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Kedarkantha Trek Package Uttarakhand

Uttrakhand
Excellent

Duration

5 Days/ 4 Night

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

25 people

Languages

English, Hindi

Overview

Kedarkantha Trekking :  

Kedarkantha Trek is located within Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state. The snow and pine trees have adorned Kedarkantha Peak. This is one of the most famous and bewitching trekking destinations of India. The falling winter snow gives the mesmerizing view that attracts the tourists.

The Himalayan range includes many trekking places, where the Garhwal region has gained much popularity. The spellbound beauty of this region will blow your mind with several natural charms of the surrounding. The meadows, lush greenery, and hamlets are adding enormous pleasure to the Kedarkantha Trek package. The place is filled with several natural objects and it proves its elegance in every second you spend here. Kedarkantha Trek Package in Uttarakhand will help you to explore many places like swargarohini, banderpooch, black, and raglan.

Kedarkantha Trek Package Inclusions

Meals during the trek
Dinner on arrival day in Sankri
Forest Permits/Camping Charges
Accommodation in Guest house/Home stay/Camping
Meals while on trek (Veg.)
Professional Trek Leader Guide, and Support staff.
Trekking equipments like Crampon & Gaiters, Sleeping bag, Thick mattress, Dinning tent.
Permits and entry fees
First aid medical kits

Kedarkantha Trekking Quick View

Kedarkantha Base camp : Sankri village
Kedarkantha Trek Duration: 6D/5N
Kedarkantha Trek Distance:  20 km
Kedarkantha Trek Height: 12,500 ft, (3800 m)
Kedarkantha Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
Kedarkantha Trek Temperature: Day (8°C to 15°C) and Night: (-5°C to 3°C)
Best Time to do Kedarkantha Trekking: November to April
Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station
Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Group Departures Kedarkantha Trek

➔October : 16,23 ,27,29,30
➔ November: 1,2,6,7,13,14,20,21,27,28
➔ December: 4,5,11,12,18,19, 20, 21, 22 23, 24,25,26,27,28,29, 30
➔January: 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23,29,30,31
➔ February:5,6,12,13, 19,20, 26,27

Note: Customization Dates available/Choose your own Travel Date.

How to reach Dehradun

By Flight:-
Nearest Airport – Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun , is located 24 km away from the city.
And daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun.
By Train:
 The nearest railway station is the Dehradun junction, which is well connected to major cities from all over India.
By Bus:-
The regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi’s (ISBT Kashmere Gate).
The government buses from (ISBT Kashmere Gate). Private buses run from outside of ISBT.
You can either drive to Dehradun or hire a cab/taxi to reach Dehradun from Delhi.
Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun Station through Ola/ Uber Cab and Vikram , Tata Sumo or similar vehicles to go Dehradun Railway Station at 6:00am.
If you wish to reach kedarkantha Base camp Sankri on your own by public transportation:
There are 2/3 privately operated buses from Dehradun (near DDN railway station on Gandhi road) To Sankri. The 200 Km journey will take around 10/12 hours. The busses start at 5:30; & 6:00; & 7:00 am onward.
You will reach Sankri at 5:00pm.
Keadarkantha snow trees

Kedarkantha Trek Best Time

Kedarkantha winter trek is conducted almost round of the year the best memoriable 360 degree views seen in the  months from December to April cannot be compared with summer times. kedarkantha trek route is covered with snow-clapped trekking trails and the buckets of snow at the base camp of kedarkantha winter trek of the pine trees are a fascinating beauty to savor and remains only available during the winter days. However, it is better to avoid the monsoon time for trekking on these trails.
The Kedarkantha trek can be done round of the year but in each weather condition it’s looks are different in winters because there will be snow white whole landscape, flora & fauna covered with the white blanket of snow. The Kedarkantha trail  is full of snow during winters becomes white due to snow with tall snow-covered pine trees.  If you are on a kedarkantha winter trek during a full moon then for a while you will forget that you are on the earth because the reflection of the moon on the snow creates a miraculous effect in your eyes. The whole kedarkantha campsite will look like you are camping on some other planet. Due to these specialities, the Kedarkantha winter trekking is the most famous trek among trekkers and nature lovers.if we talking about  summers season and spring season it will be lush green, has the fragrance of wildflowers, the fragrance of pinewood, blooming flowers of different colours. The whole landscape captivates you and your senses. Due to heavy rainfall during monsoon season it will be quite risky to do trekking so the best time is April to June and then September to April. If you are going especially for snow then go after the starting of December when this area will be fully covered with white blanket of snow.

