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Har Ki Dun means Valley of Gods is one of the most fameous trek in the Garhwal region ofUttarakhand at a height of 3556 metres. Har Ki Doon is a hanging valley famed for exquisitebeauty and is rich in flora and fauna, a series of quaint villages on the cliffs, the delightful experience of camping by a sprightly mountain river, and vista of snow peaks.
Har Ki dun is a moderate trek which takes you to the one of the least explored places in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand and best suitable for first time trekkers in Himalayas and also who are experienced in other parts of Himalayas. Sankri serves as the base for Har Ki Dun Trek which is common to other treks like Kedarkantha trek, Ruinsara Lake Trek etc.
One thing differ this trek from other is that you can trek here on summer and winter both and its beauty will amaze you in each winter. It will take you through most charismatic alpine meadows, Pine forest and Glaciers which is a treat to the eyes. Some believe that it is the same route taken by the Pandavas in Mahabharata to ascent heaven. The Har Ki Dun trek will take you through some of the most ancient villages that are approx. 2000 years old. This trek is perfect for adventure seeker and nature lover. You can even spot various species of bird and capture pics for lifetime memories. Motivate an opportunity to observe the different types of flying creatures and warm blooded animals that flourish in this locale.
The total distance is 44 kms.
One who has an experience of trekking can do it quite easy and it isn’t even hard for the first timers but can get little tiring while trekking, though anybody with a decent fitness can trek to Har ki dun and this could be the most magnificent and incredible journey for the trekkers.
Is it suitable for children’s? Yes, the trek is favorable for children’s up to 5 years of age but there are certain additional logistical support that we recommend for children’s.
Is it a good option for the first time trekkers /or families? Yes, we recommend for those who have a less or no prior experience in trekking , this trek does not have tricky patches, and a well planned itinerary will not making it tiring and uncomfortable for you to trek.
The best season to do this trek is from March-June and August-January.
INR 7999 + 5% GST(Sankri to Sankri)
INR 9999 + 5% GST(Dehradun to Dehradun)
Har ki Dun Trekking Package Includes :-
Har ki Dun Trekking Package Excludes :-
1) 21st Apr- 26th Apr (Available)
2) 28th Apr- 3rd May (Available)
8) 05th May-10th May (Available)
9) 12th May-17th May (Available)
10) 19th May- 24th May (Available)
11) 26th May- 31st May (Available)
12) 02nd June-07th June (Available)
13) 09th June- 14th Jun (Available)
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 TAKE
1) Trekking shoes(preferably high ankle).
2) Rucksack(40-60 litres).
3) Rain cover.
4) 2 water bottles.
5) Torch with spare batteries.
6) A trekking pole.
7) Glucose, Chocolates, biscuits and nuts
8) Original ID card.
9) Personal medical kit(if required).
10) UV Protection Sunglasses
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
Sun cap, one scarf,one baracalava.
Floaters or Sandals
Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper.
HOW TO REACH.
The base camp of kedarkantha 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.
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.Also, you can hire a cab from
Dehradun to Sankri at the cost of Rs 5,500.
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,
The nearest airport to Sankri is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.