"The land of God"
Har ki Dun Trek
May – September & December - January
₹ 9499 + 5% GST
“Not all those who wander are lost.”
Har Ki Dun Trek
May - June - September - October
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Sankri - 6 Days
Difficulty Level - 3
+ Rs. 1750 Backpack Offloading
+ Rs. 2000 Transport
Sankri to Sankri
₹9499+ 5% GST
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.
Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (2,000 m)
You will start the trek from Dehradun and drive to Sankri, which is the starting point of the trek. The drive takes around 10-11 hours, and you will pass through the towns of Mussoorie and Purola. You will reach Sankri by late afternoon or evening and spend the night at a guesthouse.
Day 2: Sankri to Taluka (1,900 m) to Seema (2,560 m) (Trek 14 km)
After breakfast, you will start the trek from Sankri to Taluka, which is around 11 km away. You will reach Taluka by late morning, and from there, you will trek to Seema, which is around 3 km away. The total trek distance for the day is around 14 km, and it takes around 7-8 hours. The trail is a gradual ascent through dense forests of deodar and pine trees. You will cross the Supin River over a wooden bridge and reach Seema by evening. You will set up camp for the night.
Day 3: Seema to Har Ki Dun (3,566 m) (Trek 11 km)
After breakfast, you will start the trek to Har Ki Dun. The trek is around 11 km long and takes around 6-7 hours. The trail is a gradual ascent through dense forests of deodar and pine trees. You will cross the Supin River over a wooden bridge and reach Har Ki Dun by afternoon. You will spend the night at a campsite near the valley.
Day 4: Har Ki Dun to Seema (Trek 11 km)
You will start the trek back to Seema after breakfast. The trek is around 11 km long and takes around 5-6 hours. The trail is a gradual descent through dense forests of deodar and pine trees. You will reach Seema by afternoon and spend the night at the campsite.
Day 5: Seema to Taluka to Sankri (Trek 14 km)
After breakfast, you will start the trek back to Taluka. The trek is around 14 km long and takes around 7-8 hours. The trail is a gradual descent through dense forests of deodar and pine trees. You will reach Taluka by late afternoon and drive back to Sankri. You will spend the night at a guesthouse in Sankri.
Day 6: Sankri to Dehradun
You will start early in the morning and drive back to Dehradun. Your Har Ki Dun trek ends here.
Note: The itinerary may vary depending on weather conditions and other factors. It is advisable to check with team Walking The Himalayas for the latest updates and recommendations.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Things to carry on Har Ki Dun Trek
Here is a list of essential items that you should carry on the Har Ki Dun trek:
1. Backpack: A sturdy and spacious backpack to carry your essentials.
2. Trekking shoes: A good pair of trekking shoes with a strong grip to navigate through rugged terrain.
3. Warm clothing: Warm layers of clothing such as thermal innerwear, fleece jacket, down jacket, and waterproof pants.
4. Trekking pants: Lightweight, quick-dry, and comfortable trekking pants.
5. Headwear: A woolen hat or beanie to keep your head and ears warm, and a sun hat or cap to protect your face from the sun.
6. Gloves: A pair of gloves to protect your hands from the cold.
7. Socks: A few pairs of thick, warm socks to keep your feet warm and dry.
8. Sunglasses: To protect your eyes from the sun and snow glare.
9. Personal medication: Any personal medication that you may need, such as painkillers, allergy medication, or altitude sickness medication.
10. First aid kit: A small first aid kit with bandages, antiseptic cream, and other essentials.
11. Water bottles: At least two water bottles with a capacity of 1 liter each to stay hydrated.
12. Trekking poles: To help you navigate through steep and uneven terrain.
13. Snacks: Energy bars, dry fruits, and other high-energy snacks to keep you going during the trek.
14. Sunscreen: To protect your skin from the sun.
15. Headlamp or flashlight: To navigate through the campsites at night.
It is important to pack light and carry only the essentials to avoid a heavy load. You can also rent or purchase some of these items at the base camp or from local shops.