I rented the trekking poles. The foods were delicious as well as nutritious. From the highway you can flag down regular town buses or shared autos (shared autos are called, Bus fare is about Rs 30 to Dehradun. When I reflect back on my trek then I realize it was a wonderful journey throughout, and it was very true in itself when they say “ journey is interesting than the destination “. Swargarohini also comes into view along with Bandarpoonch and Kalanag. Our technical guide : Santosh, for pulling me up whenever I was in doubt about reaching the summit! Before signing up for this trekking I had researched a lot for doing this trek and being my first one wanted to have the best of the experiences. It wasn't as straight forward as there were multiple cancellations and rebookings due to weather changes in those area. Gratitude and our own mental endurance. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. The temperature ranges from 4 to 14-degree celsius that means that the nights are cold while the days are warm making it apt for trekking. Shared autos are easily available to get to Nomads House. For me the biggest lesson was, in life whatever seems high and achievable is going to be very difficult and so very worth of your efforts. We all had this personal bond with each other at the end of the trek. Most trekkers present with the starting symptoms of AMS – usually headache or tiredness mixed with perhaps lack of appetite or sleep.  The immediate step to take would be to start on a curative course of Diamox which is 250 mg, every 12 hours followed by ample rest. Instead it goes to Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station. 60 Places You Need To Visit In India With Your Best Friend, 25 Kickass International Trips Under 50k To Plan For 2020, 51 Places To Visit In India Before You Turn 30, 50 Countries Where Getting A Visa Is Easier Than Ordering A Pizza, Kedarkantha Trek 2020, Uttarakhand | Book @ ₹5,800 Only, Shirts / T-shirts – 2/3, Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt, Trekking Pants that are water resistant/repellent and having inside lining for extra warmth- 2, Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood, Down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater, Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, Outer water proof gloves, Thick woollen socks and regular socks (4 – 5 pairs), Scarf/muffler (optional), Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes that come with a thick sole and high ankles, Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional), Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow), Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries), Medicines, if requiring any specific medication, Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it, Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain. Difficulty: Moderate (Suitable for Beginners) Kedarkantha Trail: Dense Pine & Oak forests, open meadows & snow during winters. Considering all of this, the trek has been marked as easy-moderate. Since the places here are at high altitudes and one cannot ever breathe properly, thus smoking is a Big no. A high altitude trek in the Himalayas requires considerable fitness. Rent here. After taking the right turn, take another right turn after in 30 minutes. Unable to do so can make your trek difficult. Those natural sounds, views, natural feeling is priceless. Reasons for this are increasing stress hormones and lower overall oxygen delivery to the tissues. Clothing:- 2-3 Shirts / T-shirts - 1 Warm shirt/full sleeve T-shirt- Water-resistant and warm Trekking Pants- 1 Windproof/water-resistant jacket with a hood- 1 Thick Fleece / woollen sweater- Thermal innerwear- A Woollen cap, fleece gloves, waterproof gloves- 4-5 pairs of thick woollen socks and regular socks - Scarf/muffler - if needed - Comfortable waterproof Trekking or Snow Boots- Camp shoes like sneakers/sport shoes- Raincoat / Poncho- Cap / Hat to stay safe from the sunEquipment- Toiletries - Sunglasses with UV protection - Sturdy walking stick / Trekking pole- Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm- Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)- Medicines, in case of any specific medication- Personal toiletries- Waterproof backpack for daily use and essentials- A rain-shield for your bag- Waterproof carry bags. This means there is an altitude gain of 6,300 ft over the first three days of the trek. I couldn't have asked for a more well-organized trek! This is the one thing that I truly appreciated while trekking with Indiahikes. The gradient is gentler than Kedarkantha and would be more suited for a 6 year old. It's been a week today but the hangover is still at it's peak! They even carried an oxygen cylinder in case of emergencies. Because he made me hike in the beginning of the sequence, I could push myself for the summit in the given time. In addition to this these treks have easily accessible exit routes for any emergency evacuation.  