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Kedarkantha trek

Rs. 7,999/- PP

Difficulty

Easy-Moderate

Duration

5N/ 6D

Maximum Altitude

3800m

Pickup point

Dehradun

Minimum Age

10+

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Kedarkantha trek

Kedarkantha trek
Trip Overview

Kedarkantha Trek is one of the best and popular winter trek in India. This Kedarkantha Trek is basically a 6 Days 5 Nights trek starting from Dehradun. Kedarkantha Trek surprises you at every moment.
Kedarkantha Trek route takes you through dense forest and vast snowfields decorated with green patches.  Kedarkantha Trek difficulty level is easy to moderate so any beginner can do it. Kedarkantha Trek Height is 12500 feet / 3800m approx.
Kedarkantha Trek is a trekker’s delight because of its snowy winter trails and traversing your way through glossy green pine forests, If you are looking for a short rendezvous from the mundane routine of city life then Kedarkantha trek is bound to soar your spirits.

Most frequent questions and answers

Itinerary

We will provide you a pick up from Dehradun Railway Station at 7.00 AM in the morning. Our drive will be from Dehradun to Sankri Mussoorie. The total distance from Dehradun to Sankri is around 200 km and the total drive hours will be 9 to 10. The drive also passes by beautiful pine forests. On reaching Sankri, we will explore the scenic hamlet to prepare for the trek that lies ahead and overnight stay at Sankri.

We will start our day with scrumptious breakfast. After that we will start our climbing to juda Ka talab, It will be a moderate hiking. It will take almost 4 to 5 hours to reach the final point. We will pass through dense forests of Kedarkantha.

Juda-ka-Talab (which is frozen during winters) situated at the height of 2900m. An hours walk will lead us to the meadows where we will stay for the night. Over night stay will be in the tents.

KedarKantha Trek base is our destination for the day and we start for it post breakfast. Today will be a busy day for the nature lovers as the trek route is beautiful with open views on all sides and vast snowfields decorated with green patches. However, our destination is even more impressive. The route is around 5 hours long.
Imagine vast open, snowfields, the size of two football fields, a stream running by, and misty mountains forming the background – this is the KedarKantha Trek base where we will camp overnight in tents. We told you it was impressive!

To the Kedarkantha peak it would be a steep climb as well as it might be a little difficult too; depending on the snow. It would be a short route and it will not take more than 2-3 hours.
Next, we will descend the Kedarkantha Peak and trek all the way down to Juda-ka-Talab or an alternate campsite, depending on which route we choose. Overnight in tents.

We will return today after an early breakfast. It is a short trek and will only last a couple of hours. We will reach Sankri at around 12 o’clock and then you will have whole days to roam in the local village.

After resting night at Sankri, we will board our vehicle and start our journey back towards Dehradun. Arrive at Dehradun in the late afternoon at around 6.00 PM. The glorious trip ends here.

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TRIP COST & POLICIES

Rs. 7,999/- PP

Per Person (Ex-Sankri)
  • Accommodation during the trek (camping)
  • All meals – vegetarian
  • Campfire at Camps (If Available)
  • Trekking permits and forest camping charges
  • Trekking equipment (Hiking Pole, Crampons,
  • Gaiters, tents, sleeping bags, ice axes, ropes, etc.)
  • Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)
  • Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules)
  • Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.)
  • Achievement Certificate
  • Memories of Life Time
  • Transport from Dehradun to Sankri & Return
  • GST 5% (Service Tax)
  • Backpack offloading charges (Rs.250 Per Day/Per Bag)
  • Food during transport from Dehradun to Sankri & Return
  • Backpack offloading charges (Rs. 250/day/bag)
  • Personal expenses of any kind
  • Anything apart from the inclusions
sometimes its the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination

ESSENTIALS

  • Day Bag(20-30 litre) with Rain Cover (If you hire mule or porter)
  • Back Pack(50-60 litre) with Rain Cover
  • 2- water bottles
  • Personal Medical kit (If you required)
  • Hiking Shoes-water proof and ankle support
  • Torch With extra batteries
  • Original ID Card
  • Glucose, Chocolates, biscuits and nuts
  • Thermal Wear
  • 2-jacket (1 Fleece, 1 Down feather)
  • Warm Inner wears
  • 2-Gloves (1 Woollen, 1 Waterproof)
  • 2-Trek Pants (which is a comfortable full day)
  • 4-T-shirts (2 Full Sleeves,
  • 2 Half Sleeves)
  • 2-Sweater (1 Fleece, 1 Woollen)
  • 5-Socks (3 Cotton, 2 Woollen)
  • Rain Coat / Poncho
  • Handkerchief/towels
  • 2- Caps (1 Sun Cap, 1 Woollen Cap)
  • UV sunglass
  • Balaclava
  • Cameras
  • Sunscreen Cream
  • Tooth Brush & Paste
  • Lip Balm
  • Quick Dry Towel
  • Body Lotion
  • Sanitizer

Most frequent questions and answers

FAQ

  • A. This trek is moderate and meant for everyone, right from fit/adventurous to seasoned hikers.
  • A. Tempo Traveller / Tata Sumo / Mahindra Bolero
  • A. Trekking shoes are not mandatory but, it will make the trek comfortable. Take a shoe with a good grip and high ankle support. It would be better if the shoes are waterproof.
  • A. During the daytime, the temperature will be around 8° to 12° and during the night it will fall down to -10°
  • A. Yes, men and women will not be sharing tents, unless they want.
  • A. In Sankri you will get BSNL mobile network. In other locations, you won’t have any network.
Kedarkantha trek
Kedarkantha trek
Kedarkantha trek
Kedarkantha trek