Welcome to Divine Hikes Harkidun and Borasu Pass  Trek In Uttarakhand, Himachal   (India) – The best Summer  trek in the Himalayas . (Uttarakhand)

 

Hi Trekkers Namaste When it comes to trekking in our Garhwal Uttarkashi district. Sankri in uttarakhand (India)  Har-ki-dun valley and Borasu  pass   Trek is a classic .Borasu pass and high altitudes  trek. The trek provides a great opportunity for trekkers to see the scenic beauty and experience the life of remote villages , Saur, Sankri, Dhatmir, Osla, Gangar  har ki dun rata do , chitkul

Har-ki-dun Borasu pass  Trek lies in the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. And himachal border

The drive to Sankri (From where the Har-ki-dun trek starts) is one of the most picturesque drives in the Himalayas through Dehradun , Mussoorie, Nainbag , Damta , Nawgano , Purola, Mori, Netwar, Sankri Taluka  along the Tons River .
The Borasu pass campsite is great for birding and surrounded by beautiful snow peaks , Swargarohini back, Aaata Peak, Daoudu Peak, Manida lake .Har-Ki-Dun makes for a terrific trek in virgin snow, with pretty campsites and astonishingly wide clearings in the forests.


The Best drive with Team Divine Hikes

 

Welcome to Divine Hikes Transport – Pick up to you from Dehradun Railway Sation Drive to Our Swargarohini Hotel Main market Sankri  Trek lies in the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The drive to Sankri (From where the Har ki dun trek starts) is one of the most picturesque drives in the Himalayas through Mussoorie, Barkot, Purola, Mori, Netwar, Motwat Sankri , taluka , along the Tons River,  Har-ki-Dun trek is one the easiest treks in the Himalayas to enjoy thick snow, supin valley rupin river .


High Altitude Snow Peak In Borasu pass trek  

 

It is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. A delight for trekkers, both in summer and winter, this valley is accessible through Govind National Park – Govind Pashu vihar -known for its rich variety of flora and fauna. The trail through alpine meadows, moraine ridges, glacier basins, pine forests and ancient villages, gives you spectacular valley views and a chance to experience the wonderful slow-paced local lifestyle.

This is the only valley from where one can see Swargarohini – I, II, III, (6300mt) Bandarpoonch and Blackpeak (6387mt), all together. One can also see the Ruinsara Lake (3400 mt) peaks from here

Har Ki Dun peak, it is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. A delight for trekkers, both in summer and winter, this valley is accessible through Govind National Park – known for its rich variety of flora and fauna. The trail through alpine meadows, moraine ridges, glacier basins, pine forests and ancient villages, gives you spectacular valley views and a chance to experience the wonderful slow-paced local lifestyle.


We are Per Day Climb Altitude for this trekNote : –  Level: The trek experience and moderate Borasu Pass   is is classified Trek .We are going about (15,00 fit) in altitude per day.

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  • Dehradun -( 730Mt)
  •  Sankri – (1920mt)
  • Cheludgad  Camp site – (2648,mt)
  • Halchain/ Seematra  (3000,mt)
  • Har-ki-dun  (3623mt) (11796fit)
  • Rata do Camp – 13471 feet
  • Sauni Bheda –  14560 feet )
  • Upper Lamjunga – 16,076 feet )
  • Borasu Pass Summit – 16106 feet )
  • Bonga Camp – 14668 feet
  • Jayariya  / Dhorin Camp – (11520 feet)

Short Itinerary for Borasu  Pass  Trek Details 

Duration – 08  Days  DehraDun to  Chitkul Road Head

Best Season –   May, June, September, October

Level  –  The trek experience Challenging,

Highest Points – (Borasu Pass Summit – 16106 feet)

Trekking distance – (total) (67 km.)  Sankri  to Chitkul Road head

Weather – The Borasu  Pass trek   base night be cold day temperatures are pleasant during the season

Summer temperatures – Borasu Pass Night (-2° C  -5° C  ( Day time  +5° C  to +15° C)

Location Chart – Drive – Muss0orie, Nowgaon, Purola, Netwar, Sankri, .Taluka, Seema/ Cheludgad, .har-ki-dun, Rata doo Sauni bheda, upper lamjunga, Jayariya , Borasu Pass, Chitkul .

