Gangotri Gaumukh Trek in Uttarakhand

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  • 11 days
    (Duration)
  • Moderate
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Hilly
    (Terrain)

Gangotri Gaumukh Trek in Uttarakhand by Trek n Hire



Description

Gangotri at an elevation of about 3,100 meters is a prominent Hindu pilgrimage centre and one of the Char Dham sites of Uttarakhand state. The shrine, dedicated to Goddess Ganga, is located on the bank of the gurgling river Bhagirathi and is the major attraction. The Gaumukh trek starts from Gangotri, which is 19 kms from Gangotri Temple through the forest and crossing small rivers. This is one of the popular and spiritual treks in the Garhwal Himalayan region. Gaumukh at 4,125 meters, the source of River Bhagirathi that joins the River Alaknanda at Devprayag. The journey continues to follow the course of River Bhagirathi, cutting and running through the thick cedar and pine forest. Further, it embarks upon a beautiful alpine meadow that is dotted and patched with several wild and colourful floras. The rewarding view of the Gangotri group of peaks and Jogin peak and stretch of Himalayan range that forms a silver cascade, makes the entire strenuous trek a walk to paradise.


Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Arrival at Delhi

  • Day 2:

    Delhi – Haridwar train and drive to Uttarkashi

  • Day 3:

    Uttarkashi – Gangotri drive

  • Day 4:

    Gangotri- Bhojwassa 14 Kms trek

  • Day 5:

    Bhojwassa - Gaumukh- Tapovan 10 kms trek

  • Day 6:

    Tapovan

  • Day 7:

    Tapovan – Nandanvan 7 kms trek

  • Day 8:

    Nandanvan – Bhojwassa 10 kms trek

  • Day 9:

    Bhojwassa – Gangotri 14 Kms trek

  • Day 10:

    Uttarkashi – Haridwar drive and train to Delhi

  • Day 11:

    New Delhi- Departure


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