Kanasar Lake is the most beautiful lake in Himachal and Uttarakhand border
Kanasar lake trek lies at the height Altitude of 46, 00 Meters. The trek starts from Sankri base camp which is the base camp of more than twenty-five treks
This trek comes under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National park in Uttarkashi district Uttarakhand.No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate, and desirable soothing green meadow. So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity?
The Kanasar Lake lies in the remote area of Western Garhwal amid Supin and Nalgan valley. Not many trekkers know about this extremely beautiful untouched region.
Lake in Remote Area
This lake is in the Western Garhwal region at an altitude of 4,600 meters, located amidst Supin and Nalgan valley. This area is intensely remote and it remained untouched for many years until the shepherds found the trail to this thrilling lake.
Kanasar Lake remains covered by ice and snow most of the time, even in the month of June and a thin layer of ice is present on the surface which adds beauty to this lake. As the area is remote and the trail is challenging not many trekkers to visit here and the people visiting this place experience the spellbound beauty which is naturally inherited. Adventure lovers are welcomed by this lake to explore the mystery of this place.
Why is Kanasar Lake?
This is named as “Kanasar” because this lake resembles spots in a blind person’s eye, it is one kilometer long and has got a ravishing sight.
Every year villagers visit this place during a festival, it would be delighted to visit Kanasar Lake at the time of the festival. The ambiance of this place is divine as and the surroundings can be compared to heaven.
WHY TO CHOOSE KANASAR LAKE TREK?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Kanasar Lake Trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 420 Km and on foot 90 km which is to be covered into 11 nights or 12 days. . Dehradun to via Mussoorie to Khanyasni camp, Vijay top, Dhaldhar, Devbasa, Baraadsar, Kanasar, liwari, Sankri
Kanasar lake trek is a low altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4,600 Meters
The Starting trail is easy to moderate as compared to other treks this is a Moderate trek. So this trek not for beginners,
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali culture.
I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only
Getting to Himalayan Hikers Base Camp Khanyasni
Option 01 – Direct flight Available – Bangalore to Dehradun
Kolkata to Dehradun
Mumbai to Dehradun
Pune to Dehradun
Delhi to Dehradun
Option 02 – Take the night train from Delhi to Dehradun.
(Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)
You can reach Dehradun Railway Station around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office members.
Note: – Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Dehradun Railway Station Pickup and Drop Tempo
ATM Point & Mobile connectivity
ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey, Purola is the last point where you will find ATM.
(If you want to withdraw money then do it in Dehradun.)
Mobile Connectivity: There will be no networks during the trek, in Purola your device will receive the networks, so make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.
Altitude we are going to cover per day
Dehradun – 478 Meter
Khanyasni camp – 1878 Meter
Sarutal – 2000 – Meter
Badang camp – 2600 – Meter
Vijay Top – 3800 Meter
Dhaldhar camp – 3200 Meter
Devbasa camp – 3650 Meter
Baraadsar Lake – 4300 Meter
Kanasar Lake – 4,600 Meter
Key Points Kanasar lake trek
Duration: – 11 Nights 12 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun
Base camp: – Khanyasni camp
Summer Temperature:- Day 5°C to 12°C) Night 2° C to 5° C
Kanasar lake trek- Altitude: – 4,600 Meters
Best Time: – May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov
Trek Level: – Moderate
Trek distance: – On foot 90 Km – By taxi 420 km
Group Size: – minimum of 5 people maximum of 15 people
Short Itinerary Kanasar Lake Trek
Day 1:Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station drive to Khanyasni camp (235 km) (9/10 Hours) (1878 Meter) Day 2:Trek from Khanyasni camp to Sarutal camp (05 km) (3/4 Hours) (2000 Meter)
Day 3:Trek from Sarutal camp to Badang camp (08 km) (5/6 Hours) (2600 Meter)
Day 4:Trek from Badang camp to via Vijay Top (3800 Meter) Dhaldhar camp (13 km) (6/7 Hours) (3200 Meter)
Day 5– Trek from Dhaldhar camp to Devbasa camp (5 km) (3/4 hours) (3650 m) –Today we are cover only 6 km trek need for High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Day 6– Trek from Devbasa camp to Baraadsar Lake explore the beautiful lake and surrounding high altitude mountain range (07 km) (5/6 hours) (4300 Meter)
Day 7– Trek from Baraadsar Lake to Kukurkandi (6 km) (4/5 hours) (4456 Meter)
Day 8– Trek from Kukurandi to Manjiban (7 km) (4/5 Hours) (4512 Meter)
Day 9– Manjiban to Kanasar Lake (3 km) on the same day to Vishkhopri / (8 km) (8/9 Hours)
Day 10– Vishkhopri to Liwari Village (14 km)
Day 11– Liwari village to Baincha Road head (07 km) on the same day to Sankri (36 km) (1920 meter overnight stay hotel
Day 12–Sankri to Dehradun by taxi (210 km) (8/9 Hours)