Kedarkantha Trek 5N/6D

Kedarkantha Trek 5N/6D

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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Kedarkantha Trek 5N/6D Highlights

  • Panoramic view of the mighty Himalayas!
  • Camp alongside a high-altitude lake.
  • Gear Up for Adventure - FREE Trekking Essentials (Valued at INR 2500)! Get Your Jacket, Shoes, Walking Pole, Head Torch, Woolen Cap, Woolen Socks, and Poncho - On the House!

Kedarkantha Trek 5N/6D Overview

The Kedarkantha Peak is one of India's most popular snow trekking sites, adorned with the exquisite beauty of falling snow and rimmed with pine trees. It's a mesmerizing visual image with falling winter snow, and what's more appealing is the view of the mighty Himalayas from the pathways all the way to the top. Nestled at a height of 3810 meters (12,500 feet), this is a wonderful trekking trail that covers a total distance of 20 kilometers. The space is short, and the hiking track is not tough, allowing even first-time trekkers to embark on an adventure and enjoy nature's splendor at its best.

With beautiful and captivating views of the snow-clad Himalayas, luxuriant foliage, lush landscapes, a plethora of flora, frozen ponds, and the vistas of spellbinding peaks, this walk has all the lovely marvels that a trekker wishes to experience and witness on his journey. The Kedarkantha Trek is a wonderful place for adventure seekers and trekkers to enjoy thrilling challenges and for nature lovers to bask in the beauty of undisturbed nature and enjoy delightful and joyful moments with exhilarating experiences.

The Kedarkantha Trek, located in Western Garhwal's Uttarkashi district, is well-known for being one of the country's easiest treks, suitable for both expert and inexperienced trekkers. However, physical fitness is essential, with the ability to jog at least 4 kilometers in 30 minutes before committing to the trekking excursion. As altitude increases, the air becomes thinner, and people must also wear backpacks, which can be challenging without good physical fitness. Trekking in Uttarakhand is always a delight because of its breathtaking beauty and panoramic natural vistas that are unrivaled in the country. But, of all the fascinating locations and exhilarating trekking sites available, the snow treks of Kedarkantha are the ones that inspire every trekker the most. In fact, there are numerous reasons why it is such a fantastic walk that it is so popular among adventurous visitors. The first reason is that snow is available until the end of April, making it one of the top winter trip destinations in the world. What's more, at a height of only 10,000 feet, one can see the beautiful snow falling at the base of the pine trees.

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Itinerary For Kedarkantha Trek 5N/6D


Day 1 - Reach Sankri


Starting Point Of Trek

  • Altitude- 6000+ feet | Time took- 7+ hours
  • Take a shared cab from Dehradun to Sankri; the journey will take approximately 7 hours.
  • Enjoy the trip through the pine forest, with the Yamuna River on your right.
  • Sankri serves as the starting point for many Uttarakhand treks, the most popular of which are Har ki Dun and Bali Pass.
  • The Govind National Park area begins 22 kilometers before Sankri and is known for its extensive collection of plants.
  • When you arrive in Sankri, freshen yourself and leave the guest house to tour the hamlet on your own.

Day 2 - Trek from Sankri to Juda-ka-talab | 4 km


The Initial Climb

  • Altitude- 8000+feet | Time took- 5 hours
  • Start your journey towards Juda ka Talab after a good breakfast at the guest’s home.
  • After crossing Sort, the path follows a wide and abrupt bend along the stream, with the initial climb taking you through dense forest, with brown Maple and Pine leaves crushed beneath your feet.
  • After passing through a tight woodland stretch, you will arrive at Juda ka Talab; have a walk around the interesting lake.
  • We'll pitch our tents a few meters from the lake and call it a day.

Day 3 - Trek from Juda Ka Talab to the Kedarkantha base | 4 km

Juda Ka Talab

Enjoy Views Of Arc-Shaped Snow-Capped Mountains

  • Altitude- 11000+ feet | Time took- 4 hours
  • After breakfast, begin your walk to Kedarkantha Base on a well-marked path.
  • After crossing 10,400 feet, you can see the snow traces with the wind flowing around the route.
  • Views of arc-shaped snow-capped mountains, Swaragarohini, Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, and Rangala stand in front of today's destination.
  • When you arrive at the campsite, pitch your tents and take in the clear views of the night sky, which is filled with twinkling stars, planets, and satellites.
  • Enjoy hot lunch at the campsite before retiring early because the next day's climb will begin as early as 4 a.m.



