Kedarkantha Peak Fixed Departure Group Trek ex-Dehradun Photos

Kedarkantha Peak Fixed Departure Group Trek ex-Dehradun

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6 Days / 5 Nights
Dehradun to Dehradun

Kedarkantha Budget Trekking ex-Dehradun - Fixed Group Departure Tour

Kedarkantha Trek is one of the most fascinating and thrilling trekking tours which provides all the excitement but with limited challenges and in much less time. It’s a weeklong tour and can be easily commuted through Dehradun which can be reached from all parts of the country. The tour is one of the least expensive trekking tours and can be enjoyed with all ease and comfort.

The Kedarkantha Peak is one of the most sought after snow trekking destinations in India. With falling winter snow it’s a mesmerizing pictorial view and what’s more attractive, is the view of the Mighty Himalayas from the trails right to the top. Nestled at a height of 3810 meters which is about 12,500 feet this is an ideal trekking trail which covers a consolidated distance of 20 kms.

The distance is not much and the trekking trail is neither very difficult which enables even the first time trekkers to set on the adventure and enjoy the beauty of nature at its best. With charming and captivating sights of snow clapped Himalayas, the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, myriad collection of flora, frozen ponds, to the sights of mesmerizing peaks, this trek have all the delightful marvels that a trekker wish to experience and view in his journey.

Though Kedarkantha trek can be conducted almost the whole year but the aspiring views that it provides in the winter months from December to April cannot be compared with summer times. The snow clapped trekking trails and the buckets of snow at the base of the pine trees are a fascinating beauty to savor and which remains only available during the winter days.

Short Kedarkantha Trek Itinerary
Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (10-11 hrs)
Day 2: Sankri to Juda ka talab
Day 3: Juda ka talab to Kedarkantha base
Day 4: Kedarkantha base to Kedarkantha peak; descend to Har Gaon
Day 5: Har Gaon to Sankri
Day 6: Drive back to Dehradun

Note: The itinerary is subject to change for this package. The itinerary shared with on your email will be final.

Package Highlights

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Trek Grade: Easy
  • Max Altitude: 12,500 Ft.
  • Trekking Km: 20 Kms

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Sankri

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The trekkers will be received warmly by the authorized personal from Dehradun at 6:30am for a onward journey to Sankri. Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle providing absolute comfort to the trekkers so that they can enjoy the beauty of the location. It is the scenic surroundings which increases the pleasure of reaching the destination and exhilarates the joy of the thrilling tour that remains yet to be experienced.

The expected time to reach Sankri is 5 pm but since in some areas the roads are a little bumpy and rough, the time can be a little longer. However on reaching the destination one can check in to the prior booked hotel and our representative can help with the check in formalities. After freshening up, since the evening is free for leisure one can enjoy indoors and relax or can set out to explore the beautiful Sankri village where there are local shops and small market selling mostly daily goods and a collection of few dhabas. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 : Sankri to Juda-ka-Talab

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Having an early start after a healthy breakfast at the hotel it’s a journey straight towards Juda Ka Talab which is based at an altitude of 9100 feet. It’s a 4 kms trekking journey and the approximate time for reaching the same is around 5 hours. The journey begins by moving out of Sankri village through an extension called Saur. Once the village is crossed the road takes a wide curve and climbs sharply.

The initial climb would be climbing several bridges through dense forest trees and thick carpet of maple and pine leaves all brown in color. It’s an exquisite vision and a pictorial view that leaves all mesmerized. The trail is wide and one can hear the sounds of running streams all through but may not be in view till much further. On the way one can view remote villages where women and kids are found carrying bundles of wooden logs, wooden sticks and dry leaves to utilize them for household cooking and setting up night fire.

