Trekking in Garhwal Valley Uttaranchal
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Dodi Tal Trek,
Maximum - 12 Days
About This Trek:
in the mountains is the Dodi tal lake- mysterious, alluring, and
simply beautiful ! The serene, tranquil surroundings, gurgling
streams, crystal clear water, and dense alpine forests make for an
ideal retreat. The trek from Dodital to Yamnotri takes you through
high altitude grasslands and dense virgin forests. The scenery
en-route is really astounding ! The trek
for Dodi Tal commences from Uttarkashi or Kalyani, which can be
approached by motor. Kalyani to Agoda is a gradual climb through
woods, fields and villages along· a mule track. The trek from Agoda to
Dodi Tal is steep and through thick forests.
I t i n e r a r y
the treks of Garhwal (Uttaranchal India) is connected by 'our coach'
Early morning arrival at Delhi. 0700 hrs departure by train to Haridwar. Day at
leisure to explore this holy town. Visit the 'Aarti' (holy ceremony) performance
at the river 'Ghat' at sunset. Overnight in Hotel.
Drive to the road-head at Kalyani. The drive takes you through the picturesque
Garhwal mountains along the Ganges. Camp overnight by the side of river Asi
Ganga. Overnight in Tents.
A gradual uphill trek through beautiful landscape of thick forests and steep
cliffs brings you to the mysterious Dodital Lake (3307 m) - surrounded by dense
forests, it is an ideal place for the nature lover. Overnight in Forest Rest
House / Tents.
Day at leisure. The crystal clear lake and the surrounding dense forests create
an atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Explore the surrounding areas. Campfire
dinner at night. Overnight in Forest Rest House / Tents.
Begin the trek ascending the Darwa Dhar Ridge ( 4115 m ) - the watershed of the
Ganga and Yamuna River valleys. Overnight in Tents.
Descend towards the Yamuna Valley. Set up camp for the night in the forest.
Overnight in Tents.
Continue to Hanuman Chatti ( 2400m ) located on the banks of river Yamuna.
Overnight in Forest Rest House.
Trek to the source of the river Yamuna; it is a gradual climb upto Yamnotri (
3185m ). ( 10 Kms; 4-6 hrs of walking)
Trek down to the road-head and proceed by Jeep to the hill station Mussoorie-
overlooking the Doon valley. En-route visit Lakhamandal- a site associated with
the heroes of the epic 'Mahabharata'. There is an ancient temple and cave
formations which are of interest. Farewell dinner. Overnight in Hotel at
Mussoorie.( 10 Kms trek from Yamnotri to road-head; 3-4 hrs walking)
Day at leisure to explore the town. After lunch, proceed to Dehra Dun to board
the 1700 hrs Train to Delhi. 2230 hrs arrival at Delhi; proceed to the Airport
for onward flight back
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