Gomukh Tapovan Trek

Overview

One of the most spine tingling treks. Resembling the mouth of a cow, the Gomukh Glacier is one of the main water sources of the holy Ganges, with view of Mount Shivling, Thalay Sagar, Meru, and Bhagirathi III.
Tapovan is located at a base of Mount Shivling and is considered as a challenging route for the trekkers. This thrilling Gomukh Tapovan Trek takes you through some of the untouched places of the region.

Amazing view of Bhagirathi from Bhojbasa.

For sure, Gomukh Tapovan will be one of the most memorable treks for anyone.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Rishikesh – Uttarkashi- Gangotri (250 kms/ 8-10 hrs) (3048 m/ 10,000 ft)

    Check-in at Hotel in Gangotri. In the evening, you are free to explore the nearby places on your own.

  • Day 2 - Gangotri (3048 mts/10000 ft) - Bhojwassa (3792 mts/12440 ft) 14 kms trek/5-6 hrs)

    Today, post breakfast, start trekking towards Bhojwassa via Chirbasa (3600mt). The entire trail passes through dense forest. You can watch a small temple near the destination and a beautiful campsite near down the river in Bhojwassa. Enjoy staying at the river side camps. Amble around the picture perfect surrounding and in the evening head to witness the stunning sunset on Bhagirathi group of peaks.

  • Day 3 - Bhojwassa - Gomukh (3890 mts/12760 ft) - Tapovan (4463 mts / 14640 ft)

    After breakfast, trek to Gomukh (3890mt), the source of the Ganges. Explore the area and trek to Tapovan, one of the finest high altitude alpine meadows in the area. The trek from Gomukh to Tapovan is steep, and as one climbs, the view of the surrounding peaks becomes clearer. Have dinner and enjoy the camp stay at Tapovan.

  • Day 4 - Tapovan - Bhojwassa (4340 mts/14235/Trek 4-5 hrs)

    Today you will be trekking to Bhojwassa where you will get enough time to explore the beautiful surroundings and meander through the stunning pathways. Post dinner, retire for the night in your tents.

  • Day 5 - Bhojwassa - Gangotri (4880 m/16000 ft) Trek (6 kms / 4-5 hrs).

    Post breakfast in the morning, trek down to Gangotri and the downhill trek for 5 to 6 hours will let you reach the hotel at Gangotri. Spend the night here.

  • Day 6 - Gangotri – Rishikesh

    Post breakfast, get a drive to Rishikesh and wind up the six day trek beautifully and with plenty of good memories.