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Gaumukh Tapovan trek 7 Days trip from Dehradun

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Duration

6 Night 7 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Itinerary

Itinerary Day 1:- Dehradun to Gangotri   
  • Altitude 3100 mtrs.
  • Pick up time 06.00 am at the parking of Dehradun railway station
  • Stay in Guest House
  • Drive 241 km (8 hrs)
  • Local Market and network is available
  • Route: Dehradun – Mussoorie – Dhanulti- Chamba- Uttarkashi- Harshil – Gangotri
  Day 2:- Acclimatisation day at Gangotri (10171 ft)  
  • Altitude 10171 ft
  • Gangotri temple- Gangotri is one of Char Dhams of Uttarakhand
  • Acclimatisation walk around at Gangotri town
  • Stay in Guest House
  Day 3:- Gangotri (10171 ft) to Chirbassa (11680 ft)   
  • Altitude 11680 ft
  • 9 km, 5-6 hrs trek
  • Entire trek in Gangotri National Park
  • Accommodation in a tent
  • Hot lunch served at the campsite
  • Campsite under the pine forest
  • Moderate level of gradual ascent
  • Spring and manmade water point are available
  • Evening acclimatisation walk
  Day 4:- Chirbassa (11680 ft) to Bhojwasa (12435 ft)   
  • Altitude 12435 ft 2-3 hrs trek
  • 5 km, 2-3 hrs trek
  • Accommodation in a tent
  • Reached campsite for hot lunch
  • Easiest day of the trek
  • Moderate level gradual ascent
  • Birch (Bhojpatra) forests in the area
  • Ashram, police post and rest house available
  • Mt. Bhagirathi massif view from the camp area
  • After lunch, acclimatisation walk up to Gaumukh, the snout of the river Ganges
  Day 5:- Bhojwasa (12435 ft) to Tapovan (14600 ft) Back to bhojwasa via Gaumukh (13452 ft)   
  • Altitude 14600 ft
  • 18km, 10-11 hrs trek
  • Bhojwasa to Gaumukh 5 km
  • Gaumukh to Tapovan 4 km
  • Accommodation in a tent
  • pack lunch
  • No water points, it’s advisable to carry at least 2 litres of water
  • A challenging day of the trek
  • Carry energy bars, ors and water
  • Trek begins over rocky boulders and becomes noticeably steep gradually over the rocky terrain
  • Glacier-covered with moraine so no need technical equipment
  • You might be seeing Moutain goat/Ibex near your campsite
  • Tapoan surrounded by giants - Mt. Shivling, Meru, Manda, The Bhagirathi group Kedardome, Kharchakund and many more
  Day 6:- Bhojwasa (12435 ft) to Gangotri (10171 ft)   
  • 14km, 6-7 hrs trek
  • Moderate level of gradual descent
  • Spring and manmade water point are available
  • Accommodation in Guest House
  • Pack lunch
  • Carry energy bars and water
  Day 7:- Depart for Dehradun   
  • 240 Km
  • 8 Hrs Drive
  • Reached Dehradun by 5.00 PM
 

Included/Exclude

  • Things to Carry
  • Backpack & rain cover: (50 - 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
  • Day pack + rain cover: 20 - 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
  • Walking stick: Advisable (At least one)
  • Head torch: 1 Nos.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack: 2 bottles of one litre each
  • People who use a hydration pack
  • 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one litre
  • Carry at least one thermos flask
  • Snacks Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
  • Personal Medical Kit: Consult your doctor
  • T-shirts: 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
  • Fleece T-shirts: 1 Nos.
  • Fleece jacket: 1 Nos. (Alternative: a woollen sweater)
  • Down feather / Hollofil jacket: 1 Nos.
  • Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant): 1 Pair
  • Thermal inners (upper and lower): 1 Pair
  • Trek pants: 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denim, capris)
  • Poncho: 1 Nos.
  • Personal Utilities
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Moisturiser
  • Toilet Paper & wipes
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antibacterial powder
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Sun cap 1 Nos: (One that covers the neck as well)
  • Woollen cap: 1 Nos.
  • Balaclava: 1 Nos.
  • Neck-gaiters: 1 Nos.
  • Sunglasses
  • Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected.
  • People who wear spectacles-
  • (A)- Use contact lenses. (Not for Chadar trek)
  • (B)- Photochromatic glasses.
  • Trekking shoes: 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
  • Floaters/flip-flops: 1 Pair (Optional)
  • Cotton socks: 5 pairs
  • Woollen socks: 3 pairs
  • Gaiters: 1 Pair (TTH team will notify you if required)
  • Waterproof gloves: 1 Pair
  • Fleece/woollen gloves: 1 Pair

  • Inclusions 
  • 1. Accommodation. (Guesthouse, Homestay, Camping)
  • 2. Meals while on trek (Veg)
  • 3. Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dining tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required).
  • 4. All necessary permits and entry fees to Gangotri National park).
  • 5. First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
  • 6. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, cook and Support staff.
  • 7. Services from Dehradun to Dehradun.
  • 8. TTH Staff insurance.
  • 9. Mules to carry the central luggage.
  • Exclusions 
  • 1. Any kind of personal expenses.
  • 2. Food during the transit.
  • 3. Insurance.
  • 4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • 5. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
  • 6. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

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