• Duration 5 nights / 6 days
  • Indian Price Call Us
  • Best Time Any
  • Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate.
Region Himalayan Ranges in India (Uttarakhand).
Tour Activity Type: Group Adventure.
Group Size: Not Described
Duration: 5 nights / 6 days
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate.
Best time to travel Not Described
Approx Trekking Km Not Described
Trip Begins and Ends at Dehradun / Dehradun.
Maximum Altitude Gain 3, 810 meters / 12, 500 feet.
Type of Accommodation Tent/Guest House.

Overview

The most beautiful possession one can have in life experiences. Experiences help you plan the way of living life and also prepares you for every step. Destinations appeal to travelers, an ideal way of gathering exciting experiences.

Trekking is an amazing experience that has always rewarded in the best possible way. The Kedarkantha trek is hugely popular among the travel enthusiasts for many reasons. The mesmerizing awesomeness of the falling snow over the pine trees reflects any fairy tale story. The majestic picturesque of the Himalayas from the top is even more enthralling.

Set at an elevation of 12,500 feet, the Kedarkantha trek is not only limited to delivering adventure and thrill. The fairly easy trail takes you through amazing views of the snow-capped mountains, lush green meadows, frozen ponds, rich flora and fauna, high peaks, and beautiful snowfall adding to the list. The 6 days itinerary of 20km is not suited only for adventure seekers but it is an ideal journey to bask in the raw beauty of nature and get lost in some mesmerizing moments. Let’s have a detailed look at the journey.

Inclusions

  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a hotel in Sankri on twin/three sharing bases and 3 nights’ accommodation in
  • tents in trek zone on twin/three sharing basis.
  • Meals and Snacks during the trek (Veg. & Egg).
  • Trek equipment.
  • All required permits for the trek
  • Basic First Aid Medical kits and oxygen cylinder.
  • Services of qualified & experienced trek guides, assistant guide, porters and cooks
  • Transport from Dehradun to Sankri and return.

Exclusions

  • Travel expenses to reach Dehradun and return
  • Food during travel from Dehradun to Sankri and return.
  • Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates, Personal expenses and tips Etc.
  • Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
  • Mules or porter’s service to carry your personal luggage*.
  • Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.* If you need service of a porter then you have to pay Rs.650/- per day provided you book the same with us 15 days before the date of commencement and maximum luggage limit is 10 KGs.

Items to bring with you.

  • ItemsTrekking Bag (60-70 Liters).
  • UV Protected Sun Glasses.
  • Best Quality Hiking Shoes (Preferably Water Proof).
  • Trekking Poles.
  • Crocs Shoes/sandal.
  • Water disinfection Drops / Tablets.
  • Knapsack / Backpack / Rucksack.
  • Good jacket to protect from cold.
  • Wind cheater.
  • Thermals – Top and Bottom.
  • Poncho (for rain).
  • Knee Cap 1 Pair.
  • Moisturizer.
  • 1 quick drying towel.
  • Sunblocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sunblocks.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby Wipes.
  • Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries.
  • Gloves.
  • Trekking Socks.
  • Gaiters
  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • 2 lightweight trekking pants.
  • 3 lightweight trekking T-Shirt.
  • 4 pairs trekking socks.
  • Dry Fruits and Chocolates.

Day 1: Arrival at Sankri (1, 950 meters / 6, 400 feet) from Dehradun

The journey begins with your arrival in Dehradun city and set out on a 220km journey to the beautiful Sankri. The long journey is accompanied by scenic surroundings and joy of traveling. The journey gets better and beautiful and the last 22km of the drive excites the most.Passing through the Govind National park, you will get to witness the myriad flora which is typical to only this region and not found in any other part of India. As you reach Sankri, you will get to amaze at the beauty of the setting sun of the Himalayas, a sight to die for. Enjoy the time in Sankri and stay the night here

Day 2: Sankri (1, 950 meters / 6, 400 feet) to Juda -Ka –Talab (2, 773 meters / 9, 100 feet)

Today you will be commencing with your walking journey, and the Juda – Ka-Talab is the first destination on the list. The 4 km walking journey to 9,100 feet elevation takes about 5 hours to complete and the Sor village is your first milestone ahead. The road out of the Sor village runs along a stream and constitutes a number of climbs on bridges and the path is layered with beautiful brown leaves of the Pine and Maple trees. Follow the trail ahead to cross a few more streams through dense Oak vegetation to reach the beautiful Juda-Ka-Talab. The place is picture-perfect and quite famous among the trekkers, owing to the incredible setting. Explore the region and spend the night here

Day 3: Juda -Ka –Talab (2, 773 meters / 9, 100 feet) to Kedarkantha Base 3, 429 meters / 11, 250 feet)

The Kedarkantha Base camp is located at an altitude of 11,250 feet and on a moderate speed walk you can reach the 4km away distance within 2 and a half hours. The straight path follows through dense forest and Kedarkantha Base 3, 429 meters / 11, 250 feet)jungles and steeply ascends on ridges all the way. As you walk on the trail, there will be a viewpoint just before the base camp and the views from there are a delight to the eyes. The viewpoint offers some exciting and enthralling views of the snow-capped ranges like Ranglana, Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, and Kala Nag. Enjoy the views and resume on the journey to reach the base camp. Spend the night stargazing in the base.

Day 4: Kedarkantha Base 3, 429 meters / 11, 250 feet) to Kedarkantha peak {3, 810 meters / 12, 500 feet) and descend to Hargaon Camp (2, 712 meters / 8, 900 feet)

The challenging journey today takes you to an elevation of 12,500 feet, the Kedarkantha peak and then dropping down to 8,900 feet, the Hargaon Camp. Start the day early as its a 7 hours long strenuous journey. The excitement of conquering the peak keeps your spirits high throughout the journey. The journey starts with a walk through Oak forest and towards the end arrive at the peak. Enjoy the panoramic views of the captivating Uttarakhand peaks from the summit. After admiring the bewildering raw beauty of nature, you will begin descending to the Hargaon camp. The trail passes through Oak, Pine, and Maple forests and number of clearings on the way to finally Hargaon camp. Spend a quaint night in the camp

Day 5: Hargaon Camp to Sankri

Today you will be traveling towards the concluding part of the journey, and the destination is yet again Sankri from where you began with your walking. Start the day with breakfast and follow the 4 hours trail on a smooth well-paved path along the flowing streams to gauge the captivating views of the Har Ki Doon valley. Follow the trail further through dense forests to witness the signs of habitations indicating Sankri in the vicinity. As you reach Sankri, spend the remaining time exploring the region.While exploring, you can also choose to do some souvenir shopping for your loved ones back home. The handmade toys here are quite famous and you can also choose to buy some wooden home decors. Indulge in interactions with the locals and have a deep insight into the local lifestyle of the region. Try out the delicacies of the region and make your last night here a memorable one

Day 6: Departure (Sankri to Dehradun)

Today the last day of the trip is the departure day, we head back to Dehradun. The distance is 220 KMs from Sankri so we start the day early in the morning post breakfast. It takes about 10 – 11 hours to reach Dehradun. We will reach Dehradun in the late evening, we then part ways until we meet on our next expedition

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