About the Kedarkantha Winter Trek:
Popular known as the winter trek, Kedankantha trek is one a must do the trek for you during the winters. Beautifully covered by the falling snow and surrounded by the pine trees this trek is a standout among the other treks in the world. The trek is from easy to moderate where you will pass through many steep paths and boulders. You will start your trek from Dehradun, your drive from here will be the most enchanting one with some of the best views of the nearby places. You will pass through Mussoorie, as you slowly take the road you will the scenic beauty of the region till you reach Sankri.
Although it is a remote route but the beautiful drive will definitely make you stare at it for long. Right from the Kedarkantha base camp, you'll see dazzling 360-degree perspectives of well-known mountain summits. As you will slowly reach the Kedarkantha summit, you will feel as if you have touched the sky and you will have the whole view right in front of your eyes. Perched at a height of 3810 meters which is about 12,000 feet this is a perfect trekking trail which covers a consolidate distance of 20 km.
On your trek, you will come across the snow-capped Himalayas, the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, a myriad collection of flora and frozen ponds. Watch the high mountain passes and then also the local people residing in this region. Kedarkantha snow trek gives you that perfect trekking experience that you have been long waiting for.
About the Destination:
Fringed with pine trees and adorned with the beauty of snow, the Kedarkantha Winter trek is one of the most sought-after snow-trekking destinations in the country. Situated at a height of 3,800m above the sea level, the trek to this mountain pass in Uttarakhand offers various levels of challenges to the trekkers. Offering an enthralling trekking experience, Kedarkantha winter trek usually originates from Sankri; which can be easily reached from Dehradun and takes the trekkers through the immaculate beauty of the vicinity.
From snow-capped Himalayan peaks to a frozen pond, meadows covered with snow to some of the other mesmerizing peaks, this trek offers all the marvels, a trekker can wish for. Not just for the trekkers, Kedarkantha winter trek is also an ideal trek for the nature lovers, shutterbugs and other classes of travellers as well. Within the 6 exciting days of this expedition, the trekkers are rewarded with magical views, exhilarating experiences and delightful moments.
Get ready to make spend some time close to nature while you head out for this one of a kind trek. As the name goes this winter trek will take you across the snow-covered trails with hundreds of pine trees, dense forest and stunning mountains. Another best part of this trek is that you will come across some of the beautiful campsite surrounded by pine trees. Spend some time admiring the beauty of nature with the frozen lakes and the valleys. This is one trek which should not be missed by the adventure seekers who loves to take some challenges. This trek is an ideal destination for the nature lovers to bask in the prettiness of intact nature and enjoy wonderful and heavenly moments with exhilarating experiences. As for the photography lovers, you can shot some of your best shots while on this trek.
Kedarkantha Winter Trek Highlights:
- Kedarkantha Trek is one of the most beautiful treks which take you to the land of some of the best views which you will cherish for a lifetime.
- Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region as you continue your trek.
- This winter trek will take you through a journey of some of the unknown places with the best views of the mountains.
- During your trek, you will trek across some of the most beautiful sights with snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys and frozen ponds.
- Each of the campsites is known for its amazing surroundings with the beauty of pine trees.
- Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you continue trekking through the lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and gorgeous maple trees.
Temperature: Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C
Trekking Distance: 20 km
Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station
Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)
ATM: Purola has the last ATM point before your trek begins