Kedar Taal Trek

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Kedar Taal Trek is an enchanting Himalayan adventure that beckons both seasoned trekkers and nature enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the heart of the Garhwal Himalayas, this trek offers a breathtaking journey through pristine forests, remote villages, and serene alpine meadows. The trek begins at Gangotri, a revered pilgrimage site, and winds its way up to Kedar Taal, a high-altitude glacial lake surrounded by towering peaks. With its awe-inspiring landscapes and rich biodiversity, Kedar Taal Trek is a haven for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. Whether you seek spiritual solace or a thrilling mountain experience, this trek promises an unforgettable escapade into the lap of the Himalayas. Explore Kedar Taal Trek for an adventure that will leave you in awe of nature’s grandeur and majesty.


  • Certainly! Here are some highlights of the Kedar Tal Trek, a beautiful trekking route in the Garhwal region of the Indian Himalayas:
  • 1. Pristine Alpine Lake: The trek is named after Kedar Tal, a stunning high-altitude alpine lake surrounded by snow-capped peaks. The lake's crystal-clear waters reflect the surrounding mountains, creating a mesmerizing landscape.
  • 2. Breathtaking Scenery: Throughout the trek, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of majestic peaks like Thalay Sagar, Bhrigupanth, and Meru. These peaks form a dramatic backdrop against the tranquil beauty of Kedar Tal.
  • 3. Remote and Less Crowded: Kedar Tal is relatively less crowded compared to some of the more popular trekking destinations in the region, offering a serene and peaceful atmosphere. It's a great choice for trekkers seeking solitude in nature.
  • 4. Flora and Fauna: The trail takes you through lush forests filled with rhododendron, oak, and pine trees. You might also spot a variety of wildlife and birds along the way, including Himalayan monal pheasants and musk deer.
  • 5. Challenging Terrain: The Kedar Tal Trek is considered moderately challenging, with steep ascents and descents. It's suitable for trekkers with some prior trekking experience and a good level of fitness.
  • 6. Cultural Immersion: You'll have the opportunity to interact with local villagers and experience the unique culture and lifestyle of the Garhwali people. The region is dotted with charming villages where you can learn about their traditions and customs.
  • 7. High-Altitude Camping: The trek involves camping at high altitudes, offering a chance to experience the thrill of sleeping under the stars in the Himalayan wilderness.
  • 8. Photography Opportunities: The Kedar Tal region provides plenty of opportunities for photography, with its dramatic landscapes, alpine meadows, and the turquoise waters of the lake.
  • 9. Variety of Terrain: The trek takes you through a variety of terrains, from dense forests to rocky paths and meadows, ensuring a diverse and interesting trekking experience.
  • 10. Snow Views: Depending on the season, you may encounter snow-covered landscapes, particularly in the early summer months, adding to the trek's charm.
  • 11. Star-Gazing: Due to its remote location and clear skies, the Kedar Tal area is excellent for star-gazing. On clear nights, you can witness a spectacular display of stars and constellations.
  • 12. Adventure and Solitude: This trek offers a sense of adventure and the opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Himalayas while avoiding the crowds found in more popular trekking destinations.


  • Accommodation : Stay included from Day 1 to Day 6. Homestays and tents are included on sharing basis.
  • Meals : All meals after reporting at the base village Gangotri are included.
  • Camping charges : All camping gears are included.
  • Safety : A medical kit, oxygen cylinder and necessary items to counter worst case scenario.
  • Staff : A well trained and experienced Guide, Co-guide(if necessary) and certified trek leader are included.
  • Permit : All the forest permission and entry permit are included.
  • Transportation : No transportations from Dehradun to Gangotri and vice versa.
  • Any meals on road journeys.
  • Personal hiking gears.
  • Separate room for couples(charges apply if booked prior).
  • Porter or mules for carrying personal luggage's.
  • Any personal expenses on shops/Dhaba's.
  • Any Transportations.
  • Any cost for unscheduled stay/departure out of the itinerary.


