Short hike to Deoria Tal 

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20th Jan 2019

Short hike to Deoria Tal :)

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Day 1

Our First Stop from Roorkee - Dev Prayag (125 kms ~ 4.5 hrs via N.H 7)

Photo of Devprayag, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Somewhere near Rudraprayag (2 more hrs /65 kms from Devprayag)

Photo of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Glued to the window seat... en route Saari Village: Chopta Pokhari Road

Photo of Ukhimath - Chopta - Gopeshwar Road, F-2 P-1, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

First sight of the snow capped Chaukhamba mountain range: en route Saari Village from Rudraprayag

Photo of Ukhimath - Chopta - Gopeshwar Road, F-2 P-1, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Picturesque saari village: Base camp for the trek (55 kms/2.5 hrs from Rudraprayag)

Photo of Saari Village, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Sun setting down the Saari village....colorful hues of nature. Sights like these are the ones which makes one rethink about life's priorities and makes you wonder what's really important.

Photo of Saari Village, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana
Day 2

Trek to Deoria Tal starts from here, its a short 2.3 km hike from Saari

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En route trek to Deoria Tal... It is believed (as per Hindu Puran) that Deoria tal was built by the pandav Bheem and this was the place where Pandavas were asked queries by Yaksha.

Photo of Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Mandir, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple en route Deoria Tal (halfway through the trek)

Photo of Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Mandir, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Chaukhamba, Nilkantha, Bandarpunch and Kedar Himalayan range overlooking Deoria Tal.

Photo of Deoria Tal, Uttarakhand by Tanu Rana

Finally reached Deoria Tal at 7999 feet (took 1.5 hrs from Saari village)

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Bird's eye view of the Saari village (somewhere on the trek while descending down)

Photo of Saari Village, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

Colorful saari village, almost every other house serves as a home stay here, so lots of options for tourists and travelers.

Photo of Saari Village, Uttarakhand, India by Tanu Rana

In a different world ...

Photo of Deoria Tal, Uttarakhand by Tanu Rana
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