Kedarkantha Trek a classic trek in the Himalayas which can be a good winter trek option. The Kedarkantha trek provides a great opportunity for trekkers to scaling their first peak full of snow and amazing views of snow clad mountains. Kedarkantha Trek starts from Sankri a small village on Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh border, which also serves as the base for Har Ki Doon Trek and Rupin Pass Trek. Sankri is also home to the rare temple of Duryodhan.
How to Reach Sankri: To reach Sankri one can take a cab from Dehradun Railway station or bus which starts from Uttrakhand State Road Transport office just outside Dehradun Railway station towards Prince chowk. The drive to Sankri is long but picturesque through Mussoorie, Barkot, Purola, Mori, Netwar and finally entering into Govind Wildlife Sanctuary.
Trek Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights
Destinations Covered Kedarkantha Trek: Mussoorie, Sankri, Har Ki Dun Valley, Govind Wild life Sanctuary
Cost per Person: Rs 7200 per person (Ex Sankri)
- Accommodation during Trek (Camping)
- Meals while on trek (Veg)
- First aid medical kits
- Qualified and experienced Trek Leader, Guide and support staff.
- Transport from Sankri
DEPARTURES (All departures for Kedarkantha Trek are ex Sankri)
- 1st Batch : 22nd December – 27th December 2015
- 2nd Batch : 23nd December – 28th December 2015
- 3rd Batch : 24nd December – 29th December 2015
- 4th Batch : 25nd December – 30th December 2015
- 5th Batch: 26th December – 31st December 2015
Kedarkantha Trek Itinerary
Day 1 Kedarkantha Trek: – Dehradun to Sankri (6450ft)
Day 2 Kedarkantha Trek: –Trek from Sankri (6450 ft) to Juda Ka Talab (9100 ft)
Day 3 Kedarkantha Trek: – Trek from Juda Ka Talab (9100ft) to Kedarkantha Base (11,250 ft).
Day 4 Kedarkantha Trek: – Trek from Kedarkantha Base (11,250 ft) to Top to Hargoan (9000 ft)
Day 5 KedarkanthaTrek: – Trek from Hargoan (9000 ft) to Sankri (6450 ft)
Day 6 KedarkanthaTrek: – Drive from Sankri to Dehradun
Kedarkantha Winter Trek Itinerary Detailed
Sankri (Kedarkantha Trek) DAY 1
Drive from Dehradun to Sankri (6450 ft, 10 hrs)
Renok Adventures team will arrange a pick up for all trekkers at Dehradun Railway station and start the drive to Sankri via Mussoorie and Mori and then along the Tons River. On arrival rest and explore the small village Sankri and finish the last minute shopping for the trek.
Sankri (Kedarkantha Trek) DAY 2
Trek from Sankri to Juda Ka Talab (9000 ft, 4 hrs)
After our breakfast and short briefing we will start the trek around 8 AM for today’s camp Juda Ka Talab. The trek route starts along the water streams little steep in the beginning and becomes gradual after sometime. We will camp beside the small pond surrounded by Pine and Oak trees.
Kedarkantha Base (Kedarkantha Trek) DAY 3
Trek from Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base (9000 ft, 7 hrs)
Get up early in the morning to see the golden glow of snow peaks and sunrise. Post breakfast start the trek to Kedarkantha Peak base which takes around 4 hrs to reach Kedarkantha Peak base. Enjoy hot lunch with amazing views relax and explore the camp surroundings.
Hargoan (Kedarkantha Trek) DAY 4
Trek from Kedarkantha Base to Kedarkantha Peak and then trek down to Hargoan (9000 ft, 3 hrs)
We will start the day with morning exercise and sumptuous breakfast. Today’s trekking program would be reaching the top of Kedarkantha Peak, Packed lunch at top and trek back to today campsite Hargoan. Kedarkantha Peak gives you amazing views of Swargarohini Peak, Black Peak, Bandarpoonch etc.
Sankri (Kedarkantha Trek) DAY 5
Trek from Hargoan to Sankri (9000 ft, 8 hrs)
Trek back from camp Hargoan to Sankri on well laid trekking trail but sometime because of melting snow this trekking trail becomes slippery so be careful while descending. Trekking down through thick forest of Deodar, Pine and Maple trees and beautiful views of Har ki Dun Valley and Har Ki Dun Trek
Dehradun (Kedarkantha Trek) DAY 6
Drive from Sankri to Dehradun (9000 ft, 10 hrs)
Drive back to Dehradun with mosaic of beautiful memories of the Kedarkantha Trek.