Kedarkantha Trek -A Perfect Winter Trek

28th Jan 2021

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Quick Facts About Kedarkantha Trek:

Kedarkantha Temperature: Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C

Kedarkantha Trek Distance: 20 km

Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft

Kedarkantha Trek Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate

Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)

ATM: Purola has the last ATM point before your trek begins.

Day 1 :- Reach Sankri

Upon your arrival in Dehradun, drive along the scenic vicinity of Mussorrie and the stunning Yamuna River to reach Sankari; have your lunch during the route.

All through this long journey, the pictorial pine forests, snow-clad peaks and the scenic views will keep you engrossed with fun and excitement.

Post arrival in Sankari, check-in into the hotel and relax for the day.

As the temperature during the trek might get to the minimum level, it is also important to get acclimatised with the atmosphere; overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 2 :-Trek to Sankri to Juda Ka Talab

Today will be the first day of the winter trek to Kedarkantha!

After having a delicious breakfast in the hotel, begin with a slow and gradual hike to the Saur Village, from where the trek will continue trailing upwards.

Climbing uphill from Saur hamlet, reach the Juda-ka-Talab, a small yet quintessential pond that freezes completely during the winters.

From the banks of the lake, you can also enjoy the panoramic views of the snow-clad peak of the mighty Himalayan range and continue hiking through the scenic locales and arrive at the campsite called Shepherd Camp.

The camp is called such as when the meadows flourishes during the summers, the local shepherds use them as a grazing ground for their sheep; overnight stay in tents.

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Day 3 :-Trek to Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base Camp

Today's trek will take you through a magnificent trail that leads to Kedarkantha!

After having breakfast in the Shepherd Camp, begin with the day's trek through lush snow-fields with sparse green patches between them.

Traversing through the snow-covered vicinity; you will reach a campsite at the base of Kedarkantha that is fringed with snow-clad trees and offers stunning views of Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch and Kalanag peaks.

Check-in into the campsite and retire for the day; overnight stay will be in tents.

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Day 4 :- Trek to Kedarkantha Base to Kedarkantha Summit and back to Hargoan

Waking up today morning, prepare yourself for an exhausting trek to Kedarkantha summit.

Though today's trek won't be a long one, it requires time, energy and the spirit to ascend forward.

Starting early morning from the basecamp, trek over the hard blanket of snow and after 4-5 hours, you will reach the Kedarkantha Peak.

Enjoy awe-inspiring views from the peak; witness panoramic views of the Yumnotri, Gangotri, Kinner Kailash and other Himalayan Ranges.

Spend pleasant and overwhelming moments at the summit before embarking on the back trek to the basecamp; overnight stay in tents.

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Day 5 :- Trek from Hargoan to Sankri

Today will be the last day of this astounding snow trekking to Kedarkantha.

After having breakfast at the campsite, start with the down trek to Sankri.

Though the trek will be comparatively easier, one needs to be careful as the descending slopes also offer slippery trails at times.

On arrival in Sankri, check-in into a cosy hotel and enjoy the day with scenic views all around; overnight stay at the hotel.

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Day 6 :- Drive from Sankri To Dehradun

Post today's breakfast in the hotel, you will be driven back to Dehradun.

With your arrival in Dehradun, this stunning snow trek to Kedarkantha expedition will come to an end.