Kedarkantha Winter Snow Trek from Ahmedabad

Kedarkantha Winter Snow Trek from Ahmedabad

Kedarkantha Winter Trek from Ahmedabad

 

If you are looking for best Kedarkantha Trek Package from Ahmedabad then your search ends here. Aahvan Adventures is a leading Adventure Travel Company in India located in Ahmedabad, We organize treks and adventure trips in the Himalayas in no man’s land.

Kedarkantha Peak Trek 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.

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COST OF THE TRIP

Rs. 17,300/-* Per Person – Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONAhmedabad to Ahmedabad
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive at Ahmedabad Airport at 7 p.m. on Day 01 
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Day 01 : Ahmedabad – Delhi (By Air)

The trip will start from Ahmedabad Airport at 7:00 in the evening. From here we will board our flight to delhi and the journey will be around 1.45 hrs. We will reach Delhi airport at around 12:00 midnight. Where the vehicle will be waiting for us to depart for destination.

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Day 02 : Delhi – Dehradun – Sankri (2000m) 12hr Drive

From Delhi to Sankri the journey is around 12 hrs. We will drive via Dehradun and Mussoorie, 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 overnight stay at Sankri.

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Day 03: Sankri – Shepherd Campsite (2900m) / 3-4 hr Trek

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.

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Day 04: Shepherd – Base of Kedar Kantha (3400m) / 4-5 hr Trek

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!

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Day 05 : Base camp (3400m) – KedarKantha (3800m) – Juda-ka-Talab (2700m, Trek/6-7 hrs)

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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Day 06 : Juda Ka Talab – Sankri / 2-3 hr Trek

Today, we have a short trek and will only last a 2-3 of hours. After reaching Sankri whole day for rest and you can visit local temple. Over night stay at sankri.

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Day 07 : Sankri – Delhi / 15 hrs drive

We will return today after an early breakfast and board the vehicles to drive back towards Delhi. Arrive in Delhi by around late night.

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Day 08 : Delhi to Ahmedabad

 

Dates

December 08 to December 14 (CLOSE)

December 14 to December 20 (CLOSE)

December 23 to December 29 (CLOSE)

December 29 to January 05 (CLOSE)

January 04 to January 11 (CLOSE)

January 25 to February 01 (08 Seats Left)

February 15 to February 22 (OPEN)

March 15 to March 22 (OPEN)

Rates

 

Rs. 17,300/-* Per Person (Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad)

INCLUDED

Air Ticket Ahmedabad to Delhi & Return
Transport from Delhi to Sankri & Return
Accommodation during the trek (camping)
All meals – vegetarian
Campfire at Campsite (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.)
Achievement Certificate
Memories of Life Time


NOT INCLUDED

GST 5% (Service Tax)
Food during transit from Ahmadabad to Delhi, Dehradun, Sankri & Return
Backpack offloading charges
Personal expenses of any kind
Anything apart from the inclusions

 

TERMS & CONDITION:

Full payment to be made in advance at the time of booking the trek
Land package 12500 + Airfare (Final cost may vary due to the dynamic nature of Airfare)
Last Date of booking will be closed 30 days prior
Team Aahvan has right to change the Itinerary and schedule without any notice
Payment to be made by Online/Bank Transfer/Cheque/DD in favour of AAHVAN ADVENTURES OPC PVT LTD payable at Ahmadabad
Payment for this trip will not be adjusted against any future trip

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Before 30 days: 90% of Land Package Cost is refundable
Between 30-21 days: 75% of Land Package Cost is refundable
Between 20-11 days: 50% of Land Package Cost is refundable
Less than 10 days: No refund

Air ticket is not refundable 

Frequently Asked Questions on Kedarkantha Trek

 

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?
A. January-June & October-December

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 daytime, the temperature will be around 8° to 12° and during night it will fall down to -8°

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 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 in 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 rain coat or water proof 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.

 

 

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