Why we love the Har Ki Dun - Ruinsara Valley trek

Why we love the Har Ki Dun - Ruinsara Valley trek

A tribute film by Indiahikes

Category Thursday Trek Talk

By Swathi Chatrapathy

Today I’m sharing one of the recent films that we simply loved! 

It’s about Why We Love The Har Ki Dun - Ruinsara Valley trek. 

You may wonder why. It is such an old trek; so many people have been here. What’s all the fuss about? 

That’s what I initially thought too. 

But this film caught me by surprise. It captures sections of the trek that I never knew existed. Aside from the valley and the ancient culture, the film shows you a different angle of this trek. 

I won’t give it away here. Watch it at the link below. Our filmmaker, Dhaval Jajal, has tastefully made it. It also contains candid interviews with some of our most experienced trek leaders at Indiahikes.

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This film is coming at such an apt time. Two days ago, the Indiahikes team opened the trail to Ruinsara Tal. The winter snow had made the trail unapproachable. But with the onset of spring, we could open the trail. The setting is simply mind-blowing. You’ll see what I mean in the film. 

I won’t keep you here any longer. If you’ve done this trek, I’d love to know your favourite section of this video. Drop a comment below.

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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.