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The Kedarkantha Expedition (14-17 years)
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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  • Trip introduction

    This is a perfect 10 day trip in the Himalayan wilderness, offering kids a opportunity to undertake challenges like high altitude trekking and white water rafting under expert supervision.

    Participants learn the basics of trekking and mountaineering and are included in planning and decision-making and have to share roles in rotation. Roles may vary from camp set up, pack up (leave no trace), cooking, washing, collecting firewood or sourcing drinking water, and all tasks are managed by the group.

    This is a moderately challenging trip which also offers an opportunity to learn various life skills and adventure techniques.
    The trip also give participants a chance to do the exciting sport of river rafting.

    Destination

    This beautiful campsite is located on the banks of the Tons river in the Har ki Dun valley and contains a myriad of flora and fauna. The trip takes participants through the Himalayan valley and offers them an opportunity to camp out in the wild, learn new skills, and make new friends.

    Every child will take back priceless memories of the magnificent views, as well as an increased sense of confidence and responsibility.

    Destination highlights

    • Enjoy camping in the Himalayan wilderness
    • Perform the thrilling sport of river rafting
    • Learn the basics of trekking and mountaineering from expert instructors
    • Capture sweeping views of Himalayan valley and snow capped peaks from 12500 feet above sea level
    • Trek through mixed alpine forests of cedar, oak and pine
    • Learn various life skills and understand how to plan a trip and manage responsibility

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Mobile phones are not allowed. The program is designed to be in the wilderness and out of the regular comfort zone. Phones can be distracting and become a safety hazard. If carried, phones will be confiscated and have to be taken back from the office at the end of the season.

    Cancellation policy

    There is a cancellation charge of Rs. 3000 up to 15 days before the departure date. Thereafter, a 75% refund of total fee up to 10 days to departure, 50% refund till 5 days to departure, and no refund if the departure is less than 5 days away.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    These programs are not the same as a typical camping experience. There are no fixed tents or built up toilets. The great outdoors is all you have! Participants may not have bathing opportunities for 2-3 days at a stretch.

    Participants need to ensure that they pack items as per the list provided. They have to carry their own bags along with the divided group resources for the entire trip.

    Special precautions and safety guidelines help to make the camping experience of children unique and fun-filled. Before the start of each activity, a proper training session is organised for all the participants. Each participant gets the requisite gear needed for the completion of the exercise.

    All group leaders and instructors have been certified from renowned institutes and carry years of experience. Creating a safe environment is their main aim and every instructor goes through rigorous training to be able to handle any challenging situation. Every safety procedure is diligently followed to allow a safe and fun experience for the children.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Premium car parking, New Delhi railway station
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    Drop off point
    Premium car parking, New Delhi railway station
    Mode of transport
    Train and bus
    Start point
    Sankri
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    End point
    Sankri
    Time of departure
    10:30 PM
    Time of return
    05:25 AM

    Activity Details

    Appropriate Age Group
    14-17
    Know How To Swim
    No
    Instructor/Student Ratio
    1:5
    Doctors On Call / At Location
    No
    Unisex Or Co-Ed Camp
    Co-ed
    Guides & Instructors Gender
    Both male and female
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes
  • Day 1: Departure from NDLS

    All campers meet at New Delhi railway station at 22:30 and board the train to Dehradun by 23:50.

    Day 2: Welcome to beautiful campsite.

    Participant arrive in Dehradun by 05:40 am and proceed onwards by road to the beautiful Inme Tons campsite, reaching just in time for lunch. After settling in, the children learn how to sent up their tents, and can unpack and rest. In the evening, they learn about the basics of trekking and mountaineering in a fun session.

    Day 3: Acclimatization and preparation for expedition.

    This morning, all campers will undertake a short but strenuous trek to get accustomed to the forthcoming activities They also enjoy the thrilling sport of white water rafting in the afternoon. In the evening, they plan for the expedition, ration for the meals, divide the load to carry and pack their rucksacks.
    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Trek through vast undulating Himalayan meadows.

    Day 4: Camp at Juda ka Talaab.

    Today, the group takes a 1 hour bus journey to reach Sankri, the start point of the expedition. The trekking trail winds through rocky terrain and beautiful meadows, giving children a taste of the days to come. Participants camp in the wilderness at Juda ka Talab (10,000 ft.).
    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Capture the panoramic views of Himalayan peaks from 12500 feet above sea level.

    Day 5: Participants pitch tents at the base camp.

    Today, the children continue trekking towards the Kedarkantha base camp (12000 ft.). The route is fun, offers great views of snow-capped peaks and, most exciting of all, a view of the Kedarkantha peak that they will be climbing soon. In the evening, the kids set up camp, participate in fun activities, and enjoy a delicious dinner before heading to bed early.
    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Pose for the cameras after a successful climb to the Kedarkantha peak.

    Day 6: Summit day!

    Today is the most exciting day of all! The children wake up early and eat a hearty breakfast before setting off for the peak of Kedarkantha (12500 ft.). It is a huge thrill to reach the top, and a reason for celebration at the top. The tired but exhilarated trekkers begin their descent after a while, making it to the base in time for lunch by 11:00 am. Participants then trek down and camp out at Juda ka Talab.
    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Enjoy the magnificent views of the Himalayan valley from the top of Kedarkantha.

