Kedarkantha Trek
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
30
Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
30
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
30
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
30
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
30
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
30
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
30
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
30
Tue, 24 Dec, 2019
30
Wed, 25 Dec, 2019
30
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
30
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
30
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
30
Tue, 31 Dec, 2019
30
2020
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
30
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
30
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
30
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
30
Sun, 05 Jan, 2020
30
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Cost
Per Person
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Rs. 7,500
  • 5
  • Duration in Days
  • 30
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 12
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
30
Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
30
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
30
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
30
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
30
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
30
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
30
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
30
Tue, 24 Dec, 2019
30
Wed, 25 Dec, 2019
30
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
30
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
30
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
30
Tue, 31 Dec, 2019
30
2020
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
30
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
30
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
30
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
30
Sun, 05 Jan, 2020
30
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Trekking
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  • Trip introduction

    This 5-day trek to Kedarkantha is a wonderful adventure that takes you to an altitude of 12,500 feet. This trek is moderately difficult for those looking to explore the Himalayan mountain ranges. Kedarkantha is quite a popular destination amongst avid trekkers. On this trek, you'll trek through forests, grasslands and snowfields, and sleep in alpine tents at scenic locations covered with snow. A highlight of this trek, apart from the Kedarkantha summit is Juda Ka Taal, which is an enchanting lake flanked by dense woods on one side and meadows on the other.

    Destination

    Kedarkantha Peak is located in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 12,500 feet. It is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Uttarakhand. On this trek, you will walk through a diverse landscape; you will begin your trek in pine forests and walk through patches of snow, you'll cross the tree line and come across snow-covered meadows at around 10,000 feet.

    You will spend nights in tents at scenic locations, even at the banks of the beautiful Juda ka Taal. The temperature during the day ranges from 8 to 10 degree Celsius, and during the night it drop to a range of -15 to -10 degree Celcius.

    Destination highlights

    • Spend a night next to the enchanting lake called Juda Ka Taal.
    • Be enthralled by the sunrise and sunsets over the Himalayas.
    • Walk through the famous Himalayan forests.
    • Spend your nights in tents at some of the prettiest campsites.

    Trip requirements

    Certifications required

    The traveller is required to carry a medical and disclaimer certificate signed by a registered MBBS doctor.

    The traveller is requied to carry a NOC as well.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the Kedarkantha trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Kedarkantha trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 20 days before departure date of the Kedarkantha trek: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made 20 days or less before departure date of the Kedarkantha trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure maximum safety of travellers and will not be held responsible for any accident, mishap or loss of life or property during the trek to Kedarkantha.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the trek to Kedarkantha due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    There is no pick-up for the Kedarkantha trek.
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    Drop off point
    There is no drop-off for the Kedarkantha trek.
    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Sankri
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    End point
    Sankri
    Time of departure
    03:00 PM
    Time of return
    01:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    20 hours
    Total distance covered
    21 km
    Start point elevation
    11200 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6400 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6400 feet
    Average per day distance
    5 km
  • Day 1 of the Kedarkantha trek: Arrival at Sankri

    You will arrive at Sankri by 15:00 hrs. It is a beautiful village in the Uttarkashi district. You will spend your day exploring the village and attending an orientation program to learn about the basics of the trek. Overnight in tents at Sankri.

    Day 2 of the Kedarkantha trek: Sankri to Juda Ka Taal

    Today, you will start early and have breakfast. After which you will begin your 5 kms trek to Juda Ka Taal. You might even spot a woodpecker on the way as they are common in this region. You will trek through forests and green meadows, and reach the lake by afternoon. Overnight in tents at the Juda Ka Taal campsite.

    Day 3 of the Kedarkantha trek: Juda Ka Taal to Kedarkantha base camp

    Your day will begin with a quick breakfast, after which you will begin your trek to the Kedarkantha base camp. It is a short 4 kms trek and it will take you 3-4 hours to reach the base camp. You will sleep early as you have an early trek the next day. Overnight in tents at the base camp.

