Best short treks for your next Family Adventure Trip - Dodital and Darwa Top Trek, Uttarakhand

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The summer season is at doorstep. Soon the summer heat will start making you want to escape from the hot city areas to some nice beautiful mountain hills. If you are planning to go with your family to that same old hill station of water park, this time try something unique and more beautiful. Here in post I will try to help you to plan your next family adventure trip in mountains.

Photo of Uttarakhand, India by Umang Dave

Uttarakhand region is popular for its beautiful meadows and mountain peaks. Both the Garhwal and Kumaon region have so many beautiful mountain treks to offer.

Dodital trek is one of the most popular and easy grade trek in Uttarakhand.

Photo of Uttarakhand, India by Umang Dave

This trek is ideal for families. Kids of age more than 12 years can join for this trek. Elder people with good health can also look for having this easy/ moderate and short trek in mountains.

This short trek of 7 days offers some of the best views of Himalayan mountain ranges. It take you through some beautiful meadows, forests and beauty of many serene lakes can also be enjoyed during the trek.

Photo of Uttarakhand, India by Umang Dave

Darwa top is the highest point which offers great view of mountain peaks such as Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini massif and peak etc. The highest altitude is 4150 m.

One can plan this trek along with visit of the holy city Haridwar and hub for adventurers Rishikesh.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Dehradun/ Haridwar; Drive to Uttarkashi

Day 2: Trek to Sangamchatti

Day 3: Trek to Bherwa

Day 4: Trek to Dodital, excursion to Darwa top

Day 5: Trek back to Bherwa

Day 6: Trek back to Sangamchatti

Day 7: Drive to rishikesh/haridwar/Dehradun

Trip ends.

One can also add rafting and other adventure activities in Rishikesh, post this trek.

Photo of Uttarakhand, India by Umang Dave

There is a Ganesha temple which is known as Abode of Ganesha.

Dayara Bugyal, Hanumanchatti, Gidara Bugyal are some other trek options available near Dodital.

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Nearest Railway station: Haridwar Railway station

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