Click on this link to watch a video about what equipment we use. It is the only campsite on this trek where you could be affected by Acute Mountain Sickness. A small overexposure to direct sunlight on snow can lead to snow blindness (about a half hour’s exposure). The beauty of a trek such as ours does not lie only in the beautiful landscapes and  the mind-boggling views but also in quite a lot of other things hidden from the naked eye. Spring – March and April  Again the mantra is to wear synthetic socks or at least a synthetic blend. There were a lot of activites carried out by the trek leader but the most enjoyed and wonderful of them all personally for me was being the sweeper trek leader that was assigned to me seeing the way i was active and more energetic in the trek which i really carried out well and got rewarded as the spirit of the trek. Rs. All the arrangements made by IndiaHikes were in place and the trek went flawlessly. The safety maintained in the trek was excellent and due to the experience and cautious nature of the staff, we were able to complete the snow trek without any hiccups or accidents. You will be taken down to Sankri as descent is the sure cure for AMS. This tour has been bought more than 1117 times. Our trek leader, Madhu, was a highly knowledgeable, experienced, accessible and caring guy, and ensured that all of us gave our best during the trek. Do not try to handle it yourself either. We need to proactively, consistently engage in any effort to clean up mountains This trek has really made me realise the value of fitness in our lives. Kedarkantha Trek lies in the Govind Wild Life Sanctuary and Govind Pashu National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Your body needs to train itself to process more work with lower levels of oxygen. The gears that I rented were - A pair of trekking pole , Poncho and Trekking shoes. You can use your pads, tampons or menstrual cups on the trek. How are they different? I love there commitment towards keeping mother earth safe. : Down/feather jackets are really not available these days. So cheers to such a well organised safe trek being carried out. I believe this trek has re-taught me the value of Humility in a big way. There is not even a second i felt that I am unsafe or scared. From the time you register for a trek, we will keep you informed of safety procedures on high altitude treks. which is the other summit trek, doesn’t have such views of the summit until you trek beyond Tungnath. This trek offers some of the most dramatic sunsets and it is precisely so because of the placement of the campsites.  Julota and Pukhrola both face the western side of the sky and are both wide open to the sky.  This makes the sunsets along this trail absolutely must watch on the trek. Here, Sandhya UC, partner at Indiahikes, explains in detail about HAPE and HACE. Spring – March and April Without these, you will not be allowed to trek. | Buying Tip: The Trek series and MH series are good options by Decathlon. I always loved to be with nature. It’s going to be too cold, and will become more of a struggle than an enjoyable experience. If you are planning a trek during in these months, be ready for flexibility in days or route. Ensure your padded jacket has a hood as well. . Take a look! Bus journeys are often delayed by a few hours. Â, Taxis are available from the airport (plenty). If one among the two bottles is a lightweight thermos, then that helps you to store warm water on a really cold day or for late evenings and early mornings.  Â. The summit climb will get your adrenaline kicking with the thick blanket of snow all the way till the summit.  These make the trek in winter a memorable and a unique experience even for experienced trekkers. Here’s, a quick guide on managing sunglasses with spectacles, : If you use contact lenses, you can use them on the trek too. They come in handy to keep your phone, handkerchief or pocket snacks. We carry fully stocked high altitude first aid kits, oxygen cylinders, ropes and stretchers. So kudos to all three of them for making sure our experience was amazing. I cannot think of any drawbacks and even though this was my first trek and i have no prior experience, I think the organisation was impeccable. Once we let go of the comfort zone then the world is ours to conquer. He asked us to remember all the experiences during and prior planning of the trek. Safety was excellently taken care by the trek leader(LEO) from the condition of safety gears to health heck up at every camp-site thrice