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(04N/05D) Kedarkantha Trek

Dehradun (12 Rating ) ₹7,999 Gutsy Adventure Couples/Group Adventure, Solo Adventure 24 hrs confirmation Expert Instructor Camp Meals

Overview

Nestled at a height of about 12,500 ft, covering a distance of 20 Kms, Kedarkantha is not just a trek beginner-friendly, it’s also adorned with breathtaking views of falling snow and engulfing scent of pine trees. December to February being the ideal time for the trek, you get to see the Godly peaks of Swargarohini, Black Peak and Bandarpoonch.

Highlights

  • Trek through the Pine and Maple forests towards Juda Ka Talab.
  • Camp around Juda ka Talab where was once a place for meditation of Lord Shiva.
  • Witness the charming villages with picturesque huts and gorgeous fields.
  • Pass the popular Govind National Park known for its beautiful range of unique plant life.
  • Spot Himalayan Langurs, Boars, Hares or Martens in this region.
  • Treat your eyes with beautiful views of Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Naag, Gangotri as well as Yamunotri upon reaching Kedarkantha.

Itinerary

  • The Exotic and appealing Kedarkantha Trek starts from Dehradun city with a morning pickup by authorized personal at 6:00 AM. Sankri is based up at a distance of 220kms on the National Highway 123. It’s a long scenic drive on a SUV providing sheer pleasure to the trekkers so that they can enjoy the beauty of the location. On Reaching the destination one can check in to the prior booked hotel and our representative can help you with the check in formalities. Since the evening is free for leisure one can enjoy indoors and relax or can set out to explore the beautiful Sankri village where there are local shops and small market selling mostly daily goods and a collection of few dhabas.
  • After a healthy breakfast, it’s time to start the journey straight towards JudakaTalab. Approximate time to reach the same is around 5 Hours. Moving along the stream this is the road that moves towards the Kedarkantha. The initial climb would be climbingseveral bridges through dense forest trees and thick carpet of maple and pine leavesall brown in color. Boars, martens and hares can also be spotted in this region.Crossing few streams and continuing through the path and rising sharp through dense oaks one can reach the dazzling spot of Juda-Ka-Talab which can never be missed by any trekker due to its sharp contrasting and unique beauty. The sharp contrast of the Titan Lake and massive pine and Oak forest on the right is a appealingenvironment in the lap of Mother Nature and an ideal campsite to spend a perfectevening. Overnight sleep is arranged in tents
  • KedarKantha base is our destination for the day and we start for it post breakfast. During the trek you would come across shepherd huts in open meadows which are equally delightful to see. Just before reaching the Kedarkantha Base one can enjoy the delightful views of arc shaped range of snow clapped mountains comprising of Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana standing out proudly revealing their beauty. Post reaching the base, tents are setup in a preferred selected place which is open and one can enjoy a clear view of the night sky. As the night grows the sight becomes more charming with the Milky way stretching from one end to the other, the dense network of stars and shining peak of the mountain all come together to provide an awestriking view that remains engrave in mind. However, in such a height it is possible to cold waves so proper woolens should be carried for protection. Overnight sleep at the tent.
  • The final day of the trek is destined to conquer the Kedarkantha Peak. The day starts early with a healthy filing breakfast enjoying the sunrise from the Kedarkantha meadows which is a simply amazing, pure and divine. Moving along the Oak forest one can find Kedarkantha peak much closer. Towards the end the trek becomes bit difficult but however the view from the top and the amazing location is worth the effort. At the top of the peak there is a beautiful, yet small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati. There is a small shrine of Lord Ganesh too. One can enjoy the sheer beauty for some time and then head back to the base camp by noon. Once relaxed, set out for descending furthermore. On reaching the Sankri set the tent and mark the end of another delightful day with dinner and overnight sleep at the eco-tent. However, campfire is always an option to make the evening more interesting and gathering memories with friends together.
  • The first morning sun from campsite is the nexus of thick wood pine forest is equally beautiful. After having the breakfast, pack the backpack to descend furthermore. On reaching the base, get back to the hotel and freshen up. Have your hot lunch and get ready for Dehradun. You will reach Dehradun approximate by 8-9 p.m. You can book your further journey after that. For all those who wish to stay in Dehradun and enjoy the place for a day or more can book a hotel in the city and spend some more lovely days in midst the beautiful Himalayas.

Inclusion

  • Utensils
  • Veg Meals
  • Toilet Tent
  • Camping Tent
  • Accommodation
  • Permits & Fees
  • Oxygen Cylinder
  • Expert Instructor
  • Cook/ Support Staff
  • Kitchen & Dining Tent
  • First Aid Kits
  • Sleeping Bag/ Mattresses
  • Crampon/ Microspikes/ Gaitors
  • Transportation from Dehradun to Sankari
  • Sightseeing

Note

  • This trip covers locations based on high altitude and not recommended for people with asthma or other breathing concerns.
  • The trek is not recommended for the children below 12 years.
  • Keeping your safety first, if the weather is poor, the event may be delayed or postpone, and an alternative time slot will be suggested.
  • Please carry an ID proof and passport size photo (PAN card will not be considered as a valid id proof).
  • Kindly read all sections in attachment to know more about the trip.
  • Kindly pay full attention to the briefing provided and follow all guidelines as recommended.
  • Trekking is to immerse oneself in nature, so please expect basic facilities.
  • Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Package includes vegetarian meals only.
  • Vendor details will be shared post booking. Please co-ordinate with vendor on reporting time & location.

Policies

  • We will confirm your booking within 24 hours.
  • In case of non-availability for the date, our team will get in touch with you to work out best possible dates. Kindly bear with us as this industry does not work with real-time inventory view from vendor partners.
  • If you wish to cancel before receiving a confirmation, you will receive 100% refund.
  • Full Refund- If cancelled before 7 days of scheduled departure.
  • No Refund- If cancelled within 7 days of scheduled departure.
  • If participants are unable to or refuse to go through with the experience at site, no refund will be applicable.
  • 100% at the time of booking
  • Rescheduling is subject to availability.
  • Once the cancellation window ends, rescheduling cannot be done.
  • Each booking allows for a maximum of two rescheduling opportunities. After which, no further changes can be made to the booking.
  • Any price differences resulting from rescheduling, such as changes in seasonal rates or availability, will be applicable and will be communicated to the customer during the rescheduling process.
  • In the event that a customer requests a rescheduling but fails to attend the newly scheduled appointment, it will be considered a missed appointment, and our standard cancellation policy will apply.

FAQ

  • The cost of the Kedarkantha trek varies depending on the tour operator, the duration of the trek, inclusions such as accommodation and meals, and other factors. On average, a 5-6 day Kedarkantha trek package can cost anywhere from Rs- 7.500/- to Rs. 10,500/- per person. It's best to check with different tour operators and compare prices to find the best deal for your budget and needs.
  • The Kedarkantha trek is typically a 5-6 day trek, covering a total distance of approximately 20 kilometers. The trek is suitable for beginners and offers stunning views of the Himalayan ranges, making it a popular choice for adventure enthusiasts.
  • To reach Kedarkantha from Dehradun, travel 220 km by road to Sankri, the trek's base camp. This scenic journey takes 8-10 hours by taxi or bus. Alternatively, fly to Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport and then travel by road. The nearest railway station is Dehradun, from where you can also take a taxi or bus to Sankri.
  • Kedarkantha is famous for its stunning trekking routes that offer panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. It is known for its serene beauty, dense pine forests, and picturesque campsites. The summit offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, making it a popular destination for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
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