Kedarkantha Trek (6D/5N)

Kedarkantha Trek

Delhi to Delhi:-Pick up Point :- Kausambi Metro Station at 8:00 AM

Dehradun to Dehradun:-Pick up Point:- Dehradun Railway Station at 2:00 PM

Journey Overview

The Himalayas entice me with an attractive draw to dig further and more profound into their excellence. The magnificent Himalayan pinnacles kissing the skyline astound me continually. Now and again I need to scale the grand culminations and once in a while I simply need to look at the powerful pinnacles and let their quiet express 1,000 words

Snappy Facts:

  • Locale  Uttarakhand Himalayas
  • Journey Altitude- 12,500 feet
  • Journey Difficulty Level- Moderate to Difficult
  • Journey Duration- 6 Days
  • Separation  20 km
  • Start Point- Sankri
  • End Point- Sankri
  • Headquarters  Sankri
  • Temperature- Average day temperatures change from in addition to 8 degrees Celsius to in addition to 20 degrees Celsius and normal night temperatures fluctuate from short 10 degrees Celsius to in addition to 3 degrees Celsius.
  • Closest Railway Station- Dehradun
  • Closest Airport- Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
  • Last ATM- Purola close to Sankri has the last ATM

Kedarkantha Trek – Detailed Itinerary:


Day 00: Delhi – Dehradun ( 254 km l 6 hours l Dehradun 1,466 feet)

  • Separation: 254 km
  • Travel Time: 6 hours
  • Max Altitude: 1466 feet

Day 01: Dehradun – Sankri (187 km | 7-8 hours | Altitude 6,455 feet)

  • Separation: 187 km
  • Travel Time: 7-8 hours
  • Max Altitude: 6455 feet
  • You will begin your excursion to the most grand town and a travelers amuse which is Sankri. Sankri is 187 km from Dehradun and will take around 7-8 hours to reach. Pondering when you will see day off? In the event that you are fortunate, Sankri may invite you with some new snowfall in winters. You may investigate the town if it’s not dim yet or you may simply make the most of some tea taking a gander at those wonderful pinnacles and the excellence of Sankri. Overnight remain at a homestay.


Day 02: Sankri – Juda ka Talab  (4 km | 4-5 hours | Altitude 9100 feet)

  • Trip Distance: 4 km
  • Trip Time: 4-5 hours
  • Max Altitude: 9100 feet
  • The Kedarkantha journey begins in the wake of intersection the backwoods check post. On the off chance that you are considering carrying a Drone with you its better you drop that thought on the grounds that the entire district is a piece of Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and you can’t fly a robot even in Sankri. The journey you will do today to arrive at Juda ka Talab is of 4 km and will take around 3-4 hours. In winters you may discover 1-2 feet of snow after a short journey from Sankri. Remember to meet the celebrated Vijay Bhai who has a shop before Juda ka Talab and do tune in to his relieving woodwind. Juda ka Talab campground is close to the Juda Ka Talab and in the period of January, it’s totally solidified. Deodar and Oak woodlands are guarding the lake and is a beautiful view in winters when it’s totally solidified and the trees are canvassed in day off.


Day 03: Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha base camp (4 km | 3 hours | Altitude 11,250 feet)

  • Journey Distance: 4 km
  • Journey Time: 3-4 hours
  • Max Altitude: 11,250 feet
  • Start your journey from Juda ka Talab to Kedarkantha headquarters which is around 4 km and will take around 3-4 hours. The slant is steep and the path goes through the woodland of Oak and Deodar.
  • Kedarkantha is one of the most wonderful campgrounds in this whole journey. You can even observe the Kedarkantha highest point from the headquarters and directly before you is an open valley with mists skimming over it and at the back, you see Swargarohini, Black pinnacle and not many other Himalayan pinnacles. In the event that you are an astrophotographer you may get some absolute best chances of your life from the Kedarkantha headquarters.


Day 04: Kedarkantha Base Camp to Summit to Juda ka Talab (9 km | 6 hours | 12,500 feet)

  • Trip Distance: 9 km
  • Trip Time: 6 hours
  • Max Altitude: 12,500feet
  • At last, the day wants which you were energetically sitting tight for the culmination day! You will get up truly early today as you would prefer not to miss the excellent dawn from the culmination of Kedarkantha. Awakening at 3:00-4:00 am, outfitting with gaiters and smaller than normal crampons and start your journey to the astounding highest point of Kedarkantha from Kedarkantha headquarters. Following 60 minutes (or two) journey from the Kedarkantha headquarters, you at last make a stride at the highest point of Kedarkantha and the fantastic perspectives invites you! Invest your energy taking a gander at those lovely goliaths directly before your eyes. Live this second as it will remain with you for eternity. Subsequent to investing great quality energy at the highest point, its time for you to travel down to Juda ka Talab campground.


Day 05: Juda Ka Talab to Sankri

  • Journey Distance: 4-5 km
  • Journey Time: 3-4 hours
  • With all the extraordinary recollections you made in this journey its time for you to travel down to the headquarters Sankri. It’s a short trip and you can unwind in Sankri after the three days of the journey.


Day 06: Sankri to Dehradun

  • Separation: 187 km
  • Travel Time: 7-8 hours
  • After your Breakfast. It’s the ideal opportunity for you to begin your excursion back to Dehradun its a 7-8 hours drive from Sankri. You will arrive at Dehradun at night.


Day 07: Dehradun to Delhi

  • Separation: 254 km
  • Travel Time: 6 hours
  • You will arrive at early morning to Delhi.


  • Forest Entry charges and all the necessary permits and entry fees
  • All the meals from Dinner of Day1 to Breakfast of Day 6 will be provided.
  • Camping accommodation in the tents/guest house
  • Qualified trek lead and trained local guide


  • Personal Expenses
  • Insurance of any kind

Things to carry:

  • Woolen Sweater (carry 5 layers during winter trek)
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Padded Jacket
  • T-shirts (3)
  • Trekking pants (2)
  • Undergarments (4 pair)
  • Suncap
  • Woolen Cap
  • Neckwarmer
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Socks (both cotton and woolen)
  • Poncho
  • Headlamp/torch
  • Trekking pole
  • Medical Kit

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