become flexible and allows you to move your body in any direction you want quickly. It helps make the joints such as shoulders, elbows, hips and knees stronger to prevent any mishappening. It provides much relaxation to your body and relieves the pain. And if you are going on a trek, it is essential to practice stretching way before your hike. It will help you in moving to the higher altitudes region more efficiently.
Sleep like baby
It is always said that one must sleep like a baby. It means sleep without any worries. This makes you have an adequate amount of sleep which is a significant factor in daily life. So, practice it daily and also before your trek. Try to make yourself comfortable to sleep at higher altitudes.
Good Shoes-Good Trek
It is so evident that one has to walk and only walk while Trekking, so it is far more essential to have a good pair of trekking/hiking shoes. Practice walking by wearing your boots before the trek to make yourself used to them. You may opt for an option to keep an extra pair in your bag while trek to help yourself in the opposite condition.