Kedarkantha Trek – (23Km)

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Let’s get lost in the Mountains… The most striking Himalayan peak THE KEDARKANTHA PEAK is located in Uttarakhand. One of the best snow trekking destinations in INDIA. Mesmerizing pictorial view from 3810 meters i.e 12500ft height. The distance is not much and the trekking trail is not that difficult but snow and snowfall are pleasing. Even first-time trekkers can be a part of this adventure trek. Enjoy the beauty of nature with the charming and captivating sight of the snow-capped Himalayas, the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, the myriad collection of flora, frozen pond – Jadu ka Talab. The lake is frozen completely during the winter. Mesmerizing sunrise view from the peak of the mountain. The ideal destination for nature lovers, friend groups, and couples.


  • The Kedarkantha Trek is a popular trekking destination in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, known for its stunning natural beauty and unique highlights. Here are some of the main highlights of the Kedarkantha Trek:
  • 1. Scenic Beauty: The trek offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, including Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, and the Black Peak. The landscape is adorned with forests of pine, oak, and rhododendron trees, making it a visual delight throughout the journey.
  • 2. Easy to Moderate Trek: Kedarkantha is considered a moderately easy trek, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. The trail is well-marked and doesn't involve any technical climbing.
  • 3. All-Season Trek: The Kedarkantha Trek is accessible year-round, with each season offering a unique experience. In winter, it becomes a snow trek, while spring and summer offer lush greenery and vibrant rhododendron blooms.
  • 4. Camping at High Altitude: One of the highlights is camping at high-altitude meadows like Juda Ka Talab and Kedarkantha Base Camp. These locations provide panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and create a surreal camping experience.
  • 5. Local Culture: You'll have the opportunity to interact with the warm and welcoming locals in the remote villages along the trek, such as Sankri and Taluka, to learn about their culture and way of life.
  • 6. Kedarkantha Summit: The trek culminates at the Kedarkantha summit, which stands at an altitude of about 12,500 feet (3,800 meters). From here, you can enjoy 360-degree views of the Himalayan range, including some of the tallest peaks in India.
  • 7. Wildlife Sightings: The forests along the trail are home to a variety of wildlife, including Himalayan deer, wild boar, and various bird species. You may be lucky enough to spot some of these creatures during your trek.
  • 8. Adventure and Photography: The Kedarkantha Trek offers ample opportunities for adventure and photography. Whether it's trekking through snowfields, crossing wooden bridges, or capturing the sunrise over snow-clad peaks, there are many memorable moments for adventure enthusiasts and photographers.
  • 9. Clear Night Skies: Due to its remote location away from city lights, Kedarkantha provides a great chance for stargazing. On clear nights, you can see a sky full of stars, making it a magical experience for astronomy enthusiasts.
  • 10. A Spiritual Experience: The trek is named after the Kedarkantha peak, which holds religious significance for the locals. It adds a spiritual dimension to the trek for those interested in exploring the culture and spirituality of the region.


  • Accommodation : Stay included from Day 1 to Day 5. A good quality cosy Homestay at Sankri with attached Toilet and tents included on sharing basis.
  • Meals : All meals after reporting at the base village Sankri are included.
  • Camping charges : All camping gears are included.
  • Safety : A medical kit, oxygen cylinder and necessary items to counter worst case scenario.
  • Staff : A certified Trek Leader, a well trained and experienced Guide, Co-guide(if necessary) are included.
  • Permit : All the forest permission and any permit are included.
  • Transportation : Dehradun To Dehradun
  • Emergency evacuation/ rescue cost (but arranged by us).
  • Any meals on road journeys.
  • Personal hiking gears.
  • Separate room for couples (charges apply if booked prior).
  • Porter or mules for carrying personal languages.
  • Any personal expenses on shops/dhabas.
  • Any unscheduled stay/departure out of the itinerary due to natural calamities, govt ban, bad weather conditions, medical emergencies.


