Kedarkantha Trek is an easy trek highly recommended for those who are planning their first trek & want it to be snow laden.This is one of the few treks which are open for the entire year. The ideal season to do this trek however is from dec end to march when the trail is completely snow clad. Camping over snow by the lake, 360 degree view of some of the highest peaks like Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Black Peak are some of the major attractions of this trek. Lying in Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, the region is home to rich flora & fauna.
30-3 Nov (Open)
29-3 Dec (Open)
29-2 Jan (Open)
26-2 Mar (Open)
28- 1 April (Open)
Duration: 5 Days | 4 Nights
Elevation: 3850 mtr
Best Season: Throughout the year
Kedarkantha Trek is situated in the mountains of the tons river valley is a beautiful ridge peak; easily accessible anytime of the year. In the winters it snows in this valley and hence views from the summit are very rewarding. The trek goes through the Govind national park and gives you ample time to soak in the flora and fauna of this protected area. The summit lies at an altitude of 3850m and reaching the top is very satisfying as you are rewarded with views of peaks like the swargarohini, banderpooch, black and Ranglana.
Day 1: Drive from Dehradun – Sankri (8 hrs)
We will arrange the transport and they will meet you at Dehradun railway station to pick you for long but scenic drive to Sankri via Mussoorie, Purola, Mori, Netwar along the Tons River. On arrival set out camp for overnight stay.
Day 2: Trek from Sankri – Juda Ka Talab (4 hrs)
After morning exercise we will have our breakfast and start the trek around 8 AM for our next camp Juda Ka Talab. We will camp beside the small pond surrounded by Pine and Oak trees. One can have beautiful views of snow clad peaks from Juda Ka Talab campsite.
Day 3: Trek from Juda Ka Talab – Kedarkantha Base (3,193 mtr, 4 hrs)
Get up early morning to see the golden glow of snow clad peaks. Post breakfast start the trek to Kedarkantha Peak base which takes around 4 hrs to reach Kedarkantha Peak base. Enjoy hot lunch and explore the area.
Day 4: Kedarkantha Base camp – Kedarkantha Peak – Kedarkantha Base Camp (3,760 mtr, 7-8 hrs)
Today is a long day trek up to the summit of Kedarkantha peak, have your lunch with amazing views of snow clad peaks of Yamunotri and Gangotri ranges. After spending some quality time at the peak we trek back to nearby camping site at the Kedarkantha Base.
Day 5: Trek from Kedarkantha Base Camp – Sankri (4-5 hrs) and drive back to Dehradun
Trek down from Kedarkantha Base to Sankri via Hargaon on well marked trail by stones. Trek down through thick forest of Pine and Maple trees and at some places you will have open views of beautiful Har Ki Dun valley. Drive back to Dehradun.
Day 1: DEHRADUN TO SANKRI (210kms) – 8 hrs drive
We start early from Dehradoon and reach Sankri by evening.
Day 2: EXPLORE SANKRI AND TREK TO JUDA TAL (2850m) – 10kms
Post breakfast we start our trek and head towards juda talab.
Day 3: JUDA TAL TO KEDAR KANTH MEADOW – 6kms
We start post breakfast and trek through the pine and oak trees to reach the open field below the summit.
Day 4: VISIT KEDARKANTHA PEAK (3850m) AND TREK BACK TO SANKRI
It’s a long Day today. We start early post breakfast and try to reach the top of the ridge by noon.
Day 5: SANKRI TO DEHRADUN (210kms)
Post breakfast drive from Sankri to Dehradoon. Reach by evening and disperse.
• Backpack (40- 60 Litre) with comfortable shoulder straps, rain cover is essential.
• Comfortable Trekking Shoes
• One Pancho/ rain coat
• Windproof Jacket Thermal inner wear
• 2-3 T-shirt with full sleeves
• One fleece Jacket
• Day Pack (20 – 30 Litre)
• Trekking Pole
• Woollen Gloves (Two Pairs)
• Two Trek Pants
• Thermal Inner-wears
• Feather Jacket
• Woolen Cap
• Woolen Socks (Two Pairs)
• TorchCamera & Phone (with full/Extra Batteries)
• Water Bottle
• Personal Medical Kit
• Sun Cap
• Sun Screen Cream
• Anti bacterial Powder
• Lip Bam
• Hand Sanitizer.
• Tooth Brush And Tooth Past
• Toilet Paper
• Service of experienced and we’ll trained Mountain Guide
• Service of Cook and Helper during trekking
• Trekking Equipments
• All meals on Trek ( Veg.)
• Forest Entry
• First Aid Kit
• Transport Charge
• Food during transit
• Porter/Mule charges for your personal bag
• Any kind of personal expenses
• Anything apart from the inclusions
• Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the Trek – 95% refund
• Cancellation between 30 days to 15 days to the start of the Trek – 50% refund
• Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the Trek – No refund