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  • Trip introduction

    This 5-day trek to Kedarkantha is a wonderful adventure that takes you to an altitude of 12,500 feet. This trek is moderately difficult for those looking to explore the Himalayan mountain ranges. Kedarkantha is quite a popular destination amongst avid trekkers. On this trek, you'll trek through forests, grasslands and snowfields, and sleep in alpine tents at scenic locations covered with snow. A highlight of this trek, apart from the Kedarkantha summit is Juda Ka Taal, which is an enchanting lake flanked by dense woods on one side and meadows on the other.

    Destination

    Kedarkantha Peak is located in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 12,500 feet. It is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Uttarakhand. On this trek, you will walk through a diverse landscape; you will begin your trek in pine forests and walk through patches of snow, you'll cross the tree line and come across snow-covered meadows at around 10,000 feet.

    You will spend nights in tents at scenic locations, even at the banks of the beautiful Juda ka Taal. The temperature during the day ranges from 8 to 10 degree Celsius, and during the night it drop to a range of -15 to -10 degree Celcius.

    Destination highlights

    Spend a night next to the enchanting lake called Juda Ka Taal. | Be enthralled by the sunrise and sunsets over the Himalayas. | Walk through the famous Himalayan forests. | Spend your nights in tents at some of the prettiest campsites.

    Activity Details

    11200

    6400

    6400

    21 km

    20 hours

    5 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kedarkantha trek: Arrival at Sankri

    You will arrive at Sankri by 15:00 hrs. It is a beautiful village in the Uttarkashi district. You will spend your day exploring the village and attending an orientation program to learn about the basics of the trek. Overnight in tents at Sankri.

    Overnight in tents at Sankri.

    You will reach Sankri in the late afternoon, and dinner will be served to you in the late evening. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to you for the night.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Sankri

    Sankri

    15:00 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Kedarkantha trek: Sankri to Juda Ka Taal
    Day 3 of the Kedarkantha trek: Juda Ka Taal to Kedarkantha base camp
    Day 4 of the Kedarkantha trek: Kedarkantha base camp to Kedarkantha and then to Hargaon
    Day 5 of the Kedarkantha trek: Hargaon to Sankri
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 20 days before departure date of the Kedarkantha trek: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made 20 days or less before departure date of the Kedarkantha trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

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

    Rules on trip

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

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

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Kedarkantha trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

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

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the trek to Kedarkantha due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.
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    • Kedarkantha Trek Himalayas Uttarakhand Adventure The Great Next
    • Kedarkantha Trek Himalayas Uttarakhand Adventure The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in tents for 4 days on triple/quad sharing basis

    • All meals during the trek
    • Personal insurance
    • Rucksack
    • All the camping chargers including permits and feels
    • Gaiters
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • Porters/mules to carry common camping equipment
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any personal expenses

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Porters/mules to carry personal luggage

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trek pants
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support
    • Full sleeve t-shirts
    • Thermals
    • Fleece and down jacket
    • Trekking pole
    • Heavy jacket
    • Scarf
    • Not to wear - Sport shoes
    • Denim jeans and shorts
    • Expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Technical equipment, if required
    • First aid kit
    • All camping gear including tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Rucksack

    You need to get

    • Government identity proof and a few photocopies
    • Medical and disclaimer certificate signed by a registered MBBS doctor
    • NOC from the traveller
    • 3 layers of clothes
    • Sunglasses and sun-cap
    • Waterproof hang gloves
    • Socks
    • Headlamp/torch
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Daypack (20 ltrs)
    • Backpack (60 ltrs)
    • Floaters
    • Light towel
    • Lip balm
    • Cold cream and sunscreen
    • Personal toiletries including toilet paper and wet wipes
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.