6 days 7 nights
Departure form Delhi at 7 PM (Remember ‘punctuality’)
Our mode of transport will be an AC traveler/Bus
We reach Dehradun after an overnight journey later drive from Dehradun to Sankri/Saur (1920mt) through the Yamuna and Tons valleys across the Yamuna bridge and eye pleasing view of beautiful dense pine forests. Trekkers will reach Sankri in the evening, which is the best time to look out for the sun setting behind the mountain ranges. Sankri base camp gives a beautiful view of all the four peaks in swargarohini range. Overnight camping in sankri under the clear sky covered with millions of stars.
The trekkers will start their ascend after having breakfast from village Saur with pack lunch. The trail passes through dense pine forests, maple trees, a few streams and finally opens out to a beautiful Juda Ka Talab (Juda lake) . Juda ka talab is almost too perfect in its setting as a campsite, with a large lake to your left and a dense oak and pine forest to yourright.
With packed lunch, to Bainya (Kedarkantha 3836mt). You could either opt for the steep climb of Bainya Thach, which is a path with beautiful views, Once you reach the Kedarkantha base, look out for white peaks that stretch from your left to right forming a wide arc. Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Nag and Ranglana stand among the others. Kedakantha base offers one of the best views of the night sky. Camp overnight under a blanket of stars, with shooting stars making streaks across the sky wishing yougoodnight.
AND DESCEND TO HARGAON 6KM (4/5HRS)This climb is a challenging one as it will be an early morning summit push. The trekkers will get a perfect reward for this effort with breathtaking sunrise view over the entire western Himalayan range. The trail to the summit is straigh forward through a small patch of oak trees. Spend some time at the summit and descend back to the base camp by noon for lunch. The trail down to Bainya bugiyal is spectacular as it ascends and descends through oaks, pines and frozen streams. Reach Bainya bugiyal /Hargaon by evening and camp for the night.
Hargoaon/ Bainya Bugiyal passes through a series of switch backs, farms, and a ridge. It is one of the most beautiful descending trails that Himalayas has to offer. This trial offers you the view of entire Himalayan range for one last time. After trekking for 6 km you will reachSankri.
Drive back to Dehradun through lovely pine forests and beside the Tons river. It’s a long 8 hour drive. You’ll reach Dehradun by evening. And later leave for Delhi.
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