Kedarkantha Trek

Open Time : Open 24 hours

Entry : free

Address : Kedarkantha Trek, Kedarkantha Trek Road, Bhel Chowk, Karanpur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Why to visit Kedarkantha Trek

As a result of Kedarkantha's widespread popularity, the term "Queen of Winter Treks" would be suitable. It is well-liked by hikers because to the knee-deep snow in the winter, the captivating view from the top, and the lovely and simple pathways.

The Kedarkantha trek will provide you with an unparalleled perspective of the cosmos, as well as lush meadows, snowy trails, picturesque villages, fragrant pine forests, sky-scraping peaks, serene rivers, and some fabled story whispers.

Things to see while trekking to Kedarkantha:

  • Stones arranged in square patterns and a Trishul that points upwards serve as markers for the highest point.
  • A modest temple honoring Shiva and Parvati as well as a smaller Ganesha shrine are present on the peak.
  • You may see the stunning Gangotri and Yamunotri mountain ranges, as well as the Kinnaur Kailash mountains, Chansil Pass, the Rupin ranges, and Har ki Dun.
  • Along with their surrounding mountain ranges, notable summits like Black Peak, Bandarpunch Peak, and Swargarohini can be viewed.

Base: Sankri

Other Trekking Options: Dehradun (200 km), Mussoorie (200 km) and Rishikesh (105 km) 

FAQ on Kedarkantha Trek

How to reach Kedarkantha?

One must travel 200 kilometres from Dehradun to the charming village of Sankri in order to embark on the Kedarkantha Trek. Dehradun, which is 248 kilometres from Delhi, will serve as the meeting place. Once in Sankri, you can begin your trip to Kedarkantha, which is often completed the next morning.

When is the ideal time to hike Kedarkantha?

Kedarkantha trekking is possible throughout most of the year, but between November and April is the prettiest because that's when the roads are covered with snow and the mountains appear their prettiest. Trekking should be avoided from June to September because of the heavy rain and challenging walking conditions.

How challenging is the journey to Kedarkantha?

There are many beginners that choose the Kedarkantha Trek because it is simple.

How long is the winter trek to Kedarkantha?

The trip from Sankri to Kedarkantha is 20 KM lengthy in terms of distance.

What is the height of the Kedarkantha trek?

The height of the Kedarkantha journey is roughly 3,810 metres, or 12,500 feet.

Special Tip

Kedarkantha is free to enter, however if you wish to go on a trip, it is recommended that you go in groups with expert trekking agencies or seasoned trekkers who can effectively lead you through the terrain.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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