Kedartal Travel Guide
Gangotri Travel Guide
Positioned at the foot of Thalay Sagar and Brigupanth Peak, Kedartal is one of the most pristine lakes of Uttarakhand that holds most crystal clear water and offers amazing views to travelers. The lake unfolds scintillating reflection of Himalayan Mountains and adjoining peaks, doling out complete mesmerizing experience.
Kedartal is one of the highest lakes in Uttarakhnad that is located at an astounding altitude of 4,912mts above the sea level in the Uttarkashi district. The beautiful lake is the source of Kedar Ganga and is a significant tributary of Bhagirathi River.
In order to reach to Kedartal from Gangotri one has to cover a trekking distance of 17kms which is a difficult path yet beautiful to dole out amazing and pleasing experience. One ought to have sound trekking experience in order to arrive here. The trekking path covers sliding zones, rugged and rock terrains and Kedar Ganga.
Kedartal is besieged by Thalay Sagar, Bhrigupanth, Jogin1, Jogin 2 and other Himalayan peaks. All in All, if you wish to explore natural splendor then you may find immense of it. Furthermore, Kedartal has lots of fauna and flora. One may find Bharal, Ghoral and Fox along with Himalayan Black bear during the trek.Kedartal Travelling Route
Complete Distance from Delhi- 471kms +17kms of Trek
Best Season to travel- May to November
The trek to Kedar Tal begins from, Gangotri and it is 17kms trek that can be covered in three days as the path is very difficult. For experts and trekking connoisseurs trekking here may prove easy. The camping points here are Bhoj Kharak, Keadrtal and Kedar Kharak.Road Itinerary from Delhi
If you are making you travel from Delhi then you can easily reach here. The entire road route will cover following distance commencing from Delhi.
• Trekking (17kms distance)
• Kedar Tal
Enroute to Kedal Tal, Gangotri is the last point where you can get accommodation. There are several hotels and resorts for stay. Forest guest house is also available. It is good to carry some packed food along once you leave Gangotri. Before trekking, ensure that you have your camping tents along for hassle-free accommodation.Places Around
Afore commencing your journey to Kedartal, explore around at Gangotri. Gangotri is one of the four dhams which are visited by several Hindu pilgrims each year from different corners of the world. There are numerous temples located. One of the famous temples at Gangotri is of Goddess Ganga. On the way back to Keartal, Harsil is another must to visit destination.