Borasu Pass Trek – Ancient Trade Route in the Himalayans
It was used as a trade route between Har Ki Dun valley and Kinnaur valley.
On the other hand the Tibet border lies few kilometers away from this pass.
The Borasu pass lies at a high altitude of 5,450 Meters .
Therefore; it is great for adventure lovers!
During the trek, pass through grasslands, steep ridges, snow slopes and a glacier. And the trail remains covered in snow during winters.
When there were no road resources, our ancestor going from Gangar, Pawani, Osla Village, Harkidun, Ratado, or Lamjunga reached Chitkul.
In 2-3 days they were cover this distance.
Also, Borasu Pass is one of the famous Trek. People come from abroad for one of the most ancient Trek.
In Olden times people used to graze Sheep and goat in this Trek route. In 1968, this Trek was also made as a Route Trek.
The Credit goes for this route Trek to Local resident.
Har Ki Dun and borasu pass Trek is an Enthralling valley in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand India, this trek come under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National park.
No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate and desirable soothing green meadow.
So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity after trek Kinnaur valley chitkul
Certainly, it is for the people who seek adventure! But, Borasu Pass trek is an exhilarating long trek suggested for experienced trekkers,
Connects Har Ki Dun to Baspa Valley
The Har Ki Dun trail further leads to Borasu Pass in Himachal and connects Har ki Dun Valley to Baspa Valley.
On the way come across a variety of wealthy flora and fauna and spot beautiful Himalayan birds and rare species of animals.
Like, mountain goat, ibex, barasinga, black bear, etc most
Best Time to do this trek
So, the best time to do the trek is 1st week of May to last week of October because in pre-monsoon the trail remains covered in snow and the climb gets tough.
We are the local team in Uttarakhand so we have more experienced team Himalayan Hikers working this trek for 28 years
WHY CHOOSE BORASU PASS TREK?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Bali pass trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 221 Km and on foot 64 km which is to be covered into 8 days. . Dehradun to via Har Ki Dun To Chitkul market
Borasu pass trek is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 5450 Meters
The Starting trail is moderate as compared to other treks this is a difficult trek. So this trek is not for beginners
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
In addition, You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, one of the beautiful Har Ki Dun treks on the way beautiful manida lake, pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture.
I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
And, in summers, the Borasu pass trek turns totally different and amusing because of meadows, wildflowers and woods blooming in different colures.
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only
About Base camp Sankri
Sankri is the base camp for the Borasu pass trek but also for 25 + Himalayan treks.
Thus, it always remains busy by the hustle and bustle of trekkers. This small and pretty market is truly picturesque because of its idyllic setting and serene aura.
There are beautiful wooden houses made of Deodar wood. And temple And, also some hotels and restaurants serving delicious local food. Their speciality is “Red Rice” Rajma, Mandwa, jangora, gopka, Bethu, kali, marsa many foods.
So, get to know the villagers and have a glimpse of their lifestyle. It is the best place to explore the Himalayan culture and tradition.
You will also have some excellent views of lofty Swargarohini Peaks and Bandarpunch. And yes, do not miss their glorifying sunrise and sunset views.
Moreover, the nearest village to Sankri is “Saur”. The temple of Someshwar Devta there is highly worshipped by the villagers.
Therefore, the base camp will leave you admiring with its exquisite beauty.
Altitude we are going to cover
Sankri – 1920 Meters
Cheludgad camp – 2600 Meters
Har Ki Dun Camp – 3645 Meters
Rata Dho camp – 4105 meters
Upper Lamjunga Camp – 4899 Meters
Borasu Pass Summit – 5,450 Meters or 17,880 feet
Rani kanda – 3420 Meters
Getting to Himalayan Hikers Base Camp Office at Sankri
Option 01 – Direct flight Available – Banglore to Dehradun
Kolkata to Dehradun
Mumbai to Dehradun
Pune to Dehradun
Dehli to Dehradun
Option 02 – Take the night train from Delhi to Dehradun.
(Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)
However You can reach Dehradun Railway Station around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office member.
Note:- Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Dehradun Railway Station Pickup and Drop Tempo
Also, Transport costs per person one way Rs. 1100/- Extra pay to directly your taxi driver
ATM Point & Mobile connectivity
ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey, Purola is the last point where you will find ATM.
(If you want to withdraw money then do it in Dehradun.)
Mobile Connectivity: There will be no networks during the trek, in Purola your device will receive the networks and at Sankri only Vodafone and BSNL signals are there but you cannot rely on the connectivity because the signal strength is not good.
So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.
Key Points Borasu Pass trek
Duration: – 7 Nights 8 Days
Base camp: – Sankri
Summer Temperature:- Day 5°C to 12°C) Night – 2° C to 5° C
Borasu pass Altitude: – 5450 Meters
Best Time: – May, June, September, October
Trek Level: – Difficult
Trek distance: – On foot 67 Km – By taxi 221 km
Group Size: – minimum of 5 people maximum of 15 people
Short Itinerary Borasu pass Trek
Day 1- Pick up to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Sankri Market – 210 Km (8/9 Hours (1920 Meters)
Day 2 – Trek from Sankri to taluka by taxi – 11 km same day trek to Cheludgad camp (12 km) (4/5 Hours) (2600 Meters )
Day 3 – Trek from Cheludgad camp to Bhasla camp Har Ki Dun (13 km) (6/7 Hours) (3645 Meters )
Day 4 – Trek from Har Ki Dun to Ratta Dho camp via Manida Lake (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (4105 Meters)
Day 5- Trek from Ratta Dho to Upper Lamjunga camp (09 km) (5/6 Hours) (4899 Meters)
Day 6- Rest Day for Acclimatization for next day hike
Day 7- Trek from Upper lamjunga to Borasu pass summit (5450 Meters) down to bonga camp (13 km) (7/8 Hours) (4470 Meters )
Day 8- Bonga camp to via rani kanda to Chitkul market (12 Km) (5/6 Hours) (3450 Meters)