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Dhakuri Trek FAQs

Dhakuri Trek is famous as Adventure, Trekking, Winter Treks, . Nearest Airport from Dhakuri Trek is Pantnagar Airport and Nearest Railway Station is Kathgodam Railway Station.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Dhakuri Trek. Dhakuri Trek useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Dhakuri Trek Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Dhakuri Trek. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


What are the nearest airport and railway stations from Dhakuri?

Pantnagar Airport is the nearest airport and Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station for Dhakuri in Uttarakhand.

Where is Dhakuri?

Dhakuri is situated at an altitude of 2680 mts above sea level. It is accessible by a trek from Loharkhet.

Do you use Dome or Alpine tents? How are the tents divided? What brands do you use?

Ans:- We provide Dome Tents on Double or Triple Occupancy. Single Occupancy tent can be provided on request. We use tents like Marmot Catalyst, Quechua Quickhiker, The North Face, Foxhunter, etc.

I believe a walking stick is good to have, to spare our knees and gain balance. Should we go with Bamboo Stick or Trekking Pole?

Ans:- You can either buy a bamboo stick or get a hiking pole on rent. You can also buy one online or from any outdoor gear store.

How does Bag Offloading work?

We provide Bag Offloading as an add-on service where your rucksack/backpack will be transferred on a mule or by the porter. That way you can travel light with just your day pack with essentials like a rain jacket, water bottle, camera, packed lunch, etc.

  • Bag Offloading on Mule costs Rs. 300 per bag per day
  • Bag Offloading on Porter costs Rs. 400-500 per bag per day (depending upon the severity of the trail)

What is the difficulty level of the Dhakuri trek?

Dhakuri trek is an easy grade trek in Uttarakhand. Dhakuri is a high-altitude meadow that is one of the best places to see snowfall.

What is the altitude of the Dhakuri trek?

Dhakuri is situated at an height of 2680 mts above the sea level.

What is the base of Dhakuri Trek?

Loharkhet is the last comfortable and well-connected base for Dhakuri Trek.

Is Dhakuri trek safe?

Yes, the Dhakuri Trek is safe. The level of difficulty for the Dhakuri Trek is easy, so the route is not very dangerous. Staying attentive while trekking ensures safety. However, always provides it’s trekkers with professional guidance and supervision. Your safety is our utmost priority.

Can you customize a trip?

Ans:- Yes, if you would like to travel independently, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style.

Is diamox advisable?

We don’t recommend using Diamox without prior consultation from your doctor. It is always better to get acclimatized without the help of medicines.

Which type of shoes should I buy?

Ans:-Good trekking shoes are the most important part of the trek, so you have to be very careful before buying it. You can go through our Article “” to get an idea of important things to carry for trekking.

Do you think I should bring some medicines with me?

Yes, it is always advisable that in any trek carry your own medication weather organizers carrying it or not.

What is the best time to visit Dhakuri trek?

The best time to do the Dhakuri trek is in the month of May, June, September, October and November. Avoid visiting Dhakuri during monsoon.

When will there be snowfall on this trek?

The temperature of this place falls down during winters and the whole trail gets submerged into a blanket of snow. Dhakuri covered with a snow blanket during winters.

Why is Dhakuri famous?

Dhakuri is famous for its high altitude meadow, trekking, winter treks, snow treks, easy trek for beginners and beautiful views of sunrise and sunset.

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