Tapan Pandit, a teacher from kolkatta has discovered a new route of only 58kms by trek between KEDARNATH and BADRINATH. Old route was 186 kms and was not easy where new route is short and goes through moraine, bushes but can be enjoyed by trekkers.
Caution is required from wild animals, reptiles and mountain hazards.
A myth that in old times, a single pandit used to perform rituals in both temples gave him clue to find possibility of a route which he finds ultimately.
Tapan Pandit – a experienced trekker spend lot of time in reseach on google earth. Thanks to google earth which provides him a topographical view of this route and rest required was dedication and belief in himsel.
His students helps him in this crusade. A humble soul- trekked al this length with his students and wife USHA PANDIT.
Couple along with a student managed this tough trek without much difficulty through NEELKANTH region.
ROUTE: Kedarnath – Chopta- Mana-Badrinath