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  • Trip introduction

    The name 'Har ki Dun' means the Valley of Gods, so named because of the sheer beauty of this location. This 7 day trek takes you deep into the heart of the valley, with trails leading along the banks of the Supin river. You'll be able to see the iconic peaks of Swargarohini and Hata Peak, as well as some of the prettiest forests of pine, deodar, silver firs and birch. You'll also trek through the quaint villages of Osla and Seema, where time seems to have stood still and everyone is friendly. The Har ki Dun trek has something for everyone, from the experienced trekker to the beginner, with its landscapes and variety of plant and animal life.

    NOTE: This trek is suitable for beginners, but it involves long trekking hours each day. You'll need to cover about 12 kms every day, so do be prepared for that.

    Destination

    The Har ki Dun valley takes you into a crescent-shaped valley carved out by glaciers over time, at the foot of the soaring Hata Peak. You'll trek through the Govind Ballabh Pant Wildlife Reserve, where you'll be able to see a wide variety of birds as well as gorgeous flora.

    On this Har ki Dun trek, you'll be crossing bridges over glacier-fed streams, meeting shepherds with their flocks, walking through villages that still have traditional wooden homes, and camping in sprawling mountain meadows. There are spectacular views all along the route, especially as you go deeper into the valley.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to Har ki Dun through a wildlife reserve with a wide variety of flora and fauna. | Take in the uplifting views of Swargarohini, Bandarpunch and Hata Peaks. | Enjoy gorgeous sunrise and sunset over the Swargarohini range. | Challenge yourself to a moderately tough trek.

    Activity Details

    4000

    11500

    6500

    59 kms

    26 hrs

    12 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Har ki Dun trek: Arrival in Sankri

    You will arrive at Sankri and meet the trek host. If time permits, you can explore this beautiful village or just walk around Sankri. You will enjoy a hot dinner and retire for the night to comfortable tents.

    Overnight stay in a campsite in Sankri.

    You will arrive in Sankri today. If you have any last minute essentials to buy, today is a good day to do so. You'll be served a hot dinner at camp. After that, it's time to retire for the night. You'll be sleeping in a double/triple sharing tent equipped with sleeping bags.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Sankri

    Sankri

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg |Jain (with prior notice)
    Day 2 of the Har ki Dun trek: Sankri - Taluka - Seema
    Day 3 of the Har ki Dun trek: Seema to Har ki Dun
    Day 4 of the Har ki Dun trek: Explore Har ki Dun
    Day 5 of the Har ki Dun trek: Har ki Dun to Seema
    Day 6 of the Har ki Dun trek: Seema to Sankri
    Day 7 of the Har ki Dun trek: Departure from Sankri
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 0-15 days before the start date of the Har ki Dun trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    For cancellations made 16-30 days before the start date of the Har ki Dun trek: 50% of the total cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made 31 days or more before the start date of the Har ki Dun trek: 90% of the total cost will be refunded.

    All refunds will be paid after deducting any transaction charges.

    There will be no refunds in case of road blocks or accidents.

    Rules on trip

    The operator provides basic amenities in the wilderness of Himalayas, so please don’t expect any luxury treatment.

    Kindly do not carry any valuables during the Har ki Dun trek. The operator will not be responsible for any loss of baggage, goods, air tickets, passport, cash, traveller’s cheques, or any other travel document or item owned by you while on tour, whatever the cause.

    You must be a responsible trekker. Behaviour that can cause danger, annoyance to others or can interfere with the trek procedures may lead to termination of your participation from the trip, with no right to refund.

    Participants must treat all equipment provided by the operator with care.

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the trek to Har ki Dun.

    Consumption of alcoholic beverages, drugs etc. during the trek to Har ki Dun is strictly prohibited.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    This trek to Har ki Dun includes the transport from Sankri to Taluka and back. However, if a landslide has blocked this route, you'll have to walk the remaining distance. The route is 12 kms, and will take 3 hours in full.

    Any expenses due to unforeseen circumstances shall be shared.

    All trekkers are expected to carry their own backpacks with personal belongings. You are solely responsible for your personal belongings during the Har ki Dun trek.

    Sometimes, due to the unpredictable nature of the weather in the Himalayas, it is possible that the trek cannot be completed. The operator will do its best to make it possible to complete the trek but your safety will hold the highest priority. Therefore, the operator reserves the right to modify or cancel the trek or trek itinerary under unusual and unforeseen circumstances.

    This Har ki Dun trek demands a person to be physically fit and mentally strong. Before booking the trek please let the operator know if you have any medical conditions.

    No refunds will be made for any accommodation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.

    Trekking in Himalayas requires a degree of personal risk due to the physically challenging nature of the trek and the dangerous nature of the terrain. By participating in this Har ki Dun trek with the operator, you accept that you are aware of the personal risks and dangers attendant upon such travel. By booking this trek, you assume responsibility of all such risks and release the operator from all claims and causes of action arising from such damages or injuries or death resulting from these inherent risks.

    In the case of illness or an accident during the Har ki Dun trek, all hospital expenses, doctor fees, evacuation from road or mountain or any other charges incurred as a direct or indirect result of your illness/accident are your responsibility.

    The operator reserves the right to take photograpsh during the Har ki Dun trek and use the images for their website and promotions. If you are not comfortable with your images being online, please do make this clear before the photos are taken.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transport by jeep from Sankri-Taluka-Sankri

    • Tent on double/triple sharing basis
    • Toilet tent (01 for batch size of 8 pax)
    • Sleeping bag (grade -05 degree to -10 degree)
    • Kitchen tent and utensils
    • All veg meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 7
    • Morning tea, evening tea with snacks
    • Camping charges and National Park fees (for Indian citizens only)
    • Guide, cook, helper and mule charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transportation from Dehradun-Sankri-Dehradun (can be arranged for INR 2400 per person, but will require a minimum of 5 persons to book a vehicle)

    • Any other personal expense
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes OR ankle-length shoes with good grip
    • 2-3 track pants/cotton pants/cargos
    • 2 full sleeved warm t-shirts
    • 1 full sleeved fleece t-shirt or sweater
    • 1 full sleeved jacket (windproof or down-filled)
    • 1 set of thermal inners
    • 3-4 pairs of socks
    • A woollen cap or a balaclava that covers the ear
    • Wind cheater OR a light rain coat OR a poncho
    • Gloves
    • Not to wear - Restrictive clothing such as tight jeans
    • Shorts or capris
    • Denims
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Hard suitcases or trolley bags
    • Slippers

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transport from Sankri-Taluka-Sankri in a private shared vehicle
    • Tent on double/triple sharing basis
    • Toilet tent (01 for batch size of 8 pax)
    • Sleeping bag (grade -05 degree to -10 degree)
    • Kitchen tent and utensils

    You need to get

    • An identity card (mandatory)
    • A backpack (up to 50 litre capacity)
    • LED torch/headlamp with an extra set of batteries
    • 1 water bottle (1 litre)
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun cap
    • Light towel
    • Chapstick or lip balm
    • Cold cream
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Personal toiletries
    • Toilet paper roll
    • Camera with memory-cards
    • Extra batteries for camera
    • Solar charger (optional)
    • Carry a few plastic bags for your clothes in case they get wet
    • Slippers/sports sandals
    • Carry mixed dried fruits as snacks during the trek

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.