Gangotri – Gaumukh – Tapoban

Tapoban

Day 1: Arrival New Delhi.
Meeting upon at IGI – Indira Gandhi International Airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Delhi Rishikesh, 230 kms, 6-7 hrs drive, car
Morning breakfast, afterwards drive to Rishikesh 6 hrs approx.. Rishikesh the most famous meditation and spiritual centre. Situated on the banks of river Ganges. Surrounded by Shivalik range of lower Himalayas on three side. Also its the starting point of all four sacred shrines. Check into hotel evening visit surrounding of RishiKesh : Laxman Jula and Ashrams. Overnight hotel.

Day 3 : Reaching Gangotri from Haridwar

Option: if Travelling from Delhi-night stay at Haridwar is recommended.

Day 4 : Gangotri- Bhojbasa : Walking Time 6-7 hrs. > Gangotri 3050m is very important religious place and Hindus from al over the world comes here for pilgrimage. Trail is plain and easy walk to Bhojbasa 3790m.

Day 5 : Bhojbasa-Gaumukh: Walking Time 2 hrs.> Origin of sacred river Ganges which has great importance in lives of Hindu masses. One can come back to Bhojbasa and next day return to Gangotri but people who are headed for Tapoban can either keep walking to tapoban or can make a camp w.e.f availability of water source beyond Gaumukh.

Day 6 : Gaumukh-Tapoban: Walking Time 5 hrs.> Gradual ascending of terminal moraine, Tapoban 4450m is very scenic spot in footsteps of Bhagirathi peaks.

Day 7 : Stay At Tapoban

Day 8: Return Back : Come back though same route to Bhojbasa.

Day 9&10: Back to Gangotri & travel to Haridwar.

Day 11: Travel to Delhi.

OPTIONS: You can further go deep in valley from TAPOBAN. NANDANVAN is also good option to visit from TAPOBAN.

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