Dodi Tal is a beautiful lake located in Uttarakhand and is situated very close to the Uttarkashi district. Although there are many other lakes situated in the state of Uttarakhand, but none is quite like Dodi Tal. Each year many tourists come to experience the adventurous trek which Dodi Tal offers.
Dodi Tal gets its name from a particular kind of trout (freshwater fish) that is found here, by the name of Dodi. The water of this lake is said to be quite refreshing for the skin. The lake is surrounded by some beautiful snow capped mountains.
Dodi Tal Lake is the source of the River Asi Ganga that merges with the River Bhagirathi near Gangotri. For a beautiful view of the Bandarpoonch Peak, located at 6,387 metres above sea level, one could climb up a little from the lake. A track little further leads one to the Hanumanchatti located at 2,400 metres. The beautiful
Dodi Tal Lake is surrounded by some beautiful pine, oak and rhododendron forests and has a large variety of Himalayan birds