SOURCE OF GANGES TREK IN UTTARAKHAND

The Ganges is considered the most sacred river in India. The legend is that the Goddess Ganga descended on Earth from heaven at Gangotri and so the Gangotri is considered as Source of Ganges. There is a temple at Gangotri dedicated to Mother Ganges. The actual source of The Ganges likes 18 km from Gangotri at Gaumukh. The trek follows the river upstream to the actual source at Gaumukh. The tour starts from the holy city of Rishikesh, known as 'Gateway to Himalaya'. This exiting trek offers fantastic view of beautiful mountains like Shivling (6543 miters), Meru and Bhagirathi group of Mountains! Mt. Shivling"- the symbol of Lord Shiva. (6543 mts) One of the most beautiful and enticing peaks of the Garhwal Himalaya Region in Uttarakhand!

Region: Garhwal Himalaya
Grade: Moderate
Duration: 11 Nights & 12 Days.
Best time: April May, June & September, October and November.

Highlights:
Aarti ceremony in Rishikesh & Haridwar
Temples of Gangotri
Gaumukh – source of the Ganges
Tapovan –The Abode of Lord Shive