Kedarkantha Trek

₹6499 for 5 Days 4 Nights

Description

Nestled in the laps of Garhwal Himalayas, Kedarkantha Trek is one of the exceptional destinations in Uttarakhand that are open to trek during the winter season. The serene Himalayan beauty and clear openings combined with a thick blanket of snow on top is a treat for nature lovers. The term ‘Kedar-Kantha’ means Lord Shiva’s neck. Thus, this winter Himalayan trek has a whole lot of fascinating mythical stories attached to it. Positioned at 12,500 ft above sea level, Kedarkantha summit offers breathtaking vistas of snow-clad Himalayan ranges which includes the views from other subsequent peaks such as Bandar Puch, Swarga Rohini, Kinner Kailash, and more. So, keep your backpack ready for this winter for Kedarkantha Trek and sign up for one of the best winter treks in the Himalayas with us!


Short Itinerary


Day 1 : Drive from Dehradun to Sankri (198 km)

Day 2 : Trek from Sankri to Juda Ka Talab (4 km)

Day 3 : Trek from Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base Camp (4 km)

Day 4 : Summit Kedarkantha Peak & back to Hargaon (10 km)

Day 5 : Trek from Hargaon to Sankri (4 km) | Drive to Dehradun (198 km)

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Dehradun Arrival & Drive To Sankri (6,400 ft) | 198 km

    Assemble at the boarding point in Dehradun - ISBT Bus Stand and drive to Sankri. Sankri village serves as the beginning point and the base camp for the Kedarkantha trek.

    After arriving in Sankri, check in to our cozy homestay/guesthouse, freshen-up and have some leisure. Feel free to take a stroll around this gorgeous village and pack for your next day's trek. Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in Sankri.

  • Day 2

    Sankri To Juda ka Talab (9,100 Ft.) | 4 km

    Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will start our trek from Sankri village to Juda Ka Talab. The initial trail passes through the dense pine forest which gets covered with snow during the winter season. Get mesmerized by the stunning view of Swargarohini mountain massif enroute your campsite at Juda Ka Talab.

    After arriving in Juda Ka Talab, check in to our camps, treat yourself with a much-needed lunch and have some leisure. Feel free to take a stroll around and soak in the charm of the frozen lake. Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in camps.

  • Day 3

    Juda Ka Taal To Kedarkantha Base Camp (11,250 ft) | 4 km

    Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will start our trek from Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base Camp. The trekking trail to the basecamp is a bit steeper than the previous day’s trail.

    After arriving in Kedarkantha Base Camp, check in to our camps, treat yourself with a much-needed lunch and have some leisure. Feel free to take a stroll around, indulge in snow fights or take part in group activities. Treat your eyes with jaw dropping vistas of snow-peaked Himalayas. Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in camps.

  • Day 4

    Kedarkantha Peak (12,500 ft) & Descent To Hargaon (8,900 ft) | 9 km

    Today is the most visually mesmerizing day. Wake up around midnight (2 or 3 AM) and start our trek from Kedarkantha Base Camp to Kedarkantha Peak.

    At Kedarkantha Peak Summit, witness the famous sunrise and get mesmerized by the jawdropping view of Himalayan peaks of Garhwal region and Kinnaur region such as Gangotri, Swargarohini, Banderpooch, Kinner Kailash, etc.

    Start your descent from Kedarkantha Peak Summit to Kedarkantha Base Camp and treat yourself with a hearty lunch. Start your descent from Kedarkantha Base Camp to Hargaon. After arriving in Hargaon, check in to our camps. Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in camps.

  • Day 5

    Hargaon To Sankri (4 km) | Drive To Dehradun (198 km)

    Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will start our descent from Hargaon to Sankri village.

    After arriving back in Sankri, quickly drive from Sankri village to Dehradun.

    By late evening, you will be dropped at Dehradun - ISBT Bus Stand. Trek ends with lots of amazing memories and unforgettable experiences.

Inclusions

  • Transportation: Tempo Traveler/cabs (from Dehradun to Dehradun).

  • Accommodation on sharing basis: 1 night in homestay/guesthouse (Sankri) and 3 nights in camps (Juda Ka Talab, Kedarkantha Base Camp & Hargaon).

  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner (starting from Day 1 Dinner till Day 5 Breakfast) and complimentary evening tea & snacks. [all veg meals]

  • Well qualified and experienced trek leader and support staff.

  • All necessary entry fees and forest permits.

  • First-Aid medical kits for emergencies.

  • Camping & trekking equipment - sleeping bags, snow gaiters, microspikes & rope (if required).

  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any extra meals apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions.

  • Travel Insurance, items of a personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc.

  • Porters/mules to carry personal luggage.

  • Any other costing involved due to circumstances like natural calamity, weather conditions, riots, roadblocks, landslides or any other forced circumstances which are out of our control.

  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.

  • Anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.

Departures

1st January to 5th January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

7th January to 11th January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

14th January to 18th January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

21st January to 25th January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

25th January to 29th January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

4th February to 8th February (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

11th February to 15th February (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

18th February to 22nd February (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

25th February to 1st March (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

4th March to 8th March (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

11th March to 15th March (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

18th March to 22nd March (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

25th March to 29th March (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

3rd December to 7th December (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

10th December to 14th December (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

17th December to 21st December (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

24th December to 28th December (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

25th December to 29th December (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

27th December to 31st December (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

28th December to 1st January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

29th December to 2nd January (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

30th December to 3rdJanuary (From Dehradun to Dehradun)

Things to Pack

  • Waterproof and good quality backpack/rucksack (40-60 liters), no trolley bags

  • Good quality waterproof trekking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing: body thermals, trekking jacket, trek pants, collared t-shirts and three pair of socks

  • Raincoats or ponchos and plastic cover (for wet clothes, smartphone, wallet, cash, etc)

  • Sunblock lotions, lip balm, coconut oil and other personal care items & toiletries

  • Warm woolen sweaters, caps and gloves (depending upon the season)

  • Water bottle (avoid single-use plastic)

  • Quick snacks for journey like dry fruits, chocolates

  • Personal medicines (or prescribed if any)

  • Phone, camera and photography equipments

  • ATMs and adequate amount of cash for shopping, cafe visits

  • Items like torch, power banks, sunglasses

  • Personal identity document like Aadhaar, driving licence, passport

  • ATMs and adequate amount of cash for shopping, cafe visits

  • Items like torch, power banks, sunglasses

  • Personal identity document like Aadhaar, driving licence, passport


    Important Notice

    Route changes, postponement, delay, or finishing the trek a day earlier: Under some extraordinary circumstance, your trek may end a day earlier or start a day later. This may become necessary due to inclement weather, snow and ice conditions, political restrictions, or any other cause. In the event of a change, postponement or delay, participants have no right to refund of the trek (in whole or in part) or other compensation for any injury, loss or damage. Trek fee is not charged broken down in terms of days but is a composite fee for the whole trek.

    In such a case, we will look for the best possible alternatives, as feasible. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing as per the call taken by locals, the driver and your trek leader.

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