Magical mountains of Kedarkantha 

Overview

Kedarkantha lies in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand district. During the trek, you will go through avid flora, lake, pine, and many more astounding views. Kedarkantha trek is open in all the months of the year but the perfect time to plan it is in winter ( December – April). 

It is covered with snow-capped mountains, prolific streams and splendid meadows. Kedarkantha cherishes its snowfall from December to April. Trek begins from a small distant hamlet called Sankri.

About Trek

It’s a moderate trek, perfect for amateur trekkers. As you begin the hiking you will witness snow throughout your journey. Campsites are mesmerizing as it’s all covered with snow and camping in wildlife inside the snow is must take moment to capture. Each of the campsites is wonderful. 

Vibrant campsites over a white blanket of snow are just a fun-loving moment and breathtaking experience that feels like living in heaven and tranquility. Adventure seekers may call it a paradise. From the summit, you can see panoramic views of the Himalayas and various peaks like Swaragrohini, Banderpoonch, etc.

Winter Trek

Kedarkantha is the most famous winter trek in Uttarakhand. Hence, the Kedarkantha trek is an eminent and well-known trek in Uttarakhand. It has got undefeated beauty in winter and the mountain hides in a thick blanket of snow. It is a well known destination. Beautiful snow mountains, flowing rivers, valleys are experienced by the passengers. You will have an experience of a lifetime.

The thick green forests turn white, covert into a small Switzerland. As a consequence, the Kedarkantha trek is not only for experienced trekkers but the trek is also for beginners and as well. 

Swargarohini Peaks

Swargarogini is the tiara of the Garhwal Himalayas. You will see this splendid peak throughout the Kedarkantha trek. Swargarohini consists of 4 peaks and all have unique shapes. It is one of the most popular and mesmerizing peaks in Uttarakhand.

Swarg means heaven and Rohini means a path, hence, Swargarohini means a straight path to heaven.

Kalang and Bandarpoonch

Kalang is another peak with a distinct shape. The name of the peak means the hood of the black cobra. It is located within the Bandarpoonch mountain range.

On the other side, Bandarpoonch derives from Hanuman, the monkey God and a potent warrior in Hindu mythology. 

Did you know Tenzing Norgay, the sherpa who was the member of the first-ever group to climb Mt.Everest in 1953, had climbed Bandarpoonch first? The renowned mountaineer was also a member of the first group to ever mounted Bandarpoonch back in 1950.

Saru Tal Trek

The Saru Tal trek is a trek to pure water of the Sar Lake located at an elevation of 4200 meter on the inner side of the western Garwal Himalayas. It’s a 10-day easy trek that commences offevolved from Sankri being the bottom trek. 

The Saru Tal is located in such a place wherein the temperature on noontime is normal while the nights are cold. You will start to enjoy the awesome meadows and the incommunicable approach of the Himalayas will blow your desires at the very beginning of this journey.

Ruinsara Tal Trek

While discovering deep into the beautiful valleys of Garhwal, you’ll be astounded by the support of using the airy splendor of Ruinsara Tal. The locals residing in this region believe that they may be the descendants of Kauravas who later constructed temples. Polygamy is practiced here. It is a very beautiful trek. Most of the people want to visit here. You will always remember this experience in your lifetime.

Rupin Pass Trek

The Rupin pass trek is among the most euphoric and satisfying treks to start directly for each trekker. It’s a moderate altitude trek at a high of 4560 mtr that starts off evolving from Dhaula in Uttarakhand and leads to Sangla in Himachal Pradesh.

Bali Pass Trek

Inside the kernels of Garhwal, located the Bali Pass has a breathtaking elevation of 5,000 meters. This altitude gives clearer perspectives of the aesthetic Himalayan peaks which include Kala Naga, Bandarpoonch, etc. The Bali pass is full of a thrill having an intention to make your experience nostalgic. The trek starts evolved from sankri hamlet and lasted at Jankichatti. A little trekking experience is important for exploring.

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