Kedarkantha Summit


Kedarkantha Base camp



Rs. 7,500/-


Easy +

Highest Point

3810 m – Summit

Base Village



6 days

Trek Distance

22 km

Start/End Point



Winter: 5°C / -10°C
Summer: 15°C / 5°C


Throughout the Year

Winter: Dec - Mar

Summer: Apr - Nov

Brief Overview

  • Located in Western Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India; nearest towns are Mori and Purola which are 22 & 55 km respectively from Sankri

  • Looking for a winter trek for beginners? Kedarkantha is the ideal bet & is known to be one of the least difficult winter treks in India. You will be delighted with thick snow blanket during winters (December to April)

  • The trek bestows a golden opportunity for trekkers to appreciate the magnificence of the rich variety of flora and fauna accessible through Govind National Park

  • Be ready to witness exceptional campsites during the entire trek, surrounded by massive snow peaks, the frozen lake (during winters) and, towering pine trees

  • Encounter a gorgeous view in every direction of well known mountain peaks after reaching the Kedarkantha base. As you go towards the summit be ready to be astonished by touching the sky and see all the peaks at your eye level

  • Best time to visit is anytime of the year except monsoons (July – mid Sept)

  • Last ATM points are available in Mori, Purola and Dehradun


  • Day 1 - Pick-up from Dehradun Railway Station (6:30 AM), drive to Sankri and night stay at Hotel Swargarohini – 210 km drive

  • Day 2 - Trek to Juda-ka-Talab from Sankri – 5 km (4/5 hrs)

  • Day 3 - Trek to Kedarkantha base from Juda-ka-Talab – 4 km (3/4 hrs)

  • Day 4 - Trek to Kedarkantha summit from base & then descend to Hargaon campsite – 7 km (6/7 hrs)

  • Day 5 - Trek back to Sankri from Hargaon campsite & night stay at Hotel Swargarohini – 6 km (4 hrs)

  • Day 6 - After breakfast, drive back to Dehradun from Sankri – 210 km drive (7/8 hrs)

How to Reach

By Train
Overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi

  • Recommended – Nanda Devi Express – 12205 - runs daily
    Dep. Time – 23:50
    Arr. Time – 5:40

  • Dehradun Express – 12687 - runs on Tuesday & Friday
    Dep. Time – 21:10
    Arr. Time – 4:45

By Road
Overnight bus to ISBT, Dehradun from ISBT, Kashmere Gate, Delhi (see bus chart)
Suggestion: To take Uttarakhand Govt. buses from Delhi ISBT as they are punctual and quicker to reach than Pvt. Buses. They will drop you at Dehradun ISBT which is 6 km from Railway Station

By Air

Direct flights are available from-

  • DEL - DED

  • BLR - DED

  • BOM - DED

Airport is around 35 km from Dehradun railway station (meeting point). Daily schedule of flights from Delhi to Dehradun


  • Accommodation at Sankri for 2 nights (Swargarohini Hotel)

  • Forest permit and entrance fee

  • Accommodation in tents during trek (twin share)

  • All meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, tea, coffee and soup

  • Camping gear like – spacious tents, sleeping bag, liner, mattress and pillow

  • Micro crampon, gaiters & oxygen cylinder, if required

  • Separate toilet tents – gents and ladies

  • Kitchen team, dining tent and table

  • Porters, helpers and mules for common camping materials

  • High altitude trek expert

  • Tour leader from CYT


  • Government tax – GST 5%

  • Any kind of personal expenses

  • Transportation between Dehradun and Sankri

  • Meals during transit - Dehradun to Sankri

  • Personal insurance

  • Personal toiletries and personal medication kit

  • Porter or mules to carry personal luggage

  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Inclusions


  • Smoking cigarettes makes you lethargic & can potentially shortened your breath during the trek, we recommend not to smoke for your own good

  • Drinking alcohol is not allowed since it results in dehydration and can cause AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness), it eventually reduces the oxygen level from the body

  • Buying drugs or any illegal material is strictly prohibited

  • Instructions from guide should be paid attention to and followed

Do's & Don'ts

  • Don't carry denim - they are uncomfortable for treks and add weight (unless you want to do modeling :p)

  • Don't carry cola, alcohol and personal food

  • Do not litter - leave the surroundings clean and beautiful for next generation

Trek Essentials

  • Rain wear/poncho (must) [available at Decathlon]
  • Trekking shoes (with good grip) [recommended : Forclaz Trek 100/500 - available at Decathlon]
  • Backpack + raincover (50 - 60 litres) [available at Decathlon]
  • Day pack + raincover (20 litres) [available at Decathlon]
  • Head torch or LED torch (with pair of extra batteries) [available at Decathlon]
  • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4) [available at Decathlon]
  • Sun cap (UV protected or SPF 40+) [available at Decathlon]
  • Buffs/bandanas [available at Decathlon]
  • Woolen cap/balaclava [available at Decathlon]
  • Neck warmer/scarf [available at Decathlon]
  • Light towel [available at Decathlon]
  • Thermals (upper + lower) [available at Decathlon]
  • Undergarments
  • Quick dry shirt or T-shirt (full sleeves) [available at Decathlon]
  • Trekking pants (light weight) [available at Decathlon]
  • Fleece jacket [available at Decathlon]
  • Down jacket (light weight feather jacket) [available at Decathlon]
  • Hand gloves (warm + waterproof) [available at Decathlon]
  • Trekking pole/walking stick [available at Decathlon]
  • Quick dry socks (preferably thick to prevent blisters) [available at Decathlon]
  • Woolen socks [available at Decathlon]
  • Toiletries
  • Energy bars, dry fruit pouches
  • Water bladder or water bottle [available at Decathlon]
  • Slippers or sandals [available at Decathlon]
  • Sunscreen, cold cream and lip balm
  • Dry bag/extra poly bags for wet & dirty clothes
  • Whistle [available at Decathlon]

Mandatory Personal Medical Kit

  • Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS - Acute Mountain Sickness)

  • Dexamethasone – one strip (breathing disorders)

  • Nifedipine – 5 tablets (high blood pressure & chest pain)

  • Crocin – 6 tablets (fever)

  • Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness)

  • Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies)

  • Combiflam – 4 tablets (pain killer)

  • Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 6 tablets each (diarrhea)

  • Digene – 10 tablets (acidity)

  • Domperidone – 6 tablets (vomiting)

  • Omez/ Rantadine – 10 tablets (antacids)

  • Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters

  • Gauze – 1 small roll

  • Band aid – 10 strips

  • Cotton – 1 small roll

  • ORS – 10 packets

  • Betadine or any antiseptic cream

  • Moov spray (aches & sprains)

  • Knee cap, if you are prone to knee injury

  • Anti fungal powder

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellations made 10 days before the commencement of the trip, 100% of total cost will be refunded
  • Cancellations made 5-9 days before the commencement of the trip, 50% of total cost will be refunded
  • Cancellations made 0-4 days before the commencement of the trip, a bit too late for any return
Refund will be processed within 7-10 working days


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