Har Ki Dun Trek: Shiva valley

Har Ki Doon Valley is a support-molded balancing valley in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is encircled by snow-covered pinnacles and elevated vegetation. It is associated with Baspa Valley by the Borasu Pass This valley is at a height of approx 3500m above ocean level and is snow-shrouded during October to March. The valley is around 24.8 km from Taluka. The genuine journey to the valley begins from Taluka town and goes through Gangaad, Osala, and Seema. It is a 2-day journey generally done in two phases. The first stage is from Taluka – Osla, and the second stage is from Osla – Har Ki Dun. Return course is something similar.


Har ki dun valley is at Uttrakhand. One of the best Trek can be completed in 7 days. The difficulty regarding this trek is easy to moderate, you won’t find it that difficult, although it is situated at 12,000 Ft. with 44 Km. of trekking distance. 


In winter (Dec-Feb) temperature is around 2°, – 2° & – (5°/ 10°) deg C, whereas in summer (May/June) the temperature is around (25/30°C) in day & (10°C – 5°C) at night.

At the time of fall (Oct/Nov) and Spring (Mar/Apr), the temperature is more pleasant. You can visit this trek in summer, from Full March – June End & in winter from Nov to December End.

Har Ki Doon Valley Highlights

 Attractions of Har ki Dun Trek – towns of Sankri, Saud, Taluka, Osla, and Seema and mountain tops like Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, and Swargarohini.

  • Witness the way of life and customs of the town.
  • Verdant knoll with bhojpatra trees
  • Investigate Jaundhar Glacier and Morinda Lake.
  • Setting up camp an open door
  • The grand drive from Dehradun to Sankri

Detail Information


6.30 am – 7.30 am from Dehradun Railway Station in a Tata Sumo or Traveler


You’ll arrive at Dehradun between 5 pm to 6 pm. You can book your movement any time after 8 pm.


Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (by means of Mussoorie) (220 km, 8-9 Hours by Road). 220 Km goes to Sankri through Mussoorie. Visit the Kempty Falls, 15.2 0km from Mussoorie. Proceed with the drive towards Purola, which is situated at a stature of 1,524 mtr. Arranged in the main part of the rich backwoods region and natural life, particularly the imperiled snow panther, it is otherwise called the ‘Entryway to Har Ki Dun’. Short-term visit in the rest house/tent.


Day 2: Trek from Sankri to Pauni Garaat through Taluka (7,000 ft). Sankari has great and fantastic perspectives on the timberland land and the valley. Begin the Trek to Pauni Garaat alongside the Rupin River. Arrive at Pauni Garant, a little town that sits at 7,000 ft, bragging about inebriating wild roses, lavish deodars, and rich verdure. Short term visit will be in rest house/tents, there is likewise an arrangement of sacks

Day 3: Trek from Pauni Garaat – Kalkattiyadhaar (2,560 mtr). The Path from Pauni Garaat to Kalkattiyadhaar is incredible, with intriguing slumps and climbs, at long last fixing on the left half of the valley, converging into some wonderful woodland region. Appreciate beautiful chestnut, willow, and pecan trees, as far as possible up to Gangar Village. Continue towards the Kalkattiyadhaar camping area. Short-term visit in rest house/tents.

Day 4: Trek from Kalkattiyadhar – Har Ki Dun and back to Kalkattiyadhar (11.768 ft). From Kalkattiyadhar, continue to the valley, getting a balancing span over the Rupin River. Afterward, rise through pictorial fields, lavish coniferous plants, and lovely knolls till you arrive at Har ki Doon. An edge that will give a vantage highlight view of Har ki Dun, you need to cross beautiful streams, knolls and tranquil valleys to come to the headquarters in Har Ki Dun. While progressing towards the camping area, one can expect an underlying continuous move with steep stretches in the middle. Short-term visit to the camp close to the stream.

Day 5: Trek from Kalkattiyadhar – Pauni Garaat by means of Osla Village. 4 to 5 hours journey back to Kalkattiyadhar by means of Osla Village, the town where Duryodhana from the Mahabharatha was loved and revered. Setting up camp and short-term visit in Kalkattiyadhar.

Day 6: Trek from Pauni Garaat – Sankri To Taluka. Begin traveling back to the Sankri settlement. Partake in the shocking perspectives and the immaculate magnificence of nature on your course and show up in Sankri. A short-term visit will be in nearby lodging.

Day 7: Drive from Sankri – Dehradun (215 Km, 7-8 Hours by Road). The dumbfounding journey in Har Ki Dun arrives at and ends on day 7. After Breakfast, I drove back to Dehradun. Investigate Dehradun on your own.

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