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Overview Of Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun is one of the famous treks in Uttarakhand. It is a beautiful trek and a blessing for beginners. Har Ki Dun trek starts from Sankri and is a very short trek. Irrespective of the fact that it is not filled with a very tough terrain yet it is full of excitement and unexplored land. The untouched nature and small rivers that you will cross in this trek enhances the experience by 100%. It is a perfect trek for photography as the trek s filed with picturesque scenery.
Har Ki Dun Trekking is a very interesting trek as it is also called “Valley of Gods”. Valley of Gods is a hanging valley and looks like a cradle. This trek gives a clear view of the Swargarohini Peak which is mesmerizing. The starting point which is Sankri is a 3hrs drive from Dehradun and is a small village. You will most probably spend the night here and is great for people who like star gazing.
Har Ki Dun Trekking Cost is very modest and can be afforded but anyone. It is a short trip hence trekkers cab pack light and enjoys the trek freely. Har Ki Dun Trekking Package includes all the requirements that people might require. We at Travel Banjare believe in experiential Trekking and make sure that you are completely equipped for the trek.
The best season to do this trek is from March-June and August-January.

Har Ki Dun Trek
  • Region :uttarakhand
  • DURATION :6 nights 7days
  • DIFFICULTY :moderate
  • HIGHEST ALTITUDE :11,700 ft
  • AVERAGE TEMPERATURE : Day time: 8°C-15°C; Night time: -5°C-3°C

Your Package Includes

  • All meals from Day 1 dinner to Day 6 dinner (includes 4 meals/day plus Hot chocolates, Green tea, fruits)
  • Trekking euipments(Gaitors, Crampons, Tents, Sleeping bag with Liner, Mattresses, Ice Axe, Kitchen tent , Dining Tent)
  • Safety Equipments with First Aid Kit and Oxygen Cylinder.
  • Trekking permits and forest camping charges.
  • Services of experienced trek guide with 14+ years of experience and services of experienced Cook, Helpers, Porters/Mules.

Trek Per Person

Rs. 8499/-

(Sankri to Sankri) +5%GST

Why Travel Banjare

  • We believe in the concept of small batches with proper safety equipments.
  • We have a team of certified, qualified and experienced team of trek leader and guides.
  • We provide Service of experienced Cook, Helpers, Porters/Mules.
  • We are equipped with best quality equipment with certified first aid support and emergency evacuation plan.
  • We believe in the concept of Green trail by disposing all our trash in our campsites so that we literally leave no trace on our campsites.
  • Our aim is to improve the welfare of local people.
Short Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive at Sankri (2,000m).

Day 2 : Sankri (2,000m) – Taluka(12 Kms by road)- Trek to Osla (2860m).

Day 3 : Trek from Osla- Har Ki dun(3556m).

Day 4 : Har Ki dun Exploration Day. Optional: Trek from Har ki Dun- Jaundhar Glacier(4300m)- Har ki dun

Day 5 : Trek from Har ki Dun- Seema.

Day 6 : Trek from Seema-Taluka- Drive from Taluka-Seema.

Day 7 : Drive to Dehradun.

Available Dates
Apr

01 Apr to 06 Apr 18(Closed)

07 Apr to 12 Apr 18(Closed)

14 Apr to 19 Apr 18(Closed)

21 Apr to 26 Apr 18(Closed)

28 Apr to 03 May 18(Open)

 

May

06 May to 11 May18(Open)

13 May to 18 May18(Open)

20 May to 25 May18(Open)

26 May to 31 May18(Open)

 

 

Jun

03 June  to 08 June18(Open)

10 June  to 15 June18(Open)

17 June  to 22 June18(Open)

24 June  to 29 June18(Open)

Day 1: Arrive at  Sankri (6,450 ft)

Arrive Sankri which is around 8-9 hours drive from Dehradun. The drive to Sankri takes you through Mussoorie, Purola, Mori, Netwar alongside the Yamuna and Tons River. The drive also passes by beautiful pine forests. Overnight stay in guesthouse in Sankri.

