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KEDARKANTHA TREK OVERVIEW:-


Highlights

  • Trekking Gear: Gaiter, Microspiks, Walking Stick
  • Accommodation. (Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek Organic Food
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner (Veg. + Egg).
  • Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (Sharing Basis), 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 retu (According to itinerary)
  • Mules to carry the central luggage, not for any person.

Kedarkantha Trek is one among the foremost famous winter treks in India. The trek starts from a village called Sankri within the Uttarkashi district and gains the utmost height of 12,500 feet (3,800 m) at the Kedarkantha Peak. There are other routes which will connect you to the Kedarkantha Peak, like an eastern ridge, western ridge, and Phulara ridge. But, the villages connected to those areas aren't much explored so most of the trekkers use the Sankri route.

Being a winter trek, the Kedarkantha Trek receives heavy snowfall and is one among the simplest treks for beginners. it's not a brief trek, it takes around 6-7 days to the summit and back (if you're ranging from Dehradun). Kedarkantha trek is found within the range of Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and therefore the best time to go to is from December to April.

As soon as you reach Sankri, you begin to capture the wonderful views of the mountains and therefore the diverse flora & fauna of the world . With this amazing imagery in mind, you progress forward to Juda ka Talab from Sanakri and you see clearings within the middle of the forest, multiple colors, meadow, and sun rays shining down the stunning forest will cause you to mesmerized and amazed.

A stunning view of snow-capped ranges like Har ki dun from Juda ka Talab will cause you to feel lost within the great thing about nature. In winters, Juda ka Talab is totally frozen thanks to a minimum temperature of -7 degrees, and this lake is additionally referred to as a frozen lake of India.

Finally going from base camp Juda ka Talab to Kedarkantha peak is one among the simplest feelings within the world. To witness the sweetness of the sun rising from the height can bring joy to your mundane life. this is often just magical to ascertain such a splendid view that strikes you directly .

In addition, you'll explore more at the Sankri village while we stop there for a couple of hours. On your thanks to the Sankri village, you'll also visit a village called Lakhamandal. supported ancient beliefs, this village keeps a mythological history of Mahabharata. consistent with this belief, the fifth brother of Pandava named Sahadeva visited this place and buried lakhs of Shivling under the range of this village and far more.

In order to succeed in the Kedarkantha trek from Delhi, you would like to visit Dehradun and catch the bus to Sankri from Dehradun railway station.

Itinerary: KEDARKANTHA TREK

Day 1: DEHRADUN TO SANKRI

The Kedarkantha Trek starts from Dehradun city. Trekkers are advised to succeed in Dehradun each day before the pickup date so as to avoid any last-minute hassles. On the day of the commencement of the trip you'll be picked up at around 8:00 am from Dehradun ISBT.

Once picked up from Dehradun, we'll begin our journey to Sankri village which is found at a distance of 230 K.m. from Dehradun and takes around 7-8 hours. it is a long journey but through the gorgeous Himalayan mountains. The journey itself is extremely exciting and thrilling and you'll undergo Mussoorie, Purola, Mori to finally reach Sankri. As we reach on the brink of Sankri we'll be passing through the Govind park which is legendary for its flora and fauna which isn't found anywhere else within the country.

Be sure to form your important phone calls before Mori because only the BSNL network is out there then with limited connectivity. On reaching Sankri, you'll be checked within the Crazy Mountaineers Homestay where you'll spend the night & prepare for the Kedarkantha trek which begins tomorrow.

Brief Overview of the Day
  • Altitude: 6,400 feet
  • 230 km drive - approx 8 hours
  • Trekkers will be picked from Dehradun ISBT
  • Expected arrival time at Sankri – 5:00 pm
  • BSNL network - Limited Connectivity

Day 2: SANKRI TO JUDA KA TALAB

After having breakfast, we'll start our trek and move towards Sor village. The Kedarkantha trek distance is 18km. After we cross Sor village, we move along a stream that leads us towards Kedarkantha. we might cross some bridges & undergo the dense forest of Maple & Pine. It's a tremendous view that leaves the travelers mesmerized. The forest remains calm and you'll hear the varied streams flowing but they will not be coming into view until we go a touch further.

We will cross various villages and you'll be ready to see locals working within the area going about their day. Walking through the forest, you would possibly be ready to get a glimpse of Himalayan animals. On the way, we'll cross a couple of more streams because the trail climbs into a pointy accent, and thru the dense Oak forest, we'll reach Juda Ka Talab. The unique great thing about this place leaves trekkers speechless whenever .

Juda Ka Talab may be a perfect camping destination. an enormous lake on one side and a thick forest on the opposite makes for a desirable view. you'll explore the world round the camp and take pictures. The night sky at Juda Ka Talab may be a different experience altogether. On a transparent night it this 5-thousand star hotel will cause you to forget all the 5-star hotels you've got stayed in. we'll be spending the night here for today.

Brief Overview of the Day
  • Altitude: 6,400 feet to 9,100 feet
  • 4 kms trek, approx 5 hours
  • The trail passes through dense pine forests, maple trees, few streams and finally opens out to beautiful meadows
  • Stay in tents

Day 3: JUDA KA TALAB TO KEDARKANTHA BASE

On the third day of Kedarkantha trek we continue our journey and our next stop are going to be Kedarkantha base which is found at an altitude of 11,250 ft. and a few distance of 4 km. it'll take us around 2 and a half hours to succeed in there.

We will began for our Kedarkantha base after having breakfast. The trail is just about easy and passes through the dense forest of Oak & Pine. If you're trekking in winters you'll start to ascertain snow once we hit the ten ,400 feet mark. Walking forward you'll see nature at its best and can be ready to view the snow-capped peaks of Kala Nag, Swargarohini, and Bandarpoonch.

