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Borasu Pass Trek

An Adventurous sojourn from Sankri to Chitkul
  • Uttarakhand
  • 8 Days
  • 63 KM
  • 17,224 FT
  • Moderate to Difficult

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  • Event Type

    Trekking

  • Best Time

    May-June, Sept-Oct

  • Base Camp

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    Sankri, Uttarakhand

  • Pickup Point

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  • Minimum Age

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    For this adventure, we only allow people above this age to ensure the safety of everyone joining this adventure.

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Highlights

  • Borasu Pass trek is a high altitude mountain pass that bifurcates Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
  • The border between India and Tibet lies in the proximity of this place.
  • It is the pass that connects Tons valley in Uttarakhand to Baspa river valley.

Overview

Every year plenty of trekkers from around the world come for treks in Uttarakhand. It is one of the most versatile treks in the whole Himalayas. The bypass which you will follow to achieve this is called "Borasu Pass". Borasu Pass is a high mountain pass in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand, located on the border of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh near the border with Tibet. In the olden days, it served as a trade route between Har Ki Doon and Kinnaur valley. It is the pass that connects Tons valley in Uttarakhand to Baspa river valley.


The trekkers walk along this tricky route, riddled with mountains, boulders, and rivers. It is a blend of snowy mountains and green pastures. On the route, we see a blissful sight of the Har Ki Dun valley past which the ascent is steep and tedious. The campsites are not the most comfortable ones and you do learn to love life as it comes in this eight-day trek. In return, we capture the enchanting views of the Marinda Tal and not so faraway peaks Kala Nag, Bandarpoonch, and Swargarohini standing on the Borasu Pass. On the way are fuming rivers you can splash in. The Borasu Pass trek is one level up exercise for the trekking freaks. When we are in the regions near Har Ki Dun valley, the chances of spotting wildlife are very high since we are in the expanse of Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary. There is a famous Someshwar Temple on the route which is highly revered by the locals.


It is one of the rarely visited regions in the Himalayas, far from settlements, where you find nature unscathed by human desires. We sneak quietly through these mesmerizing routes and set our eyes on the bewildering beauty of the Himalayas. We end our trek at Chitkul, which is the last village before India's border with Tibet. The trek begins on an easy note, becomes strenuous in the middle and eases in the last two days. This trek can be done in the reverse as well, starting from Chitkul, however, it is easier to ascend from the Har Ki Dun side since the steep is gradual and allows acclimatization of trekkers.


Borasu Pass trek height or elevation is encircled around 17,224 feet. It demands around 8 days to comfortably complete the trek. Borasu Trek with Trekmunk is priced at 29,450 INR which will take care of almost everything.


Best Time to Visit

A perfect time to explore the Borasu Pass trek is from June to mid-July and then from mid-September to October. During this period, the weather remains pleasant. Summers are perfect, with a maximum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 10 degrees. It is advisable to avoid at the time of August and the initial days of September because of the heavy breakdown of monsoon during this time. For beginners, the best time to complete the trek is before the winter sets in i.e at the time of mid-September to the ending of October, considered to be the decent time to explore the place.

Brief Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

On this day, we will travel from Dehradun to Sankri. Reach Mussoorie following an hour which is otherwise called "Sovereign of Hills". Individuals visit it intensely during excursions with their loved ones. You will reach Kempty Falls in some time. Eat there and witness individuals from various pieces of the world. The break will be of a limit of 60 minutes.


In the wake of eating, continue to Sankri by means of Jarmola. From that point the rear of Kedarkantha is noticeable. Experience the pleasant crisscross street in the midst of the pine timberland of Jarmola. Arrive at Mori and following 1 hour you will go over a check post. They will request Aadhar cards and some different subtleties. Arrive at trekkers heaven and the primary market of Sankri. Go to lodging Swargarohini, spruce up, and appreciate evening snacks. Appreciate tasty supper and go through an agreeable night in the mountains.

Meals : Dinner
Accommodation : Homestay/ Guest House
Time Taken : 8 - 10 hours
Altitude : 6,455 ft.
Distance : 198 km

The group leaves early morning from Sankri to Taluka in a taxi. It is an 11-kilometer drive to the point where you start trekking. After reaching Taluka, the group starts trekking towards Seema. The trek on the day is about 9 kilometers long and takes around five hours. The route is not very well carved. You walk through pine forests at the start of the trek and pass by a village later. The villagers are friendly and welcome tourists.


