Har ki Dun Trek


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Famous for its huge valleys, forests, ancient villages and streams, Har Ki Dun trek is one of the most complete treks in Uttarakhand. With one of the oldest trails in the Himalayas, Har Ki Dun valley is also called ‘valley of gods’ and ‘the hanging valley’. The trek covers the famous Someshwar Devta Temple and the trail which is believed to be once taken by the Pandavas in Mahabharata on their way to heaven.

Trek to Har Ki Dun starts from Sankri- a small village situated deep into the Himalayas. The total distance of the trek is 47 km making it a moderate difficulty level trek but the trek is famous for its variety. You’ll cross ancient villages and trails, embrace the beautiful sight of deodar trees, and gaze at the views of mighty peaks like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, etc. With a thrilling and exciting adventure, Har Ki Dun trek is the best opportunity for trekkers to explore the best of Himalayan treks.

Quick Info

Har Ki Dun trek distance: 49 km
Har Ki Dun temperature
Winter- Dec to Feb: 8 to 10 degree in day, 0 to -5 degree at night
Spring- Mar to Apr: 15 to 20 degree in day, 0 to 8 degree at night
Summer- May to June: 12 to 15 degree in day, 1 to 5 degree at night
Autumn- Sept to Nov: 15 to 17 degree in day, 0 to 5 degree at night
Har Ki Dun trek best time: Sept to Nov & Apr to June
Har Ki Dun height: 11,800 ft
Har Ki Dun trek difficulty level: Easy to moderate


Experienced Trek Leader
Local culture
Glacial heaven of Jaundhar

Who should attend?

Anyone who loves challenge
Anyone who has limits to push
Anyone looking for an adventure
Anyone fit enough for this thrilling experience

Sankri Views of Dhauladhars




Start for Har Ki Dun from Dehradun in a shared vehicle.
The trek starts from Sankri, situated at 195 km from Dehradun.
Stop for breakfast(self-sponsored) after crossing Mussoorie.
Drive on the road covered by pine forest along Yamuna and Tons river.
Make another stop for lunch(self-sponsored) at around 2 PM.
Reach Sankri by evening and checkin to the guest house.
Have dinner and retire for the night.

Taluka Trek to seema village



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Wake up early on your first morning of Har Ki Dun trek.
Have breakfast and start your 1 hour drive towards Taluka situated at 12 km distance.
Start your 10 km trek to Seema from Taluka.
Have packed lunch on your way.
Encounter wild orchids on your way along with the forest of willow, chestnut, and walnut.
Reach the campsite by evening and explore the surroundings.
Have dinner and retire for the night in camps.

Trek to har ki dun



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Wake up early and witness a breathtaking sunrise.
Have breakfast and start towards Har Ki Dun.
Enchant your soul with mesmerizing views of the valleys known as the winter wonderland as the entire trail is covered with snow.
Have packed lunch on your way.
Gaze at magnificent views of Swargarohini and Jaundhar glacier.
Reach the campsite by evening and explore the surroundings.
Have dinner and retire for the night in camps.

Swargarohini Peak Trek to Jaundhar Glacier



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Wake up early and catch the sunrise from behind the Swargarohini Peak.
After a scrumptious breakfast, you will start your trek to Jaundhar Glacier.
Have packed lunch on your way.
With a smearing view of the snow-capped Himalayas, reach Jaundhar by afternoon.
Start your journey back to the Har Ki Dun campsite.
Have dinner and retire for the night in camps.

Seema village via Osla



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Post breakfast, start your descent to Seema village via Osla.
The trek runs through a thick forest.
After around 6 hours, you will reach the beautiful village of Seema. Upon arrival, check-in to the camps, freshen up, and have lunch.
Explore the locality and interact with the locals to know about the local culture.
Have dinner and retire for the night in camps.

Trekking towards Taluka Drive from Taluka to Sankri



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Wake up early and have breakfast.
Start your trek to Taluka.
Reach Taluka by noon and have lunch.
Get transferred to Sankri in a shared vehicle
Reach Sankri by evening.
Have dinner and retire for the night in the guest house.

Drive back to Dehradun

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Wake up on your last morning in the mountains.
Have breakfast and start your journey back to Dehradun.
Reach Dehradun by evening and bid farewell to the mountains and your co-trekkers.


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Har Ki Dun trek package Includes:-
Dehradun to Dehradun transfer
Accommodation (Guest house, Home stay, Camps)
Meals while on trek (Veg)
Trek equipment's : Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (double/triple sharing), kitchen & dining tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)
All necessary permits and entry fee
First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinde
Mountaineering qualified & professional trek leader, guide and support staff


Har Ki Dun trek package Excludes:
●Personal essentials
(i) Equipment- Gumboots, trekking poles, etc
(ii) Insurance- Personal and travel insurance
(iii) Beverage- Mineral water bottles, bottled or canned beverages
(iv) Snacks- Chocolates, dry fruits, protein, or nutrition bar
(v) Entertainment- Camera or drone fee
● In case your trek remains incomplete or uninitiated because of "force majeure" or due to personal reasons after you arrive at the starting point, you will not be able to get a refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain unutilized by yo
● Any additional cost incurred due to changes in Government Guidelines related to travel/trek/COVID-19 will be borne by the trekker
● Loading and unloading of personnel luggag
● Any kind of emergency evacuation charges
● Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions.


