Trek Mates India invites you Himalayan Trek to Kedarkanth 14th-19th Jan'18.
Key Information about
Place: Kedarkantha Trek
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 Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The drive to Sankri (From where the Kedarkantha trek starts) is one of the most picturesque drives in the Himalayas through Mussoorie, Barkot, Purola, Mori, Netwar, Motwat along the Tons River Kedarkantha trek is one the easiest treks in the Himalayas to enjoy thick snow cover. The Kedarkantha trek campsite is great for birding and surrounded by beautiful snow peaks.
Itinerary of the event:
Pick up From Dehradun at 6.30 am.
Arrival at Sankri (6,400 feet)
220 km drive - approx 10 hours.
Expected arrival time at Sankri – 5:00 pm.
Sankri to Juda-ka-Talab
Altitude: 6,400 feet to 9,100 feet.
4 km trek, approx 5 hours.
The trail passes through dense pine forests, maple trees, few streams and finally, opens out to beautiful meadows.
Stay in tents.
Juda-ka-Talab to Kedarkantha Base
Altitude: 9,100 feet to 11,250 feet.
4 km trek, approx 2.5 hours.
Most of the today’s trail is on a ridge, under oak trees.
You will also pass through some meadows where you can spot shepherd log huts.
Peaks: - Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana stand among the others.
Stay in tents
Kedarkantha base to Kedarkantha peak; descend to Hargadon camp
Altitude: 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet to 8,900 feet.
6 km trek, approx 7 hours.
Spend some time at the summit and descend back to the base camp by noon for lunch.
Post lunch, descend down to Hargaon.
Reach Hargaon by evening.
Stay in tents.
Hargaon camp to Sankri
Altitude: 8,900 feet to 6,400 feet.
6 km trek, approx 4 hours.
Descend 2500 feet through dense pine forests.
Departure day (Sankri to Dehradun)
Distance: 220 km drive, approx 10 hours.
You will be dropped at Dehradun station in a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle.
The Cost of the Trek is INR 7800/-
Things to Carry:
• Identity Proof
• Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
• extra pair of socks
• Woolen cap
• Pair of Woolen Gloves
• Fleece Sweatshirt
• Windproof Jacket 01 nos.
• Leggings from a Track-suit
• Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole
• Cotton Socks
• Woolen Socks
• Poncho 01 nos.
• Full Body Towel 01 nos.
• Torch with spare batteries
• Sunscreen lotion
• min 30 SPF
• Extra Pair of clothes
Accommodation. (Guesthouse, Homestay, Camping)
Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
Trek equipment (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & dinning tent, crampon, utensils, tent)
All necessary permits and entry fees.
First aid medical kits, stretcher, and oxygen cylinder.
Mountaineering qualified & professional Trek Leader, Guide, and Support staff.
Services from Sankri to Sankri.
Our Staff insurance.
Any kind of personal expenses.
Food during the transit.
Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
Transport from Dehradun to Dehradun
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.
Normally we expect to carry your personal luggage on your own if you don't want to carry your backpack so you can give it to porter/Mules, but you have to inform us in advance and have to pay Rs. 350/- extra per day per bag.
Our travel desk can help you with air ticket bookings. Pleases call Alok Singh on 8097327743.
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