View top- Deepkund trek


Region: Uttarakhand (Garhwal Himalayas)

Duration: 6 Days

Grade: Easy to Moderate

Max Altitude: 3400 mt.

Rail head: Rishikesh is the nearest rail head to reach base camp

Road: Rishikesh is well connected to Delhi

Base Camp: Bhukki village

Best Season: Mid November to March

Snow: Mid november to Mid March.

Monsoon: Possible but no view due to clouds



 View top trek- Deepkund Trek

The view top trek is one of the most untouched destinations when it comes to exploring the Uttarakhand Himalayas. The Dingad valley is full of natural splendour and this overall journey brings you face to face with ancient customs and traditions of Himalayan Villages. In a way, the view top trek is not just a physical experience, but it is one which opens up your mind and offers you more than what you expect.

Why go for this trek?

The greatest thing about view top trek paired with Deepkund is that it takes you through ancient paths full of history and lined with tradition and faith. As you walk up these trails, you get to hear stories of the past. This trek is the perfect combination in terms of different types of landscapes. You traverse through forests, vast meadows, river crossings and even alpine lakes. You get to witness the greater Himalayan landscapes in 360 degree view. There is snow in the winters and it is just perfect for all seasons depending on what you want to see. This trek is not one of those where you need too much effort. The trek gives clear views of Himalayan peaks like Mt. Jaunli, Draupadi ka danda etc.

Bukki Village – A quaint village with unique customs and friendly people

Bhukki village is a hidden gem, a quaint village in the Himalayas which has its own historical and cultural significance. This village is known for its festive culture. In the spring season the festival of phool-deyi is celebrated. There is another flower festival in July when people from neighbouring villages gather here and perform dances and age-old ceremonies. The people of this village worship their local deities which they believe protect them from all kinds of harm and danger. Witnessing such a rich cultural heritage is an enriching experience for anyone. So, with the View top- Deepkund trek, you are getting the best of Garhwal Himalayas.


This is going to be a beautiful long drive that takes you through many magnificent Himalayan towns and villages. You will be crossing Tehri lake and then the majestic Dobra Chati suspension bridge.. We will cross the Chinyalisaud to enter the temple town of Uttarkashi. We will be crossing Maneri dam which is a beautiful sight as you see a large volume of water falling into the river. We will go through bhatwari market. Bhatwari is the last place where you can get supplies if you need anything for yourself. Bhukki village is about 8 kms from here. We will enter bhukki village by crossing a very interesting landmark. There is a hanging bridge that has been built over the mighty Bhagirathi River. We have to cross the bridge. You can stand on the bridge and feel it vibrate as the Bhagirathi roars beneath your feet. If we are right on time, we will continue from Bhukki to camp at a beautiful campsite which is 3 kms from the village. We will have a sumptuous dinner and camp for the night.

This is going to be a beautiful day. We will be leaving the vicinity of Bhukki village. Bhukki village extends to about 1 to 1.5 kms. So, we will cross it on foot and explore the village. Then the total distance remains about 4 kilometres. After we have crossed Bhukki village, we will cross a small river and then enter the forest where the trail. There are many fresh water sources on the way. The climb is gradual but convenient. You can see many small meadows surrounded by alpine forests. You will reach the campsite early so that there is a lot of time to explore. In the summer season, Gujjar huts can be seen here with shepherds living with their families. There is also a small temple of a local deity which you can visit. Locals come here to worship. You can sit and meditate here and feel the spiritual energy of this virgin natural landscape. We are going to camp here for the night.

We will leave early morning after a light breakfast and packed lunch. After 1 kilometre from our campsite, you can still see villagers frequenting the path. This is only in summer since villagers go to the forests for fodder and to collect firewood. Half way to our destination, we will cross a meadow. After this, we have to climb a ridge upwards till we reach view top. View top is one of the most magnificent campsites that one can find in Uttarakhand. You can see enchanting sunsets from here. At night, you can see stars and galaxies with your naked eye.

We will start off with high spirits. We have to walk from one ridge to another. Be prepared to see some of the most unique land formations in the Himalayas. You can see the Din gad river from here which flows down the valley. We are much above the tree line. You can see the tree line from here. This is not a long trek but a fruitful one. The Din gad river originates from the Dokrani glacier and flows through the din gad valley. We will reach Deepkund and camp here for the night. It is a perfect campsite to spend the night and enjoy natural environs. You will also find Gujjar huts here.

This is the day that we start descending. We have to walk down through the forest. We are going to hike towards the Din gad river and follow it. Our destination for the night is the Telha camp. The route is not very difficult. In the beginning we have to descend and then ascend to reach the camp. Telha is a very picturesque campsite with Gujjar huts. This is also the first campsite for Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. We will camp here for the night.

This is the last day of our trek. We are going to rise up early for hot tea and breakfast. We have to go all the way down to the road head today where we left the vehicles. The path goes down through the valley and forests. You will get magnificent open views of the valley. You can easily reach the road head in a couple of hours. We will drive to Rishikesh from here. Enjoy this ride as you remember the experience of a lifetime. You have visited one of the most untouched places in the Garhwal Himalayas.

What should you carry on your trek?

Carrying the right type of gear is the first priority whenever it comes to mountain travelling. In this case, we will be going to high altitude areas and through areas of deep wilderness. It is not possible to find or buy everything you need in the villages where we start our treks. This is why we request all participants to pack essential items what they could need during their trek.
If you are not aware of what to carry on your trek, here is a list that we have compiled for you.
Shirts / T-shirts
Windproof jacket with hood preferred
Warm and muffled Fleece / Full-sleeve Woolen sweater
Thermal inner wear (upper & lower)
Synthetic trekking pants
Raincoat / Poncho
Woolen cap
Woolen gloves
Woolen socks & regular sports socks
Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
Comfortable Trekking/Hiking shoes with good grip and padding
Small light weight towel (Quick dry)
Thermos flask/Insulated water bottle
Cap / Hat for sun protection
UV protection sun glasses
Walking stick / Trekking pole
Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 50+)
Lip Balm or Vaseline
Flashlight / Headlamp
Medicines if you are on any specific medication
Personal toiletries
Rain cover for backpack as it might rain any time
Garbage bags to carry any garbage that you might produce
You can choose what to bring from this list according to the weather/season. It should be noted that weather is highly unpredictable in the Himalayas. It can change any time so it is better to come prepared. The equipment for summer treks compared to winter treks will be different. You can either use your discretion or contact us for further information.

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View top- Deepkund trek
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