Juda Lake – 2 Nights & 3 Days (Package Cost-INR 6500+5% GST)
Juda Lake is a high-altitude lake that trekkers come across while doing the Kedarkantha trek. The lake is situated 2,700mtrs. above sea level and is a mesmerizing site that offers picturesque views of The Himalayan landscapes. The trek goes through lush green forests with many pine and oak trees. We offer village homestay during the trekking in Sankri, which is one of the last motorable villages in this part of The Himalayan mountains. Staying in this village provides you an opportunity to understand the rural part of India, their culture & livelihood conditions etc.
- Village Homestay
- Traditional Dance
- Traditional Foods
- Solar Powered Homestay
- Hot Water
- Buransh Juice
- Traditional Dress /Photo Shoot
Duration: 2 Nights | 3 Days
Trekking Days: 3 Days
Best Season: Round the Year
Weather: Winter temperatures – -3°C to -5°C
Summer temperatures – +5° C to +15° C
This high-altitude trek route is very famous among corporates & trekkers who have less time to spend on holiday. The trek starts from lush green forest, Apple Orchards and end up with crystal clear water of Juda Lake. Here we can enjoy the view of Baradsaar & Har Ki Doon Peak.
Food: Traditional food for Two days.
Traditional Culture: Traditional Dance & Photography in traditional clothes
Total Trekking: 10 Km
Day 01: Dehradun To Sankri Village (Drive-186 KM)
We will start the day early morning from Dehradun to Mori, from Mori we will move along the Tamsa river (Tons River) through & Jakhol. The route is extremely beautiful where you can enjoy the view of the river Yamuna, Cable Bridges, Monkeys, Vultures & Kites, etc. Purola is the last big city on the route where you can have access to mobile networks, scenic view of step farming and lunch provided by us. After Purola we cut into the Tons valley and cross Mori and Netwar. From Netwar we will take the route to Sankari. After reaching Sankri we will move to our homestay.
Total Road Distance till Village Sankri: 186 Km from Dehradun
Time to Start journey from Dehradun: 6.00 AM
Tea: Damta (8:30 AM)
Breakfast: Purola (10 AM)
Tea: Netwar (12 PM)
Tea Snacks: Sankri(Hot Soup & Maggi with Garlic Slice)
Night Stay and dinner at Sankri: 4 PM onwards
Village Sankri: Village Homestay in Sankri Village in Uttarakhand is memorable, enjoyable &pleasant. This village is adopted by our parent company E-Hands Energy for the smart village development program. Here you can charge your electronics by solar & grid power. The Home Stay is in the lap of nature surrounded by traditional pahadi houses, mountains, apple orchards & lush green fields. In this village we will offer you traditional food, continuous hot water, natural spring water, comfortable beds with five persons sharing basis. Sankri stands at roughly 1,900 m altitude from sea level. The local deity is the Someshwar Mahadev, A big temple stands in his honor in the center of the village courtyard. In Evening you can enjoy the beauty of village by seeing traditional wood painting in houses, architecture of Pahadi Houses & Lambs etc. During the apple season, you can hand pluck apples from the trees.
Dinner: Organic Rajma with Flavor of Garlic & Onion, Organic Fried Potato with Jakhya (Jakhya –Cleome Viscose, is the spice used in Garhwali dishes to feel the exotic taste of buds) , Kandali ki Sabji (Vegetable of Nettle), Chapatis & Red Hilly Organic Rice with clarified Butter of Badri Cow & Aamlach (sauce made from local fruits, taste is very sour and the water will come from your mouth whenever you will memorize the taste)
- Traditional Dance
- Arsa & Rote in Snacks with organic tea
Day 02: Sankri to Juda Lake (5 KM Trek )
We will leave Sankri homestay in morning after having a light breakfast. The trek is of moderate difficulty, going along the lush green forest. This grassy forest is home to Gujjars and their herds of cattle and equines. You can easily see Sheep, Bhotiya dog, Badri cows, Buffaloes, Horses and Kacchars (Mules) grazing in the pastures. In between we will have snacks & tea. After crossing half-dozen meadows, we will reach Juda Lake. Juda lake is located at an altitude of 2,700 meter. This lake contains crystal clear water and numerous of Deodar trees. Here you can enjoy to take photographs of the lake and you can loudly say the name of your love one’s, and the lake will echo it back to you. This lake has small island in it which reminds you about the Parasar Lake in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Evening tea, Snacks & Dinner.
Day 03: Juda Lake to Sankri & Back to Dehradun (5 KM Trek + 186 KM Drive)
After breakfast from Juda Lake, we will trek down to Sankri, where we will have our lunch. After one hour of rest,we will start our journey from Sankri to Dehradun. We will arrange for private transport till Dehradun. We take the same route back to Dehradun, via Mori, Purola and Damta.
Participants Must Bring:
- Backpack of 30-50 Litres
- Hiking Boots
- Any Adventure tools you may want to carry
- Woolen Socks, Jacket, Thick Wool Monkey Cap, Thermal Underpants, Full Sleeve Shirts, Rain Coat, Warm Gloves
- Sun Glasses, One Ltr Water Bottle
- Toiletries & Towel
- Sun Protection Lotion, Lip Balm & Ankle Support
- Light Weight Sandals for wearing in Camps
Costs Includes in Package:
- Accommodation/Food at Village Homestay
- All meals,, Tea, Soup, Drinking Water, Coffee, Chocolate, Date Fruits while staying in Camps & Trekking
- Good Experienced Local Guides, Porters & Mules
- Permits and Entrance Fee
- Pick & Drop Facility from Dehradun to Dehradun
- Traditional Dress for Photography Purpose
- Traditional Dance
Costs Excludes in Package:
- Personal Insurance
- Personal Toiletry Items and Personal Medicine Kit
- Anything that is not included in the “Inclusions” List