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Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Dehradun to Sankri

As we know today is first day of our trip from Dehradun at 6:30am onward journey to Sankri.Sankri is located at a distance of 210kms on the National Highway 123. It’s a long scenic drive on a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle takes at least 9 hours to reach Sankri, our trek base providing absolute comfort to the trekkers so that they can enjoy the beauty of the
Drive on twisting roads, which present the most scenic sights of the Garhwal as you pass through exotic locales of Mussoorie, Kempty fall, Purola, to finally arrive at the last motorable village Sankri, 13km inside Govind National Park. You’ll camp at this quaint village for the tent in pitched camps

Day 2: Drive from Sankri to Taluka ). Trek from Taluka to Puani Garaat

Today start with driving from Sankri to Taluka which is 12 Km in the distance and will take around 1 Hour to reach. Finally the trek is start from Taluka to Purani Garaat where in between you will cross the river and wooden bridge that is going to remind you about the ancient time.
The Taluka is a small village where few houses, but the town is beautiful and give the glance of how mountains of Uttarakhand are so stunning along with that the whole Himalayan range,
Another hour of the trek and you reach a bridge on a tributary of Supin river. You’ll find a camping ground as you cross this bridge. After some more climbing, walking and crossing few more bridges, you’d reach Gangaad, a hamlet with few inhabitants. Green vegetation, wild orchids and majestic views of the impressive peaks would highlight, and at the same time, soothe this arduous trek. Overnight sleep under the sky, that will feel so wonderful.

Day 3: Puani Garaat to Kalkatiyadhaar

The day starts with a short trek along the river that takes you to Osla town; Osla is a tiny town after hiking for an hour you will enter in a series of cleared land. Osla, a small village about 8,500 ft. above sea level; this village has a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The architecture of this temple is a miracle in itself. There is one STD also in Osla but phone connectivity depends entirely on the weather. As you begin your trek from Osla, You’d have crossed two streams, with the second one having a wooden bridge for proceed ahead of a mountain bend, a series of grasslands would follow. Some of these have been used for cultivation at some point in time. With incline increasing gradually, you would find several huge boulders and tracts of grass. After crossing two more meadows, just below the valley over Supin, you’ll find a wooden bridge that leads you to the grasslands of Dev Thach, Bali Pass, and Ruinsara River. Walking past the wheat fields, you move to the inhabited areas as your trail ascends over the confluence of Ruinsara and Supin. From this vantage point, you will see the majestic views of Black Peak and Bandarpoonch.The Climb is massive after it however beautiful landscape makes up for the efforts; you will soon reach flat land, which is your next Campsite, Kalkatiyadhaar

Day 4: Kalkatiyadhaar ) to Har-Ki-dun and back to Kalkatiyadhaar

Today trek will start early However, mesmerizing the views were until today, get ready to encounter something more. The trail will go into the glacier basin having moraines and alpine meadows. Tall pine trees will be greeting you at every step.On your right, you come across the pastures of Dev Thach, there are two rivers meet each other. From this point, the valley bifurcates into two, with Har-Ki-Dun on the left and Ruinsara Taal, Bali Pass on the right. On your way, you could now have a glance at the peak of Har-Ki-Dun and Hata Peak. The grasslands and pine forests would give way to a small waterfall, and from here, a steep climbing for minutes would lead you to level land, with patches of snow becoming more and more prominent all along your path. Some more climbing would take you to a forest stretch with a gradual incline. Once you reach Har-Ki-Dun after crossing a wooden bridge, you’d see the valley dividing into two by a rivulet. The valley towards your left is going to Maninda Taal and Borasu Pass and the other; to Jaundar Glacier. This would include the proximate views of Swargarohini peaks and Jaundar Glacier. After spending some time at Har Ki Dun, we will return to Kalkatiyadhaar camp.

