Kedarkantha Trek: A Thrilling Summit Climb!
If you are an avid trekker, a trip to the Himalayas is simply unmissable. And, one of the most noteworthy trekking tours is none other than Kedarkantha. This magnificent summit climb is truly an experience for novice and experienced trekkers alike.
From dense pine forests to snowy landscapes and towering peaks, the Kedarkantha trail will truly leave you mesmerised. Every scene is almost a work of art…fit to be a wallpaper on your laptop! The Kedarkantha trail will help you discover the beauty of the Himalayas in all its glory. Let’s take a closer look at the trail and what you can discover.
The Adventure Begins At Dehradun
Your Himalaya trekking adventure to Kedarkantha begins at Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. Upon arrival at the Dehradun Railway Station, you will set off on a thrilling drive through some of the most picturesque locales of North India towards Sankri. Along the way, you will pass by the beautiful hill station of Mussoorie, also called Queen of the Hills. Witness the famous Kempty Falls, one of the most famous tourist spots in Mussoorie. Spend a relaxing night at Sankri Base Camp.
Journey Towards Juda ka Talab
Wake up early to catch a beautiful sunrise in the Himalayas as you start off on the first leg of your trek. Your journey from Sankri to Juda ka Talab will take you across some wondrous sights that will take your breath away. Milky waterfalls, lush forests, and verdant meadows will truly relax city-weary eyes. At the end of the day’s journey, you will reach Juda ka Talab, a high altitude frozen lake of magical beauty. Situated at a height of 2,700 metres, Juda ka Talab provides a wonderful site for you to set camp as you spend the night under the indigo skies!
Towards Kedarkantha Base
The next part of the trek will see you head towards Kedarkantha Base. Open meadows and dense forests will greet you on your onward journey as you ascend towards Kedarkantha Base Campsite which is at a height of 3,200 metres. Relax and rest well for the next day marks your thrilling ascend to the summit.
Ascent to Kedarkantha Summit
Wake up early to watch an amazing sunrise as you get set to reach Kedarkantha summit. As the sun slowly rises on the horizon, you too shall reach the peak of Kedarkantha on an exciting uphill climb that will thrill the adventurer in you. The top is situated at a height of 3,800 metres and treats you to a magnificent view of Swargrohini massif, Gangotri range, and Bandarpunch. You will even get to visit the Temple of Lord Shiva and Ganesha.
Once you have captured wonderful images of your picturesque surroundings in your mind and camera, it is time to begin the journey home. The slide during the descent can be quite thrilling indeed…an experience of a lifetime!
Now head towards Hargaon where you can relax in verdant meadows as you rest and reminisce about your trek up Kedarkantha.
Return From Hargaon to Sankri
After an exhilarating journey to the top, it is now time to return home. The return journey will see you trek from Hargaon to Sankri through beautiful apple orchards. Shop for local delicacies, rest at your hotel, and enjoy memories of your exciting climb up Kedarkantha even as you await your next adventures on trekking holidays soon to come.
You will surely have memories for a lifetime!