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Tapovan Trek Plan

Trek to Tapovan

Sl. No. From To Hrs/ Kms

Trek Condition



1 Delhi Uttarkashi 11/ 350 Not Applicable

Take a train from Delhi upto Haridwar. From there take vehicle to reach the destination. Stay in Hotel.
2 Uttarkashi Gangotri 04/ 99 Not Applicable

By vehicle. Stay at GMVN/ Hotel.
3 Gangotri Bhojbasa 07/14 The trek is good and moves slowly up. There a number of tea shops along the route. Stop at Chirbasa for lunch.

By walk and stay in tents/ GMVN.
4 Bhojbasa Tapovan 04/ 06 The trek is well marked till the last teashop. Thereafter it moves into the glacial zone and trail may be missing here and there. However, since there is lot of movement, there is no cause to worry. Mind it, you are moving at quite a height now. After Gaumukh you traverse the glacier and thereafter it is steep climb upto Tapovan.

By walk and stay in tents.
5 Tapovan -- Have a rest day and go around the place. Fantastic views of Shivling and Bhagirthi group.

By walk and stay in tents.
6 Tapovan Bhojbasa 04/ 06 Well now it is all the way down. The initial climb down is quite steep and over broken trail..

By walk and stay in tents/ GMVN.
7 Bhojbasa Gangotri 07/14 The trail moves down, all the way to Gangotri.

By walk and stay in Hotel/ GMVN.
8 Gangotri Haridwar 10 hrs The road upto Uttarkashi is narrow and winding. From Uttarkashi it is OK road.

By vehicle and stay in Hotel.
9 Haridwar Delhi 06/ 200 Not Applicable By train.

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