Kedar Tal In Gangotri Uttarakhand


Kedar Tal is a glacial lake situated in Garhwal Himalaya area of Gangotri. Kedar Tal is at an altitude of 4750 meters. This tal is about 17 km from Gangotri. This tal offers views of beautiful snowy peaks nearby. Kedar Tal is an ideal place for trekking lovers. The journey of Kedar Tal begins from Gangotri. There is a 17 km travel on foot from Gangotri to Kedar Tal, this is one of the popular treks in the Himalayan region of Garhwal. In the route of the journey, there are dense forests of pine and deodar, apart from this, there are also beautiful alpine grasslands in the route. Walking on this route is a bit difficult because this route has to go through pebble stone and high rocks. But after reaching Kedar Tal, there is a different happiness. This place is not less than a paradise for Trekkers.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Gangotri is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 268 km away from Gangotri.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Gangotri is Dehradun, which is about 242 km away from Gangotri.

By Road

Kedar Tal at a distance of 17 km trek from Gangotri.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best time to travel to the Kedar Tal is between from the months of September to November and April to Jun. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. In the winter season, the journey of here is closed for 6 months. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to heavy snowfall in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.

Kedar Tal In Gangotri Uttarakhand Photos and Timings