For travel to Dehradun and back one can choose between air, rail and road. Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun) is the closest airport to your destination.
This snow trek to Kedarkantha might just be the most perfect winter Himalayan adventure you could sign up for! The trail leads through dense forests, so is walkable even when it's snowing. You'll have some fun trekking through deep snow when you hit the meadows, and you'll have some sections of steep climbing to the summit, but the views from the top are worth it.
This is a moderately challenging Kedarkantha trek that can be enjoyed by fit first-time trekkers and veterans alike, looking for a short break in the Himalayas.
Your route for the snow trek to Kedarkantha begins from the scenic mountain hamlet of Sankri, and moves onwards and upwards through pine forests. You can expect to see Juda ka Talab, which will be frozen over, as well as snow-capped peaks all around. You'll also be able to see famous peaks like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, and Kala Nag on this Kedarkantha trek.
Trek through snow, meadows, and forests on this snow trek to Kedarkantha. | Enjoy unparalleled views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks. | Interact with shepherds and locals on the Kedarkantha winter trek. | Photograph the local flora and fauna. | Camp at picturesque locations in the lap of nature.
You'll be picked up from Dehraun and driven through Mussoorie to Sankri. This is a long (7 hours) but scenic drive along the Yamuna and Tons rivers. En route, you'll pass beautiful forests of pine and oak, giving you a feel of the mountains. In the picturesque Sankri village, you'll check in to your hotel, and spend the rest of the day walking about and resting for the Kedarkantha trek ahead. Overnight stay in hotel.
You'll spend the night in a clean, cosy hotel in Sankri. Make sure you charge all your batteries, camera and phone tonight, because you'll be camping for the next few nights.
For cancellations made 45 days or more before the departure of the Kedarkantha trek: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
For cancellations made 30-45 days before the departure of the Kedarkantha trek: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
For cancellations made 15-30 days before the departure of the Kedarkantha trek: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
For cancellations made 0-15 days before the departure of the Kedarkantha trek: No refund.
No show: No refund.
Payment for this snow trek to Kedarkantha will not be adjusted towards any future trips.
The operator has a set of guidelines for the Kedarkantha trek that must be adhered to based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ & ‘Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and emphasise on travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader during the snow trek to Kedarkantha.
Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited during the Kedarkantha trek.
While on the Kedarkantha trek, participants must follow a proper waste disposal system.