Uttranchal Trekking Tour
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destination : Delhi - Mussoorie - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Bhojbasa
- Gaumukh - Tapovan - Meru Glacier - Nandawan - Vasuki Tal - Rishikesh
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Day 01 : Delhi
Mussoorie Receive at Delhi railway station and straight drive of 300 km to Mussoorie.
The road winds up to Mussoorie, a beautiful summer resort. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02 : Mussoorie
Day free at Mussoorie to explore the surroundings. Night Stay at Mussoorie.
Day 03 : Mussoorie - Uttarkashi
Drive 5 hours. The drive along the ridge line to Chamba, affords panoramic views of the high mountain peaks of Garhwal. Then down to Tehri to join the Bhagirathi river valley, which we follow upto Gangotri. Overnight in Tourist Bungalow in Uttarkashi.
Day 04 : Uttarkashi - Gangotri
Drive 5 hours (100 kms). Following the torrential river up stream, the road
winds up the valley past the hot sulphur springs at Gangnani, to climb steeply
up a seies of hairpin bends to the village of Sukki.
Day 05 : Gangotri
The day is spent exploring this place of pilgrimage. Thousands of Pilgrims arrive
here in summer to wash away their sins in the holy Ganga, it is said that Lord
Shiva sat at the base of this fall to take the Ganga into his locks, for otherwise
her descent from the heavens would have split the earth. Overnight in hotel/tourist
Day 06 : Gangotri/ Chirbasa or Bhojbasa
An easy walk (13 Km Trek). The wide trail initially passes through dense deodar
forests before emerging into the wide unforested valley. It then carries on
to a small isolated forest of pine at Chirbases, literally the abode of pines.
Camp on a grassy meadow beside the Bhagirathi. (Trek time : 5 hours).
Day 07 : Bhojbasa - Gaumukh
Continuing along the pilgrim grassy hillsides. Trail then curves, to unfold
a breathtaking view of wild flowers studded meadows crowned by the Bhagirathi
group of peaks Camp on a wide sandy beach at Gaumukh, where the holy Ganga gushes
out of the snout of the Gangotri glacier, is set in a wide moraine-stream valley
Shivling 6540 m, sits looking down like an old learned man, while the Bhagirathi
I, II and III tower above. Trek time : 5 hours, 4 KMS.
Day 08 : Gaumukh - Tapovan
The trail leaves its way through the terminal moraine before cutting across
the Gangotri glacier and climbing steeply up to the grassy slopes to the vast
ablation valley of Tapowan. The vast meadows strewn with wild flowers are situated
at the base of Shivling. The Bhagirathi peaks are now almost within touching
distance. Camp is set in the heart of high mountains country for 3 nights.(Trek
time : 5 hours, 5 Kms Trek).
Day 09 : Tapovan - Kirti Bamak - Tapovan
A full days walk to the Kirti Bamak glacier and to the base of peaks Kedarnath
Dome 6850 m, Kirti Bamak 6500 m and to a view of Shivling from the east. Return
to camp. (Trek time : 6 hours, 7 Kms Trek).
Day 10 : Tapovan - Meru Glacier - Tapovan
Another full days walk. Crossing the meadows of Tapowan the trail climbs into
another ablation valley, which is followed to the base of Mt. Meru 6400 m -
yet another of the spectacular Garhwal peaks, it's mythical name is "The mountain
of Gold". Return to camp. (Trek time : 5 hours, 6 Kms Trek).
Day 11 : Tapovan - Nandavan
This day is largely an exercise is boulder hopping. Crossing the moraine covered
Gangotri glacier to Nandawan located at the confluence of the Chaturangi and
the Gangotri glaciers. Literally meaning the four coloured glacier. The Chaturangi
is truly multi-hued. The massive meadows of Nandavan are situated at the base
of the Bhagirathi massif. The area provides excellent sightings of Bharal (blue
sheep). Overnight in camp. (Trek time : 6 hours, 7 Kms Trek).
Day 12 : Nandawan - Vasuki Tal
A full days walk to the picturesque Vasuki tal lake. The trail follows a grassy
ridge running parallel to the Chaturangi glaciers, across a small glaciereroded
valley to Vasuki tal. It then continues along the lateral moraine of the Chaturangi
glacier to views of Mt. Satopanth. Return to camp. (Trek time : 6 hours, 7 Kms
Day 13 : Nandavan - Gaumukh
Another boulder hop along the Gangotri glacier to its snout at Gangotri. (Trek
time : 5 hours, 13 Kms Trek.)
Day 14 : Gaumukh - Gangotri - Uttarkashi
Retrace steps to Gangotri. Drive to Uttarkashi. Overnight in camp or Tourist
Day 15 : Uttarkashi - Rishikesh
Drive to Rishikeh 5 hours.
Day 16 : Rishikesh - Delhi
Drive to Haridwar railway station and from Haridwar catch train for your next