Ganga Yatra

Ganga Yatra

Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights
Places covered :Delhi, Haridwar, Uttarkashi, Gangotri , Tapovan, Nandan Van,
Bhajwasa, Delhi

In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948.
Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian
soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died
in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President’s House, the official residence of the President
of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy’s House & served as the
residence of the Governor-General of British India.

We will also visit Humayun’s Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built
in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of
Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek.
It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic
Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 03 : Delhi – Haridwar (205Kms / 05hrs)
Haridwar – Rishikesh (25 Km)

Morning Post Breakfast, Check out from the Hotel and drive to Haridwar.

Haridwar is the gateway to the four pilgrimages in the Uttrakhand region and is located on the
foothills of Shivaliks.

It is on the banks of River Ganges. The River Ganges leaves the mountains and enters the plains
with Haridwar being the first major town on the plains. Though the Ganges does not lose its
rapids completely nevertheless it becomes very quite and calm here. The city acquires a unique
charm in the evening when the ghats become breathtakingly beautiful with thousands of Diyas
and Marigold floating in the waters of Ganges. We visit various places like Mansa Devi temple,
Sapt Rishi, Daksha Mahadevtemple etc.

Over night Hotel – Rishikesh

Day 04 : Rishikesh – Uttarkashi (175 Kms. / 7-8hrs)

Morning after breakfast start drive with packed lunch to Uttarkashi (1885 M) by covering approx
155 kms in 7 hrs. The road climbs up steadily to Srinagar and then onwards steeply.

Upon arrival transfer and Check inn into the Hotel

Overnight Hotel – Uttarkashi

Day 05: Uttarkashi – Gangotri (101 Kms. / 4-5hrs)

Morning Post breakfast, Check out from the Hotel and drive to Gangotri (4038 M) by covering

approx. 101 kms in 5 hrs. En-route visit the Ganganani hot springs, There is a beautiful Gorge
at Bhairav Ghati.

Upon arrival transfer and Check inn into the Hotel.

Overnight Hotel – Gangotri

Day 06 : Gangotri – Bhojwasa (14Kms. / 6-7hrs)

Morning Post breakfast we strat our trek from Gangotri we move along the beaten track towards
Chirbasa, which is on the treeline.

Here we will have Packed lunch. From here we get a clear view of the Bhagirathi Peak.
Beyond Chirbasa the terrain becomes really desolate and barren. Infact, it has been referred to
as the Arctic Tundra by many trekkers. From Chirbasa we reach Bhojwasa.

Upon arrival transfer and Check inn into the Tents.

Dinner and Overnight Camp – Bhojwasa

Day 07 : Bhojwasa – Tapovan (10 Kms / 5-6hrs)

Morning Post breakfast start trekking to Tapovan (4400 M) by covering approx. 10 kms.

First reach Gaumukh, the source of the river Ganges, cross the Gangotri glacier and climb
steeply to reach a beautiful Meadow, Packed Lunch on the way to tapovan, Tapovan with a
majestic view of Mt. Shivling Meru etc.

Upon arrival at Tapovan transfer and Check inn into the Tents.

Dinner and Overnight Camp – Tapovan

Day 08 : Tapovan – Nandanvan (8 Kms/ 5-6hrs)

Morning Post breakfast trek to Nandanvan. Enroute we cross Gaumukh – Gangotri Glacier with
packed lunch.

Upon arrival at Nandvan, transfer and Check inn into the tents.

Dinner and Overnight Camp – Nandavan

Day 09 : Nandan van – Bhojwasa (12 Kms/ 6-7hrs)

Morning Post breakfast trek to Bhojwasa, with packed lunch.

Upon arrival at Bhojwasa, transfer and Check inn into the tents.

Overnight Camp – Bhojwasa

Day 10 : Bhojwasa to Gangotri (14 Kms/ 6-7hrs) / Harsil (25 Kms/01hr)

Morning Post breakfast start trekking with packed lunch to reach Gangotri by covering approx.
14 kms in 6 hrs. From Gangotri drive to Harsil by covering approx. 25 kms in 1 hr.

Upon arrival at Harsil, transfer and Check inn into the Hotel.

Over night Hotel – Harsil

Day 11 : Harsil – Haridwar ( 240 Kms. / 10 hrs)

Morning Post breakfast drive to Haridwar with packed lunch.

Upon arrival at Haridwar, transfer and Check inn into the Hotel.

In the evening Aarti at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar.

Over night Hotel – Haridwar

Day 12 : Haridwar – Delhi (200Kms / 4-5hrs)

Morning Post breakfast our guided city tour start from The Har ki pauri and then go to Mansa
Devi Temple and Chandi Devi Temple by Cable car Ride.

After Sightseeing drive to Delhi, upon arrival transfer to the Airport / Railway Station to your
onward Journey.

Our tour concludes: We thank you for your patronage & look forward to serve you again in
near future.

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