Kedarkantha Trek Location

Kedarkantha Trek is located in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary Uttarkashi district in the range of Himalayas  Uttarakhand, India. Kedarkantha trekking is starts from a village Sankri, the base camp of Kedarkantha trek.  The kedarkantha trek height is 12,500 ft (3,800 m) above sea level and reaching the summit that feels very rewarding as you get a 360-degree view of peaks with eyes like the Yamunotri, Gangotri ranges, Bandarpoonch, Black pea and Ranglana.  And  the another glimps of Har Ki Dun valley makes an appearance.
Kedarkantha summit is situated in the Tons of  mountains valley is a beautiful ridge peak; kedarkantha trek package is easily accessible round of the year. The kedarkantha view is embraced with a variety of flora and fauna, making it even more appealing, adventurous, and fulfilling your eyes.

Distance from Dehradun to Kedarkantha Trek.

The distance between Dehradun to Kedarkantha Trekking is around 190 km one way. The Kedarkantha Trek start from Dehradun Railway station in morning 6:30 onwards to the Kedarkantha base camp Sankri.

Kedarkantha Trek Distance

Kedarkanthat trek day one starts from Dehradun to Sankri covering the stupendous distance of around 190kms. kedarkantha trek journey taking atleast of 8-9 hours to reach sankri the kedarkantha base camp but full of astounding sceneries boosting your adrenaline levels all the way and giving you mesmerizing feeling of being surrounded by the blissful nature hills satation on the way like Mussoorie and waterfall like Kempty fall, and sideseen like Damta, Naugaon, Purola, Mori to reach Sankri.
Day two on field trek starts from sankri will be heading towards Juda-ka-Talab is around trekking distance of 5 kms the real joy of trekking and tourism in Uttarakhand. The trekking of 5 kms from sankri to Juda-Ka-Talab is a much refreshing in winters you can see snow starting from sankri to Juda-ka-Talab. Also the Juda-ka-Talab is frozen in the month of December to mid of March.
The Day three kedarkantha trekking starts from the Juda-ka-Talab to the Kedarkantha base camp the distance of around 3.5kms to making it super comfy trekking and giving tourists much better comfort in kedarkantha base camp.
Today will be the summit day starts from Kedarkantha base camp to the Kedarkantha peak and right after descent to the Juda-ka-Talab the distance spanning around 9 kms and the next day Juda-ka-talab to sankri which will end up our memorable trekking journey.
Kedarkantha route

Kedarkantha Trek Height

Kedarkantha trek height is ranging between 3800m (12,500 ft) from sea level making it one of the best beginner trek in Uttarakhand India.
Kedarkantha trek stands at the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary. However, the kedarkantha trek height is only partly responsible, when calculating difficulty levels. Although the entire kedarkantha trek route is made up of gradual ascends and descends, you may have to face some steep climbs. You will also have to depend on torch lights during dark hours. The last 100 ft or so can be strenuous. It is challenging, but also enjoyable. Since the trek difficulty level is easy to moderate, anyone can go on this trek.
The kedarkantha trekking trail starts from Sankri (6,500 ft), goes past Juda Ka Talab (9,000 ft), followed by Kedarkantha base camp (11,250 ft), and then onwards to the summit (12,500 ft). The Kedarkantha base camp is easy to cover and has mostly soft ascends. From the closest kedarkantha base camp to the summit, you may have to put a bit more effort. However, even then it is doable. Do keep in mind that the difficulty level of the trek may increase during the winter months when snowfall in kedarkantha winter trek.

