Total Trekking Distance: 36kms
  • Trek Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions / Exclusions
  • FAQ

Take a trek that has acquired a legendary status for mountaineers and the Devotees, alike. Trek through the meadows of Gangotri , forests of Chirbasa and Bhojbasa to the source of the holy Ganges. Set camps at Tapovan , which has been frequented by yogis and mountaineers for many years. Tapovan is also the base camp of two of the most legendary mountains in our country – Shivling and Meru. The trek offers spell-binding views of some of the most legendary peaks in the Garhwal Himlayas. The yogis say, that every peak here has a story!

The Area

This trek lies inside the Gangotri National park near Uttarkashi. The Char Dham lies in Uttarakhand and is thus called Dev Bhoomi (Gods abode).This area is a major Hindu tourist/pilgrim destination. The native language is Garhwali and the people are often referred as Pahadi (Mountain folk).

How are we making it different?

  • We take smaller groups.
  • Our guides (3 for a group of 8 people) are certified and experienced in handling medical emergencies.
  • We will maintain a staff to trekker ratio of 2:1 while maneuvering the technical parts.
  • We carry safety equipment like helmets, ropes, harness, stretchers (for emergencies)and multiple oxygen cylinders.

Expected weather 


  • Chances of rain/Hail – Mild to moderate rain can be expected in June.(Though monsoon hits most parts of the country in June it reaches Uttrakhand properly only after the 15th of June.
  • Snow on trail – Less likely
  • Temperatures: Afternoon upto 20 degrees, Nights around zero degrees (June) at higher camps


  • Chances of Rain/ Hail – Mild to moderate rain can be expected in September.
  • Snow on trail – Possible snowfall in October
  • Temperatures: Afternoon upto 20 degrees, Nights Around -5 to -8 degrees (Oct) at higher camps
  • Day 1: Drive from Dehradun to Gangotridham (3063 mts)
    Time: 9 hour drive.
    Overnight stay in a hotel
  • Day 2: Trek from Gangotridham to Chirbasa (3585 mts).
    Trek Distance – 9 Kms; Trek time – 6 hours
    Overnight stay in camps
  • Day 3: Trek from Chirbasa to Bhojbasa (3795 mts) 
    Trek Distance – 5 Kms; Trek time – 3 hours
    Overnight stay in camps
  • Day 4: Trek from Bhojbasa to Tapovan (4327 mts)
    Trek Distance – 6.5 Kms; Trek time – 6 hours
    Overnight stay in camps
  • Day 5: Trek from Tapovan to Meru Glacier (4876 mts) and back to Tapovan (4327 mts)
    Trek Distance – 6 Kms; Trek time – 6 hours
    Overnight stay in camps
  • Day 6: Trek from Tapovan to Bhojbasa (3795 mts)
    Trek Distance – 6.5 Kms; Trek time - 7 hours
    Overnight stay in camps
  • Day 7: Trek from Bhojbasa to Gangotridham
    Trek Distance – 9 Kms; Trek time - 7 hours
    Overnight stay in a hotel
  • Day 8: Drive from Gangotridham to Dehradun 
    Time: 9 hour drive
    Trek ends on reaching Dehradun
  • Day 9: Buffer Day
  • Transport from Dehradun to Gangotri and back
  • Complete stay and accommodation during the entire trek.
  • All meals starting from snacks on the first day to breakfast on the last day.
  • Rentals for all common gear provided to you like tent, sleeping bags etc.
  • Forest Entry Permission charges.
  • Guide and expertise charges.

Lohajung is 250 Kms from Haldwani and 285 Kms from Dehradun. One can reach here by booking a cab from Dehradun/Haldwani (We can help you with that, if assistance is needed). The cost of the cab will be approximately 6000INR (For a Bolero or similar vehicle. Innova/ Ertiga costs more) For people wanting to use public transport,one can get shared cabs and buses for Lohajung from Dehradun. It is advisable to book a cab to avoid inconvenience.