Kedarkantha is a mountain peak located at an elevation of 12,500 ft within Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarkashi district of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, India. The climb to this peak begins from a small village called Sankri. So, in order to reach Kedarkantha Trek, you’ve to first reach the village ‘Sankri’ that is situated at a distance of around 200km from Dehradun. Below we will tell you the different modes of transport by which you can reach Kedarkantha Trek from Dehradun.
How to reach Sankri (Base for Kedarkantha Trek) by Road
- You can choose to book a direct car/traveller to reach Sankri. Doing so will help you travel independently or if you are travelling in a group, then this will give you some quality time to spend with your group.
- Another option is to take a direct bus to Sankri from the bus station near the railway station. The bus arrives around 7 to 8 am and takes around 10 hours to reach Sankri.
- In the event, that you happen to miss this direct bus, you can take the Hanol bus that will go via Mussorie and then get down at Mori. From there you can take either share or private taxis to reach Sankri. You also have the option to take a bus to Purola and then a taxi from there and reach Sankri for Kedarkantha Trek.
This is how you can reach Kedarkantha Trek from Dehradun and get to explore this hidden gem in Uttarakhand. The trek is 24 km and can be completed in around 2 days. So, what are you waiting for, pack your bags and get ready to explore Kedarkantha Trek from Dehradun.