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 Har Ki Doon Valley Trek

Har Ki Doon Valley Trek by uttarakhandheaven

Har Ki Doon Valley is a very remote area situated at an altitude of 3500 meters above sea level. Har Ki Doon is also called the land of God in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The tributaries of Yamuna river, Rupin, and Supin also originate here. The area of ​​Har Ki Doon adjoining Tibet in the north, Himachal in the east comes under Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Tourists who come here get to experience the wonderful peace and beauty of nature. Har Ki Doon is especially known as a trekking spot. Tourists can also see the Swargarohini peak at a height of 21000 feet from here. The rivers Rupin and Supin originate from the Jaundhar glacier present here.

It is an 8-day track that starts from Dehradun and ends at Dehradun. During this trek, trekkers enjoy the beauty of 5 beautiful places of Garhwal namely Sankari, Talluka, Osla, Har Ki Doon and Jandhar.

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 Special about Har Ki Doon Valley!

Har Ki Doon Valley is considered to be an important place to visit Swarga Rohini peaks. It is believed that in the Mahabharata period, along with the register and other reasons, he had left for heaven from this summit. Swargarohini mountain is visible from Har Ki Doon. Not only this, Har Ki Doon Valley comes under Govind National Park.

Govind National Park was established in the year 1980. This national park is spread over an area of ​​472 square kilometers. Due to this whole area being a protected area, you can see animals like bears, snow leopards, black bears, monal, etc. on this trip. Recently, the Uttarakhand government has also implemented the scheme of a special trekkers team to see the snow leopards. If you got a bit of luck maybe you can also see this rare creature around this wildlife sanctuary.

Where does Har Ki Doon Trek start?

1. Har Ki Doon Yatra is an 18 day long trek on which you can visit these beautiful areas of Sankari, Taluka, Osla, Harkidoon and Jandahar. The best time to visit Har Ki Doon is from May to September.

2. During Har Ki Doon Yatra, first of all, tourists reach Sankari after traveling for about 6 hours from Dehradun. The track of Har Ki Doon Yatra starts from Sankari.

3. The trekkers reach the taluka after a 12 km trek from Sankari, where tents are set up and rest for some time.

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4. After this the journey starts from Taluka to Osla. Ursala is located at a distance of 14 km from the taluka for which one has to pass through the dense forests of the High Himalayas.

6. After reaching Osla, the travelers take a rest for some time, then the next day after trekking for 11 km start the trek to Har Ki Doon, the last stop of the journey. In Har Ki Doon Yatra, one gets to see the beautiful scenery of nature, the beautiful shade of valleys, meadows, and huge mountains. From here the view of Swargarohini mountain peak and Jandar glaciers can also be seen.

7. If travelers wish, they can return from Har Ki Doon only. But some adventurous travelers also travel 15 km from Har Ki Doon to Jandar Glacier.

8. After traveling all these high Himalayan regions, the travelers return back to the foothills. And then return to their respective destinations in Dehradun.

How to reach Har Ki Doon?

By Road - For Har Ki Doon Yatra, travelers reach Uttarkashi by road. After 6 hours journey from Dehradun reach Sankari. This is where the journey begins.

Airport - Nearest airport is Jollygrant. The distance from Jollygrant to Har Ki Doon is 107 Kms. You can easily reach Sankari by taking a taxi from the airport.

Railway Station - The nearest railway station here is Dehradun Railway Station. The distance from Dehradun railway station to Har ki Doon is 98 km.

This Whole article is originally written by Deepak Bisht on It is a translated version of that article if you find some errors. Please correct us. :) 

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