Camping in Har Ki Dun
Har-ki-Dun, at an altitude of 3566 meters is eternally flourished by glittering high-level peaks and dense forests. Those forests which are rich in wild life and are a veritable paradise for bird-watchers and nature lovers bring a perfect environ to enjoy camping in Har ki Dun valley.
While camping, one can enjoy the trekking bliss at Garhwals most charmed valley- the Har ki Dun. This trek supports enjoyment for all age groups as the trek is not too tough, and valley is full of flora and fauna. A leisure trekker or camper can spend lucrative time identifying herbs & shrubs used for Ayurveda. Photography is an activity that will leave an indelible mark on the visitor’s memory, as there are a large variety of birds & mountains to be clicked.
Subsequently, this is a holy place (as the name suggests) Hari – meaning God and Dun meaning Valley and according to the local folklore, where fairies congregate. The religious and legendary tales describe that Pandavs choose this mountain as a way towards heaven after winning over the Kauravas. Interestingly, Duryodhan is worshipped in some of its areas as God by few communities and one can also get to see a Duryodhan Temple. Within the valley one can find Trees of Bhojpatra, the rare Bramhakamal, and many varieties of fauna. The area also acts as a base for approaching Swargarohini at the altitude of 6400.8 metrs. Swargarohini and Jaundar are the famous glaciers of the area located towards the south-east of Har-ki-Dun. Towards west, one can find the Bandar Punch Mountain while camping around.
Har ki Dun camping tour is a perfect amalgamation of cultural, religious and adventurous tour in the Garhwal Himalayas. The trekkers can find the locals farming around the cultivated lands of this sacred valley.