The tons valley is situated in the Garhwal region with admist deodar and pine forests.The Ruinsara Lake is a soothing haven surrounded by shimmering peaks. Being part of the Govind Vihar sanctuary the area is rich in wildlife and is a paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers. The villages along the way have very distinctive wooden carvings adorning their houses. The Mahabharata heroes have said to be travelled through this path.
Arrive at Dehradun Railway Station 0745 hrs on board the overnight Mussourie Express. You will board waiting vehicles and drive to Camp Lunagad in time to arrive for lunch by 2pm. Welcome drink over camp briefing, check into tents and relax.
After an early morning breakfast, leave your camp at 7am. Proceed from your camp to Sankri. Trek from Sankri to the campsite just beyond the village of Taluka. From Taluka, the trail descents to the river valley and continues through the forest on the true side of the valley. In spring, there are plenty of Gujar (pastorals with buffalo herd) camping as they make their way to the higher pastures at the head of the valley. Arrive at the camp by 3pm. Overnight stay at the camp.
This morning start your trek to Dev Thach a large alpine meadow. Go through the forest until the village of Osla appears on the opposite side of the valley. The main trail does not divert to Osla. Instead it leads through a row of teashops and a forest rest house known as Seema. From here it’s an hour’s walk up to the beautiful meadow. Overnight camp.
From Dev Thach trek through the mixed forest and meadows of forget-me-nots and buttercups. Halfway to the lake, the valley widens and crosses a series of flowered meadows where shepherds from the nearby villages graze their flocks in the summer. Ruinsara Lake is considered sacred by the surrounding villages. It is above the main valley floor on the true side, surrounded by alpine pastures and low rhododendrons beneath the impressive Swargarohini Range Camp.
Today the day is to laze around and appreciate the magnificent view of the snow-clad peaks of the Swargarohini or walk towards the base camp of Banderpunch Peak to catch a close-up of the magnificent mountain. Return to camp for an early lunch and proceed down to camp at Dev Thach.
Today enjoy long walk down to the campsite of Bheduka. Overnight stay at Bheduka camp.
Early morning trek from Bheduka to the road head at Taluka which is 3 to 4 hours trek. Later drive to the camp at Lunagad.
After breakfast transfer to Dehradun.
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