Overview

Borasu Pass  ( 17,880 ft) is a high mountain pass in the Himalaya Mountains of  Uttarakhand. The pass is located on the border of  Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh near the border with Tibet. It was an ancient trade route between Har ki Doon valley and Kinnaur  valley. 

Borasu Pass divides Uttarakhand from Himachal Pradesh. The pass is located only a few kilometers from the Tibet border. The east part of the Borasu area comes out from Tons valley and the north-west part is merged with Baspa valley. Its north-west range comes down on Jhukia Glacier. The nearest village, Chitkul, is 20.3 km (12.6 mi)away from the pass.  on the Himachal (Kinnaur valley) side and Osla village on the Uttarakhand side of the pass. Approach to the pass is marked by grasslands. Mountains Bandar Poonch, Black Peak or Kala-nag,  swargarohini and Har ki Dun may be observed from the pass.

Region

Garhwal

Total Trekking

56 Km

Grade

Difficult

Altitude

17,224 Ft.

Days/Night

7 Days

Minimum Age

15 Year

Temperature

May — June (15C to 20C and night 7C to2C) Sept — Oct (15C to 10C and night 5C to -5C).

Best Season

Pre Monsoon Season:— May first week to June end and post monsoon Season:- September 2nd week to Nov first week.

Itineary

Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (1920m) Distance: 190km, 7 hrs drive

  • Begin your journey from Dehradun till Sankri, travel via bus or taxi according to your trekking package. Over Night Stay in Sankri

Day 2: Sankri to Seema (2560m) via Taluka (1800m) Distance: 1 hour drive, 5 to 6 hrs hike, 14km

  • Reach at Taluka from Sankri, the trek begins from Taluka. With the Supin river flowing beside, the walk is quiet pleasant. The path will cross over the Supin river, keep walking through the village of Gangad and gradually the village of Osla will appear. The Seema village is tiny settlement opposite to the river from Osla.

Day 3: Seema/Osla to Har Ki Dun (3510m) Distance: 4 to 5 hours hike, 10km

  • From Osla the trail gradually gets higher, the ascending path climbs high above the confluence Supin river from the Ruinsara Valley. The Har Ki Dun appears, it is located in the midst of two valleys- one originating from the Jaundhar Glacier and other from beyond Hata glacier.

Day 4: Har Ki Dun to Ratha Tho (4200m) Distance: 4 to 5 hours hike, 5 km

  • While trekking to the Ratha Tho you will cross the Marinda Tal, a small lake. The path ahead is a bit over the boulders, but the snow clad peaks and panoramic view makes the walk worth every step.

Day 5: Ratha Tho to Borasu Pass base camp (Upper Lamjung) (4900m) Distance: 3 to 4 hours hike, 4km

  • This path is more over boulders and is covered with snow on most of the areas. The campsites on Upper Lamjung are usually covered with snow all over. The climb however opens up to an ecstatic view of the valley left behind.

Day 6: Borasu Pass Base Camp (Uper Lamjung) to Bonga (4000m) via Borasu Pass(5360m)

  • Distance-As you keep moving higher up the scenery keeps getting wider and better. The cradle shape Borasu Pass appears after crossing two boulders with a final ascent over these boulders. Descending towards the Himachal side of the pass into the large glacier over the initial slope, the trek is further along a tributary of Baspa River, you may find many shepherds along the way.

Day 7: Bonga to Chitkul (3430m) Distance: 8 hrs hike, 15km

  • A long trek of 8 hour with an easy walk through flower fields and forest. Stay overnight in Chitkul Village. The trek ends here. From here you can have public or private transport from Chitkul or Sangla to Sankri.

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Sankri to Chitkul
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Departure Dates

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Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (1920m) Distance: 190km, 7 hrs drive
Day 2: Sankri to Seema (2560m) via Taluka (1800m) Distance: 1 hour drive, 5 to 6 hrs hike, 14km
Day 3: Seema/Osla to Har Ki Dun (3510m) Distance: 4 to 5 hours hike, 10km
Day 4: Har Ki Dun to Ratha Tho (4200m) Distance: 4 to 5 hours hike, 5 km
Day 5: Ratha Tho to Borasu Pass base camp (Upper Lamjung) (4900m) Distance: 3 to 4 hours hike, 4km
Day 6: Borasu Pass Base Camp (Uper Lamjung) to Bonga (4000m) via Borasu Pass(5360m)
Day 7: Bonga to Chitkul (3430m) Distance: 8 hrs hike, 15km

Reporting Information

Reporting Time
6.30 am To 7.30 am at Dehradun Railway Station
On Last Day
5.30 pm To 6.30 pm

Trek Notes

People with below conditions are not allowed:
  • People suffering from Bronchitis, Asthma, TB, Epilepsy(got faints)
  • High blood pressure or higher BMI.
Chilren should meet below requirements
  • Below 8 years are not allowed
Please note: If you had any medical history, please let us know.

Trek Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions


Transport to and from the base camp
The above trek cost includes transport to and from base camp.
Safety equipment
First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretchers, Walkie-Talkie etc. will be available at campsite.
Accommodation
Stay is included from Day 1 to Last Day. Tents/Homestays/lodges will be provided. Tripple sharing Accomodation and seprate accomodation for girls/ladies will be povided
Meals
All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast at Last day are included. Veg food will be provided during the trek.
Permits/ Forest fees
UTT will arrange trekking permits and forest passes.
Experienced Trek Leader & Team
Qualified trek leaders haing in basic / advanced mountaineering courses certificates/ degrees will assiston trek.
Other staff member includes qualified cooks, helpers and porters.

Exclusions


Food during transit to and from the base camp
Food would not be provided during transit and trekkers have to bear the cost at their own.
Mule and Porter charges
Generally we expect trekkers to carry their bag-pack and luggage themselves. For those who wish to use Mule/Porter need to pay Rs 350 per day for same.
Personal Expense
Personal Expense of any kind. The trek cost does not include stay at any location on last day
*Anything apart from inclusions

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