 

Day 2: Sankri (2,000m) – Taluka(12 Kms by road)- Trek to Osla(2860m)(14Kms,5-7Hrs)

After breakfast in Sankri, we will drive from Sankri to Taluka in a taxi. Taluka is the starting point of the trek. The trek distance is around 15 kms and will take around 5-7 hrs. Today, you will trek through the lush green valley covered with wild orchids of Himalayas. The trail from Taluka village initially descends and then continues gradually on the true left of the valley adjoining the river Rupin.Later the trail goes through thick forests of chestnuts, walnuts, willows, chinars and a variety of conifer trees, with a few waterfalls on the way and by late afternoon reach Osla village. Osla village is fameous for its exceptional architecture and  the most striking structure being the Durtodhana temple topped with a pair of carved peacocks. Overnight stay in camps at OSla village.

 

Day 3: Trek from Osla- Har Ki dun(3556m).(12Kms,5-6Hrs)

After breakfast,we will head towards Har Ki dun and today the trail passes through hick forests of Govind National Park which is a pristine landscape with a wonderful mixture of flora & fauna.Govind National park is fameous for its wild life species.

The trek distance is around 12 Kms and will take around 5-6hrs. Reach the Har Ki Dun campsite by late afternoon. Now,you can enjoy your photography here. Overnight stay in campsite.

 

Day 4: Har Ki dun Exploration Day.

Optional: Trek from Harki Dun- JaundharGlacier(4300m)- Harki dun

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 3-4 hrs to reach but the view of the glacier madnificient. Trek to Jaundharghacier is completely on white snow and grass patches, a complete contrast to the grass we had been walking onto as we continue our trek to Juandharglaciers.After spending some time their,we will get back to the theHar Ki dun campsite. Overnight stay in camps.

 

Day 5: Trek from Harki Dun- Seema.(15kms,4-5Hrs)

We will head back to the Seema by the same route ad today the trail is downhill and easy one. Reach Seema campsite and overnight stay will be their.

 

Day6: Trek from Seema-Taluka- Drive from Taluka-Sankri.(12kms,4-5 hrs)

After breakfast, head back towards Taluka where the taxi will be waiting and drive back to Sankri.

 

Day 7: Drive to Dehradun.

Drive back to Dehradun.

 

GET YOURSELF FIT

As we gain higher altitude, the air becomes thinner. To overcome this we need to develop our aerobic fitness. The more fitter you are, you will enjoy more during the trek.

 

Difficulty- Easy- Moderate.

1: For cardiovascular endurance, begin jogging atleast 1 month before the trek.

2: For strength do squats, push ups.

Fitness Bechmark: Jog/Run for 3 Kms in 30 mins. Remember always start your training program with stretching and warm up exercises.

 

Things to carry durring trek

THINGS TO TAKE

Basic necessities:

  • Trekking shoes(preferably high ankle).
  • Rucksack(40-60 litres).
  • Rain cover.
  • 2 water bottles.
  • Torch with spare batteries.
  • A trekking pole.
  • Glucose, Chocolates, biscuits and nuts
  • Original ID card.
  • Personal medical kit(if required).
  • UV Protection Sunglasses.
 

Clothes:

  • Poncho, Rain Coat
  • 2 Pairs of Quick Dry Tees and Track Pants
  • 3 Pair of Socks
  • 2 pairs of woolen socks
  • 2 Full Sleeve Fleece Jacket
  • One down feather Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Sun cap, one scarf,one baracalava.
  • Light towel.
 

Accessories:

  • Floaters or Sandals
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
  • Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper.
 

How To Reach ??

The base camp of Har Ki Dun trek is Sankri. The distance between sankri to Dehradun is 190kms. There are public buses and shared jeeps running between Dehradun and Sankri. Dehradun is easily accessible through road, rail, and air transport.

By Road:

Dehradun is well connected with comfortable Volvo buses run by government and private operators. You can catch luxury and normal buses to Dehradun which are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate and Anand Vihar.

By Rail:

Nearest railway station to sankri is Dehradun. Dehradun is well connected by railway network with major destinations of India. There are many trains which runs between New Delhi and Dehradun. Some of them are DEHRADUN SHTBDI, DEHRADUN EXPRESS, NANDA DEVI EXPRESS, UJJAINI EXPRESS, MUSSOORIE EXPRESS, UTTARANCHAL EXPRESS.

By Flight:

The nearest airport to Sankri is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.

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