Bali Pass

8 Days

Treknical Details

  • Dehradun
  • 16,200 ft
  • Mid April - Mid November
  • Difficult | Level 3
  • 60 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 13
  • 62


Bali Pass, a gateway to nature’s grandeur, beckons you on an unforgettable journey through its mystical wonderland. Here, trekkers are poised to be enthralled by the breathtaking embrace of the wilderness. Commencing at the charming village of Sankri in the Garhwal Himalayas, the adventure unfolds against a picturesque backdrop.

Over the span of this exhilarating 8-day expedition, a mesmerizing tapestry of landscapes unravels before you. The trail guides you through lush forests, charming hamlets, and meadows painted in a riot of blossoms, all while the Swargarohini peaks stand sentinel in the distance. As the ascent progresses, the path gifts you with awe-inspiring vistas – snow-draped summits, boundless blue skies, and pristine glacial valleys.

A pinnacle of this journey is conquering the Bali Pass itself, a thrilling achievement at an altitude of approximately 16,200 feet, destined to exhilarate adventure enthusiasts. Amidst this journey, you’ll also encounter the ethereal Ruinsara Tal, a tranquil high-altitude lake steeped in myth and folklore. With each passing day, the allure of the landscape deepens, leaving you in perpetual awe of nature’s magnificence.

The Bali Pass trek is a manifestation of dreams for those who seek an adventurous and soul-stirring communion with the mountains. Its memory is etched forever in the heart, a testament to the extraordinary landscapes and experiences encountered on this captivating journey.

Trek Highlights

  • Traverse through the enchanting landscapes of Taluka as you head towards the serene hamlet of Seema
  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Devsu Bugyal, a meadow adorned with wildflowers
  • Discover the ethereal Ruinsara Tal, a shimmering high-altitude lake with majestic views
  • Trek to Odari, where nature's splendor unfolds with magnificent vistas of the surrounding peaks
  • Conquer the exhilarating Bali Pass and descend to Lower Dhamni, relishing the victorious moment


Altitude: Sankri – 6,400 ft
Dehradun to Sankri: 10 hours (220 km) by taxi

Start off an exciting journey as you depart from Dehradun, the starting point of your Bali Pass trek.

Traverse through the scenic routes, witnessing the charm of the Garhwal region, and head towards Sankri, a quaint village nestled amidst the Himalayas.

En route, be captivated by the lush greenery, picturesque landscapes, and charming villages that add to the beauty of the trail.

Arrive at Sankri, a gateway to many treks, and immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of the locals.Take the time to rest, acclimatize, and soak in the serene surroundings, preparing for the adventurous days ahead.

Capture the essence of the trek with the excitement and anticipation building up for the upcoming adventures in the wilderness.

Get ready for an extraordinary experience filled with stunning vistas, challenging terrains, and unforgettable memories as you embark on the Bali Pass trek.

Altitude: Seema – 8,500 ft
Altitude: Taluka – 6,700 ft
Sankri to Taluka: 1 hour (12 km) by taxi
Taluka to Seema: 8 hours (12 km) by trek

The day marks the beginning of your exhilarating journey as you leave Sankri behind and set forth towards Seema via the charming village of Taluka.

The trail takes you through dense forests, crossing wooden bridges and meandering alongside the sparkling Supin

River.merse yourself in the untouched beauty of nature, with the melodious sounds of birds and the fragrance of alpine flora guiding your way.

As you reach Taluka, be enchanted by the rustic charm of this quaint hamlet and take a moment to interact with the friendly locals.

Resume the trek and be rewarded with breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks and lush valleys, making each step a rewarding experience.

Finally, arrive at Seema, a picturesque campsite surrounded by towering mountains, providing a sense of serenity and isolation.

Prepare for the upcoming challenges and cherish the sense of accomplishment as you settle down to rest and recharge for the next day’s adventures.

Altitude: Devsu Bugyal – 10,200 ft
Seema to Devsu Bugyal: 6 hours (10 km) by trek

The third day of the Bali Pass trek with a thrilling journey from Seema to the captivating Devsu Bugyal.

Traverse through a mesmerizing landscape as you climb higher, leaving behind the lush green forests and entering the serene alpine meadows.

