All About Kedarkantha Trek

    A place whose attractiveness is not limited to its 20 kilometres of splendour, but is shared by a large number of people. The place’s magnificence knows no bounds, making it one of the country’s most well-known and popular destinations. 

    The views and experience that the location provides are tranquil and leave you speechless. The mountains here are as high as the sky, like your protectors, with white-golden snow at your feet and the perfume of the cleanest air for you to breathe, it’s a heavenly experience.

    During the winter months of the year, enjoy stargazing in the evenings as the clear sky showers icy temperatures at Kedarkantha Trek.

    The energy in the valley will captivate photographers as the immaculate vegetation spreads its emanation the entire length of the path, making your excursion wonderful with the captivating sights of glades.

    The Kedarkantha Trek, located in the Garhwal Himalayas, offers calm views of the popular Har ki Dun Trek along the way

    While the trail is surrounded by thick pine and oak trees, the stunning views of the snow-covered tops along the path in the winter make it stand out among other Himalayan journeys in December.

    Geographical information about Kedarkantha

    The location has a lot to offer you; it is located in Uttarkashi’s Western Garhwal area at a breath-taking height of 12,500 feet and is 20 kilometres long. The Kedarkantha journey is full of excitement, fun, and natural beauty. 

    The walk is not for the faint of heart, although it is somewhat demanding. Beginners and experts alike can appreciate every step they take here, but only if they are physically and intellectually fit. Because of the high altitude, this walk requires endurance, strength, and stamina.

    The walk begins in Sankari and continues through Juda ka Taalab, Kedarkantha Base Camp, Kedarkantha Summit, Hargaon, and Sankari.

    The best time to visit is from November to April, when there is a lot of snow, which adds to the beauty of the place while also ensuring that it is not an issue.

    Beginners may find it difficult to reach the summit because the trek is exhausting and requires significant effort. The vistas from the summit, though, will make all of the effort worthwhile.

    Natural Beauty of Kedarkantha

    The place is so wonderfully covered in snow that it appears to be falling directly from the sky. Them provides you with a walk through the mountains throughout the hike and provides such a captivating view of them that you will forget about the work you put in to climb it. The area is home to a diverse range of plants and fauna.

    The specialty of the Kedarkantha Trek

    Along the way, there is a site called Juda ka Talab, where the creator of the cosmos, of life, can be found. Lord Shiva reflected on the basic meaning of the Universe.

    It’s thought that he opened a lock of his hair and the water flowing from it formed the lake; very amazing! The calm of the sparkling, lovely Lake will linger in your mind and eyes for the rest of your life.

    Sunsets leave no impression on you other than to be absolutely lovely and glamorous. The sky will be painted in a rainbow of colours ranging from pink to orange. 

    Even visualising such a scene while surrounded by all-white mountains would transport one to another world.

    Getting up early for a trip may sound tedious, but not when you’re about to witness an incredible dawn. Coming from the Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Kinner Kailash mountain ranges. The famous 

    Har ki Dun valley may also be seen from here, adding to its grandeur. The scenes from our childhood sketchbooks will be brought to life in the most spectacular way possible.

    Flora and Fauna contribute to the attractiveness of the area and maybe seen through the lush vegetation. As well as the opacity of the forests that appear along the road. 

    The woodlands are not disturbed and are protected here, distant from the enclaved cities and their exploiters.


    Leave the stress of dirty cities and their structures behind and enter the true calm of Kedarkantha Villages. 

    These small and picturesque villages, apart from the hustle and bustle, are nothing short of a fairytale. The Gaichwan Gaon is a very lovely village that should be visited while on the walk.


    Allow yourself the time for contemplation and relaxation that you so urgently need. It’s time to let go of all the obligations and expectations for a while. You genuinely put your soul on fleek here, not just for captions.

    Temple of Someshwar Mahadev

    The Sankri temple of Someshwar Mahadev is located in Uttarkashi’s Mori district. The temple is devoted to Hindu Lord Shiva and is the local divine of the area.

    Among other Uttarakhand temples, the Someshwar Mahadev temple is noted for its religious significance and is regarded as a sacred tourist attraction. Thousands of pious people from all over the world visit the temple because of its spirituality and distinctive construction.

    Juda Ka Talab (Juda’s Talab) is a

    No spot on Earth can compare to the Juda Ka Talab for camping, which is one of Uttarakhand’s high-altitude lakes. The Himalayan camps are such an enriching night at 2700 metres above sea level. 

    The lake is 4 kilometres ahead of Sankri village and takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach. It’s thought that when Lord Shiva opened them, water drops from the hair locks formed the lake.

    Skiing in Kedarkantha

    Thanks to the great pistes, it’s ideal for racing! To get to the ski area, go up through a pleasant forest with pine and oak trees. The backdrop of the Garhwa Himalayas is a portrait that cannot be duplicated!

    Beautiful vistas of the Gangotri and Yamunotri areas, rich oak and pine forests, and spectacular views of the Har khi Doon valley, all together, provide the answer to your worries about Earth’s paradise!

    In Kedarkantha, you may go snowboarding.

    Snowboarding entails attaching a board to your feet (with the help of a special mounted boot) and speeding down the mountainside. 

    The complimentary lift method of snowboarding is the most well-known, allowing you to float down a snow-covered terrain. Even though snowboarding appears to be quite simple, it necessitates a great amount of skill and practice. 

    You’ll need to hone your ability to alter your body, and timing is crucial; but, if you succeed in dominating the craftsmanship, there aren’t many snow activities that are as much fun as this.

    Amit Diwakar
    Amit Diwakar
    I like to explore the unexplored things on the mountains.Travelled across 6 Countries with 120 treks.

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