Tapovan Trek Gaumukh
Tapovan is a place which is situated near the famous Gangotri shrine. At the foot of Shivling peak, a barren area at about 4,463m (14640 feet) elevation, is a seasonal home to several sadhus living in caves, huts etc. and it has become a trekking destination also.
Tapovan area is full of meadows, streams and flowering plants and the meadows are considered as one of the best high altitude meadow in India.
How to reach Tapovan
Tapovan is located near to the Gangotri temple. There are daily bus services from Gangotri to Rishikesh, Haridwar and Dehradun. The nearest railway station is Rishikesh, which is well connected to Dehradun and Delhi. Jolly Grant at Dehradun, 226 km away, is the nearest airport.