20 – 30 April 2021
Camp Date
11 Days
Duration
HAR KI DUN TREK

Har Ki Doon or Har Ki Dun is a cradle-shaped hanging valley in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, Har ki Dun is situated deep inside Govind Pashu National park. It is connected to Baspa Valley by the Borasu Pass. Har Ki Dun is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. Rich in flora and fauna, the trails are quite often covered in different shades of orchids and other wild flowers.

The area was made popular by the Doon school master Jack Gibson after his Bander punch expeditions. Har Ki Dun trek is a classy river valley trail and it has never lost its charm to trekkers all over the world. Walking through the widespread valley, the remote villages, local lifestyle, culture and hospitality are not to be missed. The sunrise and sunset at Har Ki Dun needs special mention. Ample amount of snow makes it a compelling choice. Walking towards Marinda Tal/Jaundar glacier on the exploration day ignites the adrenaline in an adventurous mind.

The name Har ki Dun is a beautiful fusion of Dun (valley) and Har ki (God’s) and completely justifies the history associated with it. According to Mahabharat, Pandavas took their stairway to heavenly abode via Swargarohini peak, which is one of the main attractions of the trek. The famous temple dedicated to Duryodhan in the hamlet of Osla throws light on the age-old beliefs and traditions of people, who are the staunch devotees of Duryodhan and worship him like God.

Har Ki dun is a lifelong experience for anyone who even remotely connects with nature.

CAMP DATE20th – 30th April 2021
PARTICIPANTS30
FEES PER PERSON₹12,000/- Ex. Dehradun, (6 Nights, 7 Days)
₹18,000/- Ex. Surat
1

Day 1

Train travel from Surat by train (3AC)
2

Day 2

Reach Haridwar in the evening, Stay in hotel at Haridwar/Dehradun.
3

Day 3

Dehradun to Sankri/Kotgaon( by car/traveler (220 km drive – approx 8-10 hours, Altitude: 6400ft.)
4

Day 4

Sankri/Kotgaon to Pauni Garaat (8,200ft, 10 km, 6 hrs trek) via Taluka(7,000ft). Sankri/Kotgaon to Taluka 12 km drive (1 hr).
5

Day 5

Pauni Garaat to Kalkattiyadhaar(9,800ft, 7 km, 5 hrs).
6

Day 6

Kalkattiyadhar to Har Ki Doon (11,800 ft, 7 km, 6 hrs). Trekker may visit Maninda tal if they want.
7

Day 7

Har Ki Doon to Pauni Garaat via Osla, 7 hrs.
8

Day 8

Pauni Garaat to Sankri/Kotgaon via Taluka, 5 hrs.
9

Day 9

Sankri/Kotgaon to Rishikesh/Haridwar by car/Traveler, 11 hrs.
10

Day 10

Train travel from Haridwar to Surat (3AC)
11

Day 11

Reach at Surat.

  • Three layers of warm clothes: (Thermal wear, fleece jackets and a padded jacket.)
  • Thermals: Carry thermals (top and bottom).
  • Wind jacket
  • 2-3 trek pants
  • Three t-shirts (collared/dri-fit): (Full sleeved t-shirts, Carry one or two dri-fit t-shirts.)
  • Normal Hat/Cap, Woollen Cap, Bandana
  • Waterproof and Woollen Hand gloves
  • Socks (4-5 pairs) and a 2 pairs of woollen socks
  • Ankle length Trekking shoes: (Carry water proof trekking shoes. Do not carry sports shoes.)
  • Sandals/floaters
  • Backpack with Rain cover
  • Day pack & Rain cover (If hiring a mule or porter)
  • Head Lamp/Torch with Extra batteries
  • Water bottle (1 ltr x 2 nos, one insulated type recommended)
  • Dark Sunglasses (Polarized will be better)
  • Raincoat/Poncho
  • Snacks – Energy bar, dry fruits, Electral/tang/Glucon D-C, some dry snacks etc
  • Personal Medicines, Camphor, Warmee
  • Sunscreen Lotion & Moisturizer
  • Toilet papers, soap
  • Original and photocopy of Aadhar card, Money for rental things.
  • Alcohol, smoking and chewing pan masala is strictly prohibited.
  • Do not bring any valuable to the camp. Binoculars and cameras to be brought at owners risk.
  • Electric / Mobile / electronic entertainment gadgets are not encouraged.
  • Medical facility in the form of first-aid will be available and best care of the participants will be taken.
  • If you have a history of any communicable or infectious disease, please mention.
  • The activities listed above are subjected to change.
  • No refund will be made against cancellation.
  • It will be the personal responsibility of the participants to take care of their belongings.
  • No refund will be given in case the camp gets cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, act of God or force majeure. In this case, the amount will be adjusted in any other camp of wilderness India and can be used in 2 years from the date of cancelled camp.
  • Respect Staff & Follow Trek Leaders Instructions.
  • Basic Physical Fitness Required.
  • Off-loading available on extra cost.
  • Equipment Rental Available, confirm in advance to avoid on the spot non-availability.

Inclusions :

  • Train journey 3AC, Surat to Haridwar and return (include only in ex Surat package)
  • Transport/Travel (Haridwar – Dehradun – Sankri/Kotgaon & Back)
  • Accommodation
  • Sleeping bag, sleeping mat
  • All Meals during trek Day 3 Dinner to Day 9 Breakfast, (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner)
  • Services of Expert & Mountaineering Course Certified Trek Leader, Guides, Cook, Helper.
  • Forest Camping Charges, Fees & Permit, Camping equipment etc.

Exclusions :

  • Food during travel.
  • Hotel to Airport Pick up/drop
  • Cost of Emergency
  • Insurance
  • Personal Porter/mules Charges
  • Bottled water
  • Any personal expense
  • Anything not included in inclusion list
  • Cost of Hospitalization, Change in itinerary, Rescue, Road Blockage, Acts of God charges beyond our control.

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