Gangotri Tapovan Trek (6N/7D)
Considered one of the four Dhams (the others being Yamunotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath), Gangotri is said to be the mythological source of the Ganga river, and the spot, where Bhagirath worshipped Lord Shiva and mother Ganga descended on earth. Lord Shiva is said to have received the river in his matted locks at Gangotri.
(3889m) The source of river Bhagirathi is also considered the true source of river Ganga. The area is peaceful and surreal, and offers stunning views of Mt. Shivling and the Bhagirathi group of mountains, and can be reached after an 18 km trek from Gangotri.
(4300m) is an area beyond Gaumukh consisting of a beautiful meadow, at the feet of Mt. Shivling for those in need of peace and adventure, a further 5 Kms from Gaumukh.
(4337m) Located on the far side of the Gangotri glacier opposite to Tapovan this small high altitude meadow is by no means lesser than Tapovan, offering stunning views of surrounding peaks.
Day 01: Haridwar to Uttarkashi (192 Kms – 7-8 hrs).
Check into Hotel, later in the evening visit NIM (Nehru Institute of Mountaineering) & local market. Visit Tekhla for Bouldering.
Day 02: Uttarkashi – Gangotri Drive (99 kms)
Morning after breakfast set out for a beautiful drive through dense alpine forest, high mountains, deep gorges along green waters of Bhagirathi. Enroute stoppages for sightseeing at Harshil, Tharali and a hot waterspring experience at Gangnani. Check in to hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Gangotri. At night briefing for the Trek next day.
Day 03: Gangotri (3048 mts/10000 ft) – Bhojwassa (3792 mts/12440 ft) 14 kms trek/5-6hrs)
After a early morning breakfast we commence our trek to Bhojwassa via Chirbasa (3600mt). From Gangotri we move along the beaten track towards Chirbasa, which is on tree line. The entire trek today is along the roaring Bhagirathi River and with each step the panoramic view of Bhagirathi group of peaks awaits to enthral you. From Chirbasa we trek further to Bhojwassa, the entire trail passes through dense forest, Arrive Bhojwassa; Dinner and overnight stay in Camp.
Day 04: Bhojwassa – Gomukh (3890 mts/12760ft) – Tapovan (4463 mts / 14640 ft)
After a early breakfast trek to Gomukh (3890mt), the source of the Ganges. Explore the area and trek to Tapovan, one of the finest high altitude alpine meadows in the area. Set up camps for overnight stay and meals.
Day 05: Tapovan- Chirbasa
Wind up Camps and trail back to Chirbasa. Dinner and overnight stay in Camp at Chirbasa.
Day 06: Chirbasa – Gangotri – Uttarkashi
Morning after breakfast a quick trek down to Gangotri (8 Kms), upon arrival hop into jeep and drive to Barsu. Spend a relaxed evening at the waterfall.
Day 07: Barsu – Haridwar/Rishikesh
Drive back to Haridwar/Rishikesh for your onward destination.
- Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
- All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg)
- Trek equipments.
- First aid medical kit.
- Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff
- All transportation during the trek program.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusions”.
BOOKINGS, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS:
– Tour needs to be booked at least 30 days in advance. Full payment is required to confirm a booking.
– 75 % refund if cancellation happens 20 days prior to departure
– 50 % refund if cancellation happens 10 days prior to departure
– No refund for any cancellation/no show in the last 10 days prior to departure
For bookings contact –
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