Har Ki Doon with Marinda Taal Trek

Har Ki Doon trek in Uttarakhand is moderate, suitable for first-time trekkers. With stunning views, it holds mythological significance, linked to the Pandavas, and includes Marinda Tal camping.

Max Altitude

13000 ft

Duration

8 days

Difficulty Level

Moderate

Total Distance

60 KM

Suitable for

10+ Years Old People

Experience Level

First Timers with good fitness level may apply

Fitness Level

Covers 5 kms distance in 45 minutes with no stress

Overview

Package from and to

Dehradun

Region

Uttarakhand / India

Base Camp

Sankri

Rail Head

Dehradun

Airport

Jolly Grant Airport

Trail type

Round Trail. The trail starts from and end at Sankri. Forest, valley and village walk with moderate ascend.

Best Season

Spring : March, April Summer : May, June Autumn : October, November

Snow Period

December to March

Meals

Veg + Egg

Accomodation type

Guest House + Camping

Package Price

₹ 13000/person

Available Batches

March 31 – April 7

Informations

Har Ki Doon with Marinda Taal Trek

Har Ki doon trek is a moderate grade trek in Uttarakhand and it can be attempted by first time trekkers who is physically fit. It is a very beautiful trek and the views from the trail is magnificent. This trek has great mythological importance as they say great Pandavas went to heaven in this route scaling Mt. Swargarohini which is clearly visible from the summit. We collaborate this trek with Marinda tal which is a pristine high altitude lake with camping just by the side of this lake.

Itinenary

Pick up at 8:00 am from Prince Chowk, Dehradun.
Dehradun to Sankri (6400 ft) by shared vehicle. Approx 200 Km – 9/10 hours.
Night stay at Sankri on sharing basis in a guesthouse.

The drive from Dehradun to Sankri is a scenic journey through the beautiful landscapes of Uttarakhand, often undertaken by those heading to the base for treks in the Garhwal region.

The drive takes you through winding roads, charming villages, and lush greenery, offering a delightful journey into the heart of the Garhwal Himalayas. We cross through Mussoorie, Kempty Falls, Mori, Purola, Netwar visualizing the beauty of Himalayas. Be prepared for varying road conditions and consider the weather, as the region can experience snowfall in winter months. It’s advisable to check road conditions and travel updates before undertaking the journey.

Sankri (6400 ft) to Taluka (7200 ft) in a shared camper vehicle (12 kms – 45 mins)
Trek from Taluka (7200 ft) to Puani Garaat (8200 ft) via Gangad (12 kms – 6/7 hrs).

After a healthy breakfast, we leave Sankri for Taluka. The drive to Taluka itself is a adventurous journey on the bumpy roads in a camper vehicle.

Begin your trek from Taluka, a small village in the Uttarkashi district and the starting point of the Har Ki Dun trek. This trail offers a mix of landscapes, including quaint villages, dense forests, and high-altitude meadows. Puani Garaat is often used as a camping site, providing trekkers with a peaceful and scenic place to rest. Today’s trail is a mix of flat walk, gradual ascent and an intermediate steep ascent by the side of Supin River.

Puani Garaat (8200 ft) to Boslo (10000 ft) ( 12 kms – 6/7 hrs).

The trail from Puani Garaat takes a almost flat walk till Seema for 2 kms. Then we cross the bridge on our left side and steeply ascend till Osla village end and take the right trail towards Kalkattiyadhar. The route is a mixture of gradual ascends through cultivation fields and small settlements.

After crossing Kalkattiyadhar trek ahead on a almost flat walk with intermittent ascends to reach Boslo which is a open valley and nearest camping site to Har Ki Doon Valley.

 

Boslo (10000) to Marinda Taal (13000 ft) via Har Ki Doon (12000 ft). ( 6 kms – 7/8 hrs).

The trail from Boslo to Har Ki Doon is a pleasant trail amidst the valley by the side of Supin river. Har Ki Doon valley is a picturesque site to behold the view of Mt. Swargarohini, Hata Peak, Hanuman Mukh Peak, Jaundhar Glacier and surrounding Himalayan Range.

