Kedarkantha Trek Winter Special

Region: Uttarakhand


District: Uttarkashi


Duration: 5 Days


Difficulty Level: Easy


Highest Altitude: 3,810 M / 12,500 Ft.


Trekking Distance: 20 Kilometers






Kedarkantha Trek is one of the classic gems of winter treks in the Himalayas. When it comes to trekking in India in winter, the Kedarkantha trek might be your best bet. With falling winter snow its an attractive pictorial view and whats more attractive, is the view of the mighty Himalayas from the trails right to the top lying at the altitude of 3,810 meters/ 12,500 feet. This trek is recommended for all adventure souls who like snow and High Mountains, irrespective of your experience. Beginners are more than welcome to go on this beautiful trek. This trek has the beautiful campsites in the Himalayas, where every site is unique in its own way and does not match the beauty with any other campsites in the journey. This summit is effortlessly accessible any time of the year and offers trekkers a different serene experience in different seasons. In the end, the trail leaves you at the best point of rocky snow included summit from wherein trekkers are rewarded with remarkable 360° birds eye views of DhaulaDhar ranges and Godly peaks like Swargarohini, Banderpooch, and Black Peak.




Kedarkantha Trek Highlights:


- Kedarkantha Trek is one of the most beautiful treks which take you to the land of some of the best views which you will cherish for a lifetime.


- This winter trek will take you through a journey of some of the unknown places with the best views of the mountains.


- During your trek, you will trek across some of the most beautiful sights with snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys, and frozen ponds.


- Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region as you continue your trek.


- Each of the campsites is known for its amazing surroundings with the beauty of pine trees.


- Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you continue trekking through the lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and gorgeous maple trees.




Quick Facts:


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


Trekking distance:  20 km


Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft


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. 




Brief Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival at Sankri


Altitude: 6,400 feet


220 km drive - approx 10 hours


Trekkers will be picked from Dehradun at 6:30 am in a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle


Expected arrival time at Sankri 5:00 pm


BSNL network erratic




Day 2: Sankri to Juda-ka-Talab


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


Altitude: 9,100 feet to 11,250 feet


4 kms trek, approx 2.5 hours


Most of todays 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 Hargaon camp


Altitude: 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet to 8,900 feet


6 kms trek, approx 7 hours


Spend some time at the summit and descend back to the base camp by noon for lunch


Post lunch, descend down to Hargaon


Reach Hargaon by evening


Stay in tents




Day 5: Hargaon camp to Sankri


Altitude: 8,900 feet to 6,400 feet


6 kms trek, approx 4 hours


Descend 2500 feet through dense pine forests




Day 6: Departure day (Sankri to Dehradun)


Distance: 220 km drive, approx 10 hours


You will be dropped at Dehradun station in a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle


Note: On Day 6, youll reach Dehradun between 6 pm and 7 pm. You can book your travel any time after 8 pm.






All transfers in shared Taxi PICKUP POINTS to DROP POINTS/Dehradun to Sankri & Sankri to Dehradun


Permits and Entrance fees.


Accommodation in tents/GVMN Guesthouses


All vegetarian nutritious meals,{DURING TREK/Base camp to base camp} Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Tea/Snacks & Dinner.


All camping gear including tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mattress, Liner, Kitchen tent, Dining tent, and toilet tent.


Good Experience Hindi/ English guide, cooks and porters, mules.






Personal Insurance.


Personal toiletry Items


Personal Medicine kit


Meals during transit. (Dehradun to Sankri & Sankri to Dehradun


Charges of mules/porters/carrying extra luggage. (Rs 500/per bag /pp/prebooking required )


Anything not included under the head


Any cost arising from unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, roadblocks, landslides, etc.


Things To Carry:


Backpack & Rain Cover (40-60 Litres) 


Basics Gears


Trekking Shoes 


Trekking Pole


LED Torch


One Water Bottle (one liter)


Basic Medications (or prescribed if any)




Trekking Jacket


Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers


Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)


Two collared t-shirts








Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 50/70)


Lip Balm (SPF 30)


Sun cap


Synthetic hand gloves


Two pair of Socks






Daypack (20 liters), if you opt to offload your backpack






Plastic cover (for wet clothes)


Mandatory Documents


Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving license or voters ID)

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  • Start Date: December 07, 2019 06:00:00
  • End Date: December 12, 2019 18:00:00
  • Type: Paid
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Category: Events
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  • Address: Kedarkantha Peak Singtur Range, Uttarakhand 249128, India

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