Tour overview

About Bali Pass Trek

The climb across the Bali Pass, which rises to a height of 16,240 feet, may be difficult. For those who have recently engaged in trekking and have encountered, this excursion is best suited. The hike begins in the picturesque Uttarakhand town of Sankri and concludes there in Janki Chatti. You will get breathtaking, expansive vistas of the lofty mountains Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, and Swargarohini as you travel.

Dev Thach, which is situated in the gorgeous Ruinsara forest and has lovely green fields, is one of the greatest parts of the walk. 

May, June, September, or October are the leading months to begin your travel. However, due to the difficult terrain, steep ascents and descents, thrilling mountain crossings, and limited routes be ready for a walk that requires both physical and mental stamina.

The Bali Pass Travel is regarded as one of the new treasures of the Indian Himalayas and may well be an extraordinary elective for travelers looking for less-trodden trails

A very unusual journey through high hills and steep slopes

There are not a lot of treks that allow you to see the impressive beauty of crossing a Himalayan mountain pass. Connecting Yamunotri and the Har Ki Dun valley is the intriguing Bali Pass. It resembles a journey all by itself. It goes through where the Tons and Ruinsara rivers meet, the calmness of the Ruinsara Valley that hasn’t been disrupted, and the green fields of Devsu Thach.

Soon, plants and trees make room for a high-altitude area. The Bali Pass is a very high place at 16,207 ft. From this spot, you can see all around and view the Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, and Swargarohini peaks. Getting this reward is not easy because the journey is tough and is only meant for people who have a lot of experience in trekking.

Best Time For Bali Pass Trek

The best time for the Bali Pass Trek is typically during two main windows in the year:

Late Spring to Early Summer (May to June):

  1. This period offers milder weather and clearer skies, making it an ideal time for the trek.
  2. The snow has usually melted, making the trail more accessible.
  3. You’ll witness blossoming elevated greenery, including picturesque magnificence.

Post-Monsoon to Early Autumn (September to October):

  1. After the monsoon season, the landscape is lush, and the weather is pleasant.
  2. The skies are for the most part clear, giving great permeability to the staggering crests.
  3. It’s an astounding time to come across the travel with fewer rain-related challenges.

Be that as it may, it’s pivotal to arrange for changing climate conditions, indeed amid these ideal periods. Always check the local weather forecast and consult with experienced trek organizers to plan your trek safely.

FAQs About Bali Pass Trek

1. What is the duration of the Bali Pass Trek according to this itinerary?

The Bali Pass Trek, as per this itinerary, spans 7 days.

2. What is the level of difficulty for the Bali Pass Trek?

The journey is considered challenging, particularly on the day of crossing Bali Pass, requiring a great level of wellness.

3. What is the highest point reached during the trek?

The most noteworthy point of the journey is the Bali Pass, arranged at a height of 4,900 meters.

4. What is the best time to undertake the Bali Pass Trek with this itinerary?

The ideal time for this trek is typically from May to June and September to October when the weather is favorable and the trails are accessible.

5. How do I get to the starting point, Dehradun, for the trek?

Dehradun can be reached by road or air, with the nearest airport being Jolly Grant Airport. You can also take a train to Dehradun Railway Station.

6. Is camping gear provided during the trek?

You are expected to bring your own camping gear, but it’s advisable to check with your trek organizer regarding specific arrangements.

7. What type of accommodation is provided during the trek?

Accommodation includes guesthouses or hotels in Sankri and camping at designated spots during the trek.

8. Are meals included in the trek package?

Yes, daily breakfast and dinner are typically included in the trek package. However, it’s best to confirm this with your trek organizer.

9. How can I acclimatize to the high altitude during the trek?

It’s recommended to take it slow, stay hydrated, and listen to your guide’s advice regarding altitude sickness.

10. Are there any age restrictions for the Bali Pass Trek?

Whereas there may not be strict age limitations, members ought to be in great physical condition and arranged for the trek’s challenges.