Drive 240 kms, 8/9 hrs from Dehradun and reach Gangotri. Reach by evening tea and snacks will be there followed by dinner. Overnight stay at Homestay on sharing basis.
Altitude : 3,100m/10,200ft

Meals: Evening - Tea & Pakodi, soup - Tomato, Dinner - Malka Dal Rice Roti Paneer achar papad, sweet - Gajar ka halwa

As you gain sudden altitude at 3,100m today is rest and acclimatisation day at Gangotri. After breakfast visit Pandav gufa, Gauri and Surya kund. Lunch at Homestay, after that you can
visit to the Gangotri Temple and hop for shopping if you need anything for the trek.
Altitude : 3,100m/10,200ft

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea milk cornflakes bread butter jam, Lunch - Pulao achar salad frooti, Evening - tea & pop corn, Soup - Manchao ,Dinner - Lauki+chana dal rice roti
bengan varta papad, sweet - Sewai

Start trek after breakfast, steep climb on the very fast day of the trek. 9 kms, 6/7 hrs. Don't forget to take packed lunch from us. Take a look of Mt. Thalaysagar while resting on the
trail. Rocky terrain with kedar ganga river on left. Reach campsite by afternoon. Evening tea and snacks follwed by dinner. Overnight stay at Tents.
Altitude : 3900m/12,800ft

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Poha Suji halwa, Lunch - Sandwitch salad boiled egg fruit tang juice, Evening - tea & kachri, Soup - Hot & Sour , Dinner - Moong dal rice roti gobi papad, sweet - jalebi

Start trek after breakfast with initial 1 kms of steep ascent, next is mostly gradual ascent and descent. Mostly meadow trail. 4.5 KMS, 4/5 Hrs. Today hot lunch at campsite. After an
acclimatization walk evening tea and snacks followed by dinner. Overnight stay at tents.
Altitude : 4350m/14,300ft

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Chole Bhature egg bhurji, Lunch - Muli Paratha achar salad fruit bar, Evening - tea & samosa, Soup - veg soup, Dinner - Kali Dal rice roti nuti+aloo,
sweet - gulab jamun

Today lesser distance to trek, 5 kms trek, 4/5 hrs. Reach Kedar Taal and back to The same campsite. spend 1 hour at Kedar Taal. Contineous steep uphill trek. Back to the camp, refreshen
by tea and snacks followed by dinner. Stay in tents.
Altitude : 4700m/15,500ft

Melas: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Pan cake besan chilla ketchup honey, Lunch - Jeera rice nuti+aloo fry salad appy biscuit, Evening - Tea & matri, Dinner - Rajma dal rice roti gobi+aloo papad,
sweet - shahi tukda

Last day of your trek, descend down to Gangotri direct. 13.5 kms, 8/9 hrs. Packed lunch on the way. Same meals included. Overnight stay at Homestay.

Meals: Breakfast - Coffee/Tea Puri aloo jhol.



Frequently asked questions

The Kedar Taal Trek is a trekking route in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India. It leads to the pristine Kedar Taal, a high-altitude glacial lake surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Himalayas.

The duration of the Kedar Taal Trek typically ranges from 5 to 7 days, depending on the specific route chosen and the trekking pace.

The best time to undertake the Kedar Taal Trek is during the late spring to early summer (May to June) and post-monsoon season (September to October). These months offer pleasant weather and clear skies.

The Kedar Taal Trek is considered moderately challenging and is suitable for trekkers with some prior trekking experience. Beginners should be in good physical condition and prepared for the altitude.

The trek typically starts from a village called Sankri, which serves as a base for several treks in the region.

Yes, permits are required for the Kedar Taal Trek. You can obtain these permits from the forest department or local authorities. Make sure to carry them with you during the trek.

The Kedar Taal itself is situated at an altitude of approximately 16,116 feet (4,913 meters) above sea level. Trekkers will reach higher altitudes during the trek.

While it's not mandatory to hire a guide, it is recommended, especially for those unfamiliar with the region. An experienced guide can provide valuable insights, ensure safety, and assist with navigation.

Your packing list should include essentials like warm clothing, sturdy trekking boots, a good quality backpack, rain gear, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and high-energy snacks. Consult with your trek organizer for a comprehensive list.

The Kedar Taal Trek is generally considered safe, but it's essential to be prepared for mountain weather and altitude-related challenges. Adequate preparation, including acclimatization and following safety guidelines, is crucial for a safe trek.

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