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ABOUT HARKIDUN TREK

Welcome to H.P.M.A The drive till Sankri will take you through Nainbagh, Naugaon, Purola, Jarmola,Mori Naitwar (left from Naitwar will lead you to Dhaula, which is the base camp for Rupin Pass trek) and finally Sankri Our Hotel.

The village folk have a prominent temple in their village but more importantly what they consider sacred is the Har-ki-Dun (Har stands for Hari, or Lord Krishna, the blue-god, and Dun means valley), lies in the westernmost Himalayas of Garhwal, sharing its boundary with eastern Himachal Pradesh, and is dominated by the Swargarohini peak (6300m).

Taluka that captures the imagination of all trekkers. It has a gentle gradient but takes you through places that are pristine and views that are picturesque. Cloaked in mystery, and located at an altitude of 3566m, this almost untouched land is situated in the westernmost part of the Himalayas. A challenge to the adventurers, Har-ki-Dun is supposed to have shared part of its history with the Pandavas. Har-ki-Dun (Har stands for Hari, or Lord Krishna, & Supin River she is sister of Rupin River, the blue-god, and Dun means valley), lies in the westernmost Himalayas of Garhwal, sharing its boundary with eastern Himachal Pradesh.

The faunal species of the sanctuary include snow leopard, black and brown bear, musk deer, thar wild goat, blue sheep, serow, monal, tragopan, koklas and kallej pheasants. Trekking towards Harkidun, right from Naitwar one can observe a gradual succession of sub tropical, sub temperate, temperate and alpine forest flora viz pine (Chir), oak, blue pine, deodar, fir, spruce and finally birch forest and alpine flora at Harkidun. Thus this area is very important for educational trekking tours too.

The Govind Wildlife Sanctuary is endowed with well known mountain ranges - Bandarpoonch, Black peak and Swargarohini peaks. It has glaciers, mountain meadows and glacial lakes viz. Ruinsara tal, Bharasar Kanatal, Kedarkantha, Devkyara Manji van, Changshil etc. A free trekking trouts also leads to Baspa valley (H.P) and Yamunotri and Harsil (Uttarkashi) via Changsil Kimloga and Barsu Passes. The area is culturally very rich known for traditional wood houses, temple architecture, and sites linked to Mahabharata legend. The people of the area lead a simple life living in harmony with nature.