  • Rucksack (Min 55 Ltrs with rain cover)
  • Trekking Shoes, Floaters or Sandals
  • Quick Dry Tees
  • Track Pants
  • Cotton socks
  • Pair of woolen socks
  • Rain jacket or Poncho 
  • 1 Full Sleeves Sweater or Fleece Jacket,1 Heavy Jacket, 1 Pair of Thermal
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Woolen Cap
  • Gloves
  • Sun Cap
  • Scarf
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & SunScreen (SPF 40+)
  • Packed food
  • Water Bottle 1 
  • Powerbank
  • Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
  • Personal Toiletries 
  • Personal Basic Medical Kit
  • Sunglasses
  • People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of contact lenses)
  • Trekking Pole
  • Extra Polythene


Dehradun railway station


● By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun that is 20km away from the city. Visitors can take a direct flight to Dehradun from Mumbai or Delhi or connecting flights from anywhere in India. Local vehicles can be availed from outside the airport to reach Dehradun by road from that will take around 40-45 mins to reach the city depending upon the traffic
● By Train: Dehradun Junction Railway Station is well-connected to all the major cities. The Dehradun Railway Station is located 1-2 kilometers away from the city centre and should take you only ten minutes, depending on traffic. Visitors can easily find frequent trains from Delhi to Dehradun
● By Road: Dehradun is well connected by roads to all major cities and towns, It is well connected by road to cities like Delhi by the NH 58 and 72 is approximately a 4 hour drive. Dehradun is also well connected to cities like Haridwar and Rishikesh.

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  • If cancellation is made 30 days before the date of travel, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days before the date of travel, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation is made 0 to 15 days before the date of travel, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Frequest Questions

Q: What is the best time to go for the trek to Har Ki Dun?
A: Har Ki Dun trek best time is during the months of April to June and late September to November. During monsoons- July, August and September, the long trekking route might create problems. And for the winter month, the Har Ki Dun valley witnesses a huge snow fall due to which the trail remains closed.

Q: What is the total trekking distance of Har Ki Dun Trek?
A: Har Ki Dun trek distance is almost 49 km and it requires one week to finish the trek. Keeping aside the long-distance, the trek takes you to the bounties of nature where you can relax your mind and witness the paradisiacal displays. On the route, you can stroll along the meadows or can walk lazily along the orchid trails. Har Ki Dun trek is one of the best trekking expeditions that one must witness on a vacation.

Q: What will be the Har Ki Dun temperature?
A: Winter- Dec to Feb: 8 to 10 degree in day, 0 to -5 degree at night Spring- Mar to Apr: 15 to 20 degree in day, 0 to 8 degree at night Summer- May to June: 12 to 15 degree in day, 1 to 5 degree at night Autumn- Sept to Nov: 15 to 17 degree in day, 0 to 5 degree at night Keep in mind both the temperature and wind flow while packing your woolens.

Q: How is Har Ki Dun weather?
A: While you are trekking to a high altitude, the temperatures are sure to drop during the night. For this, it is advisable that you wear at least 3 layers of clothes to keep you warm. Daytimes are mostly warm.

Q: What is the maximum height of Har Ki Dun?
A: The maximum Har Ki Dun height lies at a massive altitude of of 11,800 ft.

Q: How much time does it take to complete Har Ki Dun trekking?
A: This trek will require 7 days as it is quite time-consuming and will require a trek of almost 5 to 6 hours every day to cover 49 km which is the total Har Ki Dun trek distance.

Q: How should I prepare for Har ki Dun trekking?
A: Har Ki Dun trek difficulty level is easy to moderate. Preparing for this trek is really easy as you need not plan a lot before going for it. All you need to keep in mind is to have the proper gear for trekking and as the region receives an abundance of rainfall, it is necessary to carry windcheaters along. Apart from that, another thing which you should not miss is your identity card as that will be needed at the checkpoints.

Q: Which type of shoes should I carry on Har Ki Dun Trek?
A: The best suited shoes for the Kedarkantha trek route are the ones that are breathable and light in weight. Also, ankle support is also a very important thing to take care of while buying the perfect pair of shoes. You can go for brands like- Decathlon, Wildcraft, Quechua, etc. In the winters, you’ll require gators or gumboots which you can rent from the base village.

Q: What clothing or equipment do we need to carry from our side during the trek to Har Ki Dun?
A: Wardrobe essentials like heavy woolen and fleece clothes, rain-proof jackets, sunglasses, wind-proof jackets, thermal inner-wear. A sturdy backpack with a plastic or waterproof lining. Trekking shoes, snow boots, trekking poles. moisturizers, chapsticks. torch, water bottle, extra polythene bags for wet clothes, etc.

Q: What is the starting point of this trek?
A: Start your Har Ki Dun from Dehradun to Sankri. You’ll get transferred to Taluka which is situated at a distance of 12 km from Sankri from where you’ll start your trek.

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