Har Ki Dun Valley is a looking as a hanging valley in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is surrounded by snow-covered peaks. It is connected to Baspa Valley by the Borasu Pass. This valley is at an height of 3500m above sea level and is covered by snow during October to March. The valley is around 25 km away from Taluka. The trek is starts to valley from Taluka village and passes through Gangaad, Osala, and Seema. It is a 2-day trek usually done in two stages. First stage is from Taluka to Seema/Osla, and second stage is from Seema/Osla to Har Ki Dun. Return route is the same.
Har Ki Dun is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. For trekkers, both in summer and winter, this valley is accessible through Govind National Park. In mythology the title of “Valley of Gods” is given. In Mahabharatha Pandavas who took the same route to ascend to heaven via Swargarohini, the mountain that known as the Har Ki Dun valley. The mountain views you get on this trek are unique in itself. This is the only valley from where you can see Swargarohini Bandarpoonch and Blackpeak all together. You can also see the Ruinsara peaks from here. One can spot languor, Black bears, wild boars and Barasingha. You can also meet with the Golden eagles and massive Himalayan griffins. The Har ki Dun trail takes you back in time.
The Har Ki Dun trail assumes a different months of October and November. Here is a gallery of its lush, green landscape. You can see horses and cows grazing in the meadows and the sprawling river banks.
As Har Ki Dun is more of a trek route for the tourist. However, one could trek further 4 kms from Har Ki Dun to reach Jamdhar Glacier and Morinda Tal. One also comes across temples dedicated to Duryodhana at Osla village.
Trekking: Har Ki Dun is one of the most rewarding treks in the Garhwal Himalayas which bestows trekkers with picture-postcard natural beauty in the form of cascading waterfalls, snow clad mountains, forests covered with pine and oak trees, gushing rivulets and rivers.
Camping: Camping is one of the most amazing experiences one could have in the lap of nature. Setting up tents with friends under the clear night sky helps one relax and rejuvenate after a tiring day.
Village Tourism: You can also visit the people lived in the village. Most of the people here grow a crop of rajma, potato and rice. They also weave wool and make jackets and coats for themselves.
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After arriving at Dehradun early in the morning and we will drive to Sankri, which is the origin point of the Har Ki Dun trek.
In the morning after having breakfast in Sankri your first day of Har Ki Dun trek. By late afternoon and after your arrival in Taluka check-in into a tent in the night and enjoy the freshness of Taluka.
Walk Start after breakfast Khati to Dawali 11 km, night stay in camp.
This day is 11km towards your next destination of Har Ki Dun Pass throughout which you will experience a gradual path and pleasant views of the valleys. The gradual ascent to Har Ki Dun is 6,200m offers excellent views of the Swargarohini and Juandar glaciers. On arrival at the Pass, settle down in the camp with peaks of Har Ki Dun and Swargarohini towering above.
The day starts with a healthy meal and continues on to a trek towards the Juandhar glaciers, which is a 55km stretch of white snow and patches of green grass. Feast your eyes with the picturesque views of the glaciers and the valley post which you can return back to the Swargarohini campsite. After a long day of trekking for about 15km, retire for the night in the camp.
Here we will start trekking back to the village of Osla it will take up the entire day. The easy downhill trek to Osla takes around 3-4 hrs and covers around a total of 11km. At arriving Osla, spend the night in the rest houses or tents provided.
The 7th day is the last day of the trek covering 26km through walking and stunning environs with sights of migratory birds disappearing in the snow-peaked mountains. After about 6 to 7 hours, finally arrive back to Sankri; overnight stay in Sankri.
This day is highlighted by a back drive to Dehradun. Following your arrival in Dehradun, the adventure of the Har Ki Dun trekking comes to an end.