Gomukh Tapovan

8 Days

  • Easy To Moderate
  • 14640ft
  • 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • +5 to -5
  • Possible All Round The Year. Preferred In Snowy Months Of December To April.


Gomukh tapovan is one of the most rewarding treks you will ever do.

The gomukh tapovan trek is a thrillfest with gigantic views of the cow-shaped gomukh glacier which is also one of the main water sources of the holy Ganga’s.the trek offers breathtaking views of the Gangotri peaks shivling, thalay sagar and meru.

The ganga, the noliest of the rivers, revered by the hindus over millinia, springs from an expanse of ice measuring 8km by 24kms. The Gangotri glacier this is the source of the Bhagirathi. Which joins with alaknanda to form ganga at devprayag, from devprayag the river flows 2480km to tha bay og Bengal. At the very top of the Gangotri glacier like a crust of crunchy chocolate on a vanilla bar, is a 30 to 50 ft layer of mud and rock the debris dragged down by the mountains by the in exorable flow of glacier ice.

Day 1-haridwar/Rishikesh to Gangotri. (245kms).

Day 2-gangotri to chirbasa. (9kms).

Day 3-chirbasa to bhojbasa. (5kms).

Day 4-bhojbasa to gomukh to tapovan. (6kms).

Day 5-tapovan rest day .

Day 6-tapovan to bhojbasa. (11kms).

Day 7- bhojbasa to Gangotri. (9kms).

Day 8- Gangotri to Haridwar/rishikesh. (245kms).


• Our team member will meet you at Haridwar/Rishikesh and then drive to uttarkhand tehri dam is on the way.
• This journey is 10-12 hours but you will go through some picturesque places so you will not get bored.
• You will go through the lush green forest which will soo your mind and from the places where you will get the views of the great Himalayas and Harshil.
• Reach Gangotri, which is famous for a holy pilgrimage. go to a hotel rest there for some time and then explore this place on your own. ganga arti is very famous here do not miss to attend that.

• This is the first day of trekking and you will be covering around 9km. start early so that you can enjoy the trek at leisure and also because only certain number of visitors are allowed to enter the park every day.
• Today trek is an easy one as you have to walk on the leveled trail.
• The way of chirbasa is through pine forest we are going to reach there in a few minutes.
• Tou can have a glance at gomukh glacier and Bhagirathi group of peaks start setting you tents relax there and dinner and overnight stay in tents.

• Today trek is easy and you can reach bhojbasa with no difficulty.
• Have your breakfast and start your trek the path is narrow and the trail will take you through some landslide prone areas.
• The view along the trail is stunning with touring mountain in the background and the sound of the river in the fore ground.
• The campsite at bhojbasa is situated at the foot of the Gangotri glacier,and trekking can see the glacier in the distance.

• The fourth day of the trek is the highlight of the journey,as trekkers visit the source of ganga river at gomukh.
• The trek from bhijbasa to gomukh is steep and rocky,and the last stretch involves crossing the Gangotri glacier.
• The route from gomukh to tapoven is a steep and short climb. it taken about 2.5hours to reach there.
• Set up your camps at tapoven and enjoy the majestic views of meru peaks Bhagirathi 1,2,3 peaks.

• Today you can rest or explore the surrounding here are caves and you can find saints meditating here.
• From your campsite enjoy the mesmerizing views of peaks fully covered in a while sheet of snow, you can just stare at them in peace away from all the worries of life.
• The area around tapoven and known for its stunning. and trekkers can spend the day taking in the sight and sounder of the surrounding mountains.

• This is a long walk from tapovan to chirbasa is over 10-11 kms but since you will be going downhill you would not take as much time as it took to climb up.
• Before starting your trek do not miss the sunrise from tapovan trekking because the peaks look different when the rays full on them.
• You will have packed lunch enroute and reach chirbasa by late afternoon.
• Bhojbasa was your campsite on day 3 this is barren but views are spectacular today spend your night here relaxing in tents.

• From bhojbasa on the way back to Gangotri, a 19km trek it will take you about 8 hours.
• Today’s trek is a steep and tough decend through the area of moraines, you must be very careful while decending.
• Capture the last sight of mt shivling and bid it goodbye, it accompanied you from the starting till the end.
• Gangotri the holy city and shrine of goddess ganga, visit the temple of lord shiva in the evening then have your food in hotel and overnight stay in a hotel.

• Post breakfast, start your drive to Haridwar/Rishikesh it is a long drive of about 10 hours.
• About 1.5 hours prior to reaching Uttarkashi, we reach a quaint place called gangnani where you may take a dip in the natural hot water sulphur spring here.
• You will reach Haridwar/Rishikesh 7-8 pm.trip end here.


  • Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
  • Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
  • Transport from Dehradun to Sankri and retorn (According to itinerary)
  • Mules to carry the central luggage


  • Meals during road journeys.
  • Insurance.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything apart from inclusions.

Trekking Shoes (Waterproof, Ankle support)

Rucksack with raincover (40-60 litre)

Daybag/Daypack (10-20 litre)

Jacket : (Windproof, Down jacket, Fleece jacket)

Woolen/Fleece Clothes

Thermal Inners

Woolen Cap

Hand Gloves (Waterproof/Woolen/Fleece)

1  Raincoat/Poncho

Trek Pole/Walking Stick

Trek Pants (Windproof/Waterproof)

3  T-Shirts (Collar/Full Sleeves/Rapid dry)

Socks (3 pairs)

Neck Cover

2  water bottle (each 1 litre)

Slippers/Floaters (Non-slippery)

Lunch Box / Tiffin

Hat or sun protection Cap

Head Lamp / Hand torch

Sunglasses (UV protected)

Personal Toiletries

Hand Sanitizer

Toilet Paper roll

Sun Screen (SPF 40-60)

Moisturizer/Lip Balm

Glucose/DryFruits/Energy Bar

Personal Basic Medical kit

**Microspikes/Crampon and Gaiters Included in package

**Personal ID card (original with photocopy)

**Rent available at Sankri Basecamp

**All items above available at sankri market.

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Gomukh Tapovan
From ₹17,500.00
/ Adult
  • Easy To Moderate
  • 14640ft
  • 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • +5 to -5
  • Possible All Round The Year. Preferred In Snowy Months Of December To April.
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