    Day 7: Celebrate the success of the expedition.

    Participants depart and head back Sankri, getting to the Inme camp by bus, in time for lunch. The afternoon is for resting, and in the evening, a special dinner is made to celebrate the success of the expedition.

    Day 8: Rafting and fun-activities at the campsite

    The children will spend a thrilling time on the white water rapids, supervised by expert instructors who are experienced with children. Later in the evening, there are fun games around a campfire, and a farewell dinner.

    Day 9: Start the return journey.

    The children leave the campsite at noon to board the train from Dehradun at night.

    Day 10: Arrive back at NDLS

    Participants arrive at New Delhi Railway Station early in the morning. The trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    New Delhi
    End point
    Day start time
    10:30 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dehradun
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    05:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sankri
    End point
    Juda ka talab
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Juda ka talab
    End point
    Kedarkantha base camp
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kedarkantha base camp
    End point
    Juda ka talab
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Juda ka talab
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Day start time
    06:00 AM

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    End point
    New Delhi
    Day start time
    05:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel from New Delhi to the campsite near Dehradun and back in AC III tier
    • Accomodation in 3 person tents
    • Meals as specified
    • Expert supervision
    • Clean washrooms ( Separate areas for boys and girls will be demarcated near the campsite of the day)
      Excludes
    • Any services or cost not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Personal expenses
    • Sleeping bags (Inme recomends that participants get their own sleeping bags, but this can also be availed from the campsite at no additional cost)

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • 6 t-shirts
    • 2 pairs of sweat shirts (preferably full sleeves)
    • 1 warm track pants and 2 track pants/jeans
    • 1 medium sized towel (quick dry)
    • 1 thick warm jacket (temperatures on the trek can fall as low as 0°C.)
    • 1 light pull over
    • 2 pairs of thermal wear
    • 1 rain proof jacket
    • 1 cap
    • 1 woollen cap (should cover your ears)
    • 1 pair of sun glasses
    • 1 pair of woollen gloves
    • Undergarments (for 8-9 days)
      What not to Wear
    • Leather floaters
    • Thermos bottle
    • Jewelry or expensive accessories are not recommended. For expensive or delicate clothes, please use discretion.
    • Mobile phones are not allowed on the camp and will be confiscated if carried.
    • Using MP3 players (although it may be carried for the journey) will not be allowed on the campsite as it can be distracting and is a safety hazard.

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Tents
    • Sleeping bags (If need be)
    • All safety gear and equipment needed for trekking, rafting and other activities
      You need to get
    • Comfortable shoes with sturdy soles (Must be worn; must not be new)
    • 1 pair of floaters
    • 1 head lamp (carry extra batteries)
    • Personal toiletries kit (include sun screen, cream & mosquito repellent)
    • Extra pair of spectacles in case you use them
    • Sleeping bags: Though Inme has enough sleeping bags to provide participants in case they do not carry their own, please note that these are used by other participants and Inme reissues them after a basic cleaning using a disinfectant spray.
    • Water bottle (ability to carry 2 liters of water)
    • Limit baggage to one piece of luggage
    • Participants do not require to carry any money for their travel, stay or meals from the point inme takes charge and till they are handed back to the parents. However they may carry a maximum of Rs 2500 for any personal purchases. Inme will not be responsible for any money lost or missing unless it is deposited in the camp safe on arrival.

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1: Departure from NDLS

    Overnight train journey.

    Reservation in AC III tier coaches.

    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Set up camps in locations offering sweeping views of the Himalayan valley.

    Day 2: Welcome to beautiful campsite.

    Stay in the campsite.

    Camp in cozy tents/dorms in the lap of nature.

    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Camp in the the lap of nature in dense forests of oak and pine.

    Day 3: Acclimatization and preparation for expedition.

    Stay in the campsite.

    Camp in cozy tents/dorms in the lap of nature.

    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Participants enjoy delicious meals throughout the trip.

    Day 4: Camp at Juda ka Talaab.

    Tented accomodation on triple sharing.

    Sleep in comfortable sturdy tents in the Himalayan wilderness.

    /Kedarkantha Kids Summer Camp Tons Rafting Trekking Adventure Expedition Camp in clean and comfortable tents at scenic locations.

    Day 5: Participants pitch tents at the base camp.

    Tented accomodation on triple sharing.

    Sleep in comfortable sturdy tents in the Himalayan wilderness.

    Day 6: Summit day!

    Tented accomodation on triple sharing.

    Sleep in comfortable sturdy tents in the Himalayan wilderness.

    Day 7: Celebrate the success of the expedition.

    Stay in the campsite.

    Camp in cozy tents/dorms in the lap of nature.

    Day 8: Rafting and fun-activities at the campsite

    Stay in the campsite.

    Camp in cozy tents/dorms in the lap of nature.

    Day 9: Start the return journey.

    Overnight train journey.

    Reservation in AC III tier coaches.

    Day 10: Arrive back at NDLS

    Trip ends before nightfall.

    Trip ends before nightfall.

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