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Top Reviews Of Vasuki Tal Trek


Vipul Vashistha


Excellent trek for those who want to see the giants os Garwhal Himalayas up and close, we also get to visit the source of Ganga river at the snout of G...


Anurag Devar


Actually I love long tour, this Vasuki Tal trek was the most adventure trek, we had a special and a wonderful moment there, comfortable stay, amazing f...

Vasuki Tal Trek Overview

Max. Altitude: 4463 mts/14638 ft

Opt for an escapade into nature's wonders with this Vasuki Tal Trek that ends on the famous high altitude lake situated at the base of Mount Satopanth. 
Nothing brings you more closer to nature than this trek amidst everything that you have dreamed of for a trek.

Arrive at Dehradun early morning to take part in this trek that takes you through the glaciers of Gaumukh, the snout of Gangotri, while engaging in exciting glacier crossing, boulder hopping and other similar events. Brace yourself before you head to reach the top portions of the glaciers where you will find the best views of some of the famed mountains of the Himalayas such as Mount Shivling, Vasuki Parbat, the Bhagirathi Massif and much more. Watch the mighty Bhagirathi River flowing on your side, cross the rough terrains and conquer the matured steeps during the adventure.

As a part of daily hygiene protocol, proper care of hygiene and sanitation is maintained all through to ensure the utmost care and personal safety of the guests.

The short itinerary of the trip is as follows:
- Dehradun - Gangotri - via Road (256 km)
- Gangotri acclimatization day - visit Surya Kund and Pandav Gufa
- Gangotri - Bhojbasa - Trek (14 km)
- Bhojbasa - Nandanvan (via Gaumukh) - Trek (9 km)
- Nandanvan - Vasuki Tal - 6 km (4-5 hrs)
- Vasuki Tal - Bhojbasa - Trek (14 km)
- Bhojbasa - Gangotri - Trek (14 km)
- Gangotri - Dehradun - via Road (256 km)

Vasuki Tal Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Dehradun - Gangotri (256 km, 10-12 hours)

    Board the cabs from Dehradun early in the morning and travel to the holy town of Gangotri at 1000 ft, this is the road head of this trek. The journey would take around 10-12 hours.

    Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and stay overnight.

  • Day 2 - Acclimatization Day

    Today, you are free to explore the region.

    Get acclimatized and then take a tour of Gangotri.

    Visit the Pandav Cave and also the Surya Kund, a hot water spring.

    Stay overnight at your hotel.

  • Day 3 - Gangotri - Bhojbasa (14 km, 5-6 hours)

    Start trekking early in the morning.

    Walk around 2 km from Gangotri and enter Gangotri National Park through the campsite at Chirbasa and continue to Bhojbasa.

    Watch the Bhagirathi River running on your side throughout the trek.

  • Day 4 - Bhojbasa to Nandanvan via Gaumukh (9 km, 4-5 hours)

    Enjoy the trek from Bhojbasa to Gaumukh which is well-defined and not very difficult, however after Gaumukh the trek to Nandavan starts at the left bank of the Gangotri glacier.

    This trek has a lot of sights to offer and you may get to engage in boulder hopping and walking up the screes.

    The last portion has a sharp steep and vertical slope which ends at Nandanvan.

    Nandanvan offers beautiful views of Bhagirathi Massif and you can also see Mt Shivling in all its glory.

    Stay overnight at Nandanvan.

  • Day 5 - Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal (6 km, 3-4 hours)

    The trek you do today will give you the magnificent views of the Chaturangi Glacier.

    Reach the highest point of the trek at 4880 m from where you may come to witness the high altitude lake - Vasuki Tal.

    The lake also serves as a beautiful base for Mt Satopanth and Mt Vasuki.

    The trek is steady upward.

  • Day 6 - Vasuki Tal to Bhojbasa via Gaumukh (14 km, 5-6 hours)

    Walk back to the Gangotri glacier to the camp site of Bhojbasa through the same route you have covered earlier.

  • Day 7 - Bhojbasa to Gangotri (14 km, 5-6 hours)

    Reach the holy town of Gangotri after walking for 14 km today.

    Stay overnight at hotels.

  • Day 8 - Gangotri to Dehradun (256 km, 10-12 hours)

    Post breakfast, you will be transferred to Dehradun to wind up the tour.


  • Stay in private hotels (accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis)
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  • Accommodation in tents during the trek


  • All meals are included during the trip


  • Trekking
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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

  • All entry fees and guide charges
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  • Permits and camping charges
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  • All technical and common equipment (tents, gears, etc.)
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  • First aid and medical kit
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  • Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)
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  • Services of cooks, helpers, porters, etc.

Things To Carry

  • Thrillophilia voucher (can present mobile voucher)
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  • Valid ID proof for each member
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  • Personal toiletries and medication (if any)
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  • Warm and comfortable clothes
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  • Jackets and sweatshirts
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  • Slippers and comfortable shoes
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  • Water bottles, backpack, energy bars/snacks, etc.
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  • Mosquito & insect repellent
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  • Sunscreen lotion
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Binoculars
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  • Camera
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  • Cap or hat
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  • Flashlight (with spare batteries)


  • Transportation from Dehradun to Gangotri and return can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 2000 per head.
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  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed.
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  • Social distancing to be maintained.
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  • Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
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  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
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  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
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  • Avoid uncomfortable clothing during the activities (like sarees, etc.).
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  • Carrying jewellery or other valuables is not advisable.
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  • Consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products is strictly prohibited during this activity.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Vasuki Tal Trek: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Vasuki Tal Trek: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Vasuki Tal Trek: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Story by Vipul Vashistha