You will have your tents set up here at Cheludgad for your overnight stay. Dinner will be served and fun activities will be organized.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 6 hours
Altitude : 8,530 ft.
Distance : 15 km

The trek on day three is 7 kilometers long on which you come across many streams and bridges. You ascend the slope considerably today and set your eyes on a roaring waterfall. The route to Har Ki Dun is home to bountiful flora and fauna. The valley opens on the other side of the forest. The valley has a splendid view of the snow-capped peaks. It takes about 6-7 hours to cover the day’s trek.
The Har Ki Dun valley is the campsite for the night. We camp at a spot with a scenic view of the Har Ki Dun Valley.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Altitude : 11,800 ft.
Distance : 7 km

Today after breakfast starts we will trek Ratta Dho which is otherwise called Lal Patthar. The trail is around 8 km long which can be completed in 4 to 5 hours. You catch sight of the Ganga flowing as you pass Har Ki Dun from its right. The next part of the trail is muddily followed by meadows. At this point, you get a glorious view of the Swargarohini and Hata Peak with blue skies in the background. We walk through the boulders to reach an impressive view of the valley. The valley leads us to a small lake called Maninda or Marinda Tal. The lake is fed by the stream running from the Borasu Glaciar. Situated amid big rocks, it is surrounded by mountains. After a steady ascent, arrive at your campground Rattha Dho (Lal Patthar).


The destination for the day is a legendary red rock or the ‘lal patthar’. It is extremely blustery in light of its stature and being in front of the ice sheet. Set up your camps here and resign right on time for the evening.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 4 hours
Altitude : 13,450 ft.
Distance : 6 km

The climb for the day is steep. We cover a distance of 6-7 kilometers in about 5-6 hours. The path is strewn with small and big boulders. The trek in the last phase is exhausting. We cross the streams in the lower parts of the Borasu Glaciar. The trek is slow to ensure the acclimatization of the trekkers. Lamjung is the camping site for the night. Snow-clad peaks are visible even in the month of June. The route is dangerous and it is advised to follow the instructions of the trek leader to evade any accidents. The snow may be slippery. Several tools are used by the trekkers to cross this area and it is best to do as the team does. Upper Lamjung is the camp at the base of the Borasu Pass Glacier where the overnight stay will be done.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 6 hours
Altitude : 16,076 ft.
Distance : 7 km

This will be another delightful morning in the mountains. Today you can get up late in the first part of the day at 7:30 – 8:00 A.M, you need rest. You can likewise explore the region close to the campground with the goal that you prepare for the following day trek.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents

Today's will be a long and tiring day of the trek and you have to begin early in the morning. Have your morning meal and start soon. There are large shakes in transit, and you need to go through this segment. Utilize your ice hatchet to cut the thick day off and move further. Presently, cross soak edges and arrive at the left edge and begin climbing. Reach there and experience snow everywhere throughout the white mountain pinnacles, fields, and icy mass. Rest Bonga camp, have your supper and appreciate unwinding in tents.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Homestay
Time Taken : 9 hours
Altitude : 17,224 ft. at pass/ 14,763 ft at camp
Distance : 12 km

Today is the last day of the Borasu Pass trek, the underlying path is loaded with free shakes and delightful views. Keep strolling and witness bottomless wildflowers and vegetables which are utilized by shepherds. Trek through the thick timberland, toward the finish of the backwoods trail, Rani Kanda with the Beas River can be seen. Rest here for quite a while and leave for Chitkul town. At last, there are wooden houses and lush fields inviting individuals, converse with the townspeople, and think about their way of life. 

Meals : Breakfast
Accommodation : Not Included

How To Reach

We can arrange a cab for you from the pickup point in Dehradun, the charges for the same are not included in the package. The cost of the cab can be shared among the trekkers joining the trek. For communications purposes, we will create a Whatsapp Group before the departure date of the trek and will share the details regarding the transportation. 


How to reach Borasu Pass Trek Base camp (Sankri) :

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Dehradun and is easily accessible, it is just 25 km away from the city. Daily flights from New Delhi are available to this airport.


By Train

Dehradun railway station. Overnight trains that hail from Delhi are Nandadevi Express and Dehradun Express. People often prefer railways over airways because with trains you get to see the landscape in its full glory, it is also cheaper and you will definitely enjoy your way till Dehradun.


By Road

Regular bus service is available from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate which plies government buses that are safe and you can rely on them more than the private buses.

Why Trek With Us ?

Twin Sharing Tents
Eco Friendly & Paperless
Finest Guides
Just Right Group Sizes
Commitment to Safety

Reviews

No words for the bike trip from Srinagar to Leh. One should experience it to feel it and all this because of the management of Trekmunk especially Mohit and Harshit whose efforts even made the hardest of the ride exciting adventurous and above all safe. Although some hindrances w ...

Avinash Kumar
Ladakh Motocycle Trip

I had the best time of my life at Sandakhphu Phalut trek arranged by Trekmunk. Literally I felt like I was in heaven and I was soo very happy. I will recommend everyone to opt for Trekmunk. I was a solo woman traveler and was a bit worried, but things went very smoothly and I en ...

Aishwarya Roy
Sandakphu Trek

Our 7 days trip to Meghalaya was a truly memorable experience. Thank you Trekmunk for arranging such an adventurous backpacking trip and a special thanks to Mohit Goswami our trip leader for giving us an experience of what true travelling is. From hitchhiking to traversing the un ...

