Kedarkantha Trek 6 Days at Uttarakhand. Winter Trekking complete guide

The Kedarkantha Trek, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Uttarakhand, is a captivating journey that unfolds over six days. Commencing from the charming town of Dehradun, the expedition takes adventurers on a scenic drive to Sankri, the gateway to this Himalayan escapade. The trek officially begins on the second day, leading through enchanting pine forests and picturesque meadows to reach Juda-ka-Talab, a serene pond embraced by towering pine trees.

As the trek progresses to the Kedarkantha Base, the landscape transforms, offering panoramic views of snow-clad peaks. The fourth day is the pinnacle of the trek, demanding a challenging ascent to the Kedarkantha Summit, where a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the Himalayan peaks unfolds. The descent leads to Hargaon for an overnight stay, allowing trekkers to reflect on their summit achievement. The return journey on the fifth day winds through captivating forest trails and meadows, culminating in Sankri. The trek concludes on the sixth day, with a return drive to Dehradun, leaving trekkers with indelible memories of the snow-covered trails and the triumphant spirit of conquering Kedarkantha’s summit.

Itinerary of 6 Days Kedarkantha Trek

Day 1 : Pickup from Dehradun Railway Station and Drive to Sankri (base camp) by taxi

Total distance 210 km – 8/9 Hours journey
Mode of journey – By taxi
Altitude – Sankri base camp – 1920 Meters
Night stay – Our Swargarohini Hotel – on twin share basis

Our Team Will Greet You At The Railway Station About 7:00 A.M. When You Arrive In Dehradun And Begin Our Journey To Sankri Village. Drive Along The Yamuna And Tons Rivers, Going Through Pine Forests, And Take In The Beauty Of Nature. Arrive In Sankri After A Delightful Journey And Settle At A Nice Guesthouse, Where Our Group Leader Will Provide A Briefing. Enjoy A Delicious Lunch As Well As An Overnight Stay.

Day 2 : Trek from Sankri to Juda Ka Talab

Trek Distance 5 Km – 4/5 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – on foot
Altitude – Juda ka talab – 2700 Meters
Night Stay – Camp in tents – on twin share basis

After Breakfast, You Will Depart From Sankri Village And Start The Trek That Will Take You Via Multiple Streams, A Traditional Staircase Path, An Oak/Pine Forest, And Local Tea Shops. After A Lovely Stroll, We Will Arrive To Juda Ka Talab (Where Lord Shiva Opened A Little Strand Of His Hair And Water Flowed From It, Making This Massive Lake), Where Our Group Crew Will Be Waiting For You With A Delicious Lunch, And You Will Be Able To Settle Into Your Assigned Tents. Enjoy A Wonderful Meal And A Restful Night’s Sleep Your Tents. Take A Look Outside Your Tents At The Star-Studded Sky And The Frozen Juda Lake.

Day 3 : Trek from Juda Ka talab to Kedarkantha Base Camp

Trek Distance 3.5 Km – 2/3 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – on foot
Altitude – Kedarkantha basecamp – 3200 Meters
Night Stay – Camp in tent- on twin share basis

We Will Have Breakfast At Juda Ka Talab Then Leave For Kedarkantha Base. Take In The Beauty Of The Snow-Covered Path And The Oak Trees That Line It. Take Shelter In The Safe And Well-Equipped Shepherd Huts If The Weather Becomes Nasty. You Will Be Mesmerized By The Views Of Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag, And England, All Of Which Are Snow-Capped Himalayan Peaks. When You Reach The Base Camp, Enjoy A Nice Lunch And Get Into Your Tents As Soon As Possible After Dinner For The Night So You Can Be Ready For An Early Morning Trek To The Peak

Day 4 : Trek from Kedarkantha base camp to Kedarkantha Summit (3800 Meters) and descent to Hargaon Thach

Trek Distance 9 Km – 6/7 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – on foot
Altitude – Hargaon thach – 2645 Meters
Night Stay – Camp in tent- on twin share basis

Get Ready For The Final Challenge, Well Start Early In The Morning, Around 2 Am After A Light Breakfast, And It’ll Take Anything From 7 To 8 Hours To Reach The Top. The Mountains Of The Yamunotri And Gangotri Ranges, As Well As The Gartwal Range, Will Provide You With Warm And Filtered Sunrays. When You Reach The Summit And Witness The Sun Rising Over The Horizon, Your Mouth Will Drop And You Will Be Amazed. On The Kedarkantha Top, There Is Also An Incomplete Shiva Temple And A Small Ganesha Temple Below The Summit. After Spending Some Time At The Peak, We’ll Begin Our Descent And Walk All The Way Down To Base Camp. After Arriving At The Campsite, We’ll Have Lunch Before Heading Down To The Juda Ka Talab Campsite. Then We Finish Off The Day With A Delectable Meal

Day 5 : Juda Ka Talab to Sankri and Dehradun

Trek Distance 5.5 Km – 4/5 Hours Trek – Back To Dehradun (8 Hours Drive)
Mode of journey – on foot
Our service end here

After early morning breakfast, we’ll head down towards the Sankri Village from Juda ka Taal.
Upon reaching Sankri, we’ll stop and freshen up at our designated hotel, and lunch will be provided.
Shortly afterward, we’ll proceed towards Dehradun. (Reach Dehradun by late evening.)
The group will disassemble here and be on their separate ways with a heart full of contentment and a mind full of memories.

What is Included In This Trek?

  • Transport
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee
  • Accommodation in Hotel Sankri
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
  • All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
  • (All camping gears)
  • High quality tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Mattress
  • Liner
  • Pillow
  • Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
  • Dining Tent
  • Dining Table
  • Porters
  • Helper
  • Mules
  • Kitchen team
  • Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
  • Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
  • Medical Kit
  • Oxygen Cylinders
  • Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Included In This Trek?

  • Personal Insurance
  • Medical Certificate
  • Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
  • On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included
  • Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included