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Trip Starting From: Rishikesh

Trip Location: Garhwal

About the Activity:

  • Here is a short yet extensive trip to find the sources of the pride of India, the mighty Ganges in their original forms.
  • A five day trek starting from Rishikesh will let you go through the snow-covered ascents and descents with the views of the splendid Bhagirathi River on one side and the mighty glaciers on the other side.
  • Arrive at Rishikesh early morning and start the adventure filled trip. Feel spiritually enhanced and elevated with the hidden blessings from the holy town.
  • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.
  • This exiting trek offers the flabbergasting views of some beautiful mountains like Shivling (6543 m), Meru and Bhagirathi group of mountains.


  • Best Time: May-June and Sep-Nov
  • Trek Grade: Moderate-Hard
  • Start Point: Haridwar/Jollygrant

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Rishikesh – Uttarkashi-Gangotri

    Arrive at Haridwar station earl morning, get a drive (165 km) to Uttarkashi (1150 m).

    Uttarkashi is the base of many trekking and mountaineering expeditions in Gangotri valley.

    Nehru Mountaineering Institute is situated at Uttarkashi.

    Have lunch and continue to drive (90 km) to Gangotri (3048 m).

    Gangotri is the place where the Goddess Ganga descended on to earth from heaven.

    It’s also the road head for the trekking in Gangotri valley.

    Visit the temple of Goddess Ganga and visit many other holy sages in the caves.

    Stay overnight stay in a tourist lodge.

  • Day 2 - Gangotri – Bhojwasa (Trek 14 km: 5-6 hrs)

    Trek to Bhojwasa (3600 m) watching the river Bhagirathi flowing on your side and enjoy the divine mountain scenery.

    The trek is consisted of gradual ascent for most of the part.

    From Bhojwasa you can have the majestic views of Bhagirathi group of peaks.

    Stay overnight at Bhojwasa.

  • Day 3 - Bhojwasa- Source of Ganges-Bhojwasa (Trek 8 km; 4-5 hrs)

    Trek to Gaumukh - the source of river Ganges.

    Many pilgrims and devotees take holy dip in the icy water of Ganges.

    Adventure seekers trek further through Gangotri glacier to Tapovan meadow.

    Return to the base at Bhojwasa later and enjoy camping under the stars.

  • Day 4 - Bhojwasa-Gangotri- Uttarkashi (Trek 14 km: 6 hrs) Drive 100 km

    After breakfast trek down to Gangotri.

    Board your jeeps to travel to Uttarkashi.

    Stay overnight in the Guest house.

  • Day 5 - Uttarkashi- Rishikesh (Drive 165 km: 7 hrs)

    A long scenic drive will take you back to Rishikesh airport/Haridwar station.

    The trip concludes now.

Stay

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  • Accommodation on twin/Triple sharing basis:
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  • Uttarkashi, Gangotri: In a small, neat and clean guesthouse Room only basis
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  • On the trek: In camping tents on twin/triple sharing basis including all meals (Veg)

Meal

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  • All meals included

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • Local experienced guide and kitchen staff on the trek
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  • All camping gears as; Tents, Mattress (Rubber + Air), camping chairs and folding table, dinning tent and toilet tents
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  • Entry/ Permit fee in national parks
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  • Porters for personal baggage up to 10 kg max
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  • Govt Service tax of 9%

Transport

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  • Rishikesh to Gangotri and back to Rishikesh in Jeep/ Tempo traveler depending on the group size.

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable clothes
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  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Torch light
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  • Lip balm
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  • Jackets or sweaters
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  • Personal medicine kit, if any
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  • Personal toiletries

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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