Himalayan Trek to Hari Ki Dun - 2 Batches in April 2020 - Registration is ON
Har ki Dun, which means Valley of Gods, is situated deep
inside GovindPashu National park. 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 Banderpunch expeditions.
The path winds up alongside the Tons river from Netwar village through the scenic villages of Gangad and Osla. Har‐ki‐dun has
numerous camping places and one Forest Guest House. An extra rest day is ideal to proceed to get a clearer view of the
|Duration||7 Days and 6 Nights|
|Best Season||April - June and September to November|
|Activity Type||High Altitude trekking|
|Maximum Elevation||3600 Meters|
|Weather||The nights will be cold and day temperatures are pleasant during summers.|
|Total trekking distance||64 km|
Day 01: Dehradun to Sankri ‐ 8hrs drive
We start early from Dehradun and reach the villageSankriby evening. The final stretch is through the GovindPashu National
Park after we cross a check post at Netwar. We rest at night in a guest house or in camps.
Day 02 : Sankri to Osla (2200m) ‐ 1hr
drive + 5‐6hrs trek
Post breakfast we are transported from Sankrito Taluka. The drive is a bit bumpy. The trek commences from Taluka on a stony
path. With the river Tons gushing through rapids beside us, under the shade of walnut, pine and other trees, the walk is quite
pleasant. Often the passing villagers greet us on the way. The path crosses over a few streams which merge with Tons. After a few hours of walk the village of Gangad can be seen towards the left, across the river. We continue our hike and then cross a bridge for the final stretch. After about fifteen minutesof uphill walk, our destination unfolds itself ‐ the quaint village of Osla. We set camp here or stay in a hut with a local family.
Day 03 : Osla to Hari‐Ki‐Dun (3510m) 4‐5 hrs
From Osla the trail gradually rises higher and passes through bushes of flowers like orchids, fleece flowers and sunflowers. The
ascending path climbs high above the confluence of Tons river and the river from Ruinsara valley. After traversing higher up along the left side of the river, we camp at a very panoramic spot in Har ki Dun, located at the junction of two valleys - one originating from Jaundhar glacier and the other from beyond Hata glacier.
Day 04: Explore Har ki Dun
Usually we spend a layover day here at Har ki Dun. The vast open meadows following the course of the Tons river can be
explored. Further ahead of the meadows one can walk among the forests of Bhojpatra trees (Himalayan birch) or get a closer
glimpse of the Jaundhar glacier and Swargarohini peak.
Day 05 : Back to Osla 3‐4h
The journey back to Osla is an easy walk. After reaching, one can roam about in the village, talk to localsand soak in the
Day 06 : Osla to Sankri 4‐5h trek + 1h drive
Early in the morning, we bid farewell to the villagers of Osla and hike till Taluka. A vehicle from Taluka takes us back to Sankri,
where we retire for the day in camps or guest house.
Day 07: Sankri to Dehradun 8h drive
We leave Sankri and reach Dehradun by late afternoon on this day.
Participation fees: Rs.9000/- Per Person
- Camping Tents, Kitchen tents, Dining Tent and Sleeping bags (Holofill) and Carry mats.
- Nutritious, high calorie vegetarian food
- Guide, cook and camp helpers.
- Tented accommodation (3 people in each tent)
- Basic First Aid
- Forest Permission Charges
- Coordinator throughout the trek
- Any expenses of personal nature like phone call etc
- Any air/train to reach Delhi and return from Delhi.
- Travel from Rishikesh to Base on Day 1 and Day 7
- Any hotel accommodation
- Horses with horsemen to carry your loads on the route.
- Your Accommodation or any other expenses before or after the trek schedule.
- Extra food apart from mentioned above
- Anything not mentioned above.
Things to carry :
- Backpack 35- 40 Liters (You can chose to send it with horse/porter at actual cost)
- Small day pack 20 Liters (you can use this on the trail to carry your trail food, camera, water and trail layers. Ideal to carry only if you are sending bigger bag on horse/porter.)
- Backpack 40 - 60 Liters (this will go on the horse. If you want to carry it on your back your welcome)
- Small day pack 20 Liters (you can use this on the trail to carry your trail food, camera, water and trail layers.)
- Hiking pants/trousers and shirts
- Good ankle-length hiking shoes
- Flash light with extra batteries
- Sunglasses (mandatory)
- 1 Hiking poles
- Suntan lotion and toiletries
- Camera (optional)
- Water bottle
- Warm jacket/pullover
- Warm gloves
- Warm socks
- Prescribed medication (if any)
- Personal Medication If Any
- Back Pack Cover
Note: Itinerary can be changed, in case of
snow, rainfall and landslides.
The Terms and
conditions mentioned below shall apply for the event:
- Maximum efforts are made to ensure the safety of the participant. However, BMC & their management or employees will not be responsible for injuries of any nature, mental or physical, whether caused directly or indirectly due to any adventure sports or their allied activities.
- Every participant is required to fill a registration form and indemnity bond prior to the commencement of the trip.
Refund and cancellation:
- If you cancel 20 days before the trip begins, BMC will retain 20% of the trip cost.
- If you cancel 15 days before the trip begins, BMC will retain 50 % of the trip cost.
- If you cancel less than 14 days before the trip begins, or, are not present when the trip begins, there will be no refund.
- BMC will take every care to ensure that itineraries are followed to the letter but circumstances beyond control may necessitate changes. In case of changes routes and properties, BMC will accept no liability but make arrangements for substitution of equal.
- BMC will accept no liability for any damage, losses and expenses suffered by any client as a result of sickness, quarantine, weather conditions, war, strikes, riots or any other cause outside our control.
- Any damage, other than that attributable to fair wear and tear, to the equipments by the participants will be billed to you. Our decision on all such matters will be final and binding.
Important Points to be Noted
Read thru Cancellation Policy page, just in case you have to cancel participation
Read our Refund Policy, in case we are forced to cancel this event.
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