KEDARKANTHA TREK

The Best of Himalayas

Height

12,500ft

16/12/2017 to 21/12/2017

A 6 days trek in lap of nature

Uttarkashi, Uttrakhand

Land of rivers and himalayas

The summit of Kedarkantha (3810m) trek lies in the Govind wildlife sanctuary and National park. The park is situated in the Uttarkashi district of the hill state of Uttarakhand. A classic around the year trek Kedarkantha offers thick snow cover in the winters and lush green meadows in summer months. The road head of Sankri (where trek starts) is a beautiful drive through the hill towns of Mussoorie, Purola, Mori, and Natwar most of them which lie on the banks of Tons river.

The total trek distance is of 20kms which involve beautiful and lush forests and vast meadows. The trek offers everything from lakes (frozen in winters) to lush flora and fauna, snow-capped peaks and much more. The trek is beautifully done all year round apart from monsoons.

INR 7000 + GST / Person

The whole journey was very exciting and exhilarating. Climbing mountains, crossing rivers, the forests , the peace and tranquility of the atmosphere,the sound of the wind ,the sunset, and sunrise,the beauty of the mountains,the valleys and ravines, the waterfalls, the woods, the birds and the animals, the lovely local, the camping , the food and such endless activities were breathtaking.

Tonoya Das

Avid Traveler | Foodie

PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (210km, 10hrs.)

  • We board cabs from Dehradun early in the morning and move towards Sankri a beautiful hill village the roadhead for this trek, the journey takes around 10 hrs, and goes via the towns of Purola, Mori, Natwar.
  • Meals: Welcome drink and dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in Hotel/Lodge/Homestay.

 

Day 2: Sankri to Juda Ka Talab ( 4kms)

  • The trek starts from Sankri itself after breakfast, we encounter a lush pine forest and lot of Villager hits on the way to the campsite of Juda ka Talab. The trail is quite wide and on one side you can also view distant villages on hill slopes. We cross a stream on the way to reach the beautiful lake which will be our campsite for the day.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.

Day 3: Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base Camp (4 kms)

  • The distance today involves a walking time of around 2-3 hours to the base of the Kedarkantha Mountain. The basecamp is at an altitude of around 11250 feet and in itself is a sight to behold. We camp at this beautiful place for the night.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.

Day 4: Kedarkantha Base to Summit and back to Hargaon camp (10 km, 6-7hrs)

  • The day for which everyone prepares for, we start very early in the morning depending on the weather and snow conditions. The trail today crosses the tree line and reaches the summit ridge in about 3 hours, we are able to view the summit during the most of the walk. The top has a small temple dedicated to lord Shiva and offers 360 degree of splendid view. After the summit we descend to the campsite Hargaon which is at an altitude of 9800 feet.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.

Day 5: Hargaon to Sankri(Trek 5 kms)

  • Today the trek is all downhill as we reach the village of Sankri pot lunch, the evening is free to exchange photographs and talk about the experience of the trek.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in Hotel/Lodge.

Day 6: Sankri to Dehradun (Drive 210 kms)

  • The trip ends after breakfast.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

INCLUDED AND NOT

 

  • Accommodation during Trek (camping) on sharing basis. YES
  • Meals while on trek.YES
  • Qualified and experienced Guide.YES
  • All forest, state, trail permitsYES 

     

  • First aid medical kitsYES
  • Services of an expert support trek team (guides, cooks, helpers)YES
  • Adventure activities and games after the trek if time permitsYES
  • Food during transit is not included (to and fro the base camp)NOT

     

  • Backpack offloading chargesNOT

     

  • No suitcases/trolleys/duffel bags will be allowed.NOT

     

  • Trekking Poles, Jackets, Boots etc.NOT

     

  • Personal expenses of any kind.NOT

     

  • Cost Escalation due to natural reason.NOT

     

  • Anything on your behalf NOT

     

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