Kedarkantha trek is one of India’s most wanted after snow hiking destinations. With the fall of the winter snowfall, it is an attractive image, and even more attractive is the spectacular view of the Himalayas from the paths right up. Nestled at 3810 feet, which is about 12,500 feet for the first time, hikers embark on an adventure and enjoy the beauty of nature at its best. The fascinating and fascinating snow sights were applauded to the Himalayas.
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Trek pick up point
|Dehradun – Sankri Distance – 220 KM , 7 to 8 Hrs Journey .|
|Sankri – Juda-ka-Talab Distance – 4 KM [Duration: 5– 6 hours trek]|
|Juda-ka-Talab to Kedarkantha Base Distance – 4 km, [Duration: 3 – 4hours]|
|Kedarkantha base to Kedarkantha peak Distance – 6 km, [Duration: 6– 7 hours]|
|Hargaon camp to Sankri 6 KM[Duration: 5 – 6 hours]|
|Sankri to Dehradun Distance – 220 KM , 7 to 8 Hrs Journey|
From Dehradun, drive to Sankri via Mussorrie. Lunch will be had along the way. The drive is a delightful one as the path takes you along the Yamuna, exquisite Tons river and pine forests. Once you reach Sankri that is steeped in natural beauty, check into the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a stroll in the charming village and warm up for the Kedarkantha trek to come ahead. Overnight can be spent in the hotel.
After a healthy breakfast at the hotel it’s a journey straight towards Juda Ka Talab which is based at an altitude of 9100 feet. It’s a 4km trekking journey and the approximate time for reaching the same is around 5 hours.
The journey begins by moving out of Sankri village through an extension called Sor. Once the village is crossed the road takes a wide curve and climbs sharply. Moving along the stream this is the road that moves towards the Kedarkantha
The intoxicating journey continues day where the trekkers are destined to trek towards Kedarkantha base which lies at an altitude of 11, 250 feet. The distance from Jadu Ka Talab to this destination is about 4kms and in a moderate speed it takes about 2.5 hours to reach the place. The track again begins through dense forests of pine and oak trees only and through steep ridge and much more dense areas.
The fourth day of the trek is destined to conquer the Kedarnath Peak. Today the trekkers need to hike an elevation from 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet. The schedule of the day includes hiking to Kedarkantha peak and then again descending back till Hargaon camp which is based at 8900 feet. The total journey comprises of 6kms altogether and takes about 7 hours of time in a moderate speed deally it is a long day but the excitement of the journey and conquering the peak would be far greater and much more worthy in compared to the challenges that lay ahead for the trekkers.
Today the schedule is marked for descending further to Sankri which descending from 8900 feet to 6400 feet. The time for descending this approximately 6 kms long trail takes about 4 hours or more at a moderate speed. Sunrise from Horegaon campsite is the nexus of thick wood pine forest is equally beautiful. After having the breakfast, pack the backpack to descend furthermore through a more clearly marked well paved pathway.
The last day of the trip is the departure day where the trekkers need to travel back to Dehradun. distance takes about 9 to 10 hours
you can plan how to spend the day fruitfully on your own, be it sightseeing or shopping, Dehradun will not disappoint you.
Trip ends here…