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Har Ki Dun Trek: Best Time To Visit And Complete Itinerary


Har ki Dun Trek is a cradle deigned valley which is situated at a altitude of 3566 meters in the middle of the Govind Ballabh Pant National Park, which is encircled by the snow capped mountains and high cultivation, Har ki Dun is one of the most prettiest traveling place among the regions of Uttarakhand.

Har Ki Dun Trek suggests astonishing vision of pure valleys in the distance off areas of Garhwal Himalayas. It is one of the most amazing areas in India suggesting various traveling trips.

The journey from Taluka to Har ki dun is quite an easy one. This journey goes by the way of most remote townships of India. The locals of this area are very wise and inviting. Shepherds go to this place to graze their animals on the grass.

One glimpse of the secret valley looks like a view of painting on the coarse material. It is a wonderful and famous traveling arriving point of Uttarakhand. It is open both in the months of summer and as well as winter.

The valley is fully covered with snowfall during the months from December to March. This is a long weekend trip which goes through the valley and is the most visited place of Uttarakhand. The main Highlights of Har Ki Dun Trek are astonishing visions of powerful Himalayan hills such as the Swargarohini group of mountains, Kala Nag (Black hill), Bandarpoonch and as many.

Short route map for Har Ki Dun Trek

Day:1 Dehradun to Sankri

Tourists can reach Dehradun through different ways like by air, road and railways. From Dehradun to Sankri it is around 200 kms of journey which takes around 8 to 9 hours of traveling by driving. Sankri is the beginning point of the trek, after reaching Sankri village the  tourists can have some rest in the homestays near by Meraki Sankri.


Day:2 Sankri to Taluka to Seema or Osla

There is a 12 kms distance from Sankri to Taluka. The route goes by the thick forest of chestnut, walnut and Chinars. The journey from the place of Taluka to Seema goes beside the Supin river. Tourists have to cross some bridges and sometimes move upwards might not have for longer distances.

Day:3 Seema or Osla – Har Ki Dun

After passage of the Seema a very large bridge over the River Supin which welcomes tourists, pass that and move upwards to the extreme route till they arrive at a small bridge over the small river. This is an extreme moving upwards, consumes a time period of half an hour to one hour. The traveling route is visible for the coming 4 kms constantly moving downwards to the left side of the top of a wide extension of rich green grasslands.

After arriving at Kalkati Dhar there will be a difference in the view and the route becomes challenging. Quickly after accessing the road the Hata Mountain is visible. Har Ki Dun is placed on the bottom of the Hata Mountain. There is an amazing camping field at Har Ki Dun with a silent river flowing in the middle of it. It is the perfect camping site tourists will come across while traveling to Har Ki Dun trek.

Day:4 Har Ki Dun – Jaundhar Glacier or Maninda Tal  – Har Ki Dun

After reaching the Har Ki Doon place, try to wake up early in the morning to see the beautiful view of the Sun rising point from the backside of the Swargarohini hills. People can either have fun or relax at Har Ki Doon.  tourists cago and visit any one of the two nearest places of trips like Jaundhar Glacier or Maninda Tal trek.

Day:5 Har Ki Doon – Osla/Seema

Travel back on the similar route and have a visit to the remote but traditionally rich township of Osla. Osla Township is situated in the completely opposite direction of the Seema. Tourists will get an opportunity to meet the residents of that village and get to know about the cultures and travel back to the Seema by lunch time. People can either stay in the Osla or Seema at night times.

Day:6 Seema- Taluka- Sankri

In the morning, after they wake up tourists can return back to Taluka and from there to the Sankri Village. Tourists can home stay at night time at Sankri Meraki.

Day:7 Departure from Sankri

Departure from Sankri and it’s better to start early in the morning from Sankri to reach Dehradun.

Best time to Travel Har Ki Doon Trek

The perfect time for Har Ki Doon trek is during the summer season during the months of April to June and post monsoon season from the months of September to December. At the time of winter season travelers will enjoy the snow fall journey in Har Ki Dun.

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