Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun Trekking tour

The Har ki Dun is actually a cradle shaped valley nestled in the Western Garhwal Himalayas. The valley is impressively and tranquilly bounded by thick forests comprising of pine, deodar, and other coniferous trees. The forest area is blessed with rare Indian Wildlife and exotic colorful birds. The Jaundar glacier is located at its south-east zone; which can all be explored during the Har ki Dun trekking. Har ki Dun is around 12 km away from Osla. 

Initially, the trekking trail leads the trekker through fields of beans and rice and some secluded villages. Steadily, the trail ascends to the side of the ridge across the river and then to the left towards the Har Ki Dun valley. 

A small lake in the high reaches of the Himalayas, Runisara Tal is on the edge of the Tons Glacier which is at an altitude of 3500 m and is ensconced between a small ridge and the left wall of the valley. Located at a distance of nearly 8 km from Osla, the Runisara Lake is close to Har-Ki-Doon Valley and Swargarohini Mountain. The main snow clad peaks visible from here are Swarga-Rohini, Bandarpunch and Kala Nag. The trek route passes through Debsu Bughyal, and trail is dotted with terraced mountain fields, patches of verdant grassy lands and punctuated with coniferous forests. 

Har - Ki Dun is around 12 km away from Osla. Initially, the trekking trail leads you through fields of beans and rice and some secluded villages. Steadily the trail ascends to the side of the ridge across the river. Then the trail takes a detour to the left to the Har Ki Dun valley.

Har Ki Dun- Ruinsara Tal trekking tour brings an easy to moderate level trekking trail, and is full of panoramic splendor located at the base of Fateh Parvat in Osla village. You cross through thick forested areas consisting of chestnut, deodar, and sycamore, and walk along shimmering streams, waterfalls, and more.

ITINERARY

Day 1   Delhi - Dehradun - Mussoorie
In the morning take an AC Train for Dehradun at 06:55 hrs. Arrival at Dehradun by noon. Upon arrival at Dehradun met our representative and then transfer to Mussoorie and check in to hotel for overnight stay. Mussoorie, with its green hills and varied flora & fauna, is a fascinating hill station. Commanding snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley & Shivalik ranges in the south, the town presents a fairyland atmosphere to the tourists. Its history dates back to 1827 when Captain Young, an adventurous military officer, explored the present site and laid the foundation of this holiday resort which now has few rivals. Mussoorie is famous for its scenic beauty and hectic social life. It provides all kinds of amusement and every facility for domestic and foreign tourists. Mussoorie is conveniently connected to road by Delhi and major cities and is the 'Gateway' to Yamunotri and Gangotri Shrines of Northern India.

Day 1  Mussoorie - Sankri
This day hit the road and drives to Sankri. Sankri, via Mussoorie, Kempty falls, Purola and Mori. This is starting point of our trek. Overnight in tourist rest house/tent.

Day 2   Sankri - Taluka
From Sankri the road is well made and passes through dense forest with gorgeous views down the valley, of local settlements and river Rupin. Taluka, a small hamlet nestled in the laps of nature is located at the 1900 Mts. Taluka has guest houses and a few shack shops providing daily provisions to the local inhabitants. Overnight in tourist rest house/tent.

Day 3  Taluka - Osla
The trail from Seema initially continues on the true left of the valley, goes past fields followed by crossing a hanging bridge over river Rupin, to the true right of the valley. The trail now ascends, go past through fields and pastures with huts. The coniferous flora on the opposite side of the valley is awesome and much adorable. The trail climbs to the ridge locally named as Kalkatti Dhar, from where the trail traverses to give you awesome view of Har Ki Dun. From here initially the trail climbs gradually and later gets steep in times go past through beautiful meadows to the campsite at Har KI Dun. The campsite is by the small stream, with peaks of Har Ki Dun and Swargarohini towering above. Overnight in the tents.

Day 4   Osla - Har Ki Dun
The trail from Seema initially continues on the true left of the valley, goes past fields followed by crossing a hanging bridge over river Rupin, to the true right of the valley. The trail now ascends, go past through fields and pastures with huts. The coniferous flora on the opposite side of the valley is awesome and much adorable. The trail climbs to the ridge locally named as Kalkatti Dhar, from where the trail traverses to give you awesome view of Har Ki Dun. From here initially the trail climbs gradually and later gets steep in times go past through beautiful meadows to the campsite at Har KI Dun. The campsite is by the small stream, with peaks of Har Ki Dun and Swargarohini towering above. Overnight in the tents.

Day 5  Har Ki Dun
The day is for relaxation and exploration. Having a morning at ease you can explore Morinda lake in the first half of the day. After lunch exploration towards Jaundhar Glacier is adorable. Overnight in the tents.

Day 6   Har Ki Dun - Osla
The reverse trek to the village of Osla is an easy walk which gives a lot of opportunity to admire the beauty of the valley. The trek to Osla will take around 3-4 hrs. Overnight in tourist rest house/ tent.

Day 7  Osla - Taluka
The walk towards Taluka village is equally easy as the previous day. The beauty down the valley is really immaculate and worth it. Overnight in rest house/ hotel.

Day 8   Taluka - Sankri - Dehradun - Delhi
The trek for the day is relaxing and fun walk through the forest and on well made road. On arriving Sankri we bid farewell to ponies/ porters. Board the vehicle and start driving towards Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand and have places of tourism aspect. On arrival transfer to railway station & from here catch AC train/AC Coach for Delhi at 05:pm. Arrival at Delhi by 10:45 pm.

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Har Ki Dun Trek
  • Duration:8 Night/9Days