Har Ki Doon -6 Nights & 7 Days (Package Cost-INR 14,900+5% GST)
Har Ki Doon is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. It gives a feel of second world by its beauty, flora & fauna, species of flowers,animals & pure sweet water from oak forest. Har Ki Doon means “Valley of Gods”. The valley is accessible inboth in summer and winter through Govind National Park. This is the only valley from where one can see Swargarohini – I, II, III, (6,252 mtr.), Bandarpoonch (6,316 mtr.) and Black Peak (6,387mtr), all together. One can also see the Ruinsara Lake (3,400 mt) from here. This high-altitude trek is surrounded by numerous snow-covered mountains. The trek is amidst the alpine forests of Deodar, Red Buransh, White Buransh, Bhojpatra & Oak. You can enjoy mesmerizing views of Sunset, Sunrise, The Himalayan Range, Monal Bird, Musk Deer, Snow Leopard, Bear, Fox, 50+ species of flowers, Herbs, etc. There is also a unique plant which looks a lot like a Cobra. We offer a village home stay during the trekking in one of the remotest villages of Uttarakhand, which are off-road, off-grid & off-network. Staying in these remotest villages provide you an opportunity to understand the rural part of India, their culture & livelihood conditions.
- Village Homestay
- Traditional Dance
- Traditional Foods
- Solar Powered Homestay
- Hot Water
- Buransh Juice
- Traditional Dress /Photo Shoot
Duration: 6 Nights | 7 Days
Trekking Days: 5 Days
Best Season: Round the Year
Level: Moderate for Age Group 15-50. Maybe challenging for 50+ and amateur trekkers.
Winter Temperatures – Har Ki Doon: -3°C to – 5° C And Base Camp Har Ki Dun -5°C to -10°C ( Winter: December to Feb)
Summer Temperatures – Har Ki Doon Valley base +5° C to +15° C
Overview: This high-altitude trek route is very famous among trekkers and highlanders. The trek starts from lush green forests and end up with snow covered mountains. Here you can enjoy the view of Swargarohini – I, II, III, (6,252 mtr.), Bandarpoonch (6,316 mtr.) and Black Peak (6,387mtr.), all together
Food: Traditional food for four days.
Traditional Culture: Traditional dance / Photography
Total Trekking: 54KMs
Day 01: Dehradun To Sankri Village (Drive-186 KM)
We will start the day early morning from Dehradun to Mori, from Mori we will move along the Tamsa river (Tons River) through Netwar & Motwad. The route is extremely beautiful where you can enjoy the view of the river Yamuna, Cable Bridges, Monkeys, Vultures & Kites, etc. Purola is the last big city on the route where you can have access to mobile networks, ATM, scenic view of step farming and lunch provided by us. After Purola we cut into the Tons valley and cross Mori and Netwar. From Netwar we will take the route to Sankri. After reaching Sankri we will move to our home stay.
Total Road Distance till Village Sankri: 186 KM from Dehradun
Time to Start journey from Dehradun: 6.00 AM
Tea: Damta (8.30 AM)
Breakfast / Lunch: Purola (10 AM)
Tea: Netwar (12 PM)
Tea Snacks: Sankri(Hot Soup & Maggi with Garlic Slice)
Night Stay and Dinner at Sankri: 4 PM onwards
Village Sankri: Village Homestay at Sankri Village in Uttarakhand is memorable, enjoyable & pleasant. This village is adopted by our parent company E-Hands Energy for the smart village development program. Here you can charge your electronics by solar & grid power. The Homestay is in the lap of nature surrounded by traditional Pahadi Houses, Mountains, Apple Orchards& Lush Green Fields. In this village we will offer you traditional foods, continuous hot water, natural spring water, comfortable beds with five persons sharing basis. Sankri stands at roughly 1,900 m altitude from sea level. The local deity is the Someshwar Mahadev, A big temple stands in his honor in the center of the village courtyard. In Evening you can enjoy the beauty of village by seeing traditional wood painting in houses, architecture of Pahadi Houses & Lambs etc. During the apple season, you can hand pluck apples from the trees.
