Deoban Trek

Deoban Trek

Best Attraction: Deoban Vyas Shikhar

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  • Trek Duration:
    03 Days
    02 Nights
  • Starting Point:
    Dehradun
  • Ending Point:
    Dehradun
  • From
    ₹ 5800 / Person
  • Maximum Altitude:
    9,279 Ft.
  • Base Camp:
    Lokhandi
  • Pickup Point:
    Dehradun
  • Minimum Age:
    08 Years
  • Best time to visit:
    December - May
  • Difficulty Level
    20%
    Easy

Deoban, which means “God’s forest”. Deoban is a peaceful wooded area among the hills of Chakrata at an altitude of 2900 m, part of this wooded area lies in the Kansar forest range. This peaceful vicinity is undisturbed by the trekkers and not many Travelers have explored it yet.

The scenic and charming region in Chakrata, it's far a densely wooded area of oaks, pines, deodar, fir, and shrubs as not many travelers have explored this place the charisma is peaceful and the surroundings are serene.

A Forest Rest house is there from there you could get an adorable view of an attractive meadow, it is the only constructing found in that area.

The highest point of this area is Vyas Shikhar from which you get the panoramic views of Himalayan mountain ranges and the best issue in the region is not at all crowded there's a fantasy approximately this area that Vasudev wrote Mahabharata here.

In winters the trail gets covered by snow and makes it extraordinarily enthralling.

What makes this tour very interesting
  • Get 360 degree views of snow covered mountains from Moila Top
  • camp with mind boggling views and peaceful surroundings
  • Get an excellent panorama view of Himalayan ranges from Vyas Shikhar
  • Explore great views of Shivalik and Himalayan ranges
  • Enjoy trek to Vyas Shikhar

Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Dehradun to Lokhandi and trek to Moila Top
    • Altitude: 9186 ft (2800m)
    • Time taken: 1.5 hrs, 2 Km
    • Trek gradient: Easy
    • Water sources: Carry sufficient water.

    Our pick up point is Dehradun Railway Station and the drive is through the route of Vikasnagar. Reach Chakrata which's a lovely hill station and a well-known vacationer's spot by passing through stunning mountain roads. Have your breakfast and lunch.

    Lokhandi is a village and place to begin this trek, after a short break head towards Moila Top, a temple is located there and it gives 360-degree views of snow-covered mountains. In winters the trail stays covered in snow which makes the trek from Lokhandi to Moila Top (Budher Gufa) adventurous.

    Reach the campsite with mind boggling views and peaceful surroundings. Spend your night time right here stargazing and relishing the beauty. Have luxurious dinner and retire for the night time.

    • Stay at Camp
    • Trek time: 6.30am - 4.30pm
  • Day 02
    Moila Top to Lokhandi, drive to Deoban trek to Vyas Shikhar and back to Deoban
    • Altitude: 9097 ft (2773m) to 9514 ft (2900m) to 9842 ft (3000m)
    • Time taken: 1.5 hrs trek (2 km) - 1/2 hr Drive (22 km) - 45 minits Trek (0.5 km)
    • Trek gradient: Easy trek
    • Water sources: We advise Carry 2 liters of water, You can refill your water bottles from several water sources on your way

    Leave the Moila Top’s campsite, decent, and reach Lokhandi. From there, the car will take you to Deoban. Drive through the dense forest, pass a ridge and start hiking via a rock path.

    Ahead is a Forest rest house, and the meadows considerable in front seems picture perfect. Come throughout considerable Deodar trees and an extraordinary type of rare Himalayan birds. Have your lunch in the middle of the trek and head in the direction of Vyas Shikhar the highest peak of this trek.

    On the way, you'll get extraordinary views of the Shivalik and Himalayan ranges. Reach the highest point and get macrocosmic views from there.

    List of peaks visible from Vyas Shikhar:

    • Swargarohini – (6252 m),
    • Nanda Ghunti – (6309 m),
    • Bandarpunch – (6316 m),
    • Black Peak – (6387 m),
    • Kedarnath Peak – (6940 m),
    • Nanda Devi – (7816 m),
    • Rishikot – (6193 m),
    • Trishul – (7120 m),
    • Hardeol – (7151 m),
    • Dunagiri – (7066 m),
    • KirtiStambh – (6133 m),
    • Srikantha - (6133 m),
    • Sumeru Parvat - (6193 m),
    • Rangrik Range - (6553 m),
    • Gangotri Massif - (6672 m),
    • Jaonli - (6632 m),
    • Kedardome – (6831 m),
    • Chaukhamba massif – (7138 m),
    • Jorkanden – (6473 m),
    • Bhripanth – (6772 m),
    • Mandani Parvat – (6193 m),
    • Kharcha Kund – (6612 m),
    • Bharte Kunta - (6578 m),
    • Bethartoli Massif - (6352 m)

    You will be surprised by the macrocosmic views from this point in any such short trek. After spending a while bid adieu to this exotic region and trek again to Deoban. Reach there and spend your night time comfortably.

    • Stay at Camp
    • Trek time: 7.30am - 2pm
  • Day 03
    Drive from Deoban to Dehradun
    • Time taken: 4-5 hrs, 110 km

    After breakfast leave for Dehradun via Chakrata. Have lunch on your way.

    • Deputure
    • Tour Time: 7am - 1.30pm

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What's included

  • Guide

    Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, cook and Support staff.

  • All Meals

    Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Evening Snacks, Soup and Dinner (All Veg meals on Trek )

  • Transport

    Transortation from and to Dehradun

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)

  • Trek equipments

    Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)

  • Other
    • All necessary permits and entry fees
    • First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
    • Services from Dehradun to Dehradun
    • Mules to carry the central luggage
Not included
  • Any kind of personal expenses.

  • Insurance

  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage

  • Any kind of emergency evacuation charges

  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head

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Things To Take

Mandatory Documents:
  • Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,)
  • Passport and Visa important to foreigners
  • Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
  • Declaration Certificates
Necessary Items for trekkers
  • Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
  • A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)
  • Sturdy Trekking Shoes
  • The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.
  • Trek Pants
  • The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.
  • Jacket
  • Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.
  • Layers of warm Clothing
  • Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.
  • Thermals
  • The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.
  • T- Shirts
  • ring those t shirts which dry fast
  • Poncho,
  • Hiking Pole,
  • Water Bottle 2,
  • Cap or Balaclava,
  • Sunglasses,
  • Slippers,
  • Woolen and Waterproof Gloves,
  • Socks (Woolen and Regular),
  • Sunscreen,
  • Torch head light,
  • Personal Toiletry Items – (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)
Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

  • Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness),
  • Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache),
  • Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity),
  • Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever),
  • Disprin – (Cures headache),
  • Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness),
  • Avil – (It treat allergies),
  • Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea),
  • Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach),
  • Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains),
  • Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream),
  • ORS,
  • Band aid,
  • Cotton,
  • Stretchable/Elastic bandage,
  • Gauze

Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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