It is located in the northeastern part of uttarakhand starting from close to the Himachal border, heading east and then south

Started point – Pick up to you Dehradun, .Railway Station and (I.S.B.T)

Short Itinerary Borasu pass Trek 

Day 1 – Pick up to You Dehradun to Sankri Drive (210km) (7/8 Hrs) from Dehradun to Sankri/Saur (1920mt) Night stay Our Beautiful Hotel Swargarohini Palace har ki dun Road Sankri

Day 2 – After Breakfast Sankri to Taluka By taxi (11km) Same Day trek to Cheludgad /seema (13 km) (2700 mt),(4/5 Hrs) .Over night stay in tents

Day 3 –After Breakfast Cheludgad To Seematra By trek (07km) (4/5 hrs) (3400mt)over night stay in tents

Day 4 – After breakfast  Seematra to Har-ki-dun By Trek (7km) (3/4hrs) (3645mt) over night stay in tents

Day 5- After breakfast , Har ki dun to Rata Do (7km.)(4/5-hrs  (13471 feet.) over night stay in tents

Day 6 – After breakfast from Rata do / Sauni Bheda to upper Lamjunga (8 km) (5hrs) (16,076 feet )

Day 7-  After breakfast upper  Lamjunga to (Badasu Pass- 16106 feet ) ( Bonga Camp  (11 km.)6/7 -hrs (14668 feet ) over night stay in tents

Day 8-  After breakfast  Bonga , Jayariya  to Rani kanda to Chitcul road had (13 km.) 6/7hrs (3,450 m. day to shimla by texi

Details  Itinerary Borasu pass Trek 

Day 1 – Pick up to You Dehradun to Sankri Drive (210km) (7/8 Hrs) from Dehradun to Sankri/Saur (1920mt) Night stay Our Beautiful Hotel Swargarohini Palace har ki dun Road Sankri

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 Hotel Swargarohini !!


Day 2 – After Breakfast Sankri to Taluka By taxi (11km) Same Day trek to Cheludgad /seema (13 km) (2700 mt), (4/5 Hrs) Over night 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’re hiking from Sankri. Taluka is a small village with concrete houses. This is actually in contrast with the architecture in neighbouring villages like Sankri, Osla and Gangad, which are close to 300 years old. Reached at camp overnight stay intents.


Day 3 –After Breakfast Cheludgad To Seematra By trek (07 km) (4/5 hrs) (3400 mt)over night stay in tents

With packed lunch, to Seema (Osla 2559mt). You could either opt for the steep climb of Osla village, which is a path with beautiful views, or just trek along the Karmanasha stream. Both the routes meet at . This is also one of the few treks where one can come across the local lifestyle in close proximity. The villages on the trail are ancient and seem like from a different civilization.

Take the trail that goes down next to the Forest Rest house. It is a well-marked trail because there are many villages until Har ki Dun valley and the trail is frequented by shepherds and locals. After 15 – 20 minutes, you come across a cemented track that leads to a bridge over a small stream. Cross the bridge and follow the trail keeping Har ki Dun Ganga River to your left

Most of the residents here grow rajma, potato and rice for living. They also weave their own wool and make jackets and coats, Folklore: Villagers here believe that their ancestors were Pandavas ane Kauravas. In the temple of Osla, which lies on the trail, there is a Duryodhan Temple, which some villagers also refer to as the Someshwar Temple. Start the day’s trek by heading to Osla village, which involves crossing the bridge and walking alongside the river till you reach Osla. Osla is a small village that is famous for a Duryodhana Temple. Some people say it is the temple of Someshwar Devta (an avatar of Lord Shiva). The architecture of this temple is a wonder in itself.


Day 4 – After breakfast  Seematra to Har-ki-dun By Trek (7km) (3/4hrs) (3645mt) over night stay in tents

On Har-Ki-Dun(3645 mt) mountains, with packed lunch, to Har-ki-Dun on a gradual ascent that offers excellent views of the snow-covered mountains and vast valleys with huge waterfalls. The area is home to a number of rare species of Himalayan birds and flowers, and is full of birch and spruce. After the last steep climb of approximately 200m, you have the grassy field of Har-ki-Dun divided by the clear and calm Karmanasha stream. Continue on the muddy trail that passes through the meadows; you will come across a small wooden temple on your right. Continue on the muddy trail, which climbs up and then levels up again. Looking back, you can still see Seema far away. For the next 40 – 45 minutes, the trail climbs up and down the green valley crossing several green pastures en-route till you enter the dense woods. Another 15 – 20 minutes of hike through the woodlands and you come across a stunning waterfall on the left. It takes around 3.5 hours to reach this point. Cross over the logs in the stream. After a couple of minutes, you come across another wooden bridge as you enter dense woods. Continue on the trail for 30 – 35 minutes and you will see the forest opens up and once again you come across huge meadows.

The beautiful Swargarohini stands tall overlooking this Valley of God. Dinner and overnight stay in tent.


