The Deoban Trek is a rare trek that takes you to some of the best mountain ranges of Garhwal Himalayas in just few hours. Deoban Forest Trek near Chakrata is a perfect trek to immerse in the wilderness of Uttarakhand, because you will snake through beautiful trail of Deodar forests. As the name suggests, Deo means Deodar trees and Ban means forest.
While trekking every now and then, the golden sun rays keep peeking in through the branches and leaves, giving you a beautiful picture-frame for your Instagram feed. This trek is also perfect for weekend trek, as in a mere two days you climb up to 2,828 m to get a ravishing view of the Garhwali Mountains like Mt Bandarpoonch, Mt Srikanth, the Gangotri massif, Mt Nanda Ghunti and even Mt Nanda Devi, the tallest mountain that lies completely in India.
You can reach Deoban via Dehradun, passing through Kalsi, Vikas Nagar and Chakrata. Also, carry warm clothes to beat the chilly winds and temperature drops at such an altitude. There are many popular treks in Uttarakhand, but to get yourself immerse completely in the wilderness and to view the highest mountain ranges of Garhwali mountains that too in two days, Deoban Trek fulfills all your mountainous desires.
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Day 1 : Dehradun - Chakrata Forest - Deoban (Drive - 4 Hours (90km) / 6km Trek (4 Hours)
Arrive at the ISBT, Dehraduan before seven in the morning and meet our representative. Board the pre-arranged vehicle and get ready for a scenic drive to the Chakrata Forest area. Even though the distance to be covered is a mere 90km, it might take between three to four hours as there's usually a lot traffic on this route. We will be crossing the Yamuna River at Kalsi and later make our way to Chakrata.
Have an early Lunch and then start the trek from Forest Chowki. After a while, the trail changes from the tar road to a bridle path which the locals often use. Halfway into our hike and we will have a glimpse of the famous Chakrata Falls. The village of Mohna just above the falls is visible from here as well. The views along the trail are unending. Although no rivers are visible in the valleys, the intersecting spurs of the hills make for a beautiful vista. The campsite for the night is located amidst tall fir and pine trees and is protected from the chilling wind. Stargazing is definitely recommended here. Stay overnight in tents.
Day 2 : Trek to Kansar - Drop in Dehradun (7 Km Trek (4 Hours) / Drive - 4 Hours (90km)
After having an early breakfast at the campsite, we will start hiking to Kansar. Today, the trail you will follow, will be filled with variety of trees like oak, pine and rhododendron. We will be reaching Kansar after hiking for around four hours through dense forest. Have Lunch and later board the vehicle to start the journey back to Dehradun. Arrive in Dehradun in the evening and get o with your journey back home.
Duration: 1 Night, 2 Days
Maximum Altitude: 3000 meters
Best Months : Round the Year
Temperatures :Summer: 25°C Max/ 10°C Min & Winter: 10°C Max/ -5°C Min
Hilghts of the Treks : Wildlife, Mountain Range & Peaks, Rivers
Please Note :
Pick-Up/Drop Location - ISBT, Dehradun.
Pick-Up/Drop Timings - 7 AM and around 6 PM respectively.
Minimum 4 Pax required to operate the trek.
COVID 19 related Terms & Conditions :
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