Kedarkantha As Your Next Adventure Trek

Why choose Kedarkantha As Your Next Adventure Trek

Has a winter mountain trek always been on your bucket list? If yes, then you certainly cannot miss one of the most adventurous and renowned winter treks. We are talking about Kedarkantha Trek – A Himalayan trek replete with lots of snow. But certainly, it isn’t like a walk in the park, one needs to have a fair bit of stamina and physical fitness in order to complete this trek. It is also an ideal choice for first-time trekkers or beginners to get them accustomed to the idea of trekking. The trek holds a special place for first-timers as trekkers get to witness the marvelous beauty of the majestic Himalayas.

  • Pinnacle View

Once you are on the top, you’ll see beautiful views of the Garhwal mountains along with Black Peak, Bandarpoonch, and Swargarohini. This view makes the whole trek to reach the summit worthwhile. Besides all this, you’ll also get to see the well-known Har ki Dun Valley from here.

  • Beautiful Campsites

The campsites in this trek are amongst the best ones in the Himalayas in India. One such site is Khujey, which is a meadow enveloped by lush-green forests. Bhoja Dadi is yet another campsite that is in fact situated at a closer distance from the Kedarkantha trek.

  • The Kotgaon-Kedarkantha Route

Ensure that you pass by Kotgaon during your trek. This village is indeed nothing less than a place straight out of a fairy tale. At the backdrop lie the Devkyara and Har ki Dun valleys. Always remember not to take this route during the snowfall, as it is often found blocked during this time. 

Understanding the Kedarkantha trek

Is the trek easy?

The trek to Kedarkantha is comparatively easy to other Himalayan Peak Treks. For e.gA trek to Pangarchulla Peak has a route of 44 km while the Kedarkantha Trek has only a distance of 18 km and both the trek distances have to be covered in the same duration. So, if you are looking for an easy peak trek with low altitude gain and less trekking distance, Kedarkantha should definitely be on your list.

Best time to visit Kedarkantha?

The best time to take this trek is in the month of December to February which is in the winter season. At this time the location is filled with snow and that will give you the feel of the winter trek or snow trek. Therefore it is recommended to take the Kedarkantha trek in winter to enjoy the complete benefits of the trek in the natural environment. 

Also, make sure that you avoid taking up trekking in the monsoon season which is up till the month of April, as the place receives a very high amount of snowfall during that phase so it may turn out to be extremely dangerous for you if you take a tour or go for trekking in Kedarkantha in the monsoon season.

We are sure that you definitely would not want to miss the view of the sharp edges of the mountain ranges with sunlight glistening off the snow on its peaks, the rich flora, and fauna, the spectacular lakes, the rich innocence of untouched nature, the view from the campsites, the touch of local lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of city life and solitude is what makes things so perfect. It’s time you get yourself ready for the trek that you have been wanting to take for so long. Take out your trekking bags and boots and let’s get going to the Kedarkantha summit this winter season!