Location = Chamoli district, Mana, Uttarakhand
Dehradun city to Mana village = 340 kms, Rishikesh to Mana village = 300 kms, Mussoorie to Mana village = 371 kms , Delhi to Mana village = 533 kms, Chandigarh to Mana village = 508 kms, Joshimath to Mana village = 49 kms
Route from Rishikesh to Mana village
Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Chamoli – Joshimath – Badrinath Dham – Mana village
Height of the fall = 402 feet or 122 meters
Trekking distance from Mana village to Vasudhara fall = 5 kms
Trekking level = Easy to moderate
Nearest Airport = Jolly Grant (321 kms)
Nearest Railway station = Rishikesh (302 kms)
Vasudhara is one of the highest waterfall in uttarakhand. The fall descends from a massive 144 meters high mountain cliff and provides a bathing shower for devotees and trekking enthusiast. The water of the fall is rich in minerals and is known for its medicinal values. Devotees often take water from the fall for religious practices.
The trek to vasudhara fall starts from Mana village (India’s last village) and passes through Bheem pul (believed to be made by Bheem of Mahabharata) and Sarasvati temple situated near Bheem pul. The trekking route is of moderate level and can be completed within 2-3 hours (depending on the speed). It is advised to trek as early as possible because the weather at this altitude can change dramatically.
Why Vasudhara fall
The route to vasudhara fall is also known for the famous trek to Satopanth Lake (a triangular shaped lake), which is 22 kms from Mana village. Bathing under the fall is a thrilling experience and the water is known for its medicinal values.
1. Badrinath Dham
2. Satopanth lake
3. Bheem pul and Sarasvati temple
4. Vyas gufa and Ganesh gufa (both in Mana village)
5. India’s last tea shop
6. Mana village (India’s last village)