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GANGOTRI TREK

 
 
 
 
 
 
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:: Gangotri -Gaumukh -NandanBan -Tapovan-Glacier ::

 
 
General Information
  Altitude 4500 mts.  
  Base 44 kms.  
  Duration 8 Days  
  Best Season July - September  
 
 

The picturesque   pilgrimage in the  hinterlands of the Himalayas is the most   sacred   spot where Ganga,  the stream of life, touched earth fro the first  time. According to mythology,  Goddess  Ganga, the daughter of heaven,  manifested herself in the form a river  to  absolve the sins of king Bhagirath's  predecessors, following his   severe  penance of 5500years. Lord  Shiva  received  into  his   matted  locks  to  minimize the impact of  her fall. The river itself  begins  at   Gangotri  which   literally means  Ganga  Uttari or  Ganga  descending   She  came to  be called Bhagirathi  at  her   legendary source. The Shrine of  Gangotri   situated at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level amidst captivating surroundings along the right bank of Bhagirathi is 100  km from Uttarkashi. The Shrine of Gangotri opens during the last week of April  or  the first week of May,

 
 

DAY  TO  DAY  ITINERARY

 
Day 1: Delhi - Rishikesh
Arrive Rishikesh and check into the Hotel or Tourist Rest house Rishikesh . Dinner and overnight in TRH Muni-Ki-Reti, Rishikesh.
 
Day 2: Rishikesh - Gangotri
Morning drive to Gangotri 270 kms. Lunch will be served enroute. Dinner & overnight in Gangotri.
 
Day 3:Gangotri - Bhojbasa
Gangotri Nandanvan Trek, after breakfast we undertake acclimatization/load ferry trek to Nandanvan / Tapovan (4460 m) with packed lunch at Bhojwasa dinner & overnight stay.
 
Day 4: Bhojbasa - Gaumukh - Tapovan
09 Kms trek 03-04 hrs Trek to Gaumukh and Tapovan. From Gaumukh, source of the Ganges, the scenery is fascinating, with praying pilgrims and half-naked saddhus meditating along the banks of the tumultuous stream that pours out of the glacier. The trail crosses Gangotri moraines before reaching Tapovan and its gorgeous meadows, furrowed with streams and scattered with flowers.
 
Day 5: Tapovan - Gaumukh - Nandanvan
Trek to Nandanvan 8 kms through Gangotri Glacier, with packed lunch. Dinner & overnight in camp
 
Day 6: Nandanvan - Bhojbasa
12-km trek to Bhojwasa with packed lunch. Dinner & overnight in Bhojwasa.
 
Day 7: Bhojwasa - Gangotri
Trek to Gangotri 14 kms with packed lunch. Dinner & overnight in Gangotri. Trek to Gangotri 14 kms with packed lunch. Dinner & overnight in Gangotri.
 
Day 8: Gangotri- Haridwar - Delhi
270 kms drive to Haridwar . Lunch en route. On arrival transfer to the station time to catch train for Delhi
 
 
 

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