Ruinsara Tal – Har Ki Dun Trek

9 Days - 8 Nights
  • Harkidun - Ruinsara tal Trek
  • Harkidun – Ruinsara tal Trek
  • Harkidun – Ruinsara tal Trek
  • Harkidun – Ruinsara tal Trek
  • Harkidun – Ruinsara tal Trek


Ruinsara tal Har ki dun Trek is one of the best trek in the Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand India.

Har ki dun-Ruinsara tal Trek lies among the best Treks in Uttarakhand. The vast meadows or lake, valley, stretch from 3645 meters to 3500 Meters. Har ki dun-Ruinsara Tal treks comes under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National Park.

The trek starts from Sankri. It is the base camp of more than 25 treks. The base camp Sankri will leave you admiring with its exquisite beauty.

The route of the Har Ki Dun trek through thick oak and pine forests, lush green meadows, mesmerizing surrounding, wildflowers, glacial ranges, different variety of Flora &fauna , majestic sight of snow -capped mountains, and offers enchanting view of this beautiful valley.

This trek is the best choice for those trekkers, who are looking for adventures treks.

The best thing of this trek is come across traditional Osla village you will encounter the local life style and communities with lavish vegetation grown in the fields. And you feel the peace on this trek.

Ruinsara Tal

Why You Should Do Har ki dun and Ruinsara Tal Trek Together ?

Har ki dun- ruinsara tal Trek is one such trek which is known to be the oldest trek route in Himalayas.

Harkidoon and Ruinsara Tal Trek which starts from Sankri Market, from Sankri to Taluka we have to go by local taxi for 13 kms, Have to go by local taxi because this route is very short and unpaved, no big vehicle can go here, then you have to go by Bolero taxi.

These routes are now under the forest, so till now the road has not been correct here.

From Taluka we have to go to Day 1 Cheludgad, 2700 m. for this we have to cover a distance of about 13 kilometers, this is a very special and beautiful way, having Supin River along with you while trekking makes this trek even more special.

In this route we find Dhatmir village and Gangad , Osla, Pawani village  which are the last villages of this trek route. These villages are situated on the hill border of Himalayas, they are such a place where everyone would like to live, there is peace and peaceful life.

Day 2 We move towards Cheludgad Camp to Har Ki Dun via Osla village and on the way, you will start seeing local flour mills and beautiful small streams and waterfalls, which make your day more special.

Today you are going to spend the night in Harkidoon where everyone likes to go,  Har Ki Dun Camp is the world’s most beautiful campsite where you can enjoy both Supin River and Mountain View from inside your tent

Har Ki Dun, I get to see the art of nature  where God has created a special creation.

You can also go to see Manida Tal and or Jamadar Glacier from Harkidoon, which are very special, both these places are very beautiful.

For Manida Tal you will have to cover a distance of about 7 kms while for Jamadar Glacier you will have to walk about 16 kms. both way

Ruinsara Tal Harkidun Trek

Why is it special to go to Ruinsara Tal  after Har Ki Dun?

If you do the Ruinsara Tal trek with Harkidoon Trek, then feel as if you have got something free.

The first thing is that you have to go to the new route from Harkidoon to Ruinsara Tal, which goes to Ruinsara Tal,  Bali Pass and Black Peak Expedition Kyarakoti, on this route comes a beautiful Ruinsara Tal

And this gives a new enthusiasm to you and you will not have to repeat the route from which you came, it will be a special experience for you.

The height of Ruinsara tal  is about 3550 meters, which is also the main base camp of Bali pass trek and Black Peak expedition.

Ruinsara Tal is a natural lake in the middle of the mountains, which is beautiful, it is very nice to spend the night here. Rising sun and moonlit night make you feel as if you are seeing heaven.

Ruinsara Tal is located amid meadows surrounded by snow-capped mountains.

This trek offers a glimpse of elevated peaks like Bali Pass, Black peak, Kalanag, Bandarpoonch peak, Swargarohini peak, Dhumdhar kandi pass, Borasu Pass Trek, and many other peaks.

The local people worship God Someshwar Mahadev a chapel of Lord Shiva. Thus Har ki dun valley is known as “The Valley of Lord Shiva”.

