The journey for the beautiful Kedarkantha peak commences from the city of Dehradun. From Dehradun, it’s a long drive to Sankri located at an altitude of 6400 feet and takes about 10 hours to reach. It’s a distance of 210 km from Dehradun. The trekking trip starts from Sankri the next day towards Jadu Ka Talab which is based at 9100 feet and takes about 5 hours trekking to reach the destination. During this trail one can experience the beauty of lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and gorgeous maple trees. Here is the first campsite where the trekkers need to stay in tents. From Jadu ka Talab on the following day, one needs to trek up to 11,250 feet towards Kedarkantha base which is again a distance of approximately 4.5 km. In this trial, the trekkers pass through lush meadows and for the first time catch, the view of multiple snow-capped peaks standing tall encircling the location.
The next destination is the Kedarkantha peak which is based at a height of 12,500 feet and this trail can be a little challenging compared to others. However, the views of the fascinating Himalayas make it up for all the hard work with its breathtaking views. On conquering the peak it’s a journey back where the first stop would be at Horegaon camp at 8900 feet which can be reached on the same day evening. The next day it’s a trail back to Sankri through dense pine forests. From Sankri it’s a journey back to Dehradun and way forward.
Dehradun Railway Station or ISBT Bus Stand.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Dehradun Railway Station or ISBT Bus Stand.|