    Day 4 of the Kedarkantha trek: Kedarkantha base camp to Kedarkantha and then to Hargaon

    You will wake at 02:30 hrs and have a quick bite and prepare for your trek. Since it will be a long trek, you will set out at around 04:00 hrs. You will be treated with a glorious sunrise on your trek too. You can leave your backpack at the base camp and only carry the essentials, since you will trek to Hargaon via the base camp. You will get to see the spectacular ranges of Yamunotri and Gangotri. You will spend some time at the summit and then trek to Hargaon campsite via the base camp. Overnight in tents at Hargaon campsite.

    Day 5 of the Kedarkantha trek: Hargaon to Sankri

    Today is the last day of the trek, and you will begin your trek to Sankri which is a 6 kms trek. It is an easy descend and won't take long. Upon reaching the campsite, you will then depart for your home city.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sankri
    End point
    Sankri
    Day start time
    03:00 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sankri
    End point
    Juda Ka Taal
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 km
    Trekking time
    4 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Juda Ka Taal
    End point
    Kedarkantha base camp
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    4 km
    Trekking time
    4 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kedarkantha base camp
    End point
    Hargaon
    Day start time
    02:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    6 km
    Trekking time
    8 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Hargaon
    End point
    Sankri
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    6 km
    Trekking time
    4 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in tents for 4 days on triple/quad sharing basis
    • All meals during the trek
    • Personal insurance
    • Rucksack
    • All the camping chargers including permits and feels
    • Gaiters
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • Porters/mules to carry common camping equipment
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Any personal expenses
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Porters/mules to carry personal luggage

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Trek pants
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support
    • Full sleeve t-shirts
    • Thermals
    • Fleece and down jacket
    • Trekking pole
    • Heavy jacket
    • Scarf
      What not to Wear
    • Sport shoes
    • Denim jeans and shorts
    • Expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Technical equipment, if required
    • First aid kit
    • All camping gear including tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Rucksack
      You need to get
    • Government identity proof and a few photocopies
    • Medical and disclaimer certificate signed by a registered MBBS doctor
    • NOC from the traveller
    • 3 layers of clothes
    • Sunglasses and sun-cap
    • Waterproof hang gloves
    • Socks
    • Headlamp/torch
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Daypack (20 ltrs)
    • Backpack (60 ltrs)
    • Floaters
    • Light towel
    • Lip balm
    • Cold cream and sunscreen
    • Personal toiletries including toilet paper and wet wipes
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Kedarkantha trek: Arrival at Sankri

    Overnight in tents at Sankri.

    You will reach Sankri in the late afternoon, and dinner will be served to you in the late evening. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to you for the night.

    Day 2 of the Kedarkantha trek: Sankri to Juda Ka Taal

    Overnight in tents at Juda Ka Taal.

    You will begin your day early with breakfast at Sankri, and then you will depart for Juda Ka Taal. You'll have packed breakfast on the way. Dinner will be served to you in the late evening at the campsite. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to you for the night.

    Day 3 of the Kedarkantha trek: Juda Ka Taal to Kedarkantha base camp

    Overnight in tents at Kedarkantha base cap.

    Today you will have a quick breakfast the morning and then head out for Kedarkantha base camp. You will have packed lunch on the way itself. Dinner will be served to you in the late evening. You will go to sleep early as you'll be waking up at 02:30 hrs and push for the summit. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to you for the night.

    Day 4 of the Kedarkantha trek: Kedarkantha base camp to Kedarkantha and then to Hargaon

    Overnight in tents at Hargaon.

    You will begin your day at 02:30 hrs in the morning and have a quick breakfast, after which you will head out for the summit at 04:00 hrs. Packed lunch will be served on the trek, and dinner will be served to you upon reaching Hargaon campsite. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to you for the night.

    Day 5 of the Kedarkantha trek: Hargaon to Sankri

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    You will have breakfast and then leave for Sankri. You will reach there by afternoon since it is a short and easy trek. Your trip ends today.

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