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Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping

Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
4.9 (20)
7D/6N

Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping Highlights

  • Trek to the glacial heaven of Jaundhar.
  • Enjoy the vista on one of the only Himalayan treks open during both winters and summers.
  • Camp at high altitudes in the mighty Himalayas.

Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping Overview

The Har Ki Dun Valley, located at an elevation of 11800ft, in the Himalayan mountains, is also called the Valley of Gods, and the Hanging Valley. Word about its exotic beauty spread far and wide, making this trek in Uttarakhand popular internationally. The Har Ki Dun, or the Har Ki Doon Trek, is considered to be one of the best trekking places in India. 

The total distance covered by the Har Ki Doon trek is around 47 km. The terrain remains largely a gradual incline or decline. And the maximum distance covered by the trek during the day is 26 km! Therefore, the trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty. The base camp for the trek will be at Sankri, perched at a height of 11,675 ft. During this adventure, you will spend your days traversing through forests filled with mystical alpine flora and thrilling mountainous fauna and up mountainsides, basking in all the Himalayan glory. The Har Ki Doon Valley offers to Himalayan hikers a brilliant opportunity for undertaking a thrilling and exciting adventure! Make sure to use your next holiday to fulfill your wanderlust! 
 
At Sankri, you will stay in a guesthouse or a homestay, depending on availability. For the other nights, you will have a memorable experience of camping under the stars, sharing tents, and tucking yourselves in your sleeping bags! During those nights, you will find yourself sitting around a campfire, stargazing, and talking deep into the night. If you wish to trek the Himalayas, then the Har Ki Dun trek is one of the best treks to go for! Har ki Dun trek offers spectacular vistas of the mighty Himalayan peaks like Swargarohini I, II, & III, Bandarpooch, and Black Peak.

Another interesting fact about the valley is the Mahabharata characters have a great influence on the Har ki Dun valley. It is believed that Pandavas took this path and went to heaven by Swargarohini Parvat. There is a temple in Osla village, which is dedicated to Duryodhana. The highlights of this temple are the wooden carvings and unique architecture that will grab anyone's attention in one sight. Get a chance to relive history again by hearing mysterious stories from the villagers. Har ki Dun is truly a paradise for Birdwatchers and animal lovers as it is located in the heart of Govind Ballabh National Park. With a wide variety of flora & fauna, also see birds like Himalayan monal, rosefinch, redstart, and bearded vultures, and animals like musk deer, brown bears, koalas, snow leopards,s and many more. A lot of medicinal plants like Guchi, Nagchitra, etc. are found in Har ki Dun Valley. Bhojpatra tree and Brahmakamal can also be seen in the valley. 

This adventure trekking tour provides the alternative of including travel to Sankri from Dehradun within the trek package cost. In this case, the journey starts at Dehradun, Uttarakhand. You can reach Dehradun via the nearest railway station - the Dehradun junction, which is well connected to all major cities in northern India, primarily New Delhi. Jolly Grant Airport serves Dehradun, with regular flights coming in from Delhi & Mumbai, to begin with. Regular bus services also prevail to and from Dehradun. Otherwise, you can hire a private cab or take an overnight bus to reach Sankri from Dehradun. The Har Ki Dun trek is one of the best treks near Dehradun!

Quick insider tips:
  • Don’t forget to pack your medicine for Moutain Altitude Sickness! However, prevention is better than cure, so we advise all trekkers to prevent the onset of the disease by simply acclimatizing better. Take adequate breaks while ascending to the Har Ki Dun pass!
  • Since this is a foray into the wilderness, you must be equipped with proper trekking gear and trekking equipment. Ensure that you get the best trekking shoes, trekking backpacks, trekking poles, snow gaiters, and all other necessary trekking equipment!
  • During this trekking expedition in the Har Ki Doon, you will be covering long distances at a stretch. It is thus advisable that you carry enough energy food with you, with high sugar content. Candies prevent your throat from getting dry, and energy bars and chikki keep you going!
  • Ensure that you are physically fit to undertake this trek - this includes getting a fitness certificate from a physician as well as following an exercise routine at least two months in advance before the trek! Do ensure that you are also keeping to a healthy diet chart and eating regular and healthy meals!
  • The Har Ki Dun follows one of the heavier trekking courses in India, so it is best that you plan ahead and keep one or two days of vacations extra, as unforeseeable weather conditions can cause delays in schedule sometimes! 
  • Internet and network connectivity will be vastly unreliable during the Har Ki Dun trek. It is almost non-existent by the time you reach even the base camp at Sankri. Thus, it is best to be prepared for such situations and inform close friends and relatives beforehand about your plan to journey to Uttarakhand!
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Itinerary For Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping

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Day 1 - Dehradun to Sankri drive: 190 km drive in 8 Hours

  • We kick off our journey bright and early from Dehradun, embarking on a scenic 190-kilometer drive to Sankri, a charming destination nestled at an altitude of 6,725 feet (2,050 meters). The road takes us through some fascinating places.
  • Our initial stop is the renowned hill station of Mussoorie, located a little over 100 kilometers from Dehradun. As we continue our drive, we come close to the Lakhamandal Temple, a place steeped in mythological tales. Locals believe it to be the spot where Duryodhana, a character from the epic Mahabharata, plotted to burn down the Pandavas' Lakshagriha house.
  • Our route then leads us through quaint villages like Damta, Purola, Mori, and Netwar, following the upstream flow of the Yamuna River. The Kamal Ganga River merges with the Yamuna near Naugaon and accompanies us until Purola. Purola, the last major settlement en route, boasts a bustling market where trekkers can stock up on any essentials they may have missed.
  • Beyond Purola, we enter a serene forest of pine trees, and atop a hill, we spot the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya overlooking the valley. The village of Mori marks the presence of the Tons River, which flows beside us until Netwar. Here, you'll sense a significant drop in temperature. After crossing a check post at Netwar, we officially enter the Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary, the gateway to numerous treks in the region.
  • The sanctuary's northern border merges with Himachal Pradesh, and as we travel further, the Rupin and Supin rivers combine to form the mighty Tons, a massive tributary of the Yamuna. The grandeur of the Kedarkantha peak becomes increasingly visible as we journey on.
  • Our day concludes as we reach Sankri by early evening. This small village boasts a central market lined with a handful of shops. Sankri is famous for its apple orchards, with harvest season commencing in late summer. In addition to apples, the village produces peaches, apricots, and potatoes. On clear days, you can catch a glimpse of the Swargarohini peak. We rest for the night in a guesthouse or camps, gearing up for the adventure that awaits us.
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Day 2 - Sankri to Puani Garat (2,500 m): 10 Km Trek in 5 to 6 Hours

Distance: 10 KM drive, 10/12 KM trek 

Duration: 1-hour drive, 5 to 6 hours trek 

Altitude: 8,270 Feet | 2,520 meters 

Accommodation: Camping

  • We kick off our day early to embark on a long journey, setting out in the morning. Following a hearty breakfast, we hop into an SUV for a ride along a forest road, though a bit bumpy. Along the way, our vehicle skillfully crosses a stream or two, adding to the adventure. After about an hour's drive, we arrive at Taluka, a small village boasting a few shops and two government guesthouses, marking the starting point of our trek.
  • Taluka exudes the delightful aroma of cedar trees, creating a soothing ambiance. Occasionally, particularly in winter or during heavy rain, the road to Taluka might become impassable for vehicles due to stream crossings. In such cases, we may need to trek around 8 kilometers to reach Taluka, but this is an infrequent occurrence.
  • Our trek unfolds alongside the rushing Supin River, meandering through a landscape adorned with walnut, pine, and cedar trees. In autumn, we often stumble upon fallen walnuts, a delightful natural treat. It's essential to steer clear of the "bichchu ghas" or scorpion grass, which can cause a stinging sensation upon contact, lasting for about half an hour. Interestingly, this herb is also used in cooking as a vegetable by the locals.
  • As we make our way, we may exchange greetings with friendly villagers en route. High up on the true left, the village of Datmer comes into view, nestled amid a series of step farms. These farms boast the vibrant red Cholai crop, which thrives from late monsoon to early autumn.
  • Our path crosses over several streams merging with the Supin River. After a few hours of trekking, the village of Gangad appears on the left, across the river. Keep an eye out for the yellow-throated marten, a resident of these forests. You may also spot seabuckthorn bushes, bearing edible, orange fruits known as 'leh berries.' These juicy and tangy fruits are a rich source of Vitamin C.
  • Our trek continues, and before long, we reach the serene campsite nestled in the secluded beauty of Puani Garat. Here, we set up our camps, surrounded by the tranquility of nature.
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Day 3 - Puani Garat to Boslo (3,300 m): 10 Km Trek in 5 to 6 Hours

