Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra with Gaumukh Trek

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Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra with Gaumukh combines the best of pilgrimage and adventure in its 9 days long meticulously planned itinerary. The reverence attributed to Ganga and Yamuna are indicative of the status of nature in our spiritual and religious traditions. If you aren’t one of those who would be satisfied merely worshipping at the temples built to commemorate the physical origin of the rivers but want to actually have Darshan of Gaumukh glacier wherefrom Ganga descends as the sacred waters, this is the ideal package for you. Read along to know further.

Yamunotri Gangotri Gomukh Tour Itinerary

Tour Name: Yamunotri Gangotri Gomukh Yatra
Tour Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi – Haridwar – Barkot – Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Gaumukh – Rishikesh
Tour Price: On Request/- Enquire Now

 

Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar (205 km, 6 hr)

Har Ki PauriWelcome to the wonderful Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra with Gaumukh Darshan tour! We will meet you warmly at Airport/Railway station. We will leave towards Haridwar, the gateway to most pilgrimage shrines in Himalayas. Upon arrival, we will have you check in at the hotel in Haridwar. We will then have you visit Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar’s most coveted attraction. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Haridwar – Barkot (205 km – 6 hrs)

After enjoying breakfast in the morning, we will drive you to Barkot via Dehradun and Mussoorie. We will definitely have you enjoy the mesmerising beauty of Kempty falls in Mussoorie. Upon reaching Barkot, we will check in at the reserved Hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 03: Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot (42 km drive/6 km trek)

Yamunotri 6After a light breakfast, we will drive you to Jankichatti. It is on the third day that we start pilgrimage towards one of the prime destinations in the itinerary, Yamunotri Dham. Upon arrival at Janki Chatti, we will start trekking towards Yamunotri shrine. Yamunotri trek is about 6 km in length. Upon arrival at the temple premises, perform puja at the shrine and head towards Surya Kund. Prepare prasadam of boiled potatoes and rice. After a successful Darshan, trek down to Janki Chatti. Upon arrival at Janki Chatti, our driver will meet you and take you to Barkot. Overnight stay at hotel.

Major Attractions of the Third Day:

Hanuman Chatti: Meeting point of Yamuna River and Hanuman Ganga
Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur of nineteenth century is credited with the construction of temple. The temple has undergone many cycles of destruction and reconstruction ever since.
Surya Kund: Of the many hot-water springs in the premises of the temple, Surya Kund is considered the most important. It is named after Surya Dev, the father of Yamuna River.
Divya Shila: The rock pillar which was allegedly the site wherefrom Yamuna first sprung forth.

Day 04: Barkot – Uttarkashi – Gangotri (182 km, 8 hr)

Gangotri 5On the fourth day, we will leave towards Gangotri shrine via Uttarkashi. Upon arrival at Gangotri shrine, we will have you check in at the reserved hotel. After freshening up, you will be ready for seeking Maa Ganga’s Darshan at Gangotri Temple in the evening. Also, take part in Ganga Aarti in the evening. Overnight stay.

Gangotri: This eighteenth-century temple is said to be constructed at the very site Ganga is said to have descended first upon earth from heaven upon successful tapas of King Bhagirath.

Day 05: Gangotri – Bhojbasa (18 km trek)

On the fifth day, we will begin our Gangotri trek. The first day of the trek will have us move towards Bhojvas via Chirvasa. Upon arrival at Bhojvas, we will camp at the site for overnight stay.

Day 06: Bhojbasa – Gaumukh – Bhojbasa (05 km trek one way)

We will resume the trek towards Gaumukh glacier in the morning. One cannot describe in words the beauty and serenity evoked by Gaumukh. It truly lets you see the numinous and spiritual present in the natural world. After Gaumukh Darshan and exploration of its environment, trek back to Bhojvasa. Overnight stay.

Gaumukh: Gaumukh is the site wherefrom Ganga melts from the glacier. Since Bhagirathi river is considered the principal stream of Ganga river in Hindu mythology, the origins of Bhagirathi is venerated as the site at which Ganga descended from heaven. The trek till Gangotri glacier from the temple is 18 km in length. On our return trek, we will pass through the Chirbasa. The views of Bhagirathi peak one gets in this route are beautiful.

Day 07: Bhojvasa – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (18 km trek + 100 km drive)

We will resume our trek from Bhojavasa where we stayed for the night. Upon arrival at Gangotri shrine, our driver will take you towards Uttarkashi. We will have you check in at the hotel reserved for you. Overnight stay.

Day 08: Uttarkashi – Rishikesh (145 km, 6 hr)

Lakshman JhulaWe will drive towards Rishikesh in the morning. The route will take us along Dharasu Band and Chamba. Upon arrival at Rishikesh, we will check in at the hotel that has been reserved for you. After you freshen up, you can join us to explore the many wonders of Rishikesh city like Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula. Overnight stay.

Rishikesh: Situated at a distance of 24 km from Haridwar, Rishikesh is sought after for being the ideal place of meditation. In fact, the city is also nicknamed as the yoga capital of the world. Rishikesh is clustered with hundreds of ashrams, yoga centres, spirituality retreat centres etc. Since it falls en route major pilgrimage destinations of char Dham, you will always find the city crowded with pilgrims as well.

Day 09: Rishikesh – Delhi (230 km, 6-7 hr)

On the ninth day, we will drive you to Delhi. After 6-7 hr long drive, you will be dropped in at the Airport/Railway station.

The spiritually fulfilling yet adventurous trip comes to an end. Hopefully, we would have gifted you a trip you will remember throughout you life! Thank you.

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