Dodi Tal Trek

  • Hanuman Chatti - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Dodi Tal  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Dodi Tal - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Dodi Tal  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Dodi Tal  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Dodi Tal  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Dodi Tal  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Hanuman Chatti  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Hunuman Chatti - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Hanuman Chatti  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Hanuman Chatti  - © flickr user Leon Meerson
  • Hanuman Chatti  - © flickr user Leon Meerson

Key information: Dodi Tal Trek

  • A 2-day, mainly forest trek to this lovely lake in the north-west of Uttaranchal. A justly famous trek.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating82
  • Beauty31
  • Natural interest15
  • Human interest5
  • Charisma31
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating82

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 2 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,310m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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Hanuman Chatti  - © flickr user Leon Meerson

WALK SUMMARY

A 2-day, mainly forest trek to this lovely lake in the north-west of  Uttaranchal, near Uttarkashi.

Remote, unspoilt forest landscape leading to meadows, forests and fine views around beautiful Dodi Tal. A justly famous trek.

You can continue over the Darwa Pass (at 4,150m) to Hanuman Chatti, for a very different above-tree line experience in 4 days or on to Bandarpunch Base Camp to join part of the Chota Dam [link] trek.

High walking in remote mountains. Come fully prepared.

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Trek here mid-May to late June and (ideally) September and October.

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Dodi Tal  - © flickr user Leon Meerson

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