Gangotri Gomukh Tapovan Trek
Gaumukh-Tapovan trek, one of the most gratifying treks in India, located in Uttaranchal will bring every fascinating trekking pleasure while passing through an orchard of coniferous pine trees at Chirbasa and birch at Bhojbasa. From Bhojbasa the trek will take you to Lanka and Gaumukh. On the other hand, this trek can be undertaken by the non-mountaineers too who are being studded with a good health. Perching on the high peaks one can get the common sight of the herds of Blue mountain goats - Bharal. Explore the Gaumukh Glacier, which is just four kilometers ahead from Bhojwasa. From Gaumukh to Tapovan the climb is steep, and as we climb, the view of the surroundings peaks becomes clear.
Gaumukh is the hatchway of the glacier to spring the Ganges, and Tapovan are the mighty peaks of the Garhwal. The Gangotri Tapovan trekking is made for all adventure lovers to let them involve into Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing and glacier traverse. The Gangotri trekking tours bring a fantastic opportunity to get acquainted with the colossal Himalayas and to feel the taste of the Indian culture.
At Gaumukh, one can find the mighty Ganges gushing out of a snout like opening. The awe-inspiring view is undoubtedly being revered by all (both adventure and nature lover). Once you intertwine through Gangotri to Tapovan, every twist in the trail reveals another stunning beauty of snow clad Himalayan giant. The beauty of Tapovan is something which is just unjust mere to explain in words but without experiencing it. Surging alpine meadows, network of gurgling streams and the presence of some renowned Himalayan peaks very next to you, makes one of the most awe inspiring sights of the region. Camping can be a fun right at the base of the Shivling peak at an altitude of 6543m, called the Matterhorn of Garhwal.
From Tapovan, the trek will take you towards Nandavan, by retracing your steps to come back to Gangotri and then making a good start of hiking towards the next Himalayan destination at the high altitude lake of Kedar Tal. Here the walk/trekking is mostly through glaciers to join back to Gangotri and then to drive down to Uttarkashi and then finally to Rishikesh making a majestic end to Gomukh Tapovan Trek.