Sunset at Kalkatiyadhar, HKD, 2015
  • What – 6N7D (Old route from Sankari basecamp) or 7N8D ( As per new route including Ruinsara) hiking in Uttarakhand, India
  • When – 24 to 30’th Dec 2014 (From Sankari)
  • Highlights
    • Extraordinary beautiful terrain during winters. One get to camp on snow and celebrate Christmas old fashion way.
    • Extremely photogenic trail, with river flowing alongside along with mountain peaks like Swargarohini.
    • One get to see beautiful villages like Osla and experience how simple living can be.
  • Lowlights
    • This is valid for almost all the treks in Uttarakhand (UK) – There is long drive to basecamp, almost 8-10 hours from Deharadun. This is always most tiring part of UK treks. Many people reach Deharadun in morning by train from Delhi and start immediate travel to basecamp. I would certainly prefer and advise to reach Deharadun earlier so that one can catch good sleep and start trek on good note.
  • Suitable Time Period – Can be done in Spring, summer as well as winters. Accept Jan-March, trek can be done during all other seasons and brings in its unique experience.
  • Must – If planning for winter trek, carry multiple layers. Evenings get extremely cold with temperature dipping to sub
  • ArrangementsIndiahikes
  • STAR Rating – 4/5.
  • Difficulty Level — Moderate to difficult. There are days with really longer walk.

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