Distance: 10 Km trek 

Duration: 5 to 6 hours of trekking to Har Ki Dun Valley 

Altitude: 10,830 Feet | 3,300 meters 

Accommodation: Camping

 

  • Today, our journey leads us toward Osla village, perched about a hundred meters above the Supin River on a sloping spur. The initial trail to Osla is the steepest segment of the entire trek, requiring approximately 30 to 40 minutes to conquer. The landscape surrounding Osla is a tapestry of terraced farms, each season painting them in different hues. During the late monsoon, the vibrant red Cholai (Amaranth) farms make a stunning sight.
  • Cholai, known for its rich nutritional value, is a local favorite and a nutritional powerhouse. Additionally, the region cultivates a variety of kidney beans. Osla marks the final village on our route to Har ki Dun. As we continue from Osla, the trail gradually ascends, taking us through a few fields while offering distant views of the river below. Along the way, we may come across a temple situated slightly below the trail on the right side. The path is adorned with wildflowers like orchids, fleece flowers, and sunflowers.
  • Our journey today is relatively short, providing an opportunity to acclimatize to the higher altitude and prepare for the upcoming adventures. We can take a leisurely break, soaking in the sun's warmth at the picturesque Kalkatidhar campsite. The restriction on camping at Har Ki Dun has actually improved the trekking experience, offering greater comfort while preserving the pristine natural beauty of Har Ki Dun.
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Day 4 - Boslo to Har ki Dun & Marinda Tal, return to Boslo: 17 km trek in 7-8 hours

Distance: 15 to 17 KM trek 

Duration: 7 to 8 hours of trekking 

Altitude: 12,530 Feet | 3,820 meters, return to 3,300 meters 

Accommodation: Camping

  • Today's trek is a bit of an endurance test as we embark on a 15 to 17-kilometer journey to explore Har Ki Dun and Marinda Tal. Our adventure begins with a hidden and thunderous waterfall, tucked away at a short distance from the starting point. Here, a quaint tea shop offers a welcome break.
  • As we ascend, the path treats us to breathtaking views above the confluence of the Supin and Ruinsara rivers. The snow-clad peaks of Ruinsara Valley, including the imposing Black Peak, the highest in the area, majestically grace the northern horizon. Gazing to the north, the Har Ki Dun valley unfurls before us, providing a clear view of the Forest Rest House. Continuing on the right bank of the river, we traverse a final stretch through a captivating forest.
  • Emerging from the woods, we arrive at the primary camping area of Har Ki Dun, nestled alongside a babbling stream. This panoramic location serves as the meeting point of two valleys, one originating from Jaundhar Glacier and the other beyond Hata Glacier, offering a mesmerizing natural spectacle.
  • As we gaze northward, the Forest Rest House comes into view, while further in the distance lies the woodcrafted GMVN guest house. The prominent Har Ki Dun peak stands tall before us, just behind the Forest Rest House, with the usually snow-clad Hata peak to its left. To our right, a minor ridge adorned with scattered Himalayan birch trees, known as Bhojpatra, separates us from the expansive Har Ki Dun valley, extending all the way to the base of Swargarohini Peak. These birch trees are known for their paper-like bark, historically used to write religious scriptures.
  • We have the option to explore the vast open meadows that follow the course of the Supin River or venture further among the Bhojpatra tree forests. For those seeking an up-close view of the Jaundhar glacier and Swargarohini peak, we can head further up the Har Ki Dun valley, eastward.
  • For a shorter excursion, we can choose to relax and soak in the pristine surroundings or continue our trek to Marinda Tal, situated just 2-3 kilometers north of Har Ki Dun. The trail gradually ascends in this section. Marinda Tal is a small lake formed by a colossal boulder obstructing the river that flows from the base of the Borasu Pass.
  • After our brief visit to Marinda Tal, we retrace our steps, heading back to Kalkatidhar. The return journey follows the same route but is considerably easier, with a downhill descent. By early evening, we reach our campsite, where we can finally rest and recharge.
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Day 5 - Boslo to Puani Garat (2,500 m): 10 km trek in 4 Hours

