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Kedarkantha Trek

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Kedarkantha Trek

About Kearkantha Trek

The Prominent winter trek in Garhwal Himalayas. Uttarakhand INDIA

Kedarkantha is considered one of the most winter hiking location and trek in Uttarakhand, India Altitude is 12500 feet, It is best trek to fulfill your satisfaction about trekking. Kedarkantha trek is quite special because it has stunning views and it provides the best views of the entire mountains cape. Today Kedarkantha is the topmost trek of Uttarakhand Himalayas. Kedarkantha is an incredible place to stay there and enjoy the sunrise and sunset. The Trek is a classic winter trek provides a great opportunity for trekkers to explore something new about the nature, and experience the life of remote villages of Garhwal Himalayas..

The view from the Kedarkantha Summit

The quite unique thing about the Kedarkantha trek is that from here also the most beautiful mountain range of Himalayas is seen. Which are Swargarohini Peak -I. II.III (6300 meters), Black Peak (6387 meters), Bandarpunch Peak (6300 meters) and all the mountains are seen from here like Rupin pass range, Supin range, Khimloga Peak, Baraadsar Lake range, Vishkhopri range, Ranglana Peak 5800 meters, etc.

How to reach Kedarkanhta trek

  • The easiest way to reach Dehradun is by flight, Direct flights are always available for Dehradun from Bangalore, Chennai , Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Pune, Kolkata, Gujrat, more
  • You can also easily reach Dehradun by train Via Delhi . Trains are available from all states India.

Train name is

  1. Nanda Devi Express -12205 ( New Delhi to Dehradun ) · Classes: 1A,2A,3A ·
  2. Trains from Dehradun DDN to Howrah Jn HWH DDN SPL 02327)
  3.  Doon Express -13010
  4. Mussoorie Express -14041 ( Delhi S Rohilla to Dehradun )
  5. Dehradun Shatabdi Express, 12017
  • Himalayan Hikers will arrange transport for you to go from Dehradun to Sankri Base Camp
  • Mode of Transport is Tempo travelers and Bolero taxi, Swift taxi, more
  • Sankri is our main base Camp office of Kedarkantha trek and Har Ki Dun, Rupin Pass, Bali pass, Borasu pass, Baraadsar lake , more treks
  • You can reach Dehradun from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) ISBT, Kashmiri Gate  it is good if you are booking the seats.

(Reach  ISBT between 5:30 am to 7:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)

What is the distance to reach Kedarkantha from other state

  1. Delhi to dehradun distance by flight -207 Kms) and Dehradun airport to  Sankri 217 kms by taxi and  (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )
  2. Delhi to dehradun distance by train 302 kms ) and Dehradun to Sankri 190 kms by taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )
  3. Delhi to dehradun distance by bus 249 kms) and Dehradun to Sankri by taxi  190 kms, and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )
  4. Bangalore to dehradun distance by air 1924 kms) (By Train – 2371 kms) and Dehradun airport to  Sankri 217 km by taxi, and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )
  5. Mumbai to dehradun distance by air 1344 kms) (By Train – 1724 kms ) and Dehradun to Sankri 190 km by Taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )
  6. kolkata to dehradun distance by air 1518 kms ( By Train – 1694 km) and Dehradun to Sankri 190 km by taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )
  7. The distance from Dehradun to Sankri is 190 kms.
  8. Musoorie to Sankri distance is 160 km.

What do we do for safety in Kedarkantha trek?

First of all, the safety of trekkers is much more for us, if you see in the trek, then there are all the risks, which I do not think about.

Himalayan Hikers worry more about you that no one should ever have any problem in the trek.

What should we and you keep more safety in the trek

  1. Whenever you are going for any trek, it is very important that you go completely fit and ready.
  2. The trek is not difficult, if you make your feet and your mind calm and strong, you will find the trek very easy.
  3. While trekking, keep in mind that you are walking on the right route or not always with your guide.
  4. Most people look somewhere and where they are walking, this can cause twitching in your legs, which can ruin your entire trek.
  5. It is important to ask your doctor if you have any medical problems
  6. I should always keep my medical kit with me, it is very important.
  7. Himalayan Hikers always keep a medical kit with you, such as oxygen cylinders, medicine to be given in emergency on the trek
  8. If any trekkers have any more problems, then they are brought back to the base camp by laying them in the stretcher.
  9. Our camp in Kedarkantha trek is around the tree line where you can not have any problem of oxygen
  10. In case of any medical problem, the help of your guide or a well-informed trekkers should be taken

PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING FOR KEDARKANTHA- TREK : SEASON-2022

  • Backpack of 50 -60 ltrs
  • Sturdy hiking boots: preferably all leather upper as it provides better ankle support. If you do not own a pair yet, it is advisable that you buy one  as soon as possible & wear it often so that they are well broken. This will help prevent blisters.
  • Lightweight tennis shoes/sandals: for wearing in camp
  • Wool socks: 2 pairs: preferably thick wool socks.
  • Nylon socks: 2- Pairs, of the type you wear daily to be worm under the wool socks to prevent blisters.
  • Hiking shirt: 1 Preferably long sleeve
  • Long John top: 2 also known as thermal underwear, preferably wool to be worm as the first layer.
  • Warm shirts & pants for camp : 2 each
  • Rain cot/ Poncho  1 each • Warm Jacket: 1
  • Wool gloves: 1 pairs as thick as available in the market.
  • Long John bottoms: Preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  • Under wear: 2-3 changes Hiking shorts/ pants: 1
  • Sun hat: Cotton or nylon. Sun Glasses: Preferably with an anchor
  • Sun Protection Lotion: optional Lip balm/chap stick: optional
  • Water bottle: 2 Bottles of 1 Liter capacity (Pepsi bottles work well) please insure that they do not leak.
  • Head lamp / flashlight: Preferably a headlamp as it leaves your hands free to work please bring extra batteries.
  • Toilet articles: Tooth brush, tooth paste, etc+ And personal medical kit small one

itinerary

  • Day 1: - Dehradun to Sankri

    Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station 07:00 am – Drive to Sankri Market – 190 Km (7/8 Hours (1920 Meters) overnight stay our swargarohini hotel Sankri & The Grand Shiva Home Stay