You are expected to arrive Sankri by evening, 230 kms, 7/8 hrs drive. You will be recieved by our guide, checkin at our Homestay. Have lunch on the way(not included). A briefing session will be there with safety equipment distribution followed by dinner. Overnight stay at our cosy homestay. The cab is not included in the cost.
Altitude : 1920 m / 6450ft

Meals: Evening tea & snacks, soup, Dinner(Dal rice paneer roti local sweet dish), Warm Water

After breakfast start your adventure, it is a 4 kms trek from Sankri, 4/5 hrs. Totally uphill trek. You will reach campsite by lunch time, have hot lunch. Acclimatisation walk
in the afternoon followed by evening tea & snacks. Later soup and dinner. Overnight stay in tents.
Altitude : 2790mtrs/9500ft

Meals: Breakfast(Parantha alu dum boiled egg*2 bananas*2 coffee) Lunch(Dal rice pickle papad) Evening tea & snacks, Dinner(Dal rice seasonal mix veg roti sweet dish), warm water

Today is a short trek. We will start a bit late from Juda Taal campsite and will reach by lunch time. 3 kms, 2/3 hrs. A easy day. Hot lunch at campsite. Acclimatisation walk
in afternoon followed by tea & snacks. Later evening soup & delicious dinner. Overnight stay at campsite. Altitude : 3250mtrs

Meals: Breakfast(Chole puri tea), Lunch(Raajma chawal pickle papad), Evening Tea & Snacks, Soup, Dinner(Dal rice seasonal veg roti sweet dish), warm water

Today is the hardest and longest day. Start summit attempt at 3 AM after a light breakfast & packed food. You will reach summit by sunrise time. Back to the Basecamp have hot lunch,
take some rest and descend to the Juda Taal camp/ Hargaon Camp (depend on the snow condition). 13 kms, 8/9 hrs. Overnight stay at campsite. Altitude : 2790mtrs/9500ft

Meals: Breakfast(Daliya boiled egg tea), Lunch(Veg Pulao pickle salad), Evening tea & snacks, Dinner (Dal rice roti veg sweet dish) warm water

Early morning start descending to sankri after breakfast. 4 kms, 3 hrs. Reach by lunch time, have hot lunch at Sankri. Certificate distribution ceremony. Depart for Dehradun. Cab is not included in the package. Altitude : 1950mtrs/6450ft

Meals: Breakfast (chole puri & tea)
Lunch(Dal rice pickle salad papad)

every day dal & veg & sweet dish will change
menu is subject to change on market availability



Frequently asked questions

The Kedarkantha Trek is a popular winter trek in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It takes trekkers to the Kedarkantha peak, which offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountains.

The best time for the Kedarkantha Trek is during the winter months, from December to April, when the region is covered in snow, creating a picturesque landscape. However, it can also be done in the spring and autumn months for a different experience

The Kedarkantha Trek is considered a moderate trek, suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The difficulty increases during winter due to the snow and cold weather.

The trek is typically a 4-6 day journey, covering a distance of approximately 20 kilometers (12 miles) round trip, depending on the starting point and the trekking route chosen.

While it's not mandatory to hire a guide, it is highly recommended, especially for those who are not familiar with the terrain. A guide can provide valuable insights, ensure safety, and navigate the trail effectively.

The highest point on the Kedarkantha Trek is the Kedarkantha summit, which stands at an altitude of approximately 12,500 feet (3,800 meters) above sea level.

Trekkers usually need permits from the Forest Department for the Kedarkantha Trek. These permits can be obtained through tour operators or at the forest checkposts.

Essential items to pack include warm clothing, trekking boots, sleeping bags, a good quality backpack, and basic medical supplies. A detailed packing list is often provided by trek organizers.

Accommodations along the trek route are generally in the form of tents or simple guesthouses in local villages. Trekkers are advised to carry their own sleeping bags.

Trekking during winter can be challenging due to snow and cold temperatures. Safety precautions, appropriate clothing, and the presence of an experienced guide are crucial for a safe trek.

The trek typically begins from a place called Sankri, which is accessible by road from Dehradun. Dehradun can be reached by air, rail, or road from major Indian cities.

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