Kedarnath – Vasukital
Kedarnath - Vasukital- trek to Kedarnath starts at Gauri Kund, which is easily approachable by car or bus. Gauri Kund is well known for its sulphur springs, a favourite with the pilgrims to Kedarnath. The trek to Kedarnath basically involves two parts, with the initial part of the
trek from Gauri Kund to Rambara following the river Mandakini. This section is slightly steep but later becomes a gradual climb through the forest. The second stage of the trek,from Rambara to Kedarnath is much more gradual.
The trek to Vasukital, a clear water lake, is 6km long. Kedarnath to Vasukital is a continuous ascent along a goat trail with spectacular views of the Chaukhamba peaks and the Mandakini valley. The last stage of the trek is downhill for almost a kilometre. The lake itself is 1km in radius and has clear glittering water Scenic quality Scenic vistas topped by a spectacularly clear lake.