The Devsu Bugyal is a paradise of wildflowers, offering a kaleidoscope of colors that paint the valley with beauty.

Take in the awe-inspiring views of the majestic Swargarohini and Bandarpoonch peaks that dominate the horizon.

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the high-altitude pastures, with the gentle breeze and clear skies creating a sense of peace and contentment.

The journey provides ample opportunities for photography, capturing memories that will last a lifetime.

Camp amidst the beauty of Devsu Bugyal, and witness the night sky adorned with countless stars, making it a surreal experience in the lap of nature.

Altitude: Ruinsara Tal – 11,800 ft
Devsu Bugyal to Ruinsara Tal: 5 hours (7 km) by trek

The Bali Pass trek, prepare to be enchanted as you journey from the picturesque Devsu Bugyal to the serene Ruinsara Tal.

Traverse through dense forests, crossing streams and meandering trails that lead you deeper into the heart of the mountains.

Ruinsara Tal, a glacial lake, awaits you with its crystal-clear waters reflecting the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

Take a moment to soak in the breathtaking views of the majestic peaks like Kalanag, Banderpoonch, and Swargarohini that tower over the lake.

The tranquil ambiance of Ruinsara Tal makes it an ideal spot for relaxation, meditation, and rejuvenation amidst nature’s beauty.

Capture the stunning landscapes with your camera or simply marvel at the untouched wilderness that surrounds you.

Set up camp near the lake, and experience a surreal evening under the starlit sky, making memories that will stay etched in your heart forever.

Altitude: Odari – 13,100 ft

Ruinsara Tal to Odari: 4 hours (4 km) by trek

The Bali Pass trek welcomes you to a tranquil journey from the enchanting Ruinsara Tal to the serene hamlet of Odari.

As you bid farewell to the mesmerizing lake, brace yourself for more awe-inspiring landscapes and an unforgettable trekking experience.

The trail takes you through lush meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers, making it a photographer’s paradise.

Enjoy the cool breeze and the melodious chirping of birds as you walk amidst nature’s bounty, feeling closer to the essence of the mountains.

The route gradually descends, offering you panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and snow-clad peaks.

Arriving at Odari, a quaint Himalayan village, embrace the warm hospitality of the locals and savor traditional mountain delicacies.

Capture the essence of rural life, and let the peaceful ambiance of Odari soothe your soul, making this day a perfect blend of adventure and serenity.

Altitude: Bali Col Camp – 15,100 ft
Odari to Bali Col Camp: 6 hours (5 km) by trek

Embrace on an exhilarating ascent from the charming village of Odari to the picturesque Bali Col Camp on Day 6 of the Bali Pass trek.

The trail leads you through dense forests, where you might be lucky enough to spot some elusive Himalayan wildlife.

As you climb higher, witness the dramatic change in landscapes, with the lush greenery giving way to rocky terrain and snow-capped peaks.

The air becomes crisper, and the vistas more breathtaking, offering glimpses of majestic mountains standing tall in all their glory.

Marvel at the grandeur of the surrounding peaks and soak in the tranquility of the Himalayas that envelops you.Upon reaching Bali Col Camp, be rewarded with spellbinding panoramic views, making the arduous climb all the more worthwhile.

Spend the night under the starlit sky, creating memories that will last a lifetime, and prepare for the epic adventure that awaits on the following day.

Altitude: Bali Pass – 16,200 ft
Altitude: Lower Dhamni – 11,100 ft
Bali Col Camp to Lower Dhamni via Bali Pass: 10 hours (14 km) by trek

Brace yourself for an unforgettable adventure as you embark on Day 7 to conquer the mighty Bali Pass and descend to Lower Dhamni.

The Bali Pass is the high point of this trek, offering a thrilling challenge and rewarding trekkers with breathtaking 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks.

As you make your way through the rugged terrain, the sense of achievement fills you, knowing you’ve reached an elevation of over 16,000 feet.

The panoramas of snow-capped mountains and pristine valleys will leave you in awe, making this trek a photographer’s paradise.

Be enchanted by the peacefulness of the region, with only the sound of the wind and your footsteps breaking the silence.

The descent to Lower Dhamni takes you through meadows and forests, providing a delightful contrast to the high-altitude landscapes.