a day. Do not try to handle it yourself either. No one wants to go trekking and find heaps of garbage from previous trekkers. Before you start shopping and packing for the high-altitude Kedarkantha trek, watch this video to get a clear idea about what you need to take along. Note – The Repeat Trekker Policy holds good only for Indian Treks. Kedarkantha trek route offers breathtaking views of snowy mountains, peaks, wildlife, and rare Himalayan birds. The Gaumukh Tapovan trek remains closed in winter because the trail accumulates too much snow and most of the trail remains inaccessible. Day 2: Gaichawan Gaon (6,800 ft) to Jalota (9,400 ft); 5 hours, Day 3: Jalota (9,400 ft) to Pukhrola (10,800 ft); 2 hours, Day 4: Pukhrola (10,800 ft) to Kedarkantha summit (12,500 ft) and then on to Akhoti thatch; 7 hours, Day 5: Akhoti thatch (9,100 ft) to Gaichawan Gaon (6,800 ft); 5 hours. You will get a full refund outside that. Rain pants are really not required. Before undertaking the trek, consult a physician. They prevent sun burns in every possible way. Delhi to Sankri by road. This Short Itinerary offers a quick glance at the Indiahikes route, the campsites, the altitudes, distances and time taken everyday. The trek was just fabulous. During the trek, on your stay at Sankri, you will be provided with a stay at a hotel room with an attached washroom. Plus some bonus sightseeing. It was wonderful but challenging. As Indians, we love cotton. Phone: 9760596464 If you find the combination difficult to get (not likely), wear a tight fitting fleece hand glove inside a synthetic hand glove. Guddu was helpful throughout the trek. : Headlamps are available on rent on the Indiahikes store. And when the weather changes in the mountains (as it happens every few hours), you take take off or put on layers as required.Â. Neha Pant did the Kedarkantha trek with Indiahikes in December 2016 and witnessed the season's first snowfall. Nevertheless, you will need to be cautious and report the slightest of symptoms of uneasiness to your trek leader as soon as you feel them. You find snow during the winter and early summer season, from December to the end of April is when you can expect snow. 🙂. The trek was phenomenal, Words cannot describe the experience I had. At Kedarkantha, you have the opportunity to drop your luggage at the base camp for the duration of the trek. , which is a government property owned by the GMVN is decent. Rent here. This takes you to the village Gainchwan Gaon surrounded by Shialdi, Paisar, Guradi, Sunchangaon, Dargangaon and Dewara. The guest house where you will be staying is in Shialdi. A minimum of one pair and maximum of two pairs of trek pants should suffice for this trek. The bonus is that it covers short distances everyday and you’re at the next campsite before lunch! The mountains taught me to adapt to my surroundings. Incidence of stomach disorders rises exponentially. Â, | Pro Tip: Carry stainless steel cutlery. Region: Uttarakhand Base Camp: Sankri (200 kms from Dehradun) Kedarkantha Altitude: 6,000 ft at Sankri to 12,500 ft. at Kedarkantha Peak Kedarkantha Trek Distance: 25 km (Approx) Kedarkantha Trek Duration: 4 days (Sankri – Sankri) The Kedarkantha Trek is an easy one and that is the reason it is opted by a number of beginners. They see to it that the toilets and washing areas are set up and clean. The stay in Gaichwan Gaon will be at a lodge. | If you wear spectacles: If you wear spectacles, you can get oversized sunglasses that you wear over your regular glasses (available at Decathlon). The train now comes from Kota. The cost per ticket is Rs 350 – 400/-. Do not get your grandma stitched sweaters, which can be very heavy. Day5 - Happiest day to descend to see our home. (But they do tend to smell quickly, so carry a roll-on deodorant with you.). Kedarkantha is a hypnotizing winter trek which will give you an affair of a lifetime. Ofcourse Tanmay recognized it immediately looking at my pace. This site has been chosen keeping in mind the safety aspect and is a wonderful place to set up a camp. We are so privileged and entitled to a lot of creature comforts and being in the mountains makes us realize this. — Get your full trek fee back in an Indiahikes Trek Voucher. They’re as fantastic as Kedarkantha. If you cannot get woolen socks, wearing two sports socks serves the purpose as well.Â, Trekkers are often confused about whether they need to get a headlamp or a handheld torch. It’s a beautiful trek, similar duration adn altitude as well. Barkot, Uttarakhand – 249141, Swami Vivekanand Dharmarth Chikitsalay A jungle of Pine, Rhododendron and Oak trees continues to accompany you throughout the trek route. Adorned with ravishing beauty of falling snow and fringed with pine trees, The Kedarkantha Peak is one of the most sought after snow trekking destinations in India. Watch this video to learn how to dispose your sanitary waste, Carry stainless steel cutlery. While Wildcraft has more expensive ones, the other two brands have budget-friendly backpacks to choose from.