Har Ki Dun Trek is located in Garhwal region on the side of Western Himalayas. It is the fascinating trek for trekking lovers because it has many reasons like this trek is for the beginners & for the first time trekkers, the trek is not very much tough, it’s easy to trek. The most visitors starting trekking life that place HAR KI DUN TREK. The other side of trek beauty is unbelievable, the natural views, the snow covered peaks & alpine vegetation. It is an 8 days trek the starting point the journey is Dehradun (the city of love).
Har Ki Dun Trek Details
Region – Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Days Required – 8 Days & 7 Nights
Altitude – 3500 meters
Trek Grade – Moderate
Season – April- June or September- October
Things to carry –
- Backpack of 50 -60 ltrs and Daypack of 20 ltrs.
- Good Quality Trekking Shoes with extra pair of shoes
- Sunglasses, Cap/Hat, towel etc.
- Full sleeve Sweater
- Track pants
- Water Bottle
- Full sleeve warm Jacket
- Rain coat lightweight
- Warm Gloves
- Camera, Memory Card, Batteries, Power bank
- Head Light or torch
Day1 – Dehradun to Sankari
Day first starting point is Dehradun so; firstly you will have to come to Dehradun. Sankari is 196km away from Dehradun it will take around 7 to 9 hours of time to reach Sankari. When you reach Sankari, this is the starting point of Har Ki Dun Trek. Check into the hotel or resorts as per your comfort zone and spend night in Sankari.
Day 2 – Sankari TO Taluka
Day two, wake up early in the morning your trekking part is being started, 12 km of trekking area is being covered to reach Taluka. On the way to Taluka you will see the beautiful waterfalls. When you reached Taluka stay in tent and have your dinner. You can also enjoy the bonfire; snacks etc and spend your night in Taluka.
Day – 3 Taluka to Osla
Third day of your trek; after having your breakfast, we’ll keep moving to Osla it is situated on an altitude of 2560 meters. Moving forward towards Dhatmir Village you will be passing through Siyan Ghat and Ton River. You will be witnessing the adventurous part of Himalayas, if you are lucky enough also the wild orchids will be a part of your journey. After reaching at your point, set up your tent and spend rest of the time there in your tent.
Day 4 – Osla to Har Ki Dun
The trekking area fraem Osla to Har ki Dun is 11km. On your way you will be able to get views of the beautiful mountains, plains, valley and the amazing view of Swargarohini and Jaundhar glaciers. After that once you have reached Har Ki Dun, you can rest in the tent.
Dya 5 Har Ki Dun – Jaundhar Glacier – Har ki Doon
Fifth day a little trek is waiting for you, from Har ki Dun to Jaundhar Glacier . Have your breakfast and now we will move ahead towards our next destination which is Jaundhar Glacier. This is the place where you will witness the beauty of Glaciers, and it is going to make you fly. After that we will be returning back to Swargarohini campsite for night stay.
Day 6 – Har Ki Dun to Osla
Sixth Day of your trip back to the Osla it will take a whole day to reach Osla, enjoy the beautiful view and landscape.
Day 7 – Osla to Sankri
Day seven it is 26 km total distance to reach Sankri. Arrive at Sankri night stay in there, and this is the last day of your trekking.
Day 8 – Sankri to Dehradun
This is your the ending point of your trek. I hope you enjoyed a lot, now it’s time to get back to your home. Thank you