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Sahastra Tal

About Sahastra Tal

Tucked away in the midst of the gorgeous Garhwal Himalayas, the Sahastra Tal is located on the western end of the snow-clad Khatling glacier. Perched at an impressive altitude of 1530 meters, the Sahastra Tal is one of the largest lakes in the Garhwal division of Himalayas. 

The Sahastra Tal gets its unique name from the numerous lakes that are found in this region. 

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The pristine lake lies on the border of Uttarkashi and Tehri district of Garhwal and is situated a few km away from the quaint hamlet of Kalyani. 

The lake is located on either side of the glacier which acts as the source of river Bhilangna. Bal Ganga River, a tributary of river Ganga flows nearby this lake.

The snowclad glaciers and Brahma Kamal are the major attractions:

One can also admire the magnificent glaciers of Jogin group, Kirti Stambh and Meru glacier. The awe-inspiring beauty of the Brahma Kamal which is found in abundance at Sahastra Tal is a major attraction of this place.

Why Sahastra Tal Trek?

Sahastra Tal is also a popular trek among the adventure enthusiasts. Hiking through the dense woods, pristine hamlets, the valley of flowers and rippling streams makes it a perfect trekking route. 

The trekkers can also relish the soul-stirring views of the majestic Himalayan peaks and glaciers. The best time to visit this lake is between June to September as the area around the lake has blossomed with vibrantly colored flowers.

One can have a rendezvous with this ravishing lake as train and buses operate from the capital, New Delhi to Haridwar. Upon reaching Haridwar, you can take a bus for Uttarkashi. Both private, as well as state-owned buses, operate from Haridwar at regular intervals. After that, a further 220 km drive will make you reach Bhatwari.

Suggested Trekking Itinerary for Sahastra Tal trek:

Day 1: Arrival at Bhatwari
Day 2: Malla Village - Gairi
Day 3: Gairi - Kush Kalyan
Day 4: Kush Kalyan - Kyarki Bugyal
Day 5: Kyarki Bugyal - Lamb Tal
Day 6: Lamb Tal - Sahastra Tal and back
Day 7: Lamb Tal - Kyarki - Kush Kalyan
Day 8: Kush Kalyan - Sila village – Bhatwari
Day 9: Departure from Bhatwari

Sahastra Tral Trekking Faqs

Q1) Where is Sahastra Tal?
Ans: Sahastra Tal is a pristine lake nestled on the border of Uttarkashi and Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state.

Q2) Which is the largest lake of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand?
Sahastra Tal is the largest lake of Garhwal division of Uttarakhand state.

Q3) What is the altitude of Sahastra Tal?
Sahastra Tal is perched at an height of 1535 mtrs above the sea level in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state.

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The holy lake of Hiamalayas - Sahastra Ta. सहस्त्रताल
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What is Sahastra Tal famous for?

Sahastra Tal is famous among tourist as Trekking, Expedition, High Altitude Trek, Camping, Garhwal Trekking.

Sahastra Tal is recommended destination for Foreigners, Groups.

Sahastra Tal is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Adventure, Camping, Lakes, Trekking.

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