Source of the Sacred Ganges Trek

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Source of the Sacred Ganges Trek - Exodus Travels
Source of the Sacred Ganges Trek - Exodus Travels
New Delhi
+11 Destinations
Northern India
New Delhi


Start and end in New Delhi! With the hiking & trekking tour Source of the Sacred Ganges Trek, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 10 other destinations in India. Source of the Sacred Ganges Trek includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Camping, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Mini-coach
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Point-to-Point Hikes
  • Casandra Camman's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    I enjoyed many aspects of the tour - the accommodation was better than I expected, the itinerary was good and at a nice pace, the transport provided was very good and Santo was a very competent leader. The main negative for me was the age of the group. I... Read more

  • Frank Piga's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Some of the accommodations were not very good. Some breakfasts were below average.

  • John Broadbean's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing tour guided by amazing people. What an awesome way to see kerela - would have been very difficult to do what we did without a tour guide

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Delhi; flight to Dehra Dun; drive to Rishikesh; evening Ganga aarti
  2. Day 2: Drive to Uttarkashi and then on to the small Garhwali village of Barsu (2,250m)
  3. Day 3: Short acclimatisation trek to Dayara Bugyal with wonderful views of the Indian Himalaya
  4. Day 4: Trek to Syari Bugyal; optional walk to our camp via Bakaria Top (3,800m)
  5. Day 5: Day walk to the viewpoint at Surya Top then on to Uchlaru Top (3,900m)
  6. Day 6: Last day of acclimatisation trek descending back to Barsu
  7. Day 7: Heading further north today we drive to Gangotri; afternoon to explore the temples and town
  8. Day 8: Begin our trek to the Source of the Ganges heading to Bhojwassa. 
  9. Day 9: We reach the Source of the Ganges at Gaumukh; continue on to our camp at Tapovan (4,500m) 
  10. Day 10: Optional day walk to Meru base camp or relax in this beautiful setting; option to visit an ashram
  11. Day 11: Trek down the valley from Tapovan to Chirwassa
  12. Day 12: A short trek back to Gangotri; drive to Uttarkashi for the night
  13. Day 13: Drive to the busy hill station of Mussoorie favoured by the British Raj. 
  14. Day 14: Morning free to explore the hill station of Mussoorie; afternoon train to Delhi
  15. Day 15: End Delhi

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

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  • Insurance

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  • Additional Services

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Hepatitis B
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Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Start and end in New Delhi.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 April 2019 the full payment of $2,385 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2385 for Source of the Sacred Ganges Trek, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 718 km.
  • New Delhi (India)
  • 203 km
  • Dehradun (India)
  • 34 km
  • Rishikesh (India)
  • 73 km
  • Uttarkashi (India)
  • 20 km
  • Barsu (India)
  • 3 km
  • Dayara Bugyal (India)
  • 37 km
  • Gangotri (India)
  • 11 km
  • Bhojwasa (India)
  • 4 km
  • Gomukh (India)
  • 4 km
  • Tapovan (India)
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