7 Days 6 Nights
Devkyara Trek is an ecstatic meadow that highlights some majestic regions like Obra Gad, Jakhol, Bhawa and many more. This meadow is the major attraction of the Himalayas which lies at an altitude of 4,100 m. Yet, this meadow is unexplored and comes under unexplored treks of Himalayan region. It lies between the twin valley i.e. Rupin and Supin and parallel to Har Ki Dun valley as well. Therefore, the views and surroundings are quite similar to Har Ki Dun Trek and yet the trail is quite easy as compared to Har Ki Dun.
The trail is approximately 4 km long and goes through dense forest section and later giver way to meadows; camping here is a bliss! The meadow offers magnificent view of the Rangnala peak, Bandarpoonch, Kalanag and sight of high ridges and unnamed Himalayan peak. Bestriding between Himachal and Uttarakhand mountains, this meadow has essence of Indian mythology as well.
Welcoming you to the serene city of Dehradun by the team Himalayan hikers at the departure time i.e. 6:30 am. The accommodation is at Sankri, which is around 200 km. Thus, it will take 6-7 hours to reach there. The drive to Sankri is a picturesque one and you will come across plethora of sceneries on the way.
The locations elapsed throughout the drive will be Mussoorie, Damta, Nowgao,Netwar and Purola.
Have a little glimpse of the villagers working there and their lifestyle. When you go through the forests, peep out of your window and look at the combination of dark and light greenery, it looks picture perfect.
En route Yamuna River and Tons valley across the Yamuna Bridge are visible.
When we cross the entry gate of Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, afterwards the Baraadsar mountain range and other snow-capped mountains comes into sight, then you are about to reach Sankri.
Sankri is a small village with less number of houses. There is a famous mini market with few wooden huts serving traditional and delicious food. From here you can have a glance of some high snow-capped mountain ranges.
Reach the basecamp and relish the beauty of Sankri. We own a hotel there named “Swargarohini”. Arrangements will be made, enjoy your dinner and relax there.
Distance from Sankri to via jakhol – Baincha Thach is 33 km and you can reach there in two hours. The greenery will accompany you all along your journey with lavish flora all around.
An alluring chapel in baicha, Jakhol is the starting point of our trek stars to Obra Gad which is 6 km away. We will provide packed lunch which you can have in middle of the day.
The trail will take you through beautiful Himalayan villages where you can have a glimpse of their life in mountains. People living in mountains have a total different lifestyle and traditions, knowing about their traditional values and culture can change anyone as a person. So, do communicate with them on the way as they heartily welcome you.
You will come across some fields at Baincha Thach, ahead is a small temple and the architecture is beautiful and rare. The campsite is 1 km further, it is a wide meadow with ample of space for camping. Set your tents at the place and retire for the night.
Post breakfast and with packed lunch head towards Bhawa. The trek is 8 km long surrounded with dense forests. When you exit the forest area, the lush green land opens up in front of you with some wildflowers.
This is Bhawa which is the ridge’s high point and divides the Obra valley. The views from here clear, to the north Fithari village is visible and towards right you can see Devkiyara. Setup your tents here and retire for the night.
Post breakfast start your trek with packed lunch. Today’s trek is going to be the picturesque one, walking on the grassy slopes throughout the day to reach Devkiyara. It is a 4 km long meadow surrounded by the peaks.
From here Daowdu (5500 m) and Rangnala Peaks (6100 m) are visible. Some villages are visible behind, this is your campsite for today. Setup your tents here and retire for the night.
Have breakfast and start your trek with packed lunch to Obra which lie at an altitude of 2500 meters. From Devkiyara descend till Obra which is opposite to Har Ki Dun valley. Trek through beautiful meadows and dense forest sections.
In Obra valley there is “Obra temple” which is made by the villagers and below flows Obra River, people from different villages visit this temple to worship Lord Someshwar and these people every year carry a pilgrimage from Jakhol to Obra valley.
From Obra head towards baincha, via Jakhol through meadows and dense forests and you will reach Dhara. You can also reach there by crossing a high ridge. On the way, a big temple of Lord Someshwar cross by which is to the right of Supin River.
Ahead Dhara, keep trekking and you will reach Jakhol which is close to Obra Gad. Rest here and leave for Sankri. Have salubrious food there and enjoy the stay in hotel Swargarohini.
Today is last breakfast with team Himalayan hikers the trekker’s departures Day from Sankri to Dehradun.
Himalayan Hikers arranged to you transport Sankri base to Dehradun
Reached Dehradun evening 4 to 5 pm.