Kedarkantha – Best Winter Snow Trek

Kedarkantha Trek, one of the most famous wintry weather treks in Uttarakhand, is a trekker’s pride and a rookie’s rite of passage due to its relative ease.Covered in glowing snow at some stage in the winter, this trek gives a breathtaking view of the majestic Himalayan peaks. It also provides trekkers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience life in the most remote villages during the dead of winter!

The unrivalled splendor, surprising perspectives of fascinating villages, meadows, snow paths, and dramatic panoramas dotted with adorable lakes, mountains, tranquil rivers, and the exceptional Himalayan peaks await you on the Kedarkantha trek.

The Kedarkantha trek also provides an excellent opportunity to view the scenic splendour and enjoy the lifestyles of remote villages in the Uttarakhand Himalayas.

Kedarkantha trip 2022 is to Govind Ballabh pant National Park in Uttrakhand. Kedarkantha trek is one of the Most popular trekking place journey in India. There are numerous reasons why it is an extremely well known trip in Indian Himalayas. The highest climbing point is kedarkantha is rewarding one.

The kedarkantha trek is not that easy. The entire section is consistently steep.. As you drawer near to the summit, its gets tricky too. But there is big mountain keep you give company until you finally reached in the summit. As you go further after summit you will feel solid and feeling of fulfillment and achievement. Rarely you will discover dazzling clearing on a that trip.

The journey to the stunning Kedarkantha peak begin in the city of Dehradun. It’s a long drive from Dehradun to Sankri, which sits at an elevation of 6400 feet and takes about 10 hours to reach. It is 220 kilometres from Dehradun. The next day, the trek begins in Sankri and proceeds to Jadu Ka Talab, which is located at 9100 feet and takes approximately 5 hours to reach. This trail offers the beauty of lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and stunning maple trees. The next day, it’s a hike back to Sankri through dense pine forests. It’s a long journey back to Dehradun from Sankri.

This is a high altitude trek not a picnic. You should have prepare physically and mentally prepare by following fitness routine.
When you on the way you got a place Sankri. There are different vendors give you defferent rate for guest house, make sure you check everything and proper awareness about these places.
A sequence of the day-wise itinerary may change depending upon restriction and unforeseen events.
We will not be responsible for any change in the itinerary due to landslides, flight cancellations, any weather condition due act of nature.
You must carry important identification proof of yourself like aadhaar card etc.
Consult you doctor before going for the trek and carry a first aid kit with medical supplies according to your need.

Day 1: Arrival at Sankri

Altitude: 6,400 feet
220 km drive – approx 10 hours
Trekkers will be picked from Dehradun at 6:30am in a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle
Expected arrival time at Sankri – 5:00 pm
BSNL network erratic

Day 2: Sankri to Juda-ka-Talab

Altitude: 6,400 feet to 9,100 feet
4 kms trek, approx 5 hours
The trail passes through dense pine forests, maple trees, few streams and finally opens out to beautiful meadows
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
Most of today’s trail is on a ridge, under oak trees
You will also pass through some meadows where you can spot shepherd log huts
Peaks :- Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana stand among the others
Stay in tents

Day 4: Kedarkantha base to Kedarkantha peak; descend to sankri .

Altitude: 11,250 feet to 12,500 feet to 6400 feet
13 kms trek, approx 8-9 hours
Spend some time at the summit and descend back to the base camp by noon for lunch
Post lunch, descend down to sankri.
Reach  Sankri by evening.
Stay in homestay.

Day 5: Departure day (Sankri to Dehradun)

Distance: 220 km drive, approx 10 hours
You will be dropped at Dehradun station in a Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle


Day 1- Dehradun - Sankri

Your adventure with A1 Himalayas begins from Dehradun Railway Station. On reaching the railway station, you may receive a hearty welcome from our excursion consultant, who will then accompany you in shifting closer to Sankri. You will be forced closer to Sankri Village through Mussoorie, the Queen of the Hills, and there are numerous different visitor points of interest en-route. The ride takes about 9-10 hours because Sankri is nearly 193 kilometres from Dehradun.

The force passes off via suitable pine forests, and this makes your hiking revel worthwhile. On completing Sankri, begin exploring the scenic hamlet, after which go back to the hotel for a delicious dinner and a chilled night.

Sankri is a super base camp installed amidst the ridges due to the suitable solar placement at the back of the Himalayas and the astounding Swargarohini Peak. This is the time to have your dinner, after which you can sleep.


Day 2- Sankri - Juda Ka Talab

Start your day with a warm and delectable breakfast before beginning your trekking climb. With the aid of this, it takes nearly four-five hours to attain the very last vacation spot of the day with the aid of passing via the thick, dense forests of Kedarkantha. While ascending, you’re going to witness the awe-inspiring perspectives of snow-blanketed mountain peaks. At Juda Ka Talab, a frozen water movement nestled at an altitude of 2800 metres above sea level,
After overlaying an hour’s distance on foot, you may attain the location wherein you may spend the night time after bingeing on a mouth-watering night meal. sleep.

Day 3- Juda Talab - Kedarkantha Base

Today you may be hiking toward Kedarkantha Base after completing your morning meal. The day goes to be very annoying because the hiking direction appears surprising as you get to peer the spell binding perspectives of the plush inexperienced valleys and full-size snowfields bedecked with inexperienced patches. On accomplishing the day destination, visit your camp and experience your surroundings in a single day stay.

