Borasu Pass trek

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Garhwal Himalayas

8 days

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64 km

May, June, Sep, Oct

17,880 ft/ 5450m

Borasu-pass-Trek (1)

Borasu pass trek

+5% GST

₹ 27000

Stay

Taxi

Meals

Guide

Camping

Garhwal Himalayas

8 days

Difficult

64 km

May, June, Sep, Oct

17,880 ft/ 5450m

About Borasu Pass

Located at an elevation of 5450 meters, Borasu Pass is considered a high-altitude pass that crosses the border between Uttarakhand as well as Himachal Pradesh. This trek is quite popular among trekkers for offering some eye-catching sights of the historical Swagarohini peak.

The Borasu Pass offers diverse landscapes that leave all the trekkers and travellers stunned. It is a rarely explored region present in the Himalayas that is worth visiting at least once in a lifetime.

You need to know that Borasu Pass was used as a trade route between Har Ki Dun Valley and Kinnaur Valley. However, it is no longer used by the local people and is an adventure for trekkers and backpackers.

A few kilometers away from this pass, you can also find the Tibet border. If you are an adventure lover then you must plan for the Borasu Pass trek.

This beautiful Borasu Pass trek takes you through fascinating villages, untouched forests, meandering rivers, and rolling meadows, giving the trekkers a chance to soak in the beauty of nature.

Borasu Pass trek begins from the small village of Sankri in Uttarakhand and ends at the beautiful hamlet, Chitkul which is tucked away in the several folds of the mountains in Himachal Pradesh. The track for this high mountain pass will take you through Har Ki Dun Valley.

Har Ki Dun is considered the most gorgeous all-season trek in the Himalayas because it is surrounded by an abundance of fauna, impressive peaks, and colorful birds.

This amazing Borasu Pass trek will start from pretty Taluka village and then go through different villages including Gangaad, Dhatmir, Seema, Osla, and Har Ki Dun.

The trek begins from Taluka, passing through the dense forests of chestnut, chinar, walnut, and willow trees. The trek from Osla to Har Ki Dun is joined by mountain fields, thick coniferous forests as well and lush green grassy patches.

The possibilities of spotting wildlife are high because Har Ki Dun falls within the Govind Pashu Vihar wildlife sanctuary. In the sanctuary, you can also easily find trees of Bhojpatra, which is the rare Brahmakamal. Apart from this, you will also see colorful flora & fauna, different birds like thrush, rosefinch, babbler, redstart, warbler, tit, and many more.

Before reaching the Borasu Pass trek, you can also see different peaks like Kalanag, Bandarpoonch, Ruinsara, and the grandiose Swargarohini.

Remember the Borasu Pass trek gives you a chance to continue on this wonderful trail and a lesser-discovered route to the pass that joins Tons Valley in Uttarakhand with Baspa Valley in Himachal Pradesh.

There are several reasons to consider this trek as your next adventure and enjoy nature at its best. The best part of this Borasu Pass trek lies at an elevation of 5450m as it offers breathtaking views but will definitely make you sweat for them.

The Borasu pass trek is also one of the best ways to explore the cultures of the Himalayas of both Garhwal and Kinnaur. The glacial water bodies of Borasu will surely make a dreamy lakeside night camping experience during the trek.  Once you reach the top part of the trail, you can relish the stunning views of nature.

So, if you love exploring new places and indulging in new adventures then the Borasu Pass trek is perfect for you.

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FAQs

The Borasu Pass Trek is a high-altitude trekking route in the Indian Himalayas, connecting  the Har Ki Dun Valley in Uttarakhand, India, with the Sangla Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known for its breathtaking landscapes, alpine meadows, and challenging terrain.

Borasu Pass is situated on the border between Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, at an altitude of approximately 5,450 meters (17,880 feet) above sea level.

The Borasu Pass Trek is considered a difficult trek, suitable for experienced trekkers with prior high-altitude trekking experience. It involves steep ascents, crossing snowfields, and navigating rugged terrain.

The best time to undertake the Borasu Pass Trek is typically from May to June and Mid  September to Mid October, during the summer and early autumn months when the weather is relatively stable, and the pass is accessible. However, weather conditions can change rapidly in the mountains, so it's essential to check local forecasts before embarking on the trek.

The duration of the Borasu Pass Trek varies depending on the itinerary chosen, but it typically takes around 8 to 9 days to complete the round trip.

Yes, permits are required for the Borasu Pass Trek as it passes through protected areas and forest reserves. These permits can be obtained from the respective forest departments or authorized agencies.

