Tapovan means spiritual practice in a silent place like forests. Tapovan is well known destination in top area of the Gangotri glacier which is the source of holy Ganges in state Uttrakhand. The place is consist of exquisite grassy field is located at the foot of Mt. shivling peak, a desolated area which is about 4,463 meter in altitude. It is the famous place where many sadhus and saints live in caves. Since last few years this place has become popular trekking destination also. The trek starts from Gaumukh, above the devastation of several streams from Gangotri to Gaumukh in 2013 north India floods. This Tapovan region is the base camp of several mountaineer's expedition which also includes Shivling peak, Bhagirathi peak etc. This area is full of pastures, torrents and flowering plants and the pastures are recognized as the best high altitude grassy fields in India. You will find several alluring places near Tapovan, which make you to love the place. Uttrakhand is famous for the scenic adventure, pilgrim tours and it is the place which describes the Indian history and ancient civilization of the nation. Nandvan, a place near Tapovan is also a trek point and as well as a pilgrim site. The trek to Tapovan from Nandvan later crosses through Gangotri glacier and bisecting on a rocky face you arrive in the pastures of Tapovan. Frost your eyes with green lush valleys which are enclosed by many peaks. The trek which is genuine adventure also involves mountain climbing, glacier traverse, rock climbing and if you are not a mountaineer then don't worry however this can be attempt by the non- mountaineers also. Tapovan itself is at the height of 4,300 meter. It is at the moderate level to access and best months to go are from March to November.
Days-1 : Arrive Delhi
Upon arriving at Delhi, our executive will meet you at the airport, following the same; you will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
Days-2 : Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh
After taking breakfast, an early drive to Rishikesh via Haridwar. You will be transferred to hotel upon reaching at Rishikesh. In the evening, explore the nearby sightseeing places/areas. Dinner and overnight stay is at hotel.
Days-3 : Rishikesh – Uttarkashi (170 kms/ 4-5 hrs) Panch-kedar
A 7-8 hours drive to Uttarkashi, after breakfast. After reaching Uttarkashi, you will be transfer to hotel. Get gelled with the local sightseeing places in the evening. Overnight stay with dinner in the hotel.
Days-4 : Uttarkashi – Gangotri (3048 m/ 10,000 ft) Drive (95 kms)
We will proceed to Gangotri via Harsil which is at around 25km prior to Gangotri (3048 mt) after covering journey of 4-5 hrs for 95 km. Overnight at hotel.
Days-5 : Gangotri (3048 mts/10000 ft) – Bhojwasa (3792 mts/12440 ft) 13 kms trek/5-6 hrs)
We will proceed journey via Chirbasa to Bhojwasa. We will move to the offbeat track to Chirbasa from Gangotri, lies on tree line. Along the roaring Bhagirathi River, the entire trek is planned. After Chirbasa, terrain becomes so barren and desolate. Many trekkers called this place as Artic Tundra. Visit the small temple at Bhojwasa. Enjoy the afternoon and explore the sunset on Bhagirathi group of peaks. Dinner & Overnight stay in tents.
Days-6 : Bhojwasa – Gomukh (3890 mts/12760 ft) – Tapovan (4463 mts / 14640 ft) Panch-kedar
Post breakfast, proceed to the Gomukh trek (3890 mt). Gomukh is the source of the Ganges. We will move to Tapovan after exploring Gomukh. With bubbling streams and large meadow, Tapovan is a pleasurable spot to go for. Often you will encounter with Blue mountain goats over the mountain ridges. Overnight stay and dinner at the camp.
Days-7 : Tapovan (4463 mts / 14640 ft)
The day is kept free from any exertion, to enjoy the flora & fauna, magnificent snow covered peaks, to relax and rejuvenate. Discover the Meru and Kriti Glacier. Overnight stay and dinner at the camp.
Days-8 : Tapovan – Bhojwasa (Trek 4-5 hrs) Panch-kedar
Enjoy sunrise on high peaks early in the morning. Trek down to Bhojwasa after breakfast. Reach Bhojwasa and camp. Overnight stay and dinner at the camp.
Days-9 : Bhojwasa – Gangotri (Trek 4-5 hrs)
Following morning breakfast, we will trek down to Gangotri. A camp stays for the overnight and dinner.
Days-10 : Gangotri – Uttarkashi
Drive to Uttarkashi, after having breakfast. Check in to hotel for overnight stay.
Days-11 : Uttarkashi – Haridwar – Delhi
Post morning breakfast drive to Delhi via Haridwar. Check-in to hotel for overnight.
Days-12 : Delhi Departure
As per your scheduled flight, transfer to international airport.
- Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
- Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
- Trek equipments (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen dinning tent, crampon, utensils, tent)
- All necessary permits and entry fees.
- First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
- Mountaineering qualified professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
- TTH Staff insurance.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Food during the transit.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.