October 22, 2021

Day 7: Trek from Bidaka to Sankri via Taluka


Trek date during Har Ki Dun winter trek: 30th January 2015 (Friday)

Trek distance: Around 5 to 6 Kms.

Time taken: 2 Scenarios will decide time taken here:

  • It depends if we walk till Sankri its more than 8 hours.
  • If you prepare jeep journey fom Taluka to Sankri, Trek will be till Taluka from Bidaka – 1 and half hours.

Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

Highlights during the trek:

  1. Beautiful morning at Bidaka campsite.
  2. Breathtaking scenic mountains with white snow covered.
  3. Memorable walk till Sankri – Snow everywhere due to fresh snowfall previous day.

Day in brief:

Final day of the trek with plans to reach Sankri by 3:00 PM and leave for Dehradun as early as possible so we can reach the city by night.

As usual all of us got up around 6:30 AM in the morning and freshen up. Had morning breakfast and packed for lunch.

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Morning chit chat from trekkers during final day of the memorable trek
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Lovely click! Isn’t it?
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Nature Kaa Jawab naahi! – Scenic beauty of valley from Bidaka
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One more magnificent click – Morning experimentation of DLSR during trek is in full swing

Removed our tents and Had final session of the trek from our trek lead Saranbir Singh with Thanksgiving. Clicked final group photo of the trek and started towards Taluka to catch jeep around 10:00 AM.

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Final group photo of the Har Ki Dun winter trek at Bidaka campsite
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Lovely collage of final walk in the valley – Har Ki Dun winter trek nearing end
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Ishan and Chaitanya posing for my camera while getting back to Taluka
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Beautiful capture of white valley
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Finally reached Taluka village

Reached Taluka by 12:00 PM in the noon but lot of delay in arriving cabs caused us to have lunch at Taluka itself. All of us explored Taluka village and clicked final set of picstures at Govind Pashu National Park.

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Exploring Taluka village – Great set of Pics!
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Exploring Taluka village – Great set of Pics!
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Streets of Taluka village in my camera!
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Prabhu is alone partner of me while nearing Sankri

Surrendered Gaiters, Micro Spikes, Eco bags, Sleeves and Sleeping bag to trek crew. Final settlement of all outstanding also done at Taluka. Trek lead Saranbir informed us to walk on jeep trail till arrival of vehicle on Taluka-Sankri road. All of was walked halfway stage then shifted to one jeep and reached GMVN guest house around 3:15 PM.

Cab driver Charan Singh with 4 cabs already waiting for us at Sankri outside guest house. All of us packed our belongings and shifted to 4 cabs.

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Final pics at Har Ki Dun!

All of us left for Dehradun with carrying unforgettable memories from beautiful journey at Har Ki Dun valley around 4:00 PM and reached Dehradun around 12:00 AM in the morning.

Booked rooms in Hotel Shubham near Dehradun railway station for overnight stay and rested for the day. Tiring and longest day at Garhwal region of Himalayas finally comes to end.

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