Juda ka Talab frozen lake

Kedarkantha Temperature

Kedarkantha temperature during the winter season ranges from 10-16degree Celcius during the day to as low as -4 degrees Celcius during the night. After sundown, the cold wind starts and Kedarkantha temperature drops dramatically.  During the months of January and February, Kedarkantha is generally covered with snow and you would realize that the Kedarkantha weather is chilling cold even during the day. It is recommended to have woolen clothes with proper layering to deal with cold Kedarkantha temperature in winter.
kedarkantha camp

Snow fall start in Kedarkantha trek

Kedarkantha winter trek is especially loved by trekkers because of  snow fall  time starts  in December, but sometimes it happens in early November as well. Kedarkantha peak becomes full of snowfall,
Kedarkantha has the highest snowfall in the months of January and February, which lasts till the last of may does not melt easily.
Kedarkantha camp site

Kedarkantha trek during November to December

Kedarkantha trek in November is basically chill weather. And in December rolls in the snow to gets really cold. Kedarkantha winter trek temperature falls below 0 degrees at nightfall. The mercury reading ranges from 0 degrees to -6 degrees Celsius after sunset. Snowfall and frost is a common occurrence, and you can expect fresh layers of White Blanket of sheets.
The temperature remains at 10-16 degrees Celsius during the daytime, but nights experience constant sub-zero levels. It can also get occasionally windy. You should be carrying proper winter clothes.
Kedarkantha Snow Trek

Kedarkantha trek during January to March

The average temperature in Kedarkantha trek varies between 8 degrees to 19 degrees Celsius during the day time. At night, the mercury can still fall to sub-zero levels in January and February as well as March.
kedarkantha temperature being start normal in April as spring season is coming. New leaves grow on the bare tree branches and the barren forest gets colour after the harsh winter months though patches of snow can be noticed even till the last week of April.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • • Duration: 6D/5N
  • • Meals: Day 1 Dinner to Day 6 Breakfast
  • • Maximum altitude: 12,500 ft
  • • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • • Trek Distance: 20 KM
  • • GROUP DEPAURTURE DATES
  • ➔ November: 1,2,6,7,13,14,20,21,27,28
  • ➔ December: 4,5,11,12,18,19, 20, 21, 22 23, 24,25,26,27,28,29
  • ➔ January: 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23,29,30
  • ➔ February:5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Dehradun to Sankri
Day 1 - Dehradun to Sankri

Today, the Kedarkantha Trek organizer will begin the exciting trekking. We will start from Dehradun to reach Sankri early in the morning, at 6:30 AM. This 210 kilometers long journey is going to offer you scenic views. Your next 9 hours will let you make a collection of pictorial views. The entire drive will be pleased with the enticing sights of Garhwal. You will pass through the twisting roads and the exotic locals of Mussoorie, Barko. On reaching Sankri village, you will create a camp at the quaint village. This is approximately 13 kilometers inside the Govind National Park.

Day 2 - Trek from Sankri to Juda ka Talaab
Day 2 - Trek from Sankri to Juda ka Talaab

Finally, we have reached the ground from where we will begin the trek from Sankri to Juda ka Talaab. Juda ka Taalab has an altitude of 9100 feet. To pursue the trekking, we will start early in the morning after some warm-up exercise for required acclimatization. On the way to trekking, the beautiful village of Sankri will motivate you. The pond ringed by pine and oak trees will propel the night you will stay here.

Day 3 - Trek from Juda ka Talaab to Kedarkantha Base
Day 3 - Trek from Juda ka Talaab to Kedarkantha Base

Kedarkantha Trek organizer has planned this day for a trek from Juda ka Taalab to Kedarkantha Base. Juda ka Taalab is a beautiful lake surrounded by pine trees. The winter season freezes it that becomes an enthralling place for all the fun activities. You can walk on the ice and enjoy the slopes. Kedarkantha Trek organizer will arrange the guide to teach you some great trekking skills for the slopes. You can make bigger footsteps. After completing this 4 kilometers long journey in around 2 hours, we will reach our destination that is the Kedarkantha base camp. Kedarkantha base camp lies at an altitude of 11,250 feet. The beauty of this place is very promising. You can set the camp amidst the pine and oak trees. Lying on the meadows and seeing the stars will remove all the fatigue you have collected while trekking.

