Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Max Altitude: 4115 Mts
Best Time: Mid June to Mid Oct
Difficulty: Moderate Trek
Situated at an altitude of 3024 m from sea level, north
of Uttarkashi and surrounded by dense woods of oak, pine,
deodar and rhododendrons. The amazing lake is full of rare
fishes and the Himalayan Golden Trouts. The trek to Dodi
Tal commence from Utarkashi to Kalyani and is accessible
by motor. Kalyani to Agoda is gradual climb through woods,
fields and villages on a mule track. The trek from Agoda
to Dodi Tal is steep and through dense forests.
Day 01: Delhi-Haridwar
Early morning arrival at Delhi.
0700 hrs departure by train to Haridwar. Day at leisure
to explore this holy town. Visit the 'Aarti' (holy ceremony)
performance at the river 'Ghat' at sunset. Overnight in
Day 02: Haridwar-Kalyani
Drive to the road-head at Kalyani.
The drive takes you through the picturesque Garhwal mountains
along the Ganges. Camp overnight by the side of river Asi
Ganga. Overnight in Tents.
Day 03: Kalyani-Dodital
A gradual uphill trek through
beautiful landscape of thick forests and steep cliffs brings
you to the mysterious Dodital Lake (3307 m) - surrounded
by dense forests, it is an ideal place for the nature lover.
Overnight in Fo rest Rest House / Tents.
Day 04: Dodital
Day at leisure. The crystal clear lake
and the surrounding dense forests create an atmosphere of
peace and tranquility. Explore the surrounding areas. Campfire
dinner at night. Overnight in Forest Rest House / Tents.
Day 05: Dodital
Day at leisure. Overnight in Fo rest Rest
House / Tents.
Day 06: Dodital-Darwa Dhar
Begin the trek ascending the
Darwa Dhar Ridge ( 4115 m ) - the watershed of the Ganga
and Yamuna River valleys. Overnight in Tents.
Day 07: Darwa Dhar-midway Camp
Descend towards the Yamuna
Valley. Set up camp for the night in the forest. Overnight
Day 08: Camp-Hanuman Chatti
Continue to Hanuman Chatti
( 2400m ) located on the bamks of river Yamuna. Overnight
in Forest Rest House.
Day 09: Hanuman Chatti
Day for rest.
Day 10: Hanuman Chatti-Yamnotri
Trek to the source of
the river Yamuna; it is a gradual climb upto Yamnotri (
3185m ). ( 10 Kms; 4-6 hrs of walking)
Day 11: Yamnotri-Mussoorie
Trek down to the road-head
and proceed by Jeep to the hill station Mussoorie- overlooking
the Doon valley. En-route visit Lakhamandal- a site associated
with the heroes of the epic 'Mahabharata'. There is an ancient
temple and cave formations which are of interest. Farewell
dinner. Overnight in Hotel at Mussoorie.( 10 Kms trek from
Yamnotri to road-head; 3-4 hrs walking )
Day 12: Mussoorie-Delhi
Day at leisure to explore the
town. After lunch, proceed to Dehra Dun to board the 1700
hrs Train to Delhi. 2230 hrs arrival at Delhi; proceed to
the Airport for onward flight back home.