How to Reach Sankri

Sankri is well connected with most of the important towns and cities of Uttarakhand. Getting there guide below provides detailed information about how to reach Sankri by Road, Train or Flight.

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Location of Sankri

In the ethereal beauty of Garhwal Himalayas, lies the rich cultural and heritage village Sankri. It lies in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary is the gateway to many famous treks  Har ki Dun valley, Kedarkantha Trek, Bali Pass Trek, Rupin Pass Trek and many others.

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How to reach Sankri/Saur Village

Direct Bus to Sankri: From Dehradun you can get direct buses to Sankri from Bus Station near Railway Station. Buses leave both the destinations early morning at 5:30 6:30 and 7:30. From Dehradun to sankri can be bought it from the Mussoorie bus stand near Dehradun Railway Station. You need not to pre-book these buses.

Note: In case you missed early morning buses, then you can take Hanol bus which goes via Mussoorie and get down at Mori. From Mori you can shared and private taxis/bolero to reach Sankri. You can also take buses to Purola as well and then take taxi from there.

You can also book direct car/bolero/tempo traveller to reach Sankri. Check more details on How to reach Sankri and Sankri Car Rentals.

Following are one way Car booking Charges to Sankri*:
Dzire/Indigo: Rs. 5500
Innova Crysta: Rs. 8000
Innova (old model)/ Xylo: Rs. 7000
Tempo Traveller: Rs 9500

*Note: The above prices are subject to change and can vary from vendor to vendor

Reaching Sankri by Shared Taxi/Jeeps: Shared jeeps can be taken from Dehradun to Purola and then from Purola to Mori. From Mori, shared Jeep's can be taken further till Naitwar and then from Naitwar to Sankri. Travelling by shared jeep increases dependency and is time-bound. You can get shared jeep to Purola from Dehradun till 3 pm. It takes about 4 - 5 hours to reach Purola on a shared jeep. If you are too late then from Purola you will not get any means to reach Mori and further.

From Dehradun the Route to Sankri is: Dehradun – Mussoorie – Nainbagh – Naugaon – Purola – Jarmola – Mori – Netwar – Sankri

Distance:- 210 km road trip in the mountains from Dehradun

Duration:- 7-9 hrs

Travel Tip: Start your road journey from Dehradun to Sankri between 5-8 am.

There are various modes of transportation that are available to reach Dehradun:

  • By Road: Dehradun is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Dehradun. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. In addition to that, Dehradun is connected with Delhi by buses on a regular basis from Kashmere Gate ISBT. Roadways buses takes 10 hours to reach Sankri and most of the direct ply early in the morning from Dehradun.

  • By Rail: The Dehradun Railway Station is well-connected with various major Indian cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Dehradun is quite high as it is the gateway to the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

    Take the overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi
    Nandadevi Express (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival - 5:40am)
    Dehradun Express (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 5:00am)

  • By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun offers daily connectivity with New Delhi and other major Indian cities as well.

Check how to reach Dehradun.

You can also hire or rent a Cab/ Taxi to Sankri. More details about Sankri Car Rentals.

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Sankri Village Tour with Zipline Activity
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4 Days / 3 Nights
₹. 6,900.00
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