     Rated : 5.0

    Excellent trek for those who want to see the giants os Garwhal Himalayas up and close, we also get to visit the source of Ganga river at the snout of Gangotri glacier and the beautiful and pristine lake known as Vasuki Tal

    Story by Anurag Devar

     Rated : 4.0


    Actually I love long tour, this Vasuki Tal trek was the most adventure trek, we had a special and a wonderful moment there, comfortable stay, amazing foods, lovely views and sightseeing of the place. Worth every penny on this tour


    People Also Ask About Vasuki Tal Trek

    1. What is the best time for Vasuki Tal Trek?

      The ideal time for Vasuki Tal Trek is during the spring and summer season from May to Mid June and then from September to mid-October. Trekking can not be possible during the winter season because the lake is situated on an extremely high altitude and the place experiences low temperatures during this season along with freezing weather conditions. Trekking during the rainy season is also not allowed since the entire region becomes prone to unpredictable landslides.

    2. What is the difficulty level of Vasuki Tal Trek?

      Vasuki Tal Trek is considered to be a moderately difficult trek, especially for the beginners. Some trekkers can start their trekking right away from Gaurikund while others can take a pony ride till Kedarnath shrine and then trek towards Vasuki Tal.

      You can even spend some of your time in the holy town of Gangotri which has its own aura to it. You can complete this trek in a day as it is 8km from Kedarnath and 24 km from the nearest road head to Gaurikund. Trekking up to this region is bit difficult route descent physical fitness is required.

    3. Is Vasuki Tal Trek safe?

      Yes, Vasuki Tal Trek is completely safe as you will be accompanied by professional trek leaders who will guide you throughout the trek. And, you will also be provided with all safety instructions before the trekking so that you will feel safe. To maintain further safety, we would recommend bringing enough things with you that would keep you safe such as personal medicines, insect repellent, and energy drinks.

      First aid and medical kit will be available throughout your trip. Also, we would recommend wearing comfortable footwear that will help you to climb and walk smoothly to make your trekking experience safer.

    4. What things do I need to carry for Vasuki Tal Trek?

      During your Vasuki Tal Trek, you will have to carry the following for a comfortable and safe experience:
      - Comfortable footwear
      - Warm clothes
      - Jackets and sweatshirts
      - Water bottle
      - Caps and hats
      - Sunscreen
      - Sunglasses
      - Torchlight
      - Ready to eat food items such as energy bars, plum cakes, chocolate to keep your energy up
      - Personal Medical Kit
       - Extra pair of socks
      - A minimum of 2 litres of water

    5. What is the height Vasuki Tal Trek?

      The height of Vasuki Tal Trek is about 14,200 feet above sea level in Kedarnath Dham of Uttarakhand as the Vasuki Taal is a high altitude, crystal clear glacial lake. This trek is unexplored and least visited and less frequented trekking trails which are located at a distance of 8 km from the holy char Dham Site.

    6. How long does Vasuki Tal Trek last?

      The Vasuki Tal Trek is approximately 14,200 feet and it takes approximately 3 to 4 hours as the distance is just 7km from Kedarnath and 24 km trek from the nearest road head at Gaurikund. The Vasuki Tal is just 900 m downhill from the Vasuki top. In the beginning, the Vasuki Tal is kind of easy for the first 3 to 4 km and gradually ascends from thereon.

    7. Will there be mobile connectivity during Vasuki Tal Trek?

      During your Vasuki Tal Trek, you can hardly find any network connection. On your way to the peak, BSNL signals are available at Gangotri, but ahead the connectivity is not good. you might get a few spots where some service providers could be reached. But, on reaching the peak, you will not find any networks ahead.

      The beautiful nature and amazing weather are what you will find at the peak. So, we would recommend finishing all your work and calls before starting the trek.

    8. How much distance will we cover in Vasuki Tal Trek?

      The approximate distance that you will cover in Vasuki Tal Trek will be around 14 km. It will approximately take around 3-4 hours to reach the top. You will witness the most splendid views of the surrounding Chaukhamba peaks on your way towards the top.

    9. How much does Vasuki Tal Trek cost?

      The Vasuki Tal Trek costs INR 19,800 per adult inclusive of 16% discount that turns out to be the best price guarantee while booking it online from Thrillophilia. This package is of 8 days and 7 night.

    10. What things do I need to keep in mind during Vasuki Tal Trek?

      Here are the things you should keep in mind during Vasuki Tal Trek:
      - As the Vasuki Tal trek is quite long to walk, you should wear comfortable footwear.
      - Glaciers are filled with the steepness and crossing them demands a good amount of stamina and descent level of fitness
      - Avoid planning this trek during winters and rainy season - Good quality of the backpack
      - You should carry proper clothing such as padded jacket, fleece jacket, thermals, trek pants, sun caps, woolen caps, gloves.
      - You should also carry your daily essentials such as toiletries, water bottles for hygienic purposes.
      - Transportation from Dehradun to Gangotri and return can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 2000 per head

    11. What is the starting point of Vasuki Tal Trek?

      The starting point is Dehradun from where the cabs will board early in the morning to the holy town of Gangotri and this is the road head of this trek.

    12. Will I get guide during Vasuki Tal Trek?

      Yes, you will get the professional guide throughout your Vasuki Tal Trek trip.

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