Kedarkantha Trek

Kedarkantha, a 6-day climb in Uttarakhand’s Govind Pashu Vihar National Park, is distinct from the renowned Kedarnath Temple 6 days including the full day trip from Dehradun to base camp and back. 

A highly pleasant experience is reaching the peak of Kedarkantha. The mountain’s peak must be reached from the hike’s base camp. Kedarkantha trek height is 3810 metres.

There are various places near Kedarkantha which one should visit. Here through our blog we are going to discuss some.

1. Bali Paas Trek

The Bali Pass is located in Garhwal and has an impressive elevation of 5,000 metres. This dramatic extreme elevation byskip offers unhindered views of the graceful Himalayan peaks, including Kala Nag, Bandarpoonch, and Swargarohini. The Bali Pass walk is full of experiences and mystical viewpoints with the goal of bringing back memories. The hike starts in the village of Sankri and ends in Jankichatti. Prior hiking experience is required before beginning this excursion.

2. Purola

Purola is a quaint little city situated in the north-western region of the Uttarkashi district, rising to a height of 1,524 metres above sea level. As the entrance to Har-ki-Doon, it is frequently referred to as the gateway.

Purola can be reached using one of two routes. Dehradun to Purola may be reached by Mussoorie, Barkot, and Uttarkashi in the first way, and Rishikesh to Purola via Narendra Nagar, Chamba, New Tehri, Dharasu, and Uttarkashi in the ssecond.

3. Sankri

For every trekker, the Sankari Village in Uttarakhand points in the direction of The Himalayan Paradise. It’s not just a picturesque village in the Uttarkashi district; it’s also a hiker’s paradise. The Govind Balabh Pant Wildlife Sanctuary’s last exit is the Sankri Village. The town offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range and other distant mountain summits.

4. Ruinsara Trek

The airy splendour of Ruinsara Tal, hidden at 3,500 metres above sea level, will leave you in wonder as you explore far into the revered valleys of Garhwal. This glacial blue lake is adorned at the base of Kalanag Peak, about 14 kilometres away from Osla/Seema. The Ruinsara Tal is considered sacred by the residents of the Har-Ki-Doon Valley and is besieged with the help of alpine flowers and rose pink rhododendrons. The people who live in this area believe themselves to be Kauravas’ ancestors, and they have built temples in their honour. Here, polyandry is practised and is not unusual in the area. Legend has it that the eldest Pandava headed in this direction.

5. Saru Tal Trek

The Saru Tal Trek is a journey to the sacred lake of Sar, which is located at a height of 4200 metres in Uttarakhand’s Western Garhwal Himalayas’ Uttarkashi region. The gentle nine to ten-day journey starts at Sankri, which serves as the base camp. The Saru Tal is situated where the daytime temperature is moderate and the nighttime temperature is low. With Dehradun serving as the starting point, the trek starts off in Sankri. At the very beginning of this excursion, you will start to take in the gorgeous meadows and the indescribable allure of the Himalayas will blow your mind.

6. Osla Village

You’ll pass by the little, picturesque village of Osla on your way to the Har ki Dun trek, which departs from Sankri. At an elevation of roughly 2590 metres, approximately 26 kilometres from Taluka, Osla is tucked at the mountain slope and surrounded by apple trees. You’ll be drawn to Olsa’s wooden cottages right away, and you’ll want to explore this charming community.

In Osla, farming and cattle raising are significant sources of income. The village has all it needs. The village has all it needs. The Someshwar Devta temple in the area contains intriguing carvings and resembles the wooden dwelling.

7. Taluka Village

A 12-kilometer drive or hike will take you to Taluka, a charming little hamlet, from Sankri. It is located on the route of the Hark ki Dun trek.

You have two options for beginning the Har ki Dun trek: either from Sankri itself, or from Taluka by hiring a jeep or taxi from Sankri.Taluka’s access road is quite beautiful. In the midst of the gorgeous Himalayas and a variety of flora and fauna are clusters of homes constructed from lovely timber and stone materials. The entire terrain is adorned by the rushing river that runs through the settlement.

8. Jakhol Village

In the Mori block of the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, Jakhol Village is situated 19 kilometres from Netwar, the Govind National Park’s entrance gate. Jakhol village, a charming hamlet encircled by the Garhwal Himalayas, would cause your heart to stop beating.

Traditional wooden cottages with intricate carvings are surrounded by rocky terrain, lush vegetation, apple trees, and a refreshing breeze. Jakhol, the largest village in the area, is home to a rich cultural history and centuries-old customs. The people’s main line of work is agriculture and cattle raising. Jakhol village, in contrast to other villages in the area, has greater amenities, as seen by the presence of schools, an ayurveda centre, and a post office.

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