We spend an ample time here to enjoy the nature before heading towards Marinda Taal, our final campsite.

We take the left trail from Har ki Doon and ascend steeply for half an hour. Then its a gradual ascend till we reach Marinda Taal which is a natural lake.

We spend the night just camping by the side of this lake.

 

Marinda taal to Kalkattiyadhar (9850) trek down. (8 kms – 5 hours)

Today we descend down the same route via Har Ki Doon valley, crossing Boslo and camp at Kalkattiyadhar for the night. Take a look back at the mesmerizing Har Ki Doon Valley and the Bandarpponch region of Himalayan mountain peaks.

We trek down to Puani Garaat only this time paying a visit to the Heritage village Osla.

Osla is 3000 years old heritage village where you can see Duryodhona Temple now turned to Shri Someswara Mahadev Temple. Also witness the local village people, their lifestyle with rich heritage and culture.

Today we finally bid goodbye to our trail and reach out to Taluka and drive back to Sankri

Drive from Sankri to Dehradun – 200 Km – 9/10 hours in a shared vehicle.
We’ll reach Dehradun by 7 pm. You can book your onward journey after 8 pm.

Inclusions in the package

* Dehradun to Sankri and Sankri to Dehradun transportation in a shared Bolero/Sumo/tempo traveller or similar kind of vehicle
* Sankri to Taluka and Taluka to Sankri transportation in a shared camper vehicle
* Guest House stay at Sankri on sharing basis (3/4 person sharing in a room)
* All meals from Day 1 night till Day 8 Breakfast ( veg + egg ). Meals during trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks, Dinner ).
* Stay during trek on twin sharing basis in good quality tents
* Tent, Sleeping bag, Mattress, Kitchen tent, Dining Tent, Toilet tent, Kitchen utensils
* Mules / Porters to carry central luggage
* Medical kit for common health issues
* All necessary permits and entry fees
* Experienced trek leader and guide

Excluded from the package

* Transportation to and from Dehradun
* All meals during transit(Dehradun to Sankri and Sankri to Dehradun)
* Any personal or group insurance
* Personal Backpack offloading charges ( INR 1800/Bag – your bag should not weigh more than 12 kgs )
* Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, health or any other reason.
* Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health issues.
* Tips for guide and kitchen staff.
*Anything that is NOT mentioned under Inclusions

Payment, cancellation & refund policy
Payment Policy 
 
50% advance during booking time & balance on or before 15 days to trek start date.
 
 
 Cancellations and refund policy
 
1. Cancellations prior to 30 days from the trek start date : 100% money refund
2. Cancellations prior to 15 days from the trek start date : 70% money refund or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
3. Cancellations prior to 7 days from the trek start date : No cash refund. Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
4. Cancellation within less than 7 days from trek start date, no cash refund or voucher refund.
 
**In case due to any unforeseen circumstances, if our company cancels the trek before starting, we would refund you your full cash paid amount.
Health Awareness
  • Pulse rate at rest must be in between (60 to 90 beats per minute)
  • Blood Pressure Reading must be in between (DIASTOLIC 75 – 85, SYSTOLIC 100 – 130 mm Hg)
  • Respiratory rate at rest must be in between (12 to 20 breaths per minute)
  • Should not have Liver and kidney issues
  • Should not have Diabetes Mellitus, Bronchial Asthma, Epilepsy, Heart problems, Hypertension etc
  • No pacemaker implant
  • People with the Sinus issues please contact to trek coordinator before booking the trek
  • If your BMI is not normal, Please contact our Trek coordinator before Trek booking.
Please Note
  • Junior trekkers (below 15 years) should have a company of parent/guardian.
  • Trekkers between 15 to 18 years can come solo with the disclaimer form signed by parent/guardian.
  • Medical & Disclaimer Form (Mandatory Documents)
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Fitness
  • If your BMI is normal, you can plan your fitness regime as mentioned.
  • If your BMI is not normal, consult your trusted physician before you plan your fitness regime.
  • If you’re suffering from any chronic illnesses consult a medical practitioner.
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