Day 05- After breakfast , Har ki dun to Rata Do (7km.)(4/5-hrs  (13471 feet.) over night stay in tents

Morning Breakfast at the Camp then oday is going to be an easy day, with just a few hours of trekking from Har ki Dun Valley. You can camp a little ahead of Ratta-tho campsite.  Trek Start 7 kms for Rata do 4/ 5hrs. the walk meadows at the near Manida Tal with the water Cascading around boulders Take the trail descending from the Forest Guest House, keeping the Har ki Dun Ganga on your right. Cross the bridge and take the mud trail in the right, climbing up the lush green valley.  You can see the Hata peak to your right, just behind the Forest Guest House and Swargarohini peak in the front. After 10 – 15 minutes of gradual climb, you will see that the trail turns left and a huge lush green meadow appears on the right, on the other side of the river.

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 . Dinner & overnight at the camp Rata do.


Day 06- After breakfast from Rata do / Sauni Bheda to upper Lamjunga (7 km) (5 hrs) (16,076 feet )

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.

you will come across rocky terrain, small loose boulders that require some balancing act. Continue on the rocky trail for 5–10 minutes till you come across another grassy meadow. The trail alternates between grassy plains and rocky terrain along with several small streams all formed by the waters of Borasu Glacier.

Continue climbing on the loose rocks passing through the boulders and within an hour you will reach the Lamjunga campsite. In local language ‘Lam’ is long and ‘Junga’ is moustache. So, Lamjunga actually stands for ‘long moustache.’ Looking at the pass, one can see the left and right ridges below the pass appear like a long moustache. From here, the Upper Lamjunga is a steep climb over the ridge.


Day 07 –  After breakfast , upper  Lamjunga to (Borasu . Pass- 16106 feet ) ( Bonga Camp  (11 km) 6/7 -hrs (14668 feet ) over night stay in tents 

Walk; in the last leg. Reaching lamjunga  from borasu pass about 11 km walk downhill first on the true right and then on the true left of river. Water Cascading around bouldersToday is going to be a long day. 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.   There is a sturdy wooden bridge which you cross and a short climb bridge you to a nice camping place overnight at the camp Jayariya.

The trail alternates between steep slope and plain snow field for the next 30 – 45 minutes, after which you reach a steep gradient.

The Borasu pass  glacier is vast and it takes a good . of walking through thin ice, moraine and water before you reach the other side. Continue on the rocky trail that passes towards the right of . Glacier, keeping the glacier to the left. 0 you come across some huge boulders

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 site.


Day 08 –  After breakfast  Bonga, Jayariya  to Rani kanda to Chitkul Village road had (13 km) 6/7 hrs (3,450 m day to shimla by texi

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. rich Chitkul jeep support beyond Chitkul.. Travel by Jeep for one hour to reach Chitul road head.

The trail alternates between flat land and boulders for the next hour or so. The lush green Doria campsite is visible at a distance. Continue on the trail through loose rocks till you come across a temporary stone structure used by shepherds. You will find leafy vegetable that are used by shepherds to make chutney. It takes around 3 – 3.5 hours to reach this place. The trail gently climbs up green slopes filled with colourful wild flowers!

on your right and then a broken gate that will lead you to your campsite. Continue on the trail till you see the Nagasthi ITBP camp. From here, it takes around 25 minutes to reach Chitkul road.

Inclusions :- 
1. Transport: Dehradun to Sankri and Return.
2. Meals while on trek (Veg. + Egg).
3. All necessary entry fees and permits.
4. Accommodation:- Guest house, Home stay, camping during Trek.
5. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, cook and Support staff.
6. First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
7. Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required).
8. AH Staff Insurance.
9. Porters/mules to carry central equipment.

 

Exclusions :-
1. Any kind of personal expenses.
2. Food during the transit.
3. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
4. Insurance.
5. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges 6. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

Note : Normally AH 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 1500/- if you make an online payment, 10 days in advance
INR 1800/- 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.

CANCELLATION, POLICY

It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, andcancellation charges would be as follows

Up to 30 Days: – 90% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund. 

Between 21 – 30 Days: – 50% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refund. 

Less than 20 – Days No refund – See more details – Divine Hike

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RS.18,500/- Per Person (Includes all costs of the trek from Sankri to Sankri) (5% GST)

Duration – 8 Days DehraDun to Chitkul Road Head
Best Season - May, June,  September,  October
Level – The trek experience, Challenging

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE:

 Temperatures - Borasu Pass Night (-2° C -5° C ( Day time +5° C to +15° C)

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Borasu pass Trek lies in the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and himachal border

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