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Gangotri - Kedarnath Trek Tour (Ibex Garhwal - Himalayas-Moderate Trek)


Package Duration 20 Days / 19 Nights
Pacakge Validity N.A.
Destination Covered New Delhi - Haridwar - Uttarkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Rishikesh
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Tour Itinerary :

Day 1: Delhi

On Arrival, Pickup From The Delhi International Airport And Transfer To Hotel.

Overnight: Hotel.

Day 2: Delhi - Haridwar by Train - 25 Km drive Rishikesh

Morning Transfer To The Railway Station To Board Shatabdi Train To Haridwar.

Haridwar Is The Gateway To The Four Pilgrimages Places (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath & Badrinath) In The Garhwal Region And Is Located On The Foothills Of Shivaliks. On Arrival 25 Km Drive To Rishikesh. Evening Free.

Overnight: Hotel.

Day 3: Rishikesh - Uttarkashi - Gangotri

Today, You Will Drive To Gangotri Via Tehri & Uttarkashi. The Road Quickly Leaves The Plains And Winds Its Way Through The Foothills Of The Garhwal Himalayas To Reach The Ancient Capital Of Garhwal Called "Tehri". We Will Have Lunch In Uttarkashi, An Important Town Of This Area Mostly Serving To Indian Pilgrims. From Uttarkashi The Roads Climb Rather Quickly And Steeply Over Several Hairpin Bends And The Roaring Bhagirathi River Always Giving You Company. Gangotri (3140 M), With Its Famous Goddess Ganga Temple Is Inhabited During The Summer Months.

Overnight: Hotel.

Day 4: Gangotri - Bhojbasa (3800m) in 5h.

An Easy Walk (13 Km Trek). We Progress Along A Picturesque 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.

Overnight: Tent.

Day 5: Bhojbasa - Gaumukh (3900m) - Tapovan (4450m) in 4h.

From Gaumukh, Source Of The Ganges, The Scenery Is Fascinating, With Praying Pilgrims And Half-Naked Saddhus Meditating Along The Banks Of The Tumultuous Stream That Pours Out Of The Glacier. The Trail Crosses Gangotri Moraines Before Reaching Tapovan And Its Gorgeous Meadows, Furrowed With Streams And Scattered With Flowers. From Here The Panoramic View Over Shivling (6540M), Meru (6660M) And The Bhaghirati Massifs (Above 6500M) Is Stunning. It Is Not Surprising That Saddhus Chose This Area To Meditate In Summer Time.

Overnight: Tent.

Day 6: Tapovan

Explore The Surrounding Areas.

Overnight Tent.

Day 7: Tapovan - Chirbasa in 5h.

In The Morning, Trek Down To Chirbasa. Chirbasa Is A Nice Place For Camping, Covered By Thick Forest Trees. Enjoy The Evening In The Shadow Of Many Peaks.

Overnight: Tent.

Day 8: Chirbasa - Gangotri in 4h.

Trek Down To Gangotri.
Overnight: Tourist Bunglow.

Day 9: Gangotri - Lata (1700m) - Belak Khal (2750m)

Morning Drive Down About 72 Kms To A Small Village Called Lata, From Where We Begin Our Second Part Of The Trek, The Hindu Devotees Used This Pilgrimage Trail Very Regularly During The Times When Roads Didn'T Exist And People Used To Visit All The Four Holy Temples On Foot. The Trek From Here To Belak Is Over A Well Laid Out Path Passing Through Thick Forests. The Path Climbs Gradually Into A Side Valley With Trees Of Oak, Pine, Fir And Rhododendrons Lining The Entire Path. Belak Is A High Mountain Meadow With Summer Settlements Of Villagers From The Valley Who Move Up With Their Cattle For Grazing. Arriving At Belak By Late Afternoon. In The Evening We Explore This Beautiful Meadow.

Overnight: Tent.

Day 10: Belak Khal - Budhakedar (1530m) in 6h

In The Morning After Having Our Breakfast We Will Trek To The Village Of Budhakedar, An Important Place In Garhwal Which Houses The Old Temple Of Kedar (Shiva). The People Of This Village Are Mostly Farmers. Enroute We Will Passes The Tiny Villages Like Pangrana, Jhala & Agund.

Overnight: Tent.

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Tour Detail :

A Moderate Trek In Garhwal Himalayas, Altitude-4450 Mts
Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Max Altitude: 4450 Mts
Best Time: April To June & Sep To Oct
Difficulty: Moderate Trek
Region-Uttarakhand India

The River Ganges Is The Most Sacred River In The Hindu Religion And Its Source At Gaumukh On The Gangotri Glacier. Ganges Temple At Gangotri Is One Of The Holiest Destinations For Hindu Pilgrims & Is Blessed With Spellbinding Scenic Beauty. Every Year, Countless Tourists From Across The World, Visit Here In Search Of Peace And Tranquility. Our Trek Takes Us To Gaumukh (Translates To Cows Mouth), The Mythological Source Of The River Ganges, Which Is At The Snout Of The Gangotri Glacier. At Gaumukh, Blocks Of Glacier Fall Into The River And Pilgrims 'Cleanse Themselves Of Their 'Sins' In Freezing Water.

We Also Trek On Ancient Route Of Gangotri To Kedarnath. The Hindu Devotees Used This Pilgrimage Trail Very Regularly During The Times When Roads Didn'T Exist And People Used To Visit All The Four Holy Temples On Foot. The Kedarnath Shrine, One Of The 12 Jyotirlingas Of Lord Shiva, The Temple, Built In The 8Th Century And Dedicated To The Goddess Shiva. This Is A Scenic Spot Situated, Against The Backdrop Of The Majestic Kedarnath Range. Kedar Is Another Name Of Lord Shiva, The Protector And The Destroyer.

Includes :

  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Transport