Trekking at Kedarnath Vasuki Tal, Uttarakhand

Ravers Expeditions
  • 8 days
    (Duration)
  • Easy
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Hilly
    (Terrain)

Trekking at Kedarnath Vasuki Tal. Kedarnath is situated at an altitude of 3586 mts, in the lap of the majestic mountain peaks and near the head of river Mandakini, Kedarnath range stands one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.



Description

Area : Garhwal Himalayas

Altitude : 11,755 ft

Grade : Easy - Moderate

Trekking Routes for Kedarnath Vasuki Tal Trek : Delhi - Hardwar - Rishikesh - Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Rudraprayag - Haridwar - Delhi

Kedarnath is situated at an altitude of 3586 mts, in the lap of the majestic mountain peaks and near the head of river Mandakini, Kedarnath range stands one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.

Kedar meaning powerful is another name of Lord Shiva the protector and the destroyer. The beautiful ambiance around the temple looks like quite peace on heaven causes a beautiful place to do meditation.The main attractions here is the Shiva Temple, which is a popular Hindu shrine and pilgrimage, attracting devotees from all over the world. The travel and tourism scope here is strengthened by factors like natural beauty and religious zest.

Shiva is considered the embodiment of all passions - love, hatred, fear, death and mysticism which are expressed through his various forms. There are more than 200 shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva in the area itself, the most important one is Kedarnath.

Kedarnath is at an altitude of 3584 m. A magnificent temple was built by the Pandavas at the base of Kedarnath peak's southeastern face, and millions of pilgrims now come here to offer their prayers to Lord Shiva. The trek starts from Gaurikund, Where there is a hot water Sulphur Spring. While approaching Kedarnath, we pass through stately forests and come across some beautiful waterfalls. Kedarnath to Vasuki Tal is a continuous ascent, and a great trek. The view of Chaukhamba Peaks and Mandakini Valley is a wonderful from here. Vasuki Tal Lake, about ½ kms in radius, with crystal clear waters will possible take you into an immediate trance.


Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive Delhi On arrival at Delhi airport meet our executive and transfer to pre booked hotel. Overnight stay.

  • Day 2

    Delhi - Hardwar - Rishikesh Morning transfer to the station time to catch train for Hardwar at 06:50 hrs. Arrival at Haridwar by 11:25 hrs. On arrival meet our guide and transfer to Rishikesh by road & check into the hotel. Evening free to explore the nearby area. Overnight stay at Hotel.

  • Day 3

    Rishikesh - Guptkashi In the morning after breakfast drive towards Guptkashi via Devprayag & Rudraprayag. On the way see the confluence of River Alaknanda & Bhagirathi; from here the holy river Ganges start and flown in the plains. On arrival at Guptkashi check in to hotel. Dinner and overnight at Guptkashi.

  • Day 4

    Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath Early morning after breakfast drive to Gaurikund and from here trek to Kedarnath with packed lunch. Kedarnath is a shrine of lord Shiva. In the evening visit the temple for Aarti ceremony. Dinner and overnight at Kedarnath.

  • Day 5

    Kedarnath - Vasukital - Kedarnath In the morning visit the temple and later after breakfast stat your trek towards Vasuki Tal. We undertake an 8 km trek to Vasukital with packed lunch. After exploring the area trek back to Kedarnath. Dinner and overnight at Kedarnath.

  • Day 6

    Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Rudraprayag 15 kms trek to Gaurikund with packed lunch and from here drive to Rudraprayag. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

  • Day 7

    Rudraprayag - Haridwar - Delhi After breakfast drive to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar transfer to railway station and from here catch AC Train for Delhi at 18:05 hrs. Arrival at Delhi by 22:45 hrs. on arrival meet our executive and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 8

    Delhi - Departure Morning sightseeing tour of the Delhi in the evening transfer to the Airport time to catch flight for onward destination. Tour & Service End


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