Why is Har Ki Dun the stairway to heaven?

Why is Har Ki Dun the stairway to heaven?

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By Swathi Chatrapathy


Har ki Dun is one of the oldest trails in India with ancient villages and fascinating mythological stories attached to it. A multi-seasonal trek that is blanketed in snow in winter and lusciously green in summer, it is a must-do for any trekker! Here, Saranbir Singh, a senior trek leader at Indiahikes tells us what makes Har Ki Dun such a grand Himalayan trek in Uttarakhand.


Swathi Chatrapathy

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About the author

Swathi Chatrapathy heads the digital content team at Indiahikes. She is also the face behind India's popular trekking video channel, Trek With Swathi. Unknown to many, Swathi also writes a weekly column at Indiahikes which has more than 100,000 followers.

A TEDx speaker and a frequent guest at other events, Swathi is a much sought after resource for her expertise in digital content.

Before joining Indiahikes, Swathi worked as a reporter and sub-editor at a daily newspaper. She holds a Masters's in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates the mind more than anything else. Through trekking, Swathi hopes to bring about a profound impact on a person's mind, body and spirit.