Gaumukh is where the waters of Ganga trickle down from the glaciers. The sages called it 'Gaumukh', because in the distant past, it probably appeared like a cow's mouth; though today, it doesn't appear so.
Day 1 Arrival Hardwar
Check in Hotel. In the evening view Aarti at Holy River Ganges, at Har-ki-Pauri. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 Hardwar to Gangotri 276 Kms./ 8 Hr.
Leave after early breakfast. Drive to Gangotri ( This sacred shrine, situated at an altitude of 3200 mt is the source of the river Bhagirathi. Check in Hotel.) Check in Hotel.
Day 3 Gangotri to Bhojwasa 14 Kms Trek / 6 Hr.
From Gangotri we move along the beaten track towards Chirbasa, which is on the treeline. From here we get a clear view of the Bhagirathi Peak. Beyond Chirbasa the terrain becomes really desolate and barren. Infact, it has been referred to as the Arctic Tundra by many trekkers. From Chirbasa we reach Bhojwasa. Dinner and overnight in camps.
Day 4 Bhojwasa to Tapovan 10 Kms / 5 Hr.
Gaumukh Glacier is just four kilometers ahead from Bhojwasa. From Gaumukh to Tapovan the ascent is steep, and as we climb, the view of the surroundings peaks becomes clear. Dinner and overnight in camps.
Day 5 Tapovan - Meditation Session.
After lunch Day at Leisure. In the evening Camp Fire from "Skylark". Dinner and overnight in camps.
Day 6 Tapovan to Nandanvan 8 Kms/ 6 Hr
Trek to Nandanvan via Gangotri Glacier, with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camps.
Day 7 Nandanvan to Bhojwasa 12 Kms/ 6 Hr
Trek to Bhojwasa, with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camps..
Day 8 Bhojwasa to Gangotri 14 Kms/ 7hr
Trek to Gangotri with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day 9 Gangotri to Hardwar 276 Kms / 8 Hr
Drive to Hardwar via Uttarkashi. Check in Hotel. TOUR CONCLUDES.
Tour Includes :
Accommodation on twin sharing basis with all meals as per the mentioned programme.
All transfers from/to Surface.
Complete camping equipment with porters and staff.
Transportation as per the itinerary.
For more details please Contact:
SKYLARK ADVENTURE TOURS
186, Sharwan Nath Nagar, Near Hotel Jhanvi
Haridwar - 249401, Uttrakhand, INDIA