About Har-Ki-Dun

Perfectly perched at an altitude of 3566 m, Har-Ki-Dun is a cradle-shaped hanging valley in Uttarkashi district of the Western Himalayas. The trek of Har Ki Dun welcomes all types of trekkers as it has much more to offer and you will have a great time exploring the valley.

Affectionately known as “Harphu” by the locals, the place is known for its rich flora and fauna. The trek trail is a safe haven to black bears, wild boars, barasingha, the Himalayan Monal, Himalayan griffins to name a few.

Har-ki-Dun : The Ascent to the Heaven

  • Difficulty : Easy to Moderate
  • Best time to visit : Summers (from April to June) and post monsoons (from September to December)
  • Temparature : 10℃ to 15℃ during the day and 2℃ to -5℃ during the night
  • Hightest Altitude : 11,675 ft

About Har-ki-Dun

Har ki Dun is one of the most scenic treks amongst all the Uttarakhand treks. Especially famous for its massive open lush green valleys, Har Ki Dun Trekking offers a splendid leisure walk through the viridescent valley in the summers. Though the trek is offered all around the year except monsoon, summers are the ideal time to enjoy the more vibrant colors of the landscape.

Har Ki Dun visits the hanging village of Oslo that is famous for its Someshwar Devta temple (Lord Shiva)! The villagers of Oslo are always happy about two other things. One is that their village is in the Himalayas and the second, that they enjoy the facility of satellite phones. More towards the Chilurgad you pass from the famous spot of the confluence of Thamasa and Ruinsara River.

The hike to Har Ki Doon connects to visit many mythological spots from Hindu mythology. It is believed that this valley has a past with the age of the Mahabharata. According to the locals, the eldest brother of the Pandavas, Yudhishthira, scaled the Himalayan peak ‘Swargarohini’ on his way to heaven. Besides, you will also find the only Duyudhan temple at Oslo along the way to har ki doon valley

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By Air :-

  • Jolly Grant is the nearest airport. It is a domestic air port and is 22km southeast of Dehradun.

By Rail :-

  • The Dehradun Railway Station is well-connected with various major Indian cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Dehradun is quite high as it is the gateway to the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

By Road :-

  • Dehradun is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads, trains & flights. Every morning at 6-8 am there are few buses to Sankri leaves from outside Dehradun Railway Station. Roadways buses takes 9-10 hours to reach Sankri and most of the direct ply early in the morning from Dehradun. You can also book a cab to Sankri from Dehradun in 7-8 hours as well.

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