  • Day 02: Sankri to Juda ka talab

    After breakfast Trek from Sankri to Juda ka talab (05 km) (4/5 Hours) (2700 m) overnight stay Camp

  • Day 03: Juda ka Talab to Kedarkanth base camp

    Trek from Juda ka Talab to Kedarkantha base camp (03 km) (2/3 Hours) overnight stay Camp

  • Day 04: Kedarkantha base camp to Kedarkantha Summit

    Early morning Trek from Kedarkantha base camp to Kedarkantha summit (12500 feet) (3800 Meters back to Hargaon camp site – 9 km) (5/6 Hours) (2600 Meters)

  • Day 05: Hargaon Camp to Sankti Base Camp

    Trek from Hargaon camp to Sankri base camp – (04 km) (3/4 Hours) (1920 Meters)overnight stay hotel

  • Day 06: Sankri to Dehradun

    Drive from Sankri to Dehradun by taxi (190 km)(7/8 Hours) our service end here

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10:30 AM – 8:00 PM (Mon to Sat)

HIGHLIGHTS

Duration: –   5 Nights 6 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Sankri Market – Our Property -Hotel Swargarohini and The Grand Shiva Home Stay

Summer Temperature: -Day (5°C to 15°C)   Night (2° C to 5° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -10°C)

Kedarkantha Altitude: – 3800 Meters- 12,500 feet

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 23 Km – By taxi 420 km

Group Size: – We will have a minimum group size of 5 people and maximum 35 people, if someone has to be private for their group, then you will be given a full date.

Group age – My personal belief is that people can do this trek from a minimum of 8 years to 55 years.

  • But it is necessary to be fit to do this trek
  • And you can do this trek in the year; these are the plan for both summer and winter,
  • For Winter Trek, I think it is necessary for people from 10 years to 55 years
  • This trek will be a relief and joy for the first time visitors. This trek will increase new energy and confidence in you

Available Group Departures:

Note: Customization available

 

PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING FOR  KEDARKANTHA TREK : 

  •  Backpack of 50 -60 ltrs
  • Sturdy hiking boots: preferably all leather upper as it provides better ankle support. If you do not own a pair yet, it is advisable that you buy one  as soon as possible & wear it often so that they are well broken. This will help prevent blisters.
  • Lightweight tennis shoes/sandals: for wearing in camp
  • Wool socks: 2 pairs: preferably thick wool socks.
  • Nylon socks: 2- Pairs, of the type you wear daily to be worm under the wool socks to prevent blisters.
  • Hiking shirt: 1 Preferably long sleeve
  • Long John top: 2 also known as thermal underwear, preferably wool to be worm as the first layer.
  • Warm shirts & pants for camp : 2 each
  • Rain cot/ Poncho 1 each • Warm Jacket: 1
  • Wool gloves: 1 pairs as thick as available in the market.
  • Long John bottoms: Preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  • Under wear: 2-3 changes Hiking shorts/ pants: 1
  • Sun hat: Cotton or nylon. Sun Glasses: Preferably with an anchor
  • Sun Protection Lotion: optional Lip balm/chap stick: optional
  • Water bottle: 2 Bottles of 1 Liter capacity (Pepsi bottles work well) please insure that they do not leak.
  • Head lamp / flashlight: Preferably a headlamp as it leaves your hands free to work please bring extra batteries.
  • Toilet articles: Tooth brush, tooth paste, etc+ And personal medical kit small one 

FAQs KedarKantha Trek

1) What is the best time to do Kedarkantha Trek?

It can be done throughout the year. It is basically a winter trek and can be done from December to the end of April giving an opportunity to trekkers to witness the snowy landscapes but also experience trekking on the crackling snow.

2) What is the fitness required for Kedarkantha trek?

Kedarkantha Trek is an easy to moderate trek suitable for first time trekkers with basic fitness. Age groups between 7 years to 65 years can do this trek if they are physically fit.

3) How much time does it take to complete the trek?

Maximum 4 days and minimum 3 days is required to complete the trek.

4) What is Kedarkantha trek famous for?

It is known as the best winter trek of Uttarakhand. Trek is also famous for a 360 degree view of snow capped Himalayas for the summit. In winters, people also go skiing on the slopes of Kedarkantha.

5) How to reach Sankri base camp for Kedarkantha Trek?

It is a drive of 198 km from Dehradun to Sankri which takes around 10-11 hours. There are direct public buses to Sankri around 5am and 7am. There are also connecting buses if you miss the direct bus. Shared taxi and hiring a cab is another option to reach Sankri.

6) What are important things to carry for the Kedarkantha Trek.

Watreproof hiking shoes, windproof jacket, sunscreen, proper woolen clothes like thermal, sweaters, jackets, gloves, socks, walking sticks, muffler, torch, medical kit, energy bars, toiletries
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