Gangotri - Gaumukh - Tapovan Trekking

Duration : 11- 13 Days
Max Altitude : 4450 Mts
Best Time : April to June & Sep to Oct
Difficulty : Easy Trek
Takeover Point : Delhi/Haridwar

Day 1 : Arrival New Delhi

Meeting upon at IGI – Indhira Gandhi International Airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi Rishikesh, 230 kms, 6-7 hrs drive, car

Morning breakfast, afterwards drive to Rishikesh 6 hrs approx.. Rishikesh the most famous meditation and spritual center. Situated on the banks of river Ganges. Surrounded by Shivalik range of lower Himalayas on three side. Also its the starting point of all four sacred shrines. Check into hotel evening visit surrounding of RishiKesh : Laxman Jula and Ashrams. Overnight hotel.

Day 3 : Reaching Gangotri from Rishikesh

Option: if Traveling from Delhi-night stay at Rishikesh is recommended.

Day 4 : Gangotri- Bhojbasa : Walking Time 6-7 hrs.

Gangotri 3050m is very important religious place and Hindus from al over the world comes here for pilgrimage. Trail is plain and easy walk to Bhojbasa 3790m.

Day 5 : Bhojbasa-Gaumukh

Walking Time 2 hrs.> Origin of sacred river Ganges which has great importance in lives of Hindu masses. One can come back to Bhojbasa and next day return to Gangotri but people who are headed for Tapovan can either keep walking to Tapovan or can make a camp w.e.f avialbility of water source beyong Gaumukh.

Day 6 : Gaumukh-Tapovan

Walking Time 5 hrs.> Gradual ascending of terminal moraine, Tapovan 4450m is very scenic spot in footsteps of Bhagirathi peaks.

Day 7 : Stay At Tapovan

Day 8 : Return Back

Come back though same route to Bhojbasa.

Day 9 & 10

Back to Gangotri & travel to Haridwar.

Day 11

Travel to Delhi.

OPTIONS: You can further go deep in valley from Tapovan. NANDANVAN is also good option to visit from Tapovan.

Note: Gaumukh is known as Gangotri Glacier

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