Vasuki Tal is located about 8 kms. from Kedarnath and at an altitude of 4,135 meters above sea level. The lake is surrounded by some high mountain ridges which presents an excellent view of the Chaukhamba peaks surrounding it. Kedarnath situated close by, is the site of one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. It is one of the most revered sacred sites of the Hindus. Kedarnath is surrounded by lofty Himalayan peaks which provide one of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas. Because of the high altitude and extreme weather conditions, the best season to visit this higher altitude region is June to October. The Vasuki Tal is lake is a picture perfect lake and is widely visited by the tourists. It almost imprints an unforgettable image of the place in the memory. Vasuki Tal is like a fresh breath of air among the temples and pilgrimage spots of Kedarnath. Vasuki Tal is one of the prettiest sights in Kedarnath. The glittering clear water lake is surrounded by lofty hills from all sides.It offers an ideal trek for courageous tourists.