Â. If you get woollen cap that only covers your head, you will need a neck warmer or a woolen scarf. Evacuation will be done if no improvement is shown. Do not book plane tickets to your hometown from Delhi on Day 6. It helps to tackle fever, mild pain. Amazing experience. Kedarkantha has many such clearings on all sides.  No other trek offers such clearings.  I have done almost 11 treks so far and I am yet to find a trek that has such beautiful clearings. 🙂. She had another problem - spending six days with strangers. From the moment I reached Katgoan, i was skeptical as a beginner. Day 1 (Pick-up Day): Reach Gaichawan Gaon (6,800 ft); 10-11 hours drive from Dehradun. | Buying Tip: Go for pants with zippered pockets. In these months day temperature is 8°C and night temperature is -5°C to 3°C. AC Volvo buses are the fastest, so opt for them. Step 3: For the scholarship – before making the payment, send an email with a proof-of-age of your child to [email protected] Any id card with the Date Of Birth will do. From the day I started training to when I reached back home from trek. To ensure safe trekking on snowy terrain, Indiahikes will provide you with micro-spikes. Right from signing up, Manisha, our trek coordinator, ensured we have all the information we need so that we know what exactly to expect and come fully prepared. I liked the part where the trek leader asked everyone to share their experience and what they learnt from the trek. Day 2: Trek Gaichwan Gaon (6,800 ft) to Jalota (9,400 ft); 5 hours. They usually charge between, : If you want to save real money try to catch an auto just outside the airport terminal complex. Cab costs approximately Rs.5,500 per vehicle. Mountains are calm and wild all at once. You may not be able to complete the trek because of bad weather, high snow conditions, or any natural calamity. i.e. Green Trail !! Very few treks offer the same adventure, making it popular among beginners for its finest summit climb. No further slots are likely. i got to meet and mingle withe a lot of people and listen to their travel stories. For more detailed information about Acute Mountain Sickness, you can download and study the manual below. Santosh helped us on summit day, he carved us steps on the snow and he as a leader lead the team on summit day. Rooms are available too. Kedarkantha is categorized as an easy-moderate trek.  At Indiahikes, we classify a trek as easy-moderate if it fits the following criteria:Â. Kedarkantha fits all of these criteria very well.  In Kedarkantha, you climb an altitude of 5,500-6,000 ft within 3 days.  The ascent is gradual and steady.  Of course, there are certain steep sections spread out, but when well-prepared, they are easy to tackle. He always explained the rationale behind every small task or instruction. There’s a motorable road all the way to Altwar which is a work in progress. Hey, I am not familiar with any Indian languages, so will there be people to talk only in English? They are custom made for Indiahikes and trekkers find them terrific, even in winter. | Track pants or trek pants? Most of the people on the trek were young so at times it was a bit loud for me. I witnessed one of the best trekking experience with IH and definitely it was genuinely professional in all the departments. Absolutely loved the trek. When it comes to trekking in India in winter, the Kedarkantha trek might be your best bet. Wear one T-shirt and carry two. The offloaded bag should not weigh more than 9 kg. The drive from Dehradun to Gaichawan Gaon is one of the most beautiful journeys you can take in the Himalayas.  Everyone at Indiahikes loves the section that starts after Purola. Â, – The pine forest that starts right after you cross Jarmola check post.  What makes this section special is the density of the forest and the contrast it provides with the road.  Given that you are also winding down this section, the windings pull you into the forest slowly adding to the charm.Â, – A taste of the local cuisine at the Har ki Dun restaurant right after Purola.  Our Trek Leaders recommend that you try the Red rice, Mandwa ka roti and Bichu Ghas ki sabzi.  This cries Uttarakhand and you will not get to taste this unless you are invited into someone’s home.  So don’t miss this opportunity to try the local cuisine. Â. Hi. We will need a detailed split of each kilometre of your run. You can see a lot of mountain ridges from this meadow. The trek was an awesome experience. If you are used to a hydration pack, then that is ok too. Note: Mention the subject line as “Proof of age for (selected trek).”