Jayati Bist
Meghalaya Backpacking

Reviews

Ladakh Motocycle Trip
Avinash Kumar

No words for the bike trip from Srinagar to Leh. One should experience it to feel it and all this because of the management of Trekmunk especially Mohit and Harshit whose efforts even made the hardest of the ride exciting adventurous and above all safe. Although some hindrances which are quite common like bike issues and medical problems arose with our co-riders, I liked the way these two guys handled it dexterously. I went with one of my best friends and came with a lot more and the trip turned out to be memories that can be cherished for a lifetime. Thanks, Team Trekmunk for giving me a wonderful experience. I can't wait to go on my next adventure with them.

No words for the bike trip from Srinagar to Leh. One should experience it to feel it and all this because of the management of Trekmunk especially Mohit and Harshit whose efforts even made the hardest of the ride exciting adventurous and above all safe. Although some hindrances which are quite common like bike issues and medical problems arose with our co-riders, I liked the way these two guys handled it dexterously. I went with one of my best friends and came with a lot more and the trip turned out to be memories that can be cherished for a lifetime. Thanks, Team Trekmunk for giving me a wonderful experience. I can't wait to go on my next adventure with them.

Sandakphu Trek
Aishwarya Roy

I had the best time of my life at Sandakhphu Phalut trek arranged by Trekmunk. Literally I felt like I was in heaven and I was soo very happy. I will recommend everyone to opt for Trekmunk. I was a solo woman traveler and was a bit worried, but things went very smoothly and I enjoyed it a lot. I miss my fellow trekkers too. I am very satisfied with their arrangements.

I had the best time of my life at Sandakhphu Phalut trek arranged by Trekmunk. Literally I felt like I was in heaven and I was soo very happy. I will recommend everyone to opt for Trekmunk. I was a solo woman traveler and was a bit worried, but things went very smoothly and I enjoyed it a lot. I miss my fellow trekkers too. I am very satisfied with their arrangements.

Meghalaya Backpacking
Jayati Bist

Our 7 days trip to Meghalaya was a truly memorable experience. Thank you Trekmunk for arranging such an adventurous backpacking trip and a special thanks to Mohit Goswami our trip leader for giving us an experience of what true travelling is. From hitchhiking to traversing the unknown places to eating delicious Momo's to climbing 3000 steps, we did it all in those 7 days which came to end so quickly and none of us wanted to go back home. Such an experience where you just pick up your rucksacks and walk down the roads of a traveller could have been only possible because of Trekmunk!

Our 7 days trip to Meghalaya was a truly memorable experience. Thank you Trekmunk for arranging such an adventurous backpacking trip and a special thanks to Mohit Goswami our trip leader for giving us an experience of what true travelling is. From hitchhiking to traversing the unknown places to eating delicious Momo's to climbing 3000 steps, we did it all in those 7 days which came to end so quickly and none of us wanted to go back home. Such an experience where you just pick up your rucksacks and walk down the roads of a traveller could have been only possible because of Trekmunk!

Chadar Trek
Sushil Chauhan

Chadar trek is considered to be one of the most difficult and dangerous treks, which requires a lot of skilled trek leaders, a perfect guide and a strong team of porters. I choose Trekmunk for Chadar and they proved they are a perfect team. Highly skilled trek leaders, professional skiers, gave us details on how to walk on slippery ice. Professionally trained and certified with wilderness medication programs always ready to take your care in any condition and travelers themselves. One will enjoy their company, their travel stories and their way of leading a trek. Cheers to team Trekmunk.

Chadar trek is considered to be one of the most difficult and dangerous treks, which requires a lot of skilled trek leaders, a perfect guide and a strong team of porters. I choose Trekmunk for Chadar and they proved they are a perfect team. Highly skilled trek leaders, professional skiers, gave us details on how to walk on slippery ice. Professionally trained and certified with wilderness medication programs always ready to take your care in any condition and travelers themselves. One will enjoy their company, their travel stories and their way of leading a trek. Cheers to team Trekmunk.

Kedartal Trek
Mazhar Dohadwala

We were a group of 12 friends and booked a trek to Kedartal with Trekmunk, it was an amazing experience..even though it was our first trek to the Himalayas and Kedartal being a difficult terrain trek we were guided excellently by the Trekmunk team. They served us nutritious food, took complete care of our safety and health and gave us the right advice to overcome AMS. Eagerly awaiting our next trek with them.

We were a group of 12 friends and booked a trek to Kedartal with Trekmunk, it was an amazing experience..even though it was our first trek to the Himalayas and Kedartal being a difficult terrain trek we were guided excellently by the Trekmunk team. They served us nutritious food, took complete care of our safety and health and gave us the right advice to overcome AMS. Eagerly awaiting our next trek with them.

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