Ghuttu Village, Photo: Sachin Sharma

Ghuttu Village

About Ghuttu Village

Ghansalion the bank of Bhilangana river, Tehri Garhwal

Ghuttu Village in Ghansali

Ghuttu is the base camp for some treks like Mayali Pass Trek, Kaitlin Sahastratal Trek, and many more. It is located 174kms away from Haridwar. It is a small village located in Tehri district in Garhwal Himalayas. There are couple of shops and handful of guesthouses at the village. One of the main attraction Spot is Tehri-Garhwal here. This Beautiful Small Town is located on the banks of Bhilangana River at distance of 64Kms away from Tehri Garhwal and sets up an elevation of 1,524mts above sea level.

The picturesque surroundings with lush green peaks of Ghuttu and the pouring sound of Bhilangana River attract lots of tourists every year.

Treks Start from Here

Kaitlin Sahastratal Trek

It is one of the least visited glaciers of Uttarakhand making it more adventure laden. It is situated in Tehri district. It is surrounded by Jogin Group (6905mts), Barte Kauter (6579mts), Kirti Stambh (6902mts) and Meru. The trek is easily accessible by motor from Dehradun, Tehri, Mussorie and the Rishikesh.

Panwali Kantha

It is one of the less frequented high altitude meadows of Garhwal Himalayas. It offers few of the most captivating views of Himalayan ranges. This trek is suitable for beginners as well as experienced trekkers. This trek can be approached from Sonprayag / Triyugi Narayan or from Ghuttu. If you reach from Triyugi Narayan, then you can visit the Triyugi Narayan temple. It has one of the great religious importances, as it is believed that Lord Shiva and Parvati’s wedding ceremony was conducted here, in the presence of Lord Vishnu.

Masar Tal

Masar Tal trek follows the route Kush Kalyani via Sillachhan. This trek gives you a breathtaking horizon conquered by the snow capped peaks of Jogin group at 6,466mts, Barte Kauter at 6,579mts, Sphetic Pristwar at 6,905mts, Kirti Stambh at 6,902mts and Meru at 6,660mts and whispering forests, gentle meadows, several streams and waterfalls.

Mayali Pass Trek

Mayali Pass Trek is loved by many trekkers you can enjoy here Himalayan life in Gangi & Reeh, Dense Himalayan forest, Beautiful Himalayan meadows, Himalayan peaks like Jogin Group, Kirti Stambh, Meru, a High altitude pass (Mayali 5000mts.), three high altitude lakes Masar Tal, Painya Tal & Vasuki Tal and a famous pilgrim centre Kedarnath.

How to reach Ghuttu

The main route to reach Ghuttu starts from Rishikesh. Rishikesh is ideally connected from Delhi, you can reach Rishikesh by all means of transportation. Nearest Railhead is Haridwar Railway Station. After reaching Rishikesh you can take bus or hire a taxi for Ghuttu or Ghansali. It will take 4-5 hrs from Rishikesh. One can the way you can also see the Tehri Dam.
Places to Visit during Drive: Rishikesh – Narendranagar – Ghuttu.

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