Adventure In Kedar Tal

  •   Adventure In Kedar Tal
  •   8 Days / 7 Days/6 Nights Nights
  •   India
  •   INR

About the Destination:

Kedar Tal is a popular trek in Uttarkashi region of Uttarakhand known for its challenging routes and is also known as Shiva's lake is a glacial lake situated at an altitude of 4,750 metres (15,580 ft) in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas in India. The lake is fed by the snowfall over Thalay Sagar (6,904 m), Meru (6,672 m), Bhrigupanth (6,772 m) and other surrounding peaks, and is the source of Kedar Ganga, which in Hindu mythology is considered to be Shiva's contribution to Bhagirathi(a source-stream of the Ganges). The route passes through scenic Himalayan birch forests, but is made hazardous in places by falling rocks, high altitude and segments of steep ascent.

The place is rich in high altitude flora and fauna one could easily spot Goral, Himalyan Black bear and Blue Sheep.

 

Trek’s Highlight:

- Witness the magnificent view of Bhrigupanth peak, Thalay Sagar and Meru Peaks from campsites during this amazing Kedar Tal trek.

- Enjoy open sky camping under the billions of stars. Also, enjoy a get together with your friends.

- Get a chance to witness the rare flora and fauna on your trek.

- Trek through the beautiful Alpine meadow and lush Pine and Oak forest.

- Capture mountains; this is the perfect place for taking wonderful photographs.

Exclusions:

- Food / Meal during transportation

- Facilities which are not mentioned in the package

- Potters for your Personal Luggage

- Personal Expenses like: Water Bottles, Laundry, Phone Calls etc.

- Insurance

- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price includes.


Day 1 – Arrival Day in Gangotri


You will be arriving Gangotri by evening, where our team members along with guide will be there to welcome you. They will help you out to settle down in the location. One reaching the campsite may explore Gangotri Dham temple and the nearby market. Gangotri is the base camp for many treks including Gaumukh Tapovan. After the allotment of rooms, dinner will be served. After dinner there will be a short introduction with the co trekkers. Acclimatization is key factor to make Gangotri as base camp. Overnight stay in a Lodge.


Day 2 – Gangotri to Bhoj Kharak, 8Kms Trek


After morning walk and some stretching, breakfast will be served. Post breakfast briefing will be followed by trek to         Bhoj Kharak. Situated at an altitude of 12,893 fts above sea level and is a 8 kms trek from Gangotri. The entire trek takes approximately 6 hrs to reach the base. Paasing through the jungle of Oak, pine and Blue Rhododendron, Bhoj Kharak is a way to a perfect destination for camping facing Thalay Sagar peak.

Trek is not complete here, to reach this location you need to cross a spider wall. Once we reach there the camps are set upped after that lunch will be served and the day is yours. One can engage in photography, or explore nearby or just sit and do nothing but muse. In the evening after sunset we shall opt for a small get together after that dinner will be served.


Day 3 – Bhoj Kharak to Kedar Kharak, 4Kms


Post breakfast following the trail to Kedar Kharak, Today, we will be gaining a height of 14,500ft. Be Prepared for some challenges offered by most toughest and thrilling trail as in some patches there is a rough route. It is always recommended and mandatory to wear proper safety gear. Hence the trek is too difficult one must be walking slowly and carefully a small mistake may hurt you very badly. This trail leads to a beautiful river named Kedar Ganga, which we will be crossing. Finally we reaches to our next campsite i.e. Kedar Kharak. On reaching one can easily get a view of magnificent hill ranges hosting Drigubanth, Thalay sagar and Jogin Parvat. Overnight stay in campsite.


Day 4 – Kedar Kharak to Kedar Tal, 5Kms trek


The Most exciting day for which we scaled a lot situated at an altitude more than 15580 ft. Kedar Kharak which is filled mostly with glaciers covered with small rocks and sediments. The beautiful lake surrounded by elegant peaks all around, the view of Thalay sagar peak reflecting on the still water of Kedar Tal is mesmerizing and mind blowing.


Day 5 - Kedar Tal to Bhoj Kharak, 9Kms trek


Get up early in the morning and capture the beautiful sunrise. After taking beautiful memories of Kedar Tal, we will be heading towards Bhoj Kharak that will take around 5-6 hours. Overnight stay in Bhoj Kharak campsite.


Day 6 - Bhoj Kharak to Gangotri, 8Kms trek


 

Get up early in the morning, have a light breakfast. We will retrace our step towards Gangotri on the same trail we picked up second day. Overnight stay in Gangotri.


Day 7 - Departure Day


Wake up early morning, after a healthy breakfast. We bid adieu to the Gangotri town with the beautiful memories we had. The journey to Dehradun will take almost 11- 12 hours.

Do and Don’ts

- Pay heed to the trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe and sound trekking   

  Experience

- Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek

- Avoid trekking during the nights

- Consult a physician, before undertaking the trek

- Carry basic medicines and a first-aid kit during the trek

- Do not encourage littering on the trails

 

Note: This package has two variations. The one with transport includes a pick and drop from Dehradun to Gangotri and then back to Dehradun. Gangotri is the start point of the trek. The one without transport have to reach here on his own.

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