Kedarkantha Winter Trek

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Kedarkantha is considered one of the most winter hiking location and trek in Uttarakhand, India Altitude is 12500 feet, It is best trek to fulfill your satisfaction about trekking. Kedarkantha trek is quite special because it has stunning views and it provides the best views of the entire mountains cape. Today Kedarkantha is the topmost trek of Uttarakhand Himalayas. Kedarkantha is an incredible place to stay there and enjoy the sunrise and sunset. The Trek is a classic winter trek provides a great opportunity for trekkers to explore something new about the nature, and experience the life of remote villages of Garhwal Himalayas.

Quick Facts about Kedarkantha Winter Trek:

– Temperature, Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C

– Trekking distance: 20 km

– Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft

– Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

– Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station 

– Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

– Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)

– ATM: Purola has the last ATM point before your trek begins

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Kedarkantha Winter trek is one of the most sought-after snow-trekking destinations in the country. Situated at a height of 3800 m above sea level, the trek to this mountain pass in Uttarakhand offers various levels of challenges to the trekkers. Offering an enthralling trekking experience, Kedarkantha trek in winter usually originates from Sankri; which can be easily reached from Dehradun and takes the trekkers through the immaculate beauty of the vicinity. From snow-capped Himalayan peaks to a frozen pond, meadows covered with snow to some of the other mesmerizing peaks, this trek offers all the marvels a trekker can wish for. Not just for the trekkers, Kedarkantha winter trek is also an ideal trek for nature lovers, shutterbugs and other classes of travellers. Within the 6 exciting days of this expedition, the trekkers are rewarded with magical views, exhilarating experiences and delightful moments. Get ready to spend some time close to nature while you head out for this one of a kind trek. As the name goes this winter trek will take you across the snow-covered trails with hundreds of pine trees, dense forest and stunning mountains. Another best part of this Kedarkantha Winter trek is that you will come across some of the beautiful campsite surrounded by pine trees. Spend some time admiring the beauty of nature with the frozen lakes and the valleys. As a part of daily hygiene protocol, proper care of hygiene and sanitation is maintained all through to ensure the utmost care and personal safety of the guests. Quick Facts about Kedarkantha Winter Trek: – Temperature, Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C – Trekking distance: 20 km – Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft – Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate – Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station – Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun – Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun) – ATM: Purola has the last ATM point before your trek begins

Best Time to Visit  Kedarkantha Trek

Kedarkantha is one such trek which you can do throughout the year, it is more popular especially for winters trek. I believe that these treks are for all those people who consider their second home in the mountain!  If you want to spend your time in mountains then it is an opportunity for you . from Kedarkantha trek you will absolutely get some experiences about life that how local people spend their life in  backward areas. you will also get peace and satisfaction which everyone wants. In the early days of my travel every time I went for a hiking or trekking trip. I have done this trek more than 100 times; no one else knows more about this trek than I know! These treks start from near my village, today it seems like when people take this trek and there is a joy on everyone’s face. These treks are not very easy and not very difficult.

Age Limit for Kedarkantha

  • My personal belief is that people can do this trek from a minimum of 5 years to 60 years.
  • But it is necessary to be fit to do this trek
  • And you can do this trek in the year; these are the plan for both summer and winter,
  • For Winter Trek, I think it is necessary for people from 10 years to 55 years
  • This trek will be a relief and joy for the first time visitors. This trek will increase new energy and confidence in you
  • You can do Kedarkantha trek in 05 nights and 06 days. from Dehradun to Dehradun
  • And if anyone has less time, then people can do this trek in 04 nights 05 days, from Dehradun to Dehradun
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Kedarkantha Winter Trek Highlights:

  • Kedarkantha Trek is one of the most beautiful treks which take you to the land of some of the best views which you will cherish for a lifetime.
  • Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region as you continue your trek.
  • This winter trek will take you through a journey of some of the unknown places with the best views of the mountains.
  • During your trek, you will come across some of the most beautiful sights with snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys and frozen ponds.
  • Each of the campsites is known for its amazing surroundings with the beauty of pine trees.


