Kedarkantha is a mountain peak of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, India. Its elevation is 12,500 ft. Kedarkantha is located within Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarkashi district. The climb to the peak of Kedarkantha starts from a small village called Sankri. There are a total of 13 peaks of the Himalayan range visible from the Kedarkantha peak. The Kedarkantha trek usually takes 5-6 days. It is quite popular due to the trail's easy accessibility throughout the year. It is considered easy to moderately difficult, making it suitable for beginners. In summer, the Kedarkantha trek takes climbers through green meadows and pine and oak forests. In winters, the heavy snowfall received in the area makes it a beautiful winter trek.

About Kedarkantha Trek

Region: Uttarakhand

Difficulty level: Moderate

Best Time : Dec - Mar

Duration: 6 Days

Accomodation Type: Camps/Home Stay

Meals : Veg

Max Altitude: 12,500 ft

Trekking Distance: 30 kms approx

Departure : Dehradun.


Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri

 Altitude: 6,400 feet2

 20 km drive - approx. 10 hours

Day 2: Sankri to Juda-ka-Talab

 Altitude: 6,400 feet to 9,100 feet

 4 kms trek, approx. 5 hours

 Stay in tents

Day 3: Juda-ka-Talab to Kedarkantha Base

 Altitude: 9,100 feet to 11,250 feet

 4 kms trek, approx. 2.5 hours

 Peaks: - Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana stand among the others

 Stay in tents

Day 4: Kedarkantha base to Kedarkantha peak; descend to Hargaon camp

 Altitude: 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet to 8,900 feet

 6 kms trek, approx. 7 hours

 Spend some time at the summit and descend back to the base camp by noon for lunch

 Post lunch, descend down to Hargaon and will reach by evening

 Stay in tents

Day 5: Hargaon camp to Sankri

 Altitude: 8,900 feet to 6,400 feet

 6 kms trek, approx. 4 hours

Day 6: Departure day (Sankri to Dehradun)

 Distance: 220 km drive, approx. 10 hours

 Will reach Dehradun in the evening by 5pm


Gear List

The key to staying comfortable while on an active trip is layering. To get maximum comfort with minimum weight, you need versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection. This gear list has been created to help you choose the proper equipment. Try to bring only what is necessary; this will help you and the field staff.


  • Base Layer Tops and Bottoms (Heavyweight, Synthetic, Colder Travel Periods)
  • Day Pack (21L-35L)
  • Day Pack Rain Cover
  • Duffel Bag (No Wheels or Rigid Frames)
  • Fleece Pants
  • Fleece/Wool Gloves
  • Fleece/Wool Hat
  • Fleece/Wool Jacket or Sweater
  • Headlamp with Fresh Batteries
  • Hiking Boots
  • Hiking Pants (Convertible, Quick-Dry, Lightweight)
  • Hiking Socks (Synthetic or Wool)
  • Insulated Jacket
  • Long Sleeve Shirts (Synthetic, Lightweight)
  • Rain-Coat/Poncho
  • Sport Sunglasses
  • Sun Block and Lip Balm
  • Sun Hat
  • Water Bottles

Policy & Terms

Cancellation terms Nomad Adventures must receive notification of cancellation in writing. After we receive your written cancellation, the money shall be refunded to the trekkers on seeking cancellation as follows: Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trek 95% refund of total amount (Note: If the trek charges are more, the balance needs to be paid by the trekker) Cancellation prior to 25 days from the start of the trek 70% refund of total amount Cancellation prior to 15 days from the start of the trek 50% refund of total amount. Cancellation prior to 10 days from the start of the trek Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund. Note:- 1)- Change of trek batch is dependent on the availability of seats in the batch. 2)- In case of transferring a trek to a friend, he/she should satisfy all the mandatory requirements put forward by Nomad Adventures. 3)- Nomad Adventures holds the right to change/cancel the policies, without prior notice. Cancellation is processed only by email intimation. Please email any cancellation requests to :- or call us @ 8859756383, 7017040530. Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. Nomad Adventures reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant. If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which Nomad Adventures or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. Nomad Adventures reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.

Days : 6 | Nights : 5


  • Food as per menu on the trek.
  • Tents, Sleeping bags, mats.
  • Forest permits and camping fee
  • Trek guide, cook, support staff
  • Porters/mules to carry trekking Equipments.
  • First aid medical kit, oxygen cylinder and UIAA certified safety equipments.
  • Transport from Dehradun to Dehradun.


  •     Any kind of personal expenses on the trek.    
  •     Meal during road journeys.    
  •     Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.    
  •     Any kind of travel insurance.    
  •     Anything not specified in the inclusion list.    
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Kedarkantha Trek
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