Adrenaline Alert: Your Ultimate Guide To The Kedartal Trek

From its history and impressive highlights along the way to trek itinerary and important details, find out all you need to know about the Kedartal Trek

The emerald green glacier lake of Kedartal, situated at the base of Thalay Sagar Photo: Shutterstock

Kedartal is a glacial lake in the Himalayas, in Uttarakhand, at an altitude of 15,580 ft. The Kedartal Trek is a challenging 9 km trek that starts at 11,000 ft and reaches 16,000 ft over 3-4 days. The trail is rocky, with steep ascents and descents. The trek starts at Gangotri, accessible by road from Dehradun, Haridwar, and Rishikesh. The Gangotri shrine is known for its rugged terrain, pristine lake, and stunning views of the Himalayas. We have put together a detailed guide including everything you need to know about the region, ranging from its history and geography to biodiversity, major attractions, and other essential details, along with a simple 4-day trek.