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 Tapovan Trek

        6 Nights 7  Days

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: Uttarakhand

: 7 Days

: May, June & September, October 

: Difficult 

: 4,463 mtr

 

: 48 kms

 Tapovan Trek

 Brief Description

Tapovan Trek takes you around the Gangotri Glacier to that point. Which is traditionally considered to be the mouth of the holy Ganges river.

Tapovan Himalaya section is about 24 km long, starting from Gangotri. And the trek proceeds beyond the tree line for a large part. And passes through mountains larger than life. We camp at rugged heights, with snow-capped peaks in the distance. Whether it is the surreal view of the Bhagirathi peaks Gleaming on a moonlit night. The mind-blowing view of the Shivaling from Tapovan Campsite rising up from the base in front of you. Or a glimpse of the formidable Mount Meru, the view is a never-ending ecstasy on this journey. There is excitement. The sense of grandeur comes in a spiritual moment watching the river. that gave birth and nurtured an entire civilization emanating from the aptly named. Gaumukh snout to flow 2,526 odd kilometers before meeting the sea. And originating from the Gangotri glacier from Gaumukh. Which means “cow’s mouth”, the river has a different name. Bhagirathi, and becomes the Ganges. Only after flowing with another headstream, Devprayag. the life vein of the northern plains of India. In the Alaknanda – the confluence of the Ganges before falling into the main plains. This magnificent geography derives from those myths. Those who consider the river very sacred. He was brought to earth from his divine heights to renew the lives. of men by the rigorous dedication of a mortal, Bhagirathi. Which gives the channel its name- Bhagirathi. and the destructive energy of the river was given by none other than Shiva himself. This trek is classified as moderate-difficult for all the right reasons. You should be ready for climbing with boulder filled paths and harsh climate. The sadhus who live permanently in the field of Tapovan. for spiritual practice in the sight of Shivling can be your inspiration.

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EXPLORE TO  UTTARKASHI 

  • Explore to Vishwanath Temple.
  • Overnight stay in hotel.
DAY OF GANGOTRI
 
  • Today we will leave for Gangotri in Uttarkashi district which is about 100 kms away. On the way, we will pass through Gangnani hot spring, Harsil and Bhairon valley. On arrival, we will check-in at the already booked hotel and rest for sometime. Later in the evening, we will visit Gangotri temple to participate in the Aarti ceremony and darshan of Goddess Ganga. Later, we will return to the hotel after dinner and stay overnight.
THE TREKKING TRAIL
 
  • We will wake up early in the morning and start the first day of our trek which is 14 kms to Bhojwasa.
  • Overnight stay in tents.
CLOSE  VIEW OF MOUNTAINS 
 
  • Enjoy the panoramic view of the peaks of the Bhagirathi group in the early morning.
    And after breakfast, we walk to Gaumukh (3,890 m), the source of the Ganges. We explore the area and trek to Tapovan. one of the finest high altitude alpine meadows in the region.
    The route from Gaumukh to Tapovan is a steep climb, and as we climb, the view of the surrounding peaks becomes clear. They seem to be just a stone’s throw away.
    It is also little wonder why sadhus and sages. choose this place for extended meditation during the long summer months.
  • Overnight stay in tents.
BACK TO BHOJWASA
  • Wake up early to witness the spectacular sunrise view of the peaks around 6,543 meters. Shivling is undoubtedly the star of the show. which immediately attracts attention as it soars dramatically into the sky. Makes its neighbors dwarf. Today we will take our steps back for Bhojbasa. A steep climb below the glacier is followed by a rocky path over the glacier. And slowly descends till Bhojbasa.
  • Overnight stay in tents.
BACK TO GANGOTRI
 
  • After breakfast, trek to Gangotri and  Same day drive to Uttarkashi.
  • Overnight stay at hotel.
DEPARTURE  DAY
 
  • Morning after breakfast drive to Uttarkashi to Rishikesh / Dehradun…
  • Departure day.

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