. There’s no minimum size. Please suggest the time when it will not be peak winter. Firstly, you should be able to recognise symptoms of altitude sickness. There is a good chance of clear skies which won’t play spoilsport to your trip and camping becomes easier in good weather. It is one of the most beautiful drives you will ever have to any trek.  The 18 km stretch of the dense pine forest after Purola and the drive through the Mori valley alongside River Tons will stay with you for a long time.  Do not miss to watch out for them. Renting the gear was a good part of the trek and it saved me a lot of money which I utilized for different purposes. Kedarkantha in May is marked with bright sun in the morning.  In the evenings, the cold is not as harsh as the other months. Soon you see a wooden bridge over a dried stream bed. A sun cap keeps your body temperature in balance. 2. Round neck T-shirts are ok, but collared ones are better. It was really a memory which I will cherish for life because "first time" is always very special. We all fell down atleast once while walking on those frozen ice, even the trek leaders but these two guys were so amazing. Praladh, Samkit and Labhu have been extremely supportive and had gone out of their way to make us feel comfortable. But you cannot do away with them. Kedarkantha (not to be confused with the popular Temple Kedarnath) is a 6-day long trek in Govind Pashu Vihar National Park in Uttarakhand (6 when including the travel days from Dehradun to the base camp and back). 1. Humility is my biggest takeaway. This is included in the Trek Fee or this should be paid at the time of boarding the cab ?? GreenTrails initiative is great in addressing environmental issues and with that bringing in self awareness in trekkers. Go for pants with zippered pockets. How a Tshirt making process consumes plenty of fuel and water was well explained by Janaki - A local woman from Sankri. Trekking shoes vs sports shoes. The other option, Mussoorie express, is notorious for its delay. Trek was super with guides Aditya and Subhash and we were lucky enough to complete the summit, as two batches previously was cancelled. While we do not encourage this practice, in case you opt for offloading, then carrying, . Our trek leaders carry a high altitude medical kit with them which also consist of. Location -  ManaliStart Point/End Point: Manali Bus StandStart Time/End Time: The trek start at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends at around 03:00 PM on day 5.About Hampta Pass:Hampta Pass trek is giving each adventure lover an option to discover the unique landscape on the Manali side in Himachal Pradesh. As per the n ew covid cancellation rule if i book my trek for february 2021 before 31st december 2021 and cancel anytime later…. Well, this was my first time of trekking in the Himalayas. If you are trekking with Indiahikes, you are in for a treat.  Very rarely will you get to experience how the local people live.  In this trek, you get to see it.  You will be spending both your first night and the last night in homestays in two villages – Gaichawan Gaon and Kotgaon. Green trails initiative also a great one. The snow-laden roads and dense forests are easy to walk through, except for the point between the base camp and the peak, where the climb can get slightly strenuous. We had even made a snowman and had fun in the snow with other group members. Reach a small lake/pond called Juda-ka-Talab. Our team works tirelessly to design an itinerary that gives you a transformative experience. The rest and shorter travel time is worth the difference. Â. And regarding fitness it has only one main motive to either gather up your guts and get them harder and fit to make it on top of summit else stay lazy and unfit sand miss out the best amazing experience of your life. This is one of the reasons I prefer India hikes for treks. I am awed by the values at India Hikes and impressed by everyone's adherence to it. | Pro Tip: If you are extra susceptible to cold, you could get a set of thermal inners. Outside the terrain, Kedarkantha also stays as an easy-moderate trek during all the seasons of the year. Indiahikes has the best of team. It takes two hours to reach the summit by this route. 2. You can sign up for a trek any time in future, as long as you book it before Dec 31st, and our special COVID cancellation policy will apply — there will be no cancellation charges except a 4% transaction charge. Do not get them.