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UTTARAKHAND, NORTHERN INDIA. One of the not most visited locales, close to the Har ki dun valley, is Kedar Kantha. Kedar Kantha lies in the state of Uttarakhand, bordering Himachal Pradesh. The outdoor vistas are beyond description in beauty. There are quaint hamlets, unending and lush green meadows and fabulous views of some of Himalayan giants. The people are extremely friendly and the culture and practice of the locals unique.What makes this trek special is the views of the Himalayan ranges that one gets along the trail and from the summit. In winters the sky is usually clear and the air clean ensuring fantastic views. At an altitude of around 3800 m/12500 feet, the summit (Kedar kantha) offers a good challenge to trekkers. Best time to travel - January - March.
Morning arrive at Dehradun railway station meet our guide at the railway station and start drive to Sankri village, First day will be an early morning departure from Dehradun to Sankri village where our trekking route will start. This mountain journey is 193 km long, so we’ll have halts for lunch and toilets. As you reach Sankri by afternoon, you’ll see little crowd as this little village is trailhead for many treks like Bali Pass, Har Ki Dun, Borasu Pass, Bharadsar Lake to name few. We’ll be staying here for the night to get acclimatize to the altitude and weather. Overnight in the hotel
Next day our trek will start after breakfast to Juda ka Talab. This trail is of 4 km, crossing village Saur, some water stream and pine forest. Here trail goes steep for some meters, some zigzag path and reaches to the wide ridge and then to Juda ka Talab. This talab/pond freezes during winters and beautiful snowcapped peaks surround it. One of the famous peaks that you can spot among many is Swarga Rohini Peak. So, enjoy the day view of peaks and gaze stars at night during this overnight camp.
After breakfast start trek to Kedar Kantha Base. The route is beautiful with vast fields of snow and patches of green in between them. Views are open on all sides and will keep one busy with the camera. It is going to be an exhausting but enjoyable hike today. The Kedar Kantha base or campsite is a vast open snow ground of the size of two football fields surrounded by misty mountains from all sides and a stream running nearby. From nearby we get fabulous views of Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch & Kalanag peaks. Overnight in Tented Camp.
The distance to the summit is not long but is reasonably steep and depending upon the snow conditions we will select the route leading to the summit. It will take anywhere between 2 to 3 hours to get to the top. The views are outstanding from the summit. You get to see all the mountains of the Yamunotri and Gangotri range and also of Kinner Kailash range and other ranges in Himachal. Also there are some great views of the underlying valleys. After spending sometime at the top we will start descending and walk all the way down to bascamp. after lunch we trek down to Hargaon for overnight camping,
Morning after breakfast start your trek to sankri that is 05 km from Hargaon, it will take you 4,5 hrs to reach at the Samkri, overnight stay in hotel at Sankri.
After the trek, last day of this trip will be a long drive back to Dehradun. We’ll start the day early with breakfast, afternoon reach at Dehradun our cab will drop you at the Dehradun Railway station.
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