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Dhakuri Trek, Photo: Deepak Baffila

Dhakuri Trek

Dhakuri Trekking Guide

Dhakuri is one of the most popular destinations for the snow and mountain lovers, the place is covered with the snow in the peak. A short trek from the campsite to Dhakuri-Khal offers even better views of the mountains, especially at sunrise. 

If you walk further up for about an hour, towards the South West forested ridge of the pass,  you reach Chilta Top. Dhakuri is located on the route of Pindari, Sunderdhunga and Kafni Glacier treks.

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About Dhakuri

Dhakuri is a small hamlet in the lap of nature, surrounded by the flora and fauna of the high Himalayan hills with a chilly wind blowing at all times, this place is perfect for a quiet weekend. 

It is also a place where you have to go to experience snow without facing the harsh temperature. Dhakuri is located in the Bageshwar district of Kumaon Himalaya, Uttarakhand. Surrounded by the horse chestnut forest & evergreen oak. Dhakuri is an unusually flat, high altitude meadow.  

Dhakuri is a welcoming sight for any tired trekkers. Dhakuri is also a gateway to two of the most beautiful valleys of Kumaon - Pindari & Suderdhunga. The view you here is like no other – you can capture the mountain ranges of Badrinath all the way till Dharma Valley in a single frame.

Suggested Itinerary for Dhakuri trek

Day 1: Kathgodam - Loharkhet
Arrival at Kathgodam. Breakfast at Kathgodam. Travel to Loharkhet. Dinner and Overnight stay at Loharkhet.

Day 2: Loharkhet to Dhakuri
After breakfast, Trek to Dhakuri, Dinner and Overnight stay at Dhakuri.

Day 3: Dhakuri - Chiltha Top -Dhakuri
After breakfast, Trek to Chiltha Top, and return back to Dhakuri. Dinner & Overnight stay at Dhakuri.

Day 4: Dhakuri - Dhur (Kharkiya) - Nainital
After breakfast, trek to Dhur. Then travel to Nainital by road, Lunch at Baijnath, Dinner & overnight stay at Nainital.

Day 5: Nainital - Kathgodam
After a lavish breakfast departure from Nainital, and start travel to Kathgodam. Our services will be finished at Kathgodam.

Things to Carry during Dhakuri Trek

  • Backpack of 60 ltr -70 ltr. They should come with comfortable shoulder straps, frames, and backpack cover.
  • Waterproof trekking shoes that are high ankle and have a good grip
  • 2 synthetic /waterproof Track Pants, T-shirts - 3 full sleeve
  • 1 Fleece jacket would be ideal; a woolen sweater would be an alternative
  • 1 Windproof jacket, 1 Heavy jacket, Thermal Inners, woolen caps
  • 2 pairs cotton socks, 2 pairs woolen socks, 2 pair waterproof hand gloves
  • Sun Cap, Sun protection cream, Sunglasses Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected
  • 2 Water bottle- one liter each
  • Lip Balm/ cold cream
  • Toilet kit/ toilet Paper / wipes
  • Quick-dry Towel, Personal Medical Kit
  • Walking Stick Mandatory (At least one)

Dhakuri Trek Photo Gallery

Dhakuri During Snowfall
Views from Dhakuri
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What is Dhakuri Trek famous for?

Dhakuri Trek is famous among tourist as Trekking, Camping, Winter Trek, Snow Trek, Summer Trek, Easy Trek.

Dhakuri Trek is recommended destination for Corporates, Couples, Family and Kids, Foreigners.

Dhakuri Trek is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Adventure, Trekking, Winter Treks.

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