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Gaumukh is the snout of the Gangotri glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi River, one of the prime headstream of river Ganga. Situated at an altitude of 4023 metres in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, it is one of the largest glacier in the Himalyas. The trail to gaumukh is 18 km long and begins from Gangotri, a small town located on the banks of Bhagirathi river. According to a popular legend, It was here that Goddess Ganga descended when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair.

Day 1 Dehradun to Dharali/Gangotri

  •  Our Journey will start from Dehradun at 7:00 a.m. in the morning. Dehradun is well connected with Delhi and overnight buses and Volvo’s are available. 
  •  During the 280 km long Drive one will come across Various beautiful sites like maneri waterfalls and the change in terrain as you reach near Dharali/Gangotri is worth a site
  •  Reach Dharali/Gangotri by Evening. Check in at the Hotel followed by rest.
  •  A quick introduction with team and fellow travellers at Guest House/Hotel followed by the Dinner.

Day 2 Dharali/Gangotri to Chirbasa 

15 Km Drive and 8 Km Trek, Approx 6 Hours Trek

  • After an Early Breakfast the Team will head towards the Gangotri temple, Get a dip in the Bhagirathi river and go to the Mandir Darshan for seeking the Blessing for the Trek ( if time Permits )
  • Today’s trek is easy with a steep ascend when you start and a gradual ascend later
  • Reach camp site around lunch
  • Chirbasa campsite is very picturesque with view of the Bhagirathi peaks through dense pine treek 
  • Acclimatization walk in evening
  • Dinner at the Campsite

Day 3 Chirbasa to Bhojbasa 6 Km Trek 

  •  Breakfast at Chirbasa Camp site
  •  Start trek after breakfast
  •  Reach bhojbasa by lunch
  •  Spend time acclimitizing at Bhojbasa
  •  Dinner and Rest at camp Site

Day 4 Bhojbasa to Tapovan , 6 Km trek

  •  Today it is going to be a little strenuous, Trek to Gaumukh and witness the origin of one of the largest rivers of India
  •  Trek further up to Tapovan 
  •  Once can find peaks like Shivling and Bhagirathi at an arms distance from Tapovan
  • Overnight in Camps at Tapovan

Day 5 Rest Day Tapovan 

  •  Today it is time for trekkers to visit one of the most Picturesque landscape that one will come across in the Country
  • Witness some of the magnificient peaks of this region like Meru, Sumeri and Shivalinga.
  • One can visit the Meru glacier and return to the campsite
  • Overnight in Camps at Tapovan

Day 6 Tapovan to Bhojbasa, 6km trek, 5-6 Hours

  • Trek down 6 Kms from Tapovan to Bhojbasa
  •  Packed lunch for the day
  •  Rest at campsite at Bhojbasa

Day 7 Bhojbasa to Gangotri/Dharali

  • Trek down 14 Kms from Bhojbasa to Gangotri
  •  Packed lunch for the day
  •  Rest in Hotel

Day 8 Dharali/Gangotri to Dehradun , 280  Km Drive, Approx 9:30 Hours

  • After Breakfast, Check Out from Hotel
  • Drive to Dehradun
  • Arrival at Dehradun around 8:00 PM
  • Make memories that will last forever
  • Gangotri to Gangotri
  • Meals - (Veg Only- Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner)
  • Equipment: Tents(Triple/Double Sharing), Sleeping Bags, Sleeping Matts
  • Accommodation in Hotel/Guest House and Tents
  • Experienced Trek Leader, Professional Guides and a very supportive staff
  • Forest permits
  • Medical Amenities – First Aid Kits, Oxymeters, oxygen cylinders.
  • Sanitised and Hygienic Camp sites and Hotels
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusion list
  • Meals during Transportation
  • Any kind of personal Expenses
  • Unscheduled or extended stay due to road blocks, Landslides
  • Porter/mule charges (Personal), Back pack offloading Charges
  • All the Cutlery ( Mugs, Spoon, Lunchbox,Plate etc

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