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Buwani Neergud Trek

Duration: 02 Days
Grade: Easy
Best Season: Nov-Feb

The smallest possible trek you can find, that can be done over the weekend. This is an ideal trek for small groups and corporate teams.

Gangotri-Gaumukh Trek

Duration: 08 Days
Grade: Easy
Best Season: April - mid June / mid Aug - Sep

The key highlights of this trek are the highest bridge in Asia(enroute), the destination 'Gaumukh' itself, which is the origin of the Ganga.

Dodital Trek

Duration: 05 Days
Grade: Moderate
Best Season: Sep-Nov, Feb-May

The route is through thick forests of Oak, Rhododendron, Fir and Deodar. This high altitude lake is crystal clear, in the midst of thick forest at an altitude of about 3,030 mtrs. This deep lake is the starting point of several rivers in this region.

Chandrashila Trek

Duration: 06 Days
Grade: Easy
Best Season: Sep-Nov, Mar-May

The key highlights are the destination 'Chandrashila peak' itself, which is the highest peak in the nearby areas. Visit to the Tungnath temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world. The trek is easy, and can be done by people of average fitness levels.

Beaskund Trek

Duration: 07 Days
Grade: Easy-Moderate
Best Season: April - June, Sep

A very beautiful trekking experience around Manali. The experience is of the deep Himalayas, and yet in such a short and accessible time frame. Manali town is also an integral experience to the whole plan.

Kuari Pass Trek

Duration: 08 Days
Grade: Easy
Best Season: May-July, Sep-Oct

A medium duration trek, which can be done between 2 weekends. The key highlights are some of the most beautiful sceneries in Uttarakhand.

Chandrashila Snow Trek

Duration: 08 Days
Grade: Moderate-Difficult
Best Season: January-February

The key highlights are the destination 'Chandrashila peak' itself, which is the highest peak in the nearby areas. Visit to the Tungnath temple, the highest Shiv temple in the world. Most section of the trek is snow covered, making it a moderate-difficult trek.

Treks

Gangotri - Gaumukh Trek

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Ganges or Ganga holds great importance to the Hindus. This trek follows the Ganges to its source at the massive Gaumukh glacier, which somewhat resembles the mouth of a cow. ( Gau-mukh implies the cow's mouth in Hindi ). Further up from Gaumukh is Tapovan , a trekker’s paradise and base for many challenging mountaineering expeditions.

This is a easy-medium difficulty trek which can be extended to include Tapovan or Nadanvan. The trek starts from Gangotri ( `Ganga-utri` implies Ganga Descends ), is a town of great religious significance, it is considered that Ganga had finally descended here in the form of the mighty Bhagirathi river, and from here it carries on its long journey towards the plains.

The trek will give a complete experience, right from self supported journey to camping in deep Himalayas. The itinerary is easy paced, and will give ample time to the participants to enjoy the surroundings at leisure.

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Duration 06 days
Best Season April - mid June / mid Aug - Sep
Rating Easy
Min. participants 08
Detailed Trip Schedule
Day 01
Haridwar/Rishikesh to Harsil - early morning pickup, overnight at Harsil ( camp/hotel ).
Harsil is a very beautiful valley, surrounded by thick pine forests, and overlooked by snow-capped mountains which peek through the various ranges that surround it.
The 8-10 hour journey Rishikesh/Haridwar to Harsil will pass through picturesque sceneries and some main towns of Uttarakhand like Uttarkashi.
Day 02
Harsil to Gangotri (by road) Gangotri to Cheervasa (by trek) -
We will packup early in the morning, and would depart for Gangotri.
Bhagirathi river flows in a narrow gorge here, and is visible only like a thin stream from that height. The drive from Harsil to Gangotri is very beautiful and passes through thick pine forests, and gives very scenic views of valleys below.
After a short visit to the temple at Gangotri, we would embark on the trek. The trek is an easy paced trek and the route is well marked.
Day 03
Cheervasa to Bhojwasa trek - The trek would now become lesser marked, and would pass through beautiful landscapes. There are several landslide/rock slide prone areas here, where one has to be careful of the grazing Ibexes above, which cause most of the landslides. Bhojwasa is named after Bhoj trees which are in abundance here.
The camp at Bhojwasa looks up to the Gaumukh glacier at a distance, and has magnificent views of Bhagirathi series of peaks. The Bhagirathi river here flows with great ferocity and carries large silt deposits in its flow.
Day 04
Bhojwasa to Gaumukh, and back to Bhojwasa Gaumukh is a massive glacier which feeds the perennial Bhagirathi river. It is one of the largest glaciers in the world. The place where it finally opens up to release the water of Bhagirathi is somewhat in the shape of a cow's mouth which is why it is called Gaumukh. This place has a great religious significance, and a dip in the water is considered very holy. We would return to Bhojwasa camp for the evening/night.
Day 05
Bhojwasa to Gangotri trek - We start our return journey, and taking in the last 'eye-fulls' of the sceneries around, we trek back. From Gangotri we would drive back to Harsil. Overnight at hotel/camp.
Day 06
Early morning wind up, lunch enroute, overnight train/public transport to Delhi.
EXTENSIONS
It is possible to extend this trek to Tapovan, or Nandanvan also, as customised trek plan.

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*  Participants need to carry their own personal gear ( rucksacks/sleeping bags ). In case porter is needed to carry their luggage, they need to tell in advance, and portaging will be charged Rs. 1000 additional.

What all is provided/included:
*  Travel ex Haridwar/Rishikesh/Dehradun by Non AC transport
*  All camping gear, tents, kitchen/mess arrangements
*  All meals as per schedule.
*  All staff and manpower support for porters,cook,guide etc.
Uttarakhand
 Buwani Neergud Trek
 Gangotri-Gaumukh Trek
 Dodital Trek
 Chandrashila Trek
 Kuari Pass Trek
 Chandrashila Snow Trek
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 Beaskund Trek

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