Gangotri Tapovan Trek is located in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. It is also said to be known as the source of River Ganga which is surrounded by the Himalayan Ranges. This trek has always been on the hit list of the trekkers. On your way in this trek you will experience steep climbs, beautiful mountain hills, green alpine valleys and much more. It is believed that Gangotri is the place where Bhagirathi had worshiped Lord Shiva and then River Ganga descended on earth. Tapovan is an area beyond Gomukh which has a beautiful meadow at the feet of Mt. Shivling. It is 5 km ahead from Gomukh.
Gangotri Tapovan Trek Details
|Days Required||08 Days & 07 Nights|
|Altitude||4463 mts/14638 ft|
|Trek Grade||Moderate to Tough|
|Season||Mid April – June & August – Mid Oct|
|Things to Carry||
Day-1: Rishikesh – Uttarkashi- Gangotri
The journey starts from Rishikesh, you will be taking a ride of 250 kms from there to Uttarkashi via hill town named Chamba and Tehri. And from Uttarkashi you will be heading to Gangotri. after arriving there you can check-in into hotel for a night stay and explore the place by yourself.
Day-2 : Gangotri - Bhojwassa
Get up and after having your breakfast you will have to leave for a 14 km trek to Bhojwassa through Chirbasa. You will walk through the dense forest to reach Bhojwassa. Reach at the campsite near the river and after that you can explore and admire the sunsets from the peaks of Bhagirathi. You will be staying there for a night in the tents.
Day-3 : Bhojwassa - Gomukh - Tapovan
Get up early in the morning, have breakfast and start trekking towards Gomukh which is known as the source of River Ganga. You can explore the beauty of Gomukh region and then head to the next destination Tapovan which is one of the finnest high altitude alpine meadows. The trek from Tapovan is a steep ascent. This is the best place for those people who seek for adventure and peace. After arriving at Tapovan relax and enjoy the view of snow covered peaks, flora and fauna and beautiful landscapes. You will be then spending your night in tents.
Day-4 : Tapovan - Bhojwassa
Get up early if you don’t want to miss the fascinating view of the sunrise on high peaks. After having your breakfast you will be leaving Tapovan to trek back to Bhojwassa witnessing the beauty of Himalayas. After arriving Bhojwassa you will stay for a night in tents.
Day-5 : Bhojwassa – Gangotri
This is going to be the last day of your trekking. Get up in the morning have your breakfast and then you will trek down to Gangotri. While trekking downhill to Gangotri you will be experiencing some breathtaking views. After 5-6 hours of trekking you will reach Gangotri and then check in into hotel where you will be spending the rest of the night.
Day-6 : Gangotri - Rishikesh
You will be heading back to your home now. Take a ride back to Rishikesh from Gangotri and then to your home. And here your tour comes to an end.
• Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping).
• All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg).
• Trek equipments.
• First aid medical kit.
• Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
• All transportation during the trek program.
• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”.