Although there are many trekking places in the great Himalayan range Kedar Kantha is one of the most ideal places for trekker is situated in the Garhwal region of Himalayan surrounded with full of nature’s gifts which can easily be spelled bound for a nature lover as well as a common man. In the midwest of your trekking journey can pass through a series of hamlets, endless lush green meadows, jungle sights and so many things of nature. in the very end, though it is endless and full of natural objects, these places like swargarohini, banderpooch, black and raglan proved themselves the sunsets tops that seem while snow-capped mountain.Less
As we know today is first day of our trip from Dehradun at 6:30am onward journey to Sankri. Sankri is located at a distance of 210kms on the National Highway. It’s a long scenic drive on a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle takes at least 9 hours to reach Sankri, our trek base providing absolute comfort to the trekkers so that they can enjoy the beauty of the Drive on twisting roads, which present the most scenic sights of the Garhwal as you pass through exotic locales of Mussoorie, Barkot to finally arrive at the last motorable village Sankri, 13km inside Govind National Park. You’ll camp at this quaint village for the tent in pitched camps
Finally Your ground trek will begin today where you’ll head towards the Juda Ka Taal having an altitude of 9100 Ft.
Today's morning we start from breakfast and some warm up exercise to help you acclimatise with the local weather conditions, you’ll begin your trek from the beautiful village of Sankri and trek towards Juda ka Talaab. This remote lake tucked away in the grandeur of the snow-capped mountains is the ideal place to camp for the ever changing scenes bring alive the natural kaleidoscope with every change in light. Retire for the night by a pond ringed by pine and oak trees.
If we talk about the Juda Ka Taal is a most beautiful lake surrounded by the pine trees which gets a freeze during winters and became a spot for adventures and fun activities for the trekkers like gliding or walking on ice. The trail will be getting steeper as you move forward where your trek guide can teach you some skills for snow slopes and also do listen to him; he might assist you regarding how big you footsteps. The destination of this day is Kedarkantha base camp lies at an altitude of 11,250 Ft. which is approx 4 km from Juda ka Taal and may take 2 hrs to reach though depends on the trekkers walking speed.This place is one of the most finest stretches on this trail as the natural beauty is unbelievable and promises to leave behind an unforgettable memory. Trek through forest heavily occupied by pine and oak trees that give these mountains its distinct charm. Arrive at an open meadow at the summit’s base, set up camp for the night and retire.
Today our trek is quite more as compare to other day, but the excitement of the journey and conquering the peak would be far greater and much more worthy in compared to the challenges for the visitors. The climb is steep however absolutely worthwhile and one with rewarding views. As soon as you move slowly dense forest trails surrounding by Pine trees start to disappear slowly. It takes about 2 hours to reach there on the peak of kedharkantha, you are surrounded by mountain valleys and ranges. Panoramic sights of mighty Himalayas range mixed with dark, blue and white clouds scattered like a painting sketched by nature just for you. You will see the Dhauladhar range, Chainsheel Pass, Har ki Dun valley and Rupin valley. Swargarohini also comes into view along with Black Peak and Bandarpoonch. Some of the other peaks you see include Gangotri, Yamnotri, Jorkanden and Draupadi ka Danda. After spending some time on the top, you head back to the campsite, have lunch at a middle point of descending at the basecamp and head towards Hargaon. After a wonderful day, spend the night in tents.Ensure that you have had a suitably large sized breakfast as today will be a long day. Ascend to the Kedarkantha peak (3,850m). The climb is steep but absolutely worthwhile and one with rewarding views. Have lunch against a stunning backdrop of the Gangotri and Yamunotri ranges. After a quick break, prepare for a descent to Hargaon, your destination for the night’s halt.
Today your memorising Kedarkantha trekking has come where you’ll have to leave the majestic view of the Himalayas and snowcapped mountain ranges. We’ll be heading back to the Sankri today, and the trek will be relatively simple since the distance is short. Sankri is the stoppage village in the morning will welcome you with a spectacular sunrise between the pine trees which will proceed with the breakfast with mountain air for company, pack and prepare for your trek back to Sankri. Along the way you can enjoy the open views of meadows of the beautiful Har ki Dun Valley much known for its rich flora. Retire for the day.
Last day of trek the official ending to your mesmerising Kedarkantha trekking. As you travel on the same path from Sankri to Dehradun, the excitement at the start of the journey finds a way to settle down with a set of unforgettable memories as you head back to home.