Distance: 10 KM trek 

Duration: 4 to 5 hours trek 

Altitude: 8,270 Feet | 2,520 meters 

Accommodation: Camping

  • Our return journey to Osla is a pleasant and straightforward walk. Along the route, we're treated to panoramic views of the trail leading back to Osla and witness the valley descending towards Taluka. This descent follows the curve of the ridge, where the two streams originating from Har Ki Dun and Ruinsara merge. A bit before this convergence, a trail to our left comes into view, marked by a bridge spanning the stream.
  • This less-traveled trail connects with the route to Ruinsara Lake and is seldom taken by trekkers. After reaching Osla, you have the opportunity to explore the village, engage with the locals, and immerse yourself in the rich Garhwali culture. Our journey then continues to the familiar campsite at Puani Garat, where we can unwind and soak in the sun's warmth.
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Day 6 - Puani Garat to Sankri: 10 km trek in 4-5 Hours

Distance: 10 KM trek, 10 KM drive 

Duration: 5 hours 

Altitude: 6,725 Feet | 2,050 meters 

Accommodation: Cottages/Guest House

  • As the morning sun graces the sky, we embark on our journey from the tranquil haven of Puani Garat, following a hearty breakfast. Our path retraces the same scenic trail we ventured on during Day 1, leading us back to Taluka. While the landscapes may appear different, descending this trail offers a fresh perspective and unique vistas. The descent is swifter and no less enjoyable than the ascent.
  • Our route keeps us on the true left of the meandering Supin River until we finally reach the quaint village of Taluka. From here, a waiting vehicle whisks us away to our destination in Sankri. As the day comes to a close, we find ourselves nestled in a camp by the river or resting comfortably in a guesthouse in Sankri, ready to relish the memories of our trek.
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Day 7 - Sankri to Dehradun: 190 km drive in 8 Hours

Distance: 190 KM 

Duration: 8 Hours 

Journey Ends: Arrive in Dehradun between 5 and 7 PM

  • Today marks the conclusion of our remarkable trek to Har ki Dun as we bid farewell to Sankri. Our journey commences with a drive that takes us through the unique and relatively untouched regions of the Himalayas, a truly amazing experience.
  • The stretch right after passing through Mori town continues to be the most picturesque part of our entire journey. However, it's worth noting that the construction of a new hydel project in this area has posed increased environmental risks, impacting activities like rafting and kayaking that were once prevalent here. Despite these changes, the region's beauty remains largely intact.
  • Our drive takes us through towns and finally to Kempty-Mussoorie before we reach our final destination, Dehradun. We anticipate arriving in Dehradun by late afternoon or early evening, concluding our memorable journey with a sense of fulfillment and awe for the Himalayan landscapes we've encountered along the way.
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Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping Reviews

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Beena Kukreja

Wonderful Trekking Experience

It was such a wonderful trek . all the facilties were upto the mark . The views were amazing. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Rashmi Rajawat

It was incredible experience

I cannot describe how beautiful Har Ki Dun is . its was so much amazing wonderful experience.

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Mehak Jain

My First Time Trekking and Camping Experience

It was my first experience of trek and camping . I was really wonderful experience . I enjoy it so much .๐Ÿ˜

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Vidhisha Sharma

Wonderful Experience

Awesome place for the nature and the trek lovers . It was full of greenery and mesmerising views . May be you will witness snow fall . ๐Ÿ˜

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Sameer Singh

One of the Best Trek

one of the best trek i had ever done and it was full of adventures and fun . The guide were so helpful and of polite nature .๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Brijesh SIngh

Amazing Experience

I have visited with my friends it is very beautiful exciting place i ever had travelled .

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Deepak Sharma

An Amazing Trek Experience with Camping

One of the toughest and adventurous trek. i will not suggest for beginners but little efforts and hard work complete this trek easily .

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Abhijeet Singh

Amazing Trek

It is a good trek and moderate difficulty level and the it is best for the nature loverss and the hill lovers.

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Balram Sharma

Very Nice Place

Must go there for trek and camping just an amazing trekking experience you will get and the place is very peaceful.๐Ÿงค๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ˜

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Gautam Vijayanand

Nice Experience

The Majestic Shivling at Peak of trek . you will enjoy the trek with full of enjoyment and adventurous . Everything was arranged very nicely .

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Har Ki Dun Trek With Camping FAQs

Can we customize our Har Ki Dun trek?

Definitely! You are invited to chalk out an independent plan at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style.

What is the best time for the Har Ki Dun trek?

