Kedartal Trek (7 days)
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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2019
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
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  • Duration in Days
  • 15
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    Group Size
  • 16
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
15
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Physical (3)

Cultural (2)

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Trekking
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  • Trip introduction

    Trek through the gorgeous landscape of Uttarakhand in the company of mighty Himalayan Peaks to reach Kedartal. The trek to Kedartal is one of the most rewarding treks in the region as it not only lets you visit the lake, but also treats you with the breathtaking views of Mt. Bhrigupant, Jogin group of mountains, and the imposing Mt. Thalaysagar. The trek to Kedartal is moderately difficult and is only suitable for experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Kedartal is a glacial lake in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas in India, and is located at an altitude of 15600 feet which also makes it one of the highest lakes in Uttarakhand. The lake is fed by the snowfalls on Mt. Thalaysagar, Mt. Meru, and Mt. Bhrigupanth. The trek takes you through dense fir and birch forests, across the tree line, and then over trails laden with massive boulders.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek through the gorgeous landscape of Uttarakhand on this trek to Kedartal.
    • Visit one of the highest altitude lakes in Uttarakhand.
    • Trek through dense birch and fir forests.
    • Treat yourself to the majestic views of the snow capped Himalayan mountains.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Consumption of cigarettes and other tobacco products is not recommended.

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

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

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days prior to the departure of the Kedatal Trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days prior to the departure of the Kedartal Trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days prior to the departure of the Kedartal 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 safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the Kedartal trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Kedartal trek depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveller.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    There is no pick-up for this trek to Kedartal.
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    Drop off point
    There is no drop-off for this trek to Kedartal.
    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Gangotri
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    End point
    Gangotri
    Time of departure
    03:00 PM
    Time of return
    10:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    24 hrs
    Total distance covered
    38 km
    Start point elevation
    9983 feet
    Maximum elevation
    15817 feet
    Minimum elevation
    9983 feet
    Average per day distance
    9 km
  • Day 1 of the Kedartal Trek: Arrive in Gangotri

    Today, you'll check in at the hotel in Gangotri at 15:00 hrs. There, you'll meet your trek leader and the team. You can then spend the day at your leisure or you can go out exploring the Gangotri region. Overnight in hotel in Gangotri.

    Day 2 of the Kedartal Trek: Acclimatization

    Today is an acclimatization day at Gangotri. You can spend the day at your leisure, or you can go out exploring Gangotri. Spend the evening making last minute preparations. Overnight in hotel in Gangotri.

    Day 3 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Bhoj Kharak

    Today, you'll trek to Bhoj Kharak. You'll trek along the Kedar Ganga river, and the trail has a steep descent. You'll trek through pine forests and into the dense forest of birch trees. At the end of the trek, you'll cross the Spider Wall, which is a 60-degree slab of rock with just enough footing for you to reach the other hand. Overnight in tents at Bhoj Kharak.

    Day 4 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Kedar Kharak

    Today, you'll trek to Kedar Kharak with a steady ascent. On the way, you'll also cross the Kedar Ganga river before entering into Kedar Kharak. At Kedar Kharak, you'll be treated to the magnificent views of Drigubanth, Thalaysagar, and Jogin 3 peaks. Overnight in tents at Kedar Kharak.

    Day 5 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Kedartal

    Today, you'll trek to Kedartal through three ridges that are primarily composed of deposited boulders and occasional dirt trails. You'll also be treated to the gorgeous views of the Thalaysagar and some other neighbouring peaks After spending some time at the lake, you'll head back to Kedar Kharak. Overnight in tents at Kedar Kharak.

    Day 6 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Gangotri

    Today, you'll trek back to Gangotri. Although it is a long stretch, the trail is mostly downhill. Overnight in hotel in Gangotri.

