Har Ki Dun Trek | A Walk Through Jungle To Mountain In Uttrakhand Himalayas - 7 Days

Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun Trekking Tour A Charm Of Hidden Valley

Har Ki Dun Trekking Trail At An Elevation Of  (2,130mts to 3,556mts) A winter wonderland and a trekkers delight,  a stairway to heaven that will make you fall for its beauty.  Other attractions include, the temple at Osla which is dedicated to Duryodhana, was built by the inhabitants of Saur, trek is accessible through the famous Govind National Park which is known for its tremendous variety of flora and fauna. The trail will cover alpine meadows, glacier basins, moraine ridges, old villages, and dense pine forests. Har Ki Dun trek comes in the category of epic historic adventure treks. Their you can find the essence of mythology with lavish meadows, grasslands, mountain ridges, pine forests, glacial ranges, and jaw-dropping views of the Great Himalayas.

Due to the above facts, this trail is a must to visit for experienced hikers. The easy trail with gentle gradient makes it comfortable to beginners. No wonder that coupled with these two factors it is one of the most popular trek in Indian Himalayas.

Har Ki Dun Trekking Highlights:

During the trek, you will come across the Swargarohini the snow peak which is said to bears bequest of the mythical stairway to heaven.

Visit the famous Duryodhana Temple while you are at the small hamlet Osla.

You will also have the chance to camp under the brilliant night sky and that too with a bonfire.

Har ki dun trekking trail is one of the most beautiful treks which will take you through some of the most unknown and unexplored parts of Gharwal Himalayas.

Pass through the small streams and witness the grazing grounds of the horses and cows.

Stop for a while and meet the friendly locals of villages and learn about their day to day life.

Get a chance to witness the majestic sunrise while you are at Sankri.

Area :-   Base Camp Taluka , Sankari Uttarkashi , Uttrakhand .

Trail Type :-  Easy To Moderate .

Tempreture :- Mini -5 Degree And Maximum 15 Degree

Trip Duration :- 7 Days Ex. Dehradun

Trekking Trail Distance :-  64 Km


  • The majestic Har Ki Doon valley, with views of glittering mountain peaks.
  • Excellent trekking experience in the Garhwal Himalayas.
  • Pristine nature and amazing wildlife.
  • Mussoorie, a fascinating historic hill station.

6 Nights & 7 Days Itinerary Ex. Dehradun

Day 1 :- Dehradun To Sankari ( 210 Km )

  • Morning Pickup At Accordingly Pickup Schedule .
  • Drive Via Masoori To Sankari , Will Take About 8-9 Hrs .
  • Lunch On The Way Self Paid .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Sankari , Welcome Drink , Dinner And Overnight Stay .

Day 2 :- Sankari To Taluka (2075 MTS ) Drive ( 11 Km ) To Osla Village ( 12 Km )

  • Morning After Breakfast Drive To Taluka Then Trek Towards Osla Village .
  • Total Day Journey 11 Km Drive And 12 Km Trek .
  • Lunch Packed/Hot As Per Guest Preference .
  • Possible Wildlife Encounter With
  • The Temple of Duryodhana is sited here, which is believed to hold a significant historical significance by the locals.
  • Evening Time Arrival in Osla Village Tea/Coffee , Snacks , Overnight Stay And Dinner  In Campsite.

Day 3 :- Osla (2075)  To Har Ki Dun 3560.MTS ( 13 Km Trek)

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek Will Begin Via Thick Forest Of Govind National Park , Which Is Situated In The Confluence Of Supin And Rupin Rivers
  • Packed Lunch And Trek Will Take About 7-8 Hrs .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Campsite , Welcome Drink , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 4 :- Har Ki  Dun To Jaundhar Glacier ( 4300.MTS) To Campsite Har Ki Dun  .

  • Monring After Breakfast Trek To Jaundhar Glacier.
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • 15 Km Round Trek From To Campsite .
  • Evening Time Tea/Coffee , Snacks And Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 5 :- Har Ki Dun To Osla Viallage Return Trekking ( 12 Km)

  • Early Morning After Fresh And Up And Breakfast Return Trekking To Osla Village
  • Trek Will Take About 5-6 HRS .
  • Hot Lunch In Osla .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Osla Campsite .

Day 6 :- Osla  To Taluka To  Sankari  .

  • Morning After Breakfast Return Trekking To Taluka .
  • Osla To Taluka 12 Km Trek Then 11 Km Drive To Sankari .
  • Trek Will Take About 5-6 HRS, Lunch As Per Guest Preference Hot/Packed .
  • Arrival In Sankari Welcome Drink , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Hotel .

