8 Days 7 Nights
The trek to Ruinsara Lake is a beautiful trek through the Govind National Park, which is famous for its wild flowers especially orchids. This area has some of the most beautiful forests. It was made popular by Jack Gibson, a teacher at the Doon school in the late 1940’s.The surrounding peaks and glaciers in the Banderpoonch Range are a mountaineer’s delight. The Ruinsara Lake is famous for its wild flowers and grazing meadows used by local shepherds. The path follows the Tons river from Netwar village up through the scenic villages of Gangad, Seema and Osla. It is ideal to spend one day at the lake to explore the nearby Banderpoonch glacier and the base camp for the climb to Black peak.
Total distance 210 km (10 Hours journey) via mussoorie
Mode of journey – By taxi
Altitude – Sankri base camp – 1920 Meters
Night stay – In Guest Houses.
Last ATM- Purola village
Rockclimber provides transport for trekkers from Dehradun Railway Station/ISBT early in the morning which will leave for Sankri around 6:00 am.
Enjoy breakfast and lunch on the way in beautiful environment. After the identification at Mori check post, travels will reach our base camp Sankri. It will be a night stay in the guest house after the dinner.
Short briefing about our next day trek will be conducted by the guides. We request our trekkers to understand those points for smooth journey without causing harm to ourselves and our mother nature.
Sankri head to Taluka by taxi and on same day trek starts towards Cheludgad camp- The trail is not in a very good condition. Trek through beautiful dense forest which is rich in Flora and Fauna and it is home to a number of animals.
Langooor families can be easily spotted near Cheludgad. The colourful Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Uttarakhand and other Himalayan birds can be spotted in this region. You can see many other rare species which are not commonly find in any other areas.
Trek starts in the morning after breakfast with packed lunch because the trek is long and it will take time to reach the destination, trek starts to Devsu Bugyal on a gradual ascent that offers excellent views of the snow-covered mountains and vast valleys with huge waterfalls and the sights will leave you awe struck.
There is thick dense forest and this area is home to a number of rare species of Himalayan birds, animal and flowers, and is full of birch and sp
Ruinsara Lake is at a height of 3500 meters. In the morning after breakfast and with packed lunch, trek starts to Ruinsara Lake and ascending again offers mesmerising views of the snow-capped peaks and wide valleys with huge waterfalls.
The area is home to a number of rare species of Himalayan birds and animals. Trek through the muddy path, there are some slippery areas so you have to be careful, further cross Supinover a bridge.
Ruinsara Lake is a fresh water Lake which lies amidst the pristine peaks and it is nestled on the foot of Mt. Black Peak. The region is idyllic and turns lush green after the rains of June and August. From here you can have magnificent views of Ruinsara Range, Mt. Kalanag, Bandarpoonch and Swargarohini (I) (II) (III).
Today explore this picturesque place with surroundings and after that rest in the serenity. Nearby you will find valleys and glaciers you can cross the river to visit an opposite campsite Thanga, en route to Bali Pass.
Go towards the basecamp of Black Peak and Swargarohini, the route then head towards a pass named “Dhumdhar Kandi Pass” which is at an elevation of 5,490 metres and it further leads to Gangotri valley. Come back and rest at the campsite.
Descend from Ruinsara Lake after having lunch, you have to follow the same route with beautiful views of snow-covered mountains and vast valleys with huge waterfalls.
Trek through dense forest, it is going to be a steep descent to Devsu Bugyal, reach this wide meadow and camp here. Setup the tents and retire for the night.
From Devsu Bugyal descend all the way to reach Seema/Cheludgad then start trekking down to Taluka from where the trek started. Follow the same trail through rich forests and spot birds and Langoors on the way.
Reach Taluka, vehicles will be arranged for you and then enjoy the 11 km drive to Sankri.
Distance 210 Km – 10 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – Bay taxi
Today – It is your last breakfast on this trek with Rockclimber team. The certificates will be given and we will bid you all a goodbye from Sankri.