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Source Of The Ganges - Source Of The Ganges Trek Tour

The Holy River Ganges is one of the most Sacred river in the hindu religion and its source at Gomukh on the Source Of The Ganges glacier and many other peaks. Gomukh is one of the holiest places for Hindu pilgrims who come here to witness the birth of Mother Ganga. The trek takes you to Gomukh (cows mouth), the mythological source of the River Ganges, which is at the snout of the Source Of The Ganges glacier. The Gaumukh is located at the height of 13,200 fts. Gomukh means "Mouth of a Cow". Gomukh is 18 kms far from Source Of The Ganges town by walk. The trek is very hard and only a few people dare to reach here, thats why the whole area is still best for nature lovers without pollution. Trekking permit is required to reach Gaumukh which is issued at Uttarkashi.

History Of Sources Of The Ganges

As stated by this legend, above all else Sagara, after killing the demons ahead earth chose on phase a Ashwamedha Yajna Similarly as An declaration of as much matchless quality. The horse which might have been on be tackled an continuous voyage around those earth might have been to make went with Toward the King's 60,000 children conceived with Queen Sumati Also you quit offering on that one child Asamanja conceived of the second queen Kesani. Indra, preeminent ruler of the gods feared that he may make denied of as much heavenly throne if those "Yajna" (worship with fire) succeeded et cetera took far those horse Also attached it of the ashram about sage Kapil, who might have been then clinched alongside profound reflection. The children of the ruler Sagara searched for the steed Furthermore at last discovered it tied close to the meditating sage. Sixty thousand furious children of above all else Sagara stormed the ashram from claiming sage Kapil. The point when he opened as much eyes, the 60,000 children needed all perished, Toward the curse for sage Kapil. Bhagiratha, those grandson for ruler Sagar, is accepted to need meditated to Kindly those Goddess Ganga sufficient on purify those ashes about as much ancestors, Also free their souls, giving them salvation or Moksha.

Source Of The Ganges Trek

Source Of The Ganges is exquisite alpine country. Deodars march in serried ranks and gorges plunge,sliced by the bustling Bhagirathi. The drive will take you past the settlement of Bhairon Ghati and into the single traffic-choked streets of Source Of The Ganges. Here the river is joined by its tributary, the Kedar Ganga, rising in the glacier lake of Kedar Tal. Together they gush down the toffee-colored rocks of Gauri Kund and flow down the Himalayas. Here too. Celebrated in Hindu mythology and religion, the Garhwal Himalayas are said to be the "Abode of the Gods". The river Ganges takes its source in this remote massif, at the sacred shrine of Source Of The Ganges, and rushes down to the plains in a torrential fury. The Nandan Van trek should really be called the Source Of The Ganges -Gaumukh-Nandadevi-Trek. It is particularly interesting because it offers a wide variety of Himalayan trekking experiences: rock climbing, and glacier traversing. Nevertheless, it is considered to be a trek which even non-mountaineers can undertake fairly comfortably. You can place yourself in the hands of one of the many competent trekking outfits.

Source Of The Ganges Trek best time is during 25 April, May, Jun, July, Sep, Oct.

Altitudes: Harsil (2,620 meter), Source Of The Ganges (3,415 meter), Bhojbasa (3,775 meter)

Source Of The Ganges Trekking Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi to Haridwar
Meet our representative at delhi and drive start for Haridwar 230 km from Delhi 5-6 hrs. Arrival Haridwar chick in your hotel. Evening visit famous Ganga ghat for Ganga aarti. Overnight at Haridwar.

Day 02: Haridwar to Harsil
Morning after breakfast check out your hotel and drive for Harsil 210 km from Haridwar 7-8 Hrs drive. Arrival at Harsil check in your hotel. Visit local Apple orchid in Harsil. Overnight at Harsil.

Day 03: Harsil to Gangotri to Chirbasa/ Bhojbasa
Morning after breakfast check out hotel and drive for Gangotri 55 km drive 1-2 hrs. and take Darshan Gangotri temple and trek start for Bhojbasa /chirbasa 14 km trek. Overnight at camp in Bhojbasa/chirbasa.

Day 04: Chirbasa/ Bhojbasa to Gaumukh to Tapovan
Morning after breakfast packed your camp and trek start for Tapovan (08Km Trek) via Gaumukh. Arrival at Tapovan choose your camp side and put your camp. Overnight at camp in Tapovan.

Day 05: Tapovan to Chirbasa/ Bhojbasa
Morning after breakfast packed your camp and trek start for Bhojbasa/Chirbasa (08Km Trek) via Gaumukh. Arrival at Bhojbasa /Chirbasa and put your camp. Overnight at camp in Bhojbasa/Chirbasa.

Day 06: Chirbasa/ Bhojbasa to Harsil
Morning after breakfast packed you camp and trek start for Gangotri (14 kms Trek) and drive for Harsil 55 km drive 1-2 hrs. Overnight at hotel in Harsil.

Day 07: Harsil to Rishikesh
Morning after breakfast check out your hotel and drive for Rishikesh (190 km from Harsil 7-8 Hrs drive). Arrival at Rishikesh check in your hotel. Visit local Laxman Jhula and Ram jhul and Ganga Aarti . Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 08: Rishikesh to Delhi
Morning after Breakfast Drive start for delhi(250 Km / 6-7 hrsdrive). Arrival at delhi drop station/ Hotel/ Airport for your onward Journey.

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