Har ki Doon trek – Garhwal Himalayas

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At a glance

Duration: 6 nights/ 7 days

Tour: Dehradoon – Sankri – Taluka – Osla – Har ki Doon – Osla – Sankri – Dehradoon

Getting there: Train/ Flight/ Bus to Dehradoon. Drive from Dehradoon to Sankri

Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate grade trek

Be prepared for: Verdant green flowering meadows, beautiful views of snow clad peaks, astounding night skies, camping by Tons River and glacial streams and an experience to remember

What is this all about?

The Har ki Doon trek is a beautiful and popular Himalayan trek. The trek route passes through the Govind national park which is famous for it’s wildflowers, verdant green meadows and dense forests.
The path follows the Tons river which originates from the Bandarpoonch glacier. During the trek, you will get to see stunning views of the Bandarpoonch glacier, the Swargarohini peak and other Himalayan vistas.

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Trip itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Dehradun, drive to Sankri

You’ll arrive at Dehradun early morning and will be driven to Sankri. You’ll spend the first night of the trip in a guest house at Sankri. The last 22 kms of the drive are through the Govind Pashu national park and is a beautiful drive section.
First night of camping
Drive time: 8 hours
Drive distance: 210 km

Day 2: Sankri to Taluka/ Daatmir

After an early breakfast, you will start trekking through a village route on the Banks of the Tons River. The trek route passes through fields, apple orchids and forests. You’ll come across a number of tea stalls run by local villagers during today’s trek. Depending on weather conditions, your campsite will be set up near the Taluka village or ahead near Daatmir village.
Trekking distance: 15 kms
Max altitude: 2200 meters

Day 3: Taluka/ Daatmir to Seema / Osla – 11km (5hrs)

Once again, after an early breakfast you will start trekking towards Seema village. Once again, you will walk next to the Tons River through beautiful patches of forests and verdant green meadows. During the trek today, you’ll cross a number of small streams which merge into the Tons River. After reaching Seema village, you will cross the river and camp at Osla.
Trekking distance: 11 kms
Trekking time: 5 hours

Day 4: Osla to Har ki Doon

You will start the trek by walking across the Tons River on a stone bridge. This bridge is near Seema village. As soon as you cross, the trail will start ascending and will show you spectacular views of the Ruinsara valley and the Bandarpoonch mountain range.
After a short distance you will see the confluence of the Ruinsara Gad and the Tons River. Your campsite for the night is at the meeting point of two valleys. You will get spectacular views from here and an incredible night sky is on offer if the skies are not overcast.
Trekking distance: 12 kms
Trekking time: Around 6 hours
Maximum elevation: 3510 meters

Day 5: Walkabout at Har ki Doon and trek back to Osla

After a healthy breakfast, you will spend time at Har ki Doon, exploring the area. On offer are gorgeous views of the Jamdar glacier, Swargarohini peak, Hata peak and more. The Swargarohini peak according to Hindu legend is the gateway to heaven.
After exploring the area, you will come back to the campsite and trek back to Osla.
Distance: 14 kms

Day 6: Osla to Sankri

The walk today is easy and predominantly downhill. However, that said, it will be a long day as the distance is 26 kms. Once you reach Taluka, you have an option of taking a shared jeep to Sankri. The fitness freaks and the more daring ones can trek all the way to the village.
Overnight at a homestay/ guest house in Sankri
Distance: 26 kms

Day 7: Drive from Sankri to Dehradoon

On the last day of the trip, you’ll be driven back to Dehradun.
Trip ends

Trip Price

INR 15,500/- per person

Price includes

  • Transport from Dehradoon to sankri and Sankri to Dehradoon
  • Camping accommodation (4 nights), guest house/ camping/ home stay (2 nights)
  • All meals from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7
  • Snacks & tea/ coffee during the trek
  • Service of guide, cook, porters during the trek. You will only need to carry a small day pack consisting of a water bottle, packed lunch, poncho and a camera
  • Camping/ trekking permits
  • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags, trekking mattresses, kitchen tent, cooking utensils and cooking equipment)
  • Forest entry fee
  • All taxes

Price does not include

  • Anything not mentioned in price includes
  • Travel from your hometown to Dehradun and back
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic/ aerated beverages/ bottled water
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances (landslides/ road blocks/ bad weather conditions etc)
  • Shared jeep from Taluka to Sankri village

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