Nov

14

Trek To Kedarkantha

Multiple days 06:00 AM - Kedarkantha Peak · Singtur Range · Dehradun

Standing tall and mighty at an elevation of 12,500 feet, Kedarkantha is a majestic mountain peak of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. It is located within Govind Ballabh Wildlife Sanctuary and Govind Ballabh National Park. This place treats you to an exotic array of flora and fauna throughout the trek, whether trekking on snowy winter trails or traversing your way through the glossy green pine forests, the Kedarkantha trek is a trekkers delight. If you are seeking a short rendezvous from the mundane routine of city life then this particular location is bound to soar your spirits.

Duration: 6 days
Length: 20 km
Altitude: 12500 ft
Difficulty Level: Moderate

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Dehradun – Sankari | River Tons, Pine Forest

Reach Dehradun at 6 am

Altitude: 6,400 feet || Distance: 256 Km || 6-7 Hrs

Let us know our tour-mates and guides before we begin our adventurous journey. We ride alongside the beloved and untamed Yamuna River, later on, enjoy the fresh and chilly breeze from the River Tons. On our way, we will encounter beautiful plains of pine forest. The pine forests are a sight of great attraction. The trek gives a feel of climbing the Himalayas without any technical climbing, which makes the Kedarkantha trek special and unique hence a popular attraction.

Day 2: Sankari – Juda ka Talab | Kedarkantha Trek Begins

Altitude: 9,100 feet || 4 Km Trek || 4-5 Hrs

Post breakfast we visit the nearby villages and meet the local people. We meet our trek leaders and start our Kedarkantha trek, and ascend to Juda ka Talab. Our camp will be located beside the glacial lake amid the snowy mountains. Play with the snow, listen to the local story, understand and grasp the knowledge of the legend behind ‘Juda Ka Talab’. And captivate the flora-fauna of the Himalaya’s. The campsite is not only mesmerizing but also perfect for capturing loads of pictures. Do not forget to captivate the alluring sunset from the mountains. We rest in our allotted camps.

Day 3: Juda ka Talab – Kedarkantha Base Camp | Kedarkantha Trekking

Altitude: 11,250 feet || 4 Km Trek || 4-5 Hrs

We wake up early and witness the dazzling sunrise from within the mountains. After you finish the scrumptious breakfast, we kick start the trek to hit the days destination i.e, Kedarkantha Base Camp. While the trekking is inflow we will witness snowy peaks and numerous summits; the best part is that we will be trekking over them to reach the Kedarkantha Peak. Witness the majestic summits that treat you to the magical panorama of open highlands expansive meadows, breathtaking points and steep slopes. The entire way is snow-covered with occasional pine and oak trees; a perfectly picturesque place. We end the night at the base camp; have a delicious dinner, and rest beside the graceful mountains.

Day 4: Kedarkantha base – Kedarkantha peak – Hargaon | Kedarkantha Peak, Mesmerizing Peak View

Altitude: 11,250 feet – 12,500 feet – 8,900 feet || 16 Km Trek || 8-10 Hrs

We start our day early, have breakfast and begin the trek to reach the highest peak, i.e, Kedarkantha Peak. The Kedarkantha trek is adventurous in itself but on top of that at the summit, a 360-degree view of mountain peaks sways you off; not just the famous peaks like Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kalanag, Gangotri, Yamunotri, and DhaulaDhar Ranges but also hundreds of other untouched and untainted virgin mountains welcome you with a warm embrace. We spend some time on the peak, endure the conditions, and make awesome memories and have snacks and hot tea before we start to trek down. Depending upon the conditions we would choose the best path to descend to Hargaon. We end our Kedarkantha trek and lay off for today at Hargaon.

Day 5: Hargaon – Sankari | Cross Snowy Summits, Dense Forest Trails

Post tea and breakfast, we start descending. On our trail, we will once again cross snowy and lofty summits. We trace our path back to Sankari. Witness the local trails and dense forests from the elevation and dive into its beauty. We have an overnight stay at Sankari.

Day 6: Sankari – Dehradun | Conclude the Kedarkantha Trek

Drop to Dehradun by approx 6:00 pm

Post breakfast we set the course for Dehradun. And thus, we conclude our journey. You can spend the rest of the day in Dehradun sightseeing, shopping or local tours, but be sure to make the best out of your time.

INCLUSIONS

  • Experienced Trek Leader.
  • All meals on scheduled time(Vegetarian and Delicious Only)
  • Quality equipment during the trek (This doesn’t include personal equipment)
  • Supporting staff.
  • Fully equipped medical kit and safety equipment
  • All kinds of permits and camping charges
  • Stay in Tent and Homestays
  • Crampons

EXCLUSIONS

  • Any personal expenses like Insurance, laundry, phone calls, beverages
  • Travel fare from Dehradun to base Village (Sankri) and back. If needed, transportation will be provided at Rs 2500/- (for both sides) more will be charged for the same.
  • Mules or Porter’s to carry personal luggage
  • Anything not mentioned under inclusions
  • Food during the transit.
  • Unscheduled or extended stay due to roadblock

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Trekking Shoes compulsory
  • Haversack
  • Personal medicines if any
  • Sweaters
  • Torch
  • Compulsory bedsheets
  • Thermal
  • Warm clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cap
  • Synthetic hand gloves
  • Socks
  • Suitable pair of clothes
  • Toiletries (sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, toilet paper, sanitiser, and wet wipes)
  • Cutlery (spoon, coffee mug, and lunch box)
  • Water bottles
  • Plastic covers or bags for wet clothes
  • Stick
  • Poncho

WHO ALL CAN GO TO KEDARKANTHA TREK

  • Newbies can volunteer, should have some interest in trekking and mountaineering.
  • The climber must be fit and have sufficient stamina to cover 5 km of distance in 30 minutes without stress.
  • The climber should be able to carry a 10-15 kg backpack.
  • Heart problems, high blood pressure, asthma, and epilepsy cannot be reconciled on this mission.
  • The climber must not have the mentioned conditions.
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Singtur Range, Uttarakhand 249128, India

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