About the Destination : One of the most fun filled Tons Valley camping is open for one and all. This camp can be attended by everyone, and families will love it! It contains rafting, small scale trekking, camping among the mountains, exploring the thick Himalayan forests, and also camp fire on almost every night. Situated near Dehradun, the travel starts with an overnight train journey to Dehradun via Delhi. The Kedarkantha trek is one of the highlights of this adventure water sports in Tons Valley tour and brings out the beauty of the nature that your eyes will love.
Meal Types: Vegeterian
Activities: Trekking, Camping. Rafting
Maximum Altitude: 3810m
Difficulty Level: Easy
Day 1 - Journey from Delhi to Dehradu
Overnight Journey, Arrival in Dehradun
Get set for an exciting ride ahead as you travel from Delhi to the Dehradun via a train. Have a comfortable sleep and save your energy for the upcoming adventure.
Day 2 - Arrival in Dehradun, Drive from Dehradun to Tons River Camp (1,100m)
Arrival in Dehradun, Rafting
Arriving in Dehradun, you will be transferred to the Tons camp by lunch time. Once you arrive at the campsite, check-in into designated tents and get rejuvenated with a lunch followed by a briefing session about the upcoming trek in Tons Valley camping. Also collect the board rafts for a short raft trip till Khunigad. Come back to the camp by evening and enjoy tea/coffee; rest for the day with dinner around camp fire with an overnight stay.
Day 3 - Fun Activities at Tons Valley
Tons River Rafting, Hike, Pond, Creek
The day will be dedicated towards fun activities in and around the valley! Go for a rafting tour at the river Tons,Uttarakhand, hike up to a nearby pond or to a creek. Come evening, enjoy dinner beside the campfire and retire for the night.
Day 4 - Drive from Camp to Sankri (2000m), Trek from Sankri to Juda Tal (2,800m)
First Day of Trek
The trek to the final destination of Kedarkantha begins today as you drive towards Sankri, the origin of this enthralling trek. Arriving in Sankri, embark on a fascinating trek to Juda Tal, which is a small, yet scenic water body; overnight stay in camp.
Day 5 - Trek from Juda Tal to Kedarkantha Base (3,430m)
4-5 Hours Trek, Himalayan Forests, Uphill Trek
Today, after having a healthy breakfast, you will be heading towards the Kedarkantha Base and camp there for the night. During this journey you will be trailing through thick Himalayan forests and travel uphill with increasing ascent. The whole trek takes about 4 to 5 hours.
Day 6 - Trek from Kedarkantha Base – Kedarkantha (3,810m) – Kedarkantha Base
Among all the previous days, today will be the most memorable one as you will be trekking towards the Kedarkantha Peak. Make sure, you spend plenitude of time around the peak and capture some of the stunning sights with your camera! Post this, embark on a return trek to the base camp for lunch; rest of the day can be spent in doing smaller hikes around the camp followed by dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7 - Trek from Kedarkantha Base – Juda Tal (2,800m)
Back Trek, Kids’ Activity, Campfire Dinner
It’s time to retreat to the starting position as today you will be descending back to Juda Tal. It’s a descent all the way and takes you through Himalayan forests with rhododendron, oaks and pines. Evening will be delighted with kids activities followed by dinner beside a campfire and overnight stay.
Day 8 - Trek from Juda Tal – Sankri, Drive from Sankri – Dehra Dun, Overnight Journey to Delhi
Overnight Train to Delhi
On the final day of the trek, embark on a short trek to Sankri, from where you will be driven towards Dehradun Railway Station. Post dinners, wish ‘adieu’ to the crew members and board an overnight train to Delhi.
Day 9 - Arrival in Delhi
Tons Valley Adventures Ends Here
After an immensely fun filled activity at Tons Valley, arrive at Delhi early in the morning, and mark the end of an exciting as well as adventurous trek experience.
All accommodations during the tour
All meals as mentioned in the meal details
Entry fees, camping charges and trekking permits
Porter and camping equipment charges
To and fro train transportation to Dehradun (2 Tier AC)
Warm clothes, jackets, raincoats, fleece jackets and thermals
Hand gloves, trekking poles, trekking shoes and extra pair of socks
Water bottles, energy bars and energy drinks
Caps/hats, sunglasses and towels
Personal toiletries and medications (if any)
Backpack with waterproof linings
Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
Pay heed to the trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe and sound trekking experience.
Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
Avoid trekking during the nights.
Before undertaking the trek, consult a physician.
Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
The trek takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.