Bali Pass - Ruin Sara

(Dehradun To Janakchatti)
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Cost Terms
How To Reach

Region: Uttarakhand
Duration: 6 Days
Level: Difficulty
Base Camp: Sankri
Distance: 70 Kms
Altitude: 16200ft
Pickup Point: Dehradun
Drop Point: Janakchatti
Best Season: September, October, November


Arrive at Dehradun Railway station
Pick up from Dehradun is between 6am to 7am
You are expected to reach Sankri by 5pm

Drive from Sankri to Taluka(approx 12kms).Trek starts from Taluka
Trek to Puani Garat.Its 13kms/8hours trek

Puani Garaat to Roiltia.Its 5kms/6hours trek

Trek from Roiltia to Ruin Sara lake.Its 9kms/5-6hours trek

Ruin sara lake to Godri. Its 4kms/5hours trek.

Godri to Bali Pass summit to Upper Dammi.Its 15kms/7-8hours trek.

Trek from Upper Dhami to Janak Chatti.Its 9kms/5hours trek.The trip ends here.
* Please make arrangements to stay in guest house/hotel.Himveer Tour & Trek can make booking on payment basis.


Day 1 - Dehradun to Sankri
Altitude - 1980m.
Time taken - 10-11 hours
Arrive at Dehradun Railway Station between 6am to 7am.
You will be greeted by the authorised person of company at Dehradun Railway station and by taxi you will move towads Sankri .The journey from Dehradun to Sankri takes aroun 10-11 hours . After having dinner pack accordingly as you have to start the trekking early morning tomorrow.You will experience the first night out under the tents.

Day 2 - Sankri to Taluka to Puani Garaat
Altitude - 1980m to 2524m .
Distance - 12kmsdrive plus 13kms trek.
Time taken - 8-9 hours
The day starts with drive to Taluka from where the actual trek starts.Drive from Sankri to Tauka is very exciting as well as adventourous.Taluka is a very small village with contrasting architecture which is 300years old.Start trekking towards Puani Garaat descending towards the river valley of Supin along the way you will cross the Sujangarh cemented bridge to reach Dhamtir village having magnificent views of lush greens meadows,vegitation,orchids etc etc.You will reach Puani Garaat between 5pm to 6pm enjoy hot freshly cokked snacks and healthy dinner before going to sleep in tents.

Day 3 - Puani Garaat to Roiltia.
Altitude- 2524m to 2900m.
Distance- 5kms.
Time take taken- 6hours
Get ready for the 3rd day.Have your breakfast and walk towards Roiltia.You will walk along the rivertone and ascend through the fields and climb high above the confluence of the Ton and Ruinsara gad. Before reaching Roiltia we will cross the meadows of Diusu Bugyal .Enjoy the surroundings whike exploring the place.We will serve you evening snacks.After the dinner spent night in the tents.

Day 4 - Roiltia to Ruinsara taal
Altitude - 2900m to 3350m.
Distance - 9kms .
Time taken - 5-6hours.
After breakfast we start our day trekking towards Ruinsara lake which is a beautiful lake surrounded by meadows and Rhododendon bushes.Bandar-Poonch peak is at the east of the lake and if you walk toward the south east of the lake we can have a view of splendid Kiarkoti meadows and to the northest Swarg Rohini range.The lake is a clear water lake at the foot of Mount Kalang. The lake is surrounded by Alpine pastures.Located just below the Bandar Poonch glacier the lake is an ideal campside.

Day 5 - Ruin sara taal to Godri.
Altitude - 3350m to 4100m
Distance - 4kms.
Time taken-5hours
To reach Godri we need to start early today ,it is near the Morains near the pass ,which makes it the best Alpine camping location as it gives the views of valley and snow clad peaks.

Day 6 - Godri to Bali Pass Summit to Upper Dhami
Altitude- 4100m t0 4950m to 4000m.
Distance - 15kms .
Time taken - 7-8hours.
Time to test your stamina,so be ready to face the big challenge today.To take advantage of time we will start trek around 4am.The trail heading towards South is short but steep upto the Bali Pass. We witness lot of Glacier scenary .We should reach the pass by 8am.Once you are at the pass enjoy the 360 degree view.Bandar Pooch and Kala Naag peak seems to be hand distance touch from here.After sometime we descend down into the Alpine zone and reach the camping grounds of Upper Dhami.The place is perfect for camping and has water too.

Day7 - Upper Dhami to Janak Chatti
Altitude- 4000m.
Distance - 9kms .
Time taken- 5hours.
This is the last day of our trek.Today is an easy day.Take the trail descending the Damini forest.The trail is well defined and after 30minutes of steep descent you will connect with old Yamnotri trail.IF YOU WANT TO DE-TOUR VISIT THE YAMNOTRI TEMPLE or else take new route to new Yamnotri to Janak Chatti pilgrim trail. You will reach Janak Chatti in couple of hours. Our trek ends here depending on the time please make arrangements to stay in Janak Chatti or board a bus/shared jeep to dehardun or barkot.

