Harsil Valley Trek

4 Days - 3 Nights
  • Harshil Village
  • harshil
  • Bhagirathi river
  • Snowfall In Harshil
  • Bhagirathi River
  • Bhagirathi River


Harsil Valley Trek a Small heaven in the Earth

Harsil Valley Trek In Uttarakhand India – This is a pretty town located on the banks of River Bhagirathi en route to Gangotri. Therefore it is a hidden gem in the Himalayas offering a cool environment and is best for people in search of tranquility.

This small hamlet has become famous because of its natural beauty which highlights this area. The dense Deodar forests, gushing Bhagirathi River, chirping of birds, high standing peaks makes this place perfect among nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts.

Two high altitude Himalayan treks start from Harsil i.e. Lamkhaga Pass and Dhumdhar Kandi Pass

harshil village in Harsil Valley Trek

Most Important points Abut Harsil Valley Trek

Harsil Valley is situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

The Harsil trek in the Garhwal region is an adorable trek for trekkers.

This trek connected to the Baspa valley by several passes including the Lamkhaga pass and Dhumdhar kandi pass.

Harsil is around 72km from Uttarkashi district.

Trek on the route to Holy Gangotri Dham. Gangotri temple is considered sacred by Hindus.

Seven lakes is located near Harsil.

It is the best destination for trekkers.

Also, Harsil is a beautiful Hill station. And best winter family trek

Harsil is situated at an altitude of 2620 m.

Dharali, Sattal, Mukhwas village is the nearby locations.

The route through Apple Orchards, Thick forests, lush green meadows, snow-capped Mountains, Flora & Fauna, water streams, traditional villages and gushing water of Bhagirathi River.

Peaceful destination is the highlight of the Harsil trek.

Chance to witness the glimpses of an ancient culture of local people.

Bhagirathi River in Uttarakhand in the way of Harsil Valley Trek

Why to choose Harsil Valley Trek?

Harsil is a small village town that is situated on the banks of Bhagirathi River Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, India. Many Trekkers like Harshil trek due to the Snow-capped Mountains.

Harsil is a beautiful valley in the Himalayan range and it is a more attractive placer in winter because the snow-covered around the mountains looking so beautiful and the view of the mountains is so amazing after a snowfall.

In winter’s snow-capped Mountains, thick Forests is the highlight of the Harsil Valley Trek.

Harsil is a starting point of more than 5 treks and Gangotri is only 37 km away from Harsil. Gangotri is the starting point of more than 15 treks and more than 10 expeditions.

Bhagirathi River in Harsil Valley Trek

Many people also come from abroad to visit this place and enjoy the beauty of mountains, snow-covered around the mountains & meadows, snowfall and much more beauty of nature in the Himalayas.

You can also come to spend your holidays here for the amazing beauty of nature in the Himalayas, the beautiful snowfall in high altitude and many more beautiful views of mountains.

Key Points of Harsil Valley Trek

Duration: – 3 Nights 4 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Harsil

Summer Temperature:- Day  10°C  to 18°C)   Night 8° C to 10° C

Winter Temperature:- Day -3°C  to -5°C)   Night -8° C to -12° C

Harsil – Altitude: – 2620 Meters

Best Time: – All year

Trek Level: – Easy

Group Size: – minimum of 5 people maximum of 20 people

Day1 – Pickup to you from Dehradun Drive to Harsil – 226 km (8/9 Hours) (2620 Meter) overnight stay Hotel.

Day2 –Explore full day Harsil valley enjoy your holiday here – this is a small heaven in the earth – this is best Please near Ganga River.

Day3 – Harsil to Gangotri or nelag valley and bhairon Ghati back to Hotel Harsil by road.

Day4 – After breakfast drive to Dehradun via Uttarkashi – (226 km) (8/9 Hours) reach evening 6 to 7 pm.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility Dehradun To Dehradun

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

(All camping gears)

High quality tents

Sleeping bags




Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table




Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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