Placed at a height of 2438 meter above the sea level in Rudraprayag district, Deoriatal is one of the popular trekking destinations and prime tourist attractions in Uttarakhand. Deoriatal is a pristine lake from where tourist and trekkers get to enjoy the breathtaking views of snow-covered Himalayan peaks adding on to its beauty is the greenery and serenity of the place. Peaks such as Banderpunch, Neelkantha, Kedar Range, Chaukhamba and Kalang forms the prime highlight of this trek trial. And while you trek you may spot endangered species of Chital and Deer.
Deoriatal trek is perfect for beginners as it is an easy to medium level trek. Discover the new trekking routes along with camping in the dense forests. Also popular as Devoriatal or Devariatal or Deoriyatal, Deoriatal holds great religious importance. It is believed that it was this holy site where Devtas (Gods) bathed.
Day 1: Ukhimath - Sari Village (23 km or via 8 km trek) – Deoriatal (2.5 km trek / around 1 – 1.5 hours)
On first day of your Deoriatal Winter Trek tour, get transferred from Ukhimath to Sari Village either by road (23 km) or you may indulge in an 8 km trek. On reaching Sari Village (1950 m) you trek to Deoriatal (2438 m). Enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility of the pristine Deoriatal Lake. It takes 1 – 1.5 hours to cover 2.5 km trek. Night stay is scheduled at Deoriatal.
Day 2: Deoriatal – Sari Village – Ukhimath
On day two, from Deoriatal, you trek back to Sari Village (2.5 km trek / 45 – 60 minutes). On entering, Sari Village, continue your return trek to Ukhimath. You may also head to Chopta via Mukku bend, Dugalbitta; a trek that leads to Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak, which is situated at an altitude of 4000 m.
Other option you might opt for is direct trek from Deoriatal to Chopta, Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak. You make your way across lush meadows. This route is only familiar to local people of the place.
- Duration - 2 days / 1 night
- Altitude – 2,438 m
- Level – Easy – Medium
- Season – Mid April / end of December till March
- Rail Head - Haridwar is the nearest rail head to Ukhimath-the base camp, 205 Km / 5 – 6 hours)
- Road Head – Buses are available to Ukhimath from Delhi, Haridwar and Rishikesh