Bali Pass trek A Connecting Ruinsara valley to Yamunotri valley in the Garhwal Himalayas Uttarakhand
Bali Pass Trek lies at the height Altitude of 4953 Meters. The Bali Pass Trek starts from Sankri Base Camp, which is the base camp of more than twenty-five Treks In Uttarakhand and Ends at Trek Yamunotri Jankichatti.
The Bali Pass Trek comes under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National park in Uttarkashi district Uttarakhand. No doubt, and the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate, and desirable soothing green meadow. So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity!
Our Trekkers In Bali Pass Trek
Trekking to this enthralling Bali pass can be a spiritual experience for a lifetime. Bali pass trek comes in the category of epic historic adventure treks where you can find the essence of mythology Chardham.
Yamunotri temple is the best part of this trek, with rich meadows, grasslands, mountain ridges, pine forests, glacial ranges, and jaw-dropping views of the Great Himalayas.
In addition, this is the only valley from where you can have a glimpse of elevated peaks like Bandarpoonch Peak -6300 Meters), Black peak -6387 Meters, Kalanag, Ruinsara lake – 3500 Meters, Bali pass 4950 Meters, and Swargarohini – I, II, and III – 6300 Meters Many others peaks!
During the trek, explore a sacred glacial lake “Ruinsara Tal” and further, pass through the route over Yamunotri pass to the holy pilgrimage site Yamunotri temple. Moreover, it included in the list of virgin treks in Uttarakhand Himalayas.
So, here are some attractions of this Trek – Ruinsara Lake, Govind Pashu National park, rich meadows of Devshu Bugyal and Damini, Odari Yamunotri temple.
Adventurous trek to Bali Pass
Most importantly, the trek is a difficult one and not for beginners because the trail is exhilarating and includes crossing risky areas and steep ascents.
Therefore, the trek involves associated challenges but is great for adventure seekers and avid trekkers. In addition to the adventure and beauty, the marvelous panorama views in the Himalayas Therefore, Bali Pass is a tremendous offbeat crossover trek in the Uttarakhand.
Yamunotri Dham part of Bali pass trek
Yamunotri Dham situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.
The Temple situated in the western region of Garhwal.
The Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna River, about 3,293m above the sea level.
Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal constructed this temple. Yamunotri Dham is one of the Char Dham.
Therefore People come for a visit to this place, after visiting people go happily. People also come from abroad for this beautiful trek; coming to this place brings peace of mind. Sometimes peoples who come from overseas say that you are so lucky that you live in such a beautiful area.
Char Dham situated in the state of Uttarakhand. That’s why Uttarakhand is known as Devbhoomi, which means “The Land of Lord”.
Best Time to do this trek
So, the best time to do the trek is the 1st week of May to last week of November because, in pre-monsoon, the trail remains covered in snow, and the climb gets tough.
We are a local team in Uttarakhand so we have a more experienced team, Himalayan Hikers
WHY TO CHOOSE BALI PASS TREK?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Bali pass trek.
See, firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 425 Km and on foot 64 km, which is to cover into eight days. .
Bali pass is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4950 Meters
The Starting trail is not that abrupt and sheer as compared to other treks. So this trek is not for beginners
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
Finally, You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, one of the beautiful Ruinsara lakes, pine forests, different varieties of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture.
Do spare time in Interaction with locals, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology.
And, in summers, the Bali pass valley turns different and amusing because of meadows, wildflowers, and woods blooming in different colors.
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only
Base camp Sankri
Base camp Sankri one of the most and beautiful markets this is only one base camp starting 25 + Himalayan treks. Thus, it always remains busy by the hustle and bustle of trekkers. This small market is truly picturesque because of its idyllic setting and serene aura.
There are quaint wooden houses made of Deodar wood. And also some hotels and restaurants serving delicious local food. Their specialty is “Red Rice”. So, get to know the villagers and have a glimpse of their lifestyle. It is the best place to explore the Himalayan culture and tradition.
Also, You will see some excellent views of lofty Swargarohini Peaks and Bandarpoonch. And yes, do not miss their glorifying sunrise and sunset views.
Moreover, the nearest village to Sankri is “Saur”. The temple of Someshwar Devta there is highly worshiped by the villagers.
Therefore, the base camp will leave you admiring with its exquisite beauty.
Altitude we are going to cover
Sankri – 1920 Meters
Cheludgad camp – 2600 Meters
Devsu Bugyal Camp – 3000 Meters
Ruinsara Tal – 3500 Meters
Odari camp – 4100 Meters
Bali Pass – 4950 Meters
Getting to Himalayan hikers Base Camp Office at Sankri
Take the night train from Delhi to Dehradun.
(Therefore Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)
You can reach Dehradun Railway Station around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office members.
Note: – Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Dehradun Railway Station Pickup and Drop Tempo
ATM Point & Mobile connectivity
ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey, Purola is the last point where you will find ATM.
(If you want to withdraw money then do it in Dehradun.)
Mobile Connectivity: There will be no networks during the trek, in Purola your device will receive the networks and at Sankri only Vodafone and BSNL signals are there but you cannot rely on the connectivity because the signal strength is not good. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the trek.
Key Points Bali pass trek
Duration: – 7 Nights 8 Days
Base camp: – Sankri
Summer Temperature: – Day 5°C to 15°C = Night 2° C to 5° C
Bali Pass Trek Altitude: – 4950 Meters
Best Time: – May, June, September, October, November
Trek Level: – Difficult
Trek distance: – On foot 64 Km – By taxi 425 km
Group Size: – minimum of 5 people maximum of 15 people
Short Itinerary Bali Pass Trek
Day 1- Pick up to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Sankri Market – 210 Km (8/9 Hours (1920 Meters)
Day 2 – Trek from Sankri to taluka by taxi – 11 km same day trek to Cheludgad camp (12 km) (4/5 Hours) (2600 Meters)
Day 3 – Trek from Cheludgad camp to Devsu Bugyal (07 km) (3/4 Hours) (2890 Meters)
Day 4 – Trek from Devsu Bugyal to Ruinsara Tal (12 km) (5/6 Hours) (3500 Meters)
Day 5 – Trek from Ruinsara Lake to Odari camp (7 km) (4/5 Hours) (3815 Meters)
Day 6 – Trek from Odari camp to Bali pass Summit – down to upper Damni (11 km) (3800 Meters) (4/5 Hours)
Day 7 – Trek from Upper Damni to Yamunotri temple or Jankichatti (11km) (2650 Meters) (6/7 Hours)
Day 8 – Drive from Jankichatti to Dehradun by taxi (185 km) (8/9 Hours)