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  • Trip introduction

    Considered as one of the best treks in Uttarakhand, the Har Ki Dun trek takes you deep into the valleys of the Garhwal Himalayas through a route that is rife with dense forests and vibrant greens.

    Over a period of 7 days, you’ll traverse a series of gorgeous landscapes. This includes traversing the forests of cedar, oak and pine; crossing over boulders and streams and passing through many small villages.

    Apart from imbibing the rustic charm of this region, you’ll even catch spectacular views of the Dhaualadhar and Swargarohini Ranges, along with astounding views of the Tons and Supin Rivers. But once you reach the hilly base of the Har Ki Dun peak, you’ll get to see the real magic. From such a high altitude, everything from surrounding forests to pasture lands to villages and mountain valleys can be seen through an uninterrupted lens.

    With just a few steep patches, this trek is ideal for beginners. It also a great experience that combines natural beauty with the cultural influence found in this region.

    Destination

    At an elevation of 11800 feet, the Har Ki Dun Valley is a high altitude cradle shaped hanging valley in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Known for its rich green route, the layer surrounding this valley consists of dense alpine vegetation with a view of snow-covered mountains in the background. Besides exhibiting breathtaking natural beauty, the route to this valley also encompasses a number of small villages filled with rolling fields of harvest. For this trip, you’ll start with a drive from Sankri to Taluka, from where your trek begins.

    Throughout this trip, you’ll be accommodated in comfortable tents equipped with all the camping amenities. Besides this, your meals will be freshly cooked and will consist of breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the rustic landscapes of the Garhwal Himalayas through the Har Ki Dun trek. | Pass through many scenic destinations. | Camping in beautiful places. | Catch sight of rural life here. | Spot many popular Himalayan Ranges.| Gain an insight into the culture of this region. | Stop to pet grazing cattle. | Spend 7 days in the mountains of Uttarakhand.

    Activity Details

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    6400

    46 kms

    27 hrs

    9 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Arrive at Sankri

    You'll begin Har Ki Dun trek by reaching the serene village of Sankri today from Dehradun. Please note that pick-up and drop-off facility is available at an additional cost.

    As Sankri is 10 hour drive from Dehradun, you'll reach by late evening. Once you reach check into the campsite for dinner and rest.

    Overnight in tents.

    You'll arrive at the campsite in Sankri by evening today. Throughout the trek you'll be staying in tents equipped with sleeping bags, mattresses and blankets. You'll be given a dinner consisting of aloo mutter cooked in Pahari style with tawa rotis, steamed basmati rice, fresh vegetables with salad and a dessert.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Sankri/Dehradun

    Sankri/Dehradun

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg|Eggs
    Day 2 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Trek from Sankri to Pauni Garaat via Taluka
    Day 3 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Trek from Pauni Garaat to Kalkattiyadhar
    Day 4 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Trek from Kalkattiyadhar to Har Ki Dun
    Day 5 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Trek from Har Ki Dun to Pauni Garaat via Osla
    Day 6 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Trek from Pauni Ghat to Sankri via Taluka
    Day 7 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Departure from Sankri and trip end
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 7 days prior to the departure date of the Har Ki Dun trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made between 6 to 4 days prior to the departure date of the Har Ki Dun trek: No refund, but you can choose to go on another trek at a later date.

    For cancellations made 3 days prior to the departure date of the Har Ki Dun trek: No refund.

    All cancellations should be notified a week before the departure date of the Har Ki Dun trek.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

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

    Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs is not permitted during the Har Ki Dun trek.

    Littering or any damage to natural habitats is strictly forbidden during the Har Ki Dun trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    For the Har Ki Dun trek pick-up and drop-off facilities are provided from Dehradun to Sankri at an additional cost of INR 2000 per person. If you avail of this, your pick-up point is from the Dehradun Railway Station at 08:00 hrs sharp. If not, you can reach Sankri directly by evening time on Day 1.

    Any additional expenses that occur due to unforseen circumstances during the Har Ki Dun trek have to be borne by the participant.

    The operator cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, accident or death that occurs during the Har Ki Dun trek.
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
    • Har Ki Dun Trek Dehradun Uttarakhand Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destination Wilderness Mountain Valleys
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transport from Sankri to Taluka and back

    • Breakfast on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
    • Lunch on Day 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
    • Dinner on Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
    • Evening snacks
    • Accommodation in camps on a twin/triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping bags, sleeping mattress, blankets
    • First aid medicine kit
    • Forest permits
    • Trek guide and leader
    • Support staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport from Dehradun to Sankri and back is available at INR 2000 per person

    • Personal expenses
    • Travel insurance
    • Extra meals or accommodation
    • Tips for guide and porter
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Down jacket
    • Ear muffs
    • Cotton socks
    • Woollen socks
    • Good gripped trekking shoes
    • Spare laces
    • Camp shoes
    • Gloves
    • Full sleeved t shirt
    • Trekking pants
    • Woollen sweater
    • Thermal innerwear
    • Night clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewelry and watches
    • Hard luggage
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Jholas or sling bags

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Camp tents
    • Sleeping bags, sleeping mattress, blankets
    • First aid medicine kit
    • Forest permits

    You need to get

    • Backpack/duffel bag (40 litres)
    • 2 waterbottles of 1 litre each
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Dry Snacks
    • Sunblock
    • Toiletries
    • Light towel
    • Camera
    • Headlamp/LED torch
    • UV protected sunglasses
    • Sun cap
    • Cold cream
    • Combination lock for bags
    • Basic first aid kit
    • Large plastic bags
    • Daypack (20 litres)
    • Trekking poles
    • Ear plugs
    • Binoculars
    • ID proof with copies
    • 2 passport size photographs
    • Extra money in local currency for tips, food or additional expenses
    • Plate, spoon, coffee mug and lunch box

    Medical Kit

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