Saru Tal Trek

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Saru Tal Trek- The Heavenly Blue Lake

The Saru Tal Trek is a trek to the holy water of the Sar Lake located at an elevation of 4200 meter in the Western Garhwal Himalayas in the Uttarkashi district of the state of Uttarakhand. It is a 9 to 10 days moderate trek that starts from Sankri being the base camp. The Saru Tal is located in such an area where the temperature at the day time is pleasant whereas the nights are cold. The trek starts from Sankri with Dehradun being the starting point of the journey. You will start to experience the majestic meadows and the inexpressible charm of the Himalayas will blow your mind at the very beginning of this journey.

The Saru Tal Trek hold magnificent views of the Gangotri peaks in a distance you will find the Swaragrohini, Kalanag and Banderpunch in a close proximity. The trek lies in the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. You will encounter a plethora of unique wildlife on this trek. The Saru Tal is accessible after the Kedarkantha Trek. The Kedarkantha/Sarutal campsite is great for birding and wildlife enthusiasts.

Highlight of Saru Tal Trek

The trek to Saru Tal begins from Sankri. The drive from Dehradun to Sankri is a gorgeous route that will lighten up your mood instantly. When you will have a stay at the Sankri village it is going to be a total out of the box discovery for you, the Lord Somiswar Temple, the Supin River valley and the panoramic view of the Himalayas of Uttarakhand will make your journey worth every mile. The Saru Lake is skyline-silver beauty that will leave you captivated. This trek is predominantly a ridge and a meadow walk and therefore it offers picturesque views of a number of Himalayan Peaks.

Best Time to Travel The Saru Tal Trek

The best time to travel the Saru Tal Trek is during the month of June and October, as this time of the year experiences a full bloom and a trek-friendly weather.


Itinerary of Saru Tal Trek

Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri Drive (1920m)
Distance: 
210km, 7-8 hrs Drive
Travel from Dehradun to Sankri through the Yamuna and Tons River valley. Crossing the Yamuna Bridge-Nainbagh-Nowgaon-Purola-Jarmola-Mori-Netwar-Sankri.

Day 2: Sankri to Juda Ka Talab (2700m)
Distance: 5km (by trek), 4 to 5 hrs
With a number of waterfalls on the way a 4 to 5 hrs trek till Juda ka Tal. The trail passes through dense Pine forest, Maple trees and a few streams and finally the serene Juda ka Tal arrives.

Day 3: Juda Ka Tal to Kedarkantha (3400m)
Distance: 4km, 3 to 4 hrs trek
Through the steep climb of Baniya Thatch, you will reach at Kedarkantha from where you will view various Himalayan peaks like Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kala Naag and Rangala.

Day 4: Kedarkantha Peak Summit (3812m) to Dunda Thatch (12506ft)
Distance: 7km, 4 to 5 hrs
The gradual ascent to Dunda Thatch which offers an excellent view of snow covered mountains and various waterfalls of the region, it is a sight to relish.

Day 5: Dunda Thatch to Pustara Thatch (3500m)
Distance: 9km, 5 to 6 hrs
While walking towards the Pustara thatch you will find a temple with idols of lord ganesha, Shiva and Parvati. The summit is a 5 minute climb from the shrine.

Day 6: Pustara to Saru Tal (4200m)
Distance: 10km, 5 to 6 hrs by trek
The trek is mostly a ridge and meadow walk offering the ecstatic view of the Gangotri Peak, Swaragrohini, Kalanaag and Banderpooch in a distance.

Day 7: Saru Tal to Pustara
Distance: 10km, 5 to 6 hrs

Day 8: Pustara to Dunda Thatch/Lama Thatch (3500m)
Distance:10km, 4 to 5 hrs

Day 9: Dunda Thatch to Sankri
Distance: 6km

Day 10: Sankri to Dehradun
Distance: 215km, 8 to 9 hrs

What is Saru Tal Trek famous for?

Saru Tal Trek is famous among tourist as For its lake & Trek route.

Saru Tal Trek is recommended destination for Corporates, Couples, Foreigners, Groups.

Saru Tal Trek is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Adventure, Trekking.

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