Best Time: Mid April to Oct
Har Ki Doon or Har Ki Dun is a cradle-shaped hanging valley in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India. The region is surrounded with green Bugyals. It is surrounded by snow-covered peaks and alpine vegetation. It is connected to Baspa Valley by the Borasu Pass.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at Delhi airport our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi – Dehradun (294 Mt.) 270 Kms 07 hrs drive.
In early morning transfer to railway station to catch an AC train for Dehradun. Upon arrival at Dehradun transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free to explore the surrounding and colorful market of Dehradun, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Dehradun – Taluka (1900 m/6232 ft) (215 kms/ 7-8 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Taluka, a small hamlet nestled in the laps of nature via Mussoorie, Kempty falls, Purola and Mori. This is starting point of our trek.
Overnight in tents/ tourist rest house.
Day 04: Taluka – Osla (2560 m / 8400 ft) (13 kms/6-7 hrs)
The day starts with the gentle trail towards Osla. Today’s trek is through beautiful forests of Chestnut, Walnut and Willows. A gradual ascent brings us to the picturesque Osla village along the swift rivulet. On arrival set campsite for overnight stay.
Day 05: Osla – Har – Ki Dun (3566 m / 11700 ft) (12 kms/6-7 hrs)
Morning after breakfast trek to Har Ki Dun. Initially the trek goes past some fields of beans & rice and also some isolated villages, where the life style is same as old, and the untouched one. The dress worn by the people is traditional. Their cheerful ness and innocence combined with their simple way of life make them very appealing.
A common scene in the evenings is that of ruddy cheeked village belles returning home, carrying on their backs huge loads of pine needles & cones to be used as fuel. The trail steadily ascends the side of the ridge across the river and then veers left to the Har Ki Dun valley. Dense forests at this part give way to the meadows that are scattered with flowers and flowering herbs. Dinner and Overnight stay in tents.
Day 06: Har-Ki-Dun
The day is for rest/ acclimatization /exploration. On this day everyone does his own thing. One can go on an exploratory trek in the valley, capture some magnificent views on the camera, or just chill at the campsite. Overnight in tents.
Day 07: Har Ki Dun – Debshu Bugyal (14 kms/4-5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast trek down to Ruinsara Tal (3500mtr.) is hidden between a small ridge and the left wall of the valley. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at camp.
Day 08: Debshu Bugyal – Ruinsara Tal (3500 m/ 11480 ft) (16 kms/5-6 hrs)
Today we start trekking early towards Ruinsara Tal. The Trek from Debsu Bughyal to Ruinsara Tal is through, terraced mountain fields, lush green grassy lands and conifer forests through extremely scenic landscape. The gradient of the trek is moderate and one will be able to complete the trek in 5 – 6 hrs on arrival at the lake set campsite. Overnight in tents.
Day 09: Ruinsara Tal
The day is for rest / acclimatization / exploration. One can explore the surroundings around the lake. The place is full of photographers delight. Dinner and overnight in stay in tents.
Day 10: Ruinsara Tal – Osla (18 kms/4-5 hrs)
After breakfast start trekking back towards Osla (18 kms). This trek will take about 4-5 hours. Set up a camp by the Supin River. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.
Day 11: Osla – Taluka (13 kms/3-4 hrs) – Dehradun (215 Kms, 7-8 hrs)
After early breakfast trek for about 3-4 hours to reach Taluka and from here drive back to Dehradun. Upon arrival at Dehradun transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12: Dehradun – Delhi
In the morning after breakfast transfer to railway station to catch AC train for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to airport to catch your flight to home.