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Kedarkantha Trek 2021, Uttarakhand

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Duration

6D/5N

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, hindi

Overview

Kedarkantha is such a popular winter trek that it would be apt to entitle it as the Queen of Winter Treks. Knee-deep snow in winters, mesmerizing view from the top, and the beautiful and easy trails make it popular among trekkers. The ‘easy on endurance’ trail goes through the thick pine forests of Govind National Park. The views from the top are worth climbing to an altitude of 12,500 ft.

Kedarkantha trek will give you an inimitable view of the cosmic sky, lush meadows, snow paths, charming villages, scented pine forest, sky-knocking peaks, tranquil rivers, and some mythological story whispers.

Start/ End Point of the Trek: Sankri village

Duration: 6D/5N

Kedarkantha Trek Distance: 20 km

Kedarkantha Trek Height: 12,500 ft

Kedarkantha Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate

Kedarkantha Trek Temperature: Day (8°C to 15°C) and Night: (-5°C to 3°C)

Best Time to do Kedarkantha Trekking: November to April

Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kedarkantha is a trek blushing with beauty, giving photographers a perfect opportunity to capture the snow falling from the pine trees that looks like magic dust
  • The ‘I rule the world’ pose at the top of Kedarkantha Summit will make a wonderful profile pic and with stunning views in the backdrop, it will make your friends jealous too!
  • Experience the lovely campsites, where every site is unique in its own way and does not match the beauty with any other campsites in the journey
  • Get a chance to camp around frozen Juda ka Talab where was once a place for meditation of Lord Shiva
  • Experience walking in the middle of the night in, the head torches lighting the way and watching the sunrise from the top of a mountain before you reach Summit

Itinerary

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Dehradun to Sankri | Route to The Paradise of Himalayas

Drive Distance: 187 kms | Duration: 6-7 hours | Elevation: 1950m

Arrive at Dehradun and start your journey towards Sankri village
Drive along Yamuna and Tons river, with pine forests surrounding your way and enjoy the beauty of nature at its best
After the breezy ride reach Sankri and check-in to the comfortable campsite
Enjoy a lip-smacking dinner at the campsite
Overnight stay at Sankri

Sankri to Juda Ka Talab | Where Lord Shiva once came to meditate

Trek Distance: 4 kms | Duration: 3 - 4 hours | Elevation: 2786m

After breakfast, you will set out on the hike from Saur Village and start climbing up
Along the way, we will cross several high-altitude suspension bridges and small villages
Reach the lake called Juda Ka Talab, where Lord Shiva had opened a small lock of his hair and water dripped from his hair forming this huge lake
Step out of your camps and witness the starlit sky bedside the frozen lake
Overnight stay at Juda Ka Talab

Juda Ka Talab to Base Camp | Get your Cameras ready

Trek Distance: 4 kms | Duration: 4 - 5 hours | Elevation: 3430m

Enjoy breakfast at Juda Ka Talab, and head towards Kedarkantha base
Immerse yourself in the beauty of snow-lined path and patches of green that surrounds your way
In case the weather is harsh, comfort yourself at the safe and equipped Gujjar huts
The imposing view of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks of Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana will knock the breath straight out of you
Upon reaching the campsite, mark the end of the day with a wonderful dinner and retire to the tents for the night
Overnight stay at the Kedarkantha base

Base Camp to Kedar Kantha Summit | The day you've been Working Hard for

Trek Distance: 6 kms | Duration: 6-7 hours | Elevation: 3800m

Post Breakfast get ready for the ultimate adventure
Start early at around 2 am in the morning and it will take anywhere between 7 to 8 hours to get to the summit
You will get to feel the welcoming and filtered sunrays from the mountains of the Yamunotri and Gangotri range and also of Kinner Kailash ranges.
On reaching the summit, your jaw is going to drop and your eyes will not blink as you see the sun rising from the summit
After spending some time at the summit and will start descending and walk all the way down to base camp
Reach the campsite and end the day with a delicious dinner

Base Camp to Sankri | Descend with the Mighty Mountains

Trek Distance: 6 kms | Duration: 4 - 5 hours | Elevation: 1950m

Enjoy the delicious breakfast at the base camp
As you descend to Sankri village, get ready to listen to some interesting local stories shared by your guide
Continue on the trail and admire the views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas
Arrive at the tiny Sankri village and share your trekking stories with your friends over a cup of coffee
Overnight stay at Sankri village

Sankri – Dehradun | Goodbye to the Lofty Peaks

Drive Distance: 187 kms | Duration: 6-7 hours | Elevation: 640m

After a mouth-watering breakfast, board the vehicle and start driving back towards Dehradun
Arrive in Dehradun by around late afternoon or evening
Kedarkantha trek package ends here with beautiful memories

Included/Excluded

  • Accommodation in Guest house/Home stay/Camping
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.)
  • Trekking equipments like comfortable sleeping bag, thick mattress, separate kitchen & dinning tent, crampon, utensils
  • All necessary permits and entry fees
  • Oxygen cylinder, first aid medical kits and stretcher
  • Professional Trek Leader (Mountaineering qualified), Guide, and Support staff.
  • Staff insurance.
  • Anything not included in Inclusions.

Durations

Multi day

Languages

English
hindi

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