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Mt. Kedar Dome (6832m)

from  155000.00 135000.00

Uttarakhand  |  21D/20N  |  22,411 Ft.

May to October

(Above mentioned cost is for 6 or more people)

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All about the Mt. Kedar Dome (6832m).

Kedar Dome, as the name suggests, is a majestic, dome shaped peak draped within the folds of the Garhwal Himalayas that form the Gangotri peaks. Named after Lord Shiva, the mountain also holds religious significance amongst Hindus.The northwestern flank of the mountain is relatively easier, compared to the eastern side which makes for a dangerous climb. The peak is ideal for ski ascents, and is popular amongst skiers. Standing tall at a dizzying 6,831 meters, the trek to Kedar Dome, though easy, demands prior high altitude trekking experience along with ability to endure extreme weather conditions. The initial part of the trek traces the trail of the Gaumukh Tapovan trek. It offers great views of the Gangotri glacier, Gangotri peaks, and the stunning Mount Kedarnath.

Highlights:

  • The peak is merely 150 m shy of touching the 7,000 m mark!
  • A great choice for those seeking to climb a 6,000+ meters peak without any hardcore mountaineering techniques.
  • In pleasant weather conditions, you can also ski down the peak, making it a truly thrilling experience.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • All accommodation during the trek on sharing basis in tents/homestays
  • All meals during the trek – Vegetarian
  • Group Climbing Gear
  • Transportation from Rishikesh to Gangotri and vice versa
  • Tents, Sleeping bags and all other Camping Gear (Dining Tent, Tiolet Tent etc)
  • Safety Equipment (Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Oximeter etc.)
  • Services of our expert Trek Leader
  • Services of an Expert Trekking Team (Guides, Cooks, Helpers, Porters/Mules)
  • Trekking Permits and Forest Camping Charges (For Indians Only)
  • A Life Changing Experience
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • GST and Other Taxes (As applicable, Subjected to change according to Govt. Rules)
  • Meals in Rishikesh
  • Trekking Permits and Forest Camping charges for Foreigner’s (If extra compared for Indian Citizens)
  • Backpack Offloading Charges (Portage of Personal Bags)
  • Personal Trekking Gear
  • Travel Expenses to and fro Rishikesh from home city or Delhi
  • Tips for local team
  • Expenses of personal nature like Laundry, Phone Calls, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Camera Fee, Bottled Water etc
  • Any Requirement for Single Room/Single Tent Accommodation
  • Travel Insurance and other Emergency Expenses
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control
  • Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions

Since the trek pushes you up to a staggering height of 6,831 meters, it is imperative to build up your cardiovascular endurance and stamina to better adjust to the thin air and low oxygen levels. Consider doing the Kedar Dome trek only if you have some prior experience of high altitude trekking. Beginners are advised to avoid it.

During daytime, the temperature ranges between 15 to 20 degrees, while nights are colder, with temperatures around 10 degrees. As you move higher up, the temperature drops significantly. The weather conditions can take drastic turns above the mark of 4,000 meters.

May to October is the ideal window for the Kedar Dome trek, as the extremities of winter are eliminated, and the snow cover remains more or less intact. The Spring season is also perfect for skiing.

Rucksack, high ankle trekking shoes, one fleece jacket, one down feather / hollofil jacket, 3 pairs of quick dry T-shirts and trek pants, 5-6 pairs of socks, balaclava, a daypack, sunscreen SPF 50+, scarf, towel, lip balm, headlamp / torch, 2 water bottles of 1 litre, and personal medicines.

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