Kedarkantha Trek is the popular destination in uttarakhand. It is the first choice of trekkers. Kedarkantha is a easy trek. Some trekkers opinion trek is easy to moderate. It is beautiful full of beauty of nature. I did it so many times. My love for kedarkantha increase gradually. In my opinion every trekker should go for kedarkantha trek once in a life.
How to reach :
The Garhwal Himalayas with its eccentric beauty pulls in a lot of trekkers every year.
To reach Kedarkantha;
By air – From Delhi book a flight to Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun. After that hire a cab or get into a bus towards the Sankri village then you are prepared for your trek.
By train – Book an Express train to Dehradun Railway Station. Once you are at Dehradun Station you will reach the Garhwal Himalayas by hiring a cab to Sankri village.
By road – Delhi is the major point to drive towards Garhwal ranges but the other Northern regions of India are also accessible to run towards the Kedarkantha trek.
Things to carry :
You ought to carry these items with you for your journey –
- You need three to four warm clothes and three pairs of trousers
- A trekking shoe to walk through the snow.
- A flexible walking stick, a torch with extra batteries, a portable charger for mobile phones and an umbrella.
- Carry two 1-litre water bottles and some dry snacks to provide you with energy on the way.
- Take proper medications as prescribed by a doctor before you had set out for trekking at Kedarkantha trek.
Best time to visit :
You can visit the Kedarkantha trek from July to October but July and August are moist and cloudy. It is preferable if you go in summers from May to June you will be welcomed by greenery everywhere.
Level of difficulty :
The semi-moderate trekking spot is the most wanted trekking destination for summers. Though you might face hazardous conditions to your body at the upper altitudes. Beginners to Advanced trekkers everyone can go on trekking at Kedarkantha trek.
Reasons to do :
You can trek at night (2 a.m. to 3 a.m.) through the snowy mountain roads. The dawn is a sight to glorify forever in the mountain region of the Kedarkantha trek. You can click photographs of the beautiful natural wonders in the Kedarkantha trek.
Places to visit :
These wonderful places are sure to amaze you –
- Taluka Village
- Osla Village
- Jakhol Village
- Saru Tal Trek
- Ruinsara Tal Trek
- Bali Pass
- Rupin Pass
About the locals :
The villagers of the Kedarkantha trek are warm people and their way of portraying their cultural aura will amaze you. The families of Sankri are extremely welcoming and their dressing style is unique. Their food will linger on your taste buds for a long time.
Some facts :
You can feel the divine presence of the omnipresent amongst you after all Kedarkantha is dedicated to Lord Shiva. You will be allured by the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary at Uttarkashi. The forest will bewitch you in no time.