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Source of Ganges Tour

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Day wise Itinerary
Day 01: Delhi

By the noon you will be ariving at the airport in Delhi -which is the National Capital of the country. after you have freshen up, you will set out to explore the markets near to the hotel. Or you can spend time at leisure.Overnight Hotel Delhi



Day 02: Delhi - Haridwar

On the 2nd day of the tour we will be driving to Haridwar, on the banks of holy river Ganga (Ganges) and located at the foothills of the lower Himalayan Range of the Shivalik Mountains.

Overnight Hotel Haridwar.



Day 03: Haridwar - Uttarkashi

Furthering our tour we drive to Uttarkashi on the 3rd day of the tour, situated on the bank of River Bhagirathi. On arrival we check-in the Hotel. In the evening we will visit the ancient Vishwanath Temple devoted to God Shiva, situated in the heart of the town. It is told that this temple was established by Parasuram, one of the Avatars of God Vishnu, and was renovated by Maharani Khaneti, wife of Sudarshan Shah in 1857.Overnight Hotel Uttarkashi



Day 04: Uttarkashi - Gangotri

On the 4th day of the tour you will discover true colours of IndiaToday we drive to reach Gangotri, (3048 m) amidst captivating surroundings. The temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th century and is situated on the left bank of the River Bhagirathi. Little before Gangotri, there is a gorge, Bhairon Ghati, and we cross the bridge over this beautiful gorge. On arrival we check-in the Hotel. Evening at leisure and attend Aarti (prayer) ceremony at the temple.Overnight Hotel Gangotri.



Day 05: Gangotri - Bhojwasa

Today we start walking on the well-beaten track towards Chirbasa (3600 m), which is on the tree line. From here we get a clear view of the Bhagirathi Peak. Beyond Chirbasa the terrain becomes really desolate and barren. From Chirbasa we reach Bhojwasa (3792 m) on the banks of the River Bhagirathi. On arrival we check-in the Camp. Evening at leisure and enjoy the beauty of the place.

Overnight Tent Bhojwasa



Day 06: Bhojwasa - Gaumukh - Tapovan

Today we trek 4 km in 2 hr to Gaumukh, the source of River Ganges. After spending sometime at this fascinating sight, we carefully cross the Gangotri Glacier and start the steep climb to reach the beautiful meadow of Tapovan (4463 m), with majestic view of peaks like Shivling (6540 m), Meru (6660 m) and Bhagirathi massifs (above 6500 m). On arrival we occupy our tents. Rest of the day we enjoy the beauty of the place.



Day 07: Tapovan - Nandanvan

Today we trek 6 km to Nandanvan (4337 m). We again carefully cross Gangotri Glacier and reach Nandanvan at the base of the Bhagirathi peaks. Nandanvan is also a beautiful alpine meadow. On arrival we occupy our tents.Overnight Tent Nandanvan.



Day 08: Nandanvan - Bhojwasa

Today we trek back to Bhojwasa. On arrival we check-in the Camp -Hotel.

Overnight Hotel Bhojwasa .



Day 09: Bhojwasa - Gangotri

Today we start trekking to reach Gangotri. On arrival we check intheHotel.Overnight Hotel Gangotri .



Day 10: Gangotri - Rishikesh

After Gangotri we drive to Rishikesh. Rishikesh is a very important Hindu pilgrimage site. There is also a cluster of a number of Ashrams and temples giving the entire place a very spiritual atmosphere. The ceaseless flow of the river, regarded as Goddess Ganga adds to the beauty and the purity of the place. Along the river, the area is filled with thick green forests in the all-mountainous region. Rishikesh is famous for its yoga and meditation sessions that are taught here by many yoga experts. It is also a very popular centre for Ayurveda system of healing (traditional Indian medicine system). Besides the sadhus and saints, a mass of tourists too visit this place every year to have a look at this much heard about place. In addition to wonderful scenery and the numerous pilgrimage sites, Rishikesh also makes some of the most popular adventure sport destinations of India like river rafting, trekking, rock climbing and hiking.Overnight Hotel Rishikesh.



Day 11: Rishikesh - Delhi

Today we will visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Geeta Bhawan and other temples and ashrams. Later we will drive back to Delhi and reach by evening. On arrival transfer to airport.
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