Garhwal Dev Bhoomi Grand Splendour_201493

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Garhwal Dev Bhoomi Grand Splendour

Duration
time-raw1 weeks
Difficulty
Moderate
Starting point
Dehradun Airport
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On this tour, you will be exposed to fun outdoor activities including camping and trekking. At Rishikesh, you will have a unique cultural experience after visiting ancient temples and witnessing religious, traditional ceremonies taking place. Also, explore the adventure in this region as you enjoy the conventional yoga and meditation techniques. Embark on a trekking and camping expedition of the Garhwal Himalayas starting from Sari.

What to expect?

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ancient temples, rituals and ceremonies in Haridwar
  • Local shopping experience old and antique handicrafts, artifacts in Rishikesh town
  • Capture exotic and rare birds in your camera
  • Dense Himalayan forests and foliage
  • Breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks
  • Magnificent multi coloured alpine meadows.
  • Himalayan villages and their way of life.
  • Enjoy white water rafting in Rishikesh

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Dehradun Airport/ Haridwar Railway Station & transfer to Rishikesh- Cultural experiences visiting ancient temples and religious ceremonies at river ghats.

Day 2: Full day explore the holy town of Rishikesh which is also the world capital of adventure, center for studying yoga and meditation and gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas.

Day 3: After a yoga session in the morning, drive to Rudraprayag (181 Kms/07 hrs drive) - See the confluence at Devprayag where Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers meet and take the name Ganga or Ganges River.

Day 4: Drive to Sari, the starting point of the trek to Deoriatal (Drive 53 Kms/02hrs & 02hrs trek) – closest gorgeous view of Mt Chaukhamba, Mt. Kedarnath, Mt Neelkanth, Mt Kirti Stambh & many other unnamed peaks. Don’t miss the sunset photography.

Day 5: Early morning sunrise photography and then trek through amazing forest to Pothibasa and Chopta (3000M/08Kms/5hrs). Overnight camping at Chopta.

Day 6: Day Trek to Tungnath Temple & summit Chandrashilla peak (4130m / 10 kms/ 6-7 hrs both ways) – breath taking views of Himalayan peaks with views of Mt. Nanda Devi, Mt. Trisul, Mt. Dunagiri, Mt. Hathi peak, Mt. Neelkanth, Mt. Choukhamba and many more.

Day 7: Drive to Sagar Village (40Kms/02Hrs) through the dense forest of Mandal. Start the third trek (5Kms/1:30mins) and overnight at forest camp at Liti Bugyal.

Day 8: Trek to Panar meadows (3000M/ 7Kms/6hrs)- A steep trek though very well rewarded by the nature at its best as varied flowers, mushrooms, insects thrive here. Panar Bugyal offers Majestic and real close up views of the snow clad peaks of mighty peaks of Trishul, Nanda Devi, Dronagiri, Hathi and Ghodi and other peaks.

Day 9: Day trek to Pitradhar top is a stretch of beautiful alpine meadows for kilometers where the worship of ancestors is done here – Spectacular view the complete Garhwal Himalayas.

Day 10: Step trek down to Sagar (12kms/ 4hrs) and drive to Rudraprayag.

Day 11: Drive to Rishikesh.

Day 12: Experience the thrill of a 24kms of white water rafting stretch. Post lunch transfer to Haridwar Railway station/ Dehradun Airport to board the flight/train for onward destination.

What is included?

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in alpine tents and unique experiential 4/5 star hotels on twin sharing basis
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All transfers and transportation
  • White water rafting in Rishikesh
  • Trekking on full board basis
  • 10 Kgs baggage allowance while on the trek
  • Services of accompanying trip leader while on the trek (qualified mountaineering instructor)
  • Services of expert local guides in towns
  • Trekking fees and camping fees

Is this experience for me?

  • Not recommended for small children
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Visitors will require moderate level of body fitness.

What do I need to bring?

CHECK LIST FOR THINGS TO CARRY

  • Approximately 50 - 60 liters personal rucksack/ duffel bag
  • Approximately 25 liters small knapsack to carry essentials (like water bottle, rain protection, electrol powder, medicines, torch, Sun glasses, Wind-proof cheater, camera and accessories etc) We recommend to invest in LifeStraw water bottles which are perfect for converting any kind of available water into potable safe water. It removes bacteria, protozoa, and it incorporates a carbon capsule that reduces chlorine, bad taste and odor. Plate, spoon, mug
  • Personal sleeping bag (Can be provided on request)
  • Carry mattress for camping (Can be provided on request)
  • Pairs of clothing (cotton shirts/T-shirts, cotton pants)
  • Full sleeve sweater/ fleece jacket -1
  • Hollofil fiber filled Jacket -1
  • Water-proof wind cheater
  • Woolen Cap / Hat
  • Strong walking boots with hard rubber soles (If possible Vibram)
  • Floaters/ sandals with back strap
  • Pairs of cotton socks
  • Hand gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Poly bags 10 kgs x 5 no. for packing things for rain protection
  • Flashlight/ Head Lamp (with extra cells)
  • Personal Rain protection - Water proof sheet/ poncho
  • Plastic cord (for packing)
  • Dark Sun glasses (not blue)
  • Light towel, personal medicines, toilet kit, toilet paper roll, writing material, cold cream
  • Mosquito repellent, thread, needle, safety pins, buttons, rubber bands, peppermints, small knife
  • Salt, sugar, lime juice, glucose powder etc.
  • Dry ration like toffees, chocolates, namkeen, dry fruits etc.
  • Sun block factor 70
  • Personal medication/ first aid kit
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory card
  • Altimeter / Thermometer

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
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$1153