Gandhi Sarovar Trek
GANDHI SAROVAR is a miniature lake holding crystal see-through water. GANDHI SAROVAR is also known as CHORABARI Tal because it is situated on the entrance of CHORABARI BAMAK glacier. GANDHI SAROVAR lies on the base of KEDARNATH and KIRTHI STAMBH peak at an surprising altitude of 3,900mts above sea level.
GANDHI SAROVAR blesses the travellers with refreshing sightseeing of the eye- catching Himalayan peaks. It is advised to tour GANDHI SAROVAR early in the morning, because the temperature of this region changes quickly.
The 14 km trek from GAURIKUND to KEDARNATH goes through pristine deodar and oak forest and scenic waterfalls. The 3km trek starts from the rigid bridge of KEDARNATH and concludes at GANDHI SAROVAR.
The trek to GANDHI SAROVAR is elegantly covered by extended degree of the route. There is an exciting waterfall en route to CHORABARI Tal. While proceeding to GANDHI SAROVAR do sanctify your soul by worshipping in the sacred temple of Lord Shiva, KEDARNATH. There are no stalls or tea shops on the way so do carry your food packages.
KEDARNATH is one of the most holy temples of north India, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The town of KEDARNATH is also the last point of accommodation in the nearby region. SHANKRACHARYA SAMADHI and BHAIRON DEVTA Temple are also interesting places to visit in KEDARNATH town. There is one more lake - VASUKI TAL which can be reached by trekking 6kms from KEDARNATH. While traveling back you can visit TRIYUGINARAYAN. TRIYUGINARAYAN is the place where Lord Shiva and Goddess PARVATI got married.