Vasuki Tal Trek – the Most Divine Lake in Himalayas
Vasuki Tal is a holy glacial lake that is perched in the remote region of Indian Himalayas at an altitude of 4,978 m.
It is formed by the melting waters of Mt. Vasuki and lies 5 km ahead from a famous Hindu pilgrimage site and abode of Lord Shiva “Kedarnath”.
The waters of this pristine lake are clear and the lake got its name “Vasuki Tal” because it resembles snake Vasuki curled around the neck of Lord Shiva.
It lies amidst glaciers and the trekking route is steep. Therefore, it is a great trek for adventure lovers.
Vasuki Tal Trek: Explore the Verdant Beauty of this Remote Region
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!
About Vasuki Tal Trek
During the trek, pass through regions with rich vegetation and witness Himalayan Brahama Kamals and rare wildflowers growing around the lake.
According to the legend, Lord Vishnu took bath in it at the time of Rakshabandhan (Hindu festival) which purified this lake.
In addition to its divine beauty, get rewarded by extremely beautiful views of Chaukhamba Peaks and other majestic Himalayan ranges.
Therefore, the famous trekking destinations covered on this trek are – Gomukh, Tapovan and Nandanvan. Vasuki Tal and, further pass through the verdant forests of pine and cedar which ahead merges with the glaciated tracks.
Most importantly, come across the colorful beauty of Flora and Fauna while exploring this remote region.
It is home to a number of Himalayan animals and Bharals can be easily spotted here. But, do not miss to witness Sadhus meditating here who permanently live in caves.
Why to choose Vasuki Tal Trek?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Vasuki Tal trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 516 Km both side and on foot 68 km which is to be covered into 11 days. Dehradun to Dehradun
Vasuki Tal Trek is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4978 Meter
The Starting trail is moderate as compare to other treks this is difficult trek. So this trek is 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 Gangotri, 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
Altitude we are going to cover in Vasuki Tal Trek
Gangotri – 3415 Meter
Chirbasa – 3580 Meter
Bhojbasa – 3775 Meter
Gomukh – 4255 Meter
Tapovan – 4500 Meter
Nandanvan – 4810 Meter
Vasuki Tal – 4978 Meter
Key Points Vasuki Tal Trek
Duration: 10 Nights 11 Days – from Dehradun to Dehradun
Base camp: Gangotri
Summer Temperature: Day (5°C to 10°C) Night (-2° C to 6° C)
Vasuki Tal : Altitude: – 4978 Meter
Best Time: May, June, September, October
Trek Level: Difficult,
Trek distance: On foot 68 Km – By taxi 516 km
Group Size: 10 people
Short Itinerary Vasuki Tal Trek
Day 1 : Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Gangotri – 258 km) (10/11 Hours) (3415 Meter
Day 2 : Trek from Gangotri to Chirbasa camp (09 km) (5/6 Hours) (3580 Meter)
Day 3 : Trek from Chirbasa camp to Bhojbasa camp (5 km) (3/4 Hours) (3775 Meter)
Day 4: Trek from Bhojbasa camp to via Gomukh to Tapovan camp (09 km) (6/7 Hours) (4500 Meter)
Day 5: Exploration Day Nil Tal and Shivling base camp (4619 Meter) back to camp (4/5 Hours)
Day 6: Trek from Tapovan to Nandanvan camp (6 km) (3/4 Hours) (4810 Meter)
Day 7 : Trek from Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal (06 km) (4/5 Hours) (4978 Meter)
Day 8: Trek from Vasuki Tal to Nandanvan (06 km) (4/5 Hours) (4810 Meter)
Day 9: Nandanvan to Bhojbasa camp (14 km) (5/6 Hours) (3775 Meter)
Day 10: Trek from Bhojbasa camp to Gangotri (14 km) (6/7 Hours) (3415 Meter)
Day 11: Drive from Gangotri to Dehradun by taxi (258 km) (10/ 11 Hours)
Your Travel Plan for Vasuki Tal Trek
You can book the train, air flight, and bus tickets for your journey only according to the information given by us.
The Vasuki Tal trek Duration will be of 9 days and 02 days of your journey total of 11 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun in Uttarakhand Pradesh.
First of all, all the trekkers will have to book their flight and train bus according to our time table as our pick up is from 6 am to 7 am, you will have to reach Dehradun in the morning.
A taxi from Himalayan hikers will link you to the Dehradun railway station.
Himalayan Hikers organize transport to Gangotri base from Dehradun railway station. Our vehicles leave at 6:00 am to 7:00 am sharp from Dehradun. The taxi costs include your package for a Tempo Traveler.
At Dehradun railway station you will get our staff that will arrange transport for you. The contacts transport coordinator or our office team will give you a week ago to your departure
Please you guys book your transport facility according to your own time table, after Himalayan Hikers take all the responsibility of Dehradun from Dehradun, that you will not face any problem.
How will you reach Vasuki Tal Trek
If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a train from Delhi for Dehradun comfortably.
Option 01:- By Train
All trekkers booked yourself the,
Nanda Devi Express to Dehradun (Train no is 12206 Departure 11:30 pm: – Reached Dehradun 5:45 am.
Dehradun Express- to Dehradun (Train no is 12687 Departure -9:10 pm: – Reached Dehradun 5:00 am
Take both overnight trains Dehradun to from new Delhi- Dehradun Special A/C train from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station the best option to you.
Train reached at dehradun railway station morning 5:45 to 6:30 am if you Meet to Our office Member – joining to our upcoming batches and Group.
Option 02:- By Air
Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport in Dehradun. Located about 27 km for the Dehradun city. There are flights available from all states to Dehradun, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time, Taxis are available from the airport to Dehradun at all time costs Rs. 800/* one-way pay to directly.
Option 03:- By Bus
You can reach Dehradun from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) Kasmiri get ISBT, it is good if you are booked the seats.
(Reach Dehradun Railway Station between 5:00 am to 6:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)
ATM Point and Mobile Connectivity in Vasuki Tal Trek
Before starting the journey to Vasukital trek, make sure that you need payments, and then take out the cash on the way, Uttarkashi market is the last place where you can withdraw cash from ATM, (If you want to withdraw money then do it in Dehradun.)
The phone does not work on this trek. Therefore, you should ensure that you do not have to make any important calls. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the trek. Last Gangotri, your device will receive good networks.