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"The land of God"

Har ki Dun Winter Trek

May – September & December - January

₹ 9999 + 5% GST

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

Har Ki Doon is located in Uttarkashi district and is one of the best trekking in Uttarakhand state, is called the land of God. It is situated in the lap of mountains along the rivers Rupin and Supin, tributaries of Yamuna river. It is a very inaccessible region located between the upper Himalayas. 

When it comes to trekking, Uttarakhand is the best place for trekking in India. Tourists visiting here can admire the natural beauty here. Har Ki Doon is one such amazing trek that has attracted trekkers across the world for decades.

The trek is located at an altitude of 3556 meters above sea level and is surrounded by cedar forest. The Himalayas Har-ki-Doon, also known as the Valley of the Gods, is a beautiful place to see in the modern era. Tourists visiting here will get a lot of peace as well as feel the beauty of nature. Moving towards Har-Ki-Doon, you will know many such areas of Garhwal, which are very beautiful, while trekking in Uttarakhand, you can feel the nature and see some of the most beautiful places in your life.

 

It is an 8-day long trek, starting from Dehradun and returning to Dehradun, during trekking, trekkers can see five beautiful places in Garhwal including Sankri, Taluka, Osla, Harkidoon and Jaundhar Glacier.

Govind National Park

Govind National Park is located in Uttarkashi district, it was established in 1980. This national park is spread over an area of ​​472 sq km. In Govind National Park, animals such as bears, snow leopard, black bear, monal are found.

 

How to reach Sankri? 

Sankri is the starting point of the trek, so to reach Har ki Dun first you need to reach Sankri.

 

Airport- The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport. The distance of Sankri from Jolly Grant Airport is 223 kilometres. You can easily go by taxi from there. ​

 

Railway Station - Nearest railway station is the Dehradun railway station. The distance from Dehradun railway station to Sankri is 198 kilometres. From there you can easily go by taxi or car.

Altitude

3,950 m 

Difficulty

Moderate

Duration

7 D/6 N

Starting Point

Sankri

Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri/Taluka (7-8 hours/ Drive: 200 km)

This day, you will drive from Dehradun pickup point to Sankri/Taluka, a village in Uttarkashi District. The total distance from Dehradun to Sankri is around 200 km and it takes roughly 8 hr to reach the destination from the starting point.


The last ATM is at Purola so please keep the case money as required. ​ Stay in Lodge or Homestay.

 

Note* The booking will not include lunch for the day. It's all-inclusive from Sankri, we will take care of your meals and lodging.

Altitude: 1950 m 

Stay: Homestay

 

Day 2: Sankri/Taluka to Seema/Osla  (6-7 hours/Trek: 10 km)

 

After having morning breakfast, you will start your trek from Sankri /Taluka to Seema. You will cover 14 Kms and it will take you around 6-7 hrs. Spend the night in the tents provided.

 

Either you will take a taxi to drive from Sankri to Taluka which takes around an hour. Or you will start trekking towards Osla, which is located at an altitude of around 2500 m.

You will pass through the Siyan Gad after crossing a bridge and then you will find two routes, one leads to Dhatmir village and the other to Osla. After crossing a bridge of the Supin river you will encounter wild orchids. Barking deers are also found in this region but for that, you need to be lucky. During winters, you can also encounter snow leopards here.

 

Tonight you will be spending your night in comfortable camps underneath the sky, you will be provided with a bonfire where you can enjoy yourself with your friends or you can warm yourself.

Trek: 10 km / 7-8 hrs
Stay: Camp
Altitude: 2600 m

Day 3: Seema/Osla to Har ki Dun (6-7 hours/Trek: 8 km)

 

After having morning breakfast, you will start your trek towards Har ki Dun. You will cover 12 Kms and it will take you around 6-7 hrs. ​ During the trek, you can explore the unknown side of this hidden valley in the Gharwal Himalayas and you will be mesmerized by the pleasant views of valleys and snow-capped mountains.


After walking for a couple of hours you can settle down for lunch and take some rest. The progressive ascent of Har Ki Doon Trek is embellished with flora and fauna. This beautiful valley offers eye-cathing views of Swaragarohini Peak and Jaundhar glacier.

Trek: 6-7 hours / 8 km
Stay: Camp
Altitude: 2950 m

Day 4: Har ki Dun to Jaundhar Glacier/Maninda Taal ( If weather is fine and the route is open )  (8-9 hours)

Wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise from Swargarohini Peak. Here you can either visit Jaundhar Glacier or Maninda Taal.