Total distance 210 km – 8/9 Hours journey
Mode of journey – By taxi
Altitude – Sankri base camp – 1920 Meters
Night stay – Our Swargarohini Hotel – on twin share basis

Our Team Will Greet You At The Railway Station About 7:00 A.M. When You Arrive In Dehradun And Begin Our Journey To Sankri Village. Drive Along The Yamuna And Tons Rivers, Going Through Pine Forests, And Take In The Beauty Of Nature. Arrive In Sankri After A Delightful Journey And Settle At A Nice Guesthouse, Where Our Group Leader Will Provide A Briefing. Enjoy A Delicious Lunch As Well As An Overnight Stay.

Trek Distance 5 Km – 4/5 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – on foot
Altitude – Juda ka talab – 2700 Meters
Night Stay – Camp in tents – on twin share basis

After Breakfast, You Will Depart From Sankri Village And Start The Trek That Will Take You Via Multiple Streams, A Traditional Staircase Path, An Oak/Pine Forest, And Local Tea Shops. After A Lovely Stroll, We Will Arrive To Juda Ka Talab (Where Lord Shiva Opened A Little Strand Of His Hair And Water Flowed From It, Making This Massive Lake), Where Our Group Crew Will Be Waiting For You With A Delicious Lunch, And You Will Be Able To Settle Into Your Assigned Tents. Enjoy A Wonderful Meal And A Restful Night's Sleep Your Tents. Take A Look Outside Your Tents At The Star-Studded Sky And The Frozen Juda Lake.

Trek Distance 3.5 Km – 2/3 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – on foot
Altitude – Kedarkantha basecamp – 3200 Meters
Night Stay – Camp in tent- on twin share basis

We Will Have Breakfast At Juda Ka Talab Then Leave For Kedarkantha Base. Take In The Beauty Of The Snow-Covered Path And The Oak Trees That Line It. Take Shelter In The Safe And Well-Equipped Shepherd Huts If The Weather Becomes Nasty. You Will Be Mesmerized By The Views Of Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag, And England, All Of Which Are Snow-Capped Himalayan Peaks. When You Reach The Base Camp, Enjoy A Nice Lunch And Get Into Your Tents As Soon As Possible After Dinner For The Night So You Can Be Ready For An Early Morning Trek To The Peak

Trek Distance 9 Km – 6/7 Hours Trek
Mode of journey – on foot
Altitude – Hargaon thach – 2645 Meters
Night Stay – Camp in tent- on twin share basis

Get Ready For The Final Challenge, Well Start Early In The Morning, Around 2 Am After A Light Breakfast, And It'll Take Anything From 7 To 8 Hours To Reach The Top. The Mountains Of The Yamunotri And Gangotri Ranges, As Well As The Gartwal Range, Will Provide You With Warm And Filtered Sunrays. When You Reach The Summit And Witness The Sun Rising Over The Horizon, Your Mouth Will Drop And You Will Be Amazed. On The Kedarkantha Top, There Is Also An Incomplete Shiva Temple And A Small Ganesha Temple Below The Summit. After Spending Some Time At The Peak, We'll Begin Our Descent And Walk All The Way Down To Base Camp. After Arriving At The Campsite, We'll Have Lunch Before Heading Down To The Juda Ka Talab Campsite. Then We Finish Off The Day With A Delectable Meal

Trek Distance 5.5 Km – 4/5 Hours Trek - Back To Dehradun (8 Hours Drive)
Mode of journey – on foot
Our service end here

After early morning breakfast, we’ll head down towards the Sankri Village from Juda ka Taal.
Upon reaching Sankri, we’ll stop and freshen up at our designated hotel, and lunch will be provided.
Shortly afterward, we’ll proceed towards Dehradun. (Reach Dehradun by late evening.)
The group will disassemble here and be on their separate ways with a heart full of contentment and a mind full of memories.

