Trip Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destinations Covered: Dehradun Sankri Village Juda Ka Taal
Kedarkantha Base Har Gaon Rishikesh
About the trek
The journey for the beautiful Kedarkantha peak commences from the city of Dehradun. From Dehradun it’s a long drive to Sankri located at an altitude of 6400 feet and takes about 10 hours to reach. It’s a distance of 220 km from Dehradun. The trekking trip starts from Sankri the next day towards Jadu Ka Talab which is based at 9100 feet and takes about 5 hours trekking to reach the destination.
During this trail one can experience the beauty of lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and gorgeous maple trees. From Juda ka talab on the following day one needs to trek up to 11,250 feet towards Kedarkantha base which is again a distance of approximately 4.5 kms.
In this trail the trekkers pass through lush meadows and for the first time catch the view multiple snowcapped peaks standing tall encircling the location. The next destination is the Kedarkantha peak which is based at a height of 12,500 feet.
TOUR & TREK PROGRAMME
Day 01: Arrival Dehradun
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun and transfer to the Hotel.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 02: Dehradun to Sankri Village (220 Kms/10 hrs)
Meeting and assistance on departure by our representative and our driver will Proceed to Sankri via (Mussorie-Nanbhag-Naugaon-Purola-Mori-Sankri). After reaching at Sankri at evening check in to the Lodge/Homestay at sankri.
Sankri is a beautiful little place in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by lush green Himalayan hills.
Dinner and overnight in lodge/Homestay.
Day 3: Trek from Sankri to Juda Ka Taal (4 Kms/5 hrs)
After early morning breakfast trek to juda ka taal. Walk in a beautiful pine & deodar forest, watching a beautiful range of Bandarpunch range. After trekking 4 to 5-hour reach at first camp site at juda ka taal.
Dinner & overnight Camping at Juda ka Taal.
Remote Lake, Pond, Pine and Oak Trees, Himalayan Backdrop. Trekking from village Sankri towards Juda ka Talaab after having a wholesome nutritious breakfast and some training for the trek.
This remote lake tucked away in the grandeur of the snow-capped mountains is the ideal place to camp for the everchanging scenes bring alive the natural kaleidoscope with every change in light. Gaze at stars and enjoy the twilight camping site.
Day 4: Trek from Juda Ka Taal to Kedarkantha Base (5 Kms/5 hrs)
Getting Early morning trek is easily to reach next camping site. Trek to Kedarkantha Base. Kedarkantha base is around 5 to 6 km from juda ka taal. After doing 5-6-hour immersive trek get a best view of valley. Kedarkantha peak can be visible from this site.
Dinner and Overnight stay in Camp site.
Day 5: Trek to Kedarkantha Summit and Descend to Har Gaon ( 9 Kms/8 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast carry water bottle and camera, summit to kedarkantha peak. Leave carrying bag at camp site. After walking 3 km trek reach at kedarkantha peak, watch Himalayan range and 360 degree view of valley from top of Kedarkantha. Get back to campsite, wrap up bag and descends to hargaon.
Gangotri and Yamunotri Ranges, Ascending and Descending Trek. It’s going to be a long day so healthy breakfast is a must. We shall be ascending to the Kedarkantha peak (3,850m). The climb is steep but worthwhile and one with rewarding views. Lunch will be against a stunning backdrop of the Gangotri and Yamunotri ranges.
Then our descending trekking will be started towards Har Gaon.
Overnight camping will be in Har Gaon.
Day 6: Trek from Har Gaon to Sankri (4 Kms/4 hrs) and Drive Back to Dehradun (220 Kms/10 hrs)
It’s time to backpack to Sankri, along with open views of snow covered mountains and downhill villages. And finally reach at Sankri. Then we will depart and drive back to Dehradun.
Transfer to Hotel in Dehradun.
Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 7: Dehradun -Day excursion to Rishikesh
Morning after breakfast drive to Rishikesh visiting Janki bridge, Ram Jhula , Geeta ashram, Bhootnath Temple and Ganga arti ceremony at Parmartha Ashram.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 8: Departure Dehradun
In time transfer to the Airport for onward destination.
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