The view at the Kedarkantha base is fascinating, the evening sky is gorgeous with glowing stars and shining mountain peaks. we'll spend the night here as we steel oneself against the ultimate push towards the Kedarkantha peak.

Brief Overview of the Day
  • Altitude: 9,100 feet to 11,250 feet
  • 4 kms trek, approx 2.5 hours
  • Most of today's trail is on a ridge, under oak trees
  • You will also pass through some meadows where you can spot shepherd log huts
  • Peaks :- Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana stand among the others
  • Stay in tents

Day 4: KEDARKANTHA BASE TO KEDARKANTHA PEAK & DESCEND TO BASE CAMP

The fourth day of the trek is destined to overcome the Kedarkantha Peak. Today the trekkers got to hike an elevation from 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet. The schedule of the day includes hiking to Kedarkantha peak then again descending back to Base camp.

Today may be a long day but watching the sun because the first rays hit the Kedarkantha peak will cause you to forget all of your worries and it's very well worth the challenge that lies before us. There are tons of various trails that we will combat from here but we follow the most trail.

We will once more cross through the oak forest but it's a neater trail which gets a touch tricky as we meet up with to the height . At the highest of the height , you'll find alittle temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and alittle shrine of Lord Ganesha. From the height , you'll be ready to see a tremendous 360 degrees view of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks. it's something that's difficult to place down in words and may only be experienced at a private level.

After spending a while at the height we start to descend right down to the basecamp through an equivalent trail that we came from. As we reach the bottom , this may mark the top of the day today as we retire to the tents to possess some rest after dinner.

Brief Overview of the Day
  • Altitude: 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet to 8,900 feet
  • 6 km trek, approx 7 hours
  • Spend some time at the summit and descend back to the base camp by noon for lunch
  • Stay in tents

Day 5: BASE CAMP TO SANKRI

Today we start descending down further towards Sankri after having breakfast within the morning. On our way down we'll undergo an equivalent Oak forest and little streams that we encountered on the primary day. a touch down the trail there's a ridge from where you'll catch the view of the Har Ki Dun Valley. Upon reaching Sankri you'll explore the encompassing areas and therefore the local marketplace for any souvenirs that you simply might want to require back with you. Tonight are going to be spent at The Crazy Mountaineers Homestay.

Brief Overview of the Day
  • Altitude: 8,900 feet to 6,400 feet
  • 6 kms trek, approx 4 hours
  • Descend 2500 feet through dense pine forests

Day 6: SANKRI TO DEHRADUN

You will be traveling back to Dehradun to Sankri as today marks the Judgment Day of the Kedarkantha Trek. The 230 Km journey will take around 8 hours and you'll reach Dehradun by late evening.

  • Distance: 230 km drive, approximately 8 hours
  • You will be dropped at Dehradun station in a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle

Package Inclusion

  • Accommodation. (Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
  • Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (Sharing basis), 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 luggage

Package Exclusion

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


Charges of offloading backpack:-

  • INR 1200/- if you make an online payment, 10 days in advance
  • INR 1500/- if you inform us after reaching Sankri
  • The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover. Suitcases/strolleys/ bags will not be allowed.

Things to Carry while Travelling

Basics Gear
  • Backpack & rain cover - (50 - 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
  • Day pack + rain cover - 20 - 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
  • Walking stick - Advisable (At least one)
  • Head torch - 1 Nos.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack - 2 bottles of one liter each, People who use a hydration pack, 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one liter, Carry at least one thermos flask
  • Lunch box and water bottle: Every participant should have their personal lunch box a good water bottle [insulated type recommended].
  • Snacks - Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
  • Personal Medical Kit - Consult your doctor

Be Comfy At KEDARKANTHA Trek
  • T-shirts - 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
  • Fleece T-shirts - 1 Nos.
  • Fleece jacket - 1 Nos. (Alteative: a woolen sweater)
  • Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant) - 1 Pair
  • Thermal inners (upper and lower) - 1 Pair
  • Trek pants - 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denim, capris)
  • Poncho - 1 Nos.

Think About Your Head
  • Sun cap - 1 Nos. (One that covers the neck as well)
  • Woolen cap - 1 Nos.
  • Balaclava - 1 Nos.
  • Neck-gaiters - 1 Nos.
  • Sunglasses - Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected.

Mind Your Step
  • Trekking shoes - 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
  • Floaters/flip-flops - 1 Pair (Optional)
  • Cotton socks - 5 pairs
  • Woolen socks - 3 pairs
  • Gaiters - 1 Pair (The Swayourway Team will Notify you if Required)

Keep These Handy
  • Waterproof gloves - 1 Pair
  • Fleece/woolen gloves - 1 Pair

Personal Utilities
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Moisturiser
  • Toilet Paper & wipes
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antibacterial powder
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick dry towel.

Booking Process :

Our participation process is very simple for registration, submit below
  • Mentioned details On infoswayourway@gmail.com OR Contact us at 9819941810.
  • For reservations, kindly forward us the exact travel dates. 25% of the total package cost has to be deposited as advance payment, on confirmation of the package, And the balance payment 1 day prior to the Trip.
  • 100% amount to be paid in advance to book the Trip
  • Paytm – UPI – NEFT / IMPS – options are available.
  • GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTITY( AADHAR CARD/DRIVING LICENSE/ PASSPORT) ü REGISTRATION FEES AND EMAIL ADDRESSES

Cancellation Process:
  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 10 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trip got cancelled, we will refund “Trip Amount” only


Reaching Kasol Base Camp

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Trek to Grahan village

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Grahan to Min Thach

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Min Thach to Nagaru

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Nagaru to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass

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Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol base camp and Departure

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