Gangotri is one of the most auspicious and fascinating places for tourists search for peace and adventure. It is located in the northern part of Uttarakhand State at a height of at 3,048 meters above sea level. Beside with the natural impressiveness, this place is also well-known pilgrimage of India where religious believers visit in huge number. It is famous across the world for the Gangotri glacier which is the source of origination of the sacred river Ganges.
This gorgeous and holy place is positioned in the neighborhood of Himalayas. It is the first spot where river Ganga came into contact with earth surface for the first time after emerging from Gangotri glacier. This Gangotri glacier is the second longest glacier of Himalaya after Siachin.
Agreeing to Hindu Holy epics it is believed that Goddess Ganga - the daughter of paradise established herself in river form and came down to the earth to forgive the sins of king Bhagirath's predecessors.
If you love to go on trekking, then no other spot is more worthwhile than this destination. Apart from relishing a decent weather, pleasing charm, you will also find remarkable flora and fauna on your trek journey to Gangotri. The picture of sapphire mountain goat is a usual prospect here. One can take a walk through the gorgeous Gangotri town.
There is more in Gangotri dham, attractions are Pandu Gufa. Also tour to the Bhagirath Shila, a small temple where King Bhagirath meditated. It is said that if you pray here for a son, your prayer will not go unreturned.
GANGOTRI PACKAGE DETAILED DAY WISE ITINERARY - 4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS
Delhi to Haridwar (230 kms/6hrs).
After reaching Delhi railway station/airport, drive to Haridwar by road, have lunch on the way. Upon arrival at Haridwar, check in at hotel.Spent your day in leaisure to travel around Haridwar local markets, sightseeing on your own. In the evening have an amazing experience of Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri. After dinner Overnight stay at Haridwar hotel.
Haridwar to Uttarkashi (190km/7 hrs).
This second day morning, after breakfast, head towards Uttarkashi. And visit to Kashi Vishwnath temple and Prakateshwar Mahadev. Then for leisure overnight stay at Uttarkashi hotel.
Uttarkashi to Gangotri to Uttarkashi (100km/4hrs).
Early in this third day morning, after breakfast, drive for Gangotri. And visit all the sightseeing such as Harshil and Tap Village. After that go for darshan at Gangotri temple and afterwards drive back to Uttarkashi. Have a comfortable overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Uttarkashi to Haridwar (180km/7Hrs).
After waking up early morning, post having breakfast, move ahead for Uttarkashi, on the way have Lunch at Chamba. Rest of the day will be at leaisure and you have choice to go locally. Comfortable overnight stay at Haridwar.
Haridwar to Delhi (230km-7Hrs) Railway Station / Airport.
Last day morning after breakfast go for local sightseeing like Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, and Maya Devi Temple. Later drive towards Delhi. Drop at Delhi.