• TREK TO CHAKRATA HILLS, DEOBAN & KANASAR

  • Region - Uttarakhand
  • Base Camp - Chakrata
  • Duration 3 Days
  • Altitute 3100M
  • Stay Rooms/Tents
  • Difficulty Moderate
Detail itinenary

You will start your drive from Dehradun to reach Chakrata. The drive will take upto 3.5 hrs from Dehradun. Check into the camp & have lunch and rest for some time. Set in terrace fields, the camp has fabulous views all around. Musoorrie is right in front and the Yamuna valley down below. Today we will go for a trek (2-2.5hrs) from the camp itself. The trek starts from Viraatkhai camp and climbs to a mountain top called Julkha Ka Danda offering great views of the Himalayas in the North and beautiful Yamuna Valley in the south. The trail continues on ridge and take you to the vantage point Jhulkiya Danda from where you witness high range of Himalayas, including Black Peak, Swargarohini & many more. Later descends to a forest leading to Nagthat, where the vehicle awaits for you. We will drive down to the campsite for evening hot cup of tea. Overnight at Chakrata.

Today after having breakfast, we will drive to Deoban forest check post. After reaching this point, we will start our trek towards Deoban campsite. The trek to Deoban, also known as “God’s own forest” & are celebrated for the raw beauty of nature. With Deodar trees all around, green grassy meadows of various shades &daisies popping all over the place the trek will be simply whimsical! Once you reach Deoban, you will be greeted by a clearing meadow, distinct varieties of birds for birding enthusiasts. Towards afternoon, set up the campsite & relax by the beautiful environs. By evening light up a bonfire & enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Deoban. Overnight at Deoban.

Today we will wake up early to capture the great views of the Greater Himalayas. We will have a cup of hot tea & start our trek to Vyas Shikar, the highest vantage point of this region. The walk is just 30 mins from Deoban campsite. After reaching Vyas Shikhar, one can capture the sight of Himalayan peaks like Bandar poonch, Swarg rohini, Black peak, Gangotri group of peaks and many more. After spending some quality time we will return to Deoban and relish our Breakfast & continue our trek towards Kanasar, a picturesque location near Chakrata. Trekking past the green meadows one reaches Kanasar amidst old Deodar trees & wild strawberries. This walk in the woods amidst the pleasant air will be truly rewarding. Far from the madding crowd you will take back a lot more than just the unique blend of flora & fauna. After reaching Kanasar, we hop on the vehicle to drive to your onward destination. Trip ends here

ABOUT THE TREK

This is undoubtedly the best short trip for anyone who is looking at an outdoor holiday. Unique thing about the trek is the easy accessibility of the start & finish point. Even though the trek is easily accessible it does not compromise on the quality of outdoors at any point. This is a total wilderness trip with sparse habitation and rich flora all around.

You start with the first night spending in a deluxe campsite near the beautiful hill town of Chakrata at Viratkhai. Set in terrace fields, the camp has fabulous views all around. Mussoorie is right in front and the Yamuna valley down below. The drive from Dehradun will take almost 3.5 hrs to reach Chakrata. The first day, there is a beautiful acclimatization hike to Jhulkiya Danda (2-3hrs). This hike will take you to a vantage point from where you will witness great Himalayan ranges like Black Peak, Swargarohini.

Next day we drive to Deoban forest check point & from here start trekking to reach Deoban campsite. This day you will savour every moment. There are uninterrupted views of the snow clad Himalayan ranges from the top. Also the meadows with thick forest all around is a great place to camp on. Last day of the trek you again walk through forest of Oak, Pine tree & Rhododendron.

SKETCH ITINERARY

DAY 01: DEHRADUN AIRPORT/RAILWAY STATION – CHAKRATA (1900M) & ACCLIMATIZATION HIKE TO JHULKIYA DANDA (DRIVE /3- 3.5 HRS & TREK/2-2.5 HRS)
DAY 02: CHAKRARAT (1900M) – DEOBAN FOREST CHECKPOINT – DEOBAN CAMPSITE (2800M) (DRIVE 2 HRS & TREK/3- 4 HRS)
DAY 03: DEOBAN (2800M) – VYAS SHIKHAR (3100M) – KANASAR (2150M) – CHAKRATA (1900M) - DEHRADUN (TREK 3.5 - 4HRS & DRIVE/3-3.5 HRS)

Detail itinenary

You will start your drive from Dehradun to reach Chakrata. The drive will take upto 3.5 hrs from Dehradun. Check into the camp & have lunch and rest for some time. Set in terrace fields, the camp has fabulous views all around. Musoorrie is right in front and the Yamuna valley down below. Today we will go for a trek (2-2.5hrs) from the camp itself. The trek starts from Viraatkhai camp and climbs to a mountain top called Julkha Ka Danda offering great views of the Himalayas in the North and beautiful Yamuna Valley in the south. The trail continues on ridge and take you to the vantage point Jhulkiya Danda from where you witness high range of Himalayas, including Black Peak, Swargarohini & many more. Later descends to a forest leading to Nagthat, where the vehicle awaits for you. We will drive down to the campsite for evening hot cup of tea. Overnight at Chakrata.

Today after having breakfast, we will drive to Deoban forest check post. After reaching this point, we will start our trek towards Deoban campsite. The trek to Deoban, also known as “God’s own forest” & are celebrated for the raw beauty of nature. With Deodar trees all around, green grassy meadows of various shades &daisies popping all over the place the trek will be simply whimsical! Once you reach Deoban, you will be greeted by a clearing meadow, distinct varieties of birds for birding enthusiasts. Towards afternoon, set up the campsite & relax by the beautiful environs. By evening light up a bonfire & enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Deoban. Overnight at Deoban.

Today we will wake up early to capture the great views of the Greater Himalayas. We will have a cup of hot tea & start our trek to Vyas Shikar, the highest vantage point of this region. The walk is just 30 mins from Deoban campsite. After reaching Vyas Shikhar, one can capture the sight of Himalayan peaks like Bandar poonch, Swarg rohini, Black peak, Gangotri group of peaks and many more. After spending some quality time we will return to Deoban and relish our Breakfast & continue our trek towards Kanasar, a picturesque location near Chakrata. Trekking past the green meadows one reaches Kanasar amidst old Deodar trees & wild strawberries. This walk in the woods amidst the pleasant air will be truly rewarding. Far from the madding crowd you will take back a lot more than just the unique blend of flora & fauna. After reaching Kanasar, we hop on the vehicle to drive to your onward destination. Trip ends here

PRICE INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation: On double sharing basis. In case of odd numbers, that person will share the base camp at Chakrata on triple sharing
  • Day 01: Deluxe tent with attached washroom at Chakrata (Viratkhai)
  • Day 02: Alpine tents in Deoban campsite
  • Meals: We provide simple, hygienic veg meals on all days of the trek
  • Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: Breakfast, Packed Lunch
  • Good Quality Camping Arrangements. The following equipment is provided on the trek
  • Good quality of alpine tents
  • Fresh & clean sleeping bags with inner lining/hot water bottle to keep you warm in cold winters
  • Comfortable camping mattresses
  • Camping stools
  • Mess Tent
  • 2 Toilet tents having portable toilet seat (1 for ladies & 1 for gents)
  • Professional guide(s) to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding treks.
  • Porter / Mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations
  • Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee for Indian guest only
  • Basic first aid for the group
PRICE EXCLUSIONS
  • Any meals/services not mentioned above
  • Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, roadblocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
  • GST 5%
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