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Borasu Pass Trek - Trekking in Uttarakhand


Borasu Pass Trek

Overview

Every year lots of trekkers form around the world come for Har Ki Dun trek. It is one of the most beautiful all season trek. However, very few know that if you continue on the same trail further, you can cross into Himachal. The pass which you will be using to do so is known as “Borasu Pass“. It connects Tons Valley in Uttrakhand with Baspa Valley in Himachal. Trek to Barasu Pass offers true promise of adventure. It is considered a strenuous trek, with pass located at a high altitude of 5250 M. The trek starts from Lovely “Taluka” Vilage and goes via villages of Gangaad,Dhatmir,Seema and Osla until Har Ki Dun. The trek passes through dense forests consisting of chestnut, walnut, willow and chinar trees. The trek from Osla to Har-ki-doon is through terraced mountain fields, lush green grassy patches and thick coniferous forests The trail from Har ki Dun to Chitkul (In Himachal) covers all kinds of landscapes that may require the use of some technical equipment too. The trek is situated close to Tibet and lies on the Border of Indian Himalayan states of Uttrakhand and Himachal. The pass is open only for a very short period before and after Monsoon.

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BREIF ITINERARY

  • Day 1 : Dehradun to Sankri

    Pick up from Dehradun and drive to Sankri Drive 210km/7-8 Hrs from Dehradun to Sankri/Saur 1920mt

  • Day 2 : Sankri To Taluka - Seema

    Same Day Cheludgad/seema 13 km/2700 mt/4-5 Hrs

  • Day 3 : Seema - Cheludgad To Har Ki Doon

    Cheludgad Osla, Seema Harkidun 13km/ 6-7hrs/3,566mt

  • Day 4 : Har Ki Doon To Rata Do

    Harkidun to Rata Do 7km/6hrs /3,566m

  • Day 5 : Rata Do To Sauni Bheda & Back To Rata Do

    Rata Do to Sauni Bheda 7km/ 7-hrs /4,000m

  • Day 6 : Rata Do To Borasu Glacier - Sauni Bheda

    Rata Do To Borasu Glacier And Back To Sauni Bheda 5km/3-5hrs/4500mtr

  • Day 7 : Sauni Bheda To Upper Lamjunga

    Sauni Bheda To Upper Lamjunga

  • Day 8 : Upper Lamjunga ( Badasu Pass) To Bonga

    Upper Lamjunga (Badasu Pass) to Bonga 5km/6-hrs /5,300m

  • Day 9 : Bonga To Jayhary

    Bonga to Jayhary 8km/ 6-7hrs 3,166m

  • Day 10 : Jayhary To Rani Kanda To Chitkul Road Had

    Jayhary to Rani kanda to Chitcul road had 11km/ 6-7hrs /3,450m Sangla same day to shimla
    * Please make arrangements to stay in guest house/hotel. UTT can make booking on payment basis.

DETAILED ITINERARY

  • Day 1 : Dehradun to Sankri

    Altitude - 1920mt
    Distance - 210km
    Time Taken - 7-8 hours
    Through the Yamuna and Tons valleys across the Yamuna bridge, Nainbagh, Nowgaon, Purola, Jarmola (Jarmola is one of the biggest and most beautiful pine forests in Asia), Mori and Netwar. Trek to a tiny market in Sankri, a few wooden huts serve simple yet delicious food. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

  • Day 2 : Sankri To Taluka - Seema

    Altitude - 2700m
    Distance - 13 km
    Time Taken - 4-5 hours
    Overnight stay in tents After have breakfast start trek beautiful forest on the way and look like animals thrive in this region. One can spot langoor families near Puani Garaat. Black bears, wild boars and Barasingha are few of the other animals you can spot if you’re lucky. Golden eagles and massive Himalayan griffins also live here. The colourful Himalayan monal, the state bird of Uttarakhand, thrives in the forests here. There is a four-wheel-drive road that connects Sankri with Taluka. You can hire a jeep (locally) for this, subject to the condition of the road. This is a landslide prone-route, and is often closed during the monsoons. The trail to Taluka is almost level, going through 10-11 mountain bends. 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. Just 2 km before Taluka, there is a campsite beside a stream. You can camp here if there isn’t enough time to go to Puani Garaat, i.e if you’

  • Day 3 : Seema - Cheludgad To Har Ki Doon

    Altitude - 3,566m
    Distance - 13km
    Time take taken - 6-7 hours
    Overnight stay in tents Breakfast at the Camp then Trek 11 kms for Harkidun 6/7 hrs. the walk meadows at the near Harkidun Gad with the water Cascading around boulders There is a sturdy wooden bridge which you cross and a short climb bridge you to a nice camping place if you want to pitch your tent or walk another camp near River side view. At evening walk around the Harkidun . Dinner & overnight at the camp. !

