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About Pugmarks

Pugmarks was founded 21 years ago in Pune by 3 passionate conservationists including an IITian and a naturalist working for WWF.

Our core mission is “To sensitise the youth to the joy of the outdoors and nature conservation while enhancing their personal development”. 

Each year thousands of youngsters camp with us in their vacations at amazing places like Manali, Andamans, Kanha, Dandeli and more. 

Pugmarks is led by a dynamic team which has over 20 years of experience in adventure travel and ecotourism. Pugmarks has won many awards over the years, most notably the National Award from ATOAI for excellence in "Community-based adventure"

About Kedarkantha Trek

Program Overview
  • Highlights

    Kedarkantha trekking in Uttarakhand is an amazing experience for those who enjoy spending time in nature. One of the often visited locations, the area’s natural beauty is complemented with quaint hamlets, unending lush green meadows, and some terrific sights of the towering Himalayan peaks.

    SANKRI - JUDA KA TALAB (2,700M) TREK 4KM/ 5HRS

    JUDA KA TALAB - KEDAR KANTHA BASE (3400M) (TREK 4 KM/4 HRS)

    KEDAR KANTHA BASE - KEDAR KANTHA PEAK (3810M) – HARGAON (TREK 09KM)

    HARGAON – SANKRI (TREK 05KM)

    SANKRI – DEHRADUN - DEPART DRIVE 205 KM (8-9 HRS)

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    Special Interest Camps
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  • Day 1
    Departure from Pune / Mumbai by Flight to Dehradun
    Stay at Hotel in Dehradun
  • Day 2
    SANKRI (1,950M) DRIVE: 193 KM/7HR.
    Drive to Sankri village, where our trekking route will start. This mountain journey is 193 km long, so we’ll have halts for lunch and toilets. As you reach Sankri by afternoon, you’ll see little crowd as this little village is trailhead for many treks like Bali Pass, Har Ki Dun, Borasu Pass, Bharadsar Lake to name few. We’ll be staying here for the night to get acclimatize to the altitude and weather. Overnight in the hotel
    Meals: Dinner
  • Day 3
    SANKRI - JUDA KA TALAB (2,700M) TREK 4KM/ 5HRS
    The next day our trek will start after breakfast to Juda ka Talab. This trail is 4 km, crossing village Saur, some water stream and pine forest. Here the trail goes steep for some meters, some zigzag path and reaches to the wide ridge and then to Juda ka Talab. This talab/pond freezes during winters and beautiful snowcapped peaks surround it. One of the famous peaks that you can spot among many is Swarga Rohini Peak. So, enjoy the day view of peaks and gaze stars at night during this overnight camp.
    Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Day 4
    JUDA KA TALAB - KEDAR KANTHA BASE (3400M) (TREK 4 KM/4 HRS)
    After breakfast start trek to Kedar Kantha Base. The route is beautiful with vast fields of snow and patches of green in between them. Views are open on all sides and will keep one busy with the camera. It is going to be an exhausting but enjoyable hike today. The Kedar Kantha base or campsite is a vast open snow ground of the size of two football fields surrounded by misty mountains from all sides and a stream running nearby. From nearby we get fabulous views of Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch & Kalanag peaks. Overnight in Tented Camp.
    Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Day 5
    KEDAR KANTHA BASE - KEDAR KANTHA PEAK (3810M) – HARGAON (TREK 09KM)
    The distance to the summit is not long but is reasonably steep and depending upon the snow conditions we will select the route leading to the summit. It will take anywhere between 2 to 3 hours to get to the top. The views are outstanding from the summit. You get to see all the mountains of the Yamunotri and Gangotri range and also of Kinner Kailash range and other ranges in Himachal. Also, there are some great views of the underlying valleys. After spending some time at the top we will start descending and walk all the way down to basecamp. after lunch, we trek down to Hargaon for overnight camping,
    Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Day 6
    HARGAON – SANKRI (TREK 05KM)
    Morning after breakfast start your trek to sankri that is 05 km from Hargaon, it will take you 4,5 hrs to reach at the Samkri, overnight stay in hotel at Sankri.
    Meal: Breakfast + lunch + Dinner
  • Day 7
    SANKRI – DEHRADUN - DEPART DRIVE 205 KM (8-9 HRS)
    After the trek, last day of this trip will be a long drive back to Dehradun. We’ll start the day early with breakfast, afternoon reach at Dehradun our cab will drop you at the Dehradun Railway station.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Departure from Dehradun Airport to respective cities

  • Day 8
    Arrival at Delhi at 04.35(am)
    Departure from Delhi to Mumbai / Pune by early morning flight

Objective of the trek is to promote awareness of the biodiversity of wilderness and nature among the youth and involve them in ecological conservation efforts, using the points mentioned below

✔Physical fitness and mental endurance in wilderness  

✔Physical fitness and mental endurance in wilderness.

✔Visit most popular winter treks in Uttarakhand

✔Development of leadership and life skills.

✔Coordination and cooperation among the group.

✔Trail cleaning for preserving nature.

✔Participation in outdoor activities holidays.

✔Community service, interaction with local community and awareness of hygienic lifestyle.  

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