Har ki Dun Trek

God’s own Valley : Har Ki Dun

Har ki Dun Trek

God’s own Valley : Har Ki Dun

Base Camp

Sankari

Region

Uttarkhand

Trek Grade

Easy To Moderate

Trek Distance

38 Kms

Trek Duration

7 Days

Highest Altitude

12,000 ft

Best Season

March - June & Sep - Nov

Pick & Drop Point

Dehradun

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Dehradun

Contact Us

₹ 10,999

₹ 8,999

+5% GST

Region

Uttarakhand

Base Camp

Sankari

Trek Grade

Easy To Moderate

Trek Distance

38 Kms

Trek Duration

7 Days

Highest Altitude

12,000 ft

Best Season

March - June & Sep - Nov

Pick & Drop Point

Dehradun

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Dehradun

Contact Us

₹ 10,999

₹ 8,999
+5% GST

About Har ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun or the Valley of Gods is settled in the Garhwal Himalayas of the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. At 12,000 ft, Har Ki Dun trek is considered one of the most dazzling river valley treks in India. Har Ki Dun trek comes under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National Park and is blessed with charming beauty, a refreshing climate as well as green meadows. Enclosed by snow-capped peaks and alpine vegetation, Har Ki Dun trek is an attractive trekking destination that showcases the natural beauty of Uttarakhand. Har Ki Dun valley is known for offering breathtaking sights of untouched valleys present in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is also a beautiful place in India that offers several trekking excursions. This valley is connected to Baspa valley through Borasu pass and is also the primary source of the river Yamuna. To experience impressive sights, a calm environment, gorgeous beauty, and tempting greenery, people from across the globe go for the Har Ki Dun trek.

The Har Ki Dun trek is well-known for its varying scenery in every season. During the summer and spring seasons, the pleasant temperatures beautify the valley. Flowers are in full blooms and there is a wonderful range of wildlife to spot during the trek. With the onset of winter, the valley experiences snowfall every week, changing the lush green highlights into perfect whites. The Har Ki Dun summit is definitely a treat to your eyes. On a clear day, you can easily spot the snow-covered Swargarohini peak, Hata peak, and black peak among others. It is a medium-level trek that offers different facets to enjoy the journey like dese coniferous forests, alpine flowers, dense coniferous forests, open meadows, and sights of colossal mountain ranges. Your trek for Har ki Dun starts from the quaint village of Sankri in Uttarakhand. You will also walk under a canopy of walnut, cedar, and pine trees which further opens up to huge fields of maize as well as potato on the way. 

Har ki Dun trek is one of the most divine and old treks of all time that you must definitely plan for. As the beautiful valley in the Garhwal region, Har ki Dun trek attracts a large number of adventure fanatics from across the globe each year. Being a trekker, if you are looking for the most favorable summer treks that offer you eye-catchy scenic views then Har Ki Dun should be on the top place in your list. From this route, people also go for several other treks like Dhumdhar Kandi pass, Bali pass, Bainya top, Borasu pass, Maldaru lake, black peak expedition, and Ruinsara Tal. As a result, you can find several people here around the year. While trekking, you will also come across ancient villages on your way. They are almost 300 decades old and will take you back to the old days. On the track, you will also see the local lifestyle as well as communities with an abundance of vegetation grown in the fields.

Apart from this, don’t forget to witness the sunrise that will leave you amazed. The stunning sight of the Laundhar glacier and the encircling Swargarohini group of peaks will surely make your trek exhilarating and delightful. So, get your booking done for the Har Ki Dun trek and get ready to enjoy nature under the bright night sky with a bonfire.

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FAQs

The Har Ki Dun Valley Trek is a popular trekking route in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India. It offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks and takes trekkers through dense forests, meadows, and charming villages.

The trek is considered moderate in difficulty, suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trail involves ascending and descending terrain, but it's not overly strenuous.

The best time to embark on the Har Ki Dun Valley Trek is during the months of March to June and September to November when the weather is pleasant and the trails are clear.