Day 4 - Trek from Kedarkantha Base to Kedarkantha Peak followed by a descent to Hargaon camp | 6 km

Kedarkantha Base

Enjoy Your Time At The Peak

  • Altitude- 12000+ feet | Time took- 7 hours
  • The most thrilling day of the expedition begins at 4 a.m.; today you will summit Kedarkantha Peak.
  • During the hike, you will travel through a few sections of oak forest and ascend to a height of 12,500 feet.
  • The last ascent to the mountain is challenging; search for a modest shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati overlooking the region.
  • Enjoy your time at the peak before returning to the base camp for a cooked lunch to satisfy your empty stomachs.
  • Rest for a few minutes before descending to Hargaon. Once again, it's a journey through the deep Oak, Pine, and Maple forest, with numerous shepherd's cottages dotted along the way.
  • Arrive at the campsite, pitch the tents, and call it a day.

Day 5 - Trek from Hargaon to Sankri


Time To Say Goodbye

  • Altitude- 8000+ feet | Time took- 4 hours
  • After a leisurely breakfast, begin your descent back to Sankri.
  • After about an hour, you will reach a ridgeline from which you can see some spectacular views of Har Ki Dun Valley; enjoy your moment by photographing the path from a distance.
  • Stay in Sankri at Guest houses. Dinner and celebratory dinner for completing the trek.

Day 6 - Sankri to Dehradun


  • Breakfast at Sankri.
  • Descend down to Dehradun.
  • The drive can take up to 11 hours and reach Dehradun by 7 in the evening as your journey with us comes to a close.
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Thermal inners
Medical kit
ID Proof
Power bank
Extra batteries
Hand gloves
Lip balm
Personal medications (if any)
Essential toiletries
Trekking pole
Dry Fruits and Chocolates
Hiking Shoes
Fleece jackets
UV Protected Sunglasses (Advisable)
Quick Drying Towel
Lightweight trekking pants
Warm clothes

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  • Any cancellation made 30 days prior to the date of departure, would levy 20% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made 15-30 days prior to the date of departure, would levy 30% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made 7-15 days prior to the date of departure, would levy 50% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
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  • Carrying minimum weight it will save your physical efforts.
  • The trails go through the forest so try to avoid any kind of activity which is against the law.
  • The trekking area is an eco-sensitive zone so do not dispose of plastic waste without information. If it is urgent then ask your team leader/Guide/Group Leader. 
  • Do not litter here and there.
  • If there is any kind of signboard or warning board read it carefully and follow the same written on it.
  • Respect the rules made by an authority.
  • Trekking itineraries may be changed due to unforeseen circumstances, such as weather, cancellations, restrictions, etc. We will provide you the next best alternatives in such cases. 
  • Follow the group rules. 
  • The trek package has two variations - with transport and without transport. 
  • Alcohol and smoking are not allowed.
  • Drugs and any kind of intoxicant are strictly prohibited. If someone is found with it then the trip will be cancelled immediately without any kind of refund.
  • The decision of the trek leader will be final and binding.so follow the rules made and explained by him. 
  • Trek Leader has the responsibility of the whole group to make the journey enjoyable and safe so at kindly cooperate. 
  •  Delays may occur due to weather conditions so in any case if there is any difficulty occurring due to this please have patience and cooperation. 
  • Any person with health conditions like Asthma etc is advised not to go for this expedition. However, if they so decide, it is at their own risk. 
  • No matter how cold it is, do not wear thermals while trekking. 
  • Please take care of your own baggage. 
  • Consult a physician before embarking on the trek. 
  • If you opt for a homestay, treat the hosts with respect and communicate with them comfortably!
  • Connectivity on this trek is not available so it will be better to inform your loved ones or relatives before ascending the trek from the base camp about the situation so they will not worry about you.
  • Before renting any kind of trekking gear check it properly whether it is in working condition or not.
  • Keep hydrated yourself with water but not in excess. Drink water sip by sip it will help to ascend the trek and avoid getting dehydrated.
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