Things to do in Sankri Village

Sankri is a village located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, perched at a height of 1,900 meters. While the village is probably better known as the base camp of various treks such as Kedarkantha and Har-ki Dun, Sankri is a destination in itself. Tucked away in the high reaches of Uttarakhand hills, the serenity and tranquility ever-present at this hamlet pervades your soul. Some 200 kms from Dehradun into the meandering valleys, Sankri is a backpacker’s paradise and offers a multitude of activities one could indulge himself or herself in.

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Trekking / Hiking in Sankri

Trekking to Kedarkantha Base camp with skies

Sankri is the base camp for quite a few popular trekking trails into the Himalayas such as Kedarkantha, Har-ki-Dun valley, Bali Pass, Borasu Pass, Ruinsara Tal, Rupin Pass, Swargarohini Parikarma Expedition from Sankri. While the Har-ki-Dun trek may be quite challenging for inexperienced folks, one could give Kedarkantha trek a go, since it is relatively less difficult and easily accessible. Apart from that, there are plenty of opportunities for hiking in the lush green vicinity of Sankri.

Sankri Village Tourism

Sankari Village, Uttarkashi - Sankari Village is the first halt in Har ki Doon Trek.

In the race for modernity, Sankri is one of the few villages that have managed to retain their old rustic charm. The typical wooden architecture prevalent in the region can also be seen at Sankri. The temples Sankri and nearby villages showcase a unique architectural style with intricate wooden carving and figurines related to their beliefs and faith.  Whether it is trying out the local attire, tasting the traditional cuisine or dancing to the tunes of folk music, the vibrant culture and customs at Sankri are quite an experience to have.

Bird Watching in Sankri Region

Glimpse of Flora & Fauna at Binsar bird sanctuary, Uttarakhand.

Since Sankri village is located inside the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, you could see why there are flora and fauna in abundance. With over 150 bird species present in the wildlife sanctuary, Sankri is also a birdwatcher’s paradise. Some of the rare and endangered bird species such as Himalayan Snow Cock, Bearded vulture, black eagle do make an appearance every now and then. Bulbuls, Cuckoos, Finches, Minivets, Owls, Parakeets, Thrushes and Warblers are other bird species prevalent in the region.

Highest Zipline in Uttarakhand in Sankri
Tourists enjoying Zipline in Sankri.

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

Art House in Sankri - Meraki Triangle
Meraki Triangl's art house and home stay at Sankri.

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.  

Some other things to do in Sankri

  1. Cycling in Sankri 
  2. Yoga and Meditation in Sankri
  3. Long Stay holiday home in Sankri
  4. Explore Home Stays in Sankri
  5. Enjoy meals in Meraki Cafe in Sankri

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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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