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» Name of trek -------- Source of Ganges
» Region --------------- Garhwal Himalayas
» Duration -------------- 10 Days
» Sector ---------- Gangotri
» Grade ----------------- Moderate
» Best season ---------------- July & August
» Highest Altitude -------------- (4463mts.)
Gaumukh :

The Gangotri glacier, situated at the heights of 4255 m above sea level, is nearly 24 kms. in length and 6-8 kms. in with, it starts from beyond the Chaukhamba cluster of snow peak, in the neighborhood of Badrinath & extends as far as Gaumukh.

Almost 18 kms. northeast of Gangotri, Gaumukh is generally accepted as the physical source of the holy river Ganga.

The verdant valleys and towering peaks offer excellent trekking and mountaineering opportunities.
  Day From - To Drive / trek (Kms.) Description  
  01. Delhi - Rishikesh 225 kms. Check in hotel. Evening arti at Parmarth Niketan. Dinner and overnight. Hotel/camp.  
  02. Rishikesh – Dharali (2620 mts.) 25 kms. drive Lunch en route, Visit to hot water spring at Gangnani, dinner and overnight stay at Dharali.  
  03. Dharali Excursion After breakfast short trek to Sat Tal. Back to Dharali. Lunch. Visit to Mukhwa village, winter seat of Gangotri Temple. Dinner and overnight stay.  
  04. Dharali – Gangotri (3042 mts) -
Bhojwasa (3792 mts.)
25 kms. Drive &
14 kms. Trek
After breakfast drive to Gangotri, temple visit and further 14 kms. Trek to Bhojwasa with Packed lunch, Dinner and overnight stay in tents at Bhojwasa.  
  05. Bhojwasa – Gaumukh
(3892 mts.) – Tapovan (4463 mts.)
8 kms. Trek After breakfast Lv. For Tapovan with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in tent at Tapovan.  
  06. Tapovan - Kirti Bamak 7 kms. trek (full day) After breakfast lv. For Base of Kedar Dom and Kirti bamak glacier . Return to Tapovan by evening. Dinner and overnight stay.  
  07. Tapovan – Meru Glacier 6 kms. trek ( full day) After breakfast lv. For Base Meru glacier . Return to Tapovan by evening. Dinner and overnight stay.  
  08. Tapovan – Bhojwasa 8 kms. Trek down After breakfast Lv. For Bhojwasa. lunch, Dinner and overnight stay at Bhojawasa  
  09. Bhojwasa - Uttarkashi 14 kms. trek down and
96 kms. drive
After breakfast trek down to Gangotri . Lunch. and drive for Uttarkashi, Dinner and overnight stay.  
  10. Uttarkashi – Tehri Dam –
6 hours. After breakfast Lv. For Rishikesh, enroute visit Tehri Dam site, lunch. Dinner and overnight stay at Rishikesh.  
  11. Rishikesh - Delhi -- DEPARTURE…  
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