Jadu Ka talab is a too perfect a destination. The sharp contrast of a giant lake on the left and thick pine and oak forest on the right is a fascinating setting the lap of Mother Nature and an ideal campsite to spend a perfect evening. One can engage in activities like photography or nature walk to explore the area at the best. At the night time campfire can also be a good idea to share the light supper some warm drinks underneath the clear sky. The night sky however is a treat to the eyes with bright and shining stars creating a magnificent aura which is enjoyable for all trekkers. Overnight sleep is arranged in tents.

Day 3 : Juda-ka-Talab to Kedarkantha Base

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The distance from Jadu Ka Talab to this destination is about 4 kms and in a moderate speed it takes about 2.5 hours to reach the place. After having the morning breakfast set out for the next journey where the trail is somewhat straight forward and quite visible. In this trail one will come across many shepherd huts in open meadows which are equally delightful to see. At an altitude of about 10,400 feet one can visualize traces of snow in and around the track only if it is the winter months trekking.

Just before reaching the Kedarkantha Base one can enjoy the fascinating views of arc shaped range of snow clapped mountains comprising of Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana standing out proudly showcasing their beauty. After reaching the base, set up the tent in a preferred selected place which is open and one can enjoy a clear view of the night sky. However it is advisable to be based in close group rather than in much scattered way in the dark.Overnight sleep at the tent.

Our tents in Kedarkantha base camp

Day 4 : Kedarkantha base - Kedarkantha peak - Hargaon camp

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The fourth day of the trek is destined to conquer the Kedarnath Peak. Today the trekkers need to hike an elevation from 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet. The schedule of the day includes hiking to Kedarkantha peak and then again descending back till Hargaon camp which is based at 8900 feet. The total journey comprises of 6 kms altogether and takes about 7 hours of time in a moderate speed.

 Divyang Dubey: Relaxing with Amazing views from Kedarkantha Peak

The 360 degree view of the snow clad peaks of Uttarakhand is intoxicating and beyond words to be penned down. One can relax at the top for some time and enjoy the magical beauty of nature and then descend towards base camp by noon time. After reaching the camp take a break for lunch and refreshments. Once relaxed, set out for descending furthermore to Hargaon camp. On reaching the campsites set the tent and mark the end of another delightful day with dinner and overnight sleep at the tent.

Day 5 : Hargaon camp to Sankri

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After having the breakfast, pack the backpack to descend furthermore through a more clearly marked well paved pathway, laden with small stones. Meandering through rich dense pine forests one can view the sight of streams flowing by in a slow and steady way. The time for descending this approximately 6 kms long trail takes about 4 hours or more at a moderate speed.

A little further down the trail comes to a ridge from where it gives a splendid view of Har ki Dun valley or the Valley of Gods in its blissful and harmonious view. One can explore the place more and enjoy photographing the lovely valley from the distance.

On reaching the base, get back to the hotel and freshen up and get settled for the day. If the enthusiasm stays, one can again get out exploring the village to collect some local items to keep as a souvenir of the location. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6 : Sankri to Dehradun

Drive220 kms

The last day of the trip is the departure day where the trekkers need to travel back to Dehradun. Tata Sumo or a similar make car will be provided for a travel back of 220 kms to the city. Start the day early by enjoying the morning sun once again from Sankri and then enjoy a healthy and relishing breakfast at the hotel. Pack the bags and take all the belongings and check out of the hotel by 8 am approximately so that the journey to Dehradun can be started early. The distance takes about 10 hours to reach excluding the break times so the earlier one starts its always the better.

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
  • Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
  • Transport from Dehradun to Sankri and return (According to itinerary)
  • Mules to carry the central camping luggage

Package Exclusions

  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Food during the transit.
  • Insurance.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under inclusions.
  • Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.

Important Information

  • Pickup from Dehradun Railway Station at 6:00 am.
  • Pick-up is included in the cost of the trek
  • You will reach Sankri by 5:00 pm
  • Food from Dehradun to Sankri is not included in the trek cost

Cancellation Policy

  • Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
  • 15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
  • 30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
  • Note: No refunds in case of Road Blocks, Accidents, etc
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