Kedartal trek

Departure Date

03th, 06th, 13th, 20th, 27th of every month


8D/ 7N



Maximum Seats


Why Kedartal Trek?

Kedar Tal is a glacial lake which is popularly known as Shiva’s lake, is situated at an altitude of 15,600 ft. in the Garhwal region of the Indian Himalayas. The lake is nourished by the snowfall over Mount Thalay Sagar (22,650 ft.), Meru (21,889 ft.), Mount Bhrigupanth (22,217 ft.) and other surrounding mountains, which also serve as the source of Kedar Ganga. The closeness with magnificent mountains and the view this trek offers is truly magical.

  • DIFFICULTY : Moderate-Diificult.

  • MAX AlLTITUDE : 16,116 ft.

  •  BASE CAMP : Gangotri.

  • DURATION : 7 Days 6 Nights.

  • BEST SEASON : May-October.


Rs. 18,700

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The Kedartaal trek in itself is amazing. The trail ends in a beautiful high altitude pasture, as soon as you pass through the magnificent pine forests, climbing out of Gangotri. The camp sites offer terrific views of the great Himalayas.

Destinations Covered during Kedartal Trek : Gangotri, Bhoj Kharak, Kedar Kharak, Kedartal

What’s Included :

  • Packed Lunch
  • All fees and permits for Indians are included.
  • Basic First Aid Medical kits
  • Qualified and experienced Leader and support staff.

What’s Not Included :

  • Any meals during transit.
  • Fees and permit for Non-Indian Residence are excluded.
  • Cost Escalation due to “Force Majeure” and evacuation charges.
  • Kedartal trek permit

Brief Itinerary of Kedartal Trek:


Day 1: Drive from Dehradun Railway station to Dharali from Dehradun (8 -10 hour drive).
Day 2: Drive from Dharali to Gangotri. Trek from Gangotri to Bhoj Kharak ; 5-6 hours, 8 km
Day 3: Bhoj Kharak to Kedar Kharak ; 5-6 hours, 4 km.
Day 4: Kedar Kharak to Kedartal ; 6-7 hours, 5 km
Day 5: Kedartal to Bhoj Kharak ; 5-6 hours, 9 km
Day 6: Bhoj Kharak to Gangotri; 3 hours, 8 km. Drive to Dharali
Day 7: Depart for Dehradun.

Detailed Kedartal Trek itinerary

Day 1: Reach Dehradun Railway station at 6:00 am. Drive to Dharali from Dehradun(10-12 hour drive).

Dharali serves as the base camp for the Kedartal trek. Dharali is a small village along the Bhagirathi River that is approximately 20 km before Gangotri, Overnight stay at Dharali and begin your journey to Gangotri the next morning. You can expect to see a lot of pilgrims here, particularly during the chardham yatra season in May and June.

Day 2: Drive from Dharali to Gangotri. Trek from Gangotri (10,055 ft) to Bhoj Kharak (12,402 ft); 5-6 hours, 8 km

Your journey to Gangotri one of the Dham of “Uttarakhand Chardham Yatra” will start early in the morning. The transportation will be arranged to take you there from Dharali to Gangotri. Throughout your drive, the Kedar Ganga loyally follows you on your left. And your Kedartal trek begins with some serious climbing up for the day. As you hike, the fresh pines regress and are replaced with a dense plantation of birch trees. This route opens into our first campsite, Bhoj Kharak. The spectacularly spiky façade of Thalay Sagar will definitely allure you from a distance. Overnight stay at the campsite.

Day 3: Bhoj Kharak (12,402 ft) to Kedar Kharak (14,000 ft); 5-6 hours, 4 km.

As you continue to climb up steadily, we find a route to cross the mountainside. After this you stumble across a steady path which guides you down to the Kedar Ganga river bed, which you have to partly cross before heading back to a firm ground on the other side which then unlocks into your next campsite, Kedar Kharak. A beautiful campsite located among the gigantic peaks of Drigubanth, Thalaysagar and Jogin.

Day 4: Kedar Kharak (14,000 ft) to Kedartal (16,116 ft); 6-7 hours, 5 km

Kedartal Trekking is mostly composed of deposited rocks and an infrequent dirt trail running at the top of the three ridges that you have to pass to reach Kedar Tal. After climbing up the two ridges you get a sneak-peek of the final ridge. After climbing up the third ridge, Kedar Tal Lake awaits you like a frozen emerald below. The enormous views of Thalay Sagar and other mountains make your journey worthwhile.  At the end of this day, we bid farewell to the divine Kedar Tal and continue to climb down to Kedar Kharak. Overnight stay at the campsite.

