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Kedarnath Trek 2023

Register for the Kedarnath Trek and walk your way through beautiful landscapes.

Day 1: Delhi to Chamba drive (1524 Mts)

Morning pick up from Delhi and drive straight to Chamba via Haridwar & Rishikesh. Arrive Chamba and check into hotel.

Day 2: Chamba to Guttu drive (1578 m)

Morning board your vehicles for the drive to Guttu village- it is a mini village on the bank of Bhilangana River which is the major tributary of the Bhagirathi River and the stream source of River Ganga. This beautiful village is at an elevation of 1578 m. Guttu is where I'll be spending the night.

Day 3: From Guttu towards Reeh (10 km)

From Guttu towards Reeh (10 km), (4/5 hours), (2500 m)
Ghuttu is the starting point for the trek. You begin by walking on a dirt path. If the sun is shining,it will get extremely hot. Attempt to complete this section in the early hours of the morning.

After that, you take a stroll through the woods to Reeh. The trail runs more parallel to the river at first, then climbs through the pine trees. Rhododendron and bamboo trees can be found along the way. Pitch camps can be found in Reeh. Spend the night in a camp.

Day 4: From Reeh towards Gangi (12 km)

From Reeh towards Gangi (12 km), (4/5 hours), (3100 m)
After breakfast, depart from Reeh with the aim of reaching Gangi today. Gangi is a small village with a rich cultural history. The trek today is mostly a gentle climb with a steep section near the end.

Day 5: From Gangi towards Kharsoli (15 km)

From Gangi towards Kharsoli (15 km), (6/7 hours), (3645 m)
There is a section where landslides are popular at first. Crossing this segment should be done with caution. From here, it's just a fast climb to Kalyani. Kalyani is a plane that flies. Arrive in Kharsoli by late afternoon. Kharsoli is marked by a Nallah that joins the Bhilanganga river. In Kharsoli, there is a camp.

Day 6: Acclimatization and Rest Day

We've only climbed to 4000 metres. Today is an acclimatisation day, since the altitude increase for the next few days will be important. We will visit the Khatling glacier during the day and then return to base.

Day 7: Kharsoli to Chowki via Tambakund (10 km)

Kharsoli to Chowki via Tambakund (10 km), (4/5 hours), (3978 m)
Leave the meadows of Kharsoli and start your trek, the other part or after the halfway trek the tree line declines and you enter into the blooming meadows. A river is followed by the trail ahead is a waterfall which is on the other side of this beguiling valley which is close to Tambakund. This kund is near to Khatling glacier and Chowki.

Start the climb on other side of valley (Chowki) as you ascend the views get clearer and beautiful Mt. Thalay Sagar can be seen from a distance now, the climb is short and from Tambakund you can reach Chowki in 1 hour. Cross the River Bhilan Ganga with help of your guide and reach your campsite. Set your camps here and witness the sunset Mt. Thalay Sagar it looks beautiful at the time of dusk, spend your night here relax in tents.

Day 8: Chowki towards Masar Tal (8 km)

Chowki towards Masar Tal (8 km), (3/4 hours), (4139 m)
We'll start by climbing a steep section with views of Thalay Sagar before crossing a ridge above the valley. As we enter the lovely Masar Tal, the path is clearly marked. We'll pitch our tents by the scenic lake until we arrive at the campsite.

Day 9: Acclimatization day

Today is the Acclimatization Day, rest for today and let your body adapt changes according to the environment.

Day 10: Masar Tal to Vasuki Tal (12 km)

Masar Tal to Vasuki Tal (12 km), (5/6 hours)
The trail to Masar top starts with a vertical climb over boulders on a steep slope. The road then gradually descends before ascending the glacier to the peak of Mayali Pass. The descent from Mayali Pass is steep, close to Auden's Col on the Khatling side, and may necessitate the use of a fixed rope and rappelling. Continue descending until you reach Vasuki Tal.

Day 11: From Vasuki Tal towards Kedarnath (6 Kms)

From Vasuki Tal towards Kedarnath (6 Kms), (3584 Mts)
Today, we will begin our journey to Kedarnath, a well-known pilgrimage site. Vasuki Tal is 7 km from Kedarnath, and it takes 3-4 hours to get there. The temple is one of India's twelve jyotirlingas and is devoted to Lord Shiva. In the evening, when we arrive, we will go to the temple. Staying in a hotel in Kedarnath for the night.

Day 12: From Kedarnath towards Gaurikund

We will descend 17 kilometres to the Gaurikund through a well-maintained road. Arrive Gaurikund and drive straight to Rudraprayag. Arrive Rudraprayag and check into hotel.

Day 13: Depart from Rudraprayag towards Haridwar

Morning after breakfast drive to Haridwar via Devprayag and Rishikesh. Arrive Haridwar and check into hotel.

Day 14: Haridwar – Delhi airport drop

Drop to the Delhi airport to board the flight to onward destination.

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Kedarnath Trek Updates 2023

Kedarnath Yatra Trek 10 to 18 June 2023.

Participants Satish Shah, Hridesh Gupta, Balwant Mistry and Navin Mistry.

First 4 days walking and acclimatising  in beautiful countryside, crossing many rivers up to 3850m.

Next our river crossing, cold icy water,  boots off, this was a hair raising experience.

Next four days walking  and camping on snow to Masar Tal, Masar Glacier, Mayali Pass at 5300m to Vasuki Tal and looking at Kedarnath from high up was mind blowing or heaven sent. The deep snow step by step, breath by breath. Tents on ice. 

Our evening darshan at Kedarnath the abode  of Lord Shiva. Looking at the massive rock that stopped the temple from ruin during the 2013 floods. K is one of the prominent char/4 Dham sacred places.


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