What is Included In This Trek?

  • Transport
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee
  • Accommodation in Hotel Sankri
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
  • All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
  • (All camping gears)
  • High quality tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Mattress
  • Liner
  • Pillow
  • Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
  • Dining Tent
  • Dining Table
  • Porters
  • Helper
  • Mules
  • Kitchen team
  • Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
  • Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
  • Medical Kit
  • Oxygen Cylinders
  • Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Included In This Trek?

  • Personal Insurance
  • Medical Certificate
  • Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
  • On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included
  • Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included
Is it safe trek for me ?

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Yes the Kedarkanhta trek is very safe. All our professional strive our best to provide trekkers with the best experience possible.

Kedarkantha Trek is our village’s local trek, which we have been doing for years, here the trek was first done by Himalayan Hikers in 2003 to the children of Woodstock School, Mussoorie, since then it has become very popular here. for winter season,

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When does snow fall start in Kedarkantha trek?

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In Kedarkantha trek, especially snow fall time occurs only in December, but sometimes it happens in early November as well, it is seasonal.

Last year 2020 in Kedarkantha trek there was snow fall on 19th November, which is only visible.

By the way, if it rains sometimes even in October, then the Kedarkantha peak becomes snowfall, but I do not know much longer.

The snow that falls from 15th December lasts for a long time.

Kedarkantha has the highest snowfall in the months of January and February, which lasts till the last of May, does not melt easily.

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What should you keep in mind for the winter trek to Kedarkantha ?

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Kedarkantha trek is as good as it is said, you also need to be prepared., Kedarkantha trek is a moderate trek which starts from Sankri and ends at,

So what are the special things to keep in mind before coming on this trek?

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The Altittude we are are going to Cover in Kedarkantha

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Sankri Base -Altitude – 1920 m

Juda Ka Talab- Altitude -2700 m

Kedarkantha base camp- Altitude -3200 m

Kedarkantha summit- Altitude -3800 m

Hargaon thach- Altitude (2645 m

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Key Points of Kedarkantha trek

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Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Kedarkantha Trek Cost : Rs. 7,500.00 Per Person including all costs of the trek from Dehradun to Dehradun

Summer Temperature:- Day 5°C to 15°C and Night 2° C to 5° C

Winter Temperature:- Day -2°C to -5° C and Night -5°C to -10°C

Altitude: – 12,500 feet

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Kedarkanhta Weather Conditions

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Kedarkantha is one such trek which can be done throughout the year, Here the weather changes every month, But where the weather is very nice and favorable during the day, the night or morning is also cold according to the time.

Best Time: All year (summer or winter)

Trek Level: Moderate

Trek distance: On foot 23 Km – By taxi 420 km

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Group Size?

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We will have a minimum group size of 5 people and a maximum of 30 people, if someone has to be private for their group, then you will be given a full date.

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How to Reach Sankri Base Camp?

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The journey from Dehradun to the Sankri is beautiful and it is you in Dehradun. The way to Sankri is 190 km and it takes 7-8 hours to reach there, the drive is picturesque because you go through some of the beauteous places.

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Will there be electricity in Kedarkantha trek

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Let me tell you that there is no electricity in the forest area of Kedarkantha trek . Here we use Stobe Light and or Solar Light, candal light at the nights

If you come on this trek, then you should bring your own head light and your camera with full charge, if possible, it would be good to bring extra battery backup, and also bring the phone after full charge, today people most of the phone use the same

You will get the last electricity only in our hotel Sankri base, where you have to charge the battery of your phone and camera at night.

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Phone connectivity and transactions

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1) Only BSNL network works in Sankri base camp, but sometimes it gets closed, so we will tell our trekkers that if you have any very important thing to do, then Mori, or Purola to good network in your phone It would be better if you call from here to come. Connectivity along the route is unpredictable, so we advise people to complete all their work well in advance.

