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Kedar Tal Trek With Jogin ABC

Kedar Tal Trek With Jogin ABC

About The Kedar Tal Trek

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Key Himalayan Geographical Offerings Of The Kedar Tal Trek


Peaks: Bhrigupanth ( 6772m ), Mandani Parvat ( 6193m ), Meru Peak ( 6803m ), Thalay Sagar ( 6904m ), Mandani III ( 6529m )
Lakes: Kedar Tal ( 4708m )
Glaciers: Kedar Bamak
Rivers: Kedar Ganga
National Parks / Forest Reserves: Gangotri National Park

Why Should You Do The Kedar Tal Trek

  • Gangotri Temple - 1 of the 4 holy shrines of the Hindus
  • Goumukh - the snout the Gangotri Glacier,  the start point of Bhagirathi River, a major tributary of River Ganga whihc is also known as the lifeline of India
  • The glacial lake of Kedar Tal surrounded by Thalaysagar and Bhrigupanth is also considered pious by the Hindus. The name translates to Shiva's Lake where Lord Shiva is the god of destruction according to indu mythology
  • Its perhaps the easiest and shortest of all the treks in the region
  • Duration: 8 Days, Dehradoon to Dehradoon
  • Highest Altitude: 4708m
  • Grade: Moderate + ( know trek grades )
  • Best Time: May, Jun, early Jul, mid Sep, Early October
  • Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow field, glacier, icy, crevasses, boulders
  • Activity Type: Trek
  • Trail Type: Same Exit Entry Point
  • Starts From: Gangotri
  • Ends In: Gangotri
  • Region: India - Uttrakhand
  • Country: India
  • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant, Dehradoon
  • Nearest Rail Head: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
  • Travel Guide: Where and How To Reach Gangotri
  • Mobile Network: BSNL till Gangotri and near by areas
  • Internet Option: No
  • Temperatures:
  • Is Cloak Room Available: Yes
  • Generic Food Menu: Indian, Garhwali

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"The Lake OF Lord Shiva" as the name translates to the trek to Kedar Tal is one of the easier to do and smaller treks in the Gangotri National Park which otherwise is known for the more 'famous and difficult' Auden's Col  and Kalindi Khal trek.

The trek to Kedar Tal starts at Gangotri - one of the four holy shrines of the Hindus, not to mention the winding and colorful drive up to Uttarkashi and then to Gangotri which starts to give you a rich experience of the hills, its people, terrain and beauty.

From Gangotri, the trek takes you through the gorge of the Kedar Ganga passing by the forest which slowly converts to bushes, then to grasses and then finally found only in sparse between rocks as you gain altitude very fast, since Gangotri itself is over 3000 meters from where you start your trek.The first campsite of Bhojkharak is already over tree line. Another 2 days of trek brings you to the  ultimate setting of a serene lake surrounded by whote snow cladded peaks giving you great views of Thalay Sagar and Bhrigupanth. The glacial lake of Kedar Tal is located in a spectacular settings with the elegant peaks of Bhrigupanth and Thalaysagar making a perfect background. Continued walks on the moraine from Kedar Tal takes us to the Advanced Base Camp of Jogin Group

This trek is over moraines in high altitude, following a river emerging from a glacial lake, and hence offers a unique experience to understand the geographical features of the Himalayas. Trekking in the Gangotri National park also offers an opportunity  to sight wild life as it is home to number of protected species. 

Kedar Tal Trek details and departures

Kedar Tal Trek Package - Daywise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1Arrival In Gangotri ( 250 Kms,9 - 10 hours )

Drive Day

Brief Details Of The Day:

Take your winding and climbing mountain drive to Uttarkashi early morning. Witness the vast Tehri Dam and the vivid streets of Uttrakhand on the way before reaching Uttarkashi where we break for lunch. Post that, we head toward Gangotri and reach by late evening. We quickly have dinner and go to bed. Tomorrow will be a much required rest day.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Evening Snacks Onwards

Day 2Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day. Excursion to Gangotri Dham ( 5 Kms,3 hours )

Rest Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Today is an important day, specially after the hectic drive the previous day. It helps us acclimatize well for the trek preventing us from any sickness. We rest out the day and start lazily. We take out the precious time to visit Gangotri Dham - one of the purest shrines of Hindus

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: All Meals

Day 3From Gangotri To Bhoj Kharak

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Today we start our trek to Kedar Tal. The initial part of the trek route goes through the birch forest and bushes following up the Kedar Ganga which comes out of the Kedar Tal. We cross the tree line and reach Bhoj Kaharak. We will find a suitable camping space once we cross the tree line on a meadow nearby a available water source.

Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 4From Bhoj Kharak To Kedar Kharak

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Today we take ourselves furthermore closer to Kedar Tal. The route is simple and follows up the Kedar Ganga. We do require to cross few rockfall zones carefully

Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 5From Kedar Kharak To Kedar Tal . Excursion to Jogin ABC

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

We are on the most important day of our trek to Kedar Tal. We reach Kedar Tal today after some 3 - 4 hours of walk on the glacial moraine, parts of which are steeper. The constant view of Thalaysagar and Bhrigupant constantly motivates us and the view starts opening slowly as we approach Kedar Tal.

The beautiful lake surrounded by elegant peaks all round just takes our heart away. We camp here tonight and relish it to the fullest.

Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 6From Kedar Taal To Bhoj Kharak, Via - Kedar Kharak

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

We retrace our steps back on the same trail to reach Bhoj Kharak today

Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 7From Bhoj Kharak To Rishikesh, Via - Gangotri, Uttarkashi

Trek, Drive Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

We retrace our steps back on the same trail to reach Gangotri. We quickly board our cab to leave for Rishikesh the same day.

Accommodation: None

Meals: Breakfast

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We had started our treks from October 2020 and since then we have served many trekkers without any problems related to covid. Thanks to our safety protocol and SOW.

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+ Short Travel Itinerary

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  • Day 1

    Drive

    Arrival Day
    Arrive In Gangotri (3048m ), Via - Uttarkashi (1450m ) . 9 - 10 Hrs. 250 Kms
    Overnight In: Gangotri (3048m )
    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals Included: Evening Snacks Onwards
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
  • Day 2

    Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day

    Excursion to Gangotri Dham (3050m )3 Hrs. 5 Kms
    Overnight In: Gangotri (3048m )
    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 3

    Trek

    From Gangotri (3048m ) To Bhoj Kharak (3496m ) . 4 - 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Bhoj Kharak (3496m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 4

    Trek

    From Bhoj Kharak (3496m ) To Kedar Kharak (4279m ) . 4 - 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kedar Kharak (4279m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 5

    Trek

    From Kedar Kharak (4279m ) To Kedar Tal (4708m ) . Excursion to Jogin ABC (4920m ). 4 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kedar Tal (4708m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 6

    Trek

    From Kedar Taal (4708m ) To Bhoj Kharak (3496m ), Via - Kedar Kharak (4279m ) . 5 - 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Bhoj Kharak (3496m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 7

    Trek, Drive

    Departure Day
    From Bhoj Kharak (3496m ) To Rishikesh (350m ), Via - Gangotri (3050m ), Uttarkashi (1450m ). 2 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Rishikesh (350m )
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: Breakfast
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
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We do not organize fixed departures for this trip.

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+ Mandatory Packing List
  • 3 sets of DryFit Tshirts
  • 2 set of track pants (no jeans)
  • 4 sets of socks ( 2 cottons, 2 woollen)
  • 1 or 2 set of thermal inner ( upper & lower)
  • Fleece Jacket or Pullovers
  • Down Jacket (can be rented from us )
  • Waterproof High Ankle Trekking Shoes (can be rented from us )
  • Waterproof/Windproof Trekking Trouser (can be rented from us  )
  • Waterproof/Windproof Trekking Jacket (can be rented from us  )
  • Headlamp (can be rented from us  )
  • Trek Pole, Waterproof Gloves, Poncho, Rucksack, Fleece Inner Gloves, Waterproof Gloves, Gaiters, Spikes, Sleeping Bag Inners ( provided by us as complimentary use )
  • Polaroid UV Protected Sunglasses or Snow/Glacier Goggles
  • 2 Water Bottles & Tiffin Box with Spoon, 1 cup
  • Skull Cap Wollen or Fleece
  • Toilet Paper Roll, Wet Tissue
  • Personal Care Kit ( lip balm, moisturizer, sunscreen, etc )
  • Personal Medical Kit (basic or regular medicines )
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+ Cancellation Policy

When Should You Book?

We typically get booked about 2 - 5 months in advance. It is advisable to book this much in advance as you get early bird discounts and also your travel costs like flights/hotels/trains etc are much cheaper and confirmed if you book well in advance.


Rules Of Cancellation: 

  1. Up to 7 days or more before the trek start date  - Full Refund of the total paid amount
  2. Between 7 days to 0 days before the trek start date - No refund. Free rescheduling or transfer of slot is allowed.
  3. Transfer Of Seat to Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 5 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  4. Transfer of Seat to Friend/ Family: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 5 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Validity: This rule is only applicable for treks below 6000 meters and not graded as Challenging or Challenging+

 

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