Â. Our pre-trek experience team ensures that you know your entire team well much before you actually head out on the trek. It has the most mesmerizing view of the Great Himalayas from the top. This is usually integrated in all running apps. The Food was extremely good. I made new friends on this trek and hopefully we will be coming back to see what nature looks like from 12500ft. Kedarkantha is right up there as one of the best treks for children.It’s a trek that comes with a huge sense of achievement upon climbing the summit at 12,500 ft! Everything was at good condition and very comfortable to carry. As a first step, your trek leader will run you through the Triple One Test – One Disprin, One litre of water and One hour of rest. It will take you to our registration page. It comes handy while planning your travel too. One of the high points of my life! As you stretch yourself and take in the views of the Himalayas from the summit, you feel a strong sense of satisfaction and accomplishment. Pop one half hour before the start of your road journey. Banking on the waitlist is a bit risky because you’ll have to wait for cancellations to come in. Cotton socks soak in water and sweat. Out of all the treks, the easiest and a very picturesque one would be the Dayara Bugyal trek. Trek pants with zippered cut offs at the thighs are very suitable for treks. In India we tend to use a single trekking pole. It depends a lot on your luck, but the later in DEcember, the higher the chances! Ice Breaking Sessions, after trek stretching sessions, were the best. Which means, for all registrations before Mar 31, even if the trek is in March or later, apart from the basic 4% transaction charges, there are no cancellation charges from Indiahikes. Make sure your backpack has good hip support, shoulder support and quick access pockets. Hello Trekkers! It was wonderful. This is what differentiates the best from the others. So if you have loved a trek that you did with us and want to repeat it, you’re welcome to sign up for the trek. | Buying tip: Ensure your headlamp covers a wider area and is not too focused as a single beam. These four are just AMAZING. 3. Required fields are marked *, Can we take our 6 years daughter along. Backpacks are your life. I missed it though. They usually come there to drop passengers off. Last, as mentioned earlier, Kedarkantha is a stand alone mountain.  Hence the trek presents multiple routes to the summit.  The biggest asset is that these routes provide multiple exit routes making it an ideal trek in terms of safety. 3. I rented the trek pole, shoes, headlamp and my most favorite - the waterproof socks. This will remain long life with me. He is very helpful and explained about the mountains and even shared the knowledge while we are having snacks in the evening. I had done trek with other hiking community but experience and service you guys provide is the best one. There is no doubt that children naturally learn more in the outdoors. Special mention for Upendra (Upi bhai) Rawat our trek guide along Afreen mam were simply superb in guiding, motivating and helping with the trek and on basecamp too. 32 people, from different parts of India, came together with just one mission in their mind - to reach the summit of Kedarkantha (A Peak in the Garhwal Range of Himalayas). That way, even if it rains and your backpack gets wet, your things are water-proof inside the backpack. Do not wait till the end of the day’s trek. Tip: Train is the best option to get to Dehradun. For advanced treatments, the closest hospital is inÂ. All good deeds are appreciated though in the long run but definitely someday sometime . In fact, it is one trek in the entire Himalayas, where you have no dearth of campsites.  In fact, one of the reasons we have been able to open multiple routes in this trek is because of these clearings. Do not book any flight between 6.00 and 8 am. I'm so glad that I went for this trek. Yuksom is where you will stay on the first night and from there, the exciting trek to Goechala commences. A woolen cap prevents heat from dissipating from your head. Green trails is classic example. This made the trek enjoyable. Meet Aditya, the six-year-old that made it to the Kedarkantha summit. Please do ensure that you do not leave valuables in our cloak room facility.  If you do so, do inform our staff so that they can take the necessary precautions to keep it safe. As I mentioned before, the trip to the base camp is one of the most beautiful ones – especially driving by River Tons from Mori till Naitwar.  However, this charming route has changed dramatically ever since the Hydro electric project started along this route.  Frankly, I am not a fan of it.  Because of the deforestation that this stretch has seen ever since the project started. So in effect, you will be trekking uphill for around 6000 feet, which is exciting and adventurous. 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