Reach Lower Dhamni, a serene campsite, and relish the accomplishment of conquering the Bali Pass, an experience etched forever in your heart.

Altitude: Jaan ki Chatti – 8,500 ft                                    Lower Dhamni to Jaan ki Chatti: 5 hours (8 km) by trek                                                                                   Jaan ki Chatti to Dehradun: 7 hours (170 km) by taxi

On the last day of this exhilarating journey, bid farewell to Lower Dhamni and begin your descent towards Jaan ki Chatti.

The trail takes you through lush forests, offering a serene and refreshing walk amidst nature’s wonders.

As you make your way down, cherish the memories of conquering the Bali Pass and relive the breathtaking landscapes you witnessed along the way.

The route is dotted with picturesque streams and charming villages, providing a glimpse of the local way of life in the mountains.

Capture the beauty of the Garhwal Himalayas one last time, and take in the tranquility of the surroundings.

Arriving at Jaan ki Chatti, savor a well-deserved rest and reflect on the incredible experiences of the past days.

Finally, bid adieu to the mountains as you board your transport back to Dehradun, carrying with you the cherished memories of the Bali Pass trek and the sense of accomplishment that comes with conquering this challenging and rewarding adventure.



Trek Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the trek includes stay in base camp and tent stay
  • Accommodation on Triple/Quad sharing basis
  • Supporting Team - cooking staff, local guides, porters etc.
  • Supporting Gears for trek- tent, mattress, sleeping bag, toilet tent, crampons/micro spikes, and gaiters (as required)
  • Entry Permit Fee, Forest Fee, Camp Fee, and Guide Fee
  • Best Quality vegetarian food for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner
  • Trekking with an experienced, english-speaking, and government-licensed trek guide and assistant trek guide
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek leaders
  • Certified First Aid assistance
  • Oxygen Cylinder (All Campsite and Trek leader)All government, local taxes, and service charges
  • INR 300 Travaura Cash
  • 24*7 Chat Assistance
  • Dedicated Customer Care Representative
  • 5% GST
  • Travaura Goodies
  • Your contribution toward nature (We promote sustainable tourism and thus dedicate a part of your trek charge towards amelioration of nature and its resources)v

Trek Exclusions

  • Tips for guide, chef, porter, etc (calculated per person)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Offloading Charges
  • Local sightseeing and entrance fee, camera fee, etc
  • Extra meals apart from inclusions
  • Any other expenses incurred apart from inclusions
  • All personal, medical, evacuation, and emergency expenses like extra day stay or vehicle charges due to delays, landslides, and evacuation.
  • Any early return travel costs or accommodation except for the days as per the itinerary.
  • Any expenses for medical treatment of injury or accident before, during, or after the trek
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Packing List

Before heading off on any trek, it is essential to make sure you have all the necessary gear and equipment. This packing list will help make sure you have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable trip.

Hiking pants or trousers
Shorts (for warmer days)
T-shirts (preferably moisture-wicking)
Fleece jacket or pullover
Waterproof and windproof jacket
Warm hat and gloves
Hiking boots (with good ankle support)
Socks (preferably wool or moisture-wicking)
Sandals or comfortable shoes (for when you’re not trekking)

Backpack (with rain cover)​
Trekking poles
Headlamp or flashlight (with extra batteries)
Sunglasses (with UV protection)
Sunscreen (with high SPF)
Water bottle or hydration system
Personal first aid kit (with basic medications, bandages, and blister pads)
Trekking map or guidebook
Whistle (for emergency situations)
Multi-tool or knife
Plastic bags (for trash and dirty clothes)

Optional Gear:
Camera and spare batteries
Portable charger for electronic devices
Insect repellent
Quick-drying towel
Earplugs (for sleeping)
Buff or scarf (for protection against dust and wind)
Portable water filter or purifier (in case of emergency)

Note: Keep in mind that you will have to carry all of your gear yourself during the trek, so it’s important to pack light and only bring what is necessary. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast and trail conditions before you leave to ensure that you have the appropriate gear and clothing for the conditions you will encounter.

Treknical Details

  • Dehradun
  • 16,200 ft
  • Mid April - Mid November
  • Difficult | Level 3
  • 60 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 13
  • 62