Kedarkantha Trek
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Spend 5 days on the trek to Kedarkantha, a mesmerizing journey over a relatively easy trail. The Kedarkantha peak, located in the mountains of the Tons River valley, is a towering ridge peak offering stunning views of the Indian Himalayas. A popular winter trekking destination, the peak draws in adventure enthusiasts from all over the country. In winters, the pristine, white snow layering the entire valley turn the destination into an icy paradise. From an altitude of over 12,600 feet in the mountains, the peak of Kedarkantha offers unmatched views of sacred Himalayan giants like the Swargarohini, Banderpooch, Black and Ranglana.

    NOTE: A minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this trip.

    Destination

    The Kedarkantha trek takes you into of the Govind National Park. For five days spent in the national park, you'll have ample time to explore the rare, alpine wildlife, vegetation and wildflowers of the national park. The trek through the centuries-old forest of pine and oak makes for absolutely stunning views, especially when the forests are painted with shades of white in the winter snow. From visiting the shores of high-altitude lakes to camping in the open meadows or snowfields, this trek takes you to some of the most photogenic locations, hidden away in the mountains of Uttarakhand.

    Destination highlights

    • Spend the night at picturesque campsites in the Himalayan wilderness.
    • Trek through sprawling and dense forests of pine and oak.
    • Climb the Kedarkantha peak to get mesmerizing view of the Himalayas.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Consumption of cigarettes and other tobacco products is not recommended.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the Kedarkantha trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of the Kedarkantha trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-29 days before departure of the Kedarkantha trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of the Kedarkantha trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting the cost of accommodation, travel and other expenses already incurred by the tour operator.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All travellers are required to be sign an indemnity form before beginning the Kedarkantha trek.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the Kedarkantha trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Kedarkantha trek depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveller.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Dehradun Railway Station
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    Drop off point
    Dehradun Railway Station
    Mode of transport
    Private transport
    Start point
    Sankri, Uttarakhand
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    End point
    Sankri, Uttarakhand
    Time of departure
    06:00 AM
    Time of return
    10:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    12 hrs
    Total distance covered
    21 km
    Start point elevation
    8500 feet
    Maximum elevation
    12600 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6400 feet
    Average per day distance
    6 km
  • Day 1 of the Kedarkantha trek: Dehradun to Mori River

    Report at the Dehradun railway station. Here, you'll board a private vehicle and head out into the mountains of Uttarakhand. The 6-hr drive to the a camping ground near the Mori River will take you past scenic villages like Damta, Purola and many more. In the final stretch of 22 kms before your destination, you'll enter the Govind Pashu National Park. You'll arrive at your campsite for the evening, set besides the Mori River, by late afternoon. Overnight in tents at the Mori River campsite.
    /Trekking Kedarkantha Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next Rural roads travelling across mountain slopes on the way to Mori.

    Day 2 of the Kedarkantha trek: Mori River to Kedarkantha base camp

    Begin the day with a short drive to the village of Sankri. From here, you'll continue the rest of the journey on foot. The trek will take you through the Saud village on a gradual ascent. You'll reach the base camp for the Kedarkantha peak by later afternoon. The base camp is surrounded by beautiful tall trees, forested mountain slopes, and a small lake. Overnight in tents at the Kedarkantha base camp.
    /Trekking Kedarkantha Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next Terraced farms and grasslands near the mountain village of Sankri.

    Day 3 of the Kedarkantha trek: Day trek to Kedarkantha peak

    Today is summit day! Begin trekking on an increasingly uphill route from base camp. You'll reach the peak after a challenging 2-hr trek. Here, you can spend some time admiring the excellent views from the top of the summit. An hour later, you'll turn back and retrace your steps back to base camp. Overnight in tents at the Kedarkantha base camp.
    /Trekking Kedarkantha Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next Glorious views of the Himalayas from the top of Kedarkantha.

    Day 4 of the Kedarkantha trek: Kedarkantha base camp to Mori River

    Continue the trek over a downhill route, back to the village of Sankri. Compared to the previous day, this section of the trail will be relatively easy. As you reach Sankri, you'll board a private vehicle and travel back to the camping ground near Mori River. Overnight in tents at the Mori River campsite.
    /Trekking Kedarkantha Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next Trek past mountain top villages and interact with local farmers and shepherds.

    Day 5 of the Kedarkantha trek: Mori River to Dehradun

    Leave early in the morning and bid farewell to the mountains of Uttarakhand. You will continue the drive from Mori and reach Dehradun by early evening. Your trip ends here.
    /Trekking Kedarkantha Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next Tents pitched at the Mori River campsite.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dehradun
    End point
    Mori River Campsite
    Day start time
    06:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mori River Campsite
    End point
    Kedarkantha Base Camp
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    10 km
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kedarkantha Base Camp
    End point
    Kedarkantha Base Camp
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    6 km
    Trekking time
    3 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kedarkantha Base Camp
    End point
    Mori River Campsite
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 km
    Trekking time
    4 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mori River Campsite
    End point
    Dehradun
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transport from Dehradun and back to Dehradun
    • Experienced mountain guide and cook
    • Camping tents
    • Sleeping bags
    • Camping mattresses
    • Camping stool/chair
    • Mess tents
    • First aid kit
    • All veg meals starting from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 5
    • Porter/mule for carrying camping equipment and ration
    • Forest entry
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Insurance
    • Porter/mule to carry personal luggage (can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 300 per day, per bag of maximum 12 kgs)
    • Transport to reach Dehradun from hometown
    • Personal expenses like tips, medicines, phone calls etc.
    • Any transport support during the trek apart from at is mentioned above
    • Any meals during the travel journey back to Dehradun
    • Accommodation in Dehradun
    • Any service not mentioned above
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, medical evacuation, etc

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Raincoat
    • Windproof jacket
    • T-shirts/Shirts (2/3)
    • Trousers/Jeans (2)
    • Woolen gloves Thermal inner-wear
    • Warm fleece
    • Woolen cap
    • Woolen socks and regular socks
    • Comfortable trekking boots
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Technical equipment needed for the trek, if any.
    • Camping tents
    • Sleeping bag
    • Camping mattresses
    • Camping stool/chair
    • Mess tents
      You need to get
    • Torch
    • Water bottle
    • Towel
    • Camera (with full/extra batteries)
    • Identity cards
    • Slippers
    • Prescribed medicines
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Kedarkantha trek: Dehradun to Mori River

    Overnight stay at a guest house.

    Sleep in clean and comfortable rooms with basic facilities on sharing basis.

    Day 2 of the Kedarkantha trek: Mori River to Kedarkantha base camp

    Overnight stay in tents.

    Participants sleep in sturdy tents in the Himalayan wilderness on triple sharing basis.

    Day 3 of the Kedarkantha trek: Day trek to Kedarkantha peak

    Overnight stay in tents.

    Participants sleep in sturdy tents in the Himalayan wilderness on triple sharing basis.

    Day 4 of the Kedarkantha trek: Kedarkantha base camp to Mori River

    Overnight stay in tents.

    Participants sleep in sturdy tents in the Himalayan wilderness on triple sharing basis.

    Day 5 of the Kedarkantha trek: Mori River to Dehradun

    Trip ends before nightfall.

    Participants reach Dehradun latest by 22:00 hrs. The trip ends here.

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