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Reema Bhalla Mar 06 2014

What is the trek route to Maldaru Lake from Sankhri?

Kanika Nevatia Mar 06 2014
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The Trek to Maldaru Lake and then onto the camp area is one that is full of thrill and fun. This trek takes you through the breathtaking sights of Uttarakhand, which are sure to leave you spellbound. To enjoy the trek you need a good six days and will have to take the following route:

Trek Route

The total distance of the trek is 62 km.

Day 1 - Sankhri to Taluka by road, 11 km; trek from Taluka to Dharkot, 12 km

Day 2 - Dharkot to Batgair (2,833m) via Vishkhopdi, 8 km

Day 3 - Batgair to Rashi (3,640m), 9 km

Day 4 - Rashi to Maldaru lake (4,200m) via pass, 7 km. Alternatively, you can take the path skirting the ridge and camp at Maldaru base and walk up to the lake the next morning, 8 km

Day 5 - Maldaru lake to Banya ridge and meadows; camp at Debsu Thach, 9 km

Day 6 - Debsu to Taluka via Osla, 16 km

Photo of Lake (by Shalinparikh003)

This trek is sure to be an experience of a lifetime. You could also choose to visit other popular places in Uttarakhand or near Garhwal which is very close to Maldaru Lake.
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