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About the Activity:

  • Often recommended to beginners, Har Ki Dun trek traces the lush green valley of Har Ki Doon,at the base of the Fateh Parvat at an altitude of 3556 m in the Garhwal Himalayas. This is 7 day long trek.
  • If you want a trek that is adventurous ,yet, moderate in terms of difficulty, combined with scenic views and wildlife, Har Ki Dun is the perfect trek for you.
  • The trek starts from Sankri at 1950m. It will let you walk through pretty meadows lined with orchids, terraced fields and glaciers and the best of all the panoramic mountain peaks forming the most beautiful background.
  • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    The trip will commence with a ride from Dehradun to Sankri, via Mussourrie with a lunch stop.

    The 8 hour drive will take you to the little village of Sankri, at an altitude of 2000m.

    Relax for the day and stay overnight there.

  • Day 2 -

    After breakfast, a short drive to Taluk a village will take us to the beginning four 15km trek through the forest trails of Gangaad.

    At first, the trek descends, takes a left turn to let you walk alongside the river Rupin and then goes upwards through an enticing forest of Chestnt, Walnut and Willow trees. The destination, Osla village is at an altitude of 2650 m and houses an old temple of Duryodhan from Mahabharata.

    Stay overnight in tents.

    It will take 5-6 hours to finish today's trek.

  • Day 3 -

    After breakfast, head out on the 12 km trek through the thick forests of Govind National Park.

    The Har Ki Dun valley route will be a refreshing balance between steep climbs and leisure level walks.

    The route, often used by villagers to lead their cattle into grazing pastures, will embark you on an interesting journey through forests which will give you ample opportunities to spot birds and unique flowers.

    A 45-minute walk, passing by small streams and a temple, the first meadows will welcome you with open arms and playful streams.

    Stay overnight in tents at Har Ki Doon, at an altitude of 3566 m.

    Today's trek will take 5-6 hours.

  • Day 4 -

    Today is the most exciting part of the Har Ki Dun trek. After breakfast, continue on a trek to Juandhar glaciers, at an altitude of 4300m dotted with white snow and grass patches.

    A complete contrast to the grass you had been trekking on till now, Juandhar glaciers will add morains, scree, glaciers and the stunning Swargarohini peak to your trip.

    This part of the trek will require efforts as it is along walk with uneven scree and moraine terrain but it is totally worth it.

    Return to Har Ki Dun the same day and stay overnight in tents.

  • Day 5 -

    This day will mark your return journey to Osla village.

    The downhill trek is fun and easy, covers 11 km and takes about 3-4 hours.

    Stay overnight in rest houses or tents.

  • Day 6 -

    From Osla village, an early morning trek will take you to Seema and then to Taluka.

    This trek back to Taluka will give you abundant opportunities to take a refreshing bath in tantalizing cool water of the many streams you cross or pass by.

    Stay overnight in hotel at Sankri.

  • Day 7 -

    Depart for Dehradun, post breakfast and can choose to do a brief stopover at Mussoorie, one of India’s most visited and scenic hillstations.

    After the drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun, the trip gets concluded.

Stay

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  • Accommodation in tents or guest houses on sharing basis

Meal

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  • Vegetarian meals on all days

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • Trekking permits and forest camping charges
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  • Trekking equipment (tents, sleeping bags, ice axes, ropes, etc.)
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  • Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.)
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  • Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)
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  • Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules)

Transport

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  • Transportation from Dehradun to Sankari and return is available at Rs.2600

Things To Carry

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  • Shirts / T-shirts –2/3, Jeans / Trekking Pants -2
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  • Windproof jacket of decent quality (no flimsy wind cheaters please!) preferably with a hood
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  • Warm and thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollensweater
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  • Thermal inner wear (upper & lower),Scarf/muffler (optional)
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  • Woollen cap, Woollen gloves, Woollen socks & regular socks (3-4 pairs)
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  • Comfortable Trekking/Hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended)
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  • Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
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  • Raincoat / Poncho, Small light weight towel
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  • Water bottle (sturdy ones, no empty Bisleribottles!!)
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  • Cap / Hat to keep the strong sun away from your face
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  • Sun glasses, Walking stick / Trekking pole
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  • Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm, Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
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  • Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
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  • Personal toiletries
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  • Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it
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  • Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 12 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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