Day 5: Kalkatiyadhaar to Puani Garaat

Today we back to the village Puani Garaat would pass through Osla, this downhill trek would involve descending about 3,500 ft. in 5 hours. Wake up comfortably as the day is easy and start your 6.5 km of the trek after having breakfast. The mesmerizing beauty of the Himalayas would always be encouraging and you would find several vantage points to capture the eternal charm of the snow-clad peaks. Today our Camp at Puani Garaat.

Day 6: Puani Garaat to Taluka; drive to Sankri from Taluka

Today you will be heading towards Taluka from where it all started approximately 10 km long trail counting about 5 hours. The trail is all the way along the river. Follow a path that would be interspersed with forests and bridges. The way back to Taluka is easy with consistent descents. After reaching Taluka then drive to Sankri, get settled in for an overnight stay in guest house/camp/homestay. Roam around this quiet village and learn some words of the local language, this is appreciated and often results in getting more out of the experience.

Day 7: Drive to Dehradun from Sankri

Depart from Sankri early in the morning, preferably before 07:00 AM since the journey takes 9-10 hours. Transport will be arranged at an additional cost from Sankri to Dehradun Railway Station at 07:00 AM. Cost of cab – Rs. 5,500/- per vehicle.

Things To Carry

  • • Backpack & Rain Cover
  • • Trekking Shoes
  • • Trekking Pole
  • • LED Torch
  • • One Water Bottle (one litre)
  • • Basic Medications
  • • Trekking Jacket
  • • Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
  • • Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
  • • Raincoat
  • • Small light weight towel
  • • Two collared t-shirts
  • • Thermals
  • • Sunglasses
  • • Sunscreeen Lotion (SPF 50/70)
  • • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • • Sun cap
  • • Synthetic hand gloves

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellation Policy
- If the cancellations are made 30 Days before the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 10-30 days before the trip, 30% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 0-10 days before the trip, Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.
- In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
- Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking
How To Reach?
By Flight :-
Nearest Airport - Jolly Grant ,Airport in Dehradun , is located 24 km away from the city.
And daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun.
By Train :-
New delhi to Dehradun
Dehradun Shatabdi Express; Train no-12017. Departure- 6:45am; Arrival- 12:50pm
Dehradun Jan ShatabdiExpress; Train no-12055. Departure- 3:20pm; Arrival- 9:10pm
Hazrat Nizamuddin station {Delhi} to Dehradun.
Nandadevi Express - Train no: 12401 (Departure 11:45pm; Arrival - 5:40am)
Dehradun SF Express - Train no: 12687 (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 4:45am)
Dehradun Express - Train No:19019. Departure - 5:40am; Arrival - 5:35pm

By Bus:-
The regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi’s (ISBT Kashmere Gate).
We would suggest you to take only government buses from (ISBT Kashmere Gate). Private buses run from outside of ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.
Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun Station through Ola/ Uber Cab and Vikram , Tata Sumo or similar vehicles to go Dehradun Railway Station at 6:00am.

Pick-up from dehradun to Sankri is not included in the cost of the trek.

Based upon your request we will arrange a pick up and drop from Dehradun to Sankri and back to dehradun. This will be shared equally by the team members on actual basis. You pay directly to the driver/transporter. The fare is Rs 5500 for a Tata Sumo/Mahindra Maxx one way. This can accommodate 6 to 8 people. A Tempo Traveller charges Rs 9000 (12-14 seat) one way. This is NOT included in TREK FEE and to be paid directly to the driver/owner.
If you wish to reach our Trek Base Sankri on your own by public transportation:
There are 2/3 privately operated buses from Dehradun (near DDN railway station on Gandhi road) To Sankri. The 200 Km journey will take around 10/12 hours. The busses start at 5:30; & 6:00; & 7:00 am onward.
While returning from Sankri take the morning bus to Dehradun/Vikasnagar and reach by 7 pm.
You will reach Sankri at 5:00pm.

Food from dehradun to Sankri is not included in the trek cost

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