Kedarkantha Trek 4 Night 5 Days

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Kedarkantha Peak, Singtur Range, Uttarakhand, India
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Duration

4 Night 5 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

100 people

Languages

English, Hindi

About this tour

Nestled in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, the Kedarkantha Trek stands as a captivating adventure for those seeking a blend of pristine landscapes and thrilling trekking experiences. Rising to an elevation of 12,500 feet, this trek offers a perfect introduction to the Himalayas, making it accessible to both beginners and seasoned trekkers.

The journey to Kedarkantha unfolds through dense pine forests, picturesque meadows, and quaint villages, providing trekkers with diverse terrains and stunning vistas. The highlight of the trek is the mesmerizing summit view that includes snow-covered peaks like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, and Black Peak.

Kedarkantha’s charm extends beyond the scenic beauty, encompassing a unique cultural experience as trekkers traverse traditional Garhwali villages and interact with the warm locals. The trek is a year-round delight, with snow-covered landscapes during winter and vibrant blossoms in spring.

Whether it’s the thrill of reaching the summit or the joy of camping under the star-lit Himalayan sky, the Kedarkantha Trek promises an unforgettable adventure, leaving trekkers with indelible memories of nature’s grandeur.

Included/Excluded

  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Activities
  • Well experienced trekleader and support staff
  • Accomodation
  • Medical team
  • Permits & Registration
  • personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.
  • Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above
  • Any cost or services not mentioned in the Inclusions Accommodation in any other destination (not mentioned above) Cost arising due to unforeseen incidents like bad weather, medical evacuation, road blocks etc
  • Porter/mule charges to carry personal luggage can be arranged at an additional cost of as per local rate per day (1 soft bag per person < 12 kg)

Itinerary

  • Your Kedarkantha adventure begins with your arrival at the quaint village of Sankri. Situated at an altitude of around 6,400 feet, Sankri is the starting point for the trek. You may reach Sankri from Dehradun or other nearby towns. Spend the day acclimatizing to the altitude, exploring the village, and preparing for the exciting trek ahead.
  • Meet our trek leader at Dehradun Railway Station around 7 Am and then be ready to travel towards Sankri which will be our basecamp.

  • On this day we will to 9100 ft from 6400 ft.
  • Trekking for 4km will take 2.5 long hours.
  • The path will pass through maple trees, oak forests, water streams, and stunning meadows.
  • Night stay in tents (twin sharing).

  • After breakfast Continue your ascent towards the Kedarkantha Base Camp. The trail takes you through meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers during the warmer months. As you gain altitude, the landscape transforms, and you'll be treated to panoramic views of snow-clad peaks. The Base Camp, situated at around 11,250 feet, provides a breathtaking backdrop for your overnight stay.
  • The imposing view of the snow capped himalayan peaks Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Ranglana and Nag ranges before you.
  • Have your dinner and Overnight stay at Kedarkantha Base Camp.

  • The most exhilarating day of the trek has arrived. Start early in the morning to summit Kedarkantha Peak. The climb is challenging but rewarding, offering unparalleled views of the Himalayan range. The summit stands at approximately 12,500 feet. After spending some time at the summit, begin your descent towards Sankari, a campsite surrounded by dense forests. The descent provides a different perspective of the landscape, and the campsite offers a tranquil setting for the night.
  • We return for brunch at base camp and will move for the night stay at Kotgaon.
  • Rest for sometime while dinner will be served.

  • Back to Dehradun which is 220km from Sankri.
  • The drive will take almost 8 to 10 hours but, on the way, you will come across beautiful scenes.
  • By Tata Sumo or any other vehicle, you will be dropped at Dehradun Railway Station.

Durations

Multi day

Languages

English
Hindi

Frequently asked questions

The Kedarkantha trek is a popular winter trek in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It takes you through scenic forests, meadows, and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks.

The best time for the Kedarkantha trek is from December to March when the region is covered in snow, creating a magical winter wonderland experience.

The Kedarkantha trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty, suitable for beginners as well as experienced trekkers. The trail involves ascending through forests and snowy terrain.

Typically, the Kedarkantha trek takes around 5 to 6 days to complete. This includes trekking to the summit and descending back to the base camp.

The summit of Kedarkantha stands at an altitude of approximately 12,500 feet (3,800 meters) above sea level.

Yes, you will need a forest permit and sometimes a trekking permit, which is usually arranged by the trekking organizers or guides.

Essential items include warm clothing (thermals, fleece jackets, gloves, and socks), trekking shoes, a sturdy backpack, a sleeping bag suitable for cold weather, a headlamp or flashlight, and personal toiletries.

It's generally recommended to trek with a group or with experienced guides who know the terrain well, especially during winter when snow can make navigation challenging.

Accommodation during the Kedarkantha trek is usually in tents or simple mountain huts/homestays arranged by trek organizers. Camping gear is typically provided.

The trek offers stunning views of snow-clad peaks like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, and Black Peak. You'll also pass through beautiful oak and pine forests and picturesque meadows like Juda-ka-Talab.

While prior trekking experience is not mandatory, it's helpful to have basic fitness and stamina for long walks and ascending steep terrain.

Sankri is the base village for the Kedarkantha trek and is accessible from Dehradun, which is a major city in Uttarakhand.

Tour's Location

Kedarkantha Peak, Singtur Range, Uttarakhand, India

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