A ten days trip which involves
drive to Gangotri , the ancient source of the holy river
Ganga and trek to the finest high altitude Himalayan
lake, Kedar tal (4912 mts) punctuated with breath stopping
close view of Greater Himalayan peaks e.g. Thaleysagar
(6904 mts), Brigupanth (6772 mts) and Jogin Group of
peaks. The emerald lake with melting snow of Kedar glacier
originates kedarganga, a tributary of Bhagirathi, considered
as lord Shiva,’s contribution to Bhagirathi. One
can encounter a good variety of high altitude fauna
e.g. Bharal (blue sheep), Goral, Himalayan black bear
with a great variety of birds. The trek is bit strenuous,
but the rewards are very high.
ARRIVE RISHIKESH . OVERNIGHT HOTEL
RISHIKESH/UTTARKASHI DRIVE 5-6 HRS OVERNIGHT: TOURIST
Early morning after breakfast drive to Uttarkashi. Situated
on the bank of roaring Bhagirathi, this town is famous
for its institute of mountaineering. The drive to uttarkashi
is beautiful and along the bhagirathi river. Arrive
Uttarkashi and transfer to tourist bungalow for meals
and overnight stay.
UTTARKASI/ GANGOTRI DRIVE : 5-6 HRS OVERNIGHT : TOURIST
Morning after breakfast drive to Gangotri. Lunch enroute
at Gangotri, with a hot refreshing bath in hot spring.
Arrive Gangotri and transfer to tourist bungalow for
meals and overnight stay.
GANGOTRI/BHOJ KHARAK TREK: 5-6 HRS OVERNIGHT : CAMP
Morning after breakfast trek to Bhoj Kharak. The steep
ascent to Bhoj Kharak starts as we leave the camp. After
an hour climb we travers kedar gorge to reach Bhoj kharak.
The entire trek is along Kedar Ganga , through fir (cedus
) and Bhoj (birch) trees. The bark of birch was used
as paper for ancient manuscript in Inida. Arrive Bhoj
Kharak and camp. Meals and overnight camp.
BHOJ KHARAK/ KEDAR KHARAK TREK: 4-5 HRS OVERNIGHT: CAMP
Today we leave the tree line and trek through a long
meadow with Bhrigupanth peak in backdrop. Arrive and
camp near the gushing stream in the meadow. Meals and
KEDAR KHARAK/ KEDARTAL TREK: 4-5 HRS. OVERNIGHT: CAMP
Today the trek is very steep and through boulders and
stones. After 3-4 hrs walking on difficult terrain we
reach Kedartal . Arrive and camp. Enjoy an excellent
sunset on Thaleysagar peak with its reflection in the
lake. Meals and overnight camp.
KEDARTAL / BHOJ KHARAK TREK:: 4-5 HRS. OVERNIGHT: CAMP
Early morning witness special sunrise on the peaks and
lake. After breakfast trace your steps back to Bhoj
kharak. Lunch at Kedarkharak. Arrive Bhoj kharak and
camp. Meals and overnight camp.
BHOJ KHARAK / GANGOTRI TREK: 4- 5 hrs. OVERNIGHT : TOURSIT
Early morning start trekking down to Gangotri . Witness
evening prayer at Gangotri temple, dedicated to Goddess
Ganges. Meals and overnight tourist bungalow.
GANGOTRI/ RISHIKESH DRIVE : 9-10 HRS. OVERNIGHT : HOTEL
Morning after breakfast drive towards Rishikesh. Lunch
at Uttarkahsi. Meals and overnight Hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed for onward destination.
Rishikesh: 360 mts. Uttarkahsi: 1158 mts. Gangotri 3140
mts. Bhoj kharak: 3780 mts. Kedar Kharak :4270 mtd.
Kedar tal: 4912 mts.