Top 5 Reasons Why you should visit Sankri

Perched at a height of 6,200 feet and located far away from the maddening crowds deeper into the lap of nature, Sankri is a mesmerizing tourist destination overlooking the majestic snow-covered Himalayan peaks. Tucked away in the high reaches of Uttarakhand hills, the serenity and tranquility ever-present at Sankri pervaded your soul and makes you a part of its existence. Check out the five top reasons why Sankri should be on your bucket list!

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1. An ideal weekend getaway

Just 185 kms from Dehradun, Sankri is a perfect weekend getaway destination to spend some quality time with your loved ones. While the major tourist destinations in Uttarakhand are jam-packed with tourists, the hushed hamlet of Sankri – which is surrounded with lush greenery – offers you peace and tranquility amidst the scenic beauty that pervade the region!

2. Village Tourism

The village of Sankri has, somehow, retained its rustic charm that one may hardly find anywhere else. One of the remotest villages in Uttarakhand, it has managed to preserve its culture, traditions, and customs. With the popularity of homestays such as Meraki Triangle in Sankri, one can experience rural life as well as the culture and heritage that are prevalent in the region. One of the perks of staying at a homestay is that you learn about the customs and traditions and get to know about their lifestyle.

3. Base camp for wonderful Himalayan treks

Sankri also serves as the base camp of some of the incredible treks in Uttarakhand Himalayas. Popular treks such as to Kedarkantha summit and gorgeous Har ki Doon valley start from Sankri and offers the scenic experience of a lifetime. For someone visiting Sankri as a backpacker for a long weekend, he/she can also do Kedarkantha trek as it is a short and easy trek.

4. Mahabharata connotations

One interesting thing about Sankri and the whole Jaunsar-Bawar region is its mythological connotations with Mahabharata. The locals believe their ancestors fought in the great Mahabharata War. They even have elaborately-constructed temples dedicated to heroes of Mahabharata, most famously at nearby Osla and Saur villages. These intricately carved wooden temples are a highly recommended tourist attraction in this region.

5. Meraki Triangle – The Art House in the Himalayas

Meraki Triangle Sankri is a dreamy wooden house and the first art house in the Himalayas that promises to deliver warm hospitality, delicious meals and culturally rich experience to travelers of all age groups. With an aim to transform the sister villages of Sankri and Saur into art villages, Meraki Triangle also organizes artists meet up where artists from different creative backgrounds come under one roof to create, collaborate and contribute.  

6. Highest Zipline in Uttarakhand

Now, you can enjoy the Uttarakhand's highest zipline in Sankri Village, which is 700 mts in length. Book Sankri Zipline here.

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Sankri Tour Packages

Sankri Village Tour with Zipline Activity
4 Days / 3 Nights
₹. 5,800.00
Kedarkantha Short Trek - 3 Nights Package
4 Days / 3 Nights
₹. 6,900.00

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