Har Ki Dun Trek
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When and Why to take this tour
The Har Ki Dun means Valley of Gods is a treat for first time trekkers and nature lovers. Har Ki dun is a moderate trek which takes you to the one of the least explored places in the Garhwal, Uttarakhand and best suitable for the both, who are going for Himalaya Trekking for the first time and also the ones who are experienced in Hiking the Himalayas.
Har Ki Dun Trek lies in the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park and other famous trek nearby is Kedarkantha Trek. Har Ki Dun trek gives you the magnificent views of famous peaks of Swargarohini, Bandar Poonch, Kala Nag or Black peak and Har Ki Dun peak itself.
The drive from Dehradun to Taluka is a scenic one via Mussoorie, Barkot, Purola, Netwar, Motwat along the Tons River. The road conditions from Sankri to Taluka (Where Har Ki Dun Trek starts) are rough one
Itinerary / Tour Plan
Day 0: Drive from Dehradun to Sankri via Mussoorie
Day 1: Drive from Sankri to Taluka and Trek to Osla
Day 2: Trek from Osla to Har Ki Dun
Day 3: Exploration Day at Har Ki Dun
Day 4: Trek from Har Ki Dun to Osla
Day 5: Trek from Osla to Sankri
Extra Day: Drive from Sankri to Dehradun
Day 0: Sankri-Drive from Dehradun to Sankri/Taluka via Mussoorie (220 Kms - 10 Hrs)
The very first day we will meet at Dehradun railway station at 6:00 in the morning for our journey through curvaceous roads of The Shivalik Himalayas. Today’s journey from Dehradun to Sankri/Taluka is about 220 Kms long and takes around 10 hours. Enroute we will stop for breakfast and also get fresh for the rest of the journey. Reach Sankri late in the evening and take full rest at the camp for the Har Ki Dun Trek.
Day 1: Osla - Trek from Sankri to Taluka
Today we will go trekking from Osla to Har Ki Doon to Har Ki Dun top and once you reach there you would not want to come back the beauty is such. The trek is rewarding through open meadows and views of snow capped peaks. After trekking for about 6 hours you will reach the camp relish on delicious lunch prepared by our team and enjoy the views of pristine trek in the Himalayas.
Day 2 : Har ki Dun-Trek from Osla to Har Ki Dun
We will follow the same routine of morning exercise, breakfast and our trek leader will brief about today’s trek schedule. Today will trek for around 14 kms to Taluka campsite to Osla Village. There is a unique temple of Duryodhan of Mahabharatha in Osla village situated at an altitude of 2650m. Along the trek route you will cross bridges over Tons river, lush green valley covered with wild orchids of Himalayas and if you are lucky then you may encounter the rich wild life of Himalayas like barking deer, Bharal, Blue Sheep, Bear or Leopard too. Reach camp and immerse in the pristine beauty of Garhwal Himalayas. Pitch your tents and try your hand in Night Long exposure photography.
Day 3: Har Ki Dun Trek - Exploration Day
Today is our exploration day those who want to enjoy the most exotic book reading session can relax in the camp and rest can trek up to Jaundhar Glacier which is around 4 Kms and takes around 3 Hrs to reach but the view of the glacier is to die for. After our healthy breakfast and packed lunch we will start the today’s leg of Har Ki Dun trek the visit to Jaundhar Glacier. After spending few hours we will return to Har Ki Dun camp.
Day 4: Osla-Trek from Har Ki Dun to Osla (11Kms - 4 Hrs)
Today will the easy part of the Har Ki Dun trek but going downhill is always a tricky one. We will be trekking by the same route so you have an idea about the landscape. After a tiring day relax for some time have your sumptuous lunch and they explore the area.
Day 5: Sankri-Trek from Osla to Sankri (25 Kms - 8 Hrs)
Be ready to trek down the entire leg of Har Ki Dun Trek from Osla Village to Sankri in one go, though it will be long but it will not be that tiring as the entire route is downhill. Reach camp and relax …now onwards no more trekking.
Extra Day: Dehradun Railway Station(If included)
Today will be the most complex day the on one side you will be happy that no more trekking on the other hand gloomy because the trek is going to end. We will start our drive early in the morning so that we reach on time at Dehradun Railway station to catch your train or flights for onward journey. Our trek ends here #HappyTrekking
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About the place
Dehradun is in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas nestled between two of India's mightiest rivers — the Ganges on the east and the Yamuna on the west. The city is famous for its picturesque landscape and slightly milder climate and provides a gateway to the surrounding region. It is well connected and in proximity to popular Himalayan tourist destinations. Dehradun is renowned for its natural resources, publishing services and particularly for its educational institutions. It is one of the highest rain receiving areas of North India. It hosts training institutions of national importance such as the Indian Military Academy.
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