Gomukh, the terminus or snout of the Gangotri Glacier, from where Bhagirathi River ( Local for Ganges) originates. It is one of the primary sources of the Ganges River. The place is in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the largest in the Himalayas with an estimated volume of over 27 cubic kilometers. The most well-known Tapovan in India is the area above the Gangotri Glacier. Tapovan area is base camp for several mountaineering expeditions. Tapovan area is full of meadows, streams and flowering plants and the meadows are one of the best high altitude meadows in India.
Highlights of Gaumukh Tapovan Trek:
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THE PLAN -
DAY 1 - Pick up from Dehradun to Gangotri. 9 hours journey 300 kms. Overnight in Gangotri.
DAY 2 - Gangotri to Chirbasa trek. Overnight here in camps. 7 kms 4 hours. Easy trail.
DAY 3 - Chirbasa to Bhojbasa. Overnight here. 7 kms in 4 hours. Easy trail.
DAY 4 - Bhojabas to Tapovan via Gangotri Glacier crossing. Visit Gaumukh caves today in glacier. Overnight in Tapovan. 5 hour for 5 kms. Steep ascent. Overnight in Tapovan.
DAY 5 - Exploration day in Tapovan. Overnight in Tapovan only.
DAY 6 - Tapovan to Bhojbasa back. Overnight here. 5kms in 2 hours via Gangotri glacier.
Day 7 - Bhojbasa to Gangotri back. Overnight here. 14 kms descend.
Day 8 - Gangotri to Dehradun drop. Trip ends.
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IF YOU ARE 4 PEOPLE , YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR OWN DATES. Also if you have time constraints this trek can be done in 6 days also. Consult for such. Only possible for a group of atleast 4 people. )
PRICE – 18000 INR PER PERSON
DEHRADUN TO GANGOTRI AND BACK IN PRIVATE CAB SHARING WITH OTHER TREKKERS.
STAY IN CAMPS FOR ENTIRE DURATION OF TREK.
FOOD – BREAKFAST + LUNCH + DINNER + SNACKS + TEA + HOT WATER.
TREK EQUIPMENTS SUCH AS SLEEPING BAG, TENT , UTENSILS , COOKING ARRANGEMENT.
MANPOWER SERVICES – COOK , HELPER , PORTER, MULES AND GUIDE.
TREK PERMIT CHARGES.
MEDICINE AND OXYGEN CYLINDER FOR EMERGENCY.
ANY PERSONAL EXPENSES.
ANY COST ADDED TO NATURAL DISASTER DURING THE TREK REGARDING THE WEATHER.
ANYTHING NOT MENTIONED IN THE INCLUSIVE.
WE CAN ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION FOR YOU TO REACH BASECAMP AND BACK , FOR EXTRA CHARGES. OR SUGGEST YOU THE BEST BUDGET WAY TO REACH THE BASE CAMP OF THE TREK.
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