Places to visit in the Kedarkantha Trek 


Location: This thrilling range is located in one of the most beautiful states of India, Uttarakhand. This place is located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

About the trek: This trek has some stunning views to offer which are remarkable and unforgettable. one is standing at an altitude of 12,500ft. above the sea level which is a breathtaking and a victorious moment for the people afraid of heights!

This is known to be one of the best snow treks in India. This is one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing and breathtaking treks and holds a special place for the people who love trekking and all those mountain lovers. 

one will come across some of the most amazing and surreal sights that one might not be able to witness in their lifetime, the sights of the snow capped mountains, the break of dusk as well the break of dawn. 

Places to visit: This place has a lot to offer, be it from small villages to some amazing viewpoints and to some pilgrimages.

some of which are:- 

  • Osla village: this is a village which is 26KMs from Taluka and takes you back to the imagination about the entire hamlet stage setting. This place is located at an altitude of about 2590m above the sea level and one can get mesmerized and get lost in the beauty of the surreal Alpine forest all around this village. 
  • Taluka village: this is another village which is located approximately 12KMs from Sankri. This place is also known for its Alpine forestry and rich nature and its picturesque beauty. one can witness the rough and hard working lifestyle of the people living here and also very basic. This place offers you with some beautiful views and very welcoming people. 
  • Saru Tal Trek: this trek makes you visit the Saru lake which is located at an elevation of 4200m above the sea level in the Western Garhwal Himalayan region. If one, after visiting Kedarkantha, wants to visit this place, this is a 9 to 10 days trek with some refreshing and breathtaking views and one can enjoy the trek from start to end. one can view the majestic Saru tal which holds a very religious importance amongst the native people from there, one can enjoy this amazing 10 days journey with some beautiful views of forests and mountain ranges all over. 
  • Sankri Range: this place is also known as the Paradise of himalayas and is literally the dream of every trekker. Not only does this place offer you some scenic beauty but also this place is something that would steal a trekker’s heart. This place is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. one can enjoy the breathtaking and mesmerizing views of this place and apart from that this place gives you an opportunity to immerse with the local culture which is a very heartwarming experience itself. 
  • Purola: this is a place which is located at an elevation of 1524mts above the sea level in the north west region of the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. This place is known as the Gateway to Har-Ki-doon and has some of the most amazing and mesmerizing views to offer. This entire village is surrounded by the luscious greenery all around and is basically like a valley as it is covered with mountains on almost all sides. This place is a perfect place for people who want some peace and want to take a break from the daily hassles of life because this place is untouched from development, thus making it a very quaint village itself. one can see some species of wildlife here as well like snow leopard, bharals, sloth bear, deer, flying squirrel, etc. 

Things to carry: Since this place is located close to the Great Himalayan range and is located at slightly at an elevated level, it is advisable for one to carry warm clothes, socks, hats, sunglasses and other stuff. 

one should also carry sports shoes and sunglasses as one needs to protect their eyes from the direct heat of the rays of the sun. 

one can enjoy various places that cross during the Kedarkantha ranges as they are as majestic and beautiful as the range itself so if one plans to have a longer vacation in the mountains, this is the perfect place for you.