    Day 7 of the Kedartal Trek: Depart from Gangotri

    Today is the last day of the trip. You'll check out of the hotel in the morning, and depart for your next adventure. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

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

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gangotri
    End point
    Gangotri
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gangotri
    End point
    Bhoj Kharak
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    8 km
    Trekking time
    6 hr

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bhoj Kharak
    End point
    Kedar Kharak
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    7 km
    Trekking time
    5 hr

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kedar Kharak
    End point
    Kedar Kharak
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    8 km
    Trekking time
    6 hr

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kedar Kharak
    End point
    Gangotri
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    15 km
    Trekking time
    7 hr

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gangotri
    End point
    Gangotri
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in hotel in Gangotri on Day 1, Day 2, and Day 6 on twin/triple sharing basis
    • Accommodation in tents from Day 3 to Day 5 on twin sharing basis
    • Meals during the trek from Lunch on Day 3 to Lunch on Day 6
    • All the required camping/forest permits (for Indian nationals)
    • Sleeping bags and mattresses for the nights
    • Trekking equipment like micro-spikes, gaiters, helmets, carabiners, harness, as required
    • Services of experienced trekking guide and support staff
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Transport from Dehradun to Gangotri (can be arranged for INR 2500)
    • Mandatory insurance (can be arranged for INR 600)
    • Porters/mules for carrying personal (can be arranged for INR 2400)
    • Transfers between your home city to Gangotri
    • Any meals at the hotel in Gangotri
    • Any kind of personal expense such as extra meals, beverages, tips, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Full-sleeved non-cotton t-shirts
    • Long sleeve t-shirt
    • Fleece jacket or woollen sweater
    • Thermal inners (upper and lower)
    • Wind and waterproof jacket
    • Downfeather or hollofil jacket
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sun cap/hat
    • Balaclava or neck gaiter
    • Woollen and cotton socks
    • Waterproof trekking shoes with ankle support and flip flops
    • Waterproof gloves
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Hard luggage such as trolley, suitcases etc.
    • Restrictive clothing

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags, mattresses
    • All equipment required for trekking: micro-spikes, gaiters, helmets, carabiners, harness
    • All the required camping/forest permits
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • Backpack (with rain cover)
    • Trekking pole/walking stick
    • Torch/flashlight (with extra batteries)
    • Insect repellent
    • Water bottles
    • Dry snacks (energy bars, dry fruits etc.)
    • Cold cream
    • Toilet paper and wet wipes
    • Lightweight towels and napkins
    • Sun-cap/sunglasses
    • Towel
    • Personal medical kit (Please bring all the essentials)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Kedartal Trek: Arrive in Gangotri

    Overnight in hotel in Gangotri.

    You'll check in at the hotel in Gangotri by 15:00 hrs. All the meals at the hotel will be on your own expense.

    Day 2 of the Kedartal Trek: Acclimatization

    Overnight in hotel in Gangotri.

    All the meals at the hotel will be on your own expense.

    Day 3 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Bhoj Kharak

    Overnight in tents at Bhoj Kharak.

    Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner. Lunch will be served en route to Bhoj Kharak, and dinner will be served at the Bhoj Kharak campsite.

    Day 4 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Kedar Kharak

    Overnight in tents at Kedar Kharak.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the Bhoj Kharak campsite, packed lunch en route to Kedar Kharak, and dinner will be served at the Kedar Kharak campsite.

    Day 5 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Kedartal

    Overnight in tents at Kedar Kharak.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the Kedar Kharak campsite, packed lunch en route to Kedartal, and dinner will be served at the Kedar Kharak campsite.

    Day 6 of the Kedartal Trek: Trek to Gangotri

    Overnight in hotel in Gangotri.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the Kedar Kharak campsite, and packed lunch en route to Gangotri. Dinner at the hotel will be on your own expense.

    Day 7 of the Kedartal Trek: Depart from Gangotri

    Your journey ends before nightfall.

    Breakfast at the hotel will be on your own expense. You'll check out of the hotel in the morning. Your trip ends here.

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