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Trek to Source of River Ganges

Trek to Source of River Ganges

Duration: 14 days / 13 Nights
Price: $ 1202
Best Season: SEPTEMBER- NOVEMBER & MARCH - JUNE

Trekking in Uttarakhand can be the most meaningful and attractive trekking destination to explore the Himalayan foothills. It is famed for the sacred abode of Gods is also popular for astonishing trekking experiences. Tapovan has attracted travelers and trekkers since time immemorial only because of its sheer captivating beauty with the Gangotri glacier falling thousands of feet below, melting as Bhagirathi at Gaumukh. Gomukhi is the terminus or snout of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi River, one of the primary headstreams of the Ganges River. The place is situated at a height of 13,200 ft (4,023 m)

 

River Ganges is the national river of India and Gangotri one of the holy places for Hindu pilgrims who travel to this place to see the origin of Mother Ganga. The Sources of Ganges trek follow the Ganges and will take you to its source at Gomukh. This tour will give a lifetime experience. This trek offers enthralling views of Gangotri groups of peak and Mount Shivling. It is one of the beautiful treks that give a brief introduction about the Holy River Ganges.

 

Dayara Bugyal is perhaps one of the most beautiful alpine meadows in India. The trek goes through open land and dense forest at different places ending up at at the vast expanse of lush green meadows.  This breathtaking location is nestled amidst towering snow-peaked mountains Amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most breathtaking.

TREK TO SOURCE OF RIVER GANGES

GARHWAL HIMALAYAS IN UTTARAKHAND

(DISRICT UTTARKASHI, GANGOTRI REGION GREAT HIMALAYAN RANGE, UTTRAKHAND)

BEST SEASON -  SEPTEMBER- NOVEMBER & MARCH - JUNE

NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 14 Days/ 13 Nights

ACTIVITY: Trekking, Cultural, Historic Temples, Heritage

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

 

               * Rishikesh visit Lakshman Jhulla, Shwargashram, Ram Jhulla, Gita Bhawan, Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh

               * Evening ceremony of Ganga Aarti  in Haridwar

               * Haridwar walk tour- Visit Pashupati Nath Temple, Gau Ghat & Har Ki Pauri.

               * Trekking experience of Dayara Bugyals- Fantastic views of the Himalayan range

               * Spectacular views of the Gangotri glacier peaks

               *  White water rafting at Rishikesh.

 

DAY

SKETCH ITINERARY

MEALS

01

Arrival at Dehradun airport/ Haridwar Railway Station and transfer to hotel & experience of “Aarti” ceremony in the evening

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02

Full day explore Haridwar- Cultural visits of temples, ghats, ceremonies etc.

Breakfast

03

Drive from Haridwar to Harsil (189 KMS/6-7HRS)

Breakfast, Dinner

04

Drive to base camp at Barsu (241KMS/8HRS) / start trek to Barnala tal (Camp I) 2880M TREK 6KMS/ 4HRS

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

05

Trek from Camp I to Dayara bugyals (Camp II) TREK 7KMS/ 4HRS- Enjoy the closest views of Mt. Bandarpoonch range of peaks

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

06

Day hike towards Bakariya top for fine photography session- Spectacular views of the Gangotri glacier peaks.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

07

Trek down the ridge on the route to Barsu village (2620M) & Drive to Harsil (70 KMS/ 3HRS)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

08

Drive from Harsil to Gangotri (DRIVE 20KMS/ 1HR) then start trek to Bhujbasa [3792M) & TREK 14 KMS/ 5HRS )

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

09

Acclimatization Day & Explore  Bhujbasa & Gaumukh [3892M]

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

10

Trek to Tapovan (4500M] (9KMS/ 5HRS)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

11

Tapovan & around exploration day

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

12

Descend down to Chirbasa  (10KMS/ 4HRS)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

13

Descend to Gangotri (9KMS/ 3HRS ) and drive to Harsil

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

14

Drive from Harsil to Dehradun airport for departure (206KMS/ 6HRS )

Breakfast

 

* We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

Prices Inclusions

 

2019 PACKAGE PRICES PER PERSON BASIS (IN USD)

PARTICULAR

2-3 PAX

4-5 PAX

6-7 PAX

8-9  PAX

10-12 PAX

FIT COST (GUIDE ESCORTED)

1709

1484

 

 

 

GROUP COST (GUIDE ESCORTED)

 

 

1370

1250

1202


+5% GST

PRICE INCLUDES


*Accommodation on twin/ double sharing basis in unique experiential lodges/ hotels

* All meals as specified in the itinerary

* All transfers and transportation

* Trekking on full board basis

* 10 Kgs baggage allowance while on the trek

* Services of accompanying trip leader while on the trek (qualified mountaineering instructor)

* Services of expert local guides

* Trekking fees

Camping fees

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