Kedarkantha Trek

Rs.79008500 GST Extra
Kedarkantha, Sankri
4 Nights 5 Days Tour
Camping Trekking Adventure


  • Stay at Wooden House – Meraki Triangle, Sankri
  • Winter Ascent of Himalayan Summit (12,500 ft)
  • One of the best winter treks in Uttarakhand
  • Suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers
  • Panoramic Himalayan Views
  • Frozen Lake & Surreal Sunsets

About Kedarkantha Trek

Kedarkantha Peak is a 12500 ft summit that is hailed as one of the most popular winter trekking destinations in India. Located on the western borderlands of Uttarakhand, this summit opens up to the wide panoramic views of Himalayan range.

Kedarkantha is a short and easy trek of 9 kms from Sankri Village to the summit which offers delightful marvels that a trekker dreams to experience in the journey. The summit has mythological significance that dates back to Mahabharata when Bhima and Lord Shiva (disguised as a bull) have a duel. The wooden architecture of Sankri Village adds up to its cultural values and picture perfect setting.

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Sankri
Day 2: Sankri to Kedarkantha Base Camp (Trek 5 Kms)
Day 3: Base Camp – Kedarkantha Summit – Base Camp (Trek 8 Kms)
Day 4: Kedarkantha Base Camp – Sankri (Trek 7 Kms)
Day 5: Departure from Sankri

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Sankri
Arrive at Sankri Village, meet our host at Meraki Triangle, Homestay. If time permits you can explore this beautiful village or just walk around Sankri. Sankri is 200 kms from Dehradun.

Day 2: Sankri to Kedarkantha Base Camp (Trek = 5 Kms)
Gear up for first day of the trek after breakfast. The trail goes through beautiful forest of oak, birch & deodar. The sound of some minor streams flowing through rocks will please your ears. It just takes around 2 hours to reach Juda ka Talab but when the trail is well laden with fresh snow it might take up to 3 hrs (during winter).

Juda ka Talab is a beautiful lake surrounded with trees on one side and lush green elevated meadow on all the other sides. It is situated at an altitude of 2800 mts above sea level. The lake remains frozen during winter season. At times the ice layer on the lake becomes so thick that you can even walk over the frozen Juda ka Talab. After spending some tome time Juda ka Talab, we will trek towards Kedarkantha base camp. The trail passes through tree line and will be covered with snow. You’ll encounter couple of picturesque spots that are ideal for camping.

After roughly walking for an hour and a half you’ll reach Lower Kedarkantha Base Camp. This campsite is often occupied when there is heavy snowfall at the upper area of Kedarkantha, the summit of Kedarkantha is clearly visible from this region. There are a couple of shepherd huts in this region which are often used as kitchen area.

Continue walking uphill through a patch of dense forest and after climbing for an hour you’ll reach Kedarkantha Base Camp perched at an elevation of 3450mts above sea level. Watch out for the sunset as it is a spectacularly beautiful sight to see the mountains painted with golden hues.

Day 3: Base Camp – Kedarkantha Summit – Base Camp (Trek = 8 Kms)
Start trekking early from Kedarkantha Base Camp because it is The Summit Day. The climb is moderately steep and the views are rewarding. The trail goes pierces through the oak forest and opens up to a straight climb through northern ridge. In roughly less than two hours time you’ll reach Kedarkantha Summit from Kedarkantha Base Camp. A wide view of Himalayan peaks will greet you at the summit, spent quality time there. Gangotri & Yamunotri ranges are also distinctly visible from the peak.

The Kedarkantha Summit is situated at an altitude of 3900mts above sea level, equivalent to several peaks in the French Alps. Try and spend some good time at the summit if the weather is clear. Descend to Base Camp, night stay at Kedarkantha Base camp.

Day 4: Kedarkantha Base Camp – Sankri (Trek = 7 Kms)
During the trek to Hargaon, you will encounter couple of frozen streams during winter season. The trail is beautifully laid on the gentle slopes between oak and pine forest. It will take around 2 hours for you to reach Hargaon Campsite from Kedarkantha Base Camp. Continue the decent till Sankri, enjoy the scenic beauty. Spend quality time in the evening at our homestay in Sankri.

Day 5: Departure
After breakfast in the morning, Board a cab/bus and leave for Dehradun. Our trek services will end at Sankri.


  • Accommodation in Sankri at Meraki Triangle Homestay (2Nights)
  • Premium Dome tents during trek on twin sharing
  • All Veg Meals during Trek (Trail Snacks, Packed Lunch / Hot Lunch, Daily Breakfast & Dinner)
  • All Trekking equipment (Tents, Sleeping Bags, Mattress, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, etc)
  • Porter, Cook & Guide Charges
  • Forest Camping Charges, Entry Fees & Permits
  • Services of Experienced Trek Leader


  • Any sort of transportation
  • Bag Offloading
  • Any personal expense
  • Travel Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  • GST

Other Details

Tips and Things to Remember

  • Purola is the last city where you’ll find 3G network. So you can make all your important calls, mails before leaving Purola. After Purola only BSNL network will work, that too in limited areas.
  • Purola has the last petrol pump, so make sure you fill your vehicle if the fuel is low.
  • The last ATM on the route is at Purola. Make sure you withdraw cash if needed.
  • Do keep photocopies of your photo id, as it will be required at hotel check in and during the forest check post as Sankri lies in Govind Ballabh Pant National Park.

Note: Important Things to Carry during trekking

Read more about Kedarkantha hereKedarkantha Trek :: Kedarkantha Trek Packages


Location of Homestay

Meraki Triangle, Sankri is located at Saur Village, just 500 mts from Sankri market/bus stop. If you are coming by taxi/car then you can come directly to our homestay. You can park your vehicle on the roadside.

How to Reach

By Bus: You can take direct bus from Dehradun (early in the morning around 5:30 am) to Sankri. It takes around 11 hours to reach Sankri by bus. Just in case you have missed that bus, then you can take bus till Purola and hire a cab shared or on full booking to Sankri.

By Car/Taxi: You can easily drive your car or hire a taxi from Dehradun to reach Sankri, it takes around 8-10 hours to reach Sankri. Contact Us for Cab Booking or you can also opt for Ex-Dehradun Package.

Post Comments/Questions on “Kedarkantha Trek