 

Marinda Tal or Morinda Tal is one of the unknown places located in the majestic valley of the Himalayas in Uttarkashi District. Marinda Tal which is also known as Maninda Tal or Morinda Tal is a beautiful high altitude lake on the way towards Har Ki Doon Trek. Marinda Tal / Maninda Tal is located in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and is 3 km ahead of Har-ki-Dun Valley and at a distance of 31 km trek from Taluka village.

Indulge your eyes with a panoramic view of the vast white snow and enchanting meadows around 55 km.

Trek: 8-9 hours / 15 km 

Stay: Camp
Altitude: 3400 m or 3950 m

Day 5: Har ki Dun to Seema/Osla  (6-7 hours/ 8 km)

After having your early morning breakfast you will start your trekking back to Osla/Seema. This trek will take around 6-7 hours and that's the reason you need to be hydrated all the time on the route.

While trekking back to Osla, you will dive into the beauty of magnificent valleys, picturesque landscapes, a wilderness full of flora and fauna and etc.

After your arrival at Osla, you will spend your nights either in the rest houses or tents.

Trek: 8 km

Stay: Camp
Altitude: 2950 m

 

Day 6: Osla to Sankri/Taluka ( 6-7 hours / 10 km)

After breakfast, you will start your trek to Taluka and this part of the trek is a paradise for flora and fauna lovers. You will have mouth-watering food during the trek and if lucky you are going to see some migratory birds flying in the snow-peaked Himalayas.

Day 7: Sankri to Dehradun ( 6-7 hours / 200 km)

Today your Har Ki Doon trek package will come to an end. After having your breakfast you’ll be driving back to Dehradun. You will reach Dehradun by 9 PM

Har Ki Dun 6 Nights Package

Cost Per Person

₹ 13999 (2 - 4 Persons) 

₹ 10999 (5+ Persons) 

₹ 9999 (7+ Persons)

December: 25

January 2022: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Feb 2022:  5, 12, 19, 26

  • Rain cover

  • Warm clothes

  • Caps

  • Toilet paper & wipes

  • Backpack (50-60l)

  • Water bottle

  • Fleece jackets and thermals

  • Hiking shoes

  • Led torch (with extra batteries)

  • Mosquito & insect repellent

  • Thermal inners

Included in the package

  • Certified Trek Leaders are provided to you by Walking The Himalayas. 

  • All the trekking essentials like Tents, Sleeping Bags, Gaiters, Crampons, Liners, Cutlery, etc.

  • All the staff members from team Walking The Himalayas are experienced that includes Guides, Cooking Staff, Helpers, Porters.

  • We promise our travellers to provide delicious, hygienic & nutritious meals during the trek that includes morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner).

  • Fully equipped medical kit, oxygen and safety equipment.

  • All forest permits and camping charges.

Not included in the package

 

Transport to and from Sankri – Walking The Himalayas will arrange shared taxis for trekkers. These shared taxis will pick you up from Dehradun Railway Station or Airport. Taxi from Dehradun to Sankri costs around Rs. 6000 - 7000 per taxi and Rs. 9000 - 10000 per tempo one way. So if you are in a group of 6 - 10 persons then a taxi/tempo will cost around 1000 per person for one side.  


Food during transit to and from the base camp – Walking the Himalayas doesn't include meals purchased during the journey to Sankri and back.


Backpack offloading charges – If you wish to offload your backpack, there will be an additional charge of Rs. 1,500 - 2000. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 - 10 kgs. Walking The Himalayas does not allow Suitcases/Strollers/Duffel bags during the trek, so if you are bringing these then you have to take care on your own. These charges can vary for last minute offloading in case you decide to offload your bag after reaching Sankri (Rs.350 per day inclusive of taxes).
 

Personal expenses - Your trekking package doesn't include any kind of personal expenses. 

Cancellation

 

If your trek gets called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.) we will not refund your money. Instead of money, Walking The Himalayas will issue a trek voucher for the full amount. You can easily redeem that voucher for the same amount for any of the treks available at the same price. 

In case you wish to cancel your trek please email us at help@walkingthehimalayas.com

Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial.

The cancellation policy of Walking The Himalayas is based on the original booking time and the original start date of the trek.

  • If you cancel a trek before 30 days of trek start date and get a full refund after deduction of 1.99% payment processing fee.

  • If you cancel a trek before 15 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 20% of the total trek fee.

  • If you cancel a trek before 10 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 40% of the total trek fee.

  • If you cancel a trek before 5 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 60% of the total trek fee.

  • The Trek fee is non-refundable if you cancel within 4 days before the trek start date.

Trek cancellation due to weather:

  • In case of an incomplete trek due to weather conditions, you can opt for the same trek again throughout your lifetime on all our fixed departures for the same trek.

  • This attempt only covers the trek fee and will not include any rentals or the transportation amount paid earlier.

  • This is non-transferable.