Har Ki Dun Trekking Tour Itinerary
Region : Uttarkashi uttarakhand
Duration : 9 Days
Level : Moderate
Trekking distance : 64 Kms
Max Altitude : 3600 Meters
Pickup Point :Dehradun
Drop Point :Dehradun
Best Season :Round of the Year
Har Ki Dun Trek in Garhwal region is an ideal pick for the beginners. Trek to the Har ki Dun, a valley situated on the base of Fateh Parvat, is mesmerizing as above are azure blue skies, and on your sides, are a dense forest of chestnut, deodar, and sycamore. You will also walk along sparkling, playful, flowering streams and waterfalls. And even climb a gentle gradient. With each step, the landscapes become more spectacular. The hills gave way to mountains, and the mountains to giants until the valley opens into the cupped palm of Har Ki Doon, the "Valley of God."
Har ki dun valley is also considered as the base point for several mountaineers who wish to travel to other Himalaya peaks. Despite being a low altitude valley, having a maximum elevation of 3,566 meters, one can't help but get enchanted by the beautiful Bandarpunch range in the southeast horizon. The extravagant nine-day long Har-ki- dun trek flags off from Sankri, a tiny village in the Garhwal Himalayas range. The trek further continues to Taluka along the side of Rupin River and Supin river, from where the views of the Indian Himalaya are stunning. From Taluka, the trail moves to Osla and one can enjoy the breathtaking view of dense forest sprinkled with chestnut and walnut trees. Furthermore, from Osla a steady ascend leads to Har ki Dun. The pristine beauty of the Har-ki-doon Valley captures the imagination of every tourist. Upon visiting the Har Ki Dun valley, one can explore the Morinda Lake, Jaundhar glacier, Borasu pass. Also, the trek offers the mesmerizing view of the majestic peaks like Kalanag, Bandarpunch, and Swargarohini.
Highest altitude : Har Ki Dun Trek
The altitude of Har Ki Dun Trek is 11,700 Ft. one can attain the maximum altitude depends on the subject to his endurance, and other conditions such as a climate, temperature, The trek will open up the valley view and on the higher altitude, everything will look so mesmerizing.
The things that one has to keep in mind is to take a proper medication with them at the higher altitude, though we provide every possible thing it is always better to keep your medicine according to your health, Hydration is the most important when you will trek to the higher altitude, so keep your body hydrated while trekking.
Season : Har Ki Dun Trek
The best season for Har Ki Dun trek is from April to November; a trek to this admirable destination can be planned between these months as the destination glows the most.
The Destination offers the splendid view; the landscape is beyond imagination, the gigantic mountains wrapped with snow looks mesmerizing. Enriched by the glory of nature Trekking in Uttarakhand can be the best experience in all seasons, where this trekking destination Har Ki Dun is no doubt a delightful one.
Average Temperature : Har Ki Dun Trek
During the daytime temperatures will range from 10 to 15 degrees in the morning and 2 to 5 degrees.
One should bring enough pair of clothes and better quality trekking boots so that a trekker can be covered thoroughly and does not face any difficulty during the stay at this temperature.
There is a vast difference in the mountain temperature, and when it about the trek to Har Ki Dun trek, so it might be possible that one can encounter a little difficulty during acclimatization. It is essential to bring all warm clothes, and that may not even affect the backpack too much.
Duration : Har Ki Dun Trek
The trek lasts for 8 days including pickup and return, if it is booked with us.
What Makes this Trek different?
This is a valley trek where you trek along the Supin River to Har Ki Dun trek in Himalayas, since the trekking trail isn’t treaded upon too often, birds and animals thrive in this region.
One can spot langoor families near Puani Garaat. Black bears, wild boars, and Barasingha are few of the other animals you can spot if you’re lucky. Golden eagles and massive Himalayan griffins also live here.
The colorful Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Uttarakhand, thrives in the forests here. The Har ki Dun trail takes you back in time.
The cradle shaped valley is populated with ancient villages that are over 3,000 years old. This is also one of the few treks where one can come across the local lifestyle in close proximity. Most of the residents here grow rajma, potato, and rice for a living.
They also weave their own wool and make jackets and coats. You can get an intimate look into the lives of villagers as they pass you by. The Har Ki Dun trail assumes a different complexion during the months of October and November.
Here is a gallery of its lush, green landscape. You will spot horses and cows grazing in the meadows and on the sprawling river banks makes Har ki dun one of the best treks in India.
The valley does not just have the essence of an amazing trek but the valley according to Hindu mythology is another way that Pandavas took while walking towards the heaven via Swargarohini.
A mountain massif in the Saraswati range of the Garhwal Himalaya. It lies in the Uttarkashi District of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Har ki dun valley gives you the panoramic view of the Mother Nature; the cradle shaped valley signifies peace and serene beauty and describes Nature in an ultimate way, each step you take while trekking in the magnificent valley allows you to get the feeling of paradise in the lap of Himalayas specially in summers cause Har ki dun trek best time is April to Nov.
Har ki dun valley is the only valley from where one can witness the Swargrohini 1, 2, 3, Bandar Poonch, black peak and Ruinsara peak from here Nature never skip the chance to amaze the humanity as the best time for Har Ki Dun trek is between April to Nov so plan a trip accordingly.
The indigenous native of the Har ki dun trek in Himalayas is an example of how beautifully they are taking care of nature and ironically how city life is destroying nature at the same time.
Har ki dun valley is populated with the ancient villages that are over 3,000 years old; locals of Har ki dun valley mainly worship Duryodhana as it is believed that the valley was the home of the worrier Bhog Dat who was a Kaurava supporter and that is why it is among few places where people worship Duryodhana.