Har Ki Dun- Ruinsara Valley

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The Har Ki Doon trek, nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India, is a captivating journey into nature’s grandeur. This trail, spanning around 34-36 kilometers one way, unfolds over 6-7 days, leading adventurers through a breathtaking landscape of verdant meadows, dense forests, and towering peaks like Swargarohini and Bandarpoonch. As you navigate this moderate trek, you’ll encounter charming villages where warm-hearted locals share their culture and hospitality. The legend of Swargarohini, believed to be the path to heaven, adds a mystical allure to the journey. With its diverse flora and fauna, opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife photography, and the rustic beauty of places like Osla, the Har Ki Doon trek is a paradise for both nature enthusiasts and adventurers seeking a memorable Himalayan experience.


  • The Har Ki Dun and Ruinsara Valley trek in the Indian Himalayas is known for its breathtaking natural beauty, rich culture, and unique experiences. Here are some of the highlights of this trek:
  • 1. Scenic Beauty:- The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks, including Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, and Black Peak. The landscapes are diverse, ranging from lush green meadows to dense pine and oak forests.
  • 2. Har Ki Dun Valley:- The "Valley of Gods," as it's often called, is famous for its lush alpine meadows. These meadows are surrounded by snow-capped peaks, making it a picture-perfect destination for trekkers and nature lovers.
  • 3. Cultural Experience:- The villages along the trek route, such as Osla and Sankri, provide an opportunity to interact with the local Garhwali people. You can experience their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality.
  • 4. Ruinsara Tal (Lake):- Ruinsara Tal is a pristine glacial lake situated at an altitude of around 11,600 feet (3,540 meters). The lake is surrounded by lush green meadows and offers a tranquil spot to relax and take in the beauty of the Himalayas.
  • 5. Flora and Fauna:- The region is rich in biodiversity. You might encounter various species of birds, including the Himalayan Monal, and if you're lucky, you might spot wild animals like Himalayan Tahr, musk deer, and even the elusive snow leopard.
  • 6. Adventure and Trekking Challenges:- The trek offers a mix of challenges, including river crossings, ascents, and descents. Crossing the Supin River and ascending to Har Ki Dun Pass are some of the exciting and rewarding parts of the trek.
  • 7. Camping in Wilderness:- The trek involves camping in beautiful locations. Waking up to the view of the surrounding peaks and camping under the starry night sky is an unforgettable experience.
  • 8. Floral Diversity:- The region is part of the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, known for its diverse flora. You can see a variety of wildflowers, including the Brahma Kamal, a rare and revered flower in the region.
  • 9. Peace and Serenity:- The trek is relatively less crowded compared to some other popular treks in the Himalayas, making it an excellent choice for those seeking peace and solitude in nature.
  • 10. Har Ki Dun Pass:- The trek culminates at the Har Ki Dun Pass, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. It's a rewarding moment and a great place for photos.


  • Accommodation : Stay included from Day 1 to Day 6.A good quality cosy Homestay with attached Toilet included on sharing basis at sankri & tent on triple sharing basis on trek.
  • Meals : All meals after reporting at the base village Sankri are included.
  • Camping charges : All camping gears are included.
  • Safety : A medical kit, and necessary items to counter worst case scenario.
  • Staff : A well trained and experienced Guide, Co-guide(if necessary) are included.
  • Permit : All the forest permission are included.
  • Transportation : NO
  • Emergency evacuation/ rescue cost (but arranged by us).
  • Any meals on road journeys.
  • Personal hiking gears.
  • Separate room for couples(charges apply if booked prior).
  • Porter or mules for carrying personal luggage's.
  • Any personal expenses on shops/Dhaba's.
  • Any unscheduled stay/departure out of the itinerary due to unforeseen weather conditions, govt ban, strike, natural calamities, medical emergencies.


DEHRADUN is the closest Railhead and Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport for this trek. From Dehradoon/Airport drive to Sankri,230kms, 7/8 hrs.
Sankri is the base village for this trek located at the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. You will be recieved by our Guide/ Trek Leader. Overnight stay in Cosy Homestay.
Altitude : 1950 meters/ 6450 ft.

