Overview

The footsteps along the holiest river in India, Ganga which takes you to one of the most revered places, known as Gomukh - The source of mighty Ganga. This enchanting trail offers us an amazing views of Himalayan snow clad peaks, Alpine meadows, Rare wildlife, The holy river Ganges, Temples and Sadhus taking a dip into the holy water of Ganges.
The trek begins at one of India's most sacred pilgrimage places, Gangotri (One of the ‘Chhota Char Dhams’). The Ganga aarti at Gangotri is worth witnessing.
Feel delighted with the breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks like, Shivling, Bhagirathi, Sudarshan and at the same time get soaked into the spirituality of the divine place of Gangotri and Gomukh.

8 Nights 9 Days 25 Apr, 09 May, and 23 May
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Highlights
  • Visit the Gomukh Glacier, a snout from where The Holy Bhagirathi (Ganga) river originates.
  • Relish the marvellous views of peaks like Shivling, Bhagirathi I, II and Meru
  • Soak into spirituality and seek blessings of river Ganga at the Gangotri temple as well as the source of Ganga - Gomukh.
  • Recommended for enthusiasts / families even with basic level of trekking experience.
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Delhi | Overnight travel to Dehradun
Assemble in Delhi (Railway Station / Volvo Point) at 9 pm
Overnight travel by Train / Volvo to Dehradun.
Meals: None

Day 2: Dehradun - Uttarkashi (1158m) | Overnight at Uttarkashi
Travel Distance / Time: 144 Kms / 5-6 Hrs 
We will board our chartered vehicle and be driven up to Uttarkashi. Breakfast en route. Reach Uttarkashi by Lunch time and check in into the hotel. Day can be utilized for last minute shopping for Trek Essentials, Temple Visit (Vishwanath Temple). A briefing about the trek will be followed by the dinner.
Overnight in Uttarkashi (Hotel).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 3: Uttarkashi - Gangotri (3064m) | Acclimatization trek to Bheem Gufa | Overnight at Gangotri
Travel Distance / Time: 98 Kms | 3-4 Hrs
Today, post breakfast we will start with our road travel and reach the holy town of Gangotri. Post check-in, lunch & little rest, we will go for an acclimatization walk around Gangotri and to Bheem Gufa followed by evening Ganga aarti.
Overnight in Gangotri (Hotel).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 4: Gangotri - Chirbasa (3584m) | Overnight at Chirbasa
Trek Distance / Time: 9 Kms / 5-6 Hrs
After having a sumptuous breakfast, we set out on the trek towards Chirbasa. Today’s trek of 9 kms will take us about 5-6 hrs. The area is surrounded by Pine (Chir) trees from where it gets its name.
Overnight in Chirbasa (Tents).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 5: Chirbasa - Bhojbasa (3795m) | Overnight at Bhojbasa
Trek Distance / Time: 5 Kms / 3-4 Hrs
After breakfast, we continue our trek to Bhojbasa. The place gets its name from the Bhoj Leaves that were used as paper during the ancient times. Evening can be spent at leisure, small acclimatization walk, conversations and so on.
Overnight in Bhojbasa (Tents).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 6: Bhojbasa - Gomukh (4150m) - Bhojbasa | Overnight at Bhojbasa
Trek Distance / Time: 9 Kms / 4-5 Hrs (Both Ways)
Today, we will be hiking to the final destination of our trek -Gomukh and return to the Bhojbasa campsite. Visiting the Gomukh, the source of Ganges is a truly spiritual experience.
Overnight in Bhojbasa (Tents).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 7: Bhojbasa - Gangotri | Overnight at Gangotri
Trek Distance / Time: 14 Kms / 5-6 Hrs
Today’s will be the longest trekking distance of around 14 km, however most of it will be downhill. We will start from Bhojbasa after early morning breakfast & will retrace our steps back to Gangotri.
Overnight in Gangotri (Hotel).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 8: Gangotri - Dehradun | Overnight travel to Delhi
Travel Distance / Time: 242 Kms / 8-9 Hrs
Post breakfast, leave for Dehradun. Lunch enroute. Reach Dehradun by evening.
Travel overnight to Delhi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner

Day 9: Arrival in Delhi | Tour Ends
Reach Delhi (Railway Stn / Volvo Point) in the morning. (Post noon flights are suggested)
Meals: None
Tour ends here and time to say goodbye to your fellow campers till we meet again to share the images and memories of your time spent in Garhwal Himalayas.

Camp Charges

Camp Charges (Excluding 5% GST):
Adult (12 Years & Above): Rs 30700 (Twin Sharing)
Adult (12 Years & Above): Rs 28600 (Triple Sharing)
Adult (12 Years & Above): Rs 37600 (Single Sharing)

Note:
Costs mentioned above are discounted and valid till 31-January 2020

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Transport : Overnight Delhi - Dehradun - Delhi by AC Vehicle (Train/Volvo)
  • Transport: Non-AC Chartered Vehicle from Dehradun to Dehradun
  • Accommodation: at Uttarkashi (in Hotel), Gangotri (in Hotel) & along the trek route (in Tents) on twin sharing basis
  • Meals - All meals from Dehradun to Dehradun
  • Trekking arrangements as per the itinerary.
  • Porter/mule charges for carrying personal luggage of 10 kg maximum per bag per person, Camping equipment & ration
  • Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee 
  • Services of a Camp leader from Foliage Outdoors

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Flight / Train arrangement upto New Delhi.
  • Bottled Mineral water / Cold drinks / any other beverages purchased during journey or at the Destination
  • Personal expenditure of any kind (Personal Porterage, Telephone, Laundry, Room service etc.).
  • Medical Expenses, Travel insurance.
  • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond control of the organizers.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Charges Include"
  • GST
Offers
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Camp Category
Treks - Open Age
Age Groups
For All Ages