Deoban Trek – “God’s Forest” in the peaceful hills of Chakrata
The Deoban Trek – Meaning of Deoban is “God’s forest”. Deoban is a peaceful forest amongst the hills of Chakrata at an altitude of 2900 m, a part of this forest lies in the Kansar forest range. This peaceful place is undisturbed by the trekkers and not much people have explored it yet.
Vasudev wrote “Mahabarata” in Deoban Trek
A scenic and captivating place in Chakrata, it is a dense forest of oaks, pines, deodar, fir and shrubsas not many people have explored this place the aura is peaceful and the environment is serene.
A Forest Rest house is there from there you can get a lovely view of an alluring meadow, it is the only building present in that area.
The highest point of this place is Vyas Shikhar from where you get the panoramic views of Himalayan mountain ranges and the good thing is the place is not at all crowded there is a myth about this place that Vasudev wrote Mahabharata here.
In winters the trail gets covered by snow and makes it extremely enthralling.
An easy trek with a combination of scenic views and adventure
An easy short trek with mesmerizing scenic views, this place is the best for nature lovers. The beginners should choose this trek as it is filled with a combination of adventure and beauty.
Key Points for Deoban Trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10kgs.
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Duration: 3 Days (Dehradun to Dehradun)
Best Season: Throughout the year
Highest Point:(9647 feet)
(Trekking distance) (Total) (10 Km)
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Winter temperature:(-3°C to -5°C)
Summer temperature:(8°C to 25°C)
Starting point: Dehradun
Short Itinerary Of Deoban Trek
Day 1-Pickup to you from Dehradun drive to Lokhandi via Chakrata and trek to Moila Top (2810 m) (2 km) (1.5 hour)
Day 2–Drive from Moira Top to Deoban (2900 m) (22 km) (1/2 hours) trek to Vyas Shikhar (3000 m) (0.5 km) and back
Day 3 – Deoban to Dehradun (110 km) (4/5 hours)