Kedarnath Trek, Uttarakhand

Kedarnath Trek, Uttarakhand

Pickup Point

Pick-up: Delhi

Drop-off: Delhi

Trek Level

Medium

About


  • Kedarnath is one of the religious places hosting the Hindu Char Dham Yatra. It also abodes one of the temples situated at a high altitude believed to be created by the Pandavas of Mahabharata.
  • Kedarnath is situated at an astonishing height of 3584m above sea level near the head of the Mandakini River. The temple is said to be more than 1200 years old and one among the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. The majestic Kedarnath peak (6940m) stands behind the temple along with other peaks and adds to the vista of the area.
  • The Kedarnath temple lies amidst the majestic snow-capped Garhwal Himalayan ranges frequented by thousands of tourists each year. The Kedarnath temple closes on the first day of Kartik (October-November) and reopens in Vaishakh (April-May) every year.
  • The scenic locale of Kedarnath offers an unforgettable ambiance with its snowy peaks, alpine forests, and colorful rhododendrons. The glimmering lake of Vasuki Tal vouches for an exhilarating trek through the enchanting landscape!
  • Let's travel to the holy town of Kedarnath where Beauty Meets Spirituality!

What you will do


Day 0: Departure from Delhi in the evening

  • Meet our trip leader in Delhi & depart at night for Guptkashi | Reporting time: 8:00 pm in the evening)

Day 1: Arrival in Guptkashi | Acclimatization Day

  • On the route to Guptkashi, we will cross the picturesque Devprayag, Srinagar, and Rudraprayag. We will also sink in the vista of the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers first, and then the confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers.
  • Reach Guptkashi and check in to our hotel.
  • Overnight stay.

Day 2: Kedarnath Trek | Trek Distance: 15 KM | Max Altitude: 11755 Ft.

  • After breakfast, drive to Gaurikund from where we will trek {15km one way} to Kedarnath.
  • On the trek, we will come across numerous panoramic waterfalls. Also, there are many resting points where we get a chance to get a gulp of Buransh Juice which also helps in tackling the lack of oxygen problem faced by people at height.
  • Reach Kedarnath, have dinner, and overnight stay in Kedarnath.

Day 3: Descent Trek to Guptkashi

  • In the morning, we will go for Darshan at the Kedarnath shrine.
  • The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range.
  • Let us take a moment to breathe in the spiritual aura of this place and immerse in the beauty of the Garhwal Himalayan range surrounding the temple, giving off a vibe that it is indeed Shiva's abode.
  • After darshan, trek down to Gaurikund. Reach Guptkashi, have dinner, and overnight stay.

Day 4: Recreation Day | Departure

  • Today, we wash off the weariness to relax and admire the stunning surroundings.
  • Depart for Delhi by afternoon.
  • Reach Delhi by early morning.

Short itinerary


Day 0: Departure from Delhi in the evening

Day 1: Arrival in Guptkashi | Acclimatization Day

Day 2: Kedarnath Trek | Trek Distance: 15 KM | Max Altitude: 11755 Ft.

Day 3: Descent Trek to Guptkashi

Day 4: Recreation Day | Departure


Free Amenities


Wifi

Luggage storage

Breakfast Included

Hot Shower

Common Area

Housekeeping

Inclusions


  • All travel & Transfers in Ac traveler/Bus.
  • 2 nights stay in Guptkashi
  • 1 night stay in Kedarnath
  • Meals: 3 Breakfast + 3 Dinner & evening snacks.
  • Guided trek to Kedarnath temple.
  • The assistance of a Trip Coordinator throughout the trip.
  • 24x7 Customer Support.

Exclusions


  • Any meal/food item other than those mentioned in Inclusions.
  • Any entry ticket to monuments & public places.
  • Charges of video/photos during Paragliding.
  • Any expense that is not mentioned under Inclusion.
  • Any extra cost that occurs due to natural calamity or any such unseen circumstance that is beyond control.

Things to keep in mind


  • Authentic Government ID Card
  • Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, toiletries.
  • Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
  • Personal Medicines (if any)
  • Gears
  • A rucksack bag and a day pack
  • 3-liter water bladder or water bottle
  • Clothes
  • A sun cap and a woolen cap
  • UV protected sunglasses
  • One cotton long sleeves and 2 short sleeve t-shirt
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favorable)
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • A small towel
  • A rain jacket or a poncho
  • Footwear
  • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
  • Flip flops/sandals
  • Medication
  • One strip of Diamox
  • Glucose powder
  • Medicines for headaches, diarrhea, motion, and altitude sickness
  • Dettol
  • Bandages
  • Cotton
  • Personal Accessories
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Paper soap, or sanitizer
  • Sunscreen minimum of spf40, lip balm, cold creams
  • Body spray
  • LED torchlight

Important COVID-19 Guidelines


  • Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, everyone will be tested for body temperature daily.
  • Please maintain sufficient distance while using the common area
  • Always sanitize your hands before using any common area amenities
  • Regular sanitization of the property will be done at regular intervals to ensure safety and hygiene.
  • Keep wearing your mask while traveling nearby.


