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              WINTER KEDARKANTHA TREEK IN HIMALAYAS –INDIA

KEDARKANTHA WINTER TREK,UTTARAKHAND,INDIA

Kedarkantha Trek is a classic winter trek. The trek provides a great opportunity for trekkers to see the scenic beauty and experience the life of remote villages of Garhwal Himalayas. Kedarkantha Trek lies in the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The trek take you the top of Kedar Kantha peak at 3800 meters offering a spectacular views of the other peaks, valleys and villages of the area.  On the top, you feel like an eagle with a bird's eye view of the surrounding.

 

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Morning Train to Dehradun & Drive 1 hrs. To Mussoorie.(1850mt./Train/Drive/ 7 hrs.)

Day 2: Drive Mussoorie to Sankari (190mt./ Drive 152km./ 8hrs.)

Day 3: Trek from Sankri to Juda ka talab (2750mt./Trek 4hrs.).

Day 4: Trek from Juda ka talab to Kedarkantha base (3430mt./Trek 4hrs.).

Day 5: Trek from Kedarkantha base to Kedarkantha summit (3800mt.)to Har Gaon (Trek 8 hrs.)

Day 6: Trek from Har Gaon to Sankri (Trek 4hrs.)

Day 7: Drive back to Dehradun and evening Train to Delhi.

 

Itinerary

 

  KEDARKANTHA WINTER TREK

 

DAY 01 : DELHI – DEHRADUN – MUSSOORIE (1850mt./Train/Drive/7hrs.)

Board the morning AC Train for Dehra Dun at 06:55 hrs. Arrival at Dehra Dun by noon. Upon arrival at Dehra Dun met our representative and then transfer to Mussoorie. Its history dates back to 1827 when Captain Young, an adventurous military officer, explored the present site and laid the foundation of this holiday resort which now has few rivals. Mussoorie is famous for its scenic beauty and the hustle bustle of a hill resort. It provides many amusements for domestic and foreign tourists. Mussoorie is conveniently connected to road by Delhi and major cities and is the 'Gateway' to Yamunotri and Gangotri Shrines of Northern India. Overnight in hotel & dinner.

 

DAY 02 : MUSSOORIE – SANKARI (Drive 152 km./ 6hrs.)

Today’s journey from Mussoorie to Sankari is about 152Kms long and takes around 7hrs. In route we will stop for breakfast and also get fresh for the rest of the journey. . This picturesque village is about 13 Km inside the Govind Wild Life Sanctuary (Netwair is the place where the check post is located). Sankri is the gateway to the almost untouched Har-ki-dun (3566mt.) with the Swargarohini Peak (6096m) towering above it in the backdrop. Overnight in hotel & dinner.

 

DAY 03: SANKARI – JUDA KA TALAB (2700mt./Trek 4hrs.)

After breakfast trek start our first day of kedar kantha, the trail of today is of beautiful nature and through forests, and Saur village, the trails gets into the pine forest and start to climb sharply. In juda- ka - talab a small lake pond which is covered from snow in winter session, the lake situated in middle of dark forest. Overnight in tent & dinner.

 

DAY 04: JUDA KA TALAB – KEDARKANTHA BASE (3420mt./Trek 4hrs.)

In early morning after breakfast we start trek, in winter the trail is laced with vast snow field. You will also paas through some meadows. From here you can see white peaks like Banderpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala naag, and Ranglaana. Kedakantha base offers one of the best views of the night sky. Overnight in tent & dinner. 

 

DAY 05: KEDARKANTHA BASE – KEDARKANTHA SUMMIT (3800mt.) – HAR GAON (Trek 8hrs.)

It's a long day some up's and some down in the day, after breakfast we try to reach to top in time,   The trail is laced with snow, in the way you can spot a temple of lord shiva, and Parvati. The area is home to a number of rare species of Himalayan birds, Animal All Forest area and flowers, and is full of birch and spruce. After summit the trek we spent some time in the top of kedar kantha, and return back to Hargaon. Overnight in tent & dinner.

 

DAY 06: HAR GAON – SANKARI (Trek 4hrs.)

The trail down to Hargaon/ Bainya Bugiyal passes through a series of switch backs, farms, and a ridge. It is one of the most beautiful descending trails that Himalayas has to offer. After trekking for 6 km you will reach Sankri. It will take you about 4 hours. Overnight in tent & dinner.

 

DAY 07: SANKARI – DEHRADUN – DELHI.(Drive 152 km./Train /10hrs.)

Board the vehicle and start drive towards Dehradun Railway Station at 1700 pm train departure to Delhi arrive at 2245 pm. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hotel & Dinner.


Trip Cost

        KEDARKANTHA WINTER TREK

 

Required Persons

02 – 04

04 – 06

06- 10

Trip cost

 

 

 

 

 Cost includes:

  • All travel from Delhi and back to Delhi by road/ Train (by non ac / 2T A/C or 3T A/C Coach)

  • Accommodation will be provided throughout the trip as mentioned in the itinerary on twin sharing basis.

  • Accommodation in tents with foam sleeping pads & sleeping bags for entire trek.

  • Meals: As per itinerary, Tea /coffee, snacks & drinking boiled water during the trek. All meals would be vegetarian,the food would be a mix of Indian, Chinese & Local.   

  • Professionally trained mountain guide with English speaking, camp staff, cook etc.

  • Mules/Porters: For carrying rations, trekking equipments, personal gear of the clients (one bag not weighing more than 10 kgs).

  • All trekking permits and park entrance fees & Camping charges entire the trek.

  • Camping equipment: 3/4 season tents, sleeping bags, ground mattress, mess tent & camping tables & stools etc.

  • Medical Kit

  • Includes 4.5% Service tax

 

 Cost excludes:

  • Any stay and meals in Delhi

  • Air Fares, Visas, Insurance, Airport taxes, laundry, phone calls, beverages and bottled water, souvenirs and other expenses of a personal nature

  • Tips for guides, cooks & porters.

  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather..

 

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