Sankri is a village of 80-100 families that has helped Jaunsar – Bawar region in fighting the severe issue of migration (palayan) in Uttarakhand. Nestled in Govind Ballabh Pant National Park, Sankri is a culturally rich village with gorgeous wooden architecture and picture perfect location.
Apple farming and adventure tourism is the major source of earning for the locals. Even though Sankri is located on the western borderlands of Uttarakhand (close to Himachal), it is a success story which every village in Uttarakhand should learn from.
Kedarkantha Peak is a 12500ft summit that is hailed as one of the most popular winter trekking destinations in India. Located on the western borderlands of Uttarakhand, this summit opens up to the wide panoramic views of Himalayan range.
Har ki Dun Trek
Har ki Dun valley often referred to as god’s own valley, is situated on the south east of Jaundhar Glacier at the foot of Swargarohini Peak. It is one of the most popular treks in Uttarakhand which still offers virgin beauty at every step.
Sankri Village Activities
Sankri is a popular hiking base camp, few people know about the activities it can offer. From village walks to short hikes and from cultural tour to laid back afternoons, this region is perfect to quench thirst of all kinds of travellers.
Sankri is located in the Western Himalayas of Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand. It is just 200 kms from Dehradun.
By Bus: You can take direct bus from Dehradun (early in the morning around 5:30 am) to Sankri. It takes around 11 hours to reach Sankri by bus. Just in ase you have missed that bus, then you can take bus till Purola and hire a cab shared or full bookin to Sankri.
By Car/Taxi: You can easly drive your car or hire a taxi from Dehradun to reach Sankri, it takes around 8-10 hours to reach Sankri. For booking of taxi you can also let us know.