The Gomukh Tapovan Trek is regarded as one of the most exhilarating hikes. The Gomukh Glacier is one of the sacred Bhagirathi's primary water sources. The summits of the Gangotri Group, Mt. Shivling, Mt. Thalay Sagar, Mt. Meru, and Bhagirathi III may also be seen from the glacier. Aside from its natural beauty and attraction, it is also a major pilgrimage place for Hindus, with a plunge in its water considered a sacred ceremony. The glacier's mouth is also visible from a distance. The Gangotri snowy expanse is almost 24 kilometres long and 6 to 8 kilometres broad, stretching from Gomukh to the Chaukhamba range around Badrinath. Shipton and Tilman, world-famous mountaineers. The walk is a veritable visual thrill ride, with towering mountain behemoths like the Bhagirathi twin peaks and Mount Meru, as well as the ever-present Shivling.

  • Day 1 Arrive in Gangotri and check-in Rest house/Guest house an altitude - 10200 ft.
    The day will be longer as you will cover 241km to Gangotri. It will be wonderful 8 hours ride along the mighty mountains.Located at only 35 kms from Dehradun, the first major attraction will be Mussorie.
  • Day 2 Gangotri to Chirbasa Camp 4-5 hrs trek an altitude - 11,900 ft.
    You can use a trekking pole to ease the climb. The final trek to Tapovan is a rocky terrain, once you cross it you will be pleased to be in the best-known meadows with closer view of the magnificent Mt.Surderson.
  • Day 3 Chirbasa to Bhojwasa,5-6 hrs. trek max. altitude - 12,400 ft.
    After breakfast and take steps ahead to embark the trek through the mountains. You will be walking through the pine forests alongside the astounding Bhagirathi river. There will be gradual ascents but it will be easy 5-6 hours trek.You will also come across some waterfalls and streams at which you refill your water bottles.
  • Day 4 Bhojwasa to Tapovan/Base Camp 3-4 hrs. trek, an altitude - 14,800 ft.
    This will be the easiest 3-4 hours trek having gradual ascent. The trail widens up now with more closer views of the Bhagirathi peaks. You will across some landslide sections easier to walk upon. After the trek, you will find a plain terrain where tents will be laid for you,
  • Day 5 Tapovan Camp to Bhojbasa camp 2-3 hrs trek stay in tents overnight.
    Yes, again you have to cross the rocky terrain and moraines of the glacier. Descending is difficult than ascending they say,After steep descend to Gomukh, walk down the terrain alongside Bhagirathi river.
  • Day 6 Bhojbasa to Gangotri 4-5 hrs trek and stay in gangotri and check-in in hotel.
    Trek for around 4-5 hours covering 14 km to Gangotri. You will enter again in the Gangotri National Park. You can catch up streams and waterfalls to refills water bottles. Say good bye to the Bhagirathi and other mountain peaks as their sight now disappears.
  • Day 7 Gangotri and depart.
    Have a final cup of morning tea in the mighty land of numbers, and lots of memories. This will a 87-8 hours ride, between the mountains, valleys and Bhagirathi river. The river which guided us throughout the trek.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • All meals along the trek only veg.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trek tents, home stay.
  • Transportation, food, accommodation.
  • Sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map.
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges.
  • Sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map.
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork
  • All the prices are for Indian Nationals only, unless specified.
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