Gandhi Sarovar, also known as Chorabari Tal, is a pristine glacial lake situated near Kedarnath in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This high-altitude lake holds cultural significance as it is believed to be the spot where Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were immersed after his cremation in 1948. The serene lake is surrounded by breathtaking Himalayan peaks, creating a picturesque and tranquil setting.
|Near Kedarnath Temple
|4 Km trek from Kedarnath Dham
|Best Time to visit
|May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov,
How to reach Gandhi Sarovar
Take a Bus or Taxi to Gaurikund:
- From Rishikesh, you can take a bus or hire a taxi to Gaurikund. Gaurikund is the base point for the trek to Kedarnath and is approximately 20 kilometers away.
Trek from Gaurikund to Gandhi Sarovar:
- The remaining distance to Sarovar must be covered on foot. The trekking route from Gaurikund to Sarovar is relatively easy, and the trail offers scenic views of the Himalayas.
Gandhi Sarovar is situated approximately 3 kilometers from Kedarnath. You can plan a visit to Kedarnath as part of your journey to Gandhi Sarovar.
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