KedarKantha Trek

Description

Kedarkantha situated in the Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand. For the nature admirers, it’s the best place to visit. The area is complemented with unsurpassed beauty, quaint hamlets, green meadows, snow paths and amazing sights of the rising Himalayan peaks. Close to Har Ki Dun this place is lesser visited. Uttarakhand is imbued with nature’s aura that offers a landscape dotted with serene rivers, groovy lakes and exceeding peaks. To catch an exclusive glance of flora & fauna in Himalayas one must pass through the snaking trail to the 3,850m tall summit goes through Govind National Park. With views of peaks like the Swarga Rohini, Bander pooch, Black, and Rangana, the highlight of the trail is undoubtedly sunsets against the backdrop of impressive snow-capped mountains.

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About The Tour

TREK INFO/FACTS:

• Region: Uttarakhand

• Duration: 5 Night & 6 Days

• Grade: Easy

• Max Altitude: 12,500 Ft.

• Trekking Km: 20 Kms.

• Trail Type: Round Trail. The trek starts and ends at Sankri

• Rail Head: Dehradun is the nearest rail head to the base camp

• Air Port: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

• Base Camp: Sankri (10 Hrs drive from Dehradun)

Inclusions :

• Transportation: Dehradun to Sankri to Dehradun

• Accommodation: 4 Nights Camping during trek(on sharing basis) & 1 Night at Guesthouse

• High-quality trekking gears (Tents, Sleeping Bags, Gaiters, Crampons, Liners, Cutlery).

• Delicious, Hygienic & Nutritious Meals on scheduled time (Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner).

• Natural Spring Water during Trek

Exclusions :

• Any kind of personal expenses

• Any Personal Gears

• Meal during the transportation

• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage

• Anything not mentioned in inclusions

• GST@5%

SUPPORT TEAM:

• Experience Trek Leader

• Assistant Trek Leader/Local Guide

• Cook

• Helpers

• Porters/Mules(for equipment)

 

Support staff is very well familiar with local conditions, routes and mythological stories which are related to this whole trek.

 

SAFETY AND RESCUE ( We Provide While Trekking ):

• Mountaineering Course Qualified Trek Leader

• Local Support Team for Geographical Intelligence

• Crampons / Micro-spikes to the Trekkers

• First-Aid Medical Kit with the Team

• Adventure gears for team (Ice axe, walkie talkies, oximeter).

• Fully equipped medial kit, oxygen and safety equipment.

• All forest permits and camping charges.

 

  • NOTE: We expects you to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you don’t want to carry your backpack, you can give it to porter against advance notice with extra charges at INR 350/Day.
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Things To Carry :

Small shoulder bag 

Cotton full sleeves shirts / T Shirts 

Well broken in shoes

 Woolen socks & gloves 

Pullovers & Jacket 

Monkey Cap & Sun Cap 

Light raincoat & Umbrella 

Wind cheater 

Quick dry hand towel 

Torch with spare battery 

Personal medical kit (if any) 

Walking stick 

Water Bottles

Payment Policy :

For any trek cancellation, we should be informed at least 15 days prior to the trek starting date.

No cancellation charges if cancel before 15 days of trek start date (100% refund except 10% SERVICE charges on actual trek fee)

In case the cancellation is not made before 15 days then you can keep your money safe by informing us in between 8-15 days from trek staring date and can go for same or another trek on some other date as well. (No refund if cancelation made in between 5 days of trek staring date )

Term & Condition :

Please Visit the Term & Condition Page on Official Website. 

 

 

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

  • Day : 1 Dehradun to Sankri (10-11 hrs)

    Today We will start Our drive from Dehradun to reach Sankri. This is an enjoyable drive initially along the Yamuna and towards the latter part along the beautiful Tons River. There are very beautiful pine forest sections along the drive today. Upon reaching Sankri we will check into the scenically located campsite. Overnight stay at Sankri.

  • Day : 2 Sankri to Juda Ka Talab

    After a leisurely breakfast, you will set out on the hike. Walking to Saur village and from there you will start climbing up. Reach a small lake/pond called Juda-ka-Talab. Camp here for the night. Overnight stay at Juda – ka - Talab

  • Day : 3 Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base

    Post breakfast begin the trek towards Kedar Kantha base, our destination for the day. The route is beautiful with vast fields of snow and patches of green in between them. The KedarKantha base campsite is an open snow ground surrounded by trees. This site has been chosen keeping in mind the safety aspect and is a wonderful place to set up a camp. Here one can rest at Gujjar huts for safety back, in case the weather is harsh. From nearby get fabulous views of Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch& Kalanag peaks. Overnight stay at the base camp of Kedarkantha.

  • Day : 4 Kedarkantha Base to Kedarkantha peak & descend to Har Gaon

    It's a long day today as we are climbing on steep slopes from the west ridge of the mountain and then after reaching the summit, we return back to the basecamp and post lunch we move to Hargaon campsite. We will start early in the morning post breakfast and try to reach the top of the ridge by noon. As we move forward slowly dense forest trails surrounding by Pine trees start to disappear slowly. It's a rigorous and tiring uphill climb of over 2 hours but the scenic views around you will keep your adrenaline rush high just to know how's the view from the top. At some point of this walk you will be awestruck by the 360-degree view and once everyone reaches the top, believe us it's a win-win situation for everyone. Panoramic views of mighty Himalayas range mixed with dark blue and white clouds scattered like a painting sketched by nature just for you. After spending some time on the top we head back to our campsite, have lunch at a mid point of the downwards journey from the basecamp and head towards Hargaon. Stay for the night in tents.

  • Day : 5 Har Gaon to Sankri

    Today we will be heading towards Sankri from where it all started approximately 6 kms long trail counting about 4 hours. After breakfast, we will descend through a more marked well paved route, laden with stones. A trail further the trail leads to a ridge from where you get a splendid view of Har ki Dun valley. And by the evening we reach Sankri. Small handmade goods, wooden toys and wooden home décor items can be bought from here. Local delicacies can be tasted here for a memorable experience. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse

  • Day : 6 Drive back to Dehradun

    We will be arranging a vehicle for your drop to Dehradun.

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