Har Ki Doon is also known as the “valley of Gods” is a cradle shaped hanging valley in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is one of the most popular treks in the Garhwal Himalayas. The valley of Har Ki Doon is located at the base of Fateh Parvat, at an altitude of 3,556 meters. Har Ki Doon is a valley blessed with the true gifts of nature. The valley is nestled amid those thick alpine forests and snow-covered mountain peaks. It is situated in the heart of Govind Ballabh pant national park. Being one of the remotest places to visit in Uttarakhand, Har Ki Doon valley offers spectacular views of untouched Valleys in the far-off lands of Garhwal Himalayas. It is one of the most beautiful places in India offering numerous trekking excursions. It’s a favorite summer trek for the trekkers and takes you through some of the most beautiful scenic views. Meadows, green patches with orchids, rhododendrons and dense jungle will be your friend during the trek.
The trek begins from Sankri and covers places like Taluka, Osla, Har Ki Doon, and Jaundhar Glacier. As you trek through the valley, you get to enjoy the views of green meadows, snowcapped peaks, thick green forests, and glaciers. Also, the Garhwal Himalayas is known for being home to rich flora and fauna. This makes the trek more interesting and a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts. With this trek, you get to explore the unexplored regions of the Garhwal Himalayas. It offers amphitheater views of the mountain such as Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, and Black peak. This deserted piece of land is a paradise for flora and fauna lovers. Black bear, Langoors and wild boars are native habitats in the region. Golden eagles are also found in this region.
Region – Gharwal (Uttarakhand)