Property Rules


  • Confirmation of all the bookings will be done on 100% payment.
  • No boarding without valid govt. approved ID.
  • We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reason. Guest are advised to seek such Insurance in advance.
  • Factors such as weather, road conditions, physical abilities of the participants, etc. may dictate itinerary change. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort, and general well-being.
  • We do not allow smoking during travel on the bus. Travel Devils reserve the right to discontinue your trip at any point on the grounds of misconduct and no refund will be made under such circumstances.
  • Departure time is fixed as given and it's on you to update your status to the trip coordinator. The trip coordinator will also try to call you at least thrice but Travel Devils are not responsible for calls not getting connected.
  • The person making reservations is responsible for any damages caused to room/camp furnishings and fixtures and is liable to pay for the same.
  • Please note that after the finalization of the Tour/service Cost, if there are any Hike in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost, or guide charges by the Govt of India, the same would be charged as extra.
  • In the Hilly Terrain, it will be the discretion of the driver to put off the systems of the vehicle like the air conditioner, sound system. The focus will always be on safety.
  • In case of any injuries/illness during the trip/activity, Travel Devils as a Tour operator or any of our local staff will not be responsible.
  • It is understood that any expenses (e.g. hotels, meals, transport, telephone calls, repairing of vehicle, etc) relating to the unscheduled extensions like natural calamity, break down of the vehicle, any other delays which are beyond our control will be borne by the passengers and no refund will be given in any such scenario.
  • All the sightseeing is strictly subjected to weather conditions and guidelines issued by the government or local authorities.
  • During Covid-19, all the rules and regulations will be followed as defined by the state govt. Any extra cost in following such rules like isolation/quarantine or admission in hospital for illness during the trip or any transport cost or treatment to follow isolations rules will be borne by the customer.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation initiated before 10 days from travel date: 50% of the advance would be refunded.
  • Cancellation initiated before 5-10 days from travel date: 25% of the advance would be refunded.
  • Cancellation initiated less than 5 days from travel date: non-refundable.
  • There is no refund for no-shows.
  • No refund for early check-outs.
  • Any meal, activity, or service not availed by the guest will not be adjusted in the package cost and will not be refunded at any cost.

Note: Due to the grave financial crisis in the travel industry caused by the pandemic and the countrywide lockdown, we have imposed stricter policies on Trip cancellations due to Political unrest or State Govt. guidelines or extremely poor weather, or unsafe river or environmental conditions. We will be providing a full credit but no refund in such circumstances. You will be able to use the credit amount (equal to the booking amount) for any future booking with Travel Devils.

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Popular questions

What precautions are taken to ensure the safety of the group from COVID exposure?

The trips leader, commute partners and our hosts are taking all the required measure to the safety of the travellers from sanitising the stays and vehicles regularly to doing the regular temperature checks of the staff.

What type of accommodation will be provided if I’m travelling solo?

It completely depend on what type of accommodation you are choosing while making the booking (double occupancy, triple, quadruple, etc.) You’ll be sharing the room/camp with your fellow travellers.

Can I cancel my trip?

Cancellation policy is mentioned on the package details page, incase of cancellation kindly refer to the same.

Can I bring my child/children on the trip?

Our trips usually have an intense trekking included so it is is advised to not to bring any ward with you on the trips.

What do I need to carry while on the trip?

A list is always shared with you of what to carry once you book the trip.

Are there going to be bonfires nights?

Well you can say that any trip is incomplete without a bonfire

Can I can reschedule my trip?

For rescheduling queries, kindly reach out to us at hello@bwtexperiences.com. Although, we do not promise any rescheduling but we will surely try our best to accommodate your trips as per your need.

I’m traveling solo, can I join the trip?

Yes, absolutely! As a matter of fact 40% of our groups comprises of solo travellers.

Are these trips couples friendly?

Yes, all our trips are couple friendly and the trips leaders are engaging who will keep engaging the group in ice breaking activities.

How is the quality of food and what type of food are we going to get?

The food served during the trip is delicious home cooked 100% vegetarian (Non-veg available on extra charges)

COVID-19 safety measures

Regular temperature checks

Mandatory mask

Regular room sanitisation

Safety amenities available

Sanitised vehicles