The trek typically takes around 5 to 6 days to complete, including travel to and from the base camp. However, the duration may vary depending on the pace of the trekking group and weather conditions.

Har Ki Dun Valley is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,540 meters above sea level.

Yes it is mandatory, hiring a local guide is recommended for a safe and enriching experience. Guides are familiar with the terrain, weather conditions, and can provide valuable insights into the local culture and flora/fauna.

Essential items to pack include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing, rain gear, a first-aid kit, sunglasses, full sleeve t shirt, water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera. It's also advisable to carry some snacks and energy bars.

Yes, trekkers need to obtain permits from the Forest Department for entering the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies along the route of the Har Ki Dun Valley Trek. These permits can be arranged through tour operators or obtained locally.

Accommodations vary along the route, ranging from basic Homestay in villages to tents or campsites in the wilderness. Trekkers are advised to carry their own camping gear if planning to stay in remote areas.

Overall, the trek is considered safe, but trekkers should be prepared for altitude-related challenges, weather changes, and occasional encounters with wildlife. It's important to trek responsibly and follow safety guidelines provided by guides or tour operators.

The trek usually begins from a village called Sankri, which is accessible by road from Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand. From Dehradun, you can either hire a private vehicle or take a shared taxi/bus to Sankri.

Mobile network coverage is limited and unreliable in the remote areas along the trekking route. It's advisable to inform your contacts about your itinerary beforehand.

Har Ki Dun Trek (Detailed Itinerary)

(Drive 198 kms/8-9 hrs)

  • Altitude – 6300 ft
  • Drive – 198kms
  • Time – 8 to 9 hours
  • Trekkers will be picked up from Dehradun Railway Station or ISBT bus stand at 7 AM.
  • Vehicle – Traveller and Bolero
  • Breakfast and lunch excluded , dinner included
  • BSNL network available at Sankri , only calling no Internet facility
  • Trek equipments available at Sankri base camp market
  • Night stay at Guest house, Homestay.
  • Last ATM and Bank available at Purola, do carry cash with you since no online payment facility at Basecamp
  • Route : Dehradun – Mussoorie – Kempty Fall – Nainbagh – Naugaon – Purola – Mori – Netwar – Sankri

Trekkers will be picked up from Dehradun railway station or ISBT bus stand at 6:30 AM. Before reaching Sankri, we will go through Mussoorie, Naugaon, and Netwar. We will go through the scenic road and you will find pine tree forests on both sides. In the evening by 6PM, we will be reaching to Sankri and after freshening up you can explore the market in Sankri.

(Drive 11km/1 hr & Trek 12km/5-6 hrs)

  • Altitude – 6300 to 8200 ft
  • Drive – Sankri to Taluka 12km/1 hour
  • Trek distance – 12km/ 5 to 6 hours
  • Packed lunch
  • Riverside camping at Seema
  • Trek gradient – easy forest walk
  • Seema located below the Osla village on the other side of the river.
  • Night stay in tents

 

In the morning, we will start our drive from Sankri to Seema via Taluka. We will drive through thickening forests and reach Taluka where you will get some refreshments. You will move further and reach on the banks of Supin where your first camp will be organized.

(Trek 11km/5-6 hrs)

  • Altitude – 8200 ft to 10826 ft
  • Trek distance – 10km
  • Time – 5 to 6 hours
  • Packed lunch
  • Trek gradient – easy trek  with gradual ascent
  • Riverside camping, night stay in tents

 

In the morning almost around 6, we will start our trek from Seema to Bhasal Thatch. During the trek, you will find a tranquil & serene vibe in the environment. The trek will proceed through harvest lands, cattle grazing as well as slant-roofed huts. 

Once you cross the seema village, there is a bridge crossing along with an eye-catchy view of the waterfall. Further, you will also get the stunning sight of Dhauladhar Range, Borasu Pass & Baspa Valley. The night stay will be scheduled in tents at Bhasal Thatch. 

