Kedarkantha is a popular trekking destination located in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, and is suitable for first-time trekkers too. With an easy trekking distance of about 9 km per day, this 5 day Kedarkantha trek takes you to a height of 12,500 feet to the peak. You'll make your way through forests of oak, birch and deodar or Himalayan cedar, and get views of several Himalayan peaks, as well as the Gangotri and Yamunotri ranges. One of the highlights of the Kedarkantha trek is the night at Juda ka Talab, a beautiful lake surrounded by trees and snowy meadows.
The Kedarkantha trek takes you through a fairy-tale landscape of forest verdure, snow-blanketed meadows and mountain silhouettes. The trail starts in a pine forest with a carpet of leaves in various hues of brown. One of the highlights of this trek is the Juda ka Talab, a beautiful lake surrounded by forests. In the winter, the ice layer on the lake becomes so thick that you can even walk over it. In summer, it's a delightful campsite for your first night of camping. And finally, the crowning glory, the Kedarkantha summit. You'll feel like you’re on top of the world up here, with enthralling view of Himalayan peaks stretching out in all directions.
Trek to Kedarkantha through winding trails in forests of oak, birch and deodar. | Bask in the glorious sunsets on the way to the Kedarkantha base camp. | Enjoy your stay at some of the prettiest campsites in the Himalayas. | Be enthralled by the beauty of the Juda ka Talab, an enchanting lake flanked by trees on one side and meadows on the other. | Take in the spectacular view of Himalayan peaks and the Gangotri and Yamunotri ranges at the Kedarkantha summit.
You'll arrive at Sankri Village and meet the trek host at the local homestay. If time permits, you can explore this beautiful village or just walk around Sankri. You will be provided with dinner at camp, and will sleep in tents at night.
Overnight stay in a campsite in Sankri.
You will arrive in Sankri today and check in to your campsite. If you need to pick up any last minute essentials for your Kedarkantha trek, today is a good day to buy them in Sankri. You'll eat dinner at camp, and then will retire to alpine tents on double/triple sharing basis. Each tent has sleeping bags, and there is a kitchen tent and toilet tent (1 per 8 pax) for your stay.
For cancellations made 0-15 days before the start date of the Kedarkantha trek: No refund.
No show: No refund.
For cancellations made 16-30 days before the start date of the Kedarkantha trek: 50% of the total cost will be refunded.
For cancellations made 31 days or more before the start date of the Kedarkantha trek: 90% of the total cost will be refunded.
All refunds will be paid after deducting any transaction charges.
There will be no refunds in case of road blocks or accidents.
The operator provides basic amenities in the wilderness of Himalayas, so please don’t expect any luxury treatment.
Kindly do not carry any valuables during the Kedarkantha trek. The operator will not be responsible for any loss of baggage, goods, air tickets, passport, cash, traveller’s cheques, or any other travel document or item owned by you while on tour, whatever the cause.
You must be a responsible trekker. Behaviour that can cause danger, annoyance to others or can interfere with the trek procedures may lead to termination of your participation from the trip, with no right to refund.
Participants must treat all equipment provided by the operator with care.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the trek to Kedarkantha.
Consumption of alcoholic beverages, drugs etc. during the trek to Kedarkantha is strictly prohibited.