Trekking From Uttarkashi

Trekking is a combination of hiking and walking activity in which people do long walk at mountains. There four treks in Uttarkashi at different routes which are at natures lap. The names of the treks are:Treks nearby Uttarkashi CityDayara Bugyal TrekIt is situated at, an altitude of about 3048 meter; this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty. Bugyal in the local language means "high alt...
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Trekking is a combination of hiking and walking activity in which people do long walk at mountains. There four treks in Uttarkashi at different routes which are at natures lap. The names of the treks are:

Treks nearby Uttarkashi City

Dayara Bugyal Trek

It is situated at, an altitude of about 3048 meter; this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty. Bugyal in the local language means "high altitude meadow during winter it provides excellent ski slopes over an area of 28 sq kilometer. The panoramic view of the Himalayas form here is breathtaking. There is a small lake in the area, and to camp by its side is a memorable event.

From this spot one can trek down through dense forests to Dodi-Tal that is about 24 kms away. Dodital is at an altitude of 3024 meters, an emerald lake surrounded by dense forests of oak, pine and deodar. The crystal clear lake is filled with rare fishes and the Himalayan Golden Trout, the surrounding forests are rich in wildlife and one can also see a wide variety of birds and colored butterflies.

Dodital Trek

The trek from Dodital to Yamunotri takes you through high altitude grasslands and dense virgin forests. The trek for Dodi Tal commences from Uttarkashi or Kalyani, which can be approached by motor. Kalyani to Agoda is a gradual climb through woods, fields and villages along a mule track. The trek from Agoda to Dodi Tal is steep and through thick forests.
 A freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, trek perched at 3085 meters is a feast for the eyes. Legend has it that Lord Ganesha chose this place as his abode and there is a temple dedicated to him.

The many delights of the Dodital trek and Darwa Pass include a visit Sangam Chatti, a quaint village market place and getting a whiff of Gujar settlement. Make way along meadows dusted with snow, laced with pine trees and witness the awe–inspiring Himalayas.

Gaumukh Tapovan

The River Ganges is the most sacred river in the Hindu religion and its source starts at Gaumukh on the Gangotri glacier. This is one of the holiest destinations for Hindu pilgrims. This trek takes you to Gaumukh, the mythological source of the river Ganges, which is at the snout of the Gangotri glacier. It is one of the toughest treks in India. There is a restriction on the number of people allowed per day and permission has to be taken from the administration.

There is an ashram and the other is tented accommodation from the tourism department. The glacier is approachable from the holy place of Gangotri from where it is a 17 Km trek to Gaumukh, the origin of the river Ganga. The beautiful trek to Gaumukh alongside the right bank of Bhagirathi is sure to prove an unforgettable experience. There are two options for staying overnight at Bhojbasa.

There are so many other popular high altitute treks in Uttarkashi District, some of them are:

Har ki Dun

This Valley is surrounded by dense forests of pines and dazzling mountain peaks, is a paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers. The trek starts from Netwar to Osla is through dense forests of chestnuts, walnuts, willows and chinars.

It is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. A delight for trekkers, both in summer and winter, this valley is accessible through Govind National Park which is known for its rich variety of flora and fauna. This trek gives you spectacular valley views and a chance to experience the wonderful slow-paced local lifestyle.

Kedarkantha: 

This awe-inspiring trek is one of the most beautiful winter trek of Uttarakhand whcih starts from Sankri village of Uttarkashi. Daily buses from Dehradun to Sankri is available from Mussoorie bus stand. The trail from Sankri village to Kedarkantha summit is full of oak, brich and deodar trees. This trail passes through a breathtaking lake Juda ka Talab,  The length of this trek is approximate 10 km. 


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