Uttarakhand is one of the best places for trekking in India. Apart from offering some of the stunning locations, this part of the country also has the best natural scenic beauty which you can imagine. The snow-clad high mountain ranges, calm flowing rivers, rich flora fauns, dense forests, deepest valleys and walking on narrow paths between the valley and the mountain, gives the best experience to the tourists.
Har ki Dun is a wonderful trek which attracts a lot of trekkers from across the globe. Located at the Fateh Parvat base, Har ki Dun Trek is the most visited trek for experiencing adventure of the mountains.
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In case you are finding it quite difficult to convince your teenage child to try trekking, then here are some of the important points which you can tell him or her about the trek. He would definitely be convinced after listening to these things.
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About the Har Ki Dun Trek
Sankry is the very 1st destination of the 8 days trek. Located at an altitude of 1960 mt, this trek embraces some of the most magnificent views of the Garhwal Mountains. These humongous mountains peaks which are covered with a lot of snow offers a glimpse of the exploration which has just started. From here, you would be walking on plains for the next 5 to 6 hours for reaching Taluka.
Har ki Dun
This valley is also called the Valley-of-Gods and it is a U shaped beautiful valley of the Western Himalayas. It lies in Middle of the Fateh Parbat. In case the school kids and teenagers are looking for an adventurous trip to Uttarakhand, then this trek is the best for them. It would introduce them to Himalaya and also satiate their curiosity for adventure.
There are a couple of steep climbs that would let you enjoy the trek along with the scenic beauty a little more. The trail of the trek is clear and very well defined. The extremely low altitude of the trek at 11667 feet is aided with wooden and cemented bridges at different spots that would make the teenagers walk easily.
It is the safest option for teenage kids who like to camp outdoors as there’re various camping grounds on this route that would let them enjoy and relax.
Views of the taller peaks
The Trail also offers breath-taking views of the high mountain peaks which are located at an altitude of approximately 5000-6000 meters like Swaragrohini, Fateh Parvat, Bandarpoonch and Kalanag ranges at low altitude.
Flora and fauna
Har ki Dun valley lies in between the Govind National Park that offers the trekkers with beautiful and close views of the wildlife. A wide range of flora and fauns such as Musk Deer, Brown Beer, Snow Cock, Koklas Pheasant, Golden Eagle, Bearded Vultures, etc. can be found here.
The teenagers would definitely cherish their trekking experience at Har ki Dun and it would also help them in transforming their confidence.
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