Day 4 - Trek to Kedarkantha Summit and Descend to Juda ka Talaab
Day 4 - Trek to Kedarkantha Summit and Descend to Juda ka Talaab

The day is more exciting than yesterday as today we will cover a long way to trek. We will begin the exciting journey to conquer the peak. This can be a challenge for you as the climb is so steep to cover. You will gradually reach the peak of Kedarkantha after trekking through the dense forest. Meanwhile, you will witness mountain valleys, ranges, and pine trees. The beauty of feather-like clouds will amaze you. The majesty of Dhauladhar range, Chainsheel Pass, Har ki Dun valley, and Rupin valley is worth to see. Swargarohini, Black Peak, and Bandarpoonch are the other enticing places of this trekking journey. The other peaks include Gangotri, Yamnotri, Jorkanden, and Draupadi ka Danda.
You can take a halt at the top and after a few hours, you will head back to the campsite. The ascending journey will include 3,850 meters. After taking sufficient rest in the journey and exploring the different places of the way, we will get prepared for a descent to Juda ka Talab where we are going to have an overnight stay.

Day 5 - Trek from Juda ka Talaab back to Sankri, Drive to Dehradun.

This is the time to wrap the journey and to start trekking from Juda ka talaab to Sankri. You will witness the majestic views of the Himalayas. The snow-clad peaks will make your journey interesting. When the sun will rise behind the pine trees and will spread the rays on the meadows, your trek will become more pleasant. The views of Har ki Doon and its beautiful meadows will give you a chance to click more pictures.Being the last day of the Kedarkantha Trek package, it can be a little overwhelming for you. Check the luggage that you have brought in Kedarkantha Trek. Set the things well and start a drive from Sankri to Dehradun.

Included/Excluded

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Camping charges
  • Leaders & Guides
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Safety Equipment

Group Size

20 - 25

Tour's Location

Uttrakhand

FAQs

Cancellation Policy
- If the cancellations are made 30 Days before the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 10-30 days before the trip, 30% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 0-10 days before the trip, Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.
- In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
- Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking
How To Reach?
By Flight -
Nearest Airport - Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun , is located 24 km away from the city.
And daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun.

By Train -
New delhi to Dehradun
Dehradun Shatabdi Express; Train no-12017. Departure- 6:45am; Arrival- 12:50pm
Dehradun Jan ShatabdiExpress; Train no-12055. Departure- 3:20pm; Arrival- 9:10pm

Hazrat Nizamuddin station {Delhi} to Dehradun.
Nandadevi Express - Train no: 12401 (Departure 11:45pm; Arrival - 5:40am)
Dehradun SF Express - Train no: 12687 (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 4:45am)
Dehradun Express - Train No:19019. Departure - 5:40am; Arrival - 5:35pm


By Bus:-

The regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi’s (ISBT Kashmere Gate).
We would suggest you to take only government buses from (ISBT Kashmere Gate). Private buses run from outside of ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.
Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun Station through Ola/ Uber Cab and Vikram , Tata Sumo or similar vehicles to go Dehradun Railway Station at 6:00am.

Pick-up from dehradun to Sankri is not included in the cost of the trek.
Based upon your request we will arrange a pick up and drop from Dehradun to Sankri and back to dehradun. This will be shared equally by the team members on actual basis. You pay directly to the driver/transporter. The fare is Rs 5500 for a Tata Sumo/Mahindra Maxx one way. This can accommodate 6 to 8 people. A Tempo Traveller charges Rs 9000 (12-14 seat) one way. This is NOT included in TREK FEE and to be paid directly to the driver/owner.

If you wish to reach our Trek Base Sankri on your own by public transportation:

There are 2/3 privately operated buses from Dehradun (near DDN railway station on Gandhi road) To Sankri. The 200 Km journey will take around 10/12 hours. The busses start at 5:30; & 6:00; & 7:00 am onward.

While returning from Sankri take the morning bus to Dehradun/Vikasnagar and reach by 7 pm.
You will reach Sankri at 5:00pm.
Food from dehradun to Sankri is not included in the trek cost
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