Gangotri- Dodital Trekking cum Training Expedition (Uttarakhand) 2019
BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:
Gangotri: One of the main religious places among the four Char Dham pilgrimage areas, Gangotri, situated in Uttarkashi, is closely related to Goddess Ganga, the river that we know as Ganges
Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 3,024 metres (9,921 ft). Dodital is considered as one of the most beautiful lakes of India and it is extremely popular with nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. Dodital is surrounded by dense Oak Woods, Pine, Deodar and Rhododendrons with crystal clear water that makes Dodital as an ultimate trekking destination for the trekkers. The lake is full of fishes and is known for some of the rare species like the Himalayan Golden Trout. According to mythological history, Dodital is known as birthplace of Lord Ganesha and witnessed the beheading of the Ganesha by Lord Shiva.
Grading: Easy to Moderate
Total Trek: 54 Kms
Highest Altitude: 13600 ft.
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
Day 1 Reporting at Uttarkashi
Reporting and Orientation
Day 2 Uttarkashi to Gangotri by Bus (100 km)
Early morning drive to reach Gangotri . Generally it takes 4 hrs depending upon the road conditions. The scenic beauty that you see along the route will definitely make you feel refreshing and like travelling to heaven. Gangotri Temple visit and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3 Gangotri to Sangamchatti by bus/jeep and trek to Bebra Village ( 8 km)
After Breakfast, drive from Gangotri to Sangamchatti by jeep (100km) and trek to Bebra (8 Km-2200 Mtr.) Night halt at Bebra Camp.
Day 4 Trek from Bebra to Dodital, Stay overnight at Dodital Campsite (14 Km)
After breakfast start trekking to reach Dodital via Manjhi. The trek from Bebra to Dodital is easy and there is a well maintained route through Rhododendron, Pine and Oak trees. We will stop for our packed lunch at Manjhi village. Post lunch, 2 hour trek from Manjhi will take us to our destination, the scenic lake called Dodital which is famous for its beauty and The Himalayan Trout fish.
Day 5 Trek from Dodital to Darwatop (4150m) and back, Stay at Dodital Campsite (5+5 Km).
Early morning trek up reach Darwatop with packed breakfast. View from the top is amazing and you would be able to see significant peaks like Gangotri group, Bandarpoonch, swargarohini peaks etc. from the top. Relax at the top for some time and start back towards Dodital for the hot lunch and overnight stay.
Day 6 Trek from Dodital to Bebra, Stay at Bebra Camp (14 km)
After breakfast trek down to Bebra - an easy 14 km, retracing the same path. Overnight at Bebra Camp.
Day 7 Trek from Bebra to Sangamchatti and Uttarkashi by transport
After breakfast trek to Sangamchatti, and thereafter, drive down to Uttarkashi. Certificate distribution and recreation activity.
Day 8 Check out after breakfast.
Programme & route schedule are subject to change without prior notice.