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Sankri

KEDARKANTHAA TREK

The Kedarkantha trek is a popular trekking destination located in the Uttarkashi district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, particularly during the winter months when the region is covered in snow.

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KEDARKANTHAA TREK
KEDARKANTHAA TREK

Time & Location

12 Jan 2024, 6:00 am – 17 Jan 2024, 11:00 am

Sankri, Sankri, Uttarakhand 249128, India

About the event

Day 1: ARRIVE SANKRI

Start your journey from Dehradun, which is well connected by road, rail, and air to major cities in India. Drive from Dehradun to Sankri, a small village that serves as the base camp for the trek. The drive takes approximately 8-10 hours, covering a distance of around 200-220 kilometers.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: SANKRI TO JUDA KA TALAB

After breakfast in Sankri, Start trek towards Juda Ka Talab. The trail from Sankri to Juda Ka Talab is incredibly picturesque. You'll walk through dense forests of pine and oak trees, which are particularly enchanting during the winter months when they're covered in snow. Juda Ka Talab is a beautiful small lake situated at an altitude of around 9,100 feet (2,774 meters). It's a serene spot surrounded by tall trees and offers excellent camping opportunities. Trekkers often camp here for the night as they continue their journey towards the Kedarkantha summit.

drive to Taluka (around 12 km), which is the starting point of your trek. Trek begins in the village of Taluka, which is the gateway to the Har Ki Dun valley. This is a gradual ascent through lush forests and along the Supin River. You'll pass through charming villages, terraced fields, and beautiful landscapes.

Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: JUDA KA TALAB TO KEDARKANTHA BASE CAMP

After breakfast, you'll head towards Kedarnath base camp. The distance from Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base Camp is approximately 4-5 kilometers. You'll pass through dense forests and meadows on your way to the base camp. During the winter months, these areas are often covered in snow, creating a magical atmosphere.

It's an adventure that allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and serenity of the Himalayas

The trail involves a gradual ascent through dense forests and meadows. The path may be less defined than the main Har Ki Dun trail. Spend time exploring Kalkatidhar and its surroundings. The meadows and the views from this location are rewarding, and you can enjoy the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness.

Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: KEDARKANTHA BASE CAMP TO KEDARKANTHA PEAK TO HARGAON

After early breakfast, The trek from Kedarkantha Base Camp to Kedarkantha Peak Summit is the final and most exciting part of the Kedarkantha trek

Begin your trek from Kalkatidhar, which is known for its serene meadows and relatively offbeat trails. Trek route involves descending to the valley and then ascending to Har Ki Dun. As you ascend to Har Ki Dun, you'll enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lush landscapes. After enjoying Har Ki Dun, you'll begin your return journey to Kalkatidhar.

Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: HARGAON TO SANKRI

After Morning breakfast, Start the trek towards Sankri. The trek from Hargaon to Sankri is typically the last leg of the Kedarkantha trek. It's a downhill trek, so the distance can be covered relatively quickly. Its approximately 6-7 kilometers trek to Sankri village. The trail  passes through lush forests and offers scenic views of the surrounding landscape. It's a pleasant walk amidst nature. As you get closer to Sankri, you'll likely pass through or near small local villages. It's an opportunity to observe the local culture and interact with the people of the region

Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: SANKRI TO DEHRADUN

After breakfast, start your journey towards Dehradun. The drive takes approximately 8-10 hours, covering a distance of around 200-220 kilometers.

Meals: Breakfast

Cost: - 9,999/-

Cost Includes

Meals while on trek - Breakfast Lunch & Dinner mentioned in the itinerary.

Forest Permits/Camping Charges

Safety Gears

Trek guide, cook, helpers, porters and mules for carrying common luggage

First Aid

Expertise of Mountain Hikers.

Inner line permits.

All applicable Taxes

Cost Excludes

Flight / Train / Bus Tickets.

Transportation: Dehradun to Sankri & Return

Backpack offloading Charges (Approx Rs. 250-300 Per Day/Per bag)

Meals during road journeys.

Entry fees at monuments

Camera, Photography/Videography charges wherever applicable.

Any Personal expenses

Any Insurance.

Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. (to be borne by the client, who is directly payable on the spot)

Anything else than includes list.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

In case you wish to cancel your trek please email us at hikers.mountain@gmail.com & contact our respective representative.

1. 50% refund if cancellation is made more than 30 days and less than 45 days prior  to the departure date of the event.

2. 25% refund if cancellation is made more than 20 days and less than 30 days prior  to the departure date of the event.

3. NO refund will be made if cancellation is made within 20 days prior to the  departure date of the event.

4. In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control (like Natural  calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc.) of Mountain  Hikers, no refund shall be payable.

Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial.

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