Devkyara Harkidun Trek – The Perfect Combination of two Treks
Exploring Devkyara Harkidun Trek together is an opportunity for the trekkers to experience the wide variety and witness the serene and exotic nature.
Not only nature but also quaint villages, lifestyle of villagers, their traditions, culture and ancient temples present there made in old architecture which are of great significance to the villagers holding great place in Hindu Mythology.
Devkyara is One of the best meadows in Devkyara Harkidun Trek
Devkyara is an ecstatic meadow which highlights Obra Gad, this meadow is the major attraction of this region which lies at an altitude of 4,100m.
The Devkyara meadow is approximately 4 km long; camping here is a bliss! It offers magnificent view of the Rangnala peak and sight of high ridges and unnamed Himalayan peaks.
Har Ki Dun – The Valley of Gods in Devkyara Harkidun Trek
The scenic vistas and bracing climate of the hills are ravishing. This valley is also known as “The Valley of Gods“.
It has a mythological tale related to it. The Pandavas from the epic Mahabharata took the route via Swargarohini while their ascent to heaven.
Key points of Devkyara Harkidun Trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10kgs.
Must Read about Devkyara Harkidun Trek
Duration: 12 days (Dehradun to Dehradun)
Best Time: May, June, July, September and October
Highest Point: 4,100 m
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Winter temperature: Day(-3°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -10°C)
Summer temperature: Day (5°C to 15°C)Night (2°C to 5°C)
Starting point: Dehradun
Short Itinerary of Devkyara Harkidun Trek
Day 1 – Dehradun to Sankri (210 km) (7/8 hours)
Day 2 – Sankri to Jakhol (19 km) and trek to Obra (6 km) (4/5 hours)
Day 3- Obra to Himari (6 km) (4/5 hours)
Day 4 – Himarito Bhawa (5 km) (3/4 hours)
Day 5- Bhawa to Devkyara (4,100m) (5 km) (4/5 hours)
Day 6- Devkyara to Ratta Dho base (6 km) (4/5 hours)
Day 7 – Ratta Dho base to Ratta Dho (6 km) (4/5 hours)
Day 8 – RattaDho to Har Ki Dun (3645 m) (7 km) (5/6 hours)
Day 9 – Har Ki Dun to Haldwai (7 km) (5/6 hours)
Day 10 – Haldwai to Cheludgad/Seema (9 km) (5/6 hours)
Day 11 – Cheludgad/Seema to Taluka (13 km) (2400 m) and Drive to Sankri
Day 12 – Drive from Sankri to Dehradun (210 km) (7/8 hours)
Note: – Keep one extra day in the itinerary for Devkyara