Ruinsara tal -Har ki dun Trek the Majestic valley in Garhwal

During the winter season, this fascinating valley remains covered in snow, and the white sheet of snow makes it look like a magical wide snow-land.

And in summer, the valley turns different and amusing because of meadows, wild flowers, and woods blooming in different colors.

Make sure that choose the experienced trekking community for this trek.

Himalayan Hikers is a local trekking community who has vast experience of trekking.

Himalayan Hikers has hardworking, polite, professional guide and potters.

Ruinsara Tal Harkidun Trek

Why to choose Ruinsara tal Har ki dun Trek?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Ruinsara tal Harkidun Trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of 56 km which is to be covered into 9 days. Yet, it comes under moderate level of easy to moderate because of the things that this trek has to offers. These are:

Har Ki Dun or Ruinsara Tal It lies amidst high ridges at an altitude of Har Ki Dun- 3645 to Ruinsara Tal – 3500 meters and is worshiped by the people. It is one of the virgin treks not known by many.

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, lakes, pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture.

Do spare time in Interaction with locals, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology.

During winter season, this fascinating valley remains covered in snow and the white sheet of snow makes it look like a magical wide snow-land.

And, in summers, the valley turns totally different and amusing because of meadows, wildflowers and woods blooming in different colors.

Ruinsara Tal Harkidun Trek

Altitude we are going to cover in Ruinsara tal Har ki dun Trek

Sankri – 1920 Meters

Cheludgad camp – 2600 Meters

Har Ki Dun Camp – 3645 Meters

Rainbasear camp – 3200 Meters

Ruinsara Tal – 3500 Meters

Key Points Ruinsara Tal Harkidun Trek

Duration: – 8 Nights 9 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Sankri

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C)   Night (2° C to 8° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -12°C)

Har ki dun height 3645 m  or Ruinsara tal height 3500 meters

Best Time: – March, April, May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, December

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 64 Km – By taxi 442 km

What should you keep in mind for the Har Ki Dun Ruinsara tal trek ?

Harkidun- ruinsara tal is as good as it is said, you also need to be prepared., Har ki dun- ruinsara tal is a   moderate trek which starts from Sankri and ends sankri

So what are the special things to keep in mind before coming on this trek?

Harkidun- ruinsara tal is one such trek, which you can do this  trek March to Last week of December

This trek for safe for  winter, Summer, or Monsoon, Season

 Winter Season

  1. In Harkidun- ruinsara tal, you will need warm clothes a lot, for which you will need proper good uniform clothes
  2. Winters are always cold, so only warm clothes can keep you safe on trek
  3. Always take the information from the company with which you are booking the trek before going on the trek, what do we need to bring
  4. In the winter season, the temperature always drops day by day , so warm clothes will help you a lot.
  1. Har ki dun- ruinsara tal Winter trek will be possible only in December, January and February, it snows a lot, due to which this trek route gets closed, this trek starts again from March

Summer Season

  1. Summer trek to ruinsara tal- harkidun is very special, the view and the temperature are all favorable to you
  2. For summer trek, you have to bring only normal clothes, so that your trek can be good, there is no need for hot clothes, but in hiking it is also necessary to bring all the equipment which is necessary for you.
  3. It is necessary to have 3 pairs of clothes from trekking, especially the poncho, you will have to bring every season
  4. In the summer season, the temperature is always normal, so there is no need for hot clothes.

 Monsoon Season

  1. During the monsoon season, it rains occasionally during the Harkidun- ruinsara tal especially in the Uttarakhand Himalayas , so if you have dry clothes here, it is very good, even when wet, it dries quickly.
  2. At this time you have to bring at least 3 pairs of clothes, for monsoon trek you do not have to bring too warm clothes, at this time you, hiking pants and t-Sart, I can trek
  3. It’s only a little cold in the morning and evening and the day is a good temperature for you
  4. Before going on Harkidun- ruinsara tal  trek, it will be easy for you to take information related to each season.
  5. Trekkers need to know about these, you can ask us anytime like, Harkidun- ruinsara tal route, trek map, temperature, weather conditions, difficulty level, trek starting point, end point, transport, view of the trek, best time to visit, How to reach, trek distance ,Trek Location, keep this information before going

What do we do for safety in Harkidun -Ruinsara Tal trek ?

