Har ki Doon is a cradle shaped valley situated on the south east of Jaundhar Glacier at an elevation of 3,566mts above sea level. It is one of the hidden valleys of Uttarakhand offering virgin beauty of nature. This is an ideal trek for beginners and those who are new to the world of trekking, Har ki Doon can be the perfect start for you. The valley is surrounded with enormous snow-laden Himalayan peaks whereas the southeast region is covered with dense forest. Har ki Doon is a popular trek and is the most frequented trekking destination in Govind Ballabh Pant Wildlife Reserve. Pretty campsites, pleasant weather, wide variety of flora & fauna, easy trail, spectacular views and Jaunsari Villages make Har ki Doon a complete trek..
    • Total Duration of the trip:  07 Days
    • Days on Trek: 05 Nights/06 Days
    • Maximum Elevation: 3,556 mtrs
    • Starting Point of the Trek: Sankri , Uttarakhand
    • Difficulty level:  Moderate to Difficult
    • Best time: March to November
Batch Dates:
      • Batch 1: 22nd October - 28th October
      • Batch 2:  5th November - 11th November
      • Batch 3: 19th November  - 25th November
Image Credits and Sources: Featured Image Metanish from Wikipedia  , Image 3, 5, 7: Har ki Dun Trek Trail by Sandeep Bisht.

Per Person Cost

₹9,874.00

Itinerary

Day 01: Dehradun – Sankri (Drive – 200kms, 8hrs)

Depart from Delhi and reach Sankari by evening to the tiny hamlet ,which is the origin point of the Har Ki Dun trek. During the drive, witness the magical beauty of the surroundings and also enjoy the stunning views of the towering mountains that entices trekkers from across the globe.A quick lunch on the way will rejuvenate your spirit .

Sankri is a small village and the last roadhead in Govind Ballabh Pant Wildlife Sanctuary. There is a GMVN Guest House and some hotels in Sankri along with a couple of Village Homestays.

Day 02: Sankri – Taluka – Seema(Drive – 12kms | Trek – 14kms)

After having breakfast in Sankri, get ready for your first day of Har Ki Doon trek. There is a 12 km jeepable road connecting Sankri with Taluka.The trail goes through dense forest of chestnut, walnut and chinars. Taluka village is situated at an altitude of 2,410 mts above sea level. The trekking route from Taluka to Seema stays on the right side of Supin River. You’ll need to cross wooden bridges over streams and do occasional climbs which doesn’t last for long.

While trekking you will encounter couple of alternative routes that leads to different Jaunsari villages of that region, avoid them and stick to the route. After 8 kms of trekking you will see a beautiful village with unique wooden houses on the left side of the river, Gangad Village. It takes another 2 hours from this point to reach Seema. There is a GMVN Guest House at Seema along with couple of shops and houses.

Day 03: Seema – Har ki Doon (Trek – 13kms)

As soon as you cross Seema you will see a bridge over Supin River, cross it and climb a steep route until you reach a small bridge over a stream. It will take you half an hour to tackle this stretch. The trekking trail is visible for the next 4 kms gradually ascending towards the left top over a vast expanse of lush green meadow. After covering couple of kilometers the Ruinsara Valley on the right side will open up. Kala Nag (Black Peak) and Banderpunch Range reveals itself. While traversing this trail you will cross the 3,000 mts altitude mark.

You will see the shepherds grazing their flock. After crossing this stretch you will enter another valley that leads to Har ki Doon. Since Har ki Doon region comes in Govind Ballabh Pant Wildlife Reserve, you will witness a wide variety of flora and fauna with passing this trail. The route descends as you walk on the left side of the cascading river. There are a lot of giant rocks and bushes on both sides of the trekking trail couple of kilometer before Har ki Doon.

Soon the route opens up and Hata Peak becomes visible. Har ki Doon is situated at the foot of Hata Peak. There is a beautiful camping ground at Har ki Doon with a calm stream flowing in between. It is the best camping site you’ll come across while trekking to Har ki Doon.

There is a Forest Rest House and GMVN Guest House at Har ki Doon that provides accommodation facilities.

Day 04: Har ki Doon – Maninda Tal – Har ki Doon(Trek – 6kms)

Wake up to see the Swargarohini Peaks soaring high. It is a stunning peak that will make you fall in love with the Himalayas.
In order to reach Maninda Tal walk back towards the bridge before the FRH and climb on the left side of the valley. The trail is thin and can occupy only one person at a time, so make sure you walk in line and don’t try to overtake. After traversing for a kilometer the route opens up to a wide valley. This valley leads to Borasu Pass (a difficult trek) which acts as an entry gate to Himachal. After crossing couple of glaciers and gradually ascending on altitude you’ll reach Maninda Tal where a huge rock is blocking a glacial stream to form a lake with crystal clear water. Spend some time in this mystical valley and start trekking back towards Har ki Doon before the weather gets bad.

Day 05: Har ki Doon – Osla (Trek – 13kms)

Trek back on the same trail and pay a visit to the isolated yet culturally rich village of Osla. A unique temple is dedicated to Duryodhana of Mahabharata in the village of Osla. Osla Village is located on the opposite side of Seema. Chat with local villagers and trek back to Seema around lunch time.

Day 06: Osla – Taluka – Sankri(Trek – 14kms | Drive – 12kms)

After breakfast trek back to Taluka and thereon to Sankri.
Note: If you are able to reach by afternoon and the bus to Purola is available then you can board it and make a night halt at Purola instead of staying at Sankri. This way you’ll be able to reach Dehradun early the next day.

Day 07: Sankri – Dehradun(Catch early morning bus/cab from Sankri to Dehradun.)

Return back

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5-Forest Camping Charges, Entry Fees & Permits
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1-Any expenses due to unforeseen circumstances shall be shared.
2-Himalayas are unpredictable. In some cases due to bad weather it is possible that the trek cannot be completed. ECCENTRIC TRAVELS will do their best to make it possible but your safety is a much bigger concern for us.
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