Nachiketa Tal is a beautiful lake, located at a distance of 32 km from Uttarkashi. The lake is surrounded by oak, pine, and rhododendron, which further enhance the beauty of the place. It is believed that the lake was created by Nachiketa, son of sage Uddalak.Tourists can reach the Nachiketa Tal from Chaurangi Khal, which is located 29 km away from Uttarkashi.
Tourists have to trek 3 km distance from Chaurangi Khal to reach Nachiketa Tal. Travellers must note that there is no accommodation facility in Nachiketa Tal and thus have to stay either at Chaurangi Khal or Uttarkashi.