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Kedarkantha Peak is Situated in the lofty Garhwal Himalayas, the Kedarkantha peak offers a very accessible trek, any time of the year. The Kedarkantha Trek takes you on a memorable journey starting with the Govind National Park which is a treasure house of flora and fauna such as leopards, bears, musk deer and many birds! The uniqueness of this trek lies in the way it mixes beautiful scenery with a challenging route. Days will be warm but nights are to watch out for as sub-zero temperatures are a common phenomenon. All the challenges aside, at an altitude of 3800m/12,500 feet, the trek promises a sweeping view from the peak.
|COST OF THE TRIP|
Rs. 9,500/- Per Person – Ex Dehradun
Please arrive at Dehradun at 7 a.m. on Day 01
CITY DEPARTURE OPTIONS
|Location||Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand|
The trip will start from Dehradun Railway Station with a morning pick up at 7.00 AM. We will drive to Sankri, via Mussourrie, alongside the Yamuna and Tons rivers. The drive also passes by beautiful pine forests. On reaching Sankri, we will explore the scenic hamlet to prepare for the trek that lies ahead and over night stay at Sankri.
After having breakfast, we will set out on a moderate hike which, for the most part, goes through the forest. We will walk to Saur village and then climb up till we reach a small pond, Juda-ka-Talab, which is frozen during winters. As we continue climbing up, we will get fleeting glimpses of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. One more hour of hiking will take us to the meadows where we will camp overnight, in tents.
KedarKantha base becomes our destination for the day and we start for it post breakfast. Today will be a busy day for the shutterbugs as the trek route is beautiful with open views on all side and vast snow fields decorated with green patches. However, our destination is even more impressive. Imagine a vast open, snow fields, the size of two football fields, a stream running by and misty mountains forming the background – this is the KedarKantha base where we will camp overnight in tents. We told you it was impressive!
Now imagine, if the Kedar Kantha base is that stunning, what will the view from the summit be like? The distance to the summit is not long but the climb is steep and depending upon the snow conditions then, we will pick the best route – and it will take about 2-3 hours. As for the view from the top – you will be able to see all the mountains of the Yumnotri, Gangotri and the Kinner Kailash range, plus the valleys. Next, we will descend the peak and trek all the way down to Juda-ka-Talab or an alternate campsite, depending on which route we choose. Overnight in tents.
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Rs. 9,500 /-Per Person (Sharing Basis)
Dehradun to Dehradun
|Transport from Dehradun to Sankri & Return|
|Accommodation during the trek (camping)|
|All meals – vegetarian|
|Campfire at Camps (If Available)|
|Trekking permits and forest camping charges|
|Trekking equipment (Hiking Pole, Crampons, Gaiters, tents, sleeping bags, ice axes, ropes, etc.)|
|Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)|
|Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules)|
|Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.)|
|Memories of Life Time|
|GST 5% (Service Tax)|
|Transport from your place to the Dehradun|
|Backpack offloading charges (Rs.250 Per Day/Per Bag)|
|Food during transport from Dehradun to Sankri & Return|
|Backpack offloading charges (Rs. 250/day/bag)|
|Personal expenses of any kind|
|Anything apart from the inclusions|
BOOKINGS AND PAYMENT POLICIES:
|1. Full payment / Rs.5,000 for Trek / Rs.10,000 for Road Trip / Mountain Expedition to be made in advance at the time of booking|
|2. Remaining / Rest Payment to be made before the start of the trip|
|3. Booking can be made via NEFT / RTGS / SWIFT / Bank Transfer / Cash|
|4. GST @ 5% will be additional on all the bookings|
|5. Last Date of the booking will be closed before 07 days prior trip departure|
|6. Cross confirm the dates and seat availability from our team via mail or call before any online booking/reservation|
|7. If any invoice amount is above 2 lacs and mode of payment full or partial is in cash (cash paid at counter or deposited in bank) 1% TCS will be applicable and to be deposited extra on total amount and PAN card copy has to be shared.|
|8. Full payment is required as per applicable airfare in case of flight booking|
|1. In the event of cancellation of any trip/adventure activity services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reasons, we must be notified the same via mail at email@example.com|