  • Day 4 : Har Ki Doon To Rata Do

    Altitude - 3,566m
    Distance - 7kms.
    Time Taken - 6 hours.
    After breakfast we start our day trekking towards Ruinsara lake which is a beautiful lake surrounded by meadows and Rhododendon bushes.Bandar-Poonch peak is at the east of the lake and if you walk toward the south east of the lake we can have a view of splendid Kiarkoti meadows and to the northest Swarg Rohini range.The lake is a clear water lake at the foot of Mount Kalang. The lake is surrounded by Alpine pastures.Located just below the Bandar Poonch glacier the lake is an ideal campside.

  • Day 5 : Rata Do To Sauni Bheda & Back To Rata Do

    Altitude - 3,566mts
    Distance - 7kms.
    Time Taken - 7 hours
    To reach Godri we need to start early today ,it is near the Morains near the pass ,which makes it the best Alpine camping location as it gives the views of valley and snow clad peaks.

  • Day 6 : Rata Do To Borasu Glacier - Sauni Bheda

    Altitude - 4500m
    Distance - 5kms.
    Time Taken - 3-5 hours.
    Overnight stay in tents Take the trail that passes through boulders and climbs down to reach the waters of Borasu Glacier. Borasu pass and peaks are visible all along the trail. Continue on the muddy trail, keeping the waterbed to the right. The trail passes through grassy meadows avoiding the slush on the edge of the water body. In around 10 -15 minutes, you come across a stream. Cross the stream and continue on the flat meadow.

  • Day 7 : Sauni Bheda To Upper Lamjunga

    Altitude - 5000m
    Distance - 6kms.
    Time taken - 5 hours.
    Morning Breakfast at the Camp then Start Trek 2km. Pass Crossing: early the morning 6/7am.Cross pass early at about 3,366 and get down to the Lamjunga Glacier side Long walk downhill for about 5Kms to reach Bunga Glacier walk in steadily dropping Altitude. Dinner & overnight at the camp Bonga.

  • Day 8 : Upper Lamjunga ( Badasu Pass) To Bonga

    Altitude - 5,300m
    Distance - 5kms.
    Time taken - 6 hours.
    After breakfast start pass to borasu You need to start as early as possible. You can see golden peaks on your left as the sun’s first ray shines upon them. Looking behind you can see blue skies, snow-capped peaks, beautiful green valley, Borasu glacier, and Saunbhera campsite down below. Start walking on the gradual snow slope in the direction of the pass. Within 5 – 10 minutes, you come across some boulders surrounded by snow; the trail passes between the boulders.

  • Day 9 : Bonga To Jayhary

    Altitude - 3,166m
    Distance - 8kms.
    Time taken - 6-7 hours.
    Overnight stay in tents Walk in the last leg. Reaching Bunga from jayhary about 8 km walk downhill first on the true right and then on the true left of river. Water Cascading around boulders There is a sturdy wooden bridge which you cross and a short climb bridge you to a nice camping place overnight at the camp Jayhary.

  • Day 10 : Jayhary To Rani Kanda To Chitkul Road Had

    Altitude - 3,450m
    Distance - 11kms.
    Time taken - 6-7 hours.
    Sangla same day to shimla by taxi Morning Bark fast and Pinking then start treak 11km. Jayhary to Chitkul Road Had Easy Day:. walk downhill first on the true right and then on the true left of river. The bridge crosses over to the left bank at Ranikanda Enquiry for Permissions andYou can split this trek into two days by halting 1-2 km before Rani Kanda ITBP camp on the first day and moving towards Chitkul the next day. After absorbing the captivating green meadows, milky stream, blue sky and snow peaks of Bonga campsite, proceed towards Chitkul. Reach Chitkul by jeep.

