Experience Nature At It's Best At This Mid-Himalayan Range in Uttarakhand!

Situated amidst the forests of the Himalayas, Dudhatoli in Uttarakhand is considered to be one of the top offbeat travel destinations in India. The panoramic sceneries of the region are one of the main reasons behind the massive tourist footfall. With the green meadows, rocky mountains and the soothing vibes of the place – Dudhatoli is sure to mesmerise people with its serene beauty!

Regional Highlights

Dudhatoli
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Housing a diverse range of flora and fauna, Dudhatoli hosts one of the largest coniferous forests in Uttarakhand including other hilly vegetations such as spruce, deodar, hazelnut and maple. You may also stumble upon different medicinal herbs too! Dudhatoli also has several freshwater springs in addition to rare species such as the Himalayan vulture. 

Best Way to Reach - Roadways

Roads are the most economical way to travel to and from Dudhatoli. You can reach Dudhatoli from either Thalisan town of Pauri Garhwal (along NH 121) or Gairsan town of Chamoli Garhwal (NH 87). However, it is super thrilling to undertake the Dudhadoli trek instead to reach Dudhatoli!

Best time to visit Dudhatoli

April to June is the best time to visit Dudhatoli as it is summer here and also the best time for adventure. Avoid travelling during the monsoons or winters as heavy rainfalls and extreme weather would not be conducive to explore the region.

Dudhatoli Trek

Dudhatoli Trek
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To all the travellers planning a trip to Dudhatoli, Dudhatoli trek is a must! Since Dudhatoli is a hilly region, following the Dudhatoli trekking route is the safest option. This 25-kilometre trek stretch starts from Thalisanand ends at Dudhatoli via Peethsain. Another 10-kilometre trekking route passes via Gairsan. This path comprises of steep foothills throughout the track. On hearing this, one thing clarified for sure is that the Gairsan route is certainly not for the faint-hearted! However, either way, the panoramic views would accompany you throughout your treks!

Tips

Carry proper medication as Dudhatoli is a hilly region. Take precautions, especially while travelling with heart or lung-related issues. This tip needs to be seriously followed by those opting for Dudhatoli trek.

Have you been to Dudhatoli before? Do you plan to visit the region anytime soon? Let us know in the comments below!

This post was published by Ashutosh Chandra

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