|2. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice on mail and cancellation charges would be as follows|
|-Before 30 days: 90% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable|
|-Between 21−30 days: 75% of total Land Package Cost is refundable|
|-Between 11−20 days: 50% of total Land Package Cost is refundable|
|-Less than 10 days: No refund|
|3. Refund will be processed within 10 working days after the cancellation date.|
|4. Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.|
|5. No Refund will be payable:|
|-For any missed/unused services of the tour including the meals due to whatsoever reason|
|-If services of the tour are modified, varied, amended, cancelled or not utilized.|
|-If any client decides and/or is required to cancel the tour due to any changes made in Itinerary or trip|
|-If the client is not satisfied with any service of the operator|
OTHER TERMS & POLICIES:
|1. Aahvan Adventures OPC Pvt Ltd can change the Sequence of the day-wise tour program/Itinerary without any prior notice. It may Change depending upon traffic schedules/restrictions, landslides, flight amendments, weather conditions or any other travel related unforeseen circumstances.|
|2. In case of cancellation of the group from our end due to any unavoidable circumstances, we will either transfer the booking in our other fixed departure trips or refund the complete amount except flight charges if any.|
|3. Aahvan Adventures takes utmost care to ensure the safety of its members during any of the adventure programs. However, in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, Aahvan Adventures will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes arising due to the above will be subject to the jurisdiction of Ahmedabad only. All participants would be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which traveller would not be allowed to participate in any of the adventure programs.|
|4. The package price does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage/ offloading charges during any trip, monument fees, camera fees etc.|
|5. Package rates are subject to change without prior notice, Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation/re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of a visit, etc. We would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.|
|6. It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.|
|7. Aahvan Adventures reserves right to dismiss any client from the tour due to any form of misbehaviour, unreasonable quarrel or physical/verbal assault affecting a client or any of the Ground Field Staff.|
Q. What is the fitness level required for the trek and how hard is the trek?
A. This trek is moderate and meant for everyone, right from fit/adventurous to seasoned hikers.
Q.Which is the best time for Kedarkantha Trek?
Q. What is the maximum altitude point of this trek?
A. Kedarkantha Peak 3800m
Q. How can we reach Dehradun?
A. Dehradun is around 250km from Delhi by road. So many trains are well connected to Dehradun and as well Haridwar, which is 50km away from Dehradun. The nearest airport is Jolly Grand Airport.
Q. Which transport you provide from Dehradun to Sankri & Return?
A. Tempo Traveller / Tata Sumo / Mahindra Bolero
Q. What will be the daytime and night temperature?
A. During the daytime, the temperature will be around 8° to 12° and during the night it will fall down to -10°
Q. Are trekking shoes mandatory?
A. Trekking shoes are not mandatory but, it will make the trek comfortable. Take a shoe with a good grip and high ankle support. It would be better if the shoes are waterproof.
Q. Are there any provisions for taking bath?
A. There is no provision for a bath on the trek.
Q. What is the size of the trekking group?
A. 20-30 People
Q. How many guides are there in one group?
A. 2 guides
Q. Is accommodation for men and women separate?
A. Yes, men and women will not be sharing tents, unless they want.
Q. What kind of food you provide during the trek?
A. We provide food for 4 times a day i.e. Breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner.
Q. Do I need to carry any documents with me?
A. Carry an original ID card and a photograph.
Q. Do you provide toilet tents?
A. Yes, we do provide Toilet tents.
Q. Can we expect rains/snowfall during the trek?
A. Yes, Sudden weather changes are expected, always carry a light raincoat or waterproof windcheater/poncho.
Q. Is there any mobile network connectivity?
A. In Sankri you will get BSNL mobile network. In other locations, you won’t have any network.
Q. Where can we get Electricity?
A. During the trek, you will get electricity only in Sankri.