INCLUSIONS

All transfers in shared taxi right from PICKUP POINTS to DROP POINTS
Permits and Entrance fees.
Accommodation in tents on share basis during trekking.
All meals, { from BASE CAMP to BASE CAMP} Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner, after dinner hot Chocolate, lemon tea. etc...
All camping gear including tents and sleeping mattress. Liner,Kitchen tent, Dining tent and toilet tent.
Good Experience Hindi/ English guide, cooks and porters, mules.
Insurance of UTT staff.

EXCLUSIONS

Personal Insurance.
Personal toiletry Items
Personal Medicine kit
Meals during transit.
Charges of mules/poerters carrying extra luggage. (Rs 300/per bag payable to UTT Personnel at the base camp )

PAYMENT POLICY

46 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost.
31- 45 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost.
30 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost.
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received less than 30 days before date of departure.

CANCELLATION POLICY

For the cancellation of trek services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons, we must be notified of the same in writing


*CANCELLATION CHARGES PER PERSON

30 days or more before the departure date: 25% of the total cost.
29 - 20 days before the departure date: 50% of total cost.
Less than 20 days before the departure day: 100% of the total cost.
Cancellation less than 10 days to the start of the trek: Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.

*IF WE CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY

We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date. We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel you travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you. If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond control ( e.g. bad weather, insufficient bookings) we shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour has'nt already commenced. If the alternate arrangement does not suit you, we will refund the amount in full.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Change of trek batch is dependent on the availability of seats in the batch.
In case of transferring a trek to a friend, he/ she should satisfy all the mandatory requirements put forward by UTT.
UTT holds the right to change/cancel the policies, without prior notice.

Cancellation is processed only by email intimation. Please email any cancellation requests to :- info@uttarakhandtourtravels.com or call us @ +91-7455937345 Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. "UTTARAKHAND TOUR TRAVELS" reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant. If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which UTT or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. UTT reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.

NOTE: *Written cancellation will be accepted on working days (only). Any cancellation sent on a Sunday or any National Holiday(s), will be considered on the next official working day. *In the event of any cancellation(s) after trip commencement, there will be no refunds and any costs incurred due to this cancellation will be borne by you. Irrespective of when a trip is booked, the above condition will hold true.

HOW TO REACH

By Air :

Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 48 km from the Haridwar. There is a daily flight from Delhi for Dehradun.

By Train :

From Delhi -DDN NZM AC EXPRESS (2205).
From Kolkata- Doon Express (13009)
From Mumbai- Dehradun Express (19019)
From Chennai- Dehardun express (12687)

By Road :

By road, Haridwar is well connected with major destinations of the country.
NH72 connects Haridwar to Nahan (125 km) to the north-west, and thereon to Panchkula, Chandi-garh and Shimla.
NH 72 terminates at Dehardun, which is at 54km from Haridwar.
Haridwar is located at a distance of 235 km from Delhi.
NH72A links Haridwar to NH58 at Roorkee (35 km) and thereon south to Meerut (170 km) and Delhi (235 km).
There is regular bus service from Delhi for Haridwar from Delhi's ISBT Kashmere Gate

GUIDELINES

DO’S AND DON’TS ON A TREK

Alcohols or any other intoxicating products "STRICTLY PROHIBHITED" during the trek.
Always pay heed to the trek guides or instructors.
Try not to leave the group under any circumstances.
Avoid trekking during the nights as it is extremely dangerous.
Avoid using earphones as that might hinder your hearing.
Do not participate or encourage littering of the places in any form.
While visiting the local villages and tourist sites, obey the local guidelines and instructions.
Do not harm or interrupt the local sentiments of the places.

IMPORTANT:

Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with UTTARAKHAND TOUR TRAVELS. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Since adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required

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Trek Information

  • Location : Uttarakhand
  • Duration : 10 Days
  • Level : Easy
  • Base Camp : Sankri
  • Distance : 68 Kms
  • Altitude : 5300ft
  • Pickup Point : Dehradun
  • Drop Point : Chitkul
  • Best Season : April, May, June, September, October, November

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