(Trek 4-5 hrs)

  • Altitude: 11155 ft to 11483 ft/3500 m
  • Explore Harkidun Valley , trek to Maninda tal
  • Peaks – Swargarohini peak, Hata peak, Black peak
  • Trek distance – 2km to harkidun and another 2 km to maninda tal
  • Packed lunch
  • Night stay in tents

 

On day 4 of trekking, you will get the opportunity to explore nature from close as we will trek through thick forests of chestnut, pines, and papyrus bark. The ascent to Har Ki Doon is going to offer you striking views of lush green terraced fields and snow-covered mountains. 

After reaching Har Ki Doon which is considered as the glorious ‘Valleys of Gods’, you will explore nature at its best. The camps made here will surely give you astonishing views of Swargarohini & Hatha Peak. 

(Trek 11km/4-5 hrs) 

  • Altitude – 10826 ft to 8038 ft
  • Trek Distance – 12km
  • Time – 5 to 6 hours
  • visit Someshwar Devta temple at Osla Village and also take a look at the earthquake proof wooden architechtural houses of the village.
  • Packed lunch
  • Riverside camping - Night stay in tents

 

Trekking back from Bhasal Thatch to Chilurgad is going to offer you beautiful sights along with different scenic landscapes.

(Trek 12km/4-5 hrs & Drive 11km/1 Hr)

  • Altitude : 8038 ft to 6300 ft
  • Trek distance – 10 km/ 5 to 6 hours
  • Drive – 12 km/ 1 hour
  • Packed lunch
  • Night stay in Guest house/homestay

 

On day six, we will be returning back from Seema to Sankri via Taluka. You can see attractive wandering birds in the snow-covered mountains.

  • Drive – 198 km
  • Time – 8 to 9 hours
  • Food during transit excluded
  • You will be dropped at Dehradun railway station or ISBT bus stand.

 

Goodbye to beautiful trekking trip and we will drive back to Dehradun from Sankri. You will be dropped at Dehradun railway station or ISBT Bus Stand by 9 PM.

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THINGS TO CARRY

BASIC GEARS

Inclusions

Exclusions

POLICY

Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The Har Ki Dun Valley Trek is a popular trekking route in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India. It offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks and takes trekkers through dense forests, meadows, and charming villages.

The trek is considered moderate in difficulty, suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trail involves ascending and descending terrain, but it's not overly strenuous.

The best time to embark on the Har Ki Dun Valley Trek is during the months of March to June and September to November when the weather is pleasant and the trails are clear.

The trek typically takes around 5 to 6 days to complete, including travel to and from the base camp. However, the duration may vary depending on the pace of the trekking group and weather conditions.

Har Ki Dun Valley is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,540 meters above sea level.

Yes it is mandatory, hiring a local guide is recommended for a safe and enriching experience. Guides are familiar with the terrain, weather conditions, and can provide valuable insights into the local culture and flora/fauna.

Essential items to pack include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing, rain gear, a first-aid kit, sunglasses, full sleeve t shirt, water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera. It's also advisable to carry some snacks and energy bars.

Yes, trekkers need to obtain permits from the Forest Department for entering the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies along the route of the Har Ki Dun Valley Trek. These permits can be arranged through tour operators or obtained locally.

Accommodations vary along the route, ranging from basic Homestay in villages to tents or campsites in the wilderness. Trekkers are advised to carry their own camping gear if planning to stay in remote areas.

Overall, the trek is considered safe, but trekkers should be prepared for altitude-related challenges, weather changes, and occasional encounters with wildlife. It's important to trek responsibly and follow safety guidelines provided by guides or tour operators.

The trek usually begins from a village called Sankri, which is accessible by road from Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand. From Dehradun, you can either hire a private vehicle or take a shared taxi/bus to Sankri.

Mobile network coverage is limited and unreliable in the remote areas along the trekking route. It's advisable to inform your contacts about your itinerary beforehand.

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