Gaumukh Tapovan


Dehradun - Gangotri - Chirwasa – Bhojwasa - Tapovan - Gangotri

Tour Key Points

  • Covering highest motor-able passes
  • Buddhist culture
  • Coldest Desert at Hunder
  • World's highest salted Lake Pangong
  • Visit Floating market in Srinagar
  • Reviews
  • Value for money
  • Accommodation & facilities
  • Food
  • Location
  • Quality of activity

Gaumukh-Tapovan trek(holy trail approx 55 kms), one among the foremost gratifying treks in India, located in Uttarakhand will bring every fascinating trekking pleasure while passing through an orchard of pine trees at Chirbasa and birch trees at Bhojbasa. From Bhojbasa you will start the trek towards Gaumukh. This can be undertaken by the non-mountaineers too who are physically fit. Explore the Gaumukh Glacier, which is simply four kilometers ahead from Bhojwasa. From Gaumukh to Tapovan (are the mighty peaks of the Garhwal.) The climb is steep, and as we climb, the view of the encompassing peaks becomes clear. In between the 6 days of this Gomukh Tapovan trek, one can wonder at the beauty of the glacier, which forms one of the main sources of water for river Ganges. This trekking trail is formed for all adventure lovers to allow them to involve into hiking, hiking and glacier traverse. The beauty of this trek is just unjust to explain in words but without experiencing it. These regions look like velvet of grassland. Conclusion of the trip with precious memories created within the stunning landscapes.

Yet, it’s not a simple trek and isn't to be taken lightly. Gaumukh Tapovan trek is rated as moderate-difficult and you would like to be physically fit to complete this trek. While keeping in mind to stay safe. The trek requires you to be alert and careful because it climbs to over 14,000 ft, being a high altitude trek.

However for your better experience with the safety precautions we have added the transportations and sanitization as well in the package plan keeping in mind the COVID -19 situations.

  • Itinerary
  • Include / Exclude
  1. Day 01 Pickup from Dehradun / Rishikesh and drive to Gangotri (3415M) (270KM/8Hrs - 10 Hrs)

    Get ready to start the journey from Dehradun at morning six. The days are going to be longer as you'll cowl 241km to Gangotri. It’ll be a beautiful eight hours ride on the mighty mountains. The first major attraction is going to be Mussorie, the famed hill station. Capitol Hill station offers a majestic sight of Shivalik Ranges. With a possibility for lunch and a small amount of sight-seeing through Dhanulti, Chamba, you'll gain Kashi of North, Uttarkashi. Uttarkashi lies on the banks of watercourse Bhagirathi. You'll see all the temples and non secular folks around, creating you think that you simply actually square measure within the land of Gods. The watercourse Bhagirath takes you to the scenic Harshil village. Harshil is understood for apple orchards all over giving a revisit to your eyes. Harshil is the best place to relish the serene evening amidst mountains. Even after a protracted ride to Gangotri, you'd want it shouldn’t finish. Gangotri is on the banks of watercourse Bhagirathi. You’ll drift within the native market, move with native folks. In the dark you've got dinner and rest within the guest house.

  2. Day 02 Gangotri (3415M) - Chirwasa (3580M) (9 KM/5 Hrs Trek)

    Today you'll be walking through the pine forests aboard the astounding Bhagirathi stream. There’ll be gradual ascents however it'll be a simple 4-5 hours trek. Throughout the route lovely Sudarshan Parbat (6530M) can accompany you. You’ll additionally come upon some waterfalls and streams that you refill your water bottles. The complete walk is within the Gangotri park.

  3. Day 03 Chirwasa (3580M) - Bhojwasa (3775M) (5 KM/3 Hrs Trek)

    This will be the best 2-3 hours trek having gradual ascent. The path widens up currently with a lot of nearer views of the Bhagirathi peaks. You'll cross some landslide sections easier to steer upon. When you trek, you'll notice a noticeable piece of ground wherever tents are ordered for you, that's Bhojwassa bivouac. The Bhojwasa came from Bhojpatra trees or the Birch trees, that square measure is easy there. This can be the widest half within the serving you the primary read of Mount Shivling.

  4. Day 04 Bhojwasa (3775M) - Tapovan (4463M) via Gaumukh (4023M) (8 KM /4 Hrs Trek)

    The trek to Gomukh is fairly straightforward. Gomukh is that the finish of the Gangotri ice mass and thence the supply of the divine Ganges River. Gomukh essentially means that cow's mouth, it's believed the snout appeared like a cow's mouth within the past. The path from here gets vessel and stuffed with rock boulders. The rock moraines on the ice mass create the climb troublesome, however it additionally means that there's no want for technical instrumentation. You’ll be able to use a trekking pole to ease the climb. The ultimate trek to Tapovan could be a rocky piece of ground, once you cross it you'll be happy to be within the known meadows with a more in-depth read of the brilliant Mt. Shivling (6543M). Tapovan is known for the Sadhus World Health Organization comes back here for meditation. It’s additionally the bottom camp for the expeditions aiming to Mt. Shivling. It offers the direct, larger sight of Mt. Shivling that is taken into account one in every of the foremost sacred and exquisite mountains. Don’t miss the sight of Mt. Meru and Bhagirathi peaks.

  5. Day 05 Tapovan (4463M) - Bhojwasa (3580M) (13 KM/ 8 Hrs Trek)

    Today once more you have got to cross the rocky piece of ground and moraines of the ice mass. Downhill is harder than ascending they assert, you'll notice this currently as you create method round the boulders. Watch your steps and move step by step. Attempt to know the moments whereas you retrace the steps. After a steep descent to Gomukh, walk downs the piece of ground aboard Bhagirathi stream. It’ll be a 6-7 hours trek until Chirbassa. Then you'll be back to a similar pine forests. To not your surprise, you'll be tenting close to the stream, in between the mountains, beneath the pine trees...!!

  6. Day 06 Bhojwasa - Gangotri (5 KM/ 3-4 Hrs Trek)

    Trek for around 3-4 hours covering 9km to Gangotri. You’ll be able to catch informed streams and waterfalls to refill water bottles. Say valediction to the Bhagirathi and different mountain peaks as their sight currently disappears.

  7. Day 07 Gangotri – Dehradun / Rishikesh- Depart)

    Morning drive to Dehradun airport/railway station to go back to Home town.

You may like

Related Tours

motorcycle trip in himalaya

Motorcycle Tour

Passionate riders who never get tired of riding their motorbikes and love to travel different destinations will find plenty of Motorcycle Tours to choose from here…

motorcycle trip in himalaya

Cycle Tours

Our company offers the best cycle tour in India, thanks to the fact that with many years of experience operating tours in India, we know all the best places of…

motorcycle trip in himalaya

Himachal Pradesh Tours

Himachal Pradesh is the heaven in the heart of the Himalayas with its flawless beauty of landscapes (dazzling mountain sceneries), pine scented forests, culture…