Region: Garhwal Himalayas
Duration: 12 Nights 13 Days
Destination covered: Delhi – Dehradun – Taluka – Osla – Har ki Dun — Debshu Bugyal – – Ruinsara Tal – Sankri – Mussoorie – Delhi
Altitude: 3566 m above sea level
Grade: Moderate Trek
Best Time: Mid – April to Mid October
Har-ki-Dun, situated at an elevation of 3566 metres is surrounded by glittering peaks and dense forests. The forests are rich in wild life and are a veritable paradise for bird-watchers and nature lovers.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrivel Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Dehradun (294 Mt.) 270 Kms 07 hrs drive.)
morning after breakfast drive to dehradun upon arrival at Dehradun check in at 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 by Toyota Qualis, 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 Camp
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 camp.
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 o Overnight stay in Camp.
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 Camp.
Day07: Har Ki Dun – Debshu Bugyal (14 kms/4-5 hrs)
Today we will trek 14 kms to reach Debshu Bughyal. It will take 4-5 hrs at leisure pace as the trail is generally downhill. Overnight in 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 camp.
Day09: Ruinsara Tal
the day is for rest / acclamatisation / exploration. One can explore the surroundings around the lake. The place is full of photographers delight. Dinner and overnight in stay in Camp.
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 Camp.
Day 11: Osla – Taluka
Morning after start trek back to Taluka On arrival set campsite for overnight stay camp
Day 12: Taluka – Dehradun
Morning after breakfast drive back to dehradun on arrivel chick in to hotel and dinner Overnight stay at hotel
Day 13: Dehradun – Delhi home
Departure Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the airport, time to catch flight for onward destination.