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TREK TO VASUKI TAL LAKE, VIA GAUMUKH, TAPOVAN & NANDANVAN (UTTARAKHAND)

DURATION11 NIGHTS / 12 DAYS DESTINATIONS:DELHI–HARIDWAR–UTTARKASHI–DEHRADUN

Introduction

Trekking enthusiasts who like to challenge themselves trek to Vasukital in group a minimum of six because the trekking route is very difficult. Trekking guide is must in Vasuki Tal trek. Trek begins from Gaurikund through Rambara, reaching uptoGarurChatti and at last making way through Kedarnath temple.

The trek via Gaumukh, Tapovan and Nandanvan coincides on a pilgrim route to 1 of the char dham. Gangotri is considered to be the mythological supply of river Ganga. it’s said that King Bhagirath prayed to Lord Shiva for salvation of the souls of his 60,000 sons. Shiva obligated and requested immortal Ganga to release her water, that refined the ashes of Bhagirathi’s sons. because of this mythological story, river Ganga is considered a way to purify one’s soul.

Trekkers are fascinated by the wonder of Mandakiniriver who flows downwardly through the route to Kedarnath temple. Dense forests housing lovely fauna, tall range of mountains ranges and fascinating waterfalls energize the trekkers. From Kedarnath to Vasuki high is rushlike slope within the goat road. Trekkers might encounter shepherds with their sheep and goats. view of Chaukhamba hill and Mandakini valley is spectacular. From Vasuki hill high, Vasukital is 1Km downward trek.

DAY 01: Arrive Delhi

On the 1st day, you will arrive at Delhi; the national capital of India. Upon arrival at airport, our company representative will meet& great you and transfer you to the hotel for check-in.
Overnight in Hotel

DAY 02: Delhi – Full Day Tour (Old & New Delhi Tour)

After having breakfast in the hotel at 09:30 hrs, the tour guide will meet you at your hotel. Later you shall proceed for full day guided tour in Delhi starting with old Delhi visiting Raj Gaht, JamaMaszid, driving pass through Red Fort. Later we shall visit Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, driving pass through Parliament Street & President house and visit QutubMinar. In the evening, you shall board overnight train # 2205, 2355/0355 NZM DDN AC EXP to HARIDWAR
Overnight in the Train

DAY 03:Haridwar–Uttarkashi

After your arrival at Haridwar at 03:55 am, you shall bedriven to Uttarkashi (180kms, 5hrs).
Overnight at the Resort

DAY 04:Uttarkashi-Gangotri(3048MTS)

The Day will be spent exploring this place of pilgrimage. Later we shall drive to Gangotri (99kms, 3-4hrs).Thousands of Pilgrims arrive here in summer to wash away their sins in the holy Ganga, it is said that Lord Shiva sat at the base of this fall to take the Ganga into his locks, for otherwise her descent from the heavens would have split the earth.
Overnight stay at Hotel/tourist bungalow

DAY 05:Gangotri (3048 Mts/10000 Ft) - Bhojbasa (3792 Mts/12440 Ft) 13 Kms Trek/5-6 Hrs) (Trek Time: 5-6 Hours, 13 Kms Trek).

Morning after the breakfast, we shall command our trek further to Bhojbasa via Chirbasa (3600mt). From Gangotri, we will move along the beaten track towards Chirbasa, which is on tree line. The entire trek today is along the roaring Bhagirathi River. Beyond Chirbasa, the terrain becomes really desolate and barren. In fact, it has been referred to as Artic Tundra by many trekkers. From Chirbasa we will further trek to Bhojbasa, the entire trail passes through dense forest, Arrive Bhojbasa; there is a small temple and a potential campsite near down the river. We will make our camp near river side. In the afternoon, you shall be left free to explore the area and to enjoy excellent sunset on Bhagirathi group of peaks.Dinner and overnight stay will be arranged in tents.


Overnight stay in Tent

DAY 06:Bhojbasa–Gaumukh - Tapovan(3890mts/12760 Ft) – Tapovan (4463 Mts / 14640 Ft) (Trek Time:5 Hours, 8 Kms).

We shall continue along the pilgrim grassy hillsides. Trail then curves, to unfold a breathtaking view of wild flowers studded meadows crowned by the Bhagirathi group of peaks Camp on a wide sandy beach at Gaumukh, where the holy Ganga gushes out of the snout of the Gangotri glacier, is set in a wide moraine-stream valley Shivling 6540 m, sits looking down like an old learned man, while the Bhagirathi I, II and III tower above. W e will then arriveat Tapovan in our camp and rest after the dinner.


Overnight stay in Tent

DAY 07:Tapovan - Nandanvan(4570 Mts/14993 Ft) (Trek Time:4-5 Hours)

This day will be largely an exercise sort as it includes crossing the moraine covered Gangotri glacier to Nandavan located at the confluence of the Chaturangi and the Gangotri glaciers. Literally, meaning that it will be four colored glacier. The Chaturangi is truly multi-hued. The massive meadows of Nandavan are situated at the base of the Bhagirathi massif. The area provides excellent sightings of Bharal (blue sheep).
Overnight in camp.

DAY 08:Nandavan - Vasuki Tal 4800 Mts-Nandanvan

A full Day walk to the picturesque Vasuki Tal Lakeshall be the part of this day. The trail follows a grassy ridge running parallel to the Chaturangi glaciers, across a small glaciererodedvalley to VasukiTal. It then continues along the lateral moraine of the Chaturangi glacier to views of Mt. Satopanth. Later we shall return to the camp.
Overnight stay in Tent

DAY 09: Nandanvan – Bhojbasa (Trek 4-5 Hrs)

Early morning, you shall enjoy the sunrise on high peaks. After breakfast, we shall trek down to Bhojbasa. In Bhojbasa, we shall stay in camp.

DAY 10:Bhojbasa – Gangotri (Trek 4-5 Hrs) - Uttarkashi

Morning after breakfast we shall trek down to Gangotri, where our car will be waiting for us. Then we would drive to Uttarkashi.
Overnight at the Resort

DAY 11: Uttarkashi - Dehradun

After a leisurely breakfast, we would drive to Dehradun(190kms, 6hrs)for boarding overnight train# 12206, 2325/0505 to Delhi.
Overnight stay at Train

DAY 12: Delhi

We shall arrive at Delhi at 05:05 am and you shall be transferred to International airport for your onward journey…

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STANDARD HOTELS (3*& GUEST HOUSES) HOTEL GRAND PARK INN OR SIMILAR, DELHI TENTAGE CAMPING IN WHOLE TREK TOUR COST USD 1499 PER PER’S
DELUXE HOTELS (4*&HERITAGE) QUTUB RESIDENCY OR SIMILAR, DELHI TENTAGE CAMPING IN WHOLE TREK TOUR COST USD 1599 PER PER’S
LUXURY HOTELS (5*&HERITAGE) HYATT REGENCY DELHI OR SIMILAR, DELHI TENTAGE CAMPING IN WHOLE TREK TOUR COST USD 1699 PER PER’S
Included Meals
Bfast
Lunch
Dinner
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TRANSPORT TOYOTA ETIOS/TOYOTA INNOVA/ LUXURY BUS TOUR STAFF DRIVER(S), EXPLORE TOUR LEADER OR GUIDE GROUP SIZE GENERALLY 02 PAX TO 22 PAX Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on double sharing basis
  • Meals plan will be on Bed and Breakfast basis
  • English speaking guide/escort
  • All currently applicable taxes.
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature like mineral water, beverages, alcoholicdrinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips etc; Any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’