Cost Terms


All transfers in shared taxi right from PICKUP POINTS to DROP POINTS
Permits and Entrance fees.
Accommodation in tents on share basis during trekking.
All meals, { from BASE CAMP to BASE CAMP} Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner, after dinner hot Chocolate, lemon tea. etc!
All camping gear including tents and sleeping mattress. Liner,Kitchen tent, Dining tent and toilet tent.
Good Experience Hindi/ English guide, cooks and porters, mules.
Insurance of Himveer Tour & Trek staff.


Personal Insurance.
Personal toiletry Items
Personal Medicine kit
Meals during transit.
Charges of mules/poerters carrying extra luggage. (Rs 300/per bag payable Himveer Tour & Trek Personnel at the base camp )


A) 46 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost.
B) 31- 45 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost.
C) 30 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost.
IMPORTANT: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received less than 30 days before date of departure.


No refund (Partial or otherwise) will be made if you voluntarily leave or drop out of a trip for any season after the trip has begun. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.
In case, Himveer Tour & Trek cancels the trip due to unforeseen circumstances/climatic emergencies it would be happy to suggest an alternative trip/dates. You shall be notified of same. You may accept the alternate trip suggestion, voucher (with one year redeemable limitation) or request another trip of your choice. The difference in cost, if applicable, will have to be borne by you. Himveer Tour & Trek shall, under no circumstances, be liable for any additional costs, credit card charges, TAC(s), travel arrangements including but not limited to flight cancellation, railway, hotel, visas costs, onward arrangements coinciding with this trip etc. Refunds in such a scenario will happen as per our cancellation policy.
*Refunds are not possible for any missed or unused services including voluntary / involuntary termination of tour on account of sickness, death of a family member, late arrival on the tour etc.*
*Himveer Tour & Trek is also not liable to pay any compensation for any loss arising as a consequence of trip curtailment, alteration, extension or cancellation due to any reasons. However, you expressly agree that, in any event, the maximum liability of Himveer Tour & Trek will be limited to the trip cost paid Himveer Tour & Trek.
Himveer Tour & Trek must receive notification of cancellation in writing. At the time we receive your written cancellation, refunds based on the total fare are as follows:


For the cancellation of trek services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons, we must be notified of the same in writing
a) 30 days or more before the departure date: 25% of the total cost.
b) 29 - 20 days before the departure date: 50% of total cost.
c) Less than 20 days before the departure day: 100% of the total cost.
d) Cancellation less than 10 days to the start of the trek: Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date. We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel you travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond control ( e.g. bad weather, insufficient bookings) we shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour has'nt already commenced. If the alternate arrangement does not suit you, we will refund the amount in full.

1)- Change of trek batch is dependent on the availability of seats in the batch.
2)- In case of transferring a trek to a friend, he/ she should satisfy all the mandatory requirements put forward by Himveer Tour & Trek .
3)- Himveer Tour & Trek holds the right to change/cancel the policies, without prior notice.
Cancellation is processed only by email intimation. Please email any cancellation requests to :- sonunix7077@gmail.comor call us @ +91-7500124928 Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. "Himveer Tour & Trek" reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant. If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which Himveer Tour & Trek or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. Himveer Tour & Trek reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.
Please Note
*Written cancellation will be accepted on working days (only). Any cancellation sent on a Sunday or any National Holiday(s), will be considered on the next official working day.
*In the event of any cancellation(s) after trip commencement, there will be no refunds and any costs incurred due to this cancellation will be borne by you.
Irrespective of when a trip is booked, the above condition will hold true.
How to Reach

By Air :-

Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 48 km from the Haridwar. There is a daily flight from Delhi for Dehradun.

By Train:-

From Delhi -DDN NZM AC EXPRESS (2205).
From Kolkata- Doon Express (13009)
From Mumbai- Dehradun Express (19019)
From Chennai- Dehardun express (12687)

By Road:-

By road, Haridwar is well connected with major destinations of the country.
NH72 connects Haridwar to Nahan (125 km) to the north-west, and thereon to Panchkula, Chandi-garh and Shimla.
NH 72 terminates at Dehardun, which is at 54km from Haridwar.
Haridwar is located at a distance of 235 km from Delhi.
NH72A links Haridwar to NH58 at Roorkee (35 km) and thereon south to Meerut (170 km) and Delhi (235 km).
There is regular bus service from Delhi for Haridwar from Delhi's ISBT Kashmere Gate

Himveer Tour & Trek GUIDELINES


1.Alcohols or any other intoxicating products "STRICTLY PROHIBHITED" during the trek.
2.Always pay heed to the trek guides or instructors.
3.Try not to leave the group under any circumstances.
4.Avoid trekking during the nights as it is extremely dangerous.
5.Avoid using earphones as that might hinder your hearing.
6.Do not participate or encourage littering of the places in any form.
7.While visiting the local villages and tourist sites, obey the local guidelines and instructions.
8.Do not harm or interrupt the local sentiments of the places.


Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with Himveer Tour & Trek.
Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns.
Since adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required

Fixed Departure

The fixed departure dates are applicable to a group of 8-10 people (minimum), both male and female.

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Himveer Tour & Trek advise its clients/travellers to keep a buffer day in hand to avoid inconvenience caused due to unpredictable weather conditions in high altitude regions.
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