Accommodation options during the Borasu Pass Trek include camping at designated campsites along the route. Trekkers need to carry their tents, sleeping bags, and other camping gear.

Essential items to pack for the Borasu Pass Trek include appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions, trekking boots, sleeping bag, trekking poles, water bottle, first aid kit, sunscreen, and personal medications. Additionally, carrying high-energy snacks and a headlamp or flashlight is advisable.

Trekkers encounter steep ascents, snowfields, high altitude and unpredictable weather, requiring careful planning and resilience during the journey.

Yes, a medical certificate is necessary to ensure participants' fitness for the trek. Consulting a healthcare professional for evaluation and clearance is mandatory before embarking on the Borasu Pass Trek.

The trek demands good endurance and prior high-altitude trekking experience to navigate the challenging terrain and long hours of walking effectively.

Borasu Pass Trek (Detailed Itinerary)

Drive - 198km/8-9hrs.

We will start from Dehradun in the early morning in order to reach Sankri village by evening. The night stay will be scheduled in a guest house or camps.

(Drive 11km/1 hr & Trek 12km/5-6 hrs)

After having breakfast, we will move from Sankri to Taluka because the trek will start from Taluka. After hours of walk, you will see the village Gangad and then Seema village which is a small settlement opposite the river from Osla. Here the stay will be arranged in camp or in a hut with a local family.

(Trek 11km/5-6 hrs)

From Osla you will experience a higher trail and the ascending path will climb above the convergence Supin River from Ruinsara valley. After crossing higher up, we will camp at Har Ki Dun where you will experience a panoramic view.

(Trek 4-5 hrs)

When you will be trekking to Ratha Tho, you will come across a small Lake named as Morinda Tal. Although, you might find the path little difficult but snow-covered peaks and eye-catchy views make the trek worthwhile.

(Trek 4-5 hrs) 

This path is almost rocky and is roofed with snow in majority of the areas. ON upper Lamjung, you will see the campsites that are covered with snow most of the time. Do have a striking view of the valley from here which you have left behind. 

(Trek 7-8 hrs )

Before the sunrise, trek will be started. As you will move high and cross two glaciers, you will see the cradle shape Borasu pass. You will further move down towards the Himachal side of the pass into huge glacier. Near the campsite, you might find shepherds.

It is a beautiful 8 hours long trek via flower fields & forest. At night, the stay will be scheduled in Chitkul village. 

Drive 245km/ 11hr

End of the memorable trip. With public or private transport we will be back from Chitkul to Shimla.

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The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of successful booking.

Cancellation policy:-

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

Cancellation 30 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The Borasu Pass Trek is a high-altitude trekking route in the Indian Himalayas, connecting  the Har Ki Dun Valley in Uttarakhand, India, with the Sangla Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known for its breathtaking landscapes, alpine meadows, and challenging terrain.

Borasu Pass is situated on the border between Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, at an altitude of approximately 5,450 meters (17,880 feet) above sea level.

The Borasu Pass Trek is considered a difficult trek, suitable for experienced trekkers with prior high-altitude trekking experience. It involves steep ascents, crossing snowfields, and navigating rugged terrain.

The best time to undertake the Borasu Pass Trek is typically from May to June and Mid  September to Mid October, during the summer and early autumn months when the weather is relatively stable, and the pass is accessible. However, weather conditions can change rapidly in the mountains, so it's essential to check local forecasts before embarking on the trek.

The duration of the Borasu Pass Trek varies depending on the itinerary chosen, but it typically takes around 8 to 9 days to complete the round trip.

Yes, permits are required for the Borasu Pass Trek as it passes through protected areas and forest reserves. These permits can be obtained from the respective forest departments or authorized agencies.

Accommodation options during the Borasu Pass Trek include camping at designated campsites along the route. Trekkers need to carry their tents, sleeping bags, and other camping gear.

Essential items to pack for the Borasu Pass Trek include appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions, trekking boots, sleeping bag, trekking poles, water bottle, first aid kit, sunscreen, and personal medications. Additionally, carrying high-energy snacks and a headlamp or flashlight is advisable.

Trekkers encounter steep ascents, snowfields, high altitude and unpredictable weather, requiring careful planning and resilience during the journey.

Yes, a medical certificate is necessary to ensure participants' fitness for the trek. Consulting a healthcare professional for evaluation and clearance is mandatory before embarking on the Borasu Pass Trek.

The trek demands good endurance and prior high-altitude trekking experience to navigate the challenging terrain and long hours of walking effectively.

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