A trekkers delight and one of the finest and the most popular summit climbs in India - Kedarkantha. Located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand is this mesmerizing location which is often confused as Kedarnath. Kedarkantha, which is dedicated to lord shiva, is at a height of 3800 meters. If you are a trekker and love to experience adventure climbs then this place is for you. Very few treks have such an adventure. There are multiple routes to this summit, and each one has something exciting and thrilling for you. It is not an easy climb, and when you reach closer to the top, it even gets tricky. But it is all worth it when you reach the top, the world seems different. You can witness the panoramic view of the Himalayas from the top. Witness the scenic view that is worth the hype. Also, view the breathtaking sunsets and the scenic beauty from the base camp. Trekking through the forest is a real treat for your eyes. Because the trees here are covered in snow which is astonishing. The weather is just the best - the cold breeze and calm nature are what we crave. You can even experience snow slides under guidance. We know this sounds like a perfect trek opportunity, and we think you should not miss this!

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Kedarkantha Trek - Offbeat Route

  • 4 Nights 5 Days
  • Kedarkantha, Uttarakhand
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Kedarkantha Trek

  • 4 Nights 5 Days
  • Kedarkantha, Uttarakhand
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Kedarkantha with Rishikesh Holi Special Batch

  • 4 Nights 5 Days
  • Kedarkantha , Uttarakhand
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FAQ

About Kedarkantha Trek: 

  • Trek Difficulty: Moderate
  • Highest Elevation: 12,500 feet
  • Trek Duration: 05 Days/ 04 Nights
  • Trek Distance: 21 km
  • Region: Uttarkashi
  • Base Camp: Sankri Village
  • Nearest Bus/Railway Station/Airport: Dehradun
  • Best time to do: November to April.

Highlights:

  • The panoramic views of the Himalayas
  • Experience one of the finest summits of India 
  • Indulge yourself in exciting adventures while climbing the steep slopes 
  • Witness the mesmerizing sunset and sunrise views 
  • Witness the rich culture and lifestyle of locals
  • Feel the winter vibes in the charming villages

Things to keep in Mind while visiting Kedarkantha:

  • The trek difficulty level is moderate. 
  • The trek is long and would take time, so keep your backpack around 10 kg.
  • There are roadblocks and landslides during monsoon so, avoid trekking during those times.
  • Do not go alone during long treks.
  • The winter season is extremely cold.

Kedarkantha temperature in winters:

  • December- (0°C to 12℃) 
  • January- (-5°C to 10℃)
  • February- (-5°C to 10℃)
  • March- (-5°C to 10℃)
  • April- (0°C to 12℃)

How to Reach Sankri:

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Sankri which is about 212 km away. From the Airport, you can book a cab for Sankri.

By Rail: The Dehradun railway station is the nearest railway station to Sankri which is 194 km away and is well connected with Delhi, there are plenty of options to pick your train. You can book a taxi from Dehradun Railway station to Sankri.

Note: Book your ticket to the Haridwar railway station because the Dehradun railway station will be closed till Feb 2020.

By Road: Dehradun is well connected to all major cities. Sankri which is about 187 km away from Dehradun will take around 7-8 hours. You can book a cab or take public transport to reach Sankri, it is well connected with Dehradun.


Rental Gear for 5 days : 

  • Winter Jacket (-5 degrees) - Rs.  500
  • Trekking pole  - Rs. 200
  • Poncho   - Rs. 200
  • Gloves - Rs. 200
  • Gaiters - Rs. 200
  • Crampons  - Rs. 400
  • Head torch - Rs. 150
  • Trekking Shoe - Rs. 500
  • GoPro - Rs. 2500
  • Trek pants - Rs. 400

ATM Points and Connectivity:

  • The last ATM point to withdraw money in any case of emergency before the trek begins is at Purola. After this, there is no place to find any ATM points. But it’s better to withdraw cash from Dehradun.
  • Mobile connectivity is obviously not there in the Himalayas. Purola again is the last spot where you can get a stable mobile signal.

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