The quest to trace back the roots of our civilization, the River Ganga, starts at Gangotri. Tapovan, an alpine meadow, is depicted as the holy grail of spiritual wisdom in ancient texts. The amphitheater of peaks including Mt. Shivling, Mt. Meru, and Bhagirathi cluster is in the realm of absolute solitude.

Region: Uttarakhand, India
Duration: 5 Days
Difficulty level:
Best time to visit:
 May-June, September-October
Local guide: 

Our team : Anirban Roy, Avik Ghosh, Ayan Sarkar, Chandrima Gain, Nilanjan Majumder, Nilanjan Saha, Papu Dhibar, Priyanka Sarkar, Saptarshi Chatterjee
Time of Trek : October, 2018

Brief Itinerary:
Haridwar to Harsil (9005 ft) – Harsil to Gangotri (10170 ft)
Acclimatization Day (Day 0) : Short trek to Pandav Gufa; Visit to Suryakund, Gangotri temple
Day 1 : Gangotri to Chirwasa (11680ft) to Bhojwasa (12435 ft) – 14 km
Day 2: Bhojwasa to Gaumukh (13450 ft) to tapovan (14640 ft) – 6 km
Day 3 : Tapovan to Khada Pathar to Tapovan– 2.5 + 2.5 km
Day 4 : Tapovan to Bhojwasa – 6 km
Day 5 : Bhojwasa to  Gangotri – 16 km
Day 6 : Gangotri to Haridwar