11. Is it vital to contract a direct for the journey?

It is highly recommended to hire an experienced local guide who knows the terrain and can ensure your safety throughout the trek.

12. What should I pack for the Bali Pass Trek?

Fundamental things incorporate warm clothing, trekking boots, a rucksack, a waterproof shell, a resting sack, individual pharmaceuticals, and a to-begin-with-help unit. A comprehensive pressing list will be given by your journey organizer.

13. Can I find mobile network coverage during the trek?

Mobile network coverage may be limited or nonexistent in certain areas of the trek, so it’s advisable to inform your family and friends beforehand.

14. Is the trek open year-round?

No, the trek is typically closed during the winter months due to heavy snowfall and extreme weather conditions.

15. How can I book a trek to Bali Pass with this itinerary?

You can book your trek through authorized trek organizers or tour companies that offer packages for the Bali Pass Trek. Ensure that you choose a reputable and experienced organizer.


  • Meals: From the first dinner on Day 1 through to lunch on Day 7, you'll be well-fed and energized for the journey.
  • Forest Permits/Camping Charges: If you opt for transportation through Bikat Adventures, these fees are covered.
  • Accommodation: You'll share twin tents equipped with sleeping bags and mats for a comfortable night's rest.
  • Safety Gear: We've got you covered with micro-spikes, helmets, and gaiters as needed for added safety during the trek.
  • Support Team: An experienced trek guide, a skilled cook, helpful assistants, and mules or porters to carry essential supplies are all part of the trek.
  • Qualified Leadership: Your trek will be led by a certified mountaineering course trek leader with First Aid certification, including specialized rescue training from NIM, Uttarkashi.
  • Guest House/Hotel Stay: You'll enjoy guest house or hotel accommodations in Sankri on Day 1 and in Dehradun on Day 7 to book your trekking adventure.

Not Included

  • Carrying Your Own Baggage: Throughout the walk, you are in charge of carrying your own baggage.
  • Travel Insurance: If it's not too much trouble guarantee you've got your possess travel insurance, as the cost of insurance isn't included within the bundle.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, such as souvenirs or additional snacks, are not covered in the package.
  • Unspecified Expenses: Keep in mind that any expenses not explicitly mentioned in the inclusions list will be your responsibility.

Day 1: Arrival to Sankri

Embark on your journey with an 8-9 hour scenic drive from Dehradun to Sankri. Check-in at a guesthouse or hotel upon arrival in Sankri.

Day 2: Sankri to Seema via Taluka (12km Drive, 14km Trek, 7-8 hours)

Drive from Sankri to Taluka and start your 7-8 hour trek to Seema. Traverse the stunning Har ki Dun Valley and the Rupin River. Camp overnight in Seema.

Day 3: Seema to Rainbasera (11km Trek, 6-7 hours)

Begin your 6-7 hour trek to Rainbasera at an altitude of 3,600 meters after breakfast—Marvel at the mountain vistas before camping overnight in Rainbasera.

Day 4: Rainbasera to Bali Pass Base Camp (9km Trek, 5-6 hours)

Trek to the Bali Pass Base Camp at an elevation of 4,800 meters. Camp at the base camp overnight.

Day 5: Bali Pass Base Camp to Lower Dhamni via Bali Pass (12km Trek, 8-9 hours)

Conquer the challenging day by crossing Bali Pass at 4,900 meters. The 8-9 hour trek demands good fitness. Descend to Lower Dhamni for an overnight camp.

Day 6: Lower Dhamni to Yamunotri Temple (12km Trek, 5-6 hours) and back to Sankri (199km Drive, 8-9 hours)

Trek to Yamunotri Temple at an altitude of 3,293 meters, taking 5-6 hours. Admire mountain panoramas before visiting the temple. Drive back to Sankri, an 8-9 hour journey. Spend the night in a guesthouse or hotel in Sankri.

Day 7: Sankri to Dehradun (210km Drive, 8-9 hours)

Enjoy breakfast before your 8-9 hour drive back to Dehradun, marking the end of your trek. Revel in the scenic vistas of valleys and mountains during the journey.