The best time to visit Har Ki Dun is During summers, from April to June. Weather is pleasant and the temperature ranges between -1 °C to -2 °C at Har Ki Dun. Always carry some thick woollen clothes irrespective of season because hilly areas become chilly at night.
September - October are also good months as the post-monsoon flora is in full bloom.
If you’re looking for snow, then winter months are the best to undertake this trek. The temperature ranges from -15 âย„ยƒ to -10 °C in Har Ki Dun. Monsoon should be avoided due to heavy rainfall and landslides.

What is the difficulty level of the Har Ki Dun trek?

The Har ki Dun trek is considered a moderate grade trek as the distance covered is about 47 km and the trek can get a bit steep in places. Distance covered per day is also longer, taking about 7 hours. However, with adequate preparation, any person of average health can undertake this trek with no difficulty.

What is the temperature at Har Ki Dun like?

The temperature in Har Ki Dun varies from season to season in summers the temperature ranges from 7 °C to 11 °C. The weather is pleasant and in winters there is sparkling snow all around the temperature ranges -11 °C to 14 °C. The place freezes in winters so please carry all your woollenscAvoid going in heavy monsoon season the place is prone to landslides and other mishappenings. Please pack accordingly and check the weather conditions prior to visiting.

Do I need to exercise to be able to take this trek through the Har Ki Dun Valley?

Since trekking is a physical activity, and the Har Ki Dun trek is a relatively long trek. With long distances to be covered in a single day (up to 26 km), the trek takes the participants to very high altitudes. And while a person of average fitness can complete this successfully, it is advisable to follow a minimal fitness regime for at least 2 months beforehand for the best experience of the Har Ki Dun trek.

Do they have ATMs in the Har Ki Dun Valley?

While Uttarakhand does have ATMs and all other modern facilities, the stops in the Har Ki Dun trek do not have access to many places with ATMs, and anyway, they are often not in working condition. It is best to avoid any problems and just carry enough cash!

Har is dun trek recommended for solo traveler ?

If you are looking for a solo backpacking trip, this trek is ideal for you. The Har Ki Dun in Uttarakhand trek is highly engaging and will keep you entertained throughout! Furthermore, we ensure the safety of all the trekkers. We have had a lot of solo female travellers successfully completing this trek in a safe and guided environment. Furthermore, all our trek leaders are qualified professionals, carefully selected by us after a rigorous process.

What is the maximum height reached during the Har Ki Dun trek?

The maximum height reached during the Har Ki Dun trek is 3560 m, reached at Jaundhar Glacier, i.e., on day 4 of the trek!

How to reach Har ki Dun from Delhi?

Har ki Dun is nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. The trek starts from a quaint village Sankri which is 200km from Dehradun. Dehradun is well connected to all major cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, etc. 

By Air: Take a direct flight from Delhi to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. You will find taxis and local buses that will take you to Sankri. 

By Road: Take a direct bus from Delhi to reach Dehradun. And then get a local bus or taxi to reach Sankri. 

By Rail: Take a direct train from Delhi to Dehradun Railway station. You will find a lot of taxis and local buses that will take you to Sankri village. 

How is Har ki Dun trek in May?

Har ki Dun trek is a perfect trek to do in May. Experience the lush green beauty of the valley, tranquil rivers, dense forests of deodars, oaks & pines, rare variety of flora and fauna, and serene landscapes. The weather remains pleasant and calm. Don’t forget to carry sunscreen and sunglasses. Explore the quaint villages and enjoy the views of snow-capped mountains.  Trekking, mountaineering, camping, and birdwatching are some activities that you can do in Har Ki Dun.

What is the distance of Har ki Dun from Dehradun?

Har ki Dun is at a distance of 99km from Dehradun. The trek commences from Sankri village which is 200km from Dehradun. The trekking route passes through many villages like Sankri, Taluka, Osla, and Seema. You can reach Dehradun by taking a direct flight, bus, or train from Delhi. Then a bus or cab will take you to Sankri Village.

Har ki Dun trek in winters?

Winter season is the best season to do Har ki Dun adventure.  In winters, catch the captivating views of Swargarohini Parvat and other snow-covered peaks. The valley gets covered with deep snow from December to March. The minimum temperature goes is -11 degrees and a maximum of 9 degrees celsius. The views from Sankri and other villages will be spell-bounding. You can do activities like camping and bird watching. 