I will be able to get only Wi-Fi in Sankri, for this you have to pay 50 to 100 rupees.

2) In case of emergency, Himalaya Hikers trekkers will be provided with walkie-talkies in advance so that they can send their messages to the base camp

ATM- The last available ATM transaction will be in Dehradun or Purola. We advise travelers to deposit cash before or while in Dehradun as ATMs available at other locations may not dispense cash at times.

We pick-up to you from Dehradun so take out cash from there itself.

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How to reach Kedarkanhta trek

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The easiest way to reach Dehradun is by flight, Direct flights are always available for Dehradun from Bangalore, Chennai , Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Pune, Kolkata, Gujrat, more
You can also easily reach Dehradun by train Via Delhi . Trains are available from all states India.

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What is the distance to reach Kedarkantha from other state

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Delhi to dehradun distance by flight -207 Kms) and Dehradun airport to Sankri 217 kms by taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )

Delhi to dehradun distance by train 302 kms ) and Dehradun to Sankri 190 kms by taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )

Delhi to dehradun distance by bus 249 kms) and Dehradun to Sankri by taxi 190 kms, and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )

Bangalore to dehradun distance by air 1924 kms) (By Train – 2371 kms) and Dehradun airport to Sankri 217 km by taxi, and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )

Mumbai to dehradun distance by air 1344 kms) (By Train – 1724 kms ) and Dehradun to Sankri 190 km by Taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )

kolkata to dehradun distance by air 1518 kms ( By Train – 1694 km) and Dehradun to Sankri 190 km by taxi and (Sankri to Kedarkantha 23 km on foot )

The distance from Dehradun to Sankri is 190 kms.

Musoorie to Sankri distance is 160 km.

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What should we and you keep more safety in the trek

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Whenever you are going for any trek, it is very important that you go completely fit and ready.

The trek is not difficult, if you make your feet and your mind calm and strong, you will find the trek very easy.

While trekking, keep in mind that you are walking on the right route or not always with your guide.

Most people look somewhere and where they are walking, this can cause twitching in your legs, which can ruin your entire trek.

It is important to ask your doctor if you have any medical problems

I should always keep my medical kit with me, it is very important.

Himalayan Hikers always keep a medical kit with you, such as oxygen cylinders, medicine to be given in emergency on the trek

If any trekkers have any more problems, then they are brought back to the base camp by laying them in the stretcher.

Our camp in Kedarkantha trek is around the tree line where you can not have any problem of oxygen

In case of any medical problem, the help of your guide or a well-informed trekkers should be taken

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Why should you go for Kedarkantha trek with Himalayan Hikers?

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Himalayan Hikers is one of the oldest trekking organization, which is organizing trekking and adventure expedition in Uttarakhand Himalayas from almost past 30 years.

Himalayan Hikers have started their journey from Sankri Base Camp. Sankri is base camp of more than 25 treks, Which we are organizing like – Kedarkantha, Har Ki Dun, Phulara Ridge trek, Bali pass, Borasu Pass, Rupin Pass. Dhumdharkandi pass. fachu kandi pass. Baraadsar lake, Rupin Supin trek, Nalgan pass, Kanasar lake and many more.

We are the local people of Sankri village who can provide you the best experience here

Good and experienced people from more than 20 villages are working with us, who will continue to serve you in your trek and will always be there with you throughout the trek.

Himalayan Hikers provide the safety of their trekkers and good experience throughout the trek as well as share every story related to the mountains with you.
Himalayan hikers will feed you with good, healthy and delicious food every day during the trek

Where you can get the experience of Himalaya Hikers
Himalayan Hikers own 1 hotel and 1 home stay in Sankri – Sour Village where you can spend some quality time with your family, friends and your loved once.

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