ThaleySagar peak above kedartal Peak
A eight days trip which involves drive to Gangotri , the
ancient source of the holy river Ganga and trek to the
finest high altitude Himalayan lake, Kedartal (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.
DAY 00 ARRIVE RISHIKESH . OVERNIGHT HOTEL
DAY 01. RISHIKESH/UTTARKASHI DRIVE 5-6 HRS
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 hotel for meals and
DAY 02. UTTARKASI/ GANGOTRI DRIVE : 5-6 HRS
OVERNIGHT : HOTEL
Morning after breakfast drive to Gangotri. Lunch
enroute atGangnani, with a hot refreshing bath in hot
spring. Arrive Gangotri and transfer to tourist bungalow.
Evening visit the Gangotri temple dedicated to Goddess
Ganges. Join the pilgrims for evening Ganga “Arti” ( Prayers
with lights and drums). Trace your steps back to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight hotel.
DAY 03. GANGOTRI/BHOJ KHARAK TREK: 5-6
HRS OVERNIGHT : CAMP
Morning after breakfast trek to BhojKharak. The steep
ascent to BhojKharak starts as we leave the camp. After
an hour climb we traverse kedar gorge to reach Bhojkharak.
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 BhojKharak
and camp. Meals and overnight camp.
DAY 04. BHOJ KHARAK/ KEDAR KHARAK TREK: 4-5 HRS
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
DAY 05. KEDAR KHARAK/ KEDARTAL TREK: 4-5 HRS.
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.
DAY 06. KEDARTAL / BHOJ KHARAK TREK:: 4-5 HRS.
Early morning witness special sunrise on the peaks and
lake. After breakfast trace your steps back to
Bhojkharak. Lunch at Kedarkharak. ArriveBhojkharak and
camp. Meals and overnight camp.
DAY 07. BHOJ KHARAK / GANGOTRI /UTTERKASHI TREK: 4-
5 hrs. DRIVE 4-5 HRS. OVERNIGHT : HOTEL
Early morning start trekking down to Gangotri . Witness
evening prayer at Gangotri temple, dedicated to Goddess
Ganges. Meals and overnight tourist bungalow.
DAY 08. UTTERKASHI / RISHIKESH DRIVE : 9-10
HRS. OVERNIGHT : HOTEL
Morning after breakfast drive toRishikesh. Lunch enroute.
ArriveRishikesh. Tour Terminates. One can take the fast
train to Delhi or stay overnight.
Rishikesh: 360 mts.Uttarkahsi: 1158 mts.Gangotri 3140
mts.Bhojkharak: 3989MtsKedarKharak 4490 mts.Kedartal: 4912