Har ki Dun trek for first-timers?

Har ki Dun is perfect for first-timers as it is considered an easy graded trek. For beginners, this adventure is a bit challenging yet interesting. Beginners have a chance to gain some experience while walking all types of trails, different typography and landscapes. Explore the beauty of the valley and learn skills of trekking. 

Har ki Dun in December month?

Har ki Dun looks amazingly beautiful in December month. The valley gets all covered with fresh white snow and offers spectacular views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks. Camping in this month is best to experience the chilly weather. You can also see the Morinda Tal and Jaundhar glacier.

How should I prepare for Har ki Dun trek?

Planning and preparations are very important but Har ki Dun doesn't require any core planning. Just keep in mind the basic things like exercise daily and do yoga. Take proper trekking gear for the trek and pack windcheaters. Keep all the necessary things in your rucksack and pack light. Do not forget to take at least one ID proof with you needed at the checkpoints and permits. Read thoroughly about the trek and check the weather conditions. Choose the right tour operator for the trek. 

What type of food is served during the Har ki Dun Trek?

All the meals will be vegetarian and healthy. Keeping in the mind the taste and health, the vegetarian food menu is decided very carefully. Safe and clean drinking water will also be available. 

Do I need to exercise to be able to take this trek through Har Ki Dun Valley?

Since trekking is a physical activity, and Har Ki Dun trek is a relatively long trek. With long distances to be covered in a single day (up to 26 km), the trek takes the participants to very high altitudes. And while a person of average fitness can complete this successfully, it is advisable to follow a minimal fitness regime for at least 2 months beforehand for the best experience of Har Ki Dun trek.

Do they have ATMs in Har Ki Dun Valley?

While Uttarakhand does have ATMs and all other modern facilities, the stops in Har Ki Dun trek do not have access to many places with ATMs, and anyway, they are often not in working condition. It is best to avoid any problems and just carry enough cash!

Is Har Ki Dun trek okay for solo travellers?

If you are looking for a solo backpacking trip, this trek is ideal for you. Har Ki Dun in Uttarakhand trek is highly engaging and will keep you entertained throughout! Furthermore, we ensure the safety of all the trekkers. We have had a lot of solo female travellers successfully completing this trek in a safe and guided environment. Furthermore, all our trek leaders are qualified professionals, carefully selected by us after a rigorous process.

What is the maximum height reached during Har Ki Dun Trek?

The maximum height reached during Har Ki Dun trek is 3560 m, reached at Jaundhar Glacier, i.e., on day 4 of the trek!

What is the maximum batch size?

The maximum batch size is 15-20.

What are the risk and respond?

High altitude treks involve high risk and in relation to the risk involved there are some prescribed responds to minimise or to deal with risky situations.
Risk: altitude: Before starting a high altitude trek you should be aware of the implications of high altitude on your body.beware of symptoms such as mountain sickness, headache, nausea and any kind of discomfort.
Response: if you feel any of such symptoms inform the trek leader and always carry medicines for such situations. Every camp has the stretcher, proper first aid box, oxygen cylinder for such an emergency.
Risk : weather: weather is always unpredictable in Himalayan regions, weather can change any time there can be snowfall, rain or sun. so it is important to understand the security and we will not proceed further till the weather improves.
Response: Wait for the decision of the trek leader will be final and the trek can only proceed when the guide says.
Risk the mobile connectivity is poor in such regions so the mobile networks may not catch .so you would not be able to communicate with anyone.
Response: we rely on walkie talkies to communicate from one base camp to another.

What are the safety security measures?

So trekking on such a high altitude requires mental and physical fitness. There are certain things that are to be considered when you make your mind for trekking :
Your safety is our first priority so do cooperate with us:
Physical fitness: the person coming for the trek should ensure that they are physically fit as the trekking on such high altitude needs endurance and fitness to a certain level. Anyone with any kind of physical ailments are advised not to come on the trek.
Medical kit for high range trekking
An ideal trekking kit includes all the required medicines to deal with possible situations that may occur during the trek which includes blood pressure monitor/oxygen checker/oxygen cylinder and some medicines
  • Diamox
  • Dexamethasone
  • Nifedipine
  • Asthalin inhaler
  • Syringes
  • Nutrition and hydration
All your nutritional and hydration requirements are kept on the checklist, our trek leader will guide you to be hydrated throughout the trek as dehydration may cause a problem.
Highly nutritious meals are provided by us keeping the quality and quantity of the food required by the trekkers. before starting the trek we ensure that everyone is energised with some snacks, protein bars so to maintain the stamina of the body.
If you feel any discomfort or uneasiness during the trek so do inform the trek leader.
Trekking equipment includes tents, sleeping bags, trekking gaiters(additional cost), trekking pole(on rent).

