Kedarkantha Summit Trek 2023

5 Days

About the Trip

Best Winter Trek Of The Mighty Himalayas!

Kedarkantha trek is considered among the best winter trek in the country. Kedarkantha is a majestic Himalayan peak located in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand at an elevation of 3812 meters above sea level. The snow remains here till the month of April, which makes it so popular unlike other winter treks.

The trek starts from a small village Sankri, hike through dense forests of oak and Rhododendron, a frozen lake or Talab midway and finally a hike to the summit in snowy and chilly conditions. The prominent Himalayan peaks namely Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, Swargarohini, etc are visible from the summit of Kedarkantha.

Highlights of Trip

  • Best Snow Trek which is accessible in the whole winter.
  • It gives you a feeling of climbing a Himalayan peak without any much hassle.
  • One of the best snow peaks to climb for beginners.
  • Beautiful campsites of Juda ka Talab and Kedarkantha base camp
  • Snow laden trails from the very first day
  • The view from the summit is mesmerizing where everything looks below your feet.
  • The sunrise from the Kedarkantha peak is one of the best.

Itinerary

Reach Dehradun Railway Station by 6:30 AM.
You will be picked up by our representative and transfer to Sankri by Shared Taxi.
Dehradun is well connected with Delhi through railway and road route.
Overnight Buses and Trains are available.
A 200 km drive to Sankri Via Mussoorie, Kempty Falls, Netwar & Purola.
Arrival at Sankri village by evening, Check in Guest house/Hotel.
Dinner and rest at the guesthouse/hotel.
Quick introduction and briefing about the trek.

Trek to Juda Ka Talab campsite after breakfast.
The trail is of easy to moderate ascend passing through dense forests of Oak & Rhododendron Arrival at Juda Ka Talab campsite followed by lunch and rest in the camps.
The Lake remains frozen during the winter season and a great sight to watch.
Evening refreshments, Group Activities and dinner at the campsite.
Overnight stay in the camps

Trek to Kedarkantha Base Camp from Juda Ka Talab after breakfast.
Arrival at base camp around lunchtime.
An evening acclimatization walk followed by evening refreshments. Early dinner and rest 
in the camps.

Early morning Trek to Kedarkantha Peak at 4 AM after light breakfast.
Steepy and moderate climb of 3.5 km with level walks in between.
Carry at least 1-2 litres of water individually as the trail is deprived of water points.
Packed lunch at the summit point of the trek.
Descend back to Hargaon Base camp from the peak.
Refreshments and evening snacks after arriving at base camp.
Dinner and rest in Camps.

Descend down to Sankri Village from Hargaon camp after breakfast at Hargaon camp
Same day drive from Sankri to Dehradun by Taxi.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transport from Dehradun to Sankari and Return.
  • Micro spikes and Gaiters for safety of our trekkers
  • All the needed entry fees along with permits
  • First aid medical kits, oxygen cylinder as well as stretcher.
  • Meals during the trek (vegetarian).
  • During the trek, charges of accommodation in the guest house, homestay, and camping
  • Porters/mules in order to carry vital equipment
  • Hiking skilled and proficient trek leader, cook, guide, and support staff
  • All the trek equipment will be included like a sleeping bag, kitchen & dining tent, utensils, mattress, tent, toilet tent, and crampon (if needed).

Exclusions

  • 5% GST
  • Personal Insurance
  • Medical Certificate
  • Emergency Evacuation Charges
  • Mules or Porter for Personal Luggage
  • Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
  • On first day En Route Breakfast and Lunch Are Not Included
  • Day En Route Lunch and Dinner Are Not Included
  • Anything Not Mentioned in The Inclusions

Trip Rules and FAQ

Payment Terms

Pay 2000 and Book Your Seat (Non-Refundable)
Pay the remaining amount 7 Days before Trip Begins
Non Payment Leads to Cancellation

Booking Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Things to Carry

Gears

A backpack
1-litre water bottle
Clothes

Sweater/Warm Jacket
One pair of thermals
One cotton long sleeves and
1 short sleeve t-shirt

Comfortable Clothes as per
your need

1 pair of gloves
1 long pants (trek
pants and cargo pants are

favourable)

2 sets of undergarments
Extra Carry Bags to keep
Wet clothes

A pair of sunglasses
Caps or hats
A small towel
Footwear

Above-the-ankle
waterproof and breathable

hiking boots with good grip

2 pair of socks
Medication/Food

Glucose powder
Medicines for headaches,
diarrhoea, motion sickness

Dettol
Bandages
Cotton
Energy bars/snacks
Personal Accessories

Toothpaste, toothbrush
Personal toiletries and
Insect repellent
Paper soap, or sanitizer
Sunscreen minimum of
spf40+ , lip balm, cold

creams

Body spray
LED torch light

Cancelation policy

As per Policy of GoChill Trips

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
All applicable refunds will be done in the traveler’s bank account.

Trip Rules

This is a Trekking Trip.
This trip requires a minimum of 3 Pax.
Minimum Age : 18 Years
Carry Only Rucksack
Shared Accommodation

19% Off
From ₹7,999 ₹6,499
/ Person
From ₹8,499 ₹6,999
/ Per Person in Couple

Trip Facts

  • Guest House and Quechua Tents
  • Dehradun
  • Expert Trek Guide Throughout the Trek
  • 3810m
  • Throughout the Year
  • November to April
  • All Veg Meals
  • 18
  • 65