Often considered a “virgin trek” in the Indian Himalayas. Bali Pass is one of the least explored treks that links Har Ki Dun valley to Yamunotri valley. The trek offers amphitheater views of Swargarohini peaks 1 & 2, Banderpooch and Kala Nag or Black Peak. The pass is situated at an altitude of 4950 m. Due to its high altitude the post monsoon period is considered best to trek. In pre monsoon season there is a plenty of snow that makes climbing to the pass more challenging and technical. The trekking route is challenging & is not recommended for beginners. The main attractions of this trek includes pine forests of Govind Pashu National Park, meadows of Debshu Bugyal, beautiful camp site of Rainbasera, alpine lake of Ruinsara, Yamnotri temple and much more.
|3||Maximum altitude||4950 M|
|4||Food||Nutritious food suited for trekking / 3 meals a day.|
|5||Trek Starts From||Taluka|
|6||Trek Ends In||Janki Chatti|
|7||Totak Trek Distance||Around 64 km|
|9||Best Time To Visit||September & October. From mid-November, winter arrives and that makes crossing the pass more difficult. Pre monsoon season is more challenging for this trek due to plenty of snow.|
|10||Mobile Connectivity||Only BSNL network is available at Sankri and further from it there are no networks. After you cross the pass, you can get weak networks of Vodafone and BSNL at Lower Dhamni. All networks are available at Janki Chatti.|
|11||ATM Points||The last ATM you can find is at Mori.|
|12||What Is Included In The Fee||• Meals during the trek
• Forest Permits/Camping Charges, if any
• Tents, Sleeping bags, mats
• Safety & Technical Equipment
• Trek guide, cook, helpers, Mules or porters for carrying common supplies
• Services of a Mountaineering Certified Trek Leader
|13||What Is Not Included In The Fee||• Portage of personal bags during the trek.
• Cost of any kind of Travel Insurance.
• Any Expense of personal nature.
• Any Expense not specified in the inclusions list.
|14||How To Reach Dehradun By Road||You can check availability & book seats in Volvo or Ordinary buses between Delhi & Dehradun on Uttarakhand Roadways' Website alternatively you can also book this travel with us. In case you wish to do so please select this option while booking.|
|15||How To Reach Dehradun By Rail||You can check availability & book seats in Trains between various stations & Dehradun on Indian Railways' Website|
|16||How To Reach Dehradun By Air||The nearest airport to Dehradun is Jolly Grant Airport, which is well connected to all the major Indian cities.|
|17||How To Reach Sankri From Dehradun||Sankri can be reached either by private taxi or bus. Buses to Sankri run daily at 6 AM that take around 8-10 hours to reach there. Shared jeeps are also available from outside the bus stand and railway station. The road to Sankri goes through Naugaon, Purola, Mori, Netwada and Govind Pashu national park. The drive is along the Tons river, which is formed by confluence of two rivers - Rupin and Supin. The road upto Netwad is good but after the checkpost it gets bad.|
|18||How To Reach Dehradun From Janki Chatti||Janki Chaati is situated 5 km down from Yamunotri. There are two buses that leave at 5 and 6 AM and go directly to Dehradun. One can also opt for private taxi or shared one. The road from Janki Chatti passes through Hanuman Chatti, Barkot, Naugaon and Nainbagh.|
Report in Sankri by 5 PM. Sankri is a tiny but scenic town located in the region of Govind Pashu national park in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is around 195 km away from Dehradun. Private taxi takes around 6 hours to reach Sankri whereas bus takes around 8 hours to reach the same. Night stay & dinner will be provided by us. Stay will be in Guest house.
This will be our last day of trek. Initial trail is through forest which then merge into a cemented path. The trail is 4.5 km long with mild ascent upto Yamunotri. It will take around 1 hour 30 minutes to reach Yamunotri. After reaching Yamunotri, you may take a holy bath in the Sulphur hot water springs of Yamnotri. Bathing in the hot water springs will take away your pain in legs. From the shrine of Yamunotri we will take the regular pilgrims route to Jaan Ki Chatti which is around 5 km. Overnight stay in Jaan Ki Chatti guest House.
From : Manu Khandelwal
Bali Pass Trek - 2016
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