What all medicine trekkers should carry?

Prevention is better than cure. Har ki dun trek is on an altitude of 11675ft  trekkers may suffer from altitude sickness, high altitude sickness, headache because of the cold so always carry some basic medicines which are required during trekking..
Who all can go for trekking?
Anyone who is above 10 years has no issue with breathing(asthma patients) on such a high altitude and are physically fit enough to complete the trek.

What are the Tips for the trek?

Here are some quick tips:
 Instead of purchasing bottled water, you can maintain your stock of safe drinking water by refilling your bottle at the natural springs of a place called Ashram. You can also fill your bottles at the various stops along the way, like at the waterfall.
If you are a beginner, it would be a good idea to be prepared for the trek and start exercising some time ahead. Doing yoga would also be a good idea to make your lungs strong enough for the high elevations.
Since Har Ki Dun is located at a height of 11675ft. the chances of getting Acute Mountain Sickness are comparatively higher. So, it is always better to be safe,  it is advised that you take an adequate number of pauses on your ascent from Barshaini to Kheerganga.
Trekking is a physically taxing adventure and can take a lot of energy. It is thus better to be prepared and ready to eat food with you, with emphasis on sugar-filled items for energy. Things like energy bars, candies, chikki and plum cakes are ideal.
Internet and network connectivity can get extremely unreliable at high altitudes. It is better to inform anxious friends and relatives before starting on this adventure trek to Kheerganga.

I never trek before, is it okay if I choose it as my first Himalayan trek?

Yes, Har ki dun is of easy to moderate difficulty level . beginners can also take this trek. any physically fit person capable of walking enough, having good stamina can complete this trek easily.

I am a solo female trekker. Do I need to share a tent with a male?

No, female trekkers will share tents with co-trekkers and the same applies to others.

Activities in Har Ki Dun?

Har Ki Dun is the adventurous trekking destination perfect for trekkers and non-trekkers as well. There are so many activities that can be done:
  • Trekking: Har ki Dun is the finest place in the Garhwal Himalayas which is the complete package of adventure and thrill and presenting the most scenic and presentable view of nature.
  • Camping: camping is the best experience that one could have in the mid of mountains, nature all around and under the glittering sky having a bonfire, music. What else one could ask for.
  • Village Tourism: you will see so many beautiful villages in your way such as Osla, Sankri. Spending some time in the village and with locals can provide you with a lot of new  information 
  • Bird watching and photography: Har Ki Dun is the picture-perfect place for nature lovers. The place has so much to offer from beautiful sceneries to birds watching and picturesque views that one will never forget.

How much distance do we have to trek each day?

On the first day of your trek, you will be coming to Dehradun to Sankri which is 187km and it is going to take 7-8hrs to reach.
Your next base camp Sankri to Chillurgad is 12kmdrive to taluka and 10kms to Chillurgad and it’s going to take 5-6hrs.
From Chillurgad to Kalkatiyadhar its is 6-7km which will be covered in 3-4hrs.
From  Kalkatiyadhar to Boslo via  Har-ki-Dun it  is going to take  5-6hrs to complete 10kms
Har ki Dun to Seema is 10km which can be covered in 3-4hrs.

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 25 days before the date of departure, would levy 15% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 15-25 days before the date of departure, would levy a 25% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-15 days before the date of departure, would levy 50% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days before the date of departure, would levy 100% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be canceled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveler as an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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Advisory

  • Delays may be caused due to weather conditions.
  • Do not litter.
  • Decisions of the trek leader are final.
  • Carry minimum weight and please take care of your own luggage.
  • Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited.
  • Internet and network connectivity are pretty bad after a point of time, please inform anxious relatives beforehand.
  • If you are suffering from Asthma, etc. you are advised to not come for this adventure.
  • In case you choose a homestay, please treat the hosts with respect and speak to them comfortably!
  • Follow a fitness regime for a month prior to the trek - aim for covering 40 km in less than 30 minutes.
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