Vasuki Tal In Kedarnath Uttarakhand


Vasuki Tal is a beautiful natural lake situated in Kedarnath of Uttarakhand state. This lake is surrounded by the Himalayan peak at an elevation of 4,150 meters above sea level. From Kedarnath, Vasuki Tal can be reached through trek. It is about 8 km away from Kedarnath. According to mythology, it is believed that Lord Vishnu had a bath in the water of this natural lake, that is why this lake is known as Vasuki Tal. The beautiful Brahma Kamal and other Himalayan flowers bloom around the lake, which makes this place even more beautiful and graceful. The Vasuki Tal offers a majestic view of the Chaukhamba peaks. The beautiful and quiet surroundings around Vasuki Tal are an ideal place for trekking lovers.


How To Reach :-

By Flight

Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun is the nearest Airport to Kedarnath situated at a distance of 238kms.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Kedarnath is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 216kms before Kedarnath on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India.

By Road

Vasuki Tal is quite large in size and also the trekking is difficult. The total distance of Vasuki Tal trek is about 8 km from Kedarnath 24 kms trek from nearest road head at Gaurikund.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best time to travel to the Vasuki 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.

Vasuki Tal In Kedarnath Uttarakhand Photos and Timings