Baleni pass is one of the best and most beautiful trek in Dhauladhar Range.It is situated in Salli Village close to Shahpur town in Himachal Pradesh.The trek is completely offbeat trail and it can be done almost round the year. The Baleni Route gives opportunity for peoples of all age groups to join the trek. The trek is only used by local Shepherds with their Sheep herds during the summers .The Trail is moderate and goes along the Khauli river .The trek gives Amazing view of Snow mountains from the top of the pass.
Location: Town-Salli,Tehsil-Shahpur District Kangra ,Himachal Pradesh
Best Time: Feburary-June, September- Decemeber
Trek Distance:40 kms
Max.Elevation: 3730 metres
Day 1: Shahpur/Salli- Chanderlla Dhar
Start trek from Salli Village along the river the Khauli river which is well marked trail and it take 2- 3 Hours to reach Chanderlla for overnight stay.
Day 2: Dhaled Camp
After breakfast start trek and continue upto 2 hours the more you get the Awesome view of Dhauldhar mountains covered with snow , reach Dhaled camp relax and take lunch . After Lunch trek uphill 2 hours to the glacial Kareri lake (3200 metres) and back to Dhaled camp by evening for night stay.
Day 3: Dhaled – Chakrotu Base
Trek to chakrotu the base camp of Baleni pass it will take 3-4 Hours to reach. From here you can see 360 view of Snow Mountains. This place is so peaceful that you can here the sound of water , twittering of Himalayan birds . We sleep in temporary huts or tents for overnight.
Day 4: Chakrotu Base – Baleni Pass- Chakrotu Base(7-8 Hours)
Early morning Get fresh and ascent towards Baleni pass(3730 meters) it will take 4-5 Hours to reach at the top. Baleni is also the origin of Khauli River .From top you can see the view of Pir Panjal Range and by e vening descent back to base camp. In evening you have a chance to see wildlife animals like Himalayan tahr, Wildsheeps.
Day 5: Chakrotu-Kanol
Retrace your steps to Kanol Village and end of the memorable trek. You can stay in village to relax or move to onward destination.
Certified Guide services and staff.
Mountain Gear: Doom Tents, Mattress, Sleeping bags ,Ropes, Ice Axe, Walking Poles .
Muels for offloading Luggage.
All meals -Breakfast lunch dinner and snacks.
Any early return due to personnel reason except for the days as per itinerary.
Any expenses for medical treatment of injury or accident during or after the trek.
Personnel Porters or Mules for offloading.
Purchase of personal natures like Mineral water, Beverages, Chocolates etc