Day 4- Basecamp - Kedarkantha Peak - Basecamp - juda ka talab to Sankri

Early in the morning at 02:00 AM, have your mild breakfast and get geared up to stroll up the mountains to attain the summit. This day of the Kedarkantha trek is going to be very demanding for shutterbugs as you may be protecting an extended but mild hiking trail. On accomplishing the pinnacle, a traveller is able to witness the incredible perspectives of numerous mountains in the Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kinnaur, and Kailash ranges, as well as the cascading valleys.
Enjoy and witness the stunning dawn from the pinnacle of the Kedarkantha peak. Witness the moment and stay alive to the fullest by shooting glimpses of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Later, go back to your camp and have lunch, and descend right all the way down to Sankri  homestay.

Day 5- Sankri - Dehradun

On the final day of the Kedarkantha trek, you’ll be served a wholesome and delicious breakfast. After you’ve completed your morning meal, put your luggage down and say good-bye to your fellow travelers. Our consultant will help you to the railway station, from which you may catch the train to your hometown.

We desire you to have an incredible time and enjoy your visit with a1himalayas. We want you to have a secure and snug adventure ahead.

By Air :-
Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located approximately 25 km from the city. There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun. Come at some point early if you are making plans to return home via flight.

By Train :-
Take a one-day trip from Delhi to Dehradun.

  • Nandadevi Express – Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival – 5:40am)
  • Dehradun Express – Train no: 12687 (Departure – 9:10pm; Arrival – 5:00am)

By Bus:-
There is a normal bus provider from Delhi to Dehradun and from Delhi to ISBT Kashmere Gate. We would recommend you take the most effective government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Private buses ply from outdoor ISBT and they’re now no longer agreeable with worthiness. Usually, buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there, you need to come to Dehradun Railway Station.


  • Meals during the trek
  • Transportation from Dehradun to Sankri and back to Dehradun.
  • Dinner on arrival day in Sankri
  • Forest Permits/Camping Charges (only if availing transportation through A1 Himalayas). Included only up to amount charged for Indian Nationals
  • Tents, Sleeping bags, mats
  • Safety Equipment includes static rescue rope, seat harness, carabiners, pulleys
  • Trek guide, cook, helpers, porters & mules for carrying common luggage
  • Services of a Certified Trek Leader


  • Meals during road journeys
  • Carriage of Personal Bags during the trek
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Any expense of personal nature
  • Any expense not specified in the inclusion list.

Note :

Normally a1himalayas expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule.

Charges of offloading backpack:- Contact Us

The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover. Suitcases/strolleys/ bags will not be allowed.

Paying the Trek /Tour fee:
The fee can be paid by online transfer/Check deposit/Cash deposit/Demand draft. Instruction for payment will be forwarded along with your confirmation email. When your transfer is done, please e-mail us a confirmation mail with your transfer details, so that we can follow up your reservation efficiently.

1) Trekking Shoe/Snow Shoe

2) Rucksack/Back Pack

3) Rucksack cover (Waterproof)

4) Daypack/Knapsack

5) Undergarments/Innerwear

6)Woolen socks

7) Woolen gloves

8) Waterproof gloves

9) T-shirt

10) Trek pants

11) Camp sandal

12) Balaclava/Woolen skull
cap/Monkey Cap

13) Sun cap/Wide-brimmed

14) Walking Sticks/Trekking
Poles/Ski Poles

15) Heavy Jacket

16) Windproof Jacket/Wind

17)Raingear/Poncho/Waterproof clothing

18) Water bottle/Hydration pack

19) Sunscreen lotion

20) Sunglasses

21) ChapStick/Cold &
Moisturizing cream

22) Toothbrush and toothpaste

23) Towel

24) Hand sanitizer

25) Tissue roll ( Toilet)

26) Anti Fungal Powder

27) Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries

28) Knee cap

29) Camera with extra cells

30) Dry food items

31) Personal first-aid kit

32) Medicines (This is a simple
guide line and a doctor’s
consultation is recommended.)

Altitude is a risk. Before you begin the trek, you should be aware of the effects of high altitude on your body. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms include a moderate headache, nausea, and overall discomfort.

Reponse: If you have any of these symptoms, notify the trek leader immediately and follow his advice. To deal with the scenario, each campsite contains a stretcher, a fully prepared first aid kit, and oxygen cylinders.

Weather Risk : No one can guarantee snow, rain, or sunlight, even if we keep a constant eye on the weather. Please keep in mind that your safety is our primary priority, and if the weather isn’t cooperating, we won’t leave the campsite.

Response: The choice to go or wait for better weather will be made solely by the Trek Leaders and Guides.

Risk: Injury is a possibility. While trekking across difficult terrains, minor injuries such as calf sprains, bruising, and other minor ailments are prevalent. Serious injuries, such as fractures or significant cuts, are quite uncommon.

Response: All of our Trek Leaders are trained in wilderness first aid. They’ve been taught to deal with emergencies and have a well-stocked first-aid equipment to deal with minor injuries. In the event of major injuries, the patient is carried to the nearest road-head on a stretcher and taken to the nearest medical facility.

1. Alcohols or any other intoxicating products ‘’STRICTLY PROHIBHITED’’
during the trek.
2. Always pay heed to the trek guides or instructors.
3. Try not to leave the group under any circumstances.
4. Avoid trekking during the nights as it is extremely dangerous.
5. Avoid using earphones as that might hinder your hearing.
6. Do not participate or encourage littering of the places in any form.
7. While visiting the local villages and tourist sites, obey the local guidelines
and instructions.
8. Do not harm or interrupt the local sentiments of the places.

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with A1 Himalayas.
Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of
the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Since adventure
entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we
will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group
member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in
the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan,
but please be prepared to be flexible if required.