Meals: Evening - Tea & Pakodi, soup - Tomato, Dinner - Malka Dal Rice Roti Paneer achar papad, sweet - Gajar ka halwa

After breakfast 11kms drive by car via a offroad jungle route, 1 hrs. Then start trek for Chillurgad, 10Kms, 5/6 hrs. Expected to reach Chillurgad campsite by
afternoon. Overnight stay at Chillurgad campsite. Altitude : 2500 meters/ 8250 ft.

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea milk cornflakes bread butter jam, Lunch - Pulao achar salad frooti, Evening - tea & pop corn, Soup - Manchao ,Dinner - Lauki+chana dal rice roti
bengan varta papad, sweet - Sewai

Timings will be same, we will start trek after breakfast to Boslo, 10kms, 6/7 hrs. Expected to reach Boslo by afternoon. Overnight stay at Boslo campsite. Altitude : 3200 meters/ 13220 ft.

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Poha Suji halwa, Lunch - Sandwitch salad boiled egg fruit tang juice, Evening - tea & kachri, Soup - Hot & Sour , Dinner - Moong dal rice roti gobi papad, sweet - jalebi

Same as yesterday, after breakfast start head towars the main and last point of the valley i.e. Har ki doon excursion. 8kms, then take the ruinsara route and reach Rainbasera, 4kms, 7/8 hrs.
We will visit the valley, spend some memorable time at the last valley point, click some pictures and trek forward to Rain-Basera campsite.
Overnight stay at Rain-Basera campsite.
Altitude : 3500 meters/ 11550 ft.

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Chole Bhature egg bhurji, Lunch - Muli Paratha achar salad fruit bar, Evening - tea & samosa, Soup - veg soup, Dinner - Kali Dal rice roti nuti+aloo, sweet - gulab jamun

Same as yesterday, after breakfast start head towars the main and last point of the valley. 8kms, then take the ruinsara route and reach Rainbasera, 4kms, 7/8 hrs.
We will visit the valley, spend some memorable time at the last valley point, click some pictures and trek forward to Rainbasera campsite.
Overnight stay at Ruinsara Lake campsite.
Altitude : 3500 meters/ 11550 ft.

Meals: Breakfast(parantha aludum & tea) Lunch-(Veg pulao salad biscuit frooti),
Evening tea & Sancks, Dinner(Arhar dal rice seasonal veg roti sweet-local dish)

The return way is same, trek BACK to Devsu Thach via same rote, 12kms, 5/6 hrs. Over night stay at Devsu thach campsite.
Altitude : 3000 meters / 9900 ft

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Pan cake besan chilla ketchup honey, Lunch - Jeera rice nuti+aloo fry salad appy biscuit, Evening - Tea & matri, Dinner - Rajma dal rice roti gobi+aloo papad, sweet - kheer

DEVSU THACH to Taluka, 18kms, 8/9 hrs. You will expected to reach Sankri by Evening. Stay overnight at Homestay at Sankri.

Meals: Breakfast - Tea/Coffee aloo paratha achar ketchup, Lunch - Methi Paratha aloo dum salad, Evening - Tea & maggie, Dinner - Fried rice chilly chicken/veg manchurian egg chowmin ketchup,
sweet - fruit custard

Next and last day have some breakfast in the morning, say good bye to the mountains and drive back to Dehradun.

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Puri aloo jhol.

menu is subject to market availability, may change slightly



Frequently asked questions

The Har Ki Dun Trek is considered a moderate trek, suitable for beginners with reasonable fitness levels. The trail is well-defined, but it does involve ascending and descending, so basic physical conditioning is advised

Yes, there are basic guesthouses and camping options available in villages along the Har Ki Dun Trek route, such as Sankri, Taluka, and Osla. However, it's a good idea to confirm availability in advance during peak trekking seasons.

Mobile network connectivity is limited along the trekking route. You may get sporadic network signals in some villages, but it's best to assume that you won't have reliable cell phone coverage during most of the trek.

Yes, you can trek to the Ruinsara Valley independently without doing the Har Ki Dun Trek. However, accessing Ruinsara Valley typically involves traveling through parts of the Har Ki Dun Trek route.

Ruinsara Valley is known for its pristine beauty, including the serene Ruinsara Lake and lush meadows. It offers a quieter and less crowded trekking experience compared to more popular routes in the region. It's an excellent choice for those seeking solitude and unspoiled natural beauty.

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