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Kedartal Trek With Mountain Advice

STARTS FROM

Uttarkashi

ENDS AT

Uttarkashi

TREK DAYS

7

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HIGHLIGHTS
Expert and mountaineering course qualified trek guides with extensive experience in the mountains.
Time conscious and responsive staff.
Small group size of not more than 15 persons
This trek takes you to the high altitude Kedartal lake, from where you get magnificent views of Thalay Sagar.
Trek Type High Altitude Trek
Trek Level DIY LEVEL II
Minimum Age 12 years
Trekking days 5 days
Trekking Distance 134 km
Transportation Mahindra Bolero or Equivalent. Non-AC
Food Locally Available Food.
Accomodation Camping in tents.
INCLUSIONS
Travel FROM Uttarkashi to Gangotri
Expert guide, staff and porter or mule charges
All permit and camping charges
All meals for the trek duration.
Sleeping Tents, Dining Tents, Toilet Tents, Sleeping bag, Mattress
OVERVIEW

The reporting of the trek will be at Uttarkashi. If needed pick up can be arranged from Dehradun, Haridwar or Rishikesh at extra cost, to avail pick up from here you would have to inform us at least 10 days prior to the trek reporting date. On the Kedartal trek you can see the high altitude meadows and the wildlife of this Himalayan region. This trek will be challenging for new trekkers. You will get to see very beautiful views on this trek. The trail for this trek is for a large part close to the Kedar Ganga. You get to see magnificent views of Mount Thalay Sagar on this trek as the lake is at the base of this mighty mountain which is part of the Gangotri group of peaks in the western Garhwal Himalayas.

ITINERARY
  • Day 1

    Uttarkashi to Gangotri

    Maximum Altitude: 3060

    Distance Covered: 100 km

    Accomodation Type: Hotel in Gangotri

    We will start our Journey at around 9 or 10 am after breakfast from Uttarkashi. We will take about 4 hours to reach Gangotri. After reaching Gangotri we can visit the Gangotri temple, Surya Kund , Gauri Kund and other spots of interest. In Gangotri we will have food in our own kitchen.

  • Day 2

    Gangotri to Bhojkharak

    Maximum Altitude: 3715

    Distance Covered: 6 km

    Accomodation Type: Tents and sleeping bags

    After breakfast we will start our trek from Gangotri towards Bhoj Kharak. We will carry packed lunch with us. On this day on some parts of the trek, we will meet with steep ascents. We could also sight some wildlife on this day. We will pass through dense jungles while we trek towards Bhoj Kharak. We will take approximately 5 to 6 hours to cover this distance.

  • Day 3

    Bhojkharak to Kedarkharak

    Maximum Altitude: 4205

    Distance Covered: 5 km

    Accomodation Type: Tents and sleeping bags

    After breakfast at around 8 am, we will start our trek towards Kedar Kharak, it will take us about 3 to 4 hours to cover the distance. The trek inclines will be gradual for the most of the day today. We will also pass through some tricky parts of the trail today on which we will have to be be careful. We will see beautiful meadows on this day, we may also sight wildlife like Bharals. On reaching the campsite we will have hot lunch.

  • Day 4

    Kedarkharak to Kedartal

    Maximum Altitude: 4890

    Distance Covered: 6 km

    Accomodation Type: Tents and sleeping bags

    We will start the trek after breakfast at around 8 am or 9 am. We will have some steep climbs today. We will have a river on our path on this day which we will have to cross. We will also have to cross some Glacier zones today. On this day as well we will see some beautiful meadows and have the possibility to see wildlife like the Bharals. On reaching the campsite at Kedartal we will have hot lunch.

  • Day 5

    Kedartal to Kedartal

    Maximum Altitude: 4890

    Distance Covered: 0 km

    Accomodation Type: Tents and sleeping bags

    Rest day at Kedartal. We will visit the surrounding areas of Kedartal after breakfast. From Kedartal we get magnificent views of Thalaysagar, Jogin I & II, Bhrigupanth and others. We can come back to the campsite for hot lunch and relax for the rest of the day.

  • Day 6

    Kedartal to Bhojkharak

    Maximum Altitude: 4890

    Distance Covered: 11 km

    Accomodation Type: Tents and sleeping bags.

    We will trek back from Kedartal to Bhojkharak. It will take us around 6 hours to reach Bhojkharak. We will carry packed lunch with us, which we will have on the way.

  • Day 7

    Bhojkharak to Gangotri to Uttarkashi

    Maximum Altitude: 3715

    Distance Covered: 6 km

    Accomodation Type: None

    On this day, after breakfast we will start our trek towards Gangotri and then Uttarkashi. We will take 3 hours to reach Gangotri. We will have our lunch at Gangotri and drive back to Uttarkashi.

  • Trek Ends Here

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