Dinner: Organic Rajma with Flavor of Garlic & Onion, Organic Fried Potato with Jakhya (Jakhya –Cleome Viscose, is the spice used in Garhwali dishes to feel the exotic taste of buds) , Kandali ki Sabji (Vegetable of Nettle), Chapatis & Red Hilly Organic Rice with Clarified Butter of Badri Cow & Aamlach (sauce made from local fruits, taste is very sour and the water will come from your mouth whenever you will memorize the taste)
Day 02: Sankri to Seema Base Camp (10 KM by road and 13 KM Trek)
We will leave Sankri Homestay in morning after having a light breakfast.Jeeps are arranged for travel to Taluka Village, which is the last motorable village on our route.From Taluka Village we will start our journey on foot. The trek is of moderate difficulty and along the lush green forests. This grassy forest is home to Gujjars and their herds of cattle and equines. You can easily see Sheep, Bhotiya dog, Badri Cows, Buffaloes, Horses and Kacchars (Mules) grazing in the pastures. In between we will have Snacks & Tea. After 8-9-hour journey we will reach at Seema Base Camp where we will spend the night in Tents.
Dinner: Phaanu (Made from Lentils), Jhangora (Small Rice), Jhangora ki Kheer(Rice Pudding), Cholayi Ki Sabji (Sauted Amaranth), Chapatis with Clarified Butter of Badri Cow & Aamlach (Sauce)
Day 03: Seema Base Camp to Seemadra (7 KM Trek)
We will start our journey towards Seemadra in early morning after having light breakfast. This trek is surrounded by trees & lush green meadows, where you will enjoy the view of Mountains, Monal Birds, Buransh Tree, Deodars trees, 50+ Species of Flowers, Herbs, etc. After 7 Km of trek we will reach at Seemadra. Seemadra is between the valley where we will put our tents. From here we can enjoy the mesmerizing view of Har Ki Doon. Lunch, Dinner & Salted Butter Tea from the taste of Spiti Valley will be served in Tents.
Day 04: Seemadra to Har Ki Doon (7 KM Trek)
The trek today is mostly uphill, steep and covered with rocks. We are likely to face snow and glaciers on the route. Here we could face chilled wind, which will give you feel to fly in the sky. We will set up our camp in Har Ki Doon after trekking of 7 Km. Lunch, Dinner & Neetal Tea will be served in Tents. After reaching the base camp at Har-Ki-Dun (3,645 mtr.), We will serve you fresh cooked food in tent. The valley is a beautiful sight covered by towering cliffs on one side and slopes on the other. The view is extremely mesmerizing, fantastic and refreshing. You can see the vast grounds below Swaragrohini-1 peak. The meadows here are full of alpine flowers. You can explore the entire ground in about an hour or two.In night you can enjoy the enthralling view of stars milky way & full fill your wishes via shooting stars. Lunch, Dinner & Tea will be served in Tents.
Day 05: Har Ki Doon to Pawani Ghat (14 KM)
We will start our journey early morning towards PawaniGhat via Osla village. Packed Lunch will be provided by us and dinner will be served in tents.
Day 06: Pawani Ghat To Sankri Village(13 KM by Trek and 10 KM by Road)
After having the light breakfast we will start our journey to Sankri village.The trek has slope downwards. After 5 hours trekking we will reach at Sankri Village.Here you will have night stay.
Dinner: Kadayi Paneer/Muttor Mushroom & White Rajma will be served along with chapaties& Rice.
Day 07: Sankri to Dehradun (Drive – 186 KM)
On day seven we will start our journey from Sankri to Dehradun. We will arrange for private transport till Dehradun. We take the same route back to Dehradun, via Mori, Purola and Damta.
Participants Must Bring:
- Backpack of 30-50 Litres
- Hiking Boots
- Any Adventure tools you may want to carry
- Woolen Socks, Jacket, Thick Wool Monkey Cap, Thermal Underpants, Full Sleeve Shirts, Rain Coat, Warm Gloves
- Sun Glasses, One Ltr Water Bottle
- Toiletries & Towel
- Sun Protection Lotion, Lip Balm & Ankle Support
- Light Weight Sandals for wearing in Camps
Costs Includes in Package:
- Accommodation/Food at Village Homestay
- All meals,, Tea, Soup, Drinking Water, Coffee, Chocolate, Date Fruits while staying in Camps & Trekking
- Good Experienced Local Guides, Porters & Mules
- Permits and Entrance Fee
- Pick & Drop Facility from Dehradun to Dehradun
- Traditional Dress for Photography Purpose
- Traditional Dance
Costs Excludes in Package:
- Personal Insurance
- Personal Toiletry Items and Personal Medicine Kit
- Anything that is not included in the “Inclusions” List