Hike In The Jungle
We conduct these nature hikes within the city of Dehradun for people to experience the wilderness without having to take a long vacation.
These one-day hikes cater to the adventurous soul in each and every one of you.
You will learn the basics of reading a contour map, building a fire, cooking in the wild all while enjoying a hike through one of the serene jungles that envelope Dehradun.
Level – Beginner
Location - Dehradun
Timing - 8 Am to 4 PM (1 Day)
Cost - 1,200 INR (includes GST @ 5%)
Batch size – Ten participants
Instructor ratio – 1 to 5
Includes – Instructions, Group Equipment, Meal.
Excludes - Transport.
Shikar Falls to Mossy Falls
This trek is which starts at Shikar falls is an exciting ridge walk till Mossy falls after which we continue on the trail passing through villages, jungles, and small landslides, with an elevation gain of 4,500 ft. making it a day filled with ups and downs. We descend back to shikar falls taking a different route.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Our thoughts about this trek: If you are looking forward to going on a high-altitude trek, this trek is perfect for your to practice on.
Birpur Dam to Santala Devi
An enjoyable trek where the trail changes landscapes at every other turn. Passing through rivers, streams, villages, mushroom and lychee farms, we stop at a pristine meadow to have lunch and end the day at Santala Devi. Since we hike for about an hour on the river bed, during monsoons your feet will get drenched.( carry spare socks)
Duration: 5-6 hours
Our thoughts about this trek: If you are looking forward to spending a relaxing weekend going on a easy hiking through jungles, this trek is the one for you.
Learn self care
Reflection at the end of the day is a valuable part of any trip. Learning's and mistakes will be discussed and improved upon.
Meet Himanshu Thapa - With 66 treks, 362 days, 1600 km, 5 lakh feet, and counting, Himanshu is a man on a mission – completely unstoppable in the mountains.
He has been exploring his home ground of Dehradun for hikes and trails, trying to reintroduce the concept of hiking in the city.
He is also a certified Wilderness First Responder from NOLS. He found his true calling in Wilderness Backpacking when he went to Colorado in the United States to work with Sanborn Western Camp, an outdoor education organization, as a Camp Counselor.
He has also climbed across India, on sandstone in Badami, granite in Hampi, basalt in Sahyadri, and is now working toward building a community of rock climbers in his hometown of Dehradun.