Gaumukh Trek – The Source of Ganges

Gaumukh Trek – The Source of Ganges

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Gaumukh Trek – The Source of Ganges

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PLACES TO BE COVERED : : Delhi - Haridwar - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Chirbasa - Bhojbasa - Gangotri - Uttarkashi - Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi
DURATION : : 07 Nights / 08 Days

Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar (210 kms/6-7 hrs approx)
Upon arrival in Delhi, welcome to the guests and proceed to Haridwar by road. Reach Haridwar and check-in at hotel. If time permits, enjoy sightseeing of Haridwar, visit to Chandi Devi, Mansa Devi, Daksha Mahadev Temple followed by "Har-Ki-Pauri" to see evening aarti of holy Ganges, later back to hotel, overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Haridwar - Uttarkashi (175 kms/7-8 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Uttarkashi. On arrival check-in at hotel, later visit to Vishwanath Temple, Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav, Gyaneshwar and Goddess Kuteti Devi etc. After sightseeing back to hotel, overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Uttarkashi - Gangotri (100 kms/3-4 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Gangotri Temple (Hight 3048 mts), enroute visit picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. On arrival check-in at GMVN, later visit to Gangotri Temple Darshan, overnight stay at GMVN Guest House (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam)

Day 04: Gangotri – Chirbasa - Bhojbasa (13 kms trek/6-7 hrs approx)
After breakfast, trek towards Bhujbas via Chirbas. The trek route passes through deep dense forest Bhujbas of Himalayan coniferous and pine trees to arrive at Bhujbas. The main structure at Bhujbas is an ashram, which is served as a stop over point en route Gaumukh) check-in at GMVN Guest House and overnight stay at GMVN Guest House (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam).

Day 05: Bhojbasa – Gaumukh – Bhojbasa (4 kms/ 2-3 hrs-one side)
Gaumukh is the main point from where the holy Ganges originates. A short and easy trek of an hour brings us to Gaumukh. After a Gaumukh Darshan return back to Bhujbas, overnight stay at GMVN Guest House (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam).

Day 06: Bhojbasa – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (13 kms trek & 100 drive/9-10 hrs approx)
After breakfast, trek back to Gangotri and afterwards drive to Uttarkashi. Reach Uttarkashi and check-in at Hotel, overnight stay at GMVN Guest House (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam).

Day 07: Uttarkashi – Rishikesh - Haridwar (185 kms/7-8 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Haridwar. On the way enjoy sightseeing of Rishikesh, visit to Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mata Temple, Shivananda Ashram and Swarg Ashram etc. After sightseeing continue to Haridwar. On arrival Check-in at hotel, overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Haridwar - Delhi (210 kms/6-7 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Delhi. On arrival transfer the guests to Delhi Airport/Railway Station to board the flight/train for onward journey and tour terminates here, but sweet memories remains for forever.

End of the tour



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