Day 7 :- Sankari To Dehradun ( 210 Km ) .

  • Depart To Dehradun .
  • Drive Will Take About 9-10 Hrs .

Shirts / T-shirts – 2/3, Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt.

Trekking Pants that are water resistant/repellent and having inside lining for extra warmth- 2.

Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood.

Down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater.

Thermal inner wear (upper and lower).

Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, Outer water proof gloves .

Thick woollen socks and regular socks (4 – 5 pairs), Scarf/muffler (optional).

Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes that come with a thick sole and high ankles.

Camp shoes such as sneakers/sport shoes.

Raincoat / Poncho.

Small light weight towel.

Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional).

Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow).

Walking stick / Trekking pole.

Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm .

Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries).

Medicines, if requiring any specific medication.

Personal toiletries.

Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it.

Carry rain cover for your bags.

Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain .

Suggested Personal Medical Kit Checklist

Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS)

Dexamethasone – one strip

Nifedipine – 5 tablets

Crocin – 6 tablets (fever)

Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness)

Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies)

Combiflam – 4 tablets (Pain killer)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 6 tablets each(diarrhea)

Digene – 10 tablets (acidity)

Omez/ Rantadine – 10 tablets (antacids)

Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters

Gauze – 1 small roll

Band aid – 10 strips

Cotton – 1 small roll

ORS – 10 packets

Betadine or any antiseptic cream

Moov spray (aches, & sprains)

Knee cap, if you are prone to knee injury

Anti fungal powder

Including In Cost

  • • Accommodation ( Guest House/Hotel/Homestay/Campsite)
  • • Meal On Trek ( Veg. Meal + Egg )
  • • Trek/Camp Equipment’s ( Camping Tent , Kitchen Tent Utility Tent , Sleeping Bags, Mattress , etc. )
  • • All Required Permissions And Entry Fees .
  • • Certified And Experienced Trek Leader And Other Coworking Staff .

Excluding In Cost

  • • Any Kind Of Personal Expense.
  • • Meal While On Road Journeys And Seal Packed Drinking Water Bottle .
  • • Pick Up And Drop fare From Dehradun
  • • Travel Insurance
  • • Mules And Potters To Carry Personal Luggage .
  • • Anything Which is Not mentioned Above .

By Air :-
Jolly Grand Airport Dehradun Is The Nearest Airport , Which Is A But Far Away From City About 25 Km

By Train :-
Take the overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi

  • Nandadevi Express – Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival – 5:40am)
  • Dehradun Express – Train no: 12687 (Departure – 9:10pm; Arrival – 5:00am)

By Bus:-
There is regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi’s ISBT Kashmere Gate.
We would suggest you to take only government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Private buses ply from outside ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Difficulty Level of Trek ?

This trek can be graded as easy to moderate; therefore, you can think of doing this even if you are a beginner. But if this is actually the first trek of your life, then there might be some problems for you on the trek, so you need to be mentally and physically prepared for it.

From Where Trek Will Begin ?

The trekking phase begins from Takula, which is about 12 kms away from Sankri, the beginning point.

What Will I See In This Trek ?

You would be able to see the I, II and III peaks of Swargarohini massif while its fourth would lay hidden. Similarly, Bandarpunch has three peaks with its Kalanag or Black peak standing at an imposing height of 6,387m. Apart from these peaks, there are forests and meadows interspersed with inhabited areas where you may get to know about local cultures.

What About Mobile Network And Internet Connectivity When I am On Har Ki Dun Trek ?

There will be no mobile and internet networks during the trek; in Purola, your device will receive the networks.At Sankri, only Vodafone and BSNL signals are there, but you cannot rely on the connectivity because the signal strength is not good.

Who Can Plan For har Ki Dun Trek ?

There Is No high altitude mountain sickness due to the forthcoming of the forest region. Because The trail is not that abrupt and sheer as compared to other treks. So, beginners can easily do this trek.

The Last ATM Facility In The Route To Har Ki Dun Trek ?

Withdraw money before your journey, Purola is the last point where you will find ATM.
(If you want to withdraw money, then we suggest you to do it in Dehradun.)

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Har Ki Dun Trek | A Walk Through Jungle To Mountain In Uttrakhand Himalayas

Trip Facts

  • Ex. Dehradun
  • 5
  • 4300.MTS
  • Homestay/Tents/Guest House
  • Local Veg. Food + Egg
  • 6 Nights & 7 Days
  • All Year

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