Day 01: Delhi
- Rishikesh, 230 kms, 6-7 hrs drive.
Morning breakfast, afterwards drive to
Rishikesh 6 hrs approx... Rishikesh the most famous meditation and spiritual centre. Situated on the banks of river Ganges.
Surrounded by Shivalik range of lower Himalayas on three side. Also it’s the starting point of all four sacred shrines.
Check into hotel evening visit surrounding of RishiKesh: Laxman Jula and Ashrams. Overnight hotel.
Day 02: Drive Rishikesh - Uttarkashi
Morning after breakfast drive to Uttarkashi
(1885 M) by covering approx. 148 kms in 7 hrs. The road climbs up steadily to Srinagar and then onwards steeply. Overnight
stay in Hotel.
Day 03: Uttarkashi
– Innerline permit.
Day 04: Drive
Uttarkashi - Gangotri (3050m), 101 kms, 5 hrs.
Morning after breakfast drive to reach
Gangotri (4038 M) by covering approx. 101 kms in 5 hrs. En-route visit the Gangotri hot springs. There is a beautiful Gorge
at Bhairav Ghati. Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow.
Day 05: Gangotri
With its famous Goddess GANGA, temple
at Gangotri only inhabits during summer time. A boulder mark the spot where King Bhagirathi beseeched the goddess to descent
to Earth. Temple dedicated to Ganga rises above the river. We explore around Gangotri.
Day 06: Trek
Gangotri - Bhujbasa (3658m), 14 kms, 5 hrs.
Today we start the 2nd part of our trek
to the source of Ganges. And follow a well-defined trail of this pilgrimage route to Gangotri glacier. Enroute we stop for
lunch at Chirbasa was once a heavily forested area of Chir tree. Later continue trek Bhujbasa following the river Bhagirathi. Now we cross on a loose boulder a descent to Bhujbasa which named after a Bhuj tree.
Enroute a magnificent view of Shivling and Meru peak. Overnight stay in camp.
Day 07: Trek
Bhujbasa - Gaumukh (3900m) - Tapovan (4,463m), 12 kms. 4-5 hrs.
Today a fascinating day of trek to Gaumukh
the source of river Ganges. After Rajghat we will have the glimpse of Bhagirathi massif rising above 6500 mtrs. While the
scene around is fascinating to see a Sadhu meditating half naked, pilgrims praying all around. Arrive at Gaumukh (cow mouth
) than cross the Gangotri glacier , climbing steadily arrive a meadows at Tapovan.Tapovan an open grassland and base camp
of Mount Shivaling (6450m), Meru (6660m) and Gaumukh peaks . Overnight camp at Tapovan.
Day 08: Trek
Tapovan - Nandan Van (4500m), 10 kms.
After breakfast, ascent towards Nandan
Van along the left side of Gangotri glacier. The trek is little steep and challanging. Overnight camp.
Day 09: Trek
Today we trek along Chaturangi Glacier
to Vasukital (4898 MT) 3-4 hours. The trek is steady upward. Overnight stay in camp situated by the side of the small lake.
Day 10: Trek
Vasukital - Khara Pathar (5456m), 4-5 hrs.
Today after breakfast we start trek to
Khara Pathar (5456 m) which is named after sheer rock face of the slope. 4-5 hours from Vasukital. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 11: Trek
Khara Pathar - Kalindikhal Base
An exhausting days of trek 10 Km to Kalindikhal
Base -Sweta Glacier- (5500 m). Enroute a view of Satopanth (7075 m), Chandra (6739 m) and other groups. A good view of Chandra
Parvat. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 12: Trek
Kalindikhal Base - Kalindi pass (5947m) - Rajparav 5/6 hrs.
Trek to Rajparav (4910 m) in 5-6 hours
spending some time at the Kalindi Pass (5947 m). Cross the icefall and then climb
the Kalindi slopes and finally descend. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 13: Trek
Rajparav - Arwatal
Trek to Arwatal (3910 m) 13 km 5-6 hours.
Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 14: Trek
Arwatal - Ghastoli, 6/7 hrs
Trek to Ghastoli (3796 km), 16 Km in 6-7
hours. On the way there is an ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police) check point existed for inner line permission check post Overnight
stay in the camp.
Day 15: Trek
Gastoli - Mana 4 hrs, Drive to Badrinath (3133m) Rishikesh
Trek to Mana village 14 Km in 5-6 hours
on a good pony trail. Drive 2 Km to reach Badrinath. Overnight stay in the Hotel.
Badrinath is one of the four secred shrine
(char Dham) of Hindu, situated at 3133 mtrs. Nar and Narayan mountains are on both sides with Neel Kanth peak providing a splendid back drop. Facing the back of temple by Alaknanda River. Where there is a hot
water spring known as TaptKund. Badri Van forest of berries was once carpeted with wild berries. Badrinath temple is dedicated
to Lord Vishnu, the temple of Badrinath ji built in a 15 mtrs height in a form of cone. Overnight stay at hotel or camp. Visit
the holy shrine of Badrinath and
Day 16: Drive Badrinath - Joshimath
drive down to reach Joshimath 44 Km from
Badrinath. Visit Adi guru Shankracharaya temple, Narsimha temple. Visiting these places a trip to Auli (winter sports centre
and hill station of Kumoun region. There is a lift way car at Auli. Overnight stay at hotel in Auli.
Auli: Auli the most popular ski resorts
in India and winter sports destination of Garhwal hills of Uttranchal. It provides an excellent panoramic view of the giant
mountain peaks like Nanda Devi, Kamet and Dunagiri..
Day 17: Joshimath - Rishikesh
Drive through Nandprayag, Karanprayag,
Rudraprayag, Devprayag to reach Rishikesh 253 kms. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 18: Drive
Rishikesh Delhi, fly home
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi
by covering 230 km. 6/7 hrs.