At a glance

 


CURRENT WEATHER
7°C

STATE
Uttarakhand

STARTING POINT
Dehradun

TERRAIN
Mountain

DIFFICULTY
Moderate

BEST FOR
All Adults

The trek to Tapovan not only offers spiritual blessings but also stunning views of the Bhagirathi massif and Shivling peak, the trek involves glacier crossing, boulder hopping and all elements to make it a thoroughly wonderful trip. We get to see the actual source of river Ganga (one of the greatest rivers of the world) at Gaumukh. This trek is a treat for both the spiritual and adventure seekers.

The trek grade is easy going up to Gaumukh it can be organized separately as well.

Tour Highlights

  • Verified tour Operator
  • Group Size: 10
  • Complementary Meals
  • Expert Guides
  • Maximum Altitude: 4330 m / 14206 feet
  • Full refund on Cancellation.

Activities Involved in the Event

  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Sightseeing

Meals

  • Welcome drinks (non-alcoholic)
  • All Meals during Trek
  • Complementary Dinner on day 1
  • Complementary Breakfast on day 7

Accommodation

  • Accommodation in Tents/Homestay during trek.
  • Accommodation in Hotel/Lodge on day 1 and day 7

Inclusions

  • All Transportation by Pvt Vehicles (Non Ac).
  • All entry fees and guide charges.
  • Accommodation in hotels and tents on twin/ Triple sharing basis.
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nutritious and wholesome veg meals.
  • Permits and Camping Charges.
  • All Technical and common Equipment (tents etc.)
  • First aid and medical kit
  • Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses).
  • Services of guides, cooks, helpers, porter/mule for carrying camping equipment & rations.

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any kind of Insurance.
  • Any claims due to natural calamity such as landslide/Road blockage.
  • The Tour involves religious surroundings service of alcohol and non-veg food will not be permitted at certain places.
  • Stay and food in Dehradun.
  • Food during transit.
  • Porters/mules for carrying personal luggage will be charged extra.
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusion.

Things to Carry

  • Valid photo ID proof
  • Backpack with waterproof linings
  • Shirts / T-shirts, Trousers / Track Pants
  • Windproof jacket, Raincoat / Poncho
  • Thermal inner wear
  • Comfortable Trekking / Hiking Shoes with a thick sole
  • Towel
  • Socks and undergarments
  • Woollen cap, gloves
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Toiletries: Sunscreen, moisturiser, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, light towel
  • Walking stick / Trekking pole
  • Drinking water bottle
  • Energy bars & drinks and chocolates
  • Several packs of Electrolyte Powder
  • Small water proof bag to carry valuables
  • Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Swiss army knife
  • Camera
  • Power-banks for phone charging
  • Personal medical kit

 

Day1

Dehradun to Gangotri (256km, 10-12 hrs)

  • We board cabs from the holy town of Dehradun early in the morning and move towards the holy town of Gangotri (1000 feet) the roadhead for this trek, the journey takes around 10-12 hours.
  • Meals: Welcome drink and dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in Hotel/Lodge/Homestay.
Day2

Acclimatization Day

  • We spend the day for acclimatization, we will visit and take a tour of Gangotri. We will visit the Pandav Gufa (cave) which was resting place of the Pandavas of the Mahabharata according to the legends. We will also visit the Surya Kund a famous hot water spring.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in Hotel/Lodge/Homestay.
Day3

Gangotri to Bhojbasa (14 km, 5-6 hrs)

  • We start our trek early in the morning. About 2 km from Gangotri we enter Gangotri National Park, via the campsite of Chirbasa we walk towards Bhojbasa. The Bhagirathi continues its path along most of this wonderful trek.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.
Day4

Bhojbasa to Tapovan via Gaumukh (9km, 4-5hrs)

  • The trek from Bhojbasa to Gaumukh is well-defined and not very difficult, however after Gaumukh the trek to Tapovan is rather adventurous and thrilling. It includes crossing the moraine and a track of boulders over the Gangotri glacier. The last portion of the slope is hailed by a steep vertical slope which ends at Tapovan after crossing the Akash Ganga. Tapovan is surrounded by many famous peaks like Meru (6630m), Shivling Peak (6543m) and Kedar Dome (6808m) and is a visual delight.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.
Day5

Explore Tapovan

  • We will spend the day in Tapovan exploring the Neel Tal Lake. At the height of 4800m the lake has crystal reflection of Mount Shivling in its waters. The day is to be spent exploring Tapovan.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.
Day6

Tapovan to Bhojbasa via Gaumukh (9km, 3-4hrs)

  • We trace our rout back through Gangotri glacier to the camp site of Bhojbasa.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in tents or homestay.
Day7

Bhojbasa To Gangotri (14km, 5-6 hrs)

  • Via the same route which we did the first day we reach the holy town of Gangotri, we look back and share experiences of the trek.
  • Meals: All meals.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in Hotel/Lodge.
Day8

Gangotri to Dehradun (256km, 10-12 hrs)

  • The trip ends after breakfast.
  • Meals: Breakfast.
INR 16,400/person
  • Transportation from Dehradun to Gangotri is not included.
  • Accommodation in Tents/Homestay during trek.
  • Accommodation in Hotel/Lodge on day 1 and day 5.
  • Trekking, Camping, Sightseeing.
  • Customization options available.
INR 18,600/person
  • Transportation from Dehradun to Gangotri.
  • Accommodation in Tents/Homestay during trek.
  • Accommodation in Hotel/Lodge on day 1 and day 5
  • Trekking, Camping, Sightseeing.
  • Customization options available.

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