First of all, the safety of trekkers is much more for us, if you see in the trek, then there are all the risks, which I do not think about.

Himalayan Hikers worry more about you that no one should ever have any problem in the trek.

What should we and you keep more safety in the trek

  1. Whenever you are going for any trek, it is very important that you go completely fit and ready.
  2. Ruinsara tal Harkidun trek is Moderate, if you make your feet and your mind calm and strong, you will find the trek very easy.
  3. While trekking, keep in mind that you are walking on the right route or not always with your guide.
  4. Most people look somewhere and where they are walking, this can cause twitching in your legs, which can ruin your entire trek.
  5. It is important to ask your doctor if you have any medical problems
  6. I should always keep my medical kit with me, it is very important.
  7. Himalayan Hikers always keep a medical kit with you, such as oxygen cylinders, medicine to be given in emergency on the trek
  8. If any trekkers have any more problems, then they are brought back to the base camp by laying them in the stretcher.
  9. Our Harkidun- ruinsara tal Camps is around the 6000 ft to 11,000 ft where you can not have any problem of oxygen, this is tree line area
  10. In case of any medical problem, the help of your guide or a well-informed trekkers should be taken
  11. If there is major health problems in this trek , then Nearest Hospital is in Mori which is about  67 Kms away from harkidun or ruinsara tal trek
  12. Our camps also move forward day by day and our bodies also work with the altitudes that are safe for trekkers
  13. Along with the trek we keep getting acclimatization
  14. Himalayan Hikers always take care of their trekkers anyway it is one of our local trek where we live everyday

How to Reach Har Ki Dun- Ruinsara Tal Trek

Reaching Har ki dun- Ruinsara Tal Trek is not a big deal today. There are many options to reach here today.

Today there are 3 very easy ways to reach Harkidoon Ruinsara Tal Trek viz. Bus, Train, Airplane.

You have to see how you want to go, whether by bus, by train or by plane. Today, every state of India has every means available to reach you here.

By Air Flights

Still, let me tell you that direct flights are always available from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, lucknow,  Hyderabad, Bangalore, Maharashtra, to Dehradun. via Delhi

You have to come by flight to Dehradun, after that Himalayan Hikers arrange transport service for you.Dehradun to Sankri base Camp –

Dehradun airport is at a distance of about 27 km from main city.

By  Train  

Direct Trains are always available from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, lucknow,  Kolkata, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Maharashtra, to Dehradun.

You should see the booking of trains online well which can reach you on time, you have to come to Dehradun railway station by train,  our team with taxi will be there to welcome you.

You will easily find many trains online to come to Dehradun.

 By Bus  

If you want to come to Dehradun by bus or taxi, then you will get a bus from Delhi to Dehradun very easily..

All you have to do is that you have to come from your state and home to Delhi’s Kashmiri Gate, which is a very big bus stand, from here you always get Night and Day Volvo Bus. from Delhi to Dehradun

Which will reach you in Dehradun from 5 am to 7 pm in the morning

From Dehradun bus stand then we will take you directly to the Sankri base camp from where your trek will start.

Day 1: Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Sankri Market – 210 Km (8/9 Hours (1920 Meters)

Day 2: Trek from Sankri to taluka by taxi – 11 km same day trek to Cheludgad camp   (12 km) (4/5 Hours) (2600 Meters)

Day 3: Trek from Cheludgad camp to Bhoslo camp Har Ki Dun (13 km) (6/7 Hours) (3500 Meters)

Day 4: Rest Days + Exploration Day (Manida Lake) (Jaundhar Glacier) Har Ki Dun valley back to camp (4/5 Hours)

Day 5: Trek from Har Ki Dun/ Bhoslo to Rainbasera camp   (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (3200 Meters)

Day 6: Trek from Rainbasear to Ruinsara Tal 11 km (4/5 Hours) (3500 Meters

Day 7: Trek from Ruinsara Tal to Cheludgad camp (16 km) (6/7 Hours) (2600 Meters)

Day 8: Trek from Cheludgad camp to Taluka (12 km) (4/5 Hours) Same day   Drive to Sankri Hotel

Day 9: Drive from Sankri to Dehradun by taxi (210 km) (8/9 Hours)

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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