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Gaumukh to Varanasi Tour

Best Season mid September to end November

This is a journey along mystical river Ganga – from its Source at Gaumukh in Gangotri glacier to world famous exotic city of Varanasi. In a way, Varanasi epitomizes India and its culture which has kept alive for over 5000 years. We see Ganga it its pristine beauty just at its birth till millions dip in it to seek blessings at Varanasi.

Day 01 DELHI
Day 02 DELHI/MUSSOORIE (1921 m)
Day 03 MUSSO0RIE/UTTARKASHI(1138 m)
Day 04 UTTARKASHI/GANGOTRI( 3048 m)
Day 05 GANGOTRI/BHOJBAS (3792 m)
Day 06 BHOJBAS/TAPOVAN (4460m)
Day 07 TAPOVAN
Day 08 TAPOVAN/NANDANVAN
Day 09 NANDANVAN/GANGOTRI (3048 m)
Day 10 GANGOTRI/UTTARKASHI
Day 11 UTTARKASHI/RISHIKESH(340 m)
Day 12 RISHIKESH/DELHI/ALLAHABAD
Day 13 ALLAHABAD
Day 14 ALLAHABAD/LAKHIYA
Day 15 LAKHIYA/USMANPUR
Day 16 USMANPUR/MARDGHAT
Day 17 MARDGHAT/MIRZAPUR
Day 18 MIRZAPUR/VARANASI
Day 19 VARANASI/DELHI
Day 20 DELHI/DEPATURE

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Day 01:DELHI

Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing of Old & New Delhi, visiting, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Shanti Van, Humayun Tomb, India Gate and Qutab Minar.
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Day 02:DELHI/MUSSOORIE (1921 m)

Drive 290 km /7 hrs. to Mussoorie via Dehradun. Mussoorie is a popular hill station. Rising as a horse-shoe shaped foot-hill that overlooks on the one side the great plains and on the other side shinning Himalaya.
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Day 03:MUSSO0RIE/UTTARKASHI(1138 m)

Drive to Uttarkashi(173 km/ 7hrs). Uttarkashi is a town situated on the bank of Bhagirathi river with some ancient temples. O/N in Simple Hotel.
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Day 04:UTTARKASHI/GANGOTRI( 3048 m)

Drive to Gangotri (95 km/5hrs.). On the route stop at hot water spring at Gangnani known for its curative value. In the evening visit to holy temple of Ganga and watch worship in the middle of hundreds of pilgrims with echoing conch cells and bells in the Silent Valley of Gangotri. O/N in Simple Hotel.
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Day 05:GANGOTRI/BHOJBAS (3792 m)

Trek to Bhojbasa (14 km/6 hrs). The trek start from Gangotri with an easy ascent. All along the route we enjoy beautiful view of Bhagirathi peaks. As we approach Gaumukh we can see the majestic peak of Shivling. O/N Tents.
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Day 06:BHOJBAS/TAPOVAN (4460m)

Trek to Tapovan (4hrs.). En route cross the Gaumukh glacier . Which is situated 4255 m above the sea level . 24 km. in length, the source of holy river Ganga. Tapovan is 4 km. from Gaumukh. It is very steep climb to Tapovan. Situated at the feet of many peaks, Tapovan is well suited as a base camp for mountaineers. O/N Tents.
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Day 07:TAPOVAN

Day free at Tapovan to enjoy the glorious view of Shivling , Meru , Bhagirathi, Kedar dome and many other peaks. O/N Tents.
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Day 08:TAPOVAN/NANDANVAN

Trek to Nandanvan( 3hrs.). En route we cross Gaumukh glacier. From Nandanvan we have a glorious view of Shivling , Meru. O/N Tents.
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Day 09:NANDANVAN/GANGOTRI (3048 m)

Trek to Gangotri (5hrs). Today is an easy trek along right side of Bhagirathi river. O/N in Simple Hotel.

Day 10:GANGOTRI/UTTARKASHI

Drive back to Uttarkashi while still enjoying views of winding Bhagirathi river. O/N Tents.
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Day 11:UTTARKASHI/RISHIKESH(340 m)

Drive Rishikesh(148 km/6 hrs.). En route we witness Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers merging together to form a mighty Ganga which is on its 2500 km long journey to Bay of Bengal emptying out in Calcutta.
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Day 12:RISHIKESH/DELHI/ALLAHABAD

Drive 225 kms/6 hrs to Delhi. Transfer to Railway station for evening train to Allahabad at 2200 hr. Overnight in Train.
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Day 13:ALLAHABAD

Allahabad is one of the most sacred cities of Hinduism and also one of the oldest in India. Allahabad stands at the confluence of two of India's holiest rivers, the Ganga and the Yamuna. The Sangam, as the confluence is called is the Venus of many sacred fairs and rituals, that attract thousands of pilgrims throughout the year. Afternoon half day city tour. O/N at hotel.

Day 14:ALLAHABAD/LAKHIYA

After an early breakfast, start sailing downstream to Sangam, the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna. The water of the rivers are two distinct colours and their meeting point is visible. O/N stay in Tents at the village of Lakhiya.

Day 15:LAKHIYA/USMANPUR

After breakfast continue sailing downstream. One reaching Usmanpur we will visit the nearby village. Overnight stay in tents in the village of Usmanpur.

Day 16:USMANPUR/MARDGHAT

Continue sailing to the small village of Mardghar where we have time to explore the village and the surrounding area. Overnight tents in the village of Mardghat.

Day 17:MARDGHAT/MIRZAPUR

After an early breakfast continue sailing downstream, en route visit Vindhayachal Temple, Chunnar Garh Fort and a near by village to experience rural India life. Then continue sail to Mirzapur, famous for its carpet. Overnight in tents.
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Day 18:MIRZAPUR/VARANASI

Early morning visit to carpet factory, then continue sailing downstream to Varanasi. On reaching Varanasi there will be an afternoon excursion to Sarnath, where the Buddha preached his first sermon after gaining enlightenment, Overnight at Hotel.
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Day 19:VARANASI/DELHI

A guided morning tour of the city and Ghats. Afternoon transfer to the airport to fly back to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to the hotel.

Day 20:DELHI/DEPATURE

Transfer to the international Airport and flight back.

Additional Info

  • Duration : 20 Days, 19 Nights
  • Highlights: DELHI / MUSSOORIE / UTTARKASHI / GANGOTRI / BHOJBAS / TAPOVAN / GANGOTRI / UTTARKASHI / RISHIKESH / DELHI / ALLAHABAD / LAKHIYA USMANPUR / MIRZAPUR / VARANASI ETC.

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