The Source of Legendary Ganges

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The Source of Legendary Ganges

The Holy River Ganges is the most sacred river in the Hindu religion. Gaumukh (Cow’s mouth) from where the Ganges originates is one of the holiest places for Hindu pilgrims who come here to witness the birth of Mother Ganges. True or not Gaumukh with its icicle Gangotri glacier is a challenge for every trekker and adventurer, most of who like to go beyond the Gaumukh point to camp right at the base of The Shivling Peak from where one also gets to see a magnificient view of Bhagirathi Peaks. 

The beautiful meadows of Tapovan is a delight to visit as you have the Shivling peak (6,543 m) - the Matterhorn of India, rising high on one side flanked by Meru and Kedardome and the peaks of Bhagirathi on the other side.

Retreat Facts:

  • Duration: 07 nights / 08 days
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Highest Point: 4500m (Tapovan)
  • Highest Camping Point: 4500m (Tapovan)
  • Highlights: Holy Ganges Temple, Tapovan meadow, Source of Ganges, Uttarkahsi town, Bhagirathi peak & Mt. Shivling.

Includes:

  • All transportation according to trip route & itinerary
  • All accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents & lodges.
  • All meals from lunch on Day 01 till lunch on Day 08.
  • Professional guide fee, camping fee, sanctuary fee.
  • Tents, mattress and all groups camping gear.
  • All trekking arrangements with India’s most experienced guiding team, camp staff, cook etc.

Excludes

  • Sleeping bag & Personal Trekking Gear
  • Items of personal clothing
  • Any arrangements in Rishikesh
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, alcohol, cigarettes, camera fee etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.
  • Any kind of insurance, emergency evacuation, hospitalization, search & rescue expenses.

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Single Tent for all camping nights can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 8000/-
  2. Personal Porter to carry your day-pack during the trek can be arranged at INR 10000/-