Kedartal Trek

Day 5: Kedartal (16,116 ft) to Bhoj Kharak (12,402 ft); 5-6 hours, 9 km

We start our journey down the mountain to Bhoj Kharak right after breakfast. We trace the same trail back. Since most of the route is downhill, it should take you lesser time to reach.

Day 6: Bhoj Kharak (12,402 ft) to Gangotri (10,055 ft); 3 hours, 8 km. Drive to Dharali

The descent is approximately 8 km and takes around 3 hours to climb down. It is not too intimidating and you can complete it easily. As soon as you reach Gangotri, have hot lunch and then drive back to Dharali and enjoy dinner in the guest house. Pack to return to Dehradun.

Day 7: Depart for Dehradun.

Have a good breakfast before you leave the holy land of Gangotri and then enjoy your 8 hour drive back to Dehradun, between the mountains, valleys and Bhagirathi River.
You will reach Dehradun approximately by 5pm; from here you can lead your return journey.


Fitness Required for Kedartal Trek
Kedartal Trek is a challenging trek and it requires a good physical fitness. The Kedartal Trek is an recommended for experienced trekker who have done at least one high altitude trek in Himalayas.

Trekking Experience: Must have High Altitude trekking experience.

Things to carry for Kedartal Trek

Backpack (Min 30 Ltrs)
Trekking Shoes
Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
One Heavy Jacket
Sun Cap
One Scarf
Lip Balm
Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
Water Bottle 1 Lt
Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper
Dark Sunglasses
Trekking Pole
CAMERA with huge memory card and fully charged with extra batteries !

What is Kedartal Trek difficulty level?

Kedartal Trek Difficulty level is of Challenging category. Kedar Taal Trek involves trekking through moraines, steep climb and Kedartal maximum altitude goes around 4780 meters which makes it a challenging trek. This trek requires a high altitude trekking experience.

What is Kedartal Trek height?

Kedartal Trek height is around 4780 meters or 15680 feet above sea level.

How to get Kedartal Trek Permit?

We get the Kedartal Trek permit in advance from the District Forest Officer.

How is Kedartal Trek in December?

Kedartal Trek in December is not advisable due to the amount of snow and there are high chances of snowfall in December.

How is Kedartal Trek in June?

Kedartal Trek best season are May June and September. Kedartal Trek in May you will find lot of snow and you might require snow equipment as well. Kedartal Trek in June is relatively good as compared to Kedartal Trek in May.

How is Kedartal Trek in September?

Kedartal Trek in September is the best time if you want to enjoy the lush greenery of post monsoon season.

What is your Cancellation Policy?
Up to 24 Days :- 95% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-24 Day :- 70% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-08 Days :- 50% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Less than 7 Days :- No refund

What is your Rescheduling Policy?
We will reschedule your trek without any extra charge if this is conveyed to us in writing ateast 1 month before the trek starting date.
Between 07-24 Days before start of the trek :- 30% of Trek/Tour cost will be charged for rescheduling.
Less than 7 days:- 100% of Trek/Tour cost will be charged for rescheduling.

How to reach there Dehradun for Kedartal Trek?

By air:- 
You can book a flight to Dehradun where Jolly Grant Airport serves as a domestic airport, located roughly 25 km from the city. There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun

By train:- 
You can also take the overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi

  • Nandadevi Express – Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival – 5:40am)
  • Dehradun Express – Train no: 12687 (Departure – 9:10pm; Arrival – 5:00am)

By bus:- 
There is regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate.
Typically buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you can come to Dehradun Railway Station. It is advisable to go for Government buses as the private buses are not that trust worthy.

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Brief Itineary for Kedartal Trek :

Day 1: Reach Dehradun Railway station at 6:00 am. Reach Dharali from Dehradun (10-12 hour drive).
Day 2: Drive from Dharali to Gangotri. Trek from Gangotri to Bhoj Kharak ; 5-6 hours, 8 km
Day 3: Bhoj Kharak to Kedar Kharak ; 5-6 hours, 4 km.
Day 4: Kedar Kharak to Kedartal ; 6-7 hours, 5 km
Day 5: Kedartal to Bhoj Kharak ; 5-6 hours, 9 km
Day 6: Bhoj Kharak to Gangotri; 3 hours, 8 km. Drive to Dharali
Day 7: Depart for Dehradun.


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