KEDARKANTHA is one of the prominent winter treks in UTTARAKHAND.KEDARKANTHA Trek is a trekker’s pleasure and rookie’s rituals of passage due to its comparative ease. Shielded in sparkling snow, this trek offers spectacular view of the majestic Himalayan peaks. It also offers trekkers a special opportunity to experience the life in the extreme villages in dead winter! Even the drive to the SANKRI Village which is the starting point of the trek is soul-stirring with phenomenal views
KEDARKANTHA is also termed as BAL-KEDAR and according to a local legend; it was assumed to be the site of KEDARNATH. It is said that when lord Shiva was travelling at KEDARKANTHA in his bull avatar, to hide from the PANDAVAS, the regional dwellers disturbed his peace. Therefore, he escaped to the present KEDARNATH site. The villagers of SANKRI assumed that the trident of Lord Shiva, build at KEDARKANTHA protects them and restrain the Himalayan Rivers replenished.
This place of Mother Nature purely contains the mysterious and adventurous places in her lap. This dreamy land has many places where any person can accomplish their traveling goals. As this place have that magical touch in its air that it can turn a boring person into an adventurous person. Give a wonderful chance to your traveling goals and get yourself lost in the lap of Mother Nature.
Meadows are also termed as BUGYAL S in their local dialect. There are alpine pasture lands found at an elevation of 3,300 m to 4,000 m in the Himalayan region of UTTARAKHAND state. In the spring season, the sloped and flat meadows are coated with green grass or seasonal alpine vegetation. It is one of the favourite grazing ground for the cattle of tribal herdsman.
Skiing is one of the recreational activity and winter sports. The thrill of gliding downhill on snowy slopes assures adventurers wanting for more. Skiing is rather a new sport introduced in India. However, it is gaining approval among the younger generations in recent years. Indian Himalayas could become absolute playground for skiing and for some of the best ski resorts in India.
The vast expanse of the Himalayas is an ideal place for adventures and nature admirer to explore and experience. Himalayan trekking and mountaineering in UTTARAKHAND is quite popular with various treks and expeditions taking place in the higher altitudes. Summer treks are equally famed along with winter treks.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun provides daily connectivity with New Delhi and other major cities as well.
By Rail: Dehradun Railway Station is adjoined with various major cities like Delhi, LUCKNOW and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Dehradun is quite higher as it is the entrance to the GARHWAL region of UTTARAKHAND.
By Road: Dehradun is attached with major northern cities through motor-able roads. There are several bus services available from Delhi to Dehradun. In addition, Dehradun was connected to Delhi by buses on a regular basis from KASHMERE Gate ISBT.