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  • Trip introduction

    This 8-day snow trek to Har Ki Dun takes you through some of the most scenic locations in the Garhwal Himalayas. You'll see sprawling meadows, alpine trees with branches weighed down with snow, and towering mountains all around. This Har Ki Dun trek will be memorable, not just for the breathtaking landscape, but for the wholesome outdoorsy experience as well. The crisp mountain air sharpens your appetite for your delicious hot meals, and you’ll sleep like a baby in your tent every night.

    Destination

    This snow trek to Har Ki Dun runs through the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park in the Garhwal Himalayas, making it a nature lover's delight, thanks to mixed forests, green meadows, and views of craggy Himalayan peaks dusted with snow.

    You'll trek from Taluka to the paradise meadows of Har Ki Dun, and onwards to Osla, where there are waterfalls, streams and rivulets on your trail. The itinerary allows you plenty of time to enjoy the scenery, as well as rest a little, mid-way through the trek.

    Destination highlights

    Hike through lush meadows on the Har ki Dun trek. | Enjoy spectacular views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks. | Interact with the locals and learn more about the local culture. | Trek past waterfalls, rivulets and cool streams

    Activity Details

    8000

    11699

    6561

    45 kms

    26 hrs

    10 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Dehradun to Sankri

    From Dehradun, you'll board vehicles to drive to Sankri via Mussorrie. The drive takes you along the Yamuna and the Tons river, and through fragrant pine forests. At Sankri, you'll check in to the scenically located Hotel Wild Orchid. Sankri is very beautiful, and is a fitting start point for a trek through spectacular landscape. In the evening you can take a stroll to get your muscles working. Go to sleep on time because tomorrow your trek to Har ki Dun begins. Overnight stay in the hotel.

    Overnight in lodge/guesthouse

    Tonight you'll sleep in a lodge or hotel in Sankri.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Sankri

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg | Non veg
    Day 2 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Sankri to Gangad
    Day 3 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Gangad to Osla
    Day 4 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Trek to Har Ki Dun
    Day 5 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Rest day
    Day 6 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Return to Osla
    Day 7 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Return to Sankri
    Day 8 of the Har Ki Dun trek: Drive to Dehradun
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 45 days or more before the departure of the snow trek to Har Ki Dun: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 30-45 days before the departure of the snow trek to Har Ki Dun: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before the departure of the snow trek to Har Ki Dun: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 0-15 days before the departure of the snow trek to Har Ki Dun: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    Payment for this snow trek to Har Ki Dun will not be adjusted towards any future trips.

    Rules on trip

    The operator has a set of guidelines for the snow trek to Har Ki Dun that must be adhered to based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ & ‘Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and emphasise on travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader on this snow trek to Har Ki Dun.

    Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited during the Har Ki Dun trek.

    While on the snow trek to Har Ki Dun, participants must follow a proper waste disposal system.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of its clients during the Har ki Dun trek. However in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, the operator will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life.

    If due to bad weather, sickness, natural calamity or any other personal reasons, the itinerary of this trip is changed, the extra charges for accommodation, transport, etc, will be borne by the guests. The same will be applicable if a guest decides to change the itinerary due to personal reasons, injury, or bad health.

    Participants will be required to fill up an indemnity form before embarking on the snow trek to Har Ki Dun. You are requested to inform the operator if you're suffering from any major ailment and submit your health certificate.

    All fixed departure trips will be run according to a fixed schedule and standard services. In case of individual requirements, the operator may not be able to entertain the request or may have to charge additional amounts. Please be aware of this fact.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • 2 guides for the group

    • Accomodation in basic lodges/guest houses on double sharing
    • Camping on trekking days
    • Clean and fresh sleeping bags, camping mattresses, mess tents
    • All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8
    • Forest entry charges, permits and camping fees
    • First-aid kit
    • Porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment and rations
    • Service tax

    Excludes

    • Any airport/railway transfers

    • Transport from Dehradun and back as per itinerary
    • Any charges for video cameras or still cameras
    • Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag
    • Charges for alcohol or soft drinks or beverages
    • Personal expenses like tips or laundry or telephone calls
    • Any costs arising from unforeseen circumstances like landslides, bad weather or road blocks, etc.
    • Insurance
    • Any costs/services not mentioned in the inclusions.

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Shirts/t-shirts – 2/3
    • Jeans/trekking pants – 2
    • Windproof jacket preferably with a hood
    • Warm and thick fleece/full-sleeve woollen sweater
    • Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)
    • Woollen cap
    • Woollen gloves
    • Woollen socks and regular socks (3-4 pairs)
    • Scarf/muffler (optional)
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended)
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or electronic gadgets.

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Accommodation in 3/4 season alpine tents
    • Fresh, clean sleeping bags
    • Camping mattresses
    • Stools and tables
    • First-aid or medical kit

    You need to get

    • Small lightweight towel
    • Water bottle
    • Cap/hat to keep the strong sun away from your face
    • Sun glasses
    • Walking stick/trekking pole
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Lip balm
    • Torch/flashlight (with extra batteries)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Books, if you like reading
    • Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it
    • Carry rain cover for your bags
    • Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain
    • Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication only.