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 Gangotri III

 

Gangotri Group of mountains is a subdivision of the Garhwal Himalaya in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It rings the Gangotri Glacier, and contains peaks that are notable.The Gangotri groups of peaks are approached from Rudugaira Bhamak (Glacier) and stand next to one another at the height of – Gangotri - I 6672m, Gangotri – II, 6590m and Gangotri - III 6577m.

 

 Quick itinerary

Day 1: Delhi - Rishikesh

Day 2: Rishikesh – Uttarkashi (1150mt.)

Day 3: Uttarkashi – Gangotri (3040mt.)

Day 4: Acclimatization at Gangotri.

Day 5: Trek to Nala Camp (3658 mt.)

Day 6: Trek to Gangotri Base Camp (4400 mt.)

Day 7: Acclimatization at Base Camp (Load ferry to Camp I)

Day 8: Base Camp to Camp I (5000 mt.)

Day 9: At Camp I (Route opening & Load ferry camp II)

Day 10: Camp I to Camp II / Summit camp (5900mt.)

Day 11: At Summit Camp (rope fixing to Summit)

Day 12: Summit attempt (6577mt.) and back to Advance Base Camp / ABC.

Day 13: Trek down ABC to Base camp.

Day 14: Trek from Base Camp to Gangotri.

Day 15: Drive to uttarkashi.

Day 16: Drive Back to Rishikesh/Haridwar.

Day 17: Drive to Delhi.

 

Itinerary

       GANGOTRI III (6577 M)

    

 Day 01: DELHI – RISHIKESH (Drive 250 km./7hrs.)

Morning after breakfast drive down (225 kms) to reach Rishikesh. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel for the overnight stay. Rest of the day free for leisure activities.Overnight in hotel & dinner.

Day 02: RISHIKESH – UTTARKASHI (Drive 175 km./7hrs.)

The drive between Rishikesh and Uttarkashi is reasonably wide, very smooth and scenic. On the way the  town is Dharasu, about 115 Kms from Rishikesh. This is an important junction because the route to Yamunotri  bifurcates from here. One gets the first view of Bhagirathi about 10 Kms before Dharasu. We reach Uttarkashi before noon and few hours are spent for the wild life formalities concerning our climb, although our advance party that joins us at Uttarkashi would have completed major formalities. Overnight in hotel & dinner.

Day 03: UTTARKASHI – GANGOTRI (Drive 99km./6hrs.)

Gangotri, the origin of the River Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga, is one of the four sites in the Char Dham pilgrimage circuit. The original Gangotri Temple was built by the Gurkha general Amar Singh Thapa.The river is called Bhagirathi at the source and acquires the name Ganga (the Ganges) from Devprayag onwards where it meets the River Alaknanda. The origin of the holy river is at Gaumukh, set in the Gangotri Glaciers and is a 18 km trek from Gangotri.Gangotri is among the most beautiful in the Garhwal districts, with, high above, a snowline that endures year round and below a carpet of forests, superb Himalayan views and all the joys of trekking through God's country. Overnight in guest house & dinner.

Day 04: ACCLIMATIZATION DAY.

Day 05: GANGOTRI – NALLA CAMP (3658 mt.)

We have an early morning breakfast and wait for porter’s to arrive and distribute the loads amongst themselves. We set of on the true left of the Bhagirathi River and walk for about half an hour before we turn south towards the Rudragaira Nalla. Looking back we get beautiful views of the snow capped mountains. The climb is a gradual uphill through the forests of birch and maple. Nalla Camp is just above the tree line and can get quite chilly during the night. Overnight in Tent & Dinner.

Day 06: NALLA CAMP – GANGOTRI BASE CAMP (4400 mt.)

Today hike involves moraine and technical surface to be accustomed. The path is gradual throughout but challenging at times. Approach near the camp makes you feel cherished and refreshed with the gorgeous views of Gangotri I, II & III peaks. Overnight in the tents

Day 07: ACCLIMATIZATION AT BASE CAMP (Load Ferry to Camp I)

This day our HAP’S will open and fix the route till ABC. We will also join the Sherpa and will do some load ferry.

Day 08: BASE CAMP – CAMP I (5000 mt.)

 Day 09: AT CAMP I (Route opening & Load ferry camp II)

Day 10: CAMP I – CAMP II / SUMMIT CAMP (5900mt.)

Day 11: AT SUMMIT CAMP (rope fixing to Summit)

Day 12: SUMMIT CAMP – SUMMIT (6577 M) – ADVANCE BASE CAMP /ABC.

Day 13: ABC – BASE CAMP.

Day 14: BASE CAMP – GANGOTRI.

Day 15: GANGOTRI – UTTARKASHI.

Day 16: UTTARKASHI – RISHIKESH/HARIDWAR.

Day 17: RISHIKESH – DELHI.

 

Trip Cost

 

           GANGOTRI  III (6577 M)

 

         

                Cost Include:

  •  All land transport of members and support team as per the itinerary above.

  •  Accommodation in twin share Basis with breakfast in Guest house or Hotel.

  •  All meals entire the trekking.

  • Peak Climbing Permit Royalty and other government tax.

  •  Group Climbing gear including climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, carabineer etc.

  •  Laison Officer’s Fee to the IMF and all expenses incurred for his food, lodging & travel.

  •  All camping equipment - 2-person member tent, dinning tent, kitchen tent, staff & porter tent, toilet tent   with commode, dining table with backrest chair etc.

  •  Porterage of all the equipment, supplies & personal baggage of max 15 kg per member to & from Base Camp.

  •  Climbing guide,Trekking Cook, guides and other support staff, Porters with Insurance.

 

       Cost Excluded:

 

  •   Accommodation & any services in Delhi

  •   International Airfair.

  •   Items of a personal nature.

  •   Drinks, Dessert and main meals in cities.

  •   Your Travel Insurance

  •  Tips for Guide, Porters and Drivers.

  •  Personal climbing gears: Climbing Boots, Ice Axe, Zoomer, Harness, Figure of Eight, Carabineer.

  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.

 

 
 

 

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