Overview

Vasuki Tal or Vasuki Taal is a high glacial lake situated at an impressive altitude of 14,200 feet above sea level in Kedarnath Dham of Uttarakhand. One can spot Brahma Kamal and other Himalayan flowers blooming around the placid lake, making the aura divine.  The Himalayas have been revered as the abode of divinity, since the dawn of Indian religious thought. Several venerated pilgrimage sites dot the foothills and the peaks of the Himalayas. The Ganges, revered as a holy river originates in the glaciers in the insurmountable heights of the mighty Himalayan ranges. Most noteworthy of the Himalayan pilgrimage sites are Badrinath and Kedarnath.

Region

Garhwal

Total Trekking

63 Km

Grade

Moderate to Difficult

Altitude

14,642 Feet

Days/Night

8 Days

Minimum Age

12 Years

Temperature

May — June (15C to 20C and night 7C to2C) Sept — Oct (15C to 10C and night 5C to -5C).

Best Season

Pre Monsoon Season:— May first week to June end and post monsoon Season:- September 2nd week to Nov first week.

Itineary

Day 1 : Dehradun to Gangotri (3,048 m) - 9-10 h drive

  • 300 Km Drive to Gangotri through the Mussoorie.
  • Visit the Kempty Falls, 15 km from Mussoorie.
  • The journey takes around 10-12 hours.
  • Overnight stay at Guest House.

Day 2 : Gangotri to Bhojbasa (3,800 m)- 7-8 h trek

  • Trek through the roaring Bhagirathi River.
  • From Chirbasa we trek further to Bhojwassa, the entire trail passes through dense forest.
  • Experience the excellent sunset on the Bhagirathi group of peaks.
  • Overnight stay will be in rest house/tents, there is also provision of sacks

Day 3 : Bhojbasa to Gaumukh (3,900 m) to Tapovan (4,335 m)- 7-8 h trek

  • Early in the Morning enjoy the panoramic view of the Bhagirathi group of peaks.
  • Explore the area and trek to Tapovan, one of the finest high altitude alpine meadows in the area.
  • Enjoy the sight of the herds of Bharal (blue mountain goats) are a common sight from here on mountain ridges. On the far side of the glacier the Bhagirathi I, II, III (6454mt), provide an equally impressive backdrop.
  • Overnight stay in rest house/tents.

Day 4 : Tapovan to Nandanvan (4,340 m)- 7-8 h trek

  • After a brief halt to explore Meru Glacier, we trace back to Nandanvan via Gomukh glacier.
  • From Gomukh turn towards Nandanvan (4340m) and steering on the right one will be on top of the Gangotri glacier.
  • The route from Tapovan leads from the upper section of the meadow till down and onto the glacier.
  • overnight stay in the camp beside the stream.

Day 5 : Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal (4,463 m)- 3-4 h trek

  • The trek goes on the right side of the Chaturangi Glacier, we reach the highest point of our trek at 4880 meters which is the high altitude lake of Vasuki Tal.
  • Overnight stay in the camp.

Day 6 : Vasuki Tal to Bhojbasa (3,800 m)- 5-6 h trek

  • We trace our route back through Gangotri glacier to the campsite of Bhojbasa.
  • Camping and overnight stay at Bhojbasa.

Day 7 : Bhojbasa to Gangotri (3,048 m)- 4-5 h trek

  • Via the Same route which we did the first day we reach the holy town of Gangotri, we look back and share experiences of the trek
  • Overnight stay will be in a local hotel.

Day 8 : Gangotri to Dehradun- 9-10 h drive

  • After breakfast gets ready for travel down to Dehradun.
  • Enjoy the sublime view of the pine forests, the majestic mountains, and the lush grasslands.
  • Endoftour.
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Rs 17,000 per person
Dehradun to Dehradun
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Departure Dates

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Day 1 Dehradun to Gangotri (3,048 m) - 9-10 h drive
Day 2 Gangotri to Bhojbasa (3,800 m)- 7-8 h trek
Day 3 Bhojbasa to Gaumukh (3,900 m) to Tapovan (4,335 m)- 7-8 h trek
Day 4 Tapovan to Nandanvan (4,340 m)- 7-8 h trek
Day 5 Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal (4,463 m)- 3-4 h trek
Day 6 Vasuki Tal to Bhojbasa (3,800 m)- 5-6 h trek
Day 7 Bhojbasa to Gangotri (3,048 m)- 4-5 h trek
Day 8 Gangotri to Dehradun- 9-10 h drive

Reporting Information

Reporting Time
6.30 am To 7.30 am at Dehradun Railways Station
On Last Day
On Day 8, you’ll reach Dehradun between 6 pm and 7 pm. You can book your travel any time after 8 pm.

Vasuki Tal Trek Highlights
  • A perfect weekend trek for the pro trekkers and adventure enthusiasts
  • Exceptional campsites to grand fantastic views of the colossal mountains encompassing the settings
  • Witness the Vasuki Tal Trek at maximum altitude 14638 ft which ends on the famous high altitude lake situated at the base of Mount Satopanth.
  • Enjoy captivating trail with myths in the air, flora and the peeping snow-covered 

Trek Notes

People with below conditions are not allowed:
  • People suffering from Bronchitis, Asthma, TB, Epilepsy(got faints)
  • High blood pressure or higher BMI.
Chilren should meet below requirements
  • Below 8 years are not allowed
Please note: If you had any medical history, please let us know.

Trek Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions


Transport to and from the base camp
The above trek cost includes transport to and from base camp.
Safety equipment
First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretchers, Walkie-Talkie etc. will be available at campsite.
Accommodation
Stay is included from Day 1 to Last Day. Tents/Homestays/lodges will be provided. Tripple sharing Accommodation and separate accommodation for girls/ladies will be provided
Meals
All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast at Last day are included. Veg food will be provided during the trek.
Permits/ Forest fees
UTT will arrange trekking permits and forest passes.
Experienced Trek Leader & Team
Qualified trek leaders haing in basic / advanced mountaineering courses certificates/ degrees will assist trek.
Other staff member includes qualified cooks, helpers and porters.

Exclusions


Food during transit to and from the base camp
Food would not be provided during transit and trekkers have to bear the cost at their own.
Mule and Porter charges
Generally we expect trekkers to carry their bag-pack and luggage themselves. For those who wish to use Mule/Porter need to pay Rs 350 per day for same.
Personal Expense
Personal Expense of any kind. The trek cost does not include stay at any location on last day
*Anything apart from inclusions

ATM & Mobile Connectivity

ATM

You will find ATMs in Uttarkashi

Mobile Connectivity

BSNL works good in Gangotri. Remaining all popular network works till Uttarkash

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