About Kedarkantha Trek

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Kedarkantha Trek is famous for trek in winter season in the month of December to april. It is moderate grade trek situated in Uttarakashi District of Uttarakhand at altitude of 3850 m. it is in Govind Wild Life Sanctuary , offers to see many remote cultural villages, Flora & Fauna & amzing view of snow covered valley in winter. Trek start from sankri village 1950m which is base for Kedarkantha & Har Ki Dun Trek. Juda Ka Talab is a Beautiful campsite between dense forest of Pine Tree.
This trek start from Dehradun passes through beautiful hill station mussoorie Barkot, Purola, Mori, Netwar, Motwat along the Tons River.

Short Itinerary

1st Day: Dehradun to Sankari (6450 ft.) (210 km – 7- to 8 hours).
2nd Day: Sankari to Juda ka Talab (9000 ft.) (4 km – 4 hours).
3rd Day: Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base(11250 ft.) (4 km – 3-4 hours).
4th Day: Kedarkantha Base (11,250 ft) to Kedarkantha Peak(12500ft) to Hargoan (9000 ft).
5th Day : Hargoan (9000 ft) to Sankri (6450 ft) (6-7 Hours)
6th Day: Sankri to Dehradun (210 km – 8 to 9 hours)

Detailed Itinerary

1st Day: Dehradun to Sankari (6450 ft.) (210 km – 7- to 8 hours)
Morning 6:30 our vechile will pick up from Dehradun Railway Station & depart to Sankari village, passes through mussoriee (Queen of Hills),Barkot, Netwar, Mori & Tons River. Overnight stay in Sankri.

2nd Day: Sankari to Juda ka Talab (9000 ft.) (4 km – 4 hours)
Morning warm up exercise & Breakfast at Sankari village , now trek starts to Juda ka Talab, campsite between dense forest of Pine Tree. Overnight stay in camp.

3rd Day: Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base(11250 ft.) (4 km – 3-4 hours)
Magnificent view of Himalayan peaks, peaks look like golden colour when Sun rays hits snow covered peak. Morning breakfast in peaceful environment , now trek start to Kedarkantha base passes through dense forest of Pine & Oak, & various flora and fauna. Overnight stay in camp in Kedarkatha base.

4th DAY : Kedarkantha Base (11,250 ft) to Kedarkantha Peak(12500ft) to Hargoan (9000 ft)
Enjoy morning view of Nature in lap of Kedarkatha valley, Sunrise view golden peaks , cold air. Hot breakfast in morning & start trek to Kedarkantha top where Lord Shiva temple with idol of Shiva ,Ganesha & parvati, Post lunch depart for Hargaon. Night halt in Hargaon.

5th Day: Hargoan (9000 ft) to Sankri (6450 ft) (6-7 Hours)
Last day of trek, breakfast in Hargaon, trek start towards sankri. On the way view of various kind of flora, forest of pine, meadows which will be a memorable journey of your life. Overnight stay in Sankri.

6th Day: Sankri to Dehradun (210 km – 8 to 9 hours)
Depart to Dehradun today , full day journey, Lunch & Breakfast on the way.

Inclusive / Exclusion

Inclusions
• Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping).
• All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg).
• Trek equipments.
• Permits.
• First aid medical kit.
• Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
• All transportation during the trek program.
Exclusion
• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Insurance.
• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”.

Cancellation Policy:

Up to 30 Days :- 90% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.
Between 21 – 30 Days: – 60% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refund.
Between 20 – 11 Days: – 30% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refunded.
Less than 10 Days: – No refund. – See more at: http://gohimalayas.com/refund-policy/

Things to carry for Trekking:

1. Backpack of 50 -60 ltrs and Daypack of 20 ltrs.
2. Good Quality Trekking Shoes with extra pair of shoes
3. Sunglasses, Cap/Hat, towel etc.
4. Slippers
5. Undergarments
6. Full sleeve Sweater
7. Track pants
8. Water Bottle
9. Full sleeve warm Jacket
10. Rain coat lightweight
11. Warm Gloves
12. Camera, Memory Card,Batteries, Power bank
13. Head Light or torch
14. Personal toiletries & Sun lotion, vaslene etc.
15. Personal Medication if any
16. Sleek(light-weight) blanket

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