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Kedar Tal Trekking Tourism
Kedartal Travel Guide
Distance from Delhi: 471kms + 17km (trek)
Best season: May to November
Kedartal is an immaculate lake holding crystal clear water. The picturesque Kedartal is situated at the base of Thalay Sagar (6,904 mts) and Brigupanth Peak (6,772 mts). The view of the reflections of Thalay Sagar peak on Kedartal is truly enchanting. Kedartal is one of the highest lakes in Uttarakhand, situated at an astounding altitude of 4,912 mts above sea level in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state. This emerald lake is the source of Kedar Ganga, an important tributary of Bhagirathi River.
The 17 km trek to Kedartal from Gangotri is arduous but the beauty and experience is worth giving a try. This trek requires previous trekking experience in the mountains. The trekking trail goes along with Kedar Ganga, sliding zones, rugged and rock terrains. Kedartal is surrounded by Thalay Sagar, Bhrigupanth, Jogin 1, Jogin 2 and other Himalayan peaks. You can see a rich variety of high altitude fauna like Bharal, Ghoral, Fox and the Himalayan Black Bear during the trek.
How to reach Kedar Tal?
The trek to KedarTal commences from Gangotri. This 17 km trek is advised to complete in three days so that you can acclimatize well at high altitude. But you can also complete this trek in two days. The camping points of the trek are Bhoj Kharak, Kedar Kharak and Kedartal.
Road Route from Delhi:
Accommodation in Kedar Tal?
Gangotri is the last point where you can get accommodation facility while traveling to Kedar Tal. During entire trekking route you must carry your own camping tents for accommodation.
Nearby Tourist Places
Do visit Gangotri Dham before starting journey to Kedar Tal. Gangotri is one